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Vizag-Chennai Industrial Corridor off to slow start despite clearances 17.11.2017 Business Standard: Economy & Policy
BS ReporterHyderabad, 17 November: The much anticipated Vizag-Chennai Industrial Corridor Development Programme (VCICDP), that promises to create industrial infrastructure along the coast line with a potential to attract Rs 1 lakh crore investments, has got off to a slow start.Andhra Pradesh government has accorded the administrative sanction for the $ 483 (Rs 3187 crore) million project yesterday after Asian Development Bank(ADB) in February, 2017 had signed the loan agreement to provide $ 375 million towards the implementation of the project. Vizag-Chennai industrial corridor was conceived by the Centre as a part of East Coast Industrial Corridor starting from West Bengal to Kerala down south to build the economic hubs across the eastern sea coast of India. The project was proposed to be taken up by the respective states with external funding and own resources. In 2014, the UPA government had included this project as part of a development package for the truncated AP at the time .
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Kerala to support private IT incubators and accelerators 17.11.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The Kerala government on Friday approved support for private entities and tie-ups with reputed national and international agencies for setting up incubators and accelerators in the state, said a top IT official.
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NTR Gardens pipeline to be ready soon 17.11.2017 Hindu: Cities
Sewerage pipeline near NTR Gardens, which caved last year due to corrosion, will be restored in two months. Hyderabad Metropolitan Water Supply and Sewerage Board has employed Cured-in-Place Pipe (CIP...
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Survey fiinds potential sink holes 17.11.2017 Hindu: Cities
Across the city, 1,026 km of trunk pipe connectivity facilitates sewage flow
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Stress on building scientific awareness among children 16.11.2017 Hindu: Home
State edition of National Children’s Science Congress begins
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Kuttanad wetlands to get new lease of life 16.11.2017 Hindu: Home
Move to link revival package with Haritha Keralam Mission
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Crowning glory 16.11.2017 Hindu: Arts
Looking at the Srirangam temple in the light of the UNESCO’s ‘Award of Merit’ given recently
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Permaculture: Food for the future 16.11.2017 Hindu: Leisure
Here’s what to expect from the 13th edition of International Permaculture Conference and Convergence
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MP Sonaram faces wrath of villagers 16.11.2017 DNA: India
MP Colonel Sonaram who was on the tour of the border area faced anger for not fulfilling the promises made during the elections. After becoming MP, this was his first visit to the Jesindhar village. During a public hearing at a school, the villagers expressed their anger for not fulfilling the promise of making the road in the village and laying water pipelines. On not getting justification people shut him in the school room and locked the gate from outside. Sonaram remained closed in the room for about an hour. Later, former MLA Harisingh Sodha tried to convince people and broke the lock. He made an apology to the villagers, and went to Gadra road from there. His son also promised to lay the pipeline early in the past ...
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Students take to farming 16.11.2017 Hindu: Home
They cultivate vegetables in schools
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Documentary on water bodies 16.11.2017 Hindu: Home
It will be screened in schools and colleges in Coimbatore
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NGT clears Kerala’s proposal on works at Periyar Tiger Reserve 16.11.2017 Hindu: Tamil Nadu
TN likely to appeal in Supreme Court
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Reservoirs are only half full, but officials hope for the best 16.11.2017 Hindu: Cities
Chennai and its neighbouring districts have so far had a good northeast monsoon and received surplus rainfall. But the four reservoirs, which are the prime sources of the city’s drinking water needs,...
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Water level restored at Thumbe after intake well valve is removed for repair 16.11.2017 Hindu: Mangalore
Water level at the Thumbe vented dam supplying water to the city has been restored after removing one of the three “sluice valves with gear” in the intake well at the pumping station for repairs.K.S. ...
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MoU signed for watershed development projects 16.11.2017 Hindu: Cities
VA Tech Wabag, one of the leading firms in water technology, recently signed a memorandum of understanding with NABARD, the apex institution for agriculture and rural development, and voluntary organ...
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GHMC budget: projections belie actuals 16.11.2017 Hindu: Hyderabad
To be discussed at Standing Committee meet today
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Ex MLA takes up campaign against MLA 15.11.2017 Hindu: Hyderabad
Ruling party MLA terms them half-truths
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Steel Ministry urges FinMin to remove import duty on stainless steel scrap 15.11.2017 Business Standard: Economy & Policy
Important elements like nickel and chromium are already present in stainless steel scrap
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CM promises Rs 435 cr to Rajgarh 15.11.2017 DNA: Top News
On the occasion of Children’s Day, chief minister Vasundhara Raje has launched a unique scheme on water conservation in rural areas for the future generation. Under the initiative, sewerage treatment plants (STPs) will be set up to treat sewage water for agriculture purpose in the panchayats which are badly hit with water scarcity. “The treatment plants will be set up in clusters at panchayat level. The sewage water will be processed and used after treatment for agriculture purpose and waste remains to be prepared for compost. The scheme will be helpful to save water in rural Rajasthan,” said Raje while meeting rural folks in Ramgarh on Tuesday, under the ‘CM Jan Sanawad Programe’. As per Raje’s directions in each cluster five panchayats will be clubbed and they will fund the plants. An environmentalist was more visible in Raje on Tuesday when she came up with another directive on water conservation in the same meeting. She asked the officials to lift water stored in big holes at Tahla Mines area here ...
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Sewerage network will have to take on extra load 15.11.2017 Hindu: Cities
Proposal for all households to get food waste crushers
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