Plastic Ban
Jharkhand  /  Published 08.11.21

Plastic banned in sanctuaries

Those planning to visit a wildlife sanctuary or zoo in Jharkhand must refrain from using single-use plastic or face severe punishment, according to an order issued by the state’s chief wildlife ...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi

West Bengal  /  Published 11.08.21

Siliguri drive against plastic carry bags

Siliguri Municipal Corporation (SMC) on Tuesday launched a massive drive against the use of plastic carry bags in the city. Led by Gautam Deb, chairperson of the board of administrators (BoA) at the ...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 05.07.21

Plastic bag ban mostly in name only: Survey

A survey across 11 states and two Union territories across the Himalayan region in the country suggests that while most people were aware of the existence of plastic bag ban in their areas, most belie...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

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

Opinion  /  Published 13.04.19

What's Flygskam? Ask the Swedes

Shame can be a bit of an enigma. The emotion, in those with a conscience, is ostensibly a response to their surrender to vice. But an ingenious mind can also turn shame into a weapon to achieve someth...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 26.08.19

Kumble ideal chair for cricket panel

Sir ‚ÄĒ As the dynamic former Indian opener, Virender Sehwag, said, the ability of the former Test captain, Anil Kumble, to boost the confidence of the players makes him an ideal candidate for the rol...
By The Telegraph

North East  /  Published 20.06.19

Ban on use of plastics in Nagaland

The Nagaland government on Thursday announced a total ban on single-use plastics in the state following approval of the cabinet on June 10.The order was issued in continuation of the state government‚...
By Bhadra Gogoi in Dimapur

Opinion  /  Published 11.06.19

The plastic 'carpet-bombing' of India

As soon as the Rajdhani leaves Delhi, a man comes around with our bottles of Rail Neer and a small bottle of hard plastic containing a thimble of spicy lassi. A bit later he comes back with the tea se...
By Ruchir Joshi


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