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Green cover along highways: NGT issues show cause notice to NHAI 26.4.2018 General News
The National Green Tribunal has issued showcause notice to the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) asking why action should not be initiated against it for not maintaining the mandatory green cover along national and state highways. A bench headed by acting NGT Chairperson Justice Jawad Rahim sought responses from the NHAI, Ministry of Road Transport, Environment Ministry, besides the governments of Delhi, Haryana and Rajasthan. "Issue notice in the nature of show cause to NHAI and the other to show cause why action should not be initiated in the nature of coercive action under the provisions of the NGT Act and the rules made thereunder for the non-compliance of the direction contained in the order dated September 5, 2017. "If any steps have been taken,they are permitted to file status report supported with sufficient material in the nature of photographs as also work orders if any. This shall be done within a period of 15 days," the bench said. The matter is posted for next ..
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Construction of toilets in urban areas under Swachh Bharat to be completed before schedule: Minister 26.4.2018 General News
Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri said today that the government would meet the target of construction of 72 lakh household and public toilets in urban areas under the Swachh Bharat Mission a year ahead of the schedule of October 2, 2019, and stressed that behavioural change among people was at the heart of cleanliness mission which would ensure its success. The Housing and Urban Affairs Minister said that the success of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) would hugely depend on the success of India just as the success of China in taking people out of poverty led to the success of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). The minister said the government has set a target of building 67 lakh household toilets and five lakh community or public toilets in urban areas by October 2019. As on March 31, we have already built 52 lakh individual household toilets and 3.2 lakh public toilets...well one year in advance of October 2019, well before October 2018, we would build the required amount
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CRPF Bids Adieu to Vikram Sahgal, IGP 26.4.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
CRPF Bids Adieu to Vikram Sahgal, IGP
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What has Chickpet MLA been up to in the last five years? 26.4.2018 Citizen Matters
Devaraj's track record in assembly shows that he didn't ask any questions, didn't participate in any debates. »
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Swachh Bharat can tackle public health issues, promote tourism: Prabhu 26.4.2018 All News-IANS Stories
The government's 'Swachh Bharat', or 'Clean India', initiative has the potential to address public health issues and promote tourism in the country, Commerce Minister Suresh Prabhu said on Thursday.
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Philippines tourist island temporarily shut for sanitation work 26.4.2018 All News-IANS Stories
The Philippines' Boracay island has been closed to the public for six months starting from Thursday for sanitation and development work at the famous tourist destination.
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Behavioral Change in People and Private Sector Participation Important for Success of Swachh Bharat Mission : Puri 26.4.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Shri Hardeep Puri, Minister of State (I/C) for Housing & Urban Affairs emphasised on the importance of behavioural change in people and participation of private sector as critical to the success of the ambitious Swachh Bharat Mission that the country has embarked upon.
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Swatchh Bharat can address public health issues: Prabhu 26.4.2018 General News
The government's ambitious 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan' has potential to address several public health related issues and promote tourism in the country, Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu said today. Prabhu also stressed on improving soil fertility, saying soil security is one of the most critical components of food security. "I think several issues will get addressed by Swachh Bharat Abhiyan...Swachh Bharat Abhiyan has potential to bring big change in India. "Through Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, we can address public health related issues .... tourism which is the fastest growing sector will also be benefited by Swachh Bharat Abhiyan," the minister said at an event organised by industry body Ficci. Noting that the Indian culture always believed in keeping environment clean, Prabhu said that "but unfortunately somewhere down the line we deviated." "Our soil security is one of the most critical component of our food security,"the minister said, adding that one of the ways to improve ...
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Flashes of past paradise as Philippines' Boracay empties for makeover 26.4.2018 Reuters: Entertainment News
BORACAY, Philippines (Reuters) - Volunteers combed near-empty beaches and workers boarded up shops on the island of Boracay on Thursday, as the Philippines' top tourist hotspot closed for a six-month makeover aimed at rescuing it from ...
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George let down people who voted for him, says Prithvi Reddy 26.4.2018 Citizen Matters
He wants to give people an alternative in politics. His campaign is crowdfunded and doesn't have major donors. and he is taking on K J George who was Bengaluru Development Minister. »
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Britain's Westminster Will Get A $5 Billion, Six-Year Restoration 26.4.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
The Palace of Westminster, with its cinematic Big Ben clock, set beside the River Thames, is a survivor - of epic fire, German bombs, sulfuric smog and bad plumbing.
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No charge for mobile toilets 26.4.2018 Hindu: Health
Corporation Commissioner S. Aneesh Sekhar said that mobile toilets placed near the temple and northern banks of the Vaigai can be used without any fe
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PM Modi's Speech To BJP's Karnataka Candidates Via Namo App: Highlights 26.4.2018 NDTV News - India-news
In the run up to Karnataka assembly elections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacts with the candidates, office bearers, elected representatives in the state via NaMo app. The BJP is also...
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PAC concludes its visit 26.4.2018 Hindu: Medicine & Research
It reviews performance of departments in Ramanathapuram
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Town Hall Road in a mess 26.4.2018 Hindu: Medicine & Research
Tardy development work causes hardship to traders and hoteliers
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Three hurt as fire breaks out at chemical firm in Khairane MIDC 26.4.2018 Hindu: Cities
Property worth crores damaged as blaze spreads to nearby companies
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State to choose 24 start-up ideas 26.4.2018 Hindu: News
In a bid to promote start-ups, Maharashtra State Innovation Society (MSInS) will select 24 business ideas and issue work orders worth ₹15 lakh to each
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Smart Cities Mission is the beginning of India’s urban renaissance: Vice President 25.4.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that the Smart Cities Mission is the beginning of India’s urban renaissance. He was addressing the gathering after releasing the Book ‘Smart Cities Unbundled’ authored by Dr. Sameer Sharma, here today.
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Road to be re-laid after a year 25.4.2018 Hindu: News
Residents of Periyar Nagar finally heaved a sigh of relief as the road that was dug for various works in the last one year will soon be re-laid. The P
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Top-notch 'train-18' production underway, rollout soon: ICF 25.4.2018 General News
Production of the high-speed 'engine-less' Train-18 embellished with a host of amenities for passengers is underway and its rollout is expected soon, an Integral Coach Factory official said today. Driven by a self propulsion module sans a separate locomotive, the train, capable of running at a speed of 160 kmph, comes with technical features for enhanced quick acceleration. With its swanky interiors and exteriors, fibre glass reinforced plastic nose cone, it resembles European semi-high speed trains. The indigenously built train, with a seating capacity of 1128 passengers in 16 coaches/chair cars, comes with super-comfortable seating, automatic doors, vacuum toilets, space for wheel chairs and disabled friendly restrooms. In a presentation to the media on the train's production process, ICF Deputy Chief Mechanical Engineer Dileep said the trains come with latest generation bogies for better riding comfort. It has diffused lighting, automatic doors and footsteps besides .
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