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Indirapuram: Aditya Mega City welcomes new members to RWA board

The three new members got elected to the board uncontested as only three nominations were filed agai...

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Noida: Two institutes of national repute fined for flouting environment norms

According to officer with the agency, the solid waste management was not in accordance to the r...

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GreNo: Green Arch residents express concern over dumping zone at their backyard

With monsoon season knocking at the city's doors, residents are afraid that the waste would caus...

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Inspection under Jal Shakti Project begins in Dwarka societies

The officers also visited a school, a hospital and the newly developed Rose Garden....

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GDA's untreated STP water polluting Hindon, alleges environmentalist

In the video environmentalist Vikrant Hindon alleges the STP at Raj Nagar Extn is not oper...

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New CEO takes charge of Noida Development Authority

Home buyers of delayed group housing projects in Noida now may expect some relief...

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Gurugram: Are you living in an upscale society or in trash?

In upscale societies like Ireo Victory Valley, M3M Golf Estate and Merlin, Park View Spa next on Gol...

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Trident Embassy: Rotten waste in basement makes life hell for residents

Residents alleged that from last four to five months, house keeping management has been pathetic in ...

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Noida: Residents retaliate against withholding of occupancy certificate

Residents of Eldeco Utopia, Grand Omaxe opposed the action of putting on hold  the already...

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Cleanliness issues on rise, wake up call for Noida Authority

The builder is not answerable for the waste and litter around Arihant Ambar society...

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Noida Authority imposes hefty fine on 2 schools

New Okhla Industrial Development Authority, the agency, on Wednesday conducted a drive against schoo...

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MCG likely to take over maintenance of parks, green belts in 4 colonies from Aug

The Municipal Corporation of Gurugram has been taking care of issues related to roads, waste, a...

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Resident complains, Noida Authority acts but 'issue' still persists!

Amit Parikh, a resident of Amrapali Sapphire, tagged Noida Authority twice, posting multiple picture...

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GB Nagar: ‘Say No To Plastic’ campaign gains momentum with activities galore

The volunteers are making all sorts of efforts to bring authorities on board for dissuading the use ...

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In Pictures: Workshop on waste segregation held in Noida's Jal Vayu Vihar

A total of 150 residents participated in the workshop, organised at the community centre of the...

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Exchange your paper waste for some greens!!!

Wasteroots, a startup in Noida, supplies plants in exchange of old newspapers and paper wa...

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Gzb: AOA of Shipra Sun City Phase 1 conducts cleanliness drive. SEE PICS

The drive took place between 8 and 11 am. During the drive, garbage was collected. Wires of spot ele...

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Ghaziabad's Sanjay Nagar gets 100-meter road made up of 'plastic waste'

Mayor Asha Sharma and Municipal Commissioner Dinesh Chandra inaugurated the road built near Yashoda ...

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Biomethane plant to manage waste inaugurated in Dwarka

This is second such plant in Delhi after Punjabi Bagh. It has been constructed by the Ministry of Ur...

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Dwarka residents become aware of water conservation through rainwater harvesting

The workshop was organised by the Delhi Jal Board in IIT Engineers Apartments (Sector 10) on Friday ...

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Noida: Residents raise voice against flouting of water conservation rules

Residents' reactions came two days after the Noida Authority formed as many as 20 teams for a th...

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'70 pc' residents across Noida make efforts towards source segregation of waste

"The road to being fully compliant with segregation is long and requires continuous e...

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Road made from plastic waste on anvil in Ghaziabad

Apart from being cost effective and durable, the new experiment aims to reduce plastic pollutio...

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RESIDENT SPEAK: 'How much time does SDMC need to manage waste in Dwarka'

A resident of Sector 14 and a corporate professional, Shubhra, is irked by the poor management of th...

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Noida: Societies embark on effective waste management in adherence to rules

Residents of Homes-121, a residential society in Sector 121, imparted training to the houses keeping...

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Indirapuram: 56 pc voter turnout registered in GC Grand's AOA polls

The polls were conducted on four positions in an Annual General Meeting held on the same day....

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GreNo: Gaur City resident group mobilises people to decrease use of plastic

It's a challenge for residents and local vendors in GreNo to say no to plastic or decrease ...

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'Prateek Wisteria complies with sewage treatment plant norms'

The society got this test conducted amid a report that circulated in media saying the UPPCB is ...

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Ghaziabad civic body starts issuing notices to bulk waste generators across city

Bulk waste generators are a category where an organisation generates waste of 100 kilograms per day ...

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RESIDENT SPEAK: 'DJB should work instead of holding workshops on water issues'

Being an environmental expert and resident of Youngster's Apartment, Malik feels that such works...

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CPCB penalises Ansal API for flouting environmental norms in Gurugram

Besides directing the real-estate group to stop all the construction activities for its townshi...

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Gurugram: Waste management firm Ecogreen fined Rs 19 cr for 'negligence'

The civic body concerned has imposed a hefty fine on the Singaporean firm following complaints made ...

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Dwarka: DJB organises workshop to sensitise people on water conservation

Officials from the board through lectures and powerpoint presentations made residents of the area aw...

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With AQI at 276, pollution suffocates Dwarka yet again!

According to the latest data released by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), the AQI was 244...

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RESIDENT SPEAK: Issues galore at Ecovillage-II; developer turns deaf ear

Every other day, someone gets stuck in the lift but there is no effort from the builder to repair it...

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Noida Authority imposes fines on people found littering on road

With the penalties, the officials have sent out a message that dumping garbage in public places will...

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GreNo Authority to demolish illegal constructions occupying Yamuna, Hindon banks

The demolition work will begin once the detailed report is submitted to the officials concerned....

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'Noida residents will get door-to-door waste collection service from June 30'

Earlier, the Noida Authority had set a deadline to implement the service by June 1. ...

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UP committee expresses concern over violation of waste management rules

UP monitoring committee found  that the procedure being followed for management of waste in the...

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Vinay Singh named new commissioner of Municipal Corporation of Gurugram

He was earlier the commissioner of Hissar division and also served as the deputy commissioner of Son...

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Massive fire at dump yard near Mohan Nagar Link Road but who is igniting it?

The incident took place on Tuesday evening....

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Gurugram: District admin fails to identify bulk waste generators so far

A bulk waste generator is any public and commercial entity which creates 100 kg of waste everyday. I...

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Noida: Residents carry out cleanliness drive at park in Sec 137

As soon as they reached the park, the residents wore hand gloves to protect themselves and launched ...

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SDMC starts collecting 'segregated waste' from societies across Dwarka

"Societies across the area have been asked to take necessary actions and impose a penalty again...

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Dwarka: Colloquium on waste management organised at National Law University

Several experts including the founder of cleanliness NGO Parmarthi attended the seminar and made the...

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Proposed 'landfill site' at Noida's Sector 123 left in limbo

Following the protest made by the residents and villagers, the Noida Authority was forced to drop th...

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A lesson to be learned by Noidaites on Environment Day. SEE PICS

It is the responsibility of each one of us, residing in the city, to cooperate with the local admini...

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Noida: Preschool kids highlight ill-effects of plastic ahead of Environment Day

150 children preschooling at the institution assisted their class teachers in creating awareness abo...

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RESIDENT SPEAK: 'Collective effort needed to resolve environment-related issues'

Ahead of Environment Day, resident of Sushant Lok Phase 3 shares his views on the issues plaguing ac...

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MCG conducts drive for effective addressal of civic issues

According to the Senior Sanitation Inspector of MCG, Rishi Malik, “We want to encourage people...

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Every drop of water counts – these Dwarka residents make sure it does!

Read about the smart ways recommended by these two residents for using the wastewater from RO purifi...

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DPC conducts workshop for solid waste management in Dwarka

President of DPC, Urmila Sharma said that the workshop was organised to show the people how they cou...

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Crossings Republik: Panchsheel Wellington fined Rs 50,000 for not managing waste

A team of officials from the Ghaziabad Municipal Corporation had found irregularities in waste dispo...

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Gurugram: Burning of garbage causes air pollution at Sec 65

Recently, there have been continuous dumping of garbage in front of Sector 65 substation in Gurugram...

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Even as heaps of garbage grow, MCG blames residents for Gurugram’s waste woes

City Spidey talks to senior sanitation inspector (SSI) of Municipal Corporation of Gurugram, Rishi M...

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Open burning of garbage continues unabated in Indirapuram

On Saturday afternoon, dense smoke was seen emanating from a green belt behind Divyansh Pratham soci...

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GNIDA approves provisional budget of Rs 4,260 crore in board meeting

The Greater Noida Authority also announced its share in the funding for the upcoming international a...

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Mahindra Aura: Residents miffed with Ecogreen for not initiating services

The residents have no other option but to appoint independent individuals for waste pick up from the...

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Delhi Jal Board okays several water-related projects

In order to meet the demands made by residents of Delhi, the board has approved projects pertai...

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Gurugram: Dumping of waste at green belt causes serious issues in Sec 18

Huge dumping of garbage was reported from the Cabinet Sectt campus at plot number 89/A in Sector 18 ...

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Elections over but garbage related issues are not in Dwarka!

It has been a long-pending issue which should be addressed and resolved as soon as possible....

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Piles of garbage, unkept dhalao in Dwarka's Sec 13 raise serious concerns

Despite several complaints made by the residents and news reports by media in this regard, the state...

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Dwarka: Collection of segregated waste begins in Sector 23

The SDMC with the help of RWAs and management of several societies took a similar initiative in the ...

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GNIDA to set up grievance redressal office at GreNo West

Sources claimed that senior manager and assistant manager will be appointed at the new office to add...

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Gurugram: Residents miffed with MCG due to improper waste collection at Sec 22

The Eco Green company is making a mockery of the Swacch Bharat Abhiyan. There is waste and garbage i...

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Green Arch: Hassled with issues, residents demand change of maintenance dept

In a letter written to the builder who is carrying out the housing keeping and other maintenance, re...

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Soon, robots may clean sewers in Greater Noida

Greater Noida Authority is planning to buy robots developed by a group of students from Hyderabad....

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I’puram: RWAs take waste management in their own hands, rope in NGO

RWAs of Ahinsa Khand II have sought help from IPCA to suggest a solution for managing waste generate...

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Gurugram: Regular dumping of waste on main road causes great inconvenience

The RWA claimed that they have complained to the Municipal Corporation of Gurugram (MCG) in the past...

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GreNo Authority seeks suggestions on policies related to waste management

The Authority has asked the residents to submit their suggestions by May 18....

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Gurugram: Residents of Sector 22B miffed as upkeep firm fails to pick up garbage

RWA members said that Ecogreen – hired by the Municipal Corporation of Gurugram – hasn&#...

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Dwarka: Burning of leaves, garbage continues unabated

The worst affected from the menace are morning walkers and those living in societies located close t...

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I’puram residents will now have to pay for door-to-door garbage collection

According to GDA officials, the charges will depend upon the size of flats and will be implemented b...

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Indirapuram: Aditya Mega City shows the way in utilising waste RO water

Currently, the AOA is saving 400-500 litres of water every day for this purpose....

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Noida: Residents vow for better waste disposal at Sec 31

Residents decided to set up a plant for disposal of waste generated every day....

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Waste burning near school in Sec 14 shows sad state of affairs in Dwarka

It is a long-pending issue but unfortunately, neither the civic body concerned nor the general publi...

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RESIDENT SPEAK: Spaces along service lanes in filth at Sec 22 in Dwarka

These places are frequently used for dumping waste and construction debris....

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Gurugram: Vastu Apartment shows the way on eco-friendly composting

The society has been segregating dry and wet waste for the past four years now. In its composting un...

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RESIDENT SPEAK: 'Dhalao made in Dwarka's Sec 16B needs immediate attention'

Though a dhalao was made a couple of years back under the Clean India mission, its 'mainten...

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Indirapuram: Residents celebrated Bhagidaari Day at Ahinsa Khand-II

A waste management awareness program was also held during the event....

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13 high-rises, pvt agencies initiate source segregation of wet waste in Noida

"The federation will continue this initiative as we want to make Noida a clean city," FedA...

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PHOTO KATHA: Get ready to laugh!

Over 300 people from various age groups got together at Jalvayu Vihar Community Centre in Noida to c...

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GreNo Authority heavily fined for violating solid waste management rules

A state level monitoring committee constituted by National Green Tribunal (NGT) slapped a hefty fine...

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Large-scale burning of waste reported from Raj Nagar Extension

Hindon said that the smoke was going towards residential societies like VVIP society, Aashiyana, Gul...

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Wasting water to cost you in Gurugram

The MCG said that strict action will be taken against those found misusing water while washing ...

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SDMC starts composting at parks in Dwarka

The officials say compost pits will be used to turn horticulture waste into manure that will be used...

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I'puram: Residents of Ahinsa Khand II to celebrate 'Bhagidaari Day' on May 5

The event will be held between 6 and 8 am at Niho Mall....

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Huge water wastage in I’puram as broken pipeline floods roads

Gallons of potable drinking water is wasted every day on a 400-metres stretch behind ATS Advantage a...

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Corporations plan to set up two new waste plants in Gurugram, Faridabad

The municipal corporations of Gurgaon and Faridabad have come up with the proposal after the Haryana...

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Regalia Heights: On top of fire agony, people forced to face heat without power

The residents had to spend the time without electricity in muggy weather as power backup was also un...

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Dwarka voters list out issues ahead of polling in general elections

"Will vote for the representative who can actually deliver instead of paying lip-service,"...

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Noida Authority tells gated societies to take onus of waste disposal

Officials at Noida Authority said notice will be served to group housing societies, built over plot ...

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“Don’t burn dry leaves; they can be turned into natural manure”

SK Malik, environment expert from Dwarka, speaks on how dry fallen leaves aren’t waste but nat...

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EDMC fined for delay in bio methanation plant at Ghazipur area

The animal paunch, which is acidic in nature and the main source of the stink in the area, are dumpe...

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Residents across Noida find unique way to compost kitchen waste!

"This method is easy, convenient and affordable as compared to pit composting," feel ...

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Noida RG Residency: Builder removes upkeep staff, residents suffer

The residents of the high rise in Sector 120 said that the builder has removed housekeeping staff fr...

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Dwarka: Burning of waste, dry leaves rampant in Sec 14; authority 'callous'

The situation is grave and everyone knows it but who will take the onus for this mess? Do share and ...

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Ghaziabad: Many struggle to get voter ID cards; can still cast vote

As Ghaziabad goes to polls on Thursday, many have complained that they still haven’t received ...

