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'ONGC doubles gas production in Tripura in 5 years' 22.3.2017 All News-IANS Stories
State-owned ONGC has more than doubled its gas production in five years in Tripura brightening prospects of setting up of more gas based projects, officials said here on Wednesday.
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'What's more important? Feeding people or enriching 1 man?' 22.3.2017 Rediff: Interviews
'Why should farmers who give us food be vacated to hand over their property to a private company held by one individual,' asks green activist S P Udaykumar.
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Private firm employee killed after falling off bike 21.3.2017 deccanherald.com
A 28-year-old private company employee was killed in a road accident near ITI Colony in KR Puram on Monday night.

The deceased is Prem Dutt, a resident of Murgeshpalya. Around 11.30 pm, Dutt, was riding his two-wheeler when he lost balance and hit the pavement.

He sustained serious head injuries and passersby shifted him to a private hospital where he was declared brought dead. Police are investigating if he was riding under the influence of alcohol.

It is not known if Dutt was returning home after work or was going to his friend's house, said the police.

A case has been registered at the KR Puram traffic police station.
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Maharashtra revives proposal for passenger ferry service in Mumbai 17.3.2017 HBL: Shipping News
Experts sceptical of viability of the plan
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Abandoned by Saudi employer, workers from TS struggle for food, water 17.3.2017 Hindu: News
Yet another traumatic story of dinar dreams turning sour came to light on Thursday as 13 men from Telangana were abandoned by their employers leaving them without food and water in Saudi Arabia. Along...
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Anxiety over land 14.3.2017 FrontLine: Home
The Central government’s decision to commence work on the hydrocarbon project in the Neduvasal field in Pudukottai district of Tamil Nadu under its new discovered small field policy triggers a vibrant agitation. By T.S. SUBRAMANIAN
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Drought hits milk procurement of Aavin 14.3.2017 Hindu: Home
Average milk procurement by Tiruchi facility has come down by 40,000 litres a day
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Why winning UP Assembly election will strengthen Modi's populism 13.3.2017 Latest News
At a time when voters globally are turning to populists, Modi is sensing the mood and repositioning
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More hot water treatment units in state to process mangoes 11.3.2017 deccanherald.com
After successfully setting up a hot water treatment unit in Malur, Kolar district, to improve the quality of mangoes grown, the Karnataka State Mango Development and Marketing Corporation Limited (KSMDMCL) is coming up with two more units, so as to boost exports. Kadre Gowda, KSMDMCL managing director, told DH that last year, the corporation had tied up with Innova Agri Bio Park Ltd, a private firm in Malur. This year, the corporation is tying up with another private company in Hubballi. "We have called for tenders to set up another hot water treatment unit at a cost of Rs 94.45 lakh in Madikere, Chintamani taluk of Chikkaballapur district. With this, the state will have three units," he said. According to Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (Apeda), there are 19 hot water treatment units in India, of which Karnataka has just one. Gowda said areas with maximum production have been chosen for setting up the units. Maximum mango production is in Kolar, where 46,000 ha is ...
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Severe drought hits milk production 11.3.2017 Hindu: Tiruchirapalli
Severe drought in Tiruchi, Perambalur, Ariyalur and Karur districts has taken a toll on milk production as the average milk procurement by Aavin in Tiruchi has come down by 40,000 litres a day.These d...
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Small fields, big concerns 5.3.2017 Hindu: News
The hydrocarbon exploration project at Neduvasal in Pudukkottai district and Karaikal is part of the Union government’s attempt to tap small fields of reserves, described as Discovered Small Fields (D...
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Maoists torch three vehicles in Jharkhand 2.3.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Maoist guerrillas have torched three vehicles involved in bridge construction work in Jharkhand's Chatra district, police said on Thursday.
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Maoists torch three vehicles in Jharkhand 2.3.2017 Zee News : States
Maoist guerrillas have torched three vehicles involved in bridge construction work in Jharkhand's Chatra district, police said on Thursday.
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Centre ropes in private companies to clean Ganga 2.3.2017 TOI: Home
The water resources ministry announced on Wednesday its move of awarding projects worth Rs 1,050 crore to private companies for setting up sewage treatment infrastructure in Patna in the next two to three years.
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Govt. willing to extend high-speed rail up to Kasaragod 28.2.2017 Hindu: Home
DMRC report had said that the project could be made viable by extending it to Managaluru
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Villagers clueless 25.2.2017 Hindu: Tamil Nadu
Neduvasal, a fertile village of the Cauvery delta bordering Pudukottai and Thanjavur districts, is one of the 31 contract areas of small fields where exploration of hydrocarbons is to be taken up as p...
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Delay in Varahi project dominates KDP meeting 20.2.2017 Deccan Herald - News
The inordinate delay in the completion of the proposed Varahi lift irrigation project led to a lengthy discussion in the quarterly Karnataka Development Programme (KDP) meeting held at the Zilla Panchayat office here on Monday. Raising the issue in the meeting, MLC Prathapchandra Shetty said that all attempts have been made to stop the proposed lift irrigation project. Water has not been released to farmers in the region following pressure from private companies generation power though water storage is sufficient for ten days. Water is used for power generation. The drinking water problem is increasing and the delay in the lift irrigation project which was supposed to supply water to a few villages covering Udupi has added to the woes, he claimed. He charged the bureaucrats involved in the project execution are more interested in power generation by the private parties rather than the actual purpose of irrigation and drinking water as proposed at the time of implementation, he alleged. MLC Kota Srinivas ...
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Drinking water bottles to come under the scanner 20.2.2017 Hindu: News
Food safety officials plan checks across Kozhikode as water crisis looms large
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Pollution: HC orders notice to realty firms 17.2.2017 deccanherald.com
The Karnataka High Court on Friday ordered notice to Manyata Promoters Pvt Ltd and MFAR Developers Pvt Ltd in a PIL filed seeking direction to take action against air and noise pollution generated by the chillers and coolers from the building of these private companies.

The petitioners, MS Ramaiah North City Residents' Welfare Association, Thanisandra Main Road, have approached the court contending that despite Karnataka State Pollution Control Board warning these private companies to take necessary steps to curb pollution by March 2016, no action was taken by them. A division bench comprising Chief Justice S K Mukherjee and Justice R B Budihal ordered notice and adjourned the hearing.
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Donald Trump is no CEO, White House is anything but efficient 17.2.2017 Top Stories
With Trump as the President, 'nobody knows who's in charge" may be the mantra for years to come
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