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Delhi government forms committee to revise auto fares 18.11.2018 Zee News : India National
In an attempt to woo autorickshaw drivers ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, the ruling Aam Aadmi Party has formed a committee to revise auto fares.
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Chennai buzz: Cyclone Gaja spares city | Metro feeder service fares | App for government buses… and more 17.11.2018 Citizen Matters, Chennai
A quick look at the headlines that the city has been following over the week just concluded.
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Government of India and the Asian Development Bank (Adb) Sign $ 169 Million Loan to Provide Water and Sanitation Services in Tamil Nadu 16.11.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of India signed here today a $169 million loan as the First Tranche of a $500 million multi-tranche financing to develop climate-resilient water supply, sewerage, and drainage infrastructure in at least 10 cities in the State of Tamil Nadu.
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NMCG brainstorms on G-governance of Namami Gange programme through Geospatial technology 15.11.2018 Govt of india: PIB
National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) organized a brainstorming session on World GIS Day 2018 in New Delhi yesterday, with the theme ‘G-Governance of Namami Gange programme through Geospatial Technology’.
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PM to launch 10th city gas licensing round on November 22 15.11.2018 Zee News : Business
Modi through video conferencing will lay the foundation stones for 62 GAs during a function on November 22, Petroleum and Natural Gas Regulatory Board (PNGRB) Chairman said.
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Bezwada Wilson, an Indian hero 11.11.2018 Rediff: News
Between January 1, 2017 and September 18, 2018, one manual scavenger died every five days.
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Bengaluru Buzz: Marshals catching litterers | Civic Saturday at High Court | BMTC pilots e-wallet 10.11.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
From BBMP to waste management to air quality crisis, all the important happenings in the city over the last week that matter to you, in one place.
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Bengaluru Buzz: Curb on new vehicle registration? | Bellandur lake recedes | GIL pays 50 lakh penalty 5.11.2018 Citizen Matters
Bellandur lake's disappearing act, new anti-pollution measures being considered, and a revived Peripheral Ring Road project -- catch all the important news from your city that you may have missed last week.
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NMCG & UN Habitat organize a policy dialogue - Urban Cafe: ‘River for Habitat’ on the occasion of World Cities Day 2018 1.11.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The National Mission for Clean Ganga partnered with UN Habitat to organize a policy dialogue- ‘Urban Cafe: River for Habitat’ in New Delhi on the occasion of World Cities Day 2018 yesterday. Experts in the sector got together to discuss the deep association that rivers have with various aspects of human civilization – our cities, our economy and various facets of our  daily lives, the challenges to maintaining  healthy river ecosystems and ways  to deal with the same.
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Clean, cheap drinking water: How water ATMs in Delhi are bringing this precious resource to citizens 27.10.2018 Citizen Matters
Water ATMs installed and maintained by several private vendors in collaboration with the Delhi Jal Board and municipal corporations are providing purified potable water for as less as 30 paise a litre in certain areas, So, where are these and how do they function?
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Why are Bellandur citizens spending this Saturday morning in a human chain? 26.10.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
On Saturday, October 27th, the city will be witness to yet another human chain, organised this time by the disgruntled citizens of Bellandur, one of the largest wards of Bengaluru. Find out what their demands are.
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Delhi: Labourer dies while cleaning Jal Board sewer in Jahangirpuri 22.10.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
The Delhi Jal Board had hired private firm KK Spun India Limited to repair sewer lines.
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Understanding Guwahati’s flash flood problem 22.10.2018 The Assam Tribune
Understanding Guwahati’s flash flood problem
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Lack of long-term vision crippling efforts to mitigate waterlogging woes 22.10.2018 The Assam Tribune
Lack of long-term vision crippling efforts to mitigate waterlogging woes
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`Nirmal` Ganga: Centre hopes to complete 200 projects for ghats, crematoria by March 2019 21.10.2018 Zee News : India National
The Centre is taking various measures to ensure ecological flow or the minimum quantity of water at different stretches of the Ganga, Gadkari said.
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Expert panel for basin, sub-basin level study of Kalbhog, Kalmoni rivers 21.10.2018 The Assam Tribune
Expert panel for basin, sub-basin level study of Kalbhog, Kalmoni rivers
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RBI's efforts to stabilise rupee drains $5.14 bn from forex reserve 20.10.2018 Sify Finance
A strong US dollar and subsequent interventions by the country's central bank to stabilise the rupee drained over $5.14 billion from India's foreign exchange (forex) reserves, analysts said on Friday.
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Bengaluru Buzz: Draft voter roll published | First Bitcoin ATM in B’luru | ORR Metro to delay further 20.10.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
News updates from Bengaluru last week. Traffic control, Metro line, H1N1 in the city and more - the news-in-brief that filters out what matters from the junk.
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Prevention vs Reaction 18.10.2018 Financial Chronicle
Megha Jain Monsoon made such a splash in Kerala last month that it swept away not just precious lives but also rich flora & fauna leaving in its wake a trail of unmatched destruction. One without any precedence since the past century. India is suitably ranked as a region most prone to the world’s worst both natural and man-made disasters, clubbed with pollution and other environmental damages. The Kerala floods — categorised as a ‘calamity of severe nature’ instead of ‘national disaster’ — have proved that disasters are no more extraordinary events.  To add to it, their cause is not completely natural. Many experts have argued and put up convincing facts to tag the floods as a ‘man-made’ or ‘anthropogenic’ activity. This was expected when the gates of 90 per cent of the state’s dam(s) were opened. In 2011, the Gadgill Committee had listed Kerala among the top states containing the highest number of ecologically sensitive zones (ESZ) (or most vulnerable) due to its geographic placement surrounded by ...
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Eco-Friendly Green & Energy Efficient Features to be Used in Construction for 120 Type-VII Flats in Pocket-I at DDU Marg, New Delhi-- Hardeep Puri Lays Foundation Stone 16.10.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Shri Hardeep Singh Puri, Minister of Housing and Urban Affairs(I/C) has appreciated the Engineers involved in the construction project of 120 General Pool Residential Type-VII Flats for overcoming the engineering complexities and the plan to use Eco friendly Green and energy Efficient features in this project.
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