India’s west coast hunkers down as Cyclone Vayu approaches

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Thu, 13 Jun 2019 05:24:42 +0000

India's west coast hunkers down as Cyclone Vayu approaches

VERAVAL, India – Authorities have evacuated nearly 300,000 people from India’s western coastline ahead of a very severe cyclone that’s expected to make landfall as the year’s second major storm.

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Encephalitis from lychees kills 31 children in India – official

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Wed, 12 Jun 2019 10:17:27 +0000

At least 31 children have died in northern India in the last 10 days from a deadly brain disease believed linked to a toxic substance found in lychee fruit, health officials said Wednesday.

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India’s Coal Future Hinges on Advanced Ultrasupercritical Breakthroughs

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 06 Jun 2019 13:49:47 +0000

India is striving to conserve coal and slash its carbon emissions. The country which depended on coal for 56% of its total capacity of 356 GW as of May 2019, wants to reduce coal’s share to 45% of a planned capacity expansion to 480 GW by the end of 2022. During that period, it will […]

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Air pollution kills 100,000 Indian kids every year, study finds

Credit to Author: eestopace| Date: Wed, 05 Jun 2019 11:46:01 +0000

Air pollution kills 100,000 Indian kids every year, study finds

The noxious air hanging over India’s towns and cities kills more than 100,000 children under five every year, a study published Wednesday for World Environment Day found. 

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India allows German with 1,800 cows to stay

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Mon, 27 May 2019 12:14:45 +0000

After intervention from the Hindu nationalist government, this German – who cares for around 1,800 cows – has been allowed to stay in India.

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India claims new first for world’s fastest cruise missile

Credit to Author: eestopace| Date: Wed, 22 May 2019 13:57:49 +0000

India claims new first for world's fastest cruise missile

India said the world’s fastest cruise missile passed another key test Wednesday when it successfully hit a land target after being fired from a fighter jet.

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Muslim man killed in new suspected India ‘cow lynching’

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Thu, 16 May 2019 13:16:21 +0000

Indian police said Thursday they are probing a suspected fresh case of a Muslim man being killed by so-called Hindu cow vigilantes.

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China, India boost global booze binge, says study

Credit to Author: ceridio| Date: Wed, 08 May 2019 11:11:07 +0000

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The world consumed 10% more alcohol per adult in 2017 than in 1990, due in large part to heavier and more widespread drinking in China and India, researchers said Wednesday, May 8. On current trends, global consumption per capita will rise another 17% over the next decade, they reported in the journal, The Lancet. By […]

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