About Author : Sakina Raj


Sakina Raj

Armed with a degree in English Literature, Sakina chose to explore the world of content writing and pursue it as a career. Sakina has been playing with words for over five years now and currently pens down articles relating to diverse domains for BonafideNews and various other online portals. When not writing, she can be found buried in the pages of a novel or sketching.



Contribution by: Sakina Raj

With triple-band 3-sector 5G radio Ericsson sets the sustainability bar

Swedish telecom major, Ericsson has unveiled a brand-new tri-sector, triple band radio that can replace nine radios and is once again defining sustainable networks. Radio 6646 is 40% more energy-efficient than triple-band one-sector radios. Due ...


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Arla Foods Ingredients introduces plug & play protein bar concept

Arla Foods Ingredients, a Danish-Swedish multinational cooperative, has reportedly developed a plug-and-play solution to support manufacturers in creating bars with high protein content in every layer. It has been reported that Arla Foods Ingredie...


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LG & Honda to form Joint Venture to manufacture EV batteries in the U.S.

LG Energy Solution, a leading energy solutions provider and Honda Motor Co., a Japanese public multinational conglomerate, have recently announced entering into a pact to form a JV (joint venture) firm for producing lithium-ion batteries in the Unite...


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Sweden, the Czech Republic offer 1.6M J&J COVID-19 vaccine doses to Somalia

Somalia has reportedly received 1 645 600 doses of the J&J (Johnson and Johnson) COVID-19 vaccines from the Czech Republic and Swedish Governments. Apparently, the vaccines were donated through the COVAX facility by both countries. While over 2.3...


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FDA nods phase II clinical trials for Aston Sci’s cancer vaccine

Aston Science has reportedly announced that it has obtained approval from the U.S. FDA (Food and Drug Administration) for the phase II clinical trials of AST-301, its therapeutic cancer vaccine, on patients who have been diagnosed with TNBC (triple-n...


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American CNG partners with Sand Revolution for cleaner fuel technology

American CNG has reportedly announced its collaboration with Sand Revolution after a successful four-month pilot program. This partnership comprises of a 150 DEMI Diesel DisplacerTM conversions, which will be added to Sand Revolution’s current ...


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UK inflation hits 10.1% pushed by soaring fuel and food prices

UK inflation has reportedly risen above 10% for the first time in the last four decades, owing to the increasing prices of fuel and food, making households reel under the cost-of-living crisis. According to the Office for National Statistics, th...


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GE Healthcare & Boston Scientific to strengthen cardiac care in India

GE Healthcare, a leading global digital, data analytics & decision support tools provider, has recently announced collaboration with Boston Scientific, a global medical device manufacturer, to offer complete advanced interventional cardiac care s...


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Canada plans to raise $6 billion in annual foreign aid for food security

A global food crisis intensified by the Russia-Ukraine war has encouraged Canada to raise around $6 billion in yearly foreign aid, helping the most impacted countries in Africa and the Middle East, said Canada's aid Minister recently. Harjit S...


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Egyptian firm Convertedin raises $3 million in seed round funding

Convertedin, an Egypt-based startup that deals in marketing operating systems for e-commerce labels, has reportedly raised an investment worth $3 million in a seed funding round led by Merak Capital, which is headquartered in Saudi Arabia. Other p...


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ByteDance forays into healthcare with $1.5B Amcare Healthcare acquisition

ByteDance Ltd., a Chinese internet technology company, has recently acquired one of China's biggest private hospital chains for nearly $1.5 billion, for strengthening its entry into the health care segment with one of the most significant domesti...


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Dizal presents clinical updates of sunvozertinib for NSCLC patients

Dizal Pharma has reportedly demonstrated supportive clinical updates for sunvozertinib,highlighting its therapeutic potential in NSCLC (non-small cell lung cancer) with EGFR Exon20ins (epidermal growth factor receptor exon 20 insertion) mutation. ...


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Amazon unveils same-day delivery service from brick-and-mortar stores

Amazon is reportedly adding some of the brick-and-mortar retail stores to same-day delivery offerings for its Prime subscribers. To begin, Amazon is offering same-day delivery from the vitamin retailer, GNC, and apparel stores like Diesel, PacSun,...


