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Deonar fire


Environment ministry asks BMC to come up with plans to tackle Deonar fires

April 03, 2016 2:06 am

TCS to suggest integrated waste-management system at dumpyard, home to 12 million tonnes of waste

Deonar fire: As BMC cracks down on them, ragpickers face loss of livelihood

April 01, 2016 1:29 am

Private security guards hired by the BMC have been instructed to prevent any unauthorised personnel from entering the dumping ground.

BJP responsible for fire at Deonar dumping zone, says Shiv Sena

March 28, 2016 5:46 pm

Shiv Sena MP Arvind Sawant said it was unfortunate that BJP was "playing politics" over the issue rather than solving it.

After Deonar fires, wards set up own waste processing plants

March 25, 2016 12:00 am

While the civic body is adding 35 dry waste segregation sites to the existing 32 in the city, some corporators are taking up initiatives, such as setting up processing plants, specifically for their wards.

Deonar fire: Javadekar says action will be taken based on report

March 23, 2016 6:58 pm

Terming the issue as "serious", Javadekar had sent a two-member special team to inquire into the fire incident.

MoEF, pollution board team visits Deonar ground

March 23, 2016 12:45 am

A show-cause notice was sent to the BMC when the fire first broke out in January.

Six-month old dies in Govandi, locals blame smoke from dumping ground

March 23, 2016 12:43 am

With the fire in Deonar dumping ground creating havoc in slums in the area, locals have been protesting against the poor air quality and smoke-soaked air.

Deonar fire: Corporators oppose use of potable water for firefighting

March 23, 2016 12:40 am

Each 12,000-litre tanker made more than 90 rounds to douse flames in January.

Deonar fire: More fire tenders, more borewells, night-vision cameras

March 22, 2016 1:03 am

The BMC will now increase the number of fire tenders posted permanently on the ground from two to 10.

Deonar fire: Residents have difficulty seeing, breathing

March 22, 2016 12:58 am

The smoke was so dense on both Sunday and Monday morning that visibility even within the tiny homes was poor.