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Govt approves investment of over Rs 5,530 crore to provide infrastructure in over 110 cities 26.5.2016 DNA: India
The Centre has approved an investment of over Rs 5,530 crore for providing basic infrastructure in over 110 cities across six states under AMRUT scheme for the current fiscal. The central assistance to these states-- Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Rajasthan, Odisha, Jharkhand and Meghalaya-- will be to the tune of Rs 2,453 crore. The funds will used for providing household water taps, improving water supply, sewerage networks/septage management, storm water drains, urban transport and provision of open and green spaces in these cities. "The Apex Committee, chaired by Urban Development Secretary Rajiv Gauba, approved a total investment of Rs 5,534 crore for 111 Atal Mission cities in the states of Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Rajasthan, Odisha, Jharkhand and Meghalaya," an official release said today. A total central assistance of Rs 2,453 crore will be given to these states, it added. For 2016-17, approved investment in 34 mission cities of Madhya Pradesh has been Rs 2,074 crore with central assistance of Rs ...
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Take steps to make highway motorable: Himachal HC 26.5.2016 All News-IANS Stories
The Himachal Pradesh High Court on Thursday directed the union and state governments to take all possible steps to make the National Highway-5 fit for plying of vehicles, mainly in the remote Kinnaur district.
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Taps to go dry in large parts of Gurgaon 26.5.2016 TOI: Cities
The taps will go dry in areas like Sohna Road and sectors 45-57 on Friday and Saturday as Haryana Urban Development Authority (HUDA) is going to observe 24 hours shutdown for the shifting of master water pipeline at Hero Honda Chowk.
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Hope has replaced hopelessness under NDA, says UP wala Modi 26.5.2016 deccanherald.com
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today asserted that a mood of development and hope pervaded the country replacing hopelessness that prevailed under the UPA rule as he pitched his government as one dedicated to the poor and farmers which prevented the "loot" of public money. Addressing the first of his four public rallies here in Uttar Pradesh, which will have assembly polls next year, to mark the second anniversary of his government, Modi reached out to the electorate, calling himself a "UP wala" who cared for the farmers. He said his government had taken a series of measures to help repay the dues of sugarcane farmers, a politically important constituency in the region, while other governments were not concerned about them. Recalling that in his address after he was elected the leader of the BJP-led NDA following the Lok Sabha win he had promised his government would be dedicated to the poor, Modi said every decison he had taken ever since was in that direction. "If you look at my work of two years, you ...
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Dear Mr Modi. Congratulations, but... 26.5.2016 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
As the NDA government completes two years in office, there are more questions on Swarupa Dutt's mind than answers.
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Bihar govt to tie up with TN agri varsity to develop 'Neera' 26.5.2016 TOI: Patna
The agricultural university, Sabour (Bhagalpur) and Tamil Nadu agricultural university (TNAU) would sign a memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for sharing information and technology for developing ‘Neera’ as a nutrient drink in the state. Agriculture scientists from both the universities would jointly work in developing ‘Neera’ as a commercially viable and healthy drink.
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How can India have a space agency and not have enough toilets? Author Rose George explains 26.5.2016 DNA: Health
In conversation with author Rose George about toilets and sanitation.
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US forces on ground in Syria aiding key anti-IS fight 26.5.2016 Zee News : World
The SDF has also received air support from the US-led air coalition bombing the jihadists in Iraq and Syria.
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Adverse climatic conditions to have negative impact on tea cultivation in North-East India: Report 26.5.2016 ET: Agriculture
The results of these modeling studies should be translated by clustering gardens and small holders in a region and adaptation measures.
