User: indiatogether Topic: Environment
Category: Assorted :: Scavenging
Last updated: Jan 13 2017 01:27 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Stress on measures to conserve vulture population 12.1.2017 Hindu: National
A State-level workshop on Vulture Conservation that concluded at Sulthan Bathery on Thursday stressed the need for stringent measures to conserve the remaining population of the scavenger bird in the...
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Silt chambers to be mandatory 9.1.2017 Hindu: Hyderabad
Move to ensure separation of solid waste from water thrown in the sewer lines
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Contempt notice to govt over cleanliness in city 4.1.2017 TOI: Jaipur
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2 cyclists head for Delhi with 'Zero Waste'message 2.1.2017 TOI: Ahmedabad Times
A team of two cyclists from Ahmedabad will pedal from the city to Delhi - a distance of 1,020 km to spread the message of 'Make Your Home Zero Waste.'
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Two cyclists from Ahmedabad will pedal with message of ‘Zero Waste’ 29.12.2016 TOI: Cities
A team of two cyclists from Ahmedabad will pedal from the city to Delhi — a distance of 1,020 km to spread the message of ‘Make Your Home Zero Waste.’
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Indore ragpickers threaten to protest if city is made garbage-free 28.12.2016 India Today| Must Read
Ragpickers in Indore have threatened street protests if not allowed to sift plastic waste from the domestic waste every day.
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Swachh Mission: GVMC to deploy rag pickers 27.12.2016 Hindu: Cities
Their services will be utilised for collection and segregation of waste
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An equal music, a beautiful society 23.12.2016 Hindu: Lead
No aspect of life in India from the exalted heavens of the classical arts to the most mundane pits of bodily waste can escape the totalitarian structure of caste
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PIL on manual scavenging: Notice to Centre, State 19.12.2016 The Hindu - Tamil Nadu
MADURAI: The Madras High Court Bench here on Monday ordered notices to the Central and State Governments on a public interest litigation (PIL) petition seeking a direction to them to constitute nation...
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Cuttack rag-pickers to get identity cards 6.12.2016 TOI: All Headlines
Cuttack rag-pickers to get identity cards
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Soon, segregation of dry and wet waste will be compulsory all housing societies 5.12.2016 TOI: Mumbai
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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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