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Finally, Punjab Engineering College boys hostels have 12am curfew, girls jubilant

Even now though there’s a one-hour gap between timings, with girls expected to report back to their hostels at 11pm instead of 10pm earlier
Published on Mar 10, 2020 12:25 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Srishti Jaswal, Chandigarh

Beach-holiday destination Goa set to junk plastic for good

Goa is all set to bring in a law to ban manufacturing, trade and end use of single-use plastic. But the proposed ban in the beach state is unlikely to succeed if all stakeholders are not taken into confidence says an expert
Tourists and others discarding plastic in public places will attract a fine of Rs 2,500 for first offence, Rs 3,500 for second offence and Rs 5,000 for third offence and can even be punished with jail up to five days if the bill banning plastic is passed in Goa(AFP)
Tourists and others discarding plastic in public places will attract a fine of Rs 2,500 for first offence, Rs 3,500 for second offence and Rs 5,000 for third offence and can even be punished with jail up to five days if the bill banning plastic is passed in Goa(AFP)
Updated on Aug 07, 2019 07:38 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Panaji | By Gerard de Souza

Rajasthan mulls law to provide water to every individual, fine polluters

Once the law is enacted, Rajasthan will become the first state in India to have a legislation to ensure minimum water supply to every household.
In many places in Rajasthan women have to walk long distances to collect water.(PTI)
In many places in Rajasthan women have to walk long distances to collect water.(PTI)
Updated on Jul 03, 2019 07:11 AM IST
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Hindustan Timnes, Jaipur | By Rakesh Goswami

Your Space: Plastic ban success depends on strict enforcement, alternatives

‘An analysis of the effectiveness of plastic bag bans’ by Katherine Maloney for the NGO, eCoexist, presents some valuable findings on the subject. Following are some excerpts from that study:
Thicker reusable plastic bags,biodegradable bags, woven shopping bags can be introduced as alternatives.(HT Photo)
Thicker reusable plastic bags,biodegradable bags, woven shopping bags can be introduced as alternatives.(HT Photo)
Published on Apr 01, 2018 03:28 PM IST
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Hindustan Time, Pune | By HT Correspondent

Gender trends: Now change your sex by clicking an online form

As some recent incidents have shown, east and west seem to have very different gender trends.
These days if you meet a Western baby, you can’t tell what sex it is, since many consider it evil to dress girls in pink and boys in blue.(Shutterstock)
These days if you meet a Western baby, you can’t tell what sex it is, since many consider it evil to dress girls in pink and boys in blue.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Mar 30, 2018 12:24 PM IST
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