CHENNAI: With the deadline for the ban on plastic closing in on December 31, leading super markets in the city, boutiques and several smaller departmental stores have slowly started to shift toward

Dehradun: Months after the state government imposed a blanket ban on the use of polythene bags, the restriction is cutting no ice, with many shopkeepers and vendors openly flouting the ban.

RANCHI: Jharkhand forest department is finding itself in a fix after receiving a letter from Union ministry of environment, forests and climate change asking all the states to immediately ban the u

BENGALURU: The Karnataka forest department has decided to root out plastic from its nurseries.

“The estate officer and health officer have been instructed to conduct meetings with hoteliers, shop keepers etc. immediately.

State had given a deadline to manufacturers to come up with a buy-back mechanism.

CHENNAI: For The Bengal Association in T Nagar, the run-up to this year's Durga Puja has been exceptionally busy. And pricier.

Nashik: Municipal commissioner Tukaram Mundhe has ordered the traders doing business near the Kalika temple in Mumbai Naka area to refrain from using plastic.

Calling India's commitment to beat plastic pollution "doable", UN environment chief Erik Solheim said Wednesday there is enormous energy from its states to fulfil its promise to eliminate single-us

The Punjab Pollution Control Board (PPCB) and the Punjab Plastic Waste Management Society (PPWMS) on Tuesday launched a five-year programme for effectively managing post-consumer multi-layered pack

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