Air pollution: NGT directs setting up of monitoring panels
  • Published on: 10:51am Friday 11th November 16
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National Green Tribunal on Thursday passed a slew of directions including setting up of centralised and state level monitoring committees to prepare action plans to combat pollution and asking four northern states to consider banning old diesel vehicles, in a bid to tackle environment emergencies.

Terming as “severe” levels of pollution when PM 10 and PM 2.5 are above 431 and...Read More

Global fears over India’s ticking TB time bomb
  • Published on: 10:51am Friday 11th November 16
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The international public health community wants India to act urgently to tackle TB resistance, currently spreading at an alarming rate in the country

Eighteen months after the Indian government launched the “TB Free India” campaign, nine policy changes in the national programme are yet to be implemented. The delay has raised concerns among the international public health community, which believes that...Read More

ASUS launches Zenfone 3 Max with good battery life
  • Published on: 10:48am Friday 11th November 16
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Expanding its Zenfone 3 series, Taiwanese giant ASUS on Wednesday launched two variants of Zenfone 3 Max smartphone with a massive 4,100 mAh battery in India.

The two variants — 5.5 inch (ZC553KL) and 5.2 inch (ZC520TL) — are priced at Rs. 17,999 and Rs. 12,999, respectively.

“With Zenfone 3 Max, users can enjoy smartphone experience for longer durations without having to...Read More