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‘Delhiites deeply scared’: BJP MP Manoj Tiwari writes to Kejriwal about panic over drinking water 20.11.2019 Scroll.in
Tiwari said residents had reported that it was difficult to ‘differentiate between the smell of sewage and tap water’.
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Delhi water quality: Kejriwal dismisses Centre’s report, says can’t judge with just 11 samples 18.11.2019 Scroll.in
The study, conducted by the Bureau of Indian Standards, found that Delhi had the most unsafe water among 21 major Indian cities.
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The trail from a blocked sewer to the local wine shop 18.11.2019 Citizen Matters
The local bar is where they are often to be found, relieving the stress of their inhuman toil -- India’s sewer workers, who do the unclean work that a 'swachh' India relies on. This World Toilet Day, we bring you some of their stories from Hyderabad.
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The frequent deaths of India’s sewer workers isn’t a governance failure – they are rooted in caste 17.11.2019 Scroll.in
The philosophy of caste validates the casual subjection of sanitation workers to the hazardous, humiliating task of cleaning sewers and septic tanks.
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Specific deadline for completion of water supply projects demanded 14.11.2019 The Assam Tribune
Specific deadline for completion of water supply projects demanded
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BWSSB’s workforce woefully inadequate, says Chairman Tushar Girinath 13.11.2019 Citizen Matters
Inadequate workforce and finances are affecting BWSSB's services, according to the Board's Chairman Tushar Girinath. Girinath and other experts discussed solutions to Bengaluru's water crisis at a recent panel discussion
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50000 workers face serious health risks in illegal e-waste processing units in Delhi 11.11.2019 Citizen Matters
A study identified 15 e-waste processing hotspots in Delhi, housing 5000 units that operate without any safeguards for its employees, who are exposed to chemical or metallic dusts, vapour and acidic effluents.
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Bengaluru Buzz: BBMP to take over nearly all city lakes | Doctors call off strike | BMTC to relaunch Bus Day 9.11.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
BBMP, which has rejuvenated many lakes over the years, will now take over all city lakes except three. Meanwhile BDA has started rejuvenating Varthur lake. Read more on what else happened in the city this week, in our roundup
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Stir hits water supply in Jorhat 8.11.2019 The Assam Tribune
Stir hits water supply in Jorhat
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Bengaluru Buzz: Restored lakes remain dry | Engineers warned to fill potholes by Nov 10 | Plea to redraft SWM bylaws..and more 4.11.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Many lakes restored by BBMP remain in poor condition, engineers and contractors warned of action if they don't fill potholes by November 10, volunteer group requests BBMP to redraft SWM bylaws - read more on what made headlines in Bengaluru over the past week, in our roundup
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Maharashtra Rail Infrastructure Development Corp floats tender 31.10.2019 Projects Monitor

The Maharashtra Rail Infrastructure Development Corporation has invited separate bids for works in Nagpur Division of South East Central Railway, Maharashtra. The work involves construction of all civil works up to formation level from (-) ch 1.214 km to 30.00 km between Nagbhir to Bhiwapur section and from ch 30.00 km to 55.00 km between […]

The post Maharashtra Rail Infrastructure Development Corp floats tender appeared first on India's first NewsPortal on Projects.

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Bengaluru Buzz: Over 800 ‘NimBus’es on priority lane | 60% Kannada mandated on display boards | Can’t cover drains, says BBMP..and more 26.10.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Priority lane buses get brand name and logo, establishments to ensure 60 percent Kannada in display boards, heavy rains lash south and west Bengaluru - read more on what else happened in the city over the past week
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Averting Day Zero: How Bengaluru should manage its water 23.10.2019 Citizen Matters
A slew of regulations are needed to arrest Bengaluru's worsening water scarcity. These include change in water pricing, integrated management of various water resources, and so on
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Panel to explore solutions to Bengaluru’s water crisis: Who gets how much and at what cost? 22.10.2019 Citizen Matters
How can every Bengalurean be provided with enough water for their needs, at a price they can afford? Attend a panel discussion on October 24th, where BWSSB Chairman and domain experts explore solutions
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Chennai Buzz: Direct election of mayor | FASTag for Chennai toll plazas | Water supply update …and more 20.10.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Your weekly round-up of news and updates affecting life in the city
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Mahadevapura citizens to protest Friday against “filth, traffic jams and pollution”, demand MP, MLA, corporators resign 17.10.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Fed up with crumbling infrastructure in their constituency, residents of Mahadevapura are holding a protest tomorrow at Marathahalli. They are demanding the resignation of all their elected representatives, including MLA Aravind Limbavali and MP P C Mohan
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Students begin crusade to save East Kolkata Wetlands 17.10.2019 Citizen Matters
Young students from the neighbourhoods of the East Kolkata Wetlands, along with students from city schools, are getting ready to join hands and work towards saving this "wetland of international importance" as designated by the Ramsar Convention in 2002.
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Noonmati pump house, basin drain to be commissioned today 16.10.2019 The Assam Tribune
Noonmati pump house, basin drain to be commissioned today
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‘Kastoori’ preview: A bright Dalit student struggles against taunts that he ‘smells like the gutter’ 16.10.2019 Scroll.in
Vinod Kamble’s debut feature will be premiered at the Mumbai Film Festival.
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Three-way segregation, as in Bengaluru, soon to be streamlined in Chennai: Alby John, RDC South 15.10.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Alby John Varghese, Regional Deputy Commissioner (South) has been trying to make a meaningful difference in the areas of waste management, rainwater harvesting and restoration of water bodies. In this exclusive interview, he talks of the various initiatives undertaken. 
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