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Pune-Based Firm Develops Testing Kit For Faster Confirmation Of COVID-19 Cases
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Pune-Based Firm Develops Testing Kit For Faster Confirmation Of COVID-19 Cases

Though around 500 people have been tested positive for coronavirus in India so far, experts are bracing for a sharp increase fearing it may have spread across and also point out to a low level of testing in the country ...
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Mumbai: Municipal Corporation Seizes 410 Kilogram Plastic, Slaps Rs. 6.60 Lakh Fine
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Mumbai: Municipal Corporation Seizes 410 Kilogram Plastic, Slaps Rs. 6.60 Lakh Fine

Since the Government of Maharashtra first banned the single-use plastic in 2018, Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation has seized 86,000 kilogram of plastic and recovered a fine of Rs. 4.65 crore between June 2018 and February 2020 ...
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Maharashtra's 'Shiv Bhojan' Thali Sells Like Hot Cakes
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Maharashtra’s ‘Shiv Bhojan’ Thali Sells Like Hot Cakes

Launched on January 26, ‘Shivbhojan’ scheme aims to provide freshly cooked meals at a subsidised rate of Rs. 10 to people from economically poor sections across Maharashtra ...
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Maharashtra’s ‘Shivbhojan’ Scheme Provides Wholesome Meals To Disadvantaged People Across The State At Rs. 10
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Maharashtra’s ‘Shivbhojan’ Scheme Provides Wholesome Meals To Disadvantaged People Across The State At Rs. 10

Launched on January 26, ‘Shivbhojan’ scheme aims to provide freshly cooked meals at a subsidised rate of Rs. 10 at 122 centres across Maharashtra ...
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Civic Body In Maharashtra's Jalna District Rewards Students For Collecting Plastic Waste
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Civic Body In Maharashtra’s Jalna District Rewards Students For Collecting Plastic Waste

Students from seven school have taken part in an initiative of Badnapur Nagar Panchayat of Jalna, Maharashtra to reduce plastic waste and have collected over 100 kilogram of plastic waste each in past three months ...
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A Bank With A Green Mission: The Safai Bank Of India Aims To Keep Plastic Wrappers From Landfills
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A Bank With A Green Mission: The Safai Bank Of India Aims To Prevent Plastic Wrappers From Ending Up In Landfills

With the help of more than 180 branches across the country, the Safai Bank of India has till now stopped more than 22 Lakh plastic wrappers from reaching landfills ...
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Jogging And Cleaning For A Plastic Free Pune, A 24-Year-Old Software Engineer Goes Plogging
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Jogging And Cleaning For A Plastic Free Pune, A 24-Year-Old Software Engineer Goes Plogging

Meet 24-year-old Vivek Gurav, a software engineer by profession, who initiated plogging in Pune in June 2019 and now runs Pune Ploggers, a group of environment conscious citizens dedicated to cleaning the city ...
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By Helping Offices, Events To Go Zero Waste, This 34-Year-Old From Mumbai Is Reducing Garbage Load On Landfills
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By Helping Offices, Events To Go Zero Waste, This 34-Year-Old From Mumbai Is Reducing Garbage Load On Landfills

Massive fire at Deonar landfill in Mumbai prompted 34-year-old Divya Ravichandran to try and understand India’s waste crisis and adopt ‘my waste is my responsibility’ mantra and eventually launch Skrap, a sustainability start-up ...
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#SwachhMumbai: Shah Rukh Khan Thanks Swachhata Warriors For Keeping Mumbai Clean
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#SwachhMumbai: Shah Rukh Khan Thanks Swachhata Warriors For Keeping Mumbai Clean

Actor Shah Rukh Khan shared the short film posted by Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), narrating the story of sanitation workers and how they ensure cleanliness and hygiene in Mumbai ...
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Swasth Report of Maharashtra: Malnutrition Remains Leading Health Problem Among Children Under Five
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Swasth Report Of Maharashtra: Malnutrition Remains Leading Health Problem Among Children Under Five

A lowdown on Maharashtra’s performance on health parameters and how the state over the years has surpassed the national performance across some indicators while seen a negative trend in other parameters ...
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Swedish Royal Couple Clean-Up Mumbai's Versova Beach With Climate Activist Afroz Shah
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Swedish Royal Couple Clean-Up Mumbai’s Versova Beach With Climate Activist Afroz Shah

In a bid to address environmental challenges common to India and Sweden, King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia visited Mumbai and contributed their bit in the cleanliness drive on Versova Beach ...
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Happy Diwali 2019: Nearly 9,000 Students In Pune Take An Oath To Celebrate A Plastic-Free Diwali
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Happy Diwali 2019: Nearly 9,000 Students In Pune Take An Oath To Celebrate A Plastic-Free Diwali

Diwali 2019: Urging children and their parents to ditch plastic packaging and opt for eco-friendly options, Pune Municipal Corporation administers an oath in over 90 schools to celebrate a plastic-free Diwali ...
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