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Nutrition Month: Government Will Double Outreach On Optimum Nutrition, Says Union Minister Smriti Irani
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Nutrition Month: Government Will Double Outreach On Optimum Nutrition, Says Union Minister Smriti Irani

Speaking at a ceremony, Women and Child Development Minister Smriti Irani said that the government will increase the focus on eliminating malnutrition and urged the Anganwadi workers to contribute in this effort ...
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30 km From Delhi, 5 Men Die While Cleaning A Sewer

UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has announced a compensation of Rs. 10 lakh each for the family members of the workers who died, a government statement said ...
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Indore Pushes For Copper Vessels And Metal Utenils To Replace Single-Use Plastic
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Indore Pushes For Copper Vessels And Metal Utenils To Replace Single-Use Plastic

In a bid to make Indore single-use plastic-free, the Municipal Corporation of Indore is bringing back ‘lotas’ and metal utensils in government offices and is setting up ‘Bartan Banks’ from where the citizens can borrow reusable utensils to serve food at parties and return later ...
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Swasth India: Competition Among States Can Improve Their Health Index, Says NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant
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Swasth India: Competition Among States Can Improve Their Health Index, Says NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant

In a bid to increase the focus of state governments and Union Territories on improving healthcare and providing nutrition, NITI Aayog has developed a health index report in collaboration with the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare and the World Bank to rank the states in real-time on the basis of their performance on various health indicators like fertility rate, maternal mortality rate, number of vacancies of doctors among others ...
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Water Conservation: IIT Kharagpur To Steer A European Union-Funded Project For Treatment, Reuse Of Wastewater
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Water Conservation: IIT Kharagpur To Steer A European Union-Funded Project For Treatment, Reuse Of Wastewater

In a bid to conserve water, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur will be working on identifying the best available and affordable technologies for wastewater treatment and to provide solutions to the challenges of water use in both rural and urban areas ...
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Plastic Free Railway: Indian Railways To Enforce Ban On Single-Use Plastic From October 2
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Plastic Free Railway: Indian Railways To Enforce Ban On Single-Use Plastic From October 2

The Ministry of Railways has urged the Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) to set up plastic bottle crushing machines in major railway stations and increase the use of reusable products to reduce plastic footprints ...
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Plastic Pollution: Lok Sabha Secretariat Bans Use Of Plastics In Parliament Complex
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Plastic Pollution: Lok Sabha Secretariat Bans Use Of Plastics In Parliament Complex

To support Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision of making the country plastic-free, the Lok Sabha Secretariat has banned the use of single-use plastics from their campus ...
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Plastic Menace: 'Punch In The Gut' As Scientists Find Micro Plastic In Arctic Ice
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Plastic Menace: ‘Punch In The Gut’ As Scientists Find Micro Plastic In Arctic Ice

With an aim to investigate the impact of climate change on the Artic, a team of scientists from United States of America tested ice-samples and found visible plastic beads and filaments of various shapes and sizes ...
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APJ Abdul Kalam Amrut Yojna Is Making Amravati’s Tribals Understand Health, Hygiene In Their Dialect
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APJ Abdul Kalam Amrut Yojna Is Making Amravati’s Tribals Understand Health, Hygiene In Their Dialect

Launched in 2015, APJ Abdul Kalam Amrut Yojna is helping the women from Amravati’s Korku tribe break the vicious cycle of child marriage, early pregnancy and caring for malnourished children ...
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Yamuna’s Stretch Downstream Of Delhi’s Wazirabad Barrage Is Unsuitable For Aquatic Life: NMCG Study
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Yamuna’s Stretch Downstream Of Delhi’s Wazirabad Barrage Is Unsuitable For Aquatic Life: Study

A recent study sponsored by National Mission For Clean Ganga found that Yamuna's stretch through the Wazirabad barrage in Delhi is extremely contaminated and unsuitable for aquatic life ...
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Health Remains Key Challenge In India's Development: President Ram Nath Kovind
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Health Remains Key Challenge In India’s Development: President Ram Nath Kovind

While addressing a gathering at Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences President Ram Nath Kovind said that lack of access to health services, malnutrition and neglected tropical diseases act as constraints to the development of the nation ...
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Swasth India: Malnutrition Causes 45 Per Cent Child Deaths In India
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Swasth India: Malnutrition Causes 45 Per Cent Child Deaths In India

Around 1.9 billion adults worldwide are overweight, while 462 million are underweight, states World Health Organization (WHO) ...
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