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Monthly Archives: JUNE 2016


ISRO's 20-in-1 mission successful, PM Modi congratulates scientists for ‘breaking new barriers’
22.06.16 00:22 as General - TEAM PT

Four years after placing 10 satellites into low earth orbits, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) now set another record. On Wednesday, ISRO launched in a single rocket a total of 20 satellites, including two student satellites from Indian universities and 17 satellites of four foreign ...
  


India fifth largest producer of e-waste
17.06.16 00:57 as Environment -

India, which has emerged as the world’s second largest mobile market, is also the fifth largest producer of e-waste, discarding roughly 18.5 lakh tonnes of electronic waste each year, a study says.

Telecom equipment alone accounts for 12 per cent of the e-waste, a joint study ...
  


40 million Indians at risk from rising sea levels: UN report
17.06.16 00:51 as Environment - PT TEAM

Nearly 40 million Indians will be at risk from rising sea levels by 2050, with people in Mumbai and Kolkata having the maximum exposure to coastal flooding in future due to rapid urbanisation and economic growth, according to a UN environment report.

The ‘Global Environmental Outlook ...
  



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