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Single-use plastic ban in India from 2nd October

On the occasion of 150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi,
The government may impose a ban on Single-use plastic from today onwards on the products like Plastic bags, straw, food packaging items, bottles etc.

Oct 02, 2019, 09:12 AM IST

PM Narendra Modi lauds 'Coolie No. 1' team for plastic-free sets

The cast, which also consists of Sara Ali Khan, and crew of the film have been given plastic-free sippers.

Sep 12, 2019, 10:34 AM IST

Animals dying because of plastic trash: PM Narendra Modi in Mathura

Modi also urged people to carry eco-friendly bags while going to the market.

Sep 11, 2019, 17:12 PM IST

Crucial Cabinet Secretary meet on single-use plastic ban on Tuesday ahead of October 2 deadline

The government is working on a two-pronged approach to implement the ban on single-use plastic. Details below:

Sep 10, 2019, 13:47 PM IST

Zee News Exclusive: Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar speaks over plastic ban in India

Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar speaks to Zee News over the plastic ban in India. Let's listen in...

Sep 06, 2019, 13:38 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi thanks Aamir Khan for supporting single-use plastic ban

This isn't the first time that a Bollywood actor has made an effort to garner people's attention towards environmental issues.

Aug 28, 2019, 12:38 PM IST

Deshhit: India supports PM Modi's initiative to eliminate single-use plastic products

India supports PM Modi's initiative to eliminate single-use plastic products. Watch this video to know more.

Aug 27, 2019, 22:08 PM IST

Indian Railways to ban single-use plastic, ask passengers to return drinking water bottles

Ministry of Railways has also instructed its Railway units that a pledge can be administered on October 2 to cut the use of plastics. It will also adapt Information, Education and Communication (IEC) measure to create awareness among railway users.

Aug 21, 2019, 17:43 PM IST

Ban on single-use plastic in Puducherry from August 1

The Puducherry government Friday announced its proposed ban on sale and consumption of single-use plastic products, postponed earlier, will come into effect from August 1.

Jun 21, 2019, 19:16 PM IST

Plastics ban: Tamil Nadu bill for imposing fine on offenders

Tamil Nadu Municipal Administration and Rural Development minister S P Velumani moved a bill in this regard in the state Assembly on Wednesday.

Feb 13, 2019, 18:25 PM IST

After liquor, Bihar government may soon ban polythene, plastic bags

The Bihar government last week issued a draft notification calling for a blanket ban on the manufacture, import, storage, transport, sale and use of plastic.

Sep 08, 2018, 15:52 PM IST

Railways installs plastic bottle crushers in several stations in AP, Telangana

At a time when plastics in general, and plastic bottles in particular, are being widely recognised as being extremely harmful for the environment, the Indian Railways is attempting to do its bit to raise awareness. 

Jun 28, 2018, 20:45 PM IST

Plastic ban in Maharashtra: Parceled food could now cost more

Rakesh Trivedi

Jun 27, 2018, 14:41 PM IST

Plastic manufacturers forced to donate election funds, alleges MNS chief Raj Thackeray

In a serious allegation, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray claimed that plastic manufacturers are being forced to donate funds for election. 

Jun 26, 2018, 15:14 PM IST

Maharashtra says big no to plastic, get ready to pay Rs 5,000 penalty for violation

The state government had given three months time for the disposal of the existing stocks.

Jun 23, 2018, 12:05 PM IST

Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone share a thought-provoking video on Instagram - Watch

The rumoured couple shared the video edited on iPhone by Adajania. 


Jun 22, 2018, 08:17 AM IST

Narrative of nature has to find more mainstream context in cinema: Dia Mirza

"There are enough central themes that can make for a very engaging and riveting view," she said.

Jun 05, 2018, 16:30 PM IST

World Environment Day: Tamil Nadu to ban plastic from 2019

Tamil Nadu is all set to introduce a complete plastic ban across the state from January 1, 2019. This was announced by Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami on June 5, coinciding with the World Environment Day.

Jun 05, 2018, 12:40 PM IST

NGT bans use and sale of plastic items along banks of River Ganga

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Friday put a blanket ban on the usage and sale of plastic items including bags, cutlery along with the banks of river Ganga. The ban extends to Haridwar's Har Ki Pauri ghat, Rishikesh, and upper areas in Uttarkashi. 

Dec 15, 2017, 14:09 PM IST

Ganga rejuvenation: NGT bans plastic from Gomukh to Haridwar

There will be a complete ban on use of plastic of any kind from Gomukh to Haridwar along Ganga with effect from February 1, the National Green Tribunal directed on Thursday while slapping a penalty

Dec 10, 2015, 23:34 PM IST