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BJP leader Rajesh Kalia, who was once a rag picker, is now Chandigarh mayor 21.1.2019 Zee News : States
Rajesh Kalia belongs to the Valmiki community and he says that he is proud of this.
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Startups are helping North India’s farmers to dispose of crop residue cleanly (and reduce pollution) 20.1.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The farmers usually burn the residue, leading to severe air pollution in winters.
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Newborn Girl Found Dead In Garbage Dump In J&K's Kishtwar 19.1.2019 NDTV News - India-news
A newborn baby girl was dead at a garbage dump on Saturday in Jammu and Kashmir's Kishtwar, officials said.
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City Buzz: Delhi civic bodies fined | Mumbai fire brigade upgrades | Pune tax hikes..and more 19.1.2019 Citizen Matters
Why the CPCB has come down on Delhi civic bodies, how Mumbai plans to address fire emergencies, how the Pune civic body proposes to bridge its revenue deficit -- catch all this and more news from our cities this week in this edition of Buzz.
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Chennai Buzz: Aavin’s plastic free initiatives | Road safety gallery | Crackdown on illegal dumping…and more 19.1.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
From Aavin's planned buy-back policy for its plastic satchets to stricter action against illegal dumping along waterways, from smart parking projects to Chennai's very own robot for its roads -- here's a round-up of key headlines from your city this week.
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Review ground-level action to curb pollution: CPCB to municipal commissioners, district magistrates 18.1.2019 Zee News : India National
The task force also sought a daily action-taken report to CPCB and Supreme Court-appointed Environment Pollution Control Authority.
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‘Delhi is a gas chamber’: Supreme Court judge says it is better not to live in the national capital 18.1.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The court said many vehicles which pollute the city’s air enter it late at night.
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Delhi Civic Bodies Fined Rs 1 Crore Each For Violating Pollution Norms 18.1.2019 NDTV News - Cities
The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) slapped Rs 1 crore fine each on three civic bodies of the city over open burning, dumping of waste, illegal running of plastic industries in non-conforming...
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OIL to host Saksham Cycle Day on Jan 20 17.1.2019 The Assam Tribune
OIL to host Saksham Cycle Day on Jan 20
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2 Students, Arrested For Killing 16 Pups In Kolkata, Granted Bail 16.1.2019 NDTV News - Latest
Two nursing students in Kolkata, arrested for their involvement in the killing of 16 puppies at a hospital premises, were granted bail by a city court on Wednesday.
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All time high Rs. 61,084 Crores for MGNREGA 15.1.2019 Govt of india: PIB
          The Government of India has allocated an additional Rs. 6,084 crore at RE stage to MGNREGA.  This brings the total allocation to the scheme to Rs. 61,084 crore in 2018-19, making it the highest ever allocation.
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Modi’s clean Ganga plan hinges on private companies tackling sewage. Will it work? 15.1.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Four years after the Narendra Modi government launched the Rs 20,000-crore Namami Gange project, Scroll.in investigates how it is progressing.
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Bengaluru Buzz: Loan approved for Metro | Treated leachate to fill lakes | BBMP wants animal welfare board 14.1.2019 Citizen Matters
From city's transport scene to BBMP's plan of releasing treated wastewater from landfills to lakes, all news in one place.
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Clean-up act 14.1.2019 Financial Chronicle
With India determined to have 175 GW of renewable energy capacity by 2022, the govt has declared the trajectory of bidding 60 GW of solar & 20 GW of wind energy by March 2020, leaving it with just 2 years for execution of projects In view of its commitment to its Nationally Determined Contributions as per the Paris Accord on Climate Change, India has pledged that by 2030, 40  per cent of installed power generation capacity shall be based on clean sources and 175 GW of renewable energy capacity will be installed by 2022. This includes 100 GW from solar, 60 GW from wind, 10 GW from bio-power and 5 GW from small hydro power. The substantial higher capacity target will ensure greater energy security, improved energy access and enhanced employment opportunities. With the accomplishment of this ambitious target, India will become one of the largest Green Energy producers in the world, even surpassing several developed countries. Renewable energy A total of around 73.35 GW of renewable energy capacity has ...
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Chennai Buzz: Chennai Buzz: Hope for a smokeless Bhogi, a plastic-free book fair, new buses for MTC and more! 12.1.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
The new year brings in lots to cheer about for Chennai! Look no further, if you missed some of these news items from the week that went by!
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Neither reservations nor agitation dispel gloom among workers in Delhi’s industrial areas 11.1.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The Indian economy is not generating enough jobs.
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Man Killed, 3 Injured As Delhi Municipal Truck Hits Auto-Rickshaw 10.1.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
A 61-year-old man was killed and three persons were injured Thursday after an auto-rickshaw was hit allegedly by an MCD truck in north Delhi's Roop Nagar area, police said.
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Bengaluru is hot. Steel flyover will make it hotter, it needs to be dropped 10.1.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
An umbrella of hot air over the built-up area of the city is an 'urban heat-island’. There are many processes contributing to the temperature —air pollutants, vehicular movements, loss of tree cover and more. Steel flyover could be one of them.
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No Doctor At UP Health Centre, Woman Delivers Baby On Floor 10.1.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
Two women held a bedsheet to cover the woman as she delivered the baby near a heap of garbage at Community Health Centre (CHC) in Uttar Pradesh's Gonda district.
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LIVE! Bulandshahr violence: BJP youth wing leader arrested 10.1.2019 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
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