User: indiatogether Topic: Environment
Category: Waste :: Solid Waste
Last updated: Jan 20 2019 16:25 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Eco India: A Mumbai-based company is ensuring that the least amount of garbage is sent to landfills 10.11.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
How India’s untreated garbage can potentially generate resource value through integrated waste management solutions.
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Waste woes in Paradise: Srinagar’s struggle to clear garbage from streets during lockdown 7.11.2019 Citizen Matters
In the days following abrogation of Article 370, Srinagar became a stinking mess, as municipal staff were unable to report to work and mounds of garbage accumulated on streets. While proactive officers and safai karamcharis have managed to tide over the crisis in the face of odds, waste management in the city needs serious fixes for the long term.
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Goa Village Suspends "Swachhta Tax" On Tourists Taking Photos 7.11.2019 NDTV News - Cities
Days after it asked tourists, as well as locals, to pay for clicking photographs, the panchayat in North Goa's Parra, the ancestral village of Union Minister Manohar Parrikar, has scrapped its...
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Clean Delhi? Supreme Court Ranks City Below Faridabad 6.11.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
Delhi is worse than Faridabad in terms of cleanliness, the Supreme Court said today, and questioned how the World Bank Funds are spent by the administration. The Chief Secretary, Vijay Dev, was...
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Over 99,000 Fines Issued In Delhi For Defying Anti-Air Pollution Laws 6.11.2019 NDTV News - Latest
Environmental compensation of around Rs 14 crore has been imposed on pollution instigators and 99,202 challans have been issued in Delhi for violation of anti-air pollution laws, according to official...
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Government Vehicles Older That 15 Years Banned In Bihar 5.11.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
The Nitish Kumar government on Monday imposed a complete ban of state-owned vehicles which were more than 15 years old in Bihar, taking noteof the surge in pollution levels that has been recorded...
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Bengaluru Buzz: Restored lakes remain dry | Engineers warned to fill potholes by Nov 10 | Plea to redraft SWM bylaws..and more 4.11.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Many lakes restored by BBMP remain in poor condition, engineers and contractors warned of action if they don't fill potholes by November 10, volunteer group requests BBMP to redraft SWM bylaws - read more on what made headlines in Bengaluru over the past week, in our roundup
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Sivasagar DC initiates waste segregation at source 3.11.2019 The Assam Tribune
Sivasagar DC initiates waste segregation at source
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Burnt Body of Woman Found Near Dustbin In Maharashtra: Police 1.11.2019 NDTV News - Latest
The burnt body of a woman was found on Friday near a garbage bin in Titwala area of Maharashtra's Thane district, police said.
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Arvind Kejriwal Urges Children To Write To "Captain Uncle, Khattar Uncle" 1.11.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today told school children in Delhi that smoke emanating from stubble burning in Punjab and Haryana was causing air pollution in the city, and asked them to write...
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Watch: New Jersey’s ‘Indian Street’ was littered with waste after Diwali celebrations in the area 31.10.2019 Scroll.in
A video of the state of the street has gone viral on the internet.
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Bull Accidentally Eats 40 Grams Of Gold Ornaments In Haryana's Sirsa 29.10.2019 NDTV News - Latest
A bull ate about 40 grams of gold ornaments that belonged to a woman living in Kalanawali area in Haryana's Sirsa.
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Centre okays proposal to clean up rivers in Shillong 29.10.2019 The Assam Tribune
Centre okays proposal to clean up rivers in Shillong
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China's ocean waste surges 27% in 2018 - ministry 29.10.2019 Reuters: World News
China dumped a total of 200.7 million cubic metres of waste into its coastal waters in 2018, a 27% rise on the previous year and the highest level in at least a decade, the country's environment ministry said on Tuesday.
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7 Killed, Many Injured By Fireworks On Diwali Across The Country 28.10.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
At least seven people were killed and many were injured across the country in fireworks related incidents, including gutting of houses and shops on Diwali, though the decline in such casualties...
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Dutch foundation launches project to tackle river plastic pollution 27.10.2019 Reuters: World News
A Dutch foundation devoted to fighting plastic pollution in the world's oceans on Saturday unveiled a new device designed to stop it from reaching the sea in the first place: by collecting and cleaning plastic waste from major rivers.
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A Dalit man agreed to clean a sewer hoping for a permanent job – and was killed by toxic fumes 27.10.2019 Scroll.in
The authorities in Mathura have failed to keep their promise to give Rakesh Valmiki’s family a pension, a home and free education for the children.
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Delhi Government To Deduct Salary Of Negligent Officials Over Pollution 25.10.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
The Delhi government decided today to deduct a part of salaries of executive engineers of Public Works Department (PWD) and other agencies if they fail to remove construction and demolition waste and...
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How we think about e-waste is in need of repair 25.10.2019 Scroll.in
China and Ghana are looking less and less like electronic wastebaskets and more and more like leaders in a powerful, informal green economy.
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Explosion Near BJP Leader's Home In Farrukhabad Triggers Panic 23.10.2019 NDTV News - Latest
An explosion near the home of Bharatiya Janata Party MLA Major Sunil Dutt Dwivedi in Farrukhabad in Uttar Pradesh created panic among locals on Wednesday.
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