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Smriti Irani Reviews Projects In Amethi, Calls For Ban On Plastic

Union Minister Smriti Irani, who is on a two-day visit to her parliamentary constituency Amethi, this morning called for a complete ban on single-use plastic....

Smriti Irani Reviews Projects In Amethi, Calls For Ban On Plastic

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Congress Reviews Rahul Gandhi's Defeat To Smriti Irani In Amethi The Congress is reviewing the defeat of party chief Rahul Gandhi from the family stronghold of Amethi - a defeat that starkly demarcated the extent of the party's setback in the recently concluded Lok......
16:01 2019-06-01

Amethi BJP Worker, Who Campaigned For Smriti Irani, Shot Dead A former village head in Uttar Pradesh's Amethi, who worked closely with BJP leader Smriti Irani during her Lok Sabha campaign, was shot dead on Saturday night....
08:26 2019-05-26

Smriti Irani Asks Amethi Officials To Resolve Complaints Within A Week Union Minister Smriti Irani has asked Amethi district administration officials to ensure that the issues from her constituency are resolved within a week. She also warned them that the failure on this......
15:52 2019-06-23

Smriti Irani Responds To Rahul Gandhi's "Amethi With Love" Message Smriti Irani, who gave one of the biggest shocks for the Congress by beating Rahul Gandhi in Amethi, said she got his message to "take care of Amethi with love" "loud and clear"....
05:13 2019-05-27

Over 3 Lakh Votes I Got In 2014 Told Me Amethi Needed Help: Smriti Irani Union minister Smriti Irani, who defeated former Congress president and three-term Amethi MP Rahul Gandhi in the last Lok Sabha elections, said she saw there "some people picking up grain from mud to......
17:26 2019-09-01

Amethi Votes For Me In 2014 Sign People Needed Help There: Smriti Irani Union minister Smriti Irani, who defeated former Congress president and three-term Amethi MP Rahul Gandhi in the Lok Sabha elections earlier this year, on Saturday said she saw there "some people......
00:39 2019-09-01

Smriti Irani Visits Amethi, Meets Army Chief Bipin Rawat Union minister Smriti Irani on Thursday unveiled a statue of Swami Vivekananda at the premises of Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Petroleum Technology in Uttar Pradesh's Amethi district....
21:39 2019-09-12

"Send Me A Hug," Said Smriti Irani. Here's How She Got One Union Minister Smriti Irani, who is famous for her Instagram-savvy ways, used the 'stories' feature of the photo sharing app to give her followers a little glimpse of her life at work....
18:39 2019-06-27

Smriti Irani Asks Lawmaker To "Please Be Decent". What He Had Said A BJP lawmaker from Uttar Pradesh was asked by Union Minister Smriti Irani to be careful in his choice of words while voicing his concerns regarding a law on sexual crimes against children during a......
20:00 2019-07-24

"We Don't Exist So You Can": Smriti Irani's Post On 'Balidan' Badge Smriti Irani, Union Minister, on Saturday posted Indian Army's 'Balidan' insignia on her Instagram in solidarity with cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni, who was barred by the International Cricket......
15:26 2019-06-08

Rahul Gandhi Is Liked By Pak, Cares Little For Tricolour: Smriti Irani Union minister Smriti Irani on Wednesday slammed Congress leader Rahul Gandhi over his remarks on Jammu and Kashmir, claiming he cared little for the tricolour and is liked by Pakistan....
04:00 2019-08-29

"A Life That Inspired Many": Smriti Irani Remembers First Woman Top Cop Union Minister Smriti Irani has paid tribute to India's first woman police chief Kanchan Chaudhary Bhattacharya -- who died on Monday-- saying her life inspired many girls to become police officers....
17:13 2019-08-27

"24 Hours To Go...": Smriti Irani Tweets "Thank You" Ahead Of Results Union Minister Smriti Irani this morning thanked the people of the country for "blessing" the BJP as she reflected on the last five years of the BJP government in a series of tweets. Ms Irani also......
10:39 2019-05-22

Smriti Irani's Hilarious Disclaimer After A "Khalaas Meal" Union minister Smriti Irani was in Mumbai on Thursday to launch the Su.Re (sustainability resolution) project by the Textile Ministry. While at the maximum city, she made a stop at one of its iconic......
00:26 2019-08-24

"Kya Se Kya Ho Gaye," Quips Smriti Irani While Posting Then-And-Now Pics Smriti Irani, Minister of Women and Child Development and Textiles, is well-known for her Instagram game. This morning, she took to the photo-sharing app to post then-and-now pictures. Also featuring......
11:39 2019-06-06

"Thankful" The Joke Is Not On Me: Smriti Irani's Thursday Thoughts If life was a big game of 'Caption This', Union Minister Smriti Irani would be winning. In a departure from her usual memes on weekday blues, Ms Irani took to Instagram today to share a picture which......
08:00 2019-09-13

Main Accused In Smriti Irani Aide's Murder Arrested The main accused in the murder of a former village head in Uttar Pradesh's Amethi, who worked closely with BJP leader Smriti Irani during her Lok Sabha campaign, was arrested by the police today, news......
11:39 2019-05-31

Guess The Song, Smriti Irani Asks Her Instagram Followers Union Minister Smriti Irani took to Instagram this morning to throw a challenge at her followers, asking them to guess the song she refers to in her post....
19:00 2019-08-13

Smriti Irani Deleted Daughter's Pic. It's Back With A Message On Bullying Union Minister Smriti Irani took to Instagram this afternoon to share a powerful post against bullying, talking about an experience that her daughter, Zoish Irani, recently had to face in school....
11:52 2019-06-21

No Indian Will Be Left Out: Smriti Irani Targets Mamata Banerjee Over NRC Union Minister Smriti Irani on Tuesday hit out at West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for her opposition to NRC, saying that the BJP-led government at the Centre is committed to protecting the......
21:00 2019-09-10

God Is Really Creative. Smriti Irani Offers Proof In Funny Insta Story Smriti Irani, who is known for her entertaining Instagram posts, took to the photo-sharing app on Sunday to share a story which is sure to make you chuckle....
07:39 2019-09-17

On "Fifty Shades Of Grey" Reference In Parliament, Smriti Irani's Tweet A Congress leader's curious reference to "Fifty Shades Of Grey" during the debate on Kashmir in parliament baffled many on Tuesday. Here's what Smriti Irani tweeted....
16:00 2019-08-06

Watch: Smriti Irani Sends Her Convoy Ambulance To Take Woman To Hospital Union Minister Smriti Irani, who is on a two-day visit toher constituency of Amethi in Uttar Pradesh on Saturday, was seen ensuring that a woman was taken to hospital in the ambulance which was part......
21:00 2019-06-22

Rajasthani Model Is Insta-Famous As Smriti Irani Shares Her Story Union Minister Smriti Irani took to Instagram on Saturday to share a heartwarming video, introducing her followers to Nisha Yadav - a lawyer and model from Rajasthan....
19:52 2019-08-26

Arvind Kejriwal, Smriti Irani Visit Arun Jaitley At AIIMS Several leaders including Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, and Union ministers Smriti Irani and Ram Vilas Paswan visited AIIMS today to enquire about the health condition of former finance......
17:13 2019-08-18

Smriti Irani's Meet With Predecessor Maneka Gandhi Before Ministry Switch Newly-appointed Women and Child Development Minister Smriti Irani met her predecessor Maneka Gandhi on Saturday to discuss important issues in the ministry and the way forward in tackling them....
01:52 2019-06-02

In Amit Shah, Smriti Irani's Rajya Sabha Exit Dates, Congress Smells Plan Amit Shah and Smriti Irani's Rajya Sabha seats in Gujarat were declared vacant on separate notifications on different dates in a possible attempt to stagger the two polls and ensure the BJP's victory,......
15:13 2019-06-13

German environment minister calls for plastic bag ban Environment Minister Svenja Schulze has announced plans for a new law aiming to ban plastic bags and reduce plastic packaging. The Environment Ministry says there has been a 64% decline in plastic bag use since 2015....
04:52 2019-08-12

PM Modi Calls For Mass Movement Against Plastic Waste From October 2 Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday urged people to observe the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi this year as a day to make India plastic-free and exhorted municipalities, NGOs and the......
18:39 2019-08-25

McDonald's and Burger King are facing calls to scrap plastic toys in kids' meal deals The plastic toys given away with children's fast food meals are under fire. McDonald's and Burger King are the target of a petition started by two school children who criticize the companies for giving away the toys, which get quickly thrown away....
19:13 2019-07-09

Chemicals, plastic makers to focus on curbing SE Asia plastic waste A global alliance of plastic makers and consumer goods companies said on Tuesday it would prioritize much of its $1 billion funds to curb plastic waste in Southeast Asia....
19:39 2019-08-27

Plastic wrapped in plastic: the wasteful reality of America's grocery stores On a shopping trip to Trader Joe’s, Whole Foods and other leading markets, plastic feels more plentiful than the food itselfWhere does your plastic go? Revealing America’s dirty secretThe seven ways you’re recycling wrongA bundle of six small brie cheeses from Trader Joe’s seemed to sum it all up. E...
07:39 2019-06-20

Canary Wharf goes plastic-free: 3,600 new homes set to take advantage of new community scheme which sees plastic use cut dramatically The eco-drive includes recycling coffee grounds to use as fuel, a special bin to catch debris and plans for driverless cars to be introduced alongside the new development....
07:26 2019-07-08

Plastic surgeon warns against 'medical tourism' after third plastic surgery-related death in Dominican Republic A plastic surgeon warned Thursday against traveling abroad for cosmetic surgeries following the death of a New York woman who had sought a procedure in the Dominican Republic, marking the third such fatality in the Caribbean country in recent weeks....
20:39 2019-07-11

Japan wraps everything in plastic. Now it wants to fight against plastic pollution. Japan wants collective action to tackle the ocean plastic crisis at next week’s G-20 summit, although the country still has an obsession with plastic packaging.  ...
21:52 2019-06-18

"Opposition's Work Most Enjoyable, Easy," Says Rahul Gandhi In Amethi Rahul Gandhi, who returned to his former constituency of Amethi in Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday for the first time after his defeat in his home base, termed the work of opposition as "most enjoyable"......
07:26 2019-07-11

Rahul Gandhi's Amethi Visit On Wednesday, First After Poll Defeat Congress leader Rahul Gandhi will visit Amethi on Wednesday, his first visit after losing the parliamentary seat to union minister Smriti Irani in the recently-held national elections....
18:13 2019-07-08

Rahul Gandhi Marks 10 Million Twitter Count In Amethi, Thanks Followers Rahul Gandhi thanked his followers on Twitter after his follower count on the social media platform reached 10 million. He said he will celebrate the milestone in Amethi, the parliamentary seat that......
07:52 2019-07-10

Rahul Gandhi Considered Amethi His Family, Gave It Identity: Raj Babbar Uttar Pradesh Congress chief Raj Babbar on Monday said the poor electoral showing of the party in the state has left pain in the hearts of party president Rahul Gandhi and the people of Amethi....
10:52 2019-06-03

Rahul Gandhi Sends Team To Amethi To Find Reason Behind Defeat: Report Congress president Rahul Gandhi has sent a team to Amethi in Uttar Pradesh to find out the reason behind his defeat at the hands of BJP leader Smriti Irani from the parliamentary constituency which......
18:39 2019-05-30

Plastic, plastic everywhere but not for African recyclers A sea of crumpled bottles spills across the courtyard of Lucy Luo Minghui's new $44 million plastic recycling factory in Nairobi, where plastic waste litters roadsides and clogs rivers. Yet, she can't get enough to sustain her business....
23:13 2019-08-09

Boman Irani's 'Appalled' That People Don't Know Who Kailash Satyarthi Is What was shocking for the actor was what followed after he agreed to take up the role, "After agreeing to do the film, I got excited and called some friends, from the industry and even journalists who......
18:00 2019-05-21

Rahul Gandhi Returns To Amethi, Says "Coming Here Is Like Coming Home" Congress leader Rahul Gandhi visited his former constituency Amethi today. This was his first visit after losing the parliamentary constituency to Union minister Smriti Irani in the Lok Sabha election......
14:13 2019-07-10

Dear The NFL: The CFL Is So Much Better At Video Reviews Than You Are As the NFL keeps pondering ways to define the undefinable when it comes to pass interference, the CFL just up and simplified things for everyone. Seriously, someone over on Park Avenue should probably take a look at this statement that was put out this morning by the CFL’s commissioner and senior di...
00:00 2019-06-14

Why should authors read your bad reviews? After Angie Thomas requested that she not be tagged into negative reviews of her books on social media, she has received a torrent of abuseHistory has yet to find the book that is universally adored – or the author who enjoys reading bad reviews. While Angie Thomas has topped the charts and scooped ...
20:26 2019-07-01

The Morning After: The iPhone 11 reviews are in Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. We can finally answer your questions about what it's like to live with an iPhone 11 and if you should upgrade. Other news this morning includes Google and OnePlus planning their hardware launch events, while Net......
18:26 2019-09-17

This $30 Skirt Has 300 5-Star Reviews on Amazon We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not......
17:26 2019-09-18

How ‘Friends’ went from ‘bad reviews’ to global phenomenon In early 1994, NBC was desperate to secure the services of an actress for its new sitcom, then called “Friends Like Us.” The actress was a 25-year old named Jennifer Aniston, whose biggest role to date had been on the flop TV spin-off “Ferris Bueller,” but NBC was certain she was the next big thing....
11:13 2019-09-06

Bettman: NHL to consider expanding video reviews NHL commissioner Gary Bettman said Monday that the league will consider expanding video review when general managers and the competition committee meet in June....
08:00 2019-05-28

The Reviews of ‘Les Muellerables’ Are In, and Late Night’s Got Them Robert Mueller’s testimony before Congress left a lot of people unimpressed, the hosts noted. “And he only got 35 percent on Rotten Tomatoes,” Stephen Colbert said....
19:13 2019-07-31

IFA 2019 news, reviews and everything that happened It's now day three of IFA, and multiple brands are currently spewing out all manner of announcements about the latest tech we can expect. It's also the first 'official' day of the show, which means the general public can get in... making things a lot more congested for our intrep...
21:52 2019-09-06

Dating app ‘reviews’ won’t tackle harassment This article was originally published on SEXTECHGUIDE, an independent publication that looks at the intersection between sex and technology in a non-explicit, as close to a ‘safe for work’ way as possible – including app reviews, adult VR info, sextech devices, privacy, security issues, and much mor...
10:52 2019-07-25

