Irked over a reply not being filed in a case, the National Green Tribunal has issued an ultimatum to Union Ministry of Environment and Forest (MoEF) to file its reply on the next hearing, lest it b

COIMBATORE: Despite the assurances from the city corporation and State Pollution Control Board Officials, medical waste is being dumped inside the city corporation's Vellalore dump yard.

In its efforts towards improving waste collection and transportation, the Coimbatore Corporation would study the Warangal model of waste management, said Commissioner G. Latha.

Speaking to reporters at the end of a slide show presentation at the Corporation Kalaiarangam in the city on Tuesday, she said that the Corporation would study how the Warangal Municipal Corporation had gone about sharing revenue obtained from selling dry waste.

The waste management scenario in Coimbatore was lagging behind due to inadequate infrastructure and was unable to meet the norms stipulated under the MSW Rules, 2000. Hence, the SWM project under JnNURM was prepared with a view to augment the existing solid waste management system by adopting an integrated approach.

Titled as 'The Chennai Residential Real Estate Report', it also said the housing loan market of Chennai was expected to be Rs 800-900 crore, calculated on a monthly basis

The demand for housing in Chennai is expected to be in the range of 30,000-35,000 units annually, driven mainly by IT and ITeS sector, banking, financial services and Insurance (BFSI) and manufacturing, which includes automobiles, according to a report by real estate PE firm ASK Property Investment Advisors.

Coimbatore Corporation is going to replicate a Singapore power project that utilises domestic waste to generate electricity.

Cities are creaking under their own weight. And heat. In Surat, for instance, parts of the city with dense concrete jungles swelter at temperatures 5 degrees higher than the city’s greener parts.

New Delhi: Delhi has the lowest proportion of working women in any major Indian city, analysis of newly released Census data confirms.

With special focus on solar energy, the State government has come out with the Tamil Nadu Solar Energy Policy 2012 and also taken several other measures to boost solar energy generation in the State.

At a meeting organised by the Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Coimbatore, here on Saturday, Electricity Minister Natham R. Viswanathan said that all new government buildings would go in for solar energy. Houses constructed under the Green House Scheme also went in for solar power. Further, the government was installing one lakh solar street lights.

The government has announced its intention to promote roof-top vegetable gardens across the State. This is to be achieved through the provision of do-it-yourself kits and technical support.

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