User: chintan Topic: Waste
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Dog menace at RIMS 29.6.2016 The Telegraph : Jharkhand
The stray dog menace in state-run medical college and hospital, RIMS in Ranchi, reared its ugly head on Monday evening when a pack chased two second-year MBBS students near the library. Fortunately, the duo were on a two-wheeler, which was faster than the dogs.
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4 machines to vend sanitary napkins 28.6.2016 Vadodara - City - The Times of India
In a first, the Vadodara Municipal Corporation (VMC) will install vending machines and incinerators to dispense and dispose sanitary napkins.
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Feds: Drought kills 66 million trees in California’s Sierra 22.6.2016 Seattle Times: Nation & World

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — The number of trees in California’s Sierra Nevada forests killed by drought, a bark beetle epidemic and warmer temperatures has dramatically increased since last year, raising fears they will fuel catastrophic wildfires and endanger people’s lives, officials said Wednesday. Since 2010, an estimated 66 million trees have died in a six-county […]
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California to fire up burners to battle dead tree epidemic 19.6.2016 AP National
CRESSMAN, Calif. (AP) -- California's drought and a bark beetle epidemic have caused the largest die-off of Sierra Nevada forests in modern history, raising fears that trees could come crashing down on people or fuel deadly wildfires that could wipe out mountain communities....
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Ajmer gears up for second Smart Cities list 17.6.2016 deccanherald.com
Ajmer, which did not feature in the list of top 20 cities for the Smart Cities project, is trying to make it to the second list. Areworked proposal in this regard will be submitted to the Centre before June 30. Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje is doing her bit to ensure the city makes it this time by introducing people-friendly measures, including sanitary napkin vending machines in public places. Officials said Ajmer is the first city in Rajasthan to have vending machines for sanitary napkins. As many as 70 machines will be installed at parks, jails, bus stands, colleges, schools and dispensaries, among others, to promote hygienic practices among women. "The scheme has been launched keeping in mind hygienic practices among girls and women. This is a 24-hour service. For Rs 10, they will get three pads. Incinerators are affixed with the machine to ensure proper disposal of the napkins," Gaurav Goyal, Ajmer District Collector, told DH. On Thursday, Vasundhara also launched the 'toy bank' scheme for ...
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Dindigul Corporation to go green for pumping water 9.6.2016 TOI: All Headlines
Dindigul Corporation to go green for pumping water
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Sanitary napkin vending machines for schools soon 5.6.2016 TOI: All Headlines
Sanitary napkin vending machines for schools soon
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Closing animal shelter not the solution, NMC tells pollution board 2.6.2016 TOI: All Headlines
Closing animal shelter not the solution, NMC tells pollution board
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'Sanitation in schools as important as books' 30.5.2016 deccanherald.com
Toilets in a government girls' school in south Delhi do not get clogged these days. Also, many students also stopped taking long leaves from school during periods. Thanks to a new sanitary napkin incinerator installed in a government school in MMTC colony, overflowing toilets have become history as girls are no more dumping used sanitary napkins in them. "The problem has been solved with the help of a corporate sponsor who bore the cost of the Rs 30,000 incinerator," said Rani Patel, head of NGO Aarohan that played a key role in offering a solution. "Sanitary napkin incinerators are as important as books in girls' schools. I wish the government takes note of this school's model and helps in extending similar facility in all institutions," said Patel. After the successful installation of the sanitary napkin incinerator, the attendance of students in the MMTC school also improved. A school teacher, who refused to be identified, said: "Students themselves tell us that they have stopped taking forced ...
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Pollution board issues closure notice to mill 27.5.2016 TOI: All Headlines
Pollution board issues closure notice to mill
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Two more bio-med waste incinerators in city 17.5.2016 deccanherald.com
The government will set up five more incinerators in the state, including 2 in the city, to handle bio-medical waste, Forest, Environment and Ecology Minister Ramanath Rai said on Tuesday. He was speaking at the inauguration of a day-long session on 'Innovative Methods of Management of Discarded Medicines,' organised by Karnataka State Pollution Control Board (KSPCB) and Satva Health Solutions Private Limited. He said, three of the incinerators will be set up on a pilot basis in Bengaluru Rural, Kolar and Chikkaballapur by May end. KSPCB chairman Lakshman said Karnataka generates 82 tonnes of bio-medical waste every day, 50% of which is from Bengaluru. The existing incinerators in Bengaluru (Kanakapura Road, Hoskote and Dobbspet) are unable to handle the load. They handle 25 kg waste per hour and work for 8-10 hours a day. Two more will be set up, in Bengaluru south and east, 30 km away from the city. No complaints There are no complaints from people in the vicinity of the incinerators as waste is burnt ...
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Chinese city halts petrochemical plant study after protests 11.5.2016 Seattle Times: Nation & World

BEIJING (AP) — A coastal city in eastern China has called off preliminary studies for a petrochemical plant after residents protested over the feared environmental impact. The decision by the government of Longkou in Shandong province appears to mark the latest victory in a growing wave of popular opposition to garbage incinerators and industrial plants […]
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Girls to get sanitary pads from school kiosks at 2 28.4.2016 TOI: All Headlines
Girls to get sanitary pads from school kiosks at 2
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2nd Chinese city in a week halts trash incinerator plans 28.4.2016 Seattle Times: Business & Technology

BEIJING (AP) — For the second time in a week, a Chinese city has announced it would halt plans for a garbage incinerator project following angry protests by residents that underscore growing concern over threats to public health. The government of Nanxian (NAN’-she-ahn) in the southern province of Hunan said Thursday in a public notice […]
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2nd Chinese city in a week halts trash incinerator plans 28.4.2016 Washington Post: World
For the second time in a week, a Chinese city has announced it would halt plans for a garbage incinerator project following angry protests by residents.
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Tata zoo leopard breathes her last 27.4.2016 The Telegraph : Jharkhand
Spotted beauty Sheeba, the 15-year-old female leopard of Tata Steel Zoological Park, Jamshedpur, has left for the great blue yonder.
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Ohkla incinerator chokes Capital 24.4.2016 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Ohkla incinerator chokes Capital
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China trash incinerator project called off after protests 23.4.2016 Washington Post: World
Authorities in eastern China have halted plans to build a trash incinerator after rowdy street protests by residents and the arrests of four people.
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China trash incinerator project called off after protest 22.4.2016 Washington Post: World
Authorities in eastern China say they have halted plans to build a trash incinerator after rowdy street protests by residents and arrests of two women.
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China trash incinerator project called off after protest 22.4.2016 Seattle Times: Nation & World

BEIJING (AP) — Authorities in eastern China say they have halted plans to build a trash incinerator after rowdy street protests by residents and arrests of two women. The Haiyan county government in Zhejiang province said in a statement Friday that residents began to gather illegally Wednesday and blocked roads. It says the demonstration escalated […]
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