User: governance Topic: India Urban Governance
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3 plots marked for cyclone shelters in South Goa 23.5.2017 TOI: Goa
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40% of Central funds unutilised, says CAG 23.5.2017 Hindu: Kerala
Report finds fault with local self-government institutions
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Plant is ready but where are the sewage lines, asks CAG 22.5.2017 TOI: Thiruvananthapuram
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Corp wastes Rs 54 lakh on CCTV cameras 22.5.2017 TOI: Thiruvananthapuram
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Kerala pays commitment charges of Rs 43.68 crore to Asian Development Bank 22.5.2017 TOI: Thiruvananthapuram
Loans were sanctioned by the Bank to a tune of Rs 995.40 cr to take up different schemes under Kerala Sustainable Urban Development Project in five Municipal Corporations.
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Chinese funded North Indus river cascade a Himalayan blunder for Pakistan 22.5.2017 News
Dams will also stop the flow of silt which is the lifeline of agriculture downstream in Pakistan
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Indus cascade a Himalayan blunder - for Pakistan 22.5.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The five dams forming the North Indus River Cascade that China has just promised to finance and build in Pakistan -- including Pakistan-administered Kashmir -- has the potential to generate over 22,000 MW in an energy-starved country. But the dams will also stop the flow of silt which is the lifeline of agriculture downstream. In non-monsoon months from October to June, they may also reduce the flow of water down the Indus to Pakistan's Punjab and Sindh provinces.
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Govt to kick off measuring liveability in major cities next month 9.5.2017 TOI: India
Cities will be assessed on 15 core parameters relating to governance, social infrastructure pertaining to education, health and safety and security, economic aspects and physical infrastructure like housing, open spaces, land use, energy and water availability, solid waste management and pollution.
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Jaitley urges ADB to establish regional hub in New Delhi 7.5.2017 Sify Finance
[India] May 7 (ANI): Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has urged the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to set up a regional hub in New Delhi for the South Asia region in order to keep pace with the
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Jaitley urges ADB to establish regional hub in New Delhi 7.5.2017 New Kerala: India News
Jaitley urges ADB to establish regional hub in New Delhi
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India asks ADB to reduce time for processing loans, focus more on health, education 7.5.2017 ET: Economy/Finance
“For instance, time required to approve a proposal as well as the time lag between approval and disbursement of loans can be further reduced. I am sure you all would agree that speed is what will keep ADB ahead of others,” Jaitley said.
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The Union Finance Minister (FM) Shri Arun Jaitley asks the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to set up a regional hub in New Delhi for the South Asia region to meet growing aspirations of the people 7.5.2017 Govt of india: PIB
The Union Finance Minister Shri Arun Jaitley asked the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to set up a regional hub in New Delhi for the South Asia region in order to keep pace with the growing aspirations of the people and to expedite the process of project preparation and delivery for India and other countries in the region.
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India urges ADB to reduce time lag in loan approval and disbursal 7.5.2017 Latest News
Eliminating poverty from Asia-Pacific region is the vowed objective of ADB, says Arun Jaitley
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Uma to officials: No untreated sewage discharge in Ganga 25.4.2017 TOI: Patna
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KWA to back off from old Chowara scheme 23.4.2017 Hindu: News
The authority will execute augmentation project in partnership with Jalanidhi
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Peru's deadly floods ring alarm bell for Latin America cities 23.3.2017 TOI: Intl Business
PERU-FLOODS/WEATHER-CLIMATECHANGE (ANALYSIS):ANALYSIS-Peru's deadly floods ring alarm bell for Latin America cities
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In city of towers, architects get power to certify bungalow-like structures 20.3.2017 TOI: Mumbai
The Maharashtra government seems to be under pressure from the World Bank and Centre to improve the global ‘Ease of Doing Business’ ranking. But in its haste to speed up construction permission, it has evoked incredulity and smirks in the real estate industry.
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World Bank approves $210 million loan for West Bengal's gram panchayat development 16.3.2017 ET: Economy/Finance
Out of the 92,000 activities carried out by these loacl bodies using central government grants, 54% was on transport, 23% on water and sanitation, and 20% on public buildings.
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World Bank approves USD 210 mn for Bengal gram panchayats 16.3.2017 deccanherald.com
The World Bank has approved a loan of USD 210 million to strengthen gram panchayats (GPs) across the state of West Bengal to better utilize the discretionary funds that are now available to them. Following the recommendations of the 14th Finance Commission and fourth State Finance Commission, aggregate fund flows to these GPs, the lowest tier of rural local governments, would more than double by 2020. The states support under the Institutional Strengthening of Gram Panchayat Program - Phase II (ISGPP-II), will support all 3,342 GPs in the state to effectively utilize these funds that is being provided to them under the inter-governmental fiscal transfer system, the bank said in a release. The World Bank support would strengthen local communities' participation in the planning, budgeting, and financial management of projects undertaken in rural areas, where most of the poor in the state reside. The loan has a grace period of eight years and a maturity of 15 years. "Bringing the state closer to citizens ...
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UP Election Results 2017: Violence rises five-fold in 5 years; politics turns communal 11.3.2017 Business Standard: News Now
Over five years, except for eight of 75 districts, communal violence increased across UP
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