Calcutta  /  Published 19.03.21

Garbage piles up across Salt Lake

The Telegraph Salt Lake drove around the township on Tuesday and found scarcely any block or compactor station that did not have a heap of garbage lying around. The areas near City Centre and the CGO...
By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake

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

West Bengal  /  Published 19.02.21

Garbage piles up in Siliguri

Residents of Siliguri continued to bear the brunt of the garbage lying in heaps and piles and the obnoxious smell emanating from the trash for the second day in succession on Thursday as conservancy w...
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


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


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