India is set to impose a nationwide ban on plastic bags, cups and straws on Oct. 2, officials said, in its most sweeping measure yet to stamp out single-use plastics from cities and villages that rank among the world’s most polluted.
India launched an ambitious robotic lunar mission named Chandrayaan 2 on Monday, targeting a touchdown near the lunar south pole on 6 September. The Chandrayaan 2 mission is India’s most daring space project to date.
It has been just over a year since China banned imports of foreign plastic waste, and now India has followed in its footsteps. Effective March 1, all imports of foreign solid plastic waste and scrap have been banned.
According to a study, stubble burning contributs up to 26 percent of the most harmful particulate matter to Delhi’s winter pollution and even as much as 50 percent on certain days during the burning season.
The Indian court repealed a 150-year-old law that was instated during British colonial rule which made consensual sexual activity that went “against the law of nature” punishable by up to a lifetime in prison.
A group of 5,000 fishermen who rely on the “Mother Sea” to survive have taken it upon themselves to clean up the oceans – and use the piles of waste to repair their roads and create jobs.
Big news from India: the country aims to abolish single-use plastic in about four years. The move could dramatically reduce the flow of plastic from 1.3 billion people.
The ISA’s purpose is to raise funds in order to undertake the mass deployment of solar technology required to generate as much as 1TW (1,000GW) of electricity.
Approximately 239,000 Indian girls under the age of 5 die every year due to neglect. The preference for boys in India encourages prioritizing food, educational opportunities, and medical attention for boys over girls.
Riverbend School in India is planning to focus on personal happiness, and turning out children who will give back to the world in a positive way.
The Indian government has launched an ambitious floating solar power programme.