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Illegal road digging to invite FIR: MC 23.7.2017 TOI: Chandigarh Times
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A Sunderbans denizen staves off extinction 22.7.2017 Hindu: National
The Northern river terrapin has clung on tenaciously
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Magadi Rd underpass now open for traffic 22.7.2017 deccanherald.com
Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Saturday inaugurated the Magadi Road underpass near Siddaiah Puranik Road junction. The Rs 24.76-crore underpass built under the chief ministers Nagarothana scheme will ease traffic on Kamakshipalya-Majestic and Basaveshwaranagar-Vijayanagar directions. The movement of vehicles on Siddaiah Puranik Road will be seamless as the four-lane underpass segregates those travelling on other directions. Chief Minister Siddaramaiah gave a go-ahead for the project on October 12, 2013, with and set a 15-month deadline. However, work on the 315-metre long underpass did not start for more than an year. The work that began in March 2015 progressed at a snails pace, causing inconvenience to the public. BBMP Commissioner N Manjunath Prasad said breaking through the rocky terrain and shifting of the drainage and water pipelines consumed time. Speaking on the occasion, the chief minister reiterated that Indira Canteens to provide subsidised food to urban poor, would come up in 125 wards on ...
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Do not grant planning permission for unapproved plots, corporation and municipal commissioners told 22.7.2017 TOI: Chennai
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Hazard of groundwater use, disease of ignorance 22.7.2017 Hindu: Cities
Fluorosis, thanks to contaminated groundwater, is more an issue in Tamil Nadu than is generally acknowledged. In mild forms, it appears as discolouration of teeth, but it can even affect the skeletal structure. In areas where fluorosis is prevalent, our reporter finds that people cannot even afford a session with the dentist
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Mr. Fadnavis’s neglected child 22.7.2017 Hindu: Cities
CM ‘adopted’ the village in 2015, but it still lacks basic amenities and has had little development
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Developing Nandyal to fulfil last wish of Nagi Reddy: CM 22.7.2017 Hindu: News
‘The town will witness a makeover on par with Visakhapatnam’
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Minister for stern steps to control destructive fishing 22.7.2017 Hindu: Home
Kollam District Fishing Boat Operators Association launches Suchitwa Sagaram project
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Akhilesh era projects under Yogi scanner 22.7.2017 Business Standard: News Now
Senior bureaucrats are in the line of fire, many of whom have been suspended
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Tiger reserves: Economic and environmental win-win 22.7.2017 Hindu: Home
The headline in a recent PTI report “Saving 2 tigers gives more value than Mangalyaan”’ was intriguing, since it said that saving two tigers yields a capital benefit of Rs 520 crores, while Mangalyaan...
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Advisory issued after poisonous jelly fish surface in Goa beaches 22.7.2017 Hindu: Home
The Goa Tourism on Friday issued an advisory asking tourists and others to be cautious and not to swim or come in physical contact with the live or dead jelly fish washed across the beach stretches o...
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No fund allotted for Pony Conservation polic 22.7.2017 Manipur: E-Pao
No fund allotted for Pony Conservation polic
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This is where LU students live 22.7.2017 TOI: Lucknow Times
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GVMC stadium gets mega boost 22.7.2017 Hindu: News
It will be developed as Khelo India Mega Centre for AP with ₹ 3 cr.
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Cloud seeding to begin as hopes of better monsoon also rise 22.7.2017 Hindu: News
Overall rainfall deficiency in State put at 13%, which IMD experts say is ‘not alarming’ for now
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CAG raps railways for neglecting health and hygiene of passengers 22.7.2017 Latest News
CAG has been critical of the Indian Railways for the manner in which it has handled its projects
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MC neglecting southern sectors: Senior citizens council 22.7.2017 TOI: Chandigarh Times
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'Food served on trains unfit for consumption' 21.7.2017 Deccan Herald - News
The country's top auditor on Friday criticised the catering services of the Indian Railways saying that food served in railways was unsuitable for human consumption and contaminated. The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) in its audit report on "Catering Services in Indian Railways" tabled in Parliament said several deficiencies in respect of quality of food served were noticed during the audit. "Food articles unsuitable for human consumption, contaminated foodstuff, recycled foodstuff, packaged and shelf life expired packaged and bottled items, unauthorised brands of water bottles were offered for sale at stations," said the report. "During a joint inspection of selected 74 stations and 80 trains over zonal railways, audit noticed that cleanliness and hygiene were not being maintained at catering units at stations and in trains. Unpurified water straight from the tap was used in the preparation of beverages, waste bins were found not covered, foodstuff was not covered to protect them from flies, ...
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'Janaspandana' in Chickpet today 21.7.2017 Deccan Herald - City
Residents of Chickpet Assembly constituency will get to raise their various problems at 'Janaspandana - Citizens for Change' programme being organised by DH and Prajavani on Saturday. The event will be held at Huq House, 14, Lalbagh Main Road, Raja Rammohan Roy Extension, Sudhama Nagar, at 10 am. Local MLA R V Devaraj, corporators of wards under Chickpet and officials of government agencies such as the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP), the Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board (BWSSB), Bescom and police will listen to people's problems and address them instantly. The programme is part of the initiative by DH and Prajavani to connect with Bengalureans and help solve their civic problems from waste disposal to streetlights, stray dog menace to roads, water supply and sewerage to electricity, health to public transport, footpaths to parks, and playgrounds to traffic and law and order. The publications have already organised such events in different parts of the city. Participants should reach ...
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Audit slams Railways on food quality 21.7.2017 Hindu: News
CAG finds many hazards in catering system; Army’s high-calibre munitions level critical
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