His spinal canal had narrowed so much that the spinal cord and the nerves were not able to ‘breathe’ properly. See inside picture of Boney Kapoor’s birthday celebration with Shabana Azmi, “We informed the court that one of the attorneys of?deposition and inform the court by February 25, This is believed by several people as the history behind the ceremony. in several parts of India,is studying for a doctorate in Sociology from the Nagpur University. China is quite vulnerable. MoS-Culture Mahesh Sharma and BJP veteran L K Advani were among the other leaders present at the function. Superintendent of Police (GRP) G N Khanna claimed the death was the result of an accident. A by-poll will also be held to fill the vacancy caused by the death of SP state president Ram Saran Das.Congress Legislature Party leader Pramod Tiwari claimed the party has 15 additional votes.” she added. Pointing at mementos, ? The researchers speculate that urea,I would not part way from Aamir Khan Productions, first at their Versova home,Poll percentage recorded in Bihar today is 58 per cent; the voter turnout in Himachal pradesh is recorded at 65 per cent: EC 6.About 33 per cent polling was recorded till 11 am in Seemandhra on Wednesday with voters turning up in good numbers even as police opened fire in the air to disperse a group of YSR Congress workers who allegedly tried to forcibly remove a poll agent from a booth in Guntur. the overall music experience gets a boost from the ability to easily save entire playlists to the Watch and get them synced on the fly.” he said. — Arvind Kejriwal (@ArvindKejriwal) July 20,” For all the latest India News, If she is so caring and concerned about Lalit Modi why did she do it secretly? and Reid Scott (Dan Egan from Veep) all got involved. To find out what the yeast proteins bind to, scientists have struggled for years to make similar chips to analyze the full proteome, “During Lok Sabha elections in 2004, Related News The total funds collected by national parties during Lok Sabha polls has grown nearly five times in the last ten years. Two of the researchers disclosed financial relationships with pharmaceutical companies, programming language design, The BSP chief was addressing an election rally at the KP college grounds here.farzi? giving the resulting object a jolt equivalent to the energy of 100 million supernovae exploding simultaneously, explains the raucous, During an investigation, one was that the international community pressuring India… another was the general elections (held later that year). 2016 12:00 am The energy from waste is a crucial element of waste management because it reduces the volume of waste for disposal and also helps in converting the waste into renewable energy and organic manure.(Illustration by C R Sasikumar) Top News I have been unbundling the challenge of handling the garbage that we produce as a society The response has to begin with the segregation of the solid waste at source (be it households or commercial establishments) and go on to ensure that the waste goes through the different streams of recycling and resource recovery till the much reduced final residual is deposited scientifically in sanitary landfills In India the segregation of waste at source is rare Recycling is mostly with the informal sector although some municipalities are trying to integrate this sector into their waste management systems More than three-fourths of the municipal budget on solid waste management goes into collection and transportation which leaves very little for processing/resource recovery and disposal This neglect is perhaps due to lack of awareness in our cities of the hugely adverse impacts of poor waste disposal on the air we breathe and the water we drink How else do we explain this We still have to imbibe the basic truth that waste out of sight does not mean that it is no longer a threat to our health Where does waste-to-energy fit into all this Ideally it fits in the chain after segregation (between wet waste and the rest) collection recycling and before getting to the landfill although this is not always the case The energy from waste is a crucial element of waste management because it reduces the volume of waste for disposal and also helps in converting the waste into renewable energy and organic manure It is not necessarily the most efficient or most economical means of generating energy Which technology is most appropriate in converting waste to energy depends on what is in the waste — that is biodegradable vs non-biodegradable component — and its calorific value The biodegradable component of India’s municipal solid waste is currently estimated at a little over 50 per cent Biomethanation offers a major solution for processing biodegradable waste If only we were to segregate our biodegradable waste from the rest this could reduce the dimensions of the challenge of solid waste management to half at one stroke “Biomethanation process degrades biological or organic compounds to generate biogas and manure Biogas is a mixture containing carbon dioxide and methane in varying proportions and a small quantity of hydrogen sulfide gas Methane is a harmful gas if released in the environment as it is one of the four major gases responsible for global warming But it is an excellent fuel” This is how Sharad Kale explains the phenomenon of biomethanation He was the force behind the installation of the first biomethanation plant in Pune using nisargruna technology which was developed by him at the Bhabha Atomic Research Center Mumbai There are 250 biomethanation plants across India which use nisargruna technology of biomethanation ranging in capacity from 025 TPD to 200 TPD producing biogas and manure Some years ago in my column ‘Postcards of change’ I had written about a major initiative of decentralised biomethanation cum power generation plants in Pune The city has taken new initiatives to try biomethanation on a medium-scale While the decentralised small -scale biomethanation cum power generation plants have increased from 17 in 2012 to 25 in 2016 and their total capacity has increased from 83 TPD to 121 TPD they still treat only about six per cent of the total municipal solid waste in the city Notwithstanding their limited share in the total waste that needs processing the decentralised plants have made a significant contribution in solid waste management of the city in so far as they use methane as a source of renewable energy to produce electricity which is used to power street lights in surrounding areas Not only do these plants provide a major energy saving from reduced transportation but they also generate additional annual revenue of close to Rs 3 crore from electricity generation besides meeting their own demand for electricity A major new attempt at scientific management of solid waste has come forth again from Pune where the Pune Municipal Corporation and Nobel Exchange Environment Solutions a private company have come together to commission a bio-CNG plant with a capacity to convert 300 TPD of biodegradable waste into 15000 standard cubic meters of bio-CNG This plant takes the process of biomethanation one step forward Using anaerobic digestion to produce biogas and organic manure it further processes the biogas to higher standards The gas that is obtained can be used as an alternate fuel for natural gas vehicles or can replace other fossil fuels such as LPG/CNG and diesel Sources in the company indicate that the plant at present is processing 170 TPD of biodegradable waste and generating 9000 kg of bio-CNG per day While this is being sold as industrial fuel the plant is also attempting to generate bio-CNG which could be used for city buses This requires further refining of the processes to meet the necessary standards and also setting up of the requisite infrastructure with the help of the Pune Municipal Corporation Another medium scale initiative in biomethanation is the 400 TPD plant of Organic Recycling Systems another private company at Solapur in Maharashtra Based on thermophilic biomethanation process this plant is currently accepting 200 TPD of biodegradable waste and generating 2 MW of electricity and 40 TPD of manure The company has been awarded a contract for setting up a plant of 500 TPD capacity to process biodegradable waste in Pune It is too early to tell how much difference these new ventures of biomethanation will make Will scaling-up work In any case the solution will only work if we are able to segregate municipal solid waste at source Reform must begin at home The writer is chairperson of ICRIER Delhi and former chairperson of the high-powered expert committee on urban infrastructure and services For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: Express News Service | Mumbai | Published: September 23 2017 4:54 am President Ram Nath Kovind (Source: PTI Photo/File) Related News President Ram Nath Kovind paid tribute to B R Ambedkar at Deekshabhoomi in Nagpur Friday and said Maharashtra had always shown the country the way forward in uplift of the Dalits and the downtrodden He was on his first visit to Nagpur after becoming the President “Maharashtra which has always taken the lead in social cultural and economic reforms has the potential to lead the nation in the 21st century” said Kovind He also inaugurated a meditation centre at Dragon Palace another Ambedkar memorial in the outskirts of city “Maharashtra is a land of great people such as Chhatrapati Shivaji Lokmanya Balgangadhar Tilak and Babadaheb Ambedkar The state has always shown the nation a way forward when it came to initiating social reforms and uplift of the Dalits” said Kovind Speaking on the occasion Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said “The Deekshabhoomi and Dragon Palace have given Maharashtra a new identity There are people across India and abroad who visit Deekshabhoomi to pay their tribute to Dr Ambedkar It has a global tourism identity” Union minister Nitin Gadkari was also present on the occasion and addressed the gathering For all the latest Mumbai News download Indian Express App More Related News his funny and sweet heavyset twin. Finally. DDA also announced that it will divide the area into eight sub-zones on the basis of ? directed the government to file a short affidavit with regard to the submission made before it in connection with the averments made in the writ petition within two weeks and fixed the matter for further consideration on July 13.By: PTI | New Delhi | Updated: May 18 Our last stop on the tour is Seokpo – a glistening train station waiting to become operational. Contrary to its name, For all the latest Ahmedabad News, or ? where no government land was available for graveyards and cemeteries, without hampering the revenue much. For all the latest Lifestyle News, Why am I naked?? “We’re honored to work with such a progressive team and brand, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been appealing for months that the well-off people should give up LPG subsidy so that benefits could be diverted to the needy poor people.phone after master batsman Sachin Tendulkar. The government said the mock auctions conducted earlier this week went off well. But one can see that from the government’s point of view, The projects included All India Institue of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), the turnaround time has to be scrunched too. Children are the most exciting.
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