Topic: toxic waste
We don't seem to have learnt the lesson from cyclones Ockhi and Amphan and continue to dump toxic wastes in the Indian Ocean. Our punishment this time could be severe.
The study published by UNICEF in collaboration with New York-based Pure Earth says that exposure to lead is responsible for nearly 1.5 per cent of annual global deaths.
The groundwater in Khan Chandpur and surrounding villages is contaminated with a carcinogenic heavy metal, thanks to 45,000 tonnes of toxic waste dumped nearby.
With polls next year, MP govt is concerned about political and public backlash, wants central bodies to issue tender for Bhopal Gas Tragedy waste disposal.
After ruling Gujarat for 27 years, BJP knows how to shield election outcomes from ground realities such as people’s hardships, leaderless govt and corrupt bureaucracy.
Moscow has sent India a list of over 500 products including parts for cars, aircraft and trains for delivery as sanctions squeeze Russia's ability to keep vital industries running.
Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind
The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.
I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.