Cabinet approves blanket ban on sale, storage and usage
The Delhi Cabinet on Monday approved a blanket ban on manufacture, sale, storage and usage of plastic bags under Section 5 of the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986.

Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit said the Municipal Corporation of Delhi, New Delhi Municipal Council and Delhi Police would be instructed to strictly enforce the ban.

To reduce the plastic menace, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has proposed to impose a

In December, Court Had Banned Use Of Plastic In Sachets; Consumers Now Have To Pay More. THE cost of a single-use packet of gutka, pan masala and tobacco can be expected to increase appreciably from the . 1 that it now costs, as the industry will no longer be able to use plastic for its packaging.

Residents and traders in the city can expect a blanket ban on the use of polythene from February 28.

SANTINIKETAN, 26 NOV: The foreign students of Visva-Bharati staying at its international boys

Asks for counter affidavit by October 28
MADURAI: The Madras High Court Bench here on Monday asked the State government to spell out its stand on turning the draft Tamil Nadu Throwaway Plastic Articles (Prohibition of Sale, Storage, Distribution and Transport) Bill, pending since 2003, into legislation.

Hearing a suo motu public interest litigation petition related to dumping of plastic produc

The Municipal Corporation of Delhi has taken over waste management at the Games after garbage piled up near Gate No 3 last week following confusion over roles and lack of coordination between the agencies responsible.

The Delhi Waste Management Private Limited (DWML) is responsible for segregated waste at the Village, essentially managing kitchen and other biodegradable waste, all other waste i

Dharamsala: Next time if you are on trip to any Himachal hill station and found spreading plastic packing in unspecified areas, you could be challaned. To enforce ban on plastics strictly, the state government has decided to delegate powers for imposing fine for spreading plastic litter up to the level of head constables.

RELIGIOUS rituals may have to make some compromises for the sake of environment.

Siliguri, Sept. 8: The Siliguri Municipal Corporation has planned to introduce Green Police to help clear encroachments from the pavements in town, guide the residents on parking rules and enforce plastic ban.