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Biomedical waste in Delhi: What monitoring without figures, asks report
Liquid hospital waste discharged in sewers, many operating without DPCC authorisation
'Municipal Corporation, Jaypee behind Chandigarh's garbage mess'
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40% plastic waste littered on India’s streets: Javadekar in Lok Sabha
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Manual scavenging has gone underground in India: WHO
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