Calcutta  /  Published 27.11.20

Stink of garbage vat promise not kept

lMy house was built 30 years ago and later on, a housing complex got built on the opposite side. The trouble is that their garbage vat faces the road and in effect, my house.  The offensive vat ...
By The Telegraph in Salt Lake

Jharkhand  /  Published 16.08.20

Land identified for Dhanbad's waste-to-energy plant

Dhanbad Municipal Corporation (DMC) has identified a 21-acre government plot at Govindpur for establishing a waste-to-energy plant, about which it has already sent a letter to the district administrat...
By Our Correspondent in Dhanbad

Calcutta  /  Published 14.08.20

Green body glare on garbage

The National Green Tribunal has recently warned Bidhannagar Municipal Corporation (BMC), Nabadiganta Industrial Township Authority (NDITA), New Kolkata Development Authority (NKDA) and the environment...
By Jayanta Basu in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 31.07.20

BC Block’s garbage collection woes sorted

Residents of BC Block complained of a stoppage in the door-to-door collection of garbage in their block. Garbage was not collected for three days this week, they said, due to a protest by municipal sw...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in

Calcutta  /  Published 07.07.20

Salt Lake turns Dhapa, a garbage dump

Garbage-lined streets and overflowing drains across Salt Lake have sparked fear of an outbreak of enteric diseases and are forcing residents to keep the windows and doors of their houses firmly shut. ...
By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake

Jharkhand  /  Published 01.07.20

Dhanbad dispute over garbage disposal

The Dhanbad Municipal Corporation and Hyderabad-based agency, Ramky Enviro Engineers, were at loggerheads again on Tuesday when the agency’s trucks were not allowed to dump garbage at the Hirapu...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 30.11.19

Ranchi civic body pats itself on the back

Ranchi Municipal Corporation (RMC) has rated its cleanliness service three stars in an internal assessment ahead of Swachh Survekshan in January. The civic body defended the three-star rating by clai...
By Raj Kumar in Ranchi

West Bengal  /  Published 22.11.19

Clean-Baisakhi drive by residents

On Sunday morning, a group of people, in surgical caps and face masks, were seen going around Baisakhi Abasan grounds. Some were spraying bleaching powder, some wielded the broom while some others mad...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 20.11.19

Swachh Bharat pride? Retch on this

Policemen on Wednesday almost threw up as they directed traffic amid unbearable stink and splashes of sewer water on the road near Sujata Chowk, barely 100 metres away from an upscale hotel where top ...
By Vijay Deo Jha in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 17.12.19

Plastic pangs plague popular playground

Trash, including plastic and rotting food, was found dumped at a playground in a residential area of densely populated Sonari on Tuesday, mocking the civic body’s preparedness for the annual Swachh ...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur


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