In its battle against malaria, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation has for the first time roped in private laboratories to give data on malaria and dengue cases across the city.

Apart from the laboratory at the Kasturba Hospital and Haffkine Institute

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation has just four days to de-silt 1.6lakh metres stretch of nullahs in the city. The civic body has the tedious task of removing over 2.64 lakh cubic metre of sludge deposited in the nullahs. Cleaning nullahs is mandatory to avoid flooding.

The civic body is yet to complete 35% of the cleaning work.

Bangalore, Improper disposal of solid waste, both by the public and Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) is causing direct contamination of groundwater, according to Dr M A Farooqui, scientist, Central Ground Water Board (CGWB).

Delivering a lecture on 'Ground water management in Bangalore Metropolitan region' at the Geological Society of India here on Wednesday, Dr Farooqui said municipa

AHMEDABAD: Airport Environment Management Committee (AEMC) of the Sardar Patel International Airport, Ahmedabad has given a ultimatum to the Army cantonment for effective garbage disposal system.

MARGAO: A year after the commissioning of garbage treatment plant, Cuncolim Municipal Council has taken another leap forward in tackling waste, with the civic body launching the door-to-door garbage collection scheme on a pilot basis on Tuesday.
In fact, door-to-door collection of garbage became a reality in Ward Nos 3 & 4 of the civic body after the ambitious scheme was launched at the hands of

Bangalore, The Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board has been spending about Rs 22 lakh a day to provide water to the City areas without Cauvery supply.

According to sources, the Board has hired 86 private water tankers to meet the needs of KR Puram, Mahadevapura and Bommanahalli.

The areas together account for more population compared to that in the limits of erstwhile municipal areas.

Panjim: In a sudden development, Taleigao Village Panchayat (TVP) has banned garbage from Corporation of the City of Panjim (CCP) from being dumped at its Taleigao site and reportedly posted security guards there, after conveying its decision to CCP on Monday.
About 10 trucks of excess garbage which could not be processed at CCP city composting unit were sent to Taleigao site.

The pulse polio drive, held by the civic body on Sunday, saw a slide in turnout with only 57.58% of the city's children under five years taking the oral vaccine.

The target this time was 9,44,661 children. However, only 5,43,936 children were brought for vaccination against polio, making the coverage over 2% less than that in the the last drive, which was conducted in March.

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The holy spot has turned a waste dump yard

Sangam holy spot for people of Tamil Nadu and neighbouring states

Devotees to the shrine are now greeted by foul smell emanating from the garbage

ERODE: All spirituality lies buried in heaps of garbage that is being lavishly dumped at Kooduthurai in Bhavani, where the Rivers Bhavani, Cauvery and the mythical

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