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Odisha government seeks more time from National Green Tribunal for Sukapaika project

However, unsure of meeting the deadline, the state government has decided to submit a petition with NGT seeking extension of the project completion time till June, 2024.

published on : 5th December 2022

Karnataka Health Minister launches vaccine campaign against brain fever 

Arrangements are being made in all health institutions, Anganwadi centres and other community areas. The vaccine will be supplied free of cost by the government, he said. 

published on : 5th December 2022

US intel chief thinking 'optimistically' for Ukraine forces

Australia, Britain, Canada, Japan, the United States and the 27-nation European Union agreed on Friday to cap what they would pay for Russian oil at USD 60 per barrel.

published on : 4th December 2022

Russia rejects USD 60-a-barrel cap on its oil, warns of cutoffs

Russia's crude has already been selling for around $60 a barrel, a deep discount from international benchmark Brent, which closed Friday at $85.42 per barrel.

published on : 4th December 2022

Oil price cap level 'quite comfortable' for Moscow: Ukrainian President Zelensky

It is "only a matter of time when stronger tools will have to be used anyway", Zelensky added. "It is a pity that this time will be lost."

published on : 4th December 2022

New system may bring heavy rain to Tamil Nadu

It is likely to move west northwestward and concentrate into a depression over southwest Bay of Bengal by December 7.

published on : 4th December 2022

30% rain deficit in Thoothukudi district, just eight of 228 tanks full 

It may be noted that rainfall during the rabi season was highly erratic and only eight of the 228 irrigation tanks in the district got filled to their full capacity.

published on : 4th December 2022

White man's burden: Europe's special treatment of Ukrainian refugees and what that tells us

Bulgarian Prime Minister Kiril Petkov calls Ukrainian refugees 'intelligent and educated' while other refugees remain 'people with unclear pasts, who could have been terrorists'.

published on : 3rd December 2022

Ukraine welcomes Russian oil price cap at USD 60 agreed by EU, G7

"We always achieve our goal and Russia's economy will be destroyed, and it will pay and be responsible for all its crimes," Ukraine's presidential chief of staff Andriy Yermak said on Saturday on Tele

published on : 3rd December 2022

Bail pleas of some convicts in Godhra train burning case opposed by Gujarat in SC

On February 27, 2002, 59 people were killed when the S-6 coach of Sabarmati Express was burnt at Godhra, triggering riots in the state.

published on : 3rd December 2022

EXPLAINER | Can Ukraine pay for war without wrecking economy?

The struggle is finding loans or donations to cover a massive budget deficit for next year and do it without using central bank bailouts that risk wrecking Ukraine's currency, the hryvnia.

published on : 3rd December 2022

India to continue buying oil from all countries including Russia: Official

Russia has threatened to refuse to sell its oil to anyone wanting to cap prices.

published on : 2nd December 2022

Ukrainian engineers scramble to keep mobile phones working

“Special attention is paid to the communication system,” Zelenskyy said, adding that no matter what Russia has in mind, "we must maintain communication."

published on : 2nd December 2022

UP: Passenger dies as iron rod pierces through window in Neelanchal Express, probe on

Railway construction work was underway at the possible site of the incident during which an iron rod pierced through the neck of a passenger resulting in the death of the victim.

published on : 2nd December 2022

Ukraine to limit Moscow-linked religious groups, says President Zelensky

As many as 13,000 Ukrainian troops have been killed since Russia's invasion in February, a senior adviser to President Volodymyr Zelensky has said.

published on : 2nd December 2022

Biden ready to speak to Putin 'if he is looking for way to end the war'

"If that's the case, in consultation with my French and my NATO friends, I'll be happy to sit down with Putin to see what he has in mind. He hasn't done that yet."

published on : 2nd December 2022

Elon Musk’s company aims to soon test brain implant in people

The interface, produced by Musk's start-up Neuralink, would allow the user to communicate directly with computers through their thoughts.

published on : 2nd December 2022

Railways start work to increase train speed to 160 kmph in Kerala

A railway officer said that they have already lifted the temporary speed restriction imposed on certain stretches.

published on : 1st December 2022

Military emissions: Climate change as consequences of war & other impacts

The developed countries must account for their narrow and short-term policies favouring their military-industrial complexes while ignoring the health and existence of present and future generations.

published on : 30th November 2022

French President Macron tours Washington ahead of Biden talks on state visit

The breadth of Macron's entourage -- including the foreign, defence and finance ministers, as well as business leaders and astronauts -- illustrates the importance Paris has put on the visit.

published on : 30th November 2022
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