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The MiG-29K trainer aircraft that crashed into the Arabian Sea on Thursday.(Representational Photo/PTI)

Search teams locate debris of Navy’s MiG-29K in Arabian Sea, pilot still missing

By HT Correspondent | Hndustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 29, 2020 09:02 PM IST
The debris located includes the landing gear, turbo charger and some other parts of the aircraft.
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NDRF personnel sift through the rubble with the help of a sniffer dog in search of survivors at the collapse site in Mahad in Raigad.(PTI)
NDRF personnel sift through the rubble with the help of a sniffer dog in search of survivors at the collapse site in Mahad in Raigad.(PTI)

Raigad building collapse: After 19 hours under debris, 4-year-old survives

By Nadeem Inamdar | Hindustan Times, Mahad (Raigad)
UPDATED ON AUG 25, 2020 04:27 PM IST
Officials said Mohammad Bangi was rushed to a nearby hospital and that he has suffered minor injuries
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The sites inspected included areas underneath the bridges at Sarai Kale Khan, Mayur Vihar and the Signature Bridge.(HT Photo)
The sites inspected included areas underneath the bridges at Sarai Kale Khan, Mayur Vihar and the Signature Bridge.(HT Photo)

Debris dumped on plains altering Yamuna’s flow

By Vatsala Shrangi | Hindustan Times, New Delhi, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 01, 2020 12:49 AM IST
According to the National Green Tribunal (NGT) order of 2015, any dumping of waste or debris on the Yamuna floodplains is banned and violators could be fined up to Rs50,000.
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An excavator was spotted dumping debris illegally at Wadala on August 20.(HT Photo)
An excavator was spotted dumping debris illegally at Wadala on August 20.(HT Photo)

Debris dumping at wetland: Collector directs salt department to approach police in Wadala case

By Badri Chatterjee | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON AUG 27, 2019 11:23 AM IST
Summary.Stalin D, a member of the Bombay high court-appointed wetland panel, had filed the complaint on August 21, a day after he caught the violators dumping debris on the 80-acre wetland.
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Bhiwandi Nizampur City Municipal Corporation (BNCMC) again began a rescue operation around 1am on Sunday. The fire brigade team did not find anybody in the operation which went on till 4.50am(HT FILE)
Bhiwandi Nizampur City Municipal Corporation (BNCMC) again began a rescue operation around 1am on Sunday. The fire brigade team did not find anybody in the operation which went on till 4.50am(HT FILE)

‘We heard people scream from under debris’, Bhiwandi locals tell civic body

By Sajana Nambiar | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON AUG 26, 2019 08:26 AM IST
Fire brigade team carries out another rescue op for 4 hours, finds nobody under debris.
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The accused was detained by the Wadala police but a case was not filed, as the district administration members refused to come to the location(HT file photo)
The accused was detained by the Wadala police but a case was not filed, as the district administration members refused to come to the location(HT file photo)

‘Administration didn’t act on debris dumping plaint at Mumbai wetland’

By Badri Chatterjee | Hindusatan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON AUG 23, 2019 01:53 PM IST
Stalin D, a member of the Bombay high court (HC) appointed wetland panel, filed a complaint with different departments after witnessing destruction at a site in Wadala wetland but the district authorities didn’t respond.
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The Brihanmumbai municipal corporation (BMC) is now looking for private land in the space-starved city to set up and operate construction debris processing units for its ‘Debris on Call’ service. (Photo by Sunil Ghosh / Hindustan Times)
The Brihanmumbai municipal corporation (BMC) is now looking for private land in the space-starved city to set up and operate construction debris processing units for its ‘Debris on Call’ service. (Photo by Sunil Ghosh / Hindustan Times)

‘Debris on call’ service: BMC wants private land for recycling

By Eeshanpriya MS
UPDATED ON AUG 09, 2019 03:28 AM IST
As part of its latest tender, the BMC has added a clause that allows any Mumbaiite to set up a plant if they have a large open space.
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Mumbai’s Dongri building collapse: The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has opened a shelter at Imamwada Municipal Secondary Girls’ School after the building collapse, a civic official said.(ANI Twitter Image)
Mumbai’s Dongri building collapse: The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has opened a shelter at Imamwada Municipal Secondary Girls’ School after the building collapse, a civic official said.(ANI Twitter Image)

