Pakistan's coal import ban to hit South Africa
  • Pakistan's coal import ban to hit South Africa(19:16)
    By Vishal Gulati

    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.

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Connected home devices posing more hacking risks for Indian firms
  • Connected home devices posing more hacking risks for Indian firms(12:12)

    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.

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SEBI streamlines grievance redressal system, to benefit clients
  • SEBI streamlines grievance redressal system, to benefit clients(20:16)

    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.

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Reduced demand for firecrackers in TN post-Covid
  • Reduced demand for firecrackers in TN post-Covid(14:58)

    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.

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China's energy crisis could impact the global economy
  • China's energy crisis could impact the global economy(20:32)

    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.

Agiculture, health at risk from declining diurnal temperature range
  • Agiculture, health at risk from declining diurnal temperature range(19:14)

    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.

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UN launches 'guiding principles' for near-zero carbon hydrogen
  • UN launches 'guiding principles' for near-zero carbon hydrogen(12:32)

    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.

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