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Yamuna River in Taj Corridor Turns Into Animal Graveyard, Garbage Dump

By Brij Khandelwal The Taj Corridor, a vast wasteland situated along the Yamuna river and lying between two world heritage monuments, the Taj Mahal and the Agra Fort, has now been reduced to a dumping ground for garbage and an unofficial burial ground for animals. Foreign tourists have taken numerous images of bloated camels, swollen and stinking donkeys, dead dogs ...

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Clean India Call Remains Unheard, Himalayas Turning to be Dumping Yard

The higher reaches of the Himalayas are virtually turning into an open air garbage dump. And Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s call for cleanliness seems yet to reach these lofty heights. "It’s surprising to see garbage littered here and there in this fragile ecosystem," Aditya Gosh, a tourist from Kolkata, remarked. "It seems the tourists here leave everything except footprints," Ghosh ...

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