Vehicle tailpipes may be a more important source of smog-causing ammonia that hovers over big cities than agriculture emissions, a new study suggests. Researchers from Princeton University in the US outfitted vehicles with sophisticated sensors to detect ... Business Standard, 3 weeks ago
If you were travelling via motorway from Islamabad to Lahore during November or December 2016, you might have felt like your head was in the clouds. That’s thanks to the smog that engulfed large parts of Pakistan’s Punjab and Sindh provinces in that ...Sify, 3 weeks ago
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Washington : People took to the streets of Washington D.C. on April 8, 2017 to celebrate spring and cherry blossoms at the annual Cherry Blossom Festival Parade. The festival, held every April, thrills tourists and Washington, D.C., residents alike with ...DNA, 2 weeks ago
The taste testers munched thoughtfully on the chicken tenders. “Delicious,” they said, if only a little spongier than usual. Most agreed they would eat it again. “It tastes like chicken,” one diner marvelled. “I went back for ...Huffington Post, 1 month ago
By Tom Polansek and Theopolis Waters CHICAGO (Reuters) - Global beef buyers will likely need to cobble together supplies from several nations if a scandal persists in Brazil's meat sector because supply constraints and politics are already limiting trade ...Sify, 1 month ago
Results for the recently held Uttarakhand assembly elections will be released tomorrow, yet no matter which political party comes to power, it has its hands full. Uttarakhand, the Himalayan state which borders along China, is the sixth richest state in India ...Sify, 1 month ago
Exemptions, and the fact that farm income is outside the tax net, ensure that India’s tax-GDP ratio stays low. The view that Indians don’t pay their fair share of taxes resonates widely in public discourse. So much so that even Finance Minister Arun Jaitley presented figures in his recent Budget to buttress the claim of India being a tax non-compliant society. But how accurate is this widely held view? Is tax compliance, especially on the personal income tax side, as poor as is ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
May 31, 1893 is unarguably a historic day. On this date, two great Indians and visionaries — Swami Vivekananda and Jamsetji Tata — sailed together on a ship from Japan to the US. Both, whose lives would ultimately impact millions of their ...The Financial Chronicle, 2 months ago
Chinese scientists have developed a new rice variety with genome-wide breeding chip technology which is likely to be the first disease and insect resistant high-yield rice in China. The new rice variety will be cultivated in northeast Helongjiang Province in ...Business Standard, 2 months ago
Coming just over two months after the government's demonetization of high-value currency notes, the Economic Survey 2016-17, tabled in Parliament on Tuesday, tries hard to maintain an optimistic tone as it projects GDP growth in the range of 6-6.75 per cent ...DNA, 2 months ago
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