User: ssurekha Topic: Environment
Category: Waste :: Hazardous Waste
Last updated: Nov 11 2019 17:36 IST RSS 2.0
 
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50000 workers face serious health risks in illegal e-waste processing units in Delhi 11.11.2019 Citizen Matters
A study identified 15 e-waste processing hotspots in Delhi, housing 5000 units that operate without any safeguards for its employees, who are exposed to chemical or metallic dusts, vapour and acidic effluents.
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Delhi Water Crisis Over, Says Arvind Kejriwal; Situation "Back To Normal" 1.10.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said today that "water production" was back to normal in the national capital and the "crisis" was over, a day after water supply to several areas of the Delhi was...
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Delhi Water Plants Stop Operations After Ammonia Spike, Supply Affected 30.9.2019 NDTV News - Latest
Water supply to several areas of the national capital was affected on Monday after the Chandrawal and Wazirabad water treatment plants were forced to "stop" operations upon noticing spike in ammonia...
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Haryana to release more water to dilute amonia, DJB to ensure water supply to city: Kejriwal 30.9.2019 Central Chronicle
New Delhi, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday said the Haryana government has assured to soon release more water for the National Capital to dilute the presence of ammonia. The CM said he has directed the Delhi Jal Board to ensure that no part of the capital goes dry and if required, divert water […]
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Delhi Stops Operations As Ammonia Levels Rise At 2 Water Treatment Plants 30.9.2019 NDTV News - Latest
Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday said high ammonia levels, caused by dumping of industrial waste into the Yamuna river in Haryana's Panipat, has forced Delhi's Chandrawal and Wazirabad water...
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IIT Guwahati to set-up Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Materials 20.9.2019 NDTV News - Latest
The "NRL-Centre of Excellence (CoE) for Sustainable Materials" will be set up in collaboration with Numaligarh Refinery Limited (NRL).
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Indonesia Returning Hundreds Of Containers Of Contaminated Waste To West 19.9.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
Indonesia is sending back hundreds of containers of contaminated waste to the West after shipments supposedly containing plastic meant for recycling were found to hide hazardous substances, customs...
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Indonesia Sends Back Hundreds Of Shipping Containers Full Of Waste 4.9.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
Indonesia has sent hundreds of garbage-filled shipping containers back to their countries of origin, according to the customs agency, as the Southeast Asian nation pushes back against becoming a...
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Act Against Ganga Polluters: Pollution Control Board To 4 State Boards 2.8.2019 NDTV News - Latest
Taking strict note of effluent and industrial waste being discharged into the Ganga river, the CPCB has directed four state pollution control boards to take action on units, including closing them, if...
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Sri Lanka Says Part Of Illegal Waste From UK Sent To India 26.7.2019 NDTV News - India-news
Sri Lankan investigation into nearly 3,000 tonnes of illegally imported hazardous waste has shown that some of it was sent on to India and Dubai, a top minister said Friday.
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Flow of raw sewage into Ganga will be stopped by 2022-Shekhawat 28.6.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Union Minister for Jal Shakti Shri Gajendra Singh Shekhawat today asserted that flow of raw sewage into the river Ganga will be completely stopped by 2022 and the government is working on a Mission Mode to achieve this target.
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Ganga River Water Unfit For Drinking, Bathing: Pollution Control Board 30.5.2019 NDTV News - Latest
The Ganga River water is absolutely unfit for "direct drinking" and only seven spots from where it passes can be consumed after disinfection, the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has said.
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How to turn waste to wealth: Let’s Recycle 27.5.2019 BusinessLine - Specials
Nepra builds a supply chain that connects waste generators/collectors to recyclers
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India sets the tone at COP meetings of Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm conventions held in Geneva. 16.5.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The joint meetings of three conventions on chemicals and waste that is the fourteenth meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP) to Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movement of Hazardous Wastes and their Disposal  (COP 14) was held along with the ninth meeting of the COP to Rotterdam Convention on the Prior Informed Consent Procedure for Certain Hazardous Chemicals and Pesticides in International Trade and the ninth meeting of the COP to Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants.
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India bans all imports of solid plastic waste 7.3.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
A loophole in a similar existing law had led to a four-fold increase in such imports within a year, an environmental organisation claimed in January.
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India bans imports of solid plastic waste 7.3.2019 Sify Finance
The Indian government has banned import of solid plastic waste into the country including in Special Economic Zones (SEZ) and by Export Oriented Units (EOU), an official statement said on Wednesday.
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Centre Bans Imports Of Solid Plastic Waste 7.3.2019 NDTV News - Latest
The government has banned import of solid plastic waste into the country including in Special Economic Zones (SEZ) and by Export Oriented Units (EOU), an official statement said on Wednesday.
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60 Per Cent Of Sewage In Urban India Goes Untreated: Green Court 6.2.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
More than 60 per cent of sewage generated by urban India is untreated and enters water bodies like rivers, resulting in pollution and making it unfit for human consumption, the National Green Tribunal...
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Kumbh Mela: UP Police to keep eye on River Ganga, its tributaries to check industrial waste disposal in water 9.1.2019 Zee News : States
Uttar Pradesh Police on Wednesday directed their department officials to keep an eye on River Ganga and its tributaries during Kumbh Mela so that no industrial waste is disposed of in the water. Actions will be taken if such activities come to notice, police added.
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IIT Roorkee Professor Wins Young Scientist Award For Sustainable Development 22.11.2018 NDTV News - Latest
IIT Roorkee Professor Vimal Chandra Srivastava has won the NASI-Scopus Young Scientist Award in 'Environmentally Sound Sustainable Development' category.
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