User: meerak Topic: Sanitation
Category: Sanitation :: Urban waste
Last updated: Apr 08 2020 19:24 IST RSS 2.0
 
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What Lessons can India Learn from Japan? 8.4.2020 Rediff: News
'Both India and Japan can find themselves in a win-win situation if they draw some lessons from each other's strengths,' says Dr Rajaram Panda.
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Break for Asia's clogged capitals as coronavirus curbs traffic 8.4.2020 Reuters: World News
Strict lockdowns, school closures and curbs on commerce are giving Asia's congested capitals rare respite from transport mayhem, as the global fight to contain the coronavirus creates a free-flow of traffic not seen in years.
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‘Nature is healing’: Twitter users take a dig at reports of pollution clearing, wildlife in cities 7.4.2020 Scroll.in
What better way to puncture fake news than through memes?
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Air quality in Delhi declines after people burst crackers on PM’s ‘light candles’ appeal 6.4.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
Air pollution levels had significantly dropped with the imposition of the 21-day lockdown to slow down transmission of the coronavirus.
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'As healthcare worker I feel the continuous gratitude' 6.4.2020 Rediff: News
'This outbreak has really brought out the best in many people.'
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Netizens Parody "Nature Is Healing" Posts With The Funniest Pics 6.4.2020 NDTV News - Latest
Netizens are countering fake news about how nature is healing amid the coronavirus pandemic by parodying the viral tweets.
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No impact of lockdown on Guwahati’s air quality 6.4.2020 The Assam Tribune
No impact of lockdown on Guwahati’s air quality
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Mumbai Races To Keep Coronavirus From Taking Root In Crowded Dharavi 6.4.2020 NDTV News - Latest
When government official Kiran Dighavkar heard that a 56-year-old man who'd recently died in the Mumbai suburb of Dharavi had tested positive for Covid-19, he knew his next moves would determine the...
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Jalandhar Sees Dhauladhar Range For First Time In Decades Amid Lockdown 4.4.2020 NDTV News - Cities
The residents of Jalandhar seem to have rediscovered the scenic beauty around the city thanks to the 21-day lockdown that was enforced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi nationwide to contain the spread...
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In India, lockdown protects the rich – and exposes poor to a humanitarian and economic disaster 3.4.2020 Scroll.in
For Indians on the margins, social distancing, work from home and self-isolation are nonsensical ideas.
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India's Air Quality Has Improved Due To Lockdown: Pollution Control Body 2.4.2020 NDTV News - India-news
The nationwide ''Janata Curfew'' followed by the 21-day lockdown to combat the coronavirus outbreak have led to a significant reduction in pollution in the country with 91 cities recording air quality...
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Automakers can face dieselgate suits where cars bought: EU court adviser 2.4.2020 Reuters: Money News
EU consumers should be able to sue carmakers in their national courts if they have bought cars with emission cheat devices installed, an adviser to the Court of Justice of the European Union said on Thursday.
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Lockdown leads to lower air pollution levels 2.4.2020 Rediff: Business
The nationwide 'Janta Curfew' followed by the 21-day lockdown to combat the coronavirus outbreak have led to a significant reduction in pollution in the country, with 91 cities recording air quality in the 'good' and 'satisfactory' category on March 29, a Central Pollution Control Board report has stated. Travel restrictions and the closure of industries have helped reduce the pollution level, it said.
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'The virus has always felt at arm's length from me' 2.4.2020 Rediff: News
'At its peak, COVID-19 in Korea felt like half-disaster, half-disaster movie.'
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‘Not much we can do to keep ourselves safe’: Fear grips Mumbai’s slums as Covid-19 cases rise 1.4.2020 Scroll.in
In the city’s dense low-income settlements, practicing safety measures to prevent coronavirus infections are an unachievable privilege.
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Trump completes rollback of Obama-era vehicle fuel efficiency rules 1.4.2020 Reuters: Money News
President Donald Trump's administration on Tuesday completed a rollback of vehicle emissions standards adopted under his predecessor Barack Obama and will require 1.5% annual increases in efficiency through 2026 - far weaker than the 5% increases in the discarded ...
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88 Cities In India Record Cleaner Air With India Under COVID-19 Lockdown 31.3.2020 NDTV News - India-news
With a nationwide lockdown in place in view of coronavirus, India continued to breathe easy as pollution level in 88 cities across the country remained minimal.
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Foam in hole and toilet paper for prizes, US golfers play on despite coronavirus 30.3.2020 Sports News: Cricket News, Latest updates on Tennis, Football, Badminton, WWE Results & more
While most global sport has shut down over the coronavirus pandemic, a US third-level women's golf tour is playing through, aided by a ruling declaring Arizona courses as essential businesses - and where a winner's prize recently included a toilet roll.
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Second phase of sanitisation drive in city from today 30.3.2020 The Assam Tribune
Second phase of sanitisation drive in city from today
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Coronavirus lockdowns give Europe's cities cleaner air 30.3.2020 Reuters: World News
Air pollution has decreased in urban areas across Europe during lockdowns to combat the coronavirus, new satellite images showed on Monday, but campaigners warned city-dwellers were still more vulnerable to the epidemic.
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