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NCR: This week on Twitter

Here's taking a look at what the Twitterati said this past week...

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Dry leaves becoming nuisance for Dwarka residents; civic agencies blamed

People across the area call it a total failure on the part of DDA, SDMC and MCD. They want these civ...

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Noida Authority starts cleaning of drains well ahead of monsoon

There are as many as forty drains in Noida, which are choked with non-degradable waste and silt as c...

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Dwarka: Horticulture waste burning mars beauty of Sec 14 park; poses health risk

Dumping and burning of horticulture waste inside the park raise serious questions on the callous wor...

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Green belt near Nirvana Country, Gurugram, turns dumping spot

Roma Vinayak, a resident of Espace in Nirvana Country, says that the illegal dumping of waste in the...

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Dwarka: SDMC's claim to make Sec 22, 23 model sectors in waste mgmt falls flat

"SDMC should adopt a very serious approach so that waste management does not seem to be a dista...

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Compact garbage stations at 40 spots across Noida soon

Besides CCTV cameras, the authority concerned has planned to set up a control room to monitor work a...

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Noida: Election officer creates replica of polling booth to sensitise youngsters

As part of the campaign, the election officer has created a replica of polling booth at Shilp Haat i...

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Remove construction debris in 3 days or pay hefty fine, says Noida Authority

The Noida Authority has also directed a private agency to look into the matter sincerely...

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Supertech Capetown builder fined for flouting pollution norms

Noida Authority has also sent a notice to the builders of the high-rise in Sector 74 for throwing th...

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New landfill site on the anvil; expected to reduce burden on Ghazipur

Ghazipur landfill site was overburdened and it was proved when it fell down on the adjacent road cau...

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Burning of waste continues unabated in Dwarka

Even though the burning of dry horticulture waste and leaves is prohibited under the law, the reside...

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Dwarka: Sec 7 residents resort to open garbage dumping; demand dedicated space

There was a dhalao earlier but due to some issues, it has been demolished. This has forced peop...

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Dwarka: This is how Rudra couple turned waste to beautiful flowers

They have been utilising the misuse from their home and workplace from more than six months now...

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SDMC fails miserably in managing waste in market areas, say Dwarka residents

Residents are of the view the civic body concerned is not strict enough to take action against ...

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Residents across Dwarka launch campaign against 'Bharat Vandana Prangan' project

A massive fire broke out at Bharat Vandhana Park area on Friday. ...

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RESIDENT SPEAK: Major fire destroys vegetation at Bharat Vandhana Park

Bharat Vandhana houses a number of peafowls, nilghais, monitor lizards besides many other reptiles a...

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Don't ban PUBG, say parents and gamers across Delhi-NCR

The directive to ban the game is currently limited to Gujarat and it was recently restricted for chi...

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GreNo West residents receive ‘spam’ SMS to collect voter ID cards

The message asked them to collect their voter ID cards from polling booth at Ryan International Scho...

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Ghaziabad: Planning a party? You’ve to ask GMC first

Ghaziabad Municipal Corporation has issued a notice to seek their permission before organising a bas...

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Dwarka: Scattered garbage near Sector 4 market irks all! WATCH VIDEO

It is high time the locals, civic body concerned and the public, in general, take this issue serious...

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Garbage issue: Residents of Noida Sec 62 avoid morning, evening walks

Ironically, Noida scored 150th rank in the Swachh Survekshan 2019!...

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Boundary of Sector 5 market in Dwarka lies in neglect: WATCH VIDEO

Most of the plants have withered away and the area is full of garbage and construction waste....

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MCG brings in robot for cleaning of sewers as pilot project

The pilot project aims to eradicate manual scavenging which has been rampant in Gurgaon....

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Gurgaon: 1,200 CCTV cameras to be installed at 222 locations by Nov

GMDA officials said that 191 locations have been chosen in Gurgaon and 31 in Manesar....

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Noida Authority extends garbage-disposal facilities to 22 more sectors

Noida Authority has hired an agency for the work, and the agency started door-to-door lifting from J...

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Gurgaon: Residents of Mahindra Aura show the way in waste management

Nearly 600 families reside in the society and all of them follow the instructions laid by the manage...

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Gurgaon: MCG served notice over illegal dumpyard in Ghata

A big dumping yard has come up along the Rajesh Pilot Marg near Ghata over the past seven months....

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Will Noida Authority be able to deliver on its promise of waste remediation?

Right now, the remediation plant is treating only 400 tonnes of waste every day, whereas about 80,00...

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Noida Authority claims cleaning of irrigation drain 99% complete

The cleaning of the drain is essential to avoid waterlogging. In 2007, heavy downpour had thrown lif...

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Dwarka Forum members discuss civic woes with horticulture department officials

Forum members met Deputy Director of DDA’s Horticulture Department on Saturday to discuss ...

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NGT slams GDA, GNN on lack of solid waste management in Raj Nagar Extn

Hearing a petition filed by Federation of Raj Nagar Extension, the tribunal directed the civic bodie...

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'Despite tall claims, Dwarka fumbles on waste management'

How long will it take SDMC to get its act together? ...

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Aqua line metro, its 'smart card' and other issues!

"We are in discussion with the NMRC on smart card issue and hopeful that a decision would be ta...

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Noida Prateek Wisteria: Builder hands over maintenance to AOA; residents elated

Adding to the cheer, the AOA has decided to wave off two-months (February and Ma...

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Noida to get automatic sensor-enabled traffic signals soon

To start with, 15 km of three main routes at Rajnigandha Chowk, Telephone Exchange and T-Series inte...

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RajNgr Extn VVIP Addresses: 25 ‘sacked’ guards allege non-payment

As many as 25 guards of Rajnagar Extension-based high-rise said that they were suddenly sacked ...

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RESIDENT SPEAK: 'Corporation is doing nothing to maintain the dustbins'

Sushil Kumar,  president Dwarka Forum, speaks on how plastic dustbins placed thoughtlessly, and...

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RESIDENT SPEAK: 'Don't our children deserve a cleaner Earth?'

The writer is a resident of BPTP Park Prime in Sector 66, Gurgaon. She talks of our contributio...

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Dwarka: No respite from garbage burning yet; civic agencies’ claims exposed!

It is important to note that a team of Dwarka Forum on Thursday met chief engineer RK Singh and hand...

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RESIDENT SPEAK: Water leakages from DJB pipelines very common in Dwarka

The leakages are mostly from the joint and it seems that it is happening because of poor maintenance...

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RESIDENT SPEAK: ‘Biomass a better option than electric heaters during winters’

As a clean and environmentally friendly fuel, biomass currently accounts for 6 to 8 per cent of the ...

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Dwarka: SDMC emphasises on engaging RWAs, DDA in sanitation works

Higher officials from SDMC like Deputy Commissioner Vishwendra Singh and Leader of the House Kamalje...

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GDA seals 5 housing projects in Gzb for failing to provide land for waste unit

To construct a waste-to-energy plant at Galand in Ghaziabad, GDA requires 35 acres of land but only ...

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Despite govt directives, bio-mass burning continues to keep out chill

Last year, Delhi government had issued directives to ensure that electric heaters were provided...

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RESIDENT SPEAK: 'Plastic menace continues to hold Dwarka in grip'

CK Rejimon of Dwarka Forum questions the efficacy — and intent — of the civic bodies in ...

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I’puram: Boundary wall of Mahagun Mansion phase I smells like a public toilet

Garbage strewn all around, stray animals, vehicle scrap left unattended and peeing in public are som...

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What happens when SDMC itself doesn't meet the waste regulations?

Even when societies do segregate the waste at the household level, untrained SDMC workers mix it all...

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RESIDENT SPEAK: 'Mechanical sweeping a sham!'

Madhu Dagar of  Crescent Apartments in Sector 18B, Dwarka, speaks on how mechanical s...

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Dwarka: Crescent Apartments aims to become zero waste society

Along with the women group, the management of society is making all endeavors to make everyone aware...

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Noida’s first waste remediation plant becomes operational

Under the waste remediation process, the contaminants, which are harmful to people and the environme...

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Three Dwarka sectors set to receive development funds from area MLA

Cooperative Group Housing Societies (CGHS) and also some DDA pockets in Sector 1, 2 and 7 will now h...

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Dwarka: SDMC says segregation of waste mandatory from Dec in Sectors 22, 23

The residents, however, feel that even if they follow the waste segregation method at their end the ...

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Dwarka: Review meet held between RWAs, SDMC officials on waste management

The meet, organised by the Association of Neighbourhood Ladies Get-Together (ANHLGT), was ...

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Noida Authority launches MoHUA app for residents to qualify for Swachhata survey

At least 15 per cent of the total population of Noida has to download this app to allow Noida to qua...

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Have you heard about the “Robins” of Crossings Republik yet?

About 30 residents are now a part of a global charitable trust called Robin Hood Army (RHA) that wor...

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Big relief to GreNo West commuters as NMRC starts two bus services

The residents of Greater Noida West were struggling with last mile connectivity due to the lack of p...

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Noida's first waste treatment plant to start operations from December

The plant — operated by Tamil Nadu-based Zigma Global Environ Solutions — is currently o...

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Dwarka: Societies in Sec 6 face sewer overflow; residents call for swift action

The issue of overflowing sewage water on the entire stretch has been the topic of talk amongst the r...

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Burning of waste rampant in Dwarka; levels of pollution go haywire

The air quality post Diwali reached the extreme level as Particulate Matter (PM) 10 and 2....

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Dwarka: Residents raise questions over spots earmarked for bursting crackers

The Federation of Cooperative Group Housing Societies (FCGHS) wrote a letter to the Deputy Commissio...

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EPCA chairman conducts a recce of Dwarka, the new pollution hotspot

EPCA chairman Dr Bhure Lal is carrying out the inspection and he is accompanied by DDA officials and...

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Dwarka dethrones Anand Vihar to become most polluted area in Delhi

The city was constantly in news for the burning of garbage and dust pollution but the civic bodies l...

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SDMC's claims of turning Sectors 22 and 23 into model sectors fall flat

This announcement was made on October 4. However, the ground reality of waste management remain...

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Dwarka: Irked residents say inconsistent waste pickup causes filth in societies

The residents complained that the corporation staffs do not turn up every day for garbage collection...

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Now, it pays to adopt green waste disposal methods in Noida

Noida Authority will reward sector and residential complexes adopting scientific disposal of solid w...

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NASA satellites pick up 'red dots' in Delhi-NCR, including Dwarka

Despite a ban, open burning of waste continues in Delhi. The satellite images by NASA throw up distu...

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Driven to despair, East Delhi residents now to click selfies with garbage

The campaign is meant to draw attention of both the Delhi government and the EDMC towards the deplor...

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Dwarka: SDMC to develop Sectors 22 and 23 as a model for waste segregation

Kamaljeet Sehrawat, SDMC’s leader of the house, made the announcement today at an event attend...

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Residents of Amrapali Village in I'puram to stage mass protests on October 21

They have been demanding construction of a connecting road to NH 24. But four years on, nothing has ...

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Bus Q-shelters built barely a year ago on Sohna Road now to be dismantled

To aid the widening work of Sohna Road, NHAI has asked local authorities to remove structures c...

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Gandhi Jayanti: Thousands of residents participate in marathon at Rajnagar Extn

Municipal Commissioner CP Singh and Mayor Asha Sharma appealed residents to work towards cleanliness...

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Dwarka celebrates Gandhi Jayanti by organising cleanliness drives

RWAs, voluntary organisations and residents of the sub city cleaned the area in and around their soc...

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Now, a plastic-free campaign at Sector 12 market in Dwarka

In an effort to make Sector 12 market in Dwarka plastic free, Green Circle—a voluntary organis...

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Apathetic SDMC fails to clean filth around market areas in Dwarka

Almost all the markets are facing the problem of waste due to the poor system of segregation and col...

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Community people show the way by making parks plastic free in Dwarka

People associated with organisations such as Green Circle, Seniors Hub, Morning Walkers Club, Parmar...

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Dwarka residents plan campaign to force attention on the impact of Palam drain

The open drain is full of garbage and sewerage waste, making it a nightmare for residents living in ...

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Four-storey residential buildings can now be constructed: Haryana CM

It will benefit house owners in Gurgaon who have already constructed fourth floors but are not able ...

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Trash trouble: Dwarka’s waste management is a mess

Dwarka residents having a harrowing time as the SDMC fails to manage the sub-city’s garbage di...

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SDMC fails to implement its own rules on waste management in Dwarka

In 2016, the authority had issued a notice to RWAs that they would only lift garbage if it was prope...

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MCG starts cleaning up of unauthorised waste dumps in Aravalli

Two huge dumps, located between Behrampur and Kadarpur villages in Gurgaon, pose a grave threat to t...

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Noida Authority awards contracts for holistic waste management

Mumbai-based firm, AG Enviro Infra Project Pvt Ltd, picked for door-to-door garbage collection;...

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Gurgaon: Residents draft a 7-point campaign to check air pollution

Residents and RWAs across the city have started an email campaign to put forward their demands to cu...

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NOFAA, FONRWA discuss range of civic issues with district in-charge of GB Nagar

NOFAA demanded that the development work of bio-diversity park should be stopped by the Noida Author...

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Noida: 2 societies served notices for not using sewage treatment plant

Prateek Wisteria and Civitech Sampriti in Sector 77, Noida, served notices by the Jal Department of ...

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Gurgaon’s Sector 29 market may face another demolition drive

HSVP plans strict action against restaurants and pubs that have installed generators on government l...

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Leachate treatment plant at Bandhwari landfill becomes operational

The plant will come as a relief for the residents of the area who have been complaining that the gar...

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Ecogreen's waste management falters again; evokes official response

Taking cognizance of a complaint by Trilok Gupta of Gandhi Nagar area in Ward 22, Gurgaon, ...

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Gurgaon: Residents write to MCG over inconsistent garbage collection at Sec 15

The residents have also written to the chief minister over the irregularity in garbage pick up....

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FONRWA members meet CM to demand resolution of common issues

NP Singh, president of FONRWA told City Spidey, “We requested that president of the federation...

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Palam drain remains to be a nuisance in nearby areas; facelift only on paper

People said that the drain is full of sewage water and other toxic things. They showed the sewer flo...

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GDA mulls action against Shipra Mall for encroachment of public road

FedAOA President Alok Kumar said that due to a boundary wall which the mall had constructed, the pub...

