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This is where LU students live 22.7.2017 TOI: Lucknow Times
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MC neglecting southern sectors: Senior citizens council 22.7.2017 TOI: Chandigarh Times
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Audit slams Railways on food quality 21.7.2017 Hindu: News
CAG finds many hazards in catering system; Army’s high-calibre munitions level critical
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CAG inspects 80 trains, raps Railways for serving food unfit to eat 21.7.2017 Business Standard: News Now
Contaminated, recycled food, expired items, unauthorised brands were offered for sale on stations
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CAG raps Railways for serving foodstuff 'unsuitable' for consumption 21.7.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The CAG on Friday came down heavily on the Railways saying that cleanliness and hygiene were not being maintained in catering units at stations and in trains and it was serving foodstuff unsuitable for human consumption.
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Food served by Indian Railways' catering services unfit for consumption: CAG report 21.7.2017 DNA: Recent Columns
The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) has released a report on the condition of catering services in the Indian Railways, saying that neither the food nor the water is fit for human consumption. In a report published by The Asian Age , the CAG in its report on railway catering till March 2016, the CAG pointed out that besides the lack of hygiene, catering staff weren’t issuing bills for the food items. The report added that food items that were unfit for consumption such as contaminated foodstuff, recycled foodstuff, shelf-life expired packaged and bottled items were being offered for sale at maximum retail price with weight and prices different from the open market and at significantly higher prices. The CAG report blames the frequent change in catering policy and consequent transfer of responsibility to manage catering units for the mess. Indian Railways has changed its catering policy three times since 2005 with the last policy change announced in February 2017. Due to the frequent policy changes, ...
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Considered too foul, tertiary water treated with disdain 21.7.2017 TOI: Chandigarh Times
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Flint water crisis whistle-blowers win MIT Media Lab's 'Disobedience Award' 21.7.2017 TOI: Intl Business
USA-POLITICS/DISOBEDIENCE (PIX):Flint water crisis whistle-blowers win MIT Media Lab's 'Disobedience Award'
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Railways serving food unfit for humans, says CAG report 21.7.2017 TOI: India
A Comptroller and Auditor General audit report on the catering services in the Indian Railways, to be tabled in Parliament on Friday, has observed that food articles unsuitable for human consumption.
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‘Swachh Panchayats’ will be given star rating soon, says Lokesh 21.7.2017 Hindu: Home
The Minister asks officials to speed up the fibre grid project
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Reservoirs present a grim picture 21.7.2017 Hindu: Visakhapatnam
Yeleru is the lone exception with good inflows
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Dry kiosks, thirsty pilgrims 20.7.2017 Hindu: Kerala
Water kiosks along Swami Ayyappan Road to Sannidhanam have gone kaput
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London Zoo welcomes a new kind of visitor: Robotic dinosaurs 20.7.2017 DNA: Evolutions
London Zoo is welcoming a new star attraction this summer: robotic dinosaurs.
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Supreme Court expresses concern over disappearance of wetlands in India 20.7.2017 Latest News
SC asks the Centre to explain the huge amount of money spent on preservation of water bodies
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New 3D-printed water sensor may prevent waterborne illnesses 20.7.2017 DNA: Evolutions
Scientists have designed a tiny, cost-effective sensor - built by using a 3D printer - that can monitor drinking water quality in real time and help protect against waterborne illnesses such as E coli infections.
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'Unlike many states, Delhi had no power tariff hike since 2014' 20.7.2017 All News-IANS Stories
While many Indian states have hiked electricity tariffs in the last few years, rates in Delhi were last increased in 2014, distribution companies (discoms) in the national capital have represented to the state regulator, according to an industry source here on Thursday.
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A book in 60 days 20.7.2017 Hindu: Arts
Conservation educator Ramnath Chandrasekhar turns young students into authors
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New 3-D printed water sensor may cut risk of waterborne illness 20.7.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Using a 3D printer, researchers have designed a tiny and cost-effective sensor that can monitor drinking water quality in real time and help protect against waterborne illness, such as E. coli infections.
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UP, MP govts should work out pact for mutual water sharing: Uma Bharti 20.7.2017 All Current Affairs Stories
In order to take the Ken-Betwa River Link Project will irrigate area of 6,35,661 hectares annually
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Protests galore: Corporation plans repair of hand pumps 20.7.2017 Hindu: Tiruchirapalli
Residents complain of erratic drinking water supply to their areas
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