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Odisha Government imposes ban on manufacturing/importing/storing/sale or use etc. of Plastic Carry Bags, PET/PETE Bottles, Thermocol disposable cutleries and decoratives; effective September 29, 2018

October 11, 2018 EHS, Industries, Odisha 0

After considering the adverse effects of plastic carry bags on the environment and local ecology, the Government of Odisha felt that its usage is having...

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Tamil Nadu Health and Family Welfare Department notifies the Tamil Nadu Clinical Establishments (Regulation) Rules, 2018, effective June 4, 2018

October 11, 2018 EHS, Healthcare, Tamil Nadu 0

With a view to effectively implement the Tamil Nadu Clinical Establishments (Regulation) Act, 1997, the Health and Family Welfare Department, Tamil Nadu, has, through a...

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Ministry of Health and Family Welfare issues press release concerning circulation of inferior quality Polio Vaccines in the market

October 10, 2018 EHS, Healthcare, Pharmaceuticals, states 0

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has in a recent press release dated 3rd October, 2018, expressed concern over certain reports doing rounds that...

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Assam Government gears up for a cleaner and greener environment by rolling out the Urban Solid Waste Management Policy, 2018

October 3, 2018 Assam, EHS, Industries 0

The Assam Government has introduced draft Assam Urban Solid Waste Management Policy, 2018 (“Draft Policy”) with a view to achieve a totally clean, sanitized and...

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CDSCO releases draft Guidelines to regulate and maintain quality, standards of pharmaceutical products, invites comments by October 16, 2018

October 3, 2018 EHS, Healthcare, Pharmaceuticals, states 0

The Central Drugs Standard Control Organization (“CDSCO”), in a Notice dated September 25, 2018, has published a draft copy of the Guidelines on Good Distribution Practices for...

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Rules to implement provisions of the recently notified Human Immuno-Deficiency Virus and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (HIV) Act kicks in; gains effect 17th September, 2018

October 1, 2018 EHS, Healthcare, states 0

We have already reported that the Human Immuno-Deficiency Virus and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (Prevention and Control) Act, 2017 (“Act”) is effective since 10th September 2018....

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Illegal Flexes/Advertisement Boards put up without prior permission must be removed, violators must be penalized, directs Kerala HC

September 24, 2018 EHS, Industries, Kerala 0

The Kerala High Court has in a recent order dated September 18, 2018 has directed the removal of all illegal Large Flex Board/Bill Boards/Advertisement Boards which have...

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Chandigarh upholds the spirit of Swachh Bharat Mission by proposing a new Bye-Law for Solid Waste Management

September 20, 2018 Chandigarh, EHS, Industries 0

The Municipal Corporation of Chandigarh (“MCC”), in a Notification dated September 11, 2018,  has published a draft copy of the Municipal Corporation Chandigarh Solid waste Management...

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Himachal Pradesh Government rolls out the Draft Himachal Pradesh Rights of Persons with Disabilities Rules, 2018, invites comments on it till October 15, 2018

September 19, 2018 EHS, Himachal Pradesh, Industries 0

Following the footsteps of Tamil Nadu, Punjab and Delhi, now the Department of Social Justice and Empowerment, Himachal Pradesh (“Department”) has issued the Draft Himachal Pradesh Rights...

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MOEF issues Guidelines for Regulation and Monitoring of Imported Petcoke in India

September 18, 2018 EHS, Manufacturing, states 0

The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (“MOEF”) has, through an Office Memorandum dated September 10, 2018, issued a set of Guidelines for Regulation...

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