Bags

  • 12-year-old 'activist' appeals to stop use of plastic bags 31-03-2014 08:06 PM

    The 12-year-old Jaipur boy, Abdul Muqeet, who recently got an NRI award from a leading TV news channel for promoting use of paper bags, on Monday appealed to students to stop use of polythene bags to save environment. Muqeet, who has also received 'Abu Dhabi Award' for his contribution in...
  • Victor Banerjee's 'Ekhon Nedekha Nadir Xipaare' bags audience choice award in US fest 19-03-2014 11:56 AM

    New Delhi: Actor Victor Banerjee starrer 'Ekhon Nedekha Nadir Xipaare', a socio-political Assamese thriller set in the river island of Majuli, has won the audience choice award in the North Carolina film fest. The film also stars Sanjay Suri, Raj Zutshi, Preeti Jhangiani and Bidita Bag. "The Audience Choice Award...
  • 5000 bags of cement sold in name of leading companies seized 19-01-2014 07:44 PM

    Police on Sunday seized around 5000 bags of cement packed in the name of leading companies like Lafarge and Birla from a store house in Patna town. Acting on a tip-off received by Senior Superintendent of Police Manu Maharaj, a police team raided a store house in Chamanchak locality and...
  • Woman returns home as husband finally builds her a toilet 10-01-2014 11:12 PM

    A Dalit woman, here in Indore district, who stayed away from her husband's house for about two years because it did not have a permanent toilet, returned on Friday as her demand was fulfilled. "I am happy that my husband has finally constructed the toilet in the house after agreeing...
  • Rajeev Shukla offers to return land allotted in Mumbai 11-12-2013 03:03 PM

    New Delhi: Union MoS Parliamentary Affairs and Planning Rajeev Shukla has written to Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan offering to return two plots in Andheri allotted to his firm after a controversy broke out over their allotment to a society co-founded by him to start a school. Shukla claims he...
  • CJ Show: How heavy are school bags? 29-09-2013 04:27 PM

    Cj Riddhi Verma is appealing you to sign the petition that will lighten the weight on students shoulders. She is out on the streets weighing school bags and realizes that our children are carrying weight close to 7-8 kgs everyday. ...
  • CJ Show: Save my back 22-09-2013 01:04 PM

    Ansh,a 9 year old student is bogged down by a heavy school bag that he carries everyday. This, he says, is putting strain on his back and shoulders. He says, 'it weighs around 8 kgs'- quite cumbersome for a school kid of his age. He wants to save his back....
  • Modi blames Congress for 'ignoring' primary education 14-06-2013 01:54 AM

    Ahmedabad: Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday blamed the past Congress governments for ignoring primary education in the state. "Past governments (Congress) in the state have sinned by keeping society in the dark and ignoring the primary education in the state," Modi said at the time of inaugurating the...
  • Now, a pair of shorts, sleeping bag to charge your mobile 13-06-2013 05:55 PM

    London: Scientists have developed a pair of shorts that charge your mobile while you take a stroll wearing them. The shorts use the energy generated by an average person when they are on the move to power up a battery for four hours. Along with the shorts, researchers have also...
  • Sanjay Dutt to make paper bags in Yerwada jail 01-06-2013 05:54 PM

    Pune: Jailed Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt will be trained to make paper bags at the Yerwada Central Jail, official sources said Saturday. He is likely to be paid Rs 25 a day. Dutt is undergoing his 42-month prison sentence after being linked to the 1993 Mumbai terror attack. It is...
  • Marathon bombs believed carried in dark, heavy bags 17-04-2013 06:13 AM

    Boston: Authorities suspect whoever perpetrated the Boston Marathon bombings carried heavy devices made out of pressure cookers in dark-colored nylon bags or backpacks before dropping them near the finish line, causing the worst attack on US soil since September 11, 2001. The twin blasts on Monday killed three people including...
  • Human remains found stuffed in bags on Hirakud Express 27-03-2013 02:09 AM

    Visakhapatnam: Human remains stuffed in a suitcase and two bags were found from Hirakud Express on Tuesday in Visakhapatnam by Government Railway Police (GRP), an official said. "The remains were found stuffed in a suitcase and two bags which were found abandoned in S7 and S8 compartments of Hirakud Express...
  • Now, a smart bag to charge all your gadgets 22-11-2012 05:23 PM

    Washington: Researchers claim to have developed the 'world's first smart bag' that can charge your electronic devices like mobiles and laptops besides storing them. A Kickstarter project is helping to raise funds for the bag called 'Phorce', website Mashable reported. The bag has a waterproof shell and specially designed pockets...
  • The most luxurious things that money can buy 20-10-2011 11:42 AM

    A pick of the best, the latest, the greenest, the quirkiest, the most luxurious things that money can buy. Bling it on! DKNYs Glitz collection of crystal encrusted watches is the queen of bling. The NY8315, for instance, has more than a hundred clear crystals in its polished silver stainless...
  • Taiwan city offers to turn dog poo into gold 28-07-2011 01:10 PM

    Taipei: A city in northern Taiwan is trying the Midas touch to persuade reluctant residents to clean up after their canines: offering a chance to win gold bars to anyone handing in bags of doggy deposits. Starting from Aug. 1, dog owners and other residents of New Taipei City, bordering...
  • Women's Day: The Lipstick Jungle

    Kaliedoscope |  Kanika Mehta
    Matching my shoes to the bag every morning as I rush to step out for work is a chore that I perform almost fanatically. Even...

  • Delhi: 'body in a bag' mystery solved? 02-03-2011 07:44 AM

    New Delhi: Two weeks after an unidentified woman's body was found dumped at the New Delhi railway station, the police have finally cracked the case. The girl has been identified as Neetu Solanki, a law graduate. The police is on the look out for her live-in partner who is the...
  • School kids protest against plastic bags 04-08-2010 12:46 PM

    Barmer: As the Rajasthan government clamped a complete ban on plastic bags recently, the students have decided to send out the message in a unique way. ...
  • School union backs lighter bags for students 16-01-2010 06:39 PM

    There is great news for school children who face the fear of backache problems. ...
  • WLIFW: Fashion statement of the day 18-03-2009 11:27 PM

    Fashion designer Nitin Bal Chauhan on what's hot and what's not. ...
  • Delhi school kids battle for a greener capital 07-02-2009 09:44 PM

    Some students have come up with the idea of using paper bags instead of plastic. ...