India generates 3.6 lakh million tonnes plastic waste, 50% of it is recycled

He also added that 15.8 lakh TPA of the plastic waste was recycled and 1.67 lakh TPA was co-processed. Which makes it 50% of the total plastic waste produced recycled. The minister also said that the number of registered plastic waste processors under Plastic Waste Management Rules is 1,419. The minister was referring to the … Read more

Experts hail removal of clause in wildlife bill over elephant trade | Latest News India

Legal and wildlife experts are relieved that a provision of the Wildlife Protection (Amendment) Bill, 2021, which made trading of elephants possible, has not made it to the Bill of 2022, passed by Lok Sabha on Tuesday. Another positive flag for experts was that another provision related to the formation of a standing committee of … Read more

JPC accepts most of the provisions of the contentious Biological Diversity (Amendment) Bill, experts flag gaps | IndiaNews

NEW DELHI: A joint parliamentary committee that examined the Biological Diversity (Amendment) Bill2021 presented its report in Lok Sabha on Tuesday, paving the way for the government to bring this proposed legislation for consideration in Parliament in due course, even as experts flagged how the panel failed to address key concerns of conservationists and local … Read more

Deadlock Ends in Lok Sabha After Suspension of 4 Cong MPs Revoked; RS Adjourned for the Day

Read more humiliation of Droupadi Murmu. Sonia ji sanctioned humiliation of a woman in the highest constitutional post,” said the Union minister. Opposition leaders said while there is a consensus among them about the need for a discussion on Agnipath, which had sparked widespread violence across the country, they have varied stands on the subject. … Read more

7,700 medicine samples declared poor quality, Health News, ET HealthWorld

New Delhi, A total of 7,700 samples of medicines were declared not of standard quality and 670 declared spurious or adulterated out of a total 84,874 samples picked for testing during the last three years. The government data disclosed that a total of 2,652 samples of medicines were declared not of standard quality and 263 … Read more

Kerala recorded highest number of landslides in India in past 7 years: Center | Latest News India

Kerala recorded the highest number of landslides with 2,239 landslides out of 3,782 major landslides in the country in the past 7 years, the ministry of earth sciences told the Lok Sabha on Wednesday. West Bengal recorded the second highest number of landslides with 376 landslides between 2015 and 2022. Union minister for earth science … Read more