User: indiatogether Topic: Environment
Category: Waste :: Solid Waste
Last updated: Apr 22 2019 12:19 IST RSS 2.0
 
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'PPP model of urban waste management needs $ 5 billion/year' 22.4.2019 Sify Finance
The implementation of municipal solid waste management (MSWM) through the Public-Private Partnership (PPP) model in Indian cities will require the investment of $5 billion (around Rs 34,695 crore) per year, a joint report by industry chamber Assocham and British advisory multinational Ernst & Young (EY) said on Sunday.
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From LGBT Rights To Environment, Mumbai Looks At Wider Election Issues 21.4.2019 NDTV News - Cities
Mumbai is living up to its image of a progressive city by making issues like environment and LGBT rights a part of the election campaign. This weekend saw several events where citizens participated...
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French police detain 227 Yellow Vest protestors in Paris, fire tear gas shells and stun grenades 21.4.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The protestors were out in big numbers on the streets of Paris to voice their dissent against Emmanuel Macron’s government.
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Tale of a dying lake: Hyderabad’s Kudi Kunta 20.4.2019 Citizen Matters
Once upon a time, Kudi Kunta lake was a drinking water source - how did it get to be a stinking cesspool?
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Zooming into the environmental problems of a growing Chennai 19.4.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
A look at the environmental issues that Chennai faced since the 2014 national elections, through the camera lens.
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Microplastics have managed to make their way into the remote French Pyrenees mountains 17.4.2019 Scroll.in
New research finds tiny particles in the atmosphere had been carried nearly 100 km. Should we be worried?
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Venezuelan scavengers vie with vultures for Brazilian trash 16.4.2019 Reuters: World News
Surrounded by vultures perched on trees awaiting their turn, Venezuelan migrants scrape out a living scavenging for metal, plastic, cardboard and food in a Brazilian border town's rubbish dump.
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Rome metro breakdown adds woes to troubled Italian capital 16.4.2019 Reuters: World News
The three metro stops serving the heart of Rome are shut because of decrepit escalators, a new blow to a city already struggling with a garbage crisis, potholed roads and tumbling trees.
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Here’s what citizens are demanding for inclusive and just urban development 16.4.2019 Citizen Matters
Members of civil society organizations, urban poor and worker collectives place their demands that reimagine cities and envision more inclusive and sustainable urban development, so that there is a place for all in these cities.
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Low-carbon, green and climate resilient urban infrastructure is the need of the hour: Vice President 15.4.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has called upon town planners to make sustainable solutions such as harvesting solar energy, enhancing green cover and water conservation an essential part of town planning.
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2 Arrested After Damaged Ambedkar Statue Found In Garbage Truck 15.4.2019 NDTV News - Cities
An Ambedkar statue, removed by the civic staff after being installed in Hyderabad without permission, was allegedly carried in a garbage truck and found damaged following which two people, including...
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USTM signs MoU with UGC Bangladesh 14.4.2019 The Assam Tribune
USTM signs MoU with UGC Bangladesh
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Peak Break: China To Add "Eco" Toilet On Mount Everest 12.4.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
Climbers with pressing needs on Mount Everest will soon find an "eco-friendly" toilet at a Chinese campsite 7,028 metres above sea level in an ongoing campaign to deal with the peak's waste problem.
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Review: 'The Tashkent Files' - In A Word, Junk 12.4.2019 NDTV News - Latest
The Tashkent Files Movie Review: Who is worse Vivek Agnihotri the cavalier conspiracy theorist or Vivek Agnihotri the kite-flying filmmaker?
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DPCC slaps fine on over 1,500 units for pollution 10.4.2019 Sify Finance
The Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) here on Tuesday slapped Rs 1 lakh environment damage charges each on 765 units for directly or indirectly causing pollution.
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"Last Extension": Court Extends Dumping Waste At Mumbai's Deonar 9.4.2019 NDTV News - Latest
The Bombay High Court on Tuesday permitted the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) to continue dumping of solid waste at Deonar ground in the eastern suburbs till December 31 this year but said...
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Chennai Central: Voters voice various concerns in constituency of high-profile contestants 9.4.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
What are the most pressing issues before citizens of Chennai Central parliamentary constituency? Who are the candidates contesting the seat? Here's all that you may want to know about the constituency, as polling day draws near.
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NEYSO installs dustbins & posters under zero waste mission 8.4.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
NEYSO installs dustbins & posters under zero waste mission
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Massive Blaze In Bengal's Hooghly, Firefighting Operations On 6.4.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
A massive broke out at the Dalda factory maidan area of Hooghly district, about 50 km away from Kolkata, in the early hours on Saturday after a garbage dump was set ablaze.
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Sour taste: What family halls in restaurants tell us about Pakistan’s gender and class equations 5.4.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Ours is an intensely private culture and a patently classist one.
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