Books  /  Published 04.12.20

Material afterlife: Annals of reuse and recycling

The pleasure of Rummage transcends its formidable intellectual rigour. The anecdotes — the fruit of original thinking and scintillating research — are equally illuminating. In a ...
By Uddalak Mukherjee in

Jharkhand  /  Published 20.02.19

Ranchi station to get eco-smart

The South Eastern Railway has started preparing an action plan to make the A-category Ranchi railway station eco-smart.Sources said besides Ranchi, Digha — an A-category station that falls under Kha...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 24.08.19

Smart bins rot, recycling plans fall through in Dhanbad

Three recycling machines, installed in the coal town to inculcate environment-friendly habits among residents over a year ago, haven’t been working for over five months now, primarily because of lac...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

Opinion  /  Published 11.06.19

The plastic 'carpet-bombing' of India

As soon as the Rajdhani leaves Delhi, a man comes around with our bottles of Rail Neer and a small bottle of hard plastic containing a thimble of spicy lassi. A bit later he comes back with the tea se...
By Ruchir Joshi in

Opinion  /  Published 09.10.19

A year of the #MeToo movement in India

Sir — This October, the MeToo movement in India completes a year. Women from various backgrounds — students, struggling actors, senior journalists — had spoken up against their experiences of se...
By The Telegraph in


Opinion  /  Published 02.07.19

What postcards can do

Ten lakh postcards with ‘Jai Shri Ram’ written on them are, according to the Bharatiya Janata Party leader, Arjun Singh, to be posted to the chief minister of West Bengal. The senders of those, de...
By Gopalkrishna Gandhi in

Opinion  /  Published 13.09.19

Start-ups that want to heal the world

Start-ups are now embracing the challenge of achieving sustainability more than ever. Companies are partnering up to create new products that focus on environmental friendliness. The Swedish start-up,...
By Suhashini Sarkar in

Opinion  /  Published 07.04.19

Close down all the fountains

Sir — Belgian authorities have rightly altered the mechanics of Manneken-Pis, the famous pissing boy who symbolizes going with the flow. The water that comes out of his bronze bladder will now be re...
By The Telegraph in

Opinion  /  Published 20.07.19

A ticker tape parade saluted US women soccer players

Hundreds of New Yorkers gathered on July 10 to celebrate New York City’s ‘ticker-tape’ parade, honouring the World Cup victory of the United States of America’s women’s national soccer team....
By Suhashini Sarkar in

Business  /  Published 19.12.18

Car dismantling unit on the cards

Mahindra MSTC Recycling Private Limited, a joint venture of the Mahindras and MSTC, plans to set up three collection and dismantling centres in Calcutta, Chennai and Mumbai, in addition to its existin...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta


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