Bio-mining proposal awaits govt. nod

The Hindu | Oct 1, 2020 at 6:13 PM

A Mangaluru City Corporation proposal for bio-mining of solid waste at its landfill site at Pachchanady to reclaim land for further use is awaiting the approval of the State government.

US Secretary of Defense makes rare visit to Algeria

CNN | Oct 1, 2020 at 5:49 PM

Esper’s visit, the first by an American Defense Secretary since 2006, is part of a larger push to boost ties with the North African nation, coming just days after the top general overseeing US military operations traveled to the country to meet with Algerian leadership.

Britain Bans Plastic Straws

VOA News | Oct 1, 2020 at 5:35 PM

Britain’s primary environmental agency announced that beginning Thursday a ban on all “single-use” beverage straws is in effect, making it illegal for businesses to sell or supply them to individual customers.