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A Casual Morning Walk For Puducherry Lt Governor Kiran Bedi Gives Birth To A Stringent Beach Cleanup Policy

A Casual Morning Walk For Puducherry Lt Governor Kiran Bedi Gives Birth To A Stringent Beach Cleanup Policy
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Puducherry Lieutenant Governor Kiran Bedi initiated a beach cleanup drive after she found garbage and plastic littered on the beach
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Contribute Towards Cleaner Air And Get Marks: Karnataka’s New Initiative To Encourage Tree Plantation

Contribute Towards Cleaner Air And Get Marks: Karnataka’s New Initiative To Encourage Tree Plantation
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As per a proposal submitted by Karnataka’s Department of Forest Environment and Ecology, students will have to plant 10 saplings each and nurture them for at least three years to get additional 10 marks
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India Vs West Indies: Cricket Match In Kerala To Get A Swachh Bharat Spin

India Vs West Indies: Cricket Match In Kerala To Get A Swachh Bharat Spin
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From keeping the stadium litter-free, scientifically managing garbage to prohibiting plastic items inside the stadium, a number of measures will be taken to ensure a waste-free match on November 1 at Kerala’s Greenfield International Stadium
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Maharashtra Plastic Ban: Religious Trusts In The State To Face The Heat If Found Using Plastic

Maharashtra Plastic Ban: Religious Trusts In The State To Face The Heat If Found Using Plastic
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State Environment Minister Ramdas Kadam said if banned plastic is found inside the premises of prayer places including temples, mosques, churches and gurudwaras, an action will be taken against them
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Swachh Bharat Abhiyan Theme In A Thane Durga Puja Pandal Grabs Attention Of Devotees

Swachh Bharat Abhiyan Theme In A Thane Durga Puja Pandal Grabs Attention Of Devotees
To spread the message of waste management, more than 12 lakh discarded peanut shells are reused to decorate a pandal in Thane district's Ulhasnagar area
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Electricity From Cowdung: South Delhi Municipal Corporation To Set Up Two Biogas Plants

Electricity From Cowdung: South Delhi Municipal Corporation To Set Up Two Biogas Plants
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South Delhi Municipal Corporation believes that biogas plants can help effectively manage waste by converting it into biogas
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Allahabad To Get Over One Lakh Toilets For An Open Defecation Free Kumbh Mela

Allahabad To Get Over One Lakh Toilets For An Open Defecation Free Kumbh Mela
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Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has announced installation of 1.2 lakh toilets in the city ahead of the Kumbh Mela in Allahabad that will be held next year from January to March
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Swachh Bharat Mission Finds A Supporter In Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe

Swachh Bharat Mission Finds A Supporter In Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe
Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe highlighted how securing clean water and improving sanitary conditions is a common challenge in the world
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Metro Shed Construction: After 40,000 Objections, High Court Puts A Stay On Tree Felling In Aarey Colony

Metro Shed Construction: After 40,000 Objections, High Court Puts A Stay On Tree Felling In Aarey Colony
33 hectares of land was allotted to the Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation Limited to construct a Metro shed for which 2,702 trees were to be cut
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Delhi Airport To Become Plastic-Free By The End Of 2019

Delhi Airport To Become Plastic-Free By The End Of 2019
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Single-use plastic items will be prohibited inside the Indira Gandhi International airport once alternatives are in place. They include grocery bags, food packaging, bottles, straws, containers, cups and cutlery
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Swachh Pandal Competition In Ranchi To Ensure A Waste-Free Durga Puja

Swachh Pandal Competition In Ranchi To Ensure A Waste-Free Durga Puja
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150 Durga pandals in Jharkhand’s capital Ranchi will be judged on different cleanliness parameters like waste management and swachhta awareness strategies
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Locals In Bihar’s West Champaran District Upcycle Plastic Waste To Construct A Urinal

Locals In Bihar’s West Champaran District Upcycle Plastic Waste To Construct A Urinal
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Over a thousand plastic bottles have been upcycled and other scrap materials like plastic bags, wrappers, etc have been used to make a urinal in a government school in Bihar’s West Champaran district
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Groundwater Is A Finite Source, Will End One Day If We Fail To Reduce Its Exploitation: WaterAid India

Groundwater Is A Finite Source, Will End One Day If We Fail To Reduce Its Exploitation: WaterAid India
From decentralised water governance to strong ground water regulation coupled with municipal water supply and irrigation efficiency reforms, there are several ways in which India can avoid groundwater depletion points out an expert from WaterAid
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Waste Management: Mumbai’s Municipal Schools To Get Playgrounds From Recycled Tyres

Waste Management: Mumbai’s Municipal Schools To Get Playgrounds From Recycled Tyres
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With an aim to integrate the concept of waste management into municipal schools and provide a play area to children, Simran Varma (22) and Krithika Ganesan (24) are working towards building playgrounds from waste tyres
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