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Plastic Ban
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

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 in

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 in

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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 in

North East  /  Published 12.11.19

Mizoram, Meghalaya continue to wage war against pollutant

 As part of its effort to make Aizawl a plastic-free city, the Aizawl Municipal Corporation (AMC) on Tuesday organised a ‚Äúplastic-free‚ÄĚ rally in the state capital to make people aware of the ...
By Henry L. Khojol in Aizawl

Opinion  /  Published 09.10.19

A year of the #MeToo movement in India

Sir ‚ÄĒ This October, the MeToo movement in India completes a year. Women from various backgrounds ‚ÄĒ students, struggling actors, senior journalists ‚ÄĒ had spoken up against their experiences of se...
By The Telegraph in

North East  /  Published 07.02.20

Hailakandi move to recycle plastic waste

The Hailakandi district administration on Friday organised a programme here to generate awareness on how to convert plastic bottles and waste into ecobricks.As part of the campaign to make Hailakandi ...
By Satananda Bhattacharjee in Hailakandi


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