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World is on track to generate 74 mn metric tonnes of e-waste annually by 2030: Report
News & Analysis

World is on track to generate 74 mn metric tonnes of e-waste annually by 2030: Report

E-waste is also a source of plastic waste, which, if not recycled, can contribute to global warming.

Stardust in snowflakes? Scientists find rare iron isotope buried in Antarctic snow
science

Stardust in snowflakes? Scientists find rare iron isotope buried in Antarctic snow

The Iron-60 isotope has four more neutrons than the iron found on Earth and originates from star explosions.

NASA preps for a new 2022 mission to the 'Golden' asteroid - Psyche 16, near Mars
science

NASA preps for a new 2022 mission to the 'Golden' asteroid - Psyche 16, near Mars

The asteroid might be a remanent of an old planet and has nickel and iron core that is similar to Earth.

NASA wants you to help it map asteroid Bennu's surface for landing OSIRIS-REx spacecraft
science

NASA wants you to help it map asteroid Bennu's surface for landing OSIRIS-REx spacecraft

The rocky surface of the asteroid has surprised scientists, they need help finding the perfect landing spot for OSIRIS-REx.

From the bronze age to food cans, the tin alloy has changed to suit human needs
science

From the bronze age to food cans, the tin alloy has changed to suit human needs

Mixing tin into other metals have given this once useless metals a brand new lease of life.

Shimmering super-Earth with ruby, sapphire discovered beyond our solar system
science

Shimmering super-Earth with ruby, sapphire discovered beyond our solar system

The exoplanet belongs to a new class of super-Earths with an exotic composition of minerals.

9 Months | Season 3 | Five reasons why your child’s everyday meals should be loaded with nutrition
9 Months

9 Months | Season 3 | Five reasons why your child’s everyday meals should be loaded with nutrition

The formative years of your child's growth are the foundation of their health. It is important to strengthen this foundation by providing them with nutritious meals and snacks. Esha Bhatia tells you how.

Newly-discovered mineral found in Siberian meteorite is like nothing on Earth
science

Newly-discovered mineral found in Siberian meteorite is like nothing on Earth

The iron-nickel alloy kamacite, which made up 98% of the rock, has only been seen in meteorites so far

Government imposes standard conditions for 25 sectors seeking environment clearance
Business

Government imposes standard conditions for 25 sectors seeking environment clearance

The 25 sectors include iron, steel, cement, coal, petroleum refineries industry, paper and pulp industries, hydro-electric projects, industrial estates, among others.

Will Marvel's Avengers: Infinity War end the sidelining and misogynistic portrayal of Black Widow?
Entertainment

Will Marvel's Avengers: Infinity War end the sidelining and misogynistic portrayal of Black Widow?

For far too long, Black Widow has existed in the shadow of her male peers. This has been of Marvel’s biggest mistakes.

Speciality rice varieties of Kerala are a storehouse of nutrition: Study
News & Analysis

Speciality rice varieties of Kerala are a storehouse of nutrition: Study

Kerala is home to a number of speciality rice varieties such as Pokkali, a saltwater-tolerant organic rice having medicinal properties.

Supreme Court cancels 88 mining leases in Goa, says can't operate beyond 15 March
India

Supreme Court cancels 88 mining leases in Goa, says can't operate beyond 15 March

SC cancelled 88 mining leases in Goa that were renewed by the state govt in 2015 just before Mines and Minerals Act mandated the auction of mining leases.

Study indicates iron and zinc deficiencies can be addressed through simple measures
News & Analysis

Study indicates iron and zinc deficiencies can be addressed through simple measures

Iron and zinc deficiencies are widespread even amongst well-nourished children.

ArcelorMittal’s March quarter net profit at $1 billion, debt rises to $12.1 billion
Business

ArcelorMittal’s March quarter net profit at $1 billion, debt rises to $12.1 billion

all parts of the business reported improved Ebitda as steel prices responded to higher raw material costs and strong volume growth saw steel shipments increase by 5.1% compared to the preceding fourth quarter.

Importance of balanced diet: Excess iron in the body is a risk factor in coronary heart disease
Life

Importance of balanced diet: Excess iron in the body is a risk factor in coronary heart disease

Cholesterol and iron apparently work together. The result of an extended cross-population study in 1991 showed that heart disease mortality rates were correlated to a combination of iron and cholesterol, rather than with either one alone.

Oil, coal, iron ore prices at pre-2008 crisis levels, more downside expected
International

Oil, coal, iron ore prices at pre-2008 crisis levels, more downside expected

Tumbling oil, coal and iron ore prices are now all at levels last seen during or before the financial crisis of 2008/2009, signalling not only the impact of a glut of supplies but deeper weakness in parts of the global economy, analysts say.

Money laundering case: ED summons Swiss account holder Radha Timblo
Corporate

Money laundering case: ED summons Swiss account holder Radha Timblo

The Enforcement Directorate has summoned Radha Timblo, former director of the mining firm Timblo Private Limited, in connection with a money laundering case.

Scrap export duty on iron ore to rescue industry: Vedanta
Corporate

Scrap export duty on iron ore to rescue industry: Vedanta

The Finance Ministry is likely to soon take a call on the demand for withdrawal of export duty on iron ore to encourage outbound shipments.<br />

Tata Steel to start Odisha plant by March 2015
Economy

Tata Steel to start Odisha plant by March 2015

Tata Steel group is among the leading steel manufacturers in the world with an annual crude steel capacity of over 26.5 million tonnes per annum (mtpa).<br />

Trouble for steelmakers: Jharkhand orders closure of 12 iron ore mines
Economy

Trouble for steelmakers: Jharkhand orders closure of 12 iron ore mines

Jharkhand was India's third-biggest iron ore producer in the fiscal year to March, with output of around 21 million tonnes.