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Bandicoot, Sewer Cleaning Robot Wins Infosys Foundation’s Aarohan Social Innovation Awards
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Bandicoot, Sewer Cleaning Robot Wins Infosys Foundation’s Aarohan Social Innovation Awards

Bandicoot, a pneumatic semi-robotic device created to clean sewers and manholes, is claimed to be the world’s first manhole cleaning robot ...
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To Go Hunger-Free Kerala Launches Rs. 25 Meals At Select Food Courts And, Free Food Delivery For Bedridden
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To Go Hunger-Free Kerala Launches Rs. 25 Meals At Select Food Courts And Free Food Delivery For Bedridden

Presented by the state Finance Minister Thomas Isaac, the state budget 2020-21 focuses on making Kerala a hunger-free state ...
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Kerala Budget's 'Green' Touch': Bans Filament Bulbs, Aims To Attain Total Cleanliness
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Kerala Budget’s ‘Green’ Touch’: Bans Filament Bulbs, Aims To Attain Total Cleanliness

While presenting the state budget, Kerala Finance Minister Thomas Issac said that a Green Work Force will be formed to collect segregated waste and to dispose it properly in resource recovery centres ...
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Made Entirely Out Of Single-Use Plastic, Kerala’s Marine Cemetery Is A Call To Action To Save The World
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Made Entirely Out Of Single-Use Plastic, Kerala’s Marine Cemetery Is A Call To Action To Save The World

Jellyfish Watersports, an eco-friendly water sports and activities organising group, has built the marine cemetery from single-use plastic in collaboration with the District Administration of Kozhikode, Kerala to remind about the overexploitation of environment that has led to the endangerment of eight marine species and a freshwater fish ...
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The Trap, Trapper, Trapped: Art Installation On Kochi Beach Drives Home The Message Of Beat Plastic Pollution
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The Trap, Trapper, Trapped: Art Installation On Kochi Beach Drives Home The Message Of Beat Plastic Pollution

The art installation at Fort Kochi beach involves a 25 feet high plastic water bottle made using 1500 single-use plastic water bottles or PET bottles of 1litre capacity each ...
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Single-use plastic ban in Kerala, a bother for many
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Single-Use Plastic Ban In Kerala, A Bother For Many

According to the directions from the state government of Kerala, from January 1 onwards, only recyclable plastic materials and bottles is allowed in the state ...
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Kerala Government Takes A Step Towards Sustainability, Bans Single-Use Plastic Products From 2020
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Kerala Government Bans Single-Use Plastic Products From The New Year

Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan announced the Kerala government's decision to ban single-use plastic items in the state from January 1, 2020. Here are all the details of what all plastic items are banned ...
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Global Handwashing Day: Low-Cost 'Social' Robot Teaches Kerala Children Hygiene Lessons
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Global Handwashing Day: Low-Cost ‘Social’ Robot Teaches Kerala Children Hygiene Lessons

Pepe, a robot developed by researchers from the University of Glasgow in Scotland in collaboration with the Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham University in Kerala is teaching schoolkids (between the ages of five and 10) the right way of effective handwashing ...
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Fight Against Air Pollution: A Kerala Municipality Proposes A New Rule, Plant Trees To Get A Permit To Build A House
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Fight Against Air Pollution: A Kerala Municipality Proposes A New Rule, Plant Trees To Get A Permit To Build A House

To reduce the levels of air pollution, Kodungallur municipality in Kerala has passed a resolution for newly constructed buildings to plant fruit bearing trees ...
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi Impressed By Solar-Powered Kochi Airport; Asks High-Energy Guzzlers To Emulate It
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi Impressed By Solar-Powered Kochi Airport; Asks High-Energy Guzzlers To Emulate It

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that like Cochin International Airport, stadiums can tap the natural resource for achieving self-suficiency which will help in reducing their carbon footprints ...
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Kerala Utilises Non-Recyclable Plastic Waste For Making New Roads

While India is facing huge plastic waste crisis, its southernmost state – Kerala has come up with a solution to combat this menace ...
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Sanitary Napkins From Aquatic Weed? This School Team From Kerala Creates Low Cost, Biodegradable Pads
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Sanitary Napkins From Aquatic Weed? This School Team From Kerala Creates Low Cost, Biodegradable Pads

In a bid to reduce water hyacinth waste and provide a low cost, eco-friendly solution to conventional sanitary napkins, students from Kerala produce pads using water hyacinth ...
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