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Cabinet orders audit over 'discrepancies' in hospitals 22.6.2018 Metros | The Asian Age
Clears set up of waste treatment plant at Bawana.
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'Lack of alternatives drive people to plastic' 22.6.2018 Metros | The Asian Age
This year, India has pledged to ban all single-use plastics by 2022 and also plans to introduce a campaign against marine litter.
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2 days to go for Maha plastic ban, confusion prevails 22.6.2018 The Tribune
Tribune News Service Mumbai, June 21 With just two days to go before a comprehensive ban on use, sale and storage of single-use plastic items comes into effect, citizens and owners of small businesses are confused about the items that are prohibited and those that are not. As per information available from the Maharashtra Government, single-use cutlery like plastic spoons, plates, water bottles etc are banned. Also on the hit-list are decorative items made of plastic and thermocol and flex banners. However, woven polypropylene bags have not been banned. Even high-quality food-grade plastic bottles are allowed. Following pressure from organised retailers, the state government has allowed the use of compostible plastic bags. What has riled the common man is the proposal to levy fine on anyone possessing plastic bags. The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has announced that its anti-plastic squad would hit the streets from Saturday, when the ban comes into force. Anyone found with banned plastic ...
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Navelim VP considers setting up biogas plant to generate power 22.6.2018 Goa News – The Navhind Times
Navelim panchayat has won accolades from the Governor for garbage management and is rated as one of the best panchayats in the state. Sarpanch Vilma D’Silva, a first-time panch member, speaks to principal correspondent Joao Sousa M on challenges, achievements and accomplishments of the panchayat. Excerpts of the interview. Q: How do you evaluate the ...
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Notices to two hospitals 22.6.2018 The Tribune

Muktsar: The Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB) on Thursday issued show-cause notices to two private hospitals of Muktsar for not disposing of the bio-medical waste as per rules. These are Rajindra Hospital and Anand Hospital. “Three hospitals were checked on Thursday and two of them were found to be flouting rules so notices were served,” said Daljit Singh, SDO, PPCB. These hospitals have been asked to follow the waste management rules, he added. TNS

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Dadu Majra residents use event to raise stink issue 22.6.2018 The Tribune
Tribune News Service Chandigarh,  June 21 Residents of the Dadu Majra have performed  yoga asanas by wearing masks on the local dumping ground to mark a protest against the authorities concerned over the issue of the shifting of the dumping ground. The residents adopted a unique  way of protest after they  failed to  get any  solution to the  issues they had been facing due to the dumping ground. The protest was organised under the banner of the joint action committee. Residents of Sector 38  also joined the  protest. President of the Resident Welfare Association  Kuldeep, Congress  leader  Yadvindra  Mehta, Harjeet  Singh, Jeev Raj  and Sunder were among those who participated in the  protest. They said political leaders visit the area during  elections and promise to solve the issue  but to no avail. One of the residents  said nobody  could walk or  perform yoga at the dumping ground where stink emanates from the garbage dumps. They said it was  their way to  raise  their   voice  before   the leaders ...
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Locals perform asanas in front of dumping ground 22.6.2018 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
Noida residents urge Yogi to relocate it
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Cabinet approves audit of hospitals 22.6.2018 Hindu: Delhi
The Delhi Cabinet on Thursday approved a proposal for a third-party audit of eight government-funded hospitals and medical institutes, which the High
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Appointment of Swachh Bharat ‘expert’ under Lokayukta scanner 22.6.2018 The Navhind Times
NT NETWORK   PANAJI State lokayukta Justice (retd) P K Misra has called for original files pertaining to the appointment and the extensions given to Sumit Singh, who was appointed as a ‘governance expert’ at monthly salary of Rs 1 lakh for replicating the Jodhpur model of ‘smart colony-smart wards’ in Goa. The anti-corruption ombudsman ...
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Hefty fines to squash litterbugs 22.6.2018 Hindu: Chennai
Corporation frames bylaws to impose a penalty of up to ₹25,000; stresses on segregation of waste at source
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Bawana: Cabinet nods to set up TSDF 22.6.2018 The Tribune
Tribune News Service New Delhi, June 21 The Cabinet today approved the setting up of Treatment Storage and Disposal Facilities (TSDF) at Bawana for the treatment and disposal of hazardous waste generated combined effluent treatment plant (CETP) and industrial units located in industrial estates. In a meting chaired by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, the Cabinet also approved the engagement of Indian Institute of Public Administration (IIPA) on nomination basis for third party audit of eight autonomous institutes/society hospitals, disbursement of the cost in three instalments i.e. 50 per cent amount of the study on commencement of work and another 30 per cent on submission of draft report and 20 per cent on submission of final report, the payment of fee shall be paid from grant in aid releases to Institute of Liver and Bellary Sciences (ILBS). The Cabinet’s decision to nominate the IIPA as the third party auditor is in line with the directions of the High Court in Writ Petition (C) 9350/2014 titled ...
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Now, use of waste plastic in road work mandatory 22.6.2018 Hindu: Fitness
State move aims to offer quality road, address post-ban woes
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Sanitary pad disposal to be safer in govt. schools 22.6.2018 Hindu: Policy & Issues
In phase-I of mission, 300 schools to be covered
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A day before plastic ban, Mumbaikars anxious 22.6.2018 Hindu: News
210 BMC staffers ready to levy penalties; exhibition on alternatives from today
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Mumbai: Panel rejects BMC demand to slash plastic ban fine 21.6.2018 Free Press Journal: Mumbai
Mumbai: The law panel of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has rejected the civic body’s
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Govt to fine misuse of piped drinking water 21.6.2018 Hindu: News
Hints at reducing charge of piped drinking water
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Climate change threatens survival of albatross 21.6.2018 Downtoearth
Rising sea temperatures will reduce the availability of prey for the predator seabird and their population growth rate will decline by 5.3%
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Watch: Senegal, Japan fans win hearts by cleaning stadium after FIFA World Cup match in Russia 21.6.2018 DNA: Mumbai
A FIFA World Cup doesn't just see the best football players on the planet assembling in one country, it also witnesses millions of fans from across the globe coming together to celebrate sport. While the action on the field, naturally, takes the centre-stage, there are plenty of heart-warming humane stories that come up too. One such instance happened after the Senegal versus Poland match in the ongoing FIFA World Cup in Russia on Tuesday. Fans of the African team were jubilant at the Spartak Stadium in Moscow as their side defeated Poland 2-1. Senegal proved to be Africa's saving grace at the World Cup on Tuesday. Take away their win over Poland and it is five defeats in five for the continent's representatives in Russia. After Nigeria and Algeria both reached the knockout phase four years ago, following Ghana's run to the quarter-finals in 2010, it is already looking like 2018 will be a step backwards for Africa on the biggest stage.   However, rather than bringing the house down in celebration, the ...
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Take a step towards sustainability 21.6.2018 Hindu: Bangalore
Go Native offers almost everything you need to make your life and your home planet-friendly
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Expect a smorgasbord of flavours at Ikea India 21.6.2018 Hindu: Religion
The Ikea bistro in Hyderabad, set to be its largest in the world, will serve chicken and salmon balls as well as biryani and gulab jamun. Here’s a sneak peek
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