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Seminar on developmental deficit in rural areas held 1.9.2014 Manipur: E-Pao
Seminar on developmental deficit in rural areas held
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SURE organises seminar in Purul 1.9.2014 Manipur: E-Pao
SURE organises seminar in Purul
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India, U.S. more popular than extremists in Pakistan: Survey 30.8.2014 Sify News
India and the United States have notched up favourable ratings viz a viz Al Qaeda or the Taliban in a recent poll survey conducted in Pakistan.
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India, US more popular than extremists in Pakistan: Survey 30.8.2014 DNA: Wide Angle
India and the United States have notched up favourable ratings viz a viz Al Qaeda or the Taliban in a recent poll survey conducted in Pakistan. About 12 percent of the Pakistanis view Al Qaeda favourably while the Taliban commands eight percent in the survey. Interestingly 14 and 13 percent view the United States and India in favourable light respectively, reported The Dawn. Pew Research Centre, which has conducted the survey also shows that the price-hike has replaced energy shortage as the country's number one problem. Among others things that the survey conducted, the poll found that an overwhelming 76 percent consider rich-poor gap as the country's top problem, closely followed by 62 percent respondents citing lack of health facilities in the country. Public debt , poor quality schooling, food safety , bad traffic, air pollution, water pollution as other areas which follows in that order of concern shown by the participants. Shia-Sunni tension is a concern for close to 39 percent respondents in ...
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Kerala CM: Prepared to face any investigation 29.8.2014 Times Now: Home

Kerala CM: Prepared to face any investigation
Making it clear that he had no plans to resign, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy, against whom a vigilance court had ordered further investigation for alleged corruption in the setting up of an effluent treatment plant at a state-owned firm, today said he was prepared to face any probe.


