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Last updated: May 28 2015 18:37 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Food park in Assam will attract an investment of Rs 250 crore: Harsimrat Kaur Badal 28.5.2015 ET: Food
"The Mega Food Park will leverage an additional investment of about Rs 250 crore in 30-35 food processing units in the Park and generate a turnover of about Rs 450-500 crore annually," Food Processing Minister Badal said.
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No change in Yamuna pollution despite drop in sewage flow, says environment ministry 28.5.2015 DNA: Mumbai
Yamuna has failed to show any improvement in its pollution level in the past one year despite gradual reduction in pollution load contributed by major drains in Delhi, says an Environment Ministry report. According to the Environment Ministry's Annual Report (2014-15), a Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) study has found that discharge of sewage water into Yamuna has declined in the past one year though it still remains one of the top reasons behind the deterioration in the river's water quality. Possible reasons for this decline are diversion of treated or untreated wastewater for irrigation and increased efficiency of waste water collection, transportation and treatment system, the report states. The government has spent Rs 1,514.70 crore under Yamuna Action Plan I and II for creation of new sewage treatment capacity of 942.25 million litres per day (mld) in Delhi, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh. However, the CPCB study conducted in the about 40-km stretch in Delhi said pollution level in the river has ...
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UP's chief secretary asks to prepare contingency plan for safety of barrage before rains 28.5.2015 India News, Latest News in India, Live News India, India Breaking News - Times of India
LUCKNOW: The chief secretary of Uttar Pradesh, Alok Ranjan has directed Jal Nigam for construction of trunk drains on both banks of Gomti River to prevent dirty water and sewage of the city from falling into the ...
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Parag Kulkarni to be AO Smith’s India MD 27.5.2015 ET: Consumer Products
US-based water technology firm AO Smith Corporation on Wednesday named Parag Kulkarni as the managing director of its India operations.
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Why India is captured by carbon - The Guardian 27.5.2015 google news
Why India is captured by carbon The Guardian Even with stringent policy action to increase the deployment of renewables and increase energy efficiency, “coal use is projected by all but one study to be more than two times current levels”. (Although India has a small nuclear industry – which ...
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MoS (Home) Haribhai P. Chaudhary inaugurates developmental projects in Dadra and Nagar Haveli 26.5.2015 Govt of india: PIB
Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Shri Haribhai Parathibhai Chaudhary inaugurated several developmental projects in the Union Territory of Dadra and Nagar Haveli today worth over Rupees 70 crores. He also laid the foundation stone for the school buildings at Kilvani and Rakholi with a total cost of Rs. 7.12 crore.
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A O Smith Corporation appoints Parag Kulkarni as MD for India operations 26.5.2015 ET: Engineering
Kulkarni joins A O Smith from Wipro Consumer Care and Lighting where he spent 21 years in increasingly responsible assignments.
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PM Modi called for Swacch Bharat a year ago, but India remains as filthy as ever - Hindustan Times 26.5.2015 Google News India
PM Modi called for Swacch Bharat a year ago, but India remains as filthy as ever Hindustan Times A homeless man stands on the polluted banks of the River Yamuna in New Delhi. PM Narendra Modi launched the Swacch Bharat Abhiyan in his first year in office but environmentalists worry his government is dismantling hard-won environmental laws in ...
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Chembond to divest its 49% in Henkel JV 26.5.2015 TOI: India Business
Mumbai-based Chembond Chemicals on Monday said it would divest its 49% stake in Henkel Chembond Surface Technologies to the German firm.
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Eastern Railways to initiate consumer connect week 25.5.2015 Sify Finance
Eastern Railway is rolling out a fortnight-long consumer connect programme from Tuesday when its senior officials will interact directly with the passengers to understand their problems as well as create awareness about services, a senior official said.
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Lake police stations opened at Osmansagar, Himayatsagar 25.5.2015 TOI: Cities
To curb illegal activities at Himayatsagar and Osmansagar, Cyberabad police have set up two lake police stations near the water bodies on ...
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Sea of trash pollutes water, air in Delhi 24.5.2015 TOI: Delhi Times
People living close to some of Delhi’s landfills are routinely exposed to extremely polluted air and those drinking groundwater from the area are actually drinking water that’s far from being fit for ...
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Haridwar's Radisson Blu sealed for polluting Ganga 24.5.2015 TOI: Home
Five-star hotel Radisson Blu in Haridwar has been sealed for allegedly polluting the Ganga with untreated waste water - one of the first instances of action being taken against a prominent commercial establishment for violating pollution norms, reports Sheo S Jaiswal.
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Modiversary: Swachh Bharat — Build-loo drive a hit, but what to do with the waste? 22.5.2015 India News, Latest News in India, Live News India, India Breaking News - Times of India
But the bigger challenges lie in changing people’s mindset to keep public places clean and augmenting capacity of panchayats and civic bodies to collect and treat ...
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Sewage overflow from storm water drain irks residents 22.5.2015 Chennai News, Tamil News, Chennai City News, Tamil Nadu News | TOI City News
Sewage outflow from a storm water drain has been troubling residents of Second Street in E-Block, Anna Nagar. People are forced to put up with the stench of the sewage that stagnates by the road side near an apartment ...
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Kanpur drain hurdle for clean Ganga, IIT roped in 22.5.2015 TOI: India
As the Centre moves to untangle the complexities involved in Ganga cleaning, it has now come across one of the biggest challenges of this gigantic task at Kanpur where the dirtiest open drain – Sisamau Nala -- of the entire stretch ...
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Modi@1: All that's changed in Amethi, Rae Bareli, Varanasi, or not 20.5.2015 Rediff: News
Have Amethi and Rae Bareli got rough treatment in the last one year? Has Varanasi become cleaner? Business Standard's Manavi Kapur finds out
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Cleaning the Ganga One more action plan 19.5.2015 Hindustan Times: Views
The central governments appeal to companies spiritual organisations and rich Indians abroad to partake of the cleaning up of the Ganga the river that is the life giver for the largest number of Indians is ...
Govt wants corporates spiritual organisations NRIs to adopt clean Ganga projects 19.5.2015 Hindustan Times: Top Stories
Aiming to steer more private participation into its pet Ganga cleanup mission the Modi government has asked corporates cashrich spiritual organisations and the global Indian community to fund specific projects of the programme Indians abroad could get the projects adopted by them named after family ...
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In green initiative, corporation sells organic waste to farmers 19.5.2015 Coimbatore - City - The Times of India
The civic body plans to sell its organic waste to farmers. The corporation has already begun sending close to 600kgs of organic waste produced in ward 67 in Ramanathapuram to a farmer.
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