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  • Manufacturers and retailers say the season begins after Diwali and peaks when pollution is in the headlines in newspapers and television. Once these fade, sales subside. The market is worth Rs 200-230 crore, growing at about 15-20% annually, with over 50 brands jostling for business, making this one of the most populated electronics categories in the country.

    Ursula von der Leyen, new president of the European Union's executive Commission, has laid out the details of her "European Green Deal" today, Wednesday, coinciding with a U.N. summit on the climate. Calling it "Europe's man on the moon moment," von der Leyen presented her plan to make the EU the world's first "climate-neutral" continent by 2050.

    Citing a survey of one lakh samples of food conducted by enforcement officers over last years, FSSAI Chairman Pawan Kumar Aggarwal said, 3.7 per cent of food was found to be unsafe, 15 per cent was non-standard food and 9 per cent was mis-branded food.

    Every year, the United Nations honours outstanding achievements in combating climate change through the Climate Action Awards.

    Moving the legislation in the Upper House, Union Minister of State for Home G Kishan Reddy said effective control over arms and ammunition is very important for safety and security in the country. He said the bill seeks to bring in stringent punishment for people involved in illegal manufacturing of arms while ensuring easier provisions for people with licensed arms.

    “We are massively investing to be present in India and we would like to be treated as 100% Indian company,” Alain Spohr, managing director-India and South Asia for Alstom told ET in an interview. He said the company has invested ‘hundreds of millions of euros’ in India, though he did not reveal the actual figure.

    Tamil Nadu's textile entrepreneurs are claiming a severe shortage of working capital with rising manufacturing costs and customers taking more time to pay, which they say is pushing their businesses into negative performance cycles.

    Javadekar said India is one of the top five nations in performance according to the Paris Agreement. We are walking the talk. We have reduced our emissions intensity by 21% since 2005 and we are very sure that we will achieve our target of 35% (reduction) by 2030.

    Vehicle sales across categories remained in the negative zone for over a year now.

    India is now the world’s fifth largest producer of soy, with production centred in regions like Vidarbha and Madhya Pradesh where planting experiments took place in 1935.

    Compostable, eco-friendly bagasse is great for replacing plastic when you need disposable plates, cups or takeout boxes. Bagasse is made from the pulp that is leftover when the juice is extracted from sugarcane or beets. It can be used for other purposes, such as a biofuel.

    GDP runs the risk of turning into numbers that make the mind number and number.

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