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HC refuses to stay NDMC notices to Khan Market eateries 20.4.2018 General News
The Delhi High Court today refused to grant any stay on the notices issued to several eateries in Khan Market by the NDMC asking them to submit no-objection certificate from the fire department. The court dismissed the application by the Khan Market Welfare Association seeking stay of the notices, saying it was not maintainable as the notices were not issued to the association and the eateries, to which the notices were issued, have to file the plea. The court, however, made it clear that it was not expressing any view on the merits of the case. "You cannot make this application on behalf of the association. Individual notices were issued. How can the association file the application?" a bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Hari Shankar said. The court said that the facts of each notice would vary and no representative application was filed on behalf of the eateries. It said how can the association annexe only one notice with the plea while 55 notices were issued by
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Sena worker found dead 20.4.2018 General News
A Shiv Sena worker was today found killed by unidentified persons in Bhiwandi tehsil of Thane district, police said. Additional Superintendent of Police Prashant Kadam said that Shailesh Nimse (36) was found dead with his body half-burnt near Ganeshpuri. Nimse was a local Sena leader from Shahpur tehsil, he said, adding that further probe was on.
Fire in basement of Thane school; no one injured 19.4.2018 General News
Around 2,000 students were evacuated safely after a fire broke out in the basement of a school in Brahmand area here this morning. No one was injured in the incident, said chief fire officer of the Thane Municipal Corporation, Shashikant Kale. However, a notice has been issued to the school, Universal High School, seeking to know if it had the permission to use the basement and whether it had complied with fire safely rules, he said. The basement, where computer and some other classes were conducted, was completely gutted in the fire, he said. The fire broke out around 9 AM, and prima facie an electric spark seemed to have started it, he said. Firemen and personnel of the Regional Disaster Management Cell ensured that fire was doused within an hour, and in the meanwhile around 2,000 students were safely taken out, he said.
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L-G asks civic bodies to make plan for managing fire at all 3 landfill sites 19.4.2018 General News
Lt Governor Anil Baijal today directed city's municipal corporations to make plan for management of fire and remediation of sanitary landfill sites in the national capital. Baijal asked Principal Secretary (urban development) Renu Sharma to explore the possibility of issuing order asking authorities concerned to mandatorily use products made out of construction and demolition waste. The Lt Governor also directed Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash to monitor the progress of procurement of mechanical road sweepers, sprinklers by municipal corporations as per their timelines on a weekly basis. The directions were issued at a meeting chaired by Baijal to review the detailed action plan of agencies and stakeholders on measures to combat air pollution in the city. The meeting was attended by Environment Minister Imran Hussain, Prakash and other senior officers. "MCDs, NDMC and Delhi Cantonment Board (DCB) presented detailed plan to increase municipal solid waste processing capacity to ensure ...
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Godrej Security sets up first experience zone in city 19.4.2018 General News
Godrej Security Solutions, part of the USD 4.1 billion Godrej Group, today set up the country's first Home Security Experience Zone here, which would provide a range of solutions to customers under one roof. The store offers customers an opportunity to experience home security solutions and engage with experts before taking a decision. The Experience Zone has electronic home security solutions, home safes, wi-fi-based home security solutions, fire resistant and commercial safes. "Chennai is a growing market with a strong appetite for technology innovations in the space of smart homes. India's first Home Security Experience Zone in Chennai will pave the way for the trend of experiential purchase in the country," Godrej Security Solutions, Vice-President, Mehernosh Pithawalla said. Consumers would be able to find all solutions under one roof at the store, he said, adding they would also be able to engage with experts to understand the solutions for their needs. The ...
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Seer attempts suicide in Ayodhya police station; 3 policemen suspended 19.4.2018 Hindu: News
Three policemen were suspended after an aggrieved Hindu seer tried to commit suicide through self-immolation at a police station close to the disput
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Australian scientists develops 'sponge' for cleaning oil spills 19.4.2018 General News
Australian scientists have developed a polymer "sponge" capable of soaking up oil spills. The highly buoyant polymer is made of waste cooking oils and sulphur, by-products of the food and petroleum industries, and has the ability to clean up crude oil and diesel spills.
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Rail history on display at CSMT Heritage Gully 19.4.2018 Hindu: Cities
Most of the items on display were found in scrap yards, had been neglected for years
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'Burning man' image wins World Press Photo of the Year 18.4.2018 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
The best in international photojournalism was recently announced by World Press Photo's Annual Photo Contest. Despite fierce competition, the jury was forced to select just a handful of images from more than 73,044 photos by 4,548 photographers across 125 different countries.This year's grand prize was awarded to Venezuelan photographer Ronaldo Schemidt, earning him the title of Press Photographer of the Year.Here are some of the winners.
