Daily Archives: November 30, 2018

Delhi’s air quality ‘very poor’, to worsen over weekend


Delhi’s air quality was in the ‘very poor’ category Friday due to unfavourable meteorological conditions that slowed dispersion of pollutants, with forecast of “significant deterioration” in pollution levels over the weekend. According to Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) data, the overall air quality index (AQI) of Delhi was 358. An AQI between 0 and 50 is considered ‘good’, 51 and ...

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Antarctic Ozone hole is healing as per IIT Kharagpur study


A research team of the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur have come up with new data “confirming” that the Antarctic Ozone hole is on a “healing” path, a statement issued by the institute said Friday. Researchers of the Center of Oceans, Rivers, Atmosphere and Law Science (CORAL) of IIT Kharagpur have collected data from 1979 to 2017, which shows though ...

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Prithvi Shaw suffers ankle injury in warmup game; ruled out of 1st test


On the third day of the practice match against Cricket Australia XI on the Sydney Ground team India received a huge blow, opening batsman Prithvi Shaw has been injured. The BCCI has tweeted that he is out of the first Test. The board said, “Shaw’s injury reports have been issued on Friday and in this case, he will not be ...

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27 year old asst. engineer in ONGC commits suicide in Dehradun hotel


Assistant executive engineer Vipin Kumar Yadav, deployed in the Maharashtra unit of Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC), committed suicide in Dehradun. His dead body was found hanging from the fan in a hotel room in Kaulagarh. Vipin, originally from Bakarabagh, Jaunpur district, visited Dehradun on November 25 for training. According to the information, the training program for personnel in ...

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