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Fifteenth Finance Commission holds meeting on issues of Environment, Forest and Climate change 20.3.2019 Govt of india: PIB
As per the terms of reference of the Fifteenth Finance Commission – · “The Commission may consider proposing measurable performance-based incentives for States, at the appropriate level of government, in following areas (i) Achievements in implementation of flagship schemes of Government of India, disaster resilient infrastructure, sustainable development goals, and quality of expenditure; (ii) Progress made in sanitation, solid waste managementand bringing in behavioural change to end open defecation.
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Madambakkam: Where civic body orders burning of inorganic waste 20.3.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Inorganic and recyclable waste being burnt in empty plots and smoke trails are a common sight in Madambakkam. What's more shocking is that it turns out that this is how the Town Panchayat wants the waste collected from over 13000 households in the area to be managed!
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Hasan Minhaj on Modi poll strategy: ‘We will retaliate with 6% interest and it will compound to 9%’ 17.3.2019 Scroll.in
The American comedian takes aim at the upcoming election in the latest episode of the Netflix series ‘Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj’.
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Green Court Asks Delhi Civic Body To Resolve Landfill Site Issue With DDA 12.3.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has refused to entertain a plea by the East Delhi Municipal Corporation (EDMC) seeking land to manage garbage at the Ghazipur landfill site, saying that dispute of...
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By design and delusion, the project to radicalise Hindu India gains momentum 9.3.2019 Scroll.in
The growing darkness of hate and bigotry can only be dispelled if more Indians question, resist and speak up.
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India and ADB sign $26 Million Loan Agreement for Additional Financing to Assam Urban Project 8.3.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Government of India and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) signed here today in New Delhi a $26 Million Loan Agreement to provide additional financing for improving drainage infrastructure in Dibrugarh town of Assam under the ongoing Assam Urban Infrastructure Investment Program.
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40; Single; Female; Muslim: How these and other identities define migrant lives in Mumbai 8.3.2019 Citizen Matters
Mumbai, they say, is a melting pot, a city of equal opportunities. But do identities of caste, gender, religion really get fused in the underbelly of the city? Or do they impact the lives of those who live there? A recent research project in a Goregaon slum throws some light on this.
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How Mumbai’s sanitation workers fought the municipal corporation – and won 4.3.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
A trade union movement has used both legal strategies and confrontational methods to organise Dalit workers on contracts.
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Shift waste dumping site or we close it: NGT to authorities 2.3.2019 The Assam Tribune
Shift waste dumping site or we close it: NGT to authorities
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Shri Dharmendra Pradhan hands over 100th Letter of Intent under SATAT scheme 27.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas & Skill development and Entrepreneurship Shri Dharmendra Pradhan today handed over the 100th Letter of Intent (LOI)  to the Compressed Bio-Gas(CBG) Entrepreneur (producer) under the SATAT scheme.
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Cleaning Up Indore - An Excerpt From Raghuram Rajan's New Book 25.2.2019 NDTV News - Latest
Exclusive excerpt from 'The Third Pillar' by Raghuram Rajan.
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Green Court Refuses Permission For Registering Garbage Disposal Vehicles 22.2.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
The National Green Tribunal has dismissed a plea seeking review of its order refusing permission for registration of new vehicles of municipal corporations for garbage disposal.
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In Mumbai, ‘bird races’ are highlighting city’s avian diversity, whether in wetlands or wastelands 20.2.2019 Scroll.in
Alongside skyscrapers, malls and industries, the city houses a variety of natural habitats, making it conducive for birds and biodiversity to thrive.
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Institutionalize a code of conduct & self regulation mechanism to curb unethical practices: VP tells Real Estate Industry 14.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has called upon the industry bodies in the Real Estate Sector to institutionalize a code conduct and a self regulation mechanism to curb unethical practices.
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Chennai Man Arrested Two Weeks After His Wife's Body Parts Found In Bins 6.2.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
More than a fortnight after dismembered body parts of a woman were found in garbage bins in Chennai, the police have arrested the woman's husband, who is a small-time film director and producer.
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The Modi Years: How successful is the Swachh Bharat Mission or Clean India campaign? 4.2.2019 Scroll.in
Open defecation levels come down, but not as much as the Narendra Modi government claims.
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Over 4,000 Urban Cities Declared Open Defecation Free: Government 3.2.2019 NDTV News - India-news
Over 4,000 urban cities have been declared open defecation free (ODF) under the Swachh Bharat Mission, an official at the Housing and Urban Affairs Ministry said.
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States Asked To Furnish Rs 10 Crore Each As Yamuna Cleaning Guarantee 29.1.2019 NDTV News - India-news
The National Green Tribunal Tuesday expressed dissatisfaction over the cleaning of river Yamuna and directed Delhi, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh governments to submit a performance guarantee of Rs 10...
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Bengaluru Solutions Series discusses how to fix air quality in city 22.1.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Randeep said solid waste management in Bengaluru was a constantly evolving challenge, addressed only by citizens taking ownership of their waste and partnering with local agencies to treat their waste.
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Jaitey calls Congress remarks on EVM hacking “lie and garbage” 22.1.2019 Central Chronicle
New Delhi, Union Finance Minister and senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley on Monday called the Congress’ remarks on EVM tampering “a big lie and garbage”. The Minister said the Congress party is increasingly becoming contagious.Mr Jaitley, in a series of tweets, said the Congress has been misleading the people and now after Rafale deal and the […]
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