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Dwarka: Horticulture waste management only on paper; nothing concrete on ground

It has been more than two years since the solid waste management act was introduced by the ministry ...

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Carrying a plastic bag to Mahagun Moderne? You will be stopped at the gates!

To make the society a plastic and smoking-free zone, the residents and AOA launched a month-lon...

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RESIDENT SPEAK: SDMC neglects horticulture waste management in Dwarka

All the initiatives taken by the authorities were ineffective. The ground reality is that the whole ...

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Noida: Residents of high rise societies face severe waterlogging after rains

Last year, many societies and roads had turned into a swimming pool after the rains. The civic bodie...

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Dwarka: SDMC organises workshop on effective ways of waste management

According to the management of the society, big dustbins will be kept on the ground floor where the ...

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Gurgaon: Residents complain dumping of waste at vacant plot in Sector-23A

Apart from the 1,000 families living in the sector, the residents of sectors 22, 23 and Mulahera hav...

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GB Nagar: Heavy fines, provision of imprisonment on use of plastic bags

According to the ordinance, there is a provision of penalties and imprisonment on the person/institu...

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RESIDENT SPEAK: 'Concept of waste management a big failure in Dwarka'

Munish Kundra of Brahma Apartments in Sector 7 appeals to both the DDA and the SDMC to look into the...

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Noida Authority begins cleaning of drain in Sector 51

The measure was initiated after FONRWA raised the issue with Noida Authority on July 12....

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Greater Noida Authority to set up a grievance redressal hotline

The complainant after calling at the given number will have to provide their name, address and mobil...

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Dwarka: Why Sector 3 back lane is a cause of concern...

Besides being unsafe after sundown, the lane has become a garbage dumping site ...

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You think you're superpower, but won't do anything: SC slams L-G on garbage

The court directed L-G office to file an affidavit on implementation of Solid Waste Management (SWM)...

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Dwarka: Historical structure ‘Baoli’ in dilapidated state, needs maintenance

The garbage in surrounding areas, wild bushes in the revived structure, broken and damaged signage, ...

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Dwarka: SDMC’s ill-maintained dhalao makes life difficult for people

People living in the nearby societies like Gauri Ganesh Apartments and Balaji Apartments are saying ...

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Could Noida be freed of garbage in the next couple of years? Perhaps yes!

Dumpsite remediation and management MoU was signed between Zigma Global Environ Solutions Pvt L...

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DJB approves many measures to streamline water supply in national capital

In the meeting, it was decided by the board to approve re-launch of the scheme to regularise unautho...

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Haryana CM backs plans for Mangar Bani, Gurgaon's only green escape

Mangar Bani — in the Aravalli forest area of Faridabad district — represents the last gr...

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Environmentalists worry over dumping of plastic waste at Basai wetland

There was an uproar among the people over the dumping of plastic waste after a black-necked stork wa...

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Dwarka leapfrogs in Swachhta Rankings, but the reality stinks!

Overflowing dustbins in the markets, mismanaged dhalaos, poorly implemented waste-management practic...

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Noida Authority to run a sludge-removal pilot at Sector 29 nallah

A US-based company has been roped in for the same. It will use a microbes-based, low-cost technology...

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After meteoric rise in cleanliness survey, Gzb to become free of garbage houses

Ghaziabad was at 351 position in cleanliness survey last year. However, it climbed many places to re...

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CM orders Noida Authority to shift landfill from Sector 123, finally!

This directive was given out during a meeting held yesterday evening with Alok Tandon, chairman and ...

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NEFOWA requests NGT to reconsider its order to dump waste at Sector-123

The application requested reconsideration of the NGT order dated on May 29 and also sought a directi...

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Landfill update: Agitators carry out shirtless protests at Parthala Chowk

The protesters now plan to file a petition with the National Green Tribunal (NGT) against Noida Auth...

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Dwarka: SDMC plans action against RWAs for mismanagement of horticulture waste

Dwarka has been facing the problem of horticulture waste for a long time and SDMC has been a failure...

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Noida landfill issue: Much-awaited meeting concludes without any outcome

The residents said that instead of listening to their concerns, the officials were busy proving that...

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How Gurgaon’s real estate boom became a bane for its air...

All construction activities were banned for 48 hours last Thursday, but open piles of sand and cemen...

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UP CM orders meeting with MLA and MP on landfill issue

The CM also said a landfill site should be made within 2 km of an area of human habitation — a...

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Noida landfill issue: Police release 111 persons after deposit of personal bonds

The Noida police arrested 111 protesters including 80 men and 31 women under Section 151 for protest...

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Noida landfill issue: Residents get into altercation with SP outside DM office

A team of police reached the spot to control the situation which further led to heated arguments bet...

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Noida landfill issue trends on Twitter; protesters carry dummy of MP on donkey

At 1.30 pm, the hashtag #NoidaAgainstDumpyard was trending at 3rd position on Twitter with more than...

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FONRWA opposes move to charge residents for door-to-door collection

Most feel this is a high-handed decision on the part of Noida Authority and does not carry the conse...

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Noida Authority starts dumping of waste at Sector-123; livid residents protest

Against the start of dumping by the Noida Authority, residents of high rise and independent houses o...

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NTPC and Noida Authority sign MoU for waste water supply

The MoU kickstarts an ambitious 36-km pipeline project, meant to transport Noida’s waste ...

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Facebook post by local BJP leader evokes the anger of Noida netizens

The post, seen to politicise the Sector 123 landfill issue, was made in the context of a newspa...

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Noida: No pick up of unsegregated waste from July 1; rates fixed for collection

The Authority has instructed that they will not pick up unsegregated waste from residential sectors ...

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Noida: SP leaders say they will support protest against construction of landfill

Nagar alleged that the Noida Authority misled the National Green Tribunal (NGT) gave wrong informati...

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Noida landfill issue: Police release 26 from jail after deposit of personal bond

The arrested people were released only after they deposited personal bonds of Rs 50,000 as a promise...

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Protesters conduct mahapanchayat at landfill site; call ‘Noida Bandh’ on Friday

The residents have also called “Noida Bandh” as a protest against landfill on the coming...

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Dwarka: Sehrawat announces monitory committee dedicated for sanitation

In the meeting, about hundred RWA representatives discussed the issues related to waste segregation ...

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Now, Noida Extension residents carry out protest march against landfill

Residents from high rise buildings like Panchsheel Greens Eco-village 1 and 2 and many others partic...

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Residents stage novel protest against Noida Authority, remove shirts

Residents came on roads to protest against the construction of dump yard near their houses...

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Noida landfill issue: Protesters boycott meeting with GB Nagar DM and SSP

The people who were arrested on Monday have gone on an indefinite hunger strike and plan to continue...

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Delhi: RWAs, traders join hands to oppose encroachment of public land

The delegation demanded strict punishment for government officials regarding their negligence t...

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Dwarka: Ignorant residents, SDMC make mockery of waste management

Market visitors said that there has been no action from SDMC to check these haphazard ways of dumpin...

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Noida runs short of place to get rid of waste after NGT bars dumping at Sec-54

The Noida authority has faced massive protests from residents as far as dumping of waste in the city...

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Plantations, painting competition dominate 'World Environment Day' in Dwarka

Residents also removed plastic waste from various parks of Dwarka....

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Project Yamuna clean-up is complete waste of public money, claim experts

Despite huge amount of money invested by both the Delhi government and Delhi Jal Board, the Yamuna&#...

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Noida: Contradiction in master plan as SLF proposed in recreational green area

To understand the gravity of the problem, City Spidey read the Masterplan-2031 where it has found th...

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Noida landfill issue: 26 people sent to jail; 45 arrested under section 151

The residents claimed that their MLA and Local MP didn't turn up to address the issue....

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RESIDENT SPEAK: Scattered garbage, encroachment mess up Dwarka Sector 10 market

Despite a ban on the plastic in the area, I found it lying scattered all over the market....

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Noida: Protest intensifies against landfill despite notice from administration

On June 2, the district administration had issued a notice to the 36 people to maintain law and orde...

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Dwarka residents undertake eco-friendly initiatives to protect environment

Dwarka residents have also undertaken a campaign against plastic waste....

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Gurgaon: Govt orders acquisition of panchayat land illegally sold by builders

After the complaint filed at the chief minister’s window, additional principal secretary to Ha...

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Noida: Notice against people to refrain from disrupting work at landfill

The Noida Authority again started the construction work of dump yard amidst tight security. The land...

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Dwarka residents gear up for World Environment Day with eco-friendly initiatives

Various social organisations, NGOs and several resident groups are undertaking activities like plant...

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Protests erupt as Noida authority decides to set up landfill site at Sector 123

This step has been undertaken by the authority after the National Green Tribunal (NGT) issued an int...

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NGT puts stay on waste dumping at forest located in Noida Sector 54

Noida has witnessed consistent protests against the authority's plan to set up garbage dump yard...

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Noida authority gives fully automatic compost machine to Sector-15A

It was decided in the meeting that the authority will sponsor 75 per cent cost of the compost m...

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Gurgaon gets major relief as sanitation workers call-off strike after 18 days

The officials of Municipal Corporation of Gurugram (MCG) claimed that the piled garbage, scattered a...

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Dwarka: Residents involved with Green Circle participate in cleaning drive

The cleaning drive was carried out at DDA Park in Sector-6. All the members of the organisation part...

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Piles of garbage near DLF colony causes problems; officials promise help

The RWA and residents are also annoyed with the apathy of the municipal corporation as it is not act...

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MCG concessionaire to pick up garbage piled after sanitation workers strike

MCG officials informed that they are pursuing the lifting of garbage in the association with Gurugra...

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EDMC blocks road adjacent to Ghazipur landfill site

On September 1, 2017, a portion of the 45 meter-high garbage dump at the landfill site had collapsed...

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MCG stops payment for Ecogreen Energy due to poor garbage collection service

MCG officials said that the Ecogreen Energy have not been efficient enough in doorstep waste collect...

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Noida Authority mulls installation of water meters to check wastage

In the last three decades, water consumption used to be charged at fixed annual rates. The Authority...

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Gurgaon: Unattended garbage cause problems amidst sanitation workers strike

The heaps of garbage have now reached the adjacent roads causing commuters a lot of difficulty while...

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Officials blame late entry for Noida’s absence in ‘Swachh Survekshan’ list

As there were no evident attempts to make the city clean, it was already difficult for Noida to feat...

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Councillors protest as EDMC gets alternate landfill sites for Ghazipur

The EDMC has time and again argued that the Ghazipur site has been fully saturated since 2000 and&nb...

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Noida Authority says cleaning of main irrigation drain 98% complete

The matter was in the reckoning since the choking of 17-km long main irrigation drain caused severe ...

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Dwarka: People blame SDMC’s indifference for scattered garbage in open areas

Except for a few parts in the area, filth can be easily seen scattered on the roads or near markets....

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Hindon rejuvenation: Mega plantation drive on river's banks soon

Although environmentalists are happy over the administration’s steps to cleanse the river, the...

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Segregate at home and societies, mix it all up at dhalaos ... Wow SDMC!

The concept of segregation of dry waste and wet waste has failed completely. What's more... dry ...

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UP ministers conduct review meeting for infrastructural projects in GB Nagar

Satish Mahana, Minister of Industrial Development, UP, and Jai Pratap Singh, UP excise minister...

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Civic bodies force eateries in Dwarka markets to take stock of sanitation

Today, officials of DDA, SDMC and DJB  carried out a joint inspection in the mar...

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Waste contractor Ecogreen now draws the ire of DLF localities

Prior to this, on April 27, RWA members of Sector 14 and Joint Action Federation of Residents’...

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NTPC and Noida Authority mull over MoU draft for wastewater supply

The draft discusses the details of a project — a 35-km pipeline to transport Noida’s was...

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RESIDENT SPEAK: 'Clean India Mission... a joke in Dwarka'

Dwarka continues to grapple with the twin issues of sanitation and encroachment, making of a mockery...

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RESIDENT SPEAK: 'Let alone a Smart City, we've not achieved basic sanitation'

AK Parashar, a resident of Sri Agrasen Apartments  in Sector 7, Dwarka, talks about the failed ...

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C&D waste carriers must now be registered with MCG

All carriers transporting construction and demolition (C&D) waste need to get register...

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From construction waste to bricks... Noida Authority thinks green

Noida Authority will soon hire a private agency to recycle construction waste dumped on roads....

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RESIDENT SPEAK: 'Compost pits have been dug up... but now what?'

AK Parashar, a resident of Sri Agrasen Apartments in Sector 7, Dwarka, highlights the half-hearted a...

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Shocking! Green belt of Dwarka markets fall prey to encroachments

Dwarka residents allege that vendors have encroached upon the markets with the connivance of police ...

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Gurgaon: Sector 14 RWA seeks removal of MCG waste vendor Ecogreen

And they have written as much to the corporation. Ecogreen has come under fire both from the MCG and...

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Delhi Shocker: Millions of gallons of treated sewage water goes down the drain

As per official information, Delhi Jal Board treats around 450 MGD (millions of gallons) sewage...

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Dwarka: People vulnerable to respiratory ailments struggle with dust pollution

The cause of such rampant cases of dust allergy and asthma is the illegal dumping of debris (waste b...

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RESIDENT SPEAK: 'Good work SDMC, but we have a couple of more requests...'

Joint secretary of Dwarka Forum and a resident of Bharat Vandana Apartments, Sunil Sareen, thanks SD...

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RESIDENT SPEAK: 'Corporation officials get salary perks on time, for what!'

Rejimon CK, President of Dwarka Forum, took pics of open garbage burning and set them to concer...

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Do residents expect any different from the new EDMC mayor?

Nope! Most residents of East Delhi feel things will be as they always have been....

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Dumping leaves and composting are not the same, but do SDMC workers know?

The initiative is meant to manage horticulture waste and dry leaves. But without sufficien...

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A new roadmap, new challenges, and a new EDMC mayor...

Vipin Bihari Singh, deputy mayor and councillor of Patparganj municipal ward, will replace incumbent...

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RESIDENT SPEAK: ‘State-sponsored pollution’ big cause of worry in Dwarka

Almost everyone has witnessed the widespread burning of waste in open areas of Dwarka. And, nobody i...

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People fear health hazards as used disposable plates ubiquitous in Dwarka

The ignorance towards dumping of these plates is growing day by day. As a result, they can be seen l...

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MCG commissioner bats for mini compost plants in condos

With the Bandhwari plant still defunct, the only way out is to inspire condominiums and societies to...

