This surpassed the records of Switzerland's 128 metric tonnes of plastic waste collection in the same amount of time.
Rai during a press briefing said that the government will also “incentivise” units engaged in the production of alternatives to SUP items under the newly-launched ‘Start-up Policy’ in the city.
People will be given time till June 5 to find alternatives to plastics. Use of single use and non-biodegradable plastic in the city will attract fines from June 5.
The forest department on Tuesday launched a clean-up drive to remove plastic waste littered inside the Anamalai Tiger Reserve (ATR).
Hours after the video of the incident was posted on social media, Sahu instructed district forest officers (DFOs) of all the tiger reserves to intensify vehicular checks.
Senior officials pointed out that the situation would change once the Corporation holds more inspections to seize banned plastic products.
A section of the traders believe that strict implementation of the plastics ban combined with the planned inspection drive will curb the use of plastic bags.
Chethana Raj (21), who is said to have had a promising career, had made a mark in daily soap operas such as 'Doresani' and 'Geetha.'
Naman Gupta (27) from Noida, Uttar Pradesh, recalls that, during his childhood and adolescent years, it was common to see people smoking a cigarette.
After getting the information, a total of 25 fire tenders reached the spot including one Sky Lift firefighter to douse the blaze.
All manufacturers, retailers, general public, and shopkeepers in Delhi have already been asked not to keep any stock of single-use plastics by June 30, 2022.
Plastic carry bags, sale of bottled drinking water near temples banned; it will be implemented during festivals also
Bommai, who held a review meeting with forest officials, directed them to send the action plan to all district administrations, to be implemented within a time frame.
Families of 139 deceased people donate skin of kin to the bank, ever since it began 6 yrs ago; Skin can be harvested within six hrs after death .
Recovery time at home and the ability to hide evidence of cosmetic procedures give a boost to the plastic surgery industry during the pandemic