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46 Weeks, 650 Tonnes Of Garbage: Here Is How A Couple From Mumbai Is Helping Mahim Beach Breathe
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46 Weeks, 650 Tonnes Of Garbage: Here Is How A Couple From Mumbai Is Helping Mahim Beach Breathe

Meet Indranil Sengupta and Rabia Tewari who started cleaning Mumbai's Mahim beach last year in September to uplift their view and give the beach a makeover ...
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Allot Land For Garbage Dumping Ground In 2 Months: High Court To Maharashtra
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Allot Land For Garbage Dumping Ground In 2 Months: High Court To Maharashtra

Hearing a petition, the Bombay High Court asked the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) to provide a garbage dumping ground in place of Mulund and Deonar dumping grounds ...
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Giving A New Life To Dead Trees, Youth In Maharashtra’s Famous Sahyadri Mountains Are On A Mission To Enrich A Sacred Groove

Ten youth from Amba village in Kolhapur district are on a mission to give a new lease of life to trees uprooted during landslides and heavy rains and in last ten years over 350 trees have been leased a new life ...
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The Bombay High Court criticised Maharashtra government and BMC over garbage on Marine Drive
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Bombay High Court Raps Maharashtra Government, BMC After Sea Dumps Trash On Mumbai Shores

High tide threw tonnes of garbage on Mumbai's Marine Drive, prompting BMC to engage 55 workers who cleaned up 12 tonnes of waste ...
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30 Minutes, 5 Beach Volunteers & Truck Loads Of Plastic Waste: How Mumbaikars Are Joining #SaveTheBeach Campaign
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30 Minutes, 5 Beach Volunteers & Truck Loads Of Plastic Waste: How Mumbaikars Are Joining #SaveTheBeach Campaign

Initiated with an aim to give a new lease of life to Mumbai’s beaches, #BeachCleanUpChallenge as part of #SaveTheBeach campaign is focusing on five major beaches ...
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Maharashtra imposed a ban on single-use plastic items on June 23
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A Month After Maharashtra Imposed Plastic Ban, Here’s How Mumbai Is Coping With The Ban

With more than 3,000 kilos of banned plastic seized in Mumbai, in the last one month since the plastic ban was imposed, vendors, street hawkers and common people are gradually making a shift to eco-friendly alternatives. Here’s how the city is coping with the ban ...
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Maharashtra Plantation Drive: A Citizens’ Movement In Mumbai Aims To Plant 800 Trees By July End

The Cuffe Parade Residents Association (CPRA) has taken up the responsibility to purify the city’s air by planting 800 trees in the south Mumbai area ...
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Maharashtra Has Highest Number Of Polluting River Stretches, Thanks To Industrial Units
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Maharashtra Government Doesn’t Seem Keen To Check River Pollution: High Court

From 49 rivers found polluted in 2014 to 59 this year, the Bombay High Court slammed the Maharashtra Government for not taking any preventive measures in order to stop water pollution ...
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Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis said that more than 60 lakh toilets have been built in Maharashtra
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60 Lakh Toilets Built In Four Years Of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, Says Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis

Praising the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, CM Devendra Fadnavis said that Maharashtra has done exceptionally well to build over 60 lakh toilets in just four years ...
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Waste Management: Thane residents given extra time till October 31 to treat their own waste
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Towards A Zero-Waste Society: Thane Residents Get Three More Months To Start Treating Their Own Waste

In March, Thane Municipal Corporation issued a notification saying that they will not pick up waste from bulk generators including housing societies and commercial establishments if they fail to treat their garbage at source ...
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To Curb Open Defecation, Pune Village Communities Open Their Household Toilets For Wari Pilgrims To Use

People from the homes along the route of the famous Wari pilgrimage in Maharashtra’s Pune have opened up their household toilets for the use of pilgrims during their 15-day travel from July 6 to July 22 to prevent open defecation ...
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Mumbai Police Joins Hands With City Based NGO To Plant 4,000 Trees In A Months’ Time
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Mumbai Police Joins Hands With City Based NGO To Plant 4,000 Trees In A Months’ Time

Mumbai based NGO Green Yatra aims to increase city’s green cover by planting 10 crore trees by 2025 ...
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