Jharkhand  /  Published 02.01.20

Picnic over, time for clean-up, Jharia youths show the way

Picnic spots are not litter zones. A group of around 20 youths from Jharia’s youth outfit Samadhan, who educate over 2,000 children from underprivileged homes for free, carried out a cleanliness dri...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

Jharkhand  /  Published 13.04.19

App scan on dirty bus terminus

Garbage littered across the state’s biggest public bus hub, the Birsa Munda Bus Terminus at Khadgarha, will, hopefully be an inconvenience of the past with Ranchi Municipal Corporation (RMC) decidin...
By Animesh Bisoee in Ranchi/Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 11.04.19

Dirty ghat worry for steel city devotees

The district administration is racing against time to remove algae and water hyacinths from some of the prominent ghats along Subernarekha ahead of the two-day Chaiti Chhath festival beginning on Thur...
By Our Special Correspondent in Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 04.04.19

24 hours on, BJP rally leftovers choke Maidan

Plastic packets, thermocol plates and cups lay scattered on the Brigade Parade Grounds on Thursday afternoon, around 24 hours after Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed a BJP rally there.BJP leaders...
By TT Bureau in Maidan

North East  /  Published 29.12.18

Tourists litter ‘lifeline’ bridge

Dibrugrah resident Bhabesh Bailong, 62, who came to see the Bogibeel bridge as a tourist on Friday, was stunned to see it littered and ended up cleaning it himself. “Bogibeel bridge is our lifeline ...
By Vinod Kumar Singh in Dhemaji

Opinion  /  Published 13.12.18

An apple a day

Sir — Now that winter has arrived, it is time to savour the seasonal fruits that are available at this time of year. Apples are abundantly found in markets and orchards during winter, and are delici...
By The Telegraph in

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

Opinion  /  Published 26.11.18

Littering is a deeply rooted cultural problem

Swachhta in New India remains a distant dream, no matter what governments might say. The most recent evidence of this were the circumstances that led to the substantial hike in the penalty for litteri...
By The Editorial Board in

West Bengal  /  Published 22.11.18

Littering fine in Calcutta can go up to Rs 1 lakh

Littering, including throwing garbage on the road, in Calcutta can invite fines ranging from Rs 5,000 to Rs 1 lakh.The maximum penalty has been stepped up from Rs 5,000 to Rs 1 lakh and the minimum fi...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta


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