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April 2016

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The 100 smart cities mission launched by the government to inject our cities with the latest infrastructure and amenities is ambitious and unprecedented.The project requires smart planning and organisation to make Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision a reality. Important factors include, preparing the roadmap with schedules for completion of each …
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City mayor Surendra Furtado said that if Panaji is selected under the Smart City Mission of the Union ministry of urban development through the fast track mode then only a part of the capital city, and not the entire city would be benefited from the Rs 1,300-crore fund received over …
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Tata Consultancy Services (BSE: 532540, NSE: TCS), a leading global IT services, consulting and business solutions organization, today announced the release of a new TCS Intelligent Urban Exchange (IUX) application for Intelligent Water. The new urban analytics application offers pre-built ‘use cases’ to cost-effectively reduce Non Revenue Water (NRW) loss …
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Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Sunday, April 17 launched free Wi-Fi service at Bhubaneswar railway station here. After Mumbai Central in January, the Bhubaneswar station is the second in the country to have been covered under Google’s free Wi-Fi project this year.The minister said the high-speed internet service will benefit …
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 Indoor pollution from smoke, spores and building materials kills millions of people each year, say researchers including one of Indian-origin, offering insights into how new smart cities may help combat air quality issues.Lack of real-time air pollution data hinders simple safety precautions that could improve health and wellbeing, researchers said.An …
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s smart cities project has many takers. While Nokia has already joined the bandwagon to provide solutions to the smart cities projects, here’s a little sneak peak into what tech giant CISCO has been offering. In a trip to networking company CISCO’s Global Development Centre in Bangalore …
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The Union Ministry of Urban Development plans to hold a workshop for cities, which have failed to make it to the top 20 smart cities announced recently, to prepare their plan properly. Karnataka Urban Infrastructure Development Corporation managing director V. Ponnuraj told presspersons here on Tuesday that the workshop had …
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A top US think-tank has launched an India-US trade initiative aimed to strengthen economic ties and meet the two countries’ bilateral trade target of USD 500 billion.Launched by Atlantic Council yesterday, the initiative has the support of two powerful Senators John Corny of the Republican Party and Mark Warner of …
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Congress general secretary Digvijaya Singh today demanded that before implementing the Smart City project in Shivaji Nagar and Tulsi Nagar areas here, the government employees living in official quarters there be rehabilitated.He also questioned possible felling of thousands of trees for the project. “I learnt that officials and employees living …
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The Undersigned is directed to invite attention to the video conferencing held on 13th April 2016 at 3:00 PM Under the chairmanship of secretary with state mission..More InformationOm_20lighthouseCities