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Most of the heat action plans devised by districts and cities in the country do not integrate climate projections and are not local-specific, said a report released by the Centre for Policy Research (CPR).These heat action plans (HAP) are built for local context and have an oversimplified view of the hazard, the report said.
Saudi National Bank chair resigns after Credit Suisse storm
The chairman of Saudi National Bank has resigned for “personal reasons,” a regulatory filing said Monday, just after his comments on Credit Suisse sent that firm’s stock cratering and ultimately saw rival UBS to acquire the firm.
RBI likely to pause interest rate hike in April policy meet: SBI
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is expected to pause their interest rate hike and the current 6.5 per cent repo rate could be the terminal rate for now, said SBI Research in its latest Ecowrap report. The repo rate is the interest rate at which the RBI lends money to all commercial banks.
Paytm Wallet now universally acceptable on all UPI QRs
Homegrown Paytm Payments Bank (PPBL), the largest issuer of KYC wallets (prepaid instruments) with over 100 million users, on Monday announced that its full KYC wallet customers will be able to make payments on every UPI QR codes and online merchant where UPI payments are accepted.
Ram Charan announces title of next film with Kiara on his birthday
Ramcharan announced the title of his upcoming film. Taking to Instagram, the ‘RRR’ star dropped a video with a title announcement. Sharing the video, he wrote, #GameChanger it is !” The film billed as an action drama with current-day politics, features an ensemble cast, with Kiara playing the female protagonist.
SRK treats himself with SUV worth Rs 10cr over ‘Pathaan’ success
Shah Rukh Khan, who has been garnering a lot of audience appreciation for his blockbuster ‘Pathaan’, has bought a mean machine. The actor is known for his love for cars and owns an impressive fleet of cars like Audi, BMW, Mercedes-Benz.
Death toll in Pennsylvania chocolate factory blast rises
The death toll from an explosion at a chocolate factory in Pennsylvania has risen to seven people, with authorities ending a search for those believed to be missing following Friday’s blast.
NATO countries are party to Ukraine conflict: Russia
NATO is a party to the conflict in Ukraine, and it makes no secret of its primary goal, Russia’s defeat and further division, Russian Security Council Secretary Nikolay Patrushev said in an interview with Rossiyskaya Gazeta, Russian news agency TASS reported.
Singapore PM in China on week-long visit
Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong arrived in Guangzhou on Monday on his first trip to China in four years, accompanied by his wife and a delegation of about 50 Singapore officials, Strait Times reported.