GARBAGE

  • Is the Dhakkan in the bin? October 8, 2014

    A beautiful film made by Avinash and Tushar, where a young boy brings out the message of how improper disposal of waste and scrap is harming our animals ...
  • Step towards Change October 7, 2014

    Akansha Singh has turned Citizen Journalist to bring the Clean India message to force. She pressurized the municipal corporation of Gurgaon to make sure a garbage dump that hadn't been cleaned for years was finally cleared ...
  • Maharashtra: Irked residents dump garbage in civic body's compound October 6, 2014

    Jalgaon: Irked over civic officials not picking up garbage from their locality, a group of people in Bhusawal town collected the trash and dumped it into the compound of local Municipal Council on Monday. According to eyewitnesses, residents of Jam Mohalla, including women, collected the garbage lying on streets, loaded...
  • 10 tonnes of garbage removed from Delhi Secretariat October 3, 2014

    New Delhi: Ten tonnes of garbage was removed from the Delhi Secretariat on the launch of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday. "One hundred and two bags of waste paper were also discarded," said a government official. Delhi Chief Secretary D.M. Spolia administered the cleanliness oath to the...
  • EDMC adds 28 more garbage collection trucks to its fleet September 6, 2014

    New Delhi: To revamp its waste management mechanism, the East Delhi Municipal Corporation on Saturday added 28 more modern garbage disposal trucks to its fleet. The new trucks were flagged off by East Delhi Mayor Meenakshi at the CBD Ground in Shahdara area. Garbage and solid waste will now easily...
  • #CleanUpIndia: CNNIBNs initiative for a filth free India August 18, 2014

    CNNIBN's initiative to show the filth around us and work towards cleaning it. ...
  • Clean up India: Open drains and irregular garbage disposal makes life miserable August 13, 2014

    CNNIBN's initiative 'Clean up India' aims to make India dirt free. CNNIBN 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. ...
  • CNNIBNs initiative to clean up India August 4, 2014

    CNNIBN's initiative to clean up India: The firsts step is to recognize the filth and dirt around and then help set up mechanisms and give solutions on how we can make our surroundings clean and beautiful. ...
  • Clean up India: Puri beach turned into a garbage dump, Jagannath Temple surrounded by trash August 4, 2014

    CNN-IBN has begun a special initiative to clean up India. It is a project in which you can be involved by sharing your experiences of how there is a complete lack of civic sense across the country. CNN-IBN begins with focusing on the famous beach in Puri and the iconic...
  • CJ Mushtaq fights garbage woes in Srinagar July 6, 2014

    Mushtaq Khan, a resident of Srinagar city has turned CJ to highlight the unscientific disposal of municipal waste in his city. This, according to CJ and residents, has led to contamination of natural resources as well as resulted in foul smell engulfing the residential areas in and around Srinagar Municipal...
  • Bangalore grapples with garbage crisis June 5, 2014

    Bangalore: On World Environment Day, it's perhaps be wise to learn from Bangalore's looming garbage crisis, as the IT city grapples with its huge problem of unscientific waste disposal. As the crisis worsens, the Bangalore police has been called in to guard garbage and garbage trucks, as villagers around the...
  • Garbage pileups threaten to raise its ugly head once again in Bangalore June 2, 2014

    Bangalore: Garbage pileups threaten to raise its ugly head in Bangalore once again. Residents in the city's outskirts are holding protests against indiscriminate dumping of garbage. Residents living near the Mandur landfill, the city's only major landfill, have strictly told the city corporation that garbage trucks would no longer be allowed...
  • PIL seeks ban on plastic in platforms, trains: HC asks Central Railway to reply May 14, 2014

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court has asked Central Railway to file a reply to a PIL seeking a direction to reimpose the ban on plastic bags of food items at platforms on suburban network and in local and longdistance trains. A bench headed by Justice Abhay Oka also asked the Railway...
  • NDMC set to introduce new waste management system March 2, 2014

    New Delhi: New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) will soon be bringing in an integrated waste management system through which garbage will be collected from doorsteps and disposed of in a scientific and mechanised manner, NDMC Chairman Jalaj Srivastava has said. "A provision of Rs 100.09 crore has been made for public...
  • California couple finds $10 million in buried treasure while walking dog February 26, 2014

    A trove of rare Gold Rush-era coins unearthed in California last year by a couple as they walked their dog may be the greatest buried treasure ever found in the United States, worth more than $10 million, a currency firm representing the pair said on Tuesday. The 1,400 gold pieces, dating...
  • Republic Day: IAF appeals Delhiites to keep surroundings clean January 20, 2014

    New Delhi: In view of the flypast rehearsals and the associated flight safety concerns posed by birds in the run up to Republic Day celebrations, the Indian Air Force has appealed to the citizens of Delhi and the neighbouring states to keep their areas clean. The IAF has urged people...
  • Delhi: Body of newborn girl found dumped in garbage, probe ordered January 6, 2014

