BS6 TVS Jupiter: carburettor gets replaced by a fuel-injection system

The scooter market in India has evolved quite a bit in recent years. Back when the Jupiter was launched in 2013, it was considered to be a premium scooter. Now though, it sits in the affordable 110cc space, while its larger sibling, the Ntorq, takes on the premium 125cc segment. Nonetheless, the Jupiter’s mass-market appeal […]

Japanese Ship Operator Apologizes for Oil Spill off Mauritius

The Japanese carrier MV Wakashio struck a coral reef off Mauritius on July 25 and oil began leaking from the ship late Thursday. Officials say there is still about 2,500 metric tons of oil on board.

8 lakh Indians may have to leave as Kuwait approves a draft expat quota bill: Report

The bill will now be transferred to the respective committee so that a comprehensive plan is created. It proposes similar quotas for other nationalities. Kuwait is a top source of remittances for India. In 2018, India received nearly USD 4.8 billion from Kuwait as remittances.

From loo rolls to fashion: how to spend your cash more ethically

• The campaign to ban peat from compost mixes gathers pace – and rightly so: the destruction of peat bogs in the UK and beyond is an environmental calamity. But finding good peat-free compost can be hit and miss, which puts many gardeners off trying it. Dalefoot Compost’s range of peat-free compost mixes are superb […]

Number of charging piles for electric vehicles to rise

The report issued by Beijing-based think tank EO Intelligence said that in 2019, China’s EV charging piles surged by 56.9 percent year-on-year to 1.22 million. With the EV sector growing rapidly and given the government’s favorable policies in “new infrastructure”, the EV charging market is expected to expand accordingly.