HARDLY a week goes by without a food brand announcing a health initiative as they seek to position themselves as a force for good in the fight against obesity.

COCA-Cola, one of the most sought after soft drinks across the globe, is the most littered brand in the UK, according to a study.

The survey by Litter Heroes found that the company

''Low and sub-standard food is being supplied to anganwadi centres in the district from past six months, said Anganwadi Workers Association taluk committee Honourary President Gandhinagar Nagar Narayanaswamy and H S Anusuyamma.

Following the mass protest by the public of greater Dadhara under Dergaon PS,Missamara mouza and Dergaon revenue circle, the Golaghat district administration has stopped the work of setting up a coke industry which was started at Dadhara-Ahom agricultural field.

The Assam Industrial Development Corporation (AIDC) Limited today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Kohinoor Pulp and Paper Private Limited, Kolkata for a mega project in the State.

Exposure to a chemical found in plastic containers is linked to heart disease, scientists said on Wednesday, confirming earlier findings and adding to pressure to ban its use in bottles and food packaging.

INCREASED use of plastic in industries such as packaging and automobiles among others can actually help reduce global carbon emission levels that is required to prevent climate change, claimed a study conducted by consultancy firm McKinsey and Oko Institute of Germany.

After 60-Day Period For Objections, Govt May Outlaw Multi-Layered Packaging

New Delhi: The government

The Centre has proposed a ban on non-recyclable laminated multi-layered plastic and metallic pouches used for packing shampoo, gutkha, pan masala and foodstuff like wafers and biscuits.

Kolkata, Aug. 19 Jute prices, which have already crashed by more than 40 per cent or Rs 1,400 a quintal in August, could witness a further fall if the proposed 25 per cent dilution of the Jute Packaging Materials Act (JPMA) of 1987 comes through, according to industry experts.

The price per quintal of raw jute is ruling at Rs 1,800 in August, down from Rs 3,200 in July.