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Raha bodies serve ultimatum to State Govt, NHAI, dist admin 18.7.2018 The Assam Tribune
Raha bodies serve ultimatum to State Govt, NHAI, dist admin
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Akshay Kumar beats Salman Khan in highest paid entertainers’ list 18.7.2018 DNA: Bangalore
Akshay Kumar beats Salman Khan in highest paid entertainers’ list
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With iPhone X, Karnataka Invites Lawmakers For Cauvery Dispute Meet 17.7.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
The Karnataka government's invite to a meeting on the Cauvery dispute did not come cheap. The invite to 40 lawmakers came with an iPhone X and a costly bag, alleges Rajiv Chandrashekhar.
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Shah Rukh Drops Off Forbes 100 Celebs List, Akshay And Salman Swap Spots 17.7.2018 NDTV News - Latest
Last year, the scene was almost the opposite with Salman at #71 and Akshay at #80
Akshay beats Salman in highest paid celebs list 17.7.2018 Rediff: Movies
Guess how much Akshay and Salman earn?
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OIL carries out cleanliness prog at Kamakhya temple 17.7.2018 The Assam Tribune
OIL carries out cleanliness prog at Kamakhya temple
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Gujarat: Dahod, Narmada score 100% in four educational development indicators 17.7.2018 DNA: Money
Dahod and Narmada have scored 100% in four out of eight indicators set by the central government for educational development, claim-ed the state education minister Bhupendrasinh Chudasama. Human Resource and Development minister Prakash Javadekar on Monday interacted with state educational ministers across the country through video conferencing, taking stock of performance of the states on national indicators for educational development. Chudasama said, "In four indicators, Narmada and Dahod have attained 100% success and they include electricity, drinking water, sanitation and providing books as per requirement. Top officials from the education department have been constantly following up on the same." He further added, "In Dahod, 98.10% transition rate was achieved against a target of 98% whereas the same for primary to secondary was 93.48% as against a target of 90%. In Narmada, as against 95%, 98.24% was achieved. In upper primary to secondary, there was an increase from 93.82% to 96.94%. To improve ...
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Mumbai's Stinking Problem: Queen's Necklace Turns Into A Dumpyard 17.7.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
Marine Drive in Mumbai, also known as the Queen's Necklace, may have been recently accorded the heritage status but the trash being thrown out by the sea each day has become a stinking problem. This...
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Water, sanitation and hygiene is a global crisis: WaterAid's global advocacy director 16.7.2018 DNA: Top News
Supplying clean water and toilets for all could take hundreds of years in countries like Eritrea and Namibia unless governments step up funding to tackle the problem and its harmful effects on health, an international development agency warned on Monday. WaterAid - which says nearly 850 million people lack clean water - predicted the world will miss a global goal to provide drinking water and adequate sanitation for everyone by 2030. Meeting it will cost $28 billion per year, the non-profit said. "Water, sanitation and hygiene is a global crisis," said Savio Carvalho, WaterAid's global advocacy director. "We're really calling for governments to pull up their socks," he told the Thomson Reuters Foundation from the United Nations in New York. From July 9-18, governments are reviewing progress on the Sustainable Development Goals, which were agreed at the United Nations in 2015, with a focus on six of the 17. Last week, UN officials said barriers to achieving the 2030 water and sanitation targets range from ...
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West Bengal has performed well in social sector; however, High Debt to GSDP ratio and Low Base of Capital Expenditure matter of concern 14.7.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Fifteenth Finance Commission of the Government of India is visiting the state of West Bengal from 16th to 18th July 2018. Ahead of the visit, Commission understood various aspects of its finances from Accountant General of West Bengal in New Delhi.
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Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation Launches the Swachh Survekshan Grameen 2018 13.7.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation launches the Swachh SurvekshanGrameen 2018 (SSG 2018) in the capital today. An independent survey agency will conduct the survey in all districts from 1st to 31st August 2018, and the results will be announced in the form of a ranking of all districts and states on the basis of quantitative and qualitative sanitation (Swachhata) parameters.
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Japan Struggles To Restore Water Supply To Flood-Hit Towns 13.7.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
Municipal workers in Japan struggled on Friday to restore water supply in the flood-hit western region a week after inundation caused by a record downpour killed more than 200 people in the worst...
