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Residents of several slums in Bangalore were given a 'swaccha' gift by the Karnataka Slum Clearance Board (KSCB) and the Housing and Development Corporation (HUDCO). Estimated to be a Rs 7.38 crore,

Porvorim will be the first among the six urban areas in Goa to be selected by the government, to have a sewerage system in place. This will be undertaken through a joint venture company of Sewage and

An assessment of environmental degradation must preclude rebuilding of Afghanistan

The cleanliness drive undertaken by the Bangalore Mahanagara Palike on Saturday with the participation of students and youth is a welcome step which should not end up as a one-day affair with photo

A United Nations report highlights the connection between environment and health

Overflowing drains a perennial problem for residents of Guzdar scheme, Santa Cruz may soon be a thing of the past. The Bombay high court has directed the civic administration to remove 1364 hutments

Just days before the international trade regime comes under fresh scrutiny at the forthcoming ministerial meet in Doha, a technical committee of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) has sought to

Sanitation in the Capital is about to go hi-tech with the sanitation department of the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) deciding to go in for information technology in its functioning. The

Mayor Shanti Desai on Tuesday said the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) will start a month-long sanitation and cleanliness drive in the Capital. The drive has been undertaken in view of the

The amount of solid waste generated in Buenos Aires has increased by 30 per cent in the last 10 years. This was found during the first-ever study on the city's solid waste. In 1991, the average daily

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