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Singda Dam water set to be rationed 24.11.2014 Manipur: E-Pao
Singda Dam water set to be rationed
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Taxpayers to fund hundreds of fracking boreholes across the country 23.11.2014 Guardian: Environment
Drilling of holes to monitor ground movement and water pollution slammed as an attempt to dupe public over shale gas safety Continue reading...
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Japan aid for sewer project 22.11.2014 The Telegraph : North East
Japan aid for sewer project
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BJP promises light metro in Bhopal and Indore 21.11.2014 TOI: Cities
Chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and state party president Nandkumar Singh Chouhan released the BJP's Sankalp Patra (Commitment Paper) promising e-tax payments for the urban citizen along with low floor public transport buses in 16 cities and towns.
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70% of Indian sewage treatment plants dysfunctional: Javadekar 21.11.2014 TOI: India
Union minister Prakash Javadekar today said that 70 per cent of all sewage treatment plants in India do not work due to high running ...
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Review: Dumb and Dumber To struggles to remain relevant 21.11.2014 Rediff: Movies
Dumb and Dumber To seems to be desperately trying to carve out an audience for itself in a world that has moved on.
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Glorious Mauryan hall lies in neglect 21.11.2014 Telegraph: Front Page
Patna, Nov. 20: The excavated remains of the ancient Mauryan Palace at Kumhrar, the living signs of Patna's glorious past, has fallen victim to the apathy of the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) as well as the state government.
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Libya: UN mission brokers 'critical' 12-hour humanitarian truce in Benghazi 20.11.2014 Sify News
The head of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) announced Wednesday that all parties to the conflict in Benghazi have agreed to an unconditional humanitarian truce to evacuate civilians and retrieve the bodies of the dead.
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Jindal Saw subsidiary raises Rs 775 crore loan 20.11.2014 ET: Steel
"JSME, a subsidiary of Jindal SAW, has closed a club facility of AED 465 million for its long-term and growth capital requirements," the company said in a statement.
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MCC UGD Division clarifies 20.11.2014 Star of Mysore
MCC UGD Division clarifies
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UK's first 'poo bus' hits the road 20.11.2014 Guardian: Environment

Britain’s first ‘Bio-Bus’ powered entirely by human and food waste takes to the streets between Bath and Bristol

Britain’s first ‘poo bus’ will take to the road on Thursday, powered entirely by human and food waste.

The 40-seat “Bio-Bus” runs on biomethane gas, generated through the treatment of sewage and food waste. It can travel up to 186 miles on one tank of gas, which takes the annual waste of around five people to produce.

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Hindustan Zinc to construct bio-toilets in 152 schools 20.11.2014 Sify Finance
In another sanitation project that enjoins Prime Minister Narendra Modi's clean India campaign, Hindustan Zinc has said it will soon construct bio-toilets in 152 schools in Rajasthan.
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Industrial belt in city needs development, says MLA Vasu 19.11.2014 Star of Mysore
Industrial belt in city needs development, says MLA Vasu
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City suffers as Mhada BMC play blame game 19.11.2014 Hindustan Times: India
A large number of the citys toilets lack water electricity and sewage disposal facilities And this can be blamed on the two agencies that are responsible for the citys toilets Maharashtra Housing and Area Development Authority Mhada and the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation ...
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Ganga river pollution a matter of concern for judiciary: National Green Tribunal 18.11.2014 DNA: Wide Angle
Observing that pollution of Ganga is a matter of serious concern for the judiciary, the National Green Tribunal has constituted three committees to prevent and control indiscriminate discharge of industrial effluents into the river and its tributaries. A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar constituted the three committees-- Principal Committee, Implementation Committee and State Level Committee-- to ensure proper implementation of its orders. "Pollution of the river Ganga has been of a serious concern not only for the different wings of the State but even for the judiciary... "This river has significance not only in spiritual and cultural/mythological sight of the countrymen, but has also sustained millions of lives on its banks/basin," the bench said. It noted that as far as industrial pollution in the river is concerned, there were nine states which are primarily concerned. They are Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Haryana, NCT of Delhi, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Bihar, Jharkhand and ...
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Hundreds of dead fish surface at Kukkarahalli Lake 18.11.2014 Star of Mysore
Hundreds of dead fish surface at Kukkarahalli Lake
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MCC owes Rs. 4.8 cr. to CESC 15.11.2014 Star of Mysore
MCC owes Rs. 4.8 cr. to CESC
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Singapore offers to develop Delhi to a smart city 15.11.2014 TOI: Delhi Times
Many Indian cities including Delhi may be aspiring to be "smart" but that's easier said than done. Singapore which is now working towards positioning itself as the first "smart nation" has done it through meticulous urban planning to use land, water and power most ...
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Rashtriya Chemicals and Fertilisers to get Navratna status: Union Minister for Chemicals and Fertilisers Ananth Kumar 14.11.2014 DNA: Urban Tales
Rashtriya Chemicals and Fertilisers (RCF) will be granted the 'Navratna' status, Union Minister for Chemicals and Fertilisers Ananth Kumar said on Friday. The company's Thal III project in Maharashtra will also be given special priority, he added. RCF is a Miniratna company. The 'Navaratna' status will provide the company greater financial autonomy. Once granted the Navratna status, it can take investment decisions for up to Rs 1,000 crore. "We will give special priority to the Thal III project in Maharashtra including granting of Navratna status to RCF," Union Minister for Chemicals and Fertilisers Ananth Kumar said at the foundation stone laying ceremony of the RCF-BPCL sewage treatment plant here. Rashtriya Chemicals & Fertilizers Ltd is engaged in production and marketing of nitrogenous and complex fertilisers, besides industrial chemicals at its manufacturing units in Trombay and Thal in Maharashtra. The company is expected to start the Thal III project in the next financial year and it is estimated ...
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Press Release of Ananth Kumar, Hon’ble Union Minister for Chemicals and Fertilizers on the occasion of foundation stone laying ceremony of RCF-BPCL Sewage Treatment Plant at RCF Plant, Sion, Mumbai on 14th November, 2014. 14.11.2014 Govt of india: PIB
Shri Ananth Kumar, Union Minister for Chemicals and Fertilizers, Government of India laid the foundation stone for construction of RCF - BPCL Sewage Treatment Plant on 14-11-2014 in the presence of Hon’ble Chief Minister of Maharashtra Shri Devendra Fadnavis.
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