New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) With India yet to update nationally determined contributions or NDCs, as mandated for nearly 200 nations party to the Paris Agreement of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) to reduce the emissions, especially from coal-fired power plants, neighbouring Pakistan has announced to completely ban imported coal -- around 73 per cent in total -- hitting South Africa largely.
Washington, Oct 23 (IANS) Covid-19 has become the deadliest pandemic in the US history, claiming more lives than HIV/AIDS claimed in 40 years, according to a news website.
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Nearly 86 per cent of Indian enterprises believe that the shift to remote working during the pandemic has resulted in an increased number of IoT (Internet of Things) security incidents via connected devices at home, according to a new report.
New York, Oct 23 (IANS) Amazon warehouse workers on Staten Island, the southernmost of New York's boroughs, have signed a call for unionisation.
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) In order to further enhance the effectiveness of Investor Grievance Redressal System and Arbitration Mechanism at the stock exchanges, the Securities Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has mandated that clients getting favorable orders on their complaint against market operators will be suitably compensated even if process goes into arbitration and appeals.
Kathmandu, Oct 22 (IANS) India on Friday handed over the Jaynagar-Kurtha cross-border rail link, built with its assistance, to the Nepal government, paving the way for early resumption of railway links between the two South Asian nations.
New York, Oct 22 (IANS) In a continuing study on the effects of machine learning (ML) on public conversation, Twitter has confirmed that its algorithms amplify right-leaning political content.
Chennai, Oct 22 (IANS) Many wholesale shops in Tamil Nadu selling firecrackers have witnessed a slump in business and traders have attributed the reduced demand due to a shortage of funds in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, as well as the high rates of the products.
Firozabad/Etah (UP), Oct 22 (IANS) Tasks assigned to teachers on Valmiki Jayanti on October 20 in two Uttar Pradesh districts have led to widespread resentment.
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) China's energy crisis has created ripe conditions for the smuggling of coal from North Korea. North Korean trading companies are defying international nuclear sanctions to sell coal to energy hungry China.
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Variation in diurnal temperature range is asymmetric over India's four agroclimatic zones with a marked accelerating decrease in the range witnessed over the last 30 years in the northwest, parts of Gangetic plains, northeast, and central India, said a new study.
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) While arthritis is not uncommon in children as everyone thinks, it affects girls more than boys, health experts said on Thursday.
Kochi, Oct 21 (IANS) The Spices Board in association with the Embassy of India in Abu Dhabi organised an International Buyer Seller Meet (IBSM) on a virtual platform with specific focus on spice exports.
San Francisco, Oct 21 (IANS) Billionaire tech critic Pierre Omidyar who founded e-commerce platform eBay is financially supporting Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen to take on the social media giant.
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The United Nations High-Level Champions for Climate Action, Gonzalo Munoz and Nigel Topping, and the global partners of the UN Marrakech Partnership on Thursday published the result of months-long collaboration to strengthen and ground discourse on the role of hydrogen in decarbonisation efforts.
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Apart from science clubs, popular science books, science through newspapers and science outreach through social media for science popularisation, Vigyan Prasar now plans to reach every district with field level activities.