ITC to focus on expanding dairy business by targeting eastern India

Cigarette-to-soap maker ITC, which forayed into the pouch milk category two years ago, will focus on expanding its range and footprint of fresh dairy products in eastern India in the next few years, the Financial Express newspaper reported. The conglomerate produces fresh dairy products like pouch milk, pouch curd, paneer and lassi, ghee and milkshakes. “For […]

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Major ports’ cargo handling drops by 18% to 193 million tonnes in April-July, 2020

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COVID-19 disruptions and lockdowns caused major ports in  India to witness a continued fall in cargo handling. The cargo handling capacity of major ports registered a 18.06 per cent drop to 193.38 million tonnes between April and July this fiscal, according to the Indian Ports Association (IPA). Cargo volumes at these 12 major ports under […]

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West Bengal starts the largest tree plantation and restoration drive in history this monsoon to restore the cyclone’s damage

Super Cyclone Amphan has caused huge destruction in Kolkata. It left battered trees on the streets, among other environmental damages. Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) has taken an initiative to plant numerous saplings and restoring uprooted trees. This could be the largest restoration drive ever in the state’s history. The super-cyclone Amphan literally devastated everything that […]

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Aviation Turbine Fuel sales dive by 94% in April; Fuel sales slump 50%

India’s Aviation turbine fuel (ATF) consumption collapsed by 94 per cent in April 2020 as most airlines have stopped flying. Fuel consumption slumped by a record 50 per cent in April as all petroleum products except LPG saw massive demand erosion following a nationwide lockdown halted economic activity and travel. According to provisional industry data […]

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