The burning desire of Tiruchirapalli residents to safely get rid of mountains of hospital waste has now been fulfilled. The School of Energy Studies of the local Bharathidasan University has come up

DISPOSING low-level radioactive waste from hospitals, pharmaceutical manufacturers and electric utilities will become more difficult and expensive in the US, with the collapse of a waste-disposal

It is estimated that Indian health care industry is growing at a rate of 12% per annum. Health care institutions have a very high potential for disease transmission through its waste, in this episode, we focus on the dangers of how toxic biomedical waste is and how unaware people are about its harmful effects. We speak about Swachh Bharat, cleanliness practices that need to be urgently brought to medical institutions to prevent them from becoming a source of disease and how the staff must be trained on handling biomedical waste in keeping with set guidelines.

Wed, 2014-12-03 (All day)

At Right to be Heard Townhall show, Environmental minister Jayathi Natarajan said emergency action needs to be taken to clean up the Yamuna flowing near Delhi.

Union Ministry holds up eco clearance for various projects

Main sources of pollution are industries, municipal garbage and hospital waste

Industries agree to spend Rs.

The Delhi Pollution Control Committee has issued notices to Guru Tegh Bahadur Hospital, Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Hospital and Lok Nayak Jaya Prakash Hospital after it found several deficiencies in their waste management system.

Stricter disposal guidelines planned for infectious wastes, penalties to be imposed for violations

The Delhi government will announce new, stricter guidelines for disposal of bio-medical waste by hospitals.

On not being satisfied with the present arrangement on disposal of bio-medical waste, the High Court has asked the government to file an affidavit on the matter.