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CRPs to spread word on waste disposal 21.11.2017 Hindu: Hyderabad
GHMC to pay CRP according to performance
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Japan team to study pollution 21.11.2017 Hindu: Hyderabad
A visiting team of Japanese experts will prepare a report on the solid waste management and measures to control air pollution in the city and Warangal, as requested by the Telangana state government.
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RGIA installs waste recycling machines 21.11.2017 Hindu: Hyderabad
Passengers can claim discount coupon or make donations for using the crushers
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Without viable options, Haryana farmers set fields on fire defying NGT 21.11.2017 HBL: Home
Punjab start-up develops tech to convert residue into CNG, manure
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Mormugao Municipality not prompt in waste collection 21.11.2017 Video News – The Navhind Times
It appears that the winds of Swachch Bharat Abhiyan have not blown over Vasco town as yet. The Mormugao Municipal council is not prompt in collecting the market waste. The waste lies in the open for days together. Sometimes this gives off foul smell. During monsoon the condition is unbearable.
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Frivita, Nivita win NBJ Yuva Pratibha Puraskar 21.11.2017 Deccan Herald - News
Frivita DSouza and Nivita Cardoza, two budding youngsters have been chosen for the NBJ �� Amulya Akash Yuva Pratibha Puraskar-2017 in sports and art category respectively while environmentalist Jeet Milan Roche has been chosen for the Godwin-Sushma Rasquinha Person of the Year -2017 award instituted by Naman Ballok Jesu, Konkani monthly. The award Yuva Pratibha Puraskar carries Rs 20,000 in cash and the Person of the Year Award carries Rs 30,000 in cash, a certificate, memento, and shawl. All the three awards will be presented during the 9th anniversary of Naman Ballok Jesu at Carmel Hill here on December 3. While Vicar Provincial of K G Carmelite Province Rev Dr Pius James DSouza will preside over the programme and inaugurate the decennial year, Uzvad Editor Fr Chetan Capuchin and Daijiworld English weekly editor Hemacharya will be the chief guests. A book in Konkani by renowned writer Herolpius will also be released on the occasion and Christopher DSouza Ninasam and group will entertain with Katha ...
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Delhi's air quality remains 'very poor' 21.11.2017 Latest News
Delhi Environment Minister has issued a slew of directions, including roadside spraying of water, mechanical sweeping and preventing burning of waste in the open to combat the rising pollution
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Australia’s Victoria State keen to boost ties with India 21.11.2017 BusinessLine - World
Ahead of his first official visit to India, Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews on Tuesday said the state government is formulating a strong and effective strategy to further strengthen business links w...
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Hyderabad Airport installs waste recycling machines 21.11.2017 news
Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (RGIA), Hyderabad has become the first airport in the country to commence installing waste recycling machines as a pilot project. The machines have been installed to crush plastic PET (polyethylene terephthalate) bottles, steel/aluminium cans and plastic bags in an eco-friendly way, said GMR Hyderabad International Airport Ltd. (GHIAL), which operates the airport. Rajiv Gandhi International Airport, Hyderabad has become the first airport in the country to commence installing waste recycling machines as a pilot project Wild West Media has provided two machines which were installed at strategic locations within the airport. This project has been taken up under the airport's signature #PassengerisPrime programme with the motive to inspire people to contribute towards environmental sustenance. Passengers will get an option to either make a donation or claim a discount coupon in return for submitting their empty plastic water bottles/bags/metal cans into the crushing ...
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BMC installs CCTVs inside Kurla subway to nab citizens who deface walls 21.11.2017 mid-day.com
Barely days after mid-day reported about the filth covering Kurla subway, BMC workers swung into action and were seen clearing garbage inside the newly-constructed subway and painting over gutkha stains. Now, the civic authorities have also started installing CCTVs inside the underpass to make it more secure for citizens, as well as to keep an eye on offenders on who deface the public property. Garbage strewn in the subway, walls defaced with paan stains and leaking roofs. Pics/ Sayyed Sameer Abedi On November 14, mid-day reported how citizens have defaced the Kurla subway by littering and spitting on the walls and ceilings. After RTI activist Anil Galgali sent a complaint to BMC chief Ajoy Mehta last week about the deplorable condition of the subway, local L-ward (Kurla) assistant municipal commissioner Ajitkumar Ambi assured Galgali that CCTVs would be installed in the subway soon. Speaking to mid-day, Ambi said, “We have started the process of installing CCTVs. In the meantime, nuisance detectors will ...
