Archives by: Saptarshi Dutta

Saptarshi Dutta

Urban Municipal Corporations Begin Cleaning Up Cities Post Diwali, As Festivities Leave Trail Of Additional Waste

Cleanup after Diwali
Diwali Special Waste Management
Several urban municipal corporations began their post Diwali cleanup drives right after the festivities ended, to avoid accumulation of extra waste in the cities
More 0

Chennai Reels Under Air Pollution On Diwali, As Delhi And Mumbai Fare Better Than Last Year

Air pollution
Air Pollution Diwali Special News
Though Delhi and Mumbai's air quality during and immediately after Diwali remained poor, the cities fared better than last year in terms of air pollution during the festive period
More 0

Dealing With The Diwali Mess: 5 Cleanup Tips To Keep In Mind

Diwali Special Do It Yourself
Cleaning up your house post Diwali is a must and here are some handy tips for you to follow
More 0

Regularising And Restricting Sales And Usage Of Firecrackers, What India Can Learn From These Countries

Firecrackers in India
Diwali Special Features
Firecracker restrictions in several countries is something India can learn from, as regularisations help maintain a balance between environmental concerns and the livelihoods of those working in firecracker industries
More 0

Coimbatore’s Civic Body Appeals For A Green Diwali, Will Award Those Who Adhere

Diwali celebrations
Diwali Special News Tamil Nadu
Coimbatore is aiming for an eco-friendly Diwali and will reward citizens who go cracker free this festive season
More 0

India’s Firecracker Making Hub Sivakasi Sees 15% Drop In Business After SC Order To Ban Firecracker Sales In Delhi-NCR

Diwali Special Features
Tamil Nadu’s Sivakasi accounts for 90 per cent of the country’s fireworks, but the daily lives of its workers cum residents is signified by environmental and health hazards
More 0

Signature Campaign Marks The Beginning Of Ludhiana’s Preparation For Swachh Survekshan 2018

Ludhiana gears up for Swachh Survekshan 2018
News Punjab
Ludhiana begins preparation for Swachh Survekshan 2018 by encouraging greater citizen participation in cleanliness activities across the city
More 0

Six Districts In Uttar Pradesh Have Become Open Defecation Free

With over 1,600 villages near the Ganga basin open defecation free, Uttar Pradesh has eradicated the problem of open defecation from six districts completely
News Uttar Pradesh
With over 1,600 villages near the Ganga basin open defecation free, Uttar Pradesh has eradicated the problem of open defecation from six districts completely
More 0

Anticipating Cracker Influx From Delhi-NCR, Punjab’s State Pollution Control Board Issues Guidelines For Diwali Celebrations

Punjab issues guidelines for Diwali celebration
Air Pollution Diwali Special News
With crackers from Delhi-NCR expected to enter Punjab for sales, the state pollution control board has directed district commissioners and firecracker sellers to take appropriate steps to ensure that the air quality of Punjab is not compromised with
More 0

East Delhi’s Sanitation Workers Are On An Indefinite Strike, Demanding Timely Disbursal Of Wages And Access To Cashless Medical Facilities

EDMC sanitation workers go on strike
Delhi News
Since October 11, East Delhi’s sanitation workers have been on strike, demanding timely disbursal of their wages and bonuses, along with cashless medical facilities
More 0

#Crackerban: Special Patrol Teams And Vehicle Checks Planned In Delhi-NCR To Enforce Supreme Court’s Order Banning Crackers

Firecrackers banned in Delhi
Air Pollution Delhi Diwali Special
After Supreme Court’s October 9 decision to ban sale of firecrackers in the Delhi-NCR region, implementation of the order will be key to ensure that the no firecrackers are sold till November 1
More 0

Many Households Without Toilets In Hassan, Despite The District Earning Open Defecation Free Tag

Hassan was declared ODF on October 2
Features Karnataka
Hassan in Karnataka was mistakenly declared ODF on October 2, despite few villages yet to cover all households completely with toilets
More 0