User: hrjatkar Topic: Land Acquisition Act
Category: Displacement
Last updated: Aug 18 2018 15:58 IST RSS 2.0
 
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UN Following Kerala Floods "Closely", Says Received No Request For Help 18.8.2018 NDTV News - Latest
United Nations secretary-general chief Antonio Guterres has expressed sadness over the flooding and extensive damage and displacement caused in rain-battered Kerala.
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India needs to drastically reform higher education in rapidly digitising world 14.8.2018 Sify Finance
Independence Day, concerns over honing its human capital come to the fore. These mus be addressed if the nation is to seize the opportunity offered by a demographic dividend for sustainable and inclusive digital growth.
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Chinese Hydrographic Survey Ship Arrives In Sri Lanka On Goodwill Visit 9.8.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
A hydrographic survey ship of the Chinese Navy has arrived at the port of Colombo on a four-day goodwill visit, the Sri Lankan Navy said.
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Libyan cancer clinic relies on donors to treat patients 6.8.2018 Reuters: World News
One of Libya's few cancer clinics is relying on donors to keep its doors open for patients who often travel hundreds of kilometres (miles) for life-saving treatment.
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National Monitoring Committee has been set up to look into issues related to displacement, compensation, payment and resettlement including those of tribal persons 26.7.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Department of Land Resources in the Ministry of Rural Development is the nodal agency for matters relating to land acquisition. Acquisition of land for various projects is done by concerned State Governments/ UT Administrations as per provisions laid down in the Land Rehabilitation Act, 1894 as well as under the Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Act, 2013 (RFCTLARR Act, 2013).
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SSUM denounces detention of Student activists at Tamil Nadu and Telangana 24.6.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
SSUM denounces detention of Student activists at Tamil Nadu and Telangana
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Hurricane Maria kills 4,600 in Puerto Rico 30.5.2018 General News
Hurricane Maria killed more than 4,600 people in Puerto Rico, 70 times the official death toll of 64, the media reported on Wednesday.
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Vazhayila-Nedumangad road project in trouble 22.5.2018 Hindu: Thiruvananthapuram
Residents fearful of widespread displacement
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Commissioning of Third Ship of Landing Craft Utility Mk-IV ‘IN LCU L53’ (GRSE Yard 2094) at port Blair- 25 Apr 18 25.4.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The third ship of the Landing Craft Utility (LCU) Mk-IV project was inducted into the Indian Navy today at Port Blair. The ship was commissioned as INLCU L53 by Vice Admiral Bimal Verma, AVSM, ADC, Commander-in-Chief A&N Command.
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Robots to the rescue where workers can't be found 17.4.2018 Business Standard: News Now
In a prosperous economy, there are few takers for new jobs
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Toxic legacy 10.4.2018 FrontLine: World Affairs
The U.S. invasion of Iraq, which started 15 years ago in March 2003, has resulted in untold damage, death and displacement and triggered a global refugee crisis, but Washington seems determined not to learn its lesson. By JOHN CHERIAN
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Anti-forest, anti-forest dweller 4.4.2018 Hindu: Opinion
The Compensatory Afforestation Fund is a deeply flawed and unjust mechanism
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Dams in India did more harm than good, says UN Water report 20.3.2018 All News-IANS Stories
Sounding a warning that over five billion people across the globe may run into water shortage, a United Nations report has pointed out that dams in India have done more harm than good to the cause of water security.
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No Country for the Underprivileged: Govt’s Infrastructure Push Has Urban Poor Fighting for Homes 26.2.2018 The Wire

A recent report shows that forced evictions in Indian cities have led to massive homelessness in 2017 even as the government’s record of resettling the poor and providing affordable housing remains abysmal.

The post No Country for the Underprivileged: Govt’s Infrastructure Push Has Urban Poor Fighting for Homes appeared first on The Wire.

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1.2 lakh people evicted to make our cities beautiful, slum-free and smart: HLRN 24.2.2018 Citizen Matters
HLRN report lays out details of forced eviction in Chennai, Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai, Hyderabad and other Tier I cities in 2017; finds beautification, ‘slum-clearance’ and smart city projects to be the top cause, followed by infrastructure projects. ...
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KRCL to lay rail link to seaport 20.2.2018 Hindu: Cities
Corporation and VISL signs MoU; RVNL had backed out from the project
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Thackeray to meet Fadnavis over opposed oil refinery project 15.2.2018 General News
Shiv Sena Chief Uddhav Thackeray will be meeting Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, on Thursday over widespread objection on an upcoming oil refinery in Ratnagiri district.Thackeray will be accompanied by a delegation of locals from Ratnagiri who are opposing the project.It is notable that the Shiv Sena has announced a break-up from its ally in the state, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), and will be contesting the 2019 general election alone.The chemical industry projects in Ratnagiri are also part of Shiv Sena's grievances with the BJP, given the projects require displacement of several houses in the area as well as pose health hazards.Locals are up in arms over the West Coast Refinery and Petrochemical project proposed to go on floors in Ratnagiri district along the Konkan coast, and have staged protests as well.Besides the refinery, the Jaitapur Nuclear Power Project is also proposed to come up just 15 kilometers away.
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Despite Setbacks, Battle Over Land Rights Continues in Telangana’s Vemulaghat 13.2.2018 The Wire

"We will fast for as long as we have to,” say protesting farmers who face displacement, even as the Kaleshwaram irrigation project has already received environmental clearance.

The post Despite Setbacks, Battle Over Land Rights Continues in Telangana’s Vemulaghat appeared first on The Wire.

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CEPT students' aerotropolismodel to upgrade Surat airport 31.1.2018 DNA: Mumbai
In a major academic project, a group of students of CEPT University has proposed aerotropolis model to transform Surat airport to the Airports Authority of India (AAI). As part of their semester 3 studio ‘Metropolitan Airport and Aerotropolis infrastructure project development’ outcomes, the students of infrastructure planning undertook a massive research on ‘Transformation of Surat airport infrastructure by aerotropolis model via land pooling method’. While giving their presentation to the civil aviation secretary Rajiv Nayan Choubey and AAI Chairman Guruprasad Mohapatra, the students also proposed improvements in the national policy and amendment in the AAI Act. The principal objectives of the presentation were to highlight the need for integrating airports into the urban planning in a holistic manner and application of Aerotropolis model via land pooling method. Taking Surat as a case, the outcomes included a master plan for the airport and aerotropolis considering maximum land utilisation, minimum ...
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Infosys, TCS join global tech-reskilling drive for 1 million workers 25.1.2018 Business Standard: News Now
Move aims to address job displacement arising from automation and Fourth Industrial Revolution
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