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India, China's climate change efforts make US look laggard, says NYT 24.5.2017 Latest News
Until recently, China and India have been cast as obstacles, at the very least reluctant conscripts
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Hard to make commitments in India due to tax structure: Honda CEO 24.5.2017 Business Standard: News Now
Yoichiro Ueno also shares his views on Honda's position in the market in a Q&A with Ajay Modi
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2.5 years on, Swachh Bharat Mission's claims remain unverified 24.5.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Although Swachh Bharat Abhiyan has sent India on a toilet-construction spree, 51.6 per cent of households across the country did not use an improved sanitation facility -- a system that separates human excreta from human contact -- between January 2015 and December 2016.
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As Modi rises, so does yoga tycoon Baba Ramdev and his Patanjali empire 24.5.2017 All Economy & Policy Stories
It is a partnership that reveals the inner workings of influence and money in Modi's India
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Swachh Bharat claims unverified? 51.6% of houses must improve sanitation 24.5.2017 News
As many as 3.1 mn toilets have been built in urban areas, against a target of 3.5 mn for 2017-18
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Ahead of regularisation, govt begins unapproved plots survey 24.5.2017 TOI: Chennai
In a a bid to create a database of unapproved plots before regularising them, the government has embarked on a massive exercise to identify such sites.The department of housing and urban development has directed all urban and rural local bodies to complete the exercise by May 27.
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UP government appoints Guv to help address homebuyers’ plaint 24.5.2017 DNA: Opinion
Uttar Pradesh government has selected Governor Ram Naik and the yet-to-be-appointed additional chief secretary of state housing and urban planning, as authorities to whom homebuyers can voice their complaints. The duo have been appointed in the absence of Real Estate Regulatory Authority (RERA) for which thousands of homebuyers in UP-NCR, especially in Noida, Greater Noida and Ghaziabad have been pressing for. The authority was supposed to come into effect from May 1, but as of now there has been no sign of its formation.        “Since RERA has not been formed in the state, the UP Governor and additional chief secretary of UP housing and planning department will hear complaints till the body is formed,” Special secretary of UP housing and urban department Shiv Janam Chaudhary told DNA. The state government was to form the authority within one year of the commencement of the Real Estate (Regulation & Development) Act, 2016. The Act which came into force on May 1, mandates a regulatory authority for ...
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Haryana signs MOUs worth Rs 18k cr with Singapore firms 24.5.2017 TOI: Chandigarh Times
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Penalty waiver mooted for sale of farmland by industries 24.5.2017 TOI: Ahmedabad Times
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Important to conserve architectural character of state, say experts 24.5.2017 TOI: Goa
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Homeless turn debtors after NGO backs out 24.5.2017 TOI: Chennai
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Udupi to get three dry waste collection centres 24.5.2017 Hindu: Cities
They will help in proper handling of dry waste
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Poor response to flats forces BDA to drop new projects for now 23.5.2017 Deccan Herald - City
The Bangalore Development Authority (BDA) has decided not to undertake construction and sale of any new flats until their ongoing projects are nearly completed. This decision has been taken in the wake of lukewarm response the BDA has received over the last few months when it invited applications for the sale of flats. The agency has also decided to tread cautiously after getting applications from allottees returning their sites in the yet to be formed Nadaprabhu Kempegowda Layout. A senior BDA official said that the BDA has decided not to start any new projects until the works on hand are at least 70% completed. "We have started works in Kommaghatta, Kanminike, Vollagerahalli and Nagarbhavi. In all, six housing projects are under way. Apart from these, we are also providing amenities and sites in Kempegowda Layout. With all these, we already have our hands full," said a BDA official. This means that for at least another four to five months, the BDA will not call for any applications, notifying its ...
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Maharashtra govt revokes Lavasa Corporation’s special planning authority status 23.5.2017 TOI: Mumbai
The state government on Tuesday revoked the special planning authority status given to Lavasa Corporation that has developed the controversial hill city Lavasa near Pune.
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PM hard-sells welfare agenda to African panel 23.5.2017 deccanherald.com
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday hard-sold his development agenda to the leaders of the African Development Bank (AfDB) gathered at the Mahatma Mandir in Gandhinagar for their 52nd annual meet. "By next year, every village in India will get electricity. Our clean Ganga, renewable energy, digital India, smart cities, housing for all and skill India missions are preparing us for a cleaner, more prosperous, faster growing and new India," Modi told the audience comprising delegates from 80 African countries. Listing the achievements of his government, the prime minister said while fiscal deficit, balance of payments deficit and inflation had come down, the GDP growth, forex reserves and public capital investment were on the rise. 'Bold reforms' The prime minister also credited his government for initiating bold reforms such as less-cash economy, mobile banking, plugging leaks in subsidy distribution through direct benefit transfer and Jan Dhan Yojana for universal banking and Aadhaar. "I have also ...
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City’s fall in swachh ranking leaves Naidu disappointed 23.5.2017 TOI: Jaipur
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Right time to buy a house as prices dip in real terms 23.5.2017 BusinessLine - News
Sitting on huge inventory, developers offer discounts
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Skip the avocado toast, save for retirement 23.5.2017 News
Millennials can't count on being bailed out by stock and housing markets
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Maharashtra government revokes Lavasa Corporation's special planning authority status 23.5.2017 TOI: Cities
The state government on Tuesday revoked the special planning authority status given to Lavasa Corporation that has developed the controversial hill city Lavasa near Pune.
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On a Power(less) trip 23.5.2017 BusinessLine - Clean Tech
Otis India President Sebi Joseph on elevators becoming ‘greener’
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