User: ssurekha Topic: Environment
Category: Waste :: Solid Waste
Last updated: Jan 15 2019 20:32 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Two Students Arrested After 16 Dead Pups Found At Kolkata Hospital 15.1.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
Two nursing students were arrested on Tuesday after they apparently confessed to their involvement in the killing of 16 puppies at a hospital premises in Kolkata, an incident that had sparked...
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Rs 190.46 crore for tourism projects in northeast; spiritual circuit in Meghalaya, UP, Gujarat 11.1.2019 Sify Finance
[India], Jan 11 (ANI): In what's going to give a fresh boost to tourism sector in the country, Union Ministry of Tourism has sanctioned tourism projects worth Rs 190.46 crore for the development of
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Man Killed, 3 Injured As Delhi Municipal Truck Hits Auto-Rickshaw 10.1.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
A 61-year-old man was killed and three persons were injured Thursday after an auto-rickshaw was hit allegedly by an MCD truck in north Delhi's Roop Nagar area, police said.
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Bengaluru is hot. Steel flyover will make it hotter, it needs to be dropped 10.1.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
An umbrella of hot air over the built-up area of the city is an 'urban heat-island’. There are many processes contributing to the temperature —air pollutants, vehicular movements, loss of tree cover and more. Steel flyover could be one of them.
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No doctor at UP health centre, woman delivers baby on floor 10.1.2019 Zee News : India National
The woman delivered the baby near a heap of garbage after a couple of females, present in the vicinity, spread the sheet on the floor of the CHC.
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No Doctor At UP Health Centre, Woman Delivers Baby On Floor 10.1.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
Two women held a bedsheet to cover the woman as she delivered the baby near a heap of garbage at Community Health Centre (CHC) in Uttar Pradesh's Gonda district.
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First Swadesh Darshan project in Meghalaya inaugurated 9.1.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Chief Minister of Meghalaya, Shri. Conrad K Sangma, inaugurated the project “Development of North East Circuit: Umiam (Lake View) - U Lum Sohpetbneng- Mawdiangdiang - Orchid Lake Resort” implemented under Swadesh Darshan Scheme of Ministry of Tourism, Government of India in presence of the Minister of Tourism, Government of Meghalaya, Shri Metbah Lyngdoh, the Secretary, Ministry of Tourism, Shri Yogendra Tripathi, and the Chairman, Meghalaya Tourism Development Corporation Ltd., Shri Sanbor Shullai in Umiam today.
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Year-Ahead Predictions 2019 7.1.2019 Financial Chronicle
Companies must prepare for significant global events that will occur and trends that will gain momentum in the coming year. A.T. Kearney Global Business Policy Council makes 10 significant predictions, including forecasts of events that, according to it, will occur and trends that it expects will gain momentum in the coming year The US–China trade war will intensify US–China relations worsened significantly in 2018 as US President Donald Trump took a hardline approach to reducing the bilateral trade deficit with China. Negotiations were in a standstill until early December, when Presidents Trump and Xi agreed to resume talks for 90 days. This short “ceasefire” is unlikely to last, however, so the US–China trade war will intensify in 2019. Insufficient progress on key issues will likely lead President Trump to raise tariff levels on Chinese imports. The administration may even impose tariffs on an additional $267 billion of Chinese goods—encompassing essentially the entire value of Chinese imports in ...
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Chaddar trek: Insurance, acclimatisation made compulsory for tourists 6.1.2019 Zee News : India National
The decision was taken as every year four to five deaths and several injuries are reported during the trek, they said. 
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City Buzz: Women’s wall of solidarity | Delhi water supply projects | Rent inflation in Mumbai…and more 5.1.2019 Citizen Matters
The Sabarimala controversy has rocked the nation and created a stir across cities, especially among women; That and more news from our cities this week in this edition of City Buzz.
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Swachh Survekshan 2019 launched across 4,237 Urban Local Bodies 4.1.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Minister of State (I/C), Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Shri Hardeep S Puri has officially kicked off the Swachh Survekshan 2019, the fourth edition of the annual cleanliness survey of Urban India here today.
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Pedestrians are the most endangered species on Bengaluru’s roads, says analysis 3.1.2019 Citizen Matters
It's official: research shows that pedestrians are the most vulnerable when it comes to road accidents. The Footpath Initiative attempts to promote pedestrian safety with the help of data-based analysis on pedestrian crashes in Bengaluru.
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Toxic smog shrouds New Delhi as pollution soars, government measures fail 3.1.2019 Reuters: Top News
Residents of New Delhi woke on Thursday to a thick, grey smog, as pollution surged to "severe" and "emergency" levels, with authorities showing little sign of finding new solutions to the crisis.
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Why this CAG report should jolt urban municipalities in Karnataka 3.1.2019 Citizen Matters
Ineffective plastic ban, flawed collection and handling of e-waste, unauthorised slaughter houses -- these and more findings from the CAG's recent performance audit of solid waste management by urban local bodies in Karnataka paint a sad picture.
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NHRC notice to Bihar govt over patient being 'thrown out' of hospital by staff 2.1.2019 Zee News : States
The NHRC in a statement Tuesday said that it issued a notice to the Bihar chief secretary, seeking a report, along with the present health status of the patient, within four weeks.
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Human Rights Notice To Bihar Government For Throwing Out Hospital Patient 1.1.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
The National Human Rights Commission has sent a notice to the Bihar government over reports that a patient from the burns ward at a hospital in Vaishali district was allegedly thrown out by a staffer...
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3 Students In Andhra Pradesh Killed In Car Accident, 5 Others Injured 31.12.2018 NDTV News - South
Three engineering students died Monday when a car, allegedly driven at a speed of over 160 km, hit a road divider and rammed into a municipal garbage truck in Guntur district, police said.
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Many of us read these five writers’ books in 2018. What did they enjoy reading the most? 30.12.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
What writers are reading is a handy guide for the rest of us.
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Yearender 2018: Five Indian Films That Pushed Indie Cinema Boundaries 30.12.2018 NDTV News - Latest
Here's a list of five fiercely indie films, which took the spirit of creative freedom to an all-new plane in 2018
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All eyes on biogas plants as cities continue to grapple with overflowing landfills 29.12.2018 Citizen Matters
India is set to have 5000 waste to energy plants in the next five years that will convert agricultural residue, cattle dung and municipal solid waste into usable biogas. But are the conditions conducive and will it solve the waste crisis in our cities?
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