While New Delhi and other Indian cities choke amid worsening air conditions and half-hearted government measures, neighbouring China — the world’s largest polluter — is slowly winning its war against pollution.
India will be closely following the developments following an agreement between China and Myanmar on Thursday to develop a multi-billion dollar deep sea port in Kyaukpyu on the coast of Bay of Bengal, third in India’s neighbourhood.
The US has allowed India and seven other countries to temporarily keep buying Iranian crude oil despite sanctions against Tehran, calming fears of a possible jump in fuel prices if supplies from the Opec country were completely choked.
The sixth-biggest cause of death globally is small-particle pollution, chemical specks that enter the lungs and can contribute to cardiovascular diseases, lung cancer, and infections. It led to more than 4 million deaths in 2016. Ninety-nine per cent of children 5 years old and younger in South and East Asia breathe unhealthy air.
Shortly after U.S. President Donald Trump announced in May he would reimpose sanctions on Iran, the State Department began telling countries around the world the clock was ticking for them to cut oil purchases from the Islamic Republic to zero.
Chinese Consul General in Kolkata Ma Zhanwu said Wednesday his country was mooting a bullet train service between Kunming and Kolkata, traversing through Myanmar and Bangladesh.
Emerging markets India and China are driving growth in energy demand and choosing renewables over fossil fuels. Both are already choosing solar and wind over fossil fuels, a new report said on Tuesday.
India’s offshore wind power generation capacity is seen climbing to 30 Gw by 2030, on par with China and accounting for 30 per cent of the envisaged capacity of 100 Gw in Asian economies. As per the estimates of the Institute for Energy Economics & Financial Analysis (IEEFA)
The world’s top oil buyers are discovering that U.S. sanctions on Iran will squeeze their trade flows whether they agree with America or not. It was only about three months ago that India’s foreign ministe
The ongoing tariff war initiated by the United States has started to show ripple effects in China and is poised to disturb global trade dynamics.