Gurugram: A steely determination to save environment!

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GURUGRAM: Sameera Sateeja is working hard towards making her city environment-friendly. A resident of Sector-14 in Gurugram, Sameera, who is associated with many social groups and is working for the environment cause, has started a steel ‘crockery bank’ to keep her city away from the plastic pollution. Read this story in Hindi She lends people steel utensils for “functions where a lot of plastic glasses and plates are being used by people, which in turn leads to pollution”. How did this idea come? In a Chabeel (In summers, groups of…

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Gurugram: A steely determination to save environment!

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GURUGRAM: Sameera Sateeja is working hard towards making her city environment-friendly. A resident of Sector-14 in Gurugram, Sameera, who is associated with many social groups and is working for the environment cause, has started a steel ‘crockery bank’ to keep her city away from the plastic pollution. Read this story in Hindi She lends people steel utensils for “functions where a lot of plastic glasses and plates are being used by people, which in turn leads to pollution”. How did this idea come? In a Chabeel (In summers, groups of…

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More snakes unearth from houses in Bhadrak district

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BHUBANESWAR: As many as 15 cobra hatchlings, one female adult cobra and four Russell’s Viper snakes have been found from another house in Kantabania village in Dhamnagar block and three cobra hatchings from nearby Naranga village in Bhadrak district on Monday. In the last three days more than 140 poisonous snakes have been rescued from different houses spreading panic in the area. “This is something unprecedented and unbelievable. Every day snakes are being rescued from newer areas. The snakes are found generally in soggy and moist areas like under the…

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Odisha CEO begins preparations for general elections

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BHUBANESWAR: Chief electoral officer (CEO) of Odisha Surendra Kumar asked all district collectors to submit details of the likely expenditure or requirement of funds for the upcoming general elections. The CEO has also sought details of the progress in construction of strong rooms and other infrastructure required for the elections. “The simultaneous general election 2019 is likely to be conducted in the last part of this financial year or in the first part of the next financial year. It is therefore requested to furnish item-wise requirements of funds with proper…

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Heavy downpour throws life out of gear in Valsad

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VALSAD: Heavy rain lashed Valsad taluka on Monday confirming the onset of monsoon in south Gujarat region. The town received 210mm of rains in just four hours starting from 8am causing water-logging on roads and throwing normal life out of gear. Neighbouring talkukas of Pardi, Vapi and Dharmapur too recorded more than 135mm of rain. Valsad received 210mm of rains in just four hours The heavy downpour resulted in flooding in areas like Chipwad, Tower, Mograwadi, Auranga bridge, Tithal road and administration feared the worst as it was on a…

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