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Residents petition collector demanding basic amenities in Tiruchirapalli 29.7.2014 Hindu: Cities
N. Muthulingam, one of the residents pointed out that the waterlines were in disuse and needed immediate attention.
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Concrete structure of road tunnel poses threat to motorists 28.7.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Concrete structure of road tunnel poses threat to motorists
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Namchi gears up for 68th I-Day celebration 26.7.2014 Voice of Sikkim
26 July, Namchi (IPR) : A meeting in connection with celebration of 68th Independence Day was held at DAC Conference Hall, Namchi. The meeting was chaired by DC (South) Mr. Prabhaker Verma also present during the meeting were former MLA Mr. Binod Rai ,ADM (South) Mr. Kapil Meena, SDM (HQ) Mr. Samdup Bhutia, , HODs […]
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Tiny city of Caribou, Maine, faces secessionist movement 26.7.2014 FirstPost: World

CARIBOU Maine (Reuters) - The city of Caribou, Maine, is home to less than 8,000 people, dozens of potato farms and, to the consternation of a small but vocal group of citizens, an airport, a recreation center and groomed snowmobile trails. Citing those amenities as evidence of excessive spending by city government, a group of Caribou residents have started a movement to secede from the northern Maine city, which is closer to Quebec City than Portland, the state's largest municipality.

The post Tiny city of Caribou, Maine, faces secessionist movement appeared first on Firstpost.

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Water for life 25.7.2014 HBL: Features
Should we not worry when people like the CEO of Nestlé claim that we should regard water as “foodstuff” and give it an economic value?
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Man hacks father-in-law to death in public view 21.7.2014 deccanherald.com
A man hacked his 71-year-old father-in-law to death and assaulted his wife in full public view near Sunkadakatte bus stop on Sunday morning. The deceased has been identified as Murthappa, while his daughter Kalpana, 45, has been admitted to a hospital with head injuries. Kailash Murthy, the assailant, who was thrashed by the public has also been hospitalised. According to police, Murthy was married to Kalpana about 12 years ago and the couple live in a village near Nanjangud in Mysore district. Kalpana did not like staying with her in-laws and pestered Murthy to live with her and their children in a separate house. Murthy did not give in to her demand and Kalpana deserted him. She was living with her parents for the past one year. Expecting a few lakhs Murthy, a farmer, had invested some money in a private company after selling his land. He was expecting a few lakhs as interest on his investment. Kalpana, who knew that Murthy would receive the returns on his investments, had come to Bangalore along with ...
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Manipur’s Development Debacle in Post 2015 Context 17.7.2014 Kangla Online
Manipur’s Development Debacle in Post 2015 Context
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Whose budget is it anyway? 15.7.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Whose budget is it anyway?
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Renewal of cities, where does Vijayawada stand? 13.7.2014 Hindu: Vijayawada
Vijayawada, which is in the forefront in the race for capital, is way behind in extending essential services to citizens
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Prawn hatcheries near rookery a threat to turtles 12.7.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Prawn hatcheries near rookery a threat to turtles
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'Budget extends old neo-liberal policies' 12.7.2014 Pune News, Pune City News | Cities News - Times of India
The National Alliance of People's Movement (NAPM), an umbrella organization of various social groups and NGOs, has said the BJP government's first budget is a continuation of the old neo-liberal economic ...
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#Budget 2014 11.7.2014 DNA: Bangalore
#Budget 2014
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Setting up of prawn hatcheries near Rushikulya rookery worries activists 11.7.2014 Hindu: Home
Wildlife and environmental activists are worried over the setting up of prawn hatcheries near Rushikulya rookery in Ganjam district of Odisha, a major nesting site of endangered Olive Ridley turtle...
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Rs 700 Crore Allocated for Power, Water Reforms in Delhi 11.7.2014 NDTV National
A total of Rs 700 crore was allocated on Thursday in the Union Budget for carrying out reforms in power and water sectors in the national ...
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Delhi gets Rs.700 crore for water, power 10.7.2014 All News-IANS Stories
The Narendra Modi government Thursday allocated Rs.700 crore to Delhi for improving its water and power supply. Of the total sum, Rs.500 crore was earmarked for the water sector.
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Budget 2014: Rs 700 crore allocated for power, water sector reforms in Delhi 10.7.2014 ET: Power
The NDA government today allocated Rs 700 crore to overcome problem of power transmission and water distribution system in Delhi.
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No clarity in power reforms, water sector in budget, says AAP 10.7.2014 FirstPost: Politics

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) today slammed Finance Minister Arun Jaitley for "lack of clarity" on providing Rs 700 crore for power and water sector reforms in the national capital in his budget speech.

The post No clarity in power reforms, water sector in budget, says AAP appeared first on Firstpost.

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Budget 2014: Delhi gets central assistance of Rs 349 crore 10.7.2014 ET: Economy/Finance
Separately, a total of Rs 700 crore was allocated in the Union Budget for carrying out reforms in power and water sectors in the national capital.
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AAP flays Jaitley for "lack" of clarity in power, water sector reforms 10.7.2014 deccanherald.com
The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) today slammed Finance Minister Arun Jaitley for "lack of clarity" on providing Rs 700 crore for power and water sector reforms in the national capital in his budget speech. The party also demanded slashing of electricity and water tariffs by 50 per cent. "The AAP is of the view that if no clarity is provided on power reforms, the amount announced by the Centre will finally end up being a subsidy for the discoms which have been fudging their accounts to deceive the people of Delhi. "It would have been better had the Finance Minister made a specific announcement on how this money being given by the central government will be utilised since currently the national capital is under its rule," AAP said in a statement. Jaitley in his budget speech made an announcement of providing Rs 200 crore for power reforms and Rs 500 crore for water sector reforms in the national capital. "Jaitley has linked his budget announcement for power reforms in Delhi to problems in the city's transmission ...
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Budget 2014: Rs 700 crore allocated for power, water reforms in Delhi 10.7.2014 ET: Power
The city has been facing long power cuts during the peak summer months despite adequate availability of power.
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