Anti-pollution mask market in India to reach $16.86 mn by 2023 : Bulletin: Business Today
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Anti-pollution mask market in India to reach $16.86 mn by 2023

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BusinessToday.In | May 2, 2019

Jaypee Infratech insolvency: NBCC gets govt approvals for revised offer

The government Wednesday cleared NBCC's revised offer to acquire Jaypee Infratech under the insolvency process, days after a panel of lenders rejected the bid of the state-owned company for want of requisite approvals. NBCC in a filing to BSE said that various government departments have conveyed their approval to the revised offer for taking over Jaypee Infratech.

ONGC evacuates nearly 500 employees before cyclone Fani makes landfall

State-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC) has evacuated 480 of its employees from rigs operating in the Bay of Bengal ahead of an impending cyclone that is expected to make landfall on Friday. Sources said ONGC has also moved at least four rigs to safer waters away from the path of severe cyclonic storm Fani.

Anti-pollution mask market in India to reach $16.86 mn by 2023: Assocham

The market for anti-pollution masks in India is likely to increase to USD 16.86 million (about Rs 118 crore) by 2023 due to deteriorating air quality and rapid urbanisation, a report by industry body Assocham said Wednesday. The presence of high concentration of pollutants in the air leads to high pollution levels in northern parts of India due to which demand for anti-pollution masks is increasing in north India, it said.

OYO to acquire Amsterdam-based @Leisure Group for USD 415 mn

Hospitality firm OYO has agreed to acquire Amsterdam-based vacation rental company @Leisure Group from Axel Springer for an estimated USD 415 million (over Rs 2,885 crore). The acquisition will help OYO move a step closer in realising its vision of becoming a global real estate brand while maintaining leadership in the hospitality industry

UN designates Jaish chief Masood Azhar as global terrorist

In a big win for India, the United Nations Security Council has designated Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar as a global terrorist. He was named a global terrorist by the UNSC 1267 Al-Qaeda Sanctions Committee on Wednesday after China lifted its hold on a proposal in this regard by the United States, United Kingdom and France.

76% Indians find lack of jobs a very big problem: Pew survey

A survey by Washington-based Pew Research Centre showed that around 76 per cent adults in India see lack of employment opportunities as a very big problem for the nation. Around 73 per cent respondents believed that the rising prices are another major issue in India. Indians also picked corruption, terrorism, crime, economic disparity, poor quality schools, air pollution, health care and communal relations as the major problems in the present day.

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