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Supreme Industries Q4 Net up 9.63% to Rs 119.43 crore

Last Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014, 14:39

Plastic products maker Supreme Industries today reported 9.63 per cent rise in net profit at Rs 119.43 crore for the fourth quarter ended June 30.

Bombay HC throws out PIL asking Railways to re-impose ban on plastic

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 20:56

Bombay High Court on Friday declined to entertain a PIL which sought a direction to the Central Railway (CR) to re-impose a ban on use of plastic to pack food items sold at suburban platforms and in local and long- distance trains.

Fish consuming vast quantities of plastic ocean waste

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 13:09

Australian scientists are concerned that fish are eating hundreds of thousands of tonnes of plastic floating in the ocean and this waste is ending up in sea food, a media report said Friday.

Indian student in UAE readies for NASA launch of experiments

Last Updated: Saturday, June 21, 2014, 23:38

The experiments of an eleven-year-old Indian student in the UAE would be launched into space under a NASA programme, a media report said.

Trash concentration in ocean as dangerous as climatic change

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 17, 2014, 11:26

Large concentrations of trash in the oceans, also known as "plastic soups", are as dangerous as climatic change, one of the experts in the field, Mike Moore said, Australian media reported.

Don`t ask me about plastic surgery: Kate Hudson

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 10, 2014, 11:10

Actress Kate Hudson is fed up of rumours that she has had plastic surgery. Hudson, 35, who allegedly had breast implants and a nose job in 2010, said people should rather focus on how she treats people instead of how she looks, reportedly.

New type of rock formed from plastic waste

Last Updated: Monday, June 09, 2014, 19:44

Researchers have discovered a new type of rock created by melted plastic trash on a beach in Hawaii.

Eco-friendly bags to check usage of plastic

Last Updated: Saturday, June 07, 2014, 21:02

An NGO here Saturday launched a campaign to distribute eco-friendly bags to reduce the usage of plastic in daily life.

UP Police being armed with chilli bombs, plastic pellets

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 27, 2014, 09:37

With growing incidents of unrest and communal violence in the state, Uttar Pradesh Police will now be armed with a battery of non-lethal weapons, including chilli bombs and plastic pellets, an official said here on Tuesday.

PIL seeks ban on plastic in platforms,trains; HC asks Central Railways to reply

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 14, 2014, 17:08

The Bombay High Court has asked Central Railway to file a reply to a PIL seeking a direction to re-impose the ban on plastic bags of food items at platforms on suburban network and in local and long-distance trains.

Plastics that not only heal but regenerate

Last Updated: Friday, May 09, 2014, 10:18

Here is some good news as researchers at the University of Illinois have developed a plastic that can regenerate itself by regrowing.

Jennifer Lopez `terrified` of plastic surgery

Last Updated: Saturday, May 03, 2014, 06:49

Actress Jennifer Lopez admits she would do anything to maintain her curvaceous figure and good looks but she draws the line at plastic surgery.