Facebook still flooded with fake reviews, says Which? Users exposed to unsafe products bolstered by misleading reviews, says studyFacebook has been accused of failing to stop the sale of fake reviews through its website, more than a month after it was told to crack down on the issue by a UK regulator.An investigation by Which? found that despite concer...
10:13 2019-08-06

One in seven hotels on TripAdvisor might use fake reviews Hotels in tourist destinations had "striking" patterns of five-star reviews posted by one-time contributors, according to UK consumer group Which? Travel....
16:00 2019-09-06

Uninformed reviews based on 6-second trailers I don't have time to play everything, but that's not going to stop me from having opinions. So that's why I created my uninformed reviews series.Read More...
03:13 2019-08-13

16 brilliant products with over 1,000 great reviews on Amazon From toilet lights to inverted umbrellas, these brilliant products with over 1,000 reviews on Amazon are among the most fascinating things online now.       ...
06:52 2019-06-20

HBO's 'Chernobyl' gets mixed reviews from disaster's survivors Critics and viewers on both sides of the Atlantic have lined up to acclaim 'Chernobyl', a dramatization of events surrounding the world's worst nuclear accident - but the reactions of some of the survivors are less rose-tinted....
17:26 2019-06-19

Interference or not, NFL refs preparing for replay reviews NFL referees says new rules that allow pass interference calls to be challenged by coaches, reviewed by officials won't change how they call a game       ...
01:13 2019-07-13

Ars reviews three cell signal boosters—and they actually work Enlarge / This Cel-Fi Pro coverage unit is in my downstairs den, receiving LTE signal from the network unit upstairs in my living room. (credit: Jim Salter) I've spent a lot of time talking about how Wi-Fi works and reviewing various products aimed at fixing Wi-Fi dead spots. But today, in our inc...
15:13 2019-08-01

How to spot and avoid fake travel reviews Many travelers rely heavily on online reviews to make decisions. But what happens when some of those reviews turn out to be bogus?       ...
11:13 2019-08-24

NFL owners to consider refining pass interference reviews KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. — NFL owners meeting Wednesday will consider a proposal to refine the new rule that allows challenges involving pass interference, and may also announce locations to host upcoming drafts. Owners voted in March to allow interference calls or non-calls to be challenged by coaches an...
07:13 2019-05-22

NFL owners to consider tweaking pass interference reviews NFL owners meeting Wednesday will consider a proposal to refine the new rule that allows challenges involving pass interference, and also may announce locations to host upcoming drafts        ...
00:26 2019-05-22

TripAdvisor defends itself against fake reviews claim Hotels in tourist destinations had "striking" patterns of five-star reviews posted by one-time contributors, according to UK consumer group Which? Travel....
19:26 2019-09-06

Remnant: From The Ashes, As Told By Steam Reviews A week after its release, Remnant: From The Ashes remains at the top of the Steam charts. It’s safe to say that its core conceit—what if Dark Souls, but guns—is resonating with people. Is the game living up to lofty, gothy expectations? For the most part, so far, so good....
22:52 2019-08-27

Key Points To Know About RBI's February, April Policy Reviews Before the release of the RBI's June 6 statement, in which economists expect a reduction in repo rate, here's a recap of the last two bi-monthly reviews, in February and April this year....
08:26 2019-06-05

Dota Underlords, As Told By Steam Reviews Are you someone who still battles in video games by using your fingers to directly input commands, like some kind of barbarian? That’s old hat. Today, auto-battlers are all the rage. Simply buy some guys, arrange said guys, and they (the guys) will do the battling for you. With Dota Underlords, Valv...
09:00 2019-07-04

Cramer reviews the top July performers on the Dow Jones and S&P 500 "When you get days like today ... look to those July leaders for guidance, and, in some cases, you're going to find some solid buying opportunities," Jim Cramer says....
03:13 2019-08-01

Are TripAdvisor and other travel companies censoring their reviews? Rating sites and online agencies can remove or refuse to publish a review for many reasons. What's more, the process is often opaque.       ...
02:26 2019-08-24

This comforter has over 15,000 great reviews—here's how to get it on sale Buffy's comforters are known far and wide for being ultra-soft and eco-friendly, and now you can finally save on one with our exclusive discount code.       ...
02:00 2019-09-05

YouTube kids: how unboxing, gaming and toy reviews took over - video Being a YouTuber is now the most popular aspiration for children today, according to a recent survey. In 2018, the site’s highest earner was a seven-year-old American toy reviewer. But the video platform has been mired in controversy over its failure to protect children. Richard Sprenger meets some ...
13:13 2019-09-05

Bloodstained: Ritual Of The Night, As Told By Steam Reviews What is a Kickstarter-funded spiritual successor to Castlevania? Either a miserable or non-miserable pile of secrets (and gameplay mechanics), depending on which Steam reviewer you talk to....
03:26 2019-06-22

Melania Trump tree statue gets mixed reviews Melania Trump has made a surprise reappearance near her Slovenian hometown of Sevnica, emerging from a tree stump in the form of a rustic wood statue....
21:13 2019-07-08

Study confirms heart benefit of soy as FDA reviews this claim (Reuters Health) - U.S. regulators should continue to recommend soy protein as part of a heart-healthy diet because it helps lower cholesterol, researchers conclude from an analysis of dozens of studies done in the past two decades....
02:26 2019-07-17

Europe's 5G delayed by trade war and security reviews, says Tele2 CEO The rollout of 5G services across Europe has being slowed by U.S. sanctions against Huawei and as European governments review the impact of using Chinese equipment, the head of Swedish telecoms group Tele2 said....
17:39 2019-07-01

NFL expects refs to call late reviews, including PI According to an update sent to teams, the NFL said it expects to have the replay official initiate all potential reviews -- including pass interference -- in the final two minutes of each half and overtime....
21:13 2019-06-13

Five stars or fake? How to beat fraudulent online reviews Internet sales are growing – and so is the threat of false endorsementsAs many shoppers search for bargains in advance of Amazon’s “Prime Day” sale this week, there is a growing scepticism about how they can judge the products they are thinking of buying.Three-quarters of people read the reviews pos...
12:26 2019-07-14

Jim Cramer reviews which retail stocks are working and which you should stay away from "There's a market for high-end luxury goods and low-end mass market merchandise, but right now there's not much space in between," the "Mad Money" host says....
01:00 2019-06-14

The best recent science fiction and fantasy – reviews roundup A Little Hatred by Joe Abercrombie; The Undoing of Arlo Knott by Heather Child; World Engines: Destroyer by Stephen Baxter; Overdrawn by NJ Crosskey and Cold Storage by David KoeppJoe Abercrombie returns to the fantasy world of his bestselling First Law series with A Little Hatred (Gollancz, £18.99)...
22:26 2019-09-21

Australian medical booking app taken to court for doctoring reviews An Australian regulator has sued the maker of the country's biggest doctor-booking software app, accusing it of deleting negative reviews and selling the personal details of 135,000 people to health insurers without properly informing them....
16:13 2019-08-08

The Met Reviews Items It Received From a Dealer, Now a Looting Suspect The Metropolitan Museum of Art is studying the Indian artifacts it holds that track back to a man accused of running a major antiquities smuggling ring....
16:26 2019-08-18

Twitter Reviews 'Sacred Games 2' With Hilarious Memes When the first season of Sacred Games dropped in 2018, it took the Internet by storm. But is the second season, which came out only a day ago, just as good?...
14:13 2019-08-16

Netflix will be more picky with big budget projects Netflix is known for taking bets on experimental shows and ambitious costume dramas set in far-flung locations. But the golden days of the company's cavalier spending on original content may be coming to a close as it becomes more careful with financ......
21:13 2019-07-01

IDC: For 1 in 4 companies, half of all AI projects fail IDC's Artificial Intelligence Global Adoption Trends & Strategies report reveals surprising -- and unsurprising -- developments in enterprise AI adoption.Read More...
01:39 2019-07-09

Valencia construction almost done, other projects starting TUCSON –  After more than a year of work, construction along a stretch of Valencia road on the eastside is days away from completion. “It’s about time. It’s made it a lot quicker and smoother and less of a headache for sure,” said driver Owen Rosner. Tucson and Pima cou...
09:26 2019-08-13

Personal projects make you a better developer For a lot of developers, the last thing they want to do after being at work all day is to write more code. Staring at a screen all day does take a toll on you. Once you’ve had a chance to go for a walk and eat something, you might consider starting a personal project — and it doesn’t have to be anyt...
21:39 2019-08-31

Poll: Americans give Trump mixed economic reviews President Donald Trump is receiving mixed reviews for his stewardship of the U.S. economy, even as Americans feel increasingly good about how things are going (July 1)        ...
20:13 2019-07-01

A Game of Thrones outsider reviews the finale: 'It's just a bunch of faces looking sad' As far as I could tell, there’s only one throne, which raises the question of why the show is called Game of Thrones and not just Game of ThroneWARNING: THIS ARTICLE CONTAINS WHAT I ASSUME ARE SPOILERS.I am not a Game of Thrones fan. Continue reading......
21:13 2019-05-22

Lakshadweep Reviews Security Over Reports Of Movement Of ISIS Terrorists The Lakshadweep administration Tuesday held a multi-agency security review meeting following intelligence reports that a boat carrying 15 ISIS terrorists had set off from Sri Lanka to the scenic......
20:01 2019-05-28

Enjoy These Heirloom Apple Reviews by Author Chuck Wendig You do not have to be a capital-F Food Writer to write excellently about food; an enthusiasm for the subject and a way with words is enough. Case in point: bestselling author Chuck Wendig’s yearly heirloom apple reviews—a vastly entertaining and thoroughly educational romp through the world of apple...
15:26 2019-08-16

Rajnath Singh Reviews Defence Acquisition Issues With Top Officials Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday reviewed defence acquisition issues with top officials of the ministry and directed them to seek indigenous solutions to meet the forces' requirements to the......
22:26 2019-06-06

Trump simplifies reviews of genetically modified farm products U.S. President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Tuesday directing federal agencies to streamline the review process for agricultural biotechnology including genetically modified livestock and seeds....
04:26 2019-06-12

SEC fines Russian firm for failing to disclose paid-for ICO reviews The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said on Tuesday that it has fined and settled charges against a Russia-based ratings firm for failure to disclose payments it received to publicize digital asset offerings of issuers it had rated....
11:52 2019-08-21

JP Nadda Reviews BJP Membership Drive, Eyes 20 Per Cent Increase BJP working president JP Nadda on Monday held a meeting to review the preparations for the party's five-week countrywide membership drive that will begin on July 6....
09:13 2019-07-02

Barack and Michelle Obama’s first Netflix project is getting rave reviews Netflix debuted a new documentary on Wednesday that presents a deeply moving portrait of the ground-level workers at a new factory in post-industrial Ohio. It’s a factory reopened by a Chinese billionaire amid the ruins of a shuttered General Motors plant whose closing hammered the Ohio town a...
18:26 2019-08-23

How AI is transforming customer reviews into crucial business intelligence (VB Live) Your customer reviews are a gold mine, and AI is the key to turning their feedback into great product, finding out what really matters to customers and moreRead More...
21:39 2019-09-11

Mercedes reviews van lineup as diesel debate dents sales Daimler is reviewing the product portfolio at its vans division, where sales have been hit hard by doubts about the cleanliness of diesel engines, a top executive said, adding the X-class midsize pickup truck is not delivering sales the company targeted....
02:39 2019-08-21

Philippine President Blasts "Idiot" Critics As UN Reviews Drug War Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte Friday branded as "idiots" the governments behind a UN rights body investigation into his narcotics crackdown that has killed thousands and drawn international......
18:52 2019-07-12

Rotten Tomatoes Changes Audience Reviews to Protect Against Whiny Man-babies Rotten Tomatoes is adding a new feature to keep the Audience Score more authentic by verifying that users have seen the movie. And whiny, woman-hating man-babies are going to be pissed.Read more......
19:52 2019-05-23

We asked, you answered: Rebecca Ford reviews your Warframe frames Video shot by Sean Dacanay, edited by Justin Wolfson. Click here for transcript. About a month ago, Ars posted a couple of calls to action in our forums and on Reddit: we wanted to take your coolest Warframe designs and get them in front of the game's developers at Digital Extremes to see what the...
01:00 2019-06-28

‘Google's power is extraordinary’: businesses turn to the courts over bad reviews Negative comments and low star ratings can make or break a company. But as Google finds itself embroiled in legal action, it warns defamation law could suppress consumer rights Mark Fletcher says he never paid much attention to Google reviews left by customers for his Victorian-based software busine...
04:26 2019-07-10

Pentagon ends reviews of Niger ambush that killed 4 soldiers WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon says it has officially concluded its reviews of a 2017 ambush in the African nation of Niger that left four U.S. soldiers dead. It says it found the discipline meted out to nine individuals to be adequate. Wednesday’s release of the 176-page unclassified report&#...
09:39 2019-06-06

FDNY reviews reports of Epstein death leaked on 4Chan The Fire Department of New York told Fox News on Tuesday that it looked into online leaks of information related to the death of disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein -- but concluded that the leaks "did not come from the Department."...
11:26 2019-08-14

Man threatened to shoot up Florida Hilton in online reviews: cops A Texas man allegedly threatened to shoot up a Florida Hilton hotel in a scathing online review, police said. Joseph Lee McKinney, 40, was arrested Saturday as he stepped off a cruise ship at Port Canaveral, Fla., after cops linked at least one menacing missive to him, local outlet Space Coast Daily...
09:00 2019-08-26

'Very wretched indeed': Horrible historical reviews of Scottish cities – a quiz Ever wondered what Tripadvisor would have been like 200 years ago? Scotland the Worst is a compilation of comments made by unimpressed 17th-19th century travellers. Can you tell the town or city from the put down?The author of Scotland the Worst: A Derogatory Guide to the Worst Places to Visit in Ti...
21:00 2019-08-26

96% of organizations run into problems with AI and machine learning projects Companies face issues with training data quality and labeling when launching AI and machine learning initiatives, according to a Dimensional Research report....
20:39 2019-05-24

Four companies awarded $72.8M for special projects for Navy, DHS, CBP Four companies received contracts worth $72.8 million for unspecified special projects on new technology for the U.S. Navy, Department of Homeland Security, Customs and Border Protection and other agencies....
21:52 2019-07-09

