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Is Chennai’s market on recovery mode? 18.8.2017 Hindu: Home
Policy changes, price corrections have resulted in lower inventory levels in the residential market. Nidhi Adlakha reports
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Kill us here but don`t send us back: Rohingya refugees 18.8.2017 Zee News : India National
There are 16,000 Rohangiyas in India registered with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) but the total number is estimated to be 40,000.
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Kill us here but don't send us back: Rohingya refugees 18.8.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Anxiety is writ large on the faces of over 3,800 Rohingya Muslims living in this city amid reports that the Indian government is planning to deport them. They say they prefer to die here rather than return to Myanmar, where they face persecution.
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World Food India Roadshow held in Guwahati 18.8.2017 The Assam Tribune
World Food India Roadshow held in Guwahati
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Sharwanand starrer 'Mahanubhavudu's' first look to be out soon! 18.8.2017 TOI: All Headlines
Sharwanand starrer 'Mahanubhavudu's' first look to be out soon!
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CM meets H1N1 affected in 4 cities 18.8.2017 DNA: Top News
With 68% cases of swine flu in the state being reported from Surat, Vadodara, Rajkot and Ahmedabad, chief minister Vijay Rupani on Thursday visited swine flu wards at Civil Hospitals in these four cities and asked the doctors to follow 'Any flu- Give tamiflu' option. Seeking suggestions to improve swine flu treatment from the medical staff during his marathon visits to these hospitals, Rupani said, "Tamiflu is the medicine which can be given in any kind of flu besides swine flu. I would ask all doctors, private practitioners or those serving in government hospitals to prescribe it. If patients get timely treatment, they can be cured." Rupani also met local medical officers and district authorities to take stock of the situation. He also directed civic authorities to start cleanliness and sanitation drives, particularly in densely populated areas. He sought cooperation from people in keeping their premises clean to avoid spread of swine flu. He also stressed on awareness campaign for swine flu in ...
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This Hyderabadi is Gifting Toilets to the Needy 18.8.2017 TOI: Hyderabad Times
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‘Public-private participation need to rejuvenate Najafgarh drain’ 18.8.2017 Hindu: Home
Water is of great concern to future generations and the government and private companies should come together to rejuvenate the Najafgarh basin, said Union Minister of State for Urban Development Rao ...
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Major waste generators in city fined 18.8.2017 Hindu: Home
For not complying with solid waste management rules
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Puramboke dwellers to have roof over their heads soon 18.8.2017 Hindu: Cities
Housing and Rehabilitation project begins at Vennalappara
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Full-fledged RERA operation to take some more time 18.8.2017 Hindu: Cities
File pertaining to the realty watchdog is with the Chief Minister
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France to join hands with UT in reviving Grand Canal 18.8.2017 Hindu: Cities
Plan includes transforming the path along the canal into an ecological corridor: Consul General
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Panel mooted for conserving heritage structures 17.8.2017 deccanherald.com
The state government has proposed a Heritage Conservation Committee to ensure protection of heritage buildings in Bengaluru, a move conservationists are cheering. The proposal is part of the Karnataka Municipal Corporations Common Building Bye-Laws 2017, which the state government is finalising. The 13-member committee, proposed to be headed by the BBMP commissioner, will be tasked with identifying and listing out heritage sites, structures and precincts (area) that need conservation, regulation and management. More importantly, the committee will vet all projects that may impact a heritage structure. The committee will also have structural engineers, architects, historians, artists, a representative of the Indian Heritage Cities Network among others. "If the regulation was in effect, the Murphy Town library would not have been razed," Town and Country Planning director L Shashikumar said. The 104-year-old library was demolished recently to make way for an Indira Canteen. "These regulations will help ...
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HC imposes cost of Rs 25,000 on BDA 17.8.2017 deccanherald.com
The High Court of Karnataka on Thursday imposed a cost of Rs 25,000 on Bangalorew Development Authority (BDA) to be paid to two persons whose sites were granted to them after the government had acquired the land.

Justice B S Patil imposed the cost on BDA and ordered notice to authority and to the Housing and Urban Development departments for issuing sale deeds to the petitioners Muniraju and Manjunath even after the government had acquired the land in Jnanabharathi Layout.

The judge has directed to pay fair compensation and also to grant alternative sites to the petitioners.

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New master plan for city: LSG min to convene meet today 17.8.2017 TOI: Thiruvananthapuram
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Smart City project: State forms special purpose vehicle 17.8.2017 TOI: Chandigarh Times
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IAS officials, unions roped in for ‘swachh’ drive 17.8.2017 TOI: Jaipur
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Rise of integrated townships 17.8.2017 Deccan Herald - Supplements
One of the concepts that is quickly changing the country's real estate landscape is integrated townships. The exponential rise in the number of city dwellers is leading to an ever-increasing demand for housing and urban infrastructure. The housing sector is also undergoing a transformation as more of the urban population is moving from independent homes to gated communities and integrated townships, preferring them because of the higher security, holistic ecosystem and good governance that it offers. Conceptually at its most basic level, an integrated township is an endeavour to offer the consumers a complete city experience. To that extent, an integrated township comprises various formats of homes, high street retail, office buildings, hotels, convention centres, schools and hospitals offered in a secure, holistic and environment-friendly setting. Integrated townships are typically built on land parcels measuring anywhere between 40 acres and 3000 acres, depending on the local planning authority's rules ...
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Grand reception awaits Vice-President 17.8.2017 Hindu: Hyderabad
Chief Secretary S.P. Singh has directed the officials concerned to make elaborate arrangements for the civic reception of the Vice-President elect M. Venkaiah Naidu, who will be visiting the city on A...
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EXPERT VIEWS-How can Sierra Leone learn from mudslide to avert future deaths? 17.8.2017 TOI: Intl Business
LEONE-MUDSLIDE/ (CORRECTED):CORRECTED-EXPERT VIEWS-How can Sierra Leone learn from mudslide to avert future deaths?
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