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5 December, 2018 5:27 PM How People In Nepal Are Raising Awareness About Pollution Of Oceans

Volunteers in Nepal used 100,000 colourful used plastic bags to create a map of the Dead Sea. The slogan-"One Dead Sea is enough for us". Young Nepalis created a map of the Dead Sea with used plastic bags Wednesday in a bid to set a new international record and raise awareness about the vast volumes polluting the world's oceans. Volunteers tied 100,000 colourful 54

5 December, 2018 10:22 AM PepsiCo completes acquisition of Israeli firm SodaStream

PepsiCo announced December 5 it had completed its acquisition of Israeli firm SodaStream, whose command of the fizzy water market appealed to the US beverage giant as demand falls for sugar-laden soft drinks. PepsiCo said in August that it was buying the Israeli company that makes machines to carbonate home tap water for $3.2 billion. "With its customisable 56

15 November, 2018 5:35 PM IKEA Wants To Make Stuff From The Straw Now Being Burnt In India

IKEA is now planning to get Indian farmers to sell it the straw that's left after they harvest rice, instead of burning it. Ikea wants to turn rice straw into household wares in a move that could end up reducing a major source of pollution in India. The Swedish company has set itself a goal of using only renewable and recycled materials by 2030. Ikea is now planning 70

15 October, 2018 9:30 AM West Bengal Pollution Body To Set Up More Monitoring Stations In Kolkata

The West Bengal Pollution Control Board is organising campaigns across schools in the state to create awareness about greenhouse gas emissions. The West Bengal Pollution Control Board (WBPCB) is organising campaigns across schools in the state to create awareness about greenhouse gas emissions and will set up five more pollution monitoring stations here. In the metropolis 76

11 September, 2018 11:25 AM India-Syria trade to reach $500 million in next 3 years: FIEO

The bilateral trade between India and war torn Syria is expected to reach $500 million in next three years as there are huge exports potential for domestic players in areas, including automobile, machinery and plastics, exporters body FIEO said Tuesday. Federation of Indian Export Organisations (FIEO) President Ganesh Kumar Gupta is leading an 84-member 121

9 August, 2018 4:25 AM Footage Of Massive 'Firenado'

Firefighters in UK captured a rare 'firenado' on film Firefighters in Derbyshire, UK, captured a strange and rare phenomenon on film. In a video shared to Facebook on Tuesday, the Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service showed their followers a rare fire tornado - appropriately dubbed a 'firenado'. The footage shows a column of swirling flames rising 110

23 July, 2018 1:15 PM Kerala High Court Imposes Complete Plastic Ban At Sabarimala

The Kerala High Court today imposed a complete ban on plastic in Sabarimala, in order to ensure an eco-friendly pilgrimage to the famous hill shrine of Lord Ayyappa. Two years ago, the High Court had banned sale of any material, including water, in plastic bottles or packets at any place connected to the famous hill shrine situated. In its order, a Division 58

17 July, 2018 4:23 AM Sintex Plastics Technology hits 52-week low on poor Q1 numbers

Shares of Sintex Plastics Technology touched 52-week low of Rs 34.30, down 7 percent intraday Tuesday on the back of poor June quarter numbers. The company's Q1 profit falls 47 percent to Rs 37.53 crore versus Rs 70.56 crore, YoY but turned profitable compared to loss at Rs 12.49 crore reported in March quarter. Revenue from operations drops 12.2 percent 70

17 July, 2018 2:24 AM Stocks in the news: Ashok Leyland, HCL Info, HUL, JSW Energy, Glenmark Pharma, BEML, BEL

Ashok Leyland | HCL Info | HUL | JSW Energy | Glenmark Pharma | BEML and BEL are stocks, which are in news today. Hindustan Unilever: Q1 profit rises 19.2 percent at Rs 1,529 crore versus Rs 1,283 crore, Revenue jumps 11.2 percent at Rs 9,487 crore versus Rs 8,529 crore (YoY); domestic volume growth at 12 percent versus 11 percent (QoQ) & zero percent 96

23 June, 2018 2:39 PM India targets plastics exports worth $10.6 billion in FY19

Producers shouldn’t be deterred by ban, must focus on exports: PLEXCONCIL India has targeted plastics exports of $10.6 billion in FY19 and plans to corner 3% of the global plastics exports market by 2025 from the current size of less than 1% through a multi-pronged strategy, according to the Plastics Exports Promotion Council (PLEXCONCIL). The global 52