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Gen Y not keen on saving energy: Study


May 6th, 2012 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 6 (IANS) Gen Y - aged between 13 to 30 years and heavily dependent on power intensive technology like iPods and laptops, shrugs off messages to conserve energy ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

AIRE mask turns breath into electricity


March 1st, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Mar 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new invention turns the human breath to electricity. The mask, called AIRE, uses tiny wind turbines to convert the breath to electricity which can be ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Always wanted to experience Indian culture, history: Schwarzenegger


February 2nd, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) Hollywood action star Arnold Schwarzenegger always wanted to experience the culture and heritage of India and says he is feeling great to be in ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Your home guide to beating the heat


May 21st, 2011 - 10:32 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) There are many ways to take the hot with the cool in an Indian summer. For starters: go green.Appropriate architectural design and home decor go ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Coming soon: Energy efficient ’smarter’ smartphones, slimmer laptops


February 28th, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 28 (ANI): A Harvard researcher has developed a device that could apparently reduce the power usage of modern processing chips-just like 'shutting off the lights when you leave the room'.The ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Chip could open way to lighter laptops, smarter phones


February 28th, 2011 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 28 (IANS) There was a time when a laptop weighing five kg was sold, a mobile phone was larger than a pocket and an iPod played only music. But now ... Read more...

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Infosys back-office gets top energy rating


December 15th, 2010 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 15 (IANS) The business process outsourcing subsidiary of Infosys Technologies Ltd has won the 'Platinum' rating for its back-office building in Jaipur from the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Electronics can drive inclusive growth in India: expert


October 28th, 2010 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 28 (IANS) Electronic goods and services can drive inclusive growth in India by providing affordable healthcare, education, water management and energy, a top industry expert said Thursday."Electronics can also contribute ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Soon, urine to be used as power source for robots


August 4th, 2010 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 4 (ANI): Think twice before you use the flush after a pee, for according to researchers at the Bristol Robotics Lab, urine could actually be used as an alternative power ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Recovery Act tax benefits continues to increase average tax returns


March 23rd, 2010 - 12:13 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON D.C. (BNO NEWS) – The new tax benefits under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) are the main reason that the average tax refunds are up nearly 10 percent in ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Kerala to distribute CFL bulbs to 75 lakh households


March 13th, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 13 (IANS) In what is being billed as the single biggest programme to save electricity, the Kerala State Electricity Board (KSEB) will from Monday distribute two 14 watts compact fluorescent ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

$13 million in federal stimulus funds for energy projects in Mass.


February 18th, 2010 - 1:48 am ICT by BNO News
MELROSE, MASSACHUSETS (BNO NEWS) – Governor of Massachusetts Deval Patrick announced on Wednesday the award of over $13 million in federal stimulus funds for energy projects.The investment in clean energy and energy ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

German agency to help Bihar build ‘green’ buildings


January 24th, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Jan 24 (IANS) A German government agency is going to help Bihar build 'green' buildings and win carbon credits in the process, which it can sell in developed countries. A team from ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Green projects can net India $6.15 bn by 2012


January 19th, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) The national authority for Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) projects has so far approved 1,467 projects, which, if approved by its international counterpart, can net India $6.15 billion ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Venezuela announces power-rationing plan


January 13th, 2010 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Caracas, Jan 13 (IANS/EFE) The Venezuelan government will begin a nationwide power-rationing plan, the electricity minister has said. Official news agency ABN cited Angel Rodriguez as saying that directors of the state-owned National ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Tihar jail to go green soon


November 26th, 2009 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) Tihar jail will soon go green. The jail will be turned into a model energy saving building - equipped with solar setup for hot water and cooking, ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

School kids may help develop more sustainable and eco friendly communities


October 22nd, 2009 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 22 (ANI): A new research has determined the importance of school children in developing more sustainable communities, revealing that kids are not only passionate about environmental issues, but more than ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

More green buildings needed for saving energy: US official


September 7th, 2009 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 7 (IANS) A US government energy department official has called for more green buildings to promote conservation of energy in India. "The need of the hour is to have more and ... Read more...

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Green centre is ‘building to the future’: Clinton (Lead)


July 19th, 2009 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, July 19 (IANS) An eco-friendly building that recycles its water and solid waste and uses minimal electricity so impressed US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton that she said it deserves equal ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Clinton praises green building, compares it with Taj Mahal


July 19th, 2009 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, July 19 (IANS) An eco-friendly building near the Indian capital Sunday got a big thumbs-up from US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton who equated it with well-known monuments like the Taj ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

People on airport travelators actually tend to slow their pace


July 19th, 2009 - 11:44 am ICT by ANI
London, July 19 (ANI): An Indian-origin researchers in the U.S. has found that airport travelators actually tend to slow passengers' pace, making time-savings minimal.Manoj Srinivasan, a locomotion researcher at Princeton University, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Jockeys’ riding posture boosts horses’ speed


July 17th, 2009 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 17 (ANI): Ever wondered why do jockeys sit on horses in such a weird way? Well, that's because it allows stallions to gallop more quickly, a new study has found.Their ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Earth hour, a crude joke for Agra


March 29th, 2009 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, March 29 (IANS) Observing Earth Hour by switching off lights from 8.30 p.m. to 9.30 p.m. Saturday was termed "a crude joke" by Agra residents who anyway face sporadic power cuts ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Government launches energy saving scheme


February 25th, 2009 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) The government Wednesday launched Bachat Lamp Yojna, an energy scheme aimed at saving 10,000 MW of power in the next three years. Under the scheme, the government would ... Read more...

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Americans eager to reduce their energy use, reveals survey


January 15th, 2009 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 15 (ANI): A national survey conducted by Yale and George Mason universities in the Us has revealed that many Americans have already taken action to reduce their energy use ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Lights off for eight minutes in Chennai, but TV screens glow


August 9th, 2008 - 12:51 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 8 (IANS) Lights went off in several thousand houses in this city at 8 p.m. Friday but television screens continued to glow in the dark, as people remained glued to ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

‘China should explore convergence of economic interests’


March 23rd, 2008 - 9:09 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Beijing, March 23 (Xinhua) China should concentrate on exploring and creating areas of common interests with other countries in its economic diplomacy, experts at a forum said Sunday. "China needs to find ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Indian lighting expo to focus on energy conservation


February 20th, 2008 - 8:27 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) New trends and innovations in the Indian lighting industry to save energy and improve illumination aesthetic will be on show at an international expo here Friday to ... Read more...

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