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UID numbers for cows to curb cattle trafficking: Centre to SC 24.4.2017 deccanherald.com
A unique identification number for animals has been suggested by an expert panel to evolve a mechanism to stop trafficking of cattle across the Indo-Bangla border, the Centre today told the Supreme Court. The committee, set up in pursuance of the court order, has recommended having tamper-proof identification of cattle by using polyurethane tags and a state-level data base may be uploaded at a website which may be linked with a national online database. The recommendations were placed before a bench of Chief Justice J S Khehar and Justice D Y Chandrachud which listed the PIL filed by Akhil Bharat Krishi Gosewa Sangh for tomorrow for passing directions by considering these recommendations. The issue before the apex court also included concern over smuggling of cattle to Nepal for being sacrificed at the Gadhimai festival, held once in five years, and a petition relating to it filed before the festival in 2014 The instant petition concerning trafficking of cattle to Bangladesh was filed by Akhil Bharat ...
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Odisha opposes use of clean cess funds for GST compensation 24.4.2017 Business Standard: Economy & Policy
Wants 60% of cess for coal-bearing states which bear pollution load, environment impact, rehab cost
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'Gau Rakshaks' committing acts of terror: Owaisi 24.4.2017 All News-IANS Stories
AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Monday said "Gau Rakshaks" (cow vigilantes) are committing acts of terror against innocent people and warned that continued attacks will stoke anarchy in the country.
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Donald Trump to set new executive orders on environment, energy this week 24.4.2017 Zee News : Science and Technology
On Wednesday, Trump is expected to sign an executive order related to the 1906 Antiquities Act, which enables the president to designate federal areas of land and water as national monuments to protect them from drilling, mining and development, the source said.
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‘T.N. hit by panel recommendations’ 24.4.2017 Hindu: News
State’s increased contribution to Centrally sponsored schemes has affected fiscal health, contends CM
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Delay in file clearance affecting regularisation of land: Kagodu 23.4.2017 deccanherald.com
Revenue Minister Kagodu Thimmappa warned revenue officials to dispose of all pending files without delay ensure the title deeds immediately to the applicants. Speaking at the review meet held at the DC's office, the minister said that delay in the disposal of files has massively affected regularisation of land for ownership of the beneficiaries. The government is into simplification of the rules pertaining to revenue matters. Taking especially the tahsildars to task, the minister accused the officials of being lackadaisical in discharging their duties. "The officials should use Section 79/2 of the Land Revenue Act, which permits regularisation of partial deemed forest for 94B, through which specific provision is laid down. If the landmass comprises deemed forest area, the officials need not ask the opinion of the Forest Department, instead they can make use of the provision of law under Section 79/2. An additional committee will be constituted in each Assembly constituency to look into the loopholes," he ...
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NITI Aayog meet: Telangana CM K Chandrasekhar Rao bats for doubling farmers' income 23.4.2017 India Today| Must Read
He further said that to revamp the rural economy govt is focusing on reviving the traditional activities such as, sheep rearing, fisheries dairy, etc.
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Indian team in Washington to showcase achievements in improving ease of doing biz 23.4.2017 HBL: Industry & Economy
After India was ranked 130th last year, out of 189 countries, it is hoping for a better show this year
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Tamil Nadu to table GST Bill in assembly soon: Palaniswami 23.4.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The Tamil Nadu government will soon place the state GST Bill in the assembly, said Chief Minister K.Palaniswami here on Sunday.
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Get the trains back on track 23.4.2017 HBL: Opinion
The rail regulator is expected to rid the Railways of political influence in pricing fares, and improving accountability
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Forest department, BMC in tussle over parking facility at SGNP 23.4.2017 DNA: Popular News
The Sanjay Gandhi National Park (SGNP) and BMC seem to be at loggerheads over a parking facility to be built by the state forest department outside the main gate on the Borivli side. The forest department claimed that they have been waiting for over eight months for the BMC to give them a No Objection Certificate (NOC), stating that there was no claims of tribals pending under Forest Right Act (FRA) on the land where the parking lot has been proposed. The BMC officials, however, claim that the forest department did not approach the "right officials". However, the matter will be taken up at the general body meeting on May 2. "There is only one parking area proposed outside SGNP's main gate, and it will be built by demolishing the existing Krishnagiri garden. It will accommodate 255 cars and 125 two-wheelers. This area was demarcated for setting up sheds and charging units for 20 Battery Operated Vehicles (BOV) that will be provided by the Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation (MTDC) as part of a ...
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Disability equity training conducted in Dibrugarh 21.4.2017 The Assam Tribune
Disability equity training conducted in Dibrugarh
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Friendly advance ruling mechanism to smoothen ride under GST regime 21.4.2017 TOI: India
The advance ruling infrastructure will also ensure that every commissionerate has an authority, with a joint commissioner level officer as a member.
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Are Adivasis being driven out to save the tiger? 21.4.2017 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
'Why do you want the tribal communities to come out of the jungles?''For development?''Why cannot their development take place over there?''The Modi government is diluting the Forest Rights Act in the name of industrialisation and Project Tiger.'
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Friendly advance ruling mechanism to smoothen ride under GST regime 21.4.2017 ET: Policy
The advance ruling infrastructure will also ensure that every commissionerate has an authority, with a joint commissioner level officer as a member.
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How climate change actually fuels terrorism 20.4.2017 Zee News : Science and Technology
A report commissioned by the German government warned on Thursday that terrorist groups are increasingly using natural resources such as water as a weapon of war, controlling access to it, further compounding and exacerbating resource scarcities.
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Karnataka rejects proposals to declare Western Ghats eco-sensitive zone 20.4.2017 TOI: Bangalore Times
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Fisher forum seeks dialogue 19.4.2017 Hindu: Cities
The National Fisherfolk Forum (NFF) has called for multi-level consultation with coastal fisher communities, other coastal communities and NGO groups who have expertise and concern over coastal enviro...
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Move to ease coastal regulations opposed 19.4.2017 Hindu: Madurai
Fishers say proposed notification would impact coastal ecology and livelihoods
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#PrayBeQuiet: How offensive is it to take offense to 'noise'? 19.4.2017 DNA: Urban Tales
The series of controversial tweets by Bollywood singer Sonu Nigam questioning the use of loudspeakers in Mosques for Azaan, not only created an uproar on social media, on Monday but also raised the issue of using gigantic loudspeakers in the name of rituals cutting across the religion. DNA tried to understand the views of Delhiites on the subject. While some criticized the singer for "targeting" a particular religion, some said that the issue should be raised as it's a common practice across the religions. Some even demanded a ban on the use of loudspeakers and mike in religious rituals. In 2012, the Delhi High Court ordered the mosques and temples to restrict the decibel of their loudspeakers following the guidelines on decibel limits under the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986, and also asked them to position them at the height of eight feet from the ground. Rajat Pachauri, 19, Engineering student "We can't point at a particular religion for using loudspeakers in their rituals. The practice is common ...
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