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It was 1962 when Bell Labs launched the first telecommunications satellite. Amongst many firsts, Telstar had its surface covered with solar cells generating 14 watts of electrical power.

He said the South Western Railway was already in talks with some artisans from Karnataka to supply 'kulhad' (clay pots) for serving tea on trains, instead of the plastic cups.

Shah said the Centre was also mulling to take strong steps to stop the production of single-use plastic in a bid to save the environment.

Additional Chief Secretary (Home) Awanish Awasthi said he would inspect the areas in the city to ensure the implementation of the plastic ban.

The Gautam Buddh Nagar adminsitration will be planting nearly 7,49,000 plants this fiscal year in the district as part of the Uttar Pradesh government's efforts to improve green cover in the state.

The 30-year-old has reached an agreement with the MBDA, as part of which she will be paying a certain amount of the money she earns from the sale of the napkins, Majaw said.