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Jun 20, 2015
Horrid monsoons: 10 reasons why Mumbai has to suffer every single yearOne does not need to opt for a PhD thesis to unravel why this horrid experience visits upon the city of Mumbai. The real reasons are as follows, best provided in bullet points for easy understanding.
Mar 27, 2015
IAEA wants India to enact policy for radioactive waste managementGlobal nuclear watchdog IAEA today asked India to ensure its atomic regulator's independence to prevent an "undue influence" from other entities.
Jan 02, 2015
Cashless banking best solution for black money problem: ModiBlack money has been a major political issue in the recent past, including in the Lok Sabha polls last year in which Modi led BJP and its allies to a landslide victory.
Nov 21, 2014
Javadekar says 70 percent of all sewage treatment plants in India do not workUnion Minister Prakash Javadekar on Friday said that 70 percent of all sewage treatment plants in India do not work due to high running cost.
Sep 29, 2014
Officials grumble after PM orders them to clean on Mahatma's b'daySince taking office, Modi has repeatedly invoked Gandhi and lamented the poor state of sanitation and public cleanliness in India. He has also vowed to clean the heavily polluted Ganges river in time for Gandhi's 150th anniversary.
Sep 24, 2014
US hospitals unprepared to dispose infectious Ebola waste: ExpertsUS hospitals may be unprepared to safely dispose of the infectious waste generated by any Ebola virus disease patient to arrive unannounced in the country, potentially putting the wider community at risk, biosafety experts said.
Apr 11, 2013
6,000 tonnes of foreign garbage seized in ShanghaiCustoms officials in Shanghai seized 6,000 tonnes of waste tailings in March amid a crackdown on illegally imported garbage, state media reported today.
Feb 28, 2013
Budget 2013: FM wants Waste-to-Energy plants, but is India ready?Finance Minister P Chidambaram today announced a scheme to encourage cities and municipalities to take up waste-to-energy projects in PPP mode. But is India ready for such ambitious plans yet?
Feb 15, 2013
What happens to the tons of garbage left behind at the Kumbh?The 55-day affair, which draws devotees not just from India, but across the world, has its management skills put to test. Besides crowd management, the tons of waste generated at the congregation is a task that has kept Mela authorities on guard.
Oct 03, 2012
Oracle Unveils Waste Mgmt Solution For Oracle E-Business SuiteSolution to help organisations reduce the costs of tracking waste and comply with material control laws.