Wednesday , 17 July 2019
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Government launches ‘Darwaza Band Part Two’

The Swachh Bharat Mission Grameen launched the campaign – Darwaza Band Part Two, which focuses on sustaining the open defecation free status of villages across the country and has been supported by the World Bank. The campaign, produced by the ... Read More »

Door-to-door garbage collection in Noida

Noida Authority’s door-to-door garbage collection kicked off from five sectors – 14, 14-A, 49, 137, 50 and Aghapur village, and collected more than 20 tonnes of waste. Around 15 tonnes of garbage were collected from the residential areas and five ... Read More »

Food safety approval for Kerala temple offerings

Temples in Kerala are set to offer prasadam (offerings made to deities) approved by the country’s food regulator, the Food Safety and Standard Authority of India (FSSAI) — a decision that has been taken in after food poisoning incidents in ... Read More »

CarZ opens FOFO center in Malakpet

CarZ announced the opening of its brands’ Franchise Owned Franchise Operated center (FOFO) in Malakpet, Hyderabad, under its strategic franchise partnership with Suryavansh Group. The center was inaugurated by B.Srinivas Murthy Garu, Chief Manager, Canara Bank (Naryanaguda Branch), G.Surendra GM ... Read More »

LuLu unit plans to invest Rs 1,000 cr in India

Twenty14 Holdings, the hospitality investment arm of Abu Dhabi-based LuLu Group International, plans to invest about Rs 1,000 crore in India over the next two years to build-hotels in key cities, said Adeeb Ahamed, Managing Director. The company will introduce ... Read More »

Community support initiative in Assam

TechnipFMC a leader in subsea, onshore, offshore, and surface technologies promoted the importance of safe and drinking water by sponsoring RO units in schools and colleges, in Chirang District Office in Assam under their flagship CSR program in India, Seed ... Read More »

Smart water ATMs

Pi-Lo Shudh Pani Seva Foundation, an NPO working towards serving clean RO drinking water to the masses, inaugurated its smart water ATM at Humayun Tomb on the January 1, 2019 as a start to the ‘Plastic free India’ resolution for ... Read More »

Replacing plastic packaging with sustainable materials

Samsung Electronics announced that the company will start taking steps this year to replace plastic packaging materials with paper and other environmentally sustainable elements. The packaging used currently for Samsung’s products and accessories – ranging from mobile phones and tablets ... Read More »

UV light could reduce HAIs

A study, published in the American Journal of Infection Control, examined the effects of a type of ultraviolet (UV) light technology called PurpleSun. It has foldable partitions, which can surround equipment on all sides, and its light hits five surface ... Read More »

Robotic arm puts the toilet seat down automatically

The SmartNudge, a battery-operated device for the household toilet, ensures that the toilet seat is always returned to its lowered position after use. The unit contains a sensor which automatically detects when the seat has been raised. After a period ... Read More »