7 projects in “development hell” we hope see the light of day Given the decades it spent bouncing around Hollywood, unable to find a studio or a creative team whose vision aligned with the late Jim Henson, it’s a minor miracle that we’re getting a Dark Crystal revival at all. Thankfully, it’s pretty good, and it raised this week’s AVQ&A question:...
05:26 2019-09-01

Next wave of U.S. LNG export projects to be ‘tougher’ -Blackstone CEO The next wave of U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) export projects will be “tougher” to bring online, as companies with existing facilities take advantage of lower costs to expand capacity in coming years, the chief executive of Blackstone Group said on Wednesday....
19:00 2019-09-18

Factbox - Blockchain projects: A status update Banks, exchange operators and other companies are investing billions of dollars to find uses for blockchain, a digital ledger used by cryptocurrencies like bitcoin....
12:39 2019-07-16

UK government invests £37m in twelve EV charging projects Electric car owners will get a boost as Department for Transport invests to “transform” the charging network The UK government has confirmed investment in twelve British engineering projects to “transform electric charge-point infrastructure”.  The £37 million fund, which was announced last year a...
12:52 2019-07-09

UAE official calls developments in Yemen's Aden worrying, calls for calm A senior United Arab Emirates official called for calm on Wednesday after clashes erupted between southern separatists and presidential guards in Aden, the seat of Yemen's government....
20:26 2019-08-07

World Cup: Gambhir Calls ICC Rule "Ridiculous", Rohit Calls For Review England were named World Cup 2019 champions for hitting more boundaries after their final with New Zealand, as well as the Super Over, ended in ties....
18:13 2019-07-15

U.S. reviews export requests to Huawei with 'highest scrutiny': Commerce Department The U.S. government said on Wednesday it was reviewing license requests from U.S. companies seeking to export products to China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd "under the highest national security scrutiny" since the company is still blacklisted....
03:39 2019-07-04

'Nibali could win another Grand Tour, Roglic won our hearts' - Wiggins reviews Giro "It was Richard Carapaz\u0027s Giro d\u0027Italia as the Ecuadorian claimed the maglia rosa in Verona, but speaking on the latest episode of his podcast, Bradley Wiggins picked out the two other men on the podium, Vincenzo Nibali and Primoz Roglic, for special praise."...
17:01 2019-06-03

Facebook urged to shut down groups selling fake Amazon reviews Dozens of Facebook groups have been promoting fake Amazon reviews despite a regulator warning the social media company about the practice, the consumer group Which? has said....
21:26 2019-08-06

Amazon criticized over racist reviews of soccer star's book English soccer's anti-discrimination organisation and players' union have criticized Amazon for not removing racist reviews of soccer star Eni Aluko's memoir that were posted on the online retailer's website       ...
16:39 2019-09-14

Sarbananda Sonowal Reviews Security Before Assam Citizen List Publication Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Friday reviewed the law and order situation of the state before the final publication of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) on August 31...
23:39 2019-08-23

UK regulator tells Facebook, eBay to tackle sale of fake reviews Britain's competition watchdog on Friday told Facebook and eBay to go through their websites and crack down on the sale of fake and misleading online reviews....
17:52 2019-06-21

Watch: Hooded sculptures drawing mixed reviews in California city A group of sculptures depicting men with hoodies covering their faces outside of a California city hall are receiving mixed reviews from residents, with some saying they find them threatening....
19:26 2019-08-30

Facebook fails to stop flood of fake reviews, investigative body says Facebook stands accused of not doing enough to stem the sale of fake reviews through its platform, more than one month after being told to fix the problem by a British regulator....
06:00 2019-08-07

UPDATE 2-Trump simplifies reviews of genetically modified farm products U.S. President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Tuesday directing federal agencies to streamline the review process for agricultural biotechnology including genetically modified livestock and seeds....
07:00 2019-06-12

Sunny Deol Reviews Progress Of Construction Work On Kartarpur Corridor Actor-turned-politician Sunny Deol on Saturday reviewed the work progress of the Kartarpur corridor in Punjab's Gurdaspur district and posted pictures of his visit on social media. The corridor......
04:26 2019-06-16

'Scarecrow' statue of Melania Trump unveiled in Slovenia to mixed reviews Life-size image on the outskirts of Sevnica, the US first lady’s home town, was carved into a tree using a chainsawAfter Melania cake, Melania honey and even Melania slippers, the Slovenian home town of the US first lady will now boast a statue of its most famous daughter – albeit one that has faced...
23:39 2019-07-05

Facebook has ‘systematically failed’ to stop fake reviews, probe concludes Facebook stands accused of not doing enough to stem the sale of fake reviews through its platform, more than one month after being told by a British regulator to fix the problem. A probe by consumer watchdog Which? found that the social network is still being utilized to deceive consumers with count...
04:00 2019-08-08

Microsoft bucks trend, maintains contractor reviews of voice recording Cortana integration lets Windows Phone users speak to the new Band. A wave of privacy scandals has led several major companies to end or pause their programs for human reviews of voice recordings. But Microsoft has bucked the trend. Last week, a whistleblower went to the press to reveal that Micr...
13:26 2019-08-16

Klobuchar calls immigration raids a distraction, calls them Trump's effort to 'make news' 2020 Democratic presidential primary hopeful Amy Klobuchar said on Sunday that President Trump’s controversial immigration raids were not about making the country safer, but about distracting the public for the real issues making news....
21:00 2019-07-14

CBO projects $15 minimum wage would cost 1.3 million jobs The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office said Monday that raising the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour, up from the current rate of $7.25 a hour, would likely cause 1.3 million people to lose their jobs....
21:39 2019-07-08

US waives Iran sanctions on civil nuclear projects Without the waivers, the US would have to sanction European firms working on civil nuclear projects, White House officials said. European guarantors of the nuclear deal have vowed to salvage it after the US' withdrawal....
12:13 2019-08-01

Tidal's interactive credits let you explore artists' other projects In the days of CDs and records, exploring the credits for a piece of music simply meant reading the album sleeve. But with digital music, discovering the unsung heroes behind your favorite music -- the producers, the engineers and studio musicians --......
01:13 2019-07-04

Mining projects foment unrest across Latin America Protest against new mining projects across Latin America are increasingly being quashed, according to NGOs. Mining of the raw materials is also fomenting social and political unrest....
17:00 2019-09-16

TechnipFMC has record orders, backlog in Q2 amid new LNG projects Franco-American oil services company TechnipFMC received a record volume of orders in the second quarter, pushing its backlog of projects to a peak thanks to new liquefied natural gas projects, it said on Wednesday....
01:13 2019-07-25

Big Oil undermines U.N. climate goals with $50 billion of new projects: report Major oil companies have approved $50 billion of projects since last year that will not be economically viable if governments implement the Paris Agreement on climate change, think-tank Carbon Tracker said in a report published on Friday....
07:13 2019-09-06

EIB plans to cut all funding for fossil fuel projects by 2020 EU’s lending arm financed oil, gas and coal projects in 2018 with more than €2.4bnThe European Investment Bank has vowed to end its multibillion euro financing for fossil fuel projects by the end of next year in order to align its strategy with climate targets.The EU’s lending arm has drafted plans,...
21:52 2019-07-31

New petrochemical projects not expected to be hurt by single-use plastics ban One of Canada's largest producers of plastics says there will be plenty of room for future growth in output despite a proposal by Ottawa to ban certain single-use plastic products by 2021....
01:52 2019-06-11

"Don't Block Central Projects, Or Else..." Mamata Banerjee Warned Union Minister Debashree Chowdhury today warned Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee that she will face a severe backlash if her government tries to prevent central initiatives from reaching people......
21:52 2019-05-31

Japan To Invest Rs 13,000 Crore In Infrastructure Projects In Northeast Japan has decided to invest Rs 13,000 crore (205.784 billion Yen) in several ongoing and new projects in the Northeast, an official statement said on Friday....
01:13 2019-06-15

Kickstarter warns creators against calling projects 'the world's best' Kickstarter is asking its users to tone down the hyperbolic language and to layoff the misleading imagery. In an attempt to promote transparency, the now 10-year-old platform issued new rules and guidelines aimed at "honest and clear presentation."...
00:39 2019-06-14

Bugatti won't accept request for special projects, says boss £7.4m Centodieci limited-run hypercar project was triggered by Bugatti's designers, not a wealthy collector's desires Bugatti won't join the likes of Ferrari in building one-off specials for specific clients, according to the man in charge of such projects.  The sold-out Centodieci, unveiled during...
11:39 2019-08-29

Noah Hawley dishes on the end of ‘Legion,’ upcoming projects We know Noah Hawley is one of the most clever writers in Hollywood but he also might be one of the busiest. In his immediate future is the final season of “Legion” (premiering Monday at 10 p.m. on FX) and the fourth season of “Fargo.” Hawley’s also a novelist (“Before the Fall”) with another book......
03:26 2019-06-22

OECD projects slowest economic growth since the recession The global economy is expected to grow by 2.9 percent in 2019 and 3 percent in 2020, the weakest growth in a decade, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development reported Thursday....
17:13 2019-09-19

"Do Your Job, Not Non-Work Projects": Google's U-Turn In Letter To Staff Google has a message to its workers: heads down and do your job. Google issued new guidelines in a memo Friday for how its roughly 100,000 employees ought to conduct themselves....
22:39 2019-08-24

4 Wild Gene Roddenberry Sci-Fi TV Projects That Had Nothing to Do With Star Trek He’s first and foremost the Star Trek guy, but the creative mind of Gene Roddenberry—born this week in 1921—also ventured far beyond the voyages of the Enterprise. A quartet of awesomely bizarre TV projects he made in the years between Star Trek and The Next Generation offers fascinating proof of t...
18:00 2019-08-22

UK committed nearly £2bn to fossil fuel projects abroad last year Elevenfold rise in funding over 12 months came as support for renewables fell to £700,000Britain increased support for fossil fuel projects overseas to almost £2bn last year, marking an elevenfold increase over the previous 12 months.Backing for oil and gas operations in Oman, Kuwait, Brazil and oth...
23:13 2019-06-27

Air Force diverted $66M from projects for chemical cleanup costs The U.S. Air Force diverted more than $66 million to cover the cleanup costs of harmful "forever chemicals" in the water supply, according to an analysis by the Department of Defense....
20:39 2019-06-14

Pentagon agrees to reallocate $3.6B for border wall projects The Pentagon approved the reallocation of $3.6 billion of defense funding to President Donald Trump's plan for an expanded physical border along the U.S.-Mexico border....
03:52 2019-09-04

Two-thirds of failed stablecoin projects were backed by gold Stablecoins were once touted by some as a fix for cryptocurrency’s volatility. Thing is, it seems they’re not as stable as their name would suggest. Most of the stablecoin projects announced since 2017 are still yet to launch, and two-thirds of stablecoin projects that have failed were backed by gol...
19:00 2019-06-27

Centre's Team In J&K To Identify Development Projects: Minister A Minority Affairs Ministry team will visit the Kashmir Valley for two days from Tuesday to identify the areas to implement centrally-sponsored development projects after provisions of Article 370 was......
18:39 2019-08-25

New documentary reveals all about Toni Morrison, from Oprah's first call to early bad reviews The new documentary "Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am" seeks to demystify the acclaimed 88-year-old author, who brought us "Beloved" and "Sula."        ...
00:26 2019-06-18

Kentucky Horse Racing Commission Makes Mortality Reviews Public For First Time LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – For the first time, the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission is making details about recent horse death’s public. Commission leaders say they’ve posted mortality reviews to the organization’s website in an effort to be more transport in light of recent s...
05:39 2019-06-30

‘It was not a good night’: Reviews of O’Rourke’s debate performance show perils of his candidacy The magnetic ex-congressman who sprung from a nearly successful Senate bid in Texas has been unable to fully translate the appeal of his 2018 message....
00:39 2019-06-28

Wooden Melania Trump statue unveiled near her Slovenian hometown gets mixed reviews Melania Trump is back in Slovenia – in the form of a wooden statue commissioned by US artist Brad Downey and created by local artisan Ales Zupevc.       ...
17:26 2019-07-06

Rajnath Singh Meets Top Army Officers, Reviews Security, Border Situation Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday held a meeting with top Army officials and reviewed the security challenges facing the country, including the situation along borders with Pakistan and China,......
01:13 2019-06-15

McCarthy promises accountability as Barr reviews IG’s FISA report: ‘The closest we’ve ever seen to a coup’ House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., promised that guilty parties will be held accountable after Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz releases his report on the FBI's alleged abuse of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) in the Russia investigation, and predic...
19:39 2019-09-15

UPDATE 2-U.S. reviews export requests to Huawei with 'highest scrutiny' -Commerce Dept The U.S. government said on Wednesday it was reviewing license requests from U.S. companies seeking to export products to China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd "under the highest national security scrutiny" since the company is still blacklisted....
00:26 2019-07-04

Superdrug's Naturally Radiant £3 'magic' skincare range getting rave reviews: 'It works!' THE health and beauty retailer's own brand skincare range 'Naturally Radiant' is being heralded as an affordable alternative to posh serums and potions....
18:26 2019-06-17

EU reviews Deutsche Bank, SocGen in screening of past money-laundering cases The European Commission is reviewing past money-laundering cases at EU banks to assess what went wrong and decide possible tweaks to rules, an EU official said, citing Deutsche Bank and Societe General as among the screened lenders....
19:13 2019-06-06

Jimi Famurewa reviews The Soak: Fermented gimmickry plays out a symphony of wrongness Forgive me while I pull back the curtain on the mysteries of my creative process — mysteries that, I should say, generally involve a man in south-east London squinting at a laptop and stress-eating custard creams....
12:26 2019-06-06

Mercedes reviews vans model portfolio as diesel debate hammers sales Daimler is reviewing the product portfolio at its vans division, where sales have been hit hard by doubts about the cleanliness of diesel engined vehicles, Mercedes-Benz executive Marcus Breitschwerdt said on Tuesday....
17:26 2019-08-20

When Hope Calls, the When Calls the Heart Fans Are Here to Stay You've heard of Gleeks. You've seen proud Arianators take over your timeline. Every other muggle is a Potterhead. These are all nick names for passionate fanbases that have......
00:39 2019-08-31

