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Covid-19 roundup: Karnataka eases curbs, night curfew lifted; Centre sanctions funds for vaccine-testing lab and more | India News

NEW DELHI: India on Saturday reported 44,111 daily new Covid-19 cases, pushing the country’s caseload to 3,05,02,362. With 738 fatalities, the lowest in 86 days, the death toll stands at 4,01,050. The active cases — 4,95,533 — were recorded below five lakh after 97 days and comprised 1.62 percent of the total infections. The national …

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Fifty percent of India’s freshwater-based coal-fired power plants fail to meet water use standards, says a CSE study | India News

NEW DELHI: Fifty percent of India’s freshwater-based coal-fired power plants, surveyed by the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), do not meet the 2015 water use standards, said a new study. The CSE, New Delhi-based environmental policy think-tank, surveyed 132 power plants, having total installed capacity of over 154 GW, and found that half of …

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