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Plastic Bank introduced in Sivasagar 20.10.2019 The Assam Tribune
Plastic Bank introduced in Sivasagar
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MSPCB moots steps for clean Elephants Falls 19.10.2019 The Shillong Times
SHILLONG: The Meghalaya State Pollution Control Board (MSPCB) has submitted an inspection report on the alleged release of sewage/effluent towards Elephant Falls from EAC Upper Shillong to the state government. The report has recommended immediate repairing of defective septic tank and setting up of pocket sewage treatment plants (STPs) in all the civilians quarters, offices, […]
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Campaign for Shella bypoll ends today 19.10.2019 The Shillong Times
SHILLONG: The campaign for the October 21 Shella bypoll will end on Saturday at 5 pm. Chief Electoral Officer FR Kharkongor said on Friday that during the campaign, there was no violation of model code of conduct in the constituency. However, initially in the capital, the Health Minister A L Hek violated the model code of conduct by […]
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GWMC permits CCP, Taleigao to use Saligao facility for 10 days 19.10.2019 Goa News – The Navhind Times
Panaji: The Goa Waste Management Corporation (GWMC) has written to the Corporation of the City of Panaji (CCP) as well as the Taleigao village panchayat authorising them to deposit waste at the Solid Waste Management Facility at Saligao. The letters written by managing director of the GWMC Levinson Martins state that the CCP is allowed …
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NGT slaps penalty on state govt over failure to close mining pits scientifically 19.10.2019 Goa News – The Navhind Times
Panaji: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has imposed a fine of Rs 5 lakh on the state government for its failure to close mining scientifically and asked it to deposit the amount within 15 days with the central pollution control board. The NGT has also struck down a proposal of the mines department to fill …
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Plastic Bank introduced in Sivasagar in Assam 18.10.2019 The Shillong Times
GUWAHATI: In a step towards facilitating a  plastic-free environment, the  District Administration of Sivasagar in Assam has introduced ‘plastic banks’ in the district today. The ‘plastic banks’ practice was set on the roll by the Deputy commissioner Dr. MS Lakshmi Priya in historic Sivasagar town. During the launch of the ‘plastic banks’, the Deputy Commissioner ...
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DC felicitates ‘Swachhgrahis’ in West Garo Hills 18.10.2019 The Shillong Times
TURA: Deputy Commissioner of West Garo Hills, Ram Singh on Thursday felicitated several Swachhgrahis to acknowledge and encourage them for their role as motivators towards promoting sanitation and cleanliness in the district, during a meeting cum felicitation programme held at the DRDA conference hall in Tura. The programme was organised by the District Swachh Bharat ...
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Chandrapur students to fight against waste management plant 18.10.2019 The Assam Tribune
Chandrapur students to fight against waste management plant
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AITD organises e-waste collection drive 18.10.2019 Kurio City – The Navhind Times
Institute’s Innovation Council of Agnel Institute of Technology and Design, Assagao in association with Koir organised an e-waste collection drive ‘E-Swachata’, wherein people could come and dispose of electronic junk which would then be handed to Global E-waste Management System (GEMS). Chief guest for the event was CEO and founder of Global E-waste Management System, …
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Paradise, Cafe bahar fined Rs 1Lakh for poor hygiene 18.10.2019

Hyderabad: Two lip-smacking biryani joints in the city, Paradise and Cafe Bahar, have been booked for unhygienic kitchens by the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) on Thursday.

Paradise had a hair band in the food which was pointed out by a customer and the medical officer inspected the kitchen area to find it in a very shoddy state.

Similarly, in Cafe Bahar, a sudden inspection was carried out and it was found that the handling of raw food was not up to the mark at all.

The bins for raw food and waste cooked food were kept side by side and the workers did not have gloves and handled both intermittently.  The team also found that the licences of the place were not in proper order and up to date.

Both the restaurants have incurred a fine of Rs 1 lakh by the GHMC.

Meanwhile, the KLM Fashion Mall at Chandanagar was fined Rs 3 lakhs for illegal video display. The mall has been fined for the third time.

