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Cabinet orders audit over 'discrepancies' in hospitals 22.6.2018 Metros | The Asian Age
Clears set up of waste treatment plant at Bawana.
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Bawana: Cabinet nods to set up TSDF 22.6.2018 The Tribune
Tribune News Service New Delhi, June 21 The Cabinet today approved the setting up of Treatment Storage and Disposal Facilities (TSDF) at Bawana for the treatment and disposal of hazardous waste generated combined effluent treatment plant (CETP) and industrial units located in industrial estates. In a meting chaired by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, the Cabinet also approved the engagement of Indian Institute of Public Administration (IIPA) on nomination basis for third party audit of eight autonomous institutes/society hospitals, disbursement of the cost in three instalments i.e. 50 per cent amount of the study on commencement of work and another 30 per cent on submission of draft report and 20 per cent on submission of final report, the payment of fee shall be paid from grant in aid releases to Institute of Liver and Bellary Sciences (ILBS). The Cabinet’s decision to nominate the IIPA as the third party auditor is in line with the directions of the High Court in Writ Petition (C) 9350/2014 titled ...
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Waste management in Guwahati - the Indore formula 21.6.2018 The Assam Tribune
Waste management in Guwahati - the Indore formula
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MBMC on garbage decentralisation mission; 10 spots for mini waste-to-power plants identified 21.6.2018 Free Press Journal: Mumbai
Bhayandar: Those developing residential or commercial complexes with an area exceeding 20,000 sq mt will
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Varahi water to Udupi project figures in review meet 21.6.2018 Hindu: Policy & Issues
The issues of bringing water from the Varahi in Bharatkal, about 36 km from here, to Baje, and underground drainage system figured prominently in the
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Rains hit GAIL pipeline work hard 20.6.2018 Hindu: National
Paddy fields inundated, equipment and machinery submerged in water
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Tata Steel dispatches Ferro chrome from Gopalpur Industrial park 20.6.2018 Central Chronicle
Bhubaneswar, Tata Steel has started dispatching Ferro Chrome branded as Tata Tiscrome from its Ferro chrome plant in Gopalpur Industrial Park in Ganjam district. The first ever dispatch of Ferro chrome from the plant was flagged off by Vice President, Raw Materials, Chanakya Chaudhary and Vice President project,Gopalpur, Arun Misra in presence of other senior officials […]
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Lakes of Coimbatore come alive after the monsoons 20.6.2018 Hindu: Internet
The lakes are brimming and the birds have returned to roost. Despite a good South West Monsoon, is everything really okay?
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Government to adopt zero tolerance on water pollution 20.6.2018 The Tribune
Tribune News Service Jalandhar, June 19 State Environment Minister OP Singh on Tuesday said that 80 per cent of the city’s pollution was due to the Municipal Corporation (MC). He was here to interact with industrialists of the city on the issue of environment. The minister said the department had decided to raise the issue of the non-functioning of sewerage treatment plants (STP) within the jurisdiction of the MC as the main source of water and air pollution. Local bodies across the state could play a key role in saving the environment, he added. Earlier various industrial organisations handed over their memorandums to the minister, which the latter promised to take up with the Chief Minister. He said he would reach out to the industrialists across the state to settle the environment-related issues, as the Punjab Government had decided to ensure the cleanliness of water resources on a priority basis. Today at the meeting with industrialist associations from Jalandhar, which mainly comprised sports and ...
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Cancona garbage issue: hunger strike to continue 19.6.2018 Video News – The Navhind Times
The hunger strike over the mismanagement of the garbage treatment plants and the filthy conditions will continue for the next two days.And if the authorities still do not heed Canconkars then the agitation would become an indefinite hunger strike. This is a warning by the voluntary organisation Jagrut Canconkar who are on a hunger strike ...
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TSC launches its new print engine at Computex 2018 19.6.2018 Technology News | Read The Latest Technology News And Headlines, Mobile Phone Reviews And Much More
The new RFID label printer uses the ARM Cortex-A9 processor and claims to have a maximum printing speed of 14 inches per second.
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4 die of suffocation inside septic tank in Chhattisgarh’s Bijapur 19.6.2018 The Tribune
Raipur, June 19 Four people died of suspected suffocation inside the septic tank of a house in Chhattisgarh’s Bijapur district, police said. The incident took place at Pegdapalli village on Tuesday morning, Superintendent of Police Mohit Garg said. The deceased were identified as house owner Enja Madnaiyya (40), his son Pankaj Enja (25) and two others, Enja Shankar (20) and Haridas Kashyap (35). Madnaiyya had built the house recently. According to preliminary information, one of the victims climbed down into the tank to clean it, but he passed out, a police official said. Four others went inside but all of them passed out. They were pulled out by other villagers who were present and taken to a local hospital where four of them were declared dead. The fifth person was being treated. It appeared to be a case of suffocation, but the exact cause of deaths would be determined when the autopsy report came, the official said. Further probe is on. ...
