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Kerala-Based Brand 'Thooshan' Launches Edible Cutlery To Fight Battle Against Single-use Plastic

Kerala-Based Brand 'Thooshan' Launches Edible Cutlery To Fight Battle Against Single-use Plastic
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Vinayakumar Balakrishnan recently launched his edible tableware brand 'Thooshan' a month ago, joining the slowly rising trend of edible cutlery in India. Vinaykumar, who is a resident of Ernakulam in Kerala and the former CEO of a life Insurance company in Mauritius, left his job to start his mission towards a sustainable way of living. A few states in the country, including Kerala, have already banned single-use plastic, marking a stepping stone towards a sustainable future.

The project incubated at IIT Kanpur, Kerala Agricultural University, and Indigram Labs, is a result of extensive research of nearly two years, studying wheat bran and its viability in making edible tableware.


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Florida man arrested for repeatedly calling 911 to say Joe Biden should be in jail

Florida man arrested for repeatedly calling 911 to say Joe Biden should be in jail
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A Florida Man who called 911 to say US President Joe Biden needed to be put in jail was arrested himself on May 8, deputies reported.Jacob Philbeck, 29, of Palm Harbour, is facing charges of misusing 911, the universal emergency number in the United States, after he repeatedly called the hotline asking law enforcement officers to arrest Biden.The Florida man made a series of calls to deputies to say Mexican drug kingpin "El Chapo needed to be freed from prison and President Biden needed to be placed into prison," according to an arrest report .

Pinellas County deputies told Philbeck that "the information he was providing was a non-emergency situation" and advised him not to use the 911 service for such purposes including reporting non-criminal activity.However, the 29-year-old, with complete disregard to the warning, called 911 again to make the exact same request.Officers were then dispatched to the man's residence in Palm Harbour while he was still on the line with a call-taker around 6 am in the morning.The dispatchers asked him why he called the emergency line for a non-emergency, when Philbeck reiterated, "El Chapo needed to be freed" and "President Biden needed to be placed in Prison".He was arrested for knowingly using the 911 service "for a purpose other than obtaining public safety assistance" as deputies said he called the emergency number three times within a period of one hour.The arrest report states that the Florida man had placed his first called early in the morning around 05:42 am.

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UP govt stops grants to new madrasas; Deoband clerics criticise, say decision reflects regime's thinking

UP govt stops grants to new madrasas; Deoband clerics criticise, say decision reflects regime's thinking
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Lucknow: The Deoband clerics have raised their voice against the Yogi Adityanath-led Uttar Pradesh government for not giving grants to new madrasas in the state.

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