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FIFA invests 20 million dollars for green World Cup


June 20th, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 20 (IANS) FIFA will invest $20 million in green initiatives as part of its sustainability strategy for the 2014 World Cup.Speaking at an event here Tuesday, ... Read more...

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Sekhar Basu new BARC chief


June 18th, 2012 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 18 (IANS) A nuclear submarine propulsion and nuclear reprocessing and waste management expert, Sekhar Basu will be the new director of the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre here, an ... Read more...

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US, Russia to conduct joint inspection in Antarctica


January 22nd, 2012 - 3:07 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 22 (IANS) The US and Russia will jointly inspect foreign stations, installations and equipment in Antarctica Jan 23-28, the US state department has said.The US-Russian team will review ... Read more...

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Italy to send household waste to Netherlands


December 22nd, 2011 - 11:16 am ICT by IANS
The Hague, Dec 22 (IANS) Household waste from the Italian city of Naples will now be shipped to the Netherlands, where it will be burned down in two waste plants.The ... Read more...

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Himachal launches green policy on used CFL lamps


December 11th, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Dec 11 (IANS) Worried over the environmental hazard posed by discarded CFL and fluorescent lamps, the Himachal Pradesh government is working on a policy to make firms manufacturing and ... Read more...

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Panel stresses on infection control in hospitals


October 17th, 2011 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) Hospital acquired infections (HAI), including those caused by the multi-drug resistant superbug, can be countered by better hygiene and safety management, the country's apex panel ... Read more...

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Goa hotels to be guided on going green


September 15th, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 15 (IANS) Architects and government planners will meet here later this month to discuss ways of making Goa's growing number of hotels environment friendly, an official said ... Read more...

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Day after: Ramlila Maidan deserted, clean up on


August 29th, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) After being the site of Anna Hazare's anti-graft campaign for the last 10 days, the Ramlila Maidan wore a deserted look Monday, even as ... Read more...

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Heading for ‘Shiva’s home’ - to keep it clean (Feature)


July 18th, 2011 - 9:57 am ICT by IANS
Chamba (Himachal Pradesh), July 18 (IANS) Before the pilgrims make their progress, anti-waste campaigners are heading for Manimahesh Lake at 13,500 feet, which affords splendid views of Lord Shiva's mythical ... Read more...

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Nigeria to set up 28 plastic recycling plants


May 13th, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Abuja, May 13 (IANS) Nigeria plans to set up 28 plastic recycling plants in cities across the country to control pollution, a top official has said.Ogundayo Dada, director of ... Read more...

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Thermax wins Rs.403 crore project


May 11th, 2011 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 11 (IANS) Pune-based Thermax Ltd Wednesday said it had won a Rs.403 crore order from India's largest producer of viscose staple fibre to construct and commission a ... Read more...

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Himachal’s eco drive gets prime minister’s award


April 21st, 2011 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 21 (IANS) An innovative anti-polythene drive by Himachal Pradesh Thursday won the Prime Minister's Award for Excellence in Public Administration, a statement said.Prime Minister Manmohan Singh gave ... Read more...

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Re-cycling electronic waste in Ahmedabad


February 11th, 2011 - 7:19 pm ICT by ANI
Ahmedabad Feb, 11 (ANI) : Innovative ideas are coming up from Ahmedabad to recycle electronic waste.Some unique methods are being developed by Bimal Raval , a computer science teacher.Suchi Patel, a ... Read more...

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India, Finland to expand cooperation in energy: Farooq Abdullah


February 4th, 2011 - 10:23 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 4 (ANI): Union Minister for New and Renewable Dr. Farooq Abdullah on Friday met Environment Minister of Finland Paula Lehtomaki and stressed on potential cooperation between both countries in ... Read more...

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The Best Stocks To Buy In 2010


December 6th, 2010 - 9:09 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Dec 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Considering that the economy is finally showing signs of recovery, it looks like the stock market might again be a place for investment. While the experts ... Read more...

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‘Indian chemical industry to be worth $200 bn’


December 2nd, 2010 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Dec 2 (IANS) The Indian chemical industry is expected to be worth $200 billion by 2020, an official said here Thursday.Ravi Kapoor, chairman Indian Chemical Council (ICC), Gujarat, said that according ... Read more...

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UN meet: Indian rag pickers demand financial support


October 7th, 2010 - 1:08 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) Three Indian rag pickers Wednesday addressed the UN climate change conference in China and demanded financial support for their contribution in fighting climate change.Baidabai Gaikwad from Pune, ... Read more...

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Three Indian rag pickers to address climate change conference


October 5th, 2010 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 5 (IANS) Three rag pickers from India will address the UN climate change conference in China Wednesday where they will share their experiences on the steps taken by them ... Read more...

