UN: India could face productivity loss equivalent to 34 million jobs in 2030 due to global warming

It said that the accumulated global financial loss due to heat stress is expected to reach USD 2,400 billion by 2030. India is projected to lose 5.8 per cent of working hours in 2030, a productivity loss equivalent to 34 million full-time jobs, due to…

Rahul Gandhi To Meet All Congress CMs; Mystery Over Resignation To End Today?

With Rahul Gandhi firm on his decision to step down, the Congress is facing a crisis unparalleled in its recent history, with several leaders now calling for mass resignations. Congress president Rahul Gandhi will meet chief ministers of all five Congress-ruled states Monday, his first…

NEET 2019 counselling round result to be declared today: Know details

NEET counselling 2019: The result for first round seat allotment will be released on July 1. Those who get selected in the first round will have to report for document verification from July 1 to July 6, 2019 NEET Counselling 2019 Round 1 Result Update:…

What’s Nirmala Sitharaman’s priorities in her first budget 2019

Budget 2019: With a fellow woman poised to present the nation’s budget, women in India would have set their expectations high for a women-friendly and supportive Budget. For the first time, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, who is preparing to present the country’s general budget, to…

Narendra Modi Mann Ki Baat: PM talks water crisis, election win, Emergency, and more

Highlighting the importance his government accorded to water conservation, PM mentioned that though his government had created a separate water ministry, the crisis could only be solved with people’s cooperation. Prime Minister Narendra Modi returned with his Mann Ki Baat radio address on Sunday with…

KARNATAKA MULLS 5-YEAR BAN ON FLATS OVER WATER CRISIS

Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister G Parameshwara said that they are planning to ban the construction of apartments in the city after consulting with various stakeholders. Karnataka government is considering a five-year ban on the construction of apartments in Bengaluru due to drought-like conditions in vast…

All Indian airlines to avoid Iranian airspace amid US-Iran tensions,says DGCA

“All Indian operators in consultation with DGCA have decided to avoid the affected part of Iranian Airspace to ensure safe travel for the passengers. They will re-route flights suitably,” the DGCA said on Twitter. The civil aviation regulator on Saturday decided to ban Indian carriers…