User: meerak Topic: Sanitation
Category: Sanitation :: Urban waste
Last updated: Feb 22 2019 22:24 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Air purifiers are catching on – but they may be doing more harm than good 22.2.2019 Scroll.in
Filtering air uses lots of energy and concentrates harmful chemicals in landfills.
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Green Court Refuses Permission For Registering Garbage Disposal Vehicles 22.2.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
The National Green Tribunal has dismissed a plea seeking review of its order refusing permission for registration of new vehicles of municipal corporations for garbage disposal.
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Hardeep S Puri lays Foundation Stone of Redevelopment of GPRA Colony at Sri niwas puri (Phase-I), New Delhi 22.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Shri Hardeep S Puri,  Minister of State (I/C), Housing and Urban affairs today laid the Foundation   Stone   of   Redevelopment   of   GPRA   Colony   at Sriniwaspuri (Phase-I),  here in the august presence of Shri Ramesh Bidhuri, Member of Parliament (Lok Sabha) along with Shri Prabhakar Singh, Director General, CPWD.
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Why do we see fewer migratory birds in Pallikaranai? 22.2.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Unabated dumping of garbage in the waters of Pallikaranai and rampant encroachment by the Chennai Corporation as well as the people have dealt a big blow to the biodiversity of the area.
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Blog: Voters, Please See. A 9-Point Clean Air Manifesto For Elections 22.2.2019 NDTV News - Latest
The air across many places in India is toxic. Pollution levels, while not at emergency levels like a few years ago, remain lethally high. A glance at social media will show you who are the most...
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Cleaner Sexually Assaulted 3-Year-Old Girl In Gurgaon School, Arrested 21.2.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
A sweeper at a private school was on Thursday arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting a three-year-old girl, the police said.
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Long-neglected Varthur lake awaits rejuvenation 21.2.2019 Citizen Matters
Very little has been done over the years by the authorities in rejuvenating Varthur lake. The recent National Green Tribunal order on Varthur and Bellandur lakes comes as a respite to the citizens around the area.
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Here’s how you can fight water crisis by recycling greywater! 21.2.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
As Chennai braces for a water-starved summer, here is how you can do your bit to conserve the resource: reduce water consumption by recycling greywater.
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Trump-California rift widens as auto emissions talks fail 21.2.2019 Reuters: World News
U.S. federal officials have decided to end negotiations with California over the Trump administration's plans to roll back fuel economy rules designed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, a government official said on Wednesday.
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Trump team to scrap talks with California on auto emissions: official 21.2.2019 Reuters: World News
U.S. federal officials have decided to end negotiations with California over the Trump administration's plans to roll back fuel economy rules designed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, a government official said on Wednesday.
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The Modi Years: How close is India to affordable housing for all? 20.2.2019 Scroll.in
The pace of construction of low cost houses went up significantly under Modi government.
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Flowing water bodies become parched lands: Where did the water go? 20.2.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Keezhkattalai and Pallavaram lakes, that once were primary sources of water for irrigation as well as domestic use, now suffer the effects of rampant encroachment, often sanctioned by governments themselves. Restoration work has also been moving at snail's pace.
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In Mumbai, ‘bird races’ are highlighting city’s avian diversity, whether in wetlands or wastelands 20.2.2019 Scroll.in
Alongside skyscrapers, malls and industries, the city houses a variety of natural habitats, making it conducive for birds and biodiversity to thrive.
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China's capital Beijing vows air quality improvement but gives no target 20.2.2019 Reuters: World News
China's capital city Beijing has pledged to improve air quality this year but did not commit to a specific target, suggesting the country's air-pollution campaign is stalling as the easily attainable measures have already been taken.
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India is not responsible for smog in Pakistan – poor fuel quality and insufficient data are 19.2.2019 Scroll.in
Poor fuel quality, not crop burning in India, is the villain in the battle for clean air.
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Focus on replacing regulatory ‘control’ based environments with enabling ‘strategic’ planning framework : Hardeep Puri 19.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Shri Hardeep Singh Puri, Minister of State (I/C) of Housing and Urban Affairs, has said that in the last few years a more holistic view of urban development has emerged that focuses on replacing regulatory ‘control’ based environments with a more enabling ‘strategic’ planning framework, on active citizen engagement and co-creation, on sustainable green growth principles, on compact mixed-use planning of cities and on data-linked governance and service provision.
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Man flees from police custody 19.2.2019 The Assam Tribune
Man flees from police custody
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When reading soldiers’ names on India Gate was any Delhi kid’s favourite Sunday pastime 19.2.2019 Citizen Matters
The author's visit to the capital evokes nostalgia over the sights and sounds of the past, and also brings out remnants of past glory and the sites that make it a magical city -- the sound, smog and crowds notwithstanding!
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Projects worth Rs 1,387.71 cr in Yamuna towns approved under Namami Gange 18.2.2019 Central Chronicle
New Delhi, In its 20th Executive Committee meeting held on February 15, sewerage infrastructure and other projects worth Rs 1,387.71 crore focusing on towns along river Yamuna have been approved.The projects involve construction and renovation of sewage treatment plants, online monitoring systems of sewage treatment plants and other infrastructure projects. Sewage infrastructure project worth Rs 140.6 […]
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Projects worth Rs. 1387.71 Cr in Yamuna towns approved under Namami Gange 18.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
In its 20th Executive Committee meeting held on 15th February, 2019, sewerage infrastructure and other projects worth Rs.1387.71 Cr focusing on towns along river Yamuna have been approved. The projects involve construction and renovation of sewage treatment plants, online monitoring systems of sewage treatment plants and other infrastructure projects.
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