User: ssurekha Topic: Environment
Category: Assorted :: Scavenging
Last updated: Aug 19 2017 01:41 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Smart move: Ragpickers to segregate waste in city 19.8.2017 TOI: Jaipur
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Dalits: In a state of unfreedom 17.8.2017 FrontLine: Cover Story
In the past 70 years of Independence, most Dalits have been continuously pushed into obnoxious spheres of work. The concept of freedom for them is where they can participate in a more creative, competitive and attractive sphere of decent opportunities. By GOPAL GURU
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‘Toilet: Ek Prem Katha’ review: Filmi pamphleteering 11.8.2017 Hindu: Home
A potentially unconventional love story ends up as obsequious government propaganda
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Clean drains with machines, save lives 7.8.2017 TOI: Delhi Times
Days after four sanitation workers lost their lives while cleaning a tank in Ghitorni in July, chief secretary M M Kutty set up a multi-department committee to look for solutions to waterlogging, which would also help in putting an end to manual scavenging by moving towards mechanised cleaning of drains and sewers.
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Ragpickers hit hard by tax on recyclable products 3.8.2017 TOI: Delhi Times
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PPCB to take ragpickers' help to study plastic waste management 1.8.2017 TOI: Chandigarh Times
Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB) has decided on engaging with rag pickers to study waste management.
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Unholy dip: How toxic chambers kill 26.7.2017 TOI: Delhi Times
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On a diet of medicine, alcohol to earn 300 26.7.2017 TOI: Delhi Times
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Unicef India lauds Centre's approach in solving drinking water, sanitation issues 19.7.2017 New Kerala: India News
New Delhi, July 19 : A Unicef India official on Wednesday lauded the Centre's approach towards solving issues concerning lack of drinking water and sanitation, saying the transparency and openness with stakeholders will be beneficial towards undertaking innovative measures.
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Waste collection: Dharamshala follows Shimla 13.7.2017 TOI: Chandigarh Times
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Once a ragpicker, now he feeds 160 families 10.7.2017 TOI: Delhi Times
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It’s a tough life for the wretched of the earth 5.7.2017 Hindu: Home
Despite a ban on manual scavenging in India, around 250 sanitation workers across civic bodies in the Capital follow this practice
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Celebrities to join movement against manual scavenging 27.6.2017 Hindu: Chennai
Bid to send out a message to people that the practice exists because of the caste system, says activist
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More garbage than land for people in Delhi: HC 24.6.2017 TOI: Delhi Times
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PET bottles have a 70% recycle rate in India, for good reason 21.6.2017 Business Standard: News Now
Do you know that Indian cricket team' uniform, made by Nike, is produced from recycled PET bottles
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Eastern bypass turns into garbage dump 4.6.2017 TOI: Goa
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The stink from India’s past 3.6.2017 Hindu: Open Page
History says India had the oldest wet toilets. So what happened since then?
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Senior cop, activists reach out to ragpicker who survived rape 16.5.2017 TOI: Mumbai
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Why ragpickers are critical for waste management 12.5.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The Ajmer Shatabdi pulls into the New Delhi station every night at around 11 pm. During the six-hour journey from Ajmer, the train serves tea, snacks, soup, dinner and dessert -- more food than an average person can eat in that time.
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62 million tonnes of waste generated annually; how ragpickers help clean it 12.5.2017 News
Only 75-80% of the waste generated in India is collected by municipal bodies.
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