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The superbugs of Hyderabad 18.11.2017 Hindu: Op-Ed
Effluent from pharmaceutical companies contain high concentrations of antibiotics that are turning the city’s lakes and sewers into breeding grounds of drug-resistant superbugs. Priyanka Pulla reports on a terrifying threat that could hasten the end of the antibiotic era
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The happy drains 17.11.2017 Hindu: Chennai
When they discover their purpose in life — keeping the neighbourhood clean and inundation-free — a stormwater drain and two sewage drains learn to co-exist without strife
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Bill Gates commits to work with U.P. government on welfare schemes 17.11.2017 Hindu: Other States
Microsoft founder Bill Gates on November 17 expressed willingness to work with the Uttar Pradesh government on issues such as tackling tuberculosis, child malnutrition, maternal health, sewage treat...
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NGT asks Faridabad builders to fork out bank guarantee, compensation 17.11.2017 DNA: India
The National Green Tribunal (NGT) ordered 10 builders in Faridabad district, Haryana, to fork out a bank guarantee of Rs 50 lakh each within three days for faulty and unauthorised sewage treatment plants (STPs) failing which their bank accounts would be attached. The Tribunal also prohibited them from withdrawing money from their bank accounts in the meanwhile and directed them to fix the STPs and get them inspected by the Haryana Pollution Control Board. The Tribunal also prohibited the builders from dumping sewage in the open. "Only after taking permission from the NGT would the accounts of the builders be de-freezed," said NGT chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar who was heading a four-member bench. The bench was hearing a plea by Faridabad resident Varun Sheokand which alleged that waste was being dumped in open. The builders asked to fork out bank guarantee are: Omaxe Heights and Summer Palms in Sector 86, SRS Residency and BPTP Villas in Sector 88, ERA Redwood Residency in Sector 78, SRS Royal Hills ...
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Software giants to sponsor STP for Mahadevapura lake 17.11.2017 Hindu: Cities
Four software behemoths have come together to sponsor a Sewage Treatment Plant that can treat 1 million litres of sewage flowing daily into the Mahadevapura lake. The 26.23-acre lake was rejuvenated ...
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Deposit Rs 50 lakh bank guarantee: NGT to builders 16.11.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Thursday ordered 10 builders in Faridabad district of Haryana to deposit bank guarantee of Rs 50 lakh each within three days for building faulty sewage treatment plants (STPs).
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NGT raps Uttarakhand government 16.11.2017 Hindu: Cities
The National Green Tribunal on Wednesday rapped the Uttarakhand government for carrying out construction of a new Legislative Assembly Building in the State without procuring necessary clearances.The ...
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Sewerage network will have to take on extra load 15.11.2017 Hindu: Cities
Proposal for all households to get food waste crushers
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Delhi government approaches LG for land to park 3,000 new buses 13.11.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Ahead of a major augmentation of public transport, the Delhi government on Monday approached Lt Governor Anil Baijal seeking land from the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) to park over 3,000 additional buses it plans to roll out in 2018.
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Ensure tough punishment in sexual assault cases: LG to officials 13.11.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Delhi Lt Governor Anil Baijal on Monday ordered officials to identify causes for acquittal in sexual assault cases and to explore how maximum punishment can be ensured in such cases, especially those against minors.
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STPs of 136 MLD inaugurated 11.11.2017 Hindu: Home
Will reduce dumping of sewage in Bellandur and Varthur lakes
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Delhi LG lauds Centre's sewage treatment project 11.11.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Delhi Lt Governor Anil Baijal on Saturday appreciated the central government's ongoing sewage treatment project at Sarai Kale Khan, aimed at cleaning the drain responsible for about 30 per cent of pollution in the Yamuna river, an official said.
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Growing urbanisation has pros and cons: Puri 1.11.2017 BusinessLine - Economy
‘India, SDGs need to succeed together’
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Science exhibition focuses on dengue awareness 29.10.2017 Hindu: Cities
Students create models on disease-spreading mosquitoes, ways to control them
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Yatri Nivas to come up in Tiruvannamalai 28.10.2017 Hindu: News
The facility will cost ₹28 crore
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Uttar Pradesh: No eggs, non-vegetarian food and alcohol at Vrindavan and Barsana, says CM Adityanath 27.10.2017 DNA: Popular News
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Friday declared Vrindavan and Barsana towns in Mathura district of Uttar Pradesh as new pilgrimage spots in the state and in the process, also banned consumption of alcohol, eggs and non-vegetarian food there. The birth place of Lord Krishna’s childhood friend Radha, Barsana is famous for its ‘Lathmaar Holi’ and temples depicting childhood memories of both Lord Krishna and Radha. Vrindavan, 11 km away from Mathura, is famous for having over 5,000 temples. The minister for religiosu endowment Lakshmi Narain Chowdhary said that the Central government has already sanctioned Rs 350 crore for setting up a sewage treatment and laying a sewage line in the two temple towns. “After urban local bodies polls, work on making a rope-way would begin in Barsana,” said he. He said that the state government is committed to develop and beautify all religious spots in Uttar Pradesh to make them as favourite tourist destinations. "Plans are afoot to renovate old temples in ...
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Structural issues come in the way of having STPs in apartment complexes 27.10.2017 Hindu: News
In many cases, there is no space within their built-up premises to allow for construction
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NGT raps Uttarakhand over Ganga 26.10.2017 Hindu: Delhi
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Corrections & Clarifications - October 25, 2017 24.10.2017 Hindu: Opinion
A report headlined “PIL plea to revoke Mersal’s censor certificate” (Oct. 24, 2017, some editions) gave the full form of GST as General Sales Tax. It should have been Goods and Services Tax.Error in n...
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NGT raps authorities over Yamuna project 24.10.2017 Hindu: Cities
Delhi Jal Board asked to file detailed reply within 10 days
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