What Hertz v Accenture teaches us about failure in systems development projects Recently, we saw the filing of a lawsuit between two of the best-known companies in the world, The Hertz Corporation and Accenture LLP, for the claimed failure of one to meet the expectations of the other when building and delivering a new IT system. Though widely reported in the media as a ‘...
13:52 2019-06-03

Colombian fracking moratorium does not block 'investigative' projects: court Colombia's top administrative court on Tuesday clarified that a moratorium on fracking it upheld last week does not prevent "investigative" pilot projects, surprising both oil companies and environmental activists....
04:26 2019-09-18

£680m of UK foreign aid spent on fossil fuel projects – study Cafod says UK is saddling poorer nations with outdated, polluting technologiesThe British government has spent £680m of its foreign aid budget on fossil fuel projects since 2010, according to analysis that highlights the UK’s failure to align diplomatic, trade and aid policies with the goals of the ...
11:39 2019-07-23

Trump Jr touts 'dream' Indonesia projects, denies any conflicts Donald Trump Jr, the eldest son of the U.S. president, said he was upbeat about two planned Trump-branded projects in Indonesia and dismissed any risk of conflict of interest over involvement in the luxury resorts in Southeast Asia's biggest economy....
13:13 2019-08-13

Clean energy projects worth $1.5 billion seek Finnish aid Fifteen companies have applied for Finnish investment aid to partly fund new large-scale demonstration energy projects worth $1.5 billion, six of them replacing coal and other fossil fuels, the government said on Thursday....
14:00 2019-06-20

Netflix is finally going to stop spending so much money on original projects For the past several years, Netflix has seemingly been opening its checkbook at every available opportunity for every creator with an idea. The era of big spending may finally be coming to an end, though, as The Information reports that Chief Content Officer Ted Sarandos recently told a substantial ...
02:52 2019-07-02

Pentagon to Divert Money From 127 Projects to Pay for Trump’s Border Wall Regaining money for those projects will be up to Congress, which would have to approve new money to fund them. Democrats who control the House are loath to do so....
05:13 2019-09-04

New Power Projects May Get Investment-Linked Deductions In Budget: Report The power sector, which got a 10-year tax holiday till March 31, 2017, under the provision of an earlier Section 80-IA (profit linked incentive), was not included under the investment-linked tax......
12:39 2019-06-17

Chao created special path for McConnell’s favored projects The Transportation Department under Secretary Elaine Chao designated a special liaison to help with grant applications and other priorities from her husband Mitch McConnell’s state of Kentucky, paving the way for grants totaling at least $78 million for favored projects as McConnell prepared to camp...
11:52 2019-06-10

Pixar's Coco Writer Will Oversee Netflix's Narnia Projects Netflix has tapped Coco co-writer Matthew Aldrich to oversee the development of its live-action film and TV series adaptations of C.S. Lewis' "The Chronicles of Narnia" series of fantasy novels....
12:52 2019-06-13

Jaganmohan Reddy Cancels Some Projects Sanctioned By Previous Government Hours after it assumed office, the YS Jaganmohan Reddy-led government in Andhra Pradesh today decided to cancel all projects sanctioned prior to April 1 this year by the previous N Chandrababu......
00:00 2019-05-31

Biodiversity in crisis: Earth’s giant construction projects mapped out The planet’s largest areas of undisturbed wilderness in Siberia and tropical rainforests are under threat from huge waves of development. Here’s what it looks like...
15:00 2019-05-21

Global LNG producers see cost risks looming over next wave of projects Construction delays and cost blowouts could hit the next wave of liquefied natural gas (LNG) projects as there are a limited number of contractors able to handle the huge projects, three developers said on Wednesday....
08:26 2019-06-20

PM Modi Asks Ministers To Work On Development Schemes, Projects For J&K Pitching for development initiatives in Jammu and Kashmir, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday asked Union ministers to work on schemes and projects for the region, and also called for engaging......
04:00 2019-08-29

Spacemaker raises $25 million to power urban construction projects with AI AI-powered construction simulation software company Spacemaker has raised $25 million in a series A round of funding co-led by Atomico and Northzone.Read More...
09:39 2019-06-10

Huawei employees reportedly worked with Chinese military on AI projects Huawei Technologies Co employees worked on at least 10 research projects with Chinese armed forces personnel over the past decade, Bloomberg reported on Thursday, collaborations the Chinese company said it was not aware of....
21:52 2019-06-27

Energy ministers of Russia, Iran discuss investment projects Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak and his Iranian counterpart, Reza Ardakanian have discussed the development of joint energy investment projects during their meeting in Moscow on Monday, the Russian ministry said in a statement....
22:13 2019-09-02

Pentagon tells Congress which projects it will defund to pay for Trump’s wall The Defense Department is diverting $3.6 billion from 127 scheduled military construction projects to finance 175 miles of new or reconstructed barriers on the border with Mexico....
21:26 2019-09-04

N.L. seafood industry projects receive federal-provincial funding Federal and provincial officials were in St. John's, N.L., Tuesday to announce $8 million in funding that has been awarded to 59 projects in the fish harvesting and processing sectors....
19:52 2019-08-13

European Commission urged to develop regulations for Hyperloop projects Hyperloop Transportation Technologies presented European officials with a framework to jump-start creation of deployment rules for the mobility system.Read More...
17:52 2019-05-23

Amazon is launching renewable energy projects in Virginia and Ireland Amazon has announced two new renewable energy projects, including a solar farm in a Virginia county and a new wind farm planned in Cork, Ireland       ...
17:13 2019-08-02

Tesla’s stock tanks after analyst blasts Musk’s ‘sci-fi projects’ Tesla’s stock hit its lowest level in more than two years after an analyst claimed Elon Musk’s distraction with “sci-fi projects” has plunged the electric-car maker into a “code red situation.” Wedbush Securities’ Dan Ives on Monday cut his price target for Tesla shares to $230 from $275, saying Mus...
14:39 2019-05-21

Boris Johnson 'ignored expert advice' over £1bn mayoral vanity projects No 10 frontrunner defied senior officials over doomed projects including Routemaster and garden bridge Boris Johnson has been accused of repeatedly ignoring expert advice on the viability of his so-called vanity projects as London mayor, leaving taxpayers with a bill of nearly £1bn and rising.Some o...
00:52 2019-07-17

"Have 1 Lakh Crores, But Fewer Big Projects": SBI Chairman Amid Slowdown As concerns mount over a cash crunch in the economy, State Bank of India Chairman Rajnish Kumar said he has at least Rs 1 lakh crore to lend for investments. The Chairman of the country's biggest......
11:52 2019-08-30

Cloudera’s Hilary Mason on how businesses can avoid ruining their own AI projects An IDC survey of businesses out earlier this week found that for about 1 in 4 enterprises deploying AI today, half of all AI projects will fail. Why they fail can be related to external factors like a lack of talent necessary to properly deploy systems, but sometimes companies implode without the in...
01:39 2019-07-13

Electronics projects for beginners: Make a robot biscuit butler Take a BBC micro:bit, add a motor, a chassis and some infrared sensors and then put your feet up with a nice cup of tea: your biscuits will be on their way shortly...
16:13 2019-07-04

Rs 10,000-Crore Push For Affordable Housing Projects: Nirmala Sitharaman Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday announced a special window of Rs 10,000 crore to boost affordable and middle-income housing. The move was announced as part of a third instalment of......
21:00 2019-09-14

PM Modi To Visit Bhutan On August 17-18, Discuss Hydropower Projects Prime Minister Narendra Modi will pay a two-day visit to Bhutan on August 17-18 during which he will hold talks with the top leadership on a host of issues, including strengthening the bilateral......
18:26 2019-08-09

Nature conservation projects marred by human rights violations Arrests, torture, murder: Is there a link between environmental protection organization WWF and brutal action taken by park rangers in Africa against civilians? Payments by Germany and the EU are also being scrutinized....
14:39 2019-05-21

U.S. Forest Service aims to speed up logging, infrastructure projects The U.S. Forest Service, which manages millions of acres of national forests and grasslands, on Wednesday proposed "bold" changes for how it carries out environmental reviews of logging, road building and mining projects on public land, a move that raised red flags for environmental groups....
00:39 2019-06-13

NASA is working on 12 projects ahead of 2024 moon mission NASA has been putting the Artemis program together over the past months in hopes of returning to the moon by 2024. After picking the first three commercial moon landing service providers, NASA has now chosen the 12 science and technology projects the......
16:39 2019-07-02

China plans 226 GW of new coal power projects: environmental groups China's total planned coal-fired power projects now stand at 226.2 gigawatts (GW), the highest in the world and more than twice the amount of new capacity on the books in India, according to data published by environmental groups on Thursday....
10:26 2019-09-19

Six easy DIY challenges: you can do these paint projects over a bank holiday weekend A lick of paint is one of the easiest ways to transform your home. Here are six easy projects to consider doing over a long weekend — all doable in just an hour or two each day....
23:26 2019-05-24

Kickstarter has fewer video game projects, and that's a good thing Video game projects may have found their stride in the crowdfunding world. According to ICO Partners, fewer games are being pitched on Kickstarter, but a greater percentage are reaching their goals. And the total amount raised by gaming campaigns is......
21:00 2019-07-15

AI projects likely to face challenges, failures as bandwagon fills up, surveys say IDC finds that a bevy of companies want to become AI first even though they may not have a strategy or idea of what cultural goal is exactly. Here's a look at a few other AI landmines....
19:13 2019-07-08

Britain must end financial help for fossil fuel projects abroad lawmakers Britain must stop financing fossil fuel projects abroad by 2021 as it undermines the nation's efforts to combat climate change, a report by lawmakers said on Monday....
03:00 2019-06-10

Enlight lines up financing for wind energy projects in Israel Israel's Enlight Renewable Energy said on Tuesday it signed a letter of intent with a consortium led by Bank Hapoalim to finance two wind farm projects for a total investment of 1.3 billion shekels ($363 million)....
15:26 2019-07-02

Soccer star Aluko: Amazon didn't remove racist book reviews Soccer star Eni Aluko is condemning Amazon for not removing racist reviews of her memoir posted on the online retailer's web site       ...
10:26 2019-09-14

Joe Concha: Trump gets mostly glowing reviews from UK media, while US coverage focuses on Baby Blimp, protests While President Trump has received largely positive local coverage of his visit to the United Kingdom, the American media has stayed focused on the negative, Joe Concha pointed out on "Fox & Friends" Wednesday. ...
17:52 2019-06-05

The 'Lion King' reviews are in and critics are saying Disney's remake is beautiful to behold, but lacks soul Walt Disney Studios Disney's reimagining of "The Lion King" will be released on Friday, July 19. Critics are saying that the film's biggest strength is the stunning visuals, but that's also a major weakness. The animals look so realistic that their faces lack the emotions seen clearly in the origi...
20:13 2019-07-12

Halle Berry posts bubble bath picture on Instagram, reviews book on US border Halle Berry took to Instagram Sunday to post a positive review of Francisco Cantú’s book, “The Line Becomes a River,” in a steamy bathtub picture after apparently needing to relax to take it all in....
14:39 2019-06-03

Trump signs executive order simplifying agricultural biotech reviews during Iowa trip The White House said in a statement the order "will help eliminate delays, reduce developer costs, and provide greater certainty about the review process for farmers."...
03:13 2019-06-12

Amazon deforestation prompts Germany to suspend Brazil forest projects Germany plans to stop supporting forest and biodiversity projects in Brazil, the German environment minister told Tagesspiegel. Deforestation in Brazil has surged since Jair Bolsonaro became president, she said....
01:00 2019-08-11

Huawei employees worked with China’s military on tech research projects A report that Huawei employees worked on research projects alongside Chinese military personnel for at least 10 years can’t be good news for Huawei right now. The company’s ability to conduct business has been seriously hindered this year, as Trump’s recent ban prevents the company...
18:52 2019-06-27

Jason Mitchell dropped by agency, The Chi, and other projects amidst misconduct reports Jason Mitchell, who turned heads with his portrayal of Eazy-E in Straight Outta Compton, has been dropped by both his representation and a number of film and TV projects amidst allegations of misconduct. Though the nature of Mitchell’s offending behavior is unconfirmed, The Hollywood Reporter report...
18:39 2019-05-21

EU suspends migration control projects in Sudan amid repression fears The EU has suspended projects targeting illegal migration in Sudan. The move comes amid fears they might have aided security forces responsible for violently repressing peaceful protests in the country, DW has learned....
18:26 2019-07-22

Trump administration raids military construction projects for border wall The Trump administration is carrying out plans to raid $3.6 billion in military construction projects to build the border wall, further inflaming lawmakers who have accused President Donald Trump of illegally overriding Congress’ spending decisions.Defense Secretary Mark Esper informed congressional...
07:00 2019-09-04

Senate passes Bill C-69, which overhauls review of major projects, like pipelines Bill C-69 sets up the Impact Assessment Agency of Canada as the authority to assess projects for impacts on public health, the economy, the environment and other factors....
12:39 2019-06-21

U.S. solar market growth slows this year as projects pushed back The U.S. solar market will grow more slowly than previously forecast this year as some large projects are shifted into 2020, an industry trade group said on Tuesday....
07:13 2019-09-17

Fund Your Favorite Open-Source Projects Using Github's New Sponsorship Program We’re big fans of open source software and the ethos of freedom, security, and transparency that often drives such projects. But software development and upkeep are not cheap, and even the most capable open source developers need help now and again. Luckily, Github just made it a lot easier to direc...
00:26 2019-05-24

The Forbidden City Opens Wide as China Projects New Pride in Its Past President Xi Jinping has pushed “cultural self-confidence” as a signature policy, and one of the beneficiaries has been the former home of emperors, neglected no longer....
19:39 2019-08-03

Pentagon to notify lawmakers of delayed military projects to pay for border barrier Under the emergency declaration Trump issued in February, about $3.6 billion designated for military construction projects would be rerouted for border barrier construction....
00:52 2019-09-04

NASA advances lunar crater modeling and asteroid mining projects NASA doesn't just want to return to the moon by 2024, it also wants to establish a "sustained human presence" and to use the moon as a hub for future Mars exploration. In order to do that, it will need new ideas and technologies, like those solicited......
22:26 2019-06-11

Projects and volunteers wanted for 20th annual United Way’s Days of Caring TUCSON- The 20th annual United Way’s Days of Caring is coming up in October and organizers are calling on the community to volunteer their time to make a difference. Over the past two decades, 3,263 community improvement projects have been completed by more than 52,364 volunteers. United Way o...
12:39 2019-08-08

