User: ssurekha Topic: Environment
Category: Waste Management :: Landfills
Last updated: Sep 26 2017 17:59 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Closing the food loop 26.9.2017 Hindu: Arts
Meet Kern Agarwal and Ranjani Prabakaran who are on a mission to encourage organic farming, better waste management and pollution control
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Scheme to promote waste-to-energy projects on the cards 26.9.2017 ET: Power
The power minister also launched the trading of Energy Saving Certificates (ESCerts) under the government's Perform, Achieve and Trade (PAT) scheme.
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A thousand mutinies over garbage 24.9.2017 Rediff: News
What will Indian cities do about its growing mountains of waste?
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Submit plan on bio-stabilisation at Ghazipur, NGT tells EDMC 23.9.2017 Hindu: Home
Ensure waste is segregated at source, directs green panel
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Coming up at Ghazipur, Delhi’s second mountain of shame 22.9.2017 TOI: Cities
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Clear waste from Ghazipur: NGT to NHAI 22.9.2017 Hindu: Delhi
Green panel says there should be considerable reduction in waste over the next week
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India to conduct BIMSTEC disaster management exercise 20.9.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Indias National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) is going to conduct a disaster management exercise next month in New Delhi with BIMSTEC countries, the Home Ministry said on Wednesday.
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Focusing on eradicating malnutrition: Maneka 19.9.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi on Tuesday said that after the "resounding" success of the "Beti Bachao Beti Padhao" scheme, the Ministry is now targeting the problem of malnutrition.
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Ghazipur landfill: NGT raps NHAI for not lifting waste despite directions 19.9.2017 Business Standard: News Now
As part of the technical bid, you could have asked the bidders to lift the waste, but you just want to buy time: NGT bench
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New Delhi: NGT questions why highway authority didn't lift waste in Ghazipur landfill that killed 2 people 19.9.2017 DNA: India
The National Green Tribunal on Tuesday rapped the National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) for not lifting the segregated waste lying at the Ghazipur landfill site despite specific direction. A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar slammed the NHAI over its slow pace in finalising a tender to draft an agency to carry out the segregation of waste at the landfill site. "You (NHAI) people do not want to do things seriously. You have received tenders. As part of the technical bid, you could have asked the bidders to lift the waste, but you just want to buy time. You could have asked anybody to pick up the waste and pay accordingly, but you don't want to do it," the bench observed. The strong comments came in the backdrop of the September 1 incident in which a portion of the 45 metre high garbage dump in east Delhi's Ghazipur had collapsed due to heavy rains, killing two people and pushing a car and three two- wheelers off the road, into a canal. The counsel appearing for the NHAI said the ...
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MoU inked to turn garbage into fuel 15.9.2017 TOI: Jaipur
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Urban Affairs Ministry plans market resource mobilisation 15.9.2017 Hindu: News
Required to overcome severe infrastructure deficit; ₹300 crore solid waste management plan announced for Delhi
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Focusing on resolving landfill site issues: Official 14.9.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Government agencies are aware and working to resolve the issues of un-engineered garbage dumping sites like the Ghazipur landfill here, a part of which collapsed earlier this month killing two persons, said a Sanitation Ministry official here on Thursday.
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India slams UNHRC criticism of Rohingya issue as 'tendentious', inaccurate 12.9.2017 All News-IANS Stories
India on Tuesday strongly rebutted criticism by the United Nations Human Rights Council of its handling of the issue of Rohingya Muslims, saying it was based on selective and inaccurate reports and stressed that like other nations, New Delhi too is concerned about illegal migrants as they could pose security challenges.
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Defence ties high on agenda during Belarusian President's India visit 11.9.2017 All News-IANS Stories
India and Belarus are expected to ramp up their bilateral cooperation, including in defence and security, as the eastern European country's President Alexander Lukashenko arrives on a two-day visit to New Delhi on Monday.
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Defence ties high on agenda during Belarus President's India trip 11.9.2017 All News-IANS Stories
India and Belarus are expected to ramp up their bilateral cooperations, including in defence and security, as Alexander Lukashenko, the President of the eastern European country, arrives on a two-day visit to New Delhi on Monday.
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AIFF technical committee to meet before India's opening U-17 World Cup game 8.9.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The All India Football Federation's (AIFF) technical committee will meet in New Delhi ahead of India's opening FIFA U-17 World Cup game against the US, chairman and former India striker Shyam Thapa said on Friday.
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City landfills to be ‘greened’ soon 8.9.2017 Hindu: Delhi
L-G chair meeting with govt officials, experts from IIT to discuss solid waste management problem
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Delhi govt to propose Narela area for garbage disposal plant, emergency meet on Friday 7.9.2017 India Today| Must Read
In the aftermath of landfill portion collapse in Ghazipur on September 1 leading to death of two, Delhi government has drafted a plan of action.
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Make optimum use of waste-to-energy units: LG to Delhi civic bodies 5.9.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal on Tuesday said all three municipal corporations should use compactors for transportation of garbage, and solid waste should be processed by utilising excess expansion capacity of existing waste-to-energy plants.
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