Mumbai’s Dongri building collapse: Human chain by locals to remove debris at site

By Press Trust of India | Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUN 01, 2020 09:11 PM IST
Mumbai’s Dongri building collapse: TV channels showed dramatic visuals of a child, wrapped in a cloth bundle, being carried out of the debris by rescue workers. There was no word about the child’s condition.
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A woman and a child were trapped under the debris of the wall, which collapsed on hutments killing 13 people in Mumbai’s Malad East early on Tuesday(HT Photo)
A woman and a child were trapped under the debris of the wall, which collapsed on hutments killing 13 people in Mumbai’s Malad East early on Tuesday(HT Photo)

Child, woman trapped under debris after wall collapses in Mumbai’s Malad

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JUL 02, 2019 11:09 AM IST
At least 13 people were killed after the wall collapsed on the hutments built on a hill slope in Kurar village in Malad East. The incident was reported at around 1am on Tuesday.
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Just 50 metres away from Ghitoni Metro station, the track has turned into a dumping ground with stray cattle feeding on the waste. Pedestrians cover their face as they walk on the uneven pavement next to it.(HT Photo)
Just 50 metres away from Ghitoni Metro station, the track has turned into a dumping ground with stray cattle feeding on the waste. Pedestrians cover their face as they walk on the uneven pavement next to it.(HT Photo)

Encroachments, debris and garbage take over cycling track on Delhi’s MG Road

By Risha Chitlangia | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 24, 2019 04:59 AM IST
At a time when the Delhi government and other agencies are making efforts to develop cycling tracks in the city to promote the use of non-motorised transport, the continuous, dedicated tracks on MG road are a picture in contrast.
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Construction material beneath the newly constructed RTR flyover, parallel to the existing one.(Vipin Kumar/HT PHOTO)
Construction material beneath the newly constructed RTR flyover, parallel to the existing one.(Vipin Kumar/HT PHOTO)

Debris causing traffic snarls near RTR flyover

By Ashish Mishra | New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 16, 2019 01:07 AM IST
One of the most delayed infrastructure projects in Delhi, the new three-lane RTR flyover will start from Munirka petrol pump and end before NH-8, close to the R&R hospital at Subroto Park.
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The area in question near Sagar Matha Club, Navy Nagar.
The area in question near Sagar Matha Club, Navy Nagar.

Army club issued notice over debris dumping in Colaba

By Badri Chatterjee | Mumbai
UPDATED ON MAY 10, 2019 03:05 AM IST
Army officials have also been directed to explain why debris dumping was carried out less than 50m from mangroves near the club.
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HT had on April 17 reported how the construction and demolition debris had almost choked the river below the bridge, leaving a gap of only few metres for the river to pass flow as a trickle.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)
HT had on April 17 reported how the construction and demolition debris had almost choked the river below the bridge, leaving a gap of only few metres for the river to pass flow as a trickle.(Sanchit Khanna/HT PHOTO)

Agencies start clearing debris choking Yamuna

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON APR 20, 2019 06:25 AM IST
On Friday, when HT visited the spot again, it found at least two earth moving machines and two dumper trucks, loaded with debris collected from the spot, were parked below the bridge.
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Construction and debris waste dumped in Sector 67 in February this year caused respiratory problems(HT File)
Construction and debris waste dumped in Sector 67 in February this year caused respiratory problems(HT File)

Zonal officers to check debris dumping in city

By HT Correspondent | Gurugram
PUBLISHED ON APR 11, 2019 02:51 AM IST
A special campaign was launched on April 5, and 30 vehicles used for dumping C&D waste have been seized from violators so far.
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On March 27, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in a televised address to the nation, announced that India has entered the elite club of nations to possess the capability to hit a target in space.(PTI)
On March 27, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in a televised address to the nation, announced that India has entered the elite club of nations to possess the capability to hit a target in space.(PTI)

