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AP CM to launch clean Andhra Pradesh initiative on 2nd October

Vijayawada, Sep 30 (UNI) The Clean Andhra Pradesh (CLAP) Jagananna Swachha Sankalpam mission is an initiative by the Government of Andhra Pradesh to set a robust sanitation system in motion spanning from urban to rural localities in the state.
Right from collection to treatment of waste, CLAP aims to achieve a total Source Segregation of garbage, mechanized Door-to-Door collection with Community Participation, Onsite waste treatment, complete treatment of waste generated, and to encourage Home Composting. Marking the occasion of Gandhi Jayanthi, on October 2nd, 2021, AP Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy will formally launch the CLAP initiative by flagging off 2,600 garbage collection vehicles.
A release here on Thursday said that for primary segregation of waste at a domestic level, a 3-bin system (Green, Blue, and Red to each Household) is being deployed, the procurement and supply of 1.20 Crore household bins at an estimated cost of 72 Crores to around 40 Lakh Households are underway.
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Karnataka makes RT PCR test mandatory for those coming from Kerala, M'rashtra

27 Nov 2021 | 10:56 PM

Bengaluru, Nov 27 (UNI) A high-level meeting chaired by Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai has decided to make RT PCR test report compulsory for those arriving from Kerala and Maharashtra in the wake of Omicron threat.

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No Paddy cultivation in Yasangi: Somesh Kumar

27 Nov 2021 | 10:33 PM

Hyderabad, Nov 27 (UNI) Telangana Chief Secretary Somesh Kumar has said that there will be no paddy cultivation in Yasangi (Kharif season).

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Two South Africa nationals tested Delta variant positive on arrival in Bengaluru

27 Nov 2021 | 10:28 PM

Bengaluru, Nov 27 (UNI) Two South African nationals have been tested positive for Delta variant of Covid-19 after their arrival at the Kempegowda International Airport and have been quarantined as a precautionary measure.

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No signs of new Covid variants in Karnataka: Health Minister Dr Sudhakar

No signs of new Covid variants in Karnataka: Health Minister Dr Sudhakar

27 Nov 2021 | 10:00 PM

Bengaluru, Nov 27 (UNI) Karnataka Health and Medical Education Minister Dr K Sudhakar Saturday said there are no signs of new Coronavirus variants in the state, but travelers arriving from affected countries including South Africa and Israel will have to undertake RT-PCR tests on landing here as a preventive measure.

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Eight held for destroying holy snake grooves in coastal Mangaluru

27 Nov 2021 | 9:25 PM

Mangaluru, Nov 27 (UNI) Eight persons have been arrested for allegedly destroying Nagabanas (sacred grooves) at two places with an intention of creating communal tension in the area.

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