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B'luru eateries petition against potholes 27.6.2016 TOI: Cities
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Coca Cola to set up plant in Uttarakhand's Sitarganj 26.6.2016 ET: Food
"Coca Cola will set up the plant with the total investment of Rs 400-500 crore and has submitted an Earnest Money Deposit of Rs 1.26 crore," Kumar said.
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Sky is the limit for India's infrastructural appetite: Jaitley 25.6.2016 Sify Finance
Stressing that India will improve upon its 7.6 per cent growth of last fiscal, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has said the sky is the limit for the country's appetite to draw infrastructural investments.
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Prime Minister to launch Smart City projects 23.6.2016 Govt of india: PIB
Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi will launch Smart City projects on Saturday i.e June 25,2016 kick starting execution of Smart City Plans of 20 cities selected in the first round of ‘Smart City Challenge Competition’.
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Sewage pipeline bursts open at different points 22.6.2016 Manipur: E-Pao
Sewage pipeline bursts open at different points
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Soon, waste water may power Kerala homes 22.6.2016 Sify Finance
Sewage water may soon become Kerala's next source of electricity as a team of scientists has developed a technology to tap power generation from the same.
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I will not interfere in Goa's Medium of Instruction issue: Manohar Parrikar 20.6.2016 DNA: Recent Columns
Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Monday said he would not interfere in the ongoing controversy about the Medium of Instruction (MoI) in elementary education in Goa. "The Chief Minister (Laxmikant Parsekar) will talk to them (the agitators). The issue is of the state and I will not interfere in it," the minister told reporters today after inaugurating a sewage treatment plant here. The issue of MoI in the state has been going on for many years, with different organizations favouring different languages. Bharatiya Bhasha Suraksha Manch (BBSM) has demanded the state's mother tongue Konkani to be the medium of instruction. They have also sought withdrawal of grants given to English medium schools. "The Chief Minister has received a memorandum from the BBSM, which enlists their demands. He has to decide when to meet them and discuss the issue," the former state Chief Minister said. "He (Parsekar) has to find out a solution to the problem. He will be speaking to the agitators. I am not the one who would ...
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WHO confirms South East Asian region, including India have 'no threat' to polio-free status 18.6.2016 DNA: India
Amidst concerns over resurfacing of polio cases in India, the WHO said on Saturday that there is "no threat" to the polio-free status of all South East Asian region countries, including India, and the detection of a rare strain of the crippling disease is "not unusual". Noting that all the countries including India maintain a "high vigil" for the detection of the disease, the World Health Organisation's South-East Asia Regional Office (WHO SEARO) said that no child has been afflicted by wild poliovirus since the last case was reported from West Bengal in January, 2011. "All countries in the Region continue to maintain a very high vigil for poliovirus detection. As part of this, environmental surveillance collection of samples from sewage is being conducted regularly from 30 sites across seven states in India," it said in a statement. Instance of threat There is "no threat" to the polio-free status of all South East Asian region countries, including India, it added. The statement comes after a 6-year-old ...
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3 lakh children to be vaccinated after polio strain found in sewage 15.6.2016 TOI: India
The Ministry of Health plans to urgently immunise around 3 lakh children against the crippling polio virus by setting up vaccination booths, after a strain of the highly contagious disease was detected in sewage in Hyderabad.
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India continues to be Polio-Free 15.6.2016 Govt of india: PIB
India continues to be polio free as the country has eradicated wild polio virus and the last case was seen on 13th January, 2011, and it is more than 5 years that no wild polio virus has been detected.
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Government Approves Series of Measures for Conservation and Preservation of Lakes in Bengaluru 14.6.2016 Govt of india: PIB
The Government has approved a series of measures for the abatement of pollution and for the conservation and preservation of lakes in Bengaluru.
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Leakage of toxic fumes kills 2 on board Vikramaditya 10.6.2016 DNA: Recent Columns
Two civilian workers died and two naval sailors are getting treated after gas leak on board Indian Naval Ship (INS) Vikramaditya, India's latest Russian-made aircraft carrier, at Karwar on Friday evening. "An incident of gas leakage on board INS Vikramaditya took place about 5pm on Friday, whilst the ship was undergoing maintenance repairs at Karwar. Maintenance work was being undertaken in the sewage treatment plant compartment," said a naval officer. Due to inhalation of toxic fumes, four persons – two naval sailors and two civilian workers – were evacuated to Naval Hospital at Karwar. The two deceased are Rakesh Kumar and Mohandas Kolambkar. "The next of kin of the deceased have been informed. The condition of the other two personnel is stable," informed a naval spokesperson. The Navy has ordered an inquiry into the incident. INS Vikramaditya is India's largest naval ship and equipped with a variety of integral weapons and sensors and it was undergoing maintenance repair since June 1. This is the ...
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2 die on INS Vikramaditya after gas leak 10.6.2016 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
Maintenance work was being undertaken in the Sewage Treatment Plant compartment. Due to inhalation of the toxic fumes, four personnel (two naval sailors and two civilian workers) were evacuated to Naval Hospital at Karwar, a statement by the navy said.
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Green Port initiatives at Cochin 10.6.2016 Govt of india: PIB
Green Port initiatives at Cochin
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Policy to Alleviate Water Problems in Manipur 9.6.2016 Kangla Online
Policy to Alleviate Water Problems in Manipur
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What Bengaluru hates about the rain 9.6.2016 TOI: Home
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Smelly Sasson Docks set to get a Rs53 crore makeover 8.6.2016 DNA: Popular News
It is a bonanza for fish lovers with the state government deciding to give a facelift to the otherwise smelly Sasson Docks, one of the largest salt-water fish markets and landing harbours located in Colaba, with the setting up of fish restaurants and retail outlets! The Rs52.71-crore project will also see the construction of a ship museum, a new auction hall, deepening of the basin and mechanisation of fish handling facilities at the dock. The fishing harbour see fishermen from Mumbai, Karanja, Rewas, Alibag, Uran, Mora, Murud, Srivardhan and even from areas as far as Palghar and Thane bring their catch for sale to commission agents and exporters. It was built in 1875 on reclaimed land by David Sassoon and Company, owned by Albert Abdullah David Sassoon. "The project will consist of renovation of the old and new Sassoon docks, deepening of the basin, modernisation of the existing auction halls and addition of a new auction hall," said Bijay Kumar, principal secretary, Animal Husbandry, Dairy Development ...
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Ban on farming along Yamuna to continue 7.6.2016 ET: Agriculture
The green panel said that Yamuna's water was "highly" polluted as it contained "acidic, heavy metals and other high pollutants" which were very injurious to human health.
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Water guzzlers in water-stressed areas 6.6.2016 India Together - Environment

As the summer has progressed, stories of the impacts of drought and water scarcity have been coming up with a saddening regularity. These stories mostly highlight the conditions of farmers, cattle and increasingly, problems of domestic water supplies in villages, towns and cities. However, what is often not reported is the situation with industries, particularly the coal based thermal power plants, reports Shripad Dharmadhikary.

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Larsen & Toubro bags orders worth Rs 2,161 crore 6.6.2016 ET: Engineering
L&T said its transportation infrastructure business has won a design and build order worth Rs 847 crore from Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation of India Ltd.
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