User: napmindia Topic: Land Acquisition Act
Category: Displacement
Last updated: Aug 19 2017 13:55 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Golden river, broken dreams: The plight of Bengali Dalits during Partition 19.8.2017 All Opinion Stories
Representation in Bengali cinema of West Bengal has been woefully insufficient
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‘Health of thousands at risk as Narmada dam gates shut’ 5.8.2017 TOI: India
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Losing in India 2.8.2017 FrontLine: The Nation
While the Chief Minister dreams about the heights that he hopes Jharkhand will achieve, the farmers who stand to lose their land to make way for industrial projects are worried. By AKSHAY DESHMANE
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Up for grabs 1.8.2017 FrontLine: Home
IN September 2014, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the “Make in India” campaign and set in motion several changes in government policy at the Centre and in States aiming to increase the ease...
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‘Sagarmala project will hurt fishers’ 28.7.2017 Hindu: National
Two new ports, in Enayam and Sirkazhi, to come up under the scheme
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J'khand dam to eat into land for tiger habitat 24.7.2017 DNA: Urban Tales
The National Board for Wildlife (NBWL) has cleared the construction of the incomplete Kutku Mandal dam, as part of the North Koel irrigation project, that will submerge and fragment over 1,000 hectares of forests and 15 villages inside Palamau Tiger Reserve (PTR), Latehar district, Jharkhand. After the Ken-Betwa river linking project in Panna, Madhya Pradesh, this is the second big project NBWL has recently cleared inside prime tiger habitat. The project has been in the works since the 1970s, but got a renewed push from the Centre and the Prime Minsiter's Office from 2015 onwards. A substantial portion of the Kutku dam was built till 1997, but it came to a halt after intense protests by local tribal communities against the impending displacement. The project will submerge 116 sq km of Palamau habitat out of a total of 1,129 sq km. The reserve has seen its tiger population dwindle from 42 in 2003 to a mere 3, owing to grossly weak staff strength and strikes caused by Left-wing extremist groups. ...
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GST effect on bikes and scooters 2.7.2017 TOI: Home
The GST rate for bikes and scooters with an engine displacement of less than 350cc is 28 per cent, which is two per cent less as compared to the previous rate of 30 per cent. However, those with a displacement of over 350cc will now be paying 31 per cent GST, which is one per cent higher than before.
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Casa de Goa in Portugal to report their concerns to CM 25.6.2017 TOI: Goa
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Tribals a neglected lot, says Pinarayi Vijayan 21.6.2017 Hindu: National
‘Corporates having a free run in Bastar region of Chhattisgarh’
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Indian Navy`s first indigenous-built floating dock launched 20.6.2017 Zee News : India National
Vice Admiral Deshpande said the indigenous-built dock was testimony to the capabilities available in India for realising the `Make in India` vision.   
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Navy's first indigenous-built floating dock launched 20.6.2017 All News-IANS Stories
India's first indigenous-built floating dock for the Indian Navy was launched at shipyard here on Tuesday, signalling a a milestone in Indias quest for self-reliance in shipbuilding, a defence statement said.
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First indigenously built Floating Dock launched 20.6.2017 Hindu: News
Enhances Navy’s capability in repairs, maintenance of ships
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Adivasi meet from today 20.6.2017 Hindu: News
Kerala Chief Minister to inaugurate the conference
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Coping with the China factor in Myanmar 14.6.2017 HBL: Opinion
India cannot match China in developing infrastructure in Myanmar. But health and education initiatives can create goodwill
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'No closure of Sardar Sarovar Dam gates without rehab' 7.6.2017 TOI: Mumbai
Thousands of Sardar Sarovar dam oustees gathered at an ‘aam sabha’ (general assembly) in the submergence zone village of Nisarpur in Madhya Pradesh on Tuesday as part of a three-day ‘Rally for the Valley’ that began the day before.
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Cinema of cynicism 26.5.2017 Hindu: Home
‘I have trouble accepting status quo. So I channelise my protest through films’
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Govt sets ball rolling for Parwan Dam project 22.5.2017 TOI: Jaipur
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Nearly 2.8 million people internally displaced in India: report 22.5.2017 deccanherald.com
Nearly 2.8 million people in India have been internally displaced last year due to disasters and conflicts linked to identity and ethnicity, a new report by a monitoring centre said. The Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre of the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) released a new report which ranked India third among countries most affected by displacement related to disasters followed by China and the Philippines. There have been 448,000 new displacements due to conflict and violence in India. Nearly 2,400,000 people were displaced due to disasters, the report said. "Together with China and the Philippines, the country regularly sees the largest numbers of displacements. In recent years, displacement has mainly been associated with flood and storm events, although approximately 68 per cent of India is prone to drought, 60 percent is vulnerable to earthquakes and 75 percent of the countrys coastline is prone to cyclones and tsunamis," the report said. Combined with the countrys high population density, ...
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Resources and their utilisation should be for common good, says CJI 20.5.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Chief Justice of India Jagdish Singh Khehar on Saturday said that it was incumbent upon the government to ensure that the ownership and control of resources was for the common good coupled with an economic system working for the common man's benefit.
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Australian patrol vessel Ocean Shield arrives Chennai 18.5.2017 Deccan Herald - National
The offshore patrol vessel Australian Border Force Cutter (ABFC) Ocean Shield has arrived at Chennai Port on Thursday as part of International Co-operation. The ship was part of the extensive search operations to trace the ill-fated Malaysia Airlines flight MH-370 in 2014. The ship will be at Chennai until May 20. A series of programmes have been planned by the Indian Coast Guard for mutual interaction to develop Inter-Operability among the maritime forces. Coast Guard sources here today said that the ship was constructed as an Offshore Support Vessel by STX OSV, Tulcea, Romania and was later inducted as ABFC Ocean Shield, an Offshore Patrol Vessel on June 30, 2012. The ship achieves the maximum speed of 16 kt with a displacement of 8,500 tonnes and draws 6.6-meter draught. A medium size helipad is available atop the bow of the ship, which also has 1,000 square meters deck area for cargo and equipment. The ship has a complement of 16 Officers and 36 ...
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