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NITI Aayog announces the launch of Atal New India Challenges 26.4.2018 General News
The Atal Innovation Mission (AIM) of the NITI Aayog today announced to launch the Atal New India Challenges, which came into being following Prime Minister's clarion call to bring innovations and technologies relevant to the people.
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South Chittoor residents protest against water shortage 26.4.2018 Hindu: News
A protest led by Hibi Eden, MLA, was held at the office of the Executive Engineer, Kerala Water Authority, at Pallimukku here on Wednesday demanding i
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At last, government pays heed to ASI call 25.4.2018 Hindu: Home
To shift district jail from Palakkad Fort to new complex at Malampuzha by June end
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Maha govt to hold Startup Week 25.4.2018 General News
The Maharashtra government today announced the launch of 'Startup Week 2018' in June this year, with a view to encourage and enable the entrepreneurial eco-system. Minister for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Sambhaji Patil Nilangekar said the startup week, to be held between June 25 and 29, will provide the new companies a platform to showcase their innovative products and services to the state government. "We invite startups from the sectors such as education, skilling, healthcare, agriculture, clean energy, environment, water and waste water management, smart infrastructure, mobility, governance, financial inclusion and cyber security, to submit their applications to the Maharashtra State Innovation Society from April 25 to May 31. "We will nurture the winning startups by hand-holding and guiding them," Niangekar told reporters here. He said top 100 ventures will be selected to present their solutions to a panel comprising representatives from the government, .
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NITI Aayog to open applications for Atal New India Challenge 25.4.2018 General News
The Atal Innovation Mission (AIM) under the NITI Aayog shall be launching the Atal New India Challenge on April 26.Under the Atal New India Challenge, which shall be run in collaboration with five ministries, AIM will invite prospective innovators/MSMEs/start-ups to design market-ready products, using cutting edge technologies or prototypes across 17 identified focus areas such as Climate Smart Agriculture, Smart Mobility, Predictive Maintenance of Rolling Stock, Waste Management etc.Applicants showing capability, intent and potential to productize technologies will be awarded grants up to Rs. 1 crore. This grant will be further supplemented by mentoring, handholding, incubating and other support as needed at various stages of commercialisation, while generating wider deployment for the product.The event will see presence of Rajiv Kumar, Vice-Chairman, NITI Aayog, Nitin Gadkari, Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways, Shipping and Water Resources, River Development & ...
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Letter to BS: Use water prudently, utilise every drop 25.4.2018 Business Standard: Today
Inhabitants of Western Rajasthan were well trained in water management and they knew that this was their lifeline
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Recycled water an untapped resource 25.4.2018 Hindu: Fitness
Anna University study says grey water can supply 30% of Chennai’s requirements by 2030
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Residents oppose expansion of Chennai Metropolitan Area 24.4.2018 Hindu: Chennai
Say govt. is inducing urbanisation and it could spell disaster
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TRS finalises resolutions for plenary 24.4.2018 Hindu: News
Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao on Sunday night approved nine resolutions to be adopted by the party plenary after three-hour deliberations with m
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TN Opposition holds human chain protest over Cauvery issue 23.4.2018 General News
The Opposition parties on Monday formed a human chain to demand constitution of the Cauvery Management Board (CMB) and Cauvery Water Regulatory Committee (CWRC).The nine-party combined opposition led by the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) also organised similar protests across the state.On February 16, a three-judge Supreme Court of India bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices Amitava Roy and AM Khanwilkar pronounced the judgement on the Cauvery Water Dispute between the states of Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Kerala and the UT of Puducherry.The bench directed Karnataka to release 177.25 TMC of water, instead of the 192 TMC, to Tamil Nadu.The apex court also ordered the central government to set up the CMB and the CWRC within six weeks. The court will now hear the matter on May 3.On April 9, the Supreme Court criticised the Centre and asked it to frame a draft scheme by May 3 for implementation of its February 16 judgment.The apex court criticised the Centre for neither framing ..
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DMK holds human chain protest for Cauvery Board 23.4.2018 All News-IANS Stories
DMK, along with its allies and like minded parties, on Monday held human chain protest in all district headquarters to pressurise the Central government to set up the Cauvery Management Board (CMB) and Cauvery Water Regulatory Authority (CWRC).
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DMK, allies hold human chain stir in TN over Cauvery 23.4.2018 General News
DMK, its allies and friendly parties today staged a human chain protest across Tamil Nadu,urging the Centre to set up Cauvery Management Board (CMB) immediately. In Puducherry, Chief Minister V Narayanasamy whose party Congress is an ally of the DMK, led the human chain stir. DMK Working President M K Stalin led a human chain at Pudukottai in the delta region and later tweeted that the the stir was a "huge success." After such a protest, which was reflective of the people's feelings on the Cauvery issue, "the Centre should stop playing with the emotions of the Tamil Nadu people," he said, apparently seeking setting up of the CMB. Stalin, who is the Leader of Opposition in the Assembly, went around Pudukottai in an open jeep and greeted the participants of the human chain formation. Earlier in the day, the DMK leader had accused the Centre of not forming the CMB despite a Supreme Court order and for being 'obstinate' on the Cauvery issue. He hit out at the ruling AIADMK ...
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Rights panel asks KWA to restore water supply 23.4.2018 Hindu: Policy & Issues
Supply disrupted in Kaloor after building collapse last week
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Algae scare manufactured by sand mafia, say greens 23.4.2018 Hindu: Health
Iruvanji Samrakshana Samiti campaign to encourage people to use river
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HC poser on nod for Marina stir 22.4.2018 Hindu: Rx
The Madras High Court on Friday wanted to know when was the last time the Chennai city police granted permission to any individual or an outfit to st
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Expert panel proposals to be implemented in 4 days 20.4.2018 Hindu: Health
New committee to probe reasons behind Kaloor structure collapse
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Marina not a place for agitation, police tell HC 20.4.2018 Hindu: News
Refer to 2013 judgment of the HC in support of its stand
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Tension grips city as building basement collapses during piling work 20.4.2018 Hindu: Home
Metro services suspended; traffic hit as cracks develop on road
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Public taps bleed city coffers 19.4.2018 Hindu: Cities
Corporation pays ₹90 lakh to KWA annually for non-existent taps
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Chasing the monsoon 18.4.2018 Hindu: Rx
The forecast has enhanced the economic outlook, but India must conduct a water audit
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