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Ghazipur landfill site: NGT summons commissioners of police, EDMC 18.4.2018 PTI: All news
Ghazipur landfill site: NGT summons commissioners of police, EDMC
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Turning crop residue into useful products not air pollution 18.4.2018 Hindu: Home
Project will be on display at IIT-Delhi’s Open House
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Ghazipur landfill site: NGT summons commissioners of police, EDMC 17.4.2018 General News
The National Green Tribunal today rapped the East Delhi Municipal Corporation over its report on a recent fire incident at the Ghazipur landfill site, saying it cannot allow non-compliance of its orders to solve the issue. Irked at the approach of the corporation, a bench headed by acting Chairperson Justice Jawad Rahim summoned the Police Commissioner and the Commissioner of the EDMC to appear before it on April 23 and submit a detailed report. The green panel said except for stating that tenders have been floated, no statement was "forthcoming" from the EDMC about the actual and effective steps being taken to avert the instances of fire in terms of its earlier directions. Noting that the EDMC lawyer's submission that he did not have instructions from the municipal body and said,"as the situation is serious, we expected serious approach by the corporation which was lacking." "We cannot allow such non-compliance by indifferent attitude of the authorities concerned and avoid perishing
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Kerala agency to facilitate police clearance for UAE-bound persons 16.4.2018 General News
The Roots Norka, a Kerala government agency that handles the affairs pertaining to the state's diaspora, was on Monday approved by the UAE Embassy here to attest police clearance certificates of those wishing to go to the Emirates, an official said.
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PFC enters Waste-to-Energy' segment, lends Rs 290 cr to Bawana proj project 16.4.2018 General News
State-run Power Finance Corporation today announced foray into funding waste-to-energy (WTE) projects by lending Rs 290 crore to the Bawana project in Delhi. The country's largest WTE project of 24 MW is being operated by Ramky Group, a PFC statement said. The company said that with this it has forayed into the WTE segment. This plant was commissioned in 2017 and is the third WTE plant of Delhi. It is part of a 2000 TPD (tonne per day) Integrated Municipal Solid Waste Management System which includes door to door collection, segregation and transportation of municipal waste from North Delhi, its subsequent processing and disposal. This plant alone handles about 20 per cent Delhi's Municipal Solid Waste. After the waste reaches the processing plant, compost is prepared from the organic portion and after processing, the remaining waste is combusted in the WTE boiler to produce electricity, which is sold through Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) to Delhi DISCOMs. The plant has a unique ...
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Action sought against Minor Irrigation Department officials 16.4.2018 Hindu: Bangalore
Bengaluru residents raise issue of lake encroachment at meet
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No regrets for Buffon over referee rant 15.4.2018 General News
Juventus captain Gianluigi Buffon insists he has no regrets about his outburst against the referee who awarded the late penalty that put Real Madrid into the Champions League semi-finals. "I'd say them all again. Maybe with a different type of language, one that was more civilised, let's say. But the content remains and I stand by all of it," Buffon told Italian television programme "Le Iene". Buffon was sent off for dissent in the final minute of the quarter-final, second leg in Madrid after confronting English referee Michael Oliver over his decision to award the hosts a penalty in time added-on. The 40-year-old has come under fire for his post-match rant in which he called Oliver "a murderer" with "a rubbish bin" in place of a heart. "I have to defend my teammates and fans, even in a not very composed fashion. I had to let that out, even if it damaged my reputation. "You find a way to speak, right or wrong, that at times can seem excessive, but this is me, I am Gigi Buffon," he ...
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Man kills sister and grandmother in Pakistan 15.4.2018 General News
A man killed his sister and 100-year-old grandmother after a heated argument in Pakistan's Punjab province, in an apparent case of honour killing, according to a media report. Police said that the suspect, identified as Sufyan, opened fire at his two sisters in Gujranwala city. His paternal grandmother intervened to resolve the matter but he killed her as well, Geo News reported. The bodies and the injured sister were shifted to a nearby hospital for postmortem and medical treatment respectively. The deceased have been identified as Basheera Bibi and Iqra, the report said. Eyewitnesses told police that the case was of honour killing. The police arrested the suspect, who had fled after the incident. A case has been registered and further investigation is under way. Honour killings are a major menace in the rural areas of Pakistan's four provinces of Sindh, Punjab, Baluchistan and Khyber Pakhtunkhawa.
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Green tribunal, BDA officials inspect Bellandur Lake 14.4.2018 deccanherald.com
The committee formed by the National Green Tribunal (NGT), along with the officers from the Karnataka Lake Development and Conservation Authority (KLCDA) and the Bangalore Development Authority (BDA), inspected the Bellandur Lake on Saturday. The committee was formed to keep an eye on the condition of the lake after the recent incidents of fire. The chairperson of the committee, a senior advocate, Raj Panjwani, BDA Commissioner, Rakesh Singh, CEO of KLCDA, Seema Garg, and BBMP Joint Commissioner for Health and Solid Waste Management (SWM), Sarfaraz Khan, were present at the inspection. They also inspected the S T Bed Layout in Koramangala. However, the senior officers refused to share the details of todays inspection. "The final report will be available tomorrow," said a senior official who did not wish to be named. The inspection, however, left the citizens living near Bellandur Lake disappointed as they could not interact with the officials. "We were waiting for them from 11 am and we could not even ...
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Committee inspects Bellandur lake 14.4.2018 Hindu: Fitness
The committee formed by the National Green Tribunal (NGT) inspected Bellandur lake and its inlet points on Saturday. The committee was formed to moni
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Male vendors asked to vamoose from Ima Keithel 14.4.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
Male vendors asked to vamoose from Ima Keithel
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