Natural resource use growth faster in Asia-Pacific: UNEP

Natural resource use in the Asia-Pacific region is growing at a rate of five percent per year, which is faster than the rest of the world, a UNEP report said on Tuesday.

Opposing Land Bill amounts to obstructing growth: Naidu

Vehemently defending the Land Acquisition Bill, government on Monday said that opposing this legislation amounts to obstructing growth which is needed for providing jobs and creating rural infrastructure.

2 persistent environmental pollutants may still have adverse effects on infant growth

A new study has revealed exposure to two persistent environmental pollutants may affect infant growth.

Experts pitch for fossil fuels to drive growth in India

 Energy experts today advocated growth powered by fossil fuels for ending poverty in India as they said the country accounts for very low per-capita carbon emissions as compared to the developed nations.

Middle class propaganda Vs marginal silence

Maximum hue and cry is being raised by the middle class, which has been the direct beneficiaries of liberalization, privatization and industrialization and has been the main achiever of India’s growth story so far.

Why cold blooded animals grow smaller in warm water?

Ever wondered why cold blooded animals grow bigger in the warm weather on land, but smaller in warm water? The availability of oxygen may hold the key, finds a new study.

Will BJP shift its focus back on basic governance post Delhi rout?

In a big democracy like India, which hosts huge diversity both on social and economic front, there has always been a chance of conflict of interests.

Latvia begins six-month EU presidency

 Latvia Thursday began its presidency of the Council of the European Union (EU), declaring involvement, growth and sustainability as the presidency`s main principles.

Extreme El Nino weather stunted growth of Peruvian children

Children in Peru on the front line of a severe cyclical warming of the Pacific Ocean in 1997-98 suffered stunted growth, showing how extreme weather can cause lasting damage to health, a study said on Tuesday.

India may see rating upgrade in 2015: Deepak Parekh

Zee Business Bureau Chief Mihir Bhatt caught up with HDFC Chairman Deepak Parekh on his views on Indian Economy, Capital Markets, Reforms and way forward. Excerpts from his interview.

G20 leaders face pressure to deliver on growth

 Australia made a last ditch call Sunday for the G20`s powerful leaders to use all policy levers to rehabilitate global economies and generate prosperity, which could see their target of two percent growth bettered.

Babies grow really fast: Josh Duhamel
Babies grow really fast: Josh Duhamel

Actor Josh Duhamel says his baby boy is not small anymore. The 41-year-old actor said he becomes emotional when he thinks about how fast 13-month-old Axl is growing up, reportedly.

Indonesia''s new leader, facing growth hurdles, may focus on cutting red-tape

Soon after he became governor of Indonesia`s traffic-clogged capital in 2012, Joko Widodo came up with a creative approach to an impasse blocking completion of a ring-road around Jakarta for almost a decade.