During hot, sunny conditions, these pollutants evaporate from the asphalt into the air. Researchers heated up asphalt to temperatures between 104 degrees and 392 degrees Fahrenheit. While emissions are possible at lower temperatures, says Drew Gentner, an associate professor of chemical and environmental engineering at Yale who led the research, over email, asphalt emissions doubled when the temperature went from 104 to 140 degrees, a sign of how the summer can worsen this pollution. On days when the air temperature is over 90 degrees, asphalt can reach upwards of 150 degrees. … [Read more...] about When roads heat up during the summer, the asphalt poisons urban air
Tshwane air quality management plan
Even as safety experts pour over the Etihad flight incident, the AAIB - or Aircraft Accident Investigation Bureau - continues with its inquiry into the August 07 tragedy. Air India Express flight IX1344, had overshot the runway in Kozhikode airport, slid down the slope and split into two. Eighteen passengers and two pilots lost their lives. … [Read more...] about Air India Express crash: A year earlier, an Etihad flight’s narrow escape at Kozhikode airport was a wake up call
> IX 1943: Hyderabad (8:55) to Dubai (11:30)> IX 1383: Mangaluru (7:15) to Dubai (11:50)> IX 1343: Kozhikode (7:30) to Dubai (9:55)> IX 1135: Delhi (10:00) to Dubai (13:25)> IX 1141: Delhi (10:30) to Dubai (15:20)> IX 1419: Kochi (12:10) to Abu Dhabi (14:30)> IX 1217: Mumbai (7:15) to Muscat (8:20)> IX 1615: Trichy (10:05) to Muscat (12:35)> IX 1175: Delhi (8:00) to Doha (9:25)> IX 1535: Trivandrum (16:20) to Sharjah (19:00)> IX 1789: Kannur (10:45) to Bahrain (12:35)> IX 1682: Trichy (11:05) to Singapore (18:00)> IX 1688: Chennai (11:15) to Singapore (18:10)> IX 1122: Delhi (7:00) to Kuala Lumpur (14:45)> IX 1486: Chennai (10:40) to Kuala Lumpur (17:35)> IX 1393: Kozhikode (7:00) to Kuwait (9:30)> IX 1931: Hyderabad (11:15) to Riyadh (13:25) … [Read more...] about International flights on September 9: Here are the flights operated by Air India under Vande Bharat Mission
"The two ministers agreed that both sides shall abide by all the existing agreements and protocol on China-India boundary affairs, maintain peace and tranquility in the border areas and avoid any action that could escalate matters," the joint statement said. … [Read more...] about Jaishankar-Wang Yi meet: India, China agree on 5-point plan for resolving border standoff
Since the scheme’s debt component would be restricted to just 35 percent, it would be managed conservatively, says Dinesh Ahuja, debt fund manager for the fund. “We will stick to high-quality AAA-rated names, and if there is a potential to generate alpha in AA or AA-plus rated corporate bonds, we would consider high-quality names in that segment,” he says. … [Read more...] about SBI Magnum Children’s Benefit Fund (Investment Plan) NFO: Should you invest?