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Delhi govt rejects doubts of experts and opposition, determined to waive house tax, arrears 26.3.2017 TOI: Delhi Times
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Congress, BJP reacted similarly before 2015 assembly polls: Sisodia 26.3.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said on Sunday that the Congress and BJP reactions now to AAP's assurance to end house tax in Delhi are similar when his party promised free water and cheap electricity before the 2015 assembly polls.
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Foreign firms propose to rejuvenate Bellandur Lake 26.3.2017 TOI: Bangalore Times
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New corporations can keep old promises 26.3.2017 TOI: Chennai
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‘My Shopping My Bag’ exhibition begins 26.3.2017 Hindu: Home
Are you an environment conscious consumer, shopkeeper or manager of retail stores looking for alternatives for plastic carry bags? The place to be is the Coimbatore Corporation’s Kalaiarangam in R.S....
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City’s southern neighbourhoods reel under drinking water crisis 26.3.2017 TOI: Chennai
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GHMC pegs budget at ₹5,643 crore 25.3.2017 Hindu: Cities
Capital expenditure is ₹3,026.73 crore
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Russian firms invest $80m in solar power project 25.3.2017 Hindu: News
Miyota Power India, a joint venture of two Russian firms, has tied up with Chennai-based Al Ameen Green Energy for setting up 100 MW solar power plant near Virudhunagar. Miyota Power would be investin...
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An indelible blot on urban life 25.3.2017 Hindu: News
Despite a clutch of laws and strictures from the highest court of the land the practice of employing human labour to clean sewers continues to this day, claiming the lives of labourers and leaving their families in a lurch.
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Choked, filthy and overflowing drains ruling BJP's litmus test 25.3.2017 DNA: Urban Tales
The 10-year stint of BJP in MCD has left residents complaining about choked, overflowing drains even in upscale localities like Defence Colony and Nehru Place. While sitting councillors shift the blame on the Delhi government, residents and market associations claimed that the civic bodies don't take the issue of cleaning drains seriously. However, it is going to be a crucial electoral issue in the upcoming civic polls. The three municipal corporations —North, South, and East —go to polls on April 23. All the drains on roads, less than 60 feet, fall under the jurisdiction of the civic bodies, while the rest fall under the Delhi government's Delhi Jal Board (DJB). Every monsoon it is the same story, said Rajat Prakash, a resident of Greater Kailash-1. "The stormwater drains overflow with waste water overflowing onto the streets. This is a perennial problem, with residents sending complaints to the zonal office. The civic officials tell us that it is the bigger drains that are choked and get mixed with the ...
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Water policy to be adopted after civic polls 25.3.2017 Hindu: Cities
Was to be launched on March 10
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Maximum Cities 24.3.2017 Hindu: Home
Crippling infrastructure deficits in our urban areas not only cause hardships, but can threaten India’s economic growth itself
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Ground zero of sanitation mess 24.3.2017 TOI: Delhi Times
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‘Remember to thank officials after an issue is resolved’ 24.3.2017 Hindu: News
With the penetration of Internet and increased use of smart phones, participation of people in local governance has become easier. We don’t write lengthy complaint letters about civic problems any mor...
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Tardy pace of stormwater drain work in Manapakkam irks residents 24.3.2017 Hindu: News
They complain of traffic chaos, lack of signboards and damaged underground telephone cables
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Plea to widen Kaliamman Koil Street 24.3.2017 Hindu: Chennai
It takes 45 minutes to cross just a 1.5- km stretch, motorists complain
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‘Bengaluru reuses a meagre 1% of its waste water’ 23.3.2017 Hindu: Cities
Claim was made during a discussion on ‘Waste water-a curse or an untapped resource?’
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Sunken S.Korean passenger ferry lifted after 3 years 23.3.2017 All News-IANS Stories
South Korean officials on Thursday lifted a sunken passenger ferry which capsized in 2014 killing over 300 people.
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Document shows reality of Tambaram lakes 23.3.2017 TOI: Chennai
Lakes in Tambaram are under severe threat due to dumping of sewage and biomedical waste by IT firms located inside the Madras Export Processing Zone (MEPZ) and government hospitals in the Tambaram Sanatorium area.
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Water crisis is here, admits Tamil Nadu govt 23.3.2017 TOI: Chennai
Chennai's drinking water reservoirs have only 13% of its full capacity as on Wednesday.
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