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Solar power must for big buildings 22.10.2017 DNA: Top News
The sunny state of Rajasthan tends to tilt the clear skies in its favour, charging urban development with solar power.The unified building bylaws implemented in the state make harnessing solar power an essential component for large mansions and public spaces.The bylaws have also attempted to address the issue of water scarcity by making water recycling mandatory at all development projects.The bylaws applicable across the state also grant five per cent additional construction area for ‘green buildings.’ Now, hospitals, hotels, hostels, lodges, community centres and even residential buildings proposed on plots of more than 500 square metres will be required to make provision for solar infrastructure to light up public spaces and corridors. “Such measures have been adopted in several countries, we too need to move in the direction. It might come as an additional expense but is much needed,” says Divya Pandya, promoter of a private architect firm. The developer’s too have welcomed the decision as necessary ...
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Why is it difficult to clean up the Ganga? 21.10.2017 Hindu: Energy & Environment
How polluted is the river?Coursing about 2,500 km, the Ganga is the longest river within India’s borders. Its basin constitutes 26% of the country’s land mass (8,61,404 sq. km.) and supports 43% of In...
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Clean chit 21.10.2017 Hindu: Crafts
Temples are using technology to keep the surroundings spotless
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'Nirmal Ganga' a reality for Varanasi soon: Government 20.10.2017 All News-IANS Stories
With new sewage treatment plants coming up, the dream of Varanasi residents and visitors to have a 'Nirmal Ganga' (clean Ganga) will soon become a reality, the Water Resources Ministry said on Friday.
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Cleaning Ganga: Varanasi set to get new sewage treatment plants by March 20.10.2017 All Current Affairs Stories
These projects are at an advanced stage and will be commissioned before March 2018
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After cleaner ghats, Ganga at Varanasi to be pollution-free too 20.10.2017 Govt of india: PIB
All who have been enjoying cleaner ghats at Varanasi would also soon bask in the pollution-free waters of the Ganges flowing by the spiritual city.
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Good showers fill Shimsha river after 12 yrs 19.10.2017 Deccan Herald - News
Rains in the recent past have brought the Shimsha river back to life. There has never been an ample flow of water to the river in the last 12 years, but this time it's been a different story. The development comes as a shot in the arm for farmers in the region. The Shimsha river, which takes birth in Devarayanadurga Hill in Kunigal taluk of Tumakuru district, flows up to a length of 282 km. The river enters Maddur taluk from Kunigal taluk and joins River Cauvery at Muttathi. River Shimsha has received 1,500 cusecs of water, following heavy showers in Kunigal taluk. More than 15 checkdams in the area, including Iggalur reservoir, have been filled as a result of the good inflow. The Benki Falls near Ganalu is flowing in all its glory. A total of 18 lift irrigation projects coming under Shimsha river have been revived following increased flow in the river. A number of tanks in the taluk are also full now. Funds have also been earmarked for these projects. Most tanks in the taluk can be filled with water ...
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Luxury in the colour green 19.10.2017 Hindu: Life & Style
The newly launched ITC WelcomeHotel Coimbatore is in step with a city that understands the importance of being eco-friendly
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Can we look forward to clean lakes in Coimbatore? 16.10.2017 Hindu: Home
If the Smart City initiative of restoring eight lakes is successful, it can transform the environment of Coimbatore. The clean up will start with Selvachinthamani, Periyakulam and Vaalankulam
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Can we look forward to clean lakes? 16.10.2017 Hindu: Life & Style
If the Smart City initiative of restoring eight lakes is successful, it can transform the environment of Coimbatore. The clean up will start with Selvachinthamani, Periyakulam and Vaalankulam
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A blot no Indian varsity among world's top 500 : PM Modi 16.10.2017 Manipur: E-Pao
A blot no Indian varsity among world's top 500 : PM Modi
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PM Modi in Bihar: Rs 53,000-cr infra projects and top 10 developments 15.10.2017 All Current Affairs Stories
Modi heaped praise on Nitish Kumar and said the central and state governments were working tirelessly to fulfil the dreams of people of Bihar
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PM lays foundation stone for infrastructure projects, addresses public meeting at Mokama 15.10.2017 New Kerala: India News
Patna : The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today laid the foundation stone for four sewerage projects under the Namami Gange programme; and four National Highway projects, at Mokama in Bihar. The total outlay of these projects is over Rs. 3700 crore.
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We finish what we start: PM in Patna 15.10.2017 DNA: Popular News
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday that his government ensures that its schemes are implemented within a time limit, unlike the past governments, whose projects were announced during election time and forgotten later. He was addressing a gathering after launching developmental projects related to highways and sewage treatment in Mokama, nearly 100 km from Bihar's capital, Patna. The PM, who was on his maiden visit to Patna after the formation of the NDA government in Bihar, showered Diwali gifts as he laid foundation for projects worth over Rs 3,750 crore. He asserted that the Centre and the state governments will work in tandem to ensure that Bihar stood in the category of developed states by 2022, when India celebrates its 75th year of independence. The PM said his government "launches schemes keeping a roadmap ready" and "ensures implementation within time limit", unlike past regimes, "which were in the habit of announcing projects during election time, only to forget about these later". ...
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PM Narendra Modi shares stage with Nitish Kumar, assures autonomy and Rs 10,000 crore for 20 leading universities 15.10.2017 Zee News : States
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday shared the stage with Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar for the first time after the JD(U) returned to the NDA fold.
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My govt implements schemes on time: PM Modi 14.10.2017 Rediff: News
Modi deplored "the thinking of many political leaders" that projects like roads were not meant for the poor.
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PM lays foundation stone for infrastructure projects, addresses public meeting at Mokama 14.10.2017 Govt of india: PIB
PM lays foundation stone for infrastructure projects, addresses public meeting at Mokama
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Modi doles out Rs 3769 crore Diwali gift for new-found ally Nitish's Bihar 14.10.2017 Deccan Herald - Breaking News Rss Feeds
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday doled out Rs 3769 crore worth projects as Diwali gift for the people of Bihar. The Centre’s largesse comes barely 75 days after Nitish Kumar formed his Government here with the help of BJP-led NDA.The Diwali gift came when Modi laid the foundation stone for four national highway projects worth Rs 3031 crore and as many sewage treatment plants (STPs) and other related works worth Rs 738.04 crore. Modi, who earlier in the day attended the centenary celebrations of Patna University, flew down to Mokama, some 100 km from the State Capital to lay the found
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Narendra Modi to Lay Foundation Stone for Four Sewerage Projects and Four National Highways Projects in Bihar 14.10.2017 New Kerala: India News
New Delhi : Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi will lay the foundation stone for four sewerage projects costing Rs. 738.04 crore and four National Highways projects of 195 km. worth Rs. 3031 crore in Bihar.
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Modi lauds Nitish's "commitment to the progress of Bihar" 14.10.2017 Hindu: National
Centre attaches "topmost importance to the development of eastern India", says the Prime Minister at the centenary celebrations of Patna University.
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