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Gamdevi: Lessons from Mumbai’s past that could help it create a better future 18.10.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
A neighbourhood built after the 1896 plague demonstrates that urban resilence is possible. People-centric planning is the key.
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India, ADB signs loan pact to develop secondary towns in Rajasthan 13.10.2020 Projects Monitor

The government of India and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) entered a loan agreement worth USD 300 million to finance inclusive and sustainable water supply and sanitation infrastructure and services in 14 secondary towns of the state of Rajasthan. The project aims to provide better quality and more sustainable water supply and sanitation (WSS) services […]

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Tender floated for construction of 17 STPs 29.9.2020 Projects Monitor

The Hyderabad Metropolitan Development Authority has floated tender for construction of 17 sewage treatment plants (STPs) under the Sewerage Improvement Project of Sewerage Master Plan. The scope of work envisages construction of 17 STPs of 376.5 MLD capacity (decentralized) along River Musi and on Kukatpally Nala Catchment (Hussainsagar Lake Catchment) of Hyderabad Urban Agglomeration Area […]

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Two decades after Kolar Gold Fields lost their glitter, residents continue to live in despair 27.9.2020 Scroll.in
Once called mini England, the town was the first in India to be electrified in 1902.
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India’s cities drive economic growth but are short on resources. How can the gap be bridged? 25.9.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
In view of the adverse impact of the GST on the revenues of municipal corporations, inter-governmental transfers must be increased.
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The vision of slum-free Indian cities needs to be viewed through the lens of inclusive development 19.9.2020 Scroll.in
Allowing slum communities to re-develop their own homes could provide the model for better urban housing.
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Kangana gets BMC notice for 'illegal construction' 8.9.2020 Rediff: News
The notice pointed out over a dozen alterations in the bungalow, like a "toilet being converted into office cabin" and "new toilets being constructed along side the staircase", the official said.
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Indian cities get drowned every monsoon. Here’s what can be done about it 28.8.2020 Scroll.in
Urban areas are expanding and engulfing the open spaces which were major drainage points or forests in the past.
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Woman, girl dead as part of Mumbai building collapses 27.8.2020 Rediff: News
The search and rescue operation there is still on, the official added.
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Covid patients aged 50+ can't home-isolate: BMC 21.8.2020 Rediff: News
According to the civic body, the decision has been taken to curb the high morality rate among COVID-19 patients in the city. An analysis of data shows that mortality rate in patients in the 50 to 60 age group is very high.
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India’s health centres are facing staff shortage as coronavirus cases continue to rise 1.8.2020 Scroll.in
Reduction in salaries, late payments and fear of infection are dissuading qualified professionals from applying for vacancies.
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In India, 90% sanitation workers don’t have health insurance even amid the coronavirus crisis 31.7.2020 Scroll.in
The findings are based on a survey conducted in five states and two metros.
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BMS urges 30.7.2020 Manipur: E-Pao
BMS urges
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Robotic scavenger launched to check hazards of manual scavenging 29.7.2020 The Assam Tribune
Robotic scavenger launched to check hazards of manual scavenging
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These frontline workers died of Covid-19. Their families are now struggling to get insurance money 29.7.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
The government’s Rs 50 lakh insurance scheme is enmeshed in riders and red tape.
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Politics for the Poor: Bala's day-long fast concludes 27.7.2020 Manipur: E-Pao
Politics for the Poor: Bala's day-long fast concludes
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Mumbai's COVID-19 situation 'in control': BMC 22.7.2020 Rediff: News
The BMC also said that Ganesh mandals in the city have been asked to keep the Ganpati festival celebrations simple and low-key this year and focus on social service.
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How strong is the link between Mumbai’s slums and the spread of the coronavirus? 20.7.2020 Scroll.in
Is slum redevelopment the best way to guarantee the city’s long-term health?
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Explained: Dharavi's COVID-19 Success 17.7.2020 Rediff: News
Prasanna D Zore/Rediff.com reveals how the BMC has contained the spread of COVID-19 in Dharavi, India's largest slum, which WHO wants to know more about.
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Mumbai NGO donates sanitary pads, masks to flood-hit women 13.7.2020 The Assam Tribune
Mumbai NGO donates sanitary pads, masks to flood-hit women
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