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RESIDENT SPEAK: Construction waste, dust, pollution add to Dwarka's woes

Space has shrunken on the roads for motorists and car owners with dirt and debris strewn around. Thi...

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HUDA needs to step up work on Khandsa drain in Gurgaon to beat monsoon deadline

HUDA has to widen 600-metres of the drain in Khandsa to allow storm water to flow seamlessly fr...

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Waste-segregation facilities could be made mandatory for new Gzb societies

This was revealed by DM Ritu Maheshwari, also the vice-chairperson of GDA, while discussing the sche...

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Ghaziabad to witness its first ‘Kachra Mahotsav’, fourth in the country

The two-day festival starts tomorrow morning. The event is a creative way of looking for ways t...

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Gurgaon: Haryana govt brings residents onboard for sanitation activities

In this activity, residents will be involved in civic maintenance with the officials of Municipal Co...

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NGT summons EDMC commissioner and Delhi police chief

Delhi Police Commissioner and EDMC commissioner have been asked to appear at the court on April 23 w...

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Noida Authority officials leave meeting midway amid protests, disagreements

Noida authority officials and residents conducted a meeting on Monday regarding an upcoming waste-to...

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Noida: Residents turn to havan, fasting to stop upcoming garbage dumps

A meeting between Noida residents and officials has been scheduled for Monday regarding the setting ...

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Foundation stone laid for waste-to-energy plant near Bandhwari village, Gurgaon

The 25-MW plant, to be built on a budget of Rs 502 crore, will be completed by August 2019....

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What's happening to the metal waste in Dwarka?

The statutes that you see — of animals, soldiers, people in different yoga postures — at...

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Say 'no' to use-and-throw cutlery; stand by your Planet

Residents from across Gurgaon — and elsewhere — joined hands to stand up against th...

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East Delhi to get auto-tippers capable of dumping dry, wet wastes separately

The East Delhi Municipal Corporation (EDMC) is taking the garbage collection to next level by introd...

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GDA helps Indirapuram residents step up cleanliness drive in localities

Members of Green Team who are residents of housing societies in Indirapuram resumed their cleanlines...

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EDMC plea to NGT: Ghazipur landfill site a ticking time bomb

The east Delhi civic body on Friday moved an application urging NGT to issue urgent directions to th...

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MCG budget for 2018-19 poised for a mega jump

The tentative allocation is expected to be Rs 1,900 crore with an anticipated return of approximatel...

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Pipeline bursts in Gurgaon's Citizens Park; residents wonder why so often...

The leak happened on Wednesday evening. Though the reason is yet to be ascertained, residents blame ...

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Watering Dwarka's parks: A double-edged sword

Dwarka has 377 parks. But keeping them lush and green comes at a cost....

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Affluent societies generate double the waste than unauthorised ones: EDMC survey

As per the EDMC report, in Mayur Vihar Phase-1 (Pocket 4), a person generates nearly 399 gram waste ...

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Gurgaon: It's a great way to use wastewater, but...

GMDA asked the fire department to use treated water from the Behrampur plant. Here's what it had...

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These DDA kiosks have been found with used condoms and liquor bottles inside!

Kiosks constructed by DDA in model sectors 6, 12 and 22 present a sorry picture of wasted publi...

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Is Geeta Colony the next Ghazipur?

Enraged at the DDA's allocation of land in Geeta Colony for an alternative dumpsite, residents h...

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Pushing its digital agenda, MCG now wants geo-tagged garbage sites

Based on the lines of Swachh Map app, the application would be linked with the MCG website, so the c...

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Is Gurgaon ‘liveable’ enough? Time to find out

Gurgaon, Faridabad and Karnal have been selected for a Liveability Index survey to assess cities on ...

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Deputy CM Manish Sisodia presents AAP govt.'s budget 2018-19: Key highlights

Deputy CM of Delhi presented the 2018-19 budget of the city. Let's have a look at it's major...

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Is treated water polluting the Yamuna and leading to revenue loss for DJB?

A large part of STP-treated water is being drained into the Yamuna via a contaminated drainage ...

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We've been talking about garbage burning in Dwarka. Now here's video proof

Residents across Dwarka have shared videos of this irresponsible and callous practice plaguing the s...

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Despite a fire at the dumping site in Sector 23, things continue the same way!

A vacant waste-disposal site at Sector 23 has become a major cause of concern for residents of secto...

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Noida: Sorkha villagers versus Prateek Wisteria residents...who will win?

It all starts with a land measuring 359875 square metres that has been earmarked for the development...

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EDMC seized 26 Noida Authority trucks from Ghazipur, only to regret it later

It was a hilarious mix-up that can solely be blamed on miscommunication. Government bodies should re...

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TALKING POINT: Residents ready to segregate waste but the govt is unprepared

In a candid chat with our City Spidey edit team, Rajiva Singh, president NOFAA elaborates on wh...

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Delhi HC sounds a wake-up call to MCD for e-waste management

Did the three municipal corporations think electronic waste management in the city was important eno...

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Will Dwarkaites switch off their water pumps on time or pay the price?

DJB officials too are turning a blind eye and not fixing the ruptured pipelines that are causing pud...

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MCG slams Ecogreen for poor waste collection services

Ecogreen, the concessionaire for the Bandhwari waste plant and door-to-door waste collection service...

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Gurgaon residents want to take over maintenance of Chaudhary Devi Lal Park

Unhappy over poor maintenance and deterioration of facilities in the city’s largest park (unde...

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TALKING POINT: The government has to pitch in for a zero waste Ghaziabad

Anil Sharma, RWA president of Ashiana Upvan, Indirapuram shares his expectations with City Spidey&nb...

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Sahara Grace residents tackle encroachment, but are authorities happy?

Nope. The residents have spent Rs 8 lakh raising structures to keep out encroachers, but author...

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Everything must return to dust, but SDMC has given the words a new spin!

SDMC hires mechanical sweeping machines to reduce dust pollution on roads — and the dust ...

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Parks will not turn into drinking dens...DDA and police assure Dwarkaites

Green Circle, an NGO working on environmental issues organised an interactive session between reside...

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Dwarka, Sector 6: Hooligans throw water balloons at girl; assault her

Passer-bys and residents have managed to nab the culprits and they have been handed over to the poli...

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Resident Speak: 'Can systemic changes reduce food wastage by 50 per cent?'

The vice-president of Overseas Apartments, Noida, Tarun Gupta, speaks on the food-waste ma...

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Meet the winners of the ongoing gardening competitions at Noida Vasant Utsav

Competitions in 40 different categories are being held in the event organised jointly by Noida Flori...

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NGT brings MCG, HUDA to dock for not clearing encroachment of Sikanderpur drain

The court has asked the civic body and other agencies to file a reply by April 9, the next date for ...

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DM of GB Nagar receives twelve point agenda for curbing pollution

The ‘Air Pollution Abatement Action Plan’ created by the ministry of environment, forest...

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Can Ashiana Upvan become a zero-waste society? Only if people change...

Converting this Indirapuram high-rise into a zero-waste zone is proving to be a tougher deal th...

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Water in Dwarka is a running story of wastage

Water from DJB supply frequently overflows in the DDA pockets. Leaking and damaged pipelines too are...

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NHAI flip-flops on using Ghazipur landfill waste for road building

The construction of two phases of Delhi-Meerut Expressway is nearing completion, but NHAI is still u...

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Will SDMC please read up before wasting any more public money on composting!

The dhalaos, built unscientifically, are now a health hazard. Instead of yielding valuable compost, ...

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Is MCG setting rotting piles of garbage on fire in Gurgaon?

Many residents and passers-by in Sector 23A saw flames emanating from a vacant plot on Monday. They ...

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Gurgaon: Road at Maruti Vihar to undergo recarpeting

This will provide residents of Sushant Lok Phase I an alternative gateway to the MG Road Metro stati...

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Gurgaon: Vipul Greens swears by self-help for efficient management of waste

Members of the Vipul Greens condominium invested Rs 11 lakhs in a waste management plant and manufac...

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A society with 1,000 flats consumes 10 lakh litres of water! Do we have enough?

Level of underground water is fast receding, and high rises are digging deeper to extract more,...

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Do you know how to make raw compost? NOFAA holds demo to explain

Residents and AOAs from 10 societies took part in the demo. Mobitrash, or a mobile mixer machin...

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This is how Uniworld Gardens generates 800 kg of compost every month

The society has tied up with a waste management agency that offers solutions to issues that keep cro...

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What's wet and dry waste, and how do you segregate them? Let NOFAA tell you

Noida Federation of Apartment Owners’ Association will be holding a mobile demo on February 10...

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Gurgaon: PWD minister visits condominiums to understand resident issues

Uniworld Gardens, Orchid Island and Central Park on Sohna Road were the three condominiums Narbir Si...

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DJB approves key decisions in its 136th board meeting

The 136th board meeting was held at Delhi Secretariat, under the chairmanship of  Chief Mi...

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Strengthen local governance ...FONRWA tells minister in-charge of GB Nagar

Representation of FONRWA on the Noida Board and establishment of exclusive municipal divisions ...

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SDMC's waste segregation project is failing because of the SDMC

Though residents are segregating kitchen waste and placing them in the blue and green dustbins, the ...

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I’puram’s Ashiana Upvan on its way to becoming ‘zero-waste zone’

The basic idea of the initiative is to ensure that the society’s waste does not end up at land...

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Feedback can add to Gurgaon's rank in the Swachh Bharat Survey

In 2016, when feedback had not been actively encouraged, Gurgaon had ranked 36th (out of 73 cities) ...

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Delhi Government rejects user fees proposed by MCD

However, the government has agreed to allow the imposition of user charges on the commercial and ind...

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The authorities are turning Noida into a dumpyard…allege residents

With growing mounds of garbage, a vacant plot of Sector 54 is beginning to resemble the Ghazipur lan...

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Development work in 37 MCG-acquired sectors to begin soon

HUDA has announced its decision to transfer funds. According to the Sector Transfer Agreement, 75 pe...

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UP chief secretary visits Noida Authority to review builder-buyer woes

He said criminal or civil action would be initiated against defaulter buyers, depending on the findi...

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Rampant construction and garbage burning escalate Gurgaon's pollution

Fighting pollution and bringing it down is a long-drawn battle in which all stakeholders must be inv...

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Dwarka: Benches benches everywhere, but not a place to sit

Placed haphazardly and without much research, the benches are, in fact, a waste of space and public ...

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The protest against garbage site at Sector 123 to reach Minister Satish Mahana

Tomorrow a resident group will meet Satish Mahana, industries development minister of UP a...

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MCD composting in Dwarka doing more harm than good?

Compost used in various Dwarka parks has visible plastic waste in it....

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MCG holds outreach meetings with RWAs to discuss solid waste disposal

The programme is meant to create awareness ahead of the launch of the door-to-door collection of sol...

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GB Nagar DM decrees pollution stats to be made public every day

According to figures received from Sector 125 measuring station, the AQI of Noida today stood at 340...

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Will the Swachhta survey yield any lessons, ask Dwarkites

Residents and RWAs feel the survey has little meaning, since there has been no real work on the grou...

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Palam Vihar: Mahindra Aura residents embark on waste management

The treated waste will be used as manure for the condominium’s green cover....

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Can Gurgaon rid itself of open dumping?

To understand the various aspects of integrated waste management, a conference was organised by city...

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Gzb: Why is Mahagunpuram's last tower not being handed over to buyers?

GDA has directed the builder to submit a compliance report based on residents' allegations that ...

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Delhi LG gives municipal corporation 16 months to fix its solid waste management

Anil Baijal also directed it to ensure the prevention of methane emission from the three landfill si...

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Beware of Dwarka's open manholes!

And despite repeated complaints, things haven’t changed much....

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Will Dwarka face a smog of its own due to wanton burning of horticultural waste?

Many people are burning dry leaves and horticultural waste without thinking of the pollution they ar...

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GB Nagar may not get its own municipal corporation

At a meeting convened by Noida Authority today, most stakeholders, including FONRWA, CONRWA and vari...

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At Ghaziabad cleanliness begins with home composting

The process as explained by a resident is fairly simple, sustainable and cost effective....

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Now children in Noida launch protest against garbage dump yard in their locality

Noida authorities are violating all norms in setting up a garbage dump yard in a residential localit...

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Waste segregation point not at the cost of environment, say DLF Ph I residents

Residents allege that the waste segregation point is being built on protected forest zone that accum...

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Horticulture waste or solid waste… Which is the bigger civic issue in Dwarka?

Neither SDMC, nor DDA has taken the responsibility of implementing a proper system for disposing&nbs...

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Residents go on a march against the Sector 123 dumpsite in Noida

Nearly 1,000 residents from high-rise societies and nearby villages protested against the shifting o...

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Indirapuram gears up for e-waste recycling initiative

Through this initiative residents are striving to ensure that hazardous waste like metals, power cel...

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Will plea after plea to NGT get EDMC an alternative to the Ghazipur landfill?

In a fresh plea, EDMC stated that there was an immediate requirement of land, as Ghazipur had been s...

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First postcards, now protest march against Noida Sector 123 dumpsite

Residents of several sectors — including 117, 118, 119, 120, 121 and 122 — will sta...

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Now, door-to-door waste collection for I'puram homes

GDA has initiated a door-to-door collection of household waste for low-rise homes, under which ...

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EDMC joins forces with city NGO to tackle plastic waste

While the NGO has been contracted for collecting the waste from various dumping sites and storing it...

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In this age of Twitter it is the postcard that will take on the Noida Authority

About a thousand postcards have already been sent by residents of six sectors that lie in the vicini...

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It's the third time, and NHAI has still not finalised bids for Ghazipur landfill

Bids for excavation, segregation and processing of the municipal solid waste failed yet ag...

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Want to start composting your household waste? Just click on this video

Deepti Mittal, a resident of Panchsheel Wellington, a society in Crossings Republik explains the pro...

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Why is Delhi Government not enforcing the Solid Waste Management Policy?

There are conflicting accounts from government officials regarding the Lieutenant Governor’s a...

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Thanks to the callousness of DDA, dust and pollution are engulfing Dwarka!

Organised dumping of Malba in vacant lands across the sub city has become a serious concern for peop...

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This woman from Ghaziabad can turn garbage into gold

Waste segregation and composting will not just de-clutter your landfill sites. It will fetch you mon...

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IIT Delhi roped in to stabalise the growing slopes of Ghazipur landfill

City Spidey was the first to report this development on October 28....

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Noida: Will good sense prevail on the authorities after seeing these sketches?

