When the ban on plastic comes into force across Tamil Nadu from January, manufacture, sale and use of carry bags “irrespective of their thickness” will be a criminal offence.

When it receives petitions about violation of environmental laws such as illegal construction in eco-sensitive area.

Four local NGOs on Sunday joined hands to protect the environment of the town.

It’s time to welcome Lord Ganesha to our homes, societies and clubs once again.

CHANDIGARH: The progress of the leather industry in Punjab cannot be made at the expense of environment, says Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri awardee Thirumalachari Ramasami.

Doing her bit: A student of Home Science College spray-painting a Ganesha idol in the city on Saturday.
Home Science Department creates natural colours that are as good as synthetic ones

Rajahmundry: To help make Ganesh Chaturthi celebration eco-friendly, state pollution control board authorities plan to give away as many as 1,900 clay Ganesh idols free in Godavari districts.

To drive home its message of doing away with plastics and create eco-friendly alternatives for it, the Maharashtra Pollution Control Board (MPCB) will distribute around 52 lakh cloth bags free of c

Expert says man-made causes mainly trigger disasters

BHUBANESWAR: The drive against the use of plastic and polythene carry-bags has gathered steam.

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