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Bringing sustainability to Mumbai's urban planning starts with ensuring fair access to basic infrastructure
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Bringing sustainability to Mumbai's urban planning starts with ensuring fair access to basic infrastructure

Mumbai's annual flooding problem is directly linked to the kind of city imagined and created, reflected in the city policy and planning.

Coronavirus Outbreak: COVID-19 a grim reminder for govts to improve sanitation, housing in cities to prevent pandemics; science won't be enough
India

Coronavirus Outbreak: COVID-19 a grim reminder for govts to improve sanitation, housing in cities to prevent pandemics; science won't be enough

The ability to quickly overpower disease outbreaks through the use of science, innovation and technology had led governments to neglect their role in effective prevention of such epidemics.

Chhattisgarh’s Ambikapur Municipal Corporation to open 'Garbage Cafe', collect plastic in exchange for food
India

Chhattisgarh’s Ambikapur Municipal Corporation to open 'Garbage Cafe', collect plastic in exchange for food

AMC will open 'Garbage Cafe' within few days under which poor people and rag pickers will get free food in exchange for one kilogram of plastic. The initiative, however, drew harsh criticism from opposition parties. But locals are of the view that the city would become cleaner after the initiative is in place.

As fire at Bhalswa landfill adds to Delhi’s smog, experts push for segregating waste at source, formalising garbage collection
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As fire at Bhalswa landfill adds to Delhi’s smog, experts push for segregating waste at source, formalising garbage collection

Delhi is all set to turn into a gas chamber once again and the methane from landfills like Bhalswa will only add to its woes. Experts suggest NCR needs a long-term solution, and segregating waste could be good place to start with

'You say you are Superman, but you don't do anything': SC slams Delhi L-G over garbage woes in capital
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'You say you are Superman, but you don't do anything': SC slams Delhi L-G over garbage woes in capital

The bench directed the office of the LG to file an affidavit by 16 July indicating the time frame on the steps it is supposed to take to deal with the situation.

Bengaluru conservancy workers remain unpaid for 5 months; civic officials claim all authorised employees received wages
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Bengaluru conservancy workers remain unpaid for 5 months; civic officials claim all authorised employees received wages

Distressed by the non-payment of wages for over five months, a 37-year-old conservancy worker consumed poison and killed himself in Bengaluru's Guttahalli area on Sunday

Ghazipur landfill collapse: Mere shifting of site won't end air pollution, diseases; scientific disposal only way out
India

Ghazipur landfill collapse: Mere shifting of site won't end air pollution, diseases; scientific disposal only way out

The locality where breathing is always a struggle and life only means a fight against deadly diseases.

Swachh Bharat Abhiyan: 1,100 towns, cities to be declared open defecation free by 2 October
India

Swachh Bharat Abhiyan: 1,100 towns, cities to be declared open defecation free by 2 October

Around 1,100 towns and cities in Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Kerala and Telangana are set to be declared Open Defecation Free (ODF) by 2 October, the day the Centre launched the ambitious 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan' in 2014.

India needs New Delhi-size landfills for waste by 2050: Assocham report
India

India needs New Delhi-size landfills for waste by 2050: Assocham report

With India littering its waste without sufficient treatment, it needs to set aside about 88 sq. km of precious land—the size of New Delhi — for landfills by 2050, industry association Assocham said on Sunday, citing its study.

Waste management is imperative in Delhi as the national capital inches closer to another Deonar
India

Waste management is imperative in Delhi as the national capital inches closer to another Deonar

The Deonar dumping ground fire in Mumbai has not just exposed the fast deteriorating living conditions in India’s financial capital but also rung the alarm bells for the most notoriously polluted city of India — Delhi.

Ill-equipped Goa may not be part of Modi's Clean India plan
India

Ill-equipped Goa may not be part of Modi's Clean India plan

Goa, one of the world's most popular beach tourism destinations, does not have a single efficiently functioning solid waste management plant