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Covid-hit India needs 5000 tonnes of medical oxygen a day

According to industry figures, the pre-Covid demand for liquid medical oxygen (LMO) before the pandemic was 700 tonnes per day across the country. Now, with the second wave, the demand has gone up......

SEE: Massive fire rages at Assam oil well

A massive fire on Tuesday engulfed the damaged Baghjan oil well which has been spewing gas uncontrollably for the last two weeks in Assam's Tinsukia district, officials said. IMAGE: Smoke billows......

Exploring a cheap sanitiser to fight coronavirus

'If it works, something good can come out of this tragedy for the common public good,' say Dr Prasad Gadgil and Dr Kunal Basu. IMAGE: Greater Chennai Police Commissioner K Viswanathan pumps......

Industries, airports near border on alert for war-like emergency

State governments in Punjab, Gujarat, Maharashtra and Jammu & Kashmir are on high alert and have come up with contingency plans to ensure the security of residents in case of a war.Shine Jacob......

Trump says open to new nuclear deal with Iran, reimposes sanctions

United States President Donald Trump on Monday reimposed sanctions on Iran, which were lifted as part of the 2015 Iranian nuclear deal, but said he remains open to forging a new 'more......

India Inc's missing whistle-blowers

Domestic corporate scandals of recent vintage, such as Global Trust, Satyam, IL&FS or YES Bank, to name a few, have all been the result of implosions rather than employee revelations, says Kanika......

Smaller cars ceding ground to bigger, pricey models

Size matters on the road. Small is not dominating India’s car market any more. The share of cars priced up to Rs 5 lakh in the passenger vehicle market has fallen to 10.5 per cent in the......

For India's cannabis industry the grass could be greener

'The government wants farmers to diversify from rice and wheat, and create another green revolution. Cannabis can play a big part in that' For long, cannabis has been a contested territory in......

Monday's crash: 'Investors wanted to book profits'

'The news about the new virus strain in the UK provided them with an opportunity to take money off the table.'Sunder Sethuraman reports. Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com Global stocks tumbled......

With coronavirus still around, 'virus killers' hit the market

A gamechanger for offices and factories, Shycocan, claims to be able to clear an area of 1000 square feet from coronavirus. When Rajah Vijay Kumar had an appointment with his dentist recently, we......

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