Pandemic, Investment Curbs Help India Reduce Trade Deficit With China

Pandemic, Investment Curbs Help India Reduce Trade Deficit With China

New Delhi:  The disruptions caused by Covid pandemic and additional checks on investment helped India to reduce its widening trade deficit with China in 2020. As per official data, India’s trade deficit with China declined by 19.39 per cent from $56.95 billion in 2019 to $45.91 billion in 2020. The decline had largely been supported … Read more

S Africa Variant Could Reduce Covid Vax Protection: Pfizer-Biontech

New Lethal Covid Variant Puts World On High Alert

New York:  The South African variant of Covid-19 may significantly reduce antibody protection from the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine, as per a laboratory study, the pharmaceutical companies said. However, human trials are still to be conducted in this regard. According to the study, published in The New England Journal of Medicine, although the results indicated a reduction … Read more

India Working To Reduce Energy Import Dependence, Says PM

India Working To Reduce Energy Import Dependence, Says PM

Chennai: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said that India is working to meet growing energy demand, while reducing its energy import dependence and also diversifying import sources. In his address after launching oil and gas projects in Tamil Nadu through video conferencing, he said the country was trying to ensure this through capacity building. … Read more

Facebook Begins Tests To Reduce Political Posts In News Feed

Facebook, NYT join hands for AR-driven journalism

San Francisco: Facebook on Wednesday announced to temporarily reduce political content in News Feed for a small percentage of people in Canada, Brazil and Indonesia this week, and the US in the coming weeks. Facebook said that it took this step because people don’t want political content to take over their News Feed. “During these … Read more

Xinxiang Bailu, a Chinese MMCF, commits to reduce carbon emissions

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XINXIANG, China, Jan. 4, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Xinxiang Bailu, a global MMCF (Man-Made Cellulosic Fiber) leader, aims to peak the company’s carbon emissions by 2028, two years ahead of the national target of 2030, the company announced on the 4th February 2021. Located in central China, it also plans to reduce 40 percent carbon emissions by 2035 … Read more

WayCool Foods Join hands with IIT-Hyderabad to Develop Packaging Solution to Reduce Food Wastage

WayCool and IIT-Hyderabad sign 3-year MoU to develop antimicrobial food packaging and reduce wastage in the food supply chain Packaging solution aims to enhance the shelf life of fruits and vegetables by 2X-3X WayCool will invest around INR 2 million over 3 years in … Read more

KONE Elevator India Reiterates Message of Environmental Conservation

KONE Elevator India, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Finland-based KONE Corporation, and a leading Elevator and Escalator supplier in India has initiated a campaign to sensitize people on key environmental issues. The first leg of the campaign has commenced in NCR region that will expand to other regions. Through bright, lively and eye-catching wall paintings, … Read more

Sales of Conventional Cigarettes in Japan Reduce by 34% Since Launch of Heated Tobacco Products

The Japanese government is increasingly regulating heated tobacco products differently than cigarettes, finds Frost & Sullivan SANTA CLARA, Calif., Dec. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The development and commercial launch of novel nicotine and tobacco products (NNTPs) such as e-cigarettes and heated tobacco products (HTPs) have stimulated debate around the use of these products as a … Read more

Carrier Plans to Reduce Customers' Carbon Footprint by More than One Gigaton

Sets ambitious, new 2030 sustainability goals Aims for carbon neutrality by 2030 Planned investment of more than $2 billion in healthy, safe and sustainable solutions for buildings and cold chain PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla., Nov. 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Carrier Global Corporation (NYSE: CARR) today announced the company’s first set of Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) goals since … Read more