Thursday, 11 August, 2022
TopicWaste disposal

Topic: waste disposal

Single use PPEs lead to waste crisis, California’s tryst with pandemic & other Covid news

As the Covid-19 pandemic shows no signs of letting up, ThePrint highlights the most important stories on the crisis from across the globe.

‘Recycling industry like a baby without parents’ — representatives want separate ministry

Members of Material Recycling Association of India say a comprehensive policy on scrap materials can help Modi govt achieve $5 trillion economy target.

In massive Siachen clean-up, Army plans to rid glacier of 100 tonnes of trash a year

The biggest challenge in cleaning up Siachen has been the height of the glacier, which ranges between 18,000 and 21,000 feet.

‘Padman’ has started a welcome conversation about periods, but don’t ignore the bad news

In a country notoriously tight-lipped about menstruation, the topic of sanitary napkins, menstrual hygiene, waste disposal and even the taxation of sanitary pads has suddenly gone mainstream.

33 years on, India unable to clean toxic waste from world’s worst industrial disaster

With polls next year, MP govt is concerned about political and public backlash, wants central bodies to issue tender for Bhopal Gas Tragedy waste disposal.

On Camera

YourTurn

Taliban confirms Al-Qaeda chief Ayman-al-Zawahiri's killing; condemn US drone attack

Al-Zawahiri dispatch from heaven: I am reunited with Osama. This is the new Muslim Brotherhood

Before you read any theory about how I, as the CEO of terror group al-Qaeda, was killed by Joe Biden, let me walk you through my own story of love, lust and betrayal.
File photo of Sterlite copper unit at Tuticorin in Tamil Nadu | By special arrangement

Shut since 2018 violence, TN Sterlite plant’s closure cost economy Rs 14,749 cr, says study

Copper plant in Thoothukudi was closed after protests turned violent & police firing left 13 people dead. Job losses one of major impacts, says study by NGO CUTS International.

Defence

Representational image | Indian Army soldiers during the Army Day Parade at Cariappa Parade Ground in New Delhi | ANI Photo

Army looks to reduce troops by 2 lakh, deployment in Kashmir could be rejigged

The Army, which faces a shortage of about 1.35 lakh personnel, is aiming to reduce its strength from 12.8 lakh to around 10.8 lakh.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.
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