User: chintan Topic: Waste
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‘Scavengers’ to be rehabilitated 1.7.2008 Hindu: Karnataka
State to end practice from October 2
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Woman run over by bus, dies on spot 30.6.2008 Deccan Herald
Woman run over by bus, dies on spot
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Mentally-ill man turns serial killer 30.6.2008 TOI: Chennai
Police believe they have solved two mysterious murders that took place in Vadapalani a few days ago. A mentally-ill man, Ekambaram has been arrested in connection with both murders.
Rag-picker found murdered at Regimental Bazaar 30.6.2008 Hindu: Andhra Pradesh
Hyderabad: A 20-year-old youth was stabbed to death allegedly by his friends at Regimental Bazaar in Secunderabad on Saturday night. The victim has been identified as Mohan Naik, a rag-picker and resident of Shamirpet. His friends attacked him ...
Scavenging dignity 29.6.2008 Hindu: Sunday Magazine
Employing manual scavengers to clear human excreta is punishable under the law. Yet, many institutions, private and public, continue to do so with impunity.
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Better ways to tackle plastic 23.6.2008 New Indian Express
Better ways to tackle plastic
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Not just fashion 23.6.2008 Hindu:Metro Plus: Delhi
Designer Abdul Halder on Mission Sanitation
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Landslide kills eight in Guatemala rubbish dump 21.6.2008 New Kerala: World News
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Seeking livelihood in the midst of garbage 19.6.2008 Hindu: Andhra Pradesh
Migrants sift through dump yard to earn a living
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In pictures 17.6.2008 BBC: World
Kenyan scavengers live by recycling plastic bags
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Waste segregation method poses a threat to public 16.6.2008 Hindu: New Delhi
NEW DELHI: This is the latest irritant plaguing the waste segregation system in the Capital. Civic agencies in the city have been advised to avoid “polluting and spilling while segregating plastic from general waste at dhalaos”. ...
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Waste collectors Republic, Allied in buyout talks 14.6.2008 SFGate: Business & Technology
Waste collection and disposal companies Republic Services Inc. and Allied Waste Industries Inc. said Friday the companies are discussing a possible buyout deal. Under the current proposal, Allied Waste shareholders would receive 0.45 shares of ...
Indian toilet cleaners to catwalk at UN 12.6.2008 Express India-- Front Page
A year ago, Vimla Atwal eked a living by cleaning outdoor pits used as toilets in her village. Next month, she will sashay down a New York catwalk.
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CRIME 10.6.2008 Deccan Herald
CRIME
Trash - or treasure? 10.6.2008 Star Tribune: Latest
Sure, that thing on the curb with the "Free" sign is there because someone considers it junk. But usually within 30 minutes, someone else has claimed it.
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Made of plastic, its fantastic 8.6.2008 Deccan Herald
Made of plastic, its fantastic
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Street-side stories 6.6.2008 India Together
Though the homeless exist in large numbers, society tries to render them invisible, says a recent study on homelessness in four Indian cities. Arpan Tulsyan reports on the findings.
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One ragpicker killed, another injured in blast 6.6.2008 TOI: Patna
A 10-year-old boy was killed while another sustained serious splinter injuries when a crude bomb kept in a polythene bag exploded here on Thursday morning.
One ragpicker killed, another injured in blast 6.6.2008 TOI: Cities
A 10-year-old boy was killed while another sustained serious splinter injuries when a crude bomb kept in a polythene bag exploded here on Thursday morning.
They turn rags into riches, for others in the business at work 1.6.2008 Hindu: Tamil Nadu
They may find gold while rummaging, but what they earn depends on scrap dealer
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