User: tushargupta101 Topic: Water
Category: Management-Approaches :: Privatisation
Last updated: Apr 22 2017 01:54 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Managing water 21.4.2017 Hindu: Letters
As a concept, privatisation of water looks at water distribution as a revenue generator. But the objective of a water distribution system should be to ensure the availability of this basic necessity t...
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Should we privatise water? 21.4.2017 Hindu: Opinion
There is no case for water privatisation. In pushing for it, we are ignoring the key issue, which is better governance, writes Himanshu ThakkarPrivatisation of water is unwarranted, unjustified and un...
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Sheonath River: A river in corporate custody 6.4.2017 Latest News
'Living entity' in Chhattisgarh was sold to a private company
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Donald Trump: Infrastructure overhaul may top $1 trillion on roads, bridges 4.4.2017 Business Standard: News Now
Trump did not provide further details on the amount or where the money would come from
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Art gallery privatisation: stir completes one year 13.2.2017 deccanherald.com
On this day last year, the Venkatappa Art Gallery (VAG) Forum launched the agitation against the privatisation of the gallery through a series of protests, art movements and other campaigns. 'Sambhrama 2017', a special event to mark the first anniversary of the agitation, began on Sunday. The event aims to set the stage for creative reclamation of public spaces through cultural programmes, painting demonstrations, interactive sessions among other things. Member, VAG Forum, Alaka Rao, said: "Our protest was successful with government withdrawing its proposal to privatise the gallery. But we are yet to get official confirmation. Our next target is to improve the gallery as it lacks enough space for artists, functional lifts and drinking water units." Sheela Gowda, another member, said they had submitted a memorandum listing 25 demands and recommendations for upgrading the gallery. They plan to hold a 10-day art exhibition at the gallery every 45 days starting April. On Tuesday, the last day of 'Sambhrama', ...
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Privatisation of Lalitha Mahal: Vatal stages lone protest 28.1.2017 deccanherald.com
Vatal Nagaraj, former MLA of Chamarajanagar and president of Kannada Chaluvali Paksha on Saturday, staged a lone protest by sleeping on a mat, against the privatisation of Lalitha Mahal Palace Hotel in the city. Lalitha Mahal, the second largest palace in Mysuru, located near the Chamundi Hill, was built in 1921 and converted into a heritage hotel in 1974. "Though the state government owns the property, India Tourism Development Corporation (ITDC) is running the hotel on lease. Now, the Union government is planning to hand over the maintenance to private people," Nagaraj said. He urged the state government to take over the hotel. The authorities of ITDC have asked the state government to cancel the agreement as the hotel is under loss and have also sought the government to privatise it. The Palace, which was built by Nalvadi Krishnaraja Wadiyar, the then Maharaja of Mysore for the exclusive stay of the then Viceroy of India, is a pride of Mysuru. He warned of a state-wide protest, if the government hands ...
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Jessop, Balco, BCPL: Three stories of selloff 30.12.2016 TOI: Calcutta Times
Jessop, Balco, BCPL: Three stories of selloff
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TU plans campaign against port privatisation move next month 18.12.2016 Hindu: Cities
VISAKHAPATNAM: The ninth national conference of CITU-affiliated Water Transport Workers’ Federation of India (WTWFI) has decided to conduct a nation-wide campaign next month against corporatisation of...
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Electricity bills too high, don’t pay them' 9.12.2016 TOI: Jaipur
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Private firms to be roped in for sanitation at govt. schools 27.11.2016 Hindu: Chennai
They will be tasked with maintaining classrooms, toilets and water supply
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Central water and power research station chief highlights slack resource management 24.11.2016 TOI: All Headlines
Central water and power research station chief highlights slack resource management
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'We have started a revolution, there will be change' 17.10.2016 Rediff: News
'The Kopardi rape/murder was the immediate cause of the unrest.'
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Former Railways Ministers slam doing away with Rail Budget 21.9.2016 All News-IANS Stories
Former Railways Minister Dinesh Trivedi on Wednesday criticised the Narendra Modi government's move to merge the Railway Budget with the General Budget, saying it will erode the Railways' importance.
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Centre flayed for privatisation of ports 9.9.2016 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Centre flayed for privatisation of ports
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UP to use automation technology for irrigation 6.9.2016 New Kerala: Business India
Lucknow, Sep 5 : To enable farmers in the state to schedule irrigation for crops in advance, Uttar Pradesh would soon be implementing SCADA (Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition) and automation technology from Ramganga canal, it was announced on Monday.
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Alpesh to take out yatras for Narmada water, jobs 28.8.2016 TOI: Ahmedabad Times
Will Sit On Fast For Stricter Prohibition Law
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Congress objects to privatizing housekeeping in BMC hospitals 24.8.2016 TOI: Mumbai
On Wednesday the Congress in the BMC objected to a Rs. 15 crore proposal of outsourcing housekeeping in BMC hospitals to a private agency.
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DMS reports profit two years running 23.8.2016 Hindu: News
For the first time in its history, the Delhi Milk Scheme (DMS) has reported profits over two consecutive years, after registering it’s first-ever surplus in 2012-13.Started in 1959 with the aim of sup...
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Govt allows making Jog a perennial fall 18.8.2016 TOI: Bangalore Times
The iconic Jog Falls is all set to be privatised with the Karnataka cabinet giving permission for developing it into a tourism hotspot and making it a perennial waterfall.
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READeRS' mail 2.8.2016 The Hindu: Today's Paper
READeRS' mail
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