User: indiatogether Topic: Environment
Category: Waste :: Solid Waste
Last updated: Feb 15 2019 16:28 IST RSS 2.0
 
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‘Love Death + Robots’: Netflix, David Fincher and Tim Miller present a bold animated series 15.2.2019 Scroll.in
The series, set to be out on March 15, includes 18 stories covering multiple genres, themes and animation styles.
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In pictures: The sad truth of plastic use in Chennai, despite ban 14.2.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Blame it on ineffective implementation by the government or callousness of citizens themselves, but single-use plastic is still seen in many a nook and corner of the city. Here are a few examples.
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Institutionalize a code of conduct & self regulation mechanism to curb unethical practices: VP tells Real Estate Industry 14.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has called upon the industry bodies in the Real Estate Sector to institutionalize a code conduct and a self regulation mechanism to curb unethical practices.
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We've got this mountain of trash - why don't we ski down it? 13.2.2019 Reuters: Entertainment News
What to do with the mountain of garbage a major metropolitan area produces is an age-old question. Copenhagen has come up with a brand-new answer: ski down the mountain.
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Third Indo-German Environment Forum held in New Delhi 13.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Press Information Bureau Government of India ***** Third Indo-German Environment Forum with the theme "Cleaner Air, Greener Economy:" is being held in New Delhi. The one-day event through panel discussions and parallel sessions focuses on challenges, solutions and necessary framework conditions of air pollution control, waste management and circular economy as well as implementation of NDCs and SDGs based on Paris Agreement and Agenda 2030 of UN respectively.
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Young Egyptians trudge through mud to clean up Nile 11.2.2019 Reuters: World News
Hundreds of young Egyptians, including actress Mai El Gheity, trudged through the mud on the banks of the River Nile to collect tonnes of old plastic bags, bottles and other rubbish.
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Cleaning of Diphu river begins 11.2.2019 The Assam Tribune
Cleaning of Diphu river begins
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Citizens observe candle-lit protest against JMB move 10.2.2019 The Assam Tribune
Citizens observe candle-lit protest against JMB move
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Ukhrul children sensitized on clean environment with "No to litter" slogan 10.2.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Ukhrul children sensitized on clean environment with "No to litter" slogan
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Garbage Truck Crashes Into Bengal Home Killing Man, Teen Daughter 9.2.2019 NDTV News - Cities
A man and his daughter were killed after a garbage truck lost control and rammed into their house in West Bengal's South 24 Parganas district, police said today.
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BBMP to proceed with separate wet waste tender, wastepickers to collect dry waste 9.2.2019 Citizen Matters
Bengaluru is about to get a separate collection system for segregated wet, sanitary and street sweeping waste. There has been opposition to this proposal especially from councillors, but BBMP will be going ahead with this plan.
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Waste Management 8.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
            The Ministry of Environment, Forests & Climate Change, in supersession of Municipal Solid Waste (Management and Handling) Rules, 2000, has notified the Solid Waste Management Rules, 2016. The Rules direct the waste generators to segregate the waste at source and hand over the segregated waste to authorised waste pickers or waste collectors.
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Nuclear Waste Disposal 7.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The solid wastes generated from nuclear facilities, depending upon their radioactivity content are stored/ disposed of in engineered structures such as stone lined trenches, reinforced concrete trenches and tile holes.
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Chennai Filmmaker Killed Wife, An Aspiring Actress, Nailed By Tattoos: Cops 7.2.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
A filmmaker was arrested in Chennai on Tuesday for allegedly murdering his wife, an aspiring actress. The woman's body parts, without the head, were found in a dump yard in the city last month.
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Solid waste collected from clusters will be used for power production: MAHUD Director 7.2.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Solid waste collected from clusters will be used for power production: MAHUD Director
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Cigarette Butts, Bottle Caps Can Buy You Free Drinks At Goa's "Waste Bar" 6.2.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
A drink in hand, a view of the beach - this would be an ideal description of a vacation at Goa. You can now get this drink for free, thanks to a cleanliness drive by an organisation - Tere Mere Beach...
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Chennai Man Arrested Two Weeks After His Wife's Body Parts Found In Bins 6.2.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
More than a fortnight after dismembered body parts of a woman were found in garbage bins in Chennai, the police have arrested the woman's husband, who is a small-time film director and producer.
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Watch: This MIT robot has taught itself to play Jenga like an expert 5.2.2019 Scroll.in
The robot combines machine learning and Artificial Intelligence and could be used in industrial automation in the future.
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The Modi Years: How successful is the Swachh Bharat Mission or Clean India campaign? 4.2.2019 Scroll.in
Open defecation levels come down, but not as much as the Narendra Modi government claims.
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Officials confident Bhopal will retain 2nd position 4.2.2019 Central Chronicle
7-star rating cleanliness survey completed Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal, Regarding the cleanliness survey in 2019, the corporation officials are confident about Bhopal retaining the second position. The 7-star rating survey was completed on Thursday evening. The team of 25 members left for Delhi on Friday morning. This time, surveillance was done during the survey. Points were opened […]
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