    New Delhi: The body of a newborn girl, which was supposed to be preserved in the mortuary of Mata Chanan Devi hospital in the national capital, was found lying in a biowaste truck outside its premises on Monday morning. Later in the day, Delhi government ordered an inquiry into the case....
  • Newborn baby boy dumped near a garbage bin August 16, 2013

    A newborn baby boy was found abandoned near a garbage bin in a town near Madurai on Thursday. The infant, wrapped in a shawl and put in a textile shop bag, was noticed by a roadside shopowner at Sandhai Thidal near Thirubhuvanam on hearing the child's cries, police said. He handed...
  • Bangalore: Rs 40 lakh spent on CCTVs for civic body August 5, 2013

    Bangalore: The Bangalore civic body has spent Rs 40 lakh in filling potholes but the money seems to have gone down the drain. An RTI query reveals that 200 CCTV cameras that were ordered to keep a watch on the city's roads haven't been installed. The civic body's plan to combat...
  • TN: Pedestrians continue to suffer as illegal parking, footpath shops encroach pavements July 31, 2013

    Chennai: Broad pavements are a thing of the past in Chennai. Encroachments, illegal parking and petty footpath shops have ensured that if someone wants to take a walk, he will probably have to first head out on a vehicle to look for a walking space. Colonel Jason Peter has been...
  • Justin Bieber sneaks out of hotel in a garbage can July 27, 2013

    Los Angeles: Teen pop star Justin Bieber's bodyguard reportedly wheeled the 'Boyfriend' singer out of a hotel in a garbage can. Bieber is currently in Canada for his threeday concert in his home country as part of his Believe world tour, reported Aceshowbiz. A radio station in Toronto revealed how the 19yearold...
  • CJ Show: Videos and pictures July 14, 2013

    Your Pictures and Videos that made it to the show this week. Also, showcasing are pictures sent by our partner World Vision India, a humanitarian organization working for the relief of flood victims in Uttarakhand. ...
  • In Bangalore, garbage disposal is the biggest poll issue April 9, 2013

    Bangalore: In the battle for Karnataka, the biggest poll issue for capital Bangalore is not infrastructure or jobs, but garbage disposal. Bangaloreans say they will vote for the party that helps them lose the stink. Heaps of garbage at almost every street corner are reducing Bangalore to a stink that...
  • Haryana Assembly passes four bills including Haryana Police (Amendment) Bill March 12, 2013

    Chandigarh: The Haryana Assembly on Monday passed four bills including the setting up of a state-level police recruitment board. The bills are -- Haryana Appropriation Bill, 2013, the Haryana Non-Biodegradable Garbage (Control) Amendment Bill, 2013, the Haryana Police (Amendment) Bill, 2013, and Haryana Private Universities (Amendment) Bill, 2013. The Haryana Police...
  • South Pole turning into waste dump February 10, 2013

    Berlin: The South Pole is turning into a waste dump, with leftovers from experimental setups slowly decomposing. Mounds of rubbish, discarded oil cans, car batteries and some dangerous chemicals litter the South Pole, according to a report. "We have a genuine waste problem in the Antarctic," says HansUlrich Peter of the...
  • Kareena: No connect between journalist and star December 24, 2012

    Mumbai: Actress Kareena Kapoor says she misses the kind of relationship a celebrity and a journalist once used to share. "My regret is that today there is no relationship left between a journalist and a star because there are 25 channels, there are 25 tabloids, there are 25 magazines. Every star...
  • 35,000 bags of garbage collected in Sabarimala cleanup November 29, 2012

    Sabarimala: As the popularity of the famous Hindu temple at Sabarimala increases with each year, authorities are faced with a huge garbage problem. This year, 35,000 big bags of garbage were taken out from the shrine complex and the foothills in a massive cleanup operation initiated by by the Mata...
  • Bangalore to get a facelift, courtesy Karnataka polls November 24, 2012

    Bangalore: Garbagebattered Bangalore, where infrastructure development moves at a snail's space compared to the rapidly increasing human and vehicle population, is in for a facelift as assembly elections are fast approaching. The city improvement, that includes infrastructure upgradation, for which the state government has sanctioned a massive Rs 1,663 crore...
  • Bangalore: HC raps civic bodies for garbage dump November 20, 2012

    Bangalore: The Karnataka High Court on Tuesday pulled up the state government for letting garbage pile up in Bangalore. Karnataka High Court Chief Justice Vikramjit Sen rapped the Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) and the Pollution Control Board for failing to tackle the garbage problem. Justice Vikramjit Sen expressed apprehensions that...
  • Wipro chief Azim Premji takes on garbage mess in Bangalore November 2, 2012

    Questions are now being raised as to whether Bangalore can manage its own success. ...