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Category: Sanitation
Last updated: May 23 2017 09:45 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Sanitation workers protest against east Delhi's new Mayor Neema Bhagat 23.5.2017 DNA: India
BJP councillor from Geeta Colony, Neema Bhagat, was elected the Mayor of the East Delhi Municipal Corpration (EDMC) on Monday. The safai karamcharis of the civic body, however, protested against her election and dumped garbage outside the corporation's headquarters at Udyog Sadan in Patparganj. The protest was called off after Bhagat addressed the workers. "We are with the sanitation workers. It is only because of them that the city is clean. I will make sure that the salary issue is sorted out and their other demands are also looked into," she said. The sanitation workers have been demanding payment of their salaries on time, pending arrears, and their names on payroll, instead of them being only contractual workers. The biggest strike by sanitation workers in the last two years had started from east Delhi. Meanwhile, Bhagat took a U-turn from the corporation's proposal to increase property tax rates in the 2017-18 budget in order to ramp up the revenue, and announced that the property tax will not be ...
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Neema Bhagat elected EDMC Mayor 23.5.2017 Hindu: Delhi
Bipin Bihari Singh is new Deputy Mayor; focus on generating revenue
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Corporation comes under fire in Assembly 22.5.2017 Hindu: News
Lack of pre-monsoon cleaning led to rise in dengue fever cases, says House
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How did Jai die in Sholay? Ranchi has an epic answer! 22.5.2017 India Today| Must Read
The Ranchi Nagar Nigam made hilarious Sholay references in its latest posters on sanitation and building toilets.
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India becomes second largest steel producer 22.5.2017 Hindu: Industry
Stainless steel production rose to 3.32 million tons for 2016: ISSF
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Japan keen to extend assistance 22.5.2017 Manipur: E-Pao
Japan keen to extend assistance
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Goa Tourism Minister welcomes Tejas Express initiative 22.5.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Goa Tourism Minister Manohar Ajgaonkar has welcomed the introduction of the semi-high speed Mumbai-Goa Tejas express, which is likely to reach Goa's Karmali station in a few hours on its maiden journey.
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'Heat index' finds poorest areas most vulnerable to heat waves 22.5.2017 All News-IANS Stories
People living in underdeveloped parts of central India are most vulnerable to the health impacts of heat waves, a Heat Vulnerability Index (HVI) for India has found.
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‘Girls should not be denied their rights’ 22.5.2017 Hindu: Cities
The rights of girls should not be denied and it should be ensured that they got what was rightfully theirs in every sphere of the society, said B. Rohini Ramdas, Additional Collector (Development) and...
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Civic officials told to improve Noida's image 22.5.2017 DNA: Opinion
The Uttar Pradesh (UP) Industrial Development Department's Principal Secretary and Chairman of the Noida Authority, Alok Sinha, has directed the Authority officials to provide quality civic amenities in a time-bound manner in Noida, so that the public gets some relief and the image of the area can be improved. Talking to DNA, Sinha said Noida is known as a world-class city in terms of infrastructure. "Our idea is to improve the quality of living in Noida. I have asked to improve greenery in the city, eliminate dust pollution, improve sanitation, and manage traffic better," he said. "Everything will be executed in a time-bound manner. I will review the work from time to time," he added. The instructions for all the officials to immediately start work and streamline basic civic facilities, such as traffic management, sanitation, and reduce pollution had come from UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath. "The Authority should refurbish all roads, clean drains before monsoon, beautify Noida-Delhi entry points, ...
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Indoor plants, flush tanks attract vectors 22.5.2017 TOI: Thiruvananthapuram
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J-K: Two more terrorists, another soldier killed in Nowgam 21.5.2017 New Kerala: India News
J-K: Two more terrorists, another soldier killed in Nowgam
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Vizag port is second cleanest in India 21.5.2017 TOI: All Headlines
Vizag port is second cleanest in India
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AMR threatens Indias' maternal,newborn health progress: Agency 21.5.2017 DNA: Health
"India's successes in maternal and newborn health are among those most threatened by the growing threat of antimicrobial resistance (AMR)," WaterAid also warned, as more women decide to give birth in health facilities, which may lack water, sanitation and hygiene facilities.
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Now, railways to carry out cleanliness survey of tracks 21.5.2017 Deccan Herald - Breaking News Rss Feeds
Widening its sanitation drive, the railways will now carry out a cleanliness survey of tracks on busy routes by an independent organisation and rank its 16 zones based on their performance.The railways has recently released results of a similar survey of 407 stations, carried out by the Quality Council of India.All-out efforts will be made to keep the tracks clean as well as part of the government's ongoing cleanliness campaign, said a senior railway ministry official.Railway tracks at many stretches resemble garbage dump with leftover food, plastic bottles and paper boxes strewn all over. Dis
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Railways widen sanitation drive, to carry out cleanliness survey of tracks 21.5.2017 News
Tracks at many stretches resemble garbage dump with leftover food, plastic bottles strewn all over
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MEA launches initiative to tap NRIs’ emotional connect 20.5.2017 Hindu: Home
Many non-resident Indians are ready to take up projects in native places
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State Formation Day to be a mega event 20.5.2017 Hindu: Home
Monuments and important buildings to be illuminated
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J&K: chief secy reviews Amarnath yatra arrangements 20.5.2017 Zee News : States
The meeting, among others, was attended by Director General of Police S P Vaid, Chief Executive Officer, Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board, Umang Narula and other civil and police officers, an official spokesman said.
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‘Ensure hassle-free distribution of fish medicine’ 20.5.2017 BusinessLine - Blogs
Chief Secretary asks officials to make all arrangements
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