Disposal

  • Clean up India: Open drains and irregular garbage disposal makes life miserable August 13, 2014

    CNN-IBN's initiative 'Clean up India' aims to make India dirt free. CNN-IBN found out that open drains and irregular garbage disposal has made life miserable for residents staying in the national capital Delhi. People need to stop urinating in public. ...
  • 30 kg bomb meant to target security personnel recovered in West Singhbhum April 3, 2014

    A powerful can bomb planted on a road was on Wednesday recovered from Gundijora village under Jaraikela police station in naxal-affected West Singhbhum district. Superintendent of Police Narendra Kumar Singh said the 30-kg can bomb was planted on a kucha road to target security personnel ahead of the Lok Sabha polls....
  • Inspector general of police made in-charge of ensuring security at Modi's rally February 1, 2014

    Security at BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi's rally in Meerut on Sunday has been tightened, with an inspector general of police being made in charge of a political rally for the first time. The security has been stepped up in view of the communal riots in Muzaffarnagar and Shamli in...
  • Tight security arrangements for Rajasthan Assembly session beginning Jan 21 January 10, 2014

    Elaborate security arrangements will be made for the first session of Rajasthan Assembly beginning from January 21. Adequate number of security personnel will be guarding the building, which will be checked by bomb disposal and dog squads on a daily basis during the session. The information was given during a review meeting...
  • Bomb found at petrol pump in Chhegaribandha Village, ultras' involvement suspected December 18, 2013

    Suspected extremists on Wednesday planted a timer-fitted bomb at a petrol pump owned by an AJSU party leader in Simdega district, but its timely detection saved the day, the police said in Simdega. The bomb was planted near the petrol tank of the pump at Chhegaribandha Village near NH-143, Superintendent of Police A V Minz told...
  • Infosys Mangalore campus evacuated after bomb scare September 26, 2013

    Mangalore: The Mangalore officer of IT major Infosys was on Thursday evacuated following a phone call that threatened of a bomb in the campus. Police, assisted by bomb disposal squad, are searching Infosys' office premises in Mangalore. "A call was received at the Infosys office this afternoon stating that a bomb...
  • Bomb squad personnel killed while defusing explosive in West Bengal August 29, 2013

    Kolkata: A member of a bomb disposal squad was killed and two others were injured when an explosive device blew up while they were defusing it in West Bengal's Jalpaiguri district, police said on Thursday. The incident took place barely a week after seven people were injured when a bomb exploded inside...
  • Two persons arrested for making hoax bomb call August 4, 2013

    Two persons were arrested on Saturday from Sector-11 area here for allegedly making a hoax call claiming that a bomb would explode at the building of Erricson India Global Services, police said. The duo, identified as Vinay and Arun, both working in a call centre in Delhi's Laxmi Nagar area, made...
  • Pakistan: 43 killed, over 100 injured in separate attacks June 30, 2013

    Peshawar: At least 43 people were killed and over 100 injured in Pakistan on Sunday in different attacks, including a powerful bomb blast that targeted a passing convoy of security forces. In the first incident, at least 17 people, including four children, were killed and nearly 50 injured when the...
  • Unclaimed bag found in Delhi Cantt, sent for tests February 25, 2013

    New Delhi: An unclaimed laptop bag found outside the Army Research and Referral Hospital in Delhi Cantonment area on Monday led to a security scare. The Delhi Police and bomb disposal squad reached the spot after getting the alert and found that the black laptop bag contained a device with...
  • Bangalore garbage crisis: City image takes a hit November 1, 2012

    Bangalore: The IT city is slowly becoming the garbage city and even the New York Times has reported about the falling hygiene standards here. For more than two months now city authorities have failed to sort out the garbage mess. Under fire, the corporation has now approved Rs 300 crore...
  • Garbage-free Bangalore by Monday, say authorities September 2, 2012

    Bangalore: The BJP-ruled Bangalore civic administration has promised to rid country's IT hub from thousands of tonnes of overflowing garbage by Monday but doubts persist as its hunt for land to dump it has not made much headway. The promise stems from the small success Chief Minister Jagadish Shettar, the third...
  • Mumbai: BMC sells plastic bags for profit July 30, 2012

    Mumbai: In a world of plastic intentions, plastic promises and plastic bags, while the latter are the city’s civic agency’s obvious priority, the other two components cannot be overlooked. Why else would Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), which recently ran a campaign between June 17 and July 18 against plastic less...
  • T'puram: Composting units in all police stations soon July 28, 2012

    Thiruvananthapuram: When waste disposal has reached a stalemate in the city and continues to be a source of worry for the local body as well as the police who are entrusted with the task of protecting the Vilappilsala plant, the city police have come out with their own...
  • Chennai: Bomb detection goes hi-tech July 16, 2012