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Clean Delhi drive concludes on Sep 11


September 9th, 2010 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) Over a thousand volunteers and school children will gather at Parliament Street on Sep 11 to support the "Clean Delhi-NCR Drive" campaign to spruce up the national ... Read more...

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Work on first fast-breeder fuel cycle facility next year


September 6th, 2010 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 6 (IANS) Work on India's first fast-breeder fuel cycle facility (FRFCF) is expected to start next year with the project's regulatory clearances reaching the final leg. "Construction work on the ... Read more...

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CWG’s Organising Committee to ensure efficient cleaning and waste management


August 31st, 2010 - 10:21 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug. 31 (ANI): In a bid to facilitate smooth functioning of all the venues during 2010 Commonwealth Games, the Organising Committee Commonwealth Games 2010 Delhi has made elaborate arrangements to ... Read more...

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TERI organises waste management campaign in Chandigarh


August 1st, 2010 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
Chandigarh, Aug 1 (ANI): The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) launched a waste management campaign in collaboration with a private company in Punjab's Chandigarh city to make students aware about recycling waste, ... Read more...

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Vasant Kunj residents to organise cleanliness drive


May 21st, 2010 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) In an effort to keep their locality clean, residents of south Delhi's Vasant Kunj have come together and started a cleanliness drive 'Come & Clean Vasant Kunj'. Organised ... Read more...

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Mitsubishi evinces interest in Gujarat towns


May 19th, 2010 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, May 19 (IANS) A high-level Japanese Mitsubishi Corporation team Wednesday evinced interest in developing Changodar and Sanand near Ahmedabad as smart community and eco-friendly industrial townships, in collaboration with ... Read more...

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Head of UN commission warns world is using too much energy and materials to sustain itself


May 7th, 2010 - 5:02 am ICT by BNO News
UNITED NATIONS (BNO NEWS) – The head of a United Nations (UN) commission warned on Thursday that the world is consuming too much energy and materials to sustain itself.UN Commission on Sustainable ... Read more...

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Kerala’s new IT Park to come up in Kozhikode


May 5th, 2010 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kozhikode, May 5 (IANS) Kerala IT Wednesday announced that the first phase of the state's newest IT Park, Cyber Park, here will be commissioned early next year. Cyber Park is being developed as ... Read more...

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L&T inks pact with Rolls-Royce for nuclear business


April 1st, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) India's leading engineering and construction firm Larsen & Toubro (L&T) and UK-based power systems company Rolls-Royce have entered into an agreement to explore opportunities in the nuclear ... Read more...

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Waste Management President Larry O’Donnell Appears In New Reality Show


February 8th, 2010 - 8:53 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Jan 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) This is surely an experience that Larry O'Donnell, President and Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Waste Management, would not forget in this lifetime. A brand new ... Read more...

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L&T bags Rs.844 cr order from Nuclear Power Corp


December 8th, 2009 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) Construction and engineering major Larsen and Toubro (L&T) has bagged a contract worth Rs.844 crore from the state-run Nuclear Power Corp of India Ltd (NPCIL), the company ... Read more...

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Bangaloreans walk for cause of differently-abled people


December 5th, 2009 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 5 (IANS) Around 14,000 Bangaloreans, including 3,000 physically challenged people, Saturday participated in the fifth edition of the annual Bengaluru Walkathon 2009 to create awareness about people with disabilities. The theme ... Read more...

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‘India committed to organising successful Commonwealth Games’


November 28th, 2009 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, Nov 28 (IANS) India Saturday reaffirmed its commitment to organising the best Commonwealth Games ever next year. At the Sports Breakfast during the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) here, ... Read more...

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Sulabh founder gets Mittal national award


November 12th, 2009 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Ludhiana (Punjab), Nov 12 (IANS) Social activist and founder of Sulabh International sanitation movement Bindeshwar Pathak was Thursday awarded the Sat Paul Mittal National Award 2009 for services to humanity. Himachal Pradesh Chief ... Read more...

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‘Plastic goods consumption to double in three years’


October 24th, 2009 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 24 (IANS) Plastic goods consumption in the country is expected to double in the next three years, an industry lobby said here saturday. "In India, per capita plastic consumption ... Read more...

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Return your junk phone, get a tree planted


June 5th, 2009 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) Every time you return a junk mobile phone to a Nokia dealer, the firm will thank you by planting a tree, apart from recycling that phone in ... Read more...

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Bruce Willis’ brother-in-law works as binman in London


March 29th, 2009 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 29 (ANI): American actor Bruce Willis' brother-in-law has been revealed to be a binman in a London suburb.Martin Heming, 42, who became the 54-year-old actor's brother-in-law after Willis married ... Read more...

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