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What has Chickpet MLA been up to in the last five years? 26.4.2018 Citizen Matters
Devaraj's track record in assembly shows that he didn't ask any questions, didn't participate in any debates. »
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George let down people who voted for him, says Prithvi Reddy 26.4.2018 Citizen Matters
He wants to give people an alternative in politics. His campaign is crowdfunded and doesn't have major donors. and he is taking on K J George who was Bengaluru Development Minister. »
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Bonanza for realtors as Mumbai to get 3,355 hectares more for development 25.4.2018 General News
Finally biting the bullet, the Maharashtra government on Wednesday permitted releasing 3,355 hectares of land, falling under 'No Development Zones' or salt pans, for housing, besides a bonanza of higher FSI to realtors, and easing the 'vertical' development of the water-locked city.
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Advertisement hailing Edappadi as God, an insult to people: Ramadoss 25.4.2018 Hindu: Rx
Says misuse of taxpayers’ money is unacceptable
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Ensure pipe water supply to each family in all towns : CM 24.4.2018 General News
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today directed the housing and urban development department to ensure supply of pipe water to each family in all towns and cities of the state by March 2019, officials said. The chief minister also directed the department to ensure increase per capita usage of drinking water to 70 litres in urban areas by March 2019. Patnaik, who gave the direction while presiding over a high level review meeting on status of urban pipe water supply programme, said the housing and urban development department would conduct house-to-house survey in all urban localities in the state and identify the families that have no pipe water facilities. Official sources said a total of 760 projects are being implemented in the state at a cost of Rs 3,596 crore to supply drinking water in urban local bodies of Odisha. The housing and urban development department has identified 422 areas in 24 urban localities in the state where there is water scarcity and as many
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Gadkari Instructs Officers to Complete All STP Projects in Time 24.4.2018 Govt of india: PIB
            Union Minister of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation, Road Transport and Shipping, Shri Nitin Gadkari chaired a review meeting of the ongoing STP Projects in Bihar, Jharkhand and West Bengal in New Delhi yesterday.
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Bangladesh protesters demand justice five years after factory disaster 24.4.2018 General News
Hundreds of people staged tearful tributes today at Rana Plaza, scene of one of the world's worst industrial disasters in 2013 when the complex of clothing factories collapsed and killed at least 1,130 people. Survivors and the relatives of the dead placed wreaths at a concrete hammer and sickle memorial as labour groups demanded justice in a rally marking the catastrophe's fifth anniversary. Several people held photos of those missing and unaccounted for since the collapse. About 3,500 workers were inside the complex making clothes for top western brands when the tragedy struck, injuring nearly all those who survived. A murder trial in the case has been repeatedly held up and no one has been convicted over the disaster despite persistent accounts of negligence. Abdul Awwal, 58, went to the scene at Savar in the Dhaka suburbs from the northern rural district of Pabna to honour his 25-year-old daughter, Rozina Khatun. Her body has still not been found. "She left an 11-month-old son. ...
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Mismatch of assignments in State PHE dept 24.4.2018 The Assam Tribune
Mismatch of assignments in State PHE dept
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'Diesel price hike affecting garment industries' 24.4.2018 General News
The President of Garment Manufacturers and Wholesale Association of Telangana, Pavan Bansal, on Monday said that the recent rise in diesel prices was affecting the garment industries all over the country.Speaking to ANI, Bansal said, "Diesel rates have increased more than Rs. 10 in the last four years. This will impact the garment industry negatively raising the product of the price of the materials. It will lead to huge losses for the traders."He added that diesel was an important commodity for the industries as it was more affordable than petrol.Highlighting the importance of the fuel, Bansal further said, "Diesel is used in several industries on a daily basis, whether it is garment or manufacturing industry. Our materials come from all over India. We send garment materials to neighbouring states like Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu. We also sell the materials in local areas."He also criticised the increase of Goods and Services Tax (GST) on raw products as it .
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Water supply: Hold fresh meeting cordially, SC tells Delhi, Haryana 23.4.2018 All News-IANS Stories
The Supreme Court on Monday asked Chief Secretaries of Delhi and Haryana to hold fresh meeting with the Union Water Resources Secretary in "cordial atmosphere" to discuss the issues relating to the supply of Yamuna river water here.
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Rlys, civic body review monsoon preparedness works in Mumbai 23.4.2018 General News
Senior railway officials today said that pre-monsoon works, to ensure heavy rains don't stall train traffic in the metropolis and adjoining regions, had begun and a review was carried out by the civic body chief and general managers of Western and Central Railways. The work, officials said, involves the cleaning of drains and culverts that run beneath the rail tracks, removal of muck, trimming of branches of trees, surveying hilly areas for loose boulders and provision to drain out excess water from low-lying rail areas in case of heavy monsoon rains. "The Brihanmumbai Municipal Commissioner and GMs of WR and CR have reviewed monsoon preparedness works. The civic chief has promised all help to the railways to ensure that heavy monsoons do not disrupt train traffic," a senior civic official said today. Chief spokesperson of CR, Sunil Udasi, said, "The preparatory work for monsoon started from February-March 2018. We have cleaned 79 culverts. An additional opening at ...
