User: indiatogether Topic: Environment
Category: Assorted :: Scavenging
Last updated: Jul 30 2016 20:14 IST RSS 2.0
 
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‘Stage set to win negotiating ability’ 30.7.2016 Hindu: Home
As Dalits across Gujarat refuse to dispose of carcasses, the groundswell of anger is rising. We ask activist Martin Macwan if this can be channelled into a nationwide protest
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"Modi must vow to eradicate manual scavenging on Aug. 15" 29.7.2016 Hindu: News
Ramon Magsaysay awardee Bezwada Wilson interacted exclusively with The Hindu’s readers on Thursday
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Magsaysay 2016 29.7.2016 Hindu: Opinion
Bezwada Wilson and T.M. Krishna, the winners of the Ramon Magsaysay Awards are without an iota of doubt deserving candidates who have rendered yeoman service in their spheres of activity (“Magsaysay ...
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Live Chat with Bezwada Wilson, Magsaysay awardee 28.7.2016 Hindu: Home
The winner of the Ramon Magsaysay Award for 2016 to fight against manual scavenging will answer your questions at 4 pm
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For him, the battle continues 28.7.2016 The Hindu: Today's Paper
For him, the battle continues
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Practice still rampant in Kolar 28.7.2016 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Practice still rampant in Kolar
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For him, the battle continues 27.7.2016 Hindu: Home
Bezwada Wilson has won Magsaysay Award for his struggle against manual scavenging.
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A new lease of life 26.7.2016 The Hindu: Today's Paper
A new lease of life
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Solid waste management: Onus is now on people 24.7.2016 Hindu: News
Board sets new rules for organisers of public functions
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Flocks of birds near RGIA pose threat to flights 22.7.2016 newindianexpress.com
Airport authorities are concerned over the dumping of waste around the airstrip, results in attracting scavenging birds.
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The premium on waste 19.7.2016 HBL: Home
Silicon Valley mates link kabadiwallas through apps and raise the bar on recycling plastic
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Manual Scavenging still exists! 15.7.2016 TOI: Cities
Dressed in his tattered blue jeans and a banyan, 27-year-old Babu Nadar’s day begins with seeking his mother’s blessing, hugging his wife and son and gulping down a few pegs of country liquor before he disappears into the sludge and filth filled pungent drains in the city.
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MC issues waste disposal guidelines 9.7.2016 Punjab News, Ludhiana News, Ludhiana City News | Times of India Punjab News
Harsimran Singh Batra | Institutions, hotels, malls and schools with area above 5,000 sq mts will soon have to figure out how to manage their solid waste by themselves.
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What a relief! 2.7.2016 The Hindu: Today's Paper
What a relief!
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Suchitwa mission distributes eco-friendly bags to MLAs 30.6.2016 TOI: Thiruvananthapuram
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What a relief! 30.6.2016 The Hindu: Today's Paper
What a relief!
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What a relief! 29.6.2016 Hindu: Metroplus
IITian Amit Mittal has designed mobile toilets which are not dependent on water and sewage lines
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Innovation at its worst 19.6.2016 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Innovation at its worst
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Soon, Clean-up Marshalls to catch litterbugs on streets 17.6.2016 deccanherald.com
Think before you spit and litter in public. 'Clean-up Marshalls' are watching you. In an attempt ensure clean neighbourhoods, the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) has planned to deploy these 'marshals' to keep vigil and penalise those who lack civic sense. The new concept was mooted by palike Commissioner N Manjunath Prasad here at the "Hasiru Habba" programme, which was hosted by Hasiru Dala and Clean City Recyclers Association (CCRA) for ragpickers. He later told Deccan Herald, "The BBMP would rope in retired army personnel, who would be deployed in all the wards. These 'marshalls', in uniforms, will be empowered to penalise those littering public spaces. "There are more than 25,000 pourakarmikas going door-to-door and roughly 30,000 ragpickers. In spite of all this, a few continue to throw garbage from windows and also from vehicles leading to blackspots. This must come to an end," he said. He added there was already a discussion to introduce the Clean-up Marshal concept with Bengaluru ...
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An effort to promote biodigester in city 14.6.2016 Hindu: News
An innovative, low-cost technology for treating human waste – developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) – can aid in putting an end to the current situation of manual scave...
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