Calcutta  /  Published 08.01.21

New Town pavements will have plastic

Broken plastic toys, used plastic buckets and plastic bags, among other things, will go into the making of paver blocks that will be used to construct walkways in New Town. The New Town authorities h...
By Snehal Sengupta in New Town

India  /  Published 27.12.20

Modi lauds 'Healing Himalayas' campaign

By Our Bureau and Agencies in Chandigarh

India  /  Published 27.12.20

PM avoids farmers in ‘Mann ki Baat’

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday during his last ‘Mann Ki Baat’ address of the year pitched for the resolution of saying no to single-use plastics, and Aatmanirbhar Bharat, and paid ...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 02.12.20

Dumped plastic bags and bottles threaten Sarobar

“The lake is home to a variety of turtles and fish. They will choke to death if they swallow plastic,” said Parthib Basu, a professor of zoology at Calcutta University, who specialises in ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 23.11.20

New Town road plastic waste rule

The asphalt to be used in repair or construction of roads in New Town has to be mixed with plastic waste, the New Town Kolkata Development Authority (NKDA) has decided in an attempt to reduce the volu...
By Snehal Sengupta in New Town


Jharkhand  /  Published 07.11.20

Initiative to curb plastic use in steel city

The Jamshedpur Notified Area Committee (JNAC), the local urban body, has devised a unique concept to not only create awareness against harmful effects of plastic use but also instil fear amongst vendo...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 04.11.20

Steel City to curb plastic menace

If you have been using plastic bags in and around Jamshedpur, then beware. From November 5 onward, anyone found using a plastic carry bag will be penalized by the local administration, which has launc...
By Kumud Jenamani in Jamshedpur

Opinion  /  Published 24.10.20

Justice at last: Medussa at NY County court

A statue was unveiled in New York close to the New York County Criminal Court — a statue of the Greek goddess, Medusa, symbolizing the MeToo movement. This is the same court where Harvey Weinste...
By Suhashini Sarkar in

Jharkhand  /  Published 05.01.19

Ranchi's RIMS cleared of encroachments

A team from Ranchi Municipal Corporation (RMC) removed encroachments from RIMS premises, Kutchery Chowk, Jaquir Hussain Park and Radium Road on Saturday to ensure smoother movement of traffic through ...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

India  /  Published 12.10.19

Foreign litter on Great Nicobar beaches

Plastic waste from southeast Asian countries is littered along several pristine beaches of India’s Great Nicobar island, an environmental researcher said in a report on Thursday that calls for clean...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


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