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Budget Speech Summary – Part A 5.7.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Indian economy becoming a 3 trillion dollar economy this year with World’s 3rd  largest economy in terms of Purchasing Power Parity, government’s intention to invest Rs. 100 lakh crore in infrastructure in next 5 years, enhaced target of over one lakh 5,000 crore of disinvestment in 2019-20, proposal to provide Rs.70,000 crore to PSBs to boost credit, doubling of food security budget in last 5 years, faster adoption of Electric vehicles with an outlay of Rs.10,000 crore, opening of 18 new Indian diplomatic missions in Africa, development of 17 iconic Tourism Sites into world class tourist destinations and issuance of new series of coins of 1,2,5,10 & 20 rupees are some of the key highlights of the Union Budget 2019-20 presented to Parliament by Union Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman today.
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Key Highlights of Union Budget 2019-20 5.7.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Union Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman made her maiden Budget Speech today and presented the Union Budget 2019-20 before the Parliament. The key highlights of Union Budget 2019 are as follows:   10-point Vision for the decade Building Team India with Jan Bhagidari: Minimum Government Maximum Governance.
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World Bank approves $ 147 million loan to Jharkhand 25.6.2019 Sify Finance
The World Bank on Tuesday approved a $147 million loan agreement to provide basic urban services to the people of Jharkhand and help improve the management capacity of the urban local bodies (ULBs) in the state.
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World Bank approves $147 Million Loan to the Government of Jharkhand for the implementation of Jharkhand Municipal Development Project 24.6.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Government of India, the Government of Jharkhand and the World Bank, signed here today a $147 Million Loan Agreement to provide basic urban services to the people of Jharkhand and help improve the management capacity of the urban local bodies (ULBs) in the State.
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India signs Legal Agreements with the World Bank for First Programmatic Water Supply and Sewerage Service Delivery Reform Development Policy Loan for Shimla, Himachal Pradesh 15.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Government of India, Government of Himachal Pradesh (GoHP) and the World Bank signed here today a $40 Million Loan Agreement to help bring clean and reliable drinking water to the citizens of the Greater Shimla area, who have been facing severe water shortages and water-borne epidemics over the last few years.
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Modi’s clean Ganga plan hinges on private companies tackling sewage. Will it work? 15.1.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Four years after the Narendra Modi government launched the Rs 20,000-crore Namami Gange project, Scroll.in investigates how it is progressing.
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YEAR ENDER-3-AMRUT 2018 24.12.2018 Govt of india: PIB
URBAN RENAISSANCE:  REJUVENATING & TRANSFORMING INDIAN CITIES, BEING ACHIEVED THROUGHINFUSION OF MORE THAN RS.6,85,758 CR The Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs has embarked upon one of the most ambitious programmes undertaken in the world for Urban renaissance for rejuvenating and transforming Indian cities through a number of initiatives including infusion of more than Rs. 6,85,758 crore for ensuring citizen friendly urban areas.
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Why much of India lacks access to safe drinking water, despite an ambitious government project 27.11.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
In August, the CAG found that the National Rural Drinking Water Programme had failed to meet its targets.
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Robust growth in manufacturing upturns India's Q1 GDP growth to 8.2% 1.9.2018 Sify Finance
Index of Industrial Production or IIP for manufacturing registered a growth rate of 5.2 percent during the first quarter of 2018-19 as compared with 1.6 percent during the last fiscal year.
