Forecast: global 3-wheeler market to grow at CAGR of 13% through 2019

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Inadequate availability of public transportation, underdeveloped transport & logistic infrastructure, low per capita income, increasing unemployment, etc. Underdeveloped countries in Africa like Nigeria, Tanzania, Mozambique and Egypt and their Asian counter parts like Nepal, Bangladesh, etc.,

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2018 Environmental Performance Index: Air quality top public health threat

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India and Bangladesh come in near the bottom of the rankings, with Burundi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, and Nepal rounding out the bottom five. The 2018 Environmental Performance Index (EPI) finds that air quality is the leading environmental threat to public health. The EPI uses three indicators to measure air quality: household solid fuel use; PM 2.5 average exposure, and PM 2.5 exceedance of WHO thresholds.

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UN: world population is expected to reach 9.7 billion in 2050 and could peak at nearly 11 billion around 2100

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Some of the largest migratory outflows are driven by the demand for migrant workers (Bangladesh, Nepal and the Philippines) or by violence, insecurity and armed conflict (Myanmar, Syria and Venezuela). The report includes updated population estimates from 1950 to the present for 235 countries or areas, based on detailed analyses of all available information about the relevant historical demographic trends.

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Study finds culture influences response to climate change; consumption and reproduction

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After carpool lanes were available, commuters were surveyed again and reported that flexibility prevented them from carpooling. For example, in Nepal if people felt that “ environmental destruction had influenced their agricultural productivity [they] were more likely to use contraceptives ,” the researchers said. How people choose to consume resources and use contraception influences their responses to climate change, according to a new study by a team of psychologists.

Axial Vector and Kirloskar Oil Engines Forming JV for Mass Production of Axial-Type Engines

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The AVEC engines can use multiple fuel types, including diesel, JP5 and JP8 military fuels, kerosene, bio-diesels, ethanol, and other blends of these fuels, with a special conversion kit available for the combustion of natural gas or propane. The marketing rights of the joint venture company will extend to all South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) countries: India, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bhutan, Maldives, Bangladesh and Pakistan.

International study identifies 14 key measures to reduce methane and black carbon emissions; reduction in projected global mean warming of ~0.5 °C by 2050

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The model estimated potential worldwide emissions reductions of particulate and gaseous species on the basis of available real-world data on reduction efficiencies of these measures where they have been applied already and examined the impact of full implementation everywhere by 2030. The south Asian countries of India, Bangladesh and Nepal would see the biggest reductions in premature deaths. National benefits of the CH 4 plus BC measures versus the reference scenario.

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Northern India Rapidly Depleting its Groundwater Due to Excessive Irrigation; Major Water Crisis Looms If Trend Continues

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Although future climate change is expected to intensify the precipitation and thus increase water availability in this region, evaporation will likely also increase due to the warmer climate. It is of immediate concern to recharge the aquifers of north India, Nepal and Bangladesh through suitable management of surface water for the sustainable availability of water and the preservation of ecosystems.

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