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To do so, governments need to boost the adoption of electric vehicles through clear tax incentives, diesel and petrol engine bans, and major infrastructure investments.
USE TODAY’S TECH SOLUTIONS TO MEET THE CLIMATE CRISIS AND DO IT PROFITABLYWALTER THOMPSONFEBRUARY 12, 2021TECHCRUNCH
If such a ban is not possible, steps should be taken to improve air circulation, the study said.
AIRPORTS HAVE TAKEN STEPS TO REDUCE CORONAVIRUS TRANSMISSION BUT RISKS STILL REMAIN, STUDY SAYSLORI ARATANIFEBRUARY 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The ban will apply to plastics that are designed to be used once and then discarded — water bottles, cutlery, candy wrappers and bags — that clog local waterways and overwhelm landfills, LeBlanc said.
GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY COMMITS TO SINGLE-USE-PLASTIC BANLAUREN LUMPKINFEBRUARY 11, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Iowa’s House speaker said he can’t make lawmakers wear masks — but he did enforce a ban on jeansRep.
THE GOVERNOR OF IOWA LIFTED CORONAVIRUS RESTRICTIONS. THESE CITIES ARE KEEPING THEM ANYWAY.PAULINA VILLEGASFEBRUARY 8, 2021WASHINGTON POST
To get the space off right, Smith set up the pop-up in a matter of days, installing everything from the electric lines to blow-up snowmen to ensure the igloos would be ready for the deep winter chill and the temporary complete ban on indoor dining.
SHAW’S HALFSMOKE IS SO COOL, IT’S HOTEVAN CAPLANFEBRUARY 5, 2021WASHINGTON BLADE
The internet ban in Jammu and Kashmir, home to more than 13 million people, has been by far the longest by any democracy.
INDIA IS RESTORING 4G INTERNET IN JAMMU AND KASHMIR AFTER 18 MONTHSMANISH SINGHFEBRUARY 5, 2021TECHCRUNCH
Nevada lifted its ban on legalized commercial gambling in 1931, setting the state on a path to becoming the nation’s postwar oasis of legal vice.
SPORTS GAMBLING COULD BE THE PANDEMIC’S BIGGEST WINNERJONATHAN D. COHENFEBRUARY 5, 2021WASHINGTON POST
“After several years of fighting, it’s time for our code to finally reflect the law of the land,” Ebbin tweeted following last year’s House vote to repeal the ban in the Virginia Code.
VA. HOUSE PASSES BILL TO REPEAL MARRIAGE AMENDMENTPHILIP VAN SLOOTENFEBRUARY 5, 2021WASHINGTON BLADE
All 21 Senate Democrats voted for the ban after nearly two hours of sometimes emotional debate, with 17 Republicans opposed and one abstaining.
WITH STATE SENATE VOTE, VIRGINIA MOVES CLOSER TO ABOLISHING DEATH PENALTYLAURA VOZZELLA, GREGORY S. SCHNEIDERFEBRUARY 3, 2021WASHINGTON POST
While he didn’t mention the election directly, a countrywide social media ban is also an effective way to block opposition campaigning, or even election oversight by citizens.
'MUSEVENI IS SCARED.' UGANDA'S AGING STRONGMAN FACES A CHALLENGE FROM SINGER BOBI WINE IN AN ELECTION PLAGUED BY UNRESTARYN BAKERJANUARY 13, 2021TIME
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
JULY 26, 2021
Choose the synonym for obedient
docile

WORDS RELATED TO BAN

  • banned
  • barred
  • bated
  • counted out
  • debarred
  • disallowed
  • eliminated
  • excluded
  • exempted
  • expostulated
  • inveighed
  • objected
  • omitted
  • passed over
  • protested
  • rejected
  • remonstrated
  • ruled out
  • suspended
  • tabooed
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