Twenty sketches by children that express their dissent against Noida Authority's decision to shi...

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Dwarka: Residents of various sectors apprise SDMC mayor of civic issues

The Mayor promises concrete action and positive results and welcomes participation of residents...

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Ghazipur: Even as two fathers grieve, killer landfill stands tall

The families of the two victims of the Ghazipur landfill collapse continue to stare at the towering ...

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Homes 121, Noida: A dissent etched in drawings

Residents have decided to voice their angst against Noida Authority for shifting the Sector 138A dum...

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Do you know why Gautam Gambhir was in Dwarka recently?

The Indian cricketer clarified a few things about the Clean India Campaign, and urged schoolchildren...

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Gurgaon: Sons do their mother proud on Children’s Day

Bhavisha Buddhadeo is a mother of two young boys who were both conferred the National Child Award on...

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Waste segregation at Ghazipur site delayed till year-end, or more

Can the municipal solid waste be used in road construction? Who’s to bear the cost of segregat...

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Minister assures Noida residents he will block dumpsite in Sector 123

Residents of several Noida sectors are protesting the garbage dump. Union Minister promised to get N...

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Just as the NCR had begun to rejoice, the smog strikes again

Residents of Delhi and NCR use water sprinklers, face masks, air purifiers against the hazard. But f...

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DDA steps in to trim Dwarkas green cover and manage its horticultural waste

Today a joint survey was done by the horticultural department of DDA (under the guidance of their de...

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... And the Ghazipur landfill continues to grow

Despite Delhi's Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal imposing a ban on garbage dumping at the site....

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What are PM 2.5 and PM 10? And why are they dangerous?

These are the main reasons people are choking on the very air that keeps them alive....

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In Dwarka, the rules go up in flames at every corner!

Despite several attempts to curb open burning of horticultural waste, the practice continues unabate...

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Five Noida sectors to oppose NGT nod to garbage dumpsite in Sec 123

Residents in the vicinity of Sector 123 are aghast that NGT has allowed a dumpsite in the locality, ...

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Have you been dumping garbage on the roads? Think again

In a meeting with the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, all municipal corporations across the N...

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What troubles a pedestrian in Dwarka…

The DDA, residents claim, didn’t carry out a clearing out of the footpaths after the rainy sea...

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One sector's ban, another sector's bane: The case of the shifting Noida dumpsite

Last week, NGT issued a ban on dumping garbage in Sector 138A, only to designate Sector 123 as a tem...

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EDMC might have a waste management solution by 2019

Well, better late than never....

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Indirapuram residents demand shifting of garbage dump

Officials of GDA rule out shifting the garbage site but promise steps to ease the problem of smoke.&...

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Gurgaon Sector 71 residents petition Chief Minister about pollution

Air pollution caused by construction dust and vehicular emission is choking residents in Sector 71....

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EDMC asks IIT Delhi to help them tackle the problems of Ghazipur landfill

Ranbir Singh, Commissioner (EDMC) told City Spidey that a technical research team of IIT Delhi would...

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Gurgaon's Garden Estate churns out 800 kg of compost a month!

It has collected 120 tonnes of kitchen waste so far and churned out 17 tonnes of compost....

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Residents near Golf Course Ext Road demand police checkpost to curb pollution

They want police intervention, especially to check the movement of heavy trucks laden with construct...

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Will the proposed user fee for waste disposal get a thumbs up from residents?

Residents across the NCR who are already paying garbage collectors for collecting waste from their d...

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How construction sites are choking Gurgaon...

Residents and RWAs have joined hands to demand better disposal of construction debris, which is chok...

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In Delhi, all will have to pay user fee for waste disposal services

The MCD will be charging a user fee for disposing waste generated at different sources. A report sub...

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Gurgaon, Sector 23A: Toxic fumes spell breathing trouble for residents

Some miscreants set fire to a garbage dump that contained huge amount of plastic waste, releasing to...

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Gurgaon’s La Laguna residents turn waste into wealth

For its solid waste disposal programme, La Laguna RWA installed a compost plant that processes over ...

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Fresco, Gurgaon: Now this is what we call embodying the true Diwali spirit!

About 120 staff members across support functions were gifted ration items such as rice, wheat, sugar...

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Think you are safe with the firecracker ban? The Ghazipur landfill is burning

The landfill recently caught fire and air pollution in East Delhi was recorded at 1,150 microgram pe...

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Delhi’s air quality could turn ‘severe’ post Diwali

It has already reached the "very poor" category and, if unchecked, could turn “...

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Noida Authority to float a second tender for construction waste

The first tender had been floated on October 5. However, only one company had applied. Therefore, in...

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Gurgaon: St Xavier’s celebrated the spirit of Diwali with a food donation drive

The drive, which started yesterday, celebrated the spirit of gifting which is intrinsic to Diwali. I...

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What fuelled the recent fire at the Ghazipur landfill?

Surprisingly, the fire outbreak has occurred despite EDMC’s claims that it uses modern te...

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Prepare to have a garbage-laden Diwali if EDMC sanitation workers are not paid

They have gone on an indefinite strike this morning, refusing to clear garbage from dhalaos in resid...

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No ownership for horticultural waste in Dwarka

The municipal corporation is blaming the residential communities for the callous disposal of waste. ...

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Noida: Integrated waste collection and disposal plant for Sector 137

An official with Noida Authority revealed that the emphasis is on solving the waste disposal problem...

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The unclean reality of Clean India campaign in Dwarka

Broken and un-emptied dustbins at public places, callously dumped horticulture waste and rampant gar...

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Gurgaon conclave on solar power, waste and water management

Gurgaon First, an NGO, in association with the MCG, will hold a conclave today at the auditorium of ...

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Blue, green... what do they mean?

The blue and green dhalaos introduced by the SDMC for waste segregation at the destination point are...

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Dwarka's Mass Apartments chants waste to wealth mantra

Dwarka Engineers’ Association contributed an iron cage to the society for the purpose of compo...

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Has EDMC hit a dead end with the Ghazipur landfill?

Despite an agreement with NHAI, several meetings with DDA and rulings by NGT, the waste mo...

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Is the garbage problem in East Delhi finally headed towards a solution?

The waste segregation at source programme, by EDMC and NGO Chintan, will probably take off by t...

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Gurgaon’s Richmond Park did a fine job of garbage and bags an award for it!

The award, instituted by the central government, is meant to increase the participation of RWAs in S...

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Reduce, recycle and reuse: ANHLGT celebrates Gandhi Jayanti in Dwarka

Held at the Sector 23 community hall, the event was dedicated to the three R's - ...

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Awareness around ownership for household waste increases in Mayur Vihar

The solid waste management programme undertaken by Sleep Well Foundation and CII is being embraced b...

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NGT forces Noida Authority to check in on Sector 138 garbage dump

The prayers of sector residents may have been answered, as the Noida Authority CEO came calling to c...

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CII takes up garbage management in Mayur Vihar as part of CSR activity

RWAs in Mayur Vihar Phase I will be part of an innovative CSR activity, under which garbage generate...

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If you don't want this to happen, better heed Delhi govt's advise

Geeta Ghat, Geeta Colony Ghat and Mayur Vihar-DND Ghat - that's where you ne...

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Ghaziabad: NHAI dashes EDMC’s hopes of reducing the height of landfill sites

Per an agreement signed last year, NHAI was supposed to utilise domestic waste from Ghazipur’s...

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Haiyya volunteers connect with RWAs on waste management

The members, who have received a week-long training on environmental issues, are now on the move....

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NGT hauls up NHAI and EDMC for still doing nothing about the Ghazipur landfill

Despite two deaths and an agreement to construct part of NH 24 from the landfill waste, the aut...

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Ministry of Urban Development to allocate Rs 300 crore to MCD

The money shall be utilised in procuring machines for collection, transport and storage of solid was...

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PAN Realtors and Noida Authority grilled by buyers of PAN Oasis Apartments

Officials of the Noida Authority have accepted that in 2012, the builder had been granted the author...

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City Spidey and Rise Foundation join hands for waste segregation

The event is being organised at True Friends Apartments in Sector 6, Dwarka....

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East Delhi societies caught unawares as NGT slaps fines

The NGT has slapped a fine of Rs 10,000 on seven housing societies for not complying with waste-mana...

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SDMC starts distributing dustbins in societies of Dwarka

Rules and regulations for waste segregation and disposal have also been laid down. Non-compliance am...

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NCR resident body demands a full stop to dumping garbage at landfill sites

Garbage dumped in the outskirts of the cities is a source of disease and pollution, studies have fou...

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SDMC mayor inaugurates Dwarka’s first community library

The library has been developed at the initiative of Association of Neighbourhood Ladies Get-together...

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Krishna Apra Gardens residents decided to clean neighbourhood drains themselves!

On Friday morning, members of the society AOA cleaned the neighbourhood drains with the support of t...

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EDMC says it'll take two years to clear Ghazipur waste. But there are loopholes

NHAI will require hardly 5 per cent to 7 per cent of total waste there. So what will happen to the r...

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Dwarka gets anxious about its garbage management after the Ghazipur tragedy

The Dwarka Forum is urging the residents to adopt composting techniques that will lift the pressure ...

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Despite two deaths, the Ghazipur landfill will see more garbage dumped in it

The two alternative sites suggested by DDA — Rani Khera village in North Delhi and the Yamuna ...

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Noida: It is time that Gautam Budh Nagar got its own municipal corporation!

BN Singh, the district magistrate of Gautam Budh Nagar has written a letter to Suresh Khanna, minist...

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Delhi CM and Deputy CM reach Ghazipur incident site. Watch video

Kejriwal announced a compensation for the victim's families....

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FONRWA writes to CM on common civic issues

Among other things, FONRWA demanded recognition of RWAs, establishment of municipal divisions, publi...

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Noida Authority to add 35 more traffic marshals in the city

This addition will increase the number of traffic marshals from 50 to 85, which according to the tra...

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Gurgaon: Aura society weaves a social message into Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations

"Keep it eco-friendly" and "Waste no food" were the messages for the residents d...

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The plants in this Dwarka park are now under the care of residents

A number of volunteers, including children, women, senior citizens and members of Lioness Club (Pate...

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Two armed men enter True Friends Apartments; police nabs one

The other scaled the boundary of the adjacent society and managed to flee.  ...

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Gurgaon residents pledge to stop using polyethene

“The campaign aims to replace all polyethene bags with cloth or paper bags," said&nb...

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Dwarka's Independence Day celebrations

Apart from flag-hoisting ceremony societies organised different types of cultural and entertainment ...

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URJA: Awareness campaigns alone will not bring down pollution

Awareness campaigns and tree-planting drives will not bring down pollution until the government enfo...

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Nothing's going right for Designarch E Homes, GreNo

Waterlogging, defunct streetlights, overflowing sewer water... the list of problems is endless....

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These Dwarkaites have made composting a habit

And they are not just making their homes waste-free but are also spreading awareness and education i...

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Will Delhi finally be free of plastic bags?

According to a new directive by NGT, you may end up paying a fine of Rs 5,000 if caught using a non-...

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East Delhi: Stormwater drains or filth-water drains?

Residents of housing societies in several of the capital’s planned colonies are bearing the br...

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SDMC note to Dwarka on waste segregation spurs debate

How are the residents of the sub-city responding? City Spidey finds out from both naysayers and supp...

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Noida MLA promises help to Sector 137 residents about shifting garbage dumpyard

For over a year, residents of Sector 137 have been suffering from a strong stench coming from a garb...

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CCTV cameras on dhalaos? Residents deem EDMC's plan absurd

According to the corporation's new proposal, dumping garbage in the dhalaos after 2 pm will...

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Park View Residency: Women residents' kindness leaves security guard speechless

Women residents wasted no time, collected Rs 13,000 and handed it over to security guard Dharmender ...

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Noida: A human chain to reclaim air in Sector 137

Residents of high-rises in Sector 137 conducted a protest march, and formed a human chain near the d...

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Contract workers of Noida Authority continue agitation

They have been on a strike for the past four days, demanding permanent jobs, health benefits and pre...

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Will July 28-29 be repeated this year in Gurgaon?

A year ago, the city had come to a standstill, causing scores of people to be stranded on Gurgaon...

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Hyde Park residents accuse builder of short changing them

Hyde Park residents complain that the builder had promised swimming pool, club house, kids play area...

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This vacant plot in Dwarka has made life miserable for everyone near it

The plot, adjacent to the HMM society, is a sanitation and a security concern. Why, then, is DDA not...

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Authority rushes in to clean up Noida’s main drain

Senior officials of Noida Authority inspected the 17-km-long drain yesterday, and ordered clean...

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Noida Authority guns for green waste disposal systems in individual sectors

It was decided at a recent meeting that the Authority would sponsor 75 per cent of the cost of procu...

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Dwarka: SDMC’s new WhatsApp initiative fails to inspire hope in residents

SDMC is set to form zonal-level WhatsApp groups to gather feedback from RWAs, market associations an...

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One shower and Noida Authority's claims of a waterlogging-free city goes poof!

"I had lodged a complaint about one such clogged drain about three months ago. The Authori...

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GDA mandates safety inspection for Crossings Republik

Crossings Infrastructure Private Limited has been asked to examine the condition of firefighting sys...

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Noida: Mob violence adds teeth to anti-encroachment demand

Residents of several societies join forces to mount pressure on Noida Authority to remove squatters ...

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Dwarka: And the baya numbers continue to dwindle

Yes, 'n' how many times can a man turn his head And pretend that he just doesn't see......

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Covered dustbins, landfills form part of waste management

Several initiatives are on to increase effectiveness and efficiency of solid waste management in Dwa...

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Mystery surrounds zero-waste management project in Vasundhara

Residents of Vaundhara in East Delhi are still awaiting wate management project that EDMC commission...

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Dwarka: Why rains turn markets of sectors 4 and 12 into an eyesore

Overflowing sewer water, unattended garbage, choked drains... yes, we all know why, but are the auth...

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NGT issues new guidelines for preservation of water bodies

The order, passed on July 13, has been lauded by the water and environment activists in Ghaziabad....

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Noida: How defence wives took the stage by storm!

Members of ANAWA, Army, Navy & Air force Wives’ Association, gathered at the JVCC clu...

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Gurgaon: Only patience can get you through this stretch!

The dividing road between sectors 17 and 18 near Iffco Chowk continues to be a nightmare for commute...

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East Delhi's C&D waste plant recycles 500 MT of debris every day!

