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Are The Lancet’s Alcohol Consumption Forecasts Inflated?

IWSR Analysis of Consumption Trends Suggests Future Per Capita Growth of Beverage Alcohol Drinks could be Declining London – A new study published in the medical journal The Lancet reports a considerable upsurge in the global consumption of alcoholic drinks. The study suggests that between 1990 and 2017, alcohol intake has jumped by as much

German Consulate General supports Environment and fights against Climate Change

We are happy to inform that the German Consulate General donated the profits from the Charity Christmas Market to a reforestation project in the Sundarbans by the German consulting agency SOCEO gGMBH. The yearly charity market has been successfully providing a platform to various NGOs and fair trade organization’s from Kolkata and outside to not

Canon launches EOS 200D II DSLR

Ahead of the holiday season, Canon launches EOS 200D II DSLR – Delights consumers with its most compact and lightweight DSLR Priced at INR 52,995 (EF-S18-55 IS STM Kit) and INR 65,995(EF-S18-55 IS STM + EF-S55-250 IS STM), EOS 200D II is the perfect amalgamation of form and functionality India, May 14th, 2019: Continuing with

RIXTY AND GAME SULTAN ARE NOW RAZER GOLD

Gamers can now enjoy more benefits with the world’s largest virtual credits platform. SAN FRANCISCO, USA – Razer™, the leading global lifestyle brand for gamers, today announced that popular gaming services Rixty and Game Sultan have been rebranded as Razer Gold. Razer acquired the parent company of both services in 2018. Gamers who have been using

WHO Condemns Multiple Attacks on Health Facilities in North-Western Syria

7 May 2019, Cairo, Egypt: The World Health Organization (WHO) strongly condemns continuing attacks on health facilities in north-western Syria. Since 29 April, in just nine days, twelve health structures have been hit.  On 5 May, three facilities were struck in one day alone, including two major hospitals that provide secondary healthcare in the area.  One of the structures, a surgical unit, was supported by

European steel squeezed between rising import pressure and a depressed home market

Brussels, 7 May 2019 – Final figures for 2018 show that the EU28 steel market grew – however, forecasts estimate that it will fall slightly in 2019. The preliminary safeguard measures in place since mid-2018 could not prevent third country imports from rising sharply over the year and, as a consequence, local steel producers are

People increasingly rely on their smartphones for going online, but still lack awareness of mobile security threats

NordVPN Shares Tips on How to Protect Your Privacy on a Mobile Phone Google’s Consumer Barometer shows that for many people worldwide internet access is smartphone-centric. Smartphones are used to go online at least as often as tablets and computers. Moreover, a Global Web Index report shows that as many as 16% of the world’s

ArcelorMittal to temporarily reduce annualised European primary steelmaking production by three million tonnes

Regrettable decision necessary due to combination of weakening demand, rising imports coupled with insufficient EU trade protection, high energy costs and rising carbon costs  6 May 2019, 08:55 CET ArcelorMittal today announces its intention to temporarily idle production at its steelmaking facilities in Kraków, Poland and reduce production in Asturias, Spain. In addition, the planned

Hong Kong Investment Promotion Chief visits India to promote Hong Kong’s unique business roles

HONG KONG, May 6, 2019 – (ACN Newswire) – The Director-General of Investment Promotion, Mr Stephen Phillips of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, today (May 6) started his duty visit to Kolkata, Pune and Mumbai in India as part of Invest Hong Kong’s (InvestHK) continued efforts to promote Hong Kong’s business attractions. Mr Phillips

UK Steel: Response to Committee on Climate Change Net-Zero Report 02-05-2019

Commenting on the publication of the Committee on Climate Change’s ‘Net Zero’ report, UK Steel Director General, Gareth Stace, said: “The CCC’s analysis of the road to a net-zero carbon UK lays out clearly the major challenges facing the steel industry in decarbonising in the years ahead. At an estimated abatement cost of £100 per