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SC issues notice to Centre on CAT's plea challenging Finance Act 18.8.2017 Business Standard: News Now
The panel also sought an interim stay on the provisions of the new Act and the Rules
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Chodankar targets casinos to capture hearts in Panaji 18.8.2017 TOI: Goa
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Abandoning the social compact 17.8.2017 FrontLine: Home
The Planning Commission has been replaced by NITI Aayog, a pale shadowof it. Probity in economic policy and the pursuit of equity are the prime casualties of the change. By V. SRIDHAR
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Tribal panchayats eye MP-MLA funds for farmers' widows, orphans 14.8.2017 All News-IANS Stories
More than 160 tribal panchayats from different districts in the state passed resolutions demanding that MPs and MLAs look after the welfare of families of tribal farmers who commit suicide, an official said here on Monday.
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Encroachments in Delhi is a criminal act, says high court 14.8.2017 DNA: India
Coming down heavily on encroachments in the city, the Delhi High Court said, "What we have done to this city is a criminal act. The court strongly deplored alleged encroachments of forest land in Neb Sarai village in south Delhi. A bench headed by Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal, said that encroachments could not be permitted in the ridge areas of the national capital as these were primary "natural features". The bench said it was shocking that forest land fell prey to illegal constructions and encroachments. The remarks were made during hearing of an application by a Neb Sarai-based couple who have urged the court to direct the Delhi government's forest department to provide space for entry and exit from their house. The couple have submitted that the space near their house did not come under forest area and if the court found it to the contrary, then they would willingly hand over the possession of the land in front of their house which has been allegedly encroached by the family. The bench in an ...
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Tree-felling: Demand for public consultation grows 14.8.2017 Hindu: Bangalore
Residents form human chain around trees marked to be cut for signal-free corridor on Old Airport Road
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BJP promises solve state’s mining crisis within 8 months 13.8.2017 Meghalaya Times

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SHILLONG, Aug 12: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has promised that it will bring the ongoing woes related to mining activities in Meghalaya within 8 months if the people of the state vote it to power in the ensuing 2018 elections.
“We as a party if voted to power in Meghalaya are making a commitment that we will work with the stakeholders including those in the field of environment protection and come to a comprehensive solution and work it out with the Centre to the satisfaction of the law in the country,” BJP national spokesman Nalin Kohli said here on Saturday.
He went on to set a target by saying, “We will work in towards that and within a time span of 6 to 8 months, if voted to power in 2018.”

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No proposal from state on Kalasa-Banduri, SC told 12.8.2017 deccanherald.com
The Union government has told the Supreme Court that it has received no proposal from Karnataka for environmental clearance of the Kalasa-Banduri project. It has also not accorded any permission to Karnataka for the project so far, it said. The construction of the project in the ecologically-sensitive area of Western Ghats in the Mahadayi basin in Karnataka involved submergence of 258 hectares of forests. It was described as an "ecological bomb" by Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, for its "negative impact on the states ecology." Karnataka, for its part, said work on the project, meant to improve drinking water supply to the twin cities of Hubballi-Dharwad and the districts of Belagavi and Gadag, has almost been completed in 2014. "According to the records of the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, no proposal has been received from Karnataka for scoping/environmental clearance," an affidavit filed by the ministry's officer said. "Carrying out any non-forestry activity on forest land ...
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Govt takes another step towards curbing influx 12.8.2017 Meghalaya Times

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SHILLONG, Aug 11: As one part of the comprehensive mechanism against influx into Meghalaya, the state government has approved the draft of the Meghalaya Resident, Safety and Security Rules, 2017 here on Friday.
The draft Rules will be notified on August 14, ahead of the Independence Day celebration, for the implementation of the Meghalaya Resident, Safety and Security Act, 2016 passed by the Assembly last year, as part of the proposed anti-influx comprehensive mechanisms.

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In a natural light 11.8.2017 Hindu: Home
A conservationist, who helped create India’s wildlife laws, pens his memoirs, tracing lessons for today
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Either ban beef entirely or put zero restrictions: Congress 11.8.2017 New Kerala: Maharashtra
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Aug 11 : After the Maharashtra Government filed an appeal in the Supreme Court to strike down the ban on possession of beef in the state, Congress leader Aslam Sheikh on Friday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi should either ban beef across nation or not put any restrictions whatsoever.
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Nearly 40% India Inc employees rate their top management’s skills as poor: Survey 11.8.2017 ET: Jobs
According to the survey, only 5 per cent India Inc. employees are satisfied with their level of interaction with the top management.
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India’s realty milestones 11.8.2017 Hindu: Home
Commemorating 70 years independence, Ashutosh Limaye traces government initiatives that have had a lasting impact on the country’s real estate industry
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Kerala assembly: Congress-led UDF stages walkout over ration card issue 11.8.2017 Business Standard: Economy & Policy
Earlier, the UDF sought to raise the issue of anomalies by way of an adjournment motion
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Beef ban: SC to hear Maharashtra Govt.'s appeal challenging Bombay High Court order 11.8.2017 New Kerala: Maharashtra
New Delhi , Aug 11 : The Supreme Court today will hear the appeal filed by the Maharashtra Government against the Bombay High Court's decision to strike down the ban on possession of beef by citizens in the state.
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Beef ban: SC to hear today Maha govt appeal challenging Bombay HC order 11.8.2017 All Current Affairs Stories
the court said that the possession of the meat cannot be considered as a crime
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Beef ban: Supreme Court to hear Maharashtra Government`s appeal challenging Bombay High Court order 11.8.2017 Zee News : India National
Slaughtering of cows and sale of cow meat in Maharashtra has been banned and made illegal since 1976, but as per the new law the ban has extended to calves, bulls and bullocks.  
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NSU Bill tabled in Parliament 11.8.2017 Manipur: E-Pao
NSU Bill tabled in Parliament
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Letters: Fair assessment 10.8.2017 All Opinion Stories
Congress has to start from scratch and rebuild itself if it has to compete with the BJP
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Encroachment of Catchment Areas of Ganga River 10.8.2017 New Kerala: India News
New Delhi, Aug 10: Government of India has notified constitution of Authorities at National, State and District levels vide notification at 7th October, 2016 to take measures for prevention, control and abatement of environmental pollution in River Ganga and to ensure continuous adequate flow of water so as to rejuvenate the River Ganga.
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