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“Workshop on Trenchless Technologies” 31.8.2018 Central Chronicle » Bhopal
Chronicle Reportoer, Bhopal, R.G.P.V. , Society of Advanced Technology and Innovation and S.A.T.I. Vidisha oraganized a talk show on trenchless technologies. The talk show was organized on 24th August with the coordinated collaboration of the World University. This talk show was addressed by Dr. Niranjan Swaroop, India’s renowned expert, and discussed the subject with the participants […]
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TN to get ₹2,685 cr. WB aid 23.6.2018 The Hindu - Tamil Nadu
It will be utilised for the Health Systems Reforms project
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Looking beyond Red Fort: Is privatisation the only way to save our monuments? 8.5.2018 Citizen Matters
The adoption of the Red Fort by Dalmia Bharat has drawn flak from various sections of society. But it is not just about the Red Fort; the 'Adopt a Heritage' scheme itself raises serious questions concerning preservation of monuments and urban heritage. »
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4 killed, 8 injured as jeep turns turtle following tyre burst 30.4.2018 General News
Four persons were killed and eight others injured after the tyre of the jeep they were travelling in burst on Kusmania-Harangaon road in Dewas district today. Kannod's Sub Divisional Police Officer (SDPO) Sher Singh Bhuria said that the incident happened between Okra Kakaddi and Kusmaniya Haran villages, under Khategaon police station limits, today afternoon. "The jeep overturned after its tyre burst, killing four people and injuring eight others including its driver," Bhuria said. He identified the deceased as Savitri Bai (33), Rajesh (35), Rakesh (45) and Rameshwar (50). The injured, he said, were treated initially at the Primary Health Centre in Kannod and then were referred to a hospital in Indore.
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Two MP govt employees suspended for dancing in office 17.4.2018 General News
Two employees of Women and Child Development department in Madhya Pradesh were suspended by Dewas district collector for allegedly dancing in the office, along with others, to Bollywood songs while celebrating birthday of two women officials on April 13. According to sources in the department, the employees were celebrating the birthday of district programme officer, Sunita Yadav and city south project officer, Priyanka Jaiswal on last Friday. A senior officer said district collector Ashish Singh placed assistant (grade II) Diwakar Rojaskar and supervisor Sneha Sharma under suspension after the video of the dance went viral on the social media. A group of staffers, including two women and some private contractual employees, were dancing to the beats of "Kajra Re" and other songs in the office, he said. The services of two private employees were also terminated. According to sources, Yadav and Jaiswal left the office after attending the cake cutting ceremony. After they ..
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Anticipating normal monsoon, Odisha sets 10 mn tonne food grains target 17.4.2018 Latest News
As per the plan, the Kharif production target will be covering 5.11 million hectares of land with a yield rate of 2030 kilogram per hectare. The sowing of Kharif starts with the onset of monsoon
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Graft probe against US-based firm slowed after BJP came to power in Assam: Gogoi 27.3.2018 General News
Congress MP Gaurav Gogoi has written to Home Minister Rajnath Singh over a probe into allegations against a US-based firm responsible for water supply projects worth over Rs 1,000 crore in Assam and claimed that the pace of investigations had slowed after the BJP government came to power in the state. Assam MP Gaurav Gogoi, in his letter to Singh, demanded a speedy probe by the CBI and claimed that Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal, as BJP's state chief, had levelled allegations against a politician, who later joined the BJP and became a minister. "The allegations of corruption between the officials of the Guwahati Metropolitan Developmental Authority (GMDA) and Louis Berger (US-based firm) are a matter of concern and demand speedy investigation," Gogoi wrote in his letter. "The Assam government had initiated an investigation by the CID in 2015. Yet after the new government came to power in 2016, the CID investigation has gone slow and they failed to update the Gauhati High Court on ..
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Ring the doorbell and run: How nuclear rivals India, Pak harass each other 16.3.2018 Latest News
The alleged tit-for-tat harassment reflects a broader deterioration of India-Pakistan relations in recent years
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Consultations for framing policies 15.3.2018 Govt of india: PIB
In 2017-18, Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region formulated the Guidelines for Central Sector North East Special Infrastructure Development Scheme (NESIDS) restructuring existing Non-Lapsable Central Pool of Resources (NLCPR) Scheme after due consultation with concerned stakeholders of the State Governments of North Eastern Region and line Ministries of Government of India.
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In poll-bound Karnataka, water top priority for voters: Report 10.3.2018 Zee News : India National
Better electricity supply, improved roads and environment protection were among the other most important issues for voters in the urban areas.
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Corporation approves water project for city 1.3.2018 Hindu: National

The council of the Mangaluru City Corporation (MCC) in its meeting on Wednesday gave its approval for taking up the second stage of drinking water augmentation and water distribution network upgrad

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