Smart Cities: Experts delve into tech-based solutions

Saturday, February 4th, 2017

Mangaluru: With rapid urbanisation triggering challenges on many fronts for the stakeholders, World Bank Task Team Head Shashank Ojha on Friday advocated ‘smart solutions’ with technology-backed system for the development of ‘Smart Cities’. He was addressing the gathering during his presentation on the topic ‘Karnataka-Smart Cities: Pan City ICT Solutions and Smart City Solutions for […]

‘Karnataka Smart City Project’ workshop in Mangaluru on February 3 and 4

Thursday, February 2nd, 2017
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Mangaluru : Mangaluru City Corporation to be organise two-day state-level workshop on ‘Karnataka Smart City Project on February 3 and 4 at Hotel Ocean Pearl, said city mayor Harinath. Addressing to media on Thursday February 2, Harinath said, The workshop will be jointly organised by the Karnataka government, the World Bank and KUIDFC,” and ” […]

Pak seeks US support in water dispute with India

Saturday, December 31st, 2016
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Islamabad: Pakistan has sought support of the US on the implementation of the Indus Waters Treaty (IWT) with India, as Secretary of State John Kerry called for an amicable settlement of the issue by New Delhi and Islamabad, media reported today. The development came after Pakistan was irked by the World Bank pause in mediation […]

State government will launch a World Bank-funded pilot project in October

Friday, September 25th, 2015
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Mangalore : The State government will launch a World Bank-funded pilot project on preventing non-communicable diseases in the State in Dakshina Kannada and Davangere districts on October 7, according to U.T. Khader, Minister for Health and Family Welfare. Some of these non-communicable diseases are diabetes, hypertension and cancer. Addressing presspersons here on Thursday, he said […]

World Bank offers $500 million loan for education in India

Saturday, March 24th, 2012
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Washington : The World Bank has offered $500 million interest-free credit to India for improving the standards of secondary education, an official statement said Friday. The World Bank Thursday approved the credit that will help the Indian government’s efforts to make good quality education “available, accessible and affordable to all young persons at the secondary […]

MCC emerges as most hygienic district in country

Friday, May 6th, 2011
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Mangalore: The Mangalore City Corporation has emerged as the most hygienic district among the 593 districts of the country as per the new sanitation survey conducted by World Bank. Udupi, which was a part of undivided Dakshina Kannada and Shimoga, has bagged 11th and 13th rank respectively. It is said that, Karnataka as a whole […]