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Garbage piles up in Colombo as dump collapse toll hits 31

Garbage piles up in Colombo as dump collapse toll hits 31

Hundreds of tonnes of rotting garbage piled up in Sri Lanka's capital on Tuesday after the main rubbish dump was shut following an accident that killed at least 31 people.

Hundreds evacuated after deadly Lanka dump collapse

Hundreds evacuated after deadly Lanka dump collapse

Sri Lanka has moved over 400 families to temporary shelters after tonnes of rotting garbage collapsed onto a slum on Friday, killing 26 people.

Landslide at Ethiopia garbage dump kills 46

Landslide at Ethiopia garbage dump kills 46

A landslide at a landfill in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa has killed at least 46 people, a spokeswoman in the mayor's office said on Sunday.

Cabinet nod for panel to combat human trafficking

Cabinet nod for panel to combat human trafficking

The committee's roles will include the formulation of a national plan to counter human trafficking and preparation of an annual report on Qatar’s efforts in the field.

Cleaning campaign at Al Farkeh Beach

Cleaning campaign at Al Farkeh Beach

Al Khor and Al Zakhira municipality has conducted a cleaning campaign at Al Farkeh Beach and removed all the garbage.

Over 240 litter bins distributed across 11 beaches

Over 240 litter bins distributed across 11 beaches

The General Cleanliness Department at the Ministry of Municipality and Environment (MME) has distributed 244 garbage bins across 11 public beaches in the country.

QBWA holds workshop on recycling

QBWA holds workshop on recycling

The Qatari Businesswomen Association (QBWA) recently organised a workshop on recycling household garbage and home agriculture, at the Qatar Chamber (QC) headquarters.

Rubbish piles up in India's pollution-hit capital

Rubbish piles up in India's pollution-hit capital

Rubbish piled up on New Delhi's streets on Monday as refuse collectors vowed to push ahead with a nearly week-long strike, the latest crisis to hit the world's most polluted city.

AAP leaders clear Delhi garbage, CM backs workers

AAP leaders clear Delhi garbage, CM backs workers

Sanitation employees say their strike will continue till their demands are met