energy environment

China signs deal for 50 Airbus planes

August 30th, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 30 (IANS) China and Germany Thursday signed a series of documents, including a procurement deal for 50 Airbus planes. The signing ceremony was attended by Chinese Premier Wen ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

As China dumps in India’s solar market, domestic industry shrivels (Business Feature)

May 6th, 2012 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) India's National Solar Mission may be offering huge opportunities to global players but the domestic solar industry is bleeding owing to poor policy and stiff ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India sparks solar energy market: Report

April 26th, 2012 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 26 (IANS) India's ambitious national solar programme has catalysed rapid growth in the solar market driving solar energy prices low and demonstrating how government policy can stimulate clean ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Menon to open seminar on South Asia next week

March 2nd, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) National Security Adviser Shivshankar Menon will inaugurate a two-day seminar here next week that will focus on the ongoing transformation of South Asia and new ... Read more...

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Pachauri backs green building technologies

January 16th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 16 (IANS) Warning that India is facing an energy security challenge, renowned environmentalist R.K. Pachauri, director general of The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) Monday said use of ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

30 India-European projects for clean technology in India

August 25th, 2011 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 25 (IANS) The European Business and Technology Centre (EBTC), an agency co-funded by the European Union (EU) for promoting clean technologies in India, will facilitate establishing 30 projects ... Read more...

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India, New Zealand eye early trade pact, launch education initiative

June 28th, 2011 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) Pushing for an early free trade area (FTA) agreement, India and New Zealand, home to some of the most exotic landscapes, Tuesday signed a ... Read more...

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Jaitapur decision to be based on ‘energy, environment security’

April 20th, 2011 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) With situation in Ratnagiri remaining volatile, the Congress party Wednesday said Maharashtra will take a decision on the Jaitapur nuclear power plant in the best ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

EU to help Indian firms with clean technologies

February 17th, 2011 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 17 (IANS) The European Union (EU) Thursday set up a new business and technology centre in this tech hub to help Indian companies adopt clean technologies for protecting the environment."We ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Indian innovator award to be announced Nov 22

November 13th, 2010 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) The Indian Innovation Initiative (i3), a competition on innovative technologies, has received 1,000 entries this year compared to 250 last year. The winner will be announced Nov ... Read more...

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Scientist offers better ways to engineer Earth’s climate to prevent global warming

September 8th, 2010 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 7 (ANI): A University of Calgary climate scientist has said that there may be better ways to engineer the planet's climate to prevent dangerous global warming than mimicking volcanoes."Releasing engineered ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

India-US relationship to focus on five Es

November 26th, 2009 - 11:34 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Nov 26 (IANS) Economy, energy, environment, education and empowerment -- the India-US relationship will accord new emphasis to these areas, says Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, adding that ties ... Read more...

Posted in World |

India aims at energy partnership with US on Manmohan Singh visit

October 3rd, 2009 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Oct 3 (IANS) With the US showing a better appreciation of India's position on climate change, New Delhi hopes to have in place an energy partnership when Prime ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India’s allotment for nuclear parks hailed

September 30th, 2009 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 30 (IANS) Eyeing India's estimated $100 billion nuclear pie, a US-India trade group has hailed reservation of two sites for US commercial nuclear technology as a "significant step" toward implementing ... Read more...

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Kamal Nath to represent India at 7th ASEAN-India Summit

April 6th, 2009 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 6 (ANI): Trade Minister Kamal Nath will represent Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh at the Seventh ASEAN-India Summit and the Fourth East Asia Summit scheduled to be held ... Read more...

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Danish PM meets Pratibha Patil, Pranab Mukherjee

February 6th, 2008 - 5:12 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Feb.6 (ANI): Danish Prime Minister Anders Fogh Rasmussen met President Pratibha Patil and External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee here today. Rasmussen is on a five-day visit to India to further boost ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Benazir does a Indira Gandhi by promising roti, kapda aur makan

December 1st, 2007 - 4:50 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Dec 1 (ANI): Pakistan Peoples Party chairperson Benazir Bhutto has done what late Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi did in the 1970s by promising Roti, Kapra aur Makan (food, clothing and ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |