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Pandemic, investment curbs help India reduce trade deficit with China

New Delhi, Feb 23 | The disruptions caused by Covid pandemic and additional checks on investment helped India to reduce its widening trade deficit...

Modi govt to reduce dependence on edible oil imports

By Pramod Kumar JhaNew Delhi, Feb 21 | The Modi government is now planning to work on mission mode to reduce the dependence of...

S Africa variant could reduce Covid vax protection: Pfizer-BioNTech

New York, Feb 18 | The South African variant of Covid-19 may significantly reduce antibody protection from the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine, as per a laboratory...

Adequate spacing between births may reduce stunting in India

New York, Feb 18 | Adequate spacing between births can help to alleviate the likelihood of stunting in children, a new study suggests.The study,...

Inhibiting this protein may reduce cancer cell growth

London, Feb 14 | Researchers have shown that inhibition of the protein -- EZH2 -- can reduce the growth of cancer cells in the...

Facebook begins tests to reduce political posts in News Feed

San Francisco, Feb 10 | Facebook on Wednesday announced to temporarily reduce political content in News Feed for a small percentage of people in...

Suitable infrastructure will help reduce post-harvest losses : Govt

New Delhi, Feb 3 | The central government on Tuesday said that with access to low cost credit under Agriculture Infrastructure Fund (AIF), APMCs...

Strict measures needed to reduce new Covid-19 strains: Scientists

London, Jan 25 | With new Covid-19 strains reported from several parts of the world giving fresh threats to the fight against the pandemic,...

Delhi govt aims to reduce 5MT carbon emissions

New Delhi, Jan 17 | Efforts are being made to reduce the increasing pollution levels in the national capital by improving the transport system...

‘US forces in Afghanistan, Iraq reduce to 2,500 level’

Washington, Jan 16 | The Pentagon has confirmed that US troops in Afghanistan and Iraq have reduced to 2,500.Acting Secretary of Defence Christopher Miller...

Walk in green spaces to reduce work-related stress

Tokyo, Jan 13 | If you have work related stress, then taking a stroll in green spaces may help you in improving your mental...

Higher coffee intake may reduce prostate cancer risk

Beijing, Jan 12 | Do you crave for coffee everyday? If so, then there's a good news for you. A new study suggests that...

Increased first-trimester exercise may reduce gestational diabetes risk

New York, Jan 12 | Pregnant women who exercise more during the first trimester of pregnancy may have a lower risk of developing gestational...

‘Excessive alcohol intake can reduce immune response to vaccines’

By Archana SharmaJaipur, Jan 7 | Sudhir Bhandari, principal and controller at the SMS Medical College here, who had headed a medical team to...

Stop smoking to reduce risk of Covid symptoms

London, Jan 7 | If you smoke, you are at an increased risk of catching Covid-19 symptoms than non-smokers, a new study suggests.The findings,...

Traders’ body plans to reduce Chinese imports to Rs 1 lk...

New Delhi, Jan 3 | The Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) on Sunday said it has targeted to reduce imports from China...

Centre’s ethanol focus positive for sugar industry, as exports likely to...

New Delhi, Jan 2 | The Centre's continued focus on ethanol is a positive for the sugar industry as exports are likely to reduce...

Clean Slate: Write-offs helped banks reduce NPAs in 2019-20

New Delhi, Dec 30 | As banks clean up their balance sheets, a report by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) shows decline in...

Houston Mayor urges collective efforts to reduce violence

Houston, Dec 28 | Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner has urged community leaders to work together to bring down violence in the city located in...

Samsung to reduce pre-order period for Galaxy S21 series: Report

Seoul, Dec 26 | Samsung is reportedly planning to launch Galaxy S21 series on January 14 and a new report has claimed that the...

Govt may reduce oil subsidy budget by half in FY22

New Delhi, Dec 25 | A rather stable phase of oil prices is expected to help the government make big cuts in the oil...

BGB, BSF discuss ways to boost info sharing, reduce crimes

By Sumi KhanDhaka, Dec 23 | Indian and Bangladeshi security forces are holding a meeting on preventing trans-border crimes and exchanging information between the...

UK sets target to reduce emissions by 68% by 2030

New Delhi, Dec 4 | UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Friday announced a new ambitious target to reduce his country's emissions by at...

Pneumonia vaccine may reduce impact of Covid-19: Study

Sydney, Nov 26 | Pneumonia vaccines can potentially reduce the impact of viruses such as Covid-19, said researchers, adding that it has reduced illness...

RBI should let rupee appreciate to reduce imported inflation: SBI Ecowrap...

New Delhi, Nov 25 | The Reserve Bank should let rupee appreciate to reduce imported inflation, a SBI Ecowrap report said on Wednesday.According to...

Birth control pills may reduce severe asthma risk: Study

London, Nov 24 | Taking birth control pills may cut the risk of severe bouts of asthma in women of reproductive age with the...