Now that's something. The lieutenant governor of Delhi Anil Baijal, along with East Delhi m...

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Garbage, rains and stink... could it get any worse for Dwarka!

The corporation claims to be getting the garbage lifted, but the ground reality has a different stor...

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DLF5, Gurgaon: This is what a sewage treatment plant should look like!

Can't wait to see it once it's done!...

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City dwellers get hands dirty, make seed balls using cow dung and mud

 Dwarka residents congregated inside a rain shelter and learnt how to make seed balls, that wil...

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Metro View Apts, Dwarka: What can they do to be heard!

The sludge-choked Trunk Drain 5 just behind the society has become a source of toxic gases and a fou...

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What does borewell water supplied to GH7 look like? Take a guess

The dirty, murky water is what this Crossings Republik society is being supplied for the past two we...

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RWA to help turn waste into manure

Sector 28 RWA in association with Municipal Corporation of Gurugram will be taking up wast...

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Mahagun Puram AOA discusses waste-water disposal with builder and GDA

GDA officials said they were ready to construct the drainage system if the cost was borne by th...

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Gurgaon misses the Smart City list

Only Karnal from Haryana featured on the list of 30 more smart cities released by the Ministry ...

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Noida: Homebuyers irked as Omaxe group founder skips tri-party meet

The meeting was held to address issues between the builder and residents of Grand Omaxe and Omaxe Fo...

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Dwarka awaits waste segregation bins as SDMC misses deadline

Residents question the delay in distribution of the bins and ask why they should come to collect the...

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Noida: Ensure cleaner premises, or be ready to pay up

This monsoon, be careful of where you are draining your waste water. The district’s chief medi...

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Dwarka: Residents slam SDMC at waste management meet

They complained that the corporation had failed to implement waste segregation and was trying to int...

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I’puram: Senior citizens pitch in to develop primary school

Prathamik Patshala Kanauni has about 800 students but no desks or benches, and the water being suppl...

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Gurgaon, Suncity: Here a pig, there a pig...

Residents are having a difficult time dealing with the stray-pig population, and complaining to auth...

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Noida Authority to clean city’s only irrigation drain

The Authority had sought permission for the job from the irrigation department as residents had been...

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Will nothing curb the burning of dry leaves in Dwarka?

Despite a cleaning drive in progress under the supervision of deputy commissioner, Nazafgarh Zone, i...

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Dwarka women campaign to protect environment

Association Neighbourhood Ladies Get-together (ANHLGT), a women’s group, has been organising e...

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Supertech Capetown staff dump sewage water in Noida Authority park

Residents of Grand Ajnara Heritage, Sector 74, complain of foul smell coming from the park that is s...

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SDMC mayor: 'I need your support for better sanitation in Dwarka'

Kamaljeet Sehrawat assured residents of better waste segregation and composting, but requested ...

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Delhi households to be charged for garbage collection?

All the three Municipal bodies of Delhi are said to be inclined to impose a user fee of Rs 150 per h...

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No choice but to cover your nose with a hanky while passing this Gurgaon stretch

The garbage majorly constitutes waste from the Wazirabad village, nearby shops, leftover f...

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Crossings Republik pours its heart out to City Spidey on township issues

Residents speak about issues such as waste management, infrastructure, water supply, electricity and...

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A new way to dispose of temple waste

The waste that was being earlier dumped in the Yamuna will be used to prepare compost. Waste utilise...

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Sector 56, Gurgaon: How composting is catching on

The residents, in association with Gurgaon-based NGO Eco Santulan, have set up a compost plant at th...

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United India Apartments, East Delhi: From waste to solid savings

Read on to find out how the managing committee turned kitchen remains into home-grown manure for its...

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Delhi to get 20 more pollution monitoring stations

The city is one of the most polluted in the world, with smoke and gases from vehicles, landfill site...

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Blue and green to keep it clean. Do you know how?

Civic bodies of north and east Delhi distributed green and blue bins to residents, urging them to se...

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Noida Authority flouts NGT rule by burning waste in Sec 137

Residents of the sector submitted a written complaint to the Authority CEO about the problem....

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This is what the authorities promised...and we are watching

Will these officials from across Delhi-NCR really walk the talk?...

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Will DJB’s mega project rid Shahdara drain of its toxicity?

Interceptors installed at various points of the drain will stop the sewer water of residential colon...

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Gurgaon: ‘Young warriors’ spearhead waste segregation drive in Fresco

About 30 children of the Nirvana Country condominium have been trying to raise awareness about waste...

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Dwarka: SDMC's gift to Skylark Apts on World Environment Day

According to the society's managing committee, each household received one green and one blue du...

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Why UPPCB isn't doing anything about toxic gases from Noida's irrigation drain

The drain originates from Kondli in New Delhi, passes through Noida and ends in The Yamuna...

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Could you spare some time for this government-run school, please?

While several AOAs from Ahinsa Khand II, Indirapuram, were supposed to donate waste paper that was t...

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Gurgaon DLF5: How the sanctuary came alive on June 5

To celebrate World Environment Day, a nature-themed event was organised at The Sanctuary, a sprawlin...

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Fresco, Gurgaon: Bringing the sparrows back

A group of children built nests for birds to invite them, but chances are sparrows may give the invi...

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Noida: Traffic police gets 20 traffic marshals

The number of traffic marshals increases to 50 and they will work in two shifts....

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Sector 38, Gurgaon, now has two awesome parks!

Both the parks are equipped with benches for the elderly, swings for children, a jogging track and a...

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Now, a Facebook page to address garbage woes in Ghaziabad

The municipal corporation aims to connect better with residents to address the issue as residents ex...

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Gurgaon Environment Conclave intrigues the audience!

The audience found the conclave informative and some even felt that the time allotted to speakers wa...

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Dwarka: Biting the hand that could've fed it

People have now started dumping and burning waste in the hundreds of wells across the sub-city. Path...

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SPECIAL COVERAGE: Gurgaon Environment Conclave

Experts expressed their views and concerns about areas such as air pollution, demand for water, wast...

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And this is what the residents are talking about...

Your voice, your opinion, on the issues that matter....

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State government takes Noida Authority to task over wastage of treated water

Of the seven sewage treatment plants in Noida, treated water from five of them is flowing into drain...

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Dwarka: Sanitation goes south in Sec 8

The RWA complains of poor garbage collection and disposal, and blames the corporation for the state ...

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High-rises to sell waste paper to fund school furniture

Gzb: The proceeds from the sale will be used for Kanauni Primary School in Ahinsa Khand II, Indirapu...

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Noida Authority: Resident bodies to get compost machines

The Authority is set to table a proposal under which it will extend financial support for the same....

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If you worry about the environment, do attend this event in Gurgaon tomorrow

The Gurgaon Environment Conclave will be held at The Palms, Sushant Lok I, and will focus on sustain...

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‘If its water is not saved, Delhi will not survive’

Rajendra Singh, also known as the Waterman of India or Jalpurush, sounds a wake-up call for the gove...

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The real reason why Shahdara and Noida open drains continue to emit toxic gases

The government agencies claim the STPs installed by them have been cleaning the water. How true is t...

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Sec 7, Dwarka: Morning walkers on a mission

The group has taken it upon itself to ensure that their walking lane is clean and green....

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Dwarka: A day dedicated to plants

"Our aim was to engage as many people as possible to take care of and protect trees," said...

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NCR: The week in tweets

Here's taking a look at what the twitterati said this past week (May 21 - May 26).  ...

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This is what the authorities promised...and we are watching

Will these officials from across Delhi-NCR really walk the talk?...

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Gurgaon to soon have a place to dump its construction and demolition waste

The city generates 700 tonnes of C&D waste every day....

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What plans does the new SDMC mayor have for her area?

Kamaljeet Sehrawat, a resident of Guru Apartments in Sector 6, Dwarka, on how she plans to tack...

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Thurderstorm brings trouble and respite for Noida and Gurgaon!

While some residents had to deal with trees falling on their cars and power outages, others made the...

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Now that Sec 46 is finally getting new roads, the RWA will make sure they last

It has started a campaign called Save Water - Save Roads to ensure the roads last longer, and in the...

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New EDMC chairman wants garbage to stay in your neighbourhood

Vipin Singh, newly elected EDMC standing committee chairman, will be implementing Compost Banao...

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That's smoke you see in Dwarka. Can you imagine the kind of fire that caused it?

And it's the same old reason. The open burning of horticultural waste. ...

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Small wonders draw for big change at Fresco

The RWA held a poster-making competition on waste management as the society strives to become a zero...

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Builder promises possession of Paramount Emotion homes by September

In addition to that, Paramount Group, the developer, assured homebuyers that a solid waste managemen...

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FCGHS members bring Dwarka's new chief engineer up to speed on issues

The delegation handed him a handwritten note about the problems related to civic amenities such as&n...

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Contaminated Delhi water puts aquifers at risk

Contaminants present in the polluted surface water of Delhi reach aquifers, turning groundwater unfi...

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Gzb: Now you can have your stray dogs and feed them too

A one-of-its-kind meeting was held between FedAOA, animal lovers, and the AOA and residents of ...

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Dwarka: Jhelum Apartments embraces solid waste management

A notice would be put up on the society's notice board on May 8, formally informing residents to...

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Sec 52, Noida: Water, water, everywhere, but not a drop to drink!

Residents have been grappling with disrupted water supply for over 20 hours now....

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Sec 23, Dwarka: Biodiversity in this woodland at risk

Residents and environmentalists say the flora and fauna in the area have suffered severe damage this...

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Dwarka: How Queen’s Valley became a zero-waste school

The school has not only gone solar, it also contributes energy to the area’s power grid. Recyc...

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Gurgaon: Sec 17A grapples with garbage dump near entry gate

Residents say the area has become a breeding ground for cattle, dogs and pigs, and fear cases of den...

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Gurgaon: No water supply on May 4 in these areas

Sectors 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 21, 22, 23 and parts of Old Gurgaon will be affected due to a leakage in the ...

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FedAOA demands Real Estate Regulatory Authority for UP

Members of the federation claimed that if the Act was implemented in its current form, it would only...

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An arterial Gurgaon road in dire need of repair

Four months after MCG promised to repair the road passing through sectors 21 and 22, residents have ...

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Noida: Painting the town red!

Members from We Mean To Clean, a Delhi-NCR-based volunteer group that conducts spot fixes and cleanl...

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Eight years and Shipra Krishna Vista's lift woes have no end

38 lifts present in the 11 residential towers of the society are lying in a shambles due to the lack...

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Start segregating your household waste now or prepare to pay a fine!

The National Green Tribunal has specifically pointed out RWAs and cooperative group housing societie...

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The one thing DLF-5 Magnolias has that your society doesn't

It cost the builder Rs 17 lakh and several months to set it up — and it was conceptualised as ...

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What's the buzzword in East Delhi? Mosquitoes!

Cases of dengue and chikungunya have once again started to surface, but are the authorities bothered...

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Gurgaon: See a vacant plot? Dump garbage!

At least that’s what seems to be happening in the city, and the empty plot adjacent to Park Vi...

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CONRWA to hold mega convocation in August

The residents’ association plans to raise pressing concerns, including substandard food and sc...

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FOR THE RECORD: Here's what MLA Sahibabad promised Indirapuram residents

Ajay Shukla, one of the organisers of the meeting between residents and the MLA, said Sunil Sharma a...

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Gurgaon, Vipul Greens: Just what makes this society so cool!

With 97 per cent LED lights, 150 CCTV cameras, a biometric system and seven rainwater harvesting pit...

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NCR: The week in tweets

Here's taking a look at what the twitterati said this past week (April 9 - April 14)....

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PHOTO KATHA: Dwarka's burning, and nobody bats an eyelid

The corporation says it is doing all it can to dispose of dry leaves and garbage the way it should. ...

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Dwarka: Despite complaints, no signs of improvement in this market!

City Spidey revisits this Sector 6 bank market after about a year to take stock of the situation....

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Gurgaon: 500 tonnes of untreated waste every day! Solution round the corner

The 32-acre Bandhwari plant, along the Gurgaon-Faridabad Expressway, could become operational soon; ...

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East Delhi: Why should we elect you? What've you done!!

Ahead of the municipal polls, residents’ representatives are taking every opportunity to point...

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When will Noida Authority clear out the cattle shelter in Sec 44?

The vacant land opposite Kartik Kunj Apartments and Omaxe Royal Residency has been encroached upon b...

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Dwarka: Madhuri Varshney, AAP’s trump card for MCD polls!

From an electronic engineer in 2008 to becoming AAP’s face for Ward Dwarka A 36-S elections, t...

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Gurgaon: Vipul Greens' eco-friendly efforts

The RWA of the 17-acre society has not only invested in the installation of an environment-friendly ...

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Dwarka: ANHLGT urges women to vote for municipal polls

The Association of Neighbourhood Ladies Get Together organised an event at Karor Apartments of Secto...

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Gurgaon: Filling driving license forms to get easier!

Sushil Sarwan, sub divisional magistrate, tells City Spidey that from April 10, the forms can be fil...

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Noida: Third meeting between parents and Cambridge School inconclusive

Despite a long meeting between Cambridge School Parents’ Association and the school authoritie...

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It's not just the fee hikes, say parents...

Schools have found other ways of exploiting them as well. Here’s how....

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Dwarka unites against leaf burning

Green Circle, an NGO, organised a composting event at Diamond Square Apartments in Sector 6 to demon...

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Ghaziabad: Raj Nagar Extension grapples with sewage issues!

Defunct sewage treatment plant in the area forces residents to rely on hired tankers that dump the s...

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Gurgaon residents demand green belts to be fenced off

They cite reasons of security, encroachment and stray animals entering their localities through...

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Dwarka: Fire breaks out at vacant land in Sector 12

Dry leaves and horticultural waste was dumped in the land, which is situated between a dispensary an...

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NCR residents are talking about...

Here's a low down on what's on the minds of NCR residents....

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United India Apts, MV I Ext: No to market manure, yes to vegetable waste

The society has initiated a plan to generate homemade compost in its eight pits dug along the bounda...

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Dwarka: Leaf litter poses environmental threat

In the absence of a proper disposal mechanism, the fallen leaves are just being swept into piles on ...

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NCR: The week in tweets

Here's taking a look at what the Twitterati said this past week (Mar 26 - Mar 31).   ...

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Dwarka: ANHLGT calls for full voter turnout in MCD polls

Association of Neighbourhood Ladies Get-together, a social organisation, organised an event at Bever...

