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Shehri Samridhi Utsav 17.2.2019 The Assam Tribune
Shehri Samridhi Utsav
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Pradhan Mantri Shram Yogi Maan-Dhan (Pm- Sym) to be Implemented from February 15 14.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Pradhan Mantri Shram Yogi Maan-dhan (PM-SYM) will be rolled out by the Ministry of Labour and Employment tomorrow i.e. 15.02.2019. The scheme announced in the Interim Budget was notified by the Ministry recently.
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New Born Found Dead In Gurugram Well 14.2.2019 NDTV News - Cities
A new born baby boy was found dead in a defunct well in Sector 66 of Gurugram, police said.
BBMP to proceed with separate wet waste tender, wastepickers to collect dry waste 9.2.2019 Citizen Matters
Bengaluru is about to get a separate collection system for segregated wet, sanitary and street sweeping waste. There has been opposition to this proposal especially from councillors, but BBMP will be going ahead with this plan.
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Waste Management 8.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
            The Ministry of Environment, Forests & Climate Change, in supersession of Municipal Solid Waste (Management and Handling) Rules, 2000, has notified the Solid Waste Management Rules, 2016. The Rules direct the waste generators to segregate the waste at source and hand over the segregated waste to authorised waste pickers or waste collectors.
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As India sends Rohingyas back to face certain persecution in Myanmar, every Indian is complicit 4.2.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The official explanation of why India is determined not to continue to give refuge to Rohingyas has legal, constitutional and moral problems.
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Government proposes to launch mega pension yojana 'Pradhan Mantri Shram-Yogi Maandhan' for unorganised sector workers with monthly income upto rs. 15,000; 10 Crore Labourers and workers in the sector to be benefitted 1.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Government proposes to launch a mega pension yojana namely 'Pradhan Mantri Shram-Yogi Maandhan' for the unorganised sector workers with monthly income upto Rs. 15,000. While presenting the Interim Budget 2019-20 in Parliament today, the Union Minister for Finance, Corporate Affairs, Railways and Coal, Shri Piyush Goyal said that half of India’s GDP comes from the sweat and toil of 42 crore workers in the unorganised sector working as street vendors, rickshaw pullers, construction workers, rag pickers, agricultural workers, beedi workers, handloom, leather and in numerous other similar occupations.
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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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Eco India: Meet the unsung heroes who help in cleaning the Yamuna everyday 20.1.2019 Scroll.in
Our top story this week looks at how informal waste pickers manually remove tonnes of plastic and other solid waste, in a bid to clean the revered river.
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Eco India, Episode 13: Can a silent brigade of informal waste pickers clean up the Yamuna? 19.1.2019 Scroll.in
Every week, Eco India brings you stories of innovations from across India and Europe, and the people who make them possible.
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Shehri Samridhi Utsav focusing on Urban Livelihoods from 1st - 15th February 2019 18.1.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Shri Hardeep S. Puri,  Minister of State (I/C) for Housing and Urban Affairs, has informed that a fortnight of events named ‘Shehri Samridhi Utsav’, focusing on urban livelihoods is being organised by his Ministry, from 1st -15th February 2019.
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Why Karnataka cities are struggling to manage waste: DPRs may hold answers 10.1.2019 Citizen Matters
DPRs, or Detailed Project Reports, prepared according to Swachh Bharat Mission guidelines, should form the base for planning and execution of SWM in urban local bodies. Find out what the CAG says about them in its performance audit report.
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Why this CAG report should jolt urban municipalities in Karnataka 3.1.2019 Citizen Matters
Ineffective plastic ban, flawed collection and handling of e-waste, unauthorised slaughter houses -- these and more findings from the CAG's recent performance audit of solid waste management by urban local bodies in Karnataka paint a sad picture.
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Why technology alone won’t solve India’s manual scavenging problem 2.1.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The reason this is so rarely speaks its name. It is caste.
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Survey on plastic use conducted in Nagaland 2.1.2019 The Assam Tribune
Survey on plastic use conducted in Nagaland
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The Indian men who make money selling trash 2.1.2019 BBC: Front Page
What happens when cities don't collect rubbish door-to-door? Enter the enterprising scrap dealers.
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College Student Raped By 3 Ragpickers In Uttarakhand, Say Police 28.12.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
A college student was raped in Uttarakhand's Chamoli district earlier this week, following which the three accused have been arrested, police said Friday.
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On World Toilet Day, A New Machine Aims To End India's Sewer Death Shame 19.11.2018 NDTV News - India-news
Hundreds of "manual scavengers" die each year cleaning out sewers in cities across India but a machine unveiled for Monday's World Toilet Day could help to end that tragic record.
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Hope Machine To End Woes Of Manual Scavengers Involved In Cleaning Sewer 19.11.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
Hundreds of "manual scavengers" die each year cleaning out sewers in cities across India, but a machine unveiled on World Toilet Day today could help to end that tragic record. Thousands of people,...
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In documentary ‘Good Guy, Bad Guy’, a rag-picker, a jail sentence and movie dreams 14.11.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
Indu Krishnan’s film explores Bangalore through the hunt for Zakhir, a street dweller jailed in a murder case.
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