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Category: Urban Governance
Last updated: May 21 2019 12:22 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Dumping waste right into Bhagirathi: What Uttarkashi’s garbage problem tells us 21.5.2019 Citizen Matters
Uttarakhand generates approximately 1406 Tons of solid waste per day and none of this is getting treated. It is high time we address this huge challenge faced by cities and towns of Himalayan Uttarakhand.
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TMC ward member welfare association decries 21.5.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
TMC ward member welfare association decries
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Contrary to 2018, Shimla has enough water today, but will it last? 20.5.2019 Citizen Matters
In the summer of 2018, Shimla's peak tourist season, not a drop flowed in the taps of the town for over a week and thousands of visitors had to leave. May 2019 has seen a remarkable reversal in the water situation, but can the town afford to be complacent?
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Alarming spike in cancer incidence, yet Kolkata does little to control pollution 15.5.2019 Citizen Matters
From flawed solid waste management to vehicular emissions, Kolkata's abysmal quality of air has many causes. When will the government wake up?
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Social Science Researchers must focus on Societal Problems: Vice President 14.5.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has called upon social science researchers to come up with innovative and out-of-box solutions to address various problems confronting the world from eradicating poverty to achieving sustainable development.
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Amit Shah’s Baruipur rally cancelled after “NO” to helicopter landing 13.5.2019 Central Chronicle
Kolkata, BJP president Amit Shah’s electioneering for party’s Jadavpur Lok Sabha candidate Anupam Hazra was cancelled today at the eleventh hour following the government’s denial of permission to Shah’s helicopter landing. “As the Mamata Banerjee Government did not give permission for the 2nd rally which was to be held in Jadavpur, Kolkata, Amit Shah is compelled […]
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The surprising ways in which global migration can actually contribute to sustainable development 13.5.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Migration is at an all-time high and is largely viewed as a challenge – but if handled well, it can actually be an opportunity.
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Mumbai foot overbridge collapse: Chargesheet says guidelines were ignored during structural audit 10.5.2019 Scroll.in
Seven people were killed when a foot overbridge near the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus collapsed on March 14.
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Former Navy chief refutes Modi’s claim that Rajiv Gandhi used warship INS Viraat for family vacation 9.5.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Reitred Vice Admiral Vinod Pasricha said Narendra Modi’s claim was ‘completely false’.
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Has Manoj Tiwari put an end to infighting in Delhi BJP – and won over Purvanchali voters? 9.5.2019 Scroll.in
The Bhojpuri singer and actor was appointed the Delhi BJP chief after the Hindutva party was humbled in the 2015 Assembly election.
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“People want an educated leader who listens to their grievances”: Raghav Chadha, AAP candidate 9.5.2019 Citizen Matters
On May 7th, Aam Aadmi Party’s South Delhi Lok Sabha candidate Raghav Chadha unveiled the manifesto for his constituency. Over a quick chat on one of his campaign trails, he shared more details about what his party aims to achieve.
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NGT orders shifting of dumping ground 9.5.2019 The Assam Tribune
NGT orders shifting of dumping ground
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Mock exercise on disaster management conducted at Thoubal 9.5.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Mock exercise on disaster management conducted at Thoubal
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Mock exercise for rescuing flood victim held 9.5.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Mock exercise for rescuing flood victim held
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GMC plans awareness drive on cleanliness 7.5.2019 The Assam Tribune
GMC plans awareness drive on cleanliness
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What can Chennai learn from Kerala and Bengaluru on citizen participation in urban governance? 6.5.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
The divergent models followed by Kerala and Bengaluru to ensure participation of citizens in ward committees can hold vital learning for Chennai, where citizens seek a greater say in local governance.
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City Buzz : Fani hits Odisha and W Bengal | BMC’s plastic headache | Charminar suffers damage…and more 5.5.2019 Citizen Matters
Catch your weekly dose of some of the most important local news from cities across India.
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VP calls for a public transport-centric approach to combat growing vehicular pollution. 3.5.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President Shri M Venkaiah Naidu has called for adopting a public transport-centric approach to decongest traffic-choked cities and combat growing vehicular pollution. He observed that our cities have been witnessing an undesirable shift from the use of public transport to private vehicles.
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International Labour Day observed at Moirang, Moreh, Tbl 3.5.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
International Labour Day observed at Moirang, Moreh, Tbl
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Indian Coast Guard Efforts for Cyclone ‘FANI’ 1.5.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Indian Coast Guard (ICG) initiated series of pre-emptive measures from first sign of weather disturbance in Bay of Bengal on Apr 23, 2019 and implemented lessons learnt from Cyclone Ockhi to ensure safety of lives at sea. Extremely Severe Cyclonic Storm Fani is presently 260 nautical miles SE of Vishakhapatnam and likely to intensify further and cross Odisha coast between Gopalpur and Chandbali to the south of Puri around May 03, 2019.
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