Garbage Dump

  • 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...
  • Two injured in garbage dump blast in Lucknow November 16, 2008

    Lucknow: Two minor girls picking garbage at a rubbish dump were injured when a crude bomb concealed in a pan masala can went off, police said. This is the third explosion in the city in as many days. The girls, identified as Neelima, 11, and Rashika, eight, were rummaging through...
  • Dumped by authorities, Gurgaon takes garbage matter to HC October 4, 2008

    Gurgaon: Corporate executives in Gurgaon on their way to Chandigarh to fight a fresh battle and this time profit is far from their minds. They are leading the charge of local residents against illegal dumping of garbage at Gurgaon-Faridabad road. Cricketer Yuvraj Singh's mother, Shabnam Singh says, "Yuvi almost got...
  • Bangaloreâ??s famous football ground is dying out September 6, 2007

    Bangalore: Civic apathy can cause quite a stench, literally in this case. A famous football ground in Bnagalore that produced national level players is slowly becoming a garbage dump. On Bangalore’s Vylikaval ground, many famous players nurtured their passion. It used to be a launch pad for many footballers, including...
  • Burning concern haunts Chennai family May 18, 2007

    Chennai: Here is a day in the life of the Kumars, who live close to a garbage dumping yard in Chennai. The burning rubbish has been play havoc with the family's health. ...