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Eco-sensitive regions could see flurry of construction activity as draft CRZ notification suggests 20.4.2018 Downtoearth
The new notification allows construction of hotels and beach resorts within 50 metres of the shorelines
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Maharashtra: Four farmers from Parbhani district attempt to commit suicide 20.4.2018 Free Press Journal: Mumbai
Mumbai: Disappointed with the district administration, which had ignored the demand of villagers to probe
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Maharashtra: As brand new toilets stay shut, ODF status for Nandurbar only on paper 20.4.2018 Front Page – The Indian Express
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Yamuna water: SC summons chief secretaries of Delhi, Haryana 20.4.2018 PTI: All news
Yamuna water: SC summons chief secretaries of Delhi, Haryana
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Praja foundation report: Complaints on civic issues rise by 49% 20.4.2018 Mumbai – The Indian Express
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Broken pipeline and a car on fire bring traffic to standstill on DND 20.4.2018 Delhi – The Indian Express
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Two years on, no smart city project complete 20.4.2018 The Tribune
Tribune News Service Ludhiana, April 19 Over two years have passed since Central government’s announcement of developing Ludhiana as a smart city, but majority of projects under the mission are still hanging fire. Besides, important projects like construction of public and community toilets under the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan are also getting delayed. It is learnt that many projects have been delayed as either the detailed project reports (DPRs) are not ready or due to the participation of single firms in the tendering process. To review the projects under the Smart City Mission, Member of Parliament (MP) Ravneet Singh Bittu held a meeting with officials of the Municipal Corporation (MC) at the Zone D office here on Thursday. Representatives of Ludhiana Smart City Limited also attended the meeting. The projects under Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT) were also evaluated during the meeting. The MP directed officials concerned to speed up the work to make ...
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'Draft CRZ Rules too builder-friendly' 20.4.2018 Metros | The Asian Age
Mumbai-based environmentalists have stated that this move may encourage builders to eye mangroves that are privately owned.
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Water supply: Haryana, Delhi Chief Secretaries summoned 20.4.2018 Hindu: Delhi
SC issues directions after Jal Board says it is not receiving enough water to supply to the Capital
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Draft CRZ notification: Diluted norms benefitting builders, say environmentalists 20.4.2018 Mumbai – The Indian Express
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Thakur announces Rs 2.5 lakh aid for Rohru fire victims 20.4.2018 The Tribune
Tribune News Service Shimla, April 19 A sum of Rs 2.50 lakh will be provided to each family for the construction of houses and adequate funds be released for the road to Kashaini village, said Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur, who visited the village in Rohru to meet the affected families whose houses were gutted on Tuesday night. The victims would be provided timber. He directed the Irrigation and Public Health Department to take effective steps for the augmentation of drinking water supply to the village. He said the district administration had provided an immediate relief of Rs 10,000 each to the victims, besides making a provision for community kitchen. The state government would provide financial assistance for the marriage of a girl of the victim family whose marriage was scheduled in next few days. Thakur said the government would identify suitable place for the construction of houses at Kashaini, however, if fire affected families were willing to reconstruct their houses at the same place, then it ...
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SC summons state, Delhi Chief Secys over Yamuna water supply 20.4.2018 The Tribune
Tribune News Service New Delhi, April 19 Piqued at wrangling between bureaucrats of Delhi and Haryana over supply of water to the National Capital, the Supreme Court on Thursday summoned their chief secretaries to appear before it on Monday. “People are dying. But no urgency is being shown by you people,” said a Bench headed by Justice Madan B Lokur, who took a strong note on the apathy shown by the authorities concerned in dealing with the water crisis in the National Capital. It directed the two senior bureaucrats to appear before it in person on April 23 after the Delhi Jal Board (DJB) said it was not receiving enough water to supply to Delhi residents. The Delhi government has been in talks with Haryana for the release of 450 cusecs of water from the Yamuna daily for the National Capital. Last month, the DJB had moved the top court seeking a direction to Haryana to release 450 cusecs of water per day meant for the Wazirabad reservoir in Delhi. Haryana was supplying 120 cusecs less water, the DJB ...
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Drastic plastic 19.4.2018 Hindu: Medicine & Research
April 22 is World Earth Day. This year, let’s join hands and encourage people to stop using plastic and clean up the mess.
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Water crisis in capital: SC summons Delhi, Haryana chief secys on Monday 19.4.2018 The Tribune
Tribune News Service New Delhi, April 19 Piqued at wrangling between bureaucrats of Delhi and Haryana over supply of water to the national capital, the Supreme Court on Thursday summoned their chief secretaries to appear before it on Monday. "People are dying. But no urgency is being shown by you people," said a bench headed by Justice Madan B Lokur who took a strong note of the apathy shown by authorities in dealing with the water crisis in the national capital this summer. It directed the two senior bureaucrats to appear before it in person on April 23 after Delhi Jal Board (DJB) said it was not receiving enough water to supply to Delhi residents. The Delhi government has been in talks with Haryana for the release of 450 cusecs of water of the Yamuna daily for the national capital. Last month, DJB had moved the top court seeking a direction to Haryana to release 450 cusec of water per day meant for the Wazirabad reservoir in Delhi. Haryana was supplying 120 cusecs less water, the DJB alleged. In its ...
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Six farmers try to commit `suicide' in Maharashtra's Parbhan... 19.4.2018 DNA: Bangalore
Six farmers try to commit `suicide' in Maharashtra's Parbhan...
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SAVE to conserve mosque ponds 19.4.2018 Hindu: Cities
Following efforts to rope in schools for the conservation of waterbodies in the district, the Student Army for Vivid Environment (SAVE) is now plannin
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NCR water crisis: SC summons Chief Secretaries of Delhi, Haryana on Monday 19.4.2018 Business Standard: News Now
The apex court was hearing a plea filed by the DJB alleging that Haryana had reduced by one-third the supply of Yamuna water to the national capital, leading to a grave water crisis
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13 new agricultural heritage landscapes designated by FAO 19.4.2018 Downtoearth
The new sites are in China, Japan, Egypt, Republic of Korea, Mexico, Portugal, Spain and Sri Lanka
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Scientists improve plastic eating capacity of bacteria; humans buy 20,000 plastic bottles per second 19.4.2018 Downtoearth
New discoveries and improvements of plastic eating bacteria notwithstanding, humans cannot ignore their consumption choices
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'People are dying, but no sense of urgency', SC to Delhi, Haryana chief secretaries over water woes 19.4.2018 Metros | The Asian Age
The top court has ordered senior officials of the two state governments to appear before it in person on April 23.
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