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Onsite creches a win-win for firms 14.10.2017 Hindu: National
IFC study says onsite facilities for employees’ children lower attrition
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Engineering colleges fume at government order on grant 7.10.2017 Deccan Herald - News
Seven private-aided engineering colleges are up in arms as the State government has asked them to repay grants they received between 2003 and 2009 under the World Bank-assisted Technical Education Quality Improvement Programme (TEQIP). The Department of Technical Education, the nodal agency for TEQIP, has written to the colleges, informing them that the recovery will start from 2017-18 financial year. TEQIP is aimed at improving infrastructure at technical education institutions in India, and approved by the Union government in 2002. Under the first phase - February 2003 to March 2009 - Karnataka received Rs 162 crore for 14 engineering colleges. This included two government colleges, seven private-aided colleges and five private-unaided colleges. The state government pitched in with a share of 20%, which is Rs 32.40 crore. Of this, the DTE says Rs 24.62 crore (76%) is recoverable because it was a loan, whereas the remaining 24% was a grant. "According to a MoU we signed with the State government, ...
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French firms aim to create more jobs in India 29.9.2017 All Companies Stories
French president Emmanuel Macron makes an official visit to India later this year
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In a first, government to run safety checks on 5,000 big dams 27.9.2017 ET: Infrastructure
The project cost has now been revised to around Rs 3,400 crore and the World Bank has agreed to fund 80% of that, DRIP director Pramod Narayan told TOI.
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In a first, govt to run safety checks on 5,000 big dams 27.9.2017 TOI: India
For the first time, the Centre is planning to conduct a ‘break analysis’ of 5,247 large dams across the country, and put in place an emergency action plan, especially for the 196 that are over 100 years old. Of these 196 dams, 72 are in the southern states and Maharashtra.
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Odisha govt to use live Twitter for investments 16.9.2017 Business Standard: News Now
Titled 'New Opportunities in Odisha', the live session is accompanied by the hash tag, #GrowWithOdisha
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CWC signes MoUS with NIT Calicut and NIT Rourkela to support capacity building in Dam Safety Areas 31.8.2017 New Kerala: India News
New Delhi, Aug 30: Central Water Commission (CWC) has signed MoUs with NIT Calicut and NIT Rourkela to support dam rehabilitation efforts of various implementing agencies and CWC.
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CWC signes MoUS with NIT Calicut and NIT Rourkela to support capacity building in Dam Safety Areas 30.8.2017 Govt of india: PIB
Central Water Commission (CWC) has signed MoUs with NIT Calicut and NIT Rourkela to support dam rehabilitation efforts of various implementing agencies and CWC.
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Against the violence of ‘development’ 29.8.2017 FrontLine: Home
Corporate interests are trying to grab enormous tracts of land with the support of the state, but their attempts are being met with an unprecedented unity among landowners and others dependent on the land for their livelihood. By VIJOO KRISHNAN
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Healthcare Global to set up 12 new hospitals in 18 months 22.8.2017 ET: Healthcare
Healthcare Global plans to expand its network of cancer care centres to about 30 from 21 now, and will add a few more IVF clinics to its existing network, Kumar told ET.
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LIVE! IT Dept raids Bengaluru resort where Guj Congress MLAs staying 2.8.2017 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
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Bulletin Board. 19.7.2017 Deccan Herald - Supplements
Undergraduate programmes Indian School of Business & Finance, an affiliate centre of the University of London, with academic direction from the London School of Economics & Political Science is inviting students to apply for its three-year undergraduate honours degree programmes in BSc Economics, BSc Economics & Finance, BSc Accounting & Finance, BSc Economics & Management, BSc Business & Management, BSc Management & Digital Innovation. The application deadline is July 26. Visit www.applytoisbf.com to apply. Photography contest Applications are invited for the India Post Independence Day Photography Competition 2017. The theme for this year will be 'Beautiful India'. The photography should be original work printed on an A-4 size paper. Prize winning entries will be used for stamp designing and other philatelic items. The last date to apply is July 25. To know more, Visit www.indiapost.gov.in/vas/Pages/IndiaPostHome.aspx. Design contest The Department of Consumer Affairs, Government of India, has ...
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Tata-backed Moglix raises $12m from IFC, Rocketship 6.7.2017 TOI: All Headlines
Tata-backed Moglix raises $12m from IFC, Rocketship
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Indian-promoted fintech firm InstaRem raises $13 mn in round-3 fundraising 4.7.2017 All Companies Stories
World Bank lists it among the most cost-efficient money transfer platforms across the world
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Gold steady on easing dollar, stocks amid hawkish central banks 30.6.2017 Top Stories
Gold prices steadied on Friday, supported by an easing dollar and falling equities even as comments from global central banks suggested monetary tightening in Europe and Canada.
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Karnataka assembly unanimously passes state GST bill 15.6.2017 Deccan Herald - Breaking News Rss Feeds
With less than a month left for the rollout of the GST, the 'Karnataka Goods and Services Tax Bill, 2017' was unanimously passed by the state assembly here today.Before Karnataka, as many as 24 states and Union Territories had passed the State Goods and Services Tax (SGST) bill in their respective legislative assemblies.As per the GST Constitutional amendment, all states have to pass SGST bills by September 15, 2017, failing which they will lose their taxation powers.Piloting the bill, Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah said the state has always been at the forefront of issues like implemen
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French firm to make 800 'super high-power' locomotives in India 11.6.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Endorsing Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Make In India vision, French conglomerate Alstom plans to manufacture 800 "super high-power" locomotives in India over a decade, its Managing Director for India and South Asia Bharat Salhotra said.
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Karnataka to borrow $ 350 million from ADB for road development 10.6.2017 Hindu: Karnataka
U The government has decided to borrow $ 350 million from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) for developing core road network of 1,193 km in the State under the third phase of the Karnataka State Highwa...
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Karnataka state govt bans planting eucalyptus, acacia trees owing to impact on ground water level 17.5.2017 TOI: Bangalore Times
Largescale planting of eucalyptus and acacia trees under the Social Forestry scheme to meet the firewood and timber demand not only squeezed the districts of its rich underground water table, but also made annual rainfall in the region a mirage of its former self. Even though the state government had directed the Karnataka Forest Department (KFD) not to create Eucalyptus plantations back in 2011 saying it would have a serious impact on the ground water levels, there was no proper documentation on the damage caused to the ecosystem.
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3 years of Modi govt: India everywhere is the PM's mantra 16.5.2017 Business Standard: Today
Armed with a political mandate, Modi took some foreign policy risks. Why doesn't he take more?
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