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Hot water truck explodes in China, one dead


July 10th, 2012 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, July 10 (IANS) One worker was killed and another was injured Tuesday when a hot water supply truck exploded here in the Chinese business hub.The accident took place around ... Read more...

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Airtel to invest $25 million in Malawi


June 22nd, 2012 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Indian telephony major Bharti Airtel said Friday it will invest $25 million in Malawi to develop a 3G network and introduce a mobile commerce service, ... Read more...

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Assam governor launches green project


June 5th, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 5 (IANS) Assam Governor J.B. Patnaik Tuesday lunched an environment project to make the Raj Bhavan here "a green castle" and to create awareness among people, particularly ... Read more...

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Shanghai stages half-naked bike ride to promote green energy


June 3rd, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, June 3 (IANS) Half-naked men and women in bikinis took part in an annual bicycle ride to promote the use of green energy, healthy lifestyle and zero-carbon transportation in ... Read more...

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Durban climate talks: What it means for India?


December 15th, 2011 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS)At the recently concluded UN climate change talk in Durban, the world agreed to a new global climate change regime by 2020 to bring down emissions ... Read more...

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Zuma vows to achieve green growth with or without climate deal


December 4th, 2011 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
Durban, Dec 3 (IANS) South African President Jacob Zuma Saturday endorsed the establishment of the South African Renewables Initiative (SARi) funding mechanism during the 17th Conference of Parties to the ... Read more...

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Would like 100 sectoral-level innovation councils: Pitroda


November 16th, 2011 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) There should be 100 innovation councils at the sectoral level to ensure creativity and innovation at the bottom of the pyramid, National Innovative Council ... Read more...

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Green power plants may not be far away


November 4th, 2011 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, Nov 4 (IANS) Inspired by green hybrid cars driven by a mixture of gas and electricity, researchers have turned their attention to the greening of power plants too.Most ... Read more...

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Indo-China trade to reach $100 bn by 2015: Sharma


November 3rd, 2011 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) The government Thursday said that bilateral trade between India and China would reach $100 billion by 2015.Commerce, Industry and Textiles Minister Anand Sharma, who is ... Read more...

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Indian parliament goes green


August 9th, 2011 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) The Indian parliament made a green beginning Tuesday with Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar inaugurating a solar energy system in parliament. The Lok Sabha ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Bengal to get Rs.21,614 crore financial package


August 6th, 2011 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 6 (IANS) The central government has sanctioned a financial package of Rs.21,614 crore for economically stressed West Bengal, including a grant-in-aid of Rs.9,240 crore, Chief Minister Mamata ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu gives big push to solar power


August 4th, 2011 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 4 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu government plans to give a big thrust to solar power with its plans to energise street lights and houses with power from the ... Read more...

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TERI’s Laltini to encourage solar energy use


July 18th, 2011 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) In an effort to more effectively send out its message on using environment-friendly resources for lighting, The Energy and Resource Institute (TERI) Monday launched ... Read more...

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New alloy converts waste heat into green energy


June 23rd, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 23 (IANS) A new alloy that can convert heat directly into electricity would open an entirely new way of generating power.Researchers from the College of Science and Engineering, ... Read more...

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Modi launches mega solar power project


June 10th, 2011 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Khadoda (Gujarat), June 10 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi Friday inaugurated the first phase of the 10 MW Azure solar power plant here, one of the largest such ... Read more...

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Indians give environment edge over economy


June 4th, 2011 - 10:38 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 4 (IANS) One of the world's fastest growing economies, India is also trying to become a green economy, according to a new poll showing Indians narrowly prioritise environmental ... Read more...

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Green energy to slash power use of computers


June 1st, 2011 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 1 (IANS) Many experts are looking to slash soaring energy use by ever more powerful computers, data centres and mobile devices.University of Washington researchers have created a system, ... Read more...

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President’s green initiative to be replicated by builders


May 19th, 2011 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Roshni - a green innovative concept to create sustainable urban habitats, evolved at the behest of President Pratibha Patil - is likely to be ... Read more...

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Japanese PM Kan declines salary until nuclear crisis solved


May 10th, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by BNO News
TOKYO (BNO NEWS) -- Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan on Tuesday announced that starting June, he will be declining his monthly salary and biannual bonuses until the country's nuclear crisis is brought ... Read more...

