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Bill Gates Gives PM Narendra Modi A Glowing Review For The Success Of Swachh Bharat Mission

Bill Gates Gives PM Narendra Modi A Glowing Review For The Success Of Swachh Bharat Mission
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In a recently published blog post, Bill Gates wrote about the success the Swachh Bharat Mission had already achieved and the ingenious approach being adopted by the government and other people to meet the Mission's targets
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Uma Bharti Issues Warning Against Lacklustre Attitude Towards ‘Namami Gange’

Uma Bharti warned officials of a lacklustre attitude towards the 'Namami Gange' project
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Despite an allocation of Rs. 20,000 crores for 5 years, funds to clean Ganga have not been properly utilised by the NMCG
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This Hungarian Woman Is Cleaning Beaches To Spread PM Narendra Modi’s Swachh Message

Zsuzsanna Ferrao and her husband Lisbon have taken inspiration from the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan and are regularly cleaning up the Rangaon beach in Palghar
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The Rangaon beach is regularly strewn with discarded footwear, liquor bottles, syringes and other garbage
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Kerala To Form A Common Body To Clean And Protect Rivers

Kerala To Form A Common Body To Clean And Protect Rivers
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The central government has offered help in cleaning up Kerala's water bodies - the Bharatpuzha, Periyar rivers and the Vembanad lake
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Yamuna Pollution Falls Under The Jurisdiction Of National Green Tribunal (NGT): Supreme Court

As The Yamuna Remains 'Maili', Supreme Court Gives Green Court Sole Jurisdiction To Curb Pollution
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To streamline the process and prevent parallel, conflicting judgments about pollution in the Yamuna, the Supreme Court transferred its PIL on Yamuna pollution to the National Green Tribunal
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India, France Sign MoU To Develop Breakthrough ‘Waste To Wealth’ Technology

India, France Sign MoU To Develop Breakthrough ‘Waste To Wealth’ Technology’
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The new technology will focus on treating all kinds of household wastes and will also convert 90 per cent of it into residue fuel, compost and valuable raw materials
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This Swachh Bharat Fan ‘No. 1’ In Karnataka Gives 1 Kg Tomato Free To Families With Toilets

This Swachh Bharat Fan ‘No. 1’ In Karnataka Gives 1 Kg Tomato Free To Families With Toilets
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Sharanamma Bakar, a poor vegetable vendor in Karnataka’s Danapur village gives 1 kg tomatoes free to every family that has built a toilet
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Bellandur Lake: Bangalore Development Authority Begins Clean Up, Starts By Removing Weeds

Bellandur Lake: Bangalore Development Authority Begins Clean Up, Starts By Removing Weeds
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The National Green Tribunal has set a four-week deadline for the Karnataka government to remove toxic and other solid waste from the Bellandur lake
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Untreated Sewage: Are Interceptor Sewage Lines Going To Save The Yamuna?

Untreated Sewage: Are Interceptor Sewage Lines Going To Save The Yamuna?
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According to the Delhi Jal Board, once completed, Interceptor Sewers could reduce pollution in the Yamuna by 60%
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No Parallel Jurisdiction On Same Issue: Supreme Court Transfers Yamuna PIL To Green Court

Supreme Court Directs National Green Tribunal To Look Into Cleaning Of Yamuna River
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As a suo moto action, the Supreme Court had filed a PIL 23 years ago to initiate cleaning of river Yamuna. Two decades later the river continues to remain polluted despite spending Rs 1,000 crore on its cleaning
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Dance, Music, Plays And Other Ways To Spread The Message Of Swachh Bharat At Grassroot Level

Performance Plays are becoming instrumental in spreading the swachh message
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Plays, songs and dance performances are being used all across India to spread the message of a Swachh Bharat. How effective are such performance based promotions?
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Can Caterpillars Save The World From Plastic Pollution Crisis?

Caterpillar That Eats Plastic Bags Can Be The Solution To Our Waste Woes
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An accidental discovery by a researcher in Spain found that the moth caterpillar produces a substance that breaks down chemical components of plastic before fully degrading them
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After Ganga, Yamuna, Now River Narmada Could Be Given Living Entity Status

After Ganga, Yamuna, Now River Narmada Could Be Given Living Entity Status
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On the occasion of the Narmada Seva Yatra, Union Minister Rajnath Singh and Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan raised the issue of protecting Narmada river and giving a human status to the river by passing a state law on the same
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Nagpur: Changing Behaviour Is As Important As Building Toilets In The Fight Against Open Defecation

Nagpur: Changing Behaviour Is As Important As Building Toilets In The Fight Against Open Defecation
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Nagpur has formed 'Good Morning Squads' to stop people from defecating in the open
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Indore’s Swachh Turnaround: Recycling 50% Of Its Plastic Waste

Indore’s Swachh Turnaround: Recycling 50% Of Its Plastic Waste
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Until a few months back, Indore was the biggest plastic waste generator in Madhya Pradesh and burnt almost 13,000 kilos of plastic waste daily leading to air pollution and several health problems
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