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Govt to seek Parliament nod to convert rivers into waterways: Gadkari 3.3.2015 FirstPost: India

Parliament's approval will be sought in the ongoing budget session to convert 101 rivers into waterways, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said on Tuesday.

The post Govt to seek Parliament nod to convert rivers into waterways: Gadkari appeared first on Firstpost.

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Plans afoot for conservation of dying Harmu river 26.2.2015 Ranchi - City - The Times of India
Ranchi: If things go as planned, the dying Harmu river will get a fresh look in the next two and a half years.
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CM Kejriwal meets CAG Sharma over discom audit 26.2.2015 Asian Age: Delhi
Before announcing the populist measure of slashing the electricity tariff and providing free supply of water to the Delhi residents, chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday met Comptroller and Auditor General Shashi Kant Sharma to assess the status of the audit of power companies ordered by the AAP government in its first term. Sources said that the AAP government is hopeful that audit of the power discoms will be completed soon and the benefits will be passed on to the public. “There is no time limit for the audit. We told him that we will cooperate with them,” Delhi power minister Satyendra Jain, who accompanied Mr Kejriwal to the meeting, said. The AAP which got a landslide win in the Delhi Assembly elections, had promised to return the Bijli half, paani maaf (power bills to be slashed by half and water to made free),” to the residents of the national capital during its poll campaign. The AAP government in its first term had ordered a CAG audit of the finances of the three power discoms — BSES ...
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Kejri pushes CAG for quick audit of discoms 26.2.2015 deccanherald.com
A little before Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced his decision in the cabinet meeting on Wednesday to cut power bills and give free water, he met Comptroller and Auditor General Shashi Kant Sharma over the ongoing audit of the private power distribution companies (discoms). The audit was ordered by Kejriwal in January 2014 when he became the chief minister for the first time. During his meeting with Sharma, the Chief Minister took an update on the progress in the audit process and tried to ask means and ways the Delhi government could help speed up the audit. Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said that Kejriwal has promised to the CAG to do whatever he can to provide the documents needed for the audit. Kejriwal conveyed to Sharma his government's view on the CAG audit of the finances of the discoms and its plans to review the electricity tariff after the findings of the audit, Sisodia said. The CAG started the audit of the finances of the three power companies - BSES Yamuna Power Ltd, BSES ...
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Cheap power and water for Delhiites 26.2.2015 Telegraph: Nation
Arvind Kejriwal's government today halved the electricity tariff for consumers who use up to 400 units a month and announced 20,000 litres of free water, delivering on election promises that appeared to have played a key role in the AAP's landslide victory.
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CM Kejriwal meets CAG Sharma over discom audit 26.2.2015 Asian Age: Delhi
Before announcing the populist measure of slashing the electricity tariff and providing free supply of water to the Delhi residents, chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday met Comptroller and Auditor General Shashi Kant Sharma to assess the status of the audit of power companies ordered by the AAP government in its first term. Sources said that the AAP government is hopeful that audit of the power discoms will be completed soon and the benefits will be passed on to the public. “There is no time limit for the audit. We told him that we will cooperate with them,” Delhi power minister Satyendra Jain, who accompanied Mr Kejriwal to the meeting, said. The AAP which got a landslide win in the Delhi Assembly elections, had promised to return the Bijli half, paani maaf (power bills to be slashed by half and water to made free),” to the residents of the national capital during its poll campaign. The AAP government in its first term had ordered a CAG audit of the finances of the three power discoms — BSES ...
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Kejriwal keeps his promises on power tariff, free water in Delhi 25.2.2015 India Today| Must Read
In its manifesto, AAP had promised to cut power tariff by 50 per cent immediately after coming to power. It had also promised 20,000 litres of free water to every household per ...
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Kejriwal keeps his words! Delhi to get 20K litres of free water, discounted electricity from March 1 25.2.2015 Oneindia.in: News
New Delhi, Feb 25: Arvind Kejriwal-led AAP government on Wednesday announced that the power tariffs will be slashed by 50 percent for consumption up to 400 units per month in Delhi. Keeping in line with promises made by Aam Aadmi
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Minister rules out privatisation of RTC 25.2.2015 Hindu: Andhra Pradesh
Minister for Road Transport Siddha Raghava Rao said on Tuesday the State government had no intention of privatising the RTC and hoped that the persistent performance by RTC personnel would put in b...
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Plumbers’ body opposes water project 20.2.2015 TOI: All Headlines
Plumbers’ body opposes water project
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Don’t pay water utility co, mayor asks Aurangabad Municipal Corporation 19.2.2015 TOI: All Headlines
Don’t pay water utility co, mayor asks Aurangabad Municipal Corporation
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ONGC partners private company for technology development 18.2.2015 Sify Finance
State owned oil and gas miner Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Ltd (ONGC) Wednesday said it has entered into a technological partnership with a private firm which will ease it in shale gas exploration.
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ONGC partners private company for technology development 18.2.2015 New Kerala: Business India
Read Full story of 'ONGC partners private company for technology development' at newkerala.com.
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ONGC partners private company for technology development 18.2.2015 All News-IANS Stories
State owned oil and gas miner Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Ltd (ONGC) Wednesday said it has entered into a technological partnership with a private firm which will ease it in shale gas exploration.
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Cheap electricity for Delhi: AAP govt plans to bid for coal blocks 18.2.2015 Zee News : States
The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government in Delhi announced, Wednesday, that it plans to bid for coal block to achieve its target of generating 4,000 MW of power for the city.
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Youth ends life by jumping into Yamuna 16.2.2015 New Kerala: India News
Read Full story of 'Youth ends life by jumping into Yamuna' at newkerala.com.
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Medha Patkar asks Mohan Bhagwat about how RSS plans to conserve Narmada 16.2.2015 DNA: India
Narmada Bachao Andolan (NBA) leader Medha Patkar on Monday asked RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat what his organisation plans to conserve Narmada and alleged that tracts of land along the holy river were being handed over to private companies under the pretext of implementing government schemes "Government policies have been charted out to hand over tracts of lands along river Narmada to private companies after grabbing them, but people displaced by big dam projects have not been compensated with land yet," Patkar said at a press conference in Indore. "I want to ask Bhagwat what the RSS plans to do to conserve Narmada," she said, seeking to know what was the RSS' stand on big dam projects on the Narmada. "Bhagwat said that some organisations working on rivers where involved in anti-national activities. He should specifically name these organisations," Patkar said. The activist said that she and anti-graft crusader Anna Hazare would participate in a 'Maha Dharna' on February 23 and February 24 at Jantar Mantar in ...
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Youth ends life by jumping into Yamuna 16.2.2015 All News-IANS Stories
A 19-year-old youth allegedly committed suicide by jumping into River Yamuna Monday evening, police said.
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Major flaws in water project: Activists 13.2.2015 TOI: All Headlines
Major flaws in water project: Activists
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Lorry rams bike, rider killed 12.2.2015 deccanherald.com
A 20-year-old man was killed after a lorry rammed his bike near Nagenahalli Gate under Yelahanka Traffic police limits on Wednesday morning.

Vinod Kumar, resident of Nagenahalli and a sales manager in a private company was on his way to work at round 8.50 am when the accident occurred.

As he reached Nagenahalli gate, a speeding lorry hit his bike. He suffered serious injuries and the passersby shifted him to a nearby hospital. But the doctors declared him brought dead.

The police said that the driver of the lorry fled the spot after abandoning the vehicle.
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