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UP Minister Abides By Swachh Pledge, Sweeps Office In State Legislature
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UP Minister Abides By Swachh Pledge, Sweeps Office In State Legislature

A day earlier, Chief Minister Adityanath banned the use of pan and tobacco products in schools, colleges, hospitals and other government buildings in the state
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Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath Promotes Swachhta, Bans Tobacco In Public Places
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Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath Promotes Swachhta, Bans Tobacco In Public Places

The UP CM asked officers to take a "swachhata" pledge - "I will not litter, nor allow anybody to do it.”
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Villages Along Ganga To Be Open Defecation Free By May
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Villages Along Ganga To Be Open Defecation Free By May

Drinking Water and Sanitation Minister Narendra Singh Tomar said that the government aims to install efficient liquid and solid waste management systems in all the villages along the River Ganga
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A UN report says that 80 per cent of the world's wastewater is discharged untreated
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80 Percent Of World’s Wastewater Discharged Untreated: UN

A UN report released on World Water Day said that 80 per cent of the world's wastewater is discharged without any treatment, due to lack of infrastructure and technical expertise
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On World Water Day, PM Narendra Modi Urges People To Save Water
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On World Water Day, PM Narendra Modi Urges People To Save Water

Prime Minister Narendra Modi also lauded the United Nations for choosing the 'wastewater' theme, urging people to recycle waste water for their water needs
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Recycling and Reusing Wastewater Can Solve Global Water Crisis
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Recycling and Reusing Wastewater Can Solve Global Water Crisis: UN

More than 800,000 people die every year because of contaminated drinking water, and not being able to properly wash their hands. Water-related diseases claim nearly 3.5 million lives annually in Africa, Asia and Latin America
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Governments Asks Companies To Recycle Plastic Waste
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Governments Asks Companies To Recycle Plastic Waste

As per the new guidelines, manufacturers are expected to initiate ways of recycling plastic to reduce overall plastic waste
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Majority Of Rural India Deprived Of Clean Water
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Majority Of Rural India Deprived Of Clean Water

Lack of government planning, competing demands, rising population and water-draining agricultural practices are some of reasons responsible for water crisis in rural areas, a new report has revealed
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The first time-line to clean River Ganga will be delayed by at least eight months
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First Timeline To Clean Ganga To Be Delayed By 8 Months: Uma Bharti

Union Minister for Water Resources, Uma Bharti, said that the first timeline to clean Ganga would be delayed by 8 months. The reason cited for this was that the body which had been set-up to deal with this did not have the required powers to deal with environmental issues
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Ganga, Yamuna Are ‘Living Human Entities’ HC
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Ganga, Yamuna Are ‘Living Human Entities’: Uttarakhand High Court

Granting the human status to holy rivers Ganga and Yamuna, the court also advocated that the ‘Namami Gange’ will act as a parent and maintain its cleanliness
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