Diwali waste: A reality check of PM Modi's 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan'

PM Narendra Modi launched his 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan' on 2nd October, the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. Here's a reality check of PM Modi's 'Clean India' drive as Diwali, the festival of lights, was celebrated with traditional fervour across the country.

AAP's next phase of cleanliness drive - check status of complaint
AAP's next phase of cleanliness drive - check status of complaint

Launched alongside PM Narendra Modi's Swacch Bharat Abhiyan, the Aam Aadmi Party has now announced its cleanliness drive's next phase days after the party members met with the Municipal Corporation of Delhi officials and apprise them of the state of cleanliness in various parts of the capital city.

NDMC on cleanliness overdrive to banish garbage by October 31

NDMC has set itself a target of making the areas under its jurisdiction garbage free by October 31 and is ready with an action plan to intensify its cleaning operations in the wake of the launch of the 'Swachh Bharat' mission by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

China urges public to walk, ride bikes to help cut smog

The list of eight standards, published on the environment ministry`s website (www.mep.gov.cn) on Wednesday, urged citizens to refrain from burning garbage, and limit the use of fireworks and barbecues. 

HC asks authorities to expedite handing over sites for waste management

The Delhi High Court Monday asked civic agencies to expedite the process of handing over two sites, measuring about 200 acres, in the city to municipal bodies so that they can use the same for managing the garbage piling up.

Sewage at the beaches, piles of garbage mar Gaza`s summer

When Palestinians in the Gaza Strip seek some relief from the grind of life in an enclave plagued by conflict and hardship, they usually need to look no further than their sandy beaches.

Click and complain: App to alert NDMC soon

Soon, you can alert NDMC about malfunctioning streetlights or garbage on streets by clicking the site and sending the image to the agency using a photo-based mobile application.

Sobriquet attaching garbage to my name a great honour: Aiyar

Nicknamed as `Kuppai (garbage) Aiyar` by workers of rival parties in Tamil Nadu, Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar said he felt honoured by the sobriquet given to him as it was a testimony to his work.

Highway patrol to nail garbage dumpers in Goa

A highway patrol to nail garbage dumpers and incentives to private entrepreneurs to salvage mounds of rubble are the next remedies in line for Goa.

Goa looks to German town to cure its garbage woes

A southwestern German town, known for its clinical fetish for cleanliness and garbage management, will be Goa`s inspiration.

Stop illegal dumping of garbage: HC to Maha govt

The Bombay High Court Tuesday directed the government to stop illegal dumping with immediate effect.

K’taka HC directs govt to form ward committees on garbage

Karnataka HC criticised the state govt for not constituting ward committees in Bangalore Corporation which led to garbage mess in the city.

B`lore: Pile-up of tonnes of garbage all set to be

The pile-up of thousands of tonnes of garbage in the city are expected to be cleared by Monday, sources in the Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike (city corporation) said on Sunday.

Garbage-free Bangalore by Monday, promise authorities

The Bangalore civic administration has promised to rid country`s IT hub from thousands of tonnes of overflowing garbage by Monday.

Give me people, I myself will clear garbage: Guv

Taking a potshot at the city corporation for its `failure` in clearing garbage, Karnataka Governor offered to clear the waste himself.

Abandoned toddler rescued from garbage in Spain

An official says a 2-year-old girl has been rescued from a dumpster after her parents abandoned her.

Heavyweight belts are garbage, pigeons are family: Mike Tyson

Mike Tyson has expressed his love for pigeons and nonchalance for his heavyweight belts.

Agra prays for Yamuna floods to wash away garbage

`Flood again, Yamuna maiyya and wash away all the garbage` - That was the special prayer hundreds of people offered to the river ahead of the monsoon.

Ancient Roman mausoleum found

The 2,000-year-old Roman-era mausoleum had been buried under tonnes of illegally-dumped garbage.

Roman mausoleum found under tonnes of garbage

Nearly 2,000-year-old mausoleum buried under tonnes of garbage was found.