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Carmona VP imposes fine of Rs 5000 on ‘garbage offender’ 20.1.2020 Goa News – The Navhind Times
Margao: Carmona village panchayat along with the recently-formed flying squad to tackle garbage dumping, on Sunday morning, caught and fined an offender Rs 5000 for disposing of mixed garbage along the main road in Gavona-Carmona. Members of the flying squad comprising local residents along with the panchayat members caught the offender dumping the garbage red-handed …
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A garden over your head 20.1.2020 Mumbai Age
Plant veggies on your roofs, and reap a basketful of benefits!
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Why e-Waste? Turn it into e-Art! 20.1.2020 Mumbai Age
There's beauty hidden in a discarded chip and even in a used battery, you just need to see it the right way.
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Ecology conservation accorded top priority at Khelo India: CEO 19.1.2020 The Shillong Times
Rijiju, Sonowal to grace closing ceremony on Jan 22 GUWAHATI: Conservation of environment and “minimum use” of plastic have been accorded top priority at the ongoing Khelo India Youth Games here, which has proved to be an ideal platform for budding sporting talent. Speaking about the conduct the 13-day event here on Sunday, Khelo India Youth […]
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Delhi CM releases 'Kejriwal Ka Guarantee Card', promises 24x7 drinking water 19.1.2020 The Asian Age | Home
The AAP chief said that his government will make the national capital garbage-free in the next five years.
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Garbage disposal on roadside; DTO at fault 18.1.2020 The Shillong Times
SHILLONG: On January 15, 2020 a dark blue Eeco van with the number ML 05J 4983 was caught on camera when its occupants threw a plastic bag containing garbage near the City Hut Dhaba. On checking the registration number it was found that the vehicle belonged to one Amit Mawri. However, Amit Mawri had sold […]
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Link sanitation, solid waste to agriculture, Niti Aayog advises states 17.1.2020 Downtoearth
Govt policy think tank asks chief secretaries to extract nutrients from human excreta and use them in place of fertilsers
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BJP slams Bezos-owned daily for anti-Modi stand 17.1.2020 India News | Latest News Headlines & Live Updates from India - Times of India
On the day commerce minister Piyush Goyal made light of Jeff Bezos’s offer to invest $1 billion in India, a prominent BJP functionary chose to make plain the saffron establishment’s displeasure with Washington Post, the influential US daily owned by the Amazon boss.
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For Better Panchayats 17.1.2020 Editorial – The Navhind Times
Govt must improve panchayats, not appropriate their powers Following objections from several quarters, the state government has withdrawn the January 7 circular which made it mandatory for village panchayat secretaries to route all applications for construction licences and occupancy certificates for buildings with more than four dwellings and more than 200 metres of commercial spaces …
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Govt mulls carbon-neutral resort in Nokrek 16.1.2020 The Shillong Times
CM visits natl biosphere tourism sites in WGH TURA: Chief Minister Conrad Sangma on Wednesday visited the scenic Nokrek National Biosphere reserve and Daribok village on its edge in West Garo Hills to inspect the sites selected for several infrastructure projects and amenities expected to increase tourist footfall in the area that will also act […]
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A Mountain Of Manure 16.1.2020 Editorial – The Navhind Times
CCP must sell compost from its waste facility to farmers The huge fire that broke out at the organic waste treatment facility in Panaji has exposed chinks in the armour of the Corporation of the City of Panaji in dealing with fire hazards. The absence of safety measures at the facility was appalling. Luckily the …
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Govt takes back circular that whittled VPs’ power 16.1.2020 Goa News – The Navhind Times
NT NETWORK Panaji Flabbergasted by the backlash from village panchayats and the Opposition, the state government has decided to withdraw the circular which had made mandatory to village panchayat secretaries to route applications for construction licences to the government through block development officers. Panchayat Minister Mauvin Godinho told media persons on Wednesday that after reassessing …
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Conrad moots carbon neutral resort at Nonkrek Biosphere Reserve 15.1.2020 The Shillong Times
TURA: Meghalaya Chief Minister visited the scenic Nokrek National Biosphere Reserve and Daribok village on its edge in West Garo Hills early Wednesday morning to inspect the sites selected for several tourism infrastructure and amenities that would pave the way for a boost in the tourist footfall. Nokrek is home to the mother germoplasm of ...
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Vermicompost project opened in Sivasagar 15.1.2020 The Assam Tribune
Vermicompost project opened in Sivasagar
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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR 15.1.2020 Commentary – The Navhind Times
Discontinue Long Court Vacations Long summer vacations in courts were designed by the erstwhile British rulers to save British judges in India from severe hot weather of this country and also to facilitate them to visit their homeland in England. This costly facility unfortunately continues in free India even after 70 years of independence, that …
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Few takers as CCP fails to properly market compost 15.1.2020 Goa News – The Navhind Times
Panaji: The Corporation of the City of Panaji (CCP) has failed to put in adequate efforts to popularise the use of compost as manure which is produced at its organic waste management facility behind the Heera petrol pump in the city. Hundreds of crates of compost stacked up at the treatment plant may give one …
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Karmali locals catch Panaji Mayor unloading garbage, trucks sent back 15.1.2020 Video News – The Navhind Times
There was a high drama in Karmali on Monday night. Locals caught red handed Panaji Mayor Uday Madkaikar, who had come to unload the garbage trucks of Panaji. The panchayat filed a police complaint. And Madkaikar had to back with the garbage trucks. People of Karmali and Bainguinim rushed to the place opposite Healthway Hospital, …
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Fire engulfs city waste facility 14.1.2020 Goa News – The Navhind Times
NT NETWORK Panaji A major fire broke out at the organic waste management facility behind the Heera petrol pump in the capital city in the wee hours of Monday, causing an estimated loss of over Rs 50 lakh to the facility, machineries and equipment. City sky turned black as a huge layer of smoke billowed …
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Patto garbage catches fire 14.1.2020 Video News – The Navhind Times
After Sonsodo, now garbage dump at Patto Plaza in Panaji caught fire on Monday. The cause of fire is still not known. But the security guard at the spot was missing. The fire started at around 6.30 on Monday morning. Fire tenders were rushed after municipal authorities got a phone call. CCP Commissioner Sanjit Rodrigues …
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Glitter, not litter: These 10 cities show how to get rid of waste 13.1.2020 Downtoearth
Zero-waste is all about making surroundings clean, green & environmentally sustainable
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