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East Delhi: PWD demolishes police chowki that blocked drain

One of the pillars of the defunct police chowki had blocked a drain and the authority had rerouted t...

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NCR: The week in tweets

Here's taking a look at what the Twitterati said this past week (Mar 19 - Mar 24)....

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Gurgaon RWAs gear up to deal with water woes

To tackle water shortage in summers and to prevent waterlogging during monsoons, resident bodies hav...

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Sec 77, Noida: 'Trash To Gold,' a unique drive to help the needy

Residents donate trash paper which are sold to vendors to collect money for the needy....

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Stakeholders to meet to resolve Crossings Republik approach-road dispute

One of the major concerns for the residents of Crossings Republik is the absence of a proper approac...

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East Delhi: Sewage issues of jhuggis spill over into upscale societies

Residents of Vasundhara Enclave say Delhi Jal Board connected drains of unauthorised colonies to sew...

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Sec 76: Noida Authority fixes water pipeline after complaint via Whatsapp

A Prateek Wisteria resident spotted water going to waste due to a damaged water supply pipeline....

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MCG launches handbook and portal on waste management

To improve resident involvement in waste management, the Municipal Corporation of Gurgaon launched a...

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Got extra rotis? Deposit them at this bank

Yes, there is a Roti Bank. The food that would have easily gone waste can now feed needy mouths, tha...

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FedAOA accuses GDA officials of misbehaviour and bribery

Members of the apex body of Ghaziabad AOAs said when they were discussing their issues with Chakresh...

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Exotica Fresco, Noida: Ruckus over dumped garbage

A tractor loaded with drain silt is unloading its waste on the other side of the road in front of th...

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Holi Do’s and Don’ts

Here’s a quick list of things to keep you — and others — safe for the day. Have fun you all!...

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MCG to construct compost units in various sectors

It plans to enlist the help of RWAs for the project. Compost would be prepared from liquid and kitch...

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Dwarkaites blame corporation for poor sanitary conditions

The fact that the overflowing dustbins and garbage dumps are placed near bus stands, society ga...

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Must we continue to act irresponsibly?

Can a country like India really afford to waste gallons and gallons of potable water in the name of ...

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I’puram: Major fire incident averted near Shipra Sun City

Fortunately, the flames were brought under control by the Central Industrial Security Force firemen ...

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Building or repairing a house? Be ready to pay for construction waste

The EDMC environment department is likely to pass a proposal to help curb the haphazard disposal of ...

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Vaibhav Khand streets inundated with overflowing sewer water

Chakresh Jain, GDA executive engineer, said most Indirapuram societies were guilty of connecting sew...

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Noida: Vacant plot earmarked for parks turns into a dump

Plot located near Prateek Wisteria, Sector 77, shows how Noida Authority’s cleanliness drive, whic...

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Ghaziabad Municipal Corporation to test bio-digester toilets

Originally a DRDO technology to reduce the use of water and decompose human waste, these new toilets...

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Gurgaon: Poor waste management irks residents of sectors 10 and 15

Residents blame the municipal corporation for the state of affairs and fear the spread of diseases....

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New Millennium Apts group takes up composting

Dwarka: About 20 to 30 residents of the Sector 23 society are making compost to manage kitchen waste...

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Gurgaon: Step out for morning walks, but prepare for the stench too!

Residents are appalled by how a few fellow residents are adding to the garbage problem by dumping th...

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Who's responsible for the burning of horticultural waste in Dwarka?

If the authorities responsible, such as DDA and SDMC, don't look into it, what option do residents h...

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How long will students of this Noida school inhale toxic fumes?

Even after leaving no stone unturned to find a solution to the stinking irrigation drain running alo...

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Why is Gurgaon turning into a toxic city?

While the millennium city turns into one of the most polluted cities of India, the authorities decid...

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Abhiyan Apts takes eco-friendly road to manage waste

Sec 12, Dwarka: Society is also looking at ways to deal with electronic, pharmaceutical and medical ...

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Vasundhara Enclave: New garbage facility spells respite for residents

For years, residents of Triveni Apartments and Parwatiya B4 Apartments had to tolerate garbage right...

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Gurgaon: Residents of Golf Course Ext to approach NGT over illegal dumping

Construction and demolition waste is being dumped on the 3-km stretch between St Xavier’s School a...

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Why hasn't DDA demolished a police station despite NGT's order?

A pillar of the now-vacated building has blocked the flow of sewage on the drain between Ashok Nagar...

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Are I'puram residents bribing GDA to unblock choked sewers?​

Residents say officials are taking undue advantage of helpless residents, who have no option but to...

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MCG decides to set up composting sites in Gurgaon

Residents welcome the decision to improve waste management in the city, and say this will also help ...

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Who is supposed to clean Dwarka’s horticultural waste?

While residents say the authorities are passing the buck, environmentalists cite the need for a prop...

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DDA bio-toilets: An epic failure

Though adopted by DDA as part of the Swachhta mission, the project was a colossal disaster because t...

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Does Noida Sec 26 have a rogue priest who burns waste in the open?

The RWA president said he had tried reasoning with the priest but that he refused to acknowledge the...

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Did GDA waste Rs 20 crore on cycle tracks?

Some people call the cycle tracks a political gimmick, some think they are a waste of space, some sa...

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Is that a community centre opposite Grand Omaxe?

Migrant labourers have illegally occupied a vacant plot opposite the society; residents say sanitati...

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Vipul Greens, Gurgaon: Ticked on all the right boxes

From rainwater harvesting to waste management to planting saplings, residents are leaving nothing to...

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Are you a young person looking to make Ghaziabad better? Join YNG!

Clean up your city, spruce it up, paint flyover pillars, spread awareness about burning social issue...

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Now feed the cows, and keep the streets clean too!

Green Team, a group of residents from Ahinsa Khand 2, Indirapuram, stopped residents from feeding co...

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Noida: CONRWA to submit plans for traffic, waste management

Decision taken at the apex residents’ body’s recent meeting as the convener of the body’s Noid...

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East Delhi: NGT rap on EDMC brings relief to residents

The National Green Tribunal directed the state government to clear the unpaid salaries of sanitation...

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This Noida auto driver does something extraordinary!

Sachin Sharma’s auto has a dustbin attached at its back to allow commuters to throw waste into it....

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Dwarka seniors walk the talk, give back to nature!

A group of elderly residents in Sector 10 have planted 65 saplings in a neighbourhood park and even ...

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Ghaziabad: Does your locality have illegal shops?

According to Alok Kumar, patron of FedAOA, illicit shops in residential areas are the cause behind t...

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Garbage crisis in East Delhi spirals out of control

It’s been three days since 20,000 sanitation workers stopped collecting waste, but other than blam...

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East Delhi: Sanitation staff calls strike but who’s to blame?

More than 20,000 garbage collectors went on strike on Jan 6 to demand three months’ pending salari...

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Ghaziabad Nagar Nigam uses bio enzymes to convert garbage to manure

The technique, which also suppresses odour, has been adopted from Art of Living, which pioneered the...

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SDMC organises waste management workshop for Dwarka residents

A booklet on efficient waste management was distributed among participants, encouraging them to spre...

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SDMC’s clean campaign evokes RWA scoff

The corporation began a cleanliness drive on December 1, 2016, urging community cooperation, but man...

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You give her trash, she'll give you flowers

What made Sudha Singh, a resident of Gaur Grandeur Apartments, Sector 119, Noida, give up her 10-ye...

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Gurgaon plans to turn waste to energy. But will it happen?

Municipal Corporation of Gurgaon is set to construct a waste-treatment plant that will convert garba...

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Ghaziabad: When will NH 24 feel like a national highway?

With parts of the highway yet to begin even after a year of inauguration, residents have slim hopes ...

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And this is what NCR residents want from their RWAs in 2017

City Spidey asked some residents what they expected from their housing societies....

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5 stories that made us smile in 2016

Some stories just make your day! No matter where you are, these extraordinary tales of grit and hope...

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PHOTO KATHA: Dwarka chooses to step into a cleaner New Year

Residents from various sectors and societies carried out a cleanliness drive at a Sector 7 park, in ...

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How Kirti Apts plans to usher in 2017 (and it isn't with 'Nashe si chad gayi'!)

From January 1, the society (Mayur Vihar I Ext.) has decided to segregate kitchen waste before givin...

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These Dwarka kids have a message: Reduce, refuse, recycle and reuse

A few children from New Millennium Apartments, Sector 23, performed at the central market in Sector ...

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Sec 20, Noida: What will the police station do with Rs 31,000 in old notes?

“We have stopped accepting demonetised currency after December 15,” says bank to police station....

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Dwarka: Civic bodies fail to curb waste burning

Despite a blanket ban by the National Green Tribunal, a few areas in the city have become permanent ...

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Sector 137 residents to meet CEO of Noida Authority

Meeting to be held on December 30 as residents want to apprise the new CEO, Deepak Agarwal, of the i...

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No government advisory on NGT’s plastic ban directive yet!

Shopkeepers say they have not received any instruction regarding the directive to ban use of disposa...

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Noida: Sec 51 RWA urges NMRC to name Metro station after sector

Residents argued that the upcoming station is on a piece of land that is part of plot E-1 of the sec...

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SDMC seeks support for clean Dwarka

Assistant commissioner issued circular to residents with an appeal for proper waste management as re...

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Segregate waste or be ready to pay fine to municipal corporations

NGT’s recent order to be in effect from April 1, 2017, as corporations say that it has given them ...

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Will Gurgaon ever learn!

Despite the city being one of the worst hit by the smog last month, MCG workers continue to burn gar...

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Hard Cash Day 44: Are we ready to go digital?

With online transactions and mobile wallets faltering every now and then, should we be even relying ...

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Ghaziabad residents discuss issues with civic bodies and district administration

TP Tyagi, chairman of RWA Federation, Ghaziabad, dubbed the meeting a success....

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Brahma Apts garners applause for waste management

The society’s initiative was discussed at a recent meeting between Dwarka residents and SDMC in Se...

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I'puram: Concerned resident, are you? Then don't miss out on this workshop

The workshop, organised by COG under the "Swachh Indirapuram - Swasth Indirapuram" programme, will ...

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Crossings Republik: Residents rejoice as NGT denies garbage dump cum SWMP

NGT came down heavily on the municipal corporation for infringing on rights of citizens and cancelle...

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Dwarka: SDMC Deputy Commissioner assures major improvements in coming weeks

Kumar was on a visit to the sub-city with his team when he interacted with residents to understand...

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Vasundhara Enclave gets a zero-waste roadmap

In a bid to make Vasundhara Enclave a model residential colony, the East Delhi Municipal Corporation...

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Noida Authority workers' strike leaves city stinking

Around 4,600 contract workers refused to collect garbage for the last two days in protest against th...

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Solid waste from Ghazipur landfill to be used for widening NH 24

Thanks to NHAI, EDMC and CRRI, as much as 75 per cent of the garbage at the dumpsite can now be util...

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East Delhi residents welcome move to provide heaters to guards

Societies and RWAs in East Delhi respond positively to the Central Pollution Control Board’s advis...

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Crossings Republik residents protest against civic woes

Beleaguered residents of this Ghaziabad township protested against the authorities and the realtor, ...

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Dwarka takes to social media to fight pollution

Residents and social organisations share pictures and videos of waste burning in the open, and send ...

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People say no to third odd-even scheme

Most residents are questioning the long-term efficacy of such a system in curbing pollution....

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Here's hoping the Hindon canal is cleared of Chhath debris soon

Although most of the waste lying by the canal is biodegradable, there are some plastic bags lying ar...

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Why in the world is Dwarka contributing to the toxicity?

While NCR grapples with the smog, there are people in the sub-city burning garbage in the open. Wow....

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Stop the open burning of waste. Now!

Dear Delhi government, more than the crop burning in neighbouring states, it is this that is worseni...

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Gurgaon: Be ready to pay, or the garbage stays

Diwali is over, but the tantrums of sanitation workers are only just beginning — they are demandin...

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Yellow death for Dwarka's green

The sub-city's vegetation is under attack from the parasitic Cuscuta, but the authorities seem unawa...

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Brahma Apts had a gala time at its Diwali mela!

This Dwarka, Sector 7, society went the extra mile by roping in camel rides as well, apart from the ...

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FCGHS organises protest against Dwarka's poor waste management

Various social groups such as Sukh Dukh Ke Sathi (SDKS), Dwarka Lok Kalyan Manch, Pahal and Sahaj ...

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Residents sceptic of Kejriwal’s committee on waste management

As Delhi government forms 3-member committee to look into sanitation, residents feel it’s just to ...

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Dwarka Sec 6: Residents irked about horticulture waste dumped around societies

Sector 6, Dwarka: Residents irked due to silt and horticulture waste in front of their societies...

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Dwarka Sector 9: Spot the footpath!

Vacant plots, service lanes and even footpaths in the sector are littered with garbage....

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Noida Authority: Astauli treatment plant in six months

In response to the collective protest by residents of Sector 137, the civic body promises to have th...

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Sector 137, Noida: Residents raise collective voice against garbage disposal

Several societies in the sector join hands to protest against the dumping of waste in the proximal l...

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PHOTO KATHA: A roof with a view!

Nitin Sirohi, a resident from Uppal Southend, Gurgaon, shares his love for gardening and how terrace...

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UPPCB to issue notice to Noida Authority for illegal dumping of garbage

Since its inception in 1976, the Authority has been dumping garbage in makeshift landfills across t...

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Composting 101!

So many societies are embracing waste management and composting — but what exactly does it entail?...

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Love thy neighbour, or maybe not

Two neighbours living in Jal Vayu Vihar of Sector 21, Noida, lock horns over uprooted plants in a pa...

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And this is what they talked about...

How to get rid of effluents from the sewage treatment plants installed in societies? How to arrange ...

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Skylark Apts set to adopt waste segregation and composting

The society is encouraging residents to start the process right from their homes to make the flow ea...

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Brahma society, Dwarka: Blue and green to keep things clean

This Sector 7 society has decided to turn itself into a zero-waste area, and to begin with, each hou...

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DC on a Dwarka sanitation recce

Deputy Commissioner of Najafgarh Zone, Sanjeev Kumar, does a round of Dwarka’s landfill sites and ...

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AOA Federation Ghaziabad meets GDA vice-chairman

The three-pronged agenda involved discussions on the construction of a road, waste management and th...

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Anusandhan Apts set to step up waste management techniques

Sector 6, Dwarka: Residents set to have a pit for composting and separate bins to segregate garbage ...

