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PB Jayakumar & Joe C Mathew
October 22, 2020
There is not a single instance in history of a vaccine that has been discontinued


Dipak Mondal
October 22, 2020
Sanyal's reaction came after the former Reserve Bank of India Governor Raghuram Rajan recently cautioned against import substitution by erecting tariffs under the 'Aatmanirbhar Bharat' initiative


Nirbhay Kumar
October 22, 2020
FM Sitharaman, while announcing relief measures under Atmanirbhar Bharat package, said that government agencies would partially release bank guarantees, to the extent contracts are partially completed, to ease cash flows


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 21, 2020
Pollution levels dipped slightly in the national capital on Tuesday morning due to favourable wind speed, with the air quality still being in the 'poor' category. The Ministry of Earth Sciences' air quality monitor, SAFAR, said the air quality index (AQI) is likely to slip to the 'very poor' category by Wednesday due to a change in the wind direction and a reduction in the wind speed. The air pollution in Delhi is presenting  a great challenge to people with breathing problems. The city recorded an Air Quality Index (AQI) of 227 on Tuesday, with an average AQI of 244 on Monday, 254 on Sunday and 287 on Saturday. Watch the video for more. Cash crunch? This start-up offers 'scan now and pay later' option on UPI


BusinessToday.In
October 20, 2020
ADS comprises health conditions that damage myelin, brain signals and impact neurological functions


PTI
October 19, 2020
The odd-even scheme is a road rationing plan under which odd and even numbered vehicles ply on alternate days


PTI
October 19, 2020
On Sunday, a central government agency reported 1,230 farm fires in Delhi's neighbouring states -- the maximum in a day so far this season


Reuters
October 19, 2020
South Africa's health minister, Zweli Mkhize was tested on Saturday after showing mild symptoms


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, October 19, 2020
Stubble burning in neighbouring states of Punjab and Haryana has now polluted Delhi's air quality by 19 per cent, according to a data Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) website SAFAR. Stubble burning was responsible for only 6 per cent pollution contribution to the air quality of Delhi NCR on October 15 but in a span of two days, it has increased by 13 per cent, the data showed. However, the Centre and state governments have continued to pass the blame onto each other. Watch the video for more.


PTI
October 19, 2020
Interacting with people during a Facebook Live event, he said the major factors behind air pollution in the country are traffic, industries, waste, dust, stubble, geography and meteorology


PTI
October 18, 2020
According to doctors, respiratory illnesses like viral influenza increase with a spike in pollution levels as poor air quality leads to inflammation in the lungs making it more vulnerable for the virus to penetrate


Reuters
October 17, 2020
Delhi air pollution: After months of relatively clean air because of a lockdown imposed to fight the virus, pollution levels have spiked to their worst in two years for October


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, October 17, 2020
In a major respite to American aerospace company Boeing, Europe's top aviation regulator has declared its 737 MAX aircraft safe enough to return to skies; The 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; India could potentially scale up coronavirus testing ten-fold, said Biocon founder and Chairman Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw. Watch this and more on News Blast.Also Read: India to review COVID-19 treatment protocol after WHO report on remdesivir, HCQ


BusinessToday.In
October 17, 2020
Delhi Pollution: National capital's AQI is expected to exacerbate due to the stubble burning and farm fires in neighbouring states


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...


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, October 17, 2020
A layer of smoky haze lingered over Delhi-NCR  with air quality in the region hitting 'very poor' levels, even as stricter anti-air pollution measures, including a ban on electricity generators, came into force under the Graded Response Action Plan (GRAP). The stubble burning in Punjab and Haryana contributed 6 per cent to the air pollution in Delhi-NCR, as per the data put out by the central government's SAFAR website. What are the major reasons behind the deteriorating air quality levels of Delhi? Watch the video here.Also Read: Delhi-NCR air pollution data vindicates Punjab's position: Amarinder Singh


PTI
October 17, 2020
The study, published in the Lancet journal, noted that life expectancy in India has risen from 59.6 years in 1990 to 70.8 years in 2019, ranging from 77.3 years in Kerala to 66.9 years in Uttar Pradesh


BusinessToday.In
October 16, 2020
Kejriwal said that every year 2,50,000 students pass Class 12 boards from schools in Delhi but only 1,25,000 of them manage to get admission in Delhi colleges


PTI
October 16, 2020
Speaking to his cheering supporters at an elections rally in the key battleground State of North Carolina on Thursday, Trump said the US under his administration has achieved energy independence while protecting its pristine environment


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