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Talks on NE infra projects 23.1.2020 The Assam Tribune
Talks on NE infra projects
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Barak River poisoning alerts Senapati denizens 23.1.2020 Manipur: E-Pao
Barak River poisoning alerts Senapati denizens
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India’s guidelines on wetlands will allow states to decide what counts as prohibited activities 22.1.2020 Scroll.in
An estimated 4.63% of the country’s geographical area is made up of wetlands.
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“Draft Mobility Plan based on faulty data, is financially unviable” 20.1.2020 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
The draft Comprehensive Mobility Plan is problematic from the legal, technical and financial perspectives
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Mumbai Malls, Eateries, Multiplexes To Remain Open 24x7 From January 27 18.1.2020 NDTV News - Top-stories
After nearly three decades, Mumbai will regain its freedom to remain awake and busy with commercial establishments allowed to function 24x7 from midnight of January 26-27, officials said.
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Aaditya Thackeray Meets Rahul Gandhi In Delhi: Report 15.1.2020 NDTV News - India-news
Shiv Sena leader and Maharashtra minister Aaditya Thackeray on Wednesday met Congress leader Rahul Gandhi at his residence in Delhi, two days after the Shiv Sena skipped a crucial opposition meet in...
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Aaditya meets Rahul days after Sena skipped CAA meet 15.1.2020 Rediff: News
This is the first meeting between the two leaders after the Shiv Sena formed the coalition government in Maharashtra with the Congress and the Nationalist Congress Party.
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Like Congress, BJP Misusing Power For Political Gains, Says Mayawati 15.1.2020 NDTV News - Top-stories
Bahujan Samaj party chief Mayawati, who turns 64 today, hit out at the BJP this morning as she said that the ruling party is "misusing power for political gains just like the Congress" and the "common...
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Some didn't like Deepika meeting a JNU group: Supriyo 15.1.2020 Rediff: News
Addressing reporters, the BJP leader also slammed trolls for making derogatory remarks against the actor over her visit.
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New Jersey kosher market shooters planned another attack, possibly on Jews - prosecutor 14.1.2020 Reuters: World News
The two people who carried out a fatal gun rampage at a kosher grocery store in northern New Jersey last month were planning another attack and may have targeted Jewish people, a spokesman for the U.S. attorney's office said on Monday.
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In photos: In Kolkata, intense Left-led protests force Modi to take helicopter to destination 12.1.2020 Scroll.in
The impressive Left show served to put pressure on Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee of the Trinamool Congress.
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Immediately withdraw CAA, Cong tells Centre 12.1.2020 India News | Latest News Headlines & Live Updates from India - Times of India
Congress Working Committee reiterated the party's strong opposition to CAA-NRC-NPR while throwing its full-throated support behind the nationwide protests.
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The national policy that governs India’s forests has not been updated since 1988 11.1.2020 Scroll.in
A new National Forest Policy is required to factor in climate change, pollution and forest dwellers’ land rights.
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Bengaluru Buzz: Greens oppose project in Hesaraghatta grasslands | Bollards again on bus lane | Govt apathy in child abuse cases..and more 11.1.2020 Citizen Matters
Environmentalists are protesting the state government's revived plan to build a film city, apparently on Hesaraghatta grasslands. Read more on what else happened in the city this week, in our roundup
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3rd Bangladesh Minister Cancels Visit Amid Tension Over Citizenship Law 11.1.2020 NDTV News - India-news
Bangladesh Deputy Foreign Minister Shahriar Alam has cancelled his visit to India, becoming the third minister to do so amid tension between the countries over the citizenship law that came into force...
