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Government orders may come to the rescue of capital goods companies, again 28.4.2017 ET: Policy
Companies including Larsen & Toubro, ABB and Siemens are eyeing more government projects than ever as the private sector remains jittery about investments.
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Oceans at risk due to rising levels of carbon dioxide 28.4.2017 DNA: Evolutions
In a paper published in Science, a team of researchers from Florida State University, Xiamen University in China and Princeton University argue that the acidification of seawater caused by rising carbon dioxide levels makes it difficult for a type of cyanobacteria to perform a process called nitrogen fixation.
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12 new expressways to be constructed to connect states: Nitin Gadkari 28.4.2017 ET: Infrastructure
"Eastern Peripheral Highway is just the beginning. We will make 12 such express highways. Three of such highways will be started in 2017 itself," Nitin Gadkari said.
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States that generate the most plastic waste 28.4.2017 TOI: India
The National Green Tribunal (NGT) bench, has issued notices to all state governments and Union territories on Central Pollution Control Board’s application that plastic waste management rules 2016 are not being implemented. Here’s a look at states that could be most affected.
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FEATURE-Toilet volunteers help clean up Bhutan in public health push 28.4.2017 DNA: Health
By Saraswati Sundas THIMPHU, April 28 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - In the past three years, Passang Tshering and his team of over 1,000 volunteers have cleaned up more than 60 public toilets and built temporary bathrooms at a dozen events in Bhutan.
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This Udupi bus driver is one well of an eco-warrior 28.4.2017 TOI: Bangalore Times
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Earnings misses, rising debts: Indian Railways turnaround hits buffers 28.4.2017 Most Popular
Funding via market borrowing rose to about 22% last year from an average of 8% between 2010-15
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Tapta to perform in River Bank music festival 28.4.2017 Manipur: E-Pao
Tapta to perform in River Bank music festival
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Safe drinking water for all ACs : Dikho 28.4.2017 Manipur: E-Pao
Safe drinking water for all ACs : Dikho
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Buckets out: Nizamia college taps run dry 28.4.2017 TOI: All Headlines
Buckets out: Nizamia college taps run dry
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Misconception that only diesel pollutes: Government | Delhi News - Times of India 28.4.2017 TOI: All Headlines
Misconception that only diesel pollutes: Government | Delhi News - Times of India
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Curbs on groundwater use yield partial results 28.4.2017 Hindu: Cities
Private tankers still distributing untreated water
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Experts mooted steps to reduce Sonshi dust in 2014 28.4.2017 TOI: Goa
The denial of basic essentials of life such as clean air and water to the people of Sonshi could have been avoided had the state government implemented the suggestions made by an expert panel of the Union ministry of environment, forest and climate change back in 2014.
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Ken Betwa project gets nod after Uma Bharti writes to Dave 28.4.2017 DNA: Recent Columns
The Forest Advisory Committee (FAC) of the Union Environment Ministry has cleared the decks for the Ken-Betwa river linking project. The project plans to transfer water from Ken river basin in Panna tiger reserve, Madhya Pradesh to the Betwa river basin, Uttar Pradesh, for irrigating drought prone Bundelkhand. In its meeting on Tuesday the top body, that clears diversion of forests for infrastructure projects, reached a compromise with the union water resources ministry regarding certain riders it had recommended during its meeting last month. The climb down of the FAC, especially relenting on its recommendation to reduce the height of the project dam by 5m, came in the wake of a letter that water resources minister Uma Bharti wrote to the her colleague Anil Dave, on April 12. Soon after the letter, her ministry requested a special meeting with the FAC to ease certain riders the panel had recommended, which eventually happened on Tuesday. In her letter to Anil Dave, reviewed by DNA, Uma Bharti thanked ...
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Survey finds E. coli in 92% ice samples from roadside eateries 28.4.2017 DNA: Opinion
In ice samples collected by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), 96 per cent of the samples collected across the city have been declared as contaminated, with 75 per cent samples detected with E. coli (sewage mixed with water), the bacteria which causes illnesses like diarrhoea and typhiod. The civic body has urged citizens to avoid consuming unpackaged drinks at roadside stalls and fast food centres, specially iced drinks. The samples were collected between April 1 and April 25 from all 24 wards in the city. M-East ward- (Chembur-Govandi) tops the list with maximum amount of contaminated ice and water. On March 16, DNA had reported that the ice samples from all hawkers in Chembur East were detected with E. coli. A civic official said eateries in Mumbai get their ice from ice factories in Navi Mumbai. "The BMC water is pure. However, hawkers bring ice from outside BMC jurisdiction. Also, they do not maintain the standards of hygiene, because of which water gets contaminated," the official ...
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When jeans go natural for summer 28.4.2017 TOI: Chennai
A pair of denim jeans may be a must-have in all wardrobes but they may not be an ideal clothing for Indian summers.
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Provide potable water, divert traffic: HC 28.4.2017 TOI: Goa
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Mega Ponzi scam: Court summons CBI joint director 28.4.2017 TOI: Calcutta Times
The Calcutta high court on Thursday asked the CBI joint director (eastern zone) and the additional solicitor general to appear on May 4 to explain its apparent reluctance to probe allegations of arguably the biggest financial fraud perpetrated in Bengal after the Rose Valley scam.
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NGT notice to states, UTs on plastic wastes 28.4.2017 TOI: Home
A National Green Tribunal (NGT) bench, headed by chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar, issued on Thursday notices to all state governments and Union territories on CPCB’s application that plastic waste management rules 2016 were not being implemented.
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NITI Aayog bats for continued labour reforms 28.4.2017 Business Standard: News Now
The think-tank wants fixed-term employment in all sectors
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