SC stops Maharashtra from cutting trees for Metro project(23:46) New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed the Maharashtra government and the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) not to cut trees for the Metro project in Mumbai till the Bombay High Court decision on an activist's plea against tree felling.
India flays developed world over emission targets(20:24) New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) In severe criticism of the developed countries for not meeting the emission targets, India has said that not even 2 per cent of the promised amount of $ 1 trillion for climate change programme has come through.
Fulfil promises on climate finance, India to developed world(20:18) By Vishal Gulati Madrid, Dec 10 (IANS) India on Tuesday asked the developed world to fulfil its commitment to provide $1 trillion in public finance and collaborate on technology, which is crucial for developing nations to fight climate change.
Women using Instagram to cope with miscarriage distress: Study(19:56) New York, Dec 10 (IANS) Despite its common occurrence, there is still a lot of stigma surrounding miscarriage and many women find that their emotional and psychological needs are unmet as they go through a devastating grieving process. But for some, Instagram has emerged as a tool to cope with such distress, a study says.
AI can help doctors identify cancer cells(18:16) New York, Dec 10 (IANS) Researchers at University of Texas Southwestern have developed a software tool that uses Artificial Intelligence (AI) to recognize cancer cells from digital pathology images - giving clinicians a powerful way of predicting patient outcomes.
Physical illness ups suicide risk in men, not women: Study(16:30) New York, Dec 10 (IANS) When it comes to identify who is more at suicide risk, scientists have found that physical illness and injury raises the risk of suicide in men but not women, along with a plethora of other insights into the complex factors that may increase a person's risk of suicide.
Keto diet may fight against Alzheimer's disease(16:16) Washington, Dec 10 (IANS) Eating low-carb and high-fat diet can help you fight against Alzheimer's disease, by protect neurons from death during the progression of Alzheimer's disease, according to new research in mice.
Global investors urge climate action(16:10) Madrid, Dec 10 (IANS) A total of 631 institutional investors managing more than $37 trillion in assets have urged governments to step up efforts to tackle the global climate crisis and achieve the goals of the Paris Agreement by phasing out thermal coal power and price on carbon pollution.
India will achieve 100 GW solar energy target: Javadekar(11:32) By Vishal Gulati Madrid, Dec 10 (IANS) India is going to add 67 gigawatts (GW) of solar energy capacity in next three years and the country is witnessing a sharp fall in its prices due to the enhanced production, Union Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change Prakash Javadekar said on Tuesday.
Remnants of plastic litter bottom of Mariana Trench(09:48) Tokyo, Dec 10 (IANS) Mariana Trench, the deepest point on planet Earth at 11 km below sea level, is an inhospitable place and almost inaccessible to humanity. But it's not inaccessible to the garbage left by humans.
PETA awards Dino Morea, Ketan Kadam for e-carriage initiative(20:46) Mumbai, Dec 9 (IANS) People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India has presented entrepreneur Ketan Kadam and actor Dino Morea with its Innovative Business Award for bringing e-carriages to Mumbai through their electronic, battery-driven carriages business, UBO Ridez.
Machine learning can create meaningful conversations on death(20:02) New York, Dec 9 (IANS) Researchers at University of Vermont have used machine learning and natural language processing (NLP) to better understand conversations about death, which could eventually help doctors improve their end-of-life communication.
US without Trump could yield climate goals: America's Pledge(19:20) BY VISHAL GULATI Madrid, Dec 9 (IANS) In the wake of President Trump's pulling the US out of the Paris Climate Change Agreement, America's Pledge, an initiative of former New York City Mayor R. Bloomberg, on Monday said expanded bottom-up action could yield 37 per cent reduction in US greenhouse gas emissions by 2030.
Follow Paris climate process: Javadekar (Interview)(19:08) By Vishal Gulati Madrid, Dec 9 (IANS) Union Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change Prakash Javadekar said on Monday the world should focus on achieving climate targets as per the 2015 Paris Agreement and not botch up new issues.
SC allows construction in Delhi-NCR during day(18:10) New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday partially lifted the ban on construction activities in Delhi-NCR. The apex court gave its nod to the construction activities between 6 a.m. and 6 p.m. The 12-hour permission is based on the recommendations by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB).
Even one drink a day may increase cancer risk(16:54) Tokyo, Dec 9 (IANS) If you thought one-two drinks a day would not do any harm, think again. Researchers in Japan have found that even light alcohol consumption might increase the cancer risk.