West Bengal  /  Published 21.11.19

Ploggers and pacers for season’s first run

 The 8,000-odd participants in the season’s first road race this Sunday will include around 100 ploggers who will pick up trash as they run.The ploggers — people who pick up rubbish while jog...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 19.12.18

Gautam Gambhir's upsetting retirement

Sir — The decision of the the former Indian cricketer, Gautam Gambhir, to retire from all forms of the game after playing his last Ranji Trophy match could not have come at a more appropriate time. ...
By The Telegraph in

West Bengal  /  Published 29.04.20

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 06.11.19

Filth fight hits land hurdle

The integrated solid waste management project, which was launched with much fanfare on June 27 this year, has hit a stumbling block in the absence of land. The extent of the problem can be gauged by t...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

Jharkhand  /  Published 12.06.19

Private firm axed; civic body plans daily inspection, verification calls

Ranchi Municipal Corporation (RMC) has worked out an elaborate plan to keep the capital clean, including daily inspections by senior officials and random verification calls to residents, now that the...
By Animesh Bisoee in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 08.01.19

Segregate trash, shop more

The municipal corporation here is mulling distribution of gift coupons among citizens who segregate wet and dry garbage at home.Mayor Asha Lakra on Monday said the incentive would be launched in two o...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

World  /  Published 15.02.19

China plans major cut in number of Everest climbers

China will cut the number of climbers attempting to scale Mount Everest from the north by one-third this year as part of plans for a major cleanup on the world's highest peak, state media reported Mon...
By AP in Beijing

Jharkhand  /  Published 19.02.20

Green dose for pond in sick bay

Okni Talab, once known for its clean water and migratory birds, has lost its glory days to encroachers, people using the reservoir as a garbage dump, and land sharks. But now, residents of Okni Mohall...
By Vishvendu Jaipuriar in Hazaribagh

Odisha  /  Published 26.10.18

Sustha Odisha far from Swachha

The city administration may be doing its bit for a “Swachha Odisha, Sustha Odisha” with a sewage treatment plant being inaugurated on Friday, but clearing of municipal solid waste remains a proble...
By Sandeep Mishra in Bhubaneshwar

Bihar  /  Published 06.12.18

PMC launches fine drive to fight litterbugs

The New Capital circle of Patna Municipal Corporation (PMC) has started imposing fine on people for littering public spaces. The drive has been started in the commercial area as of now.PMC New Capital...
By Shuchismita Chakraborty in Patna


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