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Mumbai celebrates yoga day on land, ships, submarines 21.6.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Celebrities and commoners in Mumbai on Wednesday observed the third International Yoga Day, which coincides with the Summer Solstice -- the longest day in the Northern Hemisphere -- on land, water and under water.
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Russia in talks with India on mini hydel projects 21.6.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Russia's Rosatom State Atomic Energy Corporation is holding preliminary talks with the Indian government and private companies to expand its footprint in India by venturing into the small container-based mini hydro power segment.
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Adityanath wants Amul to bolster Uttar Pradesh dairy sector 19.6.2017 All Economy & Policy Stories
UP has country's largest livestock population and is top dairy producer, yet its yield is quite low
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Flash floods a product of corporate greed: MCPM 17.6.2017 Manipur: E-Pao
Flash floods a product of corporate greed: MCPM
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Infra in pvt hand and public pays a price 16.6.2017 Deccan Herald - Analysis
The rest of the planet bears a warning for President Donald Trump's plan to lean heavily on private business in conjuring $1 trillion worth of US infrastructure: handing profit-making companies responsibility for public works can produce trouble. In India, politically connected firms have captured contracts on the strength of relationships with officialdom, yielding defective engineering at bloated prices. When Britain handed control to private companies to upgrade London's subway system more than a decade ago, the result was substandard, budget-busting work, prompting the government to step back in. Canada has suffered a string of excessive costs on public projects funnelled through the private sector, like a landmark bridge in Vancouver and hospitals in Ontario. By contrast, China has engineered one of the most effective economic transformations in modern history in part through relentless investment in infrastructure, traditionally financed and overseen by an unabashedly powerful state. China ...
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Punjab CM invited to visit Israel in September 13.6.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Israeli envoy to India Daniel Carmon on Tuesday met Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh here and invited him to visit his country in September to develop cooperation in agriculture and water conservation, the state government said.
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Little local involvement as 50 mining districts set to spend $900 mn 13.6.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Piped water supply to construction of hostels to stadiums, local governments have big plans for the $900 million collected from mining companies under a 2015 law, but the people living in these districts have not been involved in deciding where the money will be spent, according an analysis by the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE).
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Bengaluru bandh: Bandh a no-show in busy Bengaluru; schools, colleges remain open | Bengaluru News - Times of India 13.6.2017 TOI: All Headlines
Bengaluru bandh: Bandh a no-show in busy Bengaluru; schools, colleges remain open | Bengaluru News - Times of India
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Little local involvement as 50 mining districts set to spend Rs 5,800 cr 13.6.2017 Business Standard: News Now
Total amount likely to be higher as Uttar Pradesh, Tamil Nadu yet to set up DMFs in all districts
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Cancellation of mining lease demanded 10.6.2017 Hindu: Visakhapatnam
CPI(M) leader seeks intervention of Collector
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Pro-Kannada bodies call for K'taka bandh on Jun 12 on loan waiver, water issues 10.6.2017 Deccan Herald - TOP STORIES RSS FEEDS
Pro-Kannada organisations have called for a Karnataka bandh on June 12 to press for their charter of demands, including farm loan waiver, Prime Minister's intervention in the Mahadayi river water dispute and a permanent solution to the problem of water scarcity in arid areas.The dawn to dusk bandh has been called by 'Kannada  Okoota', an umbrella organisation of Kannada bodies.Their charter of demands among others include exile of Maharashtra Ekikaran Samiti (MES) activists from the state for their alleged 'anti Kannada' activities in Belagavi and farm loan waiver.Vatal Nagaraj, who heads Kan
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UK leaders make final campaign pitch on poll-eve 7.6.2017 All News-IANS Stories
With hours to go before voting begins in Britain's general election, Prime Minister Theresa May, Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn and other party leaders hit the streets across the nation on Wednesday for a final push for votes.
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Malviya Nagar reels under water woes 6.6.2017 TOI: All Headlines
Malviya Nagar reels under water woes
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Irrigation Scam: Have not received any notification from ED, says NCP’s Ajit Pawar 5.6.2017 DNA: Opinion
Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader and former Maharashtra deputy chief minister Ajit Pawar on Monday denied any links with a private company that had bagged contracts for irrigation projects, roads, and hydropower during the Congress-NCP rule. Pawar, who also served as water resource minister between 1999 and 2009, also said that he had not received any notification from the Enforcement Directorate (ED). “I have only learned from media reports about the investigating agency seeking files pertaining to Raj Promoters and Civil Engineers Pvt Ltd, the private company, from the state ACB,” he said, adding that he only came to know through media reports that the ED was inquiring into money laundering. “I am stunned by the news. I am cooperating with the ACB over what the media has termed as the irrigation scam,” he said denying any accusations of money laundering. The NCP leader added that he had maintained in the past that he had no stakes or any involvement in the private firm. “I had never shown any ...
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Civic chief envisions transformation of city 5.6.2017 Hindu: Home
‘Right time to take steps and turn it into a proper extension to the capital city’
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‘End to water crisis in Erode Railway Junction’ 3.6.2017 Hindu: Tamil Nadu
Privatisation of 23 railway stations on the cards
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E-buses, privatisiation of bus transport services: Govt takes the wheel 1.6.2017 Latest News
Ministry will push for conversion of city buses across India to become electrically operated
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Red, strange and dangerous: Mars' mysteries explained (Book Review) 31.5.2017 Cinema-Showbiz
Title: 4th Rock from the Sun - The Story of Mars; Author: Nicky Jenner; Publisher: Bloomsbury Sigma; Pages: 272; Price: Rs 599
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Government's new policy on Enhanced Oil Recovery contracts can help double India's oil output 31.5.2017 ET: Oil & Gas
The new policy, in which private companies will be able to bid for Enhanced Oil Recovery contracts in line with best global practices, will be announced in the current fiscal year.
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Water, detergent found in milk last year 26.5.2017 TOI: Chennai
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