non conventional energy sources

Auto firms bullish on electric vehicles after government plan


September 6th, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Days after the government announced a Rs.23,000 crore plan for promotion of electric and hybrid vehicles automobile majors Thursday unveiled their plans in the segment.Two-wheeler ... Read more...

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India’s largest industrial solar plant operational in Punjab


July 29th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 29 (IANS) With a capacity for evaporation and condensation of one lakh litres of waste water per day, India's largest industrial solar plant became operational in Punjab's Ludhiana ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Assam ready for more power reforms


May 16th, 2012 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 16 (IANS) Assam is gearing up for the second phase of power reforms to increase electricity generation, Power Minister Pradyut Bordoloi said here Wednesday.He said the state was ... Read more...

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Gadkari invites British, EU investments in BJP-ruled states


July 20th, 2011 - 10:10 am ICT by IANS
London, July 20 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party president Nitin Gadkari has invited British and European Union investments in the BJP-ruled states in India in the field of green technologies ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

India is karmic for couple on world tour (Lead)


June 3rd, 2011 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) A Spanish man who has covered 18,000 km spread over 14 countries since 2009 on a solar hybrid electric bicycle, his Vietnamese wife joining him ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Portfolios of West Bengal council of ministers


May 21st, 2011 - 2:39 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 21 (IANS) Following is the list of West Bengal ministers with their portfolios announced after midnight Friday:Chief Minister: Mamata Banerjee - Home, Health, Land and Land Reforms, ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh to inaugurate conference of chief secretaries


February 4th, 2011 - 11:41 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 4 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, will today inaugurate the two-day conference of Chief Secretaries being organized by the Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances.Minister ... Read more...

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Secretaries to explore ways to improve governance in India


February 3rd, 2011 - 7:29 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 3 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, will on Friday inaugurate the two-day conference of Chief Secretaries being organized by the Department of Administrative Reforms and Public ... Read more...

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21 hydro projects to start in Himachal this year


January 7th, 2011 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 7 (IANS) Twenty-one small hydropower projects of up to 5 MW capacity each would be commissioned in Himachal Pradesh this year, an official said here Friday."Twenty-one hydropower projects with a ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India, Belgium trade to go beyond diamonds


December 12th, 2010 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Sarwar Kashani On board Air India One, Dec 12 (IANS) India and Belgium want to diversify their trade ties - currently dominated by diamonds - in sectors like IT, energy and ... Read more...

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Belgium seeks strong ties with India in IT, gems and jewellery


December 4th, 2010 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 4 (IANS) Belgium has evinced interest in further boosting economic ties with India in sectors like IT, gems and jewellery, non-conventional energy sources and education.Belgian Ambassador Jean M. Deboutte in ... Read more...

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Indian toilet model to be used in Afghanistan


September 5th, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Low-cost lavatory technique, developed by an Indian NGO, will be adopted by the US Army to build public toilets in Afghanistan, a senior US military official said. The ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

IIM-Calcutta goes green


August 19th, 2010 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 18 (IANS) The Indian Institute of Management-Calcutta (IIM-C) is all set to introduce a new course on eco-friendly technology in its post graduate programme for executives from the 2010-11 session. "To ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Dr Shashi Bala Singh receives DRDO award for high altitude research


June 1st, 2010 - 8:17 pm ICT by ANI
Jammu, June 1 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh, conferred the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) Scientist of the year award to eminent woman scientist and Director of the ... Read more...

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Jesuit priest planning to set up solar crematorium in Patna


December 5th, 2009 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
Patna, Dec 5 (ANI): Father MM Mathew, also known as 'Solar Mathew', is planning to set up a solar crematorium in Patna.Since 1996, Mathew, a Jesuit priest, has been running a ... Read more...

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Kashmir offices, Raj Bhavan to shift to solar energy: Abdullah


August 25th, 2009 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 25 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir's Raj Bhavan and the civil secretariat would soon shift to solar energy for their power needs besides other government offices and educational institutions, Union Minister ... Read more...

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Renewable energy portfolio bigger than me: Farooq Abdullah


May 29th, 2009 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) New and Renewable Energy Minister Farooq Abdullah Friday said his portfolio had a larger profile than his own and promised to create awareness about the potential that ... Read more...

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India for strategic partnership with US business for energy security


March 25th, 2009 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, March 25 (IANS) India has suggested a strategic partnership between Indian and US business focusing on three Rs - renewables, reusables and recyclables - to meet the twin ... Read more...

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Focus on renewable energy for self-reliance: minister


August 21st, 2008 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Panchkula (Haryana), Aug 20 (IANS) India needs to focus on non-conventional energy sources to achieve self-reliance in the energy section, New and Renewable Energy Minister Vilas Muttemwar said here Saturday."Our dream of ... Read more...

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India needs to look beyond coal-based power, says coal minister


August 20th, 2008 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) India needs to look beyond coal and tap non-conventional and renewable sources of energy such as hydropower and nuclear energy, says Minister of State for Coal Santosh ... Read more...

Posted in India |

Solar power plants planned for Uttar Pradesh villages


June 27th, 2008 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 27 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government has planned to set up solar power plants in rural areas, an official said Friday. "The solar power plants will be installed in partnership ... Read more...

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President Pratibha Patil invites Mexican investors


April 18th, 2008 - 11:08 am ICT by admin
By Ravinder Singh RobinMexico City, Apr 18 (ANI): President Pratibha Patil, on her visit to Mexico, has said that Indian investments into Mexico have been growing steadily and that now India ... Read more...

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Pawar to open new terminal building of Nagpur Airport today


April 14th, 2008 - 9:29 am ICT by admin
Nagpur, Apr 14 (ANI): Union Minister for Agriculture, Food and Public Distribution, Consumer Affairs Sharad Pawar will inaugurate the new terminal building of the Dr. Ambedkar International Airport here today. Union ... Read more...

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Indian, Chinese steel makers to discuss cooperation


April 12th, 2008 - 2:52 pm ICT by admin
Ranchi, April 12 (IANS) Technology exchange between Chinese Indian steel units will be in focus at the international technical meet of Sino-Indian Steel Plant Equipment Manufacturers and Suppliers (SIEMS) 2008 that starts ... Read more...

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‘Madhya Pradesh power supply better than in other states’


March 18th, 2008 - 12:27 am ICT by admin
Bhopal, March 17 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said here Monday that the power situation in the state was much better than in many parts of the country. "We ... Read more...

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