Shares of Shree Cement rallied nearly 5 percent after the company's second-quarter earnings beat analyst expectations on October 19. On a year-on-year basis, the cement maker reported an over six-fold jump in profit to Rs 309 crore, driven by healthy operating income and low base. … [Read more...] about Taking Stock! Sensex below 39K; Infosys m-cap drops by Rs 50K cr
“We really are collectively at the tipping point of a timber revolution,” she says. “Timber may not be the right answer for every project, but in the places where it is, we need to push forward with it. Making it part of an urban vision helps to push forward its wider acceptance, which in turn will encourage contractors, investors, and other designers to make it part of their own processes.” Because timber captures and stores CO2 during its growth, it’s been lauded as a more environmentally friendly material than nonrenewable steel or concrete, which also has a big footprint associated with its construction. There’s still some debate about the environmental benefits of all that logging and manufacturing, but it is undeniably having a resurgence, particularly in Scandinavia. … [Read more...] about In this new neighborhood, every building will be made entirely out of wood
Once you get over the fact that, by 2050, both China and India will have about a billion people living in cities alone, you can mine the image for thoughtful comparison. For instance, since the 1990s, more than 75% of the U.S. population has lived in cities. We were once an outlier in this regard, but found ourselves joined over the next two decades by France, Spain, the U.K., Mexico, Korea, Australia, and Brazil. … [Read more...] about By 2050, 70% Of The World’s Population Will Be Urban. Is That A Good Thing?
"Lowest min temp recorded after year 2013. With the winds chill factor too coming in...Feels lower than actual. Day time temp are expected to be low," he said.Get access to India's fastest growing financial subscriptions service Moneycontrol Pro for as little as Rs 599 for first year. Use the code "GETPRO". Moneycontrol Pro offers you all the information you need for wealth creation including actionable investment ideas, independent research and insights & analysis For more information, check out the Moneycontrol website or mobile app. … [Read more...] about Mumbaikars shiver as minimum temperature drops to 14 degrees Celsius
Jet Airways was forced to suspend operations due to paucity of funds. IndiGo and SpiceJet reported record losses in the second quarter. And Air India is struggling to stay afloat, desperate to get a new owner through the government's disinvestment initiative. … [Read more...] about Air India Express continues to fly high on profitability