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HP Ink Tank Wireless 419 review: An ideal home/office printer 18.8.2018 Technology News | Read The Latest Technology News And Headlines, Mobile Phone Reviews And Much More
Inkjet home printers are often expensive due to high cartridge costs, but the ink tank system rules that issue out.
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Jaipur Municipal Corporation ropes in staff for Diggi padyatra 18.8.2018 DNA: Urban Tales
The 53rd Lakkhi Padyatra from Jaipur to Diggi Kalyanji took place on Thursday-Friday. Due to Jaipur Municipal Corporation (JMC) efforts, for the first time, the city looked clean during the Padayatra. More than 1,000 dustbins and 750 sanitation workers were roped in by the JMC to look after the cleanliness of the city.  Every year, the 70-kilometre long padyatra takes place and this year, more than 12 lakh people participated in it. During the yatra people put up refreshment centres to serve the padyatris due to which, garbage can be seen strewn on the city roads. Seeing this, mayor Ashok Lahoti especially planned a new setup of cleaning city roads.  During the annual padayatra of Diggi Kalyanji, lakhs of people passed through the roads of the city, but this time the roads were seen clean after Padayatra.  “We have divided Padayatra route into 10 zones and deployed a separate team for cleanliness for each zone during the yatra. 50 JMC officials were appointed in these zones as in charge and co-in charge. ...
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Army blocks bridges, forces locals to wade through river 18.8.2018 The Shillong Times
SHILLONG: The residents of Jyntah on the outskirts of Shillong have accused the Indian Army’s Assam Regiment of harassment after the defence authorities blocked two bridges with barb wires forcing locals to walk across the river Wah Umkhen. The helpless residents were furious at the army’s “sudden move” to block the bridge on the Wah […]
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Despite edge, fifth election is still challenging for CM 18.8.2018 The Shillong Times
Chief Minister Conrad Kongkal Sangma is seeking the mandate of the people from South Tura Chief Minister Conrad Kongkal Sangma is seeking the mandate of the people from South Tura  to have uninterrupted governance under the NPP-led MPA government.The 40-year-old politician, who contested four elections and won two, spoke to The Shillong Times at his office […]
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GWMC mapping healthcare facilities to quantify, collect biomedical waste 18.8.2018 The Navhind Times
PANAJI: The Goa Waste Management Corporation (GWMC) is in the process of mapping all the healthcare facilities that generate bio-medical waste in the state so that quantification of waste and collection logistics can be worked out. The Corporation has appointed Delhi-based not-for-profit organisation Toxics Link for the three-year project, that will assess the quantum of ...
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QUICK NOTES 18.8.2018 Business – The Navhind Times
3-day Aahar Expo gets underway PANAJI: A 3-day food, catering and hospitality event, Aahar Ways Expo 2018 is underway at the Dr Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Stadium, and will be open for public until August 19. The event is expected to serve as a major platform for industry professionals to introduce their new products to the ...
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Set up committee on solid-waste management, SC tells Delhi L-G 18.8.2018 The Navhind Times
NEW DELHI: Terming the solid waste problem in Delhi “serious”, the Supreme Court on Friday asked Lt Governor Anil Baijal to consider the setting up of a committee also comprising experts on solid-waste management. “The fact of the matter is that it’s a very serious problem. It’s not only affecting Delhi, but also other cities. ...
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Villagers in dire straits as Army block bridges with barbed wire 17.8.2018 The Shillong Times
SHILLONG: The residents of Jyntah, which is located on the outskirts of Shillong, have accused the Indian Army’s  Assam Regiment of harassment in the wake of after the Army authorities blocking  two bridges with barbed wires forcing the people to walk across the river, Wah Umkhen. The helpless residents of Jyntah were furious at the […]
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Drugs worth Rs 95.87 lakh burnt in Mizoram 17.8.2018 The Assam Tribune
Drugs worth Rs 95.87 lakh burnt in Mizoram
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Dhempe College inspires students to go green 17.8.2018 Kurio City – The Navhind Times
In a bid to create awareness about the need to maintain unity with nature, the students and faculty of Dhempe College of Arts and Science, Miramar celebrated Green Day. Chief guest for the inaugural function was IAS officer, Menaka R. In her address Menaka provided insight into the magnitude of the problem of waste management ...
