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Migrants looking for a better life in Indian cities continue to be shadowed by caste bias 17.1.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
From division of labour, housing and access to public facilities – caste determines everything.
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The environmental cost of India’s efforts to promote ‘ease of doing business’ 16.1.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
A slew of measures has relaxed protocols to regulate pollution-causing industries.
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Dibrugarh honoured with Plastic Waste Management Award 13.1.2020 The Assam Tribune
Dibrugarh honoured with Plastic Waste Management Award
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Bengaluru Buzz: Greens oppose project in Hesaraghatta grasslands | Bollards again on bus lane | Govt apathy in child abuse cases..and more 11.1.2020 Citizen Matters
Environmentalists are protesting the state government's revived plan to build a film city, apparently on Hesaraghatta grasslands. Read more on what else happened in the city this week, in our roundup
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Cong will dump CAA into the Brahmaputra: Harish Rawat 11.1.2020 The Assam Tribune
Cong will dump CAA into the Brahmaputra: Harish Rawat
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Budget keeps ``Gaon, Garib, Kisan' at its cente, taxes super rich 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Agencies, New Delhi In her maiden budget as the country's first full-fledged woman, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday outlined a road map for growth, unveiled measures to give a boost to foreign investment and infrastructure and firmly kept the focus on rural development, poor and farmers. Large sections of the burgeoning middle class were disappointed as there were no extra tax breaks, the Budget for 2019-20, the first of the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led BJP government which returned to power with a massive mandate for a second term, announced incentives for people seeking to buy affordable houses and electric vehicles. To boost digital economy and check huge cash withdrawals from banks, the Budget imposes tax on super rich. The Finance Minister announced new levies of Rs. 2 per litre on petrol and diesel and asserted that the Budget will pave the way for making India a $3 trillion economy in the current fiscal and go up to $5 trillion in the next few years. Facing criticism for lack ...
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One step towards cleanliness 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
“Cleanliness is next to godliness” Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal, Swatch Bharat Abhiyan or Swatch Bharat Mission is a nation wide campaign in India , that aims to clean up the streets, roads and infrastructure of India’s cities. St. Montfort School Bhopal also contributed to this noble cause along with the team of ‘SakaratmakSoch’a leading NGO on 28th Sep. 2018 in school premises. Member of SakarmakSoch, Mrs. Kiran Sharma highlighted the importance of cleanliness to the children. Motivating the children to initiate in differentiating the normal waste and e- waste, minimizing the garbage, stopping usage of polythene bags and using paper bags, planting trees etc, she cited examples from day today life. In the honourable presence of Mr.M.P.Singh Additional Commissioner, Solid Waste Management, Bhopal Municipal Corporation and Health Officer ,Bhopal, Mr. Rakesh Sharma the event took place.Paper bags were given away by the guest to the childrenfor reciting poems and creating slogans on the spot on cleanliness ...
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PM Modi, French Prez Macron win ‘Champions of the Earth Award’ 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
New York, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and French President Emmanuel Macron have won United Nations’ highest environmental honour, ‘Champions of the Earth’ award. PM Modi and French President were recognized in the Policy Leadership category for their pioneering work in championing the International Solar Alliance and promoting new areas of levels of cooperation on environmental action, a foreign media has said. PM Modi was hailed for his pledge to eliminate all single-use plastic in India by 2022 and Macron’s work on the Global Pact for the Environment. Among the other recipient of the awards was Cochin International Airport, which was honoured for its “leadership in the use of sustainable energy”.  Joan Carling was awarded the “lifetime achievement award” . China’s Zhejiang’s Green Rural Revival Programme was honoured for "Inspiration and Action for the transformation of a once heavily polluted area of rivers and streams in East China's Zhejiang province" and “Beyond Meat and Impossible Foods has ...
