User: hrjatkar Topic: Land Acquisition Act
Category: Displacement
Last updated: May 22 2017 23:54 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Govt sets ball rolling for Parwan Dam project 22.5.2017 TOI: Jaipur
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Nearly 2.8 million people internally displaced in India: report 22.5.2017 deccanherald.com
Nearly 2.8 million people in India have been internally displaced last year due to disasters and conflicts linked to identity and ethnicity, a new report by a monitoring centre said. The Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre of the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) released a new report which ranked India third among countries most affected by displacement related to disasters followed by China and the Philippines. There have been 448,000 new displacements due to conflict and violence in India. Nearly 2,400,000 people were displaced due to disasters, the report said. "Together with China and the Philippines, the country regularly sees the largest numbers of displacements. In recent years, displacement has mainly been associated with flood and storm events, although approximately 68 per cent of India is prone to drought, 60 percent is vulnerable to earthquakes and 75 percent of the countrys coastline is prone to cyclones and tsunamis," the report said. Combined with the countrys high population density, ...
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Resources and their utilisation should be for common good, says CJI 20.5.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Chief Justice of India Jagdish Singh Khehar on Saturday said that it was incumbent upon the government to ensure that the ownership and control of resources was for the common good coupled with an economic system working for the common man's benefit.
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Australian patrol vessel Ocean Shield arrives Chennai 18.5.2017 Deccan Herald - National
The offshore patrol vessel Australian Border Force Cutter (ABFC) Ocean Shield has arrived at Chennai Port on Thursday as part of International Co-operation. The ship was part of the extensive search operations to trace the ill-fated Malaysia Airlines flight MH-370 in 2014. The ship will be at Chennai until May 20. A series of programmes have been planned by the Indian Coast Guard for mutual interaction to develop Inter-Operability among the maritime forces. Coast Guard sources here today said that the ship was constructed as an Offshore Support Vessel by STX OSV, Tulcea, Romania and was later inducted as ABFC Ocean Shield, an Offshore Patrol Vessel on June 30, 2012. The ship achieves the maximum speed of 16 kt with a displacement of 8,500 tonnes and draws 6.6-meter draught. A medium size helipad is available atop the bow of the ship, which also has 1,000 square meters deck area for cargo and equipment. The ship has a complement of 16 Officers and 36 ...
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7.6 million Yemeni people live in high-risk areas for cholera: UN 16.5.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The UN said that an estimated 7.6 million people live in areas at high risk of cholera transmission in Yemen, UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric told reporters here Monday.
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Medha Patkar demands more transparency in ADB projects 8.5.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Highlighting the adverse impact of fundings from Asian Development Bank and other international financial institutions (IFIs), social activist Medha Patkar on Monday said that these agencies are involved with ill-conceived projects which result in displacement of people.
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Why workers lose 26.4.2017 FrontLine: Columns
The IMF’s push to delink the decline in the share of labour in national income from the rise of finance, neoliberalism and globalisation leads to a set of banal prescriptions on how to deal with a problem that is at the centre of the crisis of capitalism today.
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Images: In a first, China launches domestically-built aircraft carrier 26.4.2017 All Economy & Policy Stories
The carrier will be able to operate China's Shenyang J-15 fighter jets
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Climate crisis helps foster terrorism: Report 20.4.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Climate change helps to create an environment in which terrorists can thrive, a report commissioned by the German government warned on Thursday.
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Warship INS Chennai makes maiden visit to Chennai 15.4.2017 All News-IANS Stories
India's guided missile destroyer INS Chennai arrived here on Saturday on her maiden visit, the Defence Ministry said.
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Warship INS Chennai makes maiden visit to Chennai 15.4.2017 Hindu: Home
India’s guided missile destroyer INS Chennai arrived on Saturday on her maiden visit, the Defence Ministry said.The warship is part of the Western Fleet and was commissioned into the Indian Navy last...
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What Gen Z wants 11.4.2017 Rediff: Business
Marketers must understand how aware Gen Z is of its unlimited options while tapping into their sentiments.
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Tapping into Gen Z sentiments 29.3.2017 Business Standard: News Now
Marketers must understand how aware this generation is of its unlimited options
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Commissioning of INLCU L51 by Vice Admiral Bimal Verma, AVSM Commander-in-Chief Andaman And Nicobar Command 28.3.2017 Govt of india: PIB
INLCU L51 was commissioned into the Indian Navy on 28 Mar 2017 by Vice Admiral Bimal Verma, AVSM, Commander-in-Chief, Andaman and Nicobar Command at Port Blair.
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23% rise in kraft paper price hits corrugated box manufacturers hard 20.3.2017 Business Standard: Companies & Industry
In a major blow for corrugated box manufacturers, prices of kraft paper have risen by 23 per cent over the last three months due to shortage of its supply following intermittent closure of production units.Trade sources said that kraft paper prices have surged perhaps the highest in any quarter. Trading currently at Rs 26-27 a kg, kraft paper prices have risen by Rs 7 a kg across all its varieties since January and Rs 2-3 a kg in March alone.Sharp increase in the raw material cost has questioned the financial viability of corrugated box manufacturers being the only raw material. Therefore, corrugated box manufactures have sought proportionate hike in the prices of the packing material from consumers industries including large corporate."Unless the box users including large fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) companies grant minimum 23 per cent price increase quickly, units of this industry would face imminent closure shortly. At the same time, paper mills are being requested to avoid ...
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