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Sopra Steria plans to acquire 65.26 percent stake in CS GROUP

European consulting company Sopra Steria is reportedly planning to acquire 65.26 percent of the share capital of CS GROUP at the price of USD 11.77 (€11.50) per share. Sopra will acquire all of CS GROUP’s shares held by Yazid Sabeg, the...


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Onto raises $60M in Series C funding; plans to expand in Europe

Onto, an all-inclusive EV subscription service provider, has reportedly secured a funding of $60 million in a Series C funding round. Apparently, Legal & General, a well-known asset management and financial services firm in London, led the fundin...


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UniSA supports initiatives to empower health workers in South Australia

The State Government and the University of South Australia announced collaboration to help the State's health staff meet the rising demand, following the recent announcement of introduction to scholarships and training programmes that will help t...


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Pfizer to spend USD 470 Million to expand mRNA vaccine research

Pharma giant Pfizer Inc is reportedly investing USD 470 million to expand its messenger RNA (mRNA) vaccine research facilities 24.85 miles northwest of New York. Reports suggest that Pfizer will construct a new building and refurbish current facil...


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CGIAR and Bangladesh team up to strengthen agri-food system portfolio

CGAIR (Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research), has reportedly partnered with the Government of Bangladesh to launch its research portfolio of advanced scientific innovations to help unravel the potential of agri-food systems in Ba...


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Shiprocket completes acquisition of Omuni for USD 25.01 Million

Shiprocket, a Delhi-based logistics startup, has reportedly completed the acquisition of Omuni, the omnichannel technology business of textile company Arvind Ltd for USD 25.01 million (Rs 200 crore). The cash and equity deal comes one month after ...


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AiBorne Tech partners with Giga Cars to revamp buying experience with AI

Giga Cars, one of India’s biggest car superstores has collaborated with AiBorne Tech, a foremost Artificial Intelligence (AI) -powered visual inspection service provider in a bid to leverage the deep technology to offer a hassle-free and except...


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UNESCO extends partnership with SROS to drive local research in Samoa

The United Nations Educational, Scientific, & Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has inked a pact with the Scientific Research Organization of Samoa (SROS) to jointly support research initiatives in the country of Samoa. The partnership is reporte...


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South Korea to resume construction of nuclear reactors by 2024

South Korea is all set to restart the construction of new nuclear reactors in Uljin, the country’s eastern industrial city in the coming two years. According to President, Yoon Suk-yeol, this move is expected to speed up the country’s nuc...


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Jamaican Government receives electric vehicles for trial period testing

Vehicles from Flash motors to provide decision-makers the idea of electric vehicles benefits With countries across the world adopting electric vehicles (EVs) for curbing the climate change crisis, Jamaica has jumped forward to follow the path of s...


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Scotland commits $1.2M funds to tackle household cost of living crisis

Vulnerable households across Scotland could potentially find some relief from a new $1.2 million fund, which is designed to address the growing struggles associated with the surging cost of living crisis and soaring energy bills. The new partnersh...


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Republic of Korea, ASEAN solidify alliance to drive regional development

The senior officials of the Republic of Korea, or ROK, and ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asia Nations) have reportedly re-established their commitment to solidify their strategic partnership to expand cooperation for mutual benefit during the lates...


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Australia predicts record rise in mining & energy export sales for 2023

Australia's mining and energy export sales are reportedly expected to increase 3% to a record USD 288 billion (A$419 billion) by 2023. This price surge is supported by rising gas and coal prices owing to the Russa-Ukraine conflict. Sanction...


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TheraVet unveils BIOCERA-VET for the U.S. companion pet health market

TheraVet, a pioneer of osteoarticular disease management in pets, has reportedly rolled out its BIOCERA-VET® suite of products in the United States of America. The BIOCERA-VET® product portfolio encompasses BIOCERA-VET® Granules, BIOCE...


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Google plans to shut down Hangouts; asks users to move to GChat

Hangouts was unveiled in 2013 and was said to be a planned successor to Google Talk or GChat. The platform is almost on the verge of closing after a decade. Google, the tech behemoth, had in February this year removed the Hangouts app for the Work...


