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GJU prof to attend meet in Singapore 21.8.2017 The Tribune
Chandigarh VK Jindal, an honorary professor from Hisar-based Guru Jambheshwar University, has been invited by Technical University Munich (TUM) for its “1st TUM Research Alumni Conference Living and Mobility in Smart Cities” from August 28-29 at TUMCREATE in Singapore. The conference will be held under the auspices of the sponsorship programme administered by Alexander von Humboldt Foundation and funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research. Professor Jindal will speak on “Solution of Temperature Conditioning in Smart Cities”.TNS Karnal Disabled end dharna, to meet CM today Scores of disabled persons, who have been staging dharna in-front of the Mini Secretariat for the last around 20-days, ended it on Sunday after the assurance by the OSD to CM, Amrinder Singh, of their meeting with Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar in Chandigarh on Monday. TNS Kurukshetra Man held with ganja The district police on Sunday arrested a man with more than one kg of ganja. The accused has been identified ...
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Doon should retain its originality as Smart City: Expert 20.8.2017 The Tribune

Dehradun, August 20

Dr Rajendra Dobhal, Director General, Uttarakhand State Council for Science and Technology, today stressed on retaining the originality of the city while pursuing the Smart City goal.

He was addressing a workshop entitled—Role of Communication in Citizen Engagement for Dehradun Smart City—organised by the Dehradun chapter of Public Relations Society of India today. 

He said it was important that the originality of Dehradun was not dismantled in the backdrop the city now finding place in the list of proposed smart cities of the country. He reminded that one needs to learn from the west, where cities like Paris and London retained their originality while transforming into modern day cities.

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Minister inaugurates first women hackathon 20.8.2017 thehansindia3899
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Women’s representation in STEM low: Union Minister 19.8.2017 Hindu: Andhra Pradesh
‘The need of the hour is to create a proper ecosystem’
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No threat to Constitution as long as Judiciary is independent: Justice Kurian 19.8.2017 India – The Indian Express
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Naredco convention from August 28 19.8.2017 thehansindia3903
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City set to get two more multi-level parking lots 19.8.2017 The Tribune
Tribune News Service Srinagar, August 18 After its first multi-level parking facility in Srinagar, the Economic Reconstruction Agency (ERA) is planning to come up with two more parking facilities at Lal Chowk. The Public Relations Officer (PRO), ERA, Muhammad Azhar told The Tribune that they were going to build more multi-level parking spaces around the commercial hub of Lal Chowk to ease the parking mess. “This is to bring an end to the congestion on roads due to roadside parking. One such parking will come at the place of the government press office at Lal Chowk. We are acquiring that property,” the official said. “This will be done in our next project as our current project is near completion,” he added. The Minister of State for Housing and Urban Development, J&K, has already approved the two multi-level parking facilities at Sheikh Bagh and old state motor garages at Lal Chowk to be built at a total cost of Rs 55 crore. These parking lots, to be surrounded by commercial complexes, would be ...
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‘Need smart citizens, not smart cities’ 19.8.2017 Hindu: Delhi
Arvind Kejriwal inaugurates new Delhi Technological University campus in east Delhi’s Vivek Vihar
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IFC, BSCL to forge partnership for Bhubaneswar smart city project 18.8.2017 All Economy & Policy Stories
Bhubaneswar Smart City Ltd (BSCL), the special purpose vehicle for Bhubaneswar Smart City project, is set to forge a partnership with International Finance Corporation (IFC), the private sector arm of the World Bank Group (WBG), to transform the capital of Odisha into a smart city.Bhubaneswar had emerged as the numero uno among the 20 winners of the Smart City Challenge competition held last year." We had proposed to partner with IFC to make Bhubaneswar a smart city. The basic objective was that IFC will play the role of technical transaction adviser for the projects to be developed in public-private partnership (PPP) mode", said an official of the BSCL.More importantly, IFC will help us in developing an ideal institutional financing model for smart city SPV that will enable the projects to get viable financing and guide projects to develop bankability for attracting finances, he added.It may be noted that the Department of Economic Affairs under the Ministry of Finance has ...
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Morning News Call - India, August 18 18.8.2017 TOI: Intl Business
INDIA-MORNINGCALL/:Morning News Call - India, August 18
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SPV notified for Shimla Smart City project 18.8.2017 The Tribune
Tribune News Service Shimla, August 17 The government today notified a Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) named as Shimla Smart City Limited for implementing smart city proposal under the Smart Cities Mission of Urban Development. Divisional Commissioner, Shimla, will be the chairman, while the Mayor, Director, Urban Development, DC, Commissioner, Municipal Corporation, two independent Directors, Chief Engineers of the PWD and IPH, Under Secretary, Ministry of Urban Development, as nominee, one part-time Director from the Finance Ddepartment, one part-time Director from Urban Development Department and Managing Director-cum-Chief Executive Officer will be the members of Board of Directors. The City Advisory Forum to the SPV will also include MP, MLA concerned, presidents of the Beopar Mandals, travel agencies, street vendors associations, resident welfare associations, taxi unions besides officers of different departments, boards and corporations. A spokesman of the state government said here today that the ...
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New master plan for city: LSG min to convene meet today 17.8.2017 TOI: Thiruvananthapuram
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Smart cities to drive video surveillance market in India: Seagate 17.8.2017 ET: Infrastructure
Internet Protocol (IP) video surveillance segment is registering key growth in the country and is rapidly outdoing the analog-based video surveillance segment.
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Mumbai: CM Devendra Fadnavis postpones Seoul visit after South Korea seeks time 17.8.2017 Free Press Journal: Mumbai
Mumbai: After the South Korean government said it needs more time to study the projects which it needs
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CM meets Babush’s CCP councillors 17.8.2017 TOI: Goa
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‘Our policymakers have not envisioned a space for the arts’ 17.8.2017 Nagpur News, Latest Nagpur News Headlines & Live Updates - Times of India
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Seven villages merged into GVMC 17.8.2017 thehansindia3899
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City all set to get more smart benches 17.8.2017 Hindu: Home
The estimated cost of each of the benches is around ₹4 lakh
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Smart cities take shape two years after launch of Modi’s flagship mission 15.8.2017 Politics and Nation-News-The Economic Times
Apart from Pune and Nagpur, three other cities which are in fairly advanced stages of commandand-control centre project rollout are Kakinada, Naya Raipur and Bhopal.
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Forget smart cities, we must make citizens smart: Kejriwal 15.8.2017 TOI: Delhi Times
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