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Indian boy in UAE helps save environment


April 15th, 2012 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, April 15 (IANS) A 10-year-old Indian boy in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is doing his own bit to save the environment. Every day, he makes paper bags ... Read more...

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China unleashes charm for SAARC-plus one summit


November 14th, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Addu (Maldives)/New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) With diaries and paper bags flaunting 'China-SAARC friendship!', Beijing unleashed a charm offensive for a greater role at the eight-nation summit in the Maldives ... Read more...

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For children, by children… diyas that shine brighter


October 25th, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Lit up by decorative diyas made by children, the congested bylanes of the Bapu Dham slum in south Delhi glow with an added shine this ... Read more...

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WWE Smackdown: Edge Returns! Rhodes Ambushed


September 17th, 2011 - 1:47 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Sep 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) As last night's episode of 'WWE Friday Night Smackdown' began, Edge was welcomed back to the WWE. Toronto's own Rated R Superstar, eleven time World Heavy Weight Champion, ... Read more...

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WWE Smackdown: Cody Rhodes vs Rey Mysterio


April 23rd, 2011 - 4:47 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Apr 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Michael Cole, who calls himself “Sir Michael Cole” after being “knighted” by a fake Queen of England in Britain on 'Monday Night Raw' came out to sit in ... Read more...

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Cotton carrier bags need to used 131 times to be ‘environmentally friendly’


February 21st, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 21 (ANI): Scientists looking at different types of bags and their impact on the environment have found that cotton bags offered by many supermarkets may be less "green" than plastic ... Read more...

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Train passenger banned from carrying tea to seat


November 8th, 2010 - 7:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 8 (ANI): A train passenger was shocked when he was banned from carrying a cup of tea to his seat on health and safety grounds.Interpreter and author Tore Fauske ... Read more...

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The ‘garbage girl’ gets ‘Green Hero’ award


June 23rd, 2010 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 23 (IANS) The 'garbage girl' of the mountains will get a 'green' award at an environment film festival to be held in the Himachal Pradesh state capital next month, an ... Read more...

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Ban On Plastic Bags Ratified By The California State Assembly


June 6th, 2010 - 7:17 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
June 6, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The California Assembly has cast its vote to ban plastic bags. This is a decision that, if ratified by the state Senate, will make ... Read more...

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California Assembly Passes Bill To Ban Plastic Bags


June 6th, 2010 - 7:15 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar California, June 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The California state is on its way to become the first state in United States to ban the use of single-use plastic bags.As per reports, ... Read more...

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The ‘garbage girl’ of the mountains


May 16th, 2010 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
By Vishal Gulati Dharamsala, May 16 (IANS) Every morning, along with a handful of volunteers, including some foreigners, British national Jodie Underhill sets out to collect non-biodegradable waste dumped carelessly in the mountains ... Read more...

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Simply banning plastic bags no solution to problem: NGOs


March 18th, 2010 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) Playing down the Delhi civic agency's "no plastic" campaign, environmental NGOs here said that simply seizing plastic bags from shopkeepers and putting a ban on these will ... Read more...

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Struggle for survival: Delhi’s poor fight the cold


January 4th, 2010 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 4 (IANS) Wrapping a thin shawl around her bony frame, Amoli sat shivering under a flyover in south Delhi, holding her baby close and trying to light a fire. ... Read more...

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Workshop for HIV positive organized in Siliguri


November 15th, 2009 - 9:21 pm ICT by ANI
Siliguri, Nov. 15 (ANI): In a bid to make HIV patients self reliant, an NGO organised a four-day vocational training workshop in Siliguri.During the workshop, the West Bengal Voluntary Health Organisation (WBVHO) ... Read more...

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Rajkot students replace poly bags with paper bags


October 11th, 2009 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
Rajkot, Oct 11 (ANI): Students from different schools here have taken up an initiative to propagate mass awareness against the ill effects of using plastic bags.Despite the ban imposed on the ... Read more...

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Green activists criticise Jairam Ramesh for supporting plastic


July 10th, 2009 - 11:20 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) Environment minister Jairam Ramesh has come under criticism from green activists for his remark that ban on plastic bags is not the way to clean up India's ... Read more...

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Ban on plastic bags no solution, says Jairam Ramesh


July 8th, 2009 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Minister of State for Environment and Forests Jairam Ramesh Wednesday said the government would pursue a policy of encouraging bio-degradable plastic and argued that banning polythene bags ... Read more...

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Obama’s love for cheeseburgers witnessed again


May 30th, 2009 - 7:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 30 (ANI): The Five Guys burger joint near Nationals Park here had a rather unusual customer in the form of President Barack Obama.Obama's sudden visit at the food joint ... Read more...

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Hope on wheels for Bangalore’s homeless and ill


May 15th, 2009 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
By Maitreyee Boruah Bangalore, May 15 (IANS) Two months ago a malaria-struck Joseph P was fighting for survival on the streets of this city. Today he has not only been cured but is ... Read more...

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Chandigarh NGO transforming slum children’s lives by theatre


May 11th, 2009 - 10:31 pm ICT by ANI
By Sunil SharmaChandigarh, May 11 (ANI): A Chandigarh-based non-governmental organisation is influencing the lives of slum children through theatre and also training them in vocational pursuits. Started in 1992 by a ... Read more...

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Denise Richards’ fun bags up for grabs


April 24th, 2009 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 24 (ANI): Denise Richards' spoof ad about her 'fun bags' has become an Internet hit.In the hilarious video, the former Bond-girl jokes that she is selling multi-coloured paper bags for ... Read more...

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Chinese American gunman kills 13, self in New York immigration center


April 4th, 2009 - 12:28 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Apr.4 (ANI): New York Police have revealed that the gunman, who killed 14 people and wounded 40 others at an immigration center here on Friday, was a Chinese American.Police identified ... Read more...

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NGO demands lifting of ban on plastic bags in Delhi


February 25th, 2009 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) With the Delhi government imposing a ban on plastic bags in the capital, an NGO Wednesday demanded lifting of the ban and launched an awareness campaign to ... Read more...

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Celebrating Earth Day with clay and paper


April 21st, 2008 - 6:55 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Painting messages on paper bags that will be distributed to passersby, organising clay-modelling workshops, film screenings and seminars - are activities planned to sensitise people towards the ... Read more...

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Hyderabad confectioner prints environment messages in sweetmeat containers


November 14th, 2007 - 2:43 am ICT by admin
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