The World Health Organization (WHO) unveiled a global strategy on Saturday to scale up the tobacco control agenda over the next few years and to prevent further interference by tobacco industry in public health policies.
Per capita alcohol consumption in India has more than doubled from 2005 to 2016, according to a report by the WHO. In India, the consumption of alcohol has increased from 2.4 litres in 2005 to 5.7 litres in 2016 with 4.2 litres being consumed by men and 1.5 litre by women, it said.
Consumption of low carbohydrate diets can be unsafe as it may increase the risk of premature death, a new study has found. The study, presented at ESC Congress 2018, found that the risks, among the study participants, were also increased for individual causes of death including coronary heart disease, stroke and cancer.
Non-coking coal consumption is likely to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.4 per cent to 1,076 million tonne (MT) in fiscal year 2022-23, from 826 MT in fiscal year 2017-18, driven by a 6.5 per cent growth in coal-based power generation, a report said.
India's fuel demand rose 7.3 per cent in July, driven by sharp rise in petrol and diesel consumption.
Trump administration moved to revoke California’s authority to set its own strict tailpipe emissions rules and mandate the sale of electric vehicles, as it proposed weakening Obama-era federal fuel efficiency standards.
The German economy likely regained some of its lost momentum in the second quarter, supported by private consumption, manufacturing and recovering exports, the Bundesbank said in a monthly economic report on Monday.
Growing population, economic growth and rising disposable income will drive India's vegetable oil consumption growth, which is expected to grow by 3% annually to exceed 34 mn tonnes by 2030.
Sectors like airlines, telecom, real estate, pharmaceuticals, IT and sugar may witness earnings pressure in FY19, a report said.
As a pivotal year from an information technology perspective, with the first commercial deployment of 5G expected this year that will dramatically boost data consumption.