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Last updated: May 20 2019 18:25 IST RSS 2.0
 
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How Bengaluru’s crumbling Dry Waste Collection Centres can be overhauled 20.5.2019 Citizen Matters
Dry Waste Collection Centres (DWCCs) perform the critical function of collecting, sorting and disposing of dry waste in the city. But the majority of these centres are dilapidated, with few facilities and difficult work conditions. A recent study suggests ways to change this.
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Cancer, lung ailments are on the rise in Kolkata. Yet the city is doing little to curb air pollution 16.5.2019 Scroll.in
It has the highest age-adjusted incidence of lung cancer among major Indian cities and 4 out of every 10 persons suffer from obstructive airways diseases.
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Alarming spike in cancer incidence, yet Kolkata does little to control pollution 15.5.2019 Citizen Matters
From flawed solid waste management to vehicular emissions, Kolkata's abysmal quality of air has many causes. When will the government wake up?
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Standoff between NSCN-IM and the Assam Rifles 29.4.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Standoff between NSCN-IM and the Assam Rifles
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Infrastructure and environment battle it out in the maximum city 28.4.2019 Citizen Matters
Several infrastructure projects are coming up in Mumbai, that could irrevocably damage the city's coastline and green spaces. While environmentalists allege that projects were announced without public discussion and ignoring the environmental impact, political parties brush aside these concerns
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The big news: Modi claims Congress will not even get 50 seats in elections, and 9 other top stories 27.4.2019 Scroll.in
Other headlines: Arun Jaitley claimed the BJP may get more votes in the Lok Sabha polls than in 2014, and the SC refused to set aside a ban on the Modi biopic.
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The big news: Narendra Modi files nomination from Varanasi, and nine other top stories 26.4.2019 Scroll.in
Other headlines: Arun Jaitley claimed the BJP may get more votes in the Lok Sabha polls than in 2014, and the SC refused to set aside a ban on the Modi biopic.
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In a slum near Mumbai’s Deonar dumping ground, life is a constant health battle 25.4.2019 Scroll.in
The sewers in the area are overflowing and the air pungent, and yet, there seems to be no political will to make a difference.
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People in this Mumbai slum barely make it to 40; here’s why 24.4.2019 Citizen Matters
For decades, waste has been Mumbai's teeming, unsolvable problem. Slums around the city's dumping ground are now Asia's largest, exposing ragpickers and the general population to serious health risks. All plans and commitments to waste management, meanwhile, appear figurative.
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Jammu and Kashmir: Police find burnt currency notes after truck catches fire in poll-bound Anantnag 23.4.2019 Scroll.in
Former Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti demanded an investigation into the incident.
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French police detain 227 Yellow Vest protestors in Paris, fire tear gas shells and stun grenades 21.4.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The protestors were out in big numbers on the streets of Paris to voice their dissent against Emmanuel Macron’s government.
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Zooming into the environmental problems of a growing Chennai 19.4.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
A look at the environmental issues that Chennai faced since the 2014 national elections, through the camera lens.
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Chennai North demands facilities at par with the rest of the city 9.4.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
A complete list of candidates contesting the Lok Sabha elections this year from the Chennai North parliamentary constituency and the issues that voters feel most acutely about.
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‘Hajiyani’: Read the piece that won the Jawad Memorial Prize for Urdu-to-English translation 7.4.2019 Scroll.in
Written by Javed Siddiqui and translated by Fatima Rizvi, this ‘pen portrait’ depicts the fate of a family in the face of dwindling wealth.
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Corporation starts compartmentalising garbage at Vellalore dump yard 3.4.2019 Hindu: Coimbatore
To help vehicles gain easy access to the interior areas of the yard
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Waste violation settlement costs Tesla $ 86000 2.4.2019 Sify Finance
Reaching a settlement with US-based Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) over waste violation has cost electric vehicle maker Tesla $86,000.
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Seven killed in China plant explosion; second deadly blast this month 1.4.2019 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
“The cause of the incident is being investigated,” it said. Five people were also injured, one severely, in the blast.
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Corporation seeks Vigilance probe into Brahmapuram fire 31.3.2019 Hindu: News
Alleged police lapses in investigation into the incident at the site
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Bengaluru Buzz: Encroachments in KR Market cleared | Audit of dry waste collection centres | Garbage dumped in Kundalahalli 30.3.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Over 2000 encroachments cleared from KR Market for fire safety, Dry Waste Collection Centres to be audited soon, commuters protest against minimum balance hike on metro smart card - here's a recap of news from Bengaluru this week
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‘Vellalore dump yard was inaccessible for firefighting’ 29.3.2019 Hindu: Cities
Open dump yard should have pathways and gangways for easy access of vehicles and men
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