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Last updated: Jul 18 2018 08:06 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Tourists from Spain take up cleaning of filth on Pushkar roads 18.7.2018 DNA: Recent Columns
Seeing the piles of garbage on the roads of Pushkar situated in the Ajmer district, some of the foreign tourists from Spain took an initiative to clean the city. This initiative by the tourists is not only a big lesson for the Indian residents, but it will also affect the ignorant district administration and the state government. Pushkar is among the places which is termed as the ideal location for religious tourism and Rajasthani culture by the government. A group of 190 tourists from Spain, named Hakuna, has come to  Pushkar with a purpose of touring the country along with providing their services to the local organisations in order to improve the education and medical facilities in India. Presently, the tourists are offering their services in a school named Fior Di Loto. They decided to clean the garbage scattered near the school. One of the foreigners William said that to prevent the spreading of diseases due to dirt, they started cleaning the area. The residents of Pushkar said that the government ...
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Begun Action Against Workers Who Stalled Service: Delhi Metro To Court 17.7.2018 NDTV News - Cities
Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) told the Delhi High Court that it has started disciplinary proceedings against its employees responsible for stalling services after an altercation with Central...
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OIL carries out cleanliness prog at Kamakhya temple 17.7.2018 The Assam Tribune
OIL carries out cleanliness prog at Kamakhya temple
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Chennai’s growing tribe of cloth-diapering moms doing their bit for the planet 17.7.2018 Citizen Matters, Chennai
They are convenient, have a relatively friendly environmental footprint and work out to be cheaper than you'd think. And a good number of Chennai moms are saying 'aye' to these modern cloth diapers. Would you make the switch? »
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Mumbai's Stinking Problem: Queen's Necklace Turns Into A Dumpyard 17.7.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
Marine Drive in Mumbai, also known as the Queen's Necklace, may have been recently accorded the heritage status but the trash being thrown out by the sea each day has become a stinking problem. This...
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After Top Court's Garbage Rebuke, Lt Governor's Office Says Work Underway 16.7.2018 NDTV News - Latest
Days after the Supreme Court castigated Lt Governor Anil Baijal for doing nothing to get the "mountains of garbage" cleared, his office today said that work is already underway to address these...
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REWIND: Top photos of the week 16.7.2018 Rediff: News
All of the top news of the week gone by, in photos.
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A look at design for health and wellness 16.7.2018 DNA: Top News
We recently asked the participants of a workshop to identify the one obstinate problem that may hold the key to many of the maternal and child health issues. The majority votes gravitated rather strongly towards anemia. If you are a young Indian woman, experience fatigue, headaches, shallow breath, with a propensity to catch colds and feel low, anemia could be the culprit. Half the women between fifteen and fifty in India are reportedly anemic. The usual remedy that our medical friends recommend is iron tablets or even parental iron, in cases of anemia. On a visit to a Public Health Facility in Chota-Udaipur, the exasperated team there shared instances where they would find these tablets thrown away in the garbage by the adolescent, pregnant and lactating women. A common reason is that women experience nausea and constipation on taking Iron tablets. Efforts are on to persuade and make more girls and women, in the adolescent and reproductive age, take Iron tablets. Yet, can there be other more culturally ...
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If there is one Modi idea I can get behind, it is Swachh Bharat 14.7.2018 Rediff: Columns
'As an idea, cleaning up India is a good one,' says Mitali Saran.
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SC slams 'superman' LG for inaction in clearing Delhi's 'mountains of garbage' 12.7.2018 Rediff: News
Referring to the "mountains of garbage" at the three landfill sites -- Ghazipur, Okhla and Bhalswa-- the court said no action has been taken by authorities, including the office of the LG due to which Delhi was facing the serious problem.
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On Delhi Garbage, Supreme Court's 'Superman' Snub To Lt Governor 12.7.2018 NDTV News - Latest
Supreme Court slams Lt Governor over Delhi garbage: "You say I have power, I am superman, but don't do anything"
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Supreme Court comes down hard against garbage mess in Delhi, waterlogging in Mumbai 10.7.2018 Zee News : India National
Supreme Court slapped fines on 10 states and two union territories for not filing their affidavits on their policies for solid waste management strategy.
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"Delhi Buried Under Garbage, Mumbai Sinking": Top Court Slams Government 10.7.2018 NDTV News - India-news
Delhi is getting buried under mounds of garbage and Mumbai is sinking under water, but the government is doing nothing, the Supreme Court said today. It fined 10 states and two union territories for...
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Mumbai sinking, Delhi being buried under garbage, but govt does nothing: SC 10.7.2018 Rediff: News
'When the courts intervene, we are attacked for judicial activism'
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Public Works Department Asks Officials To Check Waterlogging During Rains 7.7.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
The Public Works Department of the Delhi goverment has directed its senior officials to visit their respective areas during rains to check waterlogging.
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How Could Saplings Replace Trees, Asks Delhi High Court On Tree Felling 4.7.2018 NDTV News - Latest
How could a sapling replace a grown-up tree, the Delhi High Court today asked while observing that felling over 16,500 trees to build multi-storey accommodation for proposed redevelopment of six South...
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Bengaluru’s waste and brand audit exposes top polluters 2.7.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Multi-layer nonrecyclable plastic continues to dominate waste streams. A brand audit shows the different brands that pollute, and seeks answers to the questions on producer's responsibility. »
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City buzz: Delhi’s ‘Chipko’ moment, Swachh city rankings 2018 and more 30.6.2018 Citizen Matters
Never miss what's important for you to know! For the busy reader, a quick look at some of the week's most significant news headlines from cities across India. »
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Cabinet approves MoU between India and Singapore on Cooperation in the field of Planning 27.6.2018 Govt of india: PIB
          The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its ex post-facto approval to the MoU between India and Singapore on cooperation in the field of urban planning and development.
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NHAI urged to construct overbridges, underpasses 27.6.2018 Hindu: Home
Provide infrastructure on highways in Chitradurga: MP
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