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How ‘smart city’ Chennai can be more resilient to disasters such as 2015 floods 24.8.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Technology in many ways forms the base for a smart city. With the 2015 floods exposing the city's inability to deal with heavy rains and flooding, the smart city mission should address the gaps and build resilience through use of digital infrastructure.
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New water supply schemes in Hailakandi 23.8.2019 The Assam Tribune
New water supply schemes in Hailakandi
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In charts: Water is more expensive for the poor than the rich – a new report calculates by how much 23.8.2019 Scroll.in
The report looks at water affordability in 15 cities, two of them in India.
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Govt fully committed to eradicating manual scavenging: Gehlot 19.8.2019 Central Chronicle
New Delhi,  Union Social Justice and Empowerment Minister Thawar Chand Gehlot on Monday said the Government is fully committed to eradicating manual scavenging through the ‘The Prevention of Employment as Manual Scavengers and their Rehabilitation Act, 2013’. He was speaking at the national Workshop-Cum-Exhibition on Sustainable Sanitation organised by Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment […]
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Why Koramangala looks like a war zone: Five ongoing projects in 4 sq km 19.8.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
With five major infrastructure projects, and several smaller ones, Koramangala resembles a massive construction site these days. Neither the hapless residents nor the authorities are clear about the details of these projects, or why they are needed at all
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GMDA advised to use drain behind FCI godown to direct excess water to Bonda river 19.8.2019 The Assam Tribune
GMDA advised to use drain behind FCI godown to direct excess water to Bonda river
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GMC embarking on cleanliness drive: Commissioner 18.8.2019 The Assam Tribune
GMC embarking on cleanliness drive: Commissioner
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Chennai Buzz: Water situation improves | Lake clean ups | Plans for Metro Phase 2… and more 17.8.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
What exactly is the water scenario in the city now? Shall the rains continue long enough? Why are eateries and food vendors under the scanner of the Chennai collectorate? And what can we expect from Metro Phase 2? A quick compilation of some important news from the week gone by.
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Mumbai’s Koli fisherfolk are relieved the courts have stalled the coastal road project 16.8.2019 Scroll.in
Worried that land reclamation would end their traditional livelihood, the city’s Koli community say one-time compensation is unacceptable and insufficient.
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When crocodiles roam city streets: The real reason behind Vadodara floods 16.8.2019 Citizen Matters
Yet another city, yet another time. A tale of how callous city administration ignored repeated warnings and saw Vadodara go under water following spells of intense rainfall over a day this monsoon.
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Garbhanga Watershed project nears completion 14.8.2019 The Assam Tribune
Garbhanga Watershed project nears completion
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Project to control flash floods in city areas nearing completion 11.8.2019 The Assam Tribune
Project to control flash floods in city areas nearing completion
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Complete Water Supply Schemes being run in cooperation with ADB within time limit 10.8.2019 Central Chronicle
Bhopal, In a meeting held with a delegation of the Asian Development Bank, the Minister for Urban Development and Housing Jaivardhan Singh said that the works of Water Supply and Sewerage Projects financially sponsored by the Asian Development Bank should be completed within the stipulated time.  Under the proposed water supply schemes, meters should be […]
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Thirsty city tantrums: How Bengaluru’s thirst for water is felt 400 km away 9.8.2019 Citizen Matters
To satiate Bengaluru's unending thirst, water has been diverted from many rivers, including those from the Western Ghats. But these projects are starving local populations of water, and destroying ecosystems
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Meeting on model project proposals held 9.8.2019 The Assam Tribune
Meeting on model project proposals held
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Hope anew for Delhi’s Ghazipur landfill as PMO steps in 8.8.2019 Citizen Matters
Following national and international outcry over East Delhi's towering Ghazipur dump, the Prime Minister's Office has issued a Global Request for Proposal (RFP) inviting solutions from experts to the problems posed by the landfill.
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When the new business in your neighbourhood spoils your peace 8.8.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Zoning laws, that classify lands within a municipality as residential, commercial, mixed and more, are rarely followed in Chennai and many residents continue to suffer as commercial establishments mushroom in their once-quiet neighbourhood. It's perhaps time for citizens to wake up and raise their voices.
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How a residents’ group saved Benniganahalli lake from going the Bellandur way 6.8.2019 Citizen Matters
When Benniganahalli lake started frothing in 2017, residents of the nearby Pai Layout pushed BBMP to restore it. The cleaned-up lake bed is now filled by monsoon rains. The residents have also formed a Trust to develop a jogging track and other facilities here in coordination with BBMP
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Chennai Buzz: Flood mitigation project | Waste and sewage treatment plans | Cauvery to the rescue 5.8.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Waste, water and climate -- catch some of the latest and most important headlines on these critical issues that will definitely impact life in the city.
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Every monsoon, Lahore’s drainage system fails and the city floods. Where did it go wrong? 2.8.2019 Scroll.in
Instead of last-minute disaster management, the city needs to invest in flood prevention.
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