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Karnataka: Undertrial ends life in Mandya jail 22.7.2017

Mysuru: An undertrial at Mandya sub jail reportedly ended his life by hanging in the jail toilet on Thursday night. Raghavendra, 33, tied the blanket, provided to him in jail, to the window.

According to SP Mandya Radhika, who visited the jail, Raghavendra was sentenced for chainsnatching in April this year. Fellow inmates called him ‘quiet’, saying he was upset that his relatives hadn’t visited him or applied for bail, she said. CCTV footages on the jail premises have revealed that it is a case of suicide, she added. 

A case has been registered in Mandya West Police Station. After the inquest autopsy at Mandya institute of Medical Sciences, the body was given to the relatives, Radhika said. 

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Heavy rains bring city on its knees 22.7.2017 Vadodara - City - The Times of India
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Waste management: Chandigarh civic body likely to get garbage segregation machines 22.7.2017 Chandigarh – The Indian Express
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Christurajapuram road makes life hell 22.7.2017 thehansindia3899
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United Bengaluru meets to protect city lakes 22.7.2017
Benagluru: After inspecting 27 lakes in the city, the United Bengaluru on Friday convened a meeting of its core members to discuss ways to protect lakes across Bengaluru. The citizen group has promised to continue its lake visits next month, after which they will address zoning issues which last week caught the eye of the entire state after the Urban Development Authority issued a draft notification on zonal regulation.  Former Chief Secretary V. Balasubramaniam said, "The United Bengaluru must file Public Interest Litigation in NGT, questioning the implementation of the N.K. Patil report on lake restoration." Narrating the experience he gathered from the lake visits, Mr Subbu Hegde, President, Classic Orchards Property Owners" Association, said that local residents are aware that lakes have to be restored for their own survival. "We must get the revenue map of all the lakes, mark the boundaries and identify the encroachers. As per the old revenue records, we can declare all ...
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MC replants two trees 22.7.2017 The Tribune
Chandigarh: The Horticulture Division of the Chandigarh Municipal Corporation has replanted a tree after necessary pruning, along with due treatment, on the Sarovar Path, Sector 18. The replantation was done on the directions of MC Commissioner B Purushartha. The Chandigarh Municipal Corporation came up with an idea to save the uprooted trees during the storm and heavy rains from the axe. TNS Mayor takes stock of MOH office Chandigarh: UT Mayor Asha Jaswal on Friday took stock of the Medical Officer of Health (MoH) located in 30 bays building, Sector 17, Chandigarh. Bharat Kumar, chairman, Sanitation Committee, Ravi Kant Sharma, Chairman, Fire & Emergency Services Committee, and other councillors also accompanied the Mayor. During the visit, the Mayor took round of the office and instructed the officers concerned to improve the seating arrangements in the office of the MoH and the office of death & birth registration. She also checked toilet blocks in the area and instructed the officers concerned to ...
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KriArj Entertainment?s next to be Abhishek Kapoor's Kedarnath 22.7.2017 thehansindia3904
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Residents do GDA’s job, drain rainwater from roads 22.7.2017 Noida - City - The Times of India
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Sewage plant launched 22.7.2017 The Tribune
Amritsar: MLA OP Soni inaugurated a sewage treatment plant to enable its water to irrigate fields and prepare manure at Khapar Keri village here on Friday. Soni said the plant was capable to clean 95 million litre of water and the same would be released free of cost to farmers. Similarly, manure would also be made available free of cost to farmers. He informed that the plant, spread on 38 acres of land, was planned and inaugurated during the previous UPA government at the Centre. TNS Bus staff call off strike  Finally, Metro Bus employees called off their strike over non-payment of salaries on Friday. The decision was taken after Deputy Commissioner (DC) Kamaldeep Singh Sangha assured them that the contractor operating the metro bus service would release their salary on Tuesday. Harjot Sigh, a bus conductor, said, “After assurance from the DC, we decided to call off the strike. The DC assured us that he will address the problems being faced by the employees.” If the company fails to release our salaries, ...
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‘Smart’ city plan for Dwarka, Narela, Rohini 22.7.2017 Hindu: Cities
DDA to invite bids in second week of August; developers to be selected by Oct.
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This is where LU students live 22.7.2017 TOI: Lucknow Times
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Swachh Bharat pins hope on laggard states’ turnaround 22.7.2017 Politics and Nation-News-The Economic Times
The latest impetus has come from the largest state, which is also one of the worst when it comes to lack of toilets. UP is promising a turnaround under the Yogi Adityanath government.
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Biomethanation plant in need of urgent repair 22.7.2017 Coimbatore - City - The Times of India
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Ensure civic amenities at all bus stands in the state: HC 22.7.2017 The Tribune

