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For SRF, the chemicals business is keeping growth momentum steady

For SRF, the chemicals business is keeping growth momentum steady

Shares of SRF Ltd surged 13% on Tuesday after the company impressed with a better-than-expected June quarter performance. Revenue growth, though, slowed to 9% year-on-year in the quarter, tracking the deceleration in its technical textiles business. But better profitability at its packing-films business saw operating profits rise to a decent 13%. Profit after tax was [...]

August 7, 2019 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on For SRF, the chemicals business is keeping growth momentum steady

Yoga can help you fight depression, boost brain chemicals that regulate mood

Yoga can help you fight depression, boost brain chemicals that regulate mood

Yoga helps reduce the severity of depression by increasing levels of certain chemicals in the brain that maintain the sleep-wake cycle and regulate the mood, appetite and digestion, according a recent study by the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS). The study found that introducing yoga into lifestyle results in a decrease in cortisol, [...]

June 25, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Yoga can help you fight depression, boost brain chemicals that regulate mood

Chemicals in indoor dust tied to antibiotic resistance

Chemicals in indoor dust tied to antibiotic resistance

Slowing the rise of antibiotic-resistant “superbugs” may take more than just curbing overuse of antibiotics or eliminating antimicrobial chemicals from household products like soap and cosmetics, a new study suggests. It may also require taking a closer look at antimicrobial chemicals like triclosan that are found in indoor dust, said lead study author Dr. Erica [...]

September 18, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Chemicals in indoor dust tied to antibiotic resistance

Tata Chemicals to sell urea business to Yara for Rs2,670 crore

Tata Chemicals to sell urea business to Yara for Rs2,670 crore

Mumbai: Tata Chemicals Ltd has agreed to sell its urea plant in Babrala, Uttar Pradesh, to the Indian unit of Norway-based Yara International ASA for Rs.2,670 crore, as it seeks to position itself as a maker of consumer products rather than fertilizers. The transaction, the first cross-border deal in the fertilizer industry, doesn’t include specialty [...]

August 14, 2016 Saheli Business Comments Off on Tata Chemicals to sell urea business to Yara for Rs2,670 crore