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Uma to officials: No untreated sewage discharge in Ganga 25.4.2017 TOI: Patna
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Hyderabad: Seven colonies to get water supply after decades 25.4.2017
Hyderabad: Water Board officials of Kukatpally division are preparing the ground for laying of pipelines to seven colonies that haven’t had drinking water supply since decades. The Water Board officials estimate that as many as 7,852 households will benefit from the project. The work will be taken up with Rs 290 crore from HUDCO. Once completed, it will supply water to Manasarovar Heights in Hasmathpet in  the posh area of Raghavendra Society in Moosapet and Khaitalapur, apart from JNNURM Colony, Ambedkarnagar and Gouthamnagar near Hydernagar. An official from the projects wing of the Hyderabad Metropolitan Water Supply and Sewerage Board (HMWS&SB) said that about 10.5 km of pipeline laying work has been completed till date and the Board is ready to supply water to Raghavendra Society, Ambedkarnagar and JNNURM Colony. “Higher officials including projects director M. Yella Swamy and HMWSSB MD M. Dana Kishore, besides minister K.T. Rama Rao are frequently inspecting the work and monitoring its progress ...
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Finally, civic agencies hit ground zero to clean up Bellandur Lake 25.4.2017 TOI: Bangalore Times
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Bengaluru: Encroachments on rise as govt fails to demarcate lake, storm water drains 24.4.2017 India Today| Must Read
The lake of demarcation is hampering the work of setting up buzzer zones as mandated by the NGT.
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23-year-old PIL on pollution in Yamuna transfered to NGT by SC 24.4.2017 India – The Indian Express
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Swim your way to health 24.4.2017 Hindu: Home
Swimming not only beats the heat, it also is a stress buster. Hear it from the renowned swimmer Nisha Millet
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Mumbai: Andheri housing complex saves 80,000 litres of water everyday 24.4.2017 Free Press Journal: Mumbai
Mumbai: The Vijay Nagar housing society in Andheri has set a benchmark for other residential complexes
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Mumbai: BMC to finish 24×7 watersupply project by December 24.4.2017 Free Press Journal: Mumbai
Mumbai: Every Mumbaikar’s dream of having 24×7 water supply may now come true as the Brihanmumbai
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Water supply to be hit for 12 hours across Gurgaon 24.4.2017 India – The Indian Express
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Bengaluru: The road turns a paddy field here! 24.4.2017
Bengaluru: When a BWSSB engineer decides to use loose mud to fill potholes instead of repairing the road using proper tools and material, not only the quality of the recently-laid stretch goes down, but also motorists and residents suffer. In Whitefield, a shoddy job done by the BWSSB has turned main roads and bylanes into paddy fields! “In the last two weeks, vehicles have caved in while driving on Outer Circle Road. The BWSSB dug it up to lay sewage pipes and did not cover the trenches properly. They used loose soil, which cannot withstand the weight of trucks and cars,” said resident of the area, Pravir Bagrodia. Nobody is hurt so far, but residents are apprehensive that a serious accident is waiting to happen if the road is not repaired, Mr Bagrodia says. Those living on Outer Circle Road said that the digging started December 28 last year, and has been progressing at a painfully slow rate. “They use only one earthmover for digging. Once the pipes are laid, the trench is not covered with crushed ...
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Bengaluru: CAF to approach NGT to stop flow of raw sewage into lakes 24.4.2017
Bengaluru: With the National Green Tribunal (NGT) recently ordering civic bodies to close down industries polluting Bellandur Lake, the Citizens' Action Forum is planning to approach the green tribunal seeking directions to stop the flow of raw sewage into not only Bellandur lake but also all other water bodies in the city. It was only after CAF that approached the NGT on the steel flyover issue as a co-petitioner along with former Karnataka chief secretary Balasubramaniam that the state government shelved the controversial project. The citizen group, with the help of lake activists, resident welfare associations (RWAs) and NGOs, is gearing up to get the civic bodies fall in line with an NGT order to stop the flow of sewage into lakes. CAF president D.S. Rajashekar told Deccan Chronicle, "The city, once famous for its lakes, has now become infamous for the same lakes. Where is the Garden City heading to? Letting raw sewage into lakes is a criminal offence. If the BWSSB, which is the custodian, cannot ...
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Bengaluru: BDA to install CCTVs around Bellandur Lake 24.4.2017
Bengaluru: Following directions from the National Green Tribunal (NGT), principal bench, Delhi, the Bengaluru Development Authority (BDA) is gearing up to adhere to the orders and has planned to install CCTV cameras to curb indiscriminate dumping of debris and garbage into the Bellandur lake. BDA engineer-member P.N. Nayak told Deccan Chronicle that CCTC cameras will be installed around the lake, especially the locations that are more prone to dumping. Different agencies, like the BWSSB, BDA and Karnataka State Pollution Control Board (KSPCB), brain stormed on the implementation of the NGT directions to get the polluted lake cleaned. The BDA said that tender documents will be opened on Monday to finalise the lowest bidder to clear the weed and debris from the lake. After shortlisting the lowest bidders, the authority will go through the financial and technical bids to evaluate their technical abilities in cleaning up the lake within the deadline fixed by the NGT, sources said. The BWSSB is drawing up a ...
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MCD elections: Voters in AAP bastions say promises were not kept 24.4.2017 Delhi – The Indian Express
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MCD elections: At Dalit locality, a better life is just across the road 24.4.2017 Delhi – The Indian Express
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Civic agencies mull sewer lines to siphon Bellandur froth 24.4.2017 TOI: Bangalore Times
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HMR to take ₹236.5 crore loan from Andhra Bank 24.4.2017 Hindu: Cities
Government agrees to terms of the bank, to give counter guarantee
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CM orders bio-metric attendance up to block level 23.4.2017 TOI: Lucknow Times
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A noose of debris tightens around Varthur lake 23.4.2017 Hindu: Cities
Thubarahalli residents say ‘encroachment’ has been happening for 10 days
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Biometric attendance system to be set up in offices up to block level: Yogi 23.4.2017
Lucknow: To ensure that all government employees reach work on time, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has instructed that a biometric attendance system be put in place in offices up to the block level. Adityanath's instructions came during a meeting with officials of the rural development department late on Saturday night. "Efforts should be made to ensure that a biometric system of attendance is installed up to the block level. Apart from this, a board be put up at every village panchayat, which will have information about contact details of the village pradhan and details of the ongoing works," Adityanath said as per an official statement. The chief minister said that the targets of the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana should be achieved. All the works pertaining to registration, uploading of photographs and approval of housing units for 5.73 lakh families eligible under this scheme must be completed at the earliest. "The Centre will be requested to incorporate eligible families, which have been ...
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Biometric scanner to be set in govt offices upto block level: Yogi Adityanath 23.4.2017 The Asian Age | Home
The Chief Minister also said that the targets of the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana should be achieved.
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