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Bottoms up! 21.11.2017 Hindu: Youth
Fig-O-Honey creates eco-friendly, reusable, diapers for infants and babies
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British startup turns waste coffee into biofuel for London buses 21.11.2017 All International Stories
Company says Britain produces 500,000 tonnes of coffee grounds a year, most of which are discarded in landfill sites
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Strategy to boost business links with India under way: Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews 21.11.2017 The Tribune
Melbourne, November 21 Ahead of his first official visit to India, Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews on Tuesday said the state government is formulating a strong and effective strategy to further strengthen business links with India. The premier who is set to visit in January said the strategy plan would be a positive framework that would have real targets, milestones and metrics. The four key themes of the strategy would encompass meaningful engagement, equal exchange, personal connections and long-term commitment, Andrews said at a business forum. The strategy will explore how the state can work with key stakeholders in seven key areas of strengthening personal connections, creating new ways of working together, building knowledge and understanding of India across government and industry. It will also explore ideas to invest in structures to help state government connect with India, focusing geographically and driving closer engagement across priority sectors. He said the government had over 180 ...
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Hyderabad intl airport installs recycling machines in pilot project 21.11.2017 BusinessLine - News
GMR Hyderabad International Airport Ltd., which operates the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport, has installed two machines as a pilot project for crushing plastic PET (polyethylene terephthalate) bo...
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Police urge West Ham United fans to stop calling emergency number about team’s performances 21.11.2017 Football – The Indian Express
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Complaints galore during Lokayukta’s hearing in Udupi 21.11.2017 Hindu: Home
Some residents of Udyavara spoke about pollution in their village
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Use plates, cups made of areca leaves in Amma Unavagams: farmers 21.11.2017 Hindu: News
The government should come forward to use plates, cups made of areca leaves in Amma Unavagams across the State, said Su. Palanisamy, president of the Tamilnadu Vivasayigal Sangam (non-party based), h...
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Civic body to clear Versova beach garbage, finally 21.11.2017 DNA: Recent Columns
A day after Versova-based lawyer Afroz Shah announced that Versova beach clean-up was suspended, and took to social media criticising the ‘administrative lethargy’ blaming BMC for not clearing the garbage collected through the drive, the civic body has decided to clear it in the next three days. On Sunday, which was the 109th week of the Versova beach clean-up, some locals from Versova jetty began abusing and even asking Shah and his team of volunteers to stop the cleaning work and blamed them for all the garbage that was collected. Volunteers say that BMC had stopped picking up the garbage that people were clearing from the beach. “All the garbage and plastic waste cleared from the beach were collected and kept at a designated spot near Versova jetty from where BMC used to take it. However, they suddenly stopped and the quantity of garbage kept growing in size,” informed Naresh Suri, an actor, as well as part of the clean-up initiative. Speaking to DNA, Versova MLA Dr Bharati Lavekar said that she held ...
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EDMC, IIT-D join hands for Ghazipur landfill project 21.11.2017 DNA: Recent Columns
In a bid to avoid recurrence of the recent cave-in incident at the Ghazipur landfill site, wherein two people were killed, the East Delhi Municipal Corporation (EDMC) on Monday joined hands with the Indian Institute of Technology- Delhi (IIT-D) to work for the cause. Superintendent Engineer, Arun Kumar on behalf of the EDMC and professor Ramesh Dutta on behalf of IIT-Delhi signed the agreement at the municipal corporation's headquarters."A group of faculty members of IIT-Delhi would provide their technical advice and expert opinion to the EDMC on stability analysis of the slope of the landfill waste, which is parallel to the canal," the municipal corporation said in a statement. "The faculty members would advise on the short-term stabilisation measures for the slope, parallel to the canal, based on the result of the stability analysis. The EDMC would be free to choose from the remedial measure(s) based on feasibility and after concurrence of the consulting group," it added. The Ghazipur landfill is the ...
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Creator of Mini Rock Garden succumbs to injuries 21.11.2017 Chandigarh – The Indian Express
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