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Citizens oppose expansion of city, want townships 18.1.2017 deccanherald.com
Residents of Bengaluru demanded creating five townships that were proposed a decade ago instead of burdening the city as there is pressure on land, transport and civic amenities. Participants at the fourth public consultation meeting by Bengaluru Development Authority and Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) on the draft master plan-2031 in east zone on Wednesday termed the master plan unconstitutional as members of the Bengaluru Metropolitan Planning Authority (BMPA) were not consulted before drafting the plan. Naresh Narasimhan, architect and member of Citizens for Bengaluru, said the city cannot handle more people as pollution is high, water is scarce and there is no proper transportation in place. Instead, the government should concentrate on developing satellite townships. "If the government decides to go ahead, then we will approach the Supreme Court as it is a violation of the 74th Amendment of the Constitution. We will also challenge them under Article 21 of the Constitution - right to ...
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Foundation laid for Halasuru Lake STP; to be ready in 6 months 18.1.2017 deccanherald.com
Bengaluru Development Minister K J George on Wednesday laid the foundation stone for a sewage treatment plant at Halasuru Lake. The Karnataka State Pollution Control Board (KSPCB) will contribute Rs 4 crore for the plant while Bengaluru Water Supply and Sewerage Board (BWSSB) will maintain it for 10 years. The BWSSB has finalised the tender process and has allotted the work to Euro Tech, which is expected to set up the plant within six months. The STP had become necessary as high pollution was resulting in frequent fishkill. The minister also held a review meeting with Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) officials regarding sewage treatment plants in multi-storeyed apartments. In the absence of STPs in many apartments, untreated water is flowing into the lakes, turning them into cesspools. Waste-to-energy projects George reviewed the progress on waste-to-energy plants. He instructed officials to accord priority to waste-to-energy projects and ensure that they are cleared at the earliest so that ...
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Pvt lorries dumping sewage into water bodies 18.1.2017 TOI: Chennai
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CM: Fruitful metings on third day in Davos 18.1.2017 Hindu: National
Cylance, Saudi Aramco, Lumin World to explore investment opportunities in AP
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Ulsoor Lake to get sewage treatment plant 18.1.2017 TOI: Cities
Ulsoor Lake, which witnessed fish deaths on several occasions in the last two years due to increasing sewage flow, is here to get some breather.
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People oppose subway near their village 18.1.2017 Hindu: Home
Ramanathapuram: The people of Kooriyur near here have opposed to Southern Railway building a subway under an unmanned level crossing on the way to the village, as they fear that retaining walls, abutt...
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RIL JV plans South Asia's first halogenated butyl rubber unit at Jamnagar 18.1.2017 News
Unit to produce 60,000 tonnes of the product a year; RIL owns 75% in JV with Russian firm SIBUR
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BJP to broad-base party in State 18.1.2017 Hindu: News
The State council of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) which concluded here on Wednesday finalised a multi-pronged strategy to broad base the party and emerge as the “real opposition,” party State pres...
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Regional political parties got Rs 108 crore in donations above Rs 20k 18.1.2017 Zee News : India National
Section 29C of the Representation of People Act, 1951 mandates that political parties submit their contribution details in excess of Rs 20,000 to the Election Commission.
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World leaders will need to step up to stop Trump from bringing back torture 18.1.2017 All International Stories
US President elect said he takes the public mood about torture seriously
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BSNL launches mobile wallet 18.1.2017 Hindu: Home
Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BNSL) has, in association with the State Bank of India, launched ‘SBI MobiCash’, a prepaid virtual mobile wallet that enables users to carry out banking transactions on t...
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Drought adds to Kuttanad farmers’ troubles 18.1.2017 Hindu: Home
1,500 hectares of paddy farms affected, says farm dept.
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Full text of Jaishankar telling China not to fear India's rise 18.1.2017 All Economy & Policy Stories
Jaishankar criticised CPEC, which passes through the Pakistan-occupied Gilgit-Baltistan region
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ಲಂಚ ಪಡೆವಾಗ ಎಸಿಬಿಗೆ ಸಿಕ್ಕಿ ಬಿದ್ದ ಜೂನಿಯರ್ ಎಂಜಿನಿಯರ್ 18.1.2017 Thats Kannada
ಬೆಂಗಳೂರು, ಜನವರಿ 18: ಖಾಸಗಿ ವಾಣಿಜ್ಯ ಕಟ್ಟಡಕ್ಕೆ ನೀರು ಮತ್ತು ಒಳಚರಂಡಿ ಸಂಪರ್ಕಕ್ಕಾಗಿ ಸಲ್ಲಿಸಿದ್ದ ಅರ್ಜಿಯ ಕಡತ ಬಾಕಿ ಉಳಿಕೊಂಡು ಅನುಮತಿ ನೀಡಲು ಲಂಚಕ್ಕೆ ಒತ್ತಾಯಿಸುತ್ತಿದ್ದ ನಾಗರಬಾವಿಯ ಉಪ ವಲಯ ಜೂನಿಯರ್ ಎಂಜಿನಿಯರ್ ಭ್ರಷ್ಟಾಚಾರ ನಿಗ್ರಹ ದಳದ ಅತಿಥಿಯಾಗಿದ್ದಾರೆ. ನಗರದ ಟಿ. ದಾಸರಹಳ್ಳಿಯ ಗುತ್ತಿಗೆದಾರರೊಬ್ಬರು ಖಾಸಗಿ ವಾಣಿಜ್ಯ ಕಟ್ಟಡದಕ್ಕೆ ನೀರು ಮತ್ತು ಒಳಚರಂಡಿ ಸಂಪರ್ಕ ಕಲ್ಪಿಸಲು ಕೋರಿ
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BWSSB official caught taking bribe 18.1.2017 Hindu: Bangalore
Officials of the Anti Corruption Bureau on Wednesday trapped a junior engineer attached to Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board while accepting a bribe of Rs. 25,000 to accord permission for a n...
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Youth from Ganga basin villages to spread awareness about clean Ganga 18.1.2017 New Kerala: India News
Youth from Ganga basin villages to spread awareness about clean Ganga
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Painting competition on climate smart agriculture 18.1.2017 Hindu: Cities
Ahead of the congregation of all the prominent agricultural scientists of the country in Bengaluru to chalk out a road map for climate-smart agriculture, the University of Agricultural Sciences-Benga...
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Check dams across Bhavani river: Stalin asks Panneerselvam to speak to Kerala CM 18.1.2017 TOI: Chennai
DMK on Wednesday asked Tamil Nadu chief minister O Panneerselvam to speak to Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan and stop construction of check dams across Bhavani river.
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Sensex pares gains, Nifty tests 8,400; Tata Steel top gainer 18.1.2017 Market News
On Tuesday, foreign investors turned net buyers for the first time since December 20
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I am...Rajan C. 18.1.2017 Hindu: News
Occupation: Supplies feed to Thiruvananthapuram zoo It’s only 8 a.m. but already I’m late. I have to travel all across Thiruvananthapuram to collect reeds, grass and leaves to feed the animals in the ...
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