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Full text of PM Narendra Modi`s address in 44th episode of Mann Ki Baat 27.5.2018 Zee News : India National
Prime Minister Narendra Modi focussed on the promotion of traditional sports of India and lauded the awareness that Indians are showing towards fitness in the 44th edition of Mann ki Baat on Sunday. The PM also paid tributes to India's first PM Jawaharlal Nehru on his death anniversary and invoked freedom fighter Veer Savarkar.
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Text of PM’s address in 44th episode of Mann Ki Baat, 27.05.2018 27.5.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Namaskar. Through ‘Mann Ki Baat’, I once again have been blessed with the opportunity to be face-to-face with you. I am sure you distinctly remember that for the last many months, a naval team comprising six women Commanders was on a voyage.
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Give up single-use plastic: Harsh Vardhan 25.5.2018 General News
Ahead of World Environment Day, being hosted by India this year, Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan today urged people to give up single-use plastic and said the fight against plastic menace did not require big actions, but only minor behavioural changes and adopting 'Green Good Behaviour'. World Environment Day (WED) celebrations will be held from June 1 to 5 in the national capital and across the country with Prime Minister Narendra Modi scheduled to chair the plenary session on June 5, where all the state environment ministers will also be present. The minister expressed confidence that a "perceptible and measurable" difference in the country would be brought about on plastic pollution and other environmental issues in the run-up to WED and appealed to the people to give up single-use plastic. "The fight against plastic menace did not require any big actions, but only minor behavioural changes to adopt Green Good Behaviour. Every individual has a Green Social Responsibility," he ...
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“Give up single use of Plastic, adopt a Green Good deed every day”: Dr. Harsh Vardhan 25.5.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Expressing confidence that a perceptible and measurable difference in the country will be brought about on plastic pollution and other environmental issues in the run-up to World Environment Day 2018, Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Dr. Harsh Vardhan today appealed to the people to give up single use of plastic.
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India needs strong commitment to manage its waste: Experts 25.5.2018 General News
India needs to have a strong commitment on waste management with concerted efforts from all stakeholders including policy-makers, bureaucracy and the people, experts here said. The call came during the launch of a book which details the challenges of managing waste including dead mobile phones, disposed plastic bottles and other throw outs across India. "Recycling of this waste is happening on an ad hoc basis with expired phones melted to recoup minuscule metal and mineral items and disposed plastics bottles processed into other products. "But a concerted effort is needed for a solution," said Prof Robin Jeffrey, co-author of the book 'Waste of A Nation: Social and Environmental Challenges for India'. He said the country needs a people-driven solution, involving all main players - politicians, policy makers, bureaucrats, corporations, professionals and even the humblest garbage collectors. Efforts by small companies processing disposed plastics into products such as window frames, in .
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Prime Minister of Netherlands Inaugurates Indo-Dutch Ganga Forum at a Function in New Delhi 25.5.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Prime Minister of Netherlands Mr. Mark Rutte inaugurated the Indo-Dutch Ganga Forum to take forward the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between the Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation, Government of India and the Ministry of Infrastructure & Environment of the Netherlands  in June last year.
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India, Netherlands to promote waste-to-wealth approach 24.5.2018 General News
India and Netherlands on Thursday called for Indo-Dutch water cooperation as the promoted waste to wealth approach to solid waste and waste water in the Uttar Pradesh's Hindon Basin.As per an official release by the Ministry of External Affairs, the two countries recognised innovation, technology, and governance to be the key ingredients in the water resource-cooperation.They further committed themselves to assist Kanpur and Unnao-based leather industries to adopt eco-friendly technologies and promote water conservation by adopting efficient agriculture practices in the sugarcane industry of Uttar Pradesh.They further pledged to intensify their resolve to enhance cooperation under the aegis of the MoU in the field of water management signed in June 2017 with focus on the Clean Ganga campaign.The Indian officials appreciated the Netherlands-based water institutes called Deltares and IHE Delft.Both the Prime Ministers also commended the Indo-Dutch Research call on the theme, "Water in ..