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CM trying to put a lid on ongoing politics over garbage 17.10.2019 The Navhind Times
There’s too much garbage everywhere. Now its time to clean it up. This is the message sought to be conveyed by the government. But before this is finally brought under control the controversy over the Saligao garbage treatment plant has to be cooled down. First, it was clash between Calangute BJP MLA Michael Lobo and …
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Workshop on smart and sustainable cities 17.10.2019 The Assam Tribune
Workshop on smart and sustainable cities
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Now, CCP stops 28 sewage tankers from approaching Tonca plant 17.10.2019 Goa News – The Navhind Times
NT NETWORK Panaji In retaliation to the Saligao residents recently not allowing wet garbage trucks from Panaji areas to enter the Saligao waste treatment plant and blocking them in the village, the Corporation of the City of Panaji (CCP) Wednesday sent back 28 sewage tankers from North Goa coastal belt that were heading towards the …
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Govt drops idea of having Margao bus stand project on PPP model 17.10.2019 Goa News – The Navhind Times
NT NETWORK Panaji Dropping the idea of taking up the construction work of new bus stand in Margao on public-private partnership basis, the state government has decided to take up the project through its own funds. The discussion on taking forward the new bus stand project in Margao was held in a meeting at Secretariat, …
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VPs to comply with solid waste rules before issuing construction licenses 17.10.2019 Goa News – The Navhind Times
NT NETWORK Vasco The directorate of panchayats has laid down restrictions on the issuance of construction licenses and occupancy certificates to multi-dwelling and commercial projects in all the village panchayat jurisdictions across the state until the panchayats comply with Solid and Liquid Waste Management Rules. Addressing a press conference in Dabolim on Wednesday, Panchayati Raj …
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Sanitary pad incinerators to be installed in schools, colleges 17.10.2019 Goa News – The Navhind Times
NT NETWORK Panaji In a bid to help treat sanitary waste and give a push to menstrual hygiene, the Goa State Urban Development Agency has invited private bids for supply and installation of sanitary pad incinerators with warranty and on-site maintenance support for three years in 147 schools and colleges of the state. The work …
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'Bio-brick': A big breakthrough 17.10.2019
Hyderabad: Researchers from IIT Hyderabad and KIIT Bhubaneswar have developed a way to make bricks using agricultural waste. They have dubbed their innovation the "bio-brick." The research was undertaken by Priyabrata Rautray, a PhD scholar in IIT-H"s design department, and Avik Roy, an assistant professor from KIIT School of Architecture. They have presented their work at the International Conference of Engineering Design held in the Netherlands. A release from IIT-H explains how the bricks are made. Dry waste such as paddy straws, wheat straws, sugarcane bagasse and cotton plant are chosen carefully. The bagasse is first chopped, a lime-based slurry is prepared and the chopped waste is added to it for mixing. This creates a homogenous mixture. This mixture is poured into moulds and rammed with a wooden block to make a compact brick. These moulds and then the bricks are left to dry for nearly 20 days. The bricks take a month"s time to attain their working strength by ...
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Whats happening? Garbage politics or politics over Garbage 16.10.2019 Video News – The Navhind Times
The garbage fight has become even smellier. In retaliation for garbage trucks from Panaji not being allowed to dump garbage at the Saligao Garbage plant, on Wednesday the Corporation of the City of Panaji stopped and sent back 28 trucks from the North Coastal that were headed for the Tonca Sewage treatment plant on Wednesday. …
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Plans to make Sivasagar a tourist destination discussed 16.10.2019 The Assam Tribune
Plans to make Sivasagar a tourist destination discussed
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Centre widens import ban of plastic waste 16.10.2019 India News | Latest News Headlines & Live Updates from India - Times of India
Amid reports of how private recyclers are slyly bringing plastic waste into the country in the form of PET flakes and lumps, the Centre has further tightened the rule by bringing clarity in the import ban order which will be applicable for plastic waste in all forms. The move will help control plastic pollution as recyclers won't be able to import plastic waste.
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