User: dharmesh Topic: Waste
Category: Waste Picker
Last updated: Jun 28 2017 13:36 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Rohingyas in Tamil Nadu: Picking up pieces, rebuilding lives 28.6.2017 Zee News : States
They are among 94 Rohingya Muslim refugees from Myanmar living near here after fleeing their home land in 2012 amid deadly sectarian violence that had displaced tens of thousands of their community members.
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Celebrities to join movement against manual scavenging 27.6.2017 Hindu: Chennai
Bid to send out a message to people that the practice exists because of the caste system, says activist
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The voices behind Radio Active 26.6.2017 Hindu: Home
From waste pickers to transgender rights activists and slum children, know the RJs of Bengaluru’s first community radio station
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Finding their voice with Radio Active 25.6.2017 Hindu: Cities
Community FM station has given marginalised communities a platform for ten years
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2 minor boys rescued 25.6.2017 The Assam Tribune
2 minor boys rescued
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Bhandarkar's short film 'Mumbai Mist' applauded in China 24.6.2017 All News-IANS Stories
National Award winning filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar's short film "Mumbai Mist" received a positive response at the BRICS Film Festival in Chengdu, China.
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More garbage than land for people in Delhi: HC 24.6.2017 TOI: Delhi Times
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HC seeks report from north civic body's on rag-picker's death 23.6.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Observing there is more garbage than land in the national capital, the Delhi High Court on Friday sought a report from North Delhi Municipal Corporation (NDMC) on the death of a rag-picker.
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Ragpicker electrocuted in north Delhi 22.6.2017 TOI: Delhi Times
A 27-year-old ragpicker got electrocuted while collecting garbage in Jahangirpuri on Wednesday morning.A live wire hooked to an overhead electricity pole had fallen in the garbage heap after rain on Tuesday night.
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PET bottles have a 70% recycle rate in India, for good reason 21.6.2017 Business Standard: News Now
Do you know that Indian cricket team' uniform, made by Nike, is produced from recycled PET bottles
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BBMP plans to turn waste-pickers into entrepreneurs 20.6.2017 Hindu: Bangalore
Empowering them to manage the city’s 182 DWCCs
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Donkey power helps to keep Algerian city clean 19.6.2017 Hindu: News
It's a rubbish job, but someone has to do it. Or some animal: in the alleyways of Algiers' famed Kasbah, donkeys shift tonnes of trash every day.Some streets in the Kasbah are so narrow that single fi...
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Amid water woes, Shimla civic body set to go to polls 15.6.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The Shimla civic body, one of the oldest in the country, is set to go to polls on Friday.
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Reining in all that waste 15.6.2017 Hindu: News
Divya Ravichandran’s venture helps companies and events manage their waste and send less garbage to landfills
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With nowhere to go, these Bidar nomads under threat of eviction 13.6.2017 Hindu: Home
Over 150 families belonging to different nomadic communities, who have been living in settlements at Naubad area on the outskirts of Bidar for decades, are spending sleepless nights for the past 20 d...
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Medical waste piles up, trash timebomb ticks 11.6.2017 TOI: All Headlines
Medical waste piles up, trash timebomb ticks
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Karnataka panchayat official forces manual scavenging, suspended 8.6.2017 Zee News : States
The Supreme Court had on March 24, 2014, directed all the states to abolish manual scavenging and take steps for rehabilitation of such workers.  
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Karnataka panchayat official forces manual scavenging, suspended (Lead, correcting para 5) 8.6.2017 All News-IANS Stories
A Gram Panchayat Development Officer (PDO) has been suspended for allegedly directing two conservancy workers to get into a manhole to clean it in a village under Mysuru district in south-western Karnataka.
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Karnataka panchayat official forces manual scavenging, suspended 8.6.2017 All News-IANS Stories
A Gram Panchayat Development Officer (PDO) has been suspended for allegedly directing two conservancy workers to get into a manhole to clean it in a village under Mysuru district in south-western Karnataka.
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No more manual cleaning of choked sewers in Hyderabad 6.6.2017 TOI: All Headlines
No more manual cleaning of choked sewers in Hyderabad
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