HIGH AIR POLLUTION
Air pollution: Environmental organisations urge PM to declare national health emergency
As pollution levels in the entire north India rose alarmingly over the last two days, environmental organisations on Thursday requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi and all state governments to declare a national health emergency.
Technique of a farmer from Maharashtra may help Punjab solve its stubble burning problem
Chandrashekhar Bhadsavle from Neral in Mumbai has de...
SC allows construction in daytime in Delhi-NCR
The order came after the Central Pollution Control Board recommended that the ban be eased as ...
NHSRCL, LSI Financial Services to study impact of high speed rail on industrial assets in Gujarat
For this purpose, NHSRCL had floated a tender on the Central Public Procurement Portal and the assignment was finally awarded to LSI Financial Services among other participants, after technical and financial due diligence.
November retail inflation reaches 5.54%, at 3-year high
Higher food prices contributed to the spike. Food price inflation (Rural and urban) climbed 10.01% in November.
Nickel prices hit 2-week highs as investors cover short positions
Three-month nickel on the LME on Thursday climbed as much as 0.9% to $13,980 a tonne.
F&O: Nifty negates lower highs and lows; supports shift higher
Nifty managed to hold the opening gap and formed a bullish candle on the daily chart.
Base Metals: Zinc, aluminium edge up in futures amid high demand
Aluminium prices on Thursday edged up 10 paise to Rs 132.75 per kg in futures market.
Share market update: 16 stocks hit 52-week highs on NSE
Overall, 40 shares were trading in the green in Nifty50 index, while 10 were trading in the red in the afternoon trade.
10-year yield surges 5 bps to close at 12-week high
Traders, partly spooked by global rating agency S&P’s warning over a possible downgrade of India’s sovereign rating, continued their selling spree.
RBI’s net dollar buys hit 7-month high in Oct
Data suggest it did not intervene significantly in the forward market as it bought only about $10 million dollars during the month.
Jammu and Kashmir High Court demands CAPF security in 2 UTs’ courts
Jammu and Kashmir High Court chief justice Gita Mittal and Justice Rajesh Bindal in its court on its own motion stated that current J&K police security is porous and urged home ministry to provide CAPF security to both wings of the High Court J&K and all district courts of J&K.
No Indian study to show pollution shortens life: Javadekar; draws flak from environment experts
Earlier in the day, while responding to a query in the Lok Sabha, Javadekar said no Indian study has shown any correlation between pollution and shortening of lifespan. "Let us not create a fear psychosis among people," the minister told the House. Several studies conducted by renowned think tanks and they have blamed pollution for causing deaths in the country.
High time to have All India Judicial service: Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad
Ravi Shankar Prasad said the exam for the judicial services can be conducted "at the national level, something like the UPSC (and) obviously under the Supreme Court's control, where we can induct the best talent."
India's fuel demand growth hits near 2-yr high in November
Consumption of refined fuels, a proxy for oil demand in Asia's third largest economy, totalled 18.77 million tonnes in the month, preliminary data from the Petroleum Planning and Analysis Cell (PPAC) of the oil ministry showed on Wednesday.
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