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Activists Flag Concern Over Insufficient Artificial Ponds For Idol Immersion
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Activists Flag Concern Over Insufficient Artificial Ponds For Idol Immersion

The Delhi government had created 89 artificial ponds for idol immersion across the city to prevent the Yamuna from getting polluted ...
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No Idol Immersion Move Draws Mixed Reaction From Puja Organisers In Delhi
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No Idol Immersion Move Draws Mixed Reaction From Puja Organisers In Delhi

On September 16, Rajiv Ranjan Mishra, Director General of National Mission for Clean Ganga, issued a directive prohibiting idol immersion in the Ganga river and its tributaries ...
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"Proud Of Delhi": Arvind Kejriwal On Eco-Friendly Durga Puja Celebrations
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Arvind Kejriwal ‘Proud Of Delhi’ For Eco-Friendly Durga Puja Celebrations

Durga Puja organisers across Delhi also were largely reported to have celebrated the festival in an eco-friendly manner using bamboo, wood, clay, and paper to celebrate the festival ...
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Dussehra 2019: Delhi Celebrates The Victory Of Good Over Evil, Makes Ravana’s Effigy Using Single-Use Plastic
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Dussehra 2019: Delhi’s Ramlila Ground Celebrates The Victory Of Good Over Evil, Makes Ravana’s Effigy From Single-Use Plastic

With an aim to raise awareness about the threats posed by plastic to the environment, Ravana effigy made out of plastic will be destroyed at Delhi's Ramlila Ground on Dussehra ...
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Swasth Report of Delhi: Wasting, Underweight And Anaemia Cases Increase In Capital, As Per National Family Health Survey

From 2005-06 to 2015-16, anaemia cases among children (6-59 months) in Delhi increased by 2.7 per cent and among women (15-49 years) the upsurge was by a significant 10 per cent, while at an all India level anaemia cases saw an overall dip. That is just one parameter Delhi’s has other health woes to deal with ...
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President Ram Nath Kovind Inaugurates India Water Week-2019 In Delhi
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President Ram Nath Kovind Inaugurates India Water Week-2019 In Delhi

While inaugurating the sixth 'India Water Week-2019' President Ram Nath Kovind said that the government of India has made provision of safe and clean drinking water to its citizens as one of its primary goals ...
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North Delhi Municipal Corporation Starts Campaign To Discourage Usage Of Single-Use Plastic
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North Delhi Municipal Corporation Starts Campaign To Discourage Usage Of Single-Use Plastic

In the run-up to Mahatma Gandhi’s 150th birth anniversary on October 2, North Delhi Municipal Corporation (NDMC) has started an anti-plastic campaign under which all employees will be taking a pledge to not eradicate the use of plastic from their daily routine ...
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Vector-Borne Diseases: Delhi Has Recorded 79 cases of dengue and 93 Cases of Malaria In September
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Vector-Borne Diseases: Delhi Has Recorded 79 Cases Of Dengue And 93 Cases Of Malaria In September

With an aim to tackle the rising cases of malaria, dengue and other vector borne diseases, the Government of Delhi has started a campaign '10Hafte 10Baje 10Minute' (10 weeks at 10 O’clock for 10 minutes) urging people to inspect their house for any standing water that can be potential breeding spot for mosquitoes ...
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River Rejuvenation: Jal Shakti Ministry Flags Off 'Great Ganga Run' Marathon To Create Awareness About River Ganga
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River Rejuvenation: Jal Shakti Ministry Flags Off ‘Great Ganga Run’ Marathon To Create Awareness About River Ganga

Union Ministers Gajendra Singh Shekhawat and Kiren Rijiju along with others flagged off Great Ganga Run marathon in New Delhi to create awareness about River Ganga ...
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Delhi Registers 202 Malaria Cases This Year With 48 In The First Week Of September
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Delhi Registers 202 Malaria Cases This Year With 48 In The First Week Of September

The Delhi government along with the local bodies has been making efforts to raise awareness on precautions to ensure that there is no breeding of mosquito larvae to keep vector-borne diseases under check ...
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Draft Policy To Set Up Rooms For Breastfeeding Infants In Public Places Formed: Delhi Government To High Court
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Draft Policy To Set Up Rooms For Breastfeeding Infants In Public Places Formed: Delhi Government To High Court

The Delhi High Court had earlier directed the Delhi government and other local authorities to work out a plan for providing separate rooms for mothers to breastfeed in privacy in public places and buildings ...
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Cases Of Vector-Borne Diseases Reported In NDMC Area See Downward Trend In Last Three Years
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Cases Of Vector-Borne Diseases Reported In NDMC Area See Downward Trend In Last Three Years

The New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) has issued more than 2000 notices against mosquito breeding areas so far in 2019, these include prominent establishments like Paryavaran Bhawan, Rajiv Gandhi Bhawan, some government offices, hospitals, and schools ...
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