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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

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

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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


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