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Civic body acts against 30 illegal constructions 19.6.2018 The Tribune
Tribune News Service Ludhiana, June 18 The Municipal Corporation conducted a drive against illegal constructions across the city on Monday. It was learnt that the MC took action against around 30 illegal constructions. Assistant Town Planner (ATP), Zone B, Kuljit Singh Mangat said they took action against eight buildings which were constructed in a no construction zone near the garbage dump, Tibba Road. He said three buildings were demolished while five were sealed. Mohan Singh, ATP of Zone A, said an illegal colony located near Jalandhar Bypass was demolished. Two houses under construction, sewer lines and roads were razed, he said. Besides, 10 illegal constructions were demolished on Bahadur Ke Road and Jaswant Nagar in Zone A. Two buildings each at Chaura Bazar and Field Ganj were sealed, he added. Assistant Town Planner (Headquarters) SS Bindra said 10 illegal shops were demolished at Ghumar Mandi. He said the drive was on against illegal constructions in the city. The MC had earlier served ...
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Civic body plans to overhaul canals 19.6.2018 Hindu: Health
Proposals sought from consultants for feasibility study
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TNSTC told to prepare estimates for shifting Ukkadam bus stand, depot 19.6.2018 Hindu: News
For Corporation to take up lake development project
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HC notice on supply of water to Kolar, Chikkaballapura 18.6.2018 Hindu: Rx
The water comes from Sewerage Treatment Plants in Bengaluru
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Punjab cities, towns to be open defecation free by June 30 18.6.2018 DNA: Recent Columns
All cities and towns of Punjab are all set to achieve Open Defecation Free (ODF) status by June 30, an official spokesman said today.          So far 120 cities have achieved the status of being Open Defecation Free whereas the rest of the 47 cities/towns would in all likelihood complete the target by June 30, the spokesman said. He said for the achievement of the mission objectives, the department has already released Rs 40.82 crore. Recently, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis declared rural areas of the state open defecation-free and claimed the state has constructed the highest number of toilets in the country. According to the baseline survey of 2012, around 55 per cent of the families in the state in rural areas did not have access to toilets, he said. Rajasthan, geographically the largest state in the country, kept up its date with the Open Defecation Free (ODF) declaration deadline of March 31. Data on the Swachh Bharat Mission (SBM) site shows that targets have been achieved and 27 out ...
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Governor visits Kheer Bhawani shrine, reviews mela arrangements 18.6.2018 The Tribune
Tribune News Service Srinagar, June 16 Governor NN Vohra visited the Mata Kheer Bhawani shrine at Tulmulla, Ganderbal, on Saturday to review the arrangements for Mela Kheer Bhawani commencing on June 20. Sheikh Ishfaq Jabbar, Ganderbal MLA; BB Vyas, Chief Secretary; Dr SP Vaid, DGP; RK Goyal, Principal Secretary (Home); Dr Piyush Singla, Ganderbal Deputy Commissioner; Fayaz Ahmad Lone, Ganderbal Senior Superintendent of Police, representatives of the Dharmarth Trust and several members of the Kashmiri Pandit community received the Governor on his arrival at the shrine, an official spokesman said. The Governor discussed with the Chief Secretary, the Deputy Commissioner and other officers concerned the arrangements made by the district administration and the Dharamarth Trust for the stay of the pilgrims, particularly the sanitation facilities He visited the sewage treatment plant at the shrine, which, he was informed by the Deputy Commissioner, would become operational in the next two ...
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MCB officials in a fix on cracking the whip on illegal buildings 18.6.2018 The Tribune
Tribune News Service Bathinda, June 17 Officials of the Municipal Corporation Bathinda (MCB) are in a fix over taking action against the illegal buildings constructed under political patronage in the city as the civic body has started taking action after Minister for Local Bodies Navjot Singh Sidhu’s directions and suspension of various MC officials in Jalandhar. MCB teams demolished two illegal buildings in the city on Saturday and will intensify its drive from Monday. Five illegal shops were demolished at Jujhar Singh Nagar besides one located at Mansa road. When the MCB team went to demolish a building in Jujhar Singh Nagar, senior leaders of the local unit of the Congress also reached the spot and entered into heated arguments with the MCB officials over the demolition of the building. Speaking on the condition of anonymity, a senior MCB official said, “We are in a fix because if we don’t act against the illegal buildings, the Local Bodies Minister and the department concerned will initiate action ...
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Court seeks reply on STP in Badrinath 18.6.2018 The Tribune

Dehradun, June 17

The Uttarakhand High Court has sought reply from the Centre and the state government on the construction of a sewage treatment plant (STP) near the Badrinath shrine in violation of environmental norms.

While taking up a public interest litigation (PIL) filed by a Nainital resident on Friday,  Justices VK Bisht and Alok Singh  directed the Central and state governments to file their reply by the next date of hearing on June 19.

Petitioner Chetna Bhargava alleged that the waste  from the plant was going into the river. She demanded that a shrine board be formed on the lines of the Vaishno Devi Shrine Board and the Tirupati temple board. — TNS

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