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DMK MLA upset over late information 21.4.2018 Hindu: Policy & Issues
Taking part in the inauguration of new facilities at Government Vellore Medical College Hospital (GVMCH) on Friday, DMK’s Member of Legislative Assemb
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Mission Bhagiratha trial run at Imampeta by May 5 21.4.2018 Hindu: Policy & Issues
Water supply to every household by year end, says Minister
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Sustainable technologies for city infrastructure 20.4.2018 Hindu: Rx
Waste-to-energy plants, RWH, and solar power can obviate the need for dependence on municipal services for waste collection, water supply boards and centralised power grids. By M.A. Siraj
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CMDA, lok adalat, CMWSSB meetings for residents 20.4.2018 Hindu: Chennai
Meet on expansion of CMA on April 23The Chennai Metropolitan Development Authority (CMDA) is conducting a meeting to gauge public opinion on the expan
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Odisha dam poses water supply threat to NMDC plant in Chhattisgarh 20.4.2018 Latest News
Chhattisgarh govt flags concerns to Centre, as the proposed dam will lower water level in Sabri river; state will not be able to meet commitment of assured supply to NMDC plant
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Water supply: Haryana, Delhi Chief Secretaries summoned 20.4.2018 Hindu: Delhi
SC issues directions after Jal Board says it is not receiving enough water to supply to the Capital
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Water supply: SC summons Delhi, Haryana Chief Secretaries 19.4.2018 General News
The Supreme Court on Thursday sought the presence of the Chief Secretaries of Delhi and Haryana on April 23, after it was told by the Delhi Jal Board (DJB) that it has not been receiving sufficient water from Haryana.
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Four Maharashtra villagers attempt suicide in revenue office 19.4.2018 General News
Four villagers attempted to commit suicide on Thursday by consuming pesticides in a local revenue office in Maharashtra's Parbhani district, an official said. All are now out of danger.
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NCR water crisis: SC summons Chief Secretaries of Delhi, Haryana on Monday 19.4.2018 Business Standard: News Now
The apex court was hearing a plea filed by the DJB alleging that Haryana had reduced by one-third the supply of Yamuna water to the national capital, leading to a grave water crisis
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MLA Imo assures completion of development works 19.4.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
MLA Imo assures completion of development works
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Health ministry to name hospitals which do not perform under Kayakalp 19.4.2018 General News
Acting tough, the Health Ministry has decided to name from next year onwards those health facilities which are not up to the mark on various parameters, including sanitation, waste management and infection control under its 'Kayakalp' initiative. Also, to fix accountability at various levels, the ministry will declare names of hospitals to which patients have not given positive feedback through its Mera Aspataal (My Hospital) app. The Mera Aspataal initiative, which aims at empowering patients by seeking their views on quality of experience in a public healthcare facility, was launched in August 2016. Patient satisfaction is the ultimate test for assessing quality of services, provided by a healthcare facility under this initiative. "From next year, we will not only name and award hospitals which perform very well under the Kayakalp initiative but will also name those health facilities which will not perform up to the mark on various parameters, including sanitation, waste management
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Yamuna water: SC summons chief secretaries of Delhi, Haryana 19.4.2018 General News
The Supreme Court today directed the chief secretaries of Haryana and Delhi to appear before it on Monday after the Delhi Jal Board (DJB) said it was not receiving enough water to supply to the national capital. A bench headed by Justice Madan B Lokur took a strong note of the apathy shown by authorities in dealing with the water woes of the residents of the national capital. "People are dying. But no urgency is being shown by you people," the court said, directing senior officials of the two state governments to appear before it in person on April 23. The Delhi government had informed the apex court it was in talks with Haryana for the release of 450 cusec of water of the Yamuna river daily for the national capital. The apex court was hearing a plea filed by the DJB alleging that Haryana had reduced by one-third the supply of Yamuna water to the national capital, leading to a grave water crisis. The DJB has contended in its plea that Haryana was supplying Delhi only 330 cusec of ...
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Corporation to repair only potholed roads 19.4.2018 Hindu: Health
The work to patch up damaged roads could go on for atleast the next two to three years
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Study to implement 24x7 drinking water supply project begins 19.4.2018 Hindu: Medicine & Research
Civic body to replace distribution pipelines for over 1,000 km.
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No August Kranti 19.4.2018 DNA: India
It will only be at the end of Summers that round the clock water supply is expected to be commissioned at four areas of the city. The project works have been completed in most of the areas, however, there is not enough water to meet the demand.It is thus by month of August that the 24X7 water supply is expected to commence, just in time before assembly elections. “Most of the project works are complete and testing have commenced in certain parts, yet, the supply remains short to meet the demand,” says a senior officer at Public Health and Engineering Department. According to the department officials the works for software development, metre replacement and repair of reservoir have been completed. Works for laying supply lines have also been completed in most areas. However, the department ‘officially’ deny of water scarcity to be a reason for the delay. “Except for Banipark area, work orders for rest of the covered area were to be completed by the month of August,” claims additional chief engineer, ...
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Politicians believe that when and where the water flows, the votes will follow 19.4.2018 Hindu: Home
Sitting MLAs and their political rivals are vying with each other to provide drinking water in their constituencies
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MP fumes at ‘fake progress’ in Nalgonda 19.4.2018 Hindu: Home
DISHA meeting shows 10% progress in Mission Bhagiratha scheme
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Malkajgiri homes to get smart water meters by year-end 18.4.2018 Hindu: Cities
Tamper-proof measures expected to improve revenues, says MHWS&SB chief
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French ambassador Ziegler holds meeting with Chandigarh officials 18.4.2018 General News
French ambassador to India Alexandre Ziegler today discussed several components of the Smart City Mission, including mobility, with senior officials of the Chandigarh administration. Director, French Development Agency (FDA), Nicolas Fornage, and Counsellor Sustainable Development Fanny Herve also attended the meeting, an official release said here. The officials discussed about the progress of the mission in areas of round-the-clock water supply, upgradation of sewerage treatment plants and mobility, it said. From the Chandigarh administration, the meeting was attended by Parimal Rai, adviser to administrator; Home secretary Anurag Aggarwal; Finance secretary A K Sinha; and Municipal Commissioner Jitendar Yadav. The FDA has been helping Chandigarh and Puducherry, and Nagpur in Maharashtra develop into smart cities.
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Bombay HC bars MCA from using water from Pavana dam 18.4.2018 General News
The Bombay High Court on Wednesday barred Maharashtra Cricket Association (MCA) from using water from Pavana dam for maintaining Pune ground for Indian Premier League (IPL) 2018 matches till further orders.On April 13, Bombay High Court issued a notice to MCA and sought reply on how they will arrange water for maintaining the ground for the IPL matches to be held in Pune.The development comes a day after the remaining IPL matches of Chennai Super Kings were shifted from the state to the MCA's International Stadium in Pune in the wake of the ongoing protest against the Centre's negligence for the formation of Cauvery Management Board (CMB).Issuing the notice, the Bombay High Court asked the MCA to explain how they would arrange water for preparing and maintaining ground in Pune to conduct matches of IPL shifted from Chennai to Pune.The notice was issued in a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) filed by the NGO Loksatta Movement in 2016. In the same petition, Bombay HC had earlier ordered .
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