Maharashtra plastic ban comes into effect today, threemonth jail for thirdtime offenders

3 months ago
Maharashtra plastic ban: People in Mumbai shift to jute and cloth bags following the ban. (Express photo by Nirmal Harindran). As Maharashtra government's statewide ban on the use of plastic products, including singleuse disposable items, came into ... ...

Mumbai Residents "Happy" As Maharashtra Plastic Ban Comes Into Effect

3 months ago
Mumbai: The Maharashtra government's ban on plastic has got a thumbs up from residents, who say that the move will be beneficial in the long run. People in Mumbai were seen using sustainable alternatives like jute and cloth bags. "It's not that we aren Plastic ban comes ... ...

Ridge hospital organises blood donation exercise

3 months ago
Ghanaian actress Yvonne Nelson, in collaboration with the Greater Accra Regional Hospital (Ridge), on Thursday, organised a blood donation exercise to mark World Blood Donor Day. The actress in an interview with the Ghana News Agency (GNA) said she  ... ...

World Environment Day 2018: Alia Bhatt challenges Varun, Sonam and Arjun Kapoor to #BeatPlasticPollution

4 months ago
After the muchpopular fitness challenge that swarmed over Bollywood, celebrities have come together for another great cause #BeatPlasticPollution. Recently UN Environment Goodwill Ambassador and Bollywood actress Dia Mirza shared a picture of  ... ...

Fear and loathing in troubled Thoothukudi

4 months ago
Smoke billows from burning vehicles during protests against the Sterlite copper plant in Thoothukudi, Tamil Nadu, on Tuesday, 22 May. Photo: PTI. Varun Sood. Thoothukudi (Tamil Nadu): Irony rules in Thoothukudi. “Four hundred beds (worth Rs50 lakh) in  ... ...

Sterlite protests LIVE: Tamil Nadu chief minister E Palaniswami says police acted in self defence

4 months ago
The Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) and other opposition parties in Tamil Nadu have called for a dawntodusk bandh on Friday after one more person died in clashes with police in Thoothukudi. Violence erupted in the southern Tamil Nadu port city two  ... ...

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