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Oh, for a glass of water!

It was a day like any other - till I was informed that my society's water supply was contaminated. T...

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Dwarka: It stinks!

With unattended garbage becoming a constant sight in the city, residents raise voice against the SDM...

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5 tips to keep dengue and chikungunya at bay

Both the mosquito-borne diseases have similar symptoms, with dengue being the more serious of the tw...

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Gaur Green City: The society near the garbage dump

As residents of this society in Vaibhav Khand, Indirapuram, complain about an illegal dumpling site ...

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Runny, slimy, waste-lined streets in Dwarka. Ugh!

What's worse than a Dwarka littered with garbage? A Dwarka littered with garbage in the rains....

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Extracting groundwater in Noida, GreNo? Beware!

The Central Ground Water Board orders Noida district administration to take strict action against il...

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TERI helps Vasundhara Enclave take its first steps to waste segregation

The Delhi-based NGO is set to find out how aware residents are about the issue and if incentives cou...

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Dwarka: Will somebody please own up to the horticulture waste!

While civic agencies continue to hem and haw over the issue, residents are faced with a potentially ...

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Sector 23, Dwarka: SDMC returns bins after project failure

The South Delhi Municipal Corporation returns dustbins it had collected from societies in Sector 23,...

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Noida: Garbage piles in basements after agency withdraws service

Residents of societies along the Noida Expressway face a health scare after the private agency meant...

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RG Residency, Noida: Garbage for garbage

The builder decided to remove domestic waste piling up for days in the basement of the society after...

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Nirvana Country sets up waste-processing and recycling plant

This zero-smell facility will process 3 tonnes of kitchen waste every day, producing 900 kg of compo...

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Why are Dwarka streets strewn with garbage?

A pilot project started by SDMC to increase the efficiency of waste management in the sub-city was a...

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Poor upkeep at I'puram's Harsha City Mall an invitation to dengue!

Residents and shopkeepers carry out dengue awareness drive and find rainwater seepage and stagnant w...

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Rebel with a cause

Saumya Pandey, a resident of Vijaya Apartments in Indirapuram, is an artist, an activist and a playw...

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SHE POWER: This woman wants sleepy Dwarka to be a hotbed of all action

Whether it is leading door-to-door campaigns or creating WhatsApp groups, president of Dwarka Forum,...

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Pull up your socks, Gurgaon, says ASSOCHAM

According to a survey conducted by the Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India, the mo...

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Sector 62: Rusty pipeline, Noida Authority rustier still

While the Authority twiddles its thumbs over e-tendering, precious gallons of pure Ganga water are w...

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Sushant Lok residents meet over power cuts

Gurgaon: RWA meets residents to discuss restoration of power supply to streetlights and water pumps....

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Ganga jal flows down the drain in Sector 62, Noida

Despite residents having to buy expensive mineral water from the market daily, power outages have le...

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Banned polythene bags find refuge in Dwarka

Rampant use of ‘Chinese polythene bag’ at weekly vegetable markets takes efforts for a pollution...

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Hindon-Pushta road height barrier: Residents and FedAOA meet GDA

Even as the police says it won’t tolerate gundaraj, residents of Ahinsa Khand II allege that the b...

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Kirti Apartments braces itself against dengue

Mayur Vihar Phase I Extension: RWA issues guidelines to residents and buys anti-mosquito fogging mac...

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This is how Nirvana Country is set to become a zero-waste housing society

Gurgaon: Nirvana Country, Sector 50, plans to set up two treatment plants to convert kitchen waste i...

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Why Vikrant Sharma became Vikrant Hindon

The force behind Hindon Jal Biradari is desperately trying to raise the spectre of a river fast vani...

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Delhi minister visits water bodies in Dwarka

Water minister Kapil Mishra takes stock of revival of water bodies in Sectors 23 and 20, and assigns...

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Indirapuram Cycling Club: Right on track

The Indirapuram Cycling Club has grown from a handful of members to more than 600 in two years, who ...

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Dwarka: Community composting to foster solid waste management

SDMC starts giving composting cages to societies in bid to support solid waste management and make t...

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Eco club Happy Home, Dwarka: Kids with a cause

The group, run mostly by school girls, organises events to promote eco-friendly practices such as co...

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Choked drain stinks up Purvanchal Kailashdham SAS

Noida Authority claims it is helpless, as it requires permission from the Sector 50 RWA, which, for ...

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Mahagun Mansion: Raindrops keep falling on my head

The Mahagun Mansion Phase 1 AOA organised a rain dance for residents on Saturday at the society swim...

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SDMC assures residents of a cleaner Dwarka

Dwarka Forum delegation met the SDMC commissioner over sanitation in the sub-city and got approval f...

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Dwarka: A tree-planting drive for a greener tomorrow!

Residents planted saplings in the neighbourhood park behind New Kanchanjunga Apartments in Sector 23...

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Dwarka's Happy Home promotes waste management

The Eco Club of the Sector 7 society has joined hands with Dwarka Forum to promote proper waste segr...

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GreNo Authority to instal 100 water taps at public places

Hopefully, people will no longer need to buy drinking water, with water taps planned to be made avai...

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GDA does a shabby job of cleaning drains in Indirapuram

The civic body, which started the work months after a High Court order, has been leaving the waste i...

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Women join hands to make Dwarka garbage-free

Association of Neighbourhood Ladies Get-Together (ANHLGT) has teamed up with the women of Dwarka to ...

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Sector 15, Gurgaon: A model for cleanliness

MCG ropes in Bhondsi district jail inmates to make cloth bags, also involving the RWAs and the NGO G...

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Ganpati Apts: Kids get the best out of waste

Children of this Dwarka Sector 9 society excelled at turning everyday waste material into pretty han...

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Can Gurgaon become an eco-friendly city?

The prime focus of Municipal Corporation of Gurgaon is on making the city plastic-free....

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Dwarka sanitation: A waste of a system

In an interaction session today with the mayor of South Delhi Municipal Corporation, Dwarka resident...

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Here's why you should be scared of littering in front of Gurgaon auto drivers

Municipal Corporation of Gurgaon (MCG) has devised a unique way to keep a check on dumping garbage i...

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Could this ever have been a park?

The Shaheed Bhagat Singh Park in Sector 150, Noida, was declared the greenest park in Gautam Budh Na...

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Mission Swachh Parks for Gurgaon

Municipal Corporation of Gurgaon rolls up its sleeves to give a facelift to all major parks of the ...

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Ecology takes a beating in Dwarka

Dry leaves and garbage being regularly burnt in open areas and near parks despite laws in place; res...

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Noida: Medical waste dumped near City View Apartment

Residents claim to have caught 2 sweepers of Sumitra Hospital in the act on camera, say piled-up was...

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Water woes of a different kind!

Gallons of water being wasted in Sector 49, Noida, after pipe line bursts; residents complain of wat...

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Quizzing time for Dwarka kids

To encourage participation and general awareness, the teenagers of Ganpati Apartments of Dwarka orga...

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Gurgaon to decentralise solid waste management

The decentralisation will save transporting costs and make residents aware of benefits of waste segr...

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Civic quagmire in Gurgaon

Multiple agencies with overlapping powers throw a spanner in the Gurgaon growth story ....

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Vignettes from Ghaziabad, Noida and Gurgaon

Rahul episode leads to a can of worms; traffic police plan to speed up NH traffic; circle rates to b...

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Not a drop to drink but so much to waste!

Greater Noida’s NSG Society, Sector Pi-6, witnesses sheer wastage of water despite its acute short...

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Dwarka takes a leap in waste management

A door-to-door campaign for segregation and disposal of garbage, launched by Dwarka Forum, becomes a...

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Garbage woes begin to overflow in Dwarka

Residents say SDMC has been sloppy about garbage collection and disposal lately. Overflowing garbage...

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May 15: Vignettes from Noida and Gurgaon

Detained by school for fee, sharp shooter misses local poll target, NHAI takes steps to decongest De...

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Rainwater harvesting, the need of the hour!

As water table reaches alarming levels in Gurgaon and Faridabad, Centre for Disaster Management reco...

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Vignettes from Noida and Gurgaon

FONRWA draws authority's attention towards stray dog menace; parents approach CM over fee hike; resi...

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Mahalaxmi Apartments want garbage and dry leaves gone

The Dwarka Sector 2 residents want the garbage around the society and the heaps of dry leaves inside...

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Vignettes from Noida, Ghaziabad and Gurgaon

Cabbies block DND Flyway again; construction firm fined; DMRC may reopen food court… Here are the ...

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Dwarka Forum's new avatar

Elected for a two-year term, the new team's focus is on making Dwarka a zero-waste, encroachment-fre...

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Can Ghaziabad be a smarter city?

The mayor is on a mission to transform Ghaziabad into a world-class city. He has formed a support un...

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The buzz in Noida, Greater Noida, Ghaziabad and Gurgaon

Three held for sheltering SI’s killers; garbage burnt beside NH-24 for two days; Huda office ghera...

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RO sans waste water management hazardous

RO cleans a little portion of water while leaving a major portion dirty. The dirty part containing l...

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How not to love thy neighbour

The road outside Prateek Laurel in Sector 120, Noida, is overflowing with sewer water, thanks to a b...

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Does your drinking water really need purifying?

The water supplied by Delhi Jal Board is perfectly fit for consumption without further purification....

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SDMC initiates waste segregation in Dwarka

In a decisive step towards better sanitation, the municipal body notified Dwarka Forum that it would...

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Amrapali hits the headlines again - for wasting water

The callous Noida developer has been turning a blind eye to a leak in Silicon City's water treatment...

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85 jhuggies gutted after fire breaks out in Dwarka slum

Residents from neighbouring societies blame illegal waste segregation in the slum....

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FONRWA writes to Noida Authority about sanitation, stray dogs

RWA body writes two letters, says kids, senior citizens most vulnerable to stray dog attacks; also q...

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Fire, fumes and filth

The Ghazipur landfill has been burning for two weeks now. Residents of Kaushambi, Vaishali and Mayur...

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Painting the town green

Vijaypal Baghel, a resident of Ghaziabad known as Greenman, has made it his life's mission to promot...

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Green Park meets Greenman, the Indian superhero

Vijaypal Bhagel, aka Greenman, swooped in to urge residents to avoid plastic and educate them on the...

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Don't forget your hanky while in Ghaziabad

Rs 3,38,000! Yes, that's the amount GMC spends on garbage disposal every month. Yet, this is what yo...

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Colour me green

Most Noida residents are opting for a dry, organic Holi this year....

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March 21: The buzz in Noida, Greater Noida and Gurgaon

Alert against massive property fraud, ultimatum to DMRC over water pollution… Here are the top six...

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Sector 39, Noida, turns off power to mark Earth Hour

Residents switch off lights and fans from 8.30 pm to 9.30 pm; does its bit to conserve energy....

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Pay house tax by March 31, get 20 per cent rebate

Ghaziabad Municipal Corporation also announced the installation of water ATMs in the city, better ro...

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What a waste of Ganga jal

Water pipes burst at several spots in Sec 49, Noida; residents complain of waterlogging on streets a...

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The buzz in Noida, Ghaziabad and Gurgaon

Noida wives contribute to save-sparrow cause; green signal for flyover at Raj Nagar Crossing; Gurgao...

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Waste not, want not

A dripping tap can waste as much as one litre of water every hour. Turn it off....

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March 17: The buzz in Noida, Ghaziabad and Gurgaon

Dhanauri may lose ‘residential' status; Ghaziabad residents can soon dispose waste at doorstep; ve...

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Festival leaves Yamuna riverbed in an ecological mess

Green activists claim that it will take more than ten years to restore the flora and fauna wiped out...

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Have you met Little Miss Nifty from Gurgaon?

Visit Siya Tayal's stall this weekend at Shri Ram School, Aravali, in Phase IV, DLF City, to find ou...

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March 14: The buzz in Noida and Gurgaon

New checkpost for twin cities; landfill site earmarked; downpour damages standing crop… Here are t...

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We hear the cheering, but where's the chirping?

While some are excited about the message of peace the World Culture Festival seeks to spread, others...

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Why residents avoid the Sec 44 market

This area in Noida has turned into a dirty, traffic-snarled mess, thanks to a swarm of taxis....

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Choose to reuse with BYOB

An effort by the people, for the people and of the people, BYOB, a campaign in Gurgaon, spreads the ...

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Noida Authority turns lawbreaker!

Authority officials, in charge of enforcing NGT rules, are the ones flouting them by burning waste i...

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Sec 41 drain: A health hazard being ignored

An uncovered drain that passes right through the residential area of Sector 41, Noida, gives out tox...

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Dwarka's first steps towards a zero-waste environment

Kudos to Dwarka Forum for conducting a workshop in Shivalik Apartments on waste management. It showe...

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No plants in these planters

Planters meant to beautify market-fronts in Dwarka have been reduced to garbage-dumping spots. It's ...

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The dirty picture

It's good to be part of a Top 10 list. But when it's about the ten dirtiest cities in India, maybe n...

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Why Saturdays are bad for jogging in Sec 34

The streets of Sector 34, Noida, lie scattered with filth after the weekly markets on Friday....

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Dwarka's new police station is an eco-friendly marvel

Loaded with cutting-edge eco-friendly features, Delhi Police sets an example with its new police sta...

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Don't dump it in the drain

The overflowing garbage in the main drain of Sector 44 has caused smaller drains in the Sector to ch...

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A shadow of its former self: Jalvayu Vihar

Once recognised as one of the finest residential areas in Noida, Jalvayu Vihar now lies in shambles....

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Dwarka Forum initiates green drive

Dwarka Forum met DDA officials to discuss ways to improve the condition of parks in the sub-city....

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These Dwarka residents know a thing or two about organic gardening

Get inspired by Harmony Apartment residents who use domestic waste to green their gardens....

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GDA rolls up its sleeves to restore swamped park

What once was an Indirapuram park, is now a wasteland submerged in murky waters. Thankfully, GDA too...

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DDA in the line of fire at Dwarka

A recent incident of fire at a Herbal Park in Dwarka has residents looking out for the heat and run ...

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10 issues Noida wants Modi to sort out

What does Noida want? Going by the list which Federation of Noida Residents Welfare Association (FON...

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Red alert for green belt in Sector 21

Ever since Noida Authority removed a fence from the green belt along Sector 21 to widen a road, the ...

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Air crash scares Dwarka residents

Dwarka residents are left thoroughly shaken following the crash of a small BSF aircraft this morning...