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What World Bank has to say about low Indian productivity, L&T Infotech delivers a superlative Q3; all this and more on Moneycontrol Pro
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What World Bank has to say about low Indian productivity, L&T Infotech delivers a superlative Q3; all this and more on Moneycontrol Pro

The World Bank’s flagship publication, ‘Global Economic Prospects’, this year looks at the question of labour productivity.

Exposure to microplastics can effect the growth of marine life, esp in coastal areas
science

Exposure to microplastics can effect the growth of marine life, esp in coastal areas

The ingestion of microplastics or particles of plastic smaller than five millimetres impedes the normal growth of fish larvae

World Oceans Day 2019: Glimpses of life and tides in the intertidal, shores and underwater
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World Oceans Day 2019: Glimpses of life and tides in the intertidal, shores and underwater

Here is a glimpse into the wonders of the underworld that we don't get to see too often enough.

World Environment Day 2019: Four sustainable technologies to help save our oceans
science

World Environment Day 2019: Four sustainable technologies to help save our oceans

Sustainable tech can help the oceans as well as reduce the carbon footprints we are leaving behind.

New technique can turn quarter of the world's plastic waste into clean fuel
science

New technique can turn quarter of the world's plastic waste into clean fuel

The gasoline-like fuel made from plastic waste can be used in vehicles already on our roads today.

Could packaging made from whey, isabgol & lotus be the new biodegradable 'plastic'?
science

Could packaging made from whey, isabgol & lotus be the new biodegradable 'plastic'?

The film is transparent and clear, making it a great alternative to shopping bags for consumers.

Microplastics could be entering the foodchain through mosquito larvae: Study
science

Microplastics could be entering the foodchain through mosquito larvae: Study

Airborne insects as another pathway for pollution has not been considered previously: Researchers.

BPA replacements in plastics could be affecting reproductive health: Study
science

BPA replacements in plastics could be affecting reproductive health: Study

A rise in abnormal DNA structures in the eggs of mice was seen when exposed to BPA-replacements.

India's trade deficit with China up two-fold in a decade; can New Delhi benefit from Beijing's 'trade war' with Washington?
India

India's trade deficit with China up two-fold in a decade; can New Delhi benefit from Beijing's 'trade war' with Washington?

India's trade deficit with China increased more than two-fold from $16 billion in 2007-08 to $51 billion in 2016-17, according to commerce ministry data.

Maharashtra plastic ban: A consensual approach and longer timeline would have been more pragmatic
Business

Maharashtra plastic ban: A consensual approach and longer timeline would have been more pragmatic

The e-commerce and organised retail segments will have to seriously reconsider their options with this ban, as they rely on plastics for sale and delivery.

MIT demonstrates 3D printing with cellulose, as an alternative to petroleum based plastics
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MIT demonstrates 3D printing with cellulose, as an alternative to petroleum based plastics

Plants could be a renewable and biodegradable alternative to the polymers currently used in 3-D printing materials, MIT researchers have found.

It's just plastic, it's fantastic: Use of plastic waste in road construction made mandatory by Govt
India

It's just plastic, it's fantastic: Use of plastic waste in road construction made mandatory by Govt

It is now mandatory for road developers in the country to use plastic waste in bituminous road constructions in the country.