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NCSK welcomes Delhi govt's mechanised cleaning of sewers

New Delhi, Mar 1 (UNI) The National Commission for Safai Karamcharis (NCSK) has been mandated to monitor the implementation of 'The Prohibition of Employment as Manual Scavengers and their Rehabilitation Act, 2013' and thereby on its recommendation, the Delhi government has launched 200 Sewer Cleaning Machines for narrow lanes.
According to the Supreme Court Judgement dated March 27, there will be payment of Rs 10 lakh compensation to the dependent family members of sewer/septic death cases.
The Commission has taken a serious view on the wake of the mandate with regard to sewer deaths in Delhi, while cleaning septic tanks and sewers.
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Central Vista Project of 'National Importance'; measures taken to minimise pollution: Center to SC

02 Dec 2021 | 12:19 AM

New Delhi, Dec 1 (UNI) The Central Government on Wednesday told the Supreme Court that the construction activities related to the Central Vista project have not been stopped as the work of 'national importance', but all measures have been taken to minimise the air pollution here.

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6 passengers found Covid positive in 11 international flights from 'at risk' countries

6 passengers found Covid positive in 11 international flights from 'at risk' countries

01 Dec 2021 | 11:24 PM

New Delhi, Dec 1 (UNI) Around six passengers were found Covid-19 positive after screening of 3476 passengers from 11 international flights from 'at risk' countries, said the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare in a statement, on Wednesday.

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CBI arrests bank officer in bribery case

CBI arrests bank officer in bribery case

01 Dec 2021 | 11:08 PM

New Delhi, Dec 1 (UNI) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Wednesday arrested a Branch Manager of Prathma UP Gramin Bank in Uttar Pradesh’s Moradabad and a person for allegedly accepting a bribe from the complainant, the agency said.

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Mongolian Parliamentary delegation calls on LS Speaker

Mongolian Parliamentary delegation calls on LS Speaker

01 Dec 2021 | 10:45 PM

New Delhi, Dec 1 (UNI) A parliamentary delegation from Mongolian led by Chairman of the State Great Hural (Parliament) of Mongolia Gombojav Zandanshatar called on Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla in Parliament House on Wednesday.

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India, EU adopt Clean Energy & Climate Partnership work programme

01 Dec 2021 | 10:36 PM

New Delhi, Dec 1 (UNI) India and the European Union on Wednesday adopted a new Work Programme on ‘India-EU Clean Energy & Climate Partnership 2021-2023’.

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