Free Press Journal
  • Mumbai: 70 metric tonnes of waste collected in clean-up drive at Chaityabhoomi

    Mumbai: As the followers return home after paying tribute to Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar on his death anniversary at Shivaji Park Dadar, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) the next day itself took the clean-up drive and collected around 70 metric tonnes of garbage from the place. According to the information given by the Dadar (G north), civic ward officials, 1,500 clean up workers deployed to undertake the initiative.

  • Mumbai: Union minister Hardeep Singh Puri assures clean-up drive at Versova beach will resume soon

    Mumbai: Union minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Monday met lawyer and environmentalist Afroz Shah and said cleaning of Versova beach in Mumbai will resume. Shah shot to fame after his cleanliness drive in 2015 managed to remove around 5.5 million kg of waste in 85 weeks from the beach. He, however, had to suspend the initiative after facing harassment from some anti-social elements.

  • Bangkok’s street food riding into sunset

    Bangkok: Authorities in Thailand’s capital are banishing its world-famous street-food vendors as part of a clean-up drive by the military government, outraging foodies and threatening the livelihoods of the road-side cooks.

  • Poll panel’s special drive to clean up voters’ list

    Agartala: To ensure error-free voter-lists and eliminate duplication of names, the Election Commission has launched a nation-wide drive NERPAP which will continue till mid-August, an official said here on Thursday.