Feds launching pilot projects in bid to replace failed Phoenix pay system Treasury Board President Joyce Murray says three companies will develop and test potential human-resources and pay-system pilot projects for federal workers....
05:13 2019-06-13

Public Transit Projects Cheaper Than Uber's $5.2 Billion Q2 Losses, Ranked Uber announced a $5.2 billion loss last quarter, bringing the company’s total losses to $16.2 billion since 2016. In completely, totally unrelated news, here are some public transportation projects currently under construction in the United States that cost less than $5.2 billion individually:...
04:26 2019-08-09

China provides $1 billion in 'green' finance to coal projects in first half of the year Chinese financial institutions provided at least $1 billion in "green" financing to coal-related projects in the first half of this year, a review of financial data showed, with fossil fuels still playing a major role in Beijing's energy strategy....
10:52 2019-08-19

Trump administration prepares to raid military projects for border wall The Trump administration is executing its plan this week to suck $3.6 billion from military construction projects to build the border wall, calling lawmakers whose districts will take a hit, according to multiple House aides.Defense Secretary Mark Esper called congressional leaders on Tuesday to det...
01:39 2019-09-04

China approves 20.76 GW of subsidy-free solar, wind power projects China approved its first batch of subsidy-free wind and solar projects with a combined capacity of 20.76 gigawatts (GW), the country's top planning agency said on Wednesday....
06:13 2019-05-22

Ecuador court denies requests for popular approval of mining projects Ecuador's constitutional court rejected two requests to make mining projects contingent on popular approval, a victory for companies seeking to exploit some of the world's largest untapped reserves of copper....
19:00 2019-09-18

More than 120 U.S. military construction projects to be hurt by Trump's border wall funding More than 120 U.S. military construction projects will be adversely affected as the Pentagon prepares to use $3.6 billion to help build or enhance 175 miles (282 km) of the border wall with Mexico, U.S. officials said on Tuesday....
08:26 2019-09-04

Major new energy projects, like Shell’s LNG Canada, don’t gel with Paris targets: report "Every oil major is betting heavily against a 1.5 degree Celsius world and investing in projects that are contrary to the Paris goals," said a report co-author....
10:00 2019-09-06

BJP Government Delayed Metro Projects In Bhopal, Indore: Kamal Nath Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath today accused the erstwhile BJP government of delaying the implementation of the metro rail projects in Bhopal and Indore....
22:13 2019-09-14

Dutch shelve billion-euro projects as EU nitrogen rules bite Around 18,000 building projects in the Netherlands, worth billions of euros, risk being shelved due to a recent court order on nitrogen emissions, the Dutch government said on Friday....
01:39 2019-09-14

Sydney's city council reviews use of Bayer's Roundup weed killer amid cancer fears Sydney's city council said on Friday it was reviewing its weed management, which included the use of Bayer AG's Roundup, after other councils in Australia began cutting ties with the product amid concerns about possible links to cancer....
10:26 2019-07-05

Jimi Famurewa reviews Gezellig: Gentle, grown-up magic makes a convincing case for mischief Near the end of our lunch at Gezellig in Holborn, my pal Joe and I gazed up at its huge feature wall of seemingly random framed images — David Bowie, a map of the Netherlands, two old blokes hefting comically huge glasses of beer — and searched, in vain, for some deeper theme or meaning connecting t...
14:26 2019-06-20

NASA picks a dozen science and tech projects to bring to the surface of the Moon With the Artemis mission scheduled to put boots on lunar regolith as soon as 2024, NASA has a lot of launching to do — and you can be sure none of those launches will go to waste. The agency just announced 12 new science and technology projects to send to the Moon’s surface, including a new r...
21:26 2019-07-02

Virtual Beings grants will fund projects for creating artificial living things Fable Studios founder Edward Saatchi announced at the Virtual Beings Summit the creation of the Virtual Beings Grants to fund projects to create artificial people or animals.Read More...
04:39 2019-07-25

Rajnath Singh Visits Naval Ships, Infra Projects In Andhra Pradesh Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday visited the Indian Navy's indigenously designed stealth frigate, INS ''Shivalik'' and Submarine ''Sindhukirti'' in Vishakhapatnam....
22:52 2019-06-30

Lady Gaga to fund 162 classroom projects in U.S. cities affected by mass shootings The singer said the classrooms "will now have access to the support they need to inspire their students to work together and bring their dreams to life."...
22:00 2019-08-13

Edmonton to contribute $150K to environmental projects over 2016 herbicide spraying incident After being charged with "pesticide-related" environmental offences last year, the City of Edmonton said it "takes responsibility" and will pay $150,400 towards three environmental projects....
01:39 2019-07-16

State projects leave tens of thousands of lives in the balance in Ethiopia – study Giant dam and irrigated sugar plantations mean people in lower Omo valley face starvation and conflict, says US thinktankA giant dam and irrigated sugar plantations are “wreaking havoc” in southern Ethiopia and threaten to wipe out tens of thousands of indigenous peoples , a US-based thinktank has c...
09:26 2019-06-13

FX loads up on some hot documentary content, including projects about Tupac Shakur, hip-hop, and true crime FX is keeping it real, in terms of content, as the network has announced five new docuseries and a feature-length documentary project. The docs touch on a variety of subjects, from true crime (of course) to the LGBTQ community, Tupac and Afeni Shakur, and women in comedy. FX sent out an official pre...
22:13 2019-08-06

Pentagon has warned of dire outcomes if projects canceled for border wall don’t happen U.S. service members have worked in unsafe and hazardous conditions at defunded buildings for years, according to military budget requests sent to Congress in recent years....
05:13 2019-09-19

George R.R. Martin just like the rest of us, puts off important projects by messing with video games We can’t imagine it’s easy being George R.R. Martin. It’s bad enough that the complicated backlash surrounding the the final season of Game Of Thrones has been inevitably dripping back on to the book series that inspired it over the last few months; there’s also the fact that few figures in American...
05:00 2019-06-08

South Korean unification minister: Economic projects with North Korea in limbo South Korean Unification Minister Kim Yeon-chul said proposed economic projects with North Korea are on hold due to stalled Washington and Pyongyang negotiations....
14:13 2019-06-04

Apple and Google halt human voice-data reviews over privacy backlash, but transparency is the real issue Google and Apple are suspending some of their voice data-review practices, after reports revealed the extent to which humans review private conversations.Read More...
20:26 2019-08-02

Inside the Reinvention of Jada Pinkett Smith: Shocking Truths, Raw Emotion and Rave Reviews for Red Table Talk When Jada Pinkett Smith announced that she was going to be hosting a new talk show, few batted an eye. Which celebrity hasn't hosted a talk show at some point these days? Welcome to the club,......
19:26 2019-09-18

Pentagon takes money from Puerto Rico, European projects to fund Trump’s wall The Defense Department is diverting $3.6 billion from 127 scheduled military construction projects to finance 175 miles of new or reconstructed barriers on the border with Mexico....
00:00 2019-09-05

Kristen Wiig and Reed Morano pull projects from Georgia over anti-abortion bill The entertainment industry’s backlash against Georgia’s extremely restrictive anti-abortion law is officially starting to hit, with Time reporting that Emmy-winning Handmaid’s Tale director Reed Morano has chosen not to film her upcoming Amazon show The Power in the state. Morano was supposed to go ...
03:00 2019-05-22

Defense secretary urges allies to ‘pick up the tab’ on Pentagon projects defunded for Trump’s wall Defense Secretary Mark T. Esper said during a trip to London that he is telling European allies if they are concerned about the defunded projects, they should pay for them themselves....
21:00 2019-09-06

US military construction projects in 23 states, 21 countries, 3 territories affected by fund diversion to border wall A senior defense official detailed  the military construction projects which will be affected by Secretary of Defense Mark Esper's approval to difert $3.6 billion in military construction funding to build or repair 175 miles of wall along the southern border....
07:26 2019-09-05

Three border wall projects reportedly canceled due to lack of funding amid environmental lawsuit against Trump The Trump administration reportedly canceled three projects to build parts of the barrier wall at the U.S. southern border in Arizona and California....
23:39 2019-09-14

Money previously earmarked for military construction projects will fund President Trump’s border wall instead (NBC News)   The Pentagon is diverting funds for dozens of construction projects to help pay for President Trump’s border wall. More than 120 military construction projects in 23 states, three U.S. territories and 20 countries are all being delayed to free up $3.6 billion for the wall. Puerto ...
17:00 2019-09-06

Defense secretary urges European allies to ‘pick up the tab’ on Pentagon projects defunded for Trump’s border wall Defense Secretary Mark T. Esper said during a trip to London that he is telling European allies if they are concerned about the defunded projects, they should pay for them themselves....
17:26 2019-09-06

Amazon doesn't remove racist reviews of star Aluko's book Soccer star Eni Aluko is condemning Amazon for not removing racist reviews of her memoir posted on the online retailer's web site       ...
04:39 2019-09-14

Giant hand sculpture in New Zealand draws mixed reviews: What 'nightmares are made of'? There's now a sculpture of a giant hand — with a face on it — in Wellington, New Zealand, and people are having all kinds of feelings about it.       ...
03:00 2019-08-22

We're Eating a Whole Lot of Plastic... Uh, Is That Bad? If you’re the type to get squeamish about the things you accidentally eat, you’re not going to like the new report released by the WWF (formerly known as the World Wildlife Fund) this Tuesday. According to the report, we might be eating a credit card’s worth of microplastic every week, thanks to wid...
01:26 2019-06-13

The Problem With Plastic Nothing exemplifies modernity like plastic. It’s cheap. It can be molded into all sorts of shapes and textures, dyed any color or be transparent. Unlike glass or ceramics, it can be flexible and durable, and it won’t rot or corrode like wood or metal. These qualities make it ideal for use in shoppin...
23:52 2019-07-11

Zoo 4 You: Plastic Free EcoChallenge As a conservation organization the Reid Park Zoo is aware of the impacts humans have on wildlife everyday, so they decided to take part in the Plastic Free EcoChallenge this July. Jed Dodds has more in the video below. ...
07:00 2019-07-03

Berlin and Beyond: So over plastic bags As the world celebrates International Plastic Bag Free Day, a growing number of countries are using legislation to eradicate these single-use items. It's time Germany joined the list, says DW's Tamsin Walker....
14:26 2019-07-03

Men are lining up for plastic surgery like never before The face of plastic surgery has typically been female: pouty lips, a pert nose, taut skin. But as more and more Americans go under the knife, the gender scales are beginning to balance. According to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the number of cosmetic procedures performed on men rose 29 ...
14:52 2019-06-05

I Tried to Get Plastic Out of My Beauty Routine I love makeup. The ugly truth, however, is that makeup is helping ruin the planet. Take a look at your makeup bag. What do you find? Plastic, plastic, and more plastic.Read more......
19:39 2019-06-13

'We just didn’t think about it': how did we let plastic bags get everywhere? They’re under our sinks, all over our streets, and filling the stomachs of dead whales. What can we do to stem the single-use scourge? Joan Shuttleworth has fond memories of her 1940s childhood in Orchard Park, near Buffalo. “When I was seven or eight I used to do the grocery shopping at a small sto...
13:13 2019-06-09

What can music tell us about plastic pollution?  Electronic music duo Matmos made their latest album using sounds made from plastic waste, like trash bags and even a police riot shield. Plastic Anniversary draws our attention to the terror and beauty of the material.  ...
16:39 2019-09-02

Game Seer Venture Partners will invest $11.1 million in game projects Started by game veterans, Game Seer is a new $11.1 million venture capital fund focused on funding PC and console game projects across the globe.Read More...
21:39 2019-09-16

'The Mandalorian' and Lizzie McGuire! Projects set to be released by Disney+ At D23, Disney revealed several new projects that are set to be released with its new streaming service, Disney+. Veuer's Lenneia Batiste has more.        ...
02:13 2019-08-25

5 brands doing their bit to combat the plastic problem As the issue of single-use plastic garners more media attention than ever before, brands are turning to eco-friendly alternative to fight the growing problem...
17:00 2019-07-12

After bronze and iron, welcome to the plastic age, say scientists Plastic pollution has entered the fossil record, research showsPlastic pollution is being deposited into the fossil record, research has found, with contamination increasing exponentially since 1945.Scientists suggest the plastic layers could be used to mark the start of the Anthropocene, the propos...
10:00 2019-09-05

Plastic fantastic: the best fibreglass cars Matra Rancho We dive into the moulded world of resin bodywork to recall the memorably cool, quirky and in some cases oddly inspirational creations The chances are you won’t have heard of the Glasspar G2. It was 70 years ago that the American two-seat sports car was built by Bill Tritt, a boat bui...
09:39 2019-07-21

Whole Foods is ditching plastic straws This could be the last straw for Whole Foods customers. The supermarket chain announced on Monday that it’s eliminating plastic straws from all stores in the US, Canada and the UK beginning in July. Instead, shoppers at the bougie market’s juice bars and cafes will have to suck on flimsy...
14:39 2019-05-21

Kamala Harris wants to ban plastic straws California Sen. Kamala Harris endorsed banning plastic straws during CNN's climate change town hall forum on Wednesday but conceded that their paper counterparts leave much to be desired....
05:39 2019-09-05

Plastic pollution: ‘I’m giving up. You probably should too’ – video After four years of leading volunteer beach cleans in the west of Wales, Alan Cookson is quitting because of the insurmountable plastic problem around Britain’s coastlines. We join him as he leads his last beach clean to find out why he believes we need to change our approach in the fight against pl...
17:13 2019-08-29

Five ways to reduce plastic in the bathroom From bamboo toothbrushes to using refill options or your own containers, it’s not hard to change your ways“A bamboo toothbrush is the first swap I always suggest,” says Beth Noy, who founded the online shop Plastic Freedom in frustration at the lack of easily available alternatives to everyday plast...
21:39 2019-07-14

Marriott phasing out plastic bottles Marriott International says it will eliminate small plastic bottles of shampoo, conditioner and bath gel from its hotels worldwide by December 2020. They'll be replaced with larger bottles or wall-mounted dispensers, depending on the hotel. (Aug. 28)       ...
15:39 2019-08-28

Your Bottled Water Probably Has Plastic In It. Should You Worry? Plastic contamination is rampant in bottled water. That was the unsettling conclusion of a study published last year in Frontiers in Chemistry that analyzed samples taken from 259 bottled waters sold in several countries and found that 93% of them contained “microplastic” synthetic polym...
19:13 2019-05-29

