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Cities will have to earn funds for Smart Cities: Venkaiah Naidu 31.1.2015 Hindu: Home
The Centre has cracked the whip on States to get started on developing 'Smart Cities' with a caveat-they will have to “earn” the funds being allocated by the Urban Development Ministry for the sc...
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Now, citizens’ panel to study pipeline project 28.1.2015 TOI: Cities
Now, citizens’ panel to study pipeline project
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MGNREGA Schemes Bring Coal Thieves into Mainstream 28.1.2015 newindianexpress.com
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MGNREGA schemes bring coal thieves into mainstream 28.1.2015 Sify Finance
Burdwan , (PTI) To bring people engaged in illegal extraction of coal from abandoned coal pits into mainstream, the district authorities have launched a number of schemes under the MGNREGA in
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MGNREGA schemes bring coal thieves into mainstream 28.1.2015 Zee News : States
To bring people engaged in illegal extraction of coal from abandoned coal pits into mainstream, the district authorities have launched a number of schemes under the MGNREGA in Burdwan district.
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Burdwan administration launches MGNREGA schemes to bring coal thieves into mainstream 28.1.2015 Kolkata News, Kolkata City News | Cities News - Times of India
To bring people engaged in illegal extraction of coal from abandoned coal pits into mainstream, the district authorities have launched a number of schemes under the MGNREGA in Burdwan ...
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MGNREGA schemes launched to bring ‘coal thieves’ into mainstream 28.1.2015 FirstPost: India

To bring people engaged in illegal extraction of coal from abandoned coal pits into mainstream, the district authorities have launched a number of schemes under the MGNREGA in Burdwan district.

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AAP vows to provide water as citizen right 28.1.2015 Asian Age: Delhi
While opposing the “privatisation” of the Delhi Jal Board (DJB), the AAP on Tuesday promised to provide water as a “right” after winning Assembly elections. Terming “jal swaraj” as a fundamental right for the residents of the national capital, the party released a white paper on water, claiming that there has been no improvement in the city’s water situation even after spending around Rs 32,000 crores in the last 10 years. “The DJB Act will be amended to make clean drinking water a right of people. About Rs 32,000 crores has been spent in water and sewerage sector by the Delhi government over the last 10 years without much improvement,” senior party leader Ashish Khetan said. “The party opposes the privatisation of the DJB and reaffirms its commitment to provide clean water in every home at an affordable price. We will abolish the mandatory annual 10 per cent hike in water tariffs,” the paper said. Quoting a “CAG estimate,” the paper claimed that the DJB is losing more than Rs 1,000 crores every year due ...
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AAP vows to provide water as citizen right 28.1.2015 Asian Age: Delhi
While opposing the “privatisation” of the Delhi Jal Board (DJB), the AAP on Tuesday promised to provide water as a “right” after winning Assembly elections. Terming “jal swaraj” as a fundamental right for the residents of the national capital, the party released a white paper on water, claiming that there has been no improvement in the city’s water situation even after spending around Rs 32,000 crores in the last 10 years. “The DJB Act will be amended to make clean drinking water a right of people. About Rs 32,000 crores has been spent in water and sewerage sector by the Delhi government over the last 10 years without much improvement,” senior party leader Ashish Khetan said. “The party opposes the privatisation of the DJB and reaffirms its commitment to provide clean water in every home at an affordable price. We will abolish the mandatory annual 10 per cent hike in water tariffs,” the paper said. Quoting a “CAG estimate,” the paper claimed that the DJB is losing more than Rs 1,000 crores every year due ...
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Getting water will be made a ‘right’, AAP assures Delhi 27.1.2015 HBL: Home
Party promises performance audit of private water contracts
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Delhi polls: AAP promises to provide water as a 'right' to Delhi citizens 27.1.2015 Oneindia.in: News
New Delhi, Jan 27: Setting the tone for its latest round of Delhi Dialogue on governance, Aam Aadmi Party today promised to provide water as a "right" upon winning the elections while opining against the privatisation of Delhi Jal Board (DJB).
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AAP promises free water for all in Delhi 27.1.2015 Latest News
The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) went a step ahead from its previous poll promises and vowed to provide free water to all households in Delhi, extending the benefits to group housing societies and abolishing the yearly water hike.
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AAP promises to provide water to citizens as a ‘right’ upon winning Delhi polls 27.1.2015 FirstPost: Politics

Setting the tone for its latest round of Delhi Dialogue on governance, Aam Aadmi Party on Tuesday promised to provide water as a "right" upon winning the elections while opining against the privatisation of Delhi Jal Board (DJB).

