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UP farmers call off Delhi protests after govt accepts key demands 21.9.2019 DNA
A delegation of agitating farmers met senior government officials at the Krishi Bhawan for talks, following which they decided to call off the protest temporarily.
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Crores will be saved with reverse tendering of projects bidded under TDP: AP minister 21.9.2019
Amaravati: Andhra Pradesh Irrigation Minister P Anil Kumar said on Saturday that thousands of crores of public money would be saved through the reverse tendering process of the projects bidded under TDP government. He said that the first reverse tendering process in the Polavaram project is over and it is 15 per cent less in amount than the contract. He also said that the contractor and the company have not been changed. "The first reverse tendering process has taken place in the Polavaram left tunnel which is of Rs 290 crore. We are happy to witness that the tender which has been floated for 4.77 per cent excess in 2018 has seen 15.6 per cent less after the reverse tendering with the same contractor and same company which bidded in 2018," he said. "With this single reverse tendering the government has got a profit of around Rs 58 crores. As every project will go into scrutiny I hope thousands of crores would be saved by the government," said Kumar. "Almost every work is reverse ...
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Crores would be saved with reverse tendering of projects bidded under TDP regime: AP Irrigation Minister 21.9.2019 The Asian Age | Home
Polavaram project is an under-construction multi-purpose national project on river Godavari in Andhra Pradesh.
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Discussion on erosion 21.9.2019 The Assam Tribune
Discussion on erosion
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GSU raises concern over plight of City guest house 21.9.2019 The Shillong Times
SHILLONG: The Garo Students’ Union, Khasi Hills Zone, on Friday expressed concern and disappointment over the non-functioning of the Garo guest house located in Forest Colony, Shillong. In a statement, the student body said that after conducting a check, it was found that the guest house’s power supply had been cut off within a year […]
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Environment dept sets timeline for completion of draft CZMP 21.9.2019 Goa News – The Navhind Times
Abdul Wahab Khan Panaji: Under ‘pressure’ to meet the National Green Tribunal (NGT) deadline of November 15 for the completion of the draft Coastal Zone Management Plan (CZMP) and getting it approved by the Union Ministry of Environment and Forest, the environment department has finalised November 5 as the day for the public hearing on …
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Repair of 2 pipelines: govt receives a bill of Rs 1.21cr 21.9.2019 Goa News – The Navhind Times
Ponda: The contractor of National Highway Authority of India M Venkata Rao Infra Projects Pvt Ltd has billed the state government Rs 1.21 crore for carrying out the repair work of the two pipelines that were damaged at Curti – Khandepar recently. According to the PWD Minister Deepak Pauskar, the contractor M Venkata Rao Infra …
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Japanese experts showcase erosion control methods for Assam 20.9.2019 The Shillong Times
GUWAHATI: Erosion is one of the major problems faced by the people of Assam caused by floods. In recent years the problem has assumed gigantic proportions. In this context, the Vice Chairman, State Innovation and Transformation Aayog (SITA), Dipok Kumar Barthakur, had a formal discussion with a group of experts representing Asahi Kasei Geotechnologies Company […]
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Call to cancel settlements granted on city wetland 20.9.2019 The Assam Tribune
Call to cancel settlements granted on city wetland
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LGBI airport to get NE’s first sustainable terminal building 20.9.2019 The Assam Tribune
LGBI airport to get NE’s first sustainable terminal building
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DoNER targets over 200 projects worth Rs 3,000 cr in NE 20.9.2019 The Assam Tribune
DoNER targets over 200 projects worth Rs 3,000 cr in NE
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Rains bring Hyderabad to a standstill 20.9.2019
Hyderabad: The city was hit by another spell of copious rains, which disrupted normal flow of life, and brought traffic to a standstill. Water was found flooding different parts of the city, low-lying areas and stagnated on the roads. The rains have left behind water puddles all over. At the ends and sides of roads, below and at the mouths of flyovers, standing water reduced the city to a partially flooded metro in despair. One of the major reasons for stagnation of water in different places was the slopes and gradients in road levels, and engineering flaws, which were not allowing for a natural or smooth flow of water into the drains at Begumpet, Necklace Road and the metro rail corridors. This was seen leading to an overflowing of drains in some parts of the city and caused very slow movement of traffic in the city. A woman walks through water in Malakpet. (Photo: DC) The highest rainfall recorded on Thursday was at Malakpet (37 mm), Saroornagar (26.5 mm), Jubliee Hills (22.5 mm) and other parts of the ...
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Alloys 20.9.2019 Kurio City – The Navhind Times
Kedar Kulkarni “Hello students we learnt about metals and their properties last year. We also saw how pure metals are obtained from the ores from mines by using separation techniques. We also have studied the different states that are rich in different types of ores. Each of the metal has its own characteristics. We have …
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Guwahati airport awaits ‘iconic’ building 20.9.2019 The Shillong Times
GUWAHATI: The upcoming terminal building of Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport here will be the first ‘sustainable’ terminal of the North East, the Regional Executive Director of Airports Authority of India’s Northeast region, Sanjiv Jindal, said on Thursday. The terminal building will have a sewage treatment plant, solar power, rain water harvesting units, solid waste […]
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Nowhere in the world people sent to gas chambers to die, says SC on manual scavenging 19.9.2019 The Assam Tribune
Nowhere in the world people sent to gas chambers to die, says SC on manual scavenging
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Right to Water 19.9.2019 Central Chronicle
The Chief Minister Mr.Kamal Nath has indicated that his Government would introduce the Right to Water Bill in the coming winter session of the Vidhan Sabha. He has asked the committee of water experts to draft it soon. He has also expressed has firm resolve to remove all encroachments on water bodies the rivers, talab […]
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Nowhere in the world people sent to gas chambers to die, says SC on manual scavenging 19.9.2019 PTI: All news
Nowhere in the world people sent to gas chambers to die, says SC on manual scavenging
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Border village in need of developmental projects 19.9.2019 The Shillong Times
Memorandum submitted to CM JOWAI: Psiar village under Block I area of the Meghalaya- Assam border in West Jaintia Hills district submitted a memorandum to Chief Minister Conrad Sangma for taking up developmental projects in the area. The village which has been facing difficulties due to the long pending border dispute handed over the memorandum […]
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2 Kakkayam shutters to be raised 19.9.2019

