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Bhumi in Chambal 26.9.2017 The Tribune
Actress Bhumi Pednekar, who was last seen in Toilet Ek Prem Katha with Akshay Kumar and Shubh Mangal Saavdhan with Ayushmann Khurrana, will be seen playing the female lead in the upcoming Abhishek Chaubey directorial Chambal.  The movie is based on Chambal dacoits. At a recent event, the actress was asked if her upcoming Chambal will break her from the girl-next-door mould, Bhumi said, "I have never really tried breaking that mould... I am not an actor who sees that now I will do romantic, urban, thriller films. I am not that sort of an actor. I purely go by my instinct when I read a script. I read a script and if the character and film excites me, I just want to be a part of it. That's the person I am." The actress says she doesn't understand what might be good or bad for her career. Bhumi says, "I literally chase characters and I know that Chambal is going to be challenging and is a tough film for me as well. I am very thrilled about doing this."  She will be playing the lead opposite Sushant Singh ...
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Ryan reopens with revamped safety 26.9.2017 dailypioneer
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CM reviews plan for setting up decentralised STPs 26.9.2017 dailypioneer
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Commercial activity at Leisure Valley raises big stink 26.9.2017 The Tribune
Tribune News Service Chandigarh, September 25 Leisure Valley park here is being used for commercial activity by private enterprises causing inconvenience to regular visitors and damage to the green belt, courtesy the Municipal Corporation, Chandigarh. A shopping-cum-fun and food exhibition, which was organised by LaFeria Events on Sunday and Monday, has left the park area in shambles. Garbage dumps, stagnant water and vehicles parked inside the garden could be witnessed behind the stalls put up here. Even cars were seen parked on roads, road berms and green areas on the roadside outside the park. The Leisure Valley in Sector 10 here is one of the first largest sites developed by Le Corbusier. This park is used extensively by residents of Sector 10 and other parts of the city for exercise and morning and evening walks daily. “The area has been spoilt. They have allowed vendors to drive in and park their vehicles near their stalls inside the park. Temporary electricity connections were given to various ...
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School reopens 2 weeks after murder 26.9.2017 Hindu: Delhi
Security measures in place at Ryan International; over 800 students attend class
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Mumbai may spoil state’s plan for open defecation free status 26.9.2017 Mumbai – The Indian Express
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Tamil Nadu: Migratory birds arriving early this season 26.9.2017
Chennai: Ornithologists and bird trackers in Tamil Nadu are hoping for a better migration this year due to the surplus southwest monsoon. Migratory duck species and waders have already started arriving in advance by a month, field rangers of TN forest department serving at the protected bird sanctuaries disclosed. According to Pallikarnai forest ranger P. Natarajan, the top brass of the forest department have instructed the field staff to speed up the annual work to be undertaken ahead of the bird migration season. Usually the season begins by mid October and the birds arrive in large numbers during November, but due to the surplus south west monsoon the wetlands in Chennai have started receiving birds a few weeks earlier this year.  Red Munia "Waders like Ruff, Sandpiper and Little Stint have arrived in Pallikarnai. Mi-niature birds like Blue Tailed Bee Eater and Red Munia have also arrived", said KVRK Thirunaran, founder, The Nature Trust. Among ducks, about 100 Garganey have arrived ...
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Capt calls for collective effort to promote health care, education in state 26.9.2017 The Tribune
Tribune News Service  Chandigarh, September 25 Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh on Monday called for collective effort by all sections of society to bring Punjab back on the path of development. Amarinder said improving infrastructure in the health care and education sectors is the main focus of his government. He said that after 70 years of Independence, 24,000 primary schools did not have basic amenities like benches and toilets and public health centres were in a bad shape. He said the government intended to do basic check-up of the population at health care centres once or twice a year. (Follow  The Tribune on Facebook ; and  Twitter @thetribunechd ) Speaking at the release of a coffee table book ‘Doyens of the Health Care’, brought out by The Tribune group, the CM said that apart from setting up a new medical college at Mohali, the government intended to set up another in south Punjab over the next two years. “My priority is to bring the state out of the mess,” he said. Earlier, welcoming ...
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Cycling track to link Mulund, JVLR 26.9.2017 Hindu: Home
BMC hopes to unveil first phase of 40-km dedicated corridor by Diwali
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Bhumi Pednekar's 'lucky charm' hike 26.9.2017 Delhi Age
Filmmakers wanting to cast her are shelling out the price because of the girl's lucky charm presence as well.
