Garbage

  • NDMC set to introduce new waste management system 02-03-2014 09:44 AM

    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...
  • California couple finds $10 million in buried treasure while walking dog 26-02-2014 09:11 PM

    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,...
  • Republic Day: IAF appeals Delhiites to keep surroundings clean 20-01-2014 06:58 PM

    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 06-01-2014 11:22 PM

    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 bio-waste truck outside its premises on Monday morning. Later in the day, Delhi government ordered an inquiry into the...
  • New-born baby boy dumped near a garbage bin 16-08-2013 03:58 AM

    A new-born 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...
  • Bangalore: Rs 40 lakh spent on CCTVs for civic body 05-08-2013 07:44 AM

    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...
  • TN: Pedestrians continue to suffer as illegal parking, footpath shops encroach pavements 31-07-2013 09:01 PM

    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 27-07-2013 12:06 PM

    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 three-day concert in his home country as part of his Believe world tour, reported Aceshowbiz. A radio station in Toronto revealed how...
  • CJ Show: Videos and pictures 14-07-2013 02:56 PM

    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 09-04-2013 09:34 AM

    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...
  • South Pole turning into waste dump 10-02-2013 12:07 PM

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  • Bangalore: HC raps civic bodies for garbage dump 20-11-2012 03:07 PM

    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...
  • Wipro chief Azim Premji takes on garbage mess in Bangalore 02-11-2012 08:22 PM

    Questions are now being raised as to whether Bangalore can manage its own success. ...
  • B'lore: Azim Premji hauls up BBMP over piling garbage 02-11-2012 01:08 PM

    Bangalore: Wipro Chairman Azim Premji has raised a stink over Bangalore's garbage crisis, that is worsening by the day, and slammed the city's civic body, Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike (BBMP). Trash has been piling up at several places across the city for the past two months as the municipal body...
  • Bangalore garbage crisis: City image takes a hit 01-11-2012 09:48 AM

    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...
  • B'lore administration wakes up to the garbage menace 31-10-2012 03:37 PM

    Bangalore: The Karnataka government has finally begun moving mounds of garbage from Bangalore in a measure to make the city clean. After a massive public outcry, the garbage in the garden city is finally being collected but this is just a temporary arrangement as the landfill is expected to be...
  • Is Thiruvananthapuram ready for Film Festival? 05-12-2011 08:55 AM

    THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: With the curtains set to go up on the International Film Festival of Kerala (IFFK) within four days, the condition of the roads leading to major theatres is enough to put the city to shame. For the regular delegates of the IFFK, the situation will be a repetition of...
  • Anna's fast venue turns into garbage ground 28-08-2011 05:06 PM

    New Delhi: While Anna Hazare supporters went euphoric after the Gandhian broke his 13-day-old fast, the Ramlila ground silently bore the brunt of the agitation as garbage and filth was left strewn around the venue. Empty and partially-filled water bottles, biscuit packets, food packets, cartons, rice, curry, banana peel, dirty...
  • Taiwan city offers to turn dog poo into gold 28-07-2011 01:10 PM

    Taipei: A city in northern Taiwan is trying the Midas touch to persuade reluctant residents to clean up after their canines: offering a chance to win gold bars to anyone handing in bags of doggy deposits. Starting from Aug. 1, dog owners and other residents of New Taipei City, bordering...
  • Martyrs brought home in garbage trucks 29-06-2011 09:02 AM

    New Delhi: In a shocking incident of disrespect to our martyrs, the bodies of three Chhattisgarh policemen were brought to Dantewada in a Municipal garbage truck. The policemen were killed in a Maoist attack and their bodies were brought to Dantewada amid shock and criticism by families and friends. Reports...
  • CJ@100: Raveena Tandon shares her experiences as a CJ 31-05-2011 03:50 PM

    Bollywood actress Raveena Tandon turned citizen journalist highlighting common man's anger during Mumbai monsoon. ...
  • Suicidal NY man leaps, saved by garbage pile 04-01-2011 11:36 AM

    New York: A would-be suicide jumper in New York was alive on Monday after leaping from a ninth-floor window but landing in a giant heap of garbage uncollected since the city's massive snowstorm a week ago. Vangelis Kapatos, 26, was hospitalized in critical but stable condition after jumping from his...
  • Land sharks usurp garbage sites in Bangalore 16-09-2010 09:02 AM

    Bangalore: As the city grows and real estate prices shoot up, even landfills are not being spared by the real estate mafia. A right to information (RTI) petition filed by a local activist shows landfills in nine different places have been encroached upon by land sharks. The total area encroached...
  • CJ fights against burning garbage illegally 05-06-2010 02:59 PM

    Pradeep Bhatia takes on municipal authorities for not taking garbage to disposal plant. ...