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PTI
December 30, 2020
From May 18 to June 5, the AQI remained in the 'moderate' category. From July to September, monsoon rains kept pollution levels in check.  By October end, the air turned 'severe' again


Prasanna Mohanty
December 28, 2020
Evidence shows Punjab farmers have brought food security and grown richer in the process while Bihar farmers have grown poorer and Madhya Pradesh farmers are striving to move ahead using MSP


Sumant Banerji
New Delhi, December 24, 2020
In a tough year, with the odds stacked against him, Kenichi Ayukawa ensured Maruti Suzuki stayed on course and ahead of its peers


BusinessToday.In
December 22, 2020
Air pollution killed 16.7 lakh Indians in 2019, which translates to an economic loss of Rs 2.7 lakh crore, according to a new study. Rs 2.7 lakh crore is 1.36% of the country's GDP


BusinessToday.In
December 22, 2020
The Lancet report claimed that the indoor or household air pollution led to 64% fewer deaths in the last two decades (1990-2019) in the country, but outdoor or ambient air pollution, is not only increasing but also killing more people


Prasanna Mohanty
December 8, 2020
India's national agriculture policy is 20 years old and its response to farm crisis continues to be ad hoc, primarily focused on letting private players provide infrastructure and better remuneration to farmers who have consistently failed to deliver


BusinessToday.In
November 25, 2020
According to government agencies, stubble fire counts reached 189 and the share of stubble burning in Delhi's air pollution was five per cent on Wednesday


Prasanna Mohanty
November 11, 2020
Multiple factors are responsible for this; some are well-known, like data fudging and man-made disasters of demonetisation, GST, and stringent lockdown; others are lost sight of, like lack of institutional support and intellectual rigour and frivolous approach to serious crisis


BusinessToday.In
November 10, 2020
SAFAR said that the share of stubble burning in Delhi's PM 2.5 pollution reached 38 per cent on Monday


BusinessToday.In
November 6, 2020
Health officials have warned the state government against health risks associated with polluted air. This can be very dangerous for those affected due to coronavirus; people with comorbidities are at a higher risk of dying due to coronavirus


BusinessToday.In
November 6, 2020
The latest study has claimed that an increase of 1 microgram per cubic metre air (ug/m3) in PM 2.5 exposure increases coronavirus-related deaths by roughly 11 per cent


Prasanna Mohanty
November 4, 2020
Unprecedented demand for work under the rural job guarantee scheme sees 90 million individuals finding support and 19 million more waiting their turn, but if the fund crunch continues there may not be much to look forward to


BusinessToday.In
November 3, 2020
According to the Worldwide Fund, at least 31 Indian cities are exposed to a serious water security risk. Among the Indian cities, Jaipur topped the list, followed by Indore and Thane. Mumbai, Kolkata and Delhi also featured on the list.


PTI
November 3, 2020
The city recorded a minimum temperature of 10 degrees Celsius, the lowest in the season so far


Prasanna Mohanty
November 2, 2020
The argument that the new laws are intended to spur investment and boost growth is spurious; more so after special rights and privileges were revoked, the state was downgraded to union territories and its people and political leaders were shut out of democratic space


Anand Adhikari
October 29, 2020
The credit card outstanding data released by the RBI had also indicated a cautious approach. There is a negative growth of 3 per cent in the first five months of 2020-21 with credit card outstanding at Rs 1.04 lakh crore


PTI
October 26, 2020
The Ministry of Earth Sciences' air quality monitor, SAFAR, said the wind direction and the wind speed is favourable for the transport of the pollutants from farm fires in Haryana, Punjab, and other neighbouring regions to Delhi


Prasanna Mohanty
October 26, 2020
Multiple factors led to it: First they were asked to grow paddy to overcome food scarcity; mechanised harvesting left massive residue that takes longer to decompose and then paddy sowing was delayed to conserve water, overshooting residue burning into Delhi's bad winter air days


Prasanna Mohanty
October 22, 2020
Many studies, including those by top government bodies, identify top polluters of Delhi air as industries, vehicles and dust; the annual, ritualistic bashing of Punjab farmers in winter months only helps in shifting the blame and allows government agencies to evade accountability


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, October 17, 2020
COVID-19 led to largest global economic contraction in 80 years: World Bank, IMFThe World Bank and the International Monetary Fund said the global economic contraction caused by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic is the largest in the last eight decades, raising the world poverty rate, exacerbating inequalities and damaging long-term economic growth prospects. The WB and IMF concluded their annual meeting here on Friday, which heavily revolved around the impact of COVID-19.India gained over a...


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