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There is no place for dalits in the PM’s heart: Rahul 9.8.2018 Central Chronicle
New Delhi, Charging the BJP and Prime Minister Narendra Modi of being ‘anti-dalit’, Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday said that there is no place for dalits in the PM’s heart. Addressing a protest at Jantar Mantar against the dilution of the SC ST (Prevention of atrocities) Bill, the Congress president said,’’ In his book of […]
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State govt takes steps to root out manual scavenging 28.7.2018 The Assam Tribune
State govt takes steps to root out manual scavenging
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Gujarat govt launches 'zero waste' policy 27.7.2018 DNA: India
Gujarat government has launched a policy with the aim to make all civic bodies "zero-waste" cities in the state. The policy was launched on Thursday after the chief minister approved the same. The policy gives power to each of the civic bodies to frame their individual laws to act against individuals or organisations committing erratic disposal of waste. The policy's main focus is over 100% segregation of waste, recycling and systematic disposal of the same. The policy also aims to ensure toilets for each household, manual scavenging-free societies, disposal of sewerage water after treatment and providing additional funds to civic bodies for the same. The policy has set ten goals to make all cities free from waste. It mentions: "All cities should be zero-waste cities and for that, 100% waste from residential, industrial and commercial areas is to be collected and stored after segregation. Construction waste and debris is to be collected and reused after recycling." The policy states that all local urban ...
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TSC launches MB240 printer series In India 11.7.2018 Technology News | Read The Latest Technology News And Headlines, Mobile Phone Reviews And Much More
The new MB240 series is designed to fit alongside TSC's bigger industrial printer models including the MH240 and MX240P series.
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BVM to compete in Centre’s tech challenge 10.7.2018 The Tribune
Tribune News Service Ludhiana, July 9 The Central Government’s “Technology Challenge”, contest which aims for innovative technology-driven solutions for cleaning of sewers and septic tanks has received a positive start. Students of Bhartiya Vidya Mandir, Udham Singh Nagar, through its Atal Tinkering Lab, have made a prototype of robotic machine that can be sent into sewers for cleaning and removing blockages. Termed “Smart Sewage Shooter”, the machine is water-proof and can be controlled entirely from outside. The machine is equipped with a cutter, cameras and lights. A variety of ‘changeable cutters’ with varying strength as well as diameter can be fitted. The cutter attached with a motor also churns sewage to clear the blockage. Moreover, the machine can release chemicals, including sodium formalin, chloroform to dilute sewage and clear blockage. Bhartiya Vidya Mandir principal Bandana Sethi said, “Students and teachers brainstormed to solve this major issue. In this technology driven world, humans ...
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Won't allow scrapping of quotas, dilution of SC/ST Act 'at any cost': BJP 4.7.2018 The Asian Age | Home
'PM Modi government has introduced schemes to address these problems which Congress ignored for decades,' Bizay Sonkar Shastri alleged.
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Review meeting on flagship programmes held 30.6.2018 The Shillong Times
SHILLONG: A meeting on periodical review was held by Cabinet Ministers on various flagship programmes in East Khasi Hills district. The meeting was held at the conference room of the DC under the chairmanship of Deputy Chief Minister Prestone Tynsong on Friday. The flagship programmes subject to the review were MGNREGA, PMAY, NSAP, SSA, Mid […]
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Education Minister reviews implementation of schemes in WGH district 27.6.2018 The Shillong Times
  TURA: Meghalaya Education Minister, Lakhmen Rymbui on Wednesday reviewed the implementation of various schemes in West Garo Hills  (WGH) District at Circuit House in Tura. The meeting was attended by Deputy Commissioner, Ram Singh, ADC and Project Director, DRDA, Ashish M Sangma, Tura Municipal Board CEO, Sabrella B Marak, Block Development Officers from the […]
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‘Book officials failing to enforce manual scavenging law’ 26.6.2018 Hindu: Kerala
Spots identified for desilting manholes as part of pre-monsoon exercise
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Affordable toilets planned for rural poor 25.6.2018 Hindu: Medicine & Research
Each toilet to cost ₹20,000; govt. to provide ₹12,000, NGO ₹5,000 as subsidy; the rest to be borne by beneficiaries
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Compelling story of an inhuman practice 21.6.2018 Hindu: Medicine & Research
Excellent music and performances rendered Asif Ali’s “Nachyo Bahut Gopal” a fine depiction of those condemned to a life of scavenging
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TSC launches its new print engine at Computex 2018 19.6.2018 Technology News | Read The Latest Technology News And Headlines, Mobile Phone Reviews And Much More
The new RFID label printer uses the ARM Cortex-A9 processor and claims to have a maximum printing speed of 14 inches per second.
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Why did riots erupt in Shillong? 9.6.2018 Hindu: National
What is the conflict? The landscape of Shillong reminded the primarily Scottish officers of East India Company of the glens back home. The hill statio
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Flareup in Shillong a major test for Conrad 7.6.2018 Opinion | The Asian Age
The matter was resolved with both sides reaching a compromise, but later that night, a mob had gathered and started the stone-pelting and arson.
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Concerns raised on depletion in green cover 6.6.2018 The Tribune
Tribune News Service New Delhi, June 5 On the occasion of World Environment Day, acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal today raised concerns over the depletion in tree cover and bio-diversity, especially the variety of birds’ species in the national Capital. The two natural features of Delhi — Aravali Hill Range and Yamuna River — have been under constant environment threat despite monitoring by the Supreme Court and High Court in the past three decades, Mittal pointed out. Mittal also stated that not only house sparrows, but the population of crows has also reduced over a period of time and the scavenging birds have increased causing imbalance in the natural eco-system of the city. She emphasised the need for effective sewage treatment and scientific disposal and management of municipal solid waste so that the city could be saved from further environmental degradation. The acting Chief Justice was addressing a gathering during an event organised jointly by the Department of Environment and Forest and Delhi ...
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Leftovers from eateries attract dogs in K.K. Nagar 1.6.2018 Hindu: Medicine & Research
A week ago, while returning from work, 42-year-old S. Ramnath was hopelessly trying to fend off a pack of barking strays on Ramawamy Salai in K.K. Nag
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Delhi HC upholds DJB plan on manual scavengers in city 31.5.2018 Metros | The Asian Age
The petition filed by M/s Metro Waste Handling, which provides solid waste management services.
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Manual scavengers marginalised to darkest corners, forgotten, says HC 31.5.2018 Delhi – The Indian Express
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Kahlon appointed member of Khelo India Talent Screening panel 31.5.2018 The Tribune
Our Sports Correspondent Ludhiana, May 30 Mata Sahib Kaur Hockey Academy of Jarkhar village in Ludhiana district is in news again as its general secretary, Jagdeep Singh Kahlon, has been appointed member of the Khelo India Talent Screening Committee (TSC) under the National Programme for Development of Sports. The academy has hogged limelight as a number of its trainees have played in national-level tournaments. Some of them, on the basis of their achievements, were employed by government undertakings. Former international cyclist, currently posted as Station Superintendent, Rajpura railway station, Jagdeep Singh Kahon’s name figures in the list of members of the committee, constituted by the Ministry of Sports, Government of India, with the help of the Sports Authority of India. The committee has been formed to spot the talent, provide them the required coaching/ training to prepare sportspersons with a target to win medals in the 2028 Olympics. The committee will select around 1,000 talented and ...
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HC gives green light to DJB’s policy on manual scavengers 31.5.2018 Hindu: Home
Govt agency to mechanise sewer cleaning that would give self-employment
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