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Development banks pledge $175 bn for sustainable transport


June 21st, 2012 - 8:11 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 21 (IANS) Eight largest multilateral development banks (MDBs) Wednesday announced that they will invest $175 billion to finance more sustainable transportation systems over the coming decade.Rapid ... Read more...

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Indian railways needs private participation: official


February 3rd, 2012 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) Indian Railways needs large investment from private players to make it more efficient, a senior official said Friday."Railways need a national policy with legally enacted ... Read more...

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Four day conference on efficient cities and transportation


December 2nd, 2011 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) Seeking ways to make cities undergoing rapid urbanization livable, clean, energy efficient and sustainable, a four-day conference would be held here with participation from technology ... Read more...

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Delhi 2010 marks World Environment Day with Green Transport rally


June 5th, 2010 - 7:26 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 5 (ANI): On the occasion of the World Environment Day, the Organising Committee Commonwealth Games 2010 Delhi along with the Department of Environment, GNCTD, organised a Sustainable Transport Rally ... Read more...

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Delhi students propose new look for Chandni Chowk


January 18th, 2010 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Generating energy by converting mechanical stress of cars into electricity or renovating major heritage buildings into heritage hotels! The unique ideas do not belong to some high-profile ... Read more...

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Ahmedabad wins Sustainable Transport Award 2010 (Lead)


January 15th, 2010 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 15 (IANS) The historic Indian city of Ahmedabad has won the prestigious 'Sustainable Transport Award 2010' for the successful implementation of Janmarg, India's first full bus rapid transit (BRT) system. The ... Read more...

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Ahmedabad wins Sustainable Transport Award


January 15th, 2010 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 15 (IANS) Ahmedabad, Gujarat's largest city, has won the prestigious Sustainable Transport Award 2010. The city, with a present day population of about 5.2 million, was founded in 1411 by Sultan ... Read more...

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Now, a ‘green’ bicycle for cycling enthusiasts


December 15th, 2009 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
By Maitreyee Boruah Bangalore, Dec 15 (IANS) We all know cycling is eco-friendly. But how about a 'green' bicycle to take the eco-friendly mode of transport a step further?That is what a Bangalore ... Read more...

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Far from Copenhagen, Bangalore’s ‘green warriors’ do their bit


December 9th, 2009 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 9 (IANS) Pool your cars, ride bicycles and own trees. That is the message going out from Bangalore's green groups as the Copenhagen climate summit progresses. Governments across the world are ... Read more...

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Green lifestyle statement: Bangalore kids cycle to school


November 21st, 2009 - 10:22 am ICT by IANS
By Maitreyee Boruah Bangalore, Nov 21 (IANS) A group of girls near the busy Old Airport Road in India's tech hub Bangalore bicycle to school every day as a lifestyle statement -- green ... Read more...

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Tata Motors gets loan to produce electric car in Britain


September 19th, 2009 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 19 (IANS) After a five-month delay, the British government has announced a 10 million pound loan to Tata Motors to support the production of electric cars in Britain. The loan, sanctioned ... Read more...

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UN seeks $750 bn for Global Green New Deal


March 20th, 2009 - 1:12 am ICT by IANS
New York, March 19 (DPA) The world's 20 most advanced economies should consider investing one percent of the global gross domestic product - about $750 billion - in five sectors to build ... Read more...

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Now, an eco-friendly 24-carat gold bike, worth PS9,500


June 5th, 2008 - 8:36 pm ICT by ANI
London , June 5 (ANI): If owning the most luxurious brands of cars was not enough, the wealthier lot of society has a new vehicle to show off their money - ... Read more...

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Commonwealth Youth Games to turn Pune green


March 4th, 2008 - 2:15 pm ICT by admin
Pune, March 4 (IANS) Efforts are on to turn Pune green ahead of the Commonwealth Youth Games in October. A 200-km bicycle track will come up in the city as part of ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi to develop worlds most environment friendly city


January 14th, 2008 - 1:19 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 14 (ANI): The government of Abu Dhabi, in collaboration with WWF (World Wide Fund for nature), has announced its plans for developing the worlds most environment friendly city.According to a ... Read more...

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PhD student develops camera technology to combat bicycle thefts


December 23rd, 2007 - 6:18 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 23 (ANI): A PhD student at the Leeds University has developed a technology that could prevent bicycle thefts and may also be useful in flagging suspicious events in public places.Dima ... Read more...

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Britain scraps 540-mln-pound Stonehenge tunnel project


December 7th, 2007 - 6:47 pm ICT by admin
London , Dec 7 (ANI): The British Government has scrapped a 540-million-pound Stonehenge tunnel project, which was seen as a threat to the future of rare wildlife, including the red-listed shorebird stone ... Read more...

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