Posts by: Karanvir Singh

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Water Pollution: Why Are Fish Dying In Punjab’s Beas River?

Water Pollution: Why Are Fish Dying In Punjab’s Beas River?
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In Punjab’s Beas river, water pollution caused by discharge from a sugar mill, is said to be behind the latest reports of the dead fish and other aquatic animals.
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Trichy Municipal Corporation To Give Green Report Card To School Students Who Help Manage City’s Waste

Trichy Municipal Corporation To Give Green Report Card To School Students Who Help Manage City’s Waste
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The city school students will receive a green report card, an assessment of the work they have done to adopt solid waste management practices
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Swachh Survekshan 2018 Results: Top 10 Highlights

Swachh Survekshan 2018 Results: Top 10 Highlights
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Swachh Survekshan 2018, which was the first pan Indian exercise to assess cleanliness in urban India, surveyed 4,203 cities from January 4 to March 10, 2018
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Ganga Pollution: Perception That ‘Nothing Significant’ Being Done To Clean Ganga Is Not Correct, 80% Ganga To Be Clean By March 2019, Says Nitin Gadkari

Ganga Pollution: Perception That ‘Nothing Significant’ Being Done To Clean Ganga Is Not Correct, 80% Ganga To Be Clean By March 2019, Says Nitin Gadkari
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Allaying doubts that the ambitious Namami Gange project has failed to reduce the pollution in Ganga, Minister Gadkari said that the cleaning river Ganga is a difficult task but the government is fully committed towards cleaning the 2,525-km-long river
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Students From A Delhi School Are Strengthening Water, Sanitation & Hygiene (WASH) Concepts. Here’s All That They Are Doing

Students From A Delhi School Are Strengthening Water, Sanitation & Hygiene (WASH) Concepts. Here’s All That They Are Doing
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The school worked on the concept that if children at early age are taught the basic rules of good health and hygiene, they can become agents of change
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In A Plastic Collection Drive, Residents Of Pune Deposit Over 7860 Kg of Plastic Waste In Just 3 Hours

In A Plastic Collection Drive, Residents Of Pune Deposit Over 7860 Kg of Plastic Waste In Just 3 Hours
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The plastic collection drive was conducted in Pune between 9am and 11am, and a total of 5,880 kg of plastic bags, 1,758 kg of thermocol and 225.3 kg of e-waste was collected from around 200 places in the city
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In Jharkhand’s Giridih District, Women Break Into Male Bastion And Turn Masons To Construct Toilets

In Jharkhand’s Giridih District, Women Break Into Male Bastion And Turn Masons To Construct Toilets
To ensure that there are sufficient masons available to continue the toilet construction activity, the district officials created a pool of women masons, also called Rani Mistris
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Swachh Bharat Summer Internship 2018: All You Need To Know About How To Apply, Who Is Eligible And Other Details

Swachh Bharat Summer Internship 2018: All You Need To Know About How To Apply, Who Is Eligible And Other Details
Eligible candidates can apply for the internship and best interns who will produce exceptional work will be awarded with cash prizes at the national level
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Bengaluru To Treat Liquid Waste Discharged From Landfills And Use The Recovered Water To Refill The City Lakes

Bengaluru To Treat Liquid Waste Discharged  From Landfills And Use The Recovered Water To Refill The City Lakes
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Concerned over poisonous leachate contaminating groundwater, the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike has now set up a leachate treatment plant at its Belahalli landfill site
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Paddy Straw To Bio-Degradable Paper: IIT-Delhi Graduates Develop A Technology To Help Farmers Turn Crop Residue Into Useful Products

Paddy Straw To Bio-Degradable Paper: IIT-Delhi Graduates Develop A Technology To Help Farmers Turn Crop Residue Into Useful Products
IIT-Delhi students developed a technology to convert agro waste into value added products using eco-friendly processes to empower farmers to earn profits from agricultural waste instead of burning it
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Inching Towards Open Defecation Free Status, Andhra Pradesh’s Vizianagaram Shifts Its Focus To ODF Sustainability

Inching Towards Open Defecation Free Status, Andhra Pradesh’s Vizianagaram Shifts Its Focus To ODF Sustainability
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To ensure that people don’t slip back to open defecation practices, the district has opted for Swachh Ballot, where people casted their vote to identify defaulters who continue to defecate in the open despite toilets at home
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Despite Building Over 33 Lakh Toilets, Why Is Odisha Struggling To Meet Open Defecation Free Target By October 2019?

Despite Building Over 33 Lakh Toilets, Why Is Odisha Struggling To Meet Open Defecation Free Target By October 2019?
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Despite over 3 years since the launch of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, Odisha’s sanitation coverage remains woefully low at 50.75% with only Deogarh district having achieved the ODF status
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United Nations Lauds NGO Tarun Bharat Sangh’s Efforts In Utilising Nature-Based Solutions To Conserve Water In Rajasthan

United Nations Lauds NGO Tarun Bharat Sangh’s Efforts In Utilising Nature-Based Solutions To Conserve Water In Rajasthan
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The United Nations in its report mentioned that Tarun Bharat Sangh brought water back to 1,000 drought-stricken villages of Rajasthan since 1986
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Over 3 Lakh People Set A New Record, Form A 140-Km Long Human Chain To Fight Open Defecation In Uttar Pradesh

Over 3 Lakh People Set A New Record, Form A 140-Km Long Human Chain To Fight Open Defecation In Uttar Pradesh
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The officials originally planned for a 130-km long human chain, but the huge participation of people made it about 140 km
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