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Three roads from Bangaluru will take you to Kodagu, Hassan 13.10.2017 ET: Infrastructure
Karnataka State Highways Improvement Project (KSHIP) is developing the roads under the PPP model on hybrid annuity basis using ADB loans.
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Engineering colleges fume at government order on grant 7.10.2017 Deccan Herald - News
Seven private-aided engineering colleges are up in arms as the State government has asked them to repay grants they received between 2003 and 2009 under the World Bank-assisted Technical Education Quality Improvement Programme (TEQIP). The Department of Technical Education, the nodal agency for TEQIP, has written to the colleges, informing them that the recovery will start from 2017-18 financial year. TEQIP is aimed at improving infrastructure at technical education institutions in India, and approved by the Union government in 2002. Under the first phase - February 2003 to March 2009 - Karnataka received Rs 162 crore for 14 engineering colleges. This included two government colleges, seven private-aided colleges and five private-unaided colleges. The state government pitched in with a share of 20%, which is Rs 32.40 crore. Of this, the DTE says Rs 24.62 crore (76%) is recoverable because it was a loan, whereas the remaining 24% was a grant. "According to a MoU we signed with the State government, ...
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In a first, government to run safety checks on 5,000 big dams 27.9.2017 ET: Infrastructure
The project cost has now been revised to around Rs 3,400 crore and the World Bank has agreed to fund 80% of that, DRIP director Pramod Narayan told TOI.
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In a first, govt to run safety checks on 5,000 big dams 27.9.2017 TOI: India
For the first time, the Centre is planning to conduct a ‘break analysis’ of 5,247 large dams across the country, and put in place an emergency action plan, especially for the 196 that are over 100 years old. Of these 196 dams, 72 are in the southern states and Maharashtra.
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Special meeting to be called to approve water supply project 5.9.2017 Hindu: Cities
It is the second stage of the project to be taken up with loan from the ADB
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Against the violence of ‘development’ 29.8.2017 FrontLine: Home
Corporate interests are trying to grab enormous tracts of land with the support of the state, but their attempts are being met with an unprecedented unity among landowners and others dependent on the land for their livelihood. By VIJOO KRISHNAN
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Mysuru’s public transport system smart, people-friendly: World Bank 28.8.2017 Hindu: Home
Bank-aided project had helped KSRTC install GPS enabled mini-computers in buses
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Maharashtra plans upkeep of beaches on PPP model 23.8.2017 DNA: India
In a first-ever attempt to manage amenities on its beaches with help from private partners, the state government is planning to invoke the public-private partnership (PPP) model to maintain these coastal stretches. The Maharashtra Maritime Board (MMB) will invite private parties to handle and regulate commercial activities like shacks, food stalls, parking and beach and water sports in lieu of ensuring cleanliness and amenities like public WiFi, lifeguards, bio-digester toilets and shades. It is looking at initially taking up beaches like Versova in Mumbai and Kihim, Ganpatipule, Aronda, Dapoli, Shiroda and Kashid under this model. "We are looking at managing beaches through private partners… We are trying to have amenities with professional management and international standards," Jitendra Raisinghani, Deputy Director, Co-Ordination, Asian Development Bank project, MMB told DNA. He added that while visitors will not be charged access fees or tickets at these locations, the use of amenities like water ...
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Chattbir Zoo to have a wolf in its possession soon 10.8.2017 TOI: Chandigarh Times
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LIVE! IT Dept raids Bengaluru resort where Guj Congress MLAs staying 2.8.2017 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
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Funds Disbursed to Industrial Corridors 27.7.2017 New Kerala: India News
New Delhi, July 26: Status of Industrial Corridors
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Gujarat most competitive state, finds NCAER study 19.7.2017 All Current Affairs Stories
West Bengal ranks last on the index, followed by UP, Bihar; these states fare better on sub-indices
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Bengaluru’s looming water crisis 17.7.2017 Hindu: Home
Bengaluru will be unlivable by 2020, projected an alarmist headline in a major newspaper last year after an urban expert’s prediction. That dire prediction shook Bangalore, but with time, it has been ...
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Bulletin Board: Announcements 12.7.2017 Deccan Herald - Supplements
Centre for development economics The Simon Business School at the University of Rochester announced the establishment of the Rajesh Wadhawan Professorship for Development Economics. The endowment will support a full-time member of the Simon Business School faculty for research and a curriculum that furthers the understanding of economic problems in developing countries. Visit www.wgcworld.com/ to know more. PoleStar award Nominations for the 19th Annual PoleStar Awards for celebrating Excellence in Journalism are now open. The nomination window closes on July 15. All nominations should be sent to polestarfoundation@gmail.com. MSc in Life Science Bangalore university has announced admissions to MSc in Life Science. For admission details, contact the co-ordinator, Life Science Course on 080-22961521, 1923 (0ffice), and 8722048456 (Mobile). Leaders fellowship Israel-Asia Leaders Fellowship 2017-18 is an eight-month fellowship programme focused on building future leaders in Israel-Asia relations. This ...
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Drainage project to be completed soon 11.7.2017 Hindu: Home
Minister for Urban Development, Haj and Wakf R. Roshan Baig said that the underground drainage project taken up at a cost of ₹360 crore would be completed shortly. Speaking to media representatives at...
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Half of $1.3 billion external funding for Karnataka projects remains unused 5.7.2017 Hindu: Karnataka
Chief Secretary says delay in completion of projects is a ‘matter of concern’
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GST impact: Queues of trucks across 22 states get shorter 4.7.2017 Business Standard: Economy & Policy
22 states abolish commercial tax check posts; remaining states to follow
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Hero Future Energies eyes renewable assets of Equis energy 20.6.2017 ET: Power
Renewable energy develepor Equis Energy plans to exit the Indian market and has put Energon and Energon Soleq on the block.
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Karnataka assembly unanimously passes state GST bill 15.6.2017 Deccan Herald - Breaking News Rss Feeds
With less than a month left for the rollout of the GST, the 'Karnataka Goods and Services Tax Bill, 2017' was unanimously passed by the state assembly here today.Before Karnataka, as many as 24 states and Union Territories had passed the State Goods and Services Tax (SGST) bill in their respective legislative assemblies.As per the GST Constitutional amendment, all states have to pass SGST bills by September 15, 2017, failing which they will lose their taxation powers.Piloting the bill, Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah said the state has always been at the forefront of issues like implemen
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Karnataka to borrow $350 million from ADB for road development 10.6.2017 Hindu: News
Begins acquiring over 1,000 acres for 1,193-km road network
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