Opinion  /  Published 17.05.19

Not for the gods of small things

By Chandrima S. Bhattacharya in

West Bengal  /  Published 28.04.19

New Town hunt for dumping ground

The New Town authorities are looking for a plot to set up a second dumping ground because the existing site — Mollar Bheri behind Sector V — has saturated.Waste from New Town, Rajarhat and Salt La...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

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

Jharkhand  /  Published 18.05.19

Trash vehicles roll out in Ranchi

Ranchi Municipal Corporation (RMC) on Friday rolled out 33 garbage collection vehicles, which will operate exclusively in commercial areas and collect trash from shops and business establishments.The ...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 12.03.19

Ranchi's ‘waste-to-energy’ plan takes a hit

The imposition of the model code of conduct will prevent Ranchi municipal authorities from mounting a search for a new agency to set up a waste-to-energy power plant, a key component of the state capi...
By Animesh Bisoee in Ranchi/Jamshedpur


Jharkhand  /  Published 15.12.19

RMC rap on errant trash truck drivers

Ranchi Municipal Corporation (RMC) has withheld the payments of 28 tractor drivers who were found to be transporting less than the mandated 800kg of waste per trip to the disposal site at Jhiri in Rat...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 01.12.19

Pay rap on RMC supervisors

Municipal commissioner Manoj Kumar is unconvinced that the corporation deserves a rating that it had awarded itself for its cleanliness service in an internal assessment ahead of Swachh Survekshan sch...
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

Bihar  /  Published 07.12.18

Patna civic body expands litter fine push

The Patna Municipal Corporation will impose fine on anyone littering the streets in the city, not just in the New Capital circle, from the new year following the standing committee’s approval on Fri...
By Our Correspondent in Patna

Jharkhand  /  Published 04.11.19

Reshuffle casts cloud on Swachh work

Mass transfer of city managers in urban local bodies across the state will impact rankings in Swachh Survekshan 2020. Such transfers have never taken place before.Sources in the state urban developmen...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur


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