In one year, India generated 56,000 tonnes of bio-medical waste: Study

In perhaps an indication of how ferocious the pandemic has been, India generated 56,898 tonnes of Covid-19 bio-medical waste between June 2020 and June 2021, data from the Union ministry of environment, forest and climate change shows. The waste burden correlates to some extent to infections. Maharashtra generated the maximum at 8,317 tonnes, followed by Kerala (6,442), Gujarat (5,004), Tamil Nadu … Read more

Transition from Fossils to renewable energy

A centre for ‘just energy transition’ launched, 20 million workers in 120 districts may need support   As India is gradually moving towards renewable sources to meet its energy demand, experts on Tuesday released a roadmap for ‘just transition’ so that the focus on renewable energy doesn’t impact livelihood of those engaged in fossil fuel-based … Read more

Majority of Indian Muslims support Islamic courts: Study

  A significant majority of Muslims in India support having access to their religious courts for settlement of family disputes involving inheritance or divorce cases, a Pew Research study has found. The study by the American think-tank reveals that both Muslims and Hindus prefer to live religiously segregated lives when it comes to matters of … Read more

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