Pre-packaged IBC deals may get going soon to reduce pressure on...

New Delhi, Nov 23 | The government may soon introduce a new pre-packaged resolution plan for stressed assets to provide a seamless system to...

India working to reduce carbon footprint by 30-35%: PM

New Delhi, Nov 21 | Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said India is trying to reduce its carbon footprint by 30-35 per cent...

K’taka promulgates ordinance to reduce stamp duty to attract investments

Bengaluru, Nov 20 | In a bid to give a leg-up to realty sector and attract more investments, Karnataka promulgated an ordinance to reduce...

Apple to reduce App Store commission by half for most developers

San Francisco, Nov 18 | Facing flak for App Stores 30 per cent standard commission for paid app revenue and in-app purchases, Apple on...

This drug may reduce ‘bad’ cholesterol by half in high risk...

New York, Nov 16 | The investigational drug 'evinacumab' reduces low-density lipoprotein (LDL) 'bad' cholesterol by 50 per cent in patients with severe hypercholesterolemia,...

How obese pregnant women can reduce health risks of their infants

London, Nov 8 | Pregnant women with obesity could reduce the health risks for their infants through improved diet and more physical activity, say...

Putin asks NATO to jointly reduce tensions in Europe

Moscow, Oct 27 | Russian President Vladimir Putin has asked the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) to jointly de-escalate the situation in Europe since...

Covid-19 interventions may reduce severe outcomes: Study

New York, Oct 25 | Non-pharmaceutical interventions such as voluntary shelter-in-place, quarantines, and other steps taken to control the novel coronavirus can reduce the...

Consuming dietary soy may reduce dementia risk: Study

New York, Oct 23 | Researchers have found that metabolite produced following consumption of dietary soy may decrease a key risk factor for dementia--with...

Odisha forms task force to reduce man-animal conflict

Bhubaneswar, Oct 20 | The Odisha government has constituted a state-level task force to prepare a master plan for the next three years for...

Covid to reduce profits of hospitals by 35-40% this fiscal: Crisil

Mumbai, Oct 20 | Postponement of elective surgeries, revenue loss from the highly profitable medical tourism segment, and increasing safety and sanitisation costs amid...

New spelling algorithm to reduce misspellings in Google Search

New Delhi, Oct 16 | One in 10 queries on Google Search are misspelled and the tech giant has now introduced a new spelling...

Twitter pledges to fix bias image cropping to reduce harm

New Delhi, Oct 2 | Admitting that its image cropping algorithms may still not be mature enough to stop the bias, Twitter has vowed...

Tatas may have to reduce equity in TCS, pledge equity in...

By Sanjeev SharmaNew Delhi, Sep 23 | With the SP Groups exit, the Tata group will no longer remain the same and will be...

EU adopts new rules for state aid to reduce CO2 emissions

Brussels, Sep 22 | The European Commission has unveiled new guidelines enabling state aid to prevent polluting industries from moving to non-EU countries where...

Keto diet could reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s disease (Sep 21...

Hyderabad, Sep 21 | Eating healthy, low calorie food could help fight the fungi in the gut and thus reduce the risk of dementia...

Union Bank of India to reduce MCLR by up to 5...

Mumbai, Sep 10 | The Union Bank of India will reduce the marginal cost of funds-based lending rate (MCLR) by up to 5 basis...

US to reduce troops in Iraq, Afghanistan by Nov

Washington, Sep 10 | Kenneth McKenzie, Commander of the US Central Command, has confirmed that Washington would withdraw thousands of troops from Iraq and...

How plant protein foods can reduce CO2 emission

New York, Sep 8 | Places where people grow and eat plant protein foods like lentils, beans and nuts, can free up space...

Improved action on food systems can reduce global emissions: Report

Nairobi, Sep 1 | Policymakers can improve the chances of achieving climate goals and limiting global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius by making more...

US to reduce troops in Iraq to about 3,500

Baghdad, Aug 29 | The US will cut one-third of its military presence in Iraq, bringing the number of American troops in the country...

Estrogen may reduce Covid-19 severity in women: Study

New York, Aug 28 | Researchers have revealed that estrogen may lessen the severity of Covid-19 symptoms in women, adding that this may be...

Community health workers can reduce newborn deaths in India: Study

London, Aug 22 | Researchers have stressed that large forces of trained community health workers and standardised healthcare systems could reduce the number of...

BMC tweaks quarantine rules to reduce Covid fatalities

Mumbai, Aug 21 | Hoping to slash the mortality rate, the BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has tweaked its guidelines to make institutional quarantine compulsory...

Business

Beijing’s new economic forms robust in 2020

Beijing, Feb 27 | Beijing's new economic forms have displayed robust performance in 2020 despite the Covid-19 epidemic, official figures showed.The added value of...