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Delhi’s air quality deteriorates, slides towards ‘severe’

The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) recorded the overall Air Quality Index of Delhi at 358 Friday morning, which falls in the ‘very poor’ category. An AQI between 0 and 50 is considered “good”, 51 and 100 “satisfactory”, 101 and 200 “moderate”, 201 and 300 “poor”, 301 and 400 “very ... Read More »

Towards animal-friendly machines

Semi-autonomous and autonomous machines and robots can become moral machines using annotated decision trees containing ethical assumptions or justifications for interactions with animals. Machine ethics is a young, dynamic discipline, which primarily targets people, not animals. However, it is important that animals are kept from harm when encountering these machines ... Read More »

Earth at risk of heading towards ‘hothouse Earth’ state

Keeping global warming to within 1.5-2°C may be more difficult than previously assessed, according to researchers. An international team of scientists has published a study in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) showing that even if the carbon emission reductions called for in the Paris Agreement are met, ... Read More »

PM: Govt working towards doubling farmers income by 2022

Farmers from Punjab, Haryana and Rajasthan gathered at what Prime Minister Narendra Modi described as a Kumbh of Farmers in Malout. This was Prime Minister Modi’s first Kisan rally since the recent hike in MSP for Kharif crops. Prime Minister Narendra Modi hit out at the Congress party for making ... Read More »

PM Modi reviews progress towards holistic development of islands

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has reviewed the progress towards holistic development of islands. The Union Government had constituted the Islands Development Agency on June 1st, 2017. 26 islands have been listed for holistic development. Reviewing the work done in Andaman and Nicobar Islands, the Prime Minister emphasized on the need ... Read More »

Lava from Hawaii volcano courses towards Big Island coast

Large streams of lava have erupted from fissures below Leilani Estates on Hawaii’s Big Island. Aerial images showed numerous fingers of fast-moving lava streams flowing downhill, threatening homes and property in their way. Local media reported that the lava flow was less than a mile (1.6 kilometers) away from Highway ... Read More »

CSK blow away RCB, inch closer towards IPL Play-Offs

Jadeja (3/18 in 4 overs) and Harbahajan (2/22 in 4 overs) wreaked havoc as RCB could only manage 127 for 9, largely due to efforts from Parthiv Patel (53 off 41 balls) and Tim Southee (36 off 26 balls). On a tricky pitch, Mahendra Singh Dhoni (31 no off 23 ... Read More »

India now moving towards women-led development, says PM Modi

Prime Minister said that our country is moving from women’s development to women-led development and this is what his party strongly believes in. He further talked about the initiatives taken by the government for women’s empowerment. He said that about 9 crore women have benefitted from Mudra scheme so far. To stay ... Read More »

Two tribal hamlets gear up towards establishing ‘village republics’

Udaipur : Chhali and Aada Haldu, two remote settlements inhabited by less educated tribal folks in Ambasa panchayat of Phalasiya in Jhadol tehsil which falls under the Fifth schedule area, may be backward in terms of facilities, but, villagers are taking major steps towards making themselves self reliant and progressive. Residents ... Read More »

Hindustan Zinc’s Contribution towards Green Environment

Awareness Session on Green Buildings at Hindustan Zinc – Yashad Bhawan – The only CII-IGBC Platinum Green Rated Building in Rajasthan Hindustan Zinc, a Vedanta group company, is India’s only and the World’s second Largest Integrated Producer of Zinc-Lead-Silver. An environment friendly company, Hindustan Zinc is the key initiator in ... Read More »