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Many environmentalists support Biden’s decision to mine oil reserves, Energy News, ET EnergyWorld

WASHINGTON: Democrats and climate activists generally supported President Joe Biden’s decision to release a record 50 million barrels of oil from the US strategic reserve, even though the move seemed to contradict his long-term view of the fight against climate change. The US action, announced Tuesday in coordination with countries …

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Revenue Department, Energy News, ET EnergyWorld

New Delhi: With the net collection of direct tax until October ending at Rs 6 lakh crore and a monthly GST catch-up average probably around Rs lakh 1.15 crore for this fiscal year, the The government’s tax collection pot will exceed budget estimates this fiscal year, Revenue Secretary Tarun told …

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Facebook paying creators up to $ 50,000 to use Live Audio Rooms, IT News, ET CIO

San Francisco: Facebook, owned by Meta, is reportedly paying creators up to $ 50,000 to use the platform’s Live Audio Rooms feature, a rival to the Clubhouse audio chat app. According to The Information, Facebook is offering to pay musicians and other celebrities “tens of thousands of dollars to host …

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Delhi government allows electric light commercial vehicles on 250 roads during blackout hours, Energy News, ET EnergyWorld

New Delhi: With air pollution reaching alarming levels in the city, Delhi Transport Minister Kailash Gahlot on Thursday announced that electric light commercial vehicles would be allowed to operate on around 250 roads during blackout hours . He also said the transportation department will recruit manufacturers of electric kits for …

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India may be lagging behind on climate goals, but its EV portal is visionary, Energy News, ET EnergyWorld

India may appear to be delaying its climate targets, having fought to maintain coal use at the COP26 summit and setting distant emissions reduction targets. But he has a good thing: awareness of electric vehicles. Last week in Glasgow, India unveiled E-Amrit, a government-run portal that is a one-stop-shop for …

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Is There Room for Rights in the Metaverse ?, IT News, ET CIO

By Sonia Elks From virtual goods to AI-powered avatars that can be rented by businesses, a growing digital world is pushing property and privacy rights into uncharted territory. Facebook’s recent announcement that it is investing heavily in the so-called metaverse – a virtual environment where people can meet, play and …

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Carbon Black Market 2021-26: Size, Share, Industry Trends, Key Players, Growth and Forecast

According to the latest report from the IMARC group, entitled “Carbon Black Market: Global Industry Trends, Share, Size, Growth, Opportunities, and Forecast 2021-2026”, the the global carbon black market reached a value of US $ 18.2 billion in 2020. Looking ahead, IMARC Group expects the global carbon black market to …

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Board Position: Uberization of Analytics

Collaboration is a golden rule for organizations to truly leverage the breadth of their data and improve their business. Organizations need to be flexible to be interactive with data. This implies the freedom to access information, conduct exploratory analyzes and collaborate. Collaborative analysis facilitates the sharing of initiatives and analytical …

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As wildfires become more frequent and severe, tech startups say they can help

Thanks to climate change, forest fires are getting worse. And as fires get bigger and more frequent, firefighters are stretched out. Policymakers, activists and experts are pushing for a number of both long-term and immediate changes to try to alleviate this situation, from decarbonizing the economy to improving forest management …

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SCCL prepares to ramp up production

With the aim of exceeding the annual coal production target in the current fiscal year, the Singareni Collieries Company Limited (SCCL) has put in place an action plan to increase coal production by making optimum use of the advanced technologies like continuous miners to produce around 330 lakh tonnes of …

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