November 03, 2019 12:18 pm
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October 08, 2019 2:14 pm
The decision has been taken as part of programmes to commemorate 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev, Manjinder Singh Sirsa, president of the Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC), said.
October 03, 2019 12:50 pm
Environment-friendly measures are being adopted by many institutions. Here's all you need to know.
October 03, 2019 9:11 am
The District Administration also collected single use plastic from the rural areas of the district and handed them over to MC Panchkula.
October 03, 2019 10:48 am
At the grain market in Sector 26, certain vendors continue to use polythene. Some, however, have taken cognizance of the ban and started giving fruits and vegetables in carry bags made out of newspapers.
October 03, 2019 8:58 am
They aim to make Sultanpur Lodhi the first city of Punjab to be free of single-use plastic.
October 03, 2019 6:54 am
The Minister, however, did not specify when the ban would come into force. Prime Minister Narendra Modi had first called for a ban on single-use plastic during his Independence Day speech this year.
October 02, 2019 11:02 am
An event “Plastic-mukt Chandigarh” will also be launched on Wednesday from the Capitol Complex. Also, a couple of events are planned for the day. UT Administrator V P Singh Badnore will release a brochure on items that are banned.
October 02, 2019 2:51 am
Urban local bodies and district magistrates are already carrying out extensive activities against plastic under the Centre’s “Swachhata Hi Seva” campaign since September 11, under which nearly 550 MT (metric tons) of plastic waste have been collected, as per official data.
October 01, 2019 4:47 pm
Earlier on Gandhi Jayanti in 2018, the state had imposed a ban on plastic usage in six major cities -Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Berhampur, Rourkela, Sambalpur and Puri.