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Garbage
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

Jharkhand  /  Published 29.08.19

Trash at Bagbera rail colony stinks for 6 months

Domestic waste, plastic bottles, polythene bags, leftover edibles and unmentionables dot both flanks of the road. Heaps of garbage kick up stench. Residents have no other choice but to endure the filt...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 19.08.19

Coal town reels under trash trauma

Careless dumping of garbage near residential colonies and public places by Dhanbad Municipal Corporation (DMC) is making the lives of coal town residents a living hell.The situation is the worst at Ba...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

West Bengal  /  Published 31.07.19

RG Kar dump angers Atin Ghosh

Deputy mayor Atin Ghosh on Wednesday told the authorities of the RG Kar Medical College and Hospital that “it is a matter of shame” that the hospital premises were full of mosquito breeding spots....
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 30.07.19

First phase of Harmu river revamp almost over, nothing to show for it

A woman rag-picker was picking plastic bottles, polythene packets and other trash from the sludgy riverbed of Harmu river in Kadru on Tuesday, the stink of the black water enveloping the busy road. It...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

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

West Bengal  /  Published 28.06.19

Dirt directive D-Day

Come August and residents of Salt Lake would be upturning — not one but — two dustbins into the garbage van every morning; plus handing over a pouch to the garbage man. Bidhannagar Municipal Corpo...
By Showli Chakraborty in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 22.06.19

The zero-waste lady

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By Brinda Sarkar in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 15.06.19

Smart buckets for Ranchi garbage solution

The civic body in the capital will be using RFID-tagged buckets for door-to-door garbage collection to ensure better monitoring of the process and to plug some of the shortcomings that include sanitat...
By Animesh Bisoee in Ranchi/Jamshedpur

Opinion  /  Published 13.06.19

Retailers make life seem more joyous than it is

Sir — Business ventures often make life seem more eventful and joyous than it is in reality. With countless occasions marking the calendar — Father’s Day falls on Sunday — it is difficult to n...
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