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Rs.5,534 cr investment in basic urban infra under Atal Mission approved in 6 States for 2016-17 26.5.2016 Govt of india: PIB
Ministry of Urban Development will convene annual meetings of all States and Union Territories to discuss and review at the highest level progress of urban renaissance set in motion. A decision taken
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PM Modi's Swachh Bharat Mission fraught with challenges: Report 26.5.2016 Oneindia.in: News
New Delhi, May 26: The road ahead for the Swachh Bharat Mission is fraught with challenges as a majority of companies focus on creating infrastructure like toilets instead of behavioural change programmes and concentrate mostly on rural areas, according to a
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Training programme on Direct Seeded Rice organised by PAU 26.5.2016 Punjab News, Ludhiana News, Ludhiana City News | Times of India Punjab News
A training programme on Direct Seeded Rice (DSR) was jointly organized by the Punjab Agricultural University’s Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK), Amritsar; Department of Agronomy, PAU; and UPL industries. About 50 farmers participated in this training programme.
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PM Modi's Swachh Bharat Mission filled with challenges: Report 26.5.2016 DNA: India
The road ahead for the Swachh Bharat Mission is fraught with challenges as a majority of companies focus on creating infrastructure like toilets instead of behavioural change programmes and concentrate mostly on rural areas, according to a report. The report maps corporate social responsibility (CSR) trends in 'Water Sanitation and Hygiene' (WASH) in India of the 100 companies with the largest CSR budgets on the BSE 500. "The Swachh Bharat Mission has catalysed the conversation around sanitation, right from the streets to the boardrooms of corporate India." "However, despite substantial support from the corporate sector, the road ahead remains challenging. We need to recognise that tackling this issue is as much about changing ingrained behaviour and social norms as it is about infrastructure," Naina Lal Kidwai, Chair, India Sanitation Coalition and Past President, Ficci said. The report found that only 20% of companies supported programmes that aimed to change the behaviour of individuals despite its ...
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Two years of Modi govt: Narendra Modi a popular leader, says Gujarat CM Anandiben Patel 26.5.2016 DNA: Mumbai
Gujarat Chief Minister Anandiben Patel on Thursday heaped praise on Prime Minister Narendra Modi saying he is a very popular leader who gets overwhelming response from people and industries for the campaigns initiated by his government. "Modi is a very popular leader and he gets overwhelming response from people, industries etc for his 'Clean India' campaign, (river) Ganga purification project and for making country open defection free," Patel said after launching Centre's 'Ujala' scheme here. "No other leader or PM since independence in the country ever thought of launching such campaigns," she added. According to the Chief Minister, Modi is one popular leader after Mahatma Gandhi, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel and former PM Lal Bahadur Shastri, who commands such respect and love from people. "6 crore Gujaratis from the state are proud after Modi became the PM and he was taking steps for people's welfare especially of the poor and downtrodden," she added. At Modi's call, the cleanliness campaign is launched ...
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GAIL reconfigures Rs 12,000 crore Jagdishpur-Haldia gas pipeline 26.5.2016 ET: Oil & Gas
The project was revived after BJP came to power in 2014 and it was felt that Modi's constituency, Varanasi should be connected to the gas grid at the earliest.
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No scope for any bad feeling towards TN: Karna minister 26.5.2016 Coimbatore - City - The Times of India
Coimbatore, May 26 () Karnataka always wanted a smooth relationship with Tamil Nadu and there is no scope for any bad feeling between the two states, Karnataka Food and Civil Supplies Minister Dinesh Gundu Rao said today.
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Narendra Modi a popular leader: Gujarat CM 26.5.2016 Vadodara - City - The Times of India
Vadodara, May 26 () Gujarat Chief Minister Anandiben Patel today heaped praise on Prime Minister Narendra Modi saying he is a very popular leader who gets overwhelming response from people and industries for the campaigns initiated by his government.
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Restoring the Ariyakudi landmark 26.5.2016 Hindu: National
The 17th Century Venkatamudayan temple to get a new lease of life, writes S. Prabhu
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Cops turn rowdy sheeters into social workers 26.5.2016 TOI: All Headlines
Cops turn rowdy sheeters into social workers
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No new water sources in 2 decades: CPM 26.5.2016 TOI: All Headlines
No new water sources in 2 decades: CPM
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