Consumption

Foraging farther to feed consumption, we've unleashed another monster - Covid

Foraging farther to feed consumption, we've unleashed another monster - Covid

The principle of utility needs to be revisited not just because of the pandemic but because it does not lead to welfare

Chinese officials boost consumption via livestreaming

Chinese officials boost consumption via livestreaming

As China has tailored policy toolkits to help spur growth at home, many grassroots level officials have recently turned to video-promotin...Read More

Cutting on aluminium intake good for health

Cutting on aluminium intake good for health

Berlin: Researchers have found that reducing the consumption of food kept in aluminium packaging can minimise the potential health risks....Read More

A dip in GDP is part of the growth process: FM

A dip in GDP is part of the growth process: FM

Govt to front-load infra spending to boost consumption

Investment, consumption secondary

Investment, consumption secondary

Chief Economist K Subramanian has exhorted Indian businessmen to increase investment to break the present recession. We need to understan...Read More

Red meat consumption may up breast cancer risk

Red meat consumption may up breast cancer risk

New Delhi: Red meat may be alluring to the taste buds but one cannot ignore the health risks associated with it. Researchers have found t...Read More

Beef ban may push chicken consumption, price up to 30%: Assocham

Beef ban may push chicken consumption, price up to 30%: Assocham

New Delhi: It is not so good news for all chicken eaters! The chicken prices in many parts of the country have started soaring and are ex...Read More

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FSSI bats for tax, ad ban on junk food

Sugar and Salt (FSS) and its health effects on Indian population’ is a pointer to cutting down consumption of  unhealthy food products

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India to grow 7.5% next year on higher infra spending: UN

Inflation is projected to reach 5.3-5.5 per cent in 2017 and 2018, which is somewhat above theofficial target of 4.5-5 per cent, the ESCA...Read More

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Modified diets can reduce groundwater use in India: study

New Delhi : Modifying diets by a few grams like reducing consumption of poultry could significantly reduce groundwater use in India and h...Read More

Liquor tragedy: Toll rises to 7, villagers boycott local body polls

Liquor tragedy: Toll rises to 7, villagers boycott local body polls

Ahmednagar (Maharashtra): Voters at a village here boycotted the local body polls to protest the death of seven persons after alleged con...Read More

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Analysts hail tax certainty in Budget, rue high corp tax rates

Mumbai : Analysts and market experts have welcomed the tax proposals in the Budget saying the slew of pro-business measures along with mo...Read More

270 days after Bihar liquor ban, major crimes up 13%

270 days after Bihar liquor ban, major crimes up 13%

During a recent visit to Bihar, Prime Minister Narendra Modi praised Chief Minister Nitish Kumar for his alcohol ban policy. He said: “I ...Read More

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Lending rate cuts to boost economy, push consumption, says Industry

New Delhi : With lenders such as SBI, PNB, Union Bank of India and IDBI slashing benchmark lending rate, India Inc today said the move wi...Read More

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India to invest $20 bn in gas fields in next 5-7 years, says Oil Minister Pradhan

New Delhi : India will see an investment of about USD 20 billion in gas field development in the next 5-7 years and is looking to boost u...Read More

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GST to be less regressive with lower tax band at 5%: Experts

New Delhi : A zero tax on daily necessities as well as lower rate of 5 per cent for items of mass consumption will make the new Goods and...Read More

Women face same drink-related health issues like men

Women face same drink-related health issues like men

Sydney: Women face same health related problems from alcohol consumption as men, finds a new study. According to the study, women are cat...Read More

SC breather for Nitish

SC breather for Nitish

Apex Court stays HC order quashing Bihar liquor ban law 

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Bihar govt moves SC against Patna HC order on liquor ban

New Delhi : Bihar government on Monday moved the Supreme Court challenging the Patna High Court order quashing the notification banning c...Read More

India’s petro consumption to grow 6% next fiscal

India’s petro consumption to grow 6% next fiscal

New Delhi : India’s petroleum consumption will grow at 6 per cent in 2017-18, double the rate at which fuel demand in China is projected ...Read More

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