Apex court schedules next hearing for Thoothukudi plant on January 29
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Large-scale solar needs tighter land regulations
Global fruit pomace market expected to grow exponentially: study
In 2018, natural disasters cost the world $225 billion
Extreme weather-related disasters caused 89 per cent of the economic loss in Asia Pacific region
New bioactive dental filling material promises to be teeth-friendly
A team of Indian scientists has developed a new technique that promises to help produce bioactive dental filling materials which will take much lesser time for formation of new bone tissues.
Scientists see link between oxidative stress and neurological disorders
A gene known to play a role in neurological disorders, is also involved in mitigating oxidative stress-induced cell death in brain cells, they find
Has ISRO found its humanoid for space travel?
If India's space agency has a bot ready, why are its scientists scouting for another
Canada’s new food guide promotes plant-based proteins, instead of meat
The latest food guide came after cardiovascular disease became the second cause of death for Canadians
Bye-bye Pumpjack? Report says renewable energy to power geopolitics
The document by the International Renewable Energy Agency says the nations that focus on innovation and research related to renewable energy will lead 21st century geopolitics
Mine collapse kills six in Jharkhand, 12 feared trapped
The caved in mine saw illegal extraction of coal
'District Mineral Foundation’s implementation in MP half-hearted'
The state mineral resources department exhibited scant commitment to assess the impacts of sand mining activities on the environment, observed the CAG
PEETHA: Will Naveen Patnaik’s deliciously named pre-poll sop work?
Also the name of a traditional Odia sweet, the ‘Peoples Empowerment – Enabling Transparency and Accountability’ scheme was introduced by Naveen Patnaik on December 3 and is said to be close to his heart
Greenland’s ice melting rate increases four times in nine years
A research finds that this is a tipping point, which means global warming has brought summertime temperatures in Greenland close to melting point
‘India’s renewable energy plan lacks vision’
The target of achieving 175 GW green power capacity by 2022 is ambitious; but what’s the logic behind choosing those numbers?
Fishing trawler with dead sharks seized in Odisha
Coast Guard seized the trawler carrying the carcasses of 250 endangered bull, hammerhead and spot tail sharks in the Gahiramatha Marine Sanctuary
‘Workers must have a right to digitally disconnect’
The Global Commission on the Future of Work calls for new sets of regulations and rights in digital work era
Automation will de-skill people; need human-in-command approach: ILO
The Global Commission on the Future of Work says automation and other technologies will leave behind those who are least equipped for this disruptive work change
Ahead of elections, Odisha waives off sal leaf royalty
Imposition of GST and royalty had together almost stopped the procurement of the leaves, which are used to make biodegradable plates
Why solar rooftop project failed to take off
Experts say consumer-centric approach is crucial to boost growth among residential consumers
Dams in central Western Ghats affect catchment of perennial rivers: study
The researchers found that large scale activities are eroding the ecosystem by studying the Kali river in Karnataka
New web-based platform to help with micro irrigation
Researchers have come up with a web-based application that helps design customised micro-irrigation systems for individual agricultural fields
Use data on parliamentary constituencies to fight malnutrition: Harvard study
The focus on PCs can bring a greater degree of accountability to policy vision and implementation since lawmakers are directly responsible for the well-being of their constituents, it says
Kumbh Mela 2019: What’s happening to all the waste?
Estimated amount of fecal matter produced during the Kumbh Mela is 18 times of what the district produces daily; how this waste will be treated and managed is still not clear
'Govt must learn from its failure before launching UDAY 2'
Experts suggest the government must tread carefully after the failure of its flagship scheme meant for financial turnaround of power distribution companies in state