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‘KSPCB free to take action against BBMP’

The BBMP has to report further steps taken for compliance of SWM Rules 2016 on or before December 16, 2019.

published on : 16th October 2019

KSPCB’s waste disposal report puts BBMP in a spot

The status report submitted by the Karnataka State Pollution Control Board (KSPCB) to the High Court on Monday painted a sorry picture about landfills and waste processing plants.

published on : 15th October 2019

PCB disappointed at Sri Lanka Cricket Chief's comments over security arrangements

The PCB is also trying to host the entire edition of the fifth Pakistan Super League in the country besides inviting Bangladesh to play its Test series in Pakistan.

published on : 14th October 2019

Pakistan Cricket Board Chairman wants Sarfaraz Ahmed​ to leave Test captaincy: Report

In the meeting, Sarfaraz Ahmed​, who has been under the scanner for quite some time now, will be asked to relinquish his duties as Test captain.

published on : 12th October 2019

After Ganesh, Durga idol immersion takes toll on Hussainsagar lake in Hyderabad

Environmentalist BV Subba Rao said that the decomposition of the organic waste also knocks down the levels of dissolved oxygen in the lake, rendering it lifeless for any organism to survive.

published on : 11th October 2019

Medical wastes yet again dumped and burnt in this Chennai lake

Despite repeated complaints and assurances from officials, medical wastes continues to be dumped in the  Tiruneermalai lake.

published on : 10th October 2019

TSPCB demands nation-wide ban on single-use plastic

As of now eighteen states and UTs have banned plastic bags regardless of the thickness of the plastic.

published on : 8th October 2019

Telangana still poor at recycling plastic

According to a TSPCB official, recycling mainly suffers due to poor segregation of waste at the source

published on : 8th October 2019

Telangana State Pollution Control Board asks 500 brands to recycle plastic produced, food companies left out

The environment ministry has assessed that more than use of plastic, the resulting litter is what makes matters most difficult since the littered plastic waste mostly goes uncollected.

published on : 8th October 2019

Hussainsagar polluted by idol immersion, but thank heavens for rain

A few water quality parameters of the lake showed an improvement, thanks to heavy rains diluting the contaminated lake water with fresh water. 

published on : 6th October 2019

Telangana State Pollution Control Board takes up plastic ban campaign on Mahatma's 150th birth anniversary

The campaign focuses on creating mass awareness on plastic waste.

published on : 2nd October 2019

NGT wants joint panel report by CPCB, TSPCB on pollution control by pharma firms

The NGT noted that issuing closure orders was not new for the TSPCB, as it had issued closure orders twice earlier and revoked them.

published on : 26th September 2019

Vijayawada's water bodies battling increased pollution after Vinayaka Chavithi celebrations

Samples collected by the APPCB after Vinayaka Chavithi celebrations this year, recorded nearly the same readings as those in the previous year.

published on : 25th September 2019

Pakistan not to play home matches in UAE anymore: PCB CEO Wasim Khan

The PCB succeeded in bringing a World XI side to Lahore in 2017 for a short T20 series and then convinced Sri Lanka to play a lone T20 in the same city.

published on : 24th September 2019

NGT directs APPCB to act against Godavari Mega Aqua Food Park as per inspection report

As Godavari Mega Aqua Food Park management sought time to file its objections, case hearing posted to November 4

published on : 24th September 2019
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