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Unauthorised constructions rampant: AIADMK MLA 28.4.2015 Hindu: Cities
AIADMK Legislator Om Sakthi Sekar on Monday said that unauthorised constructions are rampant in the city and over 80 per cent of buildings have been constructed without obtaining permission from th...
Development Plan task cut out for new BMC chief 28.4.2015 Asian Age: Mumbai
Newly elected BMC commissioner Ajay Mehta and at the BMC office in Fort on Monday —Debasish Dey Fixing the blunders in the draft Development Plan (DP) 2034 will be the biggest immediate challenge for the new Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) chief Ajoy Metha. With monsoon approaching, he will also have his task cut out to keep city monsoon-ready within a short period. Mr Mehta, an IAS officer from the batch 1984, took over the reins as the BMC commissioner on Monday afternoon from his predecessor Sitaram Kunte, who was in the eye of the storm due to the controversial draft DP. About the DP, the new civic chief has decided to buy time, though the state government has given only four months time to the BMC to rework it and republish. “The DP needs to be studied first before commenting on it,” he said, when asked whether drafting the revised DP 2034 would be a challenge for him, he said, “Any public service is a challenge. I will need to study the DP and revert.” Being prepared for the monsoon is ...
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Helpline plea on burning waste 28.4.2015 Delhi News, Delhi City News - Cities News - Times of India
An additional affidavit was filed on Monday in Vardhaman Kaushik’s application against high air pollution levels in the ...
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Hard-pressed in Hyderabad 28.4.2015 Hindu: National
Having seen the earth consume buildings in Kathmandu, Hyderabadis airlifted from Nepal returned disturbed but stronger. The barrage of pestering reporters asking them to relive the horror of rubble...
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Gujarat Inc embarks on African safari 28.4.2015 India News, Latest News in India, Live News India, India Breaking News - Times of India
Gujarat Inc embarks on African safari
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VMC summer camp for children from May 1 28.4.2015 Hindu: Vijayawada
Vijayawada Municipal Corporation’s annual summer camp for children will be conducted from May 1 to 31 at different schools and grounds in the city. This year, in addition to regular sports, officia...
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Rehab of Wayside Vendors:Coordination Panels Soon 28.4.2015 newindianexpress.com
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Zoning rules hold up work on city bus depot 28.4.2015 Hindu: Kochi
KSRTC awaits Town Planning Dept.’s decision
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DDA to expand Dwarka’s cycle-sharing scheme soon 28.4.2015 Asian Age: Delhi
The Delhi Development Authority has decided to expand its cycle-sharing plan, which is currently functional in Dwarka. The housing body has been working on formulating policy and is in talks with agencies on the same. A senior official said that the consultations are taking place on various aspects on the project. “The consultations have been taking place to discuss the operational and business models of the scheme that will help make the system deliver high-quality services and also make it sustainable in the long run,” the DDA official said.  The cycle sharing project is one of the initiatives on part of the DDA to improve the quality of life in the city through eco-friendly measures. While the costs and other factors are being worked out, the official say the system will be more or less like the system planned for Dwarka. Sources say the main focus of this initiative is to ensure that more and more people use this facility. There will be one-time registration fees. People will also get a unique ...
Scheme to rehabilitate street vendors in dist. headquarters 28.4.2015 Hindu: Thiruvananthapuram
The government has decided to take up a State-wide project for the rehabilitation of street vendors. The first phase of the project will be implemented in all district headquarters except Idukki. I...
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TDR hurdle to land acquisition will go 28.4.2015 Hindu: Bangalore
Calculation may be linked to guidance value
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Red Tape Catches Clean Ganga: Panel 28.4.2015 newindianexpress.com
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Apax Partners may pick 20% minority stake in Shriram City Union Finance 28.4.2015 ET: Finance / Insurance
UK-headquartered Apax, on Monday, had one of their biggest paydays in recent times after IGate got sold to Capgemini for $4 billion.
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Govt to build two crore houses for urban poor 28.4.2015 India News, Latest News in India, Live News India, India Breaking News - Times of India
Government has approved construction of two crore houses for the poor in urban areas, housing and urban poverty alleviation minister M Venkaiah Naidu said on ...
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NGT raises concerns about PUC norm 28.4.2015 Delhi News, Delhi City News - Cities News - Times of India
An NGT bench headed by chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar on Monday discussed various measures to deal with air ...
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Foul air against right to life, SC must act 28.4.2015 Delhi News, Delhi City News - Cities News - Times of India
I am writing this as a concerned father of two young children who are sick all winter with one pulmonary infection after ...
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Terror alert, so cops will ground drones 28.4.2015 Delhi News, Delhi City News - Cities News - Times of India
Days after an apparent radioactive drone landed on Japanese Prime Minister’s office, intelligence agencies have alerted the Delhi Police about terrorist organizations planning a similar bid on the Indian capital, sources ...
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More lake beds to be rid of encroachments 28.4.2015 TOI: Bangalore Times
More lake beds to be rid of encroachments
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DDA to expand Dwarka’s cycle-sharing scheme soon 28.4.2015 Asian Age: Delhi
The Delhi Development Authority has decided to expand its cycle-sharing plan, which is currently functional in Dwarka. The housing body has been working on formulating policy and is in talks with agencies on the same. A senior official said that the consultations are taking place on various aspects on the project. “The consultations have been taking place to discuss the operational and business models of the scheme that will help make the system deliver high-quality services and also make it sustainable in the long run,” the DDA official said.  The cycle sharing project is one of the initiatives on part of the DDA to improve the quality of life in the city through eco-friendly measures. While the costs and other factors are being worked out, the official say the system will be more or less like the system planned for Dwarka. Sources say the main focus of this initiative is to ensure that more and more people use this facility. There will be one-time registration fees. People will also get a unique ...
Crushing voices of dissent 28.4.2015 Hindu: Opinion
Activist Sabeen Mahmud’s assassination in Pakistan proves that the state sees in intellectuals a threat to its unitary vision of nationalism.
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