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Climate slowdown means extreme rates of warming ‘not as likely’

Scientists say the recent downturn in the rate of global warming will lead to lower temperature rises in the short-term. Since 1998, there has been an unexplained “standstill” in the heating of the Earth’s atmosphere. Writing in Nature Geoscience, the … Continue reading

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‘Best estimate’ for impact of melting ice on sea level rise

Researchers say they now have the most accurate estimate yet for the impact of the melting of ice sheets Researchers have published their most advanced calculation for the likely impact of melting ice on global sea levels. The EU funded … Continue reading

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Sebi seeks SC permission for arrest of Sahara chief

The Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) on Friday moved the apex court, seeking the detention of Subrata Roy Sahara, chairman of the Sahara Group, and directors Ravi Shankar Dubey and Ashok Roy Choudhary. The market regulator has also … Continue reading

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India joins hand with Pak, Lanka on sustainable development

Joining hands with its South Asian neighbours Sri Lanka and Pakistan, India has appealed to the United Nations to ensure that economic prosperity, social cohesion and environmental protection remain in the core of its efforts in achieving sustainable development targets. … Continue reading

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PSUs not floating in cash any more

  The finance minister is pushing public-sector companies into using their cash pile to kick-start a fresh capex cycle, or lose the cash. The move is being welcomed by capital goods makers. Thermax Managing Director & CEO M S Unnikrishnan … Continue reading

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Genesis Burson-Marsteller bags L’Oreal India’s PR duties

Genesis Burson-Marsteller has been awarded the public relations mandate for L’Oréal’s Consumer Products Division brands L’Oréal Paris, Maybelline and Garnier. The account will be led by Genesis B-M’s consumer and brand marketing practice in Mumbai, said a statement from the … Continue reading

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Axis Bank launches women leadership programme

Private sector lender Axis Bank has launched the ‘We Lead: Axis Bank–ISB Women Leadership Programme’ at Indian School of Business (ISB) to build a diversified leadership talent pipeline. With the programme, Axis Bank aims at recruiting the students pursuing the … Continue reading

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