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$6.5bn afforestation fund pits forest officials against tribals yet again 24.11.2017 All Economy & Policy Stories
Testimonies of affected tribespeople and activists point to a conspiracy that forest departments are using afforestation as a tool to exert control over forest lands traditionally used by tribespeople
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New bio-toilets in Indian trains no better than septic tanks: IIT Study 23.11.2017 Sify Finance
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New toilets in Indian trains no better than septic tanks, reveals IIT study 23.11.2017 News
Most of the new 'bio-toilets' on Indian trains are ineffective or ill-maintained and the water discharged no better than raw sewage
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Imposing clean fuel: BS-VI fuel to cost more 23.11.2017 Latest News
The BS-VI fuel could cost at least 25-30 paise a litre more than the BS-IV grade
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Indian bio-fuel market to grow to Rs 1 lakh crore: Pradhan 22.11.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Wednseday said the country's nascent bio-fuel industry has the potential to develop into a flourishing Rs 1 lakh crore market in the coming years.
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Consultative Workshop on New National Policy on Biofuels and Pradhan Mantri Ji- Van Yojana 22.11.2017 Govt of india: PIB
A consultative workshop on New National Policy on Biofuels & Pradhan Mantri Ji- Van Yojana (VGF for 2nd Generation Ethanol Bio Refineries) was organised here today by Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas for inviting suggestions for drafting a suitable roadmap for Biofuels in India.
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Delhi’s air — a tragedy of the commons 22.11.2017 HBL: Home
Individuals are unable to modify present behaviour for future, collective gains. Wrong policies exacerbate this tendency
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Adding to the flow 21.11.2017 BusinessLine - Specials
A new water-purifying product promises to help reduce the plastic menace
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Australia’s Victoria State keen to boost ties with India 21.11.2017 BusinessLine - World
Ahead of his first official visit to India, Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews on Tuesday said the state government is formulating a strong and effective strategy to further strengthen business links w...
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Loktak: Who’s Lake, Who’s Tourism? 21.11.2017 Kangla Online
Loktak: Who’s Lake, Who’s Tourism?
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Sustainable Waste Management is the Need of the Hour: Puri 21.11.2017 Govt of india: PIB
Sustainable waste management is the need of the hour, which involves managing waste in an environmentally sound, socially satisfactory and techno-economically viable manner. The waste management hierarchy demands firstly
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Use plates, cups made of areca leaves in Amma Unavagams: farmers 21.11.2017 Hindu: News
The government should come forward to use plates, cups made of areca leaves in Amma Unavagams across the State, said Su. Palanisamy, president of the Tamilnadu Vivasayigal Sangam (non-party based), h...
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EDMC, IIT-D join hands for Ghazipur landfill project 21.11.2017 DNA: Recent Columns
In a bid to avoid recurrence of the recent cave-in incident at the Ghazipur landfill site, wherein two people were killed, the East Delhi Municipal Corporation (EDMC) on Monday joined hands with the Indian Institute of Technology- Delhi (IIT-D) to work for the cause. Superintendent Engineer, Arun Kumar on behalf of the EDMC and professor Ramesh Dutta on behalf of IIT-Delhi signed the agreement at the municipal corporation's headquarters."A group of faculty members of IIT-Delhi would provide their technical advice and expert opinion to the EDMC on stability analysis of the slope of the landfill waste, which is parallel to the canal," the municipal corporation said in a statement. "The faculty members would advise on the short-term stabilisation measures for the slope, parallel to the canal, based on the result of the stability analysis. The EDMC would be free to choose from the remedial measure(s) based on feasibility and after concurrence of the consulting group," it added. The Ghazipur landfill is the ...
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Ludhiana building collapse: One dead, 22 feared trapped in debris of plastic factory 20.11.2017 India Today| Must Read
As many as 22 are feared to be trapped under the rubble, while six have been rescued so far.
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What Mumbai’s neighbours do with their waste 20.11.2017 Hindu: Home
In a continuation of our series on garbage segregation, we look at how some of the city’s neighbouring municipalities dispose of their trash Navi Mumbai: A step forward In the area of waste segregatio...
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World Toilet Day celebrated 20.11.2017 Hindu: Home
Periyanaickenpalayam Town Panchayat along with the Tamil Nadu Urban Sanitation Support Programme (TNUSSP) celebrated World Toilet Day on Sunday. A release from the Indian Institute for Human Settleme...
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Needed: Jadu ki Jhadoo 20.11.2017 DNA: Top News
With the mission to improve ranking in the Clean Survey (Swachh Servekshan)-2018 conducted by the Ministry of Urban Development, Jaipur Municipal Corporation (JMC) has started with working on the areas that will help the city fetch points. But in the last one year, JMC has not done enough work and they require a lot of catching up if they intend to better their previous ranking. In the 2017, the Pink City scored 215th rank. Clean Survey 2018 will assess the cleanliness standards of 191 urban bodies in the state. During the survey, all India rankings will be given to 500 cities, including state capital and cities having more than one lakh population all over the country. The survey will be held in three parts and the points will be given out of total 4000 points. In part one, maximum 1400 points will be given under municipal documentation, part two will have maximum 1200 points for direct observation while in the third part, maximum 1400 points can be fetched under citizen feedback category. These three ...
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Meghalaya village stays Asia's cleanest 20.11.2017 DNA: Wide Angle
For artists making nature a theme for their art, this tiny village of 500 souls nestled amongst lush green forests in a remote corner in south of Meghalaya, along the Indo-Bangladesh border, is a perfect destination. Situated in the East Khasi Hill district, the village is famous for its cleanliness and of late has become an attraction point for central and various state government officials to learn tricks to make Prime Minister Narenda Modi's 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan' (Clean India Mission) successful. Functional toilets in every household, no stray animals on the streets, paved pathways, solar-lit streets and bamboo dustbins at every corner, the village, nick-named as God's Own Garden, is consistently working to retain its prestigious tag of the cleanest village of Asia; conferred on it in 2003. No traces of fallen and dry leaves can be seen as they go straight into a dustbin. Not only are plastic bags banned, but smoking is also prohibited in this village. The rules are strictly followed and the ...
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More than just a counting game 19.11.2017 Hindu: Home
Urban India must focus on more than toilets to address sanitation woes
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It's time we really smelled the air 19.11.2017 Business Standard: News Now
The fact is that pollution levels in Delhi and the rest of north India were alarmingly high in the past fortnight
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