User: meerak Topic: Sanitation
Category: Sanitation :: Urban waste
Last updated: Aug 24 2019 18:00 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Thai protesters demand action as air pollution clouds Bangkok 23.1.2020 Reuters: World News
Dozens of activists held a rare protest on Thursday over air pollution in Bangkok, a day after Thai officials closed schools due to concern over the impact.
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Govt asked to rescind move on CTPS, waste management facility 23.1.2020 The Assam Tribune
Govt asked to rescind move on CTPS, waste management facility
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Seawater Quality In Mumbai, Thane Districts Deteriorating: Report 22.1.2020 NDTV News - Top-stories
The Maharashtra Pollution Control Board (MPCB) has released a report stating that seawater as well as quality of water in Mumbai and Thane districts is deteriorating.
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India’s guidelines on wetlands will allow states to decide what counts as prohibited activities 22.1.2020 Scroll.in
An estimated 4.63% of the country’s geographical area is made up of wetlands.
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Nearly 450 Schools In Bangkok Shut Due To Heavy Pollution 22.1.2020 NDTV News - Latest
Authorities in the Thai capital ordered nearly 450 schools to close on Wednesday as pollution levels reached dangerously unhealthy levels.
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Nearly 450 schools shut as pollution chokes Thai capital 22.1.2020 Reuters: World News
Authorities in the Thai capital ordered nearly 450 schools to close on Wednesday as pollution levels reached dangerously unhealthy levels.
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Awareness on solid waste management held 22.1.2020 Manipur: E-Pao
Awareness on solid waste management held
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Artificial Lungs Put Up In Mumbai Start Turning Black Within A Week 21.1.2020 NDTV News - Top-stories
A pair of artificial lungs, put up in Mumbai's Bandra to highlight the adverse effects of pollution, has started turning black within just a week of installation, drawing attention to the city's...
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Readers’ comments: If our universities become a battleground, where are we headed? 21.1.2020 Scroll.in
Responses to articles on Scroll.in.
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Smog forces Bangkok schools to shut, but respite in doubt due to crop burning 21.1.2020 Reuters: World News
Thailand's capital on Tuesday ordered schools closed due to unhealthy levels of air pollution, and there were doubts whether the situation would improve in the coming months as farmers burn their sugarcane crop in the harvest season.
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Kolkata plans its first biomining project at Mollar Bheri landfill on eastern wetland 21.1.2020 Citizen Matters
The Rs 21-crore project will be implemented in 55 acres of land near Mollar Bheri, a shallow fishery located in the East Kolkata Wetlands, that has seen a 12-feet-high mountain of waste build up over the years.
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Watch: Madhya Pradesh Minister Picks Up Spade, Clean Dry Waste 21.1.2020 NDTV News - Cities
A Madhya Pradesh minister on Monday took a spade to clean garbage near a warehouse in Indore, which has been named India's cleanest city four times in a row, and videos of the act went viral on social...
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“Draft Mobility Plan based on faulty data, is financially unviable” 20.1.2020 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
The draft Comprehensive Mobility Plan is problematic from the legal, technical and financial perspectives
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4 sites identified for solid waste management facility in city 20.1.2020 The Assam Tribune
4 sites identified for solid waste management facility in city
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Djokovic crosses fingers for clean air at Melbourne Park 19.1.2020 Reuters: Sports News
Defending champion Novak Djokovic says he was saddened by the sight of players and ball kids struggling in smoky conditions during Australian Open qualifying and hoped the worst of the air pollution was behind them at the year's first Grand ...
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Arvind Kejriwal Promises Delhi 24-Hour Drinking Water, Free Bus Rides 19.1.2020 NDTV News - Latest
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has promised24-hour drinking water on tap,free bus travel for students ahead of Delhi elections in a guarantee cardreleased today.
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HawkEye, Bharosa, transit dorms and more: Women’s safety initiatives from Telangana police 18.1.2020 Citizen Matters
In this interview, Swati Lakra, IPS, IGP Law and Order and In charge of the Women’s Safety Wing of the state, talks about the various steps the police have taken to help women in distress. Continuing our special series on women's safety
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Serbians don masks and take to smog-filled streets to demand cleaner air 18.1.2020 Reuters: World News
Hundreds of protesters, some wearing surgical masks and respirators, took to the streets of the Serbian capital Belgrade on Friday, demanding the government tackle severe air pollution throughout the European Union candidate country.
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Undertrial Prisoner Escapes Through Toilet Ventilator In Meghalaya Court 17.1.2020 NDTV News - Top-stories
An undertrial prisoner has escaped through the ventilator of a toilet in a Meghalaya court despite police personnel standing guard outside, an officer said on Friday.
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Indonesian minister says SoftBank offering to invest up to $40 billion in new capital 17.1.2020 Reuters: Money News
SoftBank has offered to invest up to $40 billion in the new capital city Indonesia plans to build on Borneo island, a minister said on Friday, though the Japanese tech conglomerate said no figure had been suggested yet.
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