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Budget Speech Summary – Part A 5.7.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Indian economy becoming a 3 trillion dollar economy this year with World’s 3rd  largest economy in terms of Purchasing Power Parity, government’s intention to invest Rs. 100 lakh crore in infrastructure in next 5 years, enhaced target of over one lakh 5,000 crore of disinvestment in 2019-20, proposal to provide Rs.70,000 crore to PSBs to boost credit, doubling of food security budget in last 5 years, faster adoption of Electric vehicles with an outlay of Rs.10,000 crore, opening of 18 new Indian diplomatic missions in Africa, development of 17 iconic Tourism Sites into world class tourist destinations and issuance of new series of coins of 1,2,5,10 & 20 rupees are some of the key highlights of the Union Budget 2019-20 presented to Parliament by Union Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman today.
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Key Highlights of Union Budget 2019-20 5.7.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Union Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman made her maiden Budget Speech today and presented the Union Budget 2019-20 before the Parliament. The key highlights of Union Budget 2019 are as follows:   10-point Vision for the decade Building Team India with Jan Bhagidari: Minimum Government Maximum Governance.
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Narengi-Noonmati area lacks basic civic amenities 6.6.2019 The Assam Tribune
Narengi-Noonmati area lacks basic civic amenities
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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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Low-carbon, green and climate resilient urban infrastructure is the need of the hour: Vice President 15.4.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has called upon town planners to make sustainable solutions such as harvesting solar energy, enhancing green cover and water conservation an essential part of town planning.
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New hospital inaugurated in Ahmedabad by Modi comes at the cost of 88-year-old charitable hospital 25.1.2019 Scroll.in
The number of beds in the charitable hospital have been reduced. The trustees say patients will suffer since the new hospital will charge higher rates.
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Modi’s clean Ganga plan hinges on private companies tackling sewage. Will it work? 15.1.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Four years after the Narendra Modi government launched the Rs 20,000-crore Namami Gange project, Scroll.in investigates how it is progressing.
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City Buzz: Road users’ survey | Kolkata metro fire | Delhi cold wave…and more 31.12.2018 Citizen Matters
Two fires in Kolkata and Mumbai raise concerns, road safety at risk too, as users fare poorly in multi-city survey, What else are cities talking about this week?
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Year End Review 2018-NITI Aayog 12.12.2018 Govt of india: PIB
INITIATIVES AND PROGRAMMES: (i)   Measuring performance and ranking States on outcomes in critical sectors With emphasis on outcomes, NITI finalized indices to measure incremental annual outcomes in critical social sectors like health, education, water and Sustainable Development Goals (SDG).
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BBMP can handle Bengaluru’s schools better, State just needs to help 19.11.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
As part of the Bengaluru Solutions Series, the second installment looks at private and government schools in Bengaluru. This piece looks at the shortcomings of state-sponsored education, and ways to improve the quality of affordable private education
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City buzz: Mumbai water crisis | Delhi ban on non-CNG vehicles | New port at Varanasi… and more 17.11.2018 Citizen Matters
What's keeping Mumbai parched? What are the latest measures being mulled in Delhi to combat pollution? Which housing projects will be exempt from prior green clearance? A look back at the important headlines from India's cities this week.
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Indian Railways Station Development Corporation (IRSDC) makes a swift progress in developing Surat Railway Station as Multi Model Transport Hub 16.11.2018 Govt of india: PIB
A truly seamless multi model transport hub integrating all modes of transport is to be developed at Surat Railway station wherein all the three levels of Government, namely Central Government (Railways), State Government (Gujarat State Road Transport Corporation) and local government (Surat Municipal Corporation) have come together to pool their lands and also form a SPV named SITCO.
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NITI Aayog organizes South Asian Regional Conference on Urban Infrastructure 15.11.2018 Govt of india: PIB
NITI Aayog, the premier think tank of the Government of India, partnered with the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP) and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to host a South Asian regional conference at PravasiBharatiya Kendra in the capital today to discuss the key issues, perspectives and the way forward in the Urban Infrastructure.
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Will Ayushman Bharat disrupt the health insurance market? 10.8.2018 Rediff: Business
As a result of the mass state-led scheme, the processes in the health insurance market could get simplified over time and become uniform
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Cabinet approves MoU between India and Singapore on Cooperation in the field of Planning 27.6.2018 Govt of india: PIB
          The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its ex post-facto approval to the MoU between India and Singapore on cooperation in the field of urban planning and development.
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Are water ATMs the way forward? 26.5.2018 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
Hundreds of ATMs have sprung up across the country promising safe and affordable water. But is this the way ahead? We find out
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'New metro rail policy for growing metro rail aspirations of 25.5.2018 General News
Union minister Hardeep Singh Puri today said the new metro rail policy announced by the Centre, making PPP mandatory to get financial aid for new projects, seeks to enable realisation of growing metro rail aspirations of a large number of cities in a responsible manner. The investments for metro rail projects through PPP was made 'compulsory' to meet the demand for capital intensive assets like metro, he said. The Housing and Urban Affairs Minister stated this after flagging off the metro rail service from Nehru Park to Central Metro and Little Mount to AG-DMS, here, together with Chief Minister K Palaniswami. "The policy seeks to enable realisation of growing metro rail aspirations of a large number of cities in a responsible manner," he said. The Union government had on May 23 approved a new metro rail policy for expanding the network across various cities. "If the cities are the engines of economic growth, the public transport system functions as the wheels of the ...
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Prime Minister of Netherlands Inaugurates Indo-Dutch Ganga Forum at a Function in New Delhi 25.5.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Prime Minister of Netherlands Mr. Mark Rutte inaugurated the Indo-Dutch Ganga Forum to take forward the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between the Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation, Government of India and the Ministry of Infrastructure & Environment of the Netherlands  in June last year.
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Maharashtra to build 1.5 million affordable homes: Minister 17.5.2018 General News
The Maharashtra government plans to build at least one million affordable homes in the Mumbai Metropolitan Region and another half a million across the state, Housing Minister Prakash Mehta said here on Thursday.
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Maligaon foot overbridge renovation nears completion 7.5.2018 The Assam Tribune
Maligaon foot overbridge renovation nears completion
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