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‘Reforms in sanitation service long overdue’ 27.11.2014 Hindu: Delhi
Photo-ops with brooms and daily inspections will continue, but municipal officials say systemic reforms to the Capital’s sanitation services are long overdue. As a part of Prime Minister’s...
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Jat leader Barala appointed Haryana BJP chief 27.11.2014 TOI: Chandigarh Times
Jat leader Subhash Barala has been appointed president of Haryana BJP in place of state education minister Ram Bilas ...
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Chandigarh wakes up to realty 27.11.2014 TOI: Chandigarh Times
With property sale at its lowest, the UT administration was planning to loosen its strict conditions in a bid to boost the real estate ...
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NIUA to be Roped in for City’s Growth Plans 27.11.2014 newindianexpress.com
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Modi effect: UP steps up sanitation drive 27.11.2014 Sify Finance
Even as the ruling Samajwadi Party continues to take potshots at Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, the Akhilesh Yadav-led Uttar Pradesh government has accelerated its own
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Translation of material sought under RTI Act triggers debate in Punjab information commission 27.11.2014 Chandigarh News, Chandigarh City News | Cities News - Times of India
Can an applicant under the Right to Information Act, 2005 seek translations of government texts in Punjab? The tricky question generated much heat in the Punjab State Information Commission in a recent case last ...
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BBMP's claim on waste disposal exposed 27.11.2014 deccanherald.com
The Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike's (BBMP) claims of effective garbage disposal in the City were exposed on Wednesday when corporators from Yelahanka zone highlighted the poor solid waste management in their respective wards. Raising the issue at the BBMPCouncil meeting, the BJP's Vidyaranyapura corporator Nandini Srinivas complained that garbage collectors hardly showed up in her ward in the last several months. Other corporators from the BBMP's Yelahanka zone supported her statement. BVG India, the company which bagged the garbage removal contract, has miserably failed in their respective wards too, the corporators alleged. Leader of Opposition, Manjunath Reddy, demanded to know the Palike's compulsion behind retaining the BVG India contract despite the company's poor track record. Kodigehalli corporator Ashwath Narayana Gowda said that though the Palike had stopped sending garbage to Mandur, it had not made any alternative arrangements for the wards under Yelahanka zone. "BVG India does not have ...
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Vehicles over 15 years to be banned 27.11.2014 Asian Age: Delhi
US scientist Joshua Apte installs air pollution monitoring equipment in an autorickshaw as he prepares to take a ride — AP Dismayed at increasing air pollution in the national capital, the National Green Tribunal on Wednesday held that all vehicles which were more than 15 years old would not be permitted to ply on the city roads. A bench, headed by NGT chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar, also directed that wherever such vehicles of this age are noticed, the concerned authorities shall take appropriate steps in accordance with law, including seizure of the vehicles. “It is undisputed and in fact unquestionable that the air pollution of NCT, Delhi, is getting worse with each passing day. It is not only the projects, the very dismayed state of existing affairs is a clear indication that the worst is likely to follow. All vehicles, diesel or petrol, which are more than 15 years old, shall not be permitted to ply on the roads...This direction would be applicable to all vehicles without exception. ...
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Builders skip big projects, go for budget housing 27.11.2014 TOI: Chennai
As apartments sales in the middle and high income segments are showing no signs of improvement, many builders are seriously scouting for small parcels of land to promote budget housing units in the sub - 20 lakh ...
Pollution checking drive in Bhagalpur, 25 vehicles seized 27.11.2014 Patna News, News from Patna, Bihar| Latest Patna News - Times of India Patna and Bihar News
With a view to checking air-pollution vis-à-vis vehicle emission, the district transport office (DTO) has launched a ‘Go green campaign’ in Bhagalpur ...
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Punjab to build 100,000 houses for the poor 27.11.2014 Sify Finance
The Punjab Cabinet on Wednesday approved the setting up of the Affordable Housing Development Authority, under the chairmanship of the chief minister, to provide "affordable housing for all"
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Easier building norms to raise Delhi land prices by 10-20% 27.11.2014 Sify Finance
Land valuations in Delhi are expected to rise by 10-20 per cent with the government relaxing norms for the floor area ratio (FAR) and ground coverage for plots in the national capital.
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Cops on lookout for 2 Ulfa cadres 27.11.2014 The Telegraph : North East
Guwahati, Nov. 26: Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's two-day Assam visit, security personnel here today had a hectic time looking for two boys reportedly belonging to Ulfa (I), who have apparently entered the city to blow up government buses.
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Steps to decongest Delhi haven’t worked: Urban development ministry 27.11.2014 TOI: Delhi Times
A day after urban development minister Venkaiah Naidu said that complete failure of transport planning has led to increasing congestion on city roads, his ministry admitted in Lok Sabha that measures taken by the government has not improved mobility in the ...
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Officials suspended after Najeeb Jung's surprise check 27.11.2014 TOI: Delhi Times
Keeping the focus on sanitation, Delhi lieutenant governor Najeeb Jung on Wednesday suspended Shahdara North deputy commissioner, principals of two schools and two public works department officials in charge of maintenance of a Sarvodaya Kanya Vidyalaya for not carrying out the Swachh Bharat ...
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Calangute p’yat wants roads repaired before church feast 27.11.2014 TOI: Goa
Members of the Calangute village panchayat are planning to hold a protest demonstration in front of the PWD chief engineer’s office on December ...
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IIT-Gandhinagar team designs new swachch dustbins 27.11.2014 Ahmedabad News, Ahmedabad City News | Cities News - Times of India
When Urvi Shah goes to unload her household waste outside her home, she has a harrowing time dealing with stray animals scrounging for food in the common dustbin of her housing ...
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Vehicles over 15 years to be banned 27.11.2014 Asian Age: Delhi
US scientist Joshua Apte installs air pollution monitoring equipment in an autorickshaw as he prepares to take a ride — AP Dismayed at increasing air pollution in the national capital, the National Green Tribunal on Wednesday held that all vehicles which were more than 15 years old would not be permitted to ply on the city roads. A bench, headed by NGT chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar, also directed that wherever such vehicles of this age are noticed, the concerned authorities shall take appropriate steps in accordance with law, including seizure of the vehicles. “It is undisputed and in fact unquestionable that the air pollution of NCT, Delhi, is getting worse with each passing day. It is not only the projects, the very dismayed state of existing affairs is a clear indication that the worst is likely to follow. All vehicles, diesel or petrol, which are more than 15 years old, shall not be permitted to ply on the roads...This direction would be applicable to all vehicles without exception. ...
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Vehicles older than 15 years banned in Delhi 27.11.2014 TOI: Home
On the day TOI highlighted the worsening state of Delhi’s air, the National Green Tribunal cited the report and issued a slew of directions to immediately address the problem.
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Helipads on spaces near Central Railway tracks soon 27.11.2014 Hindustan Times: India
The Maharashtra government has decided to allow open spaces near the Central Railway CR tracks to be used as helipads so that those injured in accidents can be taken to ...
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