User: ssurekha Topic: Environment
Category: Waste :: Solid Waste
Last updated: Dec 13 2019 15:19 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Goa Village Suspends "Swachhta Tax" On Tourists Taking Photos 7.11.2019 NDTV News - Cities
Days after it asked tourists, as well as locals, to pay for clicking photographs, the panchayat in North Goa's Parra, the ancestral village of Union Minister Manohar Parrikar, has scrapped its...
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Clean Delhi? Supreme Court Ranks City Below Faridabad 6.11.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
Delhi is worse than Faridabad in terms of cleanliness, the Supreme Court said today, and questioned how the World Bank Funds are spent by the administration. The Chief Secretary, Vijay Dev, was...
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Over 99,000 Fines Issued In Delhi For Defying Anti-Air Pollution Laws 6.11.2019 NDTV News - Latest
Environmental compensation of around Rs 14 crore has been imposed on pollution instigators and 99,202 challans have been issued in Delhi for violation of anti-air pollution laws, according to official...
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Government Vehicles Older That 15 Years Banned In Bihar 5.11.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
The Nitish Kumar government on Monday imposed a complete ban of state-owned vehicles which were more than 15 years old in Bihar, taking noteof the surge in pollution levels that has been recorded...
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Burnt Body of Woman Found Near Dustbin In Maharashtra: Police 1.11.2019 NDTV News - Latest
The burnt body of a woman was found on Friday near a garbage bin in Titwala area of Maharashtra's Thane district, police said.
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Arvind Kejriwal Urges Children To Write To "Captain Uncle, Khattar Uncle" 1.11.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today told school children in Delhi that smoke emanating from stubble burning in Punjab and Haryana was causing air pollution in the city, and asked them to write...
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Bull Accidentally Eats 40 Grams Of Gold Ornaments In Haryana's Sirsa 29.10.2019 NDTV News - Latest
A bull ate about 40 grams of gold ornaments that belonged to a woman living in Kalanawali area in Haryana's Sirsa.
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7 Killed, Many Injured By Fireworks On Diwali Across The Country 28.10.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
At least seven people were killed and many were injured across the country in fireworks related incidents, including gutting of houses and shops on Diwali, though the decline in such casualties...
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Delhi Government To Deduct Salary Of Negligent Officials Over Pollution 25.10.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
The Delhi government decided today to deduct a part of salaries of executive engineers of Public Works Department (PWD) and other agencies if they fail to remove construction and demolition waste and...
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How we think about e-waste is in need of repair 25.10.2019 Scroll.in
China and Ghana are looking less and less like electronic wastebaskets and more and more like leaders in a powerful, informal green economy.
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Goa's Stray Cattle Turning ''Non-Vegetarian'': Cow Shelter Confirms 22.10.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
After the Garbage Management Minister Michael Lobo's statement that stray cattle in the state are turning non-vegetarian, the cow shelter where such cattle are being treated here has confirmed it.
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How a small Himalayan town panchayat is showing Shimla the way to effective waste management 22.10.2019 Citizen Matters
Aima panchayat, an urban-rural agglomeration near Palampur, has its own modern garbage treatment park, with the facility to handle all kinds of waste, including plastic. Inspired by it, Shimla has now set up its own waste-to-energy plant, expected to help the capital in sustainable waste management.
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Stray Cattle In Goa Turning Non-Vegetarian, Says Minister 20.10.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
Stray cattle in Goa's tourism savvy coastal belt, which includes popular beach villages like Calangute and Candolim, have "turned non-vegetarian" and only eat scraps of chicken and fried fish, claims...
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Bihar Politician Drives Garbage-Laden Tractor Trolley Sans License, Fined 18.10.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
Bihar politician Rajesh Ranjan alias Pappu Yadav was fined on Thursday for driving without a valid license a tractor trolley full of garbage that he threatened to dump in front of a state minister's...
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Madurai Airport "Mess-Up" Triggers SpiceJet-Firecracker Company Spat 17.10.2019 NDTV News - South
The private carrier SpiceJet has denied any link to a banner at Madurai airport's baggage screening area that asked people not to burst polluting firecrackers on Diwali. The banner that shows the...
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Plans to make Sivasagar a tourist destination discussed 16.10.2019 The Assam Tribune
Plans to make Sivasagar a tourist destination discussed
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Oxford Professor Allegedly Stole Oldest Bible Fragments And Sold Them 16.10.2019 NDTV News - Latest
Since 2012, scholars and University of Oxford officials have been trying to trace a rumor that the oldest Bible fragment ever discovered not just existed but had been mysteriously stolen and sold to...
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Centre widens import ban of plastic waste 16.10.2019 India News | Latest News Headlines & Live Updates from India - Times of India
Amid reports of how private recyclers are slyly bringing plastic waste into the country in the form of PET flakes and lumps, the Centre has further tightened the rule by bringing clarity in the import ban order which will be applicable for plastic waste in all forms. The move will help control plastic pollution as recyclers won't be able to import plastic waste.
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Protests Outside Sushil Modi's Home In Patna Over Waterlogging, Garbage 13.10.2019 NDTV News - Latest
Fed up by waterlogging and accumulation of trash after heavy rain in Patna, a group of people on Sunday protested outside Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi's residence.
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Was Carrying Acupressure Roller While Plogging On Tamil Nadu Beach: PM 13.10.2019 NDTV News - Latest
Ending the curiosity of people over the stick-like object he was holding while plogging on the Mamallapuram beach, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said it was an acupressure roller that he...
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