Half of world economy dependent on nature: WEF study
Releasing the Nature Risk Rising Report ahead of its 50th Annual Meeting, the World Economic Forum said about 25 per cent of our assessed plant and animal species are threatened by human actions, with a million species facing extinction, many within decades.
Connecting with nature may trigger eco-friendly life choices: Study
These life choices, the scientists said, were the same for men and women, young and old, and for rich and poor.
13 pvt cos bid to operate ONGC's 64 fields
A total of 13 private companies, including Oilmax Energy and Deep Industries, have placed bids for the operatorship of ONGC’s 64 small producing fields, according to people with knowledge of the matter.
India needs land size of Himachal or Chhattisgarh to achieve renewable energy target: Research
"Total land footprint needed to meet India's renewable energy target is large, ranging from approximately 55,000 to 125,000 square km or areas, roughly the size of Himachal Pradesh or Chhattisgarh, respectively," the research, titled 'Renewable Energy and Land Use in India: A Vision to Facilitate Sustainable Development', stated.
Malaysia talks to India over palm curbs as wider trade spat looms
Malaysia is talking to Indian government and trade officials in a bid to resolve concerns over New Delhi's new palm oil import restrictions, a minister in Kuala Lumpur said on Thursday amid a trade spat between the countries.
Principles of language localization: Not just translation, but cultural naturalization
Companies wanting to appeal to the uber cool, English speaking audience in India, which is estimated to be about a crore people, must take Indian English as a localization effort.
Divergent paths: Oil, natural gas going different directions
The oil-to-gas price ratio has surged to its highest in six years.
Coal auction rules: 4% revenue share, affiliate companies not allowed
The companies can sell the coal blocks after they achieve their peak capacity. Also, the successful bidder shall produce coal not below 50% of the scheduled production as per approved mine plan in a year and not less than 70% of the scheduled production in any block for three years.
What changed for D-Street while you were sleeping
December quarter earnings may continue to drive stock-specific action in an otherwise sideways market.
Share market update: Nifty Energy index flat; HPCL gains 1%
The Nifty Energy index was trading 0.03 per cent down at 16038.85.
Global green tech revolution at risk, India can play role in reforming mining practices: Experts
Researchers, including Salim H. Ali from the University of Delaware, published a study recently to discuss how the global revolution to develop green, or low-carbon technology, could be at risk unless new international agreements are put in place to ensure a sustainable supply of rare minerals and metals.
JSPL's coal gasification-based DRI plant in Odisha resumes operation
Jindal Steel and Power Ltd (JSPL) said its coal gasification-based DRI plant at Angul district in Odisha has resumed operation. The plant was not operational for long due to the scarcity of coal.
Sensex, Nifty turn sideways after scaling record highs
Retail inflation rose to about five-and-half year high of 7.35 per cent in December 2019.
Interministerial talks on gas sector reforms begin
The petroleum and natural gas ministry has begun interministerial consultations on its proposal to end the power sector's priority access to cheap domestic gas, setting up a gas trading platform and hiving off GAIL's pipeline business into a subsidiary.
OMCs, upstream firms may see re-rating in 2020: UBS
Refining margins are likely to recover due to International Maritime Organisation norms 2020 and Bharat Stage VI norms
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