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BusinessToday.In
December 23, 2020
According to a study published in the journal Environment International in early December, scientists revealed that microplastic particles are capable of carrying chemicals that could lead to long-term or upset the foetus's developing immune system


Rashi Bisaria
New Delhi, December 23, 2020
Oil prices plunge as new mutant coronavirus strain revives demand fears Oil dropped towards $50 a barrel on Tuesday, adding to losses from the previous session, as a mutant variant of the coronavirus in Britain revived concerns over demand recovery. Detection of the new variant prompted several countries to close their borders to Britain. Both benchmarks slid nearly 3% on Monday, partly erasing recent gains driven by the rollout of COVID-19 vaccines, seen as key to allowing a return to norm...


Rashi Bisaria
New Delhi, December 23, 2020
Oil prices plunge as new mutant coronavirus strain revives demand fearsOil dropped towards $50 a barrel on Tuesday, adding to losses from the previous session, as a mutant variant of the coronavirus in Britain revived concerns over demand recovery. Detection of the new variant prompted several countries to close their borders to Britain. Both benchmarks slid nearly 3% on Monday, partly erasing recent gains driven by the rollout of COVID-19 vaccines, seen as key to allowing a return to normal ...


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December 22, 2020



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


BusinessToday.In
December 21, 2020
A one-man commission, headed by retired Madras High Court judge Aruna Jagadesan, probing the violence at the Sterlite factory in Tuticorin in May 2018, has issued summons to Rajinikanth


BusinessToday.In
December 17, 2020
Stubble burning cases have surged in Punjab by over 44 percent while they are down 25 percent in neighbouring Haryana from last year, said a report submitted to the Supreme Court by the Centre


BusinessToday.In
December 17, 2020
Experts from AIIMS, National Institute of Nutrition, and other research organisations confirmed the presence of pesticide residues, organochlorine, lead, and nickel in milk and vegetables as the reasons behind the illness


BusinessToday.In
December 16, 2020
A cold wave occurs in plains when the minimum temperature is less than 10 degrees Celsius or below and is 4.5 degrees less than normal for two consecutive days


PTI
December 14, 2020
During the proceedings conducted through video-conferencing, the apex court, which was hearing the matters relating to air pollution in Delhi-National Capital Region (NCR), was told that the Commission has not done anything


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, December 12, 2020
Apple employees likely to work from home till June 2021, says CEO Tim Cook; Govt to vaccinate 30 crore Indians by July; Five key genes linked to severe COVID-19 found, suggesting drug targets. Watch this and more on News Blast.


Rashi Bisaria
New Delhi, December 12, 2020
Govt to vaccinate 30 crore Indians by July; targets 60 crore doses While the Indian government claims it has assessed the present requirement of vaccines and is working towards augmenting capacities, it is to be seen how many vaccine doses would be made available by May-June, as the country has plans to vaccinate 30 crore people by July in the first phase, say industry observers. Apple employees likely to work from home till June 2021, says CEO Tim CookApple Inc employees are most likely...


BusinessToday.In
December 11, 2020
IAS Dr EAS Sarma (Retd) in a letter has enclosed a detailed report by Vikas EcoTech, which explains the extent to which lead has been found in excess of the \"safe\" levels in drinking water supply across 26 cities of India. It also highlights causes and adverse impacts due to the use of PVC pipes on people's health


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


Nidhi Singal
December 7, 2020
Use of water is something you can't avoid - be it washing your hands, working in the kitchen or showering. As the name suggests, instant water heaters have a high heating rate and come with a smaller storage tank, making it ideal for kitchens and not for baths


Rashi Bisaria
New Delhi, December 7, 2020
Economic growth to bounce back to pre-Covid levels by FY22: Rajiv Kumar With signs of economic revival visible, Niti Aayog Vice Chairman Rajiv Kumar hopes the economic growth could reach the pre-Covid levels by the end of the financial year 2021-22. \"We should reach pre-COVID-19 levels at the end of the fiscal year 2021-22 for sure,\" Kumar told news agency PTI, adding that GDP de-growth in the current fiscal year is expected to be around 8 per cent. Indian economy to enter 'Goldilocks' ...


BusinessToday.In
December 6, 2020
The development comes despite promises being made to shut down old plants nationwide to curb pollution levels.


PTI
December 5, 2020
Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla said that PM Modi wil lay foundation stone of the new Parliament building and the construction is expected to be completed by 2022 at an estimated cost of Rs 971 crore


PTI
December 5, 2020
The wind speed remained slow allowing the accumulation of pollutants generated locally, VK Soni, head of the IMD's environment research centre said


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