KOZHIKODE: Kozhikode Collector Seeram Sambasiva Rao has urged residents of both banks of Kuttiyadi River to be on alert as two shutters of the Kakkayam Dam are all set to be lifted by one 'feet' each on Thursday.

The catchment area of the dam was getting copious rains in the last two days, necessitating the release of water to keep it within safety limits, a press release said.

Meanwhile, the Banasura Sagar Dam executive engineer has warned families living on the two banks of River Kadamanthodu at the lower reaches of the dam against flooding as one shutter of the dam was lifted on Wednesday afternoon to bring down water to 775 metres from the current level of 775.05 metres.

The water level of the river will be up by 10 to 15 cm with an intense flow. Any attempt to step into the water may invite mishap, the executive engineer said.

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Rains spew all Hyderabad's garbage back 19.9.2019
Hyderabad: Heavy rains on Tuesday night have led to silt from the sewage drains to overflow on the roads in the Sainkpuri, Kapra, Yapral, Old Alwal, Malkagiri residential colonies as the drains were filled with plastic, glass bottles, paper, tea cups, condoms, sanitary pads, diapers and other waste dumped in them. The drains are clogged as they are open at many places and these in turn lead to them getting converted into open garbage points. A senior officer in Malkajgiri circle explained, "This is a regular problem as even if we clean them in the morning, by evening they are full again. The problem is that people are throwing stuff from moving cars at night, dumping near garbage bins which are then being strewn around by dogs and also there are apartments which are connecting to the main sewage line instead of having their own septic tank." Since the time the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation stopped the cleaning of septic tanks, apartments and individual homes have connected their ...
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