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Garbage Collection
News  /  Published 19.11.21

Russell Street shops, hawkers face extortion in name of trash collection

A store official said that since the hawkers have to pay the waste collectors, they in turn do not allow the stores to put any waste in the bins. The waste collectors come in the morning, roughly aro...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 11.10.21

Civic body initiative to increase earnings

The Alipurduar municipality is exploring new avenues to increase earnings of the civic body. While on one hand the authorities of the civic body have installed a processing unit and making manure fro...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 21.02.21

Siliguri civic workers end cease work

Conservancy workers of Siliguri Municipal Corporation (SMC) withdrew their cease work on Saturday and will resume work from Sunday. These past four days, collection and disposal of garbage had stoppe...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 20.02.21

Siliguri garbage collectors up ante

The ceasework by conservancy workers of the Siliguri Municipal Corporation continued for the third day on Friday, which worsened the situation across the city as more and more garbage piled up in diff...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

Jharkhand  /  Published 06.12.20

E-waste: Ranchi sets up 5 centres

Residents of the state capital will no longer be saddled with old, non-functional laptops and mobiles as five e-waste disposal centres will be operational in Ranchi from Monday, thanks to Ranchi Munic...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

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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 11.07.19

Tractor strike effect: Trash piles up

The civic body could not clear garbage dumped beside roads and near drains on Thursday as 150 tractors that are used to transport the trash to dumps remained off-road during duty hours — 8am to 2pm ...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 16.11.19

High-rises galore, but Adityapur still stinks

Adityapur may have been upgraded to a municipal corporation, but it continues to stink.The skyline of the township is changing with high-rise buildings mushrooming and the Adityapur Municipal Corporat...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpur


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