'Sweeper' boxer Krishna Rout seeks a job of dignity from West Bengal government

'Sweeper' boxer Krishna Rout seeks a job of dignity from West Bengal government

Former national boxer Krishna Rout, who has been cleaning open drains for the past 15 years as a temporary worker of Howrah Municipal Corporation, on Saturday said he would appeal to Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to give him a permanent government job of dignity.

Rs 5,000 fine for dumping waste into drains, says NGT

National Green Tribunal Friday restrained individuals, including the municipal corporation employees, from throwing or dumping any kind of waste into the drains in the national capital and ordered a fine of Rs 5,000 for violating these directions.

Uma Bharati to inspect tomorrow 25 drains falling into Ganga

As part of the Clean Ganga campaign, Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharati would inspect 25 major drains, which fall into the river at Kanpur tomorrow.

`100 workers die inside manholes, drains in Delhi annually`

Every year 100 sewerage workers die after entering drains and manholes with high temperature, slippery walls, floors and toxic gases in Delhi, a study revealed.

Yamuna`s interceptor drains project to finish by March

The second monetary instalment for laying interceptor sewers to prevent untreated water flowing into the Yamuna has been released and the project is likely to be completed by March, the urban development ministry said Friday.

Baby rescued from drains in Spain, mother arrested

A woman has been arrested in the eastern city of Alicante on suspicion of attempting to murder her newborn baby who had to be rescued from inside a building`s drains.

Yamuna in Delhi carries drains not water: SC

"It is a sorry state of affairs," the Supreme Court remarked Tuesday over failure of the project to clean Yamuna.