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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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Newborn Girl Found Dead In Garbage Dump In J&K's Kishtwar 19.1.2019 NDTV News - India-news
A newborn baby girl was dead at a garbage dump on Saturday in Jammu and Kashmir's Kishtwar, officials said.
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City Buzz: Delhi civic bodies fined | Mumbai fire brigade upgrades | Pune tax hikes..and more 19.1.2019 Citizen Matters
Why the CPCB has come down on Delhi civic bodies, how Mumbai plans to address fire emergencies, how the Pune civic body proposes to bridge its revenue deficit -- catch all this and more news from our cities this week in this edition of Buzz.
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Review ground-level action to curb pollution: CPCB to municipal commissioners, district magistrates 18.1.2019 Zee News : India National
The task force also sought a daily action-taken report to CPCB and Supreme Court-appointed Environment Pollution Control Authority.
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‘Delhi is a gas chamber’: Supreme Court judge says it is better not to live in the national capital 18.1.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The court said many vehicles which pollute the city’s air enter it late at night.
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Delhi Civic Bodies Fined Rs 1 Crore Each For Violating Pollution Norms 18.1.2019 NDTV News - Cities
The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) slapped Rs 1 crore fine each on three civic bodies of the city over open burning, dumping of waste, illegal running of plastic industries in non-conforming...
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Two Students Arrested After 16 Dead Pups Found At Kolkata Hospital 15.1.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
Two nursing students were arrested on Tuesday after they apparently confessed to their involvement in the killing of 16 puppies at a hospital premises in Kolkata, an incident that had sparked...
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Rs 190.46 crore for tourism projects in northeast; spiritual circuit in Meghalaya, UP, Gujarat 11.1.2019 Sify Finance
[India], Jan 11 (ANI): In what's going to give a fresh boost to tourism sector in the country, Union Ministry of Tourism has sanctioned tourism projects worth Rs 190.46 crore for the development of
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Man Killed, 3 Injured As Delhi Municipal Truck Hits Auto-Rickshaw 10.1.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
A 61-year-old man was killed and three persons were injured Thursday after an auto-rickshaw was hit allegedly by an MCD truck in north Delhi's Roop Nagar area, police said.
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Bengaluru is hot. Steel flyover will make it hotter, it needs to be dropped 10.1.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
An umbrella of hot air over the built-up area of the city is an 'urban heat-island’. There are many processes contributing to the temperature —air pollutants, vehicular movements, loss of tree cover and more. Steel flyover could be one of them.
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No doctor at UP health centre, woman delivers baby on floor 10.1.2019 Zee News : India National
The woman delivered the baby near a heap of garbage after a couple of females, present in the vicinity, spread the sheet on the floor of the CHC.
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No Doctor At UP Health Centre, Woman Delivers Baby On Floor 10.1.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
Two women held a bedsheet to cover the woman as she delivered the baby near a heap of garbage at Community Health Centre (CHC) in Uttar Pradesh's Gonda district.
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First Swadesh Darshan project in Meghalaya inaugurated 9.1.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Chief Minister of Meghalaya, Shri. Conrad K Sangma, inaugurated the project “Development of North East Circuit: Umiam (Lake View) - U Lum Sohpetbneng- Mawdiangdiang - Orchid Lake Resort” implemented under Swadesh Darshan Scheme of Ministry of Tourism, Government of India in presence of the Minister of Tourism, Government of Meghalaya, Shri Metbah Lyngdoh, the Secretary, Ministry of Tourism, Shri Yogendra Tripathi, and the Chairman, Meghalaya Tourism Development Corporation Ltd., Shri Sanbor Shullai in Umiam today.
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Chaddar trek: Insurance, acclimatisation made compulsory for tourists 6.1.2019 Zee News : India National
The decision was taken as every year four to five deaths and several injuries are reported during the trek, they said. 
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City Buzz: Women’s wall of solidarity | Delhi water supply projects | Rent inflation in Mumbai…and more 5.1.2019 Citizen Matters
The Sabarimala controversy has rocked the nation and created a stir across cities, especially among women; That and more news from our cities this week in this edition of City Buzz.
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Swachh Survekshan 2019 launched across 4,237 Urban Local Bodies 4.1.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Minister of State (I/C), Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Shri Hardeep S Puri has officially kicked off the Swachh Survekshan 2019, the fourth edition of the annual cleanliness survey of Urban India here today.
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Pedestrians are the most endangered species on Bengaluru’s roads, says analysis 3.1.2019 Citizen Matters
It's official: research shows that pedestrians are the most vulnerable when it comes to road accidents. The Footpath Initiative attempts to promote pedestrian safety with the help of data-based analysis on pedestrian crashes in Bengaluru.
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Toxic smog shrouds New Delhi as pollution soars, government measures fail 3.1.2019 Reuters: Top News
Residents of New Delhi woke on Thursday to a thick, grey smog, as pollution surged to "severe" and "emergency" levels, with authorities showing little sign of finding new solutions to the crisis.
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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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NHRC notice to Bihar govt over patient being 'thrown out' of hospital by staff 2.1.2019 Zee News : States
The NHRC in a statement Tuesday said that it issued a notice to the Bihar chief secretary, seeking a report, along with the present health status of the patient, within four weeks.
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