User: ssurekha Topic: Environment
Category: Waste :: Solid Waste
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Act within one month or face action: NGT to State Govt 15.2.2020 The Assam Tribune
Act within one month or face action: NGT to State Govt
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Kite river fest raises environmental awareness 13.2.2020 The Assam Tribune
Kite river fest raises environmental awareness
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India’s 10-year conservation plan finally highlights the need to protect threatened birds 12.2.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
The country had so far only focussed on safeguarding major species like the tiger or elephant.
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Solid waste still being dumped at Boragaon! 12.2.2020 The Assam Tribune
Solid waste still being dumped at Boragaon!
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Chennai Buzz: Coronavirus treatment only at govt hospitals | Treated water for vertical gardens | HC warning to unauthorised construction by hospitals…and more 9.2.2020 Citizen Matters, Chennai
A round-up of some of the most important headlines from the city over the last week
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In Dehradun, Modi’s promise of a ‘smart city’ remains unfulfilled amid crumbling infrastructure 7.2.2020 Scroll.in
Lush paddy fields have made way for high-rises and once-flowing rivers are now filled with sewage.
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Mumbai, India's Richest City, To Tax Garbage After Fall In Revenue 7.2.2020 NDTV News - India-news
Mumbai, India's financial hub and the nation's richest municipality, is exploring new ways to boost revenue as a slowing economy hurts earnings from real estate.
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Kerala's tourism takes a hard knock with coronavirus 6.2.2020 Rediff: Business
After the Kerala government declared the coronavirus outbreak as a 'state calamity', as the three positive cases were detected from Thrissur, Alapuzha and Kasaragod, tourism minister Kadakampally Surendran admitted that the sector had suffered a hit. The sector had aggressively launched promotional advertisements in the domestic and international markets after the floods to revive the sector. However, all the efforts took a beating, with mass cancellations of hotel bookings after the outbreak of the infection in the state was reported.
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Don't Waste Your Time Hearing Amit Shah's "Rubbish": Rahul Gandhi 5.2.2020 NDTV News - India-news
Former Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday accused the Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal of speaking lies and asked the people to don't waste their time in...
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Why all coronavirus cases in India are from Kerala 5.2.2020 Rediff: News
Wuhan has been a popular destination for Keralites and others as an educational hub with quality and affordable medical courses attracting overseas scholars.
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Kerala declares coronavirus 'state calamity' 4.2.2020 Rediff: News
State Health Minister K K Shailaja told reporters that the government has declared the epidemic as a 'state calamity' to take all necessary steps to ensure that the outbreak is effectively controlled. A medical bulletin issued by the government said the health status of all the three students, who tested positive for the virus, was 'satisfactory'.
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6 times when BJP leaders insulted Mahatma Gandhi 3.2.2020 Rediff: News
Former Union minister and controversial Bharatiya Janata Party MP Anantkumar Hegde has once again stoked a row by calling the freedom struggle led by Mahatma Gandhi a "drama". However, this is not the first time a leader from the ruling party has insulted the Father of the Nation. Here are other instances when BJP leaders took a swipe at Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi.
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World Wetlands Day observed 3.2.2020 The Assam Tribune
World Wetlands Day observed
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Rs 12,300 Crore Allocated For Swachh Bharat Mission In Budget 2020 1.2.2020 NDTV News - India-news
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday announced that the government has allocated Rs 12,300 crores for Swachh Bharat Mission while presenting the Union Budget for the year 2020-21,...
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State Govt affidavit before NGT on proposed tunnel near Deepor Beel 31.1.2020 The Assam Tribune
State Govt affidavit before NGT on proposed tunnel near Deepor Beel
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One step towards cleanliness 30.1.2020 Central Chronicle
“Cleanliness is next to godliness” Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal, Swatch Bharat Abhiyan or Swatch Bharat Mission is a nation wide campaign in India , that aims to clean up the streets, roads and infrastructure of India’s cities. St. Montfort School Bhopal also contributed to this noble cause along with the team of ‘SakaratmakSoch’a leading NGO on 28th Sep. 2018 in school premises. Member of SakarmakSoch, Mrs. Kiran Sharma highlighted the importance of cleanliness to the children. Motivating the children to initiate in differentiating the normal waste and e- waste, minimizing the garbage, stopping usage of polythene bags and using paper bags, planting trees etc, she cited examples from day today life. In the honourable presence of Mr.M.P.Singh Additional Commissioner, Solid Waste Management, Bhopal Municipal Corporation and Health Officer ,Bhopal, Mr. Rakesh Sharma the event took place.Paper bags were given away by the guest to the childrenfor reciting poems and creating slogans on the spot on cleanliness ...
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Healthy India 29.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Prime Minister Mr.Narendra Modi after earlier launching two national campaign of close door toilets in homes and public places and “clean India” with no garbage anywhere has launched a new national campaign of “Healthy India”. These public welfare programmes will continue all time to come and will change the way of life from dirty and unhealthy life to civilized and healthy life. The toilet and clean India campaigns have picked up fast and changing the society from bad best way of life. Like everywhere in India also the movements of people has become fast. But migrants were facing most troublesome situation in getting public toilets in the public places. Now toilets and urinals are available everywhere providing much relief to travelling population. In clean India campaign the people and municipal bodies are participating actively, garbage bins are places at all places and people becoming habitual of it. The only problem that defying the clean India campaign is the excessive use of tobacco and gutka ...
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Modi Visit 29.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Prime Minister Mr.Narendra Modi on a day’s visit to Madhya Pradesh at Mohanpura in Rajgarh he dedicated Mohanpura irrigation Project. It will irrigate 1.25 hectares of land and provide drinking water to 400 villages. The Rajgarh district so far mostly dependent of rain water for agriculture. The Mohanpura Project has given a big fillip in irrigation. Mr.Modi also praised for the leadership of the Chief Minister Mr.Shivraj Singh Chouhan in making tremendous progress in the development of the state. In the clean India programme in the whole India first and second position obtained by Indore and Bhopal. In all 21 cities of the states besides Bhopal and Indore included in the national lists of clean cities and are Khargone, Ujjain, Singraulli, Mandsaur,Jabalpur, Gwalior, Chhindwara, Sagar, Rewa, Pithampur, Dewas, Neemuch, Ratlam, Hoshangabad, Nagda, Burhanpur and Chhattarpur. In view of coming elections Mr.Modi also took it as opportunity to assail Congress for projecting only one family. Mr.Modi also ...
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How an international tag can help save the Pallikaranai marshland 29.1.2020 Citizen Matters, Chennai
From 13,500 acres in 1972, the Pallikaranai marshland has shrunk to a mere 1,500 acres due to rampant encroachment and continuous dumping of municipal waste. While the Corporation plans to biomine the area to restore the wetland, citizen activists are pinning hopes on Ramsar recognition for the site.
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Reliance seeks to counter India plastics pushback with new road project 29.1.2020 Reuters: Money News
Reliance Industries, India's largest petchem player, is launching a project to use plastics in road construction, amid growing concerns over pollution in the country of 1.3 billion whose major cities are often plagued with smog and ...
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