High uranium concentration in groundwater in Bihar worries authorities

The high concentration of uranium in groundwater in certain districts in Bihar has left the authorities worried and 100 water samples from ten districts have been sent to Central Ground Water Board (CGWB) center in Lucknow for scientific analysis, a top official said. Presence of uranium in drinking water is a matter … Read more

Foot injuries run high for women returning to work

Move over, Manolo Blahniks. The most popular shoe of the pandemic were comfortable, flat-soled sneakers. But now, as women march back to the office in high heels, podiatrists are seeing an uptick in foot pain and injuries, according to a report by Bloomberg. A mainstay of the white-collar female worker, high heels are practically the … Read more

MP High Court pulls up Panna collector over panchayat poll decision

The Madhya Pradesh High Court has directed that the Panna collector be impleaded in a petition challenging his decision in the poll to the vice president’s post in the janpad panchayat in Gunnour in the district. Asserting that principles of natural justice were not followed while the decision on the janpad panchayat … Read more

Saffron Building Society halts loan applications due to high demand

Saffron Building Society will temporarily halt almost all new mortgage applications from 5pm today (4 August), because it is unable to cope with the high levels of demand. The mutual says: “The increasing levels of interest in Saffron’s popular range of mortgages – especially specialist products – has caused an impact on service levels for … Read more

navin fluorine share price: Chart Check: Why this commodity chemical company at record high is still a good long-term buy

Navin Fluorine International, part of the commodity chemical space, hit a record high of Rs 4,444 on August 1, 2022, on the BSE but failed to hold on to the momentum, but experts feel that long-term trend is still on the upside. The stock might consolidate in the near-term as it is trading near overbought … Read more

High Court to hear arguments on second test case appeal – Daily – Insurance News

High Court to hear arguments on second test case appeal 4 August 2022 The High Court of Australia will hear oral arguments on special leave to appeal applications arising from the second insurance industry test case on business interruption cover during the pandemic. The Insurance Council of Australia (ICA) said today the High Court has … Read more

Nasdaq ends at three-month high as PayPal fuels optimism

Breadcrumb Trail Links PMN Business Author of the article: Article content Wall Street ended sharply higher on Wednesday, with strong profit forecasts from PayPal and CVS Health Corp lifting sentiment and helping elevate the Nasdaq to its highest level since early May. Data showed the U.S. services industry unexpectedly picked up in July amid strong … Read more

India’s services PMI at 4-month low of 55.5 in July amid high inflation

India’s services sector momentum hit a four-month low as the seasonally adjusted S&P Global India Services PMI Business Activity Index fell from 59.2 in June to 55.5 in July, due to curtailment of demand by competitive pressures, elevated inflation and unfavourable weather, data released on Wednesday said. The print … Read more