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Last updated: Jul 17 2019 18:08 IST RSS 2.0
 
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How one of Delhi’s tallest structures is contributing to climate change 17.7.2019 Citizen Matters
Intense summers are not uncommon in Delhi, but when temperatures soared to 48 degrees this June, it was a record even by city standards. Could emissions from the East Delhi Ghazipur landfill have had a role to play?
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Shyamkr warns 17.7.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Shyamkr warns
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DNA IMPACT: BMC asks railways to clean Bandra land 28.6.2019 DNA
Commuters have claimed that if the garbage is not cleared, the plot could become a breeding ground for mosquitoes
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Current affairs wrap of the day: June 14th, 2019 14.6.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Get all the big national and international news and stay up to date with Current Affairs and General Knowledge to prepare for competitive exams.
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Waste mounds in open landfills grow higher as Kolkata brazenly ignores SWM rules 6.6.2019 Citizen Matters
In Kolkata's Dhapa and other neighbouring municipalities, open landfills lie filled to the brim with unsegregated waste. Biomedical waste disposal too does not uniformly conform to the rules formulated. A lax administration merely looks on and introduces token measures in select pockets.
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Delhi: Garbage mountain at Ghazipur landfill will be taller than Taj Mahal by 2020, says report 4.6.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
An unidentified Delhi municipal official told news agency AFP that 2,000 tonnes of garbage are dumped at the landfill every day.
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Nearly a third of Kodungaiyur residents have difficulty breathing, but no action on waste dump 22.5.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
An in-depth survey by CAG revealed the presence of heavy metals at Chennai's Kodungaiyur dump yard. As it has a direct, visible impact on public health, remediation of the dump yard is the need of the hour. Realisation, however, does not seem very close.
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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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