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  • CDA opposes seaplane operation in Chilika Lagoon in Odisha
    SourcesCDA opposes seaplane operation in Chilika Lagoon in Odisha

    The Chilika Development Authority (CDA) has opposed the operation of seaplane and water aerodrome in the Chilika Lagoon in Odisha, saying it is likely to cause irrevocable damage to the ecosystem and livelihood of the population dependent on it.

    1 year ago
  • Consumption economy & infrastructure: Two sides of same coin (Column: Behind Infra Lines)
    SourcesConsumption economy & infrastructure: Two sides of same coin (Column: Behind Infra Lines)

    Driven by rising incomes and steady growth, consumption patterns of e-commerce, mobile data, entertainment and consumer goods will see an uptick in India. World-class infrastructure is needed to enable these rising levels of consumption.

    1 year ago
  • Global biodiversity assessment near completion: Researchers
    SourcesGlobal biodiversity assessment near completion: Researchers

    The first comprehensive overview for more than a decade of the state of knowledge about global biodiversity and the contributions of nature to people is nearing completion with a final meeting of authors this week at the Senckenberg Biodiversity and Climate Research Centre here, it was announced on Thursday.

    2 years ago
  • UC Berkeley, Quantela to boost smart cities initiative in India
    SourcesUC Berkeley, Quantela to boost smart cities initiative in India

    The University of California-Berkeley (UC Berkeley) and global technology company Quantela on Thursday announced their partnership to establish smart city accelerator and innovation centres in India, a move that could boost government's "100 smart cities" initiative.

    2 years ago
  • What does Apple need to fix in India asap? (Comment)
    SourcesWhat does Apple need to fix in India asap? (Comment)

    This has so far not been a great year for Apple in India, if we talk specifically about iPhones. Preliminary estimates suggest it has shipped just around one million units in the first half of 2018. Compared to this, in 2017, Apple shipped over 3.1 million iPhones in the country, according to CMR's India Monthly Mobile Handset Report.

    2 years ago
  • Dinosaurs more alert of calorie than humans, reveals a new study
    EnvironmentDinosaurs more alert of calorie than humans, reveals a new study

    Dinosaurs that lived 150 million years had become an interesting topic of research today. From their way of feeding to moving, this giant herbivore creature had unique style of leading their lives. A recent study claims that the vegetables consumed dinosaurs had a higher nutritional value than that is consumed today in the 21st century. Researchers have calculated the nutritional value of herbivore dinosaurs' diet by growing their food in environmental conditions that existed million of years ago.

    2 years ago
  • When reefs go quiet, fish lose shelter: Study shows
    EnvironmentWhen reefs go quiet, fish lose shelter: Study shows

    The famous quote ‘Truth hurts but silence kills’ fits the coral reefs world which is suffering damage due to global warming. A research suggests that a deep silence is descending on coral world which is impairing the ability of young fish to find their noisy home amidst the reefs.

    2 years ago
  • Need to encourage start-ups for double-digit growth: NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant
    Tech NewsNeed to encourage start-ups for double-digit growth: NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant

    For India to consistently grow at nine to 10 per cent over a three decade period, there is a need for "technological leap-frogging" which can happen only if an ecosystem is created to promote start-ups, NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant said on Saturday.

    3 years ago