Air purifier sales see up to 60% spike on rising air pollution
Air purifier makers like Philips, Blueair, Panasonic, Eureka, Forbes, Sharp, Xiomi and Blue Star reported high double-digit jump in sales. Besides Delhi-National Capital Region (NCR), the companies also saw higher demand from tier-II cities like Lucknow and Kanpur.
Air purifiers’ seasonal sales fox manufacturers
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Supreme Court asks RO manufacturers to approach govt over NGT's order on water purifiers
The apex court said this while hearing a petition filed by Water Quality India Association, representing the RO manufacturers, challenging the NGT's order which had directed the government to regulate the use of purifiers and sensitise public about the ill effects of demineralised water.
Luxury homes in NCR focus on providing clean air
Besides offering plenty of green spaces, some luxury home developers in the National Capital Region are installing centralised air purifier systems for fresh indoor air. DLF has installed TFAs (treated fresh air units) to improve indoor air quality in the developer’s latest residential offering in the luxury segment — The Camellias in DLF5’s.
As smog increases in North India, Taj Mahal gets an air purifier
The air purifier van can purify 15 lakh cubic metre air in eight hours within a 300 metre radius.
Breathe easy: Havells launches air purifiers with nine-stage filtration process in India at Rs 14,490
The Freshia range has four products priced upto Rs 43,290.
Delhi’s geography is truly cursed: Siddharth Singh, author of 'The Great Smog of India'
Even though we do not have real-time source-based data for air pollution for all affected cities and towns, we know enough to act decisively. Various studies have shown that the key sources that contribute to air pollution in NCR are motorised road transport, dust on roads, construction sites,and polluting industries, said researcher Siddharth Singh.
Xiaomi sees 40 pc growth in offline sales during festive season
After recording a sale of over 5.3 million devices during the festive sale, Xiaomi on Wednesday said it has seen 30-40 pc growth in offline sales during festive season. Xiaomi also launched its latest Redmi Note 8 and Note 8 Pro smartphones.
Festive cheer: Redmi Note 8 Pro with quad-camera setup unveiled starting at Rs 14,999; can be bought on Monday
The Chinese smartphone-maker also launched the Note 8 at Rs 9,999.
Amway aims up to 12% of India business from consumer durables segment
Amway India, as part of expansion of its product portfolio, also announced foray into emerging home air purifier segment and aims to clock sales of around Rs 100 crore in the next 12 to 18 months.
BIAL rebuilds three government-run schools in Bengaluru
The physical infrastructure of the schools has been modernised and expanded, leading to a threefold increase in student enrollment for the ongoing academic year," the BIAL statement said.
Flipkart expands delivery reach by 80% for large appliances
The company claims that it has increased its reach to around 19,200 PIN codes from about 10,660 codes in 2018 for delivery of large appliances.
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