New Zealand plans lifetime ban on cigarette sales to stamp out smoking

“We want to make sure young people never start smoking so we will make it an offence to sell or supply smoked tobacco products to new cohorts of youth,” said

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Communist Party’s policies cast shadow over China’s economy

The Chinese government hastaken an initiative to restore its glory. The local authorities have demanded that the industries use minimum energy and other consumptions. These immediate measures have helped the

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BMW hits one million EV sales, targeting two million by 2025

Around 70% of EVs sold so far were hybrids, board member Pieter Nota said in a roundtable with journalists, adding that the company believed hybrid models would continue to play

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Saudi Aramco, BlackRock sign $15.5bn gas pipeline deal

The deal signed on Monday underscores how Aramco — the kingdom’s cash cow — is seeking to monetise its once-untouchable assets to generate revenue for the Saudi government as it

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Omicron is fast moving, but perhaps less severe, early reports suggest

Researchers at a major hospital complex in Pretoria reported that their patients with the coronavirus are much less sick than those they have treated before, and that other hospitals are

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‘Aap ne ghabrana nahi’, Pakistan embassy in Serbia trolls Imran Khan

The tweet comes with a music video mocking Imran Khan’s dialogue ‘Aapne ghabrana nahi’. “If soap becomes costlier, don’t use. If wheat becomes dearer, please don’t eat,” the lyrics of

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Toyota says all Europe sales will be zero-emission cars by 2035

Toyota said sales of electrified vehicles, such as EVs and hybrid cars, would help it expand vehicle sales in the region to around 1.3 million units in 2022 from 1.07

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TCS among 5 stocks that can make your portfolio outshine

The biggest conundrum today for traders is whether to price a deep impact of Omicron variant or will this be just a passing event and hence they should not be

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WHO issues guidelines to countries amid Omicron fears

Calling on countries to refrain from imposing blanket travel bans amid rising Omicron fears, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has said that such measures will not prevent international spread but

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Govt’s excise mop-up from petrol, diesel doubles to Rs 3.7 lakh cr in FY21; states get Rs 20,000 cr

Minister of State for Finance Pankaj Chaudhary in a written reply to a question stated that collection from levy of central excise duty on petrol and diesel increased from Rs

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