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Global energy panel calls for investment in clean energy


September 4th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) The International Energy Agency (IEA) Tuesday urged all countries to invest in clean energy for a low-carbon future.IEA Executive Director Maria van der Hoeven said ... Read more...

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Russia, Belarus sign $10 bn nuke plant deal


July 18th, 2012 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Minsk, July 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia signed a $10 billion contract with Belarus Wednesday to build the former Soviet republic's first nuclear power plant.The agreement was signed in the presence ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Slimming before pregnancy ensures healthier births


April 15th, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 15 (IANS) Even if obese women eat healthy during pregnancy, their babies may suffer future health problems. So it is advisable to lose body weight before going in ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Increasing efficiency could cut global power usage by over 70pc


January 27th, 2011 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 27 (ANI): A new study from the University of Cambridge found that if we were to make existing technologies more efficient, it could reduce global power usage by over 70 ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Belarus invites India to help build power plants


December 22nd, 2010 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Minsk, Dec 22 (IANS) Belarus Wednesday invited Indian companies to participate in the renovation and construction of energy plants in the country.During a meeting with Indian Ambassador to Belarus Ramesh Chander, Prime ... Read more...

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Global warming to turn clouds into heat traps


December 12th, 2010 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 12 (IANS) Global warming will turn clouds into heat traps, worsening the greenhouse gas effects, and chances that clouds will save us from climate change are low, an expert says. ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

‘Cloud feedback’ will play major role in global warming: Study


December 10th, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 10 (ANI): Till now, one of the biggest uncertainties in climate change studies was whether clouds trap more heat or offer a net cooling.And researchers were not able to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Orissa signs agreements for five thermal power projects


April 9th, 2010 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 9 (IANS) The Orissa government Friday signed agreements with five independent producers for five coal-fired power projects to generate 4,800 MW at an investment of Rs.23,203.52 crore, energy secretary P.K. ... Read more...

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Larson and Toubro bags Rs.1,600-cr contract


November 9th, 2009 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 9 (IANS) Engineering and construction major Larsen and Toubro (L&T) has secured a Rs.1,635-crore contract from the Madhya Pradesh Power Generation Co for a 1,200 MW power project in Kahnadwa ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

EU, India to collaborate in atomic energy research


October 10th, 2009 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, Oct 10 (IANS) The European Union (EU) and India will collaborate in atomic energy research, EuAsiaNews reported Saturday. The EU transport, telecommunication and energy ministers, after a meeting in Luxembourg Friday, ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

India cannot afford to be climate sceptic: official


July 16th, 2009 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) India's poor will have enormous problem in arranging their livelihood due to climate change, and it will be better the country stops being a climate sceptic, a ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

‘25,000 MW power coming through diesel, propelling climate change’


July 16th, 2009 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Around 25,000 MW of power, nearly six times what Delhi requires during peak hours, is being produced by private consumers and commercial units by burning diesel, which ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Dead Seas poison gas may produce life-sustaining clean energy


March 25th, 2009 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 25 (ANI): A new study has indicated that the Black Sea, the worlds largest dead zone that has high concentrations of a poisonous gas, may be chock-full of life-sustaining ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

”Fish technology” developed to draw affordable renewable energy from water currents


November 22nd, 2008 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 22 (ANI): The day is not far when slow-moving ocean and river currents may become new, reliable and affordable alternative energy source, all thanks to VIVACE - a machine ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Obama, McCain engage in spirited debate over economy, foreign policy


October 8th, 2008 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
Nashville, Oct.8 (ANI): Senator Barack Obama and Senator John McCain engaged in a spirited second debate here on Tuesday night, with a focus on the current economic mess and their respective ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Japanese company creates eco-friendly car that uses water as fuel!


June 17th, 2008 - 4:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington , June 17 (ANI): Japanese company, Genepax has claimed that it has created a new eco-friendly car that can run on nothing but water.The company said that a proprietary unit, ... Read more...

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