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Sisodia condoles demise of environmentalist GD Agarwal

Sisodia condoles demise of environmentalist GD Agarwal

New Delhi, Oct 11 (UNI) Delhi Deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia on Thursday expressed grief over the demise of environmentalist GD Agarwal, who was on hunger strike to save the Ganga river.

Taking to micro-blogging site twitter, Mr Sisodia, in a condolence message in Hindi, said,”eminent environmentalist GD Agarwal who fought throughout the life to save Ganga river from pollution, death while fasting is a very tragic incident. May his soul rest in peace.”

Activist and lawyer, Prashant Bhushan has also condoled the death of the environmentalist.

“GD Agarwal, our leading environmentalist who fasted 109 days to save the Ganga, was forcibly picked up by the Uttarakhand police and hospitalized yesterday.He passed away today after his pleas to save the Ganga fell on Modi's deaf years. RIP Dear Sir. This world is not for pure souls,” he tweeted.

The 87-year-old activist passed away on Thursday afternoon at AIIMS Rishikesh in Uttarakhand.

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Delegation of Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference met NDMC Chairman

22 Oct 2018 | 7:25 PM

New Delhi, Oct 22 (UNI) To enhance the cooperation and friendly relationship between New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) and Shenyang Municipal Committee, a delegation led by Han Dongtai, Chairperson of Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference met NDMC Chairman Naresh Kumar here on Monday.

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Env Min directs MCDs to prevent fires at landfill sites

22 Oct 2018 | 7:17 PM

New Delhi, Oct 22 (UNI) In the wake of recent fire incidents at Bhalaswa, Delhi Environment Minister Imran Hussain on Monday convened a meeting to review the preparedness of the Municipal Corporations in handling the incidents of fire at the Sanitary Land Fill (SLF) sites at Bhalaswa, Ghazipur and Okhla.

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22 Oct 2018 | 7:13 PM

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Rahul says Jaitley's daughter on Choksi's pay roll, demands FM's resignation

22 Oct 2018 | 7:10 PM

New Delhi, Oct 22 (UNI) Intensifying the attack against Finance Minister Arun Jaitley , Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Monday charged the minister of “collusion, connivance and collaboration” with the absconding diamantaires Mehul Choksi and Nirav Modi, accused in the Punjab National Bank fraud case, and demanded that Mr Jaitley must resign.

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Rajnath to chair security review meeting at Srinagar on Tuesday

22 Oct 2018 | 7:03 PM

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