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Experts term ease of living report ‘unfair’ 16.8.2018 The Shillong Times
GUWAHATI: Experts have termed the Centre’s assessment of the ease of living in cities in Northeast “incorrect” and a survey which does not take into consideration the limitations of topography besides critical technical issues related to hilly areas. The Union housing and urban affairs ministry had earlier this week released the results of its survey […]
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After hitting Braves' Ronald Acuna, Marlins pitcher faces backlash and says it was accidental 16.8.2018 CBSSports.com Headlines
Jose Urena says he feels 'pretty bad' for hitting Ronald Acuna on the opening pitch of Wednesday's game
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Maharashtra government to take action against open slaughter of animals 16.8.2018 DNA: Money
Maharashtra government has decided to take strict action against open slaughtering of goats and sheep and has also issued guidelines to slaughterhouses on the same. It has made mandatory for the slaughterhouses to obtain permissions from the Maharashtra Pollution Control Board (MPCB). The urban development department has also issued notifications in this regard. It says that the waste produces generated in slaughterhouses should be disposed off properly as per the MPCB guidelines. This will be applicable for those slaughterhouses who cutting more than ten animals per day. According to the state urban development department, illegal slaughtering activities has led to water and environmental pollution. "As per the MPCB Act 1981, it is mandatory for slaughterhouses to seek permissions from MPCB. Besides they also need to have the Effluent Treatment Plant (EPT) to treat the water generated in the slaughter process. However, in the recent audit conducted by the state government, it was revealed that most of ...
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Kalyan residents celebrate Independence Day through hunger strike 16.8.2018 DNA: Money
On Independence day Kalyan residents sat on a hunger strike to seek freedom from 15 issues which plague the city. Some of these issues include freedom from potholes, bad roads, proper water supply, etc. The 72nd Independence day was celebrated in a different manner by some of the Kalyan residents this year. On August 15 they sat on a hunger strike in front of the KDMC (Kalyan Dombivli Municipal corporation) to set Kalyan free from various problems. "For years the city has been facing problems like potholes, bad roads, poor water supply, lack of proper solid waste management, etc.," says activist Shrinivas Ghanekar from Kalyan. "We have raised the issue with the KDMC as well as the commissioner many times but in vain. Hence, we have organised this chain hunger strike to get our demands met," says he. Through this strike the residents want KDMC to do proper waste segregation, improve road conditions, have social audits of its various projects, rehabilitation of those affected by road widening the project, ...
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People fail PM's Swachchh Bharat mission at Red Fort 16.8.2018 Metros | The Asian Age
The dustbins eventually overflowed, forcing school children to throw garbage on the grounds.
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Recruitment for govt jobs to begin soon 16.8.2018 The Navhind Times
PANAJI: The state legislative assembly Speaker Pramod Sawant on Wednesday said the  government will soon begin recruitment process for  government departments. Sawant made the announcement  after historically unfurling the national tricolour and inspecting the guard of honour during the celebration of the 72nd Independence Day at the Old Secretariat in Panaji. The Speaker unfurled the ...
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As PM calls for Swachh Bharat, plastic, banana peels trashed at Red Fort 15.8.2018 The Asian Age | Home
A few cartons were used as makeshift dustbins which eventually overflowed, forcing school children to throw garbage on the grounds.
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Still not Swachh Bharat: Red Fort ground strewn with trash post Independence Day event 15.8.2018 DNA: Opinion
A number of plastic water bottles and banana peels lay scattered on the grounds of the Red Fort after Prime Minister Narendra Modi 's Independence Day address , despite the government's emphasis on the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan. Minutes after the event ended, heaps of plastic water bottles could be seen in various enclosures where children and the public were seated, indicating a lack of arrangement for garbage disposal in the 17th century Mughal monument. A few cartons were used as makeshift dustbins which eventually overflowed, forcing school children to throw garbage on the grounds. "Surprisingly, there was no arrangement of dustbins for disposing off water bottles and other trash at such an important event even when the prime minister had been stressing on cleanliness and hygiene," said Namita Srivastava, a teacher who accompanied students for the event. "The entire area looked like a dump yard. I simply fail to understand why they did not make some arrangement for disposal of trash," said another ...
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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR 15.8.2018 Commentary – The Navhind Times
On Government’s ‘Ease of Living Index’ Exercise The government has ranked the nation’s major cities on a 100 point scale reportedly based on four parameters of governance, social, economic and physical infrastructure under its ‘Ease of Living Index’ and has stated that Pune is the most liveable city with Panaji being at the 90th position.I ...
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Nuts about coconuts 14.8.2018 The Navhind Times
Miguel Braganza It is mid-August, and it’s time to give the latest ‘state tree’ of Goa some well-deserved attention. This is the time to dig around the tree and apply manure for its nourishment. In the uplands, especially in areas that have no irrigation facility, it is the time to plough between the coconut trees, ...
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