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Haryana engineering students invent oxygen-run bike


April 15th, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
Palwal (Haryana), Apr 15 (ANI): In a bid to promote green energy, some engineering students of Palwal city in Haryana have designed a motorbike that can run on oxygen.The idea originated with ... Read more...

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Kolkata firm begins wind energy project in Tamil Nadu


April 5th, 2011 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 5 (IANS) Kolkata-based Techno Electric and Engineering Company Ltd (TEECL) Tuesday announced it has commenced the first phase of the 125-MW wind energy generation project in Tamil ... Read more...

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Prithviraj Chavan bats for Jaitapur nuclear power project


March 21st, 2011 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 21 (IANS) Making a strong plea on the need for nuclear power, Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan Monday said the coastal site in Ratnagiri where the controversial 9,900-MW ... Read more...

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2011-12 to be ‘Year of Clean Energy’ for railways


February 25th, 2011 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) Indian Railways will observe 2011-12 as the "Year of Clean Energy," Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee told the Lok Sabha while presenting the railway budget ... Read more...

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No increase in passenger fairs: Mamata


February 25th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 25 (ANI): Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday announced that there will be no increase in passenger fairs and that the physically challenged people can enjoy concession in ... Read more...

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Obama’s budget ‘a good starting point for a discussion’ with Republicans: NYT editorial


February 16th, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Feb 16(ANI): United States President Barack Obama's new 3.7 trillion dollar budget is encouraging, but it is difficult to answer whether it stands a chance in a Congress in ... Read more...

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President Barack Obama Upbeat On Penn State University Green Energy Research


February 4th, 2011 - 9:14 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Feb 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The president of USA Barack Obama has always been a champion of the need for producing green energy in USA and it was evident from his ... Read more...

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Hornet’s ’solar power’ ability could be the key to green energy


January 6th, 2011 - 6:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 6 (ANI): A group of Tel Aviv University researchers has shown that the Oriental hornet can harvest solar energy through its body shell or exoskeleton.They demonstrated how the animal takes ... Read more...

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Six Canadian MPs for Vibrant Gujarat summit


December 25th, 2010 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Dec 25 (IANS) With Canada joining Japan in becoming a partner country at the next Vibrant Gujarat summit in January, six Canadian MPs and dozens of businessmen will make ... Read more...

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Hindus laud Pope’s interest in solar-powered electric “popemobile”


December 3rd, 2010 - 6:21 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Dec 3 (ANI): Hindus have praised Vatican's preference in having solar-powered electric popemobile, thus showing care for the planet and promotion of sustainable and green energy.Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, ... Read more...

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Clemson University’s Green Energy Initiative


November 28th, 2010 - 8:20 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Nov 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The game between Clemson University and South Carolina was hogging all the attention on Saturday and as expected the teams were highly charged up. However, this ... Read more...

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India, European Union review bilateral relations in Brussels


October 4th, 2010 - 11:42 pm ICT by ANI
By Mritunjay Kumar SinghBrussels Oct.4 (ANI): India and European Union reviewed the progress of their relations here on Monday, as Vice President Hamid Ansari, presently on a two-day visit to Belgium ... Read more...

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India, Europe Union review bilateral relations in Brussels


October 4th, 2010 - 11:06 pm ICT by ANI
By Mritunjay Kumar SinghBrussels Oct.4 (ANI): India and Europe Union reviewed the progress of their relations here on Monday, as Vice President Hamid Ansari, presently on a two-day visit to Belgium ... Read more...

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Reliance Power to raise capacity to 5,000 MW in 24 months


September 28th, 2010 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 27 (IANS) Reliance Power, a part of the Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group, Tuesday said it will raise its installed power-generation capacity manifold over the next 24 months to touch 5,000 ... Read more...

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Balmer Lawrie plans four multi-modal logistics hub


September 26th, 2010 - 10:50 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 26 (IANS) State-owned diversified conglomerate Balmer Lawrie is planning to set up four multi-modal logistics hub in the country in four zones -- east, west, north and south, a top ... Read more...

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Hindi Day celebrated in Stockholm


September 25th, 2010 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, Sep 25 (IANS) Hindi Day was celebrated with joy, enthusiasm and fervour at a well-attended function at the Ethnographic Museum here to promote cooperation and understanding between the people of India ... Read more...

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