User: tushargupta101 Topic: Water
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Last updated: Feb 23 2017 13:02 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Kerala law soon to tackle film industry disputes 23.2.2017 Hindu: Home
The law would be framed based on the recommendations of the Adoor Gopalakrishnan Committee.
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Goa to host See Sharp Fest 23.2.2017 Hindu: National
Panaji: The See Sharp Fest, a green living and learning festival, will be hosted by Goa for the first time.Described as a learning holiday in the arms of nature, the three-day festival will begin from...
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City budget promises to offer 19 services on-line 22.2.2017 Hindu: News
Rainwater harvesting to be made compulsory for buildings above 100 sq m area
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PVS Circle to Ladyhill road to be developed as 'smart road' 21.2.2017 deccanherald.com
The Mangaluru City Corporation has proposed to develop road from PVS Circle to Ladyhill as smart road in its budget for 2017-18. Appi, Standing Committee for Taxation, Finance and Appeals chairperson who presented the budget, said that Rs 2 crore has been earmarked for the purpose. The smart road will be a pothole-free and 100% pavement road with proper footpaths, stormwater drains and streetlights. Although the MCC had introduced three new cess in the budget for 2016-17 - solid waste management for traders, underground drainage (UGD) and underground cable cess - they were not introduced. Hence, the three cess find place in the 2017-18 budget. Traders will now have to pay solid waste management cess while obtaining trade licence. Appi said that the cess also applied to renewed trade licences. The Corporation expected Rs 3.07 crore as annual revenue from this cess. Those who use UGD facility of the Corporation will have to pay UGD cess. The civic body expected an annual Rs eight crore revenue from the UGD ...
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Smart city - with infobox 21.2.2017 Hindu: Cities
********The city Corporation has finalised the contours of the Core City Area which has been selected for the area-specific development as part of the city Corporation’s Smart City proposal to be subm...
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Water theft on the rise in city, say officials 20.2.2017 Hindu: News
No revenue for 40% of supply: KWA
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Innovators fight drought drop by drop 18.2.2017 Hindu: Cities
With mercury rising as early as February, people have begun innovating and exploring methods of conservation and purification of available water. The Hindu takes a look at some of the edifying examples from across the State.
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BDA's first boulevard park comes up in Horamavu 17.2.2017 deccanherald.com
There is lush green space amid chaotic traffic at Horamavu junction in eastern Bengaluru. The Bangalore Development Authority (BDA) on Thursday opened the Banaswadi Boulevard Park on the Outer Ring Road (ORR). Developed on the lines of Lakshman Rau Boulevard Park in Jayanagar, the boulevard park has 30 species of plants, mostly flowering trees, and a 2.8 km-long walkway. Mooted in March 2016, the project cost Rs 1 crore. Omprakash K, assistant director (Horticulture), BDA, said it was the first boulevard park opened by the agency. "We expect around 2,000 people to use the park daily as it is close to residential localities such as HRBR Layout and Horamavu." The park has benches, two gazebos, sufficient lighting and is set to get surveillance cameras. The BDA plans to set up an artwork in the park to raise awareness on rainwater harvesting. Bengaluru Development Minister K J George who inaugurated the park asked the BDA to maintain it well. The BDA has planned to open a similar boulevard park in ...
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Saving Bengaluru from a water crisis 17.2.2017 Hindu: Home
Builders, local bodies and urban experts must stop mindless exploitation of groundwater, and look at recycling options, feels hydro-geologist K.C. Subhash Chandra. By Ranjani Govind
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‘Greenest’ schools awarded 16.2.2017 Hindu: Cities
A school from Punjab’s Moga district, a Kendriya Vidyalaya from Hebbal in Karnataka, and a sports school from Sonipat, Haryana, claimed the top honours as the “greenest” schools of 2016 in India.Unio...
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Development to have a green approach 16.2.2017 Hindu: Cities
Focus on farming, education, skill development, social welfare
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DJB report card shows Rs 100cr revenue boost 13.2.2017 TOI: Delhi Times
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'Housing Societies' Management Show (HSMS) 2017' to be held at Nehru Centre, Mumbai 13.2.2017 New Kerala: Maharashtra
'Housing Societies' Management Show (HSMS) 2017' to be held at Nehru Centre, Mumbai
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'Housing Societies' Management Show (HSMS) 2017' to be held at Nehru Centre, Mumbai 13.2.2017 Sify Finance
[India], Feb 13 (ANI-NewsVoir): Mumbai will host the India's first ever Show on Housing Societies Management - Housing Societies Management Show 2017 on 10th, 11th and 12th March 2017 at Nehru
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UP has a water crisis but why are voters indifferent to it? 13.2.2017 Business Standard: News Now
As parties promise to clean up the Ganga and Yamuna, why is clean water not an electoral issue?
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A drinking water project that never took off 10.2.2017 Hindu: Home
Thrikkakara municipality shelves project to convert abandoned quarries into water receptacles
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Science expo organised 8.2.2017 Hindu: News
Students of Nextgen School on Tuesday came up with various exhibits and experiments as part of the Science Expo organised on the school campus at Gurunanak Nagar in the city. Models of robots, rainwa...
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Speaker lays foundation for housing project for MPs 7.2.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan on Tuesday laid the foundation stone of a project here for constructing 72 flats for members of Parliament.
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Rainwater harvesting structure comes to the rescue of villagers 5.2.2017 Hindu: Tiruchirapalli
A rainwater harvesting structure set up by the villagers of Rendivayal near Ponnamaravathy in the district a century ago has come as a boon for the residents. The tank, neatly maintained for generatio...
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A blend of ecology, aesthetics 3.2.2017 Hindu: Home
A hilltop temple in Singapore uses solar and hydro power, writes Chitra Ramaswamy
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