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Wounded, emaciated horses rescued after PETA complaint 23.5.2018 Hindu: Health
Police move horses to BMC’s cattle pound in Malad for medical examination
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Snake rescuers network launched in NE 23.5.2018 The Assam Tribune
Snake rescuers network launched in NE
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Project puts Asan memorial under threat 23.5.2018 Hindu: Fitness
Institute may have to cede a portion of its land for the widening of the NH-66 corridor from Cherthala to Kazhakuttam
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Wildlife experts provide tips to snake rescuers 22.5.2018 General News
Wildlife experts today provided tips to people involved in the rescue and rehabilitation of snakes and to reduce risks for the rescuers. The experts at a workshop said snake rescue is the first line of defence to reduce human-snake conflict and will also help reduce human casualty. The two-day workshop was organised by the Wildlife Trust of India and International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) at Manas National Park in Assam from May 19. It was done as part of the formation of the Indian Snake Rescuers Network (ISRN), which falls under the aegis of the Emergency Relief Network (ERN) Project of IFAW-WTI, The workshop was attended by 20 participants from various districts of Assam and included individuals, NGO representatives, Forest Department staff and two staff members from the Ecological Task Force (ETF) of the Army based in Kokrajhar. Soham Mukherjee from Ahmedabad, WTI's Wildlife Enforcement said "Snake rescue is one of the most prevalent wildlife related work being
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Call to spread awareness about Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act 22.5.2018 Hindu: Fitness
One-day national seminar organised in Puducherry
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Builders May Lose Maharashtra Government Contracts Over Delayed Projects 20.5.2018 NDTV News - Latest
The Maharashtra government is planning to amend the law and provide for termination of contracts with private builders, if they don't complete the projects of MHADA, the state housing agency, in time
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'Can't Bulldoze Our Homes': Varanasi Residents On Upcoming Kashi Corridor 20.5.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
The ambitious Rs 600-crore project in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Lok Sabha constituency Varanasi that seeks to construct a corridor between the famous Kashi Vishwanath temple and the ghats along...
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Russia can help India in nuclear medicine, says Indian expert 19.5.2018 All News-IANS Stories
Given the current high costs of making radioisotopes used in nuclear medicine, there is considerable scope of collaboration between India and Russia for their manufacture at affordable cost, according to an Indian expert.
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DCW comes to the aid of rape victim once again 19.5.2018 Hindu: Delhi
The victim is visually impaired
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Affected workers to be redeployed, says telecom secy Aruna Sundararajan 19.5.2018 Latest News
The new telecom policy is in the final stage of public consultation and will be announced by next month
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Axed Phogat sisters claim injury, Ravita had BA exams 18.5.2018 Sports News: Cricket News, Latest updates on Tennis, Football, Badminton, WWE Results & more
A day after 15 freestyle wrestlers, both male and female, were excluded from the national camp by the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) because of “serious indiscipline,” two of the Phogat sisters of ‘Dangal’-fame claimed that they were undergoing medical rehabilitation for their injuries so could not attend the camp.
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Over hundred held after Tripura Congress takes out 'Akrosh rally' 18.5.2018 General News
Hundreds of Congress leaders and workers were arrested on Thursday for holding an 'Akrosh rally' here to protest against the demolition of many party offices in Tripura allegedly by the BJP government.The eviction drive was launched on May 7.The rally was led by state Congress president Birjit Sinha, former legislator Gopal Ray and other top leaders of the party.Police arrested over hundreds of Congress members during the protest rally.Earlier, Congress activists from various sub-divisions of the state conglomerated at the party office at Post Office Chowmuhoni to attend a meeting.State Congress President Birjit Sinha said the BJP regime has bulldozed democracy and opposition supporters and members are now at the receiving end."We are annoyed and this is the outburst of our grievances in the form of Akrosh rally. Throughout India, BJP has destroyed the fabric of democracy and in Tripura also the BJP after coming into power has illegally demolished the party offices of Congress and ...
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Maharashtra to build 1.5 million affordable homes: Minister 17.5.2018 General News
The Maharashtra government plans to build at least one million affordable homes in the Mumbai Metropolitan Region and another half a million across the state, Housing Minister Prakash Mehta said here on Thursday.
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Cities will see transformation in coming years: Naidu 17.5.2018 General News
Cities are drivers of economic growth and with the rising aspirations of people, Indian cities will see a transformation in coming years, Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu said here on Thursday.
