India can halve electricity costs by 2050, says study

India can cut its overall cost of electricity in half and reach net zero before 2050 by developing a 100 per cent renewable energy power system, according to modelling by global technology company Wärtsilä and the Finnish Lappeenranta-Lahti University of Technology. Continue Reading

After pandemic, it’s now twindemic

Warning about the potential of ‘twindemic’ this winter, Chinese health authorities have stressed the need for influenza prevention as flu activity in the southern provinces in the country has increased since September. Continue Reading

Covid vaccines for children still away, says government

Covid Task Force chief V K Paul has said the government will take a final decision on vaccinating children and adolescents against Covid-19 on the basis of overall scientific rationale as well as the supply situation of vaccines available for those below 18 years old. Continue Reading

Kerala floods: Toll rises, high alert in 11 districts, armed forces & NDRF intensify rescue ops

At least 25 people have died in Kerala due to flash floods and landslides triggered by torrential rains since Saturday. While the rain subsided by Sunday afternoon, authorities kept up a strict vigil with the threat of landslides. Continue Reading

Rahul Dravid to take over as coach of Indian cricket team

India’s batting stalwart Rahul Dravid is all set to take over as the national cricket team’s head coach following the T20 World Cup in the UAE, having agreed to the BCCI’s offer after initial reluctance. Continue Reading

Reliance Retail enters ultra premium grocery segment

Reliance Retail on Thursday forayed into ultra-premium grocery segment in India with the launch of brand ‘Freshpik’, offering an exquisite range of food products sourced from select local and international destinations. Continue Reading