User: chintan Topic: Waste
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5 arrested for flogging dalit man to death in Gujarat as video goes viral 22.5.2018 Latest News
According to the complaint filed by the victim's wife, Jayaben Vaniya, her husband was beaten up by the five people as they suspected the couple of committing a theft
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Four held for ragpicker's killing in Gujarat 21.5.2018 All News-IANS Stories
Police on Monday arrested four persons for brutally beating to death a Dalit ragpicker near Rajkot city in Gujarat on suspicion of theft.
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Dalit man beaten to death in Gujarat, 5 held 21.5.2018 General News
Police have arrested five people for allegedly thrashing to death a 35-year-old Dalit man suspecting him to be a thief in Gujarat's Rajkot district, an official said today. A video of the incident -- purportedly showing two people taking turns to beat the man, identified as Mukesh Vaniya, a ragpicker, with a stick while another person holding him by a rope tied to his waist -- has gone viral on the social media. Based on the video, the police arrested the five people. "A man who used to collect garbage was beaten up by some people at the Radadiya Industries compound near Shapar town yesterday. The factory owner accused him and his wife of theft," Rajkot (rural) in-charge superintendent of police Shruti S Mehta said. The victim's wife lodged a complaint at the Shapar-Veraval police station in Rajkot last evening, accusing the five people of thrashing her husband following which he died, Mehta said. "We have arrested the five people based on the video that purportedly showed the victim .
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Dalit man beaten to death in Rajkot 21.5.2018 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
A Dalit man was allegedly tied to a wall and beaten to death at an industrial area in Rajkot, Gujarat. According to local Police, Mukesh Vania, a ra
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Hunger has no religion: Azhar Maqsusi's mission is manna for Hyderabad homeless (IANS special series) 20.5.2018 All News-IANS Stories
Homeless beggars, ragpickers and labourers sitting with plates on a mat are waiting under a flyover. As the clock strikes 12.30 pm, a slim man appears on the scene and starts serving hot rice and dal.
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Day-NULM – New Initiatives Likely to Reduce Vulnerability and Improve Working Conditions for the Urban Poor 18.5.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Shri Hardeep S Puri, Minister of State(I/C) for Housing & Urban Affairs has said that “The National Urban Livelihoods Mission (NULM), which seeks to reduce poverty and vulnerability of the urban poor through access to gainful self-employment and skilled wage employment opportunities, has expanded its ambit to cover some additional sectors in the informal economy”.
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Day-NULM - New Initiatives Likely to Reduce Vulnerability and Improve Working Conditions for the Urban Poor 18.5.2018 General News
While complimenting the National Institute of Urban Affairs for organizing this event, the Minister said that focusing on waste pickers, street vendors, brick-kiln and home based workers which together form the largest proportion of informal workers, this workshop intends to address informality with all its diversity and identify the barriers and opportunities in informal 'place of work' with a focus on women. The challenges and innovations; the role of city planning and the question of 'formalisation' will be deliberated. Finally, a roadmap shaping the future of 'work in India' will be worked out exploring the role of National Urban Livelihoods Mission (NULM) and National Missions in widening employment opportunities and creating appropriate policies for the urban informal workforce.
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'Happy Dreams': In the murky shadows of China's glittering skylines (Book Review) 18.5.2018 All News-IANS Stories
Book: Happy Dreams; Author Jia Pingwa (Translated by Nicky Harman); Publisher: Amazon Crossing; Pages: 481; Price Rs 499
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Anti-waste drive begins in Sakinaka 15.5.2018 Hindu: Medicine & Research
Campaign started in Tunga village
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I will continue to fight for rights of poor, says Nirmala from CPI(ML), Yeshwanthpur candidate 10.5.2018 Citizen Matters
Communist Party of India (Marxist-Lenin) (CPI(ML)) is contesting a few seats in Karnataka this election. We spoke to Yeshwanthpur candidate Nirmala to understand her poll pitch and ideas. Excerpts: People of Yeshwanthpur do not know »
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A ride with Zakhir 25.4.2018 Hindu: Home
Zakhir, the lead character in Indu’s film, holds a lens to the complex world of Bengaluru
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Focus will be on education and health, says Bhaskar Prasad 24.4.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Bhaskar Prasad wants to focus on better facilities for sanitation workers and street sweepers. »
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Who cares if they're cute? This zoologist accepts animals on their own terms 22.4.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Zoologist Lucy Cooke says humans aren't doing animals any favors when we moralize their behavior. Her book The Truth About Animals is organized around "fact and not sentimentality."
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Voice of street children 21.4.2018 Business Standard: News Now
Working across Delhi-NCR, this NGO provides them a platform to lead a meaningful life
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UK chain Costa pledges new recycling targets for coffee cups 18.4.2018 Washington Post: World
A U.K. coffee house chain has pledged to recycle as many disposable cups as it sells by 2020, trying to appease public anxiety over the increasing levels of waste in the world’s oceans.
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UK chain Costa pledges new recycling targets for coffee cups 18.4.2018 AP Business
LONDON (AP) -- A U.K. coffee house chain has pledged to recycle as many disposable cups as it sells by 2020, trying to appease public anxiety over the increasing levels of waste in the world's oceans....
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Costa Coffee to recycle takeaway cups 18.4.2018 All News-IANS Stories
Costa Coffee, the UK's lagest coffeeshop chain, announced on Wednesday that it will try and recycle every takeaway cup sold by 2020.
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Costa Coffee vows to boost cup recycling 18.4.2018 BBC: Business
The UK's biggest coffee chain says it will recycle as many disposable cups as it sells by 2020.
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Madhya Pradesh gangs keep A.P. police on tenterhooks 15.4.2018 Hindu: National
15 gangs from Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra are reportedly on the prowl in Chittoor and Nellore
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Waste pickers hold public hearing, raise issues 11.4.2018 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
Demand Anganwadi centres and compliance with solid waste management rules
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