User: governance Topic: India Urban Governance
Category: NGO Interventions
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Cheshire Home to extend services 19.6.2009 Hindu: Karnataka
MANGALORE: The city unit of Cheshire Home India, a home for the disabled, will have two more training centres in Mangalore as part of its community-based programme. Speaking to The Hindu Wilma Aranha, chairperson of ...
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Nagar Raj Bill faces citizens' ire 16.6.2009 DNA: Top News
The idea was to institutionalise the citizens' participation and give them a say in the decision-making process.
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Painting the town red, literally 15.6.2009 DNA: Top News
There is one house in Oshiwara that has a brightly coloured, beautifully done walls and equally colourful staircase.
Salaam Zindagi holds blood donation camp 15.6.2009 Indian Express: Ludhiana
Salaam Zindagi Foundation, a city-based NGO today celebrated Dr Karl Landsteiner’s birthday, observed as World Blood Donors’ Day throughout the world, at Pindi Dayal Dharamshala here today.
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Nagpur: NGOs shelter same sex couple 13.6.2009 TOI: Cities
Rupa and Rupali (name changed), the lovebirds from Sillewara, have been ‘sheltered’ by a city-based Non-Government Organisation at an undisclosed location in the city.
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Public backs BMC drive 9.6.2009 TOI: All Headlines
Public backs BMC drive
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Admn to join hands with voluntary bodies for city 9.6.2009 TOI: All Headlines
Admn to join hands with voluntary bodies for city
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Citizens, NGOs to contribute to Chandigarh's betterment 8.6.2009 New Kerala: Punjab
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World Environment: Day observed at Ukhrul 6.6.2009 Manipur: E-Pao
World Environment: Day observed at Ukhrul
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Sehore: Once vibrant, now in disarray 3.6.2009 India Together
Twenty years ago Sehore was a very livable town. It had a beautiful microclimate and was surrounded by forests and water bodies that never dried up. Today it is becoming a village again, finds Kalpana Sharma.
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Elections over, Bangalore NGO to monitor state MPs 2.6.2009 Bangalore Mirror: City
Elections over and the 15th Lok Sabha in place, it's time to monitor the work of elected representatives of the country. Bangalore-based voluntary group Daksh is all set to do so...
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Elections over, Bangalore NGO to monitor state MPs 2.6.2009 New Kerala: Karnataka
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Committee to decide the fate of Mulund skywalk 1.6.2009 Mumbai Mirror: Communities
The scrapping of the Mulund skywalk project at JN Road has raked up the issue of accountability of public money. Prakash Padikkal, president of Hillside Residents Welfare Association (HIRWA), brought this up in a meeting among the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA), residents and NGOs to discuss the issue of scrapping of the skywalk...
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A role model 1.6.2009 Hindu:Education Plus: Bangalore
TISS courses are designed to meet society’s needs
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Setting a model for rural development 30.5.2009 TOI: All Headlines
Setting a model for rural development
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Lighting the lives of less privileged 24.5.2009 TOI: All Headlines
Lighting the lives of less privileged
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Can a new law save Bengaluru? 11.5.2009 Citizen Matters

The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagar Palike's fiasco at the JP Nagar 24th Main Road/15th Cross Ring Road intersection (underpass) is well known to south Bangalore residents in that area. A contractor had outsourced the work to another incompetent contractor who was later replaced by the BBMP. The project is months behind schedule and shows no sign of completion, with heaps of mud, broken dividers with mud all over and the main road dug up.

In 2006, despite a clear warning from its own chief auditor on tendering, the BBMP violated the process in appointing consultants to monitor a major…

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VMC to approach Jaipur civic body for state’s first-ever dog census 3.5.2009 Indian Express: Ahmedabad
The Vadodara Municipal Corporation (VMC) is planning to approach the Jaipur Municipal Corporation, M S University’s Faculty of Social Work and non-government organisations to conduct the first-ever dog census in the state.
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An online initiative for you to join in governance 3.5.2009 Hindu: Front Page
A step beyond providing accessible information to citizens
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Farm policy fails to address key issues 15.3.2008 India Together - Agriculture

A two-day seminar held recently in Mumbai brought together policy makers, bureaucrats, social workers, farmers, journalists, activists and researchers. Scrutinising farm policy in depth, they said that policy had failed to address some of the main challenges, reports Aparna Pallavi.
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