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OMEGA initiative checks distress migration in Odisha 18.4.2017 All News-IANS Stories
It wasn't long ago that villages in western Odisha would wear a deserted look for much of the year due to distress migration of adults to other parts of the country in search of livelihood.
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Indian states need to strategise their development (Column: Active Voice) 18.4.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The Modi government has been pulling all stops to improve the ease of doing business rankings since it came into power in a bid to improve Indias image as a business-friendly economy and attract global investment.
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Happiness index also important: Pranab 14.4.2017 Hindu: National
At Ambedkar birth anniversary, President says GDP and Gross National Happiness go together
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For Indian Railways, Santa Claus never came all this while: Suresh Prabhu 9.4.2017 Latest News
He was referring to finance railway infra by raising resources outside Budget
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For railways, Santa Claus never came all this while: Prabhu 9.4.2017 TOI: India
"Santa Claus comes only when he wishes to. He will not come when you want him to come. The railways has been waiting for Santa Claus for too long," he said addressing a gathering after launching various infrastructure projects of the Konkan Railway simultaneously in Maharashtra and Karnataka.
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Loan waiver: Why shift to populism, Congress style? 9.4.2017 Times of India Opinion
Modi the economic developer has been upended by Modi the populist. The farm loan waiver and other measures announced in Uttar Pradesh last week amounted to an emphatic change in BJP policy direction. Given scarce...
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Work on 420 km of state highways to begin in June 7.4.2017 deccanherald.com
The Rs 5,300-crore project to develop 420 km of state highways with the help of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) will start in June this year. ADB will fund Rs 2,250 crore for developing highways in different parts of the state. The rest of the money will be raised through toll. The project will be implemented in three packages for which global competitive bidding will be called. The companies executing the project will have to complete the roads in 24 months and have to maintain them for seven years. The roads could be tolled, said sources associated with the project. KSHIP-2: The state highway development project pertaining to Karnataka State Highway Improvement Project-2 (KSHIP-2) will be completed by 2018. Under this project, development of 1,192 km of roads has been taken up. The cost of the project is Rs 4,522 crore of which Rs 1,575 crore is being funded by the ADB. By October 2016, 510 km roads at an expenditure of Rs 953 crore has already been completed. Rest of the road work of 682 km is in ...
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Diverging state trajectories 3.4.2017 Latest News
With a per capita income of $4,800, Goa is comparable to upper middle income countries
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Takeaways for Bengaluru from New York City's waste management plans 31.3.2017 Citizen Matters

Bengaluru qualifies to be in the low-income category as per World Bank classification, with investments made more on collection and poor quality landfills.

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Eat a million bacteria a day for better health 30.3.2017 All Current Affairs Stories
Probiotics can improve our health when consumed in sufficient quantities
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Coffee Board predicts 9% dip in production for 2016-17 season 27.3.2017 ET: Agriculture
Changing climatic conditions especially erratic rainfall and high temperature have aggravated the problem, Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said in Lok Sabha.
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Solar tariffs in India have fallen by 73 percent since 2010 24.3.2017 ET: Power
Mercom Capital group said when the entire global solar market was about 17 GW in 2010; Indian solar installations at that point were only about 18 MW.
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Toll to be levied on 19 roads in Karnataka 17.3.2017 Hindu: News
The State Cabinet on Friday approved levying of toll on 19 roads, covering a stretch of 1,530 km, in different parts of the State. These roads were developed under the Karnataka State Highways Improve...
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World Bank gives Aadhaar thumbs up; wants other nations to adopt it too 17.3.2017 News
The Aadhaar system is the most sophisticated identification programme in the world, said Romer
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skills index in the works to rank all districts 16.3.2017 TOI: Jaipur
The National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) under the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship is looking to create an index of skills for all districts of India a la the ease of doing business ranking system introduced in 2015 by the Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion (DIPP) along with the World Bank.
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Scavengers who died were working on a World Bank-funded project: BWSSB 12.3.2017 TOI: All Headlines
Scavengers who died were working on a World Bank-funded project: BWSSB
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Karnataka among 7 states selected for groundwater project 9.3.2017 Deccan Herald - State
Karnataka is among seven states selected by the Union Water Resources Ministry for the World Bank-aided National Groundwater Management Improvement Scheme (NGMIS) on a pilot basis. The ministry selected Karnataka, Gujarat, Haryana, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh based on an alarming drop in the groundwater table due to over exploitation. NGMIS envisages sustainable groundwater management with people's participation, an official in the Ministry told DH. The entire project costs around Rs 6,000 crore and will be implemented over a period of six years, said the official. The seven states identified for the project represent 25% of the overexploited blocks in the country. According to the ministry, in India, 245 billion cubic metres of goundwater is drawn every year. This represents about 25% of the total global groundwater drawn. With the over 80% of rural and urban domestic water supplies in India depending on groundwater, the government is working on its better management for ...
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Karnataka may build new city to decongest Bengaluru 8.3.2017 ET: Infrastructure
Over the last 15 years, the Centre has been planning to revive a cluster of colonial-era gold mines as there were reports that deposits worth Rs 14,000 crore are left.
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Karnataka may build new city to decongest B'luru 8.3.2017 TOI: Home
Speculations were rife earlier that there's a possibility of KGF turning into Bengaluru's next landfill. On January 31 last year, a daylong bandh was observed in KGF to protest any such possible moves. The Karnataka Compost Development Corporation (KCDC) had reportedly put forward the option of dumping Bengaluru's trash near Marikuppam in Bangarpet taluk of Kolar district.
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₹350 crore to construct permanent sea walls in Udupi: Mahadevappa 8.3.2017 Hindu: Mangalore
‘The total length of the sea walls put together will be 18 km’
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