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AAP MPs Demand Regularisation Of Delhi's Unauthorised Colonies 21.11.2019 NDTV News - Latest
AAP MPs on Wednesday held a protest in the Parliament complex against the Centre for not listing a bill in the Winter Session to regularise unauthorised colonies in Delhi despite making an...
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Poor enforcement, training: The reasons why there are so many road accidents in India 20.11.2019 Scroll.in
India’s traffic laws are stricter than those of other countries, but these laws are not enforced.
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‘Delhiites deeply scared’: BJP MP Manoj Tiwari writes to Kejriwal about panic over drinking water 20.11.2019 Scroll.in
Tiwari said residents had reported that it was difficult to ‘differentiate between the smell of sewage and tap water’.
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Hema Malini On Why MPs MIA In Parliament Discussion On Delhi Pollution 20.11.2019 NDTV News - Latest
BJP MP Hema Malini said the lawmakers are skipping the sessions on pollution as it does not concern their states.
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Lok Sabha Speaker Pulls Up Officials For Absence At Delhi Pollution Meet 20.11.2019 NDTV News - Latest
Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla has pulled up officials including three municipal commissioners, DDA Vice Chairman and CEO of Delhi Jal Board who were not present at the meeting of Parliament's standing...
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BJP MPs Attack Arvind Kejriwal In Parliament Over Delhi Pollution 20.11.2019 NDTV News - Latest
BJP members from Delhi on Tuesday launched a scathing attack on Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal in Lok Sabha over pollution in the city, saying he has not done anything to curb air pollution and is...
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32 Teams To Collect 1,400 Water Samples In Delhi; Test Results In 1 Month 20.11.2019 NDTV News - Latest
The Delhi government said on Tuesday that it will form 32 teams to collect drinking water samples from across the city and the test results will be put in public domain within a month.
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In Lok Sabha, Politicians Demand Integrated Action To Deal With Pollution 19.11.2019 NDTV News - Cities
Members cutting across party lines on Tuesday demanded in the Lok Sabha integrated action by the government to deal with air pollution while stressing that it was wrong to blame farmers alone for...
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Sonia Gandhi Expresses Concern Over Delhi Air Pollution 19.11.2019 NDTV News - India-news
Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday expressed concern over the deteriorating air quality in the national capital and cited the introduction of CNG-powered public transport by the Congress...
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LS members demand integrated action to deal with pollution; say not right to blame farmers alone 19.11.2019 India News | Latest News Headlines & Live Updates from India - Times of India
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Delhi air pollution: Lok Sabha MPs say farmers should not be vilified for burning stubble 19.11.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Congress leader Manish Tewari said a committee, similar to the panel on public undertakings and estimates, should be set up to look into pollution.
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Paris mayor sounds alarm over Airbnb Olympics tie-up 19.11.2019 Reuters: Sports News
The mayor of Paris, due to host the Olympics in 2024, has taken issue with a sponsorship deal between the Games and Airbnb Inc., saying the short-term rental firm pushes working people out of the housing market, French media reported.
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Minister conducts dengue larvae survey 19.11.2019 Central Chronicle
Bhopal, Residents were angry after seeing the health minister who was conducting inspection of sanitation arrangements in the city in view of rising vector-borne diseases. People said cleanliness is not done, diseases are spread by mosquitoes in Bhopal as dengue and chikungunya have become uncontrollable. The situation is that many other departments, including health deployed […]
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Leonardo DiCaprio's Instagram Push For Seeking Clean Air In Delhi 19.11.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
Hollywood actor and climate activist Leonardo DiCaprio has backed the efforts of several groups that are working to highlight the ill effects of severe air pollution in India, especially the national...
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The Hidden Cost Of Delhi's Dirty Air Amid Economic Slowdown 19.11.2019 NDTV News - Latest
Flight disruptions, fewer tourists, lost work hours and missed school days have come to portray India's struggles with toxic air quality in its capital Delhi, and the intangible costs may be adding up...
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How to turn a littered pathway into a playground: Kotturpuram children create an example 18.11.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
A week ago, the passageway near Block H of Kotturpuram Housing Board resembled a mini dump yard with bags full of domestic waste strewn all around. Today, it is a clean, colourful space, buzzing with kids and youngsters who have actually led this transformation.
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Delhi water quality: Kejriwal dismisses Centre’s report, says can’t judge with just 11 samples 18.11.2019 Scroll.in
The study, conducted by the Bureau of Indian Standards, found that Delhi had the most unsafe water among 21 major Indian cities.
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The trail from a blocked sewer to the local wine shop 18.11.2019 Citizen Matters
The local bar is where they are often to be found, relieving the stress of their inhuman toil -- India’s sewer workers, who do the unclean work that a 'swachh' India relies on. This World Toilet Day, we bring you some of their stories from Hyderabad.
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Regularisation of Delhi colonies: While AAP, BJP fight for honours, residents keep fingers crossed 18.11.2019 Citizen Matters
The Union Cabinet recently approved the state government's proposal to give ownership rights to those living in 1,797 unauthorised colonies in the Delhi-NCT area. While usual political rhetoric by parties continues, what really lies ahead?
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In charts: Did the Great North Indian Smog travel southward? 18.11.2019 Scroll.in
Chennai experienced unusually poor air quality for the first week of November, triggering a debate on what had caused it.
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