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Sewage Water Flowing Into Kali Bein Rivulet In Punjab For Years Has Left It In A Pitiable Condition Minister Rana Gurjit Singh
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Sewage Water Flowing Into Kali Bein Rivulet In Punjab For Years Has Left It In A Pitiable Condition: Minister Rana Gurjit Singh

The Punjab government aims to clean the holy rivulet and stop the sewage flow into it by 2019
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62.99 Crores Spent Since 2012 On Plastics Use In Highway Construction
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62.99 Crores Spent Since 2012 On Plastics Use In Highway Construction

As per government plans, using plastic waste in construction of National Highways within 50 km periphery of urban areas with population of five lakh or more will be beneficial
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Water In 28,000 Habitations Affected By Arsenic And Fluoride: Narendra Singh Tomar
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Water In 28,000 Habitations Affected By Arsenic And Fluoride: Narendra Singh Tomar

Minister of Drinking Water and Sanitation Narendra Singh Tomar said in Parliament that 74,548 habitations in the country have ‘quality affected’ water and a National Water Quality Sub Mission has been initiated at Rs 25,000 crore to improve the water quality
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Ganga Fit For Bathing At Haridwar, May Fail To Meet Parameters Downstream: Minister Vijay Goel
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Ganga Fit For Bathing At Haridwar, May Fail To Meet Parameters Downstream: Minister Vijay Goel

To ensure a minimal or zero discharge of waste in Ganga, the Union Minister of State for Water Resources Vijay Goel said that authorities are keeping a strong vigil on industries in Haridwar
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New Law On Ganga Cleanup In Progress, Will Be Shared With The States: Uma Bharati
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New Law On Ganga Cleanup In Progress, Will Be Shared With The States: Uma Bharti

The Ganga law will aim to provide comprehensive solution to tackle river pollution due to discharge of industrial, agricultural and domestic effluents into the river
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Garbage To Gold: In Tamil Nadu’s Tiruchirappalli City Segregate Waste And Win A Gold Coin

As per the scheme, a resident needs to simply click a picture of the segregated waste and send it to the municipal body via WhatsApp and through lucky draws winners will be announced
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With 150 Districts Declared Open Defecation Free And 65% Sanitation Coverage, Swachh Bharat Abhiyan Crosses Another Milestone 
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Swachh Bharat Abhiyan Crosses Another Milestone, 150 Districts Declared Open Defecation Free

So far, of the 679 districts in India, 150 districts have already been declared open defecation free (ODF) as per the latest data and by end of this year the central government aims to provide individual or community toilet access to almost 44% of the rural population
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August 15 Set As Deadline For Towns In Telangana To Go ODF
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Telangana Sets August 15 Deadline For All Its Towns To Go Open Defecation Free

With lacklustre performance on behalf of municipal corporations in 2016-17, the state government has set a deadline of August 15 for all municipalities of Telangana to go ODF
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Haryana and ONGC sign an MoA to dig water wells near Saraswati river
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Focusing On Smaller Rivers: Haryana’s Attempt To Restore The Glory Of River Saraswati

An agreement with ONGC and formation of an expert committee are some of the steps taken by the state government of Haryana to restore river Saraswati
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World’s Plastic Waste If Spread Equally Can Cover An Area Size Of Argentina Study
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World’s Plastic Waste If Spread Equally Can Cover An Area Size Of Argentina: Study

Of the nine billion tonnes of plastic produced in last 6 decades nearly 80% of it had ended up in landfills and if this continues then by 1950, the number is estimated to rise to 13 billion tonnes as per a study by University of California
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A Push For Open Defecation Free Maharashtra Osmanabad District Creates History, Digs 10,000 Toilet Pits In 18 Hours
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A Push For Open Defecation Free Maharashtra: Osmanabad District Creates History, Digs 10,000 Toilet Pits In 18 Hours

On July 17, civic officials dug more than 10,000 toilet pits across Osmanabad district within 18 hours and in next seven days, 10,000 toilets will be constructed
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Sand Artist Sudarsan Pattnaik Appeals Prime Minister Narendra Modi To Set Up Waste Water Treatment Plants Along Country’s Coastlines
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Sand Artist Sudarsan Pattnaik Appeals To Prime Minister Narendra Modi To Set Up Waste Water Treatment Plants Along Country’s Coastlines

After sitting on a dharna to cleanup Banki Muhana beach in Puri, sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik has now appealed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for setting up waste water treatment plants along the country's coastline
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