The state industries department has sought suggestions from the industry bodies for formulation of the draft Industrial Policy Resolution (IPR)-2014.

There is a rapidly rising energy demand from literally billions of devices that remain “on” but may be used for only a few minutes or hours per day. Currently, the estimate for global electricity wasted in this way by network‑enabled devices is 400 terawatt hours (TWh) per year.

Chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) are the primary cause of ozone depletion, and they also contribute to global climate change. With the global phaseout of CFCs and the coming phaseout of hydrochlorofluorocarbons (HCFCs), the substitute hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) are increasingly used. While CFCs were originally used mainly in applications such as spray cans and were released within a year after production, concern about the ozone layer led to reductions in rapid-release applications, and the relative importance of slower-release applications grew.

‘Produce Tobacco-Like Levels Of Carcinogens’

Apple is offering free recycling of all its used products and vowing to power all of its stores, offices and data centres with renewable energy to reduce the pollution caused by its devices and onl

As Chinese firms are busy manufacturing and exporting cell phones, televisions and other electronic items to the world, the U.S. is weary at the Chinese air pollution coming along, for free!

Chief Secretary heads panel, to come up with a report on the vehicles.

Stating that the bilateral trade potential of the two nations had not been fully tapped, Taiwan’s Ambassador to India C. K.

Thiruvananthapuram: The health department is seeking funding from the World Bank for executing projects, especially its ambitious e-health project.

Mumbai: Coca-Cola India has piloted an online store for home delivery of all its products in an attempt to tap the burgeoning e-commerce market — a first of its kind move by an FMCG company.