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Why Modi government’s LPG scheme has failed to take off in Odisha’s forest-dependent villages 21.1.2020 Scroll.in
Around 75% of the residents of one village have received an LPG connection. But only 5% refill it regularly.
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Polluting and unviable: Five reasons Bengaluru’s Waste-to-Energy plants can fail 31.12.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
A resident of Electronic City where one of the Waste-to-Energy plants is slated to come up, analyses why BBMP's push for the plants is misguided
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The big news: Citizenship Act pleas to come up in Supreme Court today, and nine other top stories 18.12.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Other headlines: Amit Shah said Centre would ensure the implementation of citizenship law, and Pervez Musharraf was sentenced to death in a treason case.
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Mehbooba Mufti warns against revoking Article 35A, says it will be like setting a powder keg on fire 28.7.2019 Scroll.in
She asked workers of the Peoples Democratic Party to get ready for a big fight to protect Article 35A.
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New Delhi Shooting World Cup: IOC revokes only two Olympic quotas over Pakistan visa-denial 22.2.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Contrary to earlier reports, the remaining 14 qualification spots for Tokyo 2020 have been retained but IOC issued a serious warning to India.
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Modi says Mamata shielding corrupt; Didi calls him 'Mr Maddy' 8.2.2019 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
'From chaiwala he has now become Rafalewala. He speaks a bunch of lies,' the West Bengal CM said.
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City Buzz: Delhi civic bodies fined | Mumbai fire brigade upgrades | Pune tax hikes..and more 19.1.2019 Citizen Matters
Why the CPCB has come down on Delhi civic bodies, how Mumbai plans to address fire emergencies, how the Pune civic body proposes to bridge its revenue deficit -- catch all this and more news from our cities this week in this edition of Buzz.
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The big news: Alok Verma resigns, says ‘natural justice was scuttled’, and nine other top stories 11.1.2019 Scroll.in
Other headlines: Industrial output growth in November was the slowest in 17 months, and Amit Shah said General Elections will be a battle of ideologies.
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Delhi’s Qutb Minar has competition … from tower of garbage! 18.8.2018 Citizen Matters
46 percent of municipal solid waste generated in the capital is left unprocessed. Landfill sites are filled beyond capacity, with the height of Ghazipur dump now just eight metres less than that of the national monument. A parliamentary panel has taken strong exception to the inaction of the environment ministry and the Delhi government.
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Why the law on sedition needs to be scrapped 16.7.2018 Rediff: Interviews
'The best remedy would be to scrap Section 124-A of the IPC, a colonial vestige, altogether.'
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Meet Bandicoot, the robot 21.6.2018 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
How robots may eradicate manual scavenging in India.
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Chennai Buzz: Preparing for monsoon, GCC to charge for trash collection, fire safety plan for T Nagar, and more! 18.6.2018 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Roads to be monsoon-ready, trash pick up to be chargeable, city's canals choking with plastic!Did you catch all the news about Chennai last week? A quick look at the civic stories that made the headlines. »
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Going through fire 5.6.2018 FrontLine: Home
The regularity with which fires break out in Rohingya settlement camps in India raises questions and makes life more stressful for an already beleaguered people. By DIVYA TRIVEDI
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Analysis: Deadly protests land a blow to Indian resources magnate Agarwal’s ambitions 24.5.2018 Hindu: Markets
Protests hitting Vedanta expansion, according to bankers and analysts
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Deadly protests land a blow to Indian resources magnate Agarwal's ambitions 24.5.2018 General News
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Indian billionaire Anil Agarwal often talks about his dream to turn his London-listed company Vedanta Resources into a global resources giant. He has already bought stakes in big mining companies, such as Anglo American Plc, and says he plans to spend at least $1 billion on investments in Africa.
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Analysis: Deadly protests land a blow to Indian resources magnate Agarwal's ambitions 23.5.2018 General News
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Indian billionaire Anil Agarwal often talks about his dream to turn his London-listed company Vedanta Resources into a global resources giant. He has already bought stakes in big mining companies, such as Anglo American Plc and says he plans to spend at least $1 billion on investments in Africa.
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Analysis: Deadly protests land a blow to Indian resources magnate Anil Agarwal's ambitions 23.5.2018 General News
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Indian billionaire Anil Agarwal often talks about his dream to turn his London-listed company Vedanta Resources into a global resources giant. He has already bought stakes in big mining companies, such as Anglo American Plc and says he plans to spend at least $1 billion on investments in Africa.
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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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City buzz: Why Delhi authorities came under fire from the SC, and more… 12.4.2018 Citizen Matters
Do you know why the Supreme Court slammed the Centre and Delhi civic authorities recently, saying that if they did not act now, they might have to move base like Tughlaq? Read more on this and other key headlines from India's fast growing cities. ...
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