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Khammam to top others in irrigation and agriculture sector 27.1.2017
Khammam: Republic Day celebrations were held amidst great fanfare. Thousands of students, dressed in colourful  clothes, participated in the programmes showcasing patriotism. District collector Lokesh Kumar said the government was putting in all efforts to ensure all-round development of the district and be first among others. Khammam stands first in the irrigation and agriculture sectors, he said. Efforts are on to bridge the urban-rural divide by providing facilities in all habitations in the villages on par with those in the cities. The Mission Bhagiratha scheme will provide safe drinking water to all the people in district, he said. The district will witness a blue revolution as about 1.23 crore seed fish are being grown in 163 water tanks in the district. The fish will be exported to other areas in the country. The reorganisation of the districts was done only for the convenience of adminsitration, he said and added that people will experience it soon. Over 59 state employees, including teachers, ...
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Nizamabad to be open-defaecation-free by March-end 27.1.2017
NIZAMABAD: District collector Yogita Rana said that Nizamabad would be declared open-defaecation-free (ODF) by the end of March. Nearly 70 of 393 villages have already been declared ODF in two phases, she said,  adding that another 166 would be ODF by the end of January, in the third phase. The Collector hoisted the National Flag at the Police Parade Grounds on the occasion of Republic Day on Thursday. Speaking at the occasion, she said that developmental programmes and welfare schemes had been taken up in the district and that due to sufficient rainfall, projects and water tanks are full. She said that water supply and underground drainage works have been taken up by Armoor municipality and the Nizamabad Municipal Corporation at an estimated cost of Rs 156 crore. She also said that Mission Bhagiratha, Mission Kakatiya and the Haritha Haram programmes had been conducted successfully in the district. She explained the implementation of these programmes and their results and assured people that the ...
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Telangana's Republic Day gift to minorities: Reservations & special IT zone 27.1.2017 TOI: Hyderabad Times
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Complaints cell for rural people comes up 27.1.2017 Hindu: Home
People may contact the centre through toll free number 18004254181 for remedy
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Republic Day celebrations marred by serial blasts in Assam, no casualty 26.1.2017 Business Standard: Front Page Headlines
There was no report of any casualty or damage to property in the low intensity blasts
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Serial blasts by militants in Assam 26.1.2017 HBL: Home
Serial blasts by anti-talk ULFA (Independent) shook upper Assam today as the State was celebrating Republic Day amid tight security. Bombs were detonated in Charaidow, Sibsagar, Dibrugarh and Tinsu...
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Serial blasts rock Assam on Republic Day 26.1.2017 Hindu: News
Serial blasts by ULFA (Independent) shook northern Assam on Thursday as the State was celebrating Republic Day amid tight security.Bombs were detonated in Charaidow, Sibsagar, Dibrugarh and Tinsukia ...
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What goes into the city’s lakes? 24.1.2017 Hindu: Leisure
GEETA PADMANABHAN profiles six waterbodies that have seen better days
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Women seek employment under MNREGP 23.1.2017 Hindu: News
As drought-like situation prevails in the district, women from a few rural areas of the district submitted a petition to Collector M. Karunakaran on Monday seeking employment under the Mahatma Gandhi...
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GHMC razes illegal layout eating into Hussainsagar 20.1.2017 TOI: Hyderabad Times
Officials of the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) on Thursday demolished portions of an unauthorised layout in Begumpet.
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Decide on plea to preserve city lake: HC to Patiala MC 19.1.2017 TOI: Chandigarh Times
The Punjab and Haryana high court on Wednesday directed the commissioner of Patiala municipal corporation (MC) to take a decision on Malwinder Singh’s plea for preservation of ciy’s Rajindra Tank Lake within 10 days.
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Ulsoor Lake to get sewage treatment plant 18.1.2017 TOI: Cities
Ulsoor Lake, which witnessed fish deaths on several occasions in the last two years due to increasing sewage flow, is here to get some breather.
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People oppose subway near their village 18.1.2017 Hindu: Home
Ramanathapuram: The people of Kooriyur near here have opposed to Southern Railway building a subway under an unmanned level crossing on the way to the village, as they fear that retaining walls, abutt...
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Rome is not built in a day: KTR 18.1.2017 Hindu: Cities
Global cities are not built overnight, and it will take about seven to eight years to make Hyderabad one, Minister for Municipal Administration and Urban Development (MAUD) K.T.Rama Rao said, addressi...
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Dry and dreary 17.1.2017 FrontLine: Cover Story
With dams, reservoirs and other waterbodies almost dry, all the 32 districts of Tamil Nadu and Chennai city face the prospect of a water famine. By T.S. SUBRAMANIAN
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Resurrecting an icon 17.1.2017 FrontLine: Arts & Culture
The drinking water fountains of Mumbai, an architectural celebration of water, community, and the spirit of giving, fell into disuse with the coming of piped water. They are being restored now by the Municipal Corporation. By LYLA BAVADAM
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Have you adopted 1994 wetlands map? : HC to Maharashtra 17.1.2017 TOI: Mumbai
Bombay High Court on Tuesday directed the State government to reply whether it has adopted a 1994 map showing wetlands all over Maharashtra.
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Centre mulls making domestic steel use binding for government projects 16.1.2017 ET: Steel
The meeting was on initiatives taken by the steel ministry to enhance demand and production of steel and status of completion of projects by PSUs.
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An Author's Story 15.1.2017 TOI: Bangalore Times
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Tamil Nadu dry spell: Crop losses push farmers to the brink of despair 14.1.2017 ET: Agriculture
The National Human Rights Commission issued notice to the Tamil Nadu government, based on news reports, that 106 farmers have died or committed suicide in the state due to crop failure.
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