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Scavengers who died were working on a World Bank-funded project: BWSSB 12.3.2017 TOI: All Headlines
Scavengers who died were working on a World Bank-funded project: BWSSB
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BWSSB to act against contractor 8.3.2017 Deccan Herald - City
The Manual Scavenging Act clearly prohibits anyone from entering a live manhole without proper safety gear, according to BWSSB chairman Tushar Girinath. "It is very unfortunate that this has happened," he said. Girinath said it had been wrongly reported that it was maintenance work. "It was the project of laying lines between KR Puram and Kadubeesanahalli where in between, there are manholes," he said. The contract was given to Ramky, which had not completed the work. And the chief engineer had given them a notice as this manhole was overflowing and was regularly collapsing, he added. "Of course, criminal cases have been registered and the BWSSBwill also take legal action against the contractor. But for that, we will have to examine the legal clause as the project was signed following World Bank guidelines," Girinath said. An internal inquiry has been ordered to examine what made the contractor breach rules and allow people to enter the manhole at night and what were the procedural lapses. The earlier ...
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Nine towns in state to get 24x7 water supply 7.3.2017 Deccan Herald - City
The government will take up a project to provide round-the-clock water supply in nine towns at an estimated cost of Rs 205.87 crore. Urban Development Minister Roshan Baig told reporters that the towns are:Mudgil, Teredal, Mulki, Mundargi, Shiralkoppa, Kottur, Kampli, Tekkalakote and Mahalingapura. "These are among the 27 towns identified for 24X7 water supply. Already, we have made round-the-clock water supply possible in Ilkal," said Baig. He added that the Karnataka Urban Infrastructure Development and Finance Corporation are taking up the projects. The target is to provide 24X7 water to 55 towns in the next three years, of which 15 towns will be taken up in one year. He said the government has taken up the Karnataka Municipal Reforms Project at a cost of Rs 1,364 crore with funding from World Bank for urban local bodies other than Bengaluru. Computerisation of basic municipal functions, streamlining finances and scientific base maps using satellite images will be ...
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Pharma major Granules India to invest $84 million in expansion 20.2.2017 News
Investment will be backed by IFC, which has three previous exposures to the company
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World Bank now aware one size doesn’t fit all, says Nirmala Sitharaman 12.2.2017 Hindu: Cities
The World Bank now sees that a ‘one size fits all’ policy in terms of lending does not hold good for countries like India, said Nirmala Sitharaman, Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Commerce...
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Re-skilling - the new focus of IT majors 6.2.2017 TOI: Home
At the turn of the century, a boom in the IT sector led by companies such as TCS, Infosys and Wipro translated into the creation of thousands of white collar jobs in the country, and a relatively easy opportunity to work onsite in the mature markets of US and Europe.
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CFSI to make its foray into the digital arena 5.2.2017 Hindu: News
The Children’s Film Society of India (CFSI) is planning to make its presence felt in the digital world and the first of its attempt is the web series ‘V3’.“The testing of the three episodes is going ...
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CWC signs MoU with IIT Madras, IIS Bengaluru to support dam safety capacity building 27.1.2017 New Kerala: India News
CWC signs MoU with IIT Madras, IIS Bengaluru to support dam safety capacity building
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Water commission signs MoUs with IIT, IIS on dam safety 27.1.2017 All News-IANS Stories
To improve its capacity to safeguard dams, the Central Water Commission (CWC) on Friday signed two separate MoUs with Indian Institute of Technology, Madras and Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru, said an official statement.
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CWC inks MoUs with IIT Madras, IISc for dam safety in seven states 27.1.2017 TOI: India
The Central Water Commission (CWC) functioning under the Union ministry of water resources on Thursday signed two separate MoUs with IIT- Madras and Indian Institute of Science -Bangalore for procurement of specified equipment and software for dam safety.
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CWC Signs MoU with IIT Madras and IIS Bengaluru to Support Their Dam Safety Capacity Building 27.1.2017 Govt of india: PIB
Central Water Commission (CWC) under the Ministry of Water Resources River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation signed two separate MoUs with IIT Madras and IIS Bengaluru in New Delhi today
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Living in the dark: 240 million Indians have no electricity 27.1.2017 Business Standard: News Now
50 million rural homes without power despite idle generation
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Logistics industry beckons investments 6.1.2017 Deccan Herald - Business
The Indian logistics industry has been gaining traction with ecommerce penetration, revival of the economy, and the proposed GST implementation, said J M Baxi & Co Chief Executive Officer Nandan Yalgi, highlighting the growth opportunities in the industry. Speaking at Business opportunities in a growing Indian economy — Logistics at People of Indian Origin Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PIOCCI) Conlave 2017, conducted in conjunction with the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas on Friday, Baxi said, the country's logistics industry is projected to grow at a CAGR of 15-20% during FY18-FY20, and India's Logistic Performance Index (LPI) has jumped up to the 19th position from 54th, as per LPI 2016 by World Bank. Talking about cold chain, he said the industry has been growing at a CAGR of 20% for the last three years, and the cold chain market in India is anticipated to reach Rs 62,400 crore by 2017. "India today has very fragmented warehousing, with state-of-the-art warehousing facilities missing. Investments ...
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We will lay 4,000 km of pipelines in 30 month: B C Tripathi 5.1.2017 All Companies Stories
Interview with chairman and managing director, GAIL
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India needs to prepare itself to face 2017 environment disasters 4.1.2017 All News-IANS Stories
While environment diplomacy at the UN climate change conference in Marrakech last November became uncertain after Donald Trump, a climate change sceptic, won the US presidential elections, experts have suggested that India must tread its own path ...
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Year End Review: Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region 26.12.2016 Govt of india: PIB
Year End Review: Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region
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Tata Housing, Macquarie form Rs 2,000 crore fund 25.12.2016 ET: Finance / Insurance
Over the past few years, Tata Housing has emerged as one of the leading real estate players with a pan-India presence across the affordable and luxury segments.
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Tata Housing, Macquarie form Rs 2,000 cr fund 25.12.2016 Latest News
Macquarie Group will put in Rs 1,400 cr while the Tata group firm will contribute Rs 600 cr
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World Bank arm IFC pumps $15m into Byju's 21.12.2016 TOI: All Headlines
World Bank arm IFC pumps $15m into Byju's
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Our unhealthy obsession: Ease of Doing Business 19.12.2016 Rediff: Business
India stands at an embarrassingly low 130 among 190 countries in the World Bank's Ease of Doing Business rankings. But in our worry over it are we forgetting the big picture -- to make India an attractive investment destination -- wonders Avirup Bose.
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