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Charkha, kite-flying, innovation, all in a day 18.1.2018 The Tribune
Manas Dasgupta Ahmedabad, January 17 Raising the friendship between India and Israel to a new level, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today hosted his Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu and wife Sarah in home state of Gujarat, playing guide at the Sabarmati Ashram and other places of joint interest. The greetings, “Prime Minister Modi. My dear, dear friend”, by Netanyahu and “Aliechem Shalom” by his Indian counterpart summed up the bonhomie between the two leaders. Netanyahu, who ended his brief addresses with the slogan “Jai Hind, Jai Bharat, Jai Israel”, described Modi as a “visionary Prime Minister” who was leading the country to a new level of development. “We both are young in our thoughts and optimistic about the future of our countries,” he said. (Follow  The Tribune on Facebook ; and  Twitter @thetribunechd ) Modi received the Netanyahus at the airport from where they travelled in an 8-km road show to the Sabarmati Ashram to pay homage to Mahatma Gandhi. They spent nearly 20 minutes at the ...
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From kite flying to pushing innovation: Modi, Netanyahu cement ties in Guj 18.1.2018 Business Standard: News Now
Netanyahu said his country seeks to cooperate with India 'in every field' and praised Modi for 'revolutionising' his country
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PM Narendra Modi, Benjamin Netanyahu talk trade, ties 18.1.2018 DNA: India
Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was accorded a traditional Gujarati welcome and greeted by Prime Minister Narendra Modi when he alighted at Ahmedabad airport on Wednesday morning. The visit focused purely on sharing technology and innovation and the Prime Minister's home state played a catalytic role. From the airport, the two premiers, and Israel's First Lady Sara, set off on an 8 km-long route to Sabarmati Ashram which was punctuated by dance and musical performances depicting the identity of each Indian state. At Sabarmati Ashram, Prime Minister Modi took on the role of a guide and explained the importance of the place in India's struggle for freedom from British rule. Though they just missed Uttarayana, the Netanyahus still got a taste of kite-flying on the Sabarmati Riverfront — a symbol of the city's development. In the afternoon, the two leaders addressed young entrepreneurs at Deo Dholera after dedicating International Centre for Entrepreneurship and Technology (iCreate), a ...
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Israel PM inaugurates icreate campus, start-up exhibition: Tech, innovation most exciting for future cooperation, says Netanyahu 18.1.2018 India – The Indian Express
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A tribute to Bahubali at Lalbagh flower show 18.1.2018 Hindu: Home
Glass House to be transformed into a mini Shravanabelagola
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Nahan medical college students call off agitation 18.1.2018 The Tribune

Tribune News Service

Solan,January 17

Students of Dr YS Parmar Government Medical College, Nahan, called off their agitation today after the intervention of Additional District Magistrate Harbans Negi.

Taking serious note of boycott of classes by the students, Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur today directed Harbans Negi to amicably resolve the issue.

Negi said a meeting was convened between representatives of the students’ group and Principal Jaishree Sharma, wherein the latter assured the students that their problems would be addressed at the earliest. 

The students are demanding basic facilities such as adequate toilets, water filters and diet system in the mess. Yesterday, they boycotted classes as a mark of protest.

