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350 Congressmen arrested in Tripura for holding rally 17.5.2018 Meghalaya Times

AGARTALA, May 17 (IANS): Over 350 Congress leaders and workers were arrested on Thursday for holding a rally here to protest the decision to allow the BJP to form a government in Karnataka and the demolition of many party offices in Tripura by the saffron party-led government.
West Tripura District Police chief Ajit Pratap Singh said the Congress workers were arrested for holding the protest rally without permission. All were later released.

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350 Congressmen arrested in Tripura for holding rally 17.5.2018 General News
Over 350 Congress leaders and workers were arrested on Thursday for holding a rally here to protest the decision to allow the BJP to form a government in Karnataka and the demolition of many party offices in Tripura by the saffron party-led government.
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Facing criticism, Mehbooba Mufti govt revokes order that sought details of Kashmiri Pandits visiting Kheer Bhawani temple 14.5.2018 Zee News : States
Kashmiri Pandits are sons of the soil and they do not need any permission to visit the shrines in Jammu and Kashmir, a J&K minister said.
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Israeli firm to send experts to Haryana to rehabilitate 8,000 ponds 9.5.2018 General News
An Israeli group will send a team of experts to Haryana soon to help find solutions to rehabilitation of 8,000 ponds in villages, waste water recycling and its use for irrigation after treatment, according to a release. The CEO of Israel-based Tahal Group offered assistance during detailed talks with Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar in Tel Aviv, the release said. The group has expertise in the field of waste water management, micro irrigation and infrastructure. Tahal Group also has its headquarters in Gurugram, and is executing mega projects across India, the release said. Tahal experts will visit various departments and also guide the Haryana government on master planning for water management, the release said. Totally managed by Indians, Tahal in India works on projects related to climate change, food security, clean water, clean energy and sustainable development and is offering consultancy on many projects, the release said. The group is already offering consultancy on a
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Child leaders elected to eradicate social evils against children 8.5.2018 All News-IANS Stories
The elections to the National Maha Bal Panchayat to select its 11 members who will "stand responsible as the legitimate and direct voice" of children from their states and be committed to eradicate social evils of exploitation against children in any form was held here on Tuesday under the leadership of Nobel Peace Laureate Kailash Satyarthi.
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Sindhanur settlers: Strangers in their land 8.5.2018 Hindu: Rx
These settlers from Bangladesh have the vote, but little else
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HC: Provision of 2013 land acquisition law is not applicable to BDA Act 8.5.2018 HBL: Watches & Jewellery
Case pertains to acquisition of land in Nagarabhavi village in 1978
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Winners may be losers in Karnataka's Catch 22 endgame (Comment: Special to IANS) 5.5.2018 All News-IANS Stories
It was what a film director would have described as a perfect take. "You are a beginner," he said, grinding his teeth in simulated anger. "These are your days to learn." A measured pause; he then emoted. "And you are insulting a former Prime Minister, a senior-most leader?"
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LIVE! K'taka day 2: Modi addresses BJP's Kisan Morcha workers 2.5.2018 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
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10 jumbos from Karnataka to help conservation at UP's Dudhwa 30.4.2018 All News-IANS Stories
With a new rhino area to monitor and rising man-animal conflict to control, Uttar Pradesh's Dudhwa National Park will get ten elephants from Karnataka to deal with the situation, officials told IANS on Monday.
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RPP Infra bags Rs 138-cr road proj in Maharashtra 9.4.2018 General News
RPP Infra Projects today said it had Rs 1,38.2-crore road project from Maharashtra State Road Development Corporation. The project involves "rehabilitation and upgradation of newly-declared Badnera road Nagzari Kharda and Murtizapur to Kherda NH161E Section from Dastapur to Karanja Ch 29.074 to 60.374 to two lane with paved shoulders in Maharashtra on engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) mode for Rs 1,382 million," the company said in a filing to BSE. The said work will be completed within 18 months, the filing said. The company said on its website that it has executed projects in Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh. It has ventured into some of the areas like roads, buildings, power and irrigation.
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Preserving urban heritage 6.4.2018 Hindu: Religion
A national conference in Bengaluru organised by INTACH Karnataka will discuss how heritage structures could be turned into revenue-yielding assets than being considered liabilities. By M.A. Siraj
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Not only lakes, 290 kilometres of drains have disappeared over 50 years 5.4.2018 Hindu: News
Worst hit are smaller secondary and tertiary drains
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Javadekar and the art of doing what's practical and possible 3.4.2018 Rediff: News
Javadekar, along with Piyush Goyal and Dharmendra Pradhan, is among the few ministers who have party as well as ministerial responsibilities.
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Respect dignity of our labour, say sex workers 26.3.2018 Hindu: National
Yes. Trafficking must be tackled, they say at a meeting held on ways of combating it
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Tobacco control steps sought 25.3.2018 Deccan Herald - City

The Consortium for Tobacco-Free Karnataka (CFTFK) has urged major political parties to include tobacco-control measures in their poll manifestos.

Dr Vishal Rao, cancer surgeon and member of the consortium, submitted the memorandum to Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee vice-president B L Shankar, BJP MLA S Suresh Kumar and JD(S) MLC and spokesperson Ramesh Babu, urging them to include in their manifestos policies and programmes that will lead to the prevention of tobacco-related diseases.

Among the major suggestions in the memorandum are a complete ban on the sale of drugs and tobacco products near educational institutions, rehabilitation of tobacco farmers, and public awareness on the harmful effects of tobacco.

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Bengaluru cares for Nepal 24.3.2018 Hindu: Fitness
60 permanent houses to be handed over to quake victims
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Bengaluru cares for Nepal 24.3.2018 Hindu: Health
60 permanent houses to be handed over to quake victims
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Land acquisition: Cong. accused of double standards 20.3.2018 Hindu: Cities
Krishi Bhoomi Samrakshana Samithi says govt has used ‘outdated’ Karnataka Industrial Area Development Act, 1966 instead of new Act
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Rehabilitation of Rescued Bonded Labourers in the Country 14.3.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Though the bonded labour system has been abolished by the Bonded Labour System (Abolition) Act, 1976, instances do come to notice.   The States from where bonded labour have been rescued and rehabilitated so far are:  Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Gujarat, Haryana, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Odisha, Punjab, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand and West Bengal.
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