User: hrjatkar Topic: Land Acquisition Act
Category: Displacement
Last updated: Jul 16 2019 24:29 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Over 100 killed, millions displaced from floods in India, Nepal and Bangladesh 15.7.2019 Reuters: Top News
Floods have forced more than four million people from their homes across India, Nepal and Bangladesh and killed more than 100 people as torrential rains in the initial days of monsoons wreaked havoc.
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As Karachi strives to become a ‘world-class’ city, its most vulnerable residents pay the price 3.6.2019 Scroll.in
In Pakistan’s largest city, thousands have been displaced by ‘anti-encroachment’ drives.
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The surprising ways in which global migration can actually contribute to sustainable development 13.5.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Migration is at an all-time high and is largely viewed as a challenge – but if handled well, it can actually be an opportunity.
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What urban planners today can learn from Leonardo da Vinci’s 15th-century ‘ideal city’ design 7.5.2019 Scroll.in
The Renaissance artist’s city contained design features and engineering works not realised until hundreds of years after he died.
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Climate change has slowed down India’s economic growth by 30% 1.5.2019 Scroll.in
Never mind the future – rich countries have already benefited from climate change, while poor countries have suffered dramatic economic losses.
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Fishermen articulate their demands to contestants, seek commitment 2.4.2019 Hindu: Health
Faced with threats of displacement due to the proposed Coastal Economic Zone, relaxation of Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) norms and falling catch, the
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Litmus test for Congress in Chhattisgarh: Will it hand over another coal mine to the Adani Group? 26.3.2019 Scroll.in
Chief minister Bhupesh Baghel had criticised mining contracts awarded to Adani while in Opposition. Has he changed his stance now?
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4 Injured As Goa Bridge Scaffolding Collapses 13.3.2019 NDTV News - Cities
Four persons were injured after a scaffolding erected for the construction of a major bridge in Goa across the Zuari river collapsed on Wednesday, an official said.
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The Modi Years: How close is India to getting 100 Smart Cities? 26.1.2019 Scroll.in
Progress has been slow. Projects have been limited to small areas.
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Adani Benefits, Bangladesh Benefits, at the plight of Jharkhand's Adivasi farmers 8.12.2018 Sify Finance
Jharkhand government's manipulation of a law meant to protect Adivasi farmers has resulted in benefits for Adani Group.
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In Madhya Pradesh’s energy hub Singrauli, residents felt powerless before the elections 28.11.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
Displacement, unemployment, environment degradation are some of many problems in this part of the state.
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There’s an environmental cost to disaster and conflict relief – and clean energy is the way out 24.11.2018 Scroll.in
At present, relief operations overwhelmingly rely on diesel for transport and electricity generation, and wood and charcoal for household cooking.
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Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik writes letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, asks Centre to cancel Polavaram project 21.11.2018 Zee News : India National
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday wrote a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and requested him to stop the construction of Polavaram Dam by Andhra Pradesh's government. 
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The poor bear the real cost of Pakistan’s mega projects because of the Raj-era Land Acquisition Act 29.10.2018 Scroll.in
In Pakistan, infrastructure projects echo familiar stories of the state’s broken promises.
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Disequilibrium: DISTURBIA 13.10.2018 Financial Chronicle
Mass migration and rampant urbanisation have left urban agglomerates creaking as civic amenities have broken down under the sustained human onslaught. Skilling and vocational development is crucial to arrest this emergent trend line as this peculiar strand of xenophobia against economic migrants takes shape leading to greater social disorder and unrest in India. With as many as 139 million moving about in India, it is leading to employment and economic displacement which comes with an attendant backlash Even as agriculture’s contribution over the years has diminished, the emphasis on services has been overplayed. In many ways, services acquired an altogether new hue, becoming the hot button item in India’s economic march. But for India to provide basic employment and deal with rapid urbanisation and mass migration, it requires jobs for the legionnaires coming off the assembly line. Mass employment remains a distant chimera. The economy likened to a prisoner in captivity is shackled by its own growth, ...
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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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