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Paying For Drinking In Public Places 18.7.2018 Editorial – The Navhind Times
The government has set yet another date for crackdown on drinking in public places. Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has announced that from August 1 drinking in public places will attract heavy fines. Littering and dumping plastic waste would invite penalty of Rs 2,500. The amount of fine or other penalty for drinking in public places ...
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Karnataka MPs get iPhone as gifts, BJP says 'shame on democracy' 18.7.2018 The Asian Age | Home
Gift was given to 40 Karnataka MPs ahead of meeting convened by Kumaraswamy in Delhi to discuss state-related issues, and Cauvery issue.
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Parliament Session 18.7.2018 Central Chronicle » Editorial
The monsoon session of the Parliament has begun today (July 18) and perhaps it may be its last session. In early 2019 the General Election to the Lok Sabha will be held. There are indications that the Prime Minister Mr.Narendra Modi may seek dissolution of the Lok Sabha few months earlier so that the elections […]
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Hima Das should be given financial support: Vijender 18.7.2018 The Assam Tribune
Hima Das should be given financial support: Vijender
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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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Resistance through ragas 18.7.2018 Mumbai Age
Singer T.M. Krishna isn't one to shy away from taking a stand, no matter how controversial it is.
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Tourists from Spain take up cleaning of filth on Pushkar roads 18.7.2018 DNA: Recent Columns
Seeing the piles of garbage on the roads of Pushkar situated in the Ajmer district, some of the foreign tourists from Spain took an initiative to clean the city. This initiative by the tourists is not only a big lesson for the Indian residents, but it will also affect the ignorant district administration and the state government. Pushkar is among the places which is termed as the ideal location for religious tourism and Rajasthani culture by the government. A group of 190 tourists from Spain, named Hakuna, has come to  Pushkar with a purpose of touring the country along with providing their services to the local organisations in order to improve the education and medical facilities in India. Presently, the tourists are offering their services in a school named Fior Di Loto. They decided to clean the garbage scattered near the school. One of the foreigners William said that to prevent the spreading of diseases due to dirt, they started cleaning the area. The residents of Pushkar said that the government ...
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Coastal Salcete welcomes ‘fine’ on drinking in public places 18.7.2018 Goa News – The Navhind Times
NT NETWORK MARGAO The people, including panchayat members from coastal Salcete, on Tuesday, welcomed the government decision to impose a heavy fine on those found drinking in public places, and littering and dumping plastic waste from August 1, but  asked for proper implementation of the laws pertaining to it. Regretting the lack of civic sense ...
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Keep watch on food prices 18.7.2018 Opinion | The Asian Age
There is a critical need for a huge number of cold storage warehouses so that during a surplus perishable items like vegetables can be stored.
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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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12,000 tonnes of debris spew by sea at Marine Drive promenade: Bombay High Court told 17.7.2018 Free Press Journal: Mumbai
Mumbai: Around 12,000 tonnes of debris and garbage was thrown out by sea along the Marine Drive promenade
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When old is new 17.7.2018 DNA: Opinion
Veere Di Wedding might have received backlash for women mouthing abuses and its sexual references, but the film surely gave us many ‘goals’. Remember Kareena Kapoor Khan’s unique wedding dress from the film" an off-shoulder, embellished, yellow lehenga... Yes, that lehenga was a 25-year-old lehenga for real! In the film’s plot too, it was Kalindi’s (name of the character that Kareena played) mother’s lehenga that she gave a fresh spin to, and wore it for her own wedding.  Even before the movie, many new-age brides had been following the trend " if not for the wedding ceremony itself, but for another function, or just to add a heirloom to her trousseau collection. This is done by revamping the garment and transferring the original work. We asked some city-based designers on how they reuse older works and the kind of requests they get from clients.  ENVIRONMENT & POCKET-FRIENDLY Kusum and Karishma Luharuwala, of Label Faabiiana share with AFTERhrs, “Bridal lehenga is usually the most expensive attire of ...
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OIL carries out cleanliness prog at Kamakhya temple 17.7.2018 The Assam Tribune
OIL carries out cleanliness prog at Kamakhya temple
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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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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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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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Work underway to address waste issues: L-G office 17.7.2018 Metros | The Asian Age
The L-G said efficient solid waste management strategies are being undertaken by the three corporations to work on solutions.
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BMC garbage dumper knocks down woman 17.7.2018 Metros | The Asian Age
The police are searching for the absconding driver of the dumper.
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Public drinking to attract heavy fine 17.7.2018 The Navhind Times
NT NETWORK   PANAJI From August 1 drinking in public places will be punishable with a heavy fine together with a stiff penalty for littering and dumping plastic waste. Regretting the lack of civic sense among residents and outsiders,  Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Monday said the government would impose a heavy fine on those ...
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Yogi Adityanath govt to pass ordinance for plastic ban; heavy fines, jail t... 16.7.2018 DNA: Bangalore
Yogi Adityanath govt to pass ordinance for plastic ban; heavy fines, jail t...
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