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Venkaiah Naidu to declare rural areas in Nargund open defecation-free 26.9.2017 Hindu: Karnataka
Vice-President to make a formal declaration at a function to be held in Konnur village today
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North, central Karnataka, and Malnad region hit 26.9.2017 Hindu: Karnataka
Man killed, three others seriously injured in lightning strike in Shivamogga
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CM reviews plan for decentralised sewage treatment 26.9.2017 The Tribune
Tribune News Service New Delhi, September 25 Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today reviewed a plan for setting up decentralised sewage treatment plants (STPs) across Delhi. The Chief Minister held a meeting with senior officials of the Delhi Jal Board (DJB). In the meeting he was briefed about the 600 sites identified in unauthorised colonies, villages and other areas for establishment of decentralised STPs. According to sources, these STPs would not only solve the sewage crisis, but would also produce a huge amount of recycled water in the city. In the first phase, STPs would be set up in these 600 locations. Later, the DJB has to identify more locations for decentralised STPs. A statement issued by the government said that decentralised STPs would be installed and treated water would be used for different purposes such as waterbody recharge, horticulture and other non-potable uses. A day after taking charge of the water department, Kejriwal had visited three decentralised STPs in areas under the New ...
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Hyderabad: CCTV data sparingly used for civic issues 26.9.2017
HYDERABAD: The CCTV project in the city is confined to ensuring law and order and free traffic flow and is not being put to regular use to offer better civic amenities. The police department has provided access to CCTV footage to other departments like GHMC, HMWSSB and Secunderabad Cantonment Board. Problems like badly damaged roads, overflowing garbage bins, leaks in drainage and water pipelines, faulty street- lights can be noticed in the CCTV footage coming from various parts of the city. However, the information is used sparingly by the civic body only during heavy rains or major events like the Ganesh immersion. The CCTV project is the "brain child" of Chief Minister K. Chandrashekar Rao to make Hyderabad safe and secure with good living conditions. The police has planned to instal one lakh CCTV cameras  with community participation like involving residential colonies as well as traders and business establishments.  With positive response from colony associations and trader ...
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There's an internet of things blueprint for a clean Ganga 26.9.2017 ET: Infotech
Vivek Mehrotra, chairman of IET India IoT Panel’s Ganga Rejuvenation says that Ganga as a river has been neglected for a long time.
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BBMP issues notices to lake encroachers 25.9.2017 Deccan Herald - City
The BBMP issued notices to the slum dwellers of Subramanyapura lake on Wednesday, asking them to vacate the place. This is part of the civic body's effort to clear the lake of encroachments. The notices have been issued to about 30 slum dwellers and they have been asked to vacate the place in two days. "We will not move from this place. They have pasted the notices on the doors of houses which were closed, but we will not go anywhere," said the residents. 'Residents not vacating' A senior BBMP official said, "We have provided flats built by the Slum Development Authority to these people. Even then, these residents are not ready to vacate." "We have taken up a project to revive the lake at a cost of Rs 3 crore. This lake was neglected for the last 10 years. We will see to it that the sewage water does not enter the lake. We will build a pathway along the lake for visitors to walk. These houses, situated in the middle of the lake, have been coming in the way of our work," he said. No power ...
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All-night rain throws Monday morning traffic into disarray 25.9.2017 Deccan Herald - City
All-night rainfall brought the city to a halt on Monday morning as people were stranded on roads for long hours. The rainfall started around 1.15 am and it continued to pour till 10 am, marooning many arterial roads. Office-goers and students had a tough time reaching their destinations as traffic came to a standstill across the city. Suresh, of RT Nagar, said he reached his office on MG Road nearly an hour late as roads were flooded with rainwater. "There was knee-deep water near Mehkri Circle even at 9.30 am. Vehicles were not moving at all," he added. Areas that received heavy rainfall were Koramangala, Ejipura, Nagasandra, Chikkabanavara, Jayanagar, Seshadripuram, Hebbal, Majestic, Vijayanagar, Shanthinagar, Yeshwantpur, Malleswaram and MG Road. "The rain, along with potholes, made riding difficult. I have been stuck in the traffic for the past one hour," said Pavan Kumar, of Yeshwantpur, who works in a private company. "I am running out of time to reach office." Waterlogging and slow-moving traffic ...
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Residents oppose diversion of drainage into waterbody 25.9.2017 Hindu: Madurai
Cadres of Communist Party of India, along with residents of Othakadai, staged a hunger strike on Monday, condemning the action of diverting stagnant drainage water in and around the Madurai Bench of M...
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GHMC chief upset over people not using Public Toilets 25.9.2017 thehansindia3900
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In search of resistance 25.9.2017 Hindu: Home
Shapeshift Collective’s new performance that debuts this evening explores the effect of growing intolerance on the body and its impulses, says Ranjana Dave
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