User: ssurekha Topic: Environment
Category: Waste :: Hazardous Waste
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Vattenfall communal heating network taps into German cities' growth 17.8.2017 TOI: Intl Business
VATTENFALL-GERMANY/DISTRICTHEAT (INTERVIEW, PIX):INTERVIEW-Vattenfall communal heating network taps into German cities' growth
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CSIR-Central Building Research Institute Roorkee, Uttarakhand Organizes Three-Day CSIR Platinum Jubilee TechnoFest 12.8.2017 New Kerala: India News
New Delhi, Aug 11: Starting with the indelible ink, the hallmark of the nation's fabric, CSIR has left an indelible mark on every sphere of life. With an all-round approach towards R&D, CSIR reflects India in its diversity and heterogeneity.
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CSIR-Central Building Research Institute Roorkee, Uttarakhand Organizes Three-Day CSIR Platinum Jubilee TechnoFest 11.8.2017 Govt of india: PIB
Starting with the indelible ink, the hallmark of the nation’s fabric, CSIR has left an indelible mark on every sphere of life. With an all-round approach towards R&D, CSIR reflects India in its diversity and heterogeneity. From agriculture to aerospace, bio-sensors to bio-pharmaceuticals, chemicals to climate change
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Water conservation 9.8.2017 Hindu: Opinion
In the Ganga Doab region, groundwater is heavily contaminated with heavy metal residue as a result of industrial waste. There are no checks on irrigation carried out using groundwater (“A gathering cr...
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Toxic waste from U.S. pot farms alarms experts 6.8.2017 TOI: Intl Business
USA-MARIJUANA/ENVIRONMENT (FEATURE, PIX):FEATURE-Toxic waste from U.S. pot farms alarms experts
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Failure to segregate waste at home may cost you 3.8.2017 TOI: Delhi Times
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Drowning for sand: miners risk all for building boom 18.7.2017 deccanherald.com
At dawn on a sultry summer morning, Balaram Raute stood on a boat bobbing in a murky creek outside Mumbai, waiting for the sun to light up the water so he could dive in to dig sand. Minutes later he was neck-deep in Vasai Creek where untreated chemicals and industrial waste float - and, at times, the corpses of fellow workers. While authorities and mining officials deny the existence or the dangers of an illegal sand mining industry, a Thomson Reuters Foundation investigation found miners are dying to meet rising demand from a booming construction sector. Although there is no official data, studies estimate illegal extraction of sand in India generates about $150 million a year with the states of Gujarat and Maharashtra the main hotspots. An investigation in Mumbai, the nearby city of Thane, and villages in the neighbouring district of Palghar over two months found evidence of at least two deaths in the past year and more in the past few years - none of which were reported. "I don't feel scared," said ...
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Drowning for sand: miners risk all for India's building boom 18.7.2017 Hindu: National
A Thomson Reuters Foundation investigation found miners are dying to meet rising demand from a booming construction sector
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BDO finds 60 structures sans loos at Kavlem 14.7.2017 TOI: Goa
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Seven projects of Kalasalingam University students get funds 12.7.2017 Hindu: News
The Department of Science and Technology (DST) has chosen seven projects of students of Kalasalingam University, Krishnankoil, for funding under the Startup-NIDHI. The objectives of Startup-National I...
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Socially-conscious e-waste warrior aims at Bengaluru cleanup 25.6.2017 All News-IANS Stories
In a mushrooming urban landscape where waste disposal is becoming big business, meet one of India's new breed of waste warriors -- Saahas Zero Waste (SZW) is an enterprise with the motto of making maximum social impact in the area of sustainable urban development.
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Indians to live in urban areas by 2050, wastes to grow 5% per year 25.6.2017 News
An ASSOCHAM report says poorly managed wastes impact economy and growth in the long run
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City artists show how to upcycle waste artistically 25.6.2017 TOI: All Headlines
City artists show how to upcycle waste artistically
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Adityanath gives nod to CBI probe into Gomti River Front project 19.6.2017 News
95% of budget allocated for the cause had been spent yet less than 60% of work was completed
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Jaisalmer to shun plastic, use recycled sari bags 19.6.2017 TOI: Jaipur
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Focus on creating job opportunities 9.6.2017 TOI: Thiruvananthapuram
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WATCH: After Bengaluru, toxic foam from a Hyderabad drain spills on to streets 9.6.2017 India Today| Must Read
The thick layer of toxic foam nearly covers the drain, and strong winds carry some of the foam to the nearby houses.
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Centre of Excellence holds 1st training for green building 8.6.2017 TOI: Jaipur
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CM Siddaramaiah to forest department: Crores planted, but where have all those saplings gone? 6.6.2017 TOI: Bangalore Times
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Disposable sanitary napkins mess up health and hygiene (June 5 is World Environment Day) 4.6.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Long-lasting, comfortable, stain-free and affordable are the thoughts that come to every woman's mind when she picks up a disposable sanitary napkin.
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