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Hero Future Energies eyes renewable assets of Equis energy 20.6.2017 ET: Power
Renewable energy develepor Equis Energy plans to exit the Indian market and has put Energon and Energon Soleq on the block.
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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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Karnataka to borrow $350 million from ADB for road development 10.6.2017 Hindu: News
Begins acquiring over 1,000 acres for 1,193-km road network
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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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Two IWAI vessels flagged off in Kolkata 1.6.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Two inspection-cum-survey vessels of the Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI), constructed at a cost of Rs 3.24 crore, were flagged off here on Thursday.
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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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Can Aadhaar be used to snoop on you? Experts say it very well can be 8.5.2017 Business Standard: Front Page Headlines
Privacy and security experts say that UID can be used as a tool for mass surveillance by the govt
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Pacts worth Rs 2 lakh crore inked at logistics summit, says Nitin Gadkari 5.5.2017 Business Standard: Economy & Policy
He said these pacts would pitch for a holistic approach to spur infrastructure growth in India
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Absent teachers: Not as big a problem as we think 27.4.2017 Education
Hiralal, a 36-year old head teacher in a small government school in Basarpur, a village in Rajasthan, was absent 45 out of 200 working days (22.5 per cent), the school time prescribed by the Right to Education (RTE) Act. (The name of the teacher and the school have been changed to maintain confidentiality.)
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Indian states need to strategise their development (Column: Active Voice) 18.4.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The Modi government has been pulling all stops to improve the ease of doing business rankings since it came into power in a bid to improve Indias image as a business-friendly economy and attract global investment.
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Happiness index also important: Pranab 14.4.2017 Hindu: National
At Ambedkar birth anniversary, President says GDP and Gross National Happiness go together
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Loan waiver: Why shift to populism, Congress style? 9.4.2017 Times of India Opinion
Modi the economic developer has been upended by Modi the populist. The farm loan waiver and other measures announced in Uttar Pradesh last week amounted to an emphatic change in BJP policy direction. Given scarce...
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Diverging state trajectories 3.4.2017 Latest News
With a per capita income of $4,800, Goa is comparable to upper middle income countries
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Takeaways for Bengaluru from New York City's waste management plans 31.3.2017 Citizen Matters

Bengaluru qualifies to be in the low-income category as per World Bank classification, with investments made more on collection and poor quality landfills.

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Toll to be levied on 19 roads in Karnataka 17.3.2017 Hindu: News
The State Cabinet on Friday approved levying of toll on 19 roads, covering a stretch of 1,530 km, in different parts of the State. These roads were developed under the Karnataka State Highways Improve...
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World Bank gives Aadhaar thumbs up; wants other nations to adopt it too 17.3.2017 News
The Aadhaar system is the most sophisticated identification programme in the world, said Romer
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skills index in the works to rank all districts 16.3.2017 TOI: Jaipur
The National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) under the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship is looking to create an index of skills for all districts of India a la the ease of doing business ranking system introduced in 2015 by the Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion (DIPP) along with the World Bank.
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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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Karnataka among 7 states selected for groundwater project 9.3.2017 Deccan Herald - State
Karnataka is among seven states selected by the Union Water Resources Ministry for the World Bank-aided National Groundwater Management Improvement Scheme (NGMIS) on a pilot basis. The ministry selected Karnataka, Gujarat, Haryana, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh based on an alarming drop in the groundwater table due to over exploitation. NGMIS envisages sustainable groundwater management with people's participation, an official in the Ministry told DH. The entire project costs around Rs 6,000 crore and will be implemented over a period of six years, said the official. The seven states identified for the project represent 25% of the overexploited blocks in the country. According to the ministry, in India, 245 billion cubic metres of goundwater is drawn every year. This represents about 25% of the total global groundwater drawn. With the over 80% of rural and urban domestic water supplies in India depending on groundwater, the government is working on its better management for ...
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