Posts by: Sonia Bhaskar

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Delhi Commission For Women Sends Notice To North MCD Over Lack Of Public Toilets For Women In Major Market

Delhi Commission For Women Sends Notice To North MCD Over Lack Of Public Toilets For Women In Major Market
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The Delhi Commission for Women has issued a notice to the North Delhi Municipal Corporation for failing to build toilet facilities for women in a major market
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As A Green Initiative Karimnagar Municipal Body Makes Rooftop Solar Panels Mandatory For Large Structures

As A Green Initiative Karimnagar Municipal Body Makes Rooftop Solar Panels Mandatory For Large Structures
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Telangana’s Karimnagar Municipal Corporation has passed a resolution making it compulsory for all houses, apartments, community halls, and commercial establishments that have a built-up area of over 2700 square feet to install solar panels on their rooftops
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#TrashTag: Twitterati Welcome The Latest Viral 'Garbage' Challenge, This One Is Just What We Need!

#TrashTag: Twitterati Welcome The Latest Viral 'Garbage' Challenge, This One Is Just What We Need!
The #TrashTag challenge has millennials all over the world cleaning dirty areas and posting before and after pictures on the internet 
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Delhi Government Floats Tenders For Fleet Of 375 Electric Buses To Promote Pollution-Free Public Transport

Delhi Government Floats Tenders For Fleet Of 375 Electric Buses To Promote Pollution-Free Public Transport
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In line with its aim to promote the electrification of public transportation by plying 1000 electric buses, the Delhi government has rolled out a tender for the first phase of procurement for 375 e-buses
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Electric Vehicles: India’s Cleanest City, Indore, Deploys Electric Buses To Promote Clean And Green Mobility

Electric Vehicles: India’s Cleanest City, Indore, Deploys Electric Buses To Promote Clean And Green Mobility
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Taking its ‘swachh’ initiatives to the next level, Indore administration has procured 40 electric buses for its public transport service to promote electric mobility and ensure reduction vehicular emissions
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Automobile Is Bigger Polluter Than Firecrackers: Supreme Court On Blanket Ban On Crackers

Automobile Is Bigger Polluter Than Firecrackers: Supreme Court On Blanket Ban On Crackers
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The Supreme Court has asked the center give a comparative study on the proportion of pollution by firecrackers and automobiles
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Government Launches A Mobile App And Website To Train Citizens On Sanitation, Waste Management

Government Launches A Mobile App And Website To Train Citizens On Sanitation, Waste Management
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The SBM e-Learning mobile application and web portal launched for citizens and aims to educate them on various aspects of sanitation and waste management like dealing with plastic and cleaning up of rivers
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The Temple Town Of Tirupati Gets 105 ‘i-Praise’ Electric Scooters From Okinawa

The Temple Town Of Tirupati Gets 105 ‘i-Praise’ Electric Scooters From Okinawa
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On March 4, Tirupati got 105 customised 'i-Praise - The Intelligent Scooter' to promote electric mobility, zero emission travel, and curbing the problem of air pollution in the city
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Sanitary Napkin Production Unit At Tihar Jail, A Hygienic And Empowering Gift To Female Inmates On Women’s Day

Sanitary Napkin Production Unit At Tihar Jail, A Hygienic And Empowering Gift To Female Inmates On Women’s Day
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On International Women’s Day, a sanitary pad manufacturing unit was launched at Jail number 6 of Tihar Jail in Delhi, for the production of low cost, biodegradable sanitary pads
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The Ambanis Go Green, Choose Eco-Friendly Cutlery For Aakash-Shloka Wedding

The Ambanis Go Green, Choose Eco-Friendly Cutlery For Aakash-Shloka Wedding
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The Akash Ambani and Shloka Mehta wedding was a plastic-free event and as they chose to use bio-degradable cutlery made of sugarcane fiber
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Countdown To Swachh Bharat: Access To Toilets And Role Of Women, A Case Study Of Chakkarpur Slum In Open Defecation Free Haryana

Countdown To Swachh Bharat: Access To Toilets And Role Of Women, A Case Study Of Chakkarpur Slum In Open Defecation Free Haryana
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A look at how the urban slum of Chakkarpur dealt with the lack of access to toilets and washrooms with women taking the lead to give up open defecation
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Demeaning, Illegal, Lethal Yet Prevalent: Manual Scavenging Continues Despite Being Banned 25 Years Ago

Demeaning, Illegal, Lethal Yet Prevalent: Manual Scavenging Continues Despite Being Banned 25 Years Ago
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The practice of manual scavenging has been outlawed since 1993 but despite the 25 year ban, the manual scavengers still exist in large numbers, here’s how the practice fares as of today
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Electric Vehicles: Government Prepares Blueprint To Boost Localised Making Of Battery-Run Transports

Electric Vehicles: Government Prepares Blueprint To Boost Localised Making Of Battery-Run Transports
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In a bid to encourage local manufacturing of electric vehicles and their components, the Union Cabinet has approved setting up of National Mission for Transformative Mobility and Battery Storage which will be monitored by an inter-ministerial steering committee chaired by NITI Aayog
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From Waste Pickers To Artists, Here’s A Story Of Transformation Of Women From Ghazipur Landfill Area In Delhi

From Waste Pickers To Artists, Here’s A Story Of Transformation Of Women From Ghazipur Landfill Area In Delhi
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Ghazipur waste pickers get a new lease of life, move away from the landfills as waste pickers and start their journey as artisans, only this time making products made out of waste
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