Chapecoense air crash: Colombia plane ‘ran out of fuel’

Colombian authorities say evidence is growing that a plane carrying a Brazilian football team crashed because it ran out of fuel as it tried to land. The plane had no fuel on impact, an official said, corroborating audio of the pilot asking to land because of a fuel shortage and electric failure. The capital Bogota … Read more Chapecoense air crash: Colombia plane ‘ran out of fuel’

Government asks Assam news channel to go off air for a day

After NDTV, the central government has ordered an Assam-based news channel – News Time Assam – to go off air for a day on November 9 for violating programming norms. The Information and Broadcasting ministry order dated November 2 said that the channel may be taken off air for one day. “It was alleged by … Read more Government asks Assam news channel to go off air for a day

A third of strokes caused by air pollution, lifestyle diseases in India

As India continue to report 16 lakh cases of stroke every year, health experts have said that at least one third of these cases are caused by mere modifiable lifestyle factors and deteriorating air quality. A study concluded by the city-based Fortis Escorts Heart Institute reveals that lifestyle problems such as depression, chronic anxiety and … Read more A third of strokes caused by air pollution, lifestyle diseases in India

Tirupur, Coimbatore textile cos turn to conserve air to save energy

Regulating compressed air, which is an essential input for all modern textile machines – from spinning to weaving – can help us conserve air, and consequently save energy. And that is exactly what textile manufacturers in Coimbatore and Tirupur have started to do. After cutting trenches in the ground to collect rainwater, they have turned … Read more Tirupur, Coimbatore textile cos turn to conserve air to save energy