Culture  /  Published 25.02.19

Private screening for Garbage

Cult filmmaker, rapper and graphic novelist Q had two of his latest ventures — cinematic and literary work — open for a private screening and reading sessions for his fans and connoisseurs in the ...
By Gaurav Das in Guwahati

West Bengal  /  Published 08.11.18

Alipurduar trash disposal stops

Alipurduar, the district headquarter, is in a mess, literally, with garbage strewn around in every nook and cranny.The civic authorities have not been able to clear garbage for fortnight for lack of d...
By Anirban Choudhury in Alipurduar

Jharkhand  /  Published 20.01.19

Telco school turns garbage dump

Children of a state-run middle school in the Tata Motors township of Telco find it difficult to spend time there as the campus has turned into a garbage dump with the breeze often blowing in pieces of...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

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

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...
By The Telegraph in

India  /  Published 08.06.19

Heaven through hell: The garbage dump at Jahangirpuri

“My name is Rafique Sheikh.” The 70-year-old resident of north Delhi’s Jahangirpuri tells a meticulous tale, beginning at the very beginning: “We had a home in Midnapore’s Mahishadal distric...
By Sailen Sarkar in

West Bengal  /  Published 14.12.19

Remove vats, punish litterbugs: Mayor

Calcutta should not have any garbage vats, mayor Firhad Hakim said on Saturday. He asked engineers and officials to ensure that vats were shut down wherever they were in use. He asked officials to sta...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


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