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Use your tech prowess to end manual scavenging in cities 13.7.2018 Citizen Matters
The Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs has launched a Technology Challenge, inviting entries proposing tech solutions for cleaning of sewerage systems and septic tanks. If you can come up with a technology that can end the curse of manual scavenging, apply before August 14th. »
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CPWD must focus on innovation, modernisation in infrastructure sector: Naidu 12.7.2018 Central Chronicle
New Delhi, Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday said Central Public Works Department (CPWD) as an engineering organisation must also focus on innovation and modernisation in the infrastructure sector to ensure accelerated economic growth of the country. Particular attention should be paid to last mile connectivity of rural roads and in providing health and educational infrastructure, […]
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Governor Smt. Patel inspects arrangements at Aaganwadi Centre, School and Hospital 12.7.2018 Central Chronicle
Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal, The Governor Smt. Anandiben Patel inspected arrangement at Aaganwadi Centre, Primary and Middle School at village Hasua of Vidisha district on Tuesday. On this occasion, she tested academic level of children and made them understand the importance of sanitation. The Governor fed children with her own hands at the aaganwadi centre and gathered […]
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Technology Challenge Launched for Promoting Suitable Techniques for Cleaning of Sewers and Septic Tanks 11.7.2018 Govt of india: PIB
            The Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs has launched a technology challenge for promoting suitable techniques for cleaning of sewers and septic tanks with the objective of eliminating the human entry into septic tanks/manholes etc. This is in line with the vision of Prime Minister Narendra Modi who, in a meeting chaired by him on May 4, 2018 had desired a technology challenge to promote latest technologies to avoid human intervention in cleaning of sewers and septic tanks.
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Rajasthan: Campaign to prevent seasonal diseases 11.7.2018 DNA: India
Around 35 lakh houses across the state were surveyed with the aim of prevention of seasonal diseases and other diseases like diabetes and hypertension during the campaign named ‘Mera Gaon-Swasth Gaon’ (My village-healthy village) under the ‘Nyay Aapke Dwar’ campaign. The campaign was conducted by the state’s Health and Family Welfare Department from May 1 to June 30 in which the health of people across the state was checked.   “The motive of the campaign was to cover 75% population of the state that live in rural areas. Our government is committed to ensure public health and I congratulate the team for successfully completing the campaign,” Kalicharan Saraf, health minister said.  “During the two-month long campaign, 2.83 lakh village health, sanitation and nutrition committee members were sensitized about the prevention of seasonal diseases,” Veenu Gupta, additional chief secretary, Health said. “Under the campaign, 9.64 lakh water tanks, 9.71 lakh coolers and 7.26 lakh water bodies were examined for ...
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Six Engineers at fault: Report 11.7.2018 DNA: India
In a report submitted to the Ghaziabad administration on Tuesday, six people of Jal Nigam have been named responsible for the death of 3 people, who had died of asphyxiation while cleaning a tank of a sewage treatment plant in Loni area. According to the reports, submitted by additional district magistrate Sunil Kumar Singh to district magistrate Ritu Maheshwari, it has been found that Engineer SP Sharma, Assistant Engineer Rameshwar Dayal, Junior Engineer Kapil Kumar, Executive Engineer Himanshu Yadav, Assistant Engineer Neeraj Kumar and Junior Engineer Santraj were at fault. According to the reports, the six were the members of the supervisory committee and had failed to explain as to how many times they checked the sewage plant in the last few months. The family members of the deceased will be given Rs 10 lakh each as compensation. " We have terminated the contract of the company and three more engineers could also be booked for negligence," said a senior official of Ghaziabad administration. On ...
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Bengaluru Civic Body Releases 27 Crores For Salaries After Worker's Death 10.7.2018 NDTV News - Latest
The suicide of a sanitation worker in Bengaluru is being linked by his family and co-workers with the delay in payments to sanitation staff by the city corporation, the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara...
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"Who's In Charge Of Garbage?" Supreme Court Asks Delhi Government 10.7.2018 NDTV News - Cities
The several strikes by sanitation workers in the national capital in the past had seen the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), which runs the government, and the BJP, which heads the civic bodies in Delhi, blaming...
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