19 genius inventions that can stop us from using so much plastic Plastic can take anywhere between 400 and 1,000 years to degrade in a landfill. Now companies and individuals are coming up with sustainable products.       ...
14:52 2019-06-17

Whose fault is plastic waste in the ocean? Rich countries with good recycling infrastructure hold Southeast Asia responsible for plastic waste polluting the sea. A fact-check shows that's not fair....
18:52 2019-07-31

How to End the Cycle of Throwaway Plastic Toys It’s everywhere. The cheap kazoo. Stings of Mardi Gras beads. Spider rings. Crazy straws. Magnifying glasses that just make things look blurry. Off-brand Slinkies. So many frisbees. Mini squirt guns that don’t actually squirt. I don’t buy a lot of plastic crap for my kids, but somehow, it finds its ...
01:13 2019-06-20

The plastic we 'recycle' is actually horrible for the environment When you drop your plastic waste into the recycling bin, it most likely makes its way around the world, where it can pose a health and security risk to developing countries, according to a new Guardian report ....
21:39 2019-06-18

Plastic Pollution Might Be Depriving Us of Oxygen The plastic debris floating in the world’s oceans entangles wildlife, kills birds that swallow it mistaking it for food, and seeps into the food chain, showing up in fish that humans eat. A major threat to the ocean, this plastic pollution is estimated to cause more than $13 billion in economi...
19:39 2019-06-20

UGC Asks Varsities To Ban Single-Use Plastic Prime Minister Modi in his Independence Day speech had urged citizens to eliminate the use of single-use plastic, besides suggesting that shopkeepers should provide eco-friendly bags to the customers....
15:00 2019-09-03

See Scott Disick Tackle Home Renovation Projects for French Montana, Steve Aoki & More in Flip It Like Disick Supertease Scott Disick is back! And boy does he mean business. "I'm flipping luxurious, multi-million dollar homes," exclaims the 36-year-old TV star in this high-stakes supertease......
20:00 2019-07-23

In Indonesia, Trash As Payment For Tickets On 'Plastic Bus' Dozens of people clutching bags full of plastic bottles and disposable cups queue at a busy bus terminal in the Indonesian city of Surabaya -- where passengers can swap trash for travel tickets....
13:39 2019-08-09

Hamburger buns recalled over plastic concerns The FDA announced late last week that Conagra Brands is voluntarily recalling about 2,200 cases of its Udi’s Classic Hamburger Buns, which were sold nationwide....
23:26 2019-09-10

Plastic is 'raining' on the Rocky Mountains, study says Plastic pollution has become an issue for the entire planet, affecting the global economy, marine life and posing health risks for us and our children. But a new study notes that plastic is actually "raining" down on the Rocky Mountains, having made its way to some of the most remote parts of the co...
15:52 2019-08-14

Glastonbury's plastic bottle ban tested by hot weather Britain's Glastonbury Festival is greener and cleaner after banning the sale of single-use plastic bottles in the hope of inspiring long-term change - even in the middle of a heatwave that forced some music fans to queue for water....
20:13 2019-06-29

Zero-waste: The women in Asia who gave up plastic China, Indonesia and Vietnam are among the worst polluters for plastic waste being dumped in the ocean. Meet the women in those countries trying to change that....
02:00 2019-06-05

German minister prepares law to ban plastic bags Germany plans a law to ban the use of plastic bags because voluntary agreements with retailers to curb usage have not yielded good enough results, Environment Minister Svenja Schulze said on Sunday....
12:26 2019-08-12

G20 agrees to tackle ocean plastic waste Group of 20 environment ministers agreed on Sunday to adopt a new implementation framework for actions to tackle the issue of marine plastic waste on a global scale, the Japanese government said after hosting the two-day ministerial meeting....
14:00 2019-06-16

Canada to start single-use plastic ban in 2021 Canada has announced that it will ban single-use plastic products such as straws and bags starting in 2021. The government said that plastic manufacturers would be held responsible for processing the waste....
02:00 2019-06-11

How melting plastic waste could heat homes Breakthrough means less pollution and lower greenhouse gas emissionsIt is a problem bedevilling households across the UK: what can we do with the mountains of food-spattered plastic waste left in our bins?Now a group of scientists say they have the answer – by using the detritus of domestic life to ...
22:52 2019-07-20

Germany: Draft bill to ban plastic bags on the way The use of plastic bags is on the decline in Germany, but the 64% decrease since 2015 doesn't go far enough for Environment Minister Svenja Schulze. Her department has drafted a bill to ban them completely....
12:00 2019-09-06

Ask the experts: do the plastic linings of tin food cans contain BPA? We asked you what you wanted to know about your own toxic exposure and put your questions to Dr Leonardo TrasandeHave a question about pesticides, persistent chemicals or heavy metals? Ask the expertsDo the plastic linings of tin cans still contain BPA? I buy glass jars of organic beans/chickpeas/ch...
18:39 2019-06-27

Plastic straws will be banned in the UK from April 2020 The billions of plastic straws consumed in the UK each year will be banned from April 2020. The move will also cover plastic drinks stirrers and cotton buds...
08:00 2019-05-22

Air India To Stop Using Single-Use Plastic On Flights Debt-ridden Air India said Thursday it will stop using single-use plastic and replace packaging with eco-friendly paper and wooden cutlery, as the government ramps up its "clean India" mission....
15:39 2019-08-29

Europe's plastic waste sent home in toxic row Europe’s sustainability practices are world-leading, but some believe that what has passed as recycling should actually be called liabilityshifting. DW spoke with an American who plans to change all that....
15:26 2019-06-13

Mom wrapped daughter in plastic bag and left her in bushes to die A 29-year-old who wrapped her baby in plastic bags and left her to die after forcing an object down her throat to stop her crying has been convicted of murder....
21:39 2019-06-06

Trump says 'we have bigger problems than plastic straws' MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images President Donald Trump dismissed the notion that plastic straws are a threat, which environmentalists and liberal activists have claimed are a major factor in ocean pollution. Trump's 2020 reelection campaign has also began selling Trump-branded plastic straws, which so...
23:39 2019-07-19

Uttar Pradesh Plastic Bag Ban Comes Into Force From Today The ban on plastic having thickness less than 50 microns will come into force in Uttar Pradesh from Sunday with a fine up to Rs 1 lakh and six months in jail for violators, according to a state......
00:39 2019-09-01

Your pictures: share your photos on the theme of ‘plastic' Wherever you are in the world, this week we’d like to see your pictures on the theme ‘plastic’The next theme for our weekly photography assignment, published in print in the Observer New Review is ‘plastic’.Share your photos of what plastic means to you – and tell us about your image in the descript...
14:39 2019-06-16

Never gonna give you up: how plastic seduced America Once we lived without it, now we can’t escape it. A historian unpacks the origins of our plastic addictionIn 1957 Disneyland opened the Monsanto House of the Future, an all-plastic dwelling. Over the next 10 years millions of visitors passed through its fantastical rooms, designed by MIT architects ...
11:26 2019-06-21

Malaysia to Send Plastic Waste Back to Where It Came From Malaysia plans to send non-recyclable plastic back to the countries that sent it to there, said its environment minister on Tuesday. “Developed countries must be responsible in what they send out,” Yeo Bee Yin, Malaysia’s minister of energy, technology, science, climate change and ...
12:26 2019-05-22

Malaysia cracks down on imported plastic – video The Malaysian government says the country has become a dumping ground for rich nations as it announces it will send as much as 3,000 tonnes of plastic waste back to the countries it came from. Malaysia became the world's main destination for plastic waste after China banned its import last year. 'We...
18:00 2019-05-29

How Plastic Bottles Are Paying For School In Nigeria A school in Nigeria is accepting plastic bottles in lieu of school fees from parents. The Recycle Pay project allows parents to use plastic waste as currency to pay their children's school fees....
17:52 2019-06-13

Berlin and Beyond: Time for Germany to ban plastic bags As the world celebrates International Plastic Bag Free Day, a growing number of countries are using legislation to eradicate these single-use items. It's time Germany joined the list, says DW's Tamsin Walker....
10:39 2019-07-05

U.S. has 'bigger problems' than plastic straws - Trump With plastic straw bans gaining popularity to protect the environment, President Donald Trump on Friday posed the question: What about other plastic dining items?...
07:26 2019-07-20

David Attenborough thanks Glastonbury for plastic bottle ban The world renowned naturalist David Attenborough appeared on the stage at Glastonbury on Sunday to praise its ban on single-use plastic bottles, delighting festival goers who have instead queued for tap water....
20:39 2019-06-30

All hail the plastic Pixel! (poll results) There are barely any metal or plastic phones left in today's see of glass sandwich designs, so Google's new Pixel 3a midranger is a refreshing change of pace for some, with their durable bodies that you can just dust off when they hit the pavement. This, however, may take away from their look and fe...
17:26 2019-05-21

Are Mini Shampoo Bottles the New Plastic Straw? The IHG hotel group plans to replace “bathroom miniatures” with bulk supplies across all of its 17 brands, including Holiday Inn and InterContinental, becoming the first big brand to act....
17:39 2019-07-31

Trump was oddly reasonable about plastic straws. His campaign may not like it The president could have used a question about plastic waste to inflame the culture wars – but his answer wasn’t far off the markThere was no shortage of pressing issues for Donald Trump to address on Friday afternoon when he spoke briefly to the press as he made his way to board a helicopter that w...
05:52 2019-07-20

Plastic straws are trash. Are there alternatives that don't suck? Many plastic straw alternatives present other problems for the planet or are unsuitable for people with disabilities, critics say.        ...
01:00 2019-08-17

Americans Eat and Inhale Over 70,000 Plastic Particles Each Year According to a New Analysis Plastics have for years been used to make nearly everything that surrounds us. But along the way, they escaped the confines of packaging and objects and settled in the environment, the food we eat and the air we breathe. Americans are consuming and breathing in a lot of plastic, finds a new analysis...
18:26 2019-06-06

The plastic crisis isn't just ugly — it's fueling global warming Plastic, as we know, is everywhere. In waterways, in animals, even in our food. As if that isn't bad enough, a new report shows it's also accelerating global warming. Stopping climate change also means curbing plastic....
14:39 2019-05-21

Entenmann’s Little Bites cookies recalled due to plastic in packaging HORSHAM, Pa. — One flavor of Entenmann’s Little Bites Soft Baked Cookies is being recalled due to the potential presence of blue plastic pieces in individual packaging pouches. Bimbo Bakeries USA, the Horsham, Pennsylvania-based owner of Entenmann’s, says all of the five-pack, mini chocolate chip co...
07:26 2019-08-03

People eat at least 50,000 plastic particles a year, study finds Health effects of ingestion of microplastics via food, water and breathing still unknownThe average person eats at least 50,000 particles of microplastic a year and breathes in a similar quantity, according to the first study to estimate human ingestion of plastic pollution.The true number is likely...
14:52 2019-06-05

Plastic accounts for 60% of litter in English and Welsh canals More than half a million plastic items reach oceans from waterway network each yearAbandoned plastics now account for 59% of the litter found in canals in England and Wales, according to new research which also reveals that more than half a million plastic items reach the oceans every year from the ...
08:52 2019-06-05

The climate costs of a plastic planet | Carroll Muffett Every stage of the plastic lifecycle releases harmful carbon emissions into the atmosphere, contributing to global heatingUpset about the plastic crisis? Stop trying so hardPlastics are among the most ubiquitous materials in our economy, our lives, and our environment. They are also among the most p...
21:13 2019-06-27

World Oceans Day: UK joins fight against plastic pollution The UK is joining the global fight against plastic pollution by marking World Oceans Day in a bid to raise awareness about protecting and conserving the seas....
03:52 2019-06-08

Cardi B postpones several concerts to recover from plastic surgery Cardi B has postponed three upcoming concerts in order to recuperate from recent plastic surgery procedures, her publicist Patientce Foster told CNN....
21:26 2019-05-22

Cardi B cancels concerts to recover from plastic surgery “Cardi was overzealous in getting back to work; she didn’t take the time necessary to fully recover from her surgery," Cardi's representative said.        ...
16:39 2019-05-22

"Bigger Problems" Than Plastic Straws, Says Donald Trump Swapping paper for plastic turned out to be the last straw for Donald Trump, who said Friday there are "bigger problems" than plastic drinking straws -- the day after his reelection campaign manager......
03:52 2019-07-20

Plastic straws will be banned in England from April 2020 The billions of plastic straws consumed in the UK each year will be banned from April 2020. The move will also cover plastic drinks stirrers and cotton buds...
19:39 2019-05-22

Fixing planet plastic: How we'll really solve our waste problem From bag bans to bacterial mulchers, many solutions are touted for the plastic waste crisis. Find out which work – and which don't – in our definitive guide...
15:00 2019-05-21

Plastic cups runneth over at Cambodia's Rubbish Cafe As Southeast Asia grapples with massive tides of rubbish hitting its beaches, a Cambodian coffee shop owner is looking to build a business out of some of this waste as a way to promote sustainability....
14:26 2019-07-18

Highlights: PM Says Goodbye To Single-Use Plastic At UN Climate Meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi this morning spoke at the 14th session of the Conference of Parties (COP) to the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD). He announced that India would......
10:26 2019-09-09

Get 50 Paisa On Returning Used Plastic Milk Packet In Maharashtra People in Maharashtra will now get back 50 paise on returning used plastic milk pouches as the state government has issued a refundable surcharge per packet....
18:52 2019-06-27

Scientists finding new ways to fight plastic waste National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) scientist Gregg Beckham is an avid scuba diver. So he’s seen the problem of plastics in the world’s oceans firsthand. “I’ve been going to some places fairly frequently for the last 15 or so years,” he said, “and the prev...
15:52 2019-08-16

Thailand's 'sweetheart' dugong dies with plastic in stomach Vets say plastic caused orphan mammal’s infection and should serve as warning about pollution An orphaned dugong named Marium, who became an internet star after being rescued in Thailand in April, has died.Veterinarians caring for the dugong off the island of Koh Libong, in south Thailand’s Trang pr...
07:52 2019-08-17

Malaysia To Send Plastic Waste To Developed Countries That Sent It There Malaysia, which has become the dumping ground for the world's plastic waste, will send back non-recyclable plastic scrap to the developed countries that sent it there, its environment minister said on......
19:13 2019-05-21

