India Urges G20 Nations to Bring Down Per Capita Emissions to Global Average by 2030

India Urges G20 Nations to Bring Down Per Capita Emissions to Global Average by 2030

India has urged the G20 countries to bring down per capita emissions to the global average by 2030 in view of the fast-depleting available carbon space. In the two-day environment ministerial meet at the 16th G20 Summit held in Naples, Italy, Union Environment Minister Bhupender Yadav, who led the Indian delegation, said, We have noted … Read more

With Global Surge in Delta Variant Cases, Do Vaccinated People Need to Go Back to Masking? | Explained

With Global Surge in Delta Variant Cases, Do Vaccinated People Need to Go Back to Masking? | Explained

With the Delta variant pushing US Covid cases back up, fully vaccinated people are wondering whether they need to start masking indoors again. Covid vaccines remain extremely effective against the worst outcomes of the disease — hospitalization and death — and breakthrough infections remain uncommon. But experts told AFP that one size doesn’t fit all, … Read more

Global Warming May Reduce Spread of Dengue Fever: Study

40 cases of Dengue in Delhi so far

Washington: Global warming could limit the spread of dengue fever but may also reduce the effectiveness of a bacteria used to control viral infections in mosquitoes, a study suggests. The research, published on Thursday in the journal PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases, found that infection with dengue virus makes mosquitoes more sensitive to warmer temperatures. The … Read more

India Among 5 World Trade Body Member Nations To Produce 75% Of Global Covid Vaccines

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About 75% of this year’s vaccines appear set to come from five WTO members, it said. (Representational) Geneva: Five member states of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) alone will account for three-quarters of the entire global output of COVID-19 vaccines this year, said Director-General Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala on Wednesday. “Production remains highly centralised – about 75 … Read more

TCS to invest $30-40 million annually in global running sponsorships, community programmes during 2022-29 – Times of India

TCS to invest $30-40 million annually in global running sponsorships, community programmes during 2022-29 - Times of India

NEW DELHI: Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) on Wednesday said it plans to invest up to $40 million annually in global running sponsorships and related community programming from 2022 to 2029. The Mumbai-based company has also signed an eight-year contract with New York Road Runners (NYRR) to extend its title and technology sponsorship of the TCS … Read more

Ex-WhatsApp Global Business Head Launches Private Social Network

Ex-WhatsApp Global Business Head Neeraj Arora Launches HalloApp, a Private Social Network

Former WhatsApp Chief Business Officer Neeraj Arora has announced the launch of his new venture called HalloApp that works as an ad-free, private social network. The latest offering is touted to come as a “real-relationship network” that allows users to have real-life conversations with their contacts. Arora has founded HalloApp in collaboration with his former … Read more

Sensex slips 355 points amid global selloff; Nifty settles below 15,650 – Times of India

Sensex slips 355 points amid global selloff; Nifty settles below 15,650 - Times of India

IndusInd Bank, Tata Steel, NTPC, Bharti Airtel, HCL Tech and ICICI Bank were the top losers in the sensex pack. (Representative image) NEW DELHI: Equity indices plunged for the third straight session on Tuesday with the benchmark BSE sensex falling over 350 points, dragged by metal, banking and financial stocks amid weak global cues. The … Read more

Sebi bars Global Infratech, its directors, 12 individuals from securities market – Times of India

Sebi bars Global Infratech, its directors, 12 individuals from securities market - Times of India

NEW DELHI: Markets regulator Sebi has restrained Global Infratech and Finance Ltd, its directors and 12 other individuals from the securities market for their roles in a fraudulent scheme of trading in the firm’s shares. The company and its directors — Pravin Sawant and Jagdish Chander Sharma — have been banned from the securities market … Read more

ITC Foods business expands global footprint to over 50 countries – Times of India

ITC Foods business expands global footprint to over 50 countries - Times of India

NEW DELHI: FMCG-to-tobacco major, ITC exported its Indian food brands to over 50 countries during FY21, at a time when the Covid-19 pandemic was raging across the country. Led by its Aashirvaad atta, several of the Kolkata-headquartered conglomerate’s brands witnessed growing demand among global markets including the US, Canada, Australia and New Zealand, the UK, … Read more

India Pulled Back Global Vaccine Supply Due To Domestic Virus Surge: US Agency

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The USAID administrator said the Pfizer vaccines will start to come online in August. (File) Washington: India pulled back its supply of vaccines to the rest of the world after the second wave of pandemic hit the country, resulting in acute global shortage of COVID-19 vaccines, the Biden Administration has informed the lawmakers. “When the … Read more

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