Delhi's Saket plagued by vendors, trash

The upmarket locality in South Delhi is struggling to control the growing encroachments and garbage menace

published on : 5th December 2019

Burden of garbage too heavy for workers

Srinivasan’s back throbs with pain. Riding pillion to that soreness is a stabbing ache in his knees.

published on : 3rd December 2019

Chennai pollution: Intense smoke and obnoxious smell an everyday affair near Kodungaiyur dump yard

Burning of garbage at the dumpyard in this North Chennai locality continues till date

published on : 26th November 2019

75-day initiative to clean up in Andhra's Sattenapalli town

Currently, the garbage collection from each house in Sattenapalli is irregular, resulting in heaps of garbage accumulation on roadsides. This is also leading to health problems. 

published on : 24th November 2019

Tiruchy Corporation to rope in students in ensuring plastic-free, hygienic city

Students have to get an acknowledgement (signature) from their parents every week confirming they were following the directions of the civic body.

published on : 21st November 2019

Electric garbage collection vehicles make TN villagers curious, but authorities act 'secretive'

Villagers feel the authorities are being secretive about some details of the vehicles. “We would like to know about economic feasibility.

published on : 18th November 2019

Dirtying Hyderabad? Be ready to receive penalty e-challan

An automated challan with the prescribed fine for the violation would then be generated and the violator penalised.

published on : 17th November 2019

US initiates new anti-dumping duty, countervailing investigations

In 2018, imports of forged steel fittings from India and South Korea were valued at an estimated USD 92.6 million and USD 67.6 million, respectively.

published on : 14th November 2019

Unauthorised private players continue collecting waste in Thiruvananthapuram

The garbage collectors dump the waste on private properties or unused plots in the city and burn the plastic waste.

published on : 11th November 2019

Palar river bed turns into a dump yard, Vellore city corporation causes irreparable damage

 Vellore city municipal corporation has been causing irreparable damage to the already ailing river which lies bare with water forming just a pool only at certain points.

published on : 7th November 2019

Guntur Municipal Corporation appoints environmental secretaries to look after garbage collection

Guntur Municipal Corporation appointed 42 environmental secretaries for overseeing of garbage collection in the city. 

published on : 1st November 2019

Agarbatti manufacturers witness increase in demand during Diwali

Vellore resident Dawood Khan H said the import of raw agarbatti and round bamboo sticks had hit their business hard but the government's decision has given him a ray of hope.

published on : 31st October 2019

Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation plans to remove open garbage dumping points

This is being done following instructions from Municipal Administration Minister K T Rama Rao at  a review meeting held recently.

published on : 25th October 2019

Keep plots clean or pay hefty fines, Vijayawada Municipal Corporation issues warning to land owners

Initially, we are approaching the vacant plot owners and asking them to maintain their premises properly. If they fail to do so, notices.

published on : 18th October 2019

Dandiya with a message in Bengaluru

Dandiya March organised by Upturn Learning, is a start-up that works for parenting workshops and programmes, and Podar Jumbo Kids, an early childhood centre.

published on : 14th October 2019
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