For the first stage, Delhi has identified 19 plastic items that have a high potential to become litter and has made it illegal to produce, import, stock, distribute or sell them.
Under the new job programme, the armed forces can recruit 46,000 young men and women for four years, 75 percent of them will be compulsorily retired after four years with no pension benefits.
At least 27 people have died and many others feared trapped after a massive fire broke out in a commercial building, officials say.
The demolition of Muslim neighbourhood in New Delhi was prevented following protests by residents and opposition party workers. No buildings were razed down before the bulldozers retreated.
A police investigation into the desecration of three mosques and a shrine in northern India has led to the arrest of seven out of 11 Hindu right-wing nationalists believed to be involved in the incident.
Ilhan Omar during her visit criticised the reluctance of the US government to discuss the issue of human rights abuses in India-administered Kashmir.
Religious clashes have broken out between the majority Hindu and minority Muslim communities during religious processions in several parts of the country in recent weeks.
Clashes between Muslims and Hindus have broken out in a suburb of New Delhi during a Hindu festival, following last week's violence between the religious groups.
Fresh data from the World Health Organization showed that every corner of the globe is dealing with air pollution, although the problem is much worse in poorer countries.
Nearly a dozen unions have organised a nationwide two-day strike, with universal security coverage and an increased minimum wage on the list of demands.
Wang Yi will meet his Indian counterpart Subrahmanyam Jaishankar, Indian officials say without giving further details, days after Wang's remarks on disputed Kashmir at the OIC summit enraged New Delhi.
Pakistan called for clarifications from India over its safety mechanism to prevent accidental missile launches, and whether it was appropriately handled by its armed forces.
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