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TN to get ₹2,685 cr. WB aid 23.6.2018 The Hindu - Tamil Nadu
It will be utilised for the Health Systems Reforms project
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Looking beyond Red Fort: Is privatisation the only way to save our monuments? 8.5.2018 Citizen Matters
The adoption of the Red Fort by Dalmia Bharat has drawn flak from various sections of society. But it is not just about the Red Fort; the 'Adopt a Heritage' scheme itself raises serious questions concerning preservation of monuments and urban heritage. »
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4 killed, 8 injured as jeep turns turtle following tyre burst 30.4.2018 General News
Four persons were killed and eight others injured after the tyre of the jeep they were travelling in burst on Kusmania-Harangaon road in Dewas district today. Kannod's Sub Divisional Police Officer (SDPO) Sher Singh Bhuria said that the incident happened between Okra Kakaddi and Kusmaniya Haran villages, under Khategaon police station limits, today afternoon. "The jeep overturned after its tyre burst, killing four people and injuring eight others including its driver," Bhuria said. He identified the deceased as Savitri Bai (33), Rajesh (35), Rakesh (45) and Rameshwar (50). The injured, he said, were treated initially at the Primary Health Centre in Kannod and then were referred to a hospital in Indore.
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Two MP govt employees suspended for dancing in office 17.4.2018 General News
Two employees of Women and Child Development department in Madhya Pradesh were suspended by Dewas district collector for allegedly dancing in the office, along with others, to Bollywood songs while celebrating birthday of two women officials on April 13. According to sources in the department, the employees were celebrating the birthday of district programme officer, Sunita Yadav and city south project officer, Priyanka Jaiswal on last Friday. A senior officer said district collector Ashish Singh placed assistant (grade II) Diwakar Rojaskar and supervisor Sneha Sharma under suspension after the video of the dance went viral on the social media. A group of staffers, including two women and some private contractual employees, were dancing to the beats of "Kajra Re" and other songs in the office, he said. The services of two private employees were also terminated. According to sources, Yadav and Jaiswal left the office after attending the cake cutting ceremony. After they ..
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Anticipating normal monsoon, Odisha sets 10 mn tonne food grains target 17.4.2018 Latest News
As per the plan, the Kharif production target will be covering 5.11 million hectares of land with a yield rate of 2030 kilogram per hectare. The sowing of Kharif starts with the onset of monsoon
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Graft probe against US-based firm slowed after BJP came to power in Assam: Gogoi 27.3.2018 General News
Congress MP Gaurav Gogoi has written to Home Minister Rajnath Singh over a probe into allegations against a US-based firm responsible for water supply projects worth over Rs 1,000 crore in Assam and claimed that the pace of investigations had slowed after the BJP government came to power in the state. Assam MP Gaurav Gogoi, in his letter to Singh, demanded a speedy probe by the CBI and claimed that Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal, as BJP's state chief, had levelled allegations against a politician, who later joined the BJP and became a minister. "The allegations of corruption between the officials of the Guwahati Metropolitan Developmental Authority (GMDA) and Louis Berger (US-based firm) are a matter of concern and demand speedy investigation," Gogoi wrote in his letter. "The Assam government had initiated an investigation by the CID in 2015. Yet after the new government came to power in 2016, the CID investigation has gone slow and they failed to update the Gauhati High Court on ..
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Ring the doorbell and run: How nuclear rivals India, Pak harass each other 16.3.2018 Latest News
The alleged tit-for-tat harassment reflects a broader deterioration of India-Pakistan relations in recent years
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Consultations for framing policies 15.3.2018 Govt of india: PIB
In 2017-18, Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region formulated the Guidelines for Central Sector North East Special Infrastructure Development Scheme (NESIDS) restructuring existing Non-Lapsable Central Pool of Resources (NLCPR) Scheme after due consultation with concerned stakeholders of the State Governments of North Eastern Region and line Ministries of Government of India.
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In poll-bound Karnataka, water top priority for voters: Report 10.3.2018 Zee News : India National
Better electricity supply, improved roads and environment protection were among the other most important issues for voters in the urban areas.
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Corporation approves water project for city 1.3.2018 Hindu: National

The council of the Mangaluru City Corporation (MCC) in its meeting on Wednesday gave its approval for taking up the second stage of drinking water augmentation and water distribution network upgrad

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Legal forum: 'Courts should fine people who try to waste time' 16.2.2018 Deccan Herald - City
The Vidhi Centre for Legal Policy, a not-for-profit legal think tank, released its annual briefing book titled "15 Legal Reforms for Karnataka" at Mother Tekla Auditorium on Friday. The event marked the release of three reports — a study of financing of urban local bodies of Karnataka, a study of Karnataka High Court's writ jurisdiction and waste picker welfare law in Karnataka. In tackling these subjects, the report authors proposed several solutions, including property tax reform, urban water supply reforms, advertisement tax and scientific classification of writ petitions. Vidhi also showcased its website, Nyaya, which hopes to simplify complicated legal jargon for people and increase societys knowledge of the law. Alok Prassana, Senior Resident Fellow and Head of Vidhi's Bengaluru chapter, moderated a panel discussion between Santosh Hegde, former Lokayukta Karnataka and former Justice of Supreme Court of India; Rohini Nilekani, well-known philanthropist; and Dr A Ravindera, former Government ...
