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Category: Waste :: landfills
Last updated: Sep 20 2017 19:43 IST RSS 2.0
 
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India to conduct BIMSTEC disaster management exercise 20.9.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Indias National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) is going to conduct a disaster management exercise next month in New Delhi with BIMSTEC countries, the Home Ministry said on Wednesday.
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Focusing on eradicating malnutrition: Maneka 19.9.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi on Tuesday said that after the "resounding" success of the "Beti Bachao Beti Padhao" scheme, the Ministry is now targeting the problem of malnutrition.
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Ghazipur landfill: NGT raps NHAI for not lifting waste despite directions 19.9.2017 Business Standard: News Now
As part of the technical bid, you could have asked the bidders to lift the waste, but you just want to buy time: NGT bench
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New Delhi: NGT questions why highway authority didn't lift waste in Ghazipur landfill that killed 2 people 19.9.2017 DNA: India
The National Green Tribunal on Tuesday rapped the National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) for not lifting the segregated waste lying at the Ghazipur landfill site despite specific direction. A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar slammed the NHAI over its slow pace in finalising a tender to draft an agency to carry out the segregation of waste at the landfill site. "You (NHAI) people do not want to do things seriously. You have received tenders. As part of the technical bid, you could have asked the bidders to lift the waste, but you just want to buy time. You could have asked anybody to pick up the waste and pay accordingly, but you don't want to do it," the bench observed. The strong comments came in the backdrop of the September 1 incident in which a portion of the 45 metre high garbage dump in east Delhi's Ghazipur had collapsed due to heavy rains, killing two people and pushing a car and three two- wheelers off the road, into a canal. The counsel appearing for the NHAI said the ...
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MoU inked to turn garbage into fuel 15.9.2017 TOI: Jaipur
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Urban Affairs Ministry plans market resource mobilisation 15.9.2017 Hindu: News
Required to overcome severe infrastructure deficit; ₹300 crore solid waste management plan announced for Delhi
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Focusing on resolving landfill site issues: Official 14.9.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Government agencies are aware and working to resolve the issues of un-engineered garbage dumping sites like the Ghazipur landfill here, a part of which collapsed earlier this month killing two persons, said a Sanitation Ministry official here on Thursday.
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India slams UNHRC criticism of Rohingya issue as 'tendentious', inaccurate 12.9.2017 All News-IANS Stories
India on Tuesday strongly rebutted criticism by the United Nations Human Rights Council of its handling of the issue of Rohingya Muslims, saying it was based on selective and inaccurate reports and stressed that like other nations, New Delhi too is concerned about illegal migrants as they could pose security challenges.
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Defence ties high on agenda during Belarusian President's India visit 11.9.2017 All News-IANS Stories
India and Belarus are expected to ramp up their bilateral cooperation, including in defence and security, as the eastern European country's President Alexander Lukashenko arrives on a two-day visit to New Delhi on Monday.
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Defence ties high on agenda during Belarus President's India trip 11.9.2017 All News-IANS Stories
India and Belarus are expected to ramp up their bilateral cooperations, including in defence and security, as Alexander Lukashenko, the President of the eastern European country, arrives on a two-day visit to New Delhi on Monday.
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AIFF technical committee to meet before India's opening U-17 World Cup game 8.9.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The All India Football Federation's (AIFF) technical committee will meet in New Delhi ahead of India's opening FIFA U-17 World Cup game against the US, chairman and former India striker Shyam Thapa said on Friday.
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City landfills to be ‘greened’ soon 8.9.2017 Hindu: Delhi
L-G chair meeting with govt officials, experts from IIT to discuss solid waste management problem
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Delhi govt to propose Narela area for garbage disposal plant, emergency meet on Friday 7.9.2017 India Today| Must Read
In the aftermath of landfill portion collapse in Ghazipur on September 1 leading to death of two, Delhi government has drafted a plan of action.
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Make optimum use of waste-to-energy units: LG to Delhi civic bodies 5.9.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal on Tuesday said all three municipal corporations should use compactors for transportation of garbage, and solid waste should be processed by utilising excess expansion capacity of existing waste-to-energy plants.
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Increase capacity of waste to energy plants: Lt Governor Anil Baijal to civic bodies 5.9.2017 TOI: Cities
The L-G directed the EDMC to immediately take up expansion of the capacity of the existing waste to energy plant and in the first phase, said Lt Governor's office in a statement.
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How India's cleanest city handles its waste 5.9.2017 TOI: Cities
Over 1,000 metric tonnes of garbage is collected daily from the source -whether it is an individual household or commercial establishment. Door-to-door service was started in June 2015 as a pilot project in two of the 84 wards in the city and became a resounding success. It took a year to achieve 100% door-to-door garbage collection.
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No dumping site; waste piles up in East Delhi 5.9.2017 TOI: Home
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NGT raps AAP government for killing people under hill of garbage 4.9.2017 TOI: Cities
A bench headed by Justice Swatanter Kumar rapped the AAP government and civic bodies for not discharging their statutory obligations.
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Ghazipur landfill collapse: National Green Tribunal issues showcause notices to Delhi government, EDMC, NHAI 4.9.2017 Zee News : States
National Green Tribunal issued show cause notices to Delhi government, East Delhi Municipal Corporation (EDMC), National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) over Ghazipur landfill collapse.
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Ghazipur landfill deaths: NGT asks why action should not be taken against erring officials 4.9.2017 India Today| Must Read
The National Green Tribunal (NGT) came down heavily on authorities and issued show-cause notices to Delhi government and East Delhi Municipal Corporation (EDMC).
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