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Tourists in Manali leave over 2,000 tonnes of garbage

Tourists left behind 2,000 tonnes of waste during their visit to Manali in May and June

Jul 10, 2019, 11:38 AM IST

SC pulls up Delhi L-G, says you say 'you are a Superman but you don't do anything'

The court said that Arvind Kejriwal cannot be blamed for the garbage problem in Delhi.

Jul 12, 2018, 14:35 PM IST

We are not garbage collectors, SC tells Centre over solid waste management issue

The Supreme Court on Tuesday came down heavily on the Centre for filing an 845-page affidavit containing incomplete information about solid waste management.

Feb 06, 2018, 15:44 PM IST

Indian Railways to build concrete walls along tracks to tackle garbage menace

The Research Designs and Standards Organisation, under the ministry of railways, has already provided drawings of concrete walls that can be built by zonal railways across its boundaries.

Jan 04, 2018, 17:15 PM IST

200 Voter ID cards found in garbage in West Bengal`s Hooghly district

The cards were recovered from inside a polythene sack by the municipal cleaners in Nadia district`s Uttarpara.

Nov 27, 2017, 17:31 PM IST

Congress pushed Nehru-Gandhi garbage into minds of people: Assam BJP MP

A BJP MP from Assam came under attack on Sunday for comparing Mahatma Gandhi and India's first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru with garbage.

Oct 23, 2017, 09:31 AM IST

This woman sent a gift made out of garbage to PM Narendra Modi — Here's his reply

The woman little knew that she would receive a response from PM Narendra Modi himself, who must be receiving hundreds of gifts daily. 

May 24, 2017, 16:08 PM IST

Plastic-eating fungus may solve garbage problem

 In a discovery that may spell good news for the environment, a novel fungus capable of degrading polyurethane (PU) plastics has been identified by Chinese researchers, a media report said on Saturday.

Apr 02, 2017, 00:35 AM IST

Delhi: Agitated sanitation workers continue strike for eighth day outside EDMC

The strike called by the sanitation workers demanding payment of pending salaries of the last three months entered its eighth day on Thursday.

Jan 12, 2017, 10:54 AM IST

Delhi sanitation workers on strike again, garbage piles up on roads

Garbage piled up on the roads in East Delhi as sanitation workers of East Delhi Municipal Corporation (EDMC) refused to call of their strike.

Jan 08, 2017, 13:10 PM IST

Sweden's recycling so sophisticated, country running out of garbage

Sweden's recycling system is so sophisticated that only less than 1 per cent of its household waste has been sent to landfill last year.

Dec 12, 2016, 14:21 PM IST

Heartbreaking! Turned away from crematorium because he had no money, tribal cremates wife using garbage

On August 24, Dana Majhi, a resident of Melghar village in Kalahandi district, had carried his wife's body on his shoulder and walked 10 km accompanied by his minor daughter after allegedly being denied a hearse by the district hospital.

Sep 05, 2016, 20:28 PM IST

Selling garbage in Kharagpur is now as easy as ordering pizza, thanks to IIT students

Selling recyclable garbage in Kharagpur town is now as easy as ordering a pizza over phone, thanks to a social entrepreneurial initiative of a group of IITians.

Mar 08, 2016, 14:39 PM IST

Japanese student spotted cleaning garbage in Delhi

Yumi, a Japanese student, who came to Delhi to learn Hindi, was spotted cleaning garbage in the country's capital.

Feb 11, 2016, 21:18 PM IST

DNA: Analysis on MCD Strike; BJP, AAP throws garbage at each other - Part II

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday accused the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for the ongoing strike by civic body workers in the national capital.

Feb 04, 2016, 23:20 PM IST

DNA: Analysis on MCD strike; BJP, AAP throws garbage at each other

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday accused the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for the ongoing strike by civic body workers in the national capital.

Feb 04, 2016, 23:19 PM IST

Delhi: City continues to stink as MCD workers continue strike

Employees of Municipal Corporation of Delhi are on a strike to protest against the non-payment of their salaries since the last three months.

Feb 02, 2016, 12:16 PM IST

LG writes to Delhi CM to resolve MCD employees' strike

This is the first time that the LG has written to Delhi government on the issue asking for its resolution.

Feb 01, 2016, 22:15 PM IST

Delhi CM backs striking sanitation workers, AAP leaders clean garbage

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday supported striking sanitation employees of Delhi's three main civic bodies seeking salaries.

Jan 31, 2016, 22:34 PM IST

MCD workers protest outside Delhi Assembly Speaker Ram Niwas Goel's residence

For the past few days, scores of municipal sanitation workers have been protesting in Delhi demanding "immediate" release of funds for their salaries.

Jan 30, 2016, 11:02 AM IST