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Garbage
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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Opinion  /  Published 04.01.19

Picnics that are bad for the planet

Sir — Winter is synonymous with picnics. Unfortunately, even today, picnickers use plates and cups made of plastic or styrofoam to serve food, water, tea and so on. These products pollute the enviro...
By The Telegraph in

Jharkhand  /  Published 13.04.19

App scan on dirty bus terminus

Garbage littered across the state’s biggest public bus hub, the Birsa Munda Bus Terminus at Khadgarha, will, hopefully be an inconvenience of the past with Ranchi Municipal Corporation (RMC) decidin...
By Animesh Bisoee in Ranchi/Jamshedpur

Opinion  /  Published 14.10.19

Let's manage our garbage, for starters

The parking lot of the big multi-story apartment building next door has a reasonably impressive collection of cars. Rubbing side view mirrors with mid- to high-end sedans are Mercedes and Audis, lower...
By Ruchir Joshi in

Bihar  /  Published 02.10.18

Hand over your trash, or cough up cash

Residents will themselves have to hand over household waste to the Patna Municipal Corporation (PMC) in the new version of the door-to-door garbage collection programme that chief minister Nitish Kuma...
By Our Correspondent in Patna

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


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