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Special Report: Children poisoned by lead on U.S. Army bases as hazards ignored 16.8.2018 Reuters: World News
Army Colonel J. Cale Brown put his life on the line in two tours of duty in Afghanistan, earning a pair of Bronze Stars for his service. In between those deployments, Brown received orders to report to Fort Benning, the sprawling Georgia base that proudly describes itself as the century-old home of the U.S. ...
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What’s going on in Church Street, and why? 6.7.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Church Street was re-designed with TenderSURE design and was customised with cobbled stones. Recent rains wreaked havoc even on Church Street. What does the team that worked on the street design say? »
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‘Civic body will have overall control in water distribution’ 25.6.2018 Hindu: News
City residents urged not to get panic or fall prey to rumours
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Oli’s China Visit: MoU signed to develop eight different projects 20.6.2018 Central Chronicle
Beijing, Nepal and China signed eight agreements in the presence of Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli in Chinese Capital Beijing on Wednesday, according to the reports. Agreements were signed between the government and private companies of both the countries to develop hydropower projects, cement industries and establishing highland food parks amid a function organised in Embassy […]
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‘Stop sending people to polluted Mahul’ 15.6.2018 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
BMC Standing Committee demands alternative accommodation for PAPs
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MPCB issues closure notice to two Mahul companies 12.6.2018 Hindu: Cities
Units discharged untreated chemical effluents into creek
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Ahmedabad Lesbian Couple Commits Suicide, Throw 3-Year-Old Baby In River 11.6.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
A lesbian couple allegedly committed suicide after throwing a three-year-old child of one of them in the Sabarmati river on Monday, the police said.
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Chennai Buzz : Metro footfalls dip, Parks maintenance to be privatised, new desalination plant and more! 4.6.2018 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Chennai Metro plans last mile connectivity even as usage falls after period of free rides, Corporation proposes privatising maintenance of parks, Pallikaranai marsh restoration continues, and a mega desalination plant is on the anvil, in this week's news round up »
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40 government services at doorstep for Delhiites soon 31.5.2018 All News-IANS Stories
Delhiites will be able to access around 40 government services, ranging from getting a water connection to caste certificate, at their doorsteps by the end of July, an official said on Thursday.
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Good news! 40 government services at doorstep for Delhiites soon 31.5.2018 Zee News : States
Delhiites would soon be able to avail at least 40 government services at their doorsteps.
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Sri Lankans protest against Thoothukudi killings 31.5.2018 Hindu: Home
Hand over petition to Indian High Commission
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Govt firm against privatisation of public utilities 30.5.2018 Hindu: News
Union Finance Commission concerned about KSRTC, KSEB & KWA
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Few takers for upkeep of revamped Church Street 29.5.2018 Hindu: Medicine & Research
BBMP may call for fresh tenders
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One Mega Event concludes with exhilaration and progressive steps forward 26.5.2018 Sify Finance
[India], May 26 (ANI-NewsVoir): 4thSmart Cities India 2018 expo accomplished another successful year of the expo today. The three day event witnessed collaboration, discussions, and a vast showcase
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Are water ATMs the way forward? 26.5.2018 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
Hundreds of ATMs have sprung up across the country promising safe and affordable water. But is this the way ahead? We find out
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One Mega Event concludes with exhilaration and progressive steps forward 26.5.2018 General News
4thSmart Cities India 2018 expo accomplished another successful year of the expo today. The three day event witnessed collaboration, discussions, and a vast showcase of innovative products and services.The 300+ exhibitors from both India and abroad concluded that expo provided them a unique and a dedicated platform to develop meaningful business relations with key players in the Smart Cities Mission arena. Government officials, private companies, renowned speakers, professors, city mayors, and international delegates shared their sense of urban reality and changes required to make a better city.Smart Village Conclave: One of the biggest challenges that were addressed was how to reduce the rate of urban migration. In order for cities to be less burdened, villages need to become a better provider of earning opportunities, health and education facilities, and efficient and well connected transport system. Shri Ram Kripal Yadav - Hon'ble Minister of State for Rural Development, Government
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Maharashtra water watchdog cracks whip on bill defaulters 18.5.2018 General News
In an unprecedented measure, the statutory watchdog body, Maharashtra Water Resources Regulatory Authority (MWRRA) has cracked the whip on all public and private entities and government departments who have defaulted on paying water bills worth thousands of crores of rupees, an official said here on Friday.
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IISER develops device to detect and remove arsenic from water 17.5.2018 General News
The Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) in collaboration with a private company has developed a new device which can be used to detect and remove arsenic content from water and make it safe and usable by households. The device - 'Arsenic Sensor and Removal Media - is an effective system with low production cost, IISER Director Sourav Pal told a press meet here yesterday. An IISER research team, led by Dr Raja Shunmugam, developed the arsenic sensor in the laboratory of a leading manufacturer of chemicals. The arsenic sensor would show an immediate change in colour in arsenic contaminated water, he said. The Shantiswarup Bhatnagar award recipient Dr T Ramasami, who was present said, "primarily the general public is aware about arsenic presence in water. But whether that is beyond threshold - unsafe or safe levels - they do not know." Ramasami said, "the arsenic sensing methodology has very simple and household detection principle. But knowing ...
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'Amit Shah never promised Mhadei water to Karnataka' 12.5.2018 General News
Days after BJP President Amit Shah made a pro-Karnataka comment on the Mhadei inter-state water dispute, Union Minister of State for AYUSH Shripad Naik on Saturday denied that Shah had made any commitment to divert water from the Mhadei river to Karnataka and resolve dispute within six months.
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Iran rial plunges to new low after Trump decides to leave nuclear deal 9.5.2018 General News
DUBAI (Reuters) - The Iranian rial plunged to a record low against the U.S. dollar in the free market on Wednesday after U.S. President Donald Trump decided to withdraw from a deal on Tehran's nuclear programme, fuelling fears of an economic crisis in Iran.
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