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India, Netherlands agree to boost trade, cooperate across multiple sectors (Roundup) 24.5.2018 All News-IANS Stories
India and The Netherlands on Thursday agreed to boost bilateral trade and investment and strengthen cooperation across multiple sectors, including agriculture and food processing, water management and science and technology, following a bilateral summit between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Dutch counterpart Mark Rutte.
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Turn Bengaluru into true global city: Former Infy CFO to new Karnataka govt 24.5.2018 Business Standard: Front Page Headlines
V Balakrishnan said Karnataka deserves a strong and stable government which focuses on governance issues
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Transform B'luru into true global city: Former Infy CFO to 24.5.2018 General News
As the new government assumed office in Karnataka, a senior IT industry figure expressed hope that it would focus on governance issues and work towards transforming Bengaluru into a true global city. The former Chief Financial Officer of Bengaluru-headquartered IT major Infosys Ltd, V Balakrishnan said Karnataka deserves a strong and stable government which focuses on governance issues. The governance of Bengaluru city, he said, had taken a backseat in the last few years. "The crumbling infrastructure, garbage issues, electricity, roads, etc., are making the city unlivable for its citizens", Balakrishnan told PTI. "The brand Bengaluru is important not only from an IT industry perspective but also for Karnataka state and India as a whole". He expressed hope that the new government would focus on governance issues in Bengaluru with top most urgency and priority, and make it a true global city. "The starting point may be the change in regulations to elect a mayor directly ..
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Heaven is a place on earth. Indian earth 24.5.2018 Rediff: GetAhead
From Dudhwa to Veppathur and Havelock Island, the Indian tourism market is booming like never before.
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Aurangabad MLA urges Sena MP to maintain communal harmony 23.5.2018 Hindu: Health
First-time MLA Imtiaz Jaleel writes to four-time Aurangabad MP on alienation of minorities
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On the food trail in Tamil Nadu 23.5.2018 Hindu: Policy & Issues
A Bengaluru-based youth movement of food lovers returns home with a wealth of knowledge about local flavours and traditional cuisines
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Coastal zone management plan does not follow rulebook; coastal communities feel betrayed 22.5.2018 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Tamil Nadu's draft Coastal Draft Management Plan does not specify a hazard line, causing confusion and concern among local communities about their future. They say the plan violates the Centre's CRZ Notification 2011, and must be amended. »
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Pollution turns white marble Taj Mahal yellow and green 22.5.2018 Reuters: Top News
AGRA, India (Reuters) - India's white-marble Taj Mahal is turning yellow and green as the 17th century mausoleum weathers filthy air in the world's eighth-most polluted city.
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The Battle To Save The Taj Mahal From Turning Green 22.5.2018 NDTV News - Latest
The Taj Mahal is turning yellow and green in the world's eighth-most polluted city.
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Off colour: Pollution turns white marble Taj Mahal green 22.5.2018 Reuters: Top News
AGRA, India (Reuters) - The white-marble Taj Mahal is turning yellow and green as the 17th century mausoleum weathers filthy air in the world's eighth-most polluted city.
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Off colour: Pollution turns India's white marble Taj Mahal green 22.5.2018 Reuters: Top News
AGRA, India (Reuters) - India's white-marble Taj Mahal is turning yellow and green as the 17th century mausoleum weathers filthy air in the world's eighth-most polluted city.
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20 UP sugar mills sold electricity worth Rs 20 cr to govt in 2016-17 21.5.2018 General News
Twenty sugar mills, including six from Muzaffarnagar district, sold surplus electricity worth Rs 214 crore to the Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Limited (UPPCL) in 2016-17, officials said today. Six sugar mills from Khatauli, Titawi, Budhana, Mansurpur, Tikola and Khaikheri areas in Muzaffarnagar accounted for electricity worth Rs 78 crore, District Cane Officer (DCO) O P Yadav said. Sugar mills generate electricity by burning sugarcane waste and after using the requisite amount, sell the surplus to the government. Uttar Pradesh is India's largest sugarcane producer, followed by Maharashtra.
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Collaborative Governance set to take centre stage at 4th Smart Cities India 2018 Expo 21.5.2018 General News
Today, authorities across the world are focused on evaluating and deploying new-age technologies to make cities smarter and better places to live in than ever before. The 4th Smart Cities India 2018 expo, taking place at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi, from 23-25th May, will feature some of the most prominent leaders and experts discussing the harnessing of technology to make the next generation of urban spaces resilient, sustainable, and inclusive.Organised by the India Trade Promotion Organisation (ITPO), the NASSCOM Centre of Excellence - IoT and Exhibitions India Group, the 4th Smart Cities India 2018 expo co-locates five major verticals that make up our smart city framework - Buildings, Solar, Smart Cities, Transport and Water.Intelligent urban transport networks, smart energy, safe and secure public spaces, upgraded water supply, waste disposal facilities, and environmentally compatible buildings are some of the components of the future-ready smart cities that India and the world ...
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Collaborative Governance set to take centre stage at 4th Smart Cities India 2018 Expo 21.5.2018 Sify Finance
[India], May 21 (ANI-NewsVoir): Today, authorities across the world are focused on evaluating and deploying new-age technologies to make cities smarter and better places to live in than ever
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Holding businesses accountable for plastic pollution: Clean-up and brand audits take place in key cities in India 21.5.2018 Citizen Matters
As a lead-up to World Environment Day on June 5, environmental justice  groups and citizens  are launching  an unprecedented coordinated waste  and brand audits in key cities in India. Scheduled from May 16 to May 30 in the »
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Chennai Buzz: Cleaning up after DefExpo, Cashless payment of traffic fines, a rail expo and more! 21.5.2018 Citizen Matters, Chennai
A month after DefExpo, citizens spot trash and debris strewn at the site, and traffic police go cashless for payment of fines, an international rail expo draws enthusiasts and experts alike, and there are encouraging signs of solar power use in public buildings. The week that was! »
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The Beauties of Sikkim 21.5.2018 Rediff: News
'The Himalayan people may not represent a large or politically influential section of the population, but India's security depends on them.'
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Public annoyed over careless civic workers 20.5.2018 Meghalaya Times

Staff Reporter
SHILLONG, May 20: The cleaning of lanes, alleys, interior roads and streets in the city by the civic workers has left the public irked and rightly, so. Though these workers are clearing public lanes and roads of the wild vegetation but they are leaving behind the rubbish for the public to deal with.
The accumulated wastes following the cleaning operation are rather rendering the whole exercise futile.

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Brand waste audit to push for EPR 20.5.2018 Hindu: Cities
The pan-India activity is being conducted in 3 public places, 5 DWCCs in Bengaluru
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Centre's ceasefire initiative likely to have positive effect on forces sponsoring terrorism in J-K: DGP 20.5.2018 General News
Director General of Jammu and Kashmir Police S P Vaid today expressed hope that the Centre's decision to halt anti-militancy operations in the state during the holy month of Ramzan would have a positive impact on everyone including those sponsoring terrorism. Vaid also expressed confidence that the annual pilgrimage to the cave shrine of Amarnath in south Kashmir Himalayas, starting next month, would pass off peacefully. I hope this (unilateral ceasefire) initiative of the government of India will have a positive effect on everyone including the forces that are sponsoring terrorism, the DGP told reporters on the sidelines of a function here. On May 16, the Centre announced that security forces would not launch any operation in the state during the holy month of Ramzan but they reserved the right to retaliate, if attacked. Replying to a question about the initiative at a time when the Amarnath yatra was round the corner and Pakistan and its proxies were trying to escalate violence to ..
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