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Arvind Kejriwal directs officials to geo-tag plants under massive plantatio... 18.8.2018 DNA: Bangalore
Arvind Kejriwal directs officials to geo-tag plants under massive plantatio...
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Pottery Town slaughter house hopes for improvements, as BBMP wakes up 14.8.2018 Citizen Matters
Long after all the licenses expired, BBMP is trying to spruce it up with facelifts that will improve the sanitation conditions in this abattoir. Will the abattoir reach acceptable KSPCB standards?
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Bengaluru Buzz: Froth-damage control at Bellandur lakel; Graphite Junction shows high level of pollution 13.8.2018 Citizen Matters
BDA and BBMP take steps to control Bellandur lake’s froth The planned sluice gate began its final run on August 8 in Bellandur lake to block froth from entering the city’s waterways, and irrigation tanks
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Raising road levels during repair, resurfacing: who is at fault? 12.8.2018 The Assam Tribune
Raising road levels during repair, resurfacing: who is at fault?
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IndianOil's Q1 consolidated net profit up 51% to Rs 7175 crore 12.8.2018 Sify Finance
State-run Indian Oil Corporation (IndianOil) on Saturday posted a consolidated net profit of Rs 7,175.59 crore, up 51 per cent year-on-year, for the quarter ended June 30, 2018.
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Formalin in your fish? Sorry, FSSAI can’t do anything! 11.8.2018 Citizen Matters
FSSAI, constituted under the food safety law in India, is responsible for formulating and enforcing safety standards for our food. The Act, however, governs only manufacturers and processed food, even as we find increasing contamination in primary and raw produce. What could be the way out?
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Order on drain cleaning 8.8.2018 The Assam Tribune
Order on drain cleaning
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Utilise textile mills land for small biz, Gujarat Chamber of Commerce and Industry tells AMC 7.8.2018 DNA: Urban Tales
Making suggestions on upgrading various infrastructure in the city, the Gujarat Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI) said land lying unused in old textile mills should be turned to mini industrial estates for small businesses. A team of experts has spoken to city Mayor Bijal Patel during his visit to GCCI. "Of about 76 mills that used to operate in the city, 70 are closed and their land is lying unutilised. The Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) should revive these spaces into vibrant industrial zones by converting them into mini industrial estates," GCCI president Jaimin Vasa told DNA. Vasa these spaces should have multistorey industrial estates in order to reduce the capital cost of investors so that even small-scale entrepreneurs can afford them, or else the cost of land would exceed other costs, making the project unviable. GCCI also asked the AMC to improve the road, water supply, and sewage infrastructure in industrial estates of Naroda, Vatva, Odhav, Narol, and Kathwada. "In some areas, even ...
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Chennai buzz: Crackdown on plastic, scanner on illegal high-rises and all-women Metro stations 6.8.2018 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Have you been keeping track of the latest developments in Chennai? The new expressway that will connect Bengaluru to the city? Or Corridor 4 of Chennai Metro? Here's a quick round-up of some key headlines from your city.
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IOC to invest Rs 1.75 lakh crore for expansion: Chairman Singh 5.8.2018 DNA: Bangalore
IOC to invest Rs 1.75 lakh crore for expansion: Chairman Singh
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NE gas grid, piped gas projects likely together 5.8.2018 The Assam Tribune
NE gas grid, piped gas projects likely together
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Once rainwater dries up, dust takes over to suffocate people 2.8.2018 The Assam Tribune
Once rainwater dries up, dust takes over to suffocate people
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SGBG call to shun plastic items 2.8.2018 The Assam Tribune
SGBG call to shun plastic items
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Foam in Bengaluru’s treated water throws plan to use it in agriculture into jeopardy 1.8.2018 Citizen Matters
Plan of using treated water in agriculture is a new idea. The foam and froth have put a temporary stop to the project. What needs to be done to make the project a viable option where treated water can be used?
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Water-logging, traffic jams torment citizens yet again 31.7.2018 The Assam Tribune
Water-logging, traffic jams torment citizens yet again
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Work on 200 mohalla clinics to start this week in National Capital 31.7.2018 DNA: Opinion
The Delhi government will initiate the work on 200 sites in the national Capital for setting up of mohalla clinics. The department of health will handover these sites to the Public Works Department (PWD) this week. The decision was taken in a meeting chaired by Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday. According to the officials, off the 580 sites in total, the departments have found 480 as feasible for the construction of mohalla clinics. Various land owning agencies like Delhi Jal Board (DJB), Delhi Development Authority (DDA) etc had given a no objection certificate (NOC) on these 580 sites. "The CM was satisfied with the re-inspection report and he has directed the officials to speed up the work now. By this week, the sites will be handed over to the PWD and even the pending inspection work will also be completed," said a senior official from the department of health. During the inspection, the officials could not locate 26 sites and hence they are yet to be inspected. The decision to ...
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Policy for Disposal of Garbage 30.7.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Minister of State for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Dr. Mahesh Sharma has said that the Ministry, in supersession of Municipal Solid Waste (Management and Handling) Rules, 2000, has notified the Solid Waste Management Rules, 2016.
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HC raps Maharashtra govt, BMC after sea dumps trash on Mumbai shores 30.7.2018 DNA: Bangalore
HC raps Maharashtra govt, BMC after sea dumps trash on Mumbai shores
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Chennai buzz: Property tax hike relief for residential buildings, shrinking coastline, sewage tankers’ stir and more! 30.7.2018 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Did you follow the news last week? In case you were busy and failed to do so, here are some key happenings that will affect large groups of citizens.
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Mohalla clinics: Post CM Arvind Kejriwal inspection nonviable spots get nod 29.7.2018 DNA: Money
An initial report prepared on the re-inspection of mohalla clinics has marked 45 per cent of the sites as 'feasible' for the construction of the clinics. These sites were earlier declared "non-feasible" and were re-inspected after Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal found them viable in a surprise inspection. The Delhi Jal Board (DJB), Public Works Department (PWD) and department of health were asked to re-inspect around 160 sites which were declared "non-feasible" by the officials in the first round of inspection. Of them, the report of 88 sites has been prepared and submitted to the department of health. As per the report, the DJB has cleared 31 sites (excluding 10 with some conditions) while the PWD and the department of health has given nod to 38 and 75 sites respectively. The compiled report will be presented to Kejriwal on Monday. "We are waiting for the report of the remaining sites. The continous rainfall has slowed down the work, but we are hopeful that the entire inspection will be completed ...
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