Littering black spots take JP Nagar’s rank down

Fine rates fall by Rs. 28,250 between March and April, 2021 JP Nagar’s ranking for waste management fell by four places between March 2021 and April 2021 according to the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike’s (BBMP) Solid Waste Management Report. In JP Nagar 2nd Phase and 6th Phase, garbage dumps on the street violate littering norms. […]

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Faecal Coliform levels in Yamuna way above limits

A type of bacteria, faecal coliform is indicative of the presence of faecal material of man or animal and can result in a wide variety of illnesses and diseases. Delhi: Ammar, a Delhi-based photographer, frequently visits the Yamuna shore between the Delhi-Noida Direct Flyover and Zakir Nagar, near Okhla. “I went there last year to […]

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High iron content in water, a health concern for citizens

Rusted pipelines and eroding water tankers, raise the risk of water-borne diseases. May 13, 2021 Sudeept Singh Khurda: The residents of Retang Colony, Jatni, are worried about the quality of water they are bound to use on a daily basis. “The supplied water contains bleaching powder and churns out muddy with high-iron density, which is […]

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Khushi scheme: Great initiative, poor implementation

Under the Khushi scheme, girls of government schools in the state are receiving fewer sanitary pads than promised. Cuttack-:  Chandni, a 10th standard student of a government school in Cuttack, receives around six sanitary pads in a month under the Khushi scheme instead of 18 as scheduled in the scheme. She added that she has […]

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