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SC directs Delhi, Haryana to sort out Yamuna water sharing dispute 23.4.2018 General News
The Supreme Court on Monday directed the Chief Secretaries of Delhi and Haryana to hold a meeting with the Secretary of Water Resources Ministry of Centre in order to sort out the dispute of sharing Yamuna's water.The move comes after the Delhi Jal Board (DJB) said it was not receiving enough water to supply to the national capital.The top court was hearing a plea filed by the Delhi Jal Board alleging that Haryana had reduced by one-third the supply of Yamuna water leading to a grave water crisis in the national capital.The Delhi government earlier sought the apex court's direction to request the Haryana government to provide more water to Delhi faces water shortage due to the onslaught of the summer season.According to reports, the top court had accused Haryana government of not releasing 450 cusecs of Yamuna water daily to Delhi for drinking in accordance with a 1996 order.Currently, Haryana only shares 330 cusecs of water to the capital.The Haryana government which caters to the ...
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Apartment dwellers bring forth their issues in citizens’ charter 23.4.2018 Hindu: Fitness
Apartment dwellers in the city, in a first, collectively released a citizens’ charter on Sunday during a discussion with representatives of differen
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T. Nagar can hope for 24x7 water supply, better sewage collection 22.4.2018 Hindu: News
Topographical survey, door-to-door consumer audit being conducted
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East Delhi Municipal Corporation stops silt disposal at Geeta Colony site 22.4.2018 DNA: Recent Columns
The East Delhi Municipal Corporation (EDMC) has stopped disposal of silt at a site in Geeta Colony. The silt, removed by various agencies from drains, will now be disposed at a new facility at Singhola village near Singhu border. According to the sources, disposal of silt at the facility in Geeta Colony has been discontinued due to litigation. "All agencies concerned, including the Delhi Development Authority (DDA), Delhi Jal Board (DJB), Irrigation and Flood Department have been notified to send the silt from drains and otherwise to the new facility at Singhola," said a senior EDMC official. The disposal of silt in East Delhi became a problem as its dumping at Ghazipur landfill site was prevented after the collapse of a portion of the dump last year in which two persons were killed. Later, the facility was readied at Geeta Colony but the locals resorted to protest against it. A delegation of Delhi Congress leaders had recently met Lt Governor also to stop the dumping of silt at Geeta Colony. The new ...
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CM Vijay Rupani to kick off 2 more projects in Dholera Special Investment Region 22.4.2018 DNA: Recent Columns
The ambitious Dholera Special Investment Region (SIR) project, which is envisaged to become a global manufacturing and trading hub, is starting to take shape. Five infrastructure related projects are already going on in the SIR, while work on two more projects would be formally commenced from tomorrow. Officials said that work on roads and services, water treatment plant, sewage treatment plant, administrative building, river bunding, and setting up of electricity transmission is already in progress, and is targeted to be completed by September next year. The cost of these projects is around Rs2,500 crore, said Jai Prakash Shivahare, CEO of Dholera SIR Regional Development Authority. On Sunday, Chief Minister Vijay Rupani will perform the ground breaking ceremony of a 20 Million Litre per Day (MLD) Common Effluent Treatment Plant (CETP) and a 23-km water pipeline between Pipli and Dholera. The cost of the CETP project is Rs160 crore, and that of the pipeline project Rs2 9 crore. “Work on these two ...
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Poll code a hurdle to redoing roads 22.4.2018 Hindu: Rx
Project by BWSSB to replace sewer lines has left Defence Colony roads in ruins
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EDMC stops disposal of silt at Geeta Colony site 21.4.2018 General News
The East Delhi Municipal Corporation (EDMC) has stopped disposal of silt at a site in Geeta Colony. Silt removed by various agencies from drains will now be disposed at a new facility at Singhola village near Singhu border. Disposal of silt at the facility in Geeta Colony has been discontinued due to litigation, according to a circular issued by the civic body. All agencies concerned including Delhi Development Authority (DDA), Delhi Jal Board, Irrigation and Flood Department have been notified to send the silt removed by them from drains and otherwise to the new facility at Singhola. The disposal of silt in est Delhi became a problem as its dumping at Ghazipur landfill site was prevented after the collapse of a portion of the dump last year in which two persons were killed. Later, the facility was readied at Geeta Colony but locals resorted to protest against it. A delegation of Delhi Congress leaders met the Lt Governor to stop dumping of silt at Geeta Colony. The new facility at ...
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Who has rejuvenation on the agenda? 20.4.2018 Hindu: Policy & Issues
Citizens fed up of empty promises by politicians, say revival of water bodies has become more of a citizen-driven project
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Union Home Minister’s visit gives fillip to several development projects in  Dadra Nagar Haveli 20.4.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Union Home Minister, Shri Rajnath Singh today reiterated the government’s commitment for the development of marginalized communities and inaugurated several development projects in the Union Territory of Dadra Nagar Haveli.
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