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Bengal’s rivers in a bad shape 18.1.2018 Hindu: News
17 of them have high levels of bacteria found mainly in human faeces, says study
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Benjamin Netanyahu gifts desalination jeep to PM Modi 17.1.2018 India – The Indian Express
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Actor Prakash Raj says BJP workers sprinkled cow urine to ‘purify’ stage after his event 17.1.2018 India – The Indian Express
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K'taka BJP workers sprinkle 'holy gau-mutra' on dais after Prakash Raj's speech 17.1.2018 The Asian Age | Home
Raj, invited to a programme reportedly criticised Uttara Kannada MP and Union Minister Anant Kumar Hegde while delivering his speech.
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After Prakash Raj's speech, K'taka BJP workers sprinkle 'gau-mutra' on stage 17.1.2018
Sirsi (Karnataka): Members of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Yuva Morcha sprinkled "divine" cow urine on a stage where actor Prakash Raj delivered a speech at an event in Sirsi. Prakash Raj, who was invited to a programme titled "Our Constitution, Our Pride" organised over the weekend reportedly criticised Uttara Kannada MP and Union Minister Anant Kumar Hegde while delivering a speech at the event. The criticism did not please members of the BJP's youth faction, who, on the day of Sankranti, decided to sprinkle cow urine over the entire area to "cleanse and purify" the venue. Details of the incident were also expressed by the actor on Twitter. "BJP workers are cleaning and purifying the stage from where I spoke in Sirsi town by sprinkling cow urine (divine gaumutra). Will you continue this cleaning and purification service whereever I go?" he tweeted. BJP workers cleaning and purifying the stage ..from where I spoke in Sirsi town ...by sprinkling cow urine ...
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Unite against radical Islam: Netanyahu 17.1.2018 The Tribune
Tribune News Service New Delhi, January 16 Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu today called Islamic radicalisation a global threat that needs to be countered through strong political alliances.  He was delivering the keynote inaugural address at the third edition of The Raisina Dialogue — the flagship ideating event of the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA). (Follow  The Tribune on Facebook ; and  Twitter @thetribunechd ) "Our way of life is being challenged. Most notably, the quest for modernity, the quest for innovation is being challenged by radical Islam and its terrorist offshoots from a variety of corners, and this can upset the international system. I think that one of the ways to overcome such a challenge is to strengthen the relationship between our two great democracies," Netanyahu said. With Prime Minister Modi seated in the audience in a special gesture, Netanyahu stressed that a tiny nation like Israel is a force to contend with globally. "The weak don't survive. The strong survive. ...
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Of perennial water crisis and 2 projects in moribund state 17.1.2018 The Assam Tribune
Of perennial water crisis and 2 projects in moribund state
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NITI Aayog offers course on sustainable urban planning 17.1.2018 HBL: Industry & Economy
The Principal Adviser of NITI Aayog, Ratan P. Watal, has inaugurated the first GIAN course on sustainable urban planning using remote sensing and GIS at the Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur’s ou...
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Madipakkam to get desalinated water 17.1.2018
Chennai: Water-starved Madipakkam is expected to soon receive water from the Nemmeli desalination plant under project Amruth, initiated by the Chennai Metro Water Supply and Sewerage Board. In a recent meeting conducted by a few officials with residents' associations of Madipakkam, it was briefed that the operations would begin by next year. "The scheme will to be implemented at an expense of Rs 67.5 crore with 33 per cent funded by Centre and remaining by the state. Under this scheme, an overhead tank with capacity of 50 lakh litres and underground tank with the capacity of nine lakh litres will be built this year on the land provided by corporation," an official told the members of resident associations. The water would be supplied from Nemmeli desalination plant that supplies 200 million litres of water per day to the city. For the purpose, storage points would be constructed in the area for distribution. "The authorities are currently planning to construct the storage tanks on ...
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Telangana to bring key changes in land record administration 17.1.2018 PTI: All news
Telangana to bring key changes in land record administration
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Telangana: Pattadar passbooks from March 11 17.1.2018

Hyderabad: The CM directed officials to issue pattadar passbooks on March 11 in all villages and for this a nodal officer should be appointed in every village.  

The Speaker, Deputy speaker, council chairman and all elected representatives, collectors and joint collectors would be part of the distribution. He said the government would release the required funds for organising the programme. 

At the meeting, the CM mentioned about the government programmes planned and implemented, the just-concluded phase of the land records purification, rectification and updation programme, panchayat elections and amendments to the Municipal Act. 

Speaker, Deputy speaker, council chairman and all elected representatives, collectors and joint collectors would be part of the distribution.

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Changes in land records from March 12, says K Chandrasekhar Rao 17.1.2018

Hyderabad: The CM said that the land records purification exercise revealed 93 per cent land records of which 92 per cent of the accounts were undisputed. By the end of February, there would be only one revenue court in the each district in place of present RDO, joint collector and collector’s courts. He said revolutionary changes were coming from  March 12 in maintenance of land records.

There was no need of a separate department of registrations as the average registrations in the State were 2,500 to 4,000 per day, of which 60 per cent were in urban areas. He said that in addition to the present 141 sub-registrar offices, 443 mandal offices would also look after registrations.

 He said the government would introduce ‘core banking network’ and entries, additions and changes would be made in passbooks of seller and purchaser immediately.

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Groundwater high in arsenic, no steps to protect food chain 17.1.2018 The Tribune
Tribune News Service Patiala, January 16 Arsenic content in groundwater in the state has reached alarming proportions, but the government is yet to take steps to ensure that it does not get into the food chain. While the Agriculture Department is yet to establish the impact of arsenic-rich water on farm products, the Water Supply and Sanitation Department is using modern technology to ensure safe water supply to residents. A recent sampling of groundwater by the Department of Water Supply and Sanitation has found alarmingly high arsenic content in samples taken from Amritsar, Tarn Taran and Gurdaspur. While other districts also fair poorly, these three districts top the list. As per records, Punjab has the highest per hectare usage of pesticides in the country. “Excessive tapping of groundwater through shallow tubewells for irrigation, particularly for rabi/summer crops, is a major cause for arsenic contamination in crop produce. It may adversely impact human, animal and environmental health,” read a ...
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Netanyahu to gift Modi a desalination jeep 16.1.2018 Hindu: Home
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will present his Indian counterpart, Narendra Modi, the Gal-Mobile water desalinisation and purification jeep the two leaders rode on Israel’s Olga beach las...
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