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NDB okays 1st tranche of $100 mn loan for Rajasthan water project 15.2.2018 General News
The New Development Bank (NDB) has signed a loan agreement of USD 100 million with the government for financing a water project in Rajasthan. The loan agreement for financing of Rajasthan Water Sector Restructuring Project for the desert areas was signed between the Government of India and NDB on February 13, 2018, an official statement said today. The loan is the first tranche of the USD 345 million by the NDB under the multi tranche financing facility for this project. "The objective of this project is to rehabilitate the 678 km long Indira Gandhi Canal system built during 1958-63 to prevent seepage, conserve water, and enhance water use efficiency as mandated by both national and state level policies on water use," the finance ministry said in a statement. The project benefits include arresting the seepage by rehabilitating the deteriorating canal lining of the Indira Gandhi Nahar Project (IGNP) which needs urgent attention; rehabilitation of waterlogged areas; modernisation and ...
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Vikram Singh Puar acquitted in murder case 1.2.2018 General News
Vikram Singh Puar, a member of the former royal family of Dewas, has been acquitted by a court here in a murder case. Puar is the son of BJP MLA Gayatri Raje. He and 12 others were accused of killing a person over a land dispute at Raghogarh village in Dewas district on March 18, 2015. While all other accused were acquitted on December 17, 2016, Puar, who was absconding and surrendered in January 2017, faced a separate trial, his counsel Ashok Verma said. On Wednesday, Additional Sessions Judge Joginder Singh acquitted Puar. Pratap Lodhi and two others were injured during a scuffle over the possession of a piece of land, owned by the Puar family. Lodhi died during treatment at a hospital in Indore on March 22, 2015, following which a case of murder was lodged against Puar and others. Advocate Verma said that the prosecution could not establish that Puar was present when the incident took place, as witnesses did not back the prosecution. Puar's father Tukojirao Puar was a .
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Live Budget 2018: Will Jaitley be able to please all? 1.2.2018 Sify Finance
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In push to cut permits, U.S. must still protect water quality - CEO 1.2.2018 General News
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The CEO of America's largest water utility warned that a federal push to streamline permits for infrastructure projects could stymie stronger water quality standards.
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Welspun Enterprises buys 49 pc stake in Chikhali-Tarsod proj 30.1.2018 General News
Infrastructure firm Welspun Enterprises today said it has acquired 49 per cent stake in Chikhali-Tarsod road project for Rs 8.33 crore. "The company has acquired 49 per cent stake in the project for four laning of Chikhali-Tarsod (Package II A) section of NH 6...from Vishvaraj Group for a consideration of Rs 83.3 million," Welspun Enterprises Ltd (WEL) said in a BSE filing. The company added that it has the option of acquiring the remaining 51 per cent stake as and when the regulator "NHAI permits at a fixed consideration of Rs 8.67 crore". "We are extremely focused on profitably growing our infrastructure portfolio and this transaction is another step in that direction," Welspun Group Chairman B K Goenka said.
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'Citizen Delhi- My Times, My Life': Sheila Dikshit's memoirs reveal challenges of serving Delhi with limited powers 25.1.2018 Latest News Politics on Firstpost
Former Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit in her autobiography reveals how she motivated her fellow MLAs to work for the people of Delhi despite the narrow manoeuvring space administratively.
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Bank Note Press official held for stealing, Rs 90 lakh recovered 19.1.2018 General News
An official of a Dewas-based Bank Note Press (BNP) was today caught pilfering newly-printed currency notes.Currency notes worth more than Rs 90 lakh, which he reportedly stole over a period of time, were recovered from his office and residence.The Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) personnel deployed at the corridor of Note Verification Section (NVF) of the BNP noticed Deputy Control Officer of NVF Manohar Verma, hiding some item discreetly in one of the empty wooden boxes lying in the corridor. On suspicion, they kept him under observation and informed the matter to the officers of CISF Unit.The CISF officers rushed to the spot to enquire the matter.The said official of the BNP was physically searched, during search and two bundles of currency notes in the denomination of Rs 200 were recovered concealed inside his shoes.Thereafter, a thorough search at his office was also carried out by the CISF in presence of senior officers of BNP.During the search, notes worth Rs 26,09,300 ..
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MP note printing press official held for stealing 19.1.2018 General News
The CISF on Friday held an official of the Bank Note Press (BNP) in Madhya Pradesh's Dewas city for pilfering currency notes, an official said.
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CISF nabs note press officer in MP with stolen currency in 19.1.2018 General News
A Bank Note Press officer in Madhya Pradesh's Dewas district was apprehended by the CISF today for allegedly trying to steal freshly-minted currency notes by concealing them in his shoes. The case was handed over to the police, which had seized crisp currency notes amounting to over Rs 90.59 lakh so far, following raids at the premises of the officer, Manohar Verma, Assistant Inspector General Hemendra Singh, who is also a spokesperson for the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), said here. Verma was working as the deputy control officer in the Note Verification section of the high-security press, he added. Singh said in the morning, fresh Rs 200 currency notes, totalling Rs 40,000, were recovered from Verma's shoes. "The security staff on duty saw Verma hiding something discreetly in an empty wooden box kept in the corridor. "He kept a watch on him through CCTV cameras and other means and then, intercepted him," he added. As per procedure, the clothes and shoes of ..
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