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Analysing local environmental footprints of luxury consumption
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Analysing local environmental footprints of luxury consumption

Science & Tech 23/05/24 11:53 AM IST
by Mahesh

'While climate change is a global concern, issues such as water scarcity and air pollution are often localised or regionalised. For example, excessive water use in one region may not directly affect w Read More...

Amul goes global
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Amul goes global

Science & Tech 23/05/24 11:43 AM IST
by Mahesh

“The Taste of India. Now in USA,” India’s largest dairy co-operative Amul, i.e. Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation (GCMMF), declared in a newspaper advertisement on Sunday Read More...

Animal Diplomacy
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Animal Diplomacy

Science & Tech 23/05/24 11:22 AM IST
by Mahesh

'Amid serious world politics, there is an odd yet effective diplomatic tool known as animal diplomacy.' In a recent development, Malaysia, the world’s second-largest palm oil producer is aimi Read More...

La Nina
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La Nina

Science & Tech 23/05/24 11:12 AM IST
by Mahesh

'Recently, India Meteorological Department (IMD) forecasted above-normal rain in the upcoming monsoon season in India, with “favourable” La Nina conditions expected to set in by August-Sep Read More...

RBI’s proposed framework to administer project financing
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RBI’s proposed framework to administer project financing

Science & Tech 21/05/24 06:24 AM IST
by Mahesh

'To strengthen the existing regulatory framework for long gestation period financing for projects such as infrastructure, non-infrastructure and commercial real estate sectors, the Reserve Bank of Ind Read More...

Copernicus EMS rapid response service activated to trace the Iranian President
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Copernicus EMS rapid response service activated to trace the Iranian President

Science & Tech 21/05/24 06:17 AM IST
by Mahesh

'The European Union activated its emergency satellite mapping service at Iran’s request as adverse weather and darkness hampered search and rescue operations.' Upon Iranian request for assist Read More...

UK’s contaminated blood scandal
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UK’s contaminated blood scandal

Science & Tech 21/05/24 06:05 AM IST
by Mahesh

'The report of an independent inquiry into the United Kingdom’s contaminated blood scandal will be published recently, and Britain is expected to shell out more than 10 billion pounds ($12.70 bi Read More...

First Indian space tourist completes flight
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First Indian space tourist completes flight

Science & Tech 21/05/24 05:56 AM IST
by Mahesh

'India-born aviator and commercial pilot Gopi Thotakura was among the six space tourists who undertook a short recreational trip to space recently.' Thotakura, who is based in the United States, is Read More...

Scheme for Care and Support under  Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, 2012
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Scheme for Care and Support under Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, 2012

Science & Tech 20/05/24 10:57 AM IST
by Mahesh

'On November 30, 2023, the Ministry of Women and Child Development notified the “Scheme for Care and Support to Victims under Section 4 & 6 of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Read More...

Guidelines for gold loans by RBI
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Guidelines for gold loans by RBI

Science & Tech 20/05/24 10:49 AM IST
by Mahesh

'The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) earlier this month asked gold loan lenders to stick to regulatory norms while lending in a bid to tighten its grip over Non-Banking Financial Companies (NBFCs).' Th Read More...