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Modi Visit 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Prime Minister Mr.Narendra Modi on a day’s visit to Madhya Pradesh at Mohanpura in Rajgarh he dedicated Mohanpura irrigation Project. It will irrigate 1.25 hectares of land and provide drinking water to 400 villages. The Rajgarh district so far mostly dependent of rain water for agriculture. The Mohanpura Project has given a big fillip in irrigation. Mr.Modi also praised for the leadership of the Chief Minister Mr.Shivraj Singh Chouhan in making tremendous progress in the development of the state. In the clean India programme in the whole India first and second position obtained by Indore and Bhopal. In all 21 cities of the states besides Bhopal and Indore included in the national lists of clean cities and are Khargone, Ujjain, Singraulli, Mandsaur,Jabalpur, Gwalior, Chhindwara, Sagar, Rewa, Pithampur, Dewas, Neemuch, Ratlam, Hoshangabad, Nagda, Burhanpur and Chhattarpur. In view of coming elections Mr.Modi also took it as opportunity to assail Congress for projecting only one family. Mr.Modi also ...
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E-Waste 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
The generation of E (Electronic) Waste is the ever and over growing environmental problem of the world. It is not bio degradable and gradually covering the earth face. The world will have to find a solution of disposal or it will destroy the mankind. India is 5th after China, USA, Japan and Germany in generating the highest E-waste. Despite India’s emphasis on ‘Clean India’ we are concentrating in road side and locality wastage collection and cleaning it. But looking into the magnitude of E-Waste that we are generating the India has to plan a special scheme of its disposal and final destruction. Ordinary way of cleaning by lifting the waste and dump or burn will not help in this matter. It require specified industrial units to destroy it. With new innovated technology India is moving with fast speed in the development, manufacturing and using electronics goods. This segment of industry is facing a very especial problem that its technology and models of electronic goods are changing fast that within ...
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Arvind Kejriwal claims BJP has turned Delhi into ‘garbage capital of India’ 9.1.2020 Scroll.in
The chief minister said that in 2020, the Ghazipur landfill will be taller than the Taj Mahal.
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Garbage Helps "Cleanest" Indian City Earn Rs 4 Crore Annually 6.1.2020 NDTV News - India-news
Indore, which has been adjudged the cleanest city in the country three times in a row, has been earning about Rs 4 crore annually by putting garbage to good use, an official said on Sunday.
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NDMC's School Of Gardening To Offer Certificate Courses For Public 5.1.2020 NDTV News - Latest
NDMC's school of gardening, which so far used to offer training for horticulturists employed with civic bodies, will now offer certificate courses for the public as well.
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Bengaluru Buzz: Delay in setting up new landfill | Hoardings may be back soon | City gears up for Swachh Survekshan…and more 4.1.2020 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
State government has rejected the bidder BBMP chose for setting up a new landfill at Mittiganahalli. As the BBMP runs out of landfills to dump waste in, the garbage crisis may worsen. Read more on what else happened in the city this week, in our roundup
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PM kicks off Indian Science Congress in Bengaluru 3.1.2020 The Assam Tribune
PM kicks off Indian Science Congress in Bengaluru
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‘The New Provincials’: A story from Sumana Roy’s new book of short fiction, ‘My Mother’s Lover’ 2.1.2020 Scroll.in
The novelist, poet and non-fiction writer has just published her first collection of short stories.
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2 Sanitation Workers Drown In Mumbai's Goregaon 1.1.2020 NDTV News - Cities
Two sanitation workers drowned in a sewage chamber in suburban Mumbai's Goregaon area, the police said on Wednesday.
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Polluting and unviable: Five reasons Bengaluru’s Waste-to-Energy plants can fail 31.12.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
A resident of Electronic City where one of the Waste-to-Energy plants is slated to come up, analyses why BBMP's push for the plants is misguided
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How India dealt with forest diversion, water shortage and waste management in 2019 31.12.2019 Scroll.in
India generated 9.46 million tonnes of plastic waste this year and ranked 13 on a list of water-stressed countries.
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Elections, Kashmir, environment and citizens: 12 stories from the 12 months gone by 31.12.2019 Citizen Matters
As we come to the end of the year, a look at some of the most topical, important and appreciated stories of 2019.
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