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Cabinet approves amendment of National Institute of Design Act, 2014 17.7.2019 Central Chronicle
New Delhi, Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Wednesday approved amendment to National Institute of Design Act, 2014, to designate “Principal Designer’ as equivalent to Professor and to correct the anomaly in this regard.  The National Institute of Design (Amendment) Bill of 2019 will be introduced in Parliament, said Union Ministers Prakash […]
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Tea Garden Workers 17.7.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The working conditions of tea garden workers in the country are governed by the Plantation Labour Act (PLA), 1951, administered by the Ministry of Labour & Employment and enforced by the concerned state governments, which, inter alia, provide for basic welfare services and amenities namely housing, medical and primary education, water supply and sanitation.
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Sewer deaths: Centre asks states and Union Territories to set up emergency response units 17.7.2019 Scroll.in
The government, in a letter dated July 12, asked the states to bring an end to the practice of manual scavenging and cited the rising number of sewer deaths.
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UN Officials In "Awe" Over India's Sustainable Development Goals Progress 17.7.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
India has said it is committed to accelerating economic growth beyond seven per cent over the next five years while ensuring there is no trade-off between sustainability and development, as top UN...
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Set Up Fire Services-Like Unit To Prevent Sewer Deaths: Centre To States 16.7.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
Aimed at preventing sewer deaths in the country, the Centre has asked all states to set up an emergency response sanitation unit (ERSU) on the lines of fire services.
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Top news: Floods, heavy rain kill over 40 in Bihar and North East 16.7.2019 Scroll.in
The biggest stories of the day.
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Why Congress Councillor Threw Waste In Front Of North Delhi Mayor's Office 15.7.2019 NDTV News - Latest
Congress councillor Guddi Devi on Monday chose a bizarre way to protest as she dumped trash in front of the offices of the north corporation's mayor and commissioner, alleging poor sanitation...
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Delhi: Arvind Kejriwal promises free safety kits to sanitation workers 15.7.2019 Scroll.in
According to government data, 88 workers have died while cleaning sewers in 2019 alone. Of these, Delhi recorded the highest number of deaths – 18.
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Human traffickers on the prowl 15.7.2019 The Assam Tribune
Human traffickers on the prowl
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A gentrified Addis Ababa has no place for street hustlers – the same people who helped build it 14.7.2019 Scroll.in
For elite economists, developers, investors and policymakers, hustlers embody chaos and delinquency.
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Meghalaya Cabinet adopts Draft Water Policy 14.7.2019 The Assam Tribune
Meghalaya Cabinet adopts Draft Water Policy
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National Planning Workshop on ODF Plus and Water Conservation held in Delhi 13.7.2019 Govt of india: PIB
  With over 5.6 lakh villages, 622 districts, and 30 States/UTs declared Open Defecation Free (ODF) in rural India underthe Swachh Bharat Mission (Grameen),Department of Drinking Water and Sanitation (DDWS), Ministry of Jal Shaktiorganized a two-day National Planning Workshop on ODF Plus and Water Conservation from July 12-13,2019 in New Delhi.
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Watch: Broom In Hand, Hema Malini Joins Cleanliness Drive At Parliament 13.7.2019 NDTV News - India-news
BJP lawmaker Hema Malini, accompanied by Minister of State For Finance Anurag Thakur, participated in a cleanliness drive organised in the Parliament this morning.
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Meghalaya becomes first state to have a water policy, to focus on rainwater harvesting 13.7.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The new policy, which was approved by the state Cabinet, outlines quality check procedures and measures to control the use of groundwater.
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Stress on connecting every household with piped water 13.7.2019 The Assam Tribune
Stress on connecting every household with piped water
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Swachhata Pakhwada 13.7.2019 The Assam Tribune
Swachhata Pakhwada
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MLA urges people of Ukhrul to participate in mass tree plantation drive to end water crisis 13.7.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
MLA urges people of Ukhrul to participate in mass tree plantation drive to end water crisis
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United Nations Praises India For Reducing Multi-Dimensional Poverty 12.7.2019 NDTV News - India-news
The UN contended that poverty is complex. There is little or no correlation between economic inequality and poverty.
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Water in 1,186 blocks 'over-exploited': Govt tells Lok Sabha 12.7.2019 The Assam Tribune
Water in 1,186 blocks 'over-exploited': Govt tells Lok Sabha
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AR organises medical camp, interaction session 12.7.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
AR organises medical camp, interaction session
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