Legal Correspondent

Shimla, July 21

The HP High Court has directed the Managing Director, HRTC, to ensure all civic amenities at the bus stands of the state.

During the course of hearing, the Managing Director, HRTC, was present before the court and assured the court that the HRTC would comply by all directions of the court. He further assured the court that woman guards would be posted outside toilets.

After hearing the matter for some time, a Division Bench comprising acting Chief Justice Sanjay Karol and Justice Sandeep Sharma further directed the Managing Director to file a compliance affidavit within two weeks and listed the matter for further hearing on August 10. The court passed the order on a public interest litigation highlighting the issue of lack of civic amenities at the ISBT, Shimla.

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Creating a new normal 22.7.2017 Columns – The Indian Express
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Hyderabad: 'Filthy' hotels go scot-free with Rs 500 fine 22.7.2017
Hyderabad: The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation has cracked the whip on several hotels in the twin cities after it found them guilty of violating hygiene and food safety rules.  Hotel Sitara Grand in Banjara Hills was fined Rs 10,000 for unhygienic condition. Spice 6 in Banjara Hills was fined Rs 20,000 for the unhygienic condition of its kitchen, and Y2K restaurant in Panjagutta was sealed for serving stale food and not having a trade licence. Almas Palace in Jubilee Hills was fined Rs 10,000 for the unhygienic condition of its kitchen and Swagath Grand in Vanasthalipuram had to pay a fine of `10,000 for serving stale food. Astoria Hotel at RTC X Roads was fined Rs 10,000 for unhygienic conditions. Paradise Hotel at IS Sadan had to pay a fine of Rs 20,000 for using unstamped meat and lack of hygiene, and Minerva Grand at SD Road, Secunderabad, was fined the same amount for the same reasons.  The GHMC has inspected 289 plus eateries since April 3, 2017 and imposed penalties on 171 for ...
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Rs 50 fine for urinating in public 21.7.2017 TOI: Delhi Times
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Akshay Kumar on Toilet Ek Prem Katha leak: I urge my friends and fans to please say no to piracy 21.7.2017 Bollywood – The Indian Express
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How Remo D'Souza saved Akshay Kumar's 'Toilet: Ek Prem Katha' 21.7.2017 mid-day.com
Remo D'Souza Remember how the makers of Baahubali: The Beginning (2015) kept the nation's most-guarded secret – why Katappa killed Baahubali – under wraps till the second instalment of the film hit the screens? Maybe the edit team of Akshay Kumar's next, Toilet: Ek Prem Katha, needs to borrow this strategy to keep the film safe until its release. Recently, choreographer-filmmaker Remo D'Souza, who was at his gym, stumbled across a pen drive, containing Kumar's entire film, which is set to hit the screens on August 11. D'Souza told mid-day, "My gym trainer found a pen drive at the studio and asked me to have a look at it. I was shocked to find that it had the entire raw footage of the film. I made sure he didn't pass on the copy to anyone. Neither did I let him watch it. Prerna [Arora of KriArj Entertainment; film's production company] is a friend and I gave the pen drive to her. I am a filmmaker and as part of the fraternity, I understand a leak could have lasting monetary repercussions. The film's ...
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Residents fear these two lakes may disappear 21.7.2017 Hindu: Cities
Civic officials are not bothered either by dumping of garbage or untreated sewage or encroachment of the water bodies
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