Breast implants should come with ‘illness’ warning: plastic surgeon Breast implant illness may not be a medically recognized condition, but some surgeons say the cosmetic procedure should now come with a warning. Those who claim to suffer from the mysterious illness report symptoms that mimic other autoimmune disorders, such as muscle pain, fatigue, digestive issues...
02:26 2019-07-23

Canada has no plans take back plastic waste in Malaysia Ottawa has no plans to pick up plastic waste that originated in Canada and is currently parked in Malaysia, a spokesman for Canada's environment ministry said on Thursday....
04:00 2019-06-14

India To Ban Six Single-Use Plastic Products From October 2: Report India is set to impose a nationwide ban on plastic bags, cups and straws on October 2, officials said, in its most sweeping measure yet to stamp out single-use plastics from cities and villages that......
14:52 2019-08-28

New York men are embracing plastic surgery with ‘daddy do-overs’ Sorry, mom, but your muffin top is taking a back seat to dad’s backside. Post-pregnancy “mommy makeover” procedures — a plastic surgery combo of liposuction, tummy tuck and a breast lift or augmentation — have been popular for years, but now men of a certain age are shelling out for what some expert...
15:52 2019-06-13

India Will Ban Single-Use Plastic, World Should Too: PM Modi At UN Meet COP 14 UNCCD: Prime Minister Modi speaking at a world climate change crisis meeting in Delhi today reiterated India's decision to impose a ban on single-use plastic, declaring "time has come for even......
10:26 2019-09-09

Florida cracks down on dangerous plastic surgery centers South Florida’s obsession with beauty has made it a top destination for cheap plastic surgery – but it has also drawn a growing number of centers that exploit those seeking smaller waistlines or more noticeable assets. Now, the state is cracking down....
06:26 2019-07-13

| WATCH: 'Rivers' of plastic block Kinshasa's waterways In the Democratic Republic of Congo's capital city Kinshasa residents are fed up of the 'rivers' of plastic waste taking over the city's waterways as thousands of plastic bottles have piled up over the years, causing deadly floods when it rains....
19:39 2019-05-21

Store’s bid to shame people out of using plastic bags backfires A grocery store in Canada is trying to shame its customers into not using plastic bags by handing out ones with embarrassing phrases like “wart ointment” on them — but the store reportedly found people still want the bags. The East West Market in Vancouver announced the campaign in...
11:52 2019-06-13

Green turtles are dying because they are mistaking plastic for food Green turtles are at risk of death from the plastic floating in the oceans because they think it is food, according to a new study. The plastics often look like seagrass to the turtles, a staple of their diets....
02:26 2019-08-10

Another whale found dead with a stomach full of plastic It’s a sad but familiar story: A young whale has been found dead, washed ashore with a belly full of plastic. Greenpeace in Italy shared graphic pictures of a beached sperm whale carcass found on the coast of Sicilia on social media over the weekend. When the whale was cut open, multiple bits of pla...
23:52 2019-05-22

David Attenborough: 'To chuck plastic into the ocean is an insult' Broadcaster Sir David Attenborough has told the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee that "to chuck plastic into the ocean is an insult"....
15:00 2019-07-09

Tanzania bans plastic bags to clean up environment Under new measures, anyone using plastic bags in Tanzania can be slapped with a fine, and those caught manufacturing the items can get jail time. Environmentalists are celebrating the move....
23:52 2019-06-01

'Punch in the gut' as scientists find micro plastic in Arctic ice Tiny pieces of plastic have been found in ice cores drilled in the Arctic by a U.S.-led team of scientists, underscoring the threat the growing form of pollution now poses to marine life in even the remotest waters on the planet....
20:13 2019-08-14

Dying for a new body: why so many deaths from plastic surgery tourism? New Yorkers flock to the Dominican Republic for cheaper plastic surgery procedures, but not all of them return home. Sharilene Cedeño used to joke with her sister Kendra that she was going to be 23 forever.Cedeño, daughter of Dominican immigrants, was obsessed with staying young – and by extension, ...
10:26 2019-08-24

Sharks and rays 'starved and suffocated' by plastic debris More than a thousand sharks and rays have become entangled in discarded fishing gear and plastic debris, potentially leading to starvation and suffocation, scientists have warned....
09:13 2019-07-05

Why the Guardian is taking on America's plastic waste crisis United States of Plastic, a new series that will run for the rest of 2019, will reveal the global consequences of dependence on a miracle materialThis week we’re exploring plastic pollution as part of our six-month Toxic America series. Please support this journalism and help us hit our $150,000 goa...
09:26 2019-06-17

Tokyo 2020 podiums to be made of recycled plastic Medalists at next year's Summer Olympics will stand on podiums made from recycled plastic waste collected from local households or the ocean, Tokyo 2020 organizers said on Tuesday....
10:13 2019-06-11

Panama becomes first Central American nation to ban plastic bags Panama on Saturday became the first Central American nation to ban single-use plastic bags to try to curb pollution on its beaches and help tackle what the United Nations has identified as one of the world's biggest environmental challenges....
02:39 2019-07-21

Plastic junk creates island disaster in Pacific Floating plastic garbage has swamped a remote Pacific island once regarded as an environmental jewel and it may be impossible to save.        ...
18:13 2019-07-31

Senegal to crack down on huge plastic waste by enforcing law Tired of seeing Senegal's seascapes spoiled by ever-growing mounds of cheap plastic bags, authorities plan to crack down on polluters by imposing fines and further restricting plastic use....
17:52 2019-07-31

It's raining multicolored plastic in the Rocky Mountains, according to scientists Wikimedia Commons Microplastics are found in even the most remote parts of our planet. According to new research from the US Geological Survey, plastic particles are currently being found in the Rocky Mountains. Plastic shards, beads, and fibers were identified in more than 90% of rainwater samples...
20:39 2019-08-14

Plastic straws and bags no more: Canada aims to clean up its act Canada plans to ban some single-use plastics like straws, bags and cutlery by early 2021 to reduce waste and litter and protect the world's oceans, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Monday....
17:39 2019-06-10

Plastic bags are killing horses, cows in Texas Municipalities across the country have enacted regulations to curtail the use of plastic bags, which can suffocate and cause fatal digestion blockages in livestock and wild animals. But not in Texas....
21:26 2019-08-14

Bees have built a nest entirely out of plastic bags in the environment The first report of a bee’s nest made entirely from plastic comes from Argentina. The leafcutter bees created cells out of what may be bits of old plastic bags...
18:26 2019-05-30

The Idiotic Reason That Egg Companies Are Turning to Plastic Packaging Choosing which eggs to buy at the grocery store can be an overwhelming process. Single A, Double A, jumbo, organic, free range, cage free, pasture-raised, vegetarian-fed, hormone-free, certified humane, local, and antibiotic-free are among the befuddling labels facing shoppers on American store shel...
11:00 2019-09-01

How you're recycling plastic wrong, from coffee cups to toothpaste If you don’t clean your recycling, it can harm more than it helps. And that icon with the arrows is virtually meaninglessThis week we’re exploring plastic pollution as part of our six-month Toxic America series. Please support this journalism and help us hit our $150,000 goalIt’s a familiar scene: y...
17:13 2019-06-17

Prisoner who gouged his eye out with plastic spoon sues the jail A prisoner from Texas who gouged out his eyes with a plastic spoon is suing the jail - claiming the psychiatric ward he was in was "deliberately understaffed"....
21:39 2019-07-17

| Tanzania latest African nation to ban plastic bags A plastic bag ban comes into force in Tanzania as Africa leads efforts to stem the tide of plastic blighting the farthest reaches of the globe, and depths of the ocean....
23:13 2019-05-31

Shoppers' use of plastic bags in England continues to fall Sales of single-use bags by big supermarkets have fallen 90% since 5p charge introduced Shoppers’ use of plastic carrier bags in England has continued to fall following the introduction of the 5p charge, according to new figures. Sales of single-use bags by all large retailers in 2018/2019 slumped b...
18:39 2019-07-31

Cleansing Plastic From Oceans: Big Ask for a Country That Loves Wrap Japan is showcasing its plastics recycling at the G20 meeting in Osaka. But the Japanese also wrap everything in plastic, and a lot winds up in the sea....
01:00 2019-06-28

Swimming in plastic: How Metro Vancouver handles its own recycling After accounting for his own plastic waste, reporter Aaron McArthur looks into how Metro Vancouver recycles what it produces - a unique approach in North America....
09:13 2019-06-28

‘Cambodia Is Not a Dustbin.’ More Plastic Waste to Be Sent Back to the U.S. and Canada Cambodia announced that it will send 1,600 tonnes of plastic waste back to the U.S. and Canada, becoming the latest Southeast Asian country join the backlash against taking in the developed world’s trash. The country’s environment minister said 83 shipping containers of garbage were foun...
09:00 2019-07-18

Select Ragú Pasta Sauces Recalled Because They May Contain Plastic (CNN)– The owner of Ragú is recalling some of its jars of pasta sauce over the possibility that they may contain plastic fragments, the company said. Mizkan America said Saturday it has no reports of injuries or complaints, and was launching the recall voluntarily “out of an abundance of...
14:13 2019-06-17

David Attenborough praises Glastonbury for going plastic-free TV naturalist surprises festival crowd with speech hailing ditching of single-use plasticsFollow all the latest from Glastonbury with our live blogDavid Attenborough made a surprise appearance on the final day of Glastonbury festival, thanking the crowds for helping to reduce the use of plastic at t...
17:26 2019-06-30

Some Ragu pasta sauces recalled due to plastic concerns The owner of Ragu is recalling some of its jars of pasta sauces over the possibility they may contain fragments of plastic. Mizkan America says it has no reports of injuries or complaints. The voluntary recall was launched out of an abundance of caution. It says the sauces, produced earlier this mon...
22:13 2019-06-17

Plastic particles in drinking water present 'low' risk: WHO Microplastics contained in drinking water pose a "low" risk to human health at current levels, but more research is needed to reassure consumers, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday....
04:13 2019-08-22

It's raining plastic: microscopic fibers fall from the sky in Rocky Mountains Discovery raises new questions about the amount of plastic waste permeating the air, water, and soil virtually everywhere on EarthPlastic was the furthest thing from Gregory Weatherbee’s mind when he began analyzing rainwater samples collected from the Rocky Mountains.“I guess I expected to see most...
10:52 2019-08-13

Join The Plastic-Free Club With Etee's Biodegradable Products It is 2019, so I shouldn’t have to tell you that single-use plastic is not good for our planet. Chances are, you have at least one friend who quit using plastic straws and carries a metal one around with them. If you too want to cut down on your plastic use, especially around your home, then Etee is...
08:00 2019-07-20

No plastic please, Mum: my quest to make waste-free packed lunches The average lunchbox contains lots of needless wrapping. So how easy is to create eco-friendly alternatives – and will children eat them?A couple of months ago my son’s dislike of school dinners reached the tipping point, and outweighed his parents’ refusal to find an extra 10 minutes each morning. ...
23:52 2019-06-06

Tokyo 2020 Olympic Podiums To Be Made From Recycled Plastic Podiums at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics will be made from plastic waste donated by local residents or collected from the sea, organisers said Tuesday, as part of a sustainability push....
15:13 2019-06-11

Ragú pasta sauces recalled over plastic fragment fears Anyone who may have purchased varieties of a popular brand of pasta sauce is urged to double-check the label over concerns it may contain fragments of plastic. Mizkan America Inc. announced Saturday that certain Ragú pasta sauce varieties are subject to a voluntary recall out of an “abundance ...
20:39 2019-06-17

G20 environment ministers agree to tackle marine plastic waste Reduction of marine plastic trash was one of the major issues at the G20 summit of environment ministers in Japan. Delegates also discussed the future of energy security following the tanker attacks in the Gulf of Oman....
16:26 2019-06-16

Canada in talks with Malaysia about taking back plastic waste The government of Canada said on Monday it is in discussions with Malaysia about retrieving plastic waste that originated from Canada and is currently in Malaysia....
17:39 2019-06-17

Here Is India's Solution To Battle Plastic Waste; Use It To Make Roads India consumes about 16.5 million tonnes of plastic annually! That is 1.6 million trucks of plastic! But there is a solution for recycling plastic waste effectively....
12:13 2019-09-03

Newborn baby found inside of plastic bag in woods in Georgia FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. (WXIA) — Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a newborn baby found alive inside of a plastic bag in the woods late Thursday night. Authorities said they went to Daves Creek Road after a caller reportedly heard a baby cry...
09:52 2019-06-08

Ocean pollution: Your small business can right the ship, one plastic bag at a time Organizing a cleanup day with your small-business staff is a way to build camaraderie while tackling one of our biggest environmental problems.       ...
16:13 2019-09-04

| LONELY BATTLE: Senegal restaurateur fights the plastic tide Babacar Thiaw took the initiative of opening Dakar's first "zero plastic" restaurant in a response to the rubbish strewn along the beaches of the Senegalese capital....
14:26 2019-09-07

You may be eating a credit card's worth of plastic each week: study Plastic pollution is so widespread in the environment that you may be ingesting five grams a week, the equivalent of eating a credit card, a study commissioned by the environmental charity WWF International said on Wednesday....
06:26 2019-06-12

Thousands of volunteers remove plastic from northern Spanish coast Thousands of volunteers plucked plastic and other waste products from the rocks and beaches along Spain's Basque coast on Saturday, while divers took to the sea to clear garbage from the water as part of World Oceans Day....
18:39 2019-06-08

Ragú pasta sauces recalled over possible plastic fragment concerns Anyone who may have purchased varieties of a popular brand of pasta sauce is urged to double-check the label over concerns it may possibly contain fragments of plastic. ...
22:39 2019-06-16

Baby found alive in plastic bag in woods; mother sought CUMMING, Ga. (AP) — Authorities in northern Georgia are looking for the mother of a newborn found alive in a plastic bag in a wooded area. News outlets report someone heard the infant crying Thursday night in a wooded area in Cumming. The Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office says deputies found the...
23:01 2019-06-07

Amazon's top cardboard box makers face challenges from plastic mailers For the past few years, delivery boxes have been piling up on people's doorsteps and in apartment buildings across the U.S. Here's a look at the big cardboard box makers in the U.S....
17:00 2019-07-13

Step up: Tokyo Olympics podiums made of discarded plastic Tokyo Olympic organizers say the podiums for next year's games will be made of recycled household plastics       ...
12:00 2019-06-11