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Artificial photosynthesis could support energy efficient food production- Study

Researchers have reportedly discovered an alternate way to produce energy-efficient food using artificial photosynthesis. The study was issued in the journal Nature Food. Under the study, scientists used a two-step process of electrocatalysis to c...


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Reliance exploring new technologies to produce low-cost green hydrogen

Reliance Industries Ltd is reportedly seeking new technologies to make electrolyzers for producing cheaper green hydrogen in India. As part of the latest move, the company plans to bid for any production allowances offered by the government to pro...


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Electronic implants for at-click pill delivery to be the future- Scientists

Researchers from Sweden are reportedly working on developing electronic implants that can eventually help to deliver pills at the click of a button. The team of scientists from the Chalmers University of Technology developed a material that utiliz...


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TME extends strategic partnership with Time Fengjun Entertainment

Chinese music and audio streaming platform, Tencent Music Entertainment Group (TME) has announced the renewal of its longstanding partnership with Time Fengjun Entertainment, also known as TF Entertainment. Reportedly, the primary goal of extendin...


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Karman, Cornerstone Research Group team up to acquire MG Resin tech

Karman Space & Defense has partnered with Cornerstone Research Group Inc (CRG) to secure the MG Resin technology. The acquisition significantly expands the core capabilities of Karman in consolidated composite systems for space and defense app...


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Clariant unveils first commercial cellulosic ethanol at Podari plant

Swiss specialty chemicals company Clariant AG has produced its first commercial sunliquid® cellulosic ethanol at its new production facility in Podari, Romania. The complete offtake is bound with a multi-year deal with leading global energy co...


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18.4 Mn people from HOA countries facing acute food insecurity: UN

Nearly 18.4 million people are reportedly facing acute food insecurity across the three HOA (Horn of Africa) countries including Kenya, Somalia, and Ethiopia, according to the UNOCHA (UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs). In its...


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Researchers enable mRNA vaccines customization with novel processes

Researchers at Nagoya University in Japan have designed a new chemically driven process that could potentially prove to be a crucial milestone in the development of customized mRNA vaccines catering to a broad range of diseases. The potential brea...


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Manzalawi Group to establish JVs; seeks to promote local components

Tiba Manzalawi Group, the leading provider of central air conditioning in Egypt, has reportedly intended to establish joint ventures (JVs) with foreign companies to promote local components. The Cairo-based company aims to achieve an overall turno...


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ASOS partners with Thrift+; unveils second circular collection

Online fashion retailer ASOS has reportedly unveiled its second circular design collection and a trial alliance with resale service Thrift+. This would enable customers to earn credits by selling unwanted clothes. Under the Thrift+ trial, customer...


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North Korea faces food shortages; gap estimated to be 860,000 tonnes

North Korea is reportedly facing an urgent need for food imports as many people suffer from malnutrition and food shortages in the country, with CIA data estimating the food gap to be 860,000 tonnes. The food gap in the country is equivalent to a fo...


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Sri Lanka to implement renewable energy generation plan starting June

Sri Lanka has reportedly decided to implement the renewable energy generation plan starting June 1st. This move comes amidst the country facing a power crisis. The Ministry of Power and Energy held a discussion where it was decided to urgently imple...


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Twitter agrees to pay $150 million settlement over privacy violations

Twitter Inc. has reportedly agreed to pay a settlement amount of $150 million against allegations that the social media platform misused private information like phone numbers to boost advertising, misleading the users into believing that the informa...


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Masdar, ADNOC join bp’s blue and green hydrogen projects in England

bp is solidifying its strategic partnership with UAE’s largest energy company ADNOC, and Masdar, future energy company of Abu Dhabi, unlocking international collaboration over its blue and green hydrogen initiatives in Teesside of Northeast Eng...


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Allianz pleads guilty to securities fraud; will pay $6B in penalties

U.S. asset management unit of Allianz SE has reportedly pleaded guilty to securities fraud over a massive investor fund collapse early in the COVID-19 pandemic and agreed to pay more than $6 billion in penalties. The German financial services firm&r...


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