SC chides government over Bhopal’s toxic waste (Lead)

May 28th, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday chided the central government for not doing anything for disposing toxic waste for 28 years since the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy.An ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Tar balls from Goa beaches to be incinerated

September 6th, 2010 - 12:08 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 6 (IANS) Tonnes of slimy tar balls which have been washed ashore to Goa's famed beaches over the last week will now be collected and sent to oil refinery for ... Read more...

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New Treehotel in Sweden features room shaped like a UFO

July 17th, 2010 - 6:33 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 17 (ANI): A new hotel in Sweden is set to offer guests the chance to stay in rooms shaped like a UFO, birds nest and a "mirrorcube".The Treehotel, which ... Read more...

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Just 6 fruit pips, yet waste bin not collected

April 15th, 2010 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 15 (IANS) A Briton was outraged when collection crews refused to empty the recycle bin because of six fruit pips that caused "contamination", a media report said. Melvyn Sylvester, 54, found ... Read more...

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Britain’s waste mountain hit 18.4m tons in 2009

April 4th, 2010 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 4 (ANI): The foods and drinks wasted by Brits cost the UK a harrowing 17billion pounds annually, a new report has revealed.According to the report published by Wrap, the Government's ... Read more...

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Latest Episode Of TV Series ‘Ghost Adventures’ Features Linda Vista Hospital

December 12th, 2009 - 7:09 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Dec.12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The popular paranormal reality series 'Ghost Adventures' aired its latest episode on Friday which tracked the presence of any spirits in the former Linda Vista Hospital. The ... Read more...

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Families earning a living from a cremation ground in Varanasi

November 14th, 2009 - 7:44 pm ICT by ANI
Varanasi, Nov. 14 (ANI): Apart from functioning round the clock as a cremation ground, the 'Manikarnika Ghat' is also a source of income for many families.Everyday, at least four hundred funerals take ... Read more...

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Energy from waste to power US army

October 6th, 2009 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 6 (ANI): Defence firm Qinetiq has sent to the US a system that generates energy from waste.According to a report by BBC News, the PyTEC system heats mixed waste, releasing ... Read more...

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Worlds first eco-friendly plastic created

July 5th, 2008 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 5 (ANI): A scientist has invented the worlds first environment-friendly polymer that degrades faster than other plastics.According to a report in The New Straits Times Online, the invention, known ... Read more...

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