"I first raised my voice to world leaders in Mongolia in an UN event in July 4, 2018. Since then I started my movement called 'Child Movement'. In Hindi, we called it 'Bachpan Andolan' to call our world leaders to take immediate climate action (sic)," Kangujam wrote. … [Read more...] about If you are calling me ‘Greta of India’, you are not covering my story, says 8-year-old climate activist Licypriya Kangujam
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The sports world was rocked yesterday when news of basketball legend Kobe Bryant’s death began to spread. Bryant, who was only 41, died in a helicopter crash outside of Los Angeles California. Tragically, eight other people on board the helicopter died as well, including Bryant’s 13-year-old daughter. Here’s everything we know so far: … [Read more...] about Kobe Bryant’s death: everything we know so far about the deadly helicopter crash that killed nine
January 25, 2020Five people, including four students, were killed when a floor of a building collapsed, fire officials said. They said around 30 students were attending classes at a coaching centre when the fourth floor of the building collapsed, trapping them under the debris. … [Read more...] about 13 hospitalised, 5 killed after building collapses in Delhi’s Bhajanpura
All three scooters take five hours to get fully charged on a standard socket though the Ather fast charges in an hour and the Bajaj Chetak fast charges in 3.5 hours. The iQube Electric also gets a 4.5kW motor, which is smaller than Ather’s 5.4kW unit, but bigger than Chetak’s 4.08kW motor. The Ather 450 makes 20.5Nm of torque, while the Chetak makes 16Nm. However, the iQube Electric smashes the competition, with 140Nm of torque at the wheel. … [Read more...] about Here’s how the TVS iQube fares against its rivals
The consensus among bankers is that most defaults happen in loans that are lent to low-paying jobs, say nursing courses where salary levels too low. It becomes difficult for students to earn enough to spend for personal needs and find money to pay back to banks. One fifth of the NPAs (non-performing assets) come from loans to nursing courses, followed by engineering courses. Going by industry data, the NPA in education sector jumped to 8.97 percent at the end of March 2018, as compared with 7.29 percent in March 2016. Bad loans of PSBs in education sector stood at 5.70 percent in March 2015, according to official data. These are mostly on the books of public sector banks. … [Read more...] about Why have Indian banks stopped lending to students?