Partly cloudy Saturday morning in Delhi

New Delhi, Oct 1 : It was a partly cloudy Saturday morning here with the minimum temperature recorded at 26.5 degrees Celsius, four notches above the season’s average. “The sky would remain partly throughout the day,” an official of the India Meteorological Deprtment (IMD) told IANS. The maximum temperature during the day is likely to […]

All data on GM mustard should be made public, says French scientist

New Delhi, Sep 30 : The people of India should ask for all data on Gernetically Modified (GM) mustard to be made public, said French molecular biologist and activist Gilles-Eric Seralini here on Friday. “I am shocked that they are about to commercialise GM mustard and yet no one has asked the university for blood […]

Norway to research ways to capture carbon from industrial plants

By Alister Doyle OSLO, Sep 30 : Norway will research ways to capture carbon dioxide from industrial plants including a trash incinerator in Oslo as part of plans to slow global warming, the government said today It said it would invest 360 million Norwegian crowns ($45 million) in the 2017 budget to study how to […]

Tork Motors unveils premium electric motorbike

Bengaluru, Sep 30 : Leading Indian motorcycles maker Tork Motors Ltd on Friday unveiled its premium electric bike T6X here. “T6X has been developed ground up as a future of mobility for the smart modern urban commuter,” said the Pune-based Tork in a statement here. To be rolled out for testing and reviews by year-end, […]

Use air purifiers to tackle respiratory, health problems: Doctors

New Delhi, Sep 30 : With 92 per cent of the world’s population exposed to unsafe levels of air pollution, health experts have urged people to use air purifiers to tackle poor air, causing respiratory diseases. They have said that though it sounds unrelated, but breathing in polluted air could lead not just to respiratory […]

Typhoon Megi leaves 10 dead in China

Beijing, Sep 30 : At least 10 persons were killed and 29 reported missing due to Typhoon Megi in China, the Ministry of Civil Affairs announced on Friday. Five deaths were reported in Zhejiang province and five were reportedly killed in Fujian, Xinhua quoted the ministry as saying in a statement. As of 9 a.m. […]