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Delhi Assembly Election 2020: Two NGOs draft 'green manifesto', demand ban on cutting of trees, I-T rebate for using public transport
Politics

Delhi Assembly Election 2020: Two NGOs draft 'green manifesto', demand ban on cutting of trees, I-T rebate for using public transport

Ahead of the Delhi assembly election, two environmental NGOs have drafted a "green manifesto" demanding a blanket ban on the felling of trees and income tax rebate for those using metro train and bus for travel

Mumbai airport will be 100% plastic-free from 2 October; offenders to be fined between Rs 5,000-Rs 25,000
India

Mumbai airport will be 100% plastic-free from 2 October; offenders to be fined between Rs 5,000-Rs 25,000

The Mumbai airport will become 100 percent plastic-free from 2 October (Wednesday), said the GVK-run Mumbai International Airport Limited (MIAL) in a statement on Monday. The MIAL released released a notice, laying out the guidelines of plastic-ban in accordance with the Union government.

Spooked by Narendra Modi's plastics ban, corporate India seeks clarity, exemptions
Business

Spooked by Narendra Modi's plastics ban, corporate India seeks clarity, exemptions

Companies in India will seek exemptions from the government’s planned ban on certain plastic items, fearing the move will disrupt supply chains and raise costs ahead of a festive season, according to sources and an industry document seen by Reuters

Indian Railways to ban single-use plastics from 2 October: How IRCTC has tackled this problem so far
India

Indian Railways to ban single-use plastics from 2 October: How IRCTC has tackled this problem so far

The Indian Railways has decided to take steps towards keeping its premises completely free of single-use plastics

Pakistan's love affair with plastic is chocking the country and its environment
science

Pakistan's love affair with plastic is chocking the country and its environment

From 14 August, plastic bags will be banned in Islamabad and violators will be subjected to heavy fines.

A year after plastic ban, BMC collects Rs 3.47 crore as fine, lodges 489 FIRs; activists term move a farce
India

A year after plastic ban, BMC collects Rs 3.47 crore as fine, lodges 489 FIRs; activists term move a farce

A year after the Maharashtra government enforced a state-wide plastic ban, civic officials in Mumbai have collected Rs 3.47 crore as fine from offenders besides lodging 489 FIRs against them in the metropolis

Only solution to China's plastic pollution is making less of it: Greenpeace report
science

Only solution to China's plastic pollution is making less of it: Greenpeace report

China's ban on plastic import has disrupted a chain & forced importing countries to look elsewhere.

Puducherry to ban single-use plastic from 1 March, says V Narayanasamy; govt to undertake drive to create awareness
India

Puducherry to ban single-use plastic from 1 March, says V Narayanasamy; govt to undertake drive to create awareness

V Narayanasamy said a massive drive would also be launched to create awareness among the merchants and the public on the necessity of the plastic ban.

Bihar to enforce ban on plastic bags from 25 October in cities, 25 November in rural areas
India

Bihar to enforce ban on plastic bags from 25 October in cities, 25 November in rural areas

Advocate General Lalit Kishore, who appeared for the state government, informed an high court bench that "there will be complete ban on use of plastic bags in any form from 25 October in urban areas, while it will be banned in rural areas from 25 November across the state."

MPCB to take action against manufacturers violating plastic ban in Maharashtra as deadline to create buy-back mechanism ends
India

MPCB to take action against manufacturers violating plastic ban in Maharashtra as deadline to create buy-back mechanism ends

The direction comes as the deadline for creating a buy-back mechanism for collection of plastic used by retailers as well as in multi-layered and tetra packaging ends on Sunday. Officials said E Ravendiran, Member Secretary of MPCB, held a meeting on Saturday and interacted with department officials across the state through video conferencing. "It was to review the implementation of the plastic ban. We have instructed them to take action against all the violators," said the official.

Maharashtra plastic ban: BMC seizes 17,084 kg plastic, collects Rs 97.75 lakh as fine between till 31 August
India

Maharashtra plastic ban: BMC seizes 17,084 kg plastic, collects Rs 97.75 lakh as fine between till 31 August

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has seized 17,084 kg plastic and collected Rs 97,75,000 as fine since the plastic ban was implemented in Maharashtra.

Plastic ban in Bihar: Patna HC directs Nitish Kumar govt to impose prohibition; next hearing on 24 September
India

Plastic ban in Bihar: Patna HC directs Nitish Kumar govt to impose prohibition; next hearing on 24 September

A bench comprising Patna High Court Chief Justice MR Shah asked the Bihar government to make a law on the ban and to use the media to create awareness.

New Zealand becomes the latest country to ban single-use plastic shopping bags
science

New Zealand becomes the latest country to ban single-use plastic shopping bags

PM Jacinda Ardern said that the plastic ban will be a 'meaningful' step towards reducing pollution.

Chile becomes first South American country to ban commercial use of plastic bags
science

Chile becomes first South American country to ban commercial use of plastic bags

Chile's problem has reached epic proportions with 3.2 billion plastic bags used every year.

Noida cracks down on illegal use of plastic carry bags; fine of Rs 1,000 imposed on vendors who defy order
India

Noida cracks down on illegal use of plastic carry bags; fine of Rs 1,000 imposed on vendors who defy order

Noida has cracked down on the illegal use of polythene in the city and has imposed hefty penalties on those who flout the law

Maharashtra plastic ban: Railways, metro, airport authorised to initiate action, govt tells Bombay HC
India

Maharashtra plastic ban: Railways, metro, airport authorised to initiate action, govt tells Bombay HC

"Any officer nominated by the railways, metro, Maharashtra Maritime Board and airport authorities is also authorised to initiate action under the notification," the affidavit by state environment department said.

What does the plastic ban in UP really achieve, and who does it benefit?
India

What does the plastic ban in UP really achieve, and who does it benefit?

 On the ground, we find that people know the right answers, but are still asking for the right solutions.

Kerala HC imposes plastic ban in Sabarimala, says only bio-degradable products prescribed by priest allowed in temple
India

Kerala HC imposes plastic ban in Sabarimala, says only bio-degradable products prescribed by priest allowed in temple

The Kerala high court directed the authorities to enforce the plastic ban in the Sabarimala temple and its premises.

Public drinking to attract hefty fine in Goa from 15 Aug; Manohar Parrikar says penalty for using plastic bags to be hiked to Rs 2,500
India

Public drinking to attract hefty fine in Goa from 15 Aug; Manohar Parrikar says penalty for using plastic bags to be hiked to Rs 2,500

Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar warned against drinking in the public in Goa, but did not specify the penalty citizens would have to pay if caught.

Naveen Patnaik announces ban on use of plastic from 2 October in Odisha's major cities like Bhubaneswar and Cuttack
India

Naveen Patnaik announces ban on use of plastic from 2 October in Odisha's major cities like Bhubaneswar and Cuttack

Naveen Patnaik said the plastic-ban would be imposed in municipal corporation areas and Puri town from Gandhi Jayanti on 2 October.