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Rs 9 crore mine owner drew Rs 30,000 pay from Punjab minister's company 28.5.2017 TOI: Chandigarh Times
Last Deposit On Mar 28; A/c Shows Him As Rana Sugars' Employee
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Be self-sufficient to be drought-free: Water Man of India 28.5.2017 TOI: Chennai
"Tamil Nadu's farmers have displayed commendable strength and courage by going to Delhi and protesting.
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After government crackdown, packaged water units in Chennai go on strike 28.5.2017 TOI: Chennai
Around 350 packaged water units in Chennai, Kancheepuram and Thiruvallur will suspend operation from 6pm on Sunday, said V Murali, patron of Greater Tamil Nadu Packaged Drinking Water Manufacturers Association.
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Punjab's Power Minister in quagmire 28.5.2017 DNA: Opinion
After the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD), the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has now stepped up its attack on the Congress-led state government by demanded the immediate sacking of Power and Irrigation Minister Rana Gurjeet Singh over allegedly acquiring sand and gravel mines by acquiring benami transactions in the name of his former employees. In a press conference here, AAP leader Sukhpal Khaira lashed out at the Congress government for allegedly shielding the minister. "I have all relevant documents that could prove his (Singh) alleged role in the investment of benami amounts. I urge the CM to initiate a high-level inquiry into the allegations," he said, adding that he had details of all the bank accounts used for routing the money. Questioning Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh's silence on the issue, Khaira said the party would gherao the CM's residence on May 30 if no inquiry was initiated against the minister. At least four former employees of Rana Sugars Limited, which is the company owned by the sugar ...
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No respite from heat, as summer nears end 28.5.2017 TOI: Goa
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Groundwater hits a low in A.P. 27.5.2017 Hindu: National
Excess use by farms the ‘prime cause’
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Public assets of 55 GPs spatially mapped 27.5.2017 Hindu: National
The ISRO-aided project is to help plan future works
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Indulge in street food but be cautious 27.5.2017 Cinema-Showbiz
Street food options are always tempting, but be cautious about indulging in it as you may contract gastrointestinal infections. It's best to consume spicy and oily food in moderation during the summer and monsoon season, suggest experts.
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Plea to re-construct weir falls on deaf ears 27.5.2017 Hindu: Chennai
The facility on the Kilambakkam Lake was damaged in the 2015 floods
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In Punjab: Minister's cook bags Rs 26 cr mining deal 27.5.2017 TOI: Home
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A battle royal over grassland 27.5.2017 Hindu: National
ESG had filed a public interest litigation plea challenging the construction of facilities of DRDO, ISRO and BARC
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Ex-Chief Secretary to face inquiry 26.5.2017 Hindu: National
The Tamil Nadu govt. has directed the DVAC to conduct an inquiry against P. Rama Mohana Rao.
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11 SoBo properties fined Rs18 lakh for selling water to tankers 26.5.2017 TOI: Mumbai
Allowing water supply tankers to fill up water through residential wells/taps for distribution in areas facing a scarcity can attract a heavy fine.
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MGNREGA comes to the rescue of farmers 25.5.2017 Hindu: National
876 labourers turning up for work in Nizampet
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CPCB told to check hand pumps 25.5.2017 TOI: Delhi Times
National Green Tribunal on Wednesday directed Central Pollution Control Board to inspect the hand pumps releasing contaminated groundwater in eight districts of Uttar Pradesh.
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Delhi government announces policy to remove Kikar tree 25.5.2017 DNA: Top News
The Delhi government has been working on a policy to remove the Kikar plantation from the Capital, said deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia on Wednesday on the sidelines of an event. Kikar is a colonial tree which destroys native trees and local biodiversity but also sucks up groundwater fast. "We are working on a policy for a year now to free Delhi of Kikar trees. This is an important scheme, which is intended not only to increase the green cover but also save the depleting groundwater table for a better eco-system," Sisodia said. The deputy CM had announced the launch of the policy while he was inaugurating 'City Forest', a green space in Geeta Colony's Taj Enclave area in east Delhi. "While we see green cover in Delhi, most of the forests have 80-90 per cent Kikar plantation, which has not only been destroying the growth of native trees but also fast consuming groundwater," said Sisodia. "While Kikar has its own benefits, its plantation in vast numbers can destroy the natural biodiversity," he ...
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Former MLA, 24 others get life-term in murder case 24.5.2017 Hindu: Andhra Pradesh
They took part in a violent clash at Bangarampalem village in October 2007
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2.5 years on, Swachh Bharat Mission's claims remain unverified 24.5.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Although Swachh Bharat Abhiyan has sent India on a toilet-construction spree, 51.6 per cent of households across the country did not use an improved sanitation facility -- a system that separates human excreta from human contact -- between January 2015 and December 2016.
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Swachh Bharat claims unverified? 51.6% of houses must improve sanitation 24.5.2017 News
As many as 3.1 mn toilets have been built in urban areas, against a target of 3.5 mn for 2017-18
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Concern over poor budgetary allocation to unorganised sector 24.5.2017 Hindu: Cities
India lags behind many nations when it comes to providing social security to workers in unorganised sectors due to paltry allocation of funds, according to Construction Workers Federation of India (C...
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