Occupational safety and health: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

e-waste dumping illegal from now on: violation can lead to jail

Published: May 2, 2012

Dumping of e-waste, comprising electronic items like television sets, mobile phones and computers is illegal from now on. It is also illegal to sell e-waste to local scrap dealers. Under the Electronic Waste (Management and Handling) Rules 2011, notified a year ago has come into effect from today, such waste must be routed to one ..

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Current Affairs : November 14, 2011

Published: November 14, 2011

Comprehensive ban demanded on Asbestos Jaipur The 2nd Asian Ban Asbestos Network Conference at Jodhpur, organised jointly by the Asian Ban Asbestos Network (ABAN), International Ban Asbestos Secretariat (IBAS), the Occupational and Environmental Health Network of India (OEHNI) and Mine Labour Protection Campaign (MLPC), demanded a comprehensive ban on asbestos in Asia. They highlighted the ..

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Current Affairs: 5 & 6 July 2011

Published: July 6, 2011

Dree festival in Arunachal Pradesh Dree Festival: The chief festival of the Apatani community in Arunachal Pradesh Dree being celebrated in the state with conventional passion Few rites are performed to worship and appease Gods and Goddesses, who protect the crops, and ensure well-being In every village, after observing Dree, 7 days taboo period is ..

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