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Govt. notifies committees for protection of wetlands 21.10.2017 Hindu: National
They will be responsible for monitoring water sources
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‘Role of Governors key in uplift of tribals’ 21.10.2017 Hindu: News
Fifth Schedule lays down responsibilities on them, says CESS chairman
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Planters pitch for a national policy to stay afloat 19.10.2017 BusinessLine - Agri Business
Affected by laws and what it calls an unfair treatment by various government departments, the plantation sector is batting for a national policy on plantations vis-a-vis environment and forests, to s...
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‘Prevent destruction of Krishna floodplains’ 19.10.2017 Hindu: Andhra Pradesh
River crusader Vikram Soni asks NGT to act decisively before it is too late
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New Laws Will Affect Employees in 2018: Leave, Equal Pay, Reasonable Accommodations, and More 18.10.2017 New Kerala: World News
NEW PROVIDENCE, N.J: One of the most common employee handbook mistakes is not updating it each year, says Beth Zoller, JD, XpertHR Legal Editor and author of a new whitepaper on how to update your employee handbook for 2018.
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Widespread use of unapproved GM cotton shows official tolerance of illegality (Comment: Special to IANS) 18.10.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The Andhra governments flip-flop on extensive cultivation of unapproved genetically-modified (GM) herbicide-tolerant (HT) cotton seems to be symptomatic of the complacency which has infected even regulatory bodies and research institutions.
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Team formed to keep a check on decibel level of firecrackers 17.10.2017 Hindu: Karnataka
KSPCB holds awareness programmes against bursting of crackers
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Ensure dignified living for construction workers, Minister tells builders 17.10.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Union Housing and Urban Affairs Minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Tuesday expressed concern over the living conditions of construction workers and urged builders to ensure dignified living for them by providing the necessary basic facilities.
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IB challenges court order to give information to Chaturvedi 17.10.2017 Hindu: News
Matter listed for hearing on December 12
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Leather exports set to increase 10% by 2019 16.10.2017 BusinessLine - Macro Economy
Leather exports and production is expected to rise 10 per cent by 2019, Minister of State for Commerce and Industry CR Chaudhary has said. “We are expecting that by 2019, leather exports and produc...
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Stones pelted, pro-Pak slogans raised after techie reports cow slaughter 16.10.2017 Business Standard: Front Page Headlines
The victim, identified as Nandini, alleged foul play on the end of the police, stating that she felt 'trapped' in the situation as no action was taken against the alleged illegal cow mafia
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With CRZ nod pending, Shipping Min flags award of work for Haldia terminal by IWAI 16.10.2017 DNA: Wide Angle
The Ministry of Shipping (MoS) has flagged concerns regarding the award for work for Haldia multi-modal terminal even as a final order on Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) clearance is pending. In an advisory sent in August, the MoS told the Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI), that it should have waited for a formal orders on CRZ clearance from Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC) before it awarded work for the Rs.516 crore Haldia multi-modal terminal. MoEF&CC's expert panel on infrastructure and CRZ recommended for the project clearance on May 11. As per procedure, the recommendations of the expert panel are processed by the minister for approval or rejection. The IWAI had to seek CRZ clearance as the Haldia terminal site falls within the CRZ area. The West Bengal State Coastal Management Authority appraised the project on January 10 and recommended it to Centre for clearance on January 24. According to the MoS, in December 2016, Mumbai-based ITD Cementation India Limited won ...
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Why a new tax on bio-resources has Madhya Pradesh traders crying foul 15.10.2017 India Today| STATES
A new cess on bio-resources has traders and industry crying foul.
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Marking Kumram Bheem’s unfinished battle in Telangana 14.10.2017 Hindu: News
Though the martyrdom of the Raj Gond leader is observed every year, the tribals’ fight for land rights continues
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New BIS law comes into force: Government 14.10.2017 Sify Finance
A new Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) Act of 2016 -- notified on March 22 last year -- has come into force with effect from Friday which establishes the BIS as a national standards body, an official statement said.
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New BIS law comes into force: Government 14.10.2017 All News-IANS Stories
A new Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) Act of 2016 -- notified on March 22 last year -- has come into force with effect from Friday which establishes the BIS as a national standards body, an official statement said.
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The revamped Bureau of Indian Standards Act comes into force from Oct 12: Govt 14.10.2017 BusinessLine - News
The much-awaited Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) Act has come into effect from October 12 with a provision to bring more services and products like jewellery under the mandatory standard regime. P...
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Vice President asks Governors to keep out of controversies 14.10.2017 New Kerala: India News
New Delhi : The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has asked the Governors to avoid controversies by adhering to the provision of Constitution and also to promote simple living habits through regular interaction with the people. He was addressing the 48th Conference of Governors, in Rashtrapati Bhawan, here today.
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Soumya Swaminathan: Just what the doctor ordered 14.10.2017 Rediff: News
Her appointment as World Health Organisation's deputy director offers an opportunity to push for improving the medical research environment in India.
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Darjeeling erupts again, cop killed 13.10.2017 HBL: Home
A police officer was killed and several others injured as violence broke out in Darjeeling on Friday, after a prolonged period of lull in the trouble-torn region of West Bengal Clashes broke betwee...
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