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Taking off from Down Under 20.10.2017 Opinion – The Indian Express
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New park opened in Keezhkattalai 19.10.2017 Hindu: Chennai
The walls at the green facility bear images of wild animals, birds and sporting activities
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To increase green cover, Pune Municipal Corporation will launch sanskriti themed project  17.10.2017 Pune – The Indian Express
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Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission houses cry for attention 16.10.2017 thehansindia3900
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Kochi Metro hits bus operators hard 16.10.2017
KOCHI: The income of the private bus services operating in the metro corridor has shown a marked decline after the Kochi Metro Rail Ltd (KMRL) has extended the service to MG Road comprising the central business areas in the city.  "There is a sharp fall in the `7 minimum category of tickets in the past few days", says MB Sathyan, president of the Kerala State Private Bus Operators Federation. The metro services to the MG Road has commenced on October 3. The reports received from bus owners have shown that the decline in the `7-category is around 150-200 tickets per bus per day in vehicles operating Aluva-MG Road stretch, he said.  In the longer stretch also decline has been noticed, but it would take a few more days to collect a tangible data in this regard, he added. Some people say a decline of 5-10 tickets per day in Aluva-Kalamasserry or Aluva-Edappally sectors, he said.  According to Mr Sathyan around 70 buses are operating in the Aluva-MG Road stretch, which ...
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Non-utilisation of funds by GWMC irks KTR 15.10.2017 thehansindia3900
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Rameswaram municipality awards toll tender for ₹2.27 crore 14.10.2017 Hindu: News
National Highways opposed to collecting toll across NH 49
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Procurement through GeM portal causes delay, Army wants to continue old system 14.10.2017 Deccan Herald - National
The Army wants to continue with its old procurement system for a few more months as the new mode of doing it through the Government e-Marketing portal still has glitches. The army also asked for an additional fund of Rs 8.5 crore for each military station for modernization required to bring the stations across the country at par with the smart cities being developed by the government. The Indian Army commanders, who are currently meeting in New Delhi, resolved to obtain permission from Prime Minister Narendra Modis Government to continue with the 2016 Defence Procurement Procedure in view of the certain hiccups in the newly introduced system of doing it through the Government e-Marketing or the GeM portal. "As per the governments directions, all procurements have to be (done) through (the) GeM. Presently, the complete system has not stabilized and certain procedural issues have come to the fore resulting in delays," Lt. Gen. Vijay Singh, Director General (Staff Duties) of Indian Army, said. He was ...
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State not to budge from 90:10 funding for smart city 14.10.2017 The Shillong Times
SHILLONG: The state government has refused to budge from its demand for a revised funding pattern in implementing the Centre’s Smart Cities Mission. Urban Affairs Minister Ronnie V Lyngdoh said the government’s stand “is very clear” and it cannot agree to the 50:50 funding as prescribed by the Centre. “We have requested the Centre for […]
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Ball set rolling for ‘green’ Patradevi-Pollem highway 14.10.2017 The Navhind Times
  PANAJI: Goa will become the first state in the country to be adopted under the Green Highways (Plantation, Transplantation, Beautification and Maintenance) Policy of the central government. A related Memorandum of Understanding was signed between the Union Ministry for Road, Transport and Highways (MoRTH) and the Goa State Infrastructure Development Corporation (GSIDC), in the ...
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Six steps to job creation 13.10.2017 Hindu: Lead
It is crucial to align policy across sectors and upgrade the country’s social infrastructure
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French President to visit India in Dec 13.10.2017 HBL: Home
Emmanuel Macron to discuss bilateral trade, smart cities, renewable energy
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Zhaleo urges extension of 10 percent central pool fund allocation for NE 13.10.2017 rssa.at
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8 of Rajiv Raja gang nabbed 13.10.2017 The Tribune
Our Correspondent Hoshiarpur, October 12 The district police here today arrested eight members of the infamous Rajiv Raja gang. Narcotics, three cars, a scooter an4d firearms were recovered from the accused. Senior police officials told this at a press conference here. The police had put up a naka near Dholwaha. A car that was indicated to stop at the naka tried to flee from the spot and attempted to run over the police party. During this time, the car went out of control and got stuck in the bushes. A police party followed it and nabbed the driver and his three accomplices. They were identified as Amrit Singh, alias Amrut, a resident of Kundanpuri Ludhiana, Satnam Singh, alias Karodi, a resident of Langowal in Sangrur district, Jatinder Singh, alias Shuru, a resident of Ambgarh in Jalandhar district, and Shubham, alias Bamb, a resident of Ladowal in Jalandhar. During interrogation, Satnam Singh, Amrit Singh and Shubham told the police that they were in contact with gangster Rajiv Raja of Ludhiana, who ...
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We don't want to build ghost towns in India: Alkesh Sharma, CEO, DMIC 13.10.2017 Business Standard: Economy & Policy
Alkesh Sharma talks about the rationale behind abandoning some projects and innovative approaches the DMIC is adopting
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Chief negotiators of FTA to meet next month to chart way forward: Tomasz Kozlowski, EU Ambassador to India 12.10.2017 ET: Opinion
"There are 6K EU companies in India, providing directly and indirectly 6.2 mn jobs. The EU is by far the largest investor in India with a stock of more than €50 bn", added Kozlowski.
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PM Narendra Modi to inaugurate global conference on cyber space 12.10.2017 Technology – The Indian Express
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Corporation wants Kozhikode to be Smart 12.10.2017
Kozhikode: The corporation council on Wednesday unanimously adopted a supplementary agenda for participating in the last round of the Smart City Challenge.  The councillors pointed that Kozhikode is the largest city in Malabar and the hub of all cultural and economic activities. Kochi and Thiruvananthapuram are already on the elite list under the prestigious national project. The urban renewal and retrofitting program aims at developing 100 cities all over the country making them citizen friendly and sustainable under the Smart Cities Mission. P. Abdu Rahman, UDF councillor, said Kozhikode had all the qualifications to be included just like Kochi and Thiruvananthapuram. "But we were ignored for lack of initiatives. The corporation must take an immediate stand to get onto the list," he said. JDU councillor Thomas Mathew demanded an international stadium in the city.  "The major reason why we miss international or national sports events is lack of facilities," he ...
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Javed Akhtar to be honoured with Hridaynath Award 11.10.2017 mid-day.com
Hridayesh Arts celebrates 75 Glorious Years of music career of Bharat Ratna Lata Mangeshkar. On the occasion of 28th anniversary of Hridayesh Arts and 80th birthday of Pt. Hridaynath Mangeshkar, Hridayesh Arts in association with Jay Satya Charitable trust is organising a unique music program 'Amrut Hriday Swar Lata' presented by Annu Kapoor Fims Pvt Ltd to salute and celebrate 75 glorious years of musical journey of Bharat Ratna Lata Mangeshkar. Javed Akhtar Devendra Fadnavis, Hon'ble Chief Minister of Maharashtra, will be the Chief Guest. Mr. Vinod Tawde, Hon'ble Minister of Education, Cultural affairs and Sports will be the Special Guest of Honour. Pt. Hridaynath Mangeshkar will be felicitated on this occasion. Lifetime achievement award, instituted by Hridayesh Arts, entitled 'Hridaynath Award', will be presented to eminent lyricist and writer Padma Bhushan Javed Akhtar. The award comprises Rs 1 lakh and a memento. The program 'Amrut Hriday Swar Lata' will be directed and anchored by Mr. Annu ...
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Havells eyes venture with European firm 11.10.2017 Hindu: Industry
Lighting market growing 13% annually
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