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  • Devise time-bound plan to address water contamination: Parliamentary committee Taking note of arsenic and fluoride contamination in groundwater of over 25,000 habitations across the country, the parliamentary committee has asked the Union Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation (MDWS) to come up ...
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  • India announces its new climate planAhead of the UN Conference of Parties on Climate Change, India has submitted its Intended Nationally Determined Contribution (INDC) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). India has pledged to improve the emissions intensity of its G...
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  • 8 million tonnes of plastic waste dumped into world's oceans in 2010: Study A study published in the journal 'Science' has revealed that nearly eight million tonnes of plastic waste was dumped into the world's oceans in 2010. Plastic littering and mismanaged plastic waste systems are prime causes f...
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  • Centre allocates 50% MGNREGA funds to sanitation and green cover The blueprint of team Modi's rural employment guarantee scheme, the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA), has given top priority to sanitation projects and increasing green cover. The plan has proposed...
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  • NGT orders Singrauli power plants to supply drinking water to residentsThe Tribunal has warned the power plants of closure if they do not provide clean drinking water to residents whose main water sources, the Rihand reservoir and nearby rivers, have been polluted by the fly ash from the plants. The...
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  • Sikkim only state in the country with 100% sanitationAll 6,10,577 rural and urban families in Sikkim have latrines with high sanitation and hygiene standard. It's mandatory for gram sabhas in the state to take up sanitation at top priorityLand near Tehri reservoir sinkingAs many as 80 villages ...
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  • Food security bill- on the verge of becoming a lawAfter Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha also passes National Food Security Bill, 2013. Only President's approval left to convert the bill into a law.Flood takes 160 lives in BiharGanga river wreaks havoc, affecting 5.4 million people and 20 districts in th...
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8 million tonnes of plastic waste dumped into world's oceans in 2010: Study

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NGT orders Singrauli power plants to supply drinking water to residents

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Sikkim only state in the country with 100% sanitation

All 6,10,577 rural and urban families in Sikkim have latrines with high sanitation and hygiene standard. It's mandatory for gram sabhas in the state to take up sanitation at top priority

Land near Tehri reservoir sinking

Food security bill- on the verge of becoming a law

After Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha also passes National Food Security Bill, 2013. Only President's approval left to convert the bill into a law.

Flood takes 160 lives in Bihar

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