Kamrup (M) Deputy Commissioner has appealed to the people for not to use plastic during Ambubachi Mela at Kamakhya Temple this year.

In a letter to all municipal commissioners, Principal Secretary (Municipal Administration) Arvind Kumar directed them to strictly implement the directives on plastic usage.

Of these, 19 units have been issued closure notices, after four trucks, smuggling 16.7 tonnes of banned plastic bags from Daman to retailers across Maharashtra were confiscated by a MPCB flying squ

Jamshedpur: Jamshedpur Notified Area Committee (JNAC), which has seized 18 tonnes of banned plastic carry bags from shopkeepers in the last seven months, plans to make the city 'polythene free' by

HYDERABAD: Reverberating the United Nation's awakening call to ditch plastic, Telangana, along with rest of India, on Tuesday marked World Environment Day with 'beat the plastic pollution' as its t

NEW DELHI: India on the occasion of the World Environment Day on Tuesday pledged to eliminate all single-use plastics (items like carry bags, straws and water bottles among others) from the country

Five months after the Noida Authority relaunched its anti-plastic drive to implement the ban on plastics in the city, shop-keepers and residents are flouting the guidelines.

NEW DELHI: For India, World Environment Day 2018 is not a "symbolic" celebration, but a mission, Union environment minister Harsh Vardhan said on Tuesday.

AGRA: Ahead of World Environment Day on June 5, Union minister for culture and environment Mahesh Sharma on Sunday administered a pledge to Agra residents for making areas around Taj Mahal, in a ra

In this year's theme, a conference on sharing best practices on plastic waste management will be held on June 1 at Vigyan Bhawan.