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  • Up to 100 Possibly Exposed to US Ebola Patient; Four Isolated

    Up to 100 Possibly Exposed to US Ebola Patient; Four Isolated

    Up to 100 people may have had contact with the first person diagnosed with Ebola in the United States, and four people were quarantined in a Dallas apartment where sheets and other items used by the man were put in sealed plastic bags to prevent infe...

  • Six-Year-Old Girl's Dismembered Body Found in Plastic Bags

    Six-Year-Old Girl's Dismembered Body Found in Plastic Bags

    The dismembered body of a six-year-old Japanese girl has been found in several plastic bags near her home, police said on Wednesday.

  • California to be First US State to Ban Plastic Bags

    California to be First US State to Ban Plastic Bags

    California governor Jerry Brown said late Thursday he will approve a ban on single-use plastic bags, in what would make the western US state the first to outlaw them.

  • On Bangalore's MG Road, Gold Flung Out in Plastic Bags After Fire in Jewellery Showroom

    On Bangalore's MG Road, Gold Flung Out in Plastic Bags After Fire in Jewellery Showroom

    A fire broke out at a jewellery showroom in Bangalore today, causing traffic disruption on the busy MG Road in the heart of the city.

  • Tripura Bans Plastic Bags

    Tripura Bans Plastic Bags

    The Tripura government has imposed a total ban on the manufacture, import, storage and sale of plastic bags in the state in view of its harmful effect on the environment, an official said in Agartala on Saturday.

  • As Homicides Surge, Forensics Stall in Jamaica

    As Homicides Surge, Forensics Stall in Jamaica

    Corpses, the suspected victims of violent deaths, are wrapped in plastic bags or covered loosely in stained sheets. There is no air conditioning and the room quickly becomes sweltering as the tropical sun beats down on the metal roof. A black fly buz...

  • Reeva Steenkamp died while I was holding her, says Oscar Pistorius

    Reeva Steenkamp died while I was holding her, says Oscar Pistorius

    Oscar Pistorius, who claims he mistook Reeva Steenkamp for an intruder, testified about his vain attempts to stem his girlfriend's blood loss and save her life using plastic bags and utility tape.

  • Reeva 'died while I was holding her': Oscar Pistorius

    Reeva 'died while I was holding her': Oscar Pistorius

    Oscar Pistorius returned to the witness stand on Wednesday, giving horrifying testimony about his vain attempts to stem girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp's blood loss and save her life using plastic bags and utility tape.

  • Indian scientists turn plastic bags into car fuel

    Indian scientists turn plastic bags into car fuel

    In a breakthrough, Indian researchers have developed an innovative method to re-use discarded plastic bags by transforming them into fuel to power car engines.

  • Ohio police resume search after three bodies found

    Ohio police resume search after three bodies found

    Police fanned out in knee-high weeds Sunday to search a neighborhood where three bodies were found wrapped in plastic bags, and a suspect in the case indicated to authorities that he might have been influenced by a notorious serial killer who strangl...

  • Court stays Himachal ban on polythene-packed chips, candy

    Court stays Himachal ban on polythene-packed chips, candy

    In a temporary reprieve to MNCs, the Himachal Pradesh High Court Monday stayed the government order imposing a ban on potato chips and candies packaged in polythene.Hearing a bunch of petitions, a division bench of Justice D.D. Sud and Justice Sanjay Karol stayed till Sep 3 the ban, which came into ...

  • Los Angeles bans plastic bags in grocery stores

    Los Angeles bans plastic bags in grocery stores

    Los Angeles became the biggest city in the U.S. to ban free plastic bags in grocery stores following a city council vote Tuesday.The 9-1 vote supports a ban that will take effect on Jan. 1 for large stores, City News Service reported. Under the law, shoppers will have to tote their own bags, or pay ...

  • Russian held with 26,000 diamonds had 'nothing to declare'

    Some 26,000 diamonds, worth at least $162,000 and contained in transparent plastic bags in hand luggage, proved too much for the "nothing to declare" lane at a Moscow airport.

  • Say yes to films, no to plastic at International Film Festival of India this year

    Say yes to films, no to plastic at International Film Festival of India this year

    Watch movies but in an eco-friendly environment seems to be the IFFI motto this year with organisers banning the use of plastic glasses, cups, bottles and carry bags at the main venues in this coastal city.

  • Families await bodies after Pakistan factory fire

    Families await bodies after Pakistan factory fire

    At the only morgue in Pakistan's largest city lie the blackened remains of 32 people killed in one of the worst industrial accidents in the country's history, wrapped in white plastic body bags waiting for DNA tests to determine who they are.

  • The Green Crusader

    The Green Crusader

    The Supreme Court has called India's plastic waste or precisely the plastic bags we tend to use and throw a bigger threat to India then the atom bomb. While that might be a wee exaggeration it does most certainly highlight one of the biggest scourges...

  • Supreme Court mulling total ban on plastic

    Supreme Court mulling total ban on plastic

    The Supreme Court on Monday said it would consider a complete ban on the use of plastic in the interests of animals and the environment. A bench headed by Justice GS Singhvi issued notice to centre and states seeking their response on banning plastic...

  • Plastic bags banned at Patna zoo

    Plastic bags banned at Patna zoo

    Use of plastic bags inside Sanjay Gandhi Zoological park in Patna would be banned from June 5 to make the place a eco-friendly one, a high level meeting chaired by Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi decided today.

  • Activists walk to say 'no' to plastic

    Members of NKS Kutumba, a city-based Non-Government Organisation began their walk from Lalbagh West Gate towards Krishna Rao Park, Basavangudi, Gandhi Bazar and then back to Lalbagh on Sunday to spread awareness about the usage of plastic bags.

  • In Mumbai, the $50,000 slum shack

    In Mumbai, the $50,000 slum shack

    You reach the house of Indu Prakash Vaidya, a 32-year-old housewife, by trekking down a two-foot-wide alley through an inch of stinking, wet mud, filled with plastic bags and kitchen scraps. Her 200-square-foot shanty, in Rajiv Gandhi Nagar, in the D...

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