    Chennai: In the wake of orders to beef up security in the High Court premises, the security police of the campus has acquired the latest in bomb detection technology. To train 200 policemen on how to use the equipment, a demonstration was held at the Tamil Nadu State Legal Services...
  • Patel Chest gets notice over waste disposal December 10, 2011

    New Delhi: The Delhi Pollution Control board has issued a notice to the Patel Chest Institute for fluting bio-medical waste disposal rules. The hospital has been given 15 days to reply to the notice and explain its stand. This comes after the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) pulled up the hospital following...
  • T'puram: a fine solution for animal waste disposal November 25, 2011

    THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The Kerala State Poultry Development Corporation (KEPCO) has put forward an idea before the City Corporation to get rid of the tonnes of animal waste in the city. A proposal to set up a Carcass Utilisation Plant (CUP) at a cost of  Rs 2.5 crore on 50 cents of...
  • Surprise check by bomb squad at Tihar Jail August 18, 2011

    New Delhi: Bomb disposal teams and dog squads conducted a surprise check outside Tihar Jail early on Thursday morning, soon after the Anna Hazare team announced that the Gandhian would move out of the prison to launch his anti-corruption protest at Ramlila Maidan. The teams descended outside the jail, where...
  • CJ fights against burning garbage illegally September 15, 2011

    Pradeep Bhatia takes on municipal authorities for not taking garbage to disposal plant. ...
  • 5 crucial tips to earn and then save! May 29, 2009

    Unlike a few decades ago, today, you can be just as financially independent as any other person. But even though you are raking in the same kind of money you probably aren't able to manage it completely. So we look at how you as a working woman can optimise your...
  • Upset NCP leader dumps truckload of garbage before BMC February 27, 2009

    New Delhi: The Thane NCP leader Jitendra Avhad registered his protest against the BMC dumping grounds in Thane and Mulund by dumping a truck full of garbage in front of the Municipal headquarters in Mumbai. The NCP leader says that despite various complaints by the residents, the Brihan Mumbai Municipal Corporation...
  • Bomb found in Nagpur hospital after call to doc December 6, 2008

    Nagpur: A bomb was found on Saturday evening at a private hospital in Nagpur after a doctor was warned on phone that there would be an explosion. The Crescent Hospital and Nursing Home in Dhantoli was evacuated after police was found wrapped in a black plastic bag. The police removed the...
  • Garbage issue raises stink in Delhi polls | Blog now November 25, 2008

    New Delhi: As part of CNN-IBN's special series in the run-up to Delhi elections, we look at the problem of garbage. How is Delhi dealing with its mounting pile of waste and is the rising stink goading political action? Read on... It's not the usual chuck it, forget it routine in...
  • What made Surat's bomb squad tick the last two days August 1, 2008

    Surat: Twenty-one bombs were defused in Surat up to Wednesday, and the four men who defused them are the talk of the town. Their latest count of the number of bombs they've defused in just two days, is a whopping 20 bombs and at the end of a very long and...
  • Engineer says his robot can diffuse bombs October 30, 2007

    New Delhi: Two years ago, around Diwali, Kuldeep Singh was blinded and maimed for life. To save his passengers, Kuldeep tried disposing a bomb with his bare hands. Last month unprotected officers put their lives at risk to detonate a bomb outside the Mecca Masjid. But now there is no reason to...
  • Bangalore woman SHOWS how garbage is 'exciting' August 31, 2007

    Bangalore: Waste management has always been an issue in Bangalore. But a residents association in the city has been working on garbage management for the past 12 years and succeeding. "Garbage is not a very exciting thing for others, but for us, at least for me it is very exciting,” says...
  • Siachen, war zone to waste zone August 13, 2007

    The Indian army does its best to keep Siachen clean and green but the presence of thousands of troops produces a massive amount of waste, disposing which is a challenge. Some studies say the glacier, which feeds the Nubra, Shyok and Indus rivers and holds around 100 million acres of...
  • Medical waste plant sets up shop near homes July 25, 2013

    New Delhi: Bio-medical waste must be disposed of far away from people's homes but a company has turned the law on its head in a residential colony in Delhi. The Synergy bio-medical waste treatment facility is deep inside Sukhdev Vihar, a collection of apartments in South-East Delhi. The plant treats body...
  • Court disposes off 51 cases in a day June 10, 2007

    New Delhi: While the judiciary finds itself burdened with a huge number of pending cases, a court has shown a way out by disposing of 51 cases in a day by giving an opportunity to the accused to confess their guilt under "plea bargaining". Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Kamini Lau decided...
  • A reality check of syringe use in India June 20, 2007

    New Delhi: Marc Kosak, the man who invented the world's first non-reusable syringe has made a film on the subject called One Injection One Syringe It's the story of a 13-year old boy who contracts AIDS after a gets a shot from a re-used syringe. Kosak is currently in Delhi to spread...