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68-Year-Old Woman From Nashik Takes On Newspaper Waste, Converts It Into Dolls
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68-Year-Old Woman From Nashik Takes On Newspaper Waste, Converts It Into Dolls

What started as a hobby is now becoming a viable way of tackling waste paper for 68-year-old Meena Patankar who uses discarded newspaper to make dolls and other home décor items ...
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Projects To Reduce Pollution In River Mula-Mutha Fast-Tracked, Says Union Minister Prakash Javadekar
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Projects To Reduce Pollution In River Mula-Mutha Fast-Tracked, Says Union Minister Prakash Javadekar

The components proposed under projects to restore the Mula-Mutha river include the construction of eleven new Sewage Treatment Plants (STPs) and laying of 113.6 km of sewer lines for collection of untapped sewage ...
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India's Forest Cover Increased By One Per Cent In The Last Five Years, says Union Minister Prakash Javadekar
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India’s Forest Cover Increased By One Per Cent In The Last Five Years, Says Union Minister Prakash Javadekar

On his visit to National Museum of Indian Cinema, Mumbai, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar urged people to plant at least 10 trees to contribute towards protecting the environment ...
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World Environment Day: 650 Volunteers Gather For Beach, Lake Clean-up And Tree Plantation In Maharashtra And Odisha
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World Environment Day: 650 Volunteers Gather For Beach, Lake Clean-up And Tree Plantation In Maharashtra And Odisha

Beach warriors clean-up lakes and beaches in Maharashtra, collect 6.5 tonnes of waste and plant over 2000 saplings in Mumbai and Odisha ...
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No More Dumping Of Waste At Versova’s Mangroves As They Get Bio-Fences, A Natural Barrier
Maharashtra World Environment Day

No More Dumping Of Waste At Versova’s Mangroves As They Get Bio-Fences, A Natural Barrier

In a bid to protect mangroves from waste, Versova opts for bio-fences, where plants are grown on a frame which in turn prevent the garbage from being dumped directly on to the mangroves ...
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Brihanmumbai Electric Supply And Transport To Get 20 Electric Buses By Next Month And 60 More By End Of The Year
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Brihanmumbai Electric Supply And Transport To Get 20 Electric Buses By Next Month And 60 More By End Of The Year

The Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport will get a subsidy under the Faster Adoption And Manufacturing Of (Hybrid And) Electric Vehicles India Scheme of the Department Of Heavy Industries for deploying 80 electric buses in its transport fleet ...
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This 84-year-old Artist And Water Warrior Has Single-Handedly Saved 20 Million Litres Of Water In Last 12 Years
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This 84-year-old Artist And Water Warrior Has Single-Handedly Saved 20 Million Litres Of Water In Last 12 Years

Meet 84-year-old Aabid Surti who on every Sunday goes door to door to fix leakages and save water ...
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Electric Vehicles: India Should Prioritise Two-Wheeler Electrification, Says A Study
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Electric Vehicles: India Should Prioritise Two-Wheeler Electrification, Says A Study

As the government targets for having at least 30 per cent of the vehicles on road as electric by 2030, in order to curb vehicular pollution, the study conducted by Ola Mobility Institute shows that encouraging shared mobility is one of the ways of promoting e-mobility in the country ...
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From Having No Access To Sanitary Napkins As A Teen, To Now Distributing It For Free, Story Of Mumbai’s Padwoman
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From Having No Access To Sanitary Napkins As A Teen, To Now Distributing It For Free, Story Of Mumbai’s Padwoman

Dipti’s first meeting with menstruation and her husband’s dedication towards the cause made her undertake the cause of menstrual hygiene and turn into a ‘padwoman’ ...
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An Exemplary In Itself: This Park In Nagpur Is Here To Give Lessons On Waste Management
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An Exemplary In Itself: This Park In Nagpur Is Here To Give Lessons On Waste Management

The first waste management park at NEERI opened its gate on April 8 to educate and aware individuals about waste ...
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A 40-Year-old Cyclist Pedals From Chandigarh To Mumbai To Spread Awareness On Environmental Issues
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A 40-Year-old Cyclist Pedals From Chandigarh To Mumbai To Spread Awareness On Environmental Issues

In a bid to raise awareness on the issues related to the environment, Rajiv Kumar, a resident of Chandigarh cycled to Mumbai in 50 days and plans to pedal from Kashmir to Kanyakumari for the same ...
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Swachh Survekshan 2019: The 3rd Cleanest State, Maharashtra, Bags 46 Awards On Various Cleanliness Parameters
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Swachh Survekshan 2019: The 3rd Cleanest State, Maharashtra, Bags 46 Awards On Various Cleanliness Parameters

In the Swachh Survekshan 2019, the state of Maharashtra won 46 awards, the maximum among all states in the country and attained the tag of the third best-performing state in cleanliness standards of Swachh Bharat Mission ...
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