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Self-discipline, awareness key to avoid road mishaps: HRD Lyngdoh 16.8.2017 The Shillong Times
  Tura: The Road Safety Advocacy on the theme “Your Safety, secures your family- Be cautious on Roads” was held at SMELC, Dakopgre, West Garo Hills Tura on Wednesday where Meghalaya Transport Minister, H D R Lyngdoh graced the occasion as Chief Guest. Speaking on the occasion, H D R Lyngdoh highlighted the safe monitoring tips and […]
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Mumbai: Suburban district collector's letter nails MMRC's lies 16.8.2017 mid-day.com
MMRC has already begun work on land near Jogeshwari-Vikhroli Link Road The Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation's (MMRC) lies have been exposed again. Despite its claim that it has all permissions in place for the Metro-III work in Aarey, environmental activists have stumbled upon a letter from the suburban district collector's office in Bandra that proves it's all bunkum. The letter states that any construction work on the 3-hectare land given to the MMRC near the Jogeshwari-Vikhroli Link Road is subject to the order of the National Green Tribunal in the Vanashakti vs Union of India application, being heard since 2015. Besides, the MMRC is yet to change the land use reservation from a no development zone to take up construction activities. Aarey Conservation Group member Stalin D, who also heads NGO Vanashakti, said he found the letter, dated September 19, 2016, after filing an RTI application at the suburban collector's office in Bandra. "The letter is proof that MMRC's work in Aarey is illegal." Another ...
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Govt to set up 'Alternative Mechanism' to expedite strategic disinvestment 16.8.2017 Business | The Asian Age
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Baltic index continues gaining streak as capesize rates surge 16.8.2017 TOI: Intl Business
BALTIC-INDEX/:Baltic index continues gaining streak as capesize rates surge
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Govt sets up high-powered panel for strategic disinvestment 16.8.2017
New Delhi: The Cabinet on Wednesday decided to set up a high-powered committee of Union ministers, including Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, to expedite strategic disinvestment of state-owned companies.  The Cabinet gave its nod for setting up an Alternative Mechanism (AM) consisting of Finance Minister, Road Transport and Highways Minister, and Minister of Administrative Department, to decide on the matters relating to strategic disinvestment, an official statement said after the Cabinet meet which was chaired by Prime Minister Narendra   Modi.  The panel will decide on matters relating to terms and conditions of the sale from the stage of inviting of expressions of interest (Eols) till inviting of financial bid, the statement said.  Further, the Core Group of Secretaries will be empowered to take policy decisions with regard to procedural issues and to consider deviations as necessary from time to time for effective implementation of decisions ...
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Government approves new Metro Rail policy 16.8.2017 TOI: India
The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the Metro Rail Policy 2017 to keep up with "high level of expectations and states' aspirations", Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley announced
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Maersk upbeat on shipping outlook, faces hefty cyber attack bill 16.8.2017 TOI: Intl Business
MAERSK-RESULTS/ (UPDATE 5, TV, PIX):UPDATE 5-Maersk upbeat on shipping outlook, faces hefty cyber attack bill
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Govt focuses on cost reduction, urban development in new metro rail policy 16.8.2017 Business Standard: News Now
The policy opens a window for private investments across a range of operations
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FIIs have become marginal players in Indian equity markets: Tushar Pradhan 16.8.2017 Business Standard: News Now
In a Q&A, he says that as for earnings growth, the cycle is bottoming out
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Congress woos urban voters with Indira canteens ahead of Karnataka polls 16.8.2017 Business Standard: News Now
Karnataka saw opening of over 100 Indira canteens in Bengaluru, which would offer subsidised food for the urban poor, as Chief Minister Siddaramaiah is looking to consolidate his urban voter base ahead of assembly elections next year.Siddaramaiah, a mass leader, has so far been blamed for focusing on rural Karnataka, at the cost of the state capital, which generates two thirds of the taxes. The government's neglect of the city's infrastructure was evident on Independence Day, when parts of South Bengaluru saw homes flooded with overflowing drainage, following heavy rains in the city. The highly polluted Bellandur lake has been spewing again affecting traffic in the locality.Even with the first phase of Bengaluru Metro operational, the city is still notorious for its bumper to bumper traffic, with vehicles in main arteries driving at less than 10 kmph.With startups rationalising staff or shutting down due to funding crunch and uncertainty in the export focused IT services firms, ..
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Govt hikes constant attendant allowance for retired employees 16.8.2017 News
The constant attendant allowance is paid in addition to the disability pension
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Cabinet approves new mechanism to hasten strategic disinvestment 16.8.2017 Top Stories
There will be an alternative mechanism to decide on matters relating to terms and conditions of sale
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Punjab: Truck operators call off agitation after assurances from the government 16.8.2017 India – The Indian Express
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Air Berlin: Asia's biggest budget airline trains crew to spot human traffickers - Times of India 16.8.2017 TOI: All Headlines
Air Berlin: Asia's biggest budget airline trains crew to spot human traffickers - Times of India
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Govt sets up panel for strategic disinvestment 16.8.2017 BusinessLine - Policy
The Cabinet today decided to set up a high-powered committee of Union ministers, including Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, to expedite strategic disinvestment of state-owned companies. The Cabinet g...
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Why man bathing after 20 years is cause for celebration 16.8.2017
Loosing weight can be extremely challenging for many. A lot of people find it hard to stick to their goal. But Charles Pask is not one of them. The 37-year-old successfully completed his mission and lost 7.5lbs. He celebrated his victory by taking his first bath in 20 years, as he was unable to fit in his tub before his weight loss . Pask felt unhappy being 33 stones and 7.5lbs with a "BMI three times over", the Metro reported. He decided it was times to make the change when his friend was diagnosed with cancer. He was set out to make a lifestyle change and get to a healthy weight . He joined Slimming World in the hopes their food plan would help loose the weight and not feel constantly hungry. In 15 months, Charles lost 14 stone and 28 inches from his waist. "I had my first bath for over 20 years whilst on holiday in Cornwall in July and it was a surreal but fantastic moment," he told the Metro. Charles also credits the support from his girlfriend being an inspiration in his weight ...
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Water crisis, sirji 16.8.2017 Hindu: Home
The issue is simple. Inveterate urban development and concretisation of cities, coupled with growing population, is preventing the replenishment of the water table. If we don't plant trees, soon we will have nothing to drink and bathe in but swill.
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James Cameron’s dreams come true! 16.8.2017 Free Press Journal: Glam
Quite in the literal sense, because most of the filmmaker’s movies are inspired from his dreams  
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Thousands take part in ‘Sandhanakoodu’ festival 16.8.2017 Hindu: News
People of all religions and castes enter the dargah and offer prayers
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​Government extends tax exemption for industry in NE, hilly states 16.8.2017 ET: Policy
"Within the framework of the GST Act each industry will be entitled to its own refund mechanism during this particular period (March 31, 2027)," Jaitley said.
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