India is likely losing Rs 53,000 crore from its economy as companies are unable to hire people with right talent for the job and are incurring high recruitment costs, says a study.

According to official statistics from Eurobserv’ER, 23.4 percent of the electricity in the European Union came from renewable energy sources in 2012.

India and the Netherlands on Tuesday signed a memorandum of understanding for cooperation in renewable energy.

Permeable pavements are specifically designed to promote the infiltration of stormwater through the paving surface in order to reduce run-off volumes and to improve water quality by removing sediment and other pollutants. However, research has shown that permeable pavements can become clogged over time and this reduces their infiltration capacity. In order to assess the infiltration of permeable pavements, a variety of infiltration test procedures have been utilised in the past.

Antimicrobial resistance is a critical threat to public health. The value of antibiotics for human health is immeasurable, but were one to try to measure, a plausible estimate of the increase in life expectancy attributable to antibiotics might be 2 to 10 years. If we multiply this increase by 300 million Americans, and a dollar value of, say $100,000 per life-year, we arrive at an estimate for the worth of the current stock of antibiotics of $60 trillion to $300 trillion in the United States alone.

The survey found that French workers were considered the laziest in the world

India has been ranked one of the most industrious nations in the world, according to a recent German survey. Monster Worldwide, which runs one of the world's largest employment websites of the same name, and GfK, the largest global market research institute in Germany, released a survey that asked workers from eight nations to rate global 'industriousness'.

Europe's heavy industry is firing a barrage of legal challenges to cuts in the carbon permits they will get up to 2020 - subsidies worth over 4 billion euros ($5.5 billion) - with at least nine fir

South Africa plans to issue licenses permitting exploration of shale-gas reserves in the first quarter, Mineral Resources Minister Susan Shabangu said.

"In India, use of bicycle is still not encouraged much.

The Netherlands government has provided US$ 3 million (Tk 23 crore) to the UN World Food Programme (WFP) to help people living in disaster-prone districts of southwest Bangladesh get better prepare