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L&T Construction secures contracts for various businesses 16.9.2019 Central Chronicle
Mumbai, Engineering Major, Larsen & Toubro (L&T) said that its construction arm of has secured orders from prestigious clients across various Indian states for its varied businesses. The Water and Effluent Treatment business has secured an Engineering, Procurement & Construction order from the West Bengal Public Health Engineering Department, funded by Asian Development Bank (ADB) […]
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Bengaluru Buzz: BBMP’s new plan to restore dug roads | Traffic fines may be reduced | Ultimatum to restaurants on plastic use 15.9.2019 Citizen Matters
BBMP will mandate agencies that dig up roads, to pay a security deposit that covers 100 percent of the road restoration cost. Also from now, BBMP - not the agencies - will restore the dug roads. Read more on this, and other news from the city over the past week, in our roundup
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Chennai Buzz: Crackdown on illegal banners | State mulls lowering traffic fines | Two-way traffic on Anna Salai stretch again 15.9.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Outrage over the tragic death of IT worker Subhasri Ravi, new plans of Metro Water, buzz over possible lowering of traffic fines under the new law -- read more about these and other important news from the city in this week's recap.
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Land pooling policy in urban development represents paradigmatic shift: Puri 13.9.2019 Central Chronicle
New Delhi,  Minister of State (I/C) for Housing and Urban Affairs Hardeep S Puri on Friday said the land pooling policy based on public private partnership in land assembly in urban development represents a paradigmatic shift, wherein land is being pooled and is to be developed by private landowners. It was stated by the Minister […]
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Adyar river restoration: More than Rs 2500 crore sanctioned, but dumping continues 12.9.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Even as the state has sanctioned thousands of crores for restoration of the Adyar river, and the nodal agency CRRT continues its efforts in the face of many challenges, rampant encroachment and illegal disposal of waste leaves the river in poor shape. Will it ever regain its lost glory?
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Chennai Buzz: Priority tag for Pallikaranai marsh | Dust warning for Metro Phase 2 | Committee to monitor biomedical waste disposal and more 7.9.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
A quick round up of the key civic developments in the city over the week that went by!
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First IoT in Mini Piped Water Scheme launched at Amingaon 7.9.2019 The Assam Tribune
First IoT in Mini Piped Water Scheme launched at Amingaon
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DSSSB 2019 Teacher and JE Recruitment notification released; apply for 984 vacancies 5.9.2019 Scroll.in
DSSSB released a notification for primary and nursery teacher, and JE positions and the application process will start on September 16th.
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Two killed in fire at ONGC plant in Navi Mumbai 3.9.2019 Scroll.in
The fire broke out in a stormwater drainage at an oil and gas processing plant, the company said. Gas is being diverted to a Gujarat plant.
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Bid to overhaul water supply facilities in Silchar 29.8.2019 The Assam Tribune
Bid to overhaul water supply facilities in Silchar
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Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal waives late-payment charges on water bills till November 30 27.8.2019 Scroll.in
The chief minister said consumers who had installed water meters before the cut-off date would benefit from the scheme.
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How ‘smart city’ Chennai can be more resilient to disasters such as 2015 floods 24.8.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Technology in many ways forms the base for a smart city. With the 2015 floods exposing the city's inability to deal with heavy rains and flooding, the smart city mission should address the gaps and build resilience through use of digital infrastructure.
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New water supply schemes in Hailakandi 23.8.2019 The Assam Tribune
New water supply schemes in Hailakandi
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In charts: Water is more expensive for the poor than the rich – a new report calculates by how much 23.8.2019 Scroll.in
The report looks at water affordability in 15 cities, two of them in India.
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Govt fully committed to eradicating manual scavenging: Gehlot 19.8.2019 Central Chronicle
New Delhi,  Union Social Justice and Empowerment Minister Thawar Chand Gehlot on Monday said the Government is fully committed to eradicating manual scavenging through the ‘The Prevention of Employment as Manual Scavengers and their Rehabilitation Act, 2013’. He was speaking at the national Workshop-Cum-Exhibition on Sustainable Sanitation organised by Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment […]
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Why Koramangala looks like a war zone: Five ongoing projects in 4 sq km 19.8.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
With five major infrastructure projects, and several smaller ones, Koramangala resembles a massive construction site these days. Neither the hapless residents nor the authorities are clear about the details of these projects, or why they are needed at all
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GMDA advised to use drain behind FCI godown to direct excess water to Bonda river 19.8.2019 The Assam Tribune
GMDA advised to use drain behind FCI godown to direct excess water to Bonda river
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GMC embarking on cleanliness drive: Commissioner 18.8.2019 The Assam Tribune
GMC embarking on cleanliness drive: Commissioner
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Chennai Buzz: Water situation improves | Lake clean ups | Plans for Metro Phase 2… and more 17.8.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
What exactly is the water scenario in the city now? Shall the rains continue long enough? Why are eateries and food vendors under the scanner of the Chennai collectorate? And what can we expect from Metro Phase 2? A quick compilation of some important news from the week gone by.
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When crocodiles roam city streets: The real reason behind Vadodara floods 16.8.2019 Citizen Matters
Yet another city, yet another time. A tale of how callous city administration ignored repeated warnings and saw Vadodara go under water following spells of intense rainfall over a day this monsoon.
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