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12.Aug.22 5:11 PM

Paddy sowing falls 12.39 per cent in kharif

Paddy sowing has fallen by 12.39 per cent at 309.79 kilomet hectares so far in the ongoing kharif season due to a lag in coverage, especially in Jharkhand and West Bengal, according to the agriculture ministry.
12.Aug.22 4:46 PM

Baltic Sea bed littered with Nazi weapons

The Baltic Sea bed is littered with mines, bombs, and chemical weapons left over from the Second World War that could cause an environmental disaster, according to a leading Polish newspaper.
12.Aug.22 4:23 PM

Minister of mining targets after sinkhole in Chile

The ruling must be exemplary to mining companies and that fines tend to be insignificant and that they are going to go all the way with consequences, not just fine, according to Marcela Hernando, mining minister.
11.Aug.22 3:00 PM

Plastics prices in US likely to fall below pre-pandemic highs

It's likely that plastics prices in US will fall from their post-pandemic highs amid rising production and slowing demand, which is good news for consumers, such as auto manufacturers who have been struggling with surging raw material inflation since the height of the Covid 19 epidemic.
11.Aug.22 7:28 AM

Antofagasta posts half-year profit on costs, drought

Miner Antofagasta's profit slumped due to costs, drought LONDON Reuters posting a half-year profit on Thursday, as higher costs, lower grades and a persistent drought in Chile hit the miner's copper production.
11.Aug.22 6:39 AM

KS keeps outlook unchanged despite gas shortage

Potash and salt miner K S reiterated its full-year core profit guidance on Thursday, as it expects soaring prices to offset the impact of a potential gas shortage in Germany.
11.Aug.22 5:28 AM

Remains of ancient Chinese city unearthed

Pottery and jadeware, antler hoes and crocodile bone plates are some of the relics that have been unearthed from tombs on the Gangshang site in Tengzhou, Shandong province.