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Swachh Bharat Abhiyan: Goa’s Margao Civic Body To Pay Rs 1,000 To Those Reporting Littering Instances

Swachh Bharat Abhiyan: Goa’s Margao Civic Body To Pay Rs. 1,000 To Those Reporting Litterers
Goa News
In an attempt to ensure cleanliness, the Margao civic body’s Garbage Sentinel Scheme aims to give the informant Rs 1,000 for reporting a violation to the municipality whereas the person who is littering will be fined Rs 5, 000 ...
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Muzaffarnagar Ups Its Swachh Quotient, Deploys Two Moving Vans With Video Cameras To Stop People From Littering

Muzaffarnagar Ups Its Swachh Quotient, Deploys Two Moving Vans With Video Cameras To Stop People From Littering
News Uttar Pradesh Waste Management
In a bid to reduce the piling waste on the lanes of Muzaffarnagar and to make the citizens mindful of their habit of littering, the district administration has deployed two mobile vans to capture the garbage sites and litterers ...
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#TrashTag: Twitterati Welcome The Latest Viral ‘Garbage’ Challenge, This One Is Just What We Need!

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The #TrashTag challenge has millennials all over the world cleaning dirty areas and posting before and after pictures on the internet  ...
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ODF Mumbai, A Reality Check: Understanding The Issue Of Open Defecation And Garbage On Mumbai’s Railway Tracks

18 months after Mumbai was declared Open Defecation Free, people continue to defecate on railway tracks
Open Defecation Free Mumbai
With commuters littering railway tracks and platforms, defecation on railway tracks and poorly maintained toilets on platforms, can Mumbai have a Swachh rail experience in future? ...
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Parliament Panel Recommends Law To Penalise Spitting, Throwing Garbage At Public Places

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The Parliament Panel report also stated that merely bringing in behavioural change and self-regulation may not be sufficient and a central law to enforce the cleanliness drive will help the Swachh Bharat Mission ...
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West Bengal Citizens May Have To Pay Up To Rs. 1 Lakh Fine For Littering, Spitting In Public Places

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News West Bengal
West Bengal government has created a panel to reinforce the existing laws against littering and spitting in the public places ...
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Bengaluru Cleans Up 34 Tonnes Of Waste While Plogging On Gandhi Jayanti

News Rashtriya Swachhta Diwas
On Gandhi Jayanti, the Bengaluru Civic Corporation organised a ‘plog’ run in 55 localities across the city with the aim to make the city plastic-free ...
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Rashtriya Swachhta Diwas On Gandhi Jayanti, Few In Bengaluru To Jog And Clear Garbage To Fight Littering

Waste Management On October 2, thousands of citizens in Bengaluru are expected to clean roads while jogging popularly called Plogging`
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Organised by the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike, 3-km plogging (jogging and picking up garbage activity) will be conducted at 50 locations across Bengaluru to eradicate plastic waste ...
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Maharashtra To Impose Fines For Open Defecation, Spitting, Littering

Maharashtra To Impose Fines For Open Defecation, Spitting, Littering
Maharashtra Waste Management
Maharashtra government said that the offence of open defecation would invite a fine of Rs. 500 while that for littering and spitting in public would be Rs.180 and Rs.150 respectively. ...
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Struggling To Find The Nearest Dustbin? A 16-Year-Old From Mumbai Has A Wonder App To Make Waste Disposal Easy

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16-year-old Rishy Rane from Mumbai has developed an App titled ‘Garbo- A Dustbin Finder’ on which a user can locate the nearest bin in Mumbai on an Android phone ...
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‘From Earth To The Moon’, Alia Bhatt And Varun Dhawan Spread The ‘Say No To Litter’ Message For A Swachh Bharat

From Earth To The Moon, Alia Bhatt And Varun Dhawan Spread The ‘Say No To Litter’ Message For A Swachh Bharat
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In their second video of the Clean India series, actors Alia Bhatt and Varun Dhawan reach the moon to drive home the message of do not contaminate your surroundings ...
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Consider Revising Penalties For Littering: High Court Tells Delhi Government

Consider Revising Penalties For Littering High Court Tells Delhi Government
Delhi News
To address the growing crisis of waste management, the Delhi High Court suggested creating a roaster or a time-table for throwing and collecting garbage from dumping yards ...
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