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Israel producing electricity from sludge

November 25th, 2011 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, Nov 25 (IANS) Israel has developed a technology that can generate electricity from sludge.The sludge, which is mud, mire, or ooze covering the ground or forming a deposit, as ... Read more...

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Magsaysay awardee plans to electrify 1,000 rural homes

November 21st, 2011 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 21 (IANS) Magsaysay Award winner Harish Hande has roped in US-based Applied Materials Inc to electrify about 1,000 village households and 10 rural schools across Karnataka using solar ... Read more...

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DSIIDC to float liquor trade firms

July 31st, 2011 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) The Delhi State Industrial and Infrastructure Development Corporation (DSIIDC) has decided to float four new companies, including one for imported liquor trade and another to ... Read more...

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Indian astronaut to walk on Moon in 2025: Kalam

June 1st, 2011 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 1 (IANS) Former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Wednesday hoped an Indian astronaut would walk on the Moon in 2025 and on Mars by 2035."I believe an Indian ... Read more...

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UAE tests new solar-powered water desalination method

January 19th, 2011 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Jan 19 (IANS/WAM) The Environment Agency of Abu Dhabi (EAD) is testing a new system to desalinate sea water using solar energy.The trials are being conducted at 30 locations across ... Read more...

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Old public toilets to be upgraded in Delhi

June 4th, 2010 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) The Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) Friday announced a restructuring of 216 Sulabh Souchalayas to high-end public toilets in Delhi. Subhash Arya, leader of the MCD house, told ... Read more...

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Solar plane successfully makes first test flight

April 8th, 2010 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 8 (ANI): A prototype solar-powered plane has made its maiden test voyage from a Swiss airfield.Coming closer to the goal of using solar energy to fly around the world, the ... Read more...

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Bloom Box Enjoys TV Appearence

February 22nd, 2010 - 8:04 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Feb 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) This Wednesday will see the official launch of Bloom Energy, a Silicon Valley based company, which will be making its new invention public. The company has ... 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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Solar power may be used to turn CO2 to methane

March 7th, 2009 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 6 (ANI): A new study by Penn State University researchers has determined that dual catalysts may be the key to efficiently turning carbon dioxide (CO2) and water vapor into ... Read more...

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40 generic drug stores to be opened by March: Paswan

February 20th, 2009 - 8:22 pm ICT by ANI
Gurgaon (Haryana), Feb.20 (ANI): Steel, Chemicals and Fertilizers MInister Ram Vilas Paswan on Friday announced plans to set up 40 generic drug stores under the brand Jan Aushadhi by the end ... Read more...

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China to step up solar energy research, development

January 26th, 2009 - 3:58 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing , Jan. 26 (ANI): The Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) has launched an initiative to boost the development of solar energy technology, in a bid to turn it into a ... Read more...

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