Delhi: Massive fire breaks out at a factory in Anaj Mandi, several people feared dead
Several people are feared dead after a fire broke out i...
Modi government taking several steps to incentivise renewable energy sector: R. K. Singh
The government is facilitating developers by allowin...
India's Petronet LNG says in talks with several firms on deals
Mishra said Petronet is in the process of appointing a consultant to help guid...
Several countries agree J&K internal matter of India: MEA in Lok Sabha
The Ministry of External Affairs has informed the Lok Sabha that several countries have agreed that matters related to Jammu and Kashmir are internal to the country following proactive outreach by the government.
Peace Party files review petition in Ayodhya case, says verdict not delivered on basis of evidences
Peace Party president Mohammed Ayub said that his party has filed a petition to review the Supreme Court's verdict in Ayodhya land dispute c...
Noida authority to set up 5 Megawatt solar power plants at multiple locations
The decision is yet to be made through e-tendering process for finalisation of contractor for installation, operation and maintenance for 25 years of the 5 MW solar photovoltaic plants.
Banks gave USD 745 billion to groups planning new coal power plants: NGOs
The report's release comes as world leaders met this week in Madrid for a 12-day UN climate summit, where they are expected to hammer out some of the details of the 2015 Paris agreement. But the report released by environmental groups on Thursday cites more than 1,000 new coal power stations or units in the pipeline.
World 'nowhere near' meeting Paris Agreement targets: Experts
But slowing down warming will require countries to do much more than they are currently doing to address climate change. “If we want to achieve the Paris Agreement’s goals then we should bend the carbon emissions curve in the next 15 years, and achieve carbon neutrality by 2050,” WMO Secretary General Petteri Taalas said.
16% of realty debt exposure in severe stress, data show
Additional 22 per cent, around $21 billion, is under some pressure but has potential to get resolved with due steps.
Broader index expensive, but several subsets are attractive: Mark Matthews, Julius Baer
The good news is that India will reach a bottom in GDP growth this year at 5.5% for the full year.
Severe slowdown: When will the Indian economy recover and how?
India’s GDP growth dropped to 4.5% in Q2, a free fall from govt’s call for a double-digit growth.
Carbon dioxide emissions slow down on weak growth, less coal use
The study, published in the journal Nature Climate Change, said the total emissions of the greenhouse gas, carbon dioxide (CO2), from human activities are set to reach almost 43 billion tonnes in 2019. The researchers said emissions in India are projected to rise by 1.8 per cent in 2019, considerably lower than in 2018, likely due to weaker growth.
Climate Change: Natural gas drives record CO2 emissions in 2019
In its annual analysis of fossil fuel trends, the Global Carbon Project said CO2 emissions were on course to rise 0.6 percent this year -- slower than previous years but still a world away from what is needed to keep global warming in check.
Act now or temperatures will rise 3-5 degrees, scientists warn leaders
This steady increase in temperature that manifests as climate variability and rising incidence of extreme weather events is taking a toll on human health and food production capacities. As a result, after nearly a decade global hunger is seeing an increase and displacement of people from their homes is on the rise, scientists said.
USD 14 bn loans to builders under severe stress, may result in default: Report
Banks have advanced loans of Rs 1,000 crore to real estate firms by banks, NBFCs and housing finance companies (HFCs) which are under severe financial stress and and facing issues of debt servicing, according to a report. HFCs accounted for the largest share of total realty loans equalling 38%, followed by banks at nearly 34% share while NBFCs
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