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SC concerned over Yamuna river pollution, seeks NGT panel report

SC concerned over Yamuna river pollution, seeks NGT panel report

New Delhi, Jan 19 (UNI) The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the committee constituted by the National Green Tribunal (NGT) to submit its report for improving the water quality of the Yamuna river and sought to know the implementation of actions taken against the contamination of the sacred river, the largest tributary of Ganga.
A bench headed by Chief Justice SA Bobde and comprising Justices L Nageswara Rao and Vineet Saran was hearing the suo moto case of contamination of rivers by effluent in the country.
Stating that pollution-free water is a fundamental right, the top court had decided to take up the pollution of Yamuna river first in this regard.

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COVID: Delhi reports 239 cases, 3 deaths

COVID: Delhi reports 239 cases, 3 deaths

08 Mar 2021 | 7:59 PM

New Delhi, Mar 8 (UNI) The national capital - Delhi - reported 239 more cases of novel coronavirus in the last 24 hours, the government said on Monday.

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Women serving the nation from panchayat to Parliament: LS Speaker

Women serving the nation from panchayat to Parliament: LS Speaker

08 Mar 2021 | 7:21 PM

New Delhi, Mar 8 (UNI) In a first of its kind initiative, Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla met women parliamentarians and journalists on the occasion of International Women's Day on Monday and lauded their contributions to the society.

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CSC partners with GoodWorker to connect workers with employers

08 Mar 2021 | 7:20 PM

New Delhi, Mar 8 (UNI) The Common Services Centers (CSC) is partnering with GoodWorker, a job matching platform, for connecting blue-collar workers with employers through its extensive reach in rural India.

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Women, key agents for sustainable development: Irani

Women, key agents for sustainable development: Irani

08 Mar 2021 | 7:04 PM

New Delhi, Mar 8 (UNI) Saying that India regards women-led development as pivotal for socio-economic progress, Women and Child Development Minister Smriti Irani on Monday said that under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi women-led development is taking place in the country.

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Delhi govt presents outcome budget

Delhi govt presents outcome budget

08 Mar 2021 | 6:59 PM

New Delhi, Mar 8 (UNI) Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Monday presented the Outcome Budget for the year 2020-21, which showed the city-state's education and health sectors as top performers.

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