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Malls, eateries, multiplexes to remain open 24/7 in Mumbai from January 27 22.1.2020 DNA
However, he mentioned that the move will not be forcefully imposed on anyone.
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Kolkata plans its first biomining project at Mollar Bheri landfill on eastern wetland 21.1.2020 Citizen Matters
The Rs 21-crore project will be implemented in 55 acres of land near Mollar Bheri, a shallow fishery located in the East Kolkata Wetlands, that has seen a 12-feet-high mountain of waste build up over the years.
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Second Rural Dialogue under way at IITG 21.1.2020 The Assam Tribune
Second Rural Dialogue under way at IITG
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AP passes Bill to establish 3 capitals; TDP MLAs held 21.1.2020 Rediff: News
17 MLAs of the TDP were suspended from the assembly for disrupting CM Jagan Mohan Reddy's address on the Andhra Pradesh Decentralisation and Inclusive Development of All Regions Bill, 2020.
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Stalin buries hatchet with TN Cong, but for how long? 20.1.2020 Rediff: News
The truce, even if it is not permanence peace, will come under stress and test during the pending polls to rural local bodies in nine revenue districts and urban polls across the state, including those for 16 municipal corporations, starting with Chennai, the oldest and largest, says N Sathiya Moorthy.
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Andhra Cabinet approves High Power Committee report on three capitals 20.1.2020 DNA
The state cabinet also approved Visakhapatnam as Executive capital, Kurnool as Judicial Capital and Amaravati as the Legislative Capital.
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4 sites identified for solid waste management facility in city 20.1.2020 The Assam Tribune
4 sites identified for solid waste management facility in city
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Arvind Kejriwal wants Delhi to focus on his governance – and forget his ‘perpetual protestor’ days 19.1.2020 Scroll.in
Kejriwal has also distanced himself from the ongoing protests against the amended Citizenship Act.
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BMC approves 15 road repair proposals worth Rs 370 crore 17.1.2020 Projects Monitor

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has approved 15 proposals of various roads repair works worth Rs 370 crore. The proposals mainly included works of converting roads in cement concrete and construction of side strips in western suburbs from Dahisar to Andheri. There were also three proposals for Bhandup, Kurla and Ghatkopar. The cost escalated due […]

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As the old global order crumbles, does India know what it must do? This book asks the question 16.1.2020 Scroll.in
An excerpt from ‘The New World Disorder And The Indian Imperative’, by Shashi Tharoor and Samir Saran.
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Microsoft selects 54 startups in India's Tier 2 cities 15.1.2020 Rediff: Business
Some of them include Spider G, NeuroTags, Genrobotic Innovations, AI Aeronautics, Synersense, Dealshare and NanoHealth. 'Highway to a Hundred Unicorns,' the Microsoft for startups initiative, works closely with local governments to strengthen the startup ecosystem in each state.
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Two municipalities in Bengal issue NPR orders – then hurriedly cancel them after outcry 13.1.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
The West Bengal government suspended all work on the NPR on December 17.
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Union Power Minister releases State Energy Efficiency Index 2019 12.1.2020 Manipur: E-Pao
Union Power Minister releases State Energy Efficiency Index 2019
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Why the National Population Register is more dangerous than the Assam NRC 12.1.2020 Scroll.in
The Assam NRC was not an anti-Muslim project. But an all-India NRC based on the NPR will allow the executive to pick whose citizenship it wishes to question.
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Mumbai’s housing conundrum: Unsold houses, sky-high prices 11.1.2020 Citizen Matters
6.48 lakh houses remained unsold across India's top seven cities in 2019, and Mumbai alone accounted for nearly a third of these. Yet scarcity of affordable housing pushes people further and further away from the city. What could explain this?
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Water Problem in Bhopal 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
The water sources of the capital Bhopal the big lake known as Bhoj Sagar is shrinking fast due to paucity of water in it. The incoming rivers into the lake have dried up and no more pouring water in it. The lake areas have been reduced by 17 square meters and it is decreasing very fast. In the coming days the situation will become more critical. The same is the situation in the another water source the Kerwa dam. It is reported that the third source the river Narmada is also not having full capacity in its main gauge. On the more the Gujarat is also facing water shortage and asking Madhya Pradesh to release more water from its dams into the river Narmada. That being the home state of the Prime Minister Mr.Narendra Modi may be able to have extra water from the Madhya Pradesh. The Government and the Bhopal Municipal Corporation should sit together to develop more water sources to provide water to ever growing Bhopal Metropolis.Nearby there as Halali Dam and it be explored as another source of water for ...
