Solid waste in Himachal’s industrial hub health hazard: Watchdog

Shimla, Sep 21 : For the last two years, the civic body of the Baddi town, Himachal Pradesh’s biggest industrial hub, has been dumping municipal waste in Kenduwal village that has become a potential health hazard, an environmental watchdog said on Friday. It said for the last four months local villagers have been petitioning several […]

Emami Paper to invest Rs 2K cr in Gujarat for greenfield plant

Kolkata, Sep 21 : Emami Paper Mills on Friday said it will invest Rs 2,000 crore for setting up its new manufacturing plant at Bharuch in Gujarat and also for adding capacity in the second phase. Gujarat Chief Minister Vijaybhai Rupani on Friday laid the foundation stone of its greenfield multilayer packaging board project. The […]

UN Secretary General to visit India with focus on renewable energy

New Delhi, Sep 21 : UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres will embark on a four-day visit to India from October 1 at the invitation of External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj during which he will attend a series of events on renewable energy and sanitation, it was announced on Friday. According to a statement issued by […]

Cyclone Daye weakens, dumps heavy rain in Odisha

Bhubaneswar, Sep 21 : Several parts of Odisha have been experiencing heavy to very heavy rainfall accompanied by thunderstorms under the impact of cyclonic storm Daye. The cyclone crossed Odisha coast near Gopalpur in the early on Friday. It has caused heavy to very heavy rainfall in Gajapati, Ganjam, Puri, Rayagada, Kalahandi, Koraput, Malkangiri and […]

Light rains likely in Delhi

New Delhi, Sep 21 : It was a mainly clear sky on Friday morning in the national capital with the minimum temperature recorded at 25.8 degrees Celsius, one notch above the season’s average, with light rains predicted for the day ahead. “The sky will be get cloudy towards the afternoon with light rains/ thundershowers likely […]

New nano-filter cleans water 100 times faster: Scientists

Canberra, Sep 21 : Australian scientists said on Friday that they have developed a nano-filter that can clean contaminated water 100 times faster than the current technology, pointing to better access to the crucial resource worldwide. The filter removes oils and heavy metals including lead from water via an alloy that combines gallium-based liquid metals […]