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New Traffic Law 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Like ever growing population the country facing the grave problem of ever increasing vehicles and accidents on roads. The Union Road Transport Minister Mr.Nitin Gadkari has taken up the matter very seriously. He has moved the Bill in the Lok SAbha seeking 88 amendments in the Motor Vehicle Act of 1988. The sharp increase in penalty and fines are being provided for the offences of driving without license, without seat belt and helmets, use mobile while driving, speeding etc. In hit and run cases the fine is being increased from Rs.25,000 to Rs.2 lakh, driving by under-age his or her guardians and the vehicle owner would be held responsible and punished. The another big problem that has come in driving or walking is the stunt act by taking over a person or vehicle from coming the back side just very close to him. The stunt persons feel pride in it. Due to such stunt every day many accidents are taking place. Under the traffic rule if there is moving person or vehicle he should be taken from the back side. ...
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Govt taking measures for air pollution mitigation 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
New Delhi (UNI) To improve the air quality, the Government has taken various steps including improving fuel standards, stricter emission norms for power plants, banning of of bio-mass and garbage and dust mitigation measures, the Lok Sabha was informed on Friday. ‘We have taken five basic steps to improve for abatement of air pollution Delhi and NCR. We have leap-frogged from BS-IV to BS-VI fuel standards since April 1, 2018 in Delhi and from April 1, 2020 in the rest of the country,’ said Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar responding to supplementaries during Question Hour. There has 15 per cent reduction in stubble burning which causes a lot of pollution in the national capital, he said. The Minister said Badarpur thermal Plant has been closed from October, 2018, and notification issued for stricter emission norms for power plants. All brick kilns have been shifted to zig-zag technology in Delhi and NCR and installations have been made for online continuous 24X7 monitoring devices for all red ...
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Cabinet backs PM's Brexit compromises offer 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
London, The cabinet has agreed Theresa May's plan for her Withdrawal Agreement Bill, including compromises intended to attract the support of Labour MPs. According to a BBC News report, it includes the idea of a temporary customs relationship until the next general election, and measures on the environment and workers' rights.The bill will be put to a vote in early June, and if it fails, the PM is likely to come under intense pressure to quit. She will give a speech on the latest developments at 16:00 BST. BBC political editor Laura Kuenssberg said MPs and ministers who were not at cabinet would be briefed before the PM's speech, entitled "A new Brexit deal - seeking common ground in Parliament". The Withdrawal Agreement Bill is legislation required to bring the withdrawal agreement negotiated with the EU into British law. MPs have rejected the withdrawal agreement three times, and talks with Labour on finding a compromise deal acceptable to their MPs broke down last week. Downing Street said there ...
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Digvijay Narmada Yatra 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
The Narmada Parikrama is a ritual going on all the time as religious act by the people as pilgrimage. But the Chief Minister Mr Shivraj Singh Chauhan give it great character with grand success of his Namo Namimi Narmade as a parikrama to clean the river with massive forestation of fruit trees all along it banks. After him the another personality the ex-chief minister Mr Digvijay Singh along with his wife Amrita Rao embarked upon the Narmada Parikrama from Berman Ghat in Narsinghpur and culminated here also as full circle on April 9. Mr Singh said that he was worried about plight of the revered Narmada river due to illegal sand mining. He demanded that river Narmada required measures for its revival. At the beginning of the yatra Mr Digvijay Singh declared it was his personal and spiritual measures and not a political act he would keep away from politics till it was over. Now with this conclusion Mr Singh resumed his political career and his first political statement he said his aim is to return the ...
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Team MP must work on road map with new energy, enthusiasm & zest: CM 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan while fixing the one year’s priorities of the state government has directed the departments to ensure implementation in the same direction. He said that the state government has undertaken several innovations in the past, which have been adopted by other states. While extending New Year’s greetings to all, Chouhan said that Team Madhya Pradesh will work on the road map with new energy, enthusiasm and zest in the future too. CM Chouhan in the first meeting of the New Year said that he is proud of Team Madhya Pradesh. He informed about the department wise road map and priorities of the government. He mentioned that every department will provide the information about the progress to the Chief Minister’s Secretariat by every 5th of the month. Minister for Public Relations and Water Resources Dr. Narottam Mishra, Home Minister Bhupendra Singh, Revenue Minister Umashankar Gupta, Urban Development Minister Smt. Maya Singh, Industry Minister ...
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