Cyclone Amphan adds a new twist to the West Bengal elections

Cyclone Amphan adds a new twist to the West Bengal elections

Cyclone Amphan has added a new challenge for Mamata Banerjee’s quest to return to power in 2021 In 2009, a year after Tata Motors left Singur, super cyclone ‘Aila’ destroyed vast areas of South and North 24-Parganas, East Midnapore and Howrah districts in West Bengal. After the disaster, anti-Left sentiment peaked in these districts over […]

The ozone layer is healing!

The ozone layer is healing!

Amid the global lockdown imposed in view of the coronavirus pandemic, there is some good news! The ozone layer seems to be recovering, a new study claims. As the global efforts to contain the virus intensify, industries across the world have been abruptly shut. Even the economic costs of such an unplanned global shutdown are […]

Maruti Suzuki-Toyota Plan To Set-up Scrappage Plant In India

Maruti Suzuki-Toyota Plan To Set-up Scrappage Plant In India

The Maruti Suzuki-Toyota partnership was confirmed in 2017, which would see the carmakers access either party’s pool of vehicles that would be rebadged and sold under their respective brands. It now seems, the automakers are planning to take the partnership a step further and are in the process of setting up a scrappage plant together […]

GST on EVs slashed from 12% to 5%

GST on EVs slashed from 12% to 5%

In a landmark move by the government, the GST Council has brought down the GST rate on electric vehicles (EVs) to 5 per cent from 12 per cent. The move has come as a shot in the arm for the auto industry which has been pushing for a tax boost to promote the sale of […]

India to achieve 175 GW renewable energy by 2022

India to achieve 175 GW renewable energy by 2022

India would achieve the target of 175 GW of installed renewable energy capacities well before 2022, a senior government official said today. “India would achieve its target of 175 GW of installed renewable energy capacity well before 2022 for which bidding process would be completed on time and International Solar Alliance (ISA) shall help mobilise […]

Report : Idea offering 10GB high-speed data at Rs 256 to some customers.

Report : Idea offering 10GB high-speed data at Rs 256 to some customers.

NEW DELHI: Idea Cellular, India’s third largest telco is now offering 10GB of 3G/4G data for Rs. 256 to selected customers, TelecomTalk reported. The telco will allow selected customers opting for this plan to recharge three times till March 31, 2017 to avail 10 GB data with data validity of 28 days.Idea has another offer […]

Chikungunya : Epidemic attack in India

Chikungunya : Epidemic attack in India

India has reported a marked increase in the number of people falling victim to a debilitating disease called Chikungunya. Chikungunya is an infection caused by the chikungunya virus. Symptoms include the sudden onset of fever two to four days after exposure. The fever usually lasts two to seven days, while accompanying joint pains typically last […]

World Environment Day (WED)

World Environment Day (WED)

“Conservation is a state of harmony between men and land”. – Aldo Leopold   World Environment Day  also known as the Environment Day, Eco Day or short form WED. It has been one of the great annual events for years which is being celebrated worldwide by the people aiming to protect the unique and life […]