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Anshula Raj
January 22, 2021
She emphasised on the importance of global collaboration and understanding in dealing with a pandemic


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 ...


BusinessToday.In
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


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...


Shailendra Shukla
New Delhi, November 14, 2020
WHO to set up traditional medicine centre in India, PM says matter of prideThe World Health Organisation announced on Friday that it will set up a Global Centre for Traditional Medicine in India, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressing confidence that just like the country has emerged as the 'pharmacy of the world', the WHO institution will become the centre for global wellness. WHO Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus made the announcement in a video message at an event in which...


Nidhi Singal
November 13, 2020
The air purifier houses an LCD that displays PM2.5, PM10, VOCs, NO2 in the air. It also displays which particles and gases the Dyson Pure Hot+Cool Cryptomic machine is automatically sensing in real-time


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 6, 2020
Several people from the hospitality sector said that hotels and villas are doing brisk business amid the increase in tourists' footfall in Goa


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, November 6, 2020
PM Modi invites global investors, says 'India is the place to be'; Haryana to bring 75% job quota for locals in private sector; China suspends special flights, entry of foreign nationals from India; cites spike in COVID-19 cases; Delhi govt bans firecrackers ahead of Diwali as coronavirus cases, air pollution rise. Watch this and more news on News Blast.Also Read: Branded biscuits, chocolates, juices preferred gifting options this year; Parle ramps up production


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


Shailendra Shukla
New Delhi, November 6, 2020
US gas major to invest $5-10 billion in coal gasification in IndiaThe US-based industrial gases major Air Products and Chemicals is planning to invest $5-10 billion over the next five years in coal gasification projects in India. Air Products, the world leader in coal gasification, will build, own and operate multiple world-class coal gasification complexes in India, partner with coal suppliers like Coal India to get the feedstock, and supply industrial gases to end customers. NPCI allows W...


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.


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


Reuters
October 28, 2020
The row is part of a wider dispute between the two sides, with Beijing repeatedly accusing Washington of \"unilateralism\", bullying and failing to meet its global obligations while emphasising its own multilateralist credentials


PTI
October 27, 2020
A study by researchers at Harvard University in the US in September showed that an increase of only one microgram per cubic metre in PM 2.5 is associated with an 8 per cent increase in the COVID-19 death rate


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


BusinessToday.In
October 23, 2020
Trump-Biden presidential debate: This is not the first time Trump has blamed India and China for not doing enough on climate change. He has said that the regions have air that is impossible to breathe


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


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