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Hundreds of local artisans trained to make handcrafted leak-proof bamboo bottles under Pradhan Mantri Van Dhan Vikas Yojana in Tripura

Tripura IFS officer trains hundreds of artisans to make leak-proof bamboo bottles under Pradhan Mantri Van Dhan Vikas Yojana

Phasing out single use plastics: Ban or eliminate? Need for alternative solutions to address multiple concerns

The main reason for the worry on an outright ban on single use plastics is escalating economic costs and job losses for people involved in the sector.

In a first, Western Railways installs three benches made of recycled plastic at railway station

Nearly 109 tonnes of plastic waste was collected during a fortnight-long cleanliness drive carried out by the Western Railways at its stations.

It is unfortunate that some people think we have gone back to 16th century as soon as they hear ‘Om’ or ‘cow’: PM Modi...

On Wednesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi while launching a mega farmer welfare scheme from Mathura, expressed anguish at those who think that discussing cows and Hinduism is regressive.

In response to PM Modi’s call, five star hotels to replace plastic bottles with glass ones

PM while addressing the citizens of the country on the 73rd Independence Day from the ramparts of Red Fort urged people to eliminate the use of single-use plastic

Rohtak: 4,000 earthen pots used to store drinking water at PM Narendra Modi’s rally, replaced nearly 2 lakh water bottles

The Prime Minister in his Independence Day speech had urged citizens to eliminate the use of single-use plastic, besides suggesting that shopkeepers should provide eco-friendly bags to customers.

The fight against plastic is one in which we are all together. For our own survival

A lot of plastic we litter blows into nature's wilderness.

Nations pledge to significantly reduce the use of single-use plastic at the United Nations Environment Assembly

The resolution to reduce the use of disposable plastic at the UNEA was guided by India.

Know about Rwanda’s ‘1 cow for 1 poor family’ program before media gives it ‘Hindutva’ spin

PM Modi is to give 200 cows in Rwanda during his tour of 3 African nations

‘PM Modi has made India one of the champions to tackle climate change’, says UN Environment Chief

UNEP Executive Director has lauded India's efforts in tackling the global menace.

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Despite shrill Rafale campaign, Rahul Gandhi has attended zero sittings of Parliamentary Committee on Defence

Rahul Gandhi has not attended a single sitting of the of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Defence.

In a first in the world, Indian Railways sets up solar power plant in Madhya Pradesh to run trains

The 1.7 MW solar power plant of Indian Railways will feed power to the overhead power lines to power the traction systems of locomotives

Ladakh standoff: Tibetan community in Manali cheer for Indian Army, wave flags as the convoy passes by

The current standoff between India and China began on May 5-6 and has been continuing all along the LAC up to Sikkim.

Agra’s Taj Mahal may reopen from Monday with restrictions, district authorities in dilemma as fresh cases rise

The visitors to the Taj Mahal will have to mandatorily wear masks at all times, and keep their distance from each other.

Politics and Instagram generation: Of memes, misinformation and whole lot of misguided youth

The newer generation seems as clueless about politics as the current opposition leaders.

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Congress leaders and anti-BJP trolls spread fake news that Modi’s visit to Leh military hospital was staged: Here are the facts

The Conference Hall of the Leh Army Hospital has been convereted into a ward for soldiers with minor injuries, that does not mean it is fake

Ahead of the release of Mahesh Bhatt’s Sadak 2, clips of him praising Islamist preacher Zakir Naik goes viral

"We, as Indians, owe it to our brother (Zakir Naik) who is national pride, (and) a prized treasure," Bhatt was heard as saying.

Kim Kardashian as First Lady? Rapper Kanye West announces he is running for US President, Elon Musk extends his support

US-based rapper Kanye West today took to Twitter to announce that he's going to run for President in the upcoming Presidential elections in America.

Amidst chants of Allah hu Akbar and ‘Jai Bheem Jai Meem’, Vinod Kashyap was murdered: The Dalit killing fields of North East Delhi

It was the 24th of February 2020 and the atmosphere was tense with anti-CAA protests turning into anti-Hindu Delhi riots

Kanpur encounter: Circle Officer DSP Devendra Mishra’s head and toes cut off by Vikas Dubey’s men, autopsy reveals

The autopsy report of the eight policemen who died in one of the bloodiest encounters in UP History has revealed Maoist-style ambush and extreme brutality.

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