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Category: Waste :: Solid Waste
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Delhi Air Quality Slips To Severe Category, To Be Monitored For 48 Hours 11.12.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
Delhi's air quality worsened further and slipped into 'severe' category Monday as heavy stagnant air prevented dispersion of pollutants, according to authorities.
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Winning ideas to revive Buckingham Canal and make Chennai climate-proof 10.12.2018 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Eyes on the Canal, an initiative that aims to revive the Buckingham canal, had launched an open ideas competition to transform the neglected waterway. The winning entries propose various innovative approaches that focus not only on the canal but also on overall climate resilience.
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Bug business: Cockroaches corralled by the millions in China to crunch waste 10.12.2018 Reuters: Entertainment News
In the near pitch-dark, you can hear them before you see them - millions of cockroaches scuttling and fluttering across stacks of wooden boards as they devour food scraps by the tonne in a novel form of urban waste ...
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With steel waste in crosshairs, China extends its war on pollution 10.12.2018 Reuters: Money News
China's self-styled war on pollution is extending to a new front: the solid waste that makes up thousands of slag heaps around the country, a byproduct of its record steel output.
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PHED clarifies on leaking pipes story 10.12.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
PHED clarifies on leaking pipes story
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Police clash with 'yellow vest' protesters in Paris 9.12.2018 Zee News : World
French riot police clashed with "yellow vest" protesters in central Paris on Saturday during the latest wave of demonstrations against high living costs which have shaken President Emmanuel Macron`s authority.
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"Can't Tolerate Garbage Burning": Top Court Panel On Delhi Pollution 8.12.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
Supreme Court-appointed Environment Pollution Control Authority Chairperson Bhure Lal Saturday said he visited various pollution hotspots in Delhi and found rampant illegal polluting activities ...
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Police clash with 'yellow vest' protesters in Paris 8.12.2018 Reuters: World News
French riot police clashed with "yellow vest" protesters in central Paris on Saturday during the latest wave of demonstrations against high living costs which have shaken President Emmanuel Macron's authority.
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Rohit Choudhury receives Sanctuary Wildlife Service Award 8.12.2018 The Assam Tribune
Rohit Choudhury receives Sanctuary Wildlife Service Award
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Bengaluru Buzz: NGT fines State | BMTC online pass | Pod taxi project scrapped 8.12.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
From Bellandur lake rejuvenation to BMTC's online passes, news about the city from last week that matters to you—all in one place.
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How Bengaluru’s garbage killed Mavallipura’s environment 8.12.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Mavallipura garbage dump got closed after the court order. It just led to a new 'scientific' landfill close by. That should technically help the village. What does a visit to Mavallipura reveal?
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HC takes up Loktak PIL 7.12.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
HC takes up Loktak PIL
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Loopholes that can render Bengaluru’s Ward Committees useless 6.12.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Ward committees looks good in theory. Bengaluru has started witnessing monthly meetings in wards slowly. But is the existing system good enough to allow ward committees to work for public?
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Will privatisation of waste management make Chennai a cleaner city? 5.12.2018 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Following the uproar among conservancy workers, the Chennai Corporation has postponed the invitation of bids for privatisation of garbage collection. But what does history say about the effectiveness of such a move?
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Telangana Election: Chandrababu Naidu Asks Voters To "Revolt" Against TRS 5.12.2018 NDTV News - South
Telugu Desam Party (TDP) Chief Nara Chandrababu Naidu claimed that dwvelopmental works became stagnant during the TRS' rule.
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Special Report: Wall Street cleans up on 'clean' coal subsidies 4.12.2018 Reuters: Money News
Earlier this year, the chief financial officer of global insurance giant Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. explained to analysts how the company had turned a little-known U.S. energy subsidy into a profit machine, worth hundreds of millions of dollars to its bottom ...
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Can mechanised sweepers help Bengaluru deal with dust? 4.12.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
While BBMP plans to introduce more than 30 mechanised sweepers in the near future to address dust pollution in the city, experts and researchers advocate a holistic approach towards eliminating dust.
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NGT slaps Rs 25 cr fine on Delhi Govt for failure to check pollution 3.12.2018 Central Chronicle
New Delhi, In a strong action against the Delhi Government for its failure to curb pollution in Delhi, National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Monday slapped a huge penalty of Rs 25 crore on the Arvind Kejriwal led Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government . NGT, while imposing penalty on the Delhi Government, said that this amount should […]
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Urban housing policy: Crucial questions concerning Guwahati 3.12.2018 The Assam Tribune
Urban housing policy: Crucial questions concerning Guwahati
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JMB to set up solid waste management plant soon 2.12.2018 The Assam Tribune
JMB to set up solid waste management plant soon
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