A-SAT debris to decay in a few weeks: DRDO Chief

By Rahul Singh | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 07, 2019 01:16 AM IST
Criticising India for the tests, NASA had described it as a “terrible, terrible” thing that had endangered the International Space Station (ISS).
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File photo of debris dumped at Bhandup (East)(HT File)
File photo of debris dumped at Bhandup (East)(HT File)

‘Debris being dumped at Bhandup wetlands’: Enviromental group

By HT Correspondent | Mumbai, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON APR 05, 2019 10:43 AM IST
According to the complaint filed by Vanashakti, miscreants have been dumping the debris in Bhandup wetlands between 12pm and 4am for every day for six months.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi had on Wednesday announced that India successfully test-fired an anti-satellite missile by shooting down a live satellite.(PTI)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi had on Wednesday announced that India successfully test-fired an anti-satellite missile by shooting down a live satellite.(PTI)

‘Terrible thing, India’s ASAT satellite test created 400 pieces of debris’: NASA

By AFP | Washington
UPDATED ON APR 26, 2020 05:28 PM IST
As a result of the Indian test, the risk of collision with the ISS has increased by 44 percent over 10 days, Bridenstine said.
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The South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) on Friday said it will no longer clear construction and demolition waste dumped on PWD roads. (Photo by Burhaan Kinu/ Hindustan Times)(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)
The South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) on Friday said it will no longer clear construction and demolition waste dumped on PWD roads. (Photo by Burhaan Kinu/ Hindustan Times)(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)

Won’t pick debris from PWD roads, says SDMC

By Baishali Adak | New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAR 03, 2019 11:43 PM IST
The public works department (PWD) comes under the Delhi government. All roads wider than 60 feet in Delhi are managed by PWD while the civic bodies maintain smaller roads.
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The 2-month-old Boeing 737 MAX 8 jet plunged into the Java Sea early Monday just minutes after taking off from Jakarta, killing all 189 people on board.(Reuters Photo)
The 2-month-old Boeing 737 MAX 8 jet plunged into the Java Sea early Monday just minutes after taking off from Jakarta, killing all 189 people on board.(Reuters Photo)

Lion Air crash search finds debris, belongings on seafloor

By Associated Press | Associated Press
UPDATED ON OCT 31, 2018 08:15 PM IST
The search for the crashed Lion Air plane has found aircraft debris and passenger belongings on the seafloor but the object thought to be the fuselage is still eluding it, an Indonesian official said Wednesday.
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Ganesh idols are seen floating in the polluted Yamuna river after immersion of the idols on the last day of Ganesh Chaturthi , at ITO in New Delhi, India, on Monday, September 24, 2018.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)
Ganesh idols are seen floating in the polluted Yamuna river after immersion of the idols on the last day of Ganesh Chaturthi , at ITO in New Delhi, India, on Monday, September 24, 2018.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)

Yamuna littered as idols, debris remain uncleared

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 25, 2018 09:39 AM IST
The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Monday directed all states to strictly comply with the guidelines laid down by the Central Pollution Control Board on idol immersions
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The X-ray image of the debris of SN 1572.
The X-ray image of the debris of SN 1572.

Indian astro satellite captures X-ray image of debris from 446-year-old supernova explosion

By Snehal Fernandes | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON SEP 17, 2018 10:33 AM IST
For the first time, country’s dedicated multi-wavelength astronomy satellite, Astrosat, has captured an X-ray image of the debris of a supernova. Called SN 1572, the supernova is located 10,000 light years away
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Scientists, including one of Indian origin, have developed a cyborg cockroach powered by a tiny neuro-controller that could be used in search and rescue missions to find people trapped under collapsed buildings.(Representative Image/AFP Photo)
Scientists, including one of Indian origin, have developed a cyborg cockroach powered by a tiny neuro-controller that could be used in search and rescue missions to find people trapped under collapsed buildings.(Representative Image/AFP Photo)