Lego Struggles to Find a Plant-Based Plastic That Clicks Lego has spent the past seven years trying to make its blocks with plastic derived from plants, but finding the material to hit its target is proving difficult....
16:00 2019-06-12

Where does your plastic go? Global investigation reveals America's dirty secret A Guardian report from 11 countries tracks how US waste makes its way across the world – and overwhelms the poorest nationsThis week we’re exploring plastic pollution as part of our six-month Toxic America series. Please support this journalism and help us hit our $150,000 goalWhat happens to your p...
09:26 2019-06-17

Kamala Harris and Trump campaign spar over plastic straws WASHINGTON – Sen. Kamala Harris came out in favor of banning plastic straws Wednesday — a position the Trump campaign promptly pounced on. “We do need to ban the plastic,” the California Democrat said when asked at CNN’s Climate Town Hall. President Trump’s campaign manager Brad Parscale respo...
07:26 2019-09-05

Trump fighting ‘liberal paper straws’ with $15 plastic set during campaign Forget the debate between socialism and democracy — the 2020 election is coming down to a contest between paper and recyclable straws. President Trump’s reelection campaign is calling on supporters to reject “liberal paper straws” that turn soggy and “stand” with the pr...
22:52 2019-07-21

Newborn found alive in plastic bag left in wooded area Authorities in Georgia are searching for the mother of a newborn baby who was found alive in a plastic bag last week. The baby girl, who has been temporarily named “India” by a local hospital, was discovered crying around 10 p.m. on Thursday in a wooded area in Cumming, a city roughly 40...
23:13 2019-06-11

'Not a dustbin': Cambodia to send plastic waste back to the US and Canada Country vows to return 1,600 tonnes of waste as south-east Asian countries revolt against an onslaught of rubbish shipmentsCambodia has announced it will send 1,600 tonnes of plastic waste found in shipping containers back to the US and Canada, as south-east Asian countries revolt against an onslaug...
19:00 2019-07-17

Wild bees' nest made entirely out of plastic discovered in Argentina The first report of a bee’s nest made entirely from plastic comes from Argentina. The leafcutter bees created cells out of what may be bits of old plastic bags...
21:00 2019-05-30

Dyson Award won by plastic bags made from dead fish Do you feel guilty every time you buy a plastic bag? How would you feel if that plastic bag was made from dead fish?That could soon be the reality according to Dyson, who crowned MarinaTex, a bioplastic made from "fish offcuts", its coveted James Dyson Award.  Read our Dyson V11 reviewThe best ...
02:26 2019-09-19

Wimbledon ditches plastic racket covers in sustainability drive All England Lawn Tennis Club move means there will be 4,500 fewer plastic bags this yearIt might not quite be a Wimbledon tradition along the lines of the all-white dress code but the sight of players’ discarding the plastic cover from a freshly strung racket is a familiar one at SW19.However, it wi...
13:39 2019-06-28

Mexican authorities find 29 bodies in a hundred plastic bags Mexican authorities said on Tuesday they had found 29 bodies, packed in more than a hundred plastic bags, dumped in a clandestine grave in the violent western state of Jalisco....
06:39 2019-09-19

A Strange New Blend of Rock and Plastic Is Forming on a Portuguese Island If you go to the beach, you’re likely to see some form of plastic pollution scattered in the waves or sprinkled among the sand grains. A bottle cap fragment here, a transparent piece of packaging there. But researchers have identified a new, and perhaps more permanent type of plastic pollution, one ...
22:00 2019-06-22

Device to trap plastic waste in Pacific Ocean relaunches SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A floating device designed to catch plastic waste has been redeployed in second attempt to clean up a huge island of trash swirling in the Pacific Ocean between California and Hawaii. Boyan Slat, creator of The Ocean Cleanup project, announced on Twitter that a 2,000-foot (600-m...
03:26 2019-06-23

Great Pacific garbage patch: giant plastic trap put to sea again Floating boom is designed to trap 1.8 trillion items of plastic without harming marine life – but broke apart last timeA floating device designed to catch plastic waste has been redeployed in a second attempt to clean up a huge island of garbage swirling in the Pacific Ocean between California and H...
06:39 2019-06-23

The big fashion fight: can we remove all the toxic, invisible plastic from our clothes? More than half of all textiles produced each year include plastic. Now the urgent search is on for a more sustainable way to clothe the worldIt was probably the only time a 93-year-old has stolen the show at Glastonbury’s Pyramid stage. Sir David Attenborough had important things to say when he warm...
18:13 2019-07-16

San Francisco airport announces ban on sales of plastic water bottles The change, taking effect 20 August, is part of SFO’s plan to become a zero ‘waste-to-landfill’ facility by 2021The days of picking up a plastic bottle of water to stay hydrated during a long flight will soon be over for people flying out of San Francisco’s International Airport (SFO).The airport, w...
02:52 2019-08-03

Cambodian officials are sending plastic trash back to US, Canada Cambodian officials want the US and Canada to leave their trash at home — and they are sending a whopping 1,600 tons of plastic waste back to where it came from, according to a new report. Eighty-three shipping containers full of trash were discovered Tuesday at Sihanoukville, Cambodia’s main ...
21:39 2019-07-17

Americans' plastic recycling is dumped in landfills, investigation shows Consumers’ efforts to be eco-friendly go to waste as many communities find themselves with nowhere to send their refuseWhere does your plastic go? Revealing America’s dirty secretA sign on an upside-down dumpster spelled the end of Pearl Pai’s long romance with plastics recycling.For years, Pai and ...
11:39 2019-06-21

The man in the plastic mask: Brazil inmate busted in brazen jailbreak A masked Rio de Janeiro inmate dressed as a woman tried to break out of a Brazilian jail this weekend in a surreal act of derring-do, only to be thwarted on the cusp of freedom by state prison authorities....
20:39 2019-08-05

Explained: the toxic threat in everyday products, from toys to plastic Thousands of potentially harmful chemicals are in products ranging from toys to plastic and carpets in the USRead our entire Toxic America seriesSynthetic chemicals are in nearly everything we touch and consume. But some chemicals can be potentially harmful and a number of experts are anxious about ...
09:26 2019-05-22

As Promised, Anand Mahindra Replaces Plastic Bottles In Boardrooms Staying true to his word, Anand Mahindra has replaced plastic bottles in boardrooms with re-fillable ones. In July, the Chairman of the Mahindra Group had promised on Twitter that he would ban plastic......
18:26 2019-09-13

Doctor who ran illegal plastic-surgery clinic sentenced to three months A doctor who ran an illegal Upper East Side plastic surgery practice that left a woman’s breasts disfigured was sentenced Wednesday to three months in jail and five year’s probation. Nicholas Sewell, 75, previously copped to one count each of unauthorized practice of a profession and scheme to defra...
06:26 2019-07-18

This new eco-friendly game packaging could save tonnes of plastic every year Sports Interactive Studio Director Miles Jacobson holds the new packaging in a video alongside Spanish footballer Hector Bellerin. Sega and Sports Interactive have announced that Football Manager 2020 will be sold in new eco-friendly package that uses much le...
02:00 2019-09-19

Study: Lethal plastic trash now common in Greece’s whales Scientists say a study of whales and dolphins that have washed up dead in Greece over a 20-year period has found alarmingly high levels of plastic trash in the animals’ stomachs, which can condemn them to a slow and painful death...
15:00 2019-06-21

Plastic surgeon caught with huge cache of weapons in his BMW: cops A Long Island plastic surgeon was caught with an enormous cache of weapons in his car — that included five fully loaded assault rifles, body armor and more than 1,600 rounds of ammunition, police said Wednesday. Tuckahoe Police officers looking into a report that Matthew J. Bonanno, 47, had th...
05:52 2019-08-15

Malaysia to send back plastic waste to foreign nations A minister says Malaysia will send back some 3,000 metric tonnes of non-recyclable plastic waste to countries such as the U.S., U.K., Canada and Australia in a move to avoid becoming a dumping ground for rich nations...
08:26 2019-05-28

Plastic bans proliferate in 2019 as planet drowns in trash When the EU finally committed to banning an array of single-use plastics in March, it became part of a growing plastic-free movement that is seeing similar bans imposed from Vanuatu to Canada and Tanzania....
12:00 2019-06-28

Michigan priest charged with binding boy in plastic, leaving him in closet A Catholic priest in Michigan wrapped a teen boy in plastic and tape and kept him in a church janitor's closet against his will for more than an hour, investigators said Thursday....
08:52 2019-08-23

'The odour of burning wakes us': inside the Philippines' Plastic City In Valenzuela City, residents blame recycling plants for pungent smells and respiratory illnessesAs noon approaches in Valenzuela City and residents prepare to have their lunch, a pungent smell of melted plastic swirls through the air, killing everyone’s appetite. “It gets suffocating in the evening...
09:52 2019-07-08

29 Bodies In Over 100 Plastic Bags Found Dumped In A Grave In Mexico Mexican authorities said on Tuesday they had found 29 bodies, packed in more than a hundred plastic bags, dumped in a clandestine grave in the violent western state of Jalisco....
11:39 2019-09-18

Malaysia to send up to 100 tonnes of plastic waste back to Australia Environment minister says recycling sent from Australia included plastic bottles that were ‘full of maggots’The Malaysian government will send back up to 100 tonnes of Australian plastic waste because it was too contaminated to recycle, but will not yet name the companies responsible.On Tuesday, Mal...
12:13 2019-05-29

Paddling in plastic: meet the man swimming the Pacific garbage patch Ben Lecomte is making a trans-Pacific journey to better understand how plastics pollution is affecting our oceansBen Lecomte is spending his summer swimming in trash – literally. So far, he’s found toothbrushes, laundry baskets, sandbox shovels and beer crates floating out in the open waters of the ...
18:39 2019-07-31

Sobeys announces plan to remove all plastic bags in 2020 The grocery store chain announced the plan in a press release on Wednesday, calling it the first step in "removing unnecessary plastic from all retail."...
18:26 2019-07-31

Dying for a new body: the fatal rise of cheap plastic surgery New Yorkers flock to the Dominican Republic for cheaper plastic surgery procedures, but not all of them return home. Sharilene Cedeño used to joke with her sister Kendra that she was going to be 23 forever.Cedeño, daughter of Dominican immigrants, was obsessed with staying young – and by extension, ...
10:52 2019-08-23

| At least 29 bodies found in plastic bags in Mexico mass grave Mexican forensics experts have found at least 29 bodies stuffed in 119 plastic bags that were dumped in the bottom of a well outside the western city of Guadalajara, officials say....
23:13 2019-09-17

In Greece's Aegean Sea, Divers Find "Gulf Of Plastic Corals" Thousands of plastic bags were pulled from the sea off Greece's Andros island this month by a team of divers and environmentalists who described what they found as a "gulf full of plastic corals."...
18:13 2019-07-31

Coles relaunches Little Shop promotion despite fears over plastic waste Mini replicas were previously discovered by environmental groups on beaches and in waterwaysColes is relaunching its Little Shop promotion with 30 new mini replicas, despite ongoing concern from environmental groups about plastic waste.The promotion helped deliver the company record growth when it r...
12:00 2019-07-12

McDonald's Happy Meal Toys Caught in Backlash Over Plastic A British petition calling for McDonald’s to scrap the plastic toys included with kids’ meals has garnered over 325,000 signatures, and the country’s environment minister is pressing the case....
22:26 2019-07-08

Canadian grocery chain Sobeys to end plastic bags by 2020 Grocery chain Sobeys Inc, owned by Empire Co, will eliminate all plastic bags from its stores within six months, becoming the first Canadian grocer to end use of plastic bags, the company said on Wednesday....
17:52 2019-07-31

Humans have made 8.3bn tons of plastic since 1950. This is the illustrated story of where it's gone Until recently we didn’t know how much plastic was piling up around us. When we found out, the picture wasn’t prettyGlobal investigation reveals where America’s plastic goes Continue reading......
08:00 2019-06-24

Officials ban plastic racket coverings at Wimbledon to become more environmentally friendly Wimbledon will no longer be contributing to England’s waste trail after announcing this year’s participants will not be allowed to use plastic coverings for new rackets....
21:26 2019-06-28

Burger King to ditch plastic toys from kids' meals in the U.K. Burger Kings in the United Kingdom will no longer offer plastic toys in kids' meals as part of an endeavor to protect the environment.       ...
15:13 2019-09-20

Dugong rescued in Thailand dies after ingesting plastic waste An eight-month-old dugong nurtured by marine experts after it was found near a beach in Thailand has died after ingesting plastic waste, experts say....
01:13 2019-08-18

Burger King to ditch plastic toys from kids' meals in the UK Burger Kings in the United Kingdom will no longer offer plastic toys in kids' meals as part of an endeavor to protect the environment.       ...
18:00 2019-09-20

Malaysia will send plastic waste back to rich countries PORT KLANG, Malaysia — Malaysia will send back some 3,300 tons of non-recyclable plastic waste to countries such as the US, UK, Canada and Australia in a move to avoid becoming a dumping ground for rich nations, Environment Minister Yeo Bee Yin said Tuesday. Yeo said Malaysia and many developing cou...
18:39 2019-05-28

Rescued Thai baby dugong killed by ocean plastic An orphaned baby dugong rescued in Thailand earlier this year died on Saturday due to pieces of plastic clogging her digestive system, authorities said....
21:26 2019-08-17

Indonesia's parliament delays approval for levy on plastic bags Indonesian members of parliament have decided to delay confirmation of a government plan for a levy on plastic bags, but the finance minister said she was optimistic the legislation was on track to be adopted this year....
08:39 2019-07-03

Japan, a Big Plastic User, Fights Waste Ahead of the G-20 Summit TOKYO (AP) — Japan has a plastic problem.In a country where cleanliness and neat packaging have long been considered good service, almost everything, from single bananas to individual pieces of vegetables, pastries, pens and cosmetics is sold plastic-wrapped. But as world leaders descend on Os...
19:52 2019-06-27

An Explorer Just Made the Deepest Ever Manned Sea Dive — and He Found a Plastic Bag An American explorer who set a new record for the deepest ever manned sea dive says he saw a plastic bag and candy wrappers at the bottom of the ocean. Victor Vescovo, 53, visited Challenger Deep, which is the deepest known point in the ocean in the Mariana Trench in the Pacific Ocean on May 1, acco...
14:52 2019-05-21