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Water Sources, Soil And Food In Villages With Open Defecation Have More Faecal Contamination, Finds Study
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Water Sources, Soil And Food In Villages With Open Defecation Have More Faecal Contamination, Finds Study

The study conducted by UNICEF found that government initiatives like Swachh Bharat Mission that focus on improving hygiene practices, as well as generate awareness around safe sanitation practices can help reduce the risk of contamination ...
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On This International Yoga Day, Government Asks People To Use Eco-friendly Products And Live A Sustainable Life

Government is planning to promote the use of eco-friendly products on the International Yoga Day on June 21, the main event of the day will be held in Ranchi and will be attended by PM Modi ...
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On World Environment Day, Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Announced Non-Recyclable Polythene Buy Back Scheme
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On World Environment Day, Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Announced Non-Recyclable Polythene Buy Back Scheme

After a ban on single-use plastic, Himachal Pradesh plans to introduce buy back scheme for consumers to sell plastic waste to reduce the amount of non-recyclable plastic waste including plastic packaging ...
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Environment NGO Greenpeace Seeks Ambitious Measures From G20 Group To Tackle The Plastic Waste Crisis
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An Advocate For Environmental Issues, Greenpeace Asks For Ambitious Measures From G20 Group To Tackle The Plastic Waste Crisis

In a joint declaration adopted during the meeting of Environment and Energy Ministers from the G20 countries, the ministers agreed to create a framework for action with voluntary measures to reduce marine pollution and reaffirmed the commitments made under the Paris Agreement to combat climate change ...
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#StopKillingUs: Death Of Seven Due To Manual Scavenging In Gujarat Sparks Anger, Agitated Twitteratis Ask For Justice
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Manual Scavenging: Death Of Seven In Gujarat Sparks Angry Reactions On Social Media

Seven people, including four sanitation workers died after inhaling toxic fumes inside a manhole in a hotel in Gujarat ...
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PM Narendra Modi To Honour Women Sarpanches Working For Swachh Bharat
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Concerned About The Water Crisis, PM Narendra Modi Writes Letter To All Village Pradhans Asking Them To Conserve Rainwater

In a bid to fight water crisis in India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi requests all village heads to help conserve rainwater during the forthcoming monsoon ...
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Do Humans Eat Plastic? Think Again, You May Be Consuming 5 Grams Of Plastic Every Week, Says A Study
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Do Humans Eat Plastic? Think Again, You May Be Consuming 5 Grams Of Plastic Every Week, Says A Study

An average person possibly consumes 2000 tiny pieces of plastic that is five grams of plastic which is equivalent to eating a credit card every week ...
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Pollution Worse In Indian Cities As Registered Vehicles Up By 700 Times Since 1951, Study Suggests
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Pollution Worse In Indian Cities As Registered Vehicles Up By 700 Times Since 1951, Study Suggests

The Centre for Science and Environment study titled, 'At The Crossroads' states that the number of cars registered in India in 10 years, between 2006 to 2015 was almost twice the number of cars registered in 50 years between 1951 and 2005 ...
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801 Workers Died Cleaning Sewers In Country Since 1993, Says National Commission for Safai Karamcharis
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801 Workers Died Cleaning Sewers In Country Since 1993, Says National Commission for Safai Karamcharis

The National Commission for Safai Karamcharis chief noted that although manual scavenging had been stopped in many states, including Himachal Pradesh, 34,859 manual scavengers still existed in other states, including Tamil Nadu and Uttar Pradesh ...
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G20 Nations To Tackle Ocean Plastic Waste As Petrochemical Producers Expand In Asia
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G20 Nations To Tackle Ocean Plastic Waste As Petrochemical Producers Expand In Asia

Tackling the plastic pollution has been less of a priority in Asia, which is the world's biggest producer of the material - and its waste, as the problem gets more crucial, Japan wants the G20 nations to make combatting the plastic pollution a priority ...
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Minister Of State Kiren Rijiju Directs Sports Authority Of India Campuses To Increase Green Cover
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Minister Of State Kiren Rijiju Directs Sports Authority Of India Campuses To Increase Green Cover

To promote environment-frindly measures, Minister Kiren Rijiju urged Sports Authority of India to practice waste segregation at source and rainwater harvesting ...
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Government Sets Target Of Providing Clean Drinking Water To All By 2024
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Government Sets Target Of Providing Clean Drinking Water To All By 2024

Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat stated that in states like Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, West Bengal, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand and Odisha, the coverage of clean drinking water is less than five per cent ...
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