User: meerak Topic: Sanitation
Category: Sanitation :: Urban waste
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Indian government has built 95 million toilets, but little has changed for manual scavengers 14.12.2019 Scroll.in
India is listed among nine nations where sanitation workers face the worst working conditions.
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Delhi Recorded Highest December Rain In 22 Years On Friday 14.12.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
The national capital on Friday recorded its highest 24-hour December rainfall in the last 22 years, which led to a dip in temperatures and pollution levels, meteorological department officials said.
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Third AWWA India Annual Conference and Exhibition – AICE’19 13.12.2019 Projects Monitor

Mumbai, 13th December 2019: Water is a key focus area for India now and the management of this precious resource is a key priority for all the stakeholders involved. To make the water sector more resilient, American Water Works Association (AWWA) hosted the 3rd AWWA India Annual Conference and Exhibition – AICE’19 in Mumbai. A […]

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In crisis-hit Chennai, the municipal body is trying to revive 210 lakes and rivers 13.12.2019 Scroll.in
Work on 71 has already been completed.
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Bulk of Dehradun’s e-waste ends up with illegal recyclers; here’s why 13.12.2019 Citizen Matters
A majority of citizens and traders dealing in electronic items have never heard of e-waste management rules or extended producer responsibility. Where does the city's large quantum of electronic waste go then?
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Bengaluru Gets Dedicated Bus Lanes To Cut Down Commute Time 12.12.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
Bengaluru is known for its slow traffic - but most commuters are reluctant to give up the use of their private transport. In a bid to make taking the bus more attractive - the city is trying out a...
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71 done, 139 in progress: Efforts to restore Chennai water bodies show promise 12.12.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Out of 3,000 water bodies in Chennai city, 210 have already been taken up for restoration. The work entails desilting as well as removing water hyacinth and garbage in the water bodies. Here are more details about the same.
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Hazardous Sydney smoke turns up heat in Australia's climate politics 11.12.2019 Reuters: World News
Devastating bushfires that blanketed Australia's largest city with hazardous smoke this week have heightened public anger and raised political pressure on the government to do more to battle climate change.
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We get 200 complaints every day on the Namma Chennai mobile app: P N Sridhar, RDC Central 11.12.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
The central region of the Greater Chennai Corporation is diverse, with underdeveloped Ayanavaram as well as 'smart' T Nagar. We spoke to the Regional Deputy Commissioner here to understand the primary issues in the region and how the civic authorities are addressing these.
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BBMP cannot fine apartments for lack of in-situ composting: Bangalore Apartments’ Federation 11.12.2019 Citizen Matters
Recently BBMP levied huge fines on apartments that did not compost their waste in situ. Bangalore Apartments' Federation (BAF) has condemned the move, saying SWM Rules don't mandate in situ composting at all
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Water pollution: Is the quality of piped water in urban India getting any better? 11.12.2019 Scroll.in
A report released by the Centre in November claimed that Delhi’s piped water was the most unsafe.
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Sydney Air Pollution Is So Bad It's Setting Off Fire Alarms 11.12.2019 NDTV News - Latest
Bushfire smoke smothered Sydney on Tuesday, setting off fire alarms, suspending ferry services and triggering health warnings over choking air pollution.
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Pollution Pods At UN Climate Summit Help People Experience Delhi's Smog 11.12.2019 NDTV News - Latest
An immersive art installation at the COP25 UN climate conference in Madrid, Spain, is allowing visitors and leaders from around the world to experience the daily reality of air pollution faced by...
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"Can't See Anything": Toxic Bushfire Haze Blankets Eastern Australia 10.12.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
Toxic haze blanketed Sydney on Tuesday triggering a chorus of smoke alarms to ring across the city, as Australians braced for "severe" weather conditions expected to fuel deadly bush blazes.
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CM inspects solid waste treatment plant at Lamdeng Khunou 10.12.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
CM inspects solid waste treatment plant at Lamdeng Khunou
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We wish air pollution didn’t kill people, but it does, says WHO in response to Javadekar: Report 9.12.2019 Scroll.in
The environment minister had claimed there was no established link between air pollution and a shorter life span.
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How building violations lead to gridlocks on GST Road 9.12.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
RTI responses point to rampant, unregulated commercialisation on GST Road. What is often missed is the link between such commercial construction and the growing, chaotic traffic on this important national highway.
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Delhi Air "Very Poor" As Air Quality Index Crosses 370 Mark 8.12.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
Delhi pollution: At the city's major junction - IIT Delhi, Pusa Road and Mathura Road, the air quality index was recorded at 341, 366 and 396, respectively.
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Chennai Buzz: Marina improvement | Aavin confirms milk safety | Skoch award for police stations…and much more 8.12.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
The Madras High Court's directions for Marina Beach, the progress of Pallikaranai revival, demolition of Elephant Gate Bridge, an award for police states for cleanliness -- catch updates on all this and more in this week's round-up of city news.
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Why Bellandur lake restoration will fail unless Doddanekkundi lake is cleaned up 8.12.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Crores are spent on rejuvenating lakes in Bengaluru, but they continue to receive sewage. Why does this happen, and what can you do about it?
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