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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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Narendra Modi says BJP following B R Ambedkar's path: Top 10 developments 4.4.2018 Business Standard: Front Page Headlines
After the Bharat Bandh protests, Modi today sought to reach out to the Dalit community and said that no regime had honoured B R Ambedkar like his government had
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SC/ST Act: SC ruling to have bad effect on reporting crimes against Dalits 29.3.2018 Top Stories
The BJP government has no option but to support a review of the March 20 judgement lest it turns into a political hot potato ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections
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No proposal to scrap Article 370: Centre 27.3.2018 All News-IANS Stories
The Central government has no proposal to scrap Article 370 of the Constitution which gives special status to Jammu and Kashmir, Minister of State for Home Affairs Hansraj Gangaram Ahir said on Tuesday.
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Water to voter enrollment, Apartment Federation has a wishlist ahead of election 27.3.2018 Citizen Matters
Each ward committee should have at least three representatives of apartment associations in the respective wards. Apartments should not be treated as bulk but as individual, demands the wishlist. »
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Yagya in Meerut against polluted air: Pollution control boards need empowering, selective disdain won't clean up environment 25.3.2018 Latest News India on Firstpost
The yagna in Meerut against air pollution has evoked strong reactions. However, for a lasting solution, a structural framework and implementation of laws is needed.
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LIVE! France willing to share Rafale deal details: Macron ahead of visit 9.3.2018 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
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Girl 'harassed' by TMC chief: HC asks ACP to record her statement 5.3.2018 General News
The Bombay High Court today directed the Thane police to record the statement of a 15-year-old girl who had alleged harassment at the hands of the Thane Municipal Commissioner. A bench of Justices R M Savant and Sarang Kotwal directed ACP (special branch) Padmaja Chavan to record the girl's statement at a place and time of her choosing in accordance with the mandate of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act. The bench was hearing a plea filed by activist Vikrant Karnik seeking appropriate directions to the Thane police. In his plea, Karnik had alleged that the 15-year-old girl had been employed by Thane Municipal Commissioner Sanjeev Jaiswal as a domestic help. He said that in December last year, he came across a video on social media in which the girl had alleged that Jaiswal had subjected her to mistreatment and harassment. Karnik claimed he filed a police complaint and also wrote to the Thane Police Commissioner seeking a probe into the matter, but appropriate .
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Mumbai police have obligation to help civic body: Bombay HC 28.2.2018 General News
The Bombay High Court today said that Mumbai police had an obligation to assist the staff of the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM) whenever the latter sought its aid in implementing civic rules, or exercising its legal powers. A bench of justices AS Oka and R I Chagla also directed the Mumbai police commissioner to constitute a nodal committee to ensure that its officials were available to assist the MCGM staff in the discharge of their official duties. The directions came while the bench was hearing a petition filed by MCGM seeking that it be exempted from paying a fee to the Mumbai police each time that the latter's personnel accompanied civic staff for demolition or removal of dilapidated buildings, illegal structures etc. MCGM had said that the police often express reluctance in sending its officials to accompany civic staff on demolition assignments citing non-payment or delay in payment of a fee in lieu of its services. On the last hearing yesterday, the bench had ..
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