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Chain-snatcher's bike traced as victim notes regn 26.1.2015 deccanherald.com
Two unidentified men on a motorcycle snatched a woman's gold chain near the crowded Nettakallappa Circle in Basavanagudi on Saturday, the police said.

Kavitha, who works at a private company, was walking home around 8 pm when the bike moved along and one of the men snatched her 15-gram gold chain.

Presence of mind

But she managed to make a mental note of the bike's registration number. Later, the police traced the two-wheeler to Kodigehalli and are tracking its owner.

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First public-pvt Rail Neer plant set to quench your thirst soon 25.1.2015 Rediff: Business
The first public-private partnership (PPP) initiative in bottled drinking water has taken shape at Amethi in Uttar Pradesh, with a Rail Neer plant set for commissioning.
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First public-private Rail Neer plant set to quench your thirst soon 24.1.2015 All Economy & Policy Stories
The Rs 10-cr unit set up in Amethi by Ion Exchange has a capacity of 72k litres/day
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Congress releases ‘please-all’ manifesto ahead of others 24.1.2015 Asian Age: Delhi
Congress leaders A.K. Walia, Ajay Maken, Arvinder Singh Lovely and P.C. Chacko release the party’s election manifesto. G.N. JHA Ahead of the BJP and the AAP, the Congress on Friday released first part of its “please-all” manifesto for the Assembly elections by promising unprecedented power and water reforms in the national capital. Claiming that his party’s manifesto was as pure as “Quran and Ramayana,” Delhi Congress president Arvinder Singh Lovely said people would vote for his party to take forward the 15-year-old development agenda set by former chief minister Sheila Dikshit. To counter AAP and BJP plank on reducing power tariff, the Congress went a step ahead by promising each unit of electricity for just Rs 1.50 to those domestic consumers whose monthly consumption is less than 200 units. For those consuming more than 200 units, the party promised a straight 50 per cent cut in power tariff. At present, the power companies have been selling electricity at Rs 3.90 per unit to those whose monthly ...
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Cong too promises cheap power 24.1.2015 deccanherald.com
The Congress on Friday took the lead among all political parties in releasing its manifesto for the upcoming Delhi polls. The highlights include electricity for domestic users at Rs 1.5 per unit up to 200 units, a promised reduction of over 60 per cent, and waiver of "inflated" water bills. The party decided to release its manifesto in two instalments. The second part will be released a couple of days later and will focus in greater detail on the slums and unauthorised colonies, apart from other issues. The party manifesto also promises a discount of 50 per cent for domestic users who consume over 200 units of electricity. It would be done by "reining in private companies", said the manifesto.The "inflated" water bills, which the party said were basically sewer connection charges, would be waived if Congress came to power. "Sewer connections will be provided for free. We will also review the 10 per cent annual increase in water charges," said Arvinder Singh Lovely, Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee ...
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Congress releases ‘please-all’ manifesto ahead of others 24.1.2015 Asian Age: Delhi
Congress leaders A.K. Walia, Ajay Maken, Arvinder Singh Lovely and P.C. Chacko release the party’s election manifesto. G.N. JHA Ahead of the BJP and the AAP, the Congress on Friday released first part of its “please-all” manifesto for the Assembly elections by promising unprecedented power and water reforms in the national capital. Claiming that his party’s manifesto was as pure as “Quran and Ramayana,” Delhi Congress president Arvinder Singh Lovely said people would vote for his party to take forward the 15-year-old development agenda set by former chief minister Sheila Dikshit. To counter AAP and BJP plank on reducing power tariff, the Congress went a step ahead by promising each unit of electricity for just Rs 1.50 to those domestic consumers whose monthly consumption is less than 200 units. For those consuming more than 200 units, the party promised a straight 50 per cent cut in power tariff. At present, the power companies have been selling electricity at Rs 3.90 per unit to those whose monthly ...
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Congress manifesto promises reforms in power,water 23.1.2015 New Kerala: India News
Read Full story of 'Congress manifesto promises reforms in power,water' at newkerala.com.
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