MNCs responsbile for 20% carbon dioxide emission

MNCs responsbile for 20% carbon dioxide emission

Sunday, 20 September 2020 | Archana Jyoti | New Delhi

Amid ongoing blame-game between the developed and developing nations on who should pay for increasing carbon footprints, a study has pointed out that a fifth of carbon dioxide emissions come from multinational companies’ global supply chains which in effect outsourced to poorer parts of the world. The study, which is published...

Homemade masks helpful in checking Covid spread

Sunday, 20 September 2020 | PNS | New Delhi

Homemade masks help in fighting the spread of viruses like Covid-19 when combined with frequent hand-washing and physical distancing, researchers have said after testing the breathability and droplet-blocking ability of 11 common household fabrics, using a medical mask as a benchmark. The study has been published in the journal Extreme...

India overtakes US in Covid-19 recoveries

Sunday, 20 September 2020 | PNS | New Delhi

India has overtaken the US to register the highest number of Covid-19 recoveries in the world. It has reported the highest number of recoveries with 42,08,431 infected patients recuperating from the viral disease. About 60 per cent of the new recoveries were reported from five States —Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh,...

Freelance Journalist arrested under Official Secrets Act

Saturday, 19 September 2020 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

The Special Cell of Delhi Police has arrested a freelance journalist who had classified Defence related documents in his possession. The man has been identified as Rajeev Sharma, a resident of Pitampura. According to a senior police official, he has been arrested by police in an Official Secrets Act case. "He was found...

Limited numbers to be allowed in 2021 Kumbh Mela

Saturday, 19 September 2020 | PNS | Dehradun

For the first time in the history of the largest religious congregation in the world- the Kumbh Mela, the number of attendees will be limited and only those with valid passes will be allowed to attend. Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat said due to Covid-19 pandemic, it has been decided...

PMC Bank fraud case: ED attaches hotels worth Rs 100 cr in Delhi

Saturday, 19 September 2020 | PNS | New Delhi

As part of its ongoing money laundering probe, the Enforcement Directorate has attached three immovable properties in New Delhi worth around Rs 100 crore in the Rs 4,355-cr PMC Bank fraud case. The attached assets consisting of three hotels are owned by Libra Realtors Pvt. Ltd, Deewan Realtors Pvt.  Ltd, Rakesh...

PM inaugurates ‘Kosi Rail Mahasetu', slew of rail projects for Bihar

Saturday, 19 September 2020 | PTI | New Delhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday inaugurated the ''Kosi Rail Mahasetu'' and a slew of other rail projects worth about Rs 3,000 crore for Bihar and hit out at the previous UPA government for the "slow" progress in the development of railways in the state during its rule. Modi dedicated the...

Nepal introduces books with revised map incorporating Indian areas

Saturday, 19 September 2020 | PTI | Kathmandu

Nepal has introduced new text books in the school curriculum that include the country's revised political map showing three strategically-important Indian areas as part of its territory, amidst a border dispute with New Delhi. India has already termed as untenable the "artificial enlargement" of the territorial claims by Nepal after its...

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