User: anushyab Topic: Urban Economic Growth Development
Category: Development
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Arunachal to push for separate IAS, IPS cadre 20.10.2017 The Assam Tribune
Arunachal to push for separate IAS, IPS cadre
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State Tourism Policy unveiled 20.10.2017 The Assam Tribune
State Tourism Policy unveiled
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'Look, there may be 1,000 reasons to criticise Modi' 20.10.2017 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
'Every day, I give you some or the other reason.''But we should not do politics over the need to bring about change in society.''We should follow a collective responsibility and you will see that things will change,' says Narendra D Modi.
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7 young men and their unusual start-up 20.10.2017 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
The Bombay Hemp Company offers goods fashioned out of hemp, the lesser known cousin of ganja.
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As business slows in India, consultants seek greener pastures 20.10.2017 Rediff: Business
Be it roads, airports, ports or any other infrastructure area, where big consulting firms such as EY, PwC, KPMG, Deloitte, Bain, BCG, Accenture and McKinsey offer expertise, action is clearly missing
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Residential quarters: landhanded over to three firms 20.10.2017 Hindu: Home
Complete the job in 15 months, says CRDA chief
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DNA Money Edit: Pollution creates a new industry 19.10.2017 DNA: India
The issue of poor air quality in Indian cities has captured a major share of the public debate space. There’s renewed thrust on consumer appliance companies to remind us the worsening quality of the air we breathe. Marketers seem to be quickly cashing in on the ‘opportunity’ and launching newer and costly models of purifiers of water and air. To make prospective consumers become aware of how filthy the air and water they take, companies are coming up with campaigns like #Right2Breathe which involves distributing both virtual and physical pollution prevention masks. When cities gear up to celebrate a silent Diwali, it’s celebration time for marketers. Water purifier market is now worth Rs 4,500 crore market, growing at 20% annually while air-purifiers, though nascent, valued at around Rs 1,000 crore, is expanding at 40%. The growth opportunities have enticed several companies to jump in with a whole range of home appliances where anti-pollution products play a key part of the portfolio. Even the ...
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State poised for economic growth 19.10.2017 DNA: Wide Angle
India The period between 3-5-2018 and 6-11-2018 will bring uncertainty. It will also see mishaps, earthquakes, violence and epidemics, besides a war-like situation. Individuals are likely to remain extremely tense and angered. Between May and October, there could be major flare ups in law and order. The period is crucial for internal as well as external security. Tensions in Kashmir, Northeastern states and Naxal-affected areas are likely. Religious conservative elements will become more powerful. Youth will become more vocal. Indian armed forces will gain strength with acquisition of advanced weaponery. Gujarat Elections Since the dates of elections have not been finalised, it is difficult to predict at this stage about the outcome of the elections. However, there are broad inferences about the key players in the war of votes. Opposition Congress party is well placed to make inroads into BJP bastions, provided it does not make any strategic blunders at crucial junctures. Stars are favourable for state's ...
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Why Tata Motors is charged-up about electric buses 19.10.2017 BusinessLine - Auto focus
Company believes that the timing is right to completely transform public transport
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The case of disappearing mid-wives of tribal Gujarat 19.10.2017 News
Traditional birth attendants play a central role in remote areas. But due to the govt's push towards institutional deliveries, younger women have stopped taking up the profession
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A tale of two Danish cities: Towards zero carbon emissions 19.10.2017 All News-IANS Stories
"I am a big zero", proclaims the badge worn by Peter Rathje, Managing Director of Project Zero A/s, that is working on the mission to make this Danish city carbon neutral by 2029.
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More Indians keen on investing in Dubai 19.10.2017 BusinessLine - World
Indian investors are quite willing to shell out big sums: a study by Dubai Property Show
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6,000 new distributors to boost LPG's rural reach 19.10.2017 Business Standard: News Now
First-time online selection process in December; likely investment of Rs 2,000 cr
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Fighter jets to conduct training on Agra-Lucknow Expressway on Oct 24 19.10.2017 Latest News
For Oct 24 exercise, a stretch of the 302-km long expressway would be closed for traffic during Oct 20-24
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Telecom sector to see Rs 1.5K-crore investment in next 2 years 19.10.2017 deccanherald.com
Indias telecom infrastructure sector is likely to witness investment worth Rs 1.5 lakh crore in the next two to three years, Telecom secretary Aruna Sundarajan said here on Wednesday. With the expansion of the sector and upgrading of technology, there will be a lot of investment in the telecom infrastructure in two to three years, she said on the sidelines of an event here. The Telecom Commission, the highest decision-making body of the telecom department, recently approved several projects that include mobile phone towers in the North-East, Internet connectivity in 30,000 villages through satellite bandwidth and the revised Network for Spectrum project. With the BharatNet programme reaching 80,000 gram panchayats, it will help the government provide broadband services to one lakh gram panchayats by December this year, she said. From January, the government can deliver a number of services to a large section of rural people, Aruna added. 5G auctions The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India has already ...
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Vizag may soon emerge as hub of new age technologies 19.10.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Visakhapatnam or Vizag, as it is popularly known, may emerge as the hub of new age technologies as top financial technology firms are looking at this coastal city to start operations.
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'GST is very positive and will boost the economy' 19.10.2017 Rediff: Business
"Already, a lot of logistics companies and transport companies have started feeling some of the positives of GST. They are saving time and because of this movement towards better trucks is happening very fast," says Vinod Aggarwal, Vinod Aggarwal, Volvo Trucks India
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Road blockade called 19.10.2017 The Assam Tribune
Road blockade called
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China's GDP grows 6.8% YoY in Q3, in line with forecasts; steel output down 19.10.2017 Latest News
The Australian dollar, seen as a proxy for China demand, was little changed
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Women directors sweep top awards at MAMI film fest 19.10.2017 Cinema-Showbiz
Women ruled the roost at the 19th Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival. Rima Das's "Village Rockstars won the Golden Gateway award in the India Gold Category and Carla Simon's "Summer 1993" won the honour in the International category.
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