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.

The European Union (EU) on Monday proposed a bloc-wide ban on single-use plastics such as straws and cutlery while urging the collection of most plastic drinks bottles by 2025.

MUMBAI: All over the world beach fronts are most sought after as important and necessary recreational space for society, said United Nations environment chief Erik Solheim on Sunday.

Trichy: Taking a cue from police patrol and beat vehicles assigned for surveillance activity, the Trichy Corporation has launched an exclusive mobile solid waste management (SWM) flying squad.

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