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The intangible costs that Delhi's dirty air carries for a slowing economy
India’s losses from air pollution increased more than four times to $560 billion between 1990 and 2013.
98% of H-1B visa rejections unchallenged
In 98.4% of the cases where the H-1B visa was denied, the employer chose not to file an appeal, said...
Bihar has untapped export potential of USD 900 million: Exim Bank study
The report also said that the merchandise exports from the eastern st...
Commodity companies seek tax rebate to cut costs
A tax of 0.01% is levied on exchange-traded commodity derivatives apart from other taxes.
Global Potential for tidal power is 1,000 GW, but costs dampen the prospects
However, the upfront construction costs of the tidal barrage, in addition to associated environmental impacts, remain major obstacles to further development of this energy source, said GlobalData in a recent study.
Sebi mulls lowering cost of derivatives trading
Brokers said they could end up paying 30-35 per cent less in initial margins.
Railways forms committee to study feasibility of creating rail divisions in Jammu, Gulbarga, Silchar
The committee, comprising senior railway officials, has been given the mandate to analyse and review afresh, the feasibility, financial implications, administrative issues, infrastructural availability for creating the new divisions and submit a report by the month-end.
Govt should explore Israel, Brazil models for onion storage: Ficci study
India, which is currently witnessing a spike in retail onion price up to Rs 100/kg on tight supply, should explore low-cost modern technology models from other countries for storing the commodity.
5 rules you and your child should follow to manage their higher education expenses
Teach the young ones to fend for themselves. You should only provide the safety net.
Fewer Indians applying, say 48% of US business schools
Interestingly, large, highly ranked, full-time, two-year MBA programs in US saw the steepest declines.
Doubling auto LPG fleet to result in USD 59 bn social, economic and environmental benefits: Study
A new analysis estimates that doubling the global fleet of vehicles run on auto LPG by 2040 can yield Euro 54 billion or USD 59 billion of social, economic and environmental benefits from cleaner air. The results of the analysis were discussed at a global conference of the LPG industry held in Amsterdam recently where experts underlined the potential for LPG.
Desi dreams: The rise of Indian internet content creators abroad
Children of Indian immigrants are going against the tide and becoming internet content creators, even if it means giving up stable and well-paying jobs.
Increasing share of solar rooftop 'win-win proposition' for discoms, consumers: Study
The CEEW-BRPL study recommends deploying solar rooftops in areas where distribution transformers experience frequent overloading and day time peaks to increase net benefits, it added.
Govt invites proposals from agencies to study power loom sector schemes
The textiles ministry had launched the schemes for harmonised growth of the power loom sector in terms of improvement in infrastructure facilities, market development to overcome the lack of preparatory/pre-loom facility in power loom clusters.
UK's Brexit deal estimated to cost almost $100 billion
The National Institute of Economic and Social Research study released Wednesday says the agreement would deliver a 70 billion-pound ($90 billion) blow to the UK.
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