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Sanitary pad world record set in India

To promote menstrual hygiene, participants at a medical congress in India have set a new Guinness World Record for the longest line of sanitary pads. About 500 people at the 62nd All India Congress of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (AICOG) took ... Read More »

Project Clean Noida

Noida and HCL Foundation – the CSR arm of HCL Technologies Ltd, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for Project Clean Noida, pointed towards transforming the city’s Solid Waste Management (SWM) program. The project is aimed at helping the city ... Read More »

DIPP Swachh Bharat Grand Challenge Awards

As part of the Swachhta Pakhwada, Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) organized a Swachh Bharat Grand Challenge to reward innovative solutions by DIPP recognized start-ups in the country. Four areas – sanitation, waste management, water & waste water ... Read More »

IPC opens branch in Kerala

To widen its reach across India and make South India operations stronger and better, IPC has opened a its 12th branch in Ernakulam, Kerala. P.T. Thomas, Hon’ble MLA inaugurated the office by cutting the ribbon and lighting the lamp. Present ... Read More »

7.8cr lt/day sewer waste falling into Ganga reduced

National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) furthered its effort to reduce pollution in river Ganga before Kumbha with the inauguration of the projects in Prayagraj, including 175 KM of sewerage network. The projects will now carry 7.8 crore litres sewage water per ... Read More »

New toilets for Kumbh Mela

Supporting the sanitation initiative of Government of UP during Kumbh Mela 2019, the National Mission for Clean Ganga has sanctioned a financial assistance of Rs113 crores for the construction of 27,500 toilets & 20,000 urinals. An additional Rs16.68 crore has ... Read More »

48 hours anti-bacterial protection

After months of research, OneSpray launched a new scientifically-proven 48-hour anti-bacterial spray to the UK market and has plans to take it worldwide. It has been designed specifically as the first line of defence against everyday bacteria. Its specially developed ... Read More »

Cleanliness to be included in school syllabus

Deputy Chief Minister and Delhi’s Education Minister, Manish Sisodia announced that the Delhi government will be developing a curriculum to instil habits of cleanliness and hygiene among school students. The government has taken suggestions from teachers and principals of government ... Read More »

Water and sanitation facility for schools

10 Bengaluru city-based government schools will get better water and sanitation facilities including toilets from the next academic year. The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) is implementing the water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) activities at the schools, using corporate social ... Read More »

Road safety awareness training by Diversey

As a part of addressing road safety awareness, Diversey India’s Nalagarh-Plant organized a ‘Road Safety and Safe Driving’ training session for the Nalagarh Truck Union (NTU) on November 2 at the NTU office. The training was initiated with the objective ... Read More »

JLL India appoints new MD for hotels and hospitality

To strengthen its portfolio, Jaideep Dang has been appointed as the Managing Director of JLL India’s Hotels & Hospitality Business. Jaideep has previously worked with the firm from 2004 to 2011. Prior to joining JLL, Jaideep was working as Senior ... Read More »

Replacing coal with turmeric

GSH group India won an award for its work with an Indian FMCG firm Kaleesuwari switching from coal to biomass products, including turmeric and sawdust, to produce steam for its refineries in India at Energy Institute Awards hosted at the ... Read More »

Making roads from plastic waste

Assam has taken up a pilot project to construct roads from waste joining the list of states like Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Madhya Pradesh and Meghalaya. The first-of-its-kind project was launched on the Kahilipara – Dakhingaon Don Bosco Road in the ... Read More »

Permanent hygiene and protection from infection

Leibniz-Institute for New Materials (INM) in Saarbrucken, Nano- Care Deutschland AG, has launched the third generation of ultra-thin coatings – Wipe-on Glass, which provides any kind of hard surface with a self-disinfecting performance for a period of from several months, ... Read More »

School children become Swachh Sevaks in Assam

The three students of Azara Keotpara Lower Primary School – Pompy Biswas, Nitraban Hazarika and Krittika Das, along with their fellow mates, have set an example in Kamrup (Metro) district, by taking upon themselves the responsibility of maintaining hygiene and ... Read More »

Aroma chemicals market on a rise

A report from Transparency Market Research says that the global aroma chemicals market, valued at US$3.85 billion in 2015, is estimated to reach US$6.57 billion by 2024, with a Compound Annual Growth Rate of 6.2% during the forecast period. Based ... Read More »

Trojan Batteries sold to C&D Technologies

US-based battery manufacturer Trojan Battery Company is to be acquired by fellow battery producer C&D Technologies. The two businesses combined have a turnover of €0.8 billion, eight manufacturing facilities and a presence in every major region. Read More »

Robots at railway stations

Cleaning robots have been tested and deployed at four major stations of France – Paris Gare du Nord, Paris Gare de Lyon, Aix-en- Provence and Bordeaux. They are automated scrubber dryers developed by the Sud Service company and have been ... Read More »