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Mosquitoes Modified to curb dengue

Scientists have discovered a recent breakthrough in the prevention of the spread of dengue fever, caused by mosquito bites. The latest discovery limits the spread of mosquito population, especially dengue-carriers. A series of tests were conducted in the laboratory before ... Read More »

Food hygiene lessons for ‘paani puri’ vendors

To bring awareness among paani puri vendors, Congress Member of Parliament Sanjay Nirupam recently held a cleanliness and hygiene campaign in Mumbai. This event followed the shocking news of a paani puri vendor being caught on camera urinating into a ... Read More »

Noida to privatise city cleaning

Dissatisfied with the levels of sanitation maintained in the city, the Noida Authority has now proposed to privatise the civic service. The authority has roped in private firm Ernst & Young as its consultant for preparing a detailed report to ... Read More »

Terminix – SIS Joint Venture

Terminix, America’s largest pest control provider, has entered into a joint venture with Security and Intelligence Services (India) Ltd to serve both residential and commercial segments. Terminix and SIS will bring several decades of experience to this JV. Terminix will ... Read More »

Ecogreen brings no-touch systems to India

The Ecogreen Cleaning & Hygiene Products of the Global Excellence Group has recently taken up distributorship of no-touch cleaning products of Kaivac Cleaning Systems, USA. Emphasising the need for such systems in India, Dr J.P.S. Bakshi, MD, told CIJ that ... Read More »

Bettering the Best

In the recent Great Place to Work® Institute, Inc, listing, Eureka Forbes has been ranked 43 out of 50 companies selected from India, in recognition of its corporate performance and quality of work life for its employees. From the outset, ... Read More »

Inventa Cleantech installs bus cleaning system

Rajasthan State Transport Corporation recently installed a bus-cleaning plant in Jaipur for cleaning the traditional and indigenous bus bodies. The equipment for the bus washing plants were provided by Inventa Cleantech. Inventa has already installed similar systems at DTC’s Bus ... Read More »

All Services takes up suburban station cleaning

Scores of passengers who travel every day by suburban trains in Mumbai   can now look forward to having some relief from stink and stench in the station premises. Continuing with its campaign to provide a clean environment for its passengers, ... Read More »

Karcher announces India subsidiary

Karcher announces India subsidiary By establishing its fully-owned subsidiary in India in April this year, Alfred Karcher GmbH& Co. KG has been stepping up expansion of its countrywide dealer and service network to have better customer relationship throughout the country. ... Read More »

Sordid Toilets

Taking cognizance of the pathetic state of toilets in the Mantralaya building, the Chief Secretary, Maharashtra Government, has issued a circular on a clean up drive to improve the sanitation at the New Administrative Building and the barracks consisting of ... Read More »

Women can make the difference at home

The Mysore City Corporation is targeting women to effectively handle the solid waste generated daily. The corporation took women leaders, including women corporators, to the sewage farm at Vidyaranyapuram, the city’s biggest waste management site and told them that the ... Read More »

Clean Cause

British national Jodie Underhill, 35, is pledged to “leave nothing but footprints” as she leads a team of volunteers to set up waste disposal pits at Chamba district ahead of Manimahesh pilgrimage. Underhill’s organisation has collaborated with WWF India as ... Read More »

Green award to city school

Chennai based East Coast Christian Matriculation Higher Secondary School in Neelankarai has won the Green Schools of India Award, 2011, for its active environmental conservation activities. The school has been a model of environmental management with each classroom segregating bio-degradable ... Read More »

Clean-up Drive

Tonnes of garbage were recently removed in Chennai city as part of a massive cleaning drive announced by Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa. During the cleanliness drive, 1884 metric tonnes of garbage were removed from the metropolis and dumped ... Read More »

Stinking welcome

It’s better to roll up the window while driving out of Howrah Station than to take the unbearable stench generating from piles of garbage, discarded & worn-out tyre, faeces, hotel waste and filth left behind by lakhs of travellers every ... Read More »

An Unclean Act

While Anna Hazare supporters went euphoric when he broke his 13-day-old fast, the Ramlila ground silently bore the brunt as garbage and filth were left strewn around the venue. Empty and partially-filled water bottles, biscuit packets, food packets, cartons, rice, ... Read More »

Rs.5,000 for littering!

Citizens who are caught littering in Ahmedabad will have to cough up a hefty fine of र5000 for littering in the streets. The City Municipal Corporation has planned to scale up fines from र150 to र5,000, depending on the extent ... Read More »

Eco-initiatives at IIM

Members of the ECoBiZ Club at IIM Shillong have come up with an initiative by placing bamboo-made waste bins or khoh at various places in the campus. The bins have been designed using indigenous contraptions and have been manufactured by ... Read More »

Call centre software for FabricSpa

Gurgoan based Drishti-Soft Solution Pvt Ltd has chosen Ameyo software as the Call Center Technology for FabricSpa, a venture of Jyothy Fabricare Services Ltd (JFSL). The software enables a centrally managed multi-site contact center network for FabricSpa. The award-winning call ... Read More »