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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


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


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...


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


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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