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Maharashtra government to take action against open slaughter of animals 16.8.2018 DNA: Money
Maharashtra government has decided to take strict action against open slaughtering of goats and sheep and has also issued guidelines to slaughterhouses on the same. It has made mandatory for the slaughterhouses to obtain permissions from the Maharashtra Pollution Control Board (MPCB). The urban development department has also issued notifications in this regard. It says that the waste produces generated in slaughterhouses should be disposed off properly as per the MPCB guidelines. This will be applicable for those slaughterhouses who cutting more than ten animals per day. According to the state urban development department, illegal slaughtering activities has led to water and environmental pollution. "As per the MPCB Act 1981, it is mandatory for slaughterhouses to seek permissions from MPCB. Besides they also need to have the Effluent Treatment Plant (EPT) to treat the water generated in the slaughter process. However, in the recent audit conducted by the state government, it was revealed that most of ...
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Kalyan residents celebrate Independence Day through hunger strike 16.8.2018 DNA: Money
On Independence day Kalyan residents sat on a hunger strike to seek freedom from 15 issues which plague the city. Some of these issues include freedom from potholes, bad roads, proper water supply, etc. The 72nd Independence day was celebrated in a different manner by some of the Kalyan residents this year. On August 15 they sat on a hunger strike in front of the KDMC (Kalyan Dombivli Municipal corporation) to set Kalyan free from various problems. "For years the city has been facing problems like potholes, bad roads, poor water supply, lack of proper solid waste management, etc.," says activist Shrinivas Ghanekar from Kalyan. "We have raised the issue with the KDMC as well as the commissioner many times but in vain. Hence, we have organised this chain hunger strike to get our demands met," says he. Through this strike the residents want KDMC to do proper waste segregation, improve road conditions, have social audits of its various projects, rehabilitation of those affected by road widening the project, ...
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People fail PM's Swachchh Bharat mission at Red Fort 16.8.2018 Metros | The Asian Age
The dustbins eventually overflowed, forcing school children to throw garbage on the grounds.
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Recruitment for govt jobs to begin soon 16.8.2018 The Navhind Times
PANAJI: The state legislative assembly Speaker Pramod Sawant on Wednesday said the  government will soon begin recruitment process for  government departments. Sawant made the announcement  after historically unfurling the national tricolour and inspecting the guard of honour during the celebration of the 72nd Independence Day at the Old Secretariat in Panaji. The Speaker unfurled the ...
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As PM calls for Swachh Bharat, plastic, banana peels trashed at Red Fort 15.8.2018 The Asian Age | Home
A few cartons were used as makeshift dustbins which eventually overflowed, forcing school children to throw garbage on the grounds.
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Still not Swachh Bharat: Red Fort ground strewn with trash post Independence Day event 15.8.2018 DNA: Opinion
A number of plastic water bottles and banana peels lay scattered on the grounds of the Red Fort after Prime Minister Narendra Modi 's Independence Day address , despite the government's emphasis on the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan. Minutes after the event ended, heaps of plastic water bottles could be seen in various enclosures where children and the public were seated, indicating a lack of arrangement for garbage disposal in the 17th century Mughal monument. A few cartons were used as makeshift dustbins which eventually overflowed, forcing school children to throw garbage on the grounds. "Surprisingly, there was no arrangement of dustbins for disposing off water bottles and other trash at such an important event even when the prime minister had been stressing on cleanliness and hygiene," said Namita Srivastava, a teacher who accompanied students for the event. "The entire area looked like a dump yard. I simply fail to understand why they did not make some arrangement for disposal of trash," said another ...
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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR 15.8.2018 Commentary – The Navhind Times
On Government’s ‘Ease of Living Index’ Exercise The government has ranked the nation’s major cities on a 100 point scale reportedly based on four parameters of governance, social, economic and physical infrastructure under its ‘Ease of Living Index’ and has stated that Pune is the most liveable city with Panaji being at the 90th position.I ...
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Nuts about coconuts 14.8.2018 The Navhind Times
Miguel Braganza It is mid-August, and it’s time to give the latest ‘state tree’ of Goa some well-deserved attention. This is the time to dig around the tree and apply manure for its nourishment. In the uplands, especially in areas that have no irrigation facility, it is the time to plough between the coconut trees, ...
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What a waste! BMC yet to appoint contractor to construct waste-to-energy plant at Deonar 14.8.2018 Free Press Journal: Mumbai
Mumbai: The clock is ticking for Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) before it appoints a new contractor
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Despite potholes, Mumbai ranks third in ease-of-living index; Pune, Navi Mumbai, Thane in top 10 14.8.2018 Free Press Journal: Mumbai
Mumbai: A city that witnesses potholes every monsoon and is a grim picture of civic apathy has surprisingly
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645 compact garbage vehicles to hit Mumbai roads as creative BMC looks to ease traffic woes 14.8.2018 Free Press Journal: Mumbai
MUMBAI: City’s civic body has now come up with an innovative idea to avoid traffic menace which is
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Thane guardian minister Eknath Shinde promises waste management soluti... 14.8.2018 DNA: Bangalore
Thane guardian minister Eknath Shinde promises waste management soluti...
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Industrial areas must shift to PNG by Sept, says L-G Anil Baijal 14.8.2018 Metros | The Asian Age
He informed that vacation application will be filed by end of this month.
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Mumbai has best infra: Survey 14.8.2018 Metros | The Asian Age
City ranks first in the physical factor, which includes infra, transport, housing.
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City garbage to be collected by side-loading vans 14.8.2018 Metros | The Asian Age
The compactors also have separate compartments for wet, dry and electronic waste.
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End public slaughter on Id, says PIL in HC 14.8.2018 Metros | The Asian Age
The petition also objected against the online licence given by the BMC to sacrifice animals and sought restriction on issuance of such licences.
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Cristiano Ronaldo scores first Juventus goal in just 8 minutes, match aband... 13.8.2018 DNA: Bangalore
Cristiano Ronaldo scores first Juventus goal in just 8 minutes, match aband...
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Mumbai: Goregoan MTNL bridge ready, but wait before inauguration 13.8.2018 Free Press Journal: Mumbai
Mumbai: The construction work of the much-awaited Goregoan MTNL bridge has been recently completed by
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Changing rural India 13.8.2018 Mumbai Age
Rural Youth Volunteers in India -- a programme supported by the US embassy to India -- is slowly helping transform Indian villages.
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Sancoale panchayat puts in place development, garbage committees 13.8.2018 The Navhind Times
VASCO: Sancoale gram sabha on Sunday constituted village development committee (VDC) and garbage committee (GC) to oversee development work and garbage issue which is a problem in all 11 wards of the panchayat. Sancoale sarpanch Girish Pillai, who chaired the meeting, said that the VDC involves two members from each ward of the panchayat wherein ...
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