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Indian-American elected to Royal Society of Canada


September 10th, 2012 - 11:17 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 10 (IANS) Ponisseril Somasundaran, an Indian American member of the faculty of Columbia University School of Engineering and Applied Science, has been chosen as the sole foreign fellow ... Read more...

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HCC among 10 global companies for green initiative


June 20th, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 20 (IANS) Mumbai-based infrastructure major Hindustan Construction Company has got the rare distinction of being the only Indian company to feature in the Climate Report released by the ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Tamil Nadu to sign MoUs with Japanese firms: Jayalalithaa


February 12th, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 12 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Sunday said her government would soon sign Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) with a couple of Japanese companies willing to invest ... Read more...

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New US consulate building in Mumbai uses green technology


November 30th, 2011 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 30 (IANS) The US consulate and the American Center in Mumbai, that recently moved from south Mumbai to the swank new business district in the suburbs -- the ... Read more...

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Floating solar power plants to bridge energy deficit?


November 20th, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 20 (IANS) India is estimated to have over 2,000 natural lakes and more than 65,000 manmade lakes that hold the potential to be platforms to set up floating ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

European firms tap India’s huge environment technology market


November 15th, 2011 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 15 (IANS) With India's environment technology market estimated at eight billion euros (approx $10 bn) and growing rapidly, European firms with expertise in energy efficiency, solid waste management, ... Read more...

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US consulate to move from south Mumbai to city centre


November 2nd, 2011 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 2 (IANS) The US consulate and American Centre in Mumbai will move Nov 15 from their existing locations in south Mumbai to the swank new business district in ... Read more...

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Israeli envoy for collaboration in agriculture


September 13th, 2011 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 13 (IANS) Terming West Bengal a land of great opportunities, the Israeli envoy to India Tuesday said his country was eager to set up an India-Israel centre ... Read more...

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Jaldhara Technologies eyes acquisitions in Tamil Nadu


April 29th, 2011 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 29 (IANS) Mumbai-based waste water treatment and recycling equipment firm Jaldhara Technologies is looking for acquisitions in south India, mainly Tamil Nadu, to bid for government orders while ... Read more...

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Water, sanitation facilities key for China’s sustainable development


March 31st, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Mar. 31 (ANI): Proper water and sanitation facilities are key requirements for sustainable development in China, as the country plans to transform its economic growth pattern and urbanize its rural areas ... Read more...

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Indian river turned into ‘hotspot for dumped drugs’


February 17th, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 17 (ANI): An Indian river has turned into a dumping ground for drugs from a waste-water treatment plant in Patancheru, near Hyderabad.The continual discharge of antibiotic-contaminated water has created a ... Read more...

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European Commission takes Greece to court for lake pollution


January 28th, 2011 - 3:21 am ICT by BNO News
BRUSSELS (BNO NEWS) -- The European Commission on Thursday announced that it is referring Greece to the European Court of Justice due to lake pollution case.According to the Commission, Greece failed to ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Carlsberg opens fifth brewery in India


December 1st, 2010 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Danish brewer Carlsberg Wednesday said it has opened its fifth brewery with an investment of Rs.128 crore in Medak in Andhra Pradesh's Telangana region.The state-of-the-art brewery ... Read more...

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Jamia Milia gets grant of Rs.54.2 crore


August 12th, 2010 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) The University Grants Commission (UGC) has allocated a special grant of Rs.54.2 crore for Jamia Millia Islamia University, an official said here Thursday. "The fund has been allocated ... Read more...

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Can the Yamuna be cleaned, the Finnish way? (With Image)


April 5th, 2010 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Nishant Arora Lahti (Finland), April 5 (IANS) If there is will power and a clear vision, the now dying Yamuna river in India can be saved, says an expert from Finland ... Read more...

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Chemicals firm Lanxess commissions plant in Gujarat


March 3rd, 2010 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Jhagadia (Gujarat), March 3 (IANS) Lanxess, the specialty chemicals company with sales of $8.97 billion worldwide, started its rubber chemicals plant here Wednesday. This marks the first phase of construction at its new ... Read more...

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Indian company in Ethiopia for bio-fuel production


December 7th, 2009 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Groum Abate Addis Ababa, Dec 7 (IANS) Indian renewable energy company Praj has signed an agreement with Ethiopia's Eco Energy, a bio-fuel producing company, for providing consultancy in cultivating thousands of hectares ... Read more...

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Waste water treatment plant mud to reduce CO2 emissions in cement factories


June 24th, 2009 - 3:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 24 (ANI): In a new research, scientists have shown that waste water treatment plant mud can be used as a partial alternative fuel to enable cement factories to reduce their ... Read more...

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Artificial sweeteners detected in German waste water


June 18th, 2009 - 12:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 18 (ANI): Scientists, using a new analytical method, have been able to demonstrate the presence of several artificial sweeteners in waste water in Germany.The method, which simultaneously extracts and ... Read more...

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Soon, human sewage to power thousands of homes


June 17th, 2009 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 17 (ANI): If a revolutionary project being trialled in Manchester, UK, turns out to be successful, then human sewage may soon power thousands of homes.According to a report in The ... Read more...

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Agra launches anti-pollution campaign


June 1st, 2009 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, June 1 (IANS) Agra, city of Taj Mahal - one of the seven wonders of the world, has launched a campaign against polluters, ahead of the World Environment Day June 5. Agra ... Read more...

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Antibiotic resistant bacteria found in fertilizer


May 29th, 2009 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 29 (ANI): Scientists have found Vancomycin resistant enterococci (VRE), an antibiotic resistant bacteria in sewage sludge, a by-product of waste-water treatment frequently used as a fertilizer.Leena Sahlstrom, from the ... Read more...

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Transdot all set to ‘clean up’ Kerala


October 7th, 2008 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 7 (IANS) Into a decade of starting its sewage treatment division, city-based Transdot is all set to 'clean up' Kerala using its latest membrane bio-reactor (MBR) process, considered to be ... Read more...

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