Scientists develop Cyborg cockroach, could save people trapped under debris

By Press Trust of India | Washington
PUBLISHED ON SEP 09, 2018 01:26 PM IST
The neuro-controller micocircuit developed by researchers at the University of Connecticut in the US is part of a tiny electronic ‘backpack’ that can be attached to the insect with its wires connected to the insect’s antennae lobes.
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The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation had named two sites in Aarey Colony among 10 spots across the city to dump construction debris in a list submitted to the Supreme Court earlier this year.(Sonu Mehta/HT Photo)
The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation had named two sites in Aarey Colony among 10 spots across the city to dump construction debris in a list submitted to the Supreme Court earlier this year.(Sonu Mehta/HT Photo)

Dumping debris at Aarey? Mumbai activists see red over green norm violations

By Badri Chatterjee | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON AUG 15, 2018 04:29 AM IST
Environmentalists have challenged the BMC list in the apex court, stating that dumping of debris at Aarey is in violation of green norms.
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Seven vehicles including six cars and a motorbike was washed away in the flood.(HT Photo)
Seven vehicles including six cars and a motorbike was washed away in the flood.(HT Photo)

Rains trigger flashfloods in Manali, seven vehicles washed away

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Shimla
UPDATED ON JUL 19, 2018 11:51 AM IST
The administration has also asked people to stay alert as the state meteorological centre has predicted more rains in Himachal Pradesh for the next three days.
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Once spread across five hectares , the pond has been reduced to one-tenth of its original size.(Bachchan Kumar/HT)
Once spread across five hectares , the pond has been reduced to one-tenth of its original size.(Bachchan Kumar/HT)

Residents rejoice after HC stays debris dumping at Kharghar pond

By Padmja Sinha | Hindustan Times, Navi Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON JUN 07, 2018 11:46 PM IST
Based on PIL filed by the residents on Wednesday, the court had scheduled an emergency hearing for 3pm Thursday
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Pramod Patil, environment and forest officer, Cidco, said they cannot do anything because the pond is neither a wetland nor a natural body.(HT Photo)
Pramod Patil, environment and forest officer, Cidco, said they cannot do anything because the pond is neither a wetland nor a natural body.(HT Photo)

Debris dumping: Kharghar residents to move court to save pond

By Padmja Sinha | Hindustan Times, Navi Mumbai
UPDATED ON JUN 06, 2018 12:58 PM IST
Residents said although they have been fighting hard, poor response from the authorities is responsible for destruction of the water body.
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Work in progress at the 30-hectare plot in Aarey Colony.(Zory Bathena)
Work in progress at the 30-hectare plot in Aarey Colony.(Zory Bathena)

Green tribunal halts debris dumping, cutting of trees in Mumbai’s Aarey Colony for Metro

By Badri Chatterjee | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON MAY 15, 2018 10:32 AM IST
At a hearing in New Delhi, the NGT upheld the order issued by the tribunal’s Pune bench in August 2015, saying it cannot be breached.
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Footage captured on a resident’s phone shows debris being dumped into the national park.(HT Photo)
Footage captured on a resident’s phone shows debris being dumped into the national park.(HT Photo)

Mumbai national park warns construction sites against dumping debris

By Badri Chatterjee | Hindustan Times
PUBLISHED ON APR 17, 2018 12:31 AM IST
Anwar Ahmed, director and chief conservator of forest of the national park, said he visited the site where the debris was being dumped on Sunday.
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In 2014, the HC banned reclamation and construction on wetlands after NGO Vanashakti filed a petition to protect them.(HT photo)
In 2014, the HC banned reclamation and construction on wetlands after NGO Vanashakti filed a petition to protect them.(HT photo)

‘2,000 truckload of debris dumped at wetlands near Mumbai’

By Badri Chatterjee | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON APR 14, 2018 10:20 AM IST
Destruction taking place at Ulhas estuary, before Thane creek, says a member of the high court constituted wetland grievance redressal committee
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According to the police, Bidre was hacked to pieces by her lover and senior police inspector Abhay Kurundkar in April 2016 and her mortal remains were disposed of in an iron trunk.(FILE)
According to the police, Bidre was hacked to pieces by her lover and senior police inspector Abhay Kurundkar in April 2016 and her mortal remains were disposed of in an iron trunk.(FILE)
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