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Risks In Diluting Green Laws 18.7.2018 Commentary – The Navhind Times
MAYANK AGGARWAL It is the final leg of the current government’s tenure, which began in 2014. As the general elections loom, Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government has gone into hyperactive mode over the past year, proposing a major overhaul of the country’s environmental laws that govern its forests, fragile coasts, precious wildlife and manage the ...
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Mauvin says GHB will not raze ‘illegal’ tenements 18.7.2018 Goa News – The Navhind Times
NT NETWORK VASCO Minister for Panchayati Raj Mauvin Godinho, on Tuesday said that Goa Housing Board will not raze illegal tenements on its land till the government comes up with a final rebuilding plan. A large number of the occupants of illegal tenements in the GHB areas at water tank and Shree Rashtroli Jai Santoshimata ...
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Mumbai Rains: Lake Tansa overflows, water stock in Maharashtra dams rise 18.7.2018 Free Press Journal: Mumbai
Mumbai: Lake Tansa, one of the seven lakes supplying water to Mumbai has been overflowing from Tuesday
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Godrej Agrovet chairman Nadir Godrej: We are doing lot of R&D in Agri-chemicals 18.7.2018 Free Press Journal: Business
The beautiful view of mangroves from one of the top floors of Godrej One, Vikhroli, Mumbai is the backdrop
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Mumbai: 9,000 tonnes waste from Marine Drive is serious; who is responsible? 18.7.2018 Free Press Journal: Mumbai
Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Monday took cognizance of the washing ashore of nearly 9,000 tonnes
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Two dead, 3,500 relocated as rains lash parts of Gujarat 18.7.2018 PTI: All news
Two dead, 3,500 relocated as rains lash parts of Gujarat
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'Minto road waterlogging result of PWD negligence' 18.7.2018 Metros | The Asian Age
Despite our requests, drains were not desilted properly: NDMC mayor
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State rapped over pollution of rivers 18.7.2018 Metros | The Asian Age
A division bench of Justice Abhay Oka and Justice Riyaz Chagla came down heavily on the state and Union government.
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2017 PIL up for hearing in light of trash washed ashore 18.7.2018 Metros | The Asian Age
The court noted that the petition raises important issues and an urgent hearing was required.
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Civil engineers call for revamping of PWD manual 18.7.2018 Goa News – The Navhind Times
NT NETWORK   PANAJI Civil engineers in Goa are asking for a revamp of public works department (PWD) manual to strengthen construction in the state as a whole. Calling for revision of PWD manual, industrialist Anil Counto, on Tuesday said, “Technology in construction has changed but it is not incorporated in the PWD manual, affecting ...
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Maharashtra government doesn’t seem keen to check river pollution: Bombay High Court 17.7.2018 Free Press Journal: Mumbai
Mumbai: The Bombay High Court today rapped the Maharashtra government saying it didn’t seem to
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PM expresses confidence all parties will cooperate in smooth running of Parliament 17.7.2018 Central Chronicle
New Delhi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed confidence that all political parties will cooperate on smooth running of Parliament during Monsoon Session beginning Wednesday. ‘Government gives huge importance to the issues raised by all political parties and them to collectively strive to create a constructive atmosphere in both Houses to achieve national good,’ Mr Modi […]
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Shivraj rubbishes Cong’s allegations about chariot costing Rs 2.5 crore 17.7.2018 Central Chronicle » Bhopal
Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, while reacting to Congress President Kamal Nath writing letter to Mahakal, has said Mahakal is not happy from letters but service to the people makes him happy. Commenting on increasing debt burden, Chouhan said that carrying out development by availing loans is a sound policy. He said the Congress […]
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PAC teams to inspect water schemes in rural areas 17.7.2018 The Shillong Times
SHILLONG: The Public Accounts Committee of the Meghalaya Legislative Assembly will deploy two teams in rural areas of the state to inspect the water schemes. PAC member and Congress legislator HM Shangpliang on Monday said the Committee is concerned about the functioning of rural water supply schemes and has decided to give due attention to […]
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Mumbai Rains: No more water logging; Central Railway to install sluice gate to drain water from tracks 17.7.2018 Free Press Journal: Mumbai
Mumbai: Mumbaikars are faced with a Hobson’s choice: Either they endure trains stalled on waterlogged
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PAC pulls up SPV panel for non utilisation of Rs 200 crore 17.7.2018 The Shillong Times
SHILLONG: The public accounts committee (PAC) of the Meghalaya Legislative Assembly has questioned the special purpose vehicle (SPV) committee on Lafarge Umiam Mining Private Limited (LUMPL) for not spending more than Rs 200 crore for the development of 53 villages under Shella and Mawsynram constituencies. The PAC on Monday summoned the Meghalaya chief secretary and […]
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Coal waste used to create sustainable concrete 17.7.2018 DNA: India
Scientists have created a sustainable alternative to traditional concrete using coal fly ash, a waste product of coal-based electricity generation. The advance tackles two major environmental problems at once by making use of coal production waste and by significantly reducing the environmental impact of concrete production. The strong, durable concrete uses fly ash as a binder and eliminates the use of environmentally intensive cement, according to researchers from Washington State University (WSU) in the US. Production of traditional concrete, which is made by combining cement with sand and gravel, contributes between five and eight percent of greenhouse gas emissions worldwide. That is because cement, the key ingredient in concrete, requires high temperatures and a tremendous amount of energy to produce. Fly ash, the material that remains after coal dust is burned, meanwhile has become a significant waste management issue. More than 50 per cent of fly ash ends up in landfills, where it can easily ...
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CM takes review meeting of progress of site identification for new mohalla clinics 17.7.2018 PTI: All news
CM takes review meeting of progress of site identification for new mohalla clinics
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Back to basics my mantra, says AMC commissioner Vijay Nehra 17.7.2018 DNA: Money
In an exclusive one-on-one interview with Gargi Raval, municipal commissioner Vijay Nehra talks about how to strengthen the city administration and give the citizens timely basic amenities. The civic body official says he has always rooted on 'back to basics' mantra, and increase in people's participation. A 2001 batch IAS officer, Nehra took over the new charge on Monday. What will be your priorities for the largest urban local body of the state? I will go back to basics. The Smart City Project is very ambitious. Our main focus will be on infrastructure. The roads have to be good, garbage will have to be collected on time, drainage system and water supply system to be in place. We've to look at the project both on a short-term basis (when relief is immediately provided to people) and long-term vision plans which over the next 30 to 40 years How do you plan to the city forward from its current status? We have a glorious past and the city has even achieved the world heritage city tag. The civic body ...
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Heatwave hits Japan flood recovery 17.7.2018 The Shillong Times
Tokyo: A blistering heatwave smothered swathes of flood-hit western Japan on Monday, hampering clean-up efforts as survivors and relief workers toil in stifling temperatures a week after devastating inundations that killed more than 200 people. Tens of thousands of rescue workers are still digging through the debris for bodies after Japan’s worst weather-related disaster in […]
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