User: indiatogether Topic: Environment
Category: Waste Management :: Landfills
Last updated: Oct 18 2017 10:02 IST RSS 2.0
 
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As Delhi air quality deteriorates, govt mulls re-imposing odd-even scheme, bans diesel gensets 18.10.2017 Zee News : States
The air quality level in the national capital breached the hazardous red zone level on Tuesday following which the authorities imposed a ban on diesel generators in the state.
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After 7 hours, Ghazipur landfill fire extinguished 16.10.2017 Hindu: News
Blaze exposes lax attitude towards waste management
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Ghazipur landfill fire: EDMC to soon set up waste-to-energy plant 15.10.2017 New Kerala: India News
New Delhi , October 15 : Mayor of East Delhi Municipal Corporation (EDMC) Neema Bhagat on Sunday said that the department will soon set up a waste-to-energy plant to issue all the problems taking place from past few days at Ghazipur landfill site.
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Ghaziabad landfill catches fire, toxic fumes leave residents gasping for air 15.10.2017 India Today| Must Read
National capital's biggest garbage dump, releasing toxic fumes causing breathlessness for people living near it.
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Delhi: Ghazipur landfill fire extinguished after 7 hours 15.10.2017 Zee News : States
The East Delhi Municipal Corporation manages the landfill site that was started in 1984 and is spread over 29 acres.
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Massive fire erupts at Delhi's Ghazipur landfill site 15.10.2017 New Kerala: India News
New Delhi , October 14 : A massive fire broke out on Saturday evening at east Delhi's Ghazipur landfill site.
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Fire breaks out at Ghazipur landfill 15.10.2017 DNA: Wide Angle
A major fire was reported on Saturday at the Ghazipur landfill site in east Delhi. However, no casualties were reported, said officials of Delhi Fire Services (DFS). The fire took place a little over a month after a portion of the Ghazipur landfill collapsed killing two people on September 1. “We received a call around 5.48 pm regarding the fire. Five to six fire tenders were rushed to the spot,” said DFS officials.  “There is a permanent fire at the landfill. This time it spread to a wider area. The tenders doused the fire within an hour,” officials  ...
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Major fire at Ghazipur landfill 15.10.2017 Hindu: Cities
A major fire broke out at east-Delhi’s Ghazipur landfill on Saturday evening. No injuries were reported in the incident. The reason for the fire could not be ascertained, said a fire department offic...
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Fire at Ghazipur landfill, no casualty reported 14.10.2017 All News-IANS Stories
A fire broke out at the Ghazipur landfill in east Delhi on Saturday evening, though no casualty was reported, a fire official said.
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Fire breaks out at Delhi's Ghazipur landfill 14.10.2017 Zee News : States
A fire broke out at the landfill site in east Delhi's Ghazipur on saturday.
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Delhi govt to bail out bankrupt east MCD paying Rs 108 crore tax shares in advance 13.10.2017 India Today| Must Read
As 11,000 of its safai karmcharis went to strike days before Diwali, the Aam Aadmi Party-led Delhi government has decided to bail out the bankrupt east MCD by paying Rs 108 crore tax shares in advance.
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How to turn trash into energy in just 12 hours 13.10.2017 News
The 'Renescience' process starts with a giant claw that crunches into a mountain of trash and it ends with seven different types of material that can be used to create electricity
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Prabhu invites Swedish companies to invest in India 12.10.2017 All News-IANS Stories
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS Indian Commerce Minister Suresh Prabhu has invited Swedish firms to explore business opportunities in India and assured potential investors all support, an official statement said on Thursday .
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HC asks BBMP to get council OK for ward panel members 11.10.2017 deccanherald.com
The high court on Wednesday directed the BBMP to get the approval of the BBMP council on ward committee members before the next hearing. A division bench comprising Justice B S Patil and Justice B V Nagarathna, hearing a batch of petitions with regard to solid waste management, also directed BBMP to complete the verification of pourakarmikas in a month's time. The bench also sought a report on the status of the bio-mining work being carried out at Mavallipura landfill. The bench directed BBMP to complete these requirements by the next hearing on November 10. Kathayayini Chamaraj of Civic Bangalore submitted detailed objections to the ward committee members being appointed. The report found a violation in the appointment of 29 ward committee members from many wards. The violations include appointing family members, non-residents of wards, omitting resident welfare association representatives. Of the 500 applications sent to BBMP for ward committee members, all were rejected without any ...
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Narrow vision 11.10.2017 FrontLine: Home
The Swachh Bharat Mission, by focussing on cleanliness and toilet use, leaves out a wide spectrum of urgent urban sanitation issues such as solid waste management and clogged sewers. By T.K. RAJALAKSHMI
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India must feel proud despite loss to Colombia: Mexico coach Arteaga 10.10.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Mexico coach Mario Arteaga on Tuesday hailed India's spirited display against Colombia in a Group A tie in New Delhi, saying the hosts, who are playing their first World Cup at any level, can take pride in their performance.
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North body to start drive against burning of waste 10.10.2017 Hindu: Delhi
Move to bring down pollution levels in the city this winter
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Renewable, algae-based footwear developed 9.10.2017 DNA: Mumbai
Scientists have developed algae-based, renewable flip-flops that could be an environment friendly alternative to petroleum-based slippers - the go-to footwear in countries like India and China. Three billion petroleum-based flip-flops are produced worldwide each year, eventually ending up as non-biodegradable trash in landfills, rivers and oceans around the globe. "Even though a flip-flop seems like a minor product, a throwaway that everyone wears, it turns out that this is the Number one shoe in the world," said Stephen Mayfield, professor at University of California San Diego in the US. "These are the shoes of a fisherman and a farmer. This is the number one footwear in India, China and in Africa. One of the largest pollutants in the ocean is polyurethane from flip- flops and other shoes that have been washed or thrown into rivers and flow into the ocean," Mayfield added. The flip flops consist of a flexible, spongy slipper and a simple strap, researchers said. "Petroleum comes from algae that lived in ...
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Public left fuming as Khattar leaves Janata Darbar midway 9.10.2017 Hindu: News
Only 50-odd complaints were heard out of 282 registrations
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India Today Safaigiri Awards 2017: Complete list of winners 7.10.2017 India Today| NATION
The awards were launched in 2015 after PM Narendra Modi nominated the India Today Group and its chairman and editor-in-chief Aroon Purie as ambassadors of the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan.
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