Rly commissions govt's first waste to energy plant; to turn e waste, plastic into light diesel oil
The foot print of the plant is small hence the area required for installing it is less when compared with conventional method of processing. All constituents are converted into valuable energy thereby making it zero discharge process.
Banned cryptocurrency to uphold integrity of banking system: RBI
The central bank, through senior advocate Shyam Divan, argued that though th...
Sebi bans Equicom Financial, directors from providing investment advisory services
They have also been barred from capital markets, Sebi said...
Mining ban: Household incomes fall by half in 5 states, says report
According to the report titled ‘Mining, A Prudent Perspective’, conducted by the Forum for Integrated Development and Research (FIDR), the ban on mining has not only affected the families dependent on mining but also the families whose livelihoods are dependent on the ancillaries of the mining industry.
Travel ban imposed in China's Wuhan after coronavirus outbreak
Chinese officials halted travel from Wuhan, essentially locking down the city of 11 million people as they try to stop the spread of a new c...
Ikea recalls 'Made in India' mugs due to excessive chemicals
The world’s top furniture co is trying to figure out how the product escaped its stringent quality control.
Govt considering lifting ban on onion exports
The government is considering lifting ban on exports of onion as fresh arrival of the commodity has started softening its prices in the domestic market, an official said.
RBI says crypto not banned, but don’t bank on it
The central bank said this in a response to a petition filed by the Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI), which wanted it to reconsider a 2018 circular directing regulated entities not to deal in cryptocurrencies. RBI said it had not banned crypto but only ringfenced regulated entities like banks from risks associated.
Nestle to invest billions to boost use of recycled plastics
Regularly cited by environmentalists as one of the top plastic polluters, Nestle is under pressure to show it is serious about addressing the waste reduction problem. It has vowed to make 100% of its packaging recyclable or reusable by 2025.
Too small to fight against India: Malaysian PM on palm oil ban
India has been Malaysia's largest palm oil market for the past five years, presenting the Southeast Asian country with a major challenge in finding new buyers for its palm oil.
NITI Aayog member justifies internet ban in J&K
NITI Aayog member V K Saraswat asseted that internet services were suspended in Jammu and Kashmir to prevent certain elements from "misusing" information that could affect law and order situation there. On recent protests in Delhi's JNU, he said the institution has become a "political battleground" with half of the teachers being "hardcore Leftists".
Banned NDFB gives up arms, signs agreement with government
According to the pact, the National Democratic Front of Boroland under the leadership of its 'president' B Saoraigwra will abjure violence and join in peace talks with the government. The tripartite agreement was signed by representatives of the NDFB and the central and Assam governments, the officials said.
Include national plastic recycling fund, R&D support for zero carbon tech in upcoming Budget: TERI
In a meeting held with Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman recently, Ajay Mathur, Director General (DG) of The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), recommended that resource efficiency, waste management and decarbonisation of the economy need to be the key drivers of India's green strategy.
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