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Green buildings, energy efficient solutions needed for growing urban areaa: VP 17.5.2018 General News
At least half of the country's population will live in towns and cities by 2050 creating a lot of pressure on housing sector and infrastructure, Vice President Venkaiah Naidu said here today, while stressing on the need to develop green and energy-efficient solutions to meet these needs. There are huge challenges to be overcome if the country has to sustain rapid economic growth of close to 7 or 7.5 per cent per year on a continuous basis. "At the same time, we must ensure that the development is sustainable by protecting our environment and resources," he said. Naidu was addressing a gathering after laying the foundation stone for the World Trade Centre at Nauroji Nagar and redevelopment of Netaji Nagar General Pool Residential Accommodation Colony here. About 31.7 per cent of the country's population lived in urban areas in 2011. It is projected that over 50 per cent of the people in the country will be living in cities and towns by 2050. It is projected that the urban population ..
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Cities are drivers of economic growth & people living cities need to be provided with adequate housing: Vice President 17.5.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that cities are the drivers of economic growth and all sections of people living in the cities need to be provided with adequate housing and other essential amenities.
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Northern Arc Investments floats sixth debt fund to target finance sector 16.5.2018 General News
Northern Arc Investments, a subsidiary of Northern Arc Capital has announced its sixth debt fund with a base size of Rs 150 crore (USD 23 million) to invest in the finance sector with a green shoe option to raise it to Rs 250 crore (USD 38 million). The 'IFMR FImpact Income Builder Fund' will invest in areas like microfinance, small business loan finance, affordable housing finance, commercial vehicle finance, agri-business finance and corporate finance, a company statement said today. The fund is set to make 8-10 investments with an average investment ticket size of Rs 20 crore. Till date, Northern Arc Investments has secured commitments totalling in excess of Rs 1,000 crore across all its funds, the company said. It said having already raised Rs 110 crore, the sixth fund has already made investments in four corporate finance and microfinance companies namely LEAP India, Satya Microcap, Fusion Microfinance and Chaitanya India Fin Credit. The final close of the fund is expected by the
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Sebi closes proceedings against Mallya's 3 group firms 16.5.2018 General News
Regulator Sebi has closed its adjudication proceedings against three group firms of defaulter businessman Vijay Mallya for alleged disclosure lapses in a 17-year-old case citing liquidation of a holding company, but did not rule out any penal action at a later date. Sebi said it had observed certain non-compliances by three UB group companies while examining the letter of offer made by Zuari Fertilizers and Chemicals Ltd, along with other entities including United Breweries (Holdings) Ltd, Kingfisher Finvest India Ltd and McDowell Holdings Ltd to acquire shares of Mangalore Chemicals and Fertilizers Ltd (MCFL). MCFL had seen a fierce takeover battle in 2015 between Pune-based Deepak Fertilisers and Kolkata-based Zuari group which had support of Mallya-led promoters. However, the present case relates to a transaction in January 2001 when promoter - United Breweries (Holding) Ltd -- had acquired 2 crore shares representing 16.88 per cent of MCFL pursuant to the allotment made under the .
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Cabinet approves establishment of National Institute of Mental Health Rehabilitation at Bhopal 16.5.2018 General News
The Union Cabinet has also approved the proposal to create three Joint Secretary level posts, which include one post of Director of the Institute and two posts of Professors.
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Nations hail Jaipur Foot contribution at UN 16.5.2018 General News
India's longstanding innovation, the Jaipur Foot project, is being hailed as an "excellent" example of South-South cooperation and multi-stake holder collaboration as it has helped over 1.7 million persons with disabilities gain mobility in 34 countries. India's Permanent Mission to the UN along with the Bhagwan Mahaveer Viklang Sahayata Samiti (BMVSS) in Jaipur organised a panel discussion here yesterday on the Jaipur Foot's 50 year journey of helping people with disabilities across the world. Following the panel discussion, an exhibition on Jaipur Foot was also inaugurated in the UN Secretariat Building. In India, a longstanding innovation has been the 'Jaipur Foot', popularised by Bhagwan Mahaveer Viklang Sahayata Samiti (BMVSS) and the organisation has worked with over 1.7 million persons with disabilities in 34 countries across the world, India's Permanent Representative to the UN Ambassador Syed Akbaruddin said at the discussion. "The organisation has now worked for half a ...
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