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Last updated: Jan 18 2018 16:30 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Plea says Nainital paper mill releasing toxic waste, NGT orders inspection 18.1.2018 Hindustan Times - dehradun
The tribunal ordered central and Uttarakhand pollution control boards to jointly inspect and collect soil and water samples from the areas around the Century Pulp and Paper mill and the adjacent Gaula river within a month
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Managing waste in Bengaluru: Incineration is avoidable 18.1.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Bengaluru has set out on a journey of managing its waste sustainably. Going for Waste to Energy plants that use incineration may not be a solution for this city. »
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What Bengaluru needs to learn from our really “Swachh” cities 17.1.2018 Citizen Matters
Despite 65% segregation at source on paper and lofty plans, Bengaluru continues to wallow in the garbage it generates. What exactly could it learn from cities that are managing their waste better? ...
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MP becomes first state of country in door-to-door garbage collection 16.1.2018 Central Chronicle » Bhopal
Regular Monitoring of Cleanliness Survey Work Should be Carried Out: Smt. Maya Singh Chronicle Reporter,... more »
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Delhi HC to continue hearing pleas on dengue, chikungunya menace 16.1.2018 General News
The Delhi High Court on Tuesday will continue to hear several petitions seeking action by the state government and civic authorities to stop the spread of dengue and chikungunya in the national capital and adjoining areas.Earlier in November, the court had directed the municipal corporations to provide a geographic map of the city as per the areas which are usually affected by the aforementioned vector-borne diseases.A direction was also issued to the Centre by a bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Hari Shankar to submit a status report on steps taken to develop the National Capital Region (NCR) as suggested by it earlier in May 2017.Prior to this, the court had come down heavily on the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) for failing to clear garbage in unauthorised colonies, and also questioned the state government on the issue of rampant regularisation of such colonies that is making the job of municipal corporations harder.The High Court had suggested that the .
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Kannada TV journalist's body taken in trash van: Siddaramaiah assures action 15.1.2018 deccanherald.com
Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah today said he has directed officials to "take action" with regard to the reported incident in which the body of a journalist who died in an accident was carried to hospital by police, allegedly in a municipal garbage van. "I have asked ADGP & Commissioner of Traffic & Road Safety to get a report into this incidence from the IGP of the Northern range & take action," he tweeted in response to a tweet highlighting the incident. "I am pained to read this," he said. Mounesh Potharaj (28), who worked as a reporter with a local TV channel, was on his way to Gadag when his two-wheeler rammed into a tree on Saturday night. On coming to know about the incident on Sunday, the police, who visited the spot, shifted the body to a government hospital, allegedly using a municipal garbage van. The video of the body being carried in the van has gone viral, triggering ...
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Two minor Dalit girls raped, murdered in separate incidents 14.1.2018 deccanherald.com
Two minor Dalit girls were allegedly raped and killed in separate incidents in Haryana, barely a month after a similar case involving a six-year-old girl shook the state. Police said one of the girls, a 15-year-old school student, had been brutally assaulted and her private parts mutiliated. The body of the other victim, an 11-year-old girl, was found in a village in Panipat district this morning, a police official said. The official said she was abudcted by two men last evening when she had gone out of her house to throw garbage in the village dumpyard. Rahul Sharma, superintendent of police, Panipat, told PTI over the phone that two men, who lived in her neighbourhood, were arrested today for the crime. After abducting her, the accused took her to a house where they allegedly raped and strangled her. They also burnt her clothes in a bid to destroy evidence, the SP said. The body of the 15-year-old girl, who had been missing since last Tuesday after she left home for tuition classes, was found near a ...
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Humble Politician Nograj: A satire one hopes had more bite 14.1.2018 Hindu: Home
The timing of the political satire, Humble Politician Nograj, could not have been better as Karnataka is all set to go to elections.The duo of Danish Sait and Saad Khan, presenting a full-length featu...
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Centre, Delhi join hands against air pollution: Harsh Vardhan 12.1.2018 General News
Union Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan on Friday said that the central government will, along with the Delhi government, launch a two week long joint campaign for clean air in the national capital next month.
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Want to volunteer on Chennai beaches? 12.1.2018 Hindu: News
Environmentalist Foundation of India conducts monthly or bi-monthly beach clean-ups. Unlike other groups, during the clean-up, they offer a 20-minute orientation session on waste management. On 18th D...
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Protests in Pakistan after 8-year-old raped, murdered, body found in trash 10.1.2018 Hindustan Times - world
Police in Kasur town of Pakistan’s Punjab province allegedly opened fire at demonstrators protesting the rape and murder of a minor girl.
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Satyakam Phukan’s Legacy of King Narak wins award at int’l film fest 10.1.2018 The Assam Tribune
Satyakam Phukan’s Legacy of King Narak wins award at int’l film fest
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Ten hours, 93 vehicles and a water body revived 9.1.2018 India Today| Top Stories
Once the lifeline of Barmer, Kareli Nadi had become a dumping ground. An NRI and local administration removed 35 tons of garbage, revived the water body in a day.
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In ten hours, NRI cleans dead water reservoir, removes 35K ton of garbage 9.1.2018 India Today| Must Read
In desert city of Barmer, an NRI cleaned an oldest but dead water reservoir and dedicated all the efforts to PM before his visit.
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Swachh Bharat: A public health crisis is upon us; here is how to avert it 9.1.2018 Business Standard: News Now
A campaign for Swachh Bharat Mission says 'put away your waste, make your city clean', but where should it be put away? A proper disposal mechanism is the only way forward, says Isher Judge Ahluwalia
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Waste composting machine set up at Walmart store 8.1.2018 Hindu: Hyderabad
A waste composting machine, with a capacity to handle 50 kg of waste per day, was inaugurated on Monday at the Walmart India’s Best Price Modern Wholesale Store in the city. It is the first store to ...
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Tiruchendoge to be made garbage-free 8.1.2018 Hindu: News
The Tiruchengode Municipality has intensified its activities for keeping the town neat and tidy by pressing into service garbage cleaning and collecting equipments at an outlay of ₹ 57 lakh under the ...
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Agencies asked to spruce up city in run-up to Global Investors Summit 8.1.2018 The Assam Tribune
Agencies asked to spruce up city in run-up to Global Investors Summit
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Madurai Corporation must scrap property tax revision, says CPI(M) 8.1.2018 Hindu: News
The Madurai urban unit of Communist Party of India (Marxist) has demanded scrapping of Madurai Corporation’s recent revision in property tax.As part of resolutions passed on the first day of the unit...
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Spot fine of ₹ 200 for throwing garbage in drains 7.1.2018 Hindu: Coimbatore
As part of Clean India Mission, the City Municipal Corporation has installed warning boards at many places asking people not to dump solid waste or garbage in the open drains. Violators will be liabl...
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