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Turn Bengaluru into true global city: Former Infy CFO to new Karnataka govt 24.5.2018 Business Standard: Front Page Headlines
V Balakrishnan said Karnataka deserves a strong and stable government which focuses on governance issues
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Transform B'luru into true global city: Former Infy CFO to 24.5.2018 General News
As the new government assumed office in Karnataka, a senior IT industry figure expressed hope that it would focus on governance issues and work towards transforming Bengaluru into a true global city. The former Chief Financial Officer of Bengaluru-headquartered IT major Infosys Ltd, V Balakrishnan said Karnataka deserves a strong and stable government which focuses on governance issues. The governance of Bengaluru city, he said, had taken a backseat in the last few years. "The crumbling infrastructure, garbage issues, electricity, roads, etc., are making the city unlivable for its citizens", Balakrishnan told PTI. "The brand Bengaluru is important not only from an IT industry perspective but also for Karnataka state and India as a whole". He expressed hope that the new government would focus on governance issues in Bengaluru with top most urgency and priority, and make it a true global city. "The starting point may be the change in regulations to elect a mayor directly ..
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Aurangabad MLA urges Sena MP to maintain communal harmony 23.5.2018 Hindu: Health
First-time MLA Imtiaz Jaleel writes to four-time Aurangabad MP on alienation of minorities
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The packaging also matters 22.5.2018 Hindu: Health
What you bathe with and what it is wrapped in can make a difference
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Pollution turns white marble Taj Mahal yellow and green 22.5.2018 Reuters: Top News
AGRA, India (Reuters) - India's white-marble Taj Mahal is turning yellow and green as the 17th century mausoleum weathers filthy air in the world's eighth-most polluted city.
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The Battle To Save The Taj Mahal From Turning Green 22.5.2018 NDTV News - Latest
The Taj Mahal is turning yellow and green in the world's eighth-most polluted city.
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Off colour: Pollution turns white marble Taj Mahal green 22.5.2018 Reuters: Top News
AGRA, India (Reuters) - The white-marble Taj Mahal is turning yellow and green as the 17th century mausoleum weathers filthy air in the world's eighth-most polluted city.
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Off colour: Pollution turns India's white marble Taj Mahal green 22.5.2018 Reuters: Top News
AGRA, India (Reuters) - India's white-marble Taj Mahal is turning yellow and green as the 17th century mausoleum weathers filthy air in the world's eighth-most polluted city.
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Mumbai man murders cat with screwdriver, hangs it outside his home 21.5.2018 DNA: Wide Angle
The RCF police on Monday booked a man for allegedly murdering a cat by stabbing it with a screwdriver and later hanging it with a rope in Chembur. The man later shared a picture of the ghastly act on social media.  According to the police, the incident took place on May 15 and the cat was later dumped by the accused in a garbage bin. The complainant Nirali Koradia, an Animal Welfare officer of Animal Welfare Board of India (AWBI), received the picture before approaching the police.  On tracing the photograph, the police discovered that a man identified only as  Sanju had committed the crime and hanged the cat outside his Chembur home. "As I saw the photo, I tweeted to Mumbai Police and asked to register an FIR. They then directed me to go to RCF police station. I think the person who unleashes cruelty on animals can also become the abuser of women and children. They are a threat to society and we should always have our eyes and ears ope," Koradia said. The police has registered a case under relevant ...
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Holding businesses accountable for plastic pollution: Clean-up and brand audits take place in key cities in India 21.5.2018 Citizen Matters
As a lead-up to World Environment Day on June 5, environmental justice  groups and citizens  are launching  an unprecedented coordinated waste  and brand audits in key cities in India. Scheduled from May 16 to May 30 in the »
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Dalit man beaten to death in Gujarat`s Rajkot on suspicion of theft 21.5.2018 Zee News : India National
A Dalit man was allegedly beaten to death on suspicion of death at a factory in Rajkot in Gujarat. The incident occurred on Sunday morning and video of the incident has been shared by many on social media platforms.
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Plastic pollution needs to be curbed: UN Environment head (IANS Interview) 21.5.2018 General News
Plastic pollution is one of the biggest environmental threats and countries need better waste management to cope with the sheer quantity of plastic rubbish that is fouling the waters and environment, says United Nations Environment head Erik Solheim.
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The Beauties of Sikkim 21.5.2018 Rediff: News
'The Himalayan people may not represent a large or politically influential section of the population, but India's security depends on them.'
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