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User: sailendram Topic: Water
Category: Management-Approaches :: Privatisation
Last updated: Dec 22 2018 14:43 IST RSS 2.0
 
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26th Sir Purshotamdas Thakurdas Memorial Lecture held 30.1.2010 Govt of india: PIB
26th Sir Purshotamdas Thakurdas Memorial Lecture held
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Ponnala highlights achievements of Jalayagnam 30.1.2010 Hindu: Andhra Pradesh
HYDERABAD: Major Irrigation Minister P. Lakshmaiah highlighted the Jalayagnam programme before irrigation officials of 11 States at a national workshop on water sector reforms organised by the Union Water Resources Ministry here on ...
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Flow: For the Love of Water 30.1.2010 Hindu:Metro Plus: Chennai
At 2 p.m. watch “Flow: For the Love of Water”. The 2008 colour film, running for 84 minutes, is directed by Irena Salina. It is an investigation into what experts label the most important political and environmental issue of ...
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GHMC to hire pvt vehicles to shift garbage bins 27.1.2010 New Indian Express
GHMC to hire pvt vehicles to shift garbage bins
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Meandering an important course 26.1.2010 India Together
Water and the Laws in India is not always consistent or complete, but this does not detract from its usefulness and importance in examining important issues. Shripad Dharmadhikary reviews the book.
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`Liberalisation stripped poor of their rights’ 23.1.2010 New Indian Express
`Liberalisation stripped poor of their rights’
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Naomi Klein on how corporate branding has taken over America 16.1.2010 The Guardian -- World Latest
Ten years after the publication of No Logo, Naomi Klein switches her attention from the mall to Barack Obama and discovers that corporate culture has taken over the US government In May 2009, Absolut Vodka launched a limited edition line called "Absolut No ­Label". The company's global public relations manager, Kristina Hagbard, explained that "For the first time we dare to face the world completely naked. We launch a bottle with no label and no logo, to manifest the idea that no matter what's on the outside, it's the inside that really matters." A few months later, Starbucks opened its first unbranded coffee shop in Seattle, called 15th Avenue E Coffee and Tea. This "stealth Starbucks" (as the anomalous outlet immediately became known) was ...
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UK gas reserves down to six hours as imports fail to arrive 11.1.2010 Guardian: Environment
• Cold weather interrupts flow from Norway at peak time • National Grid issues alert for fourth time this month • Grid temporarily cut off supplies to some factories last week Britain's reserves of stored gas stood at just six hours at lunchtime today as imports from Norway failed to arrive. National Grid issued an appeal for more gas to be pumped to the UK after unusually cold weather led to a shutdown of the Ormen Lange processing centre in the Norwegian Sea, interrupting gas flows to the UK at a time of peak demand. It is the fourth time this month that the company has issued the notice to the market. The so-called gas balancing alert has been issued only five times in total since the system was introduced three years ago. ...
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‘India failed to take strong stance’ 9.1.2010 New Indian Express
‘India failed to take strong stance’
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First Small Hydel Power Project to come up at Barna in MP 15.8.2009 Hindu: Breaking News
First Small Hydel Power Project to come up at Barna in MP
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Burning of garbage continues in southern suburbs 14.6.2009 Hindu: Tamil Nadu
Privatisation of solid waste management cited as reason behind increase in garbage dumping
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Lake chokes as Court order is ‘misinterpreted’ 13.6.2009 Hindu: Karnataka
Bangalore: As the city’s civic authorities, non-governmental organisations and a hotel chain battle over rights to develop the Hebbal Lake, the 150-acre water body is now a picture of neglect, colonised almost entirely by the invasive ...
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Fumbling on Cabinet formation 12.6.2009 The Assam Tribune
Fumbling on Cabinet formation
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Stagnant waters: Party manifestos offer little 28.4.2009 India Together - Environment

Water is a big local concern, but at the national level, it does not seem to figure very high up in the considerations of major parties, at least as seen in their pre-election promises. Shripad Dharmadhikary reports.
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World Water Forums: Time to end them 31.3.2009 India Together - Environment

Activists and governments alike demand that future deliberations on water issues be brought within the legitimate fold of the UN, and not hosted by private and corporate interests. Shripad Dharmadhikary reports.
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World Bank's CAS: The forward march of failure 2.2.2009 India Together - Economy

The newly announced country assistance strategy for India is the continuation of what the World Bank has been pushing in this country and elsewhere in the last 15 years or so years, with nothing to show for it, writes Shripad Dharmadhikary.
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Water privatisation: Start again 18.12.2008 India Together - Environment

The Maharashtra Water Resources Regulatory Authority calls a halt to the privatisation of the Nira Deoghar dam, citing contradictions in the laws governing water management. Shripad Dharmadhikary reports.
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Legalising coastal destruction 24.11.2008 India Together - Environment

Fishermen oppose a new notification by the Environment Ministry that would open up the coast to industrial development. Their state governments agree, but the Centre and the World Bank are pushing ahead nonetheless. Kanchi Kohli reports.
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Water sector reforms: Time for a new model 10.11.2008 India Together - Environment

It is important to remove the distortions from the political process, rather than attempt to remove politics itself from decisions in the water sector. The World Bank's model has failed, and it is time to heed other voices, writes Shripad Dharmadhikary.
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Power to the rich, literally 21.4.2008 India Together - Economy

A new policy framework for hydro-electric power seems to have given confidence to private corporations to enter the sector, with a large number of mega projects lined up. But the same policies raise critical questions in relation to equity and access, writes Shripad Dharmadhikary.
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