Prepared to face any investigation, says Kerala CM Oommen Chandy rejecting demands for resignation 29.8.2014 DNA: Wide Angle
Making it clear that he had no plans to resign, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy, against whom a vigilance court had ordered further investigation for alleged corruption in the setting up of an effluent treatment plant at a state-owned firm, today said he was prepared to face any probe. "Let any type of investigation take place. I will cooperate with any investigation," Chandy told reporters here. Whatever action he had taken in the case, were with good intentions, the chief minister said. "As far as I am concerned, what I did was to ensure that a group of factories in Ernakulam and the Travancore Titanium Products plant in Thiruvananthapuram are not closed down following the recommendations of the Supreme Court appointed committee. I had taken an active role only to protect the interests of the employees," he said. "We are not afraid of any investigation. Only those who have done any wrong, need fear. What I have done is in the open. My conscience is clear," he said. The case pertains to alleged ...
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Kerala: Vigilance court rejects report giving clean chit to CM Oommen Chandy 28.8.2014 DNA: Popular News
In a setback to Chief Minister Oommen Chandy, a vigilance court on Thursday ordered further investigation in a case pertaining to alleged corruption in implementation of an effluent treatment plant at a public sector company here during his initial stint as Chief Minister in 2006. While considering a private petition, Vigilance Judge John K Illikkadan rejected the report submitted by Vigilance and Anti-Corruption Bureau (VACB), which had given a clean chit to Chandy holding that there was no ground in the allegation that placing the order with a private company for executing the plant involved corruption. The petitioner, an employee of the company, wanted further investigation in the case with Chandy, Home Minister Ramesh Chennithala, then KPCC President, and 10 others being arraigned as accused. While turning down the VACB report submitted in March 2013, the court asked the agency to conduct further investigation and file a fresh report within four months. The case pertains to alleged irregularities in ...
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Exclusive: 'The age of indecision has come to an end' 28.8.2014 Rediff: Interviews
Prakash Javadekar enjoys being information and broadcasting and parliamentary affairs minister, but heading the green ministry is turning out to be thornier than he had expected.
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Cleaning river Ganga is not about ridding it of pollutants, it needs strong restoration drive 28.8.2014 ET: Infrastructure
Within its first 100 days in office, the government has made a start in this direction. It has formed a new ministry of river development and Ganga rejuvenation, headed by BJP leader Uma Bharti.
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Singapore High Commissioner Lim Thuan Kuan meets Rajasthan CM Vasundhara Raje 27.8.2014 DNA: Top News
High Commissioner of Singapore to India Lim Thuan Kuan on Thursday met Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje at her office in Jaipur and held discussions about business partnership in several sectors. Raje and Lim held discussions about working with Singaporean companies in sectors like urban development, urban planning, waste management, water treatment and recycling and tourism. Raje is expected to hold talks in this regard during her Singapore visit in October, a spokesman in chief minister's office ...
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Tribunal seeks list of errant industries 27.8.2014 The Telegraph : North East
Shillong, Aug. 26: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) today directed the Meghalaya State Pollution Control Board to specify the number of industries and hospitals in the state who have not complied with the directives issued by the board in 2012.
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Omar hits back at Shah for his dynastic politics jibe 26.8.2014 Rediff: News
Hitting back at Bharatiya Janata Party President Amit Shah for his dynastic politics jibe, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Tuesday termed it as "hypocrisy," saying the party should first "lecture" its friends in Maharashtra and Punjab.
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Steel minister Narendra Singh Tomar inaugurates pelletisation unit at Ranchi 25.8.2014 ET: Steel
With the inauguration of the unit, SAIL can now develop relevant technology parameters for producing heat hardened pellets from geothite / hematite iron ores.
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Pollution board may crack down on Delhi Golf Club 23.8.2014 Hindustan Times: India
The citys pollution watchdog may reinforce its earlier closure order to Delhi Golf Club holding it responsible for wasting water causing pollution and violating other environmental ...
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Shri Narendra Singh Tomar inaugurates “Heat Hardening Pelletisation Unit” at SAIL, Ranchi 23.8.2014 Govt of india: PIB
Union Minister for Steel, Mines, Labour & Employment, Shri Narendra Singh Tomar inaugurated a “Heat Hardening Pelletisation Unit” at SAIL Research & Development Centre for Iron & Steel (RDCIS), Ranchi today. Union Minister of State for Steel, Mines, Labour & Employment Shri Vishnu Deo Sai and other dignitaries were present on the occasion.
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Looking Forward to Working With Modi Government: Singapore PM 23.8.2014 NDTV
Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Friday said his country hopes to work with India in areas of infrastructure and education, and expressed his desire to meet his Indian counterpart Narendra ...
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Monitoring of factory waste to go online 23.8.2014 TOI: India
After launching online green clearance systems for industrial and infrastructure projects, the government is now keen to kick-start a similar system to strictly monitor treatment of industrial waste – both effluents and emissions – by March 31 next ...
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Ganga cleaning begins hightech sensors to keep tabs beep alerts 22.8.2014 Hindustan Times: Top Stories
The Modi government will over the next six months install hightech sensors at critical points along the Ganga to monitor industrial runoff from about 700 units the first steps towards the long and daunting task of cleaning the 2510km ...
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Conditions at UNs South Sudan camp inhumane, says MSF 21.8.2014 The Guardian -- Front Page
People forced to sleep standing up with children in their arms as flooding and insecurity near Bentiu make living conditions desperate The 40,000 people sheltering from South Sudans civil war in a flooded and crowded UN camp are enduring conditions barely compatible with life and incompatible with human dignity, and must be helped before disease and danger force them back into the conflict zone, Médecins sans Frontières (MSF) has warned. Fierce fighting around the town of Bentiu , which lies in the northern Unity state close to the border with Sudan, has driven thousands of South Sudanese to seek sanctuary in the nearby UN base over recent ...
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Transpacific resumes rubbish collection after pulling trucks over safety fears 21.8.2014 The Guardian -- World Latest

Collection had been disrupted after a sewage truck hit three stationary cars, killing two people

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