User: indiatogether Topic: Environment
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Last updated: Nov 28 2016 17:57 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Man murdered in car with neck slit 28.11.2016 deccanherald.com
A 23-year-old employee of a private power company was found dead in a car in Outer Delhi's Narela area on Sunday. In another incident, a burnt body of an unidentified man was recovered from a vacant plot in Uttam Nagar. The man murdered in Narela was identified as Mohit Kumar. He was reported missing after he drove off in his car on Saturday evening, police said. His body was found in the morning around 8 am on the drivers seat of his car with his neck slit, said a police officer of Narela police station. His car was found parked a couple of lanes away from his home in Bankner village by some passers by who checked and found him dead, police said. Police said Kumar worked as a contract employee in the power distribution company of the area. "We are awaiting the post mortem report to proceed. We are trying to find out if Kumar was killed in the car or was murdered somewhere else and later left in the car by the killer," said a police official, claiming that nothing suspicious was recovered yet from the ...
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Health scheme for rag-pickers 25.11.2016 The Telegraph : Jharkhand
Rag-pickers, including children, collecting plastic refuse from garbage dumps and risking their lives will soon be a thing of past in the Coal Belt as Dhanbad Municipal Corporation (DMC) has initiated steps to regularise them through registration.
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Manual scavengers find a voice on the screen 23.11.2016 TOI: Chennai
"Every morsel of food we eat is stained in blood" is how a subject in K Divya's documentary film 'Kakkoos' (Toilet) describes the plight of manual scavengers.
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One week after demonetisation announcement, crores of old currency notes burned, destroyed, dumped 16.11.2016 All Current Affairs Stories
Here is the list of unaccounted cash being seized or dumped across India after demonetisation move
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Alia Bhatt celebrates Children's Day with ragpickers 14.11.2016 Cinema-Showbiz
Actress Alia Bhatt had to clean a desk for a week as punishment for sleeping in the school, she shared during an event on Children's Day on Monday.
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Going from rags to riches, with a big difference 11.11.2016 TOI: All Headlines
Going from rags to riches, with a big difference
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Pune wastepicker finds Rs 1,000 notes of 52K face value disposed in a bin 10.11.2016 FirstPost: India

The elderly woman ragpicker, who chanced upon the 1000 Rs notes in a plastic bag, immediately alerted her supervisor who-in-turn informed the police.

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Waste picker finds bag carrying Rs 1,000 notes of 52K face value in Pune 10.11.2016 Zee News : States
A waste picker here on Thursday came across a bag full of Rs 1,000 notes totalling up to Rs 52,000, two day after the demonetisation of the currency of these denominations.
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Wastepicker finds bag carrying Rs 1,000 notes of 52K face value 10.11.2016 deccanherald.com
A waste picker here today came across a bag full of Rs 1,000 notes totalling upto Rs 52,000, two day after the demonetisation of the currency of these denominations. The elderly woman ragpicker, who chanced upon the cash in a plastic bag, however, immediately alerted her supervisor who in-turn informed the police of what she found. Police said the incident took place in one of the by-lanes of Law College Road here this morning. "Shanta Ovhal, who is working with the civic body, was segregating the waste this morning in one of the by-lanes of Law College Road, where she found a plastic bag," an officer attached to Deccan-Gymkhana police station said. "To segregate the waste, she opened the bag and was shocked as she saw currency notes in denominations of Rs 1,000 along with some waste in the bag," he said. The woman then informed about it to her supervisor."Later, they approached the police and submitted the bag, full of demonetised currency notes," the officer said. "We are investigating who had left the ...
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Fire and smoke from garbage trouble residents 10.11.2016 Hindu: Cities
Smoke from garbage that was burnt inside the Government Hospital premises in Chromepet left residents gasping for breath on Wednesday.According to hospital sources, the litter from nearby areas was pi...
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Used plastic bottles to get new home in Pune 9.11.2016 TOI: All Headlines
Used plastic bottles to get new home in Pune
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No-cracker Diwali to cleaner fuel: What Kejriwal govt can do to tackle Delhi pollution 7.11.2016 Most Popular
Real policy is not defensive short term emergency measures but something proactive spanning multiple years
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Channel bears the brunt of dumping of plastic wastes 7.11.2016 Hindu: Home
Ragpickers can be seen roaming in the area throughout the day
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‘Make them part of solution’ 4.11.2016 The Hindu: Today's Paper
‘Make them part of solution’
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Nallurhalli lake: ‘Make them part of solution’ 4.11.2016 Hindu: Home
Faced with illegal dumping of waste by ragpickers in lakes in Hagadur ward, which includes Nallurhalli lake, citizens have taken the help of Hasiru Dala to come up with a plan to involve them in prope...
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‘Make them part of solution’ 4.11.2016 Hindu: News
Faced with illegal dumping of waste by ragpickers in lakes in Hagadur ward, which includes Nallurhalli lake, citizens have taken the help of Hasiru Dala to come up with a plan to involve them in prope...
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Surprise goodies for rag-pickers 31.10.2016 The Telegraph : Jharkhand
He loves chakris but can't dream of spending Rs 150 for a box. Last year on Diwali, while rummaging through rubbish, five-year-old Nitin Kumar, a Dhanbad rag-picker, found an unused one which he had lit up.
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Jakhalabandha goes green in bid to be ‘Gateway to Kaziranga’ 31.10.2016 The Assam Tribune
Jakhalabandha goes green in bid to be ‘Gateway to Kaziranga’
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5 explosive devices found near New Jersey train station after series of weekend attacks in US 19.9.2016 India Today| Must Read
Five suspicious devices found in a trash can near a New Jersey train station might contain a live explosive device, the city's mayor said.
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Protest against dumping of waste along roads 17.9.2016 Hindu: Home
Spoiling the charm of Onam and Bakrid celebrations, unidentified miscreants dumped large bundles of untreated slaughterhouse waste along the new bypass road and in rivers. The stinking bundles also co...
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