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Basmati of MP 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Since many years the issue of giving GI Tag to Basmati variety of rice in Madhya Pradesh is pending with the Central Government Agriculture and Processed Food Production Export Development Authority (APDA). It is essential to make the basmati produced in Madhya Pradesh an export item. The three basmati producing states Punjab, Haryana and Delhi are opposing GI Tag status to Madhya Pradesh. In the State Budget the State Government declared its decision to secure branding and marketing of many products of the State like Zari Batua (Purse) of Bhopal, Bati Churma of Malwa, Gajak of Morena, Paida of Bhind, Chirangi barfi of Sagar, Mawa-Jalabi of Bundelkhand, Sarees of Maheshwar and Chanderi, Bagha Print cloth of Dhar, Sev of Ratlam and brass utensil of Chhattarpur-Tikamgarh by the marketing and branding export of these item in home and foreign markets. Madhya Pradesh Basmati Rice is already an export variety but other states are unnecessarily causing the hindrance and preventing GI Tag to Madhya Pradesh to ...
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Housing for all to transform India's landscape : PM 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Agencies, New Delhi No stone will be left unturned to realise the vision of 'Housing for All' which will transform the urban landscape of the nation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi affirmed on Tuesday, marking the fourth anniversary of Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban), Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT) and Smart Cities. Mr Modi tweeted, 'These initiatives have seen record investment, speed, use of technology & public participation. We are committed to further improve urban infrastructure. No stone will be left unturned to fulfill the dream of 'Housing for All', which will give wings to crores of aspirations, 'Four years ago, today, we started important initiatives PM Awas Yojana (U), AMRUT, Smart Cities with the aim to transform urban landscape in India. These schemes have not only helped usher in a new paradigm of urban development but have also transformed crores of lives,' the Prime Minister asserted. Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana is an initiative by the Centre in which ...
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IAS officers transferred in MP 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Agencies, Bhopal, The Madhya Pradesh Government on Wednesday modified the charges held by some senior Indian Administrative Service officers, official sources said. Mr Ashok Varnwal, who is Principal Secretary (PS) to the Chief Minister, is to continue in that capacity but will henceforth also hold charge of Public Service Management instead of Technical Education, Skill Development and Employment. Mr Pramod Agrawal – hitherto PS (Public Health Engineering), Jal Nigam Managing Director and PS (Science and Technology) – was reassigned as PS (Urban Development and Housing), Capital Project Administration (CPA) Administrator and MD, Metro Rail Company Limited. He continues to hold additional charge as PS (Science and Tech). Mr Vivek Agrawal – who was PS to the Chief Minister, PS (Urban Development and Housing), CPA Administrator and MD, Metro Rail Company Ltd – was posted as PS (Public Health Engineering) and Jal Nigam MD. Mr Hariranjan Rao would continue as Officer on Special Duty-cum-Joint ...
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One step towards cleanliness 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
“Cleanliness is next to godliness” Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal, Swatch Bharat Abhiyan or Swatch Bharat Mission is a nation wide campaign in India , that aims to clean up the streets, roads and infrastructure of India’s cities. St. Montfort School Bhopal also contributed to this noble cause along with the team of ‘SakaratmakSoch’a leading NGO on 28th Sep. 2018 in school premises. Member of SakarmakSoch, Mrs. Kiran Sharma highlighted the importance of cleanliness to the children. Motivating the children to initiate in differentiating the normal waste and e- waste, minimizing the garbage, stopping usage of polythene bags and using paper bags, planting trees etc, she cited examples from day today life. In the honourable presence of Mr.M.P.Singh Additional Commissioner, Solid Waste Management, Bhopal Municipal Corporation and Health Officer ,Bhopal, Mr. Rakesh Sharma the event took place.Paper bags were given away by the guest to the childrenfor reciting poems and creating slogans on the spot on cleanliness ...
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