Prior to the announcement, millions of Indian policymakers, celebrities, business leaders, innovators, environmentalists and activists gathered for weeks of activities aimed at taking action against plastic pollution.
Since it was first celebrated in 1974, the Day has helped raise awareness and generate political momentum around global environmental concerns such as ozone depletion, desertification and global warming.
"On the occasion of the World Environment Day, we declare a national campaign involving the official authorities, civil society organizations and categories of the people", he announced. "Time has come for every individual to join the campaign to end single-use plastic and protect the environment".
Protection of water was also important, he advised the people to take measures to enhance groundwater by constructing pits in their houses. He informed that India's tree and forest cover has also increased by one percent in the last two years.
The call is coming on the heels of the 2018 World Environment Day slated for June 5, with the theme: "Beat Plastic Pollution".
A report released on World Environment Day 2018, titled Single-use Plastics: A Road Map for Sustainability, examines the state of plastic pollution in 2018 and analyzes the best practices and lessons learned from cases studies on single-use bans, levies and other forms of government intervention. While the "plastic menace" is the focus of recent efforts, India is also focused on other areas of environmental interest, including mainstreaming energy efficiency.
The report said the five trillion plastic bags consumed each year equalled almost 10 million plastic bags per minute.
He led the sensitisation walk to Jabi Lake, where they cleaned up the plastics in the Lake, saying no effort would be too great in the resolve to improve a lot of the people.
Media.net, an advertising technology company found by Divyankh Turakhia, a serial internet entrepreneur, observed a huge drop in dry waste accumulation by merely replacing plastic plates with steel plates.
Google offers a whole suite of products around tracking trends, and Twitter offers trends, even down to a local level. Another news product that Facebook is exploring, called " Today In ", gives prominence to local news sources.
The macOS Mojave update has a number of new features including Dark Mode , Desktop Stacks , a redesigned Mac App Store , and more. This facility is enabled through Quick Look that provides a fast , full-size preview of a file only with a click on the spacebar.
There were no immediate reports of any casualties, but authorities are advising those close to the crater to evacuate the area. The runway was closed due to the presence of volcanic ash, Guatemala's civil aviation authority said in a tweet.
Meanwhile, Stormy Daniels' attorney Michael Avenatti wants in on the action, and Cohen is desperately trying to keep him out. During the hearing, Cohen attorney Stephen Ryan criticized Avenatti for his frequent appearances on cable news shows.
Many were quick to roll their eyes at Apple's new Animoji and Memoji-the company's apparent take on the popular Bitmoji . Apple didn't announce new computers at WWDC this year, but it did talk a lot about software on both desktops and mobile.
In April, before West made the slavery remark, he tweeted that his wife told him to tone down his pro-Trump comments. Add Bobby Brown to the list of people who are not happy with " free thinker " Kanye West .
Kim Yong Chol was greeted at the White House by chief of staff John Kelly and then whisked into the Oval Office. Kim Yong Chol spent more than an hour in the Oval Office where he was spotted shaking hands with the president.
I mean, Trump's been telling us over, and over, and over again that this investigation is costing us way too much money. Rudy Giuliani , who joined Trump's legal team just last month, took shots at special counsel Robert Mueller .
By the end of last month, both OECD and US inventory levels were lower than the averages for April 2013 to April 2017. It has doubled in less than a month, as a lack of pipeline capacity in the USA has trapped a lot of output inland.
The persistent Knights earned a power play and cut the Caps' lead to 3-2 late in the second on Theodore's shot through traffic. James Neal got behind Washington's defense and sent a wrist shot from the left circle past Braden Holtby 7:58 into the game.
LeBron James Responds To Deflated Game 1 Clip
Golden State has won on Cleveland's court, including Game 3 a year ago , or closing them out to win a title in 2015's Game 6. If the Warriors bring their "B" game - as they did in Game 1 - they will fall in Cleveland .
Golden State one win from sweeping Cavaliers in NBA Finals
Golden State also hopes to get Andre Iguodala , its preferred LeBron defender, back for Game 3 or 4, per ESPN's Chris Haynes . JaVale McGee scored on a series of lay-ups, Curry started to find his shot and Durant kept pouring in bucket after bucket.
Pentagon warns Assad against attacking pro-US Kurdish forces
On Friday a leading Arab newspaper is reporting that Israel and Russian Federation reached an agreement this week for just that. Shamkhani said on Saturday Iran supports a Russian-led effort to impose Syrian government control over the south of Syria.
Teens Falling Away From Facebook
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Melania Trump to skip G7, North Korea summits
Her absence from public events she would normally attend has sparked speculation in the United States media and on Twitter. The absence of the intensely private first lady has prompted widespread speculation and conspiracy theories.
Cairney carries Fulham to Premier League
Personally, I would like him to stay. " We didn't do enough to ask them real questions", Villa manager Steve Bruce said. He added: "After we missed out on promotion last season, a lot of people wrote us off".
US Pauses New North Korea Sanctions
Kim Yong Chol's visit to the U.S. seems to suggest both Washington and Pyongyang are determined to see the talks move forward. Russian Federation said Wednesday that its foreign minister, Sergey Lavrov, will travel to North Korea for talks on Thursday.