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Iron, steel sector fare poorly on green scale, says study


June 4th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) The iron and steel industry in India is struggling to meet environmental norms and the sector's overall environmental performance is poor, says a study released ... Read more...

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Water policy by April: Pawan Bansal


April 9th, 2012 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) Water Resources Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal Monday said that the government would finalise the national water policy by the end of the month."We have ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Delhi gets Berlin bear - a German friendship symbol


September 13th, 2011 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) German Ambassador Thomas Matussek Tuesday unveiled a two-metre Buddy Bear sculpture in front of the embassy here as part of the over-year long celebrations ... Read more...

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Strategic policy vital to tap northeast resources: Experts


August 23rd, 2011 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Aug 23 (IANS) A National Brahmaputra Basin Authority, integrated water resources management and a biodiversity conservation plan... these were among the recommendations by experts at a conference on tapping ... Read more...

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Pak PM Gilani emphasizes constructive ties with U.S.


May 3rd, 2011 - 7:05 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad May 3(ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has once again emphasized the need of constructive relationship with United States.He thanked U.S. President Obama for acknowledging Pakistan's efforts in leading ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Dubai Energy Council, CNBC sign pact


March 11th, 2011 - 1:09 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, March 10 (IANS/WAM) The Dubai Supreme Council of Energy Thursday announced their strategic partnership with international business and financial news channel CNBC and CNBC Arabiya as the ... Read more...

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US holding back economic aid to Pakistan


March 3rd, 2011 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 3(ANI): Most of America's economic aid to Pakistan allocated for last year is still in US government coffers, according to an official report.Only 179.5 million dollars out of 1.51 ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Zed asks India to make healthcare more accessible


December 13th, 2010 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Dec 13 (ANI): Well known religious statesman Rajan Zed wants India to make healthcare more accessible.In a statement in Nevada (USA) today, Zed, who is President of Universal Society of ... Read more...

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Step-by-step liberalisation good policy: German envoy


November 26th, 2010 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 26 (IANS) Germany's envoy to India Friday called for greater foreign participation in this country's insurance sector but said it was a good policy to go for liberalisation step-by-step and ... Read more...

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India’s Jain Irrigation gets IFC award


October 9th, 2010 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 9 (IANS) India's Jain Irrigation Systems Limited has been honoured with the annual IFC Client Leadership Award for its pioneering work to promote sustainable agriculture and raise farmers' incomes through ... Read more...

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Experts bat for green infrastructure in urban India


September 23rd, 2010 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 23 (IANS) Development of infrastructure in urban India should be environment-friendly with structured sewage and garbage disposal systems, experts said here Thursday. "Infrastructure development in urban India should not only ... Read more...

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Real estate meet to focus on urban management in India


September 22nd, 2010 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 22 (IANS) Policy makers, strategists, officials and industry experts will converge here Thursday to deliberate on water, energy, waste management and other issues dogging the planned growth of urban India ... Read more...

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Drive to promote sustainable development ends in Delhi


September 21st, 2010 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) An initiative to promote sustainable development and encourage an environment-friendly approach in industrial as well as agrarian sectors in both rural and urban areas culminated here Tuesday. ... Read more...

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New technology toilets introduced in Delhi : MCD


August 14th, 2010 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) The Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) Friday introduced bio-toilets and electronic toilets based on innovative technologies, which they said, will save water, energy and space and also ... Read more...

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Leaders of Finland, South Africa lead UN development panel


August 10th, 2010 - 1:42 am ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 10 (DPA) The presidents of Finland and South Africa will lead a high-level panel on global sustainability aimed at working out a "new vision" for the world's economic growth ... Read more...

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Pak of vital strategic importance for securing Afghanistan and region: expert


July 19th, 2010 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, July 19(ANI): Experts have said that U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's visit to Islamabad, ahead of the Kabul Conference, will go beyond negotiating tactics regarding peace in the region. ... Read more...

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Hindu statesman Zed asks India to urgently wake up to her monumental poverty crisis


July 14th, 2010 - 7:02 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), July 14 (ANI): Hindu statesman Rajan Zed has urged India to wake up and deal with her monumental poverty crisis at an emergency level.In a statement in Nevada (USA) today, ... Read more...

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Dubai to host global eco-friendly technology exhibition


March 3rd, 2010 - 9:02 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, March 3 (IANS) Dubai will host an international exhibition on eco-friendly technologies in the energy sector March 9-11, WAM news agency reported. Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has announced this at ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

President Patil urges scientists to priorities research on food and energy security


December 7th, 2009 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Dec 7 (ANI): President Pratibha Patil today urged the scientific community to take the initiative in meeting the requirement of food, water, energy and housing.Addressing the concluding function of ... Read more...

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Hindus laud Vatican’s call for religious camaraderie on poverty front


September 14th, 2009 - 10:28 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Welcoming Vatican's "Id al-Fitr" message calling for interfaith efforts in overcoming poverty, Hindus have urged all religions to come together on this issue and make poverty eradication a moral priority. Acclaimed Hindu statesman ... Read more...

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UN issues fresh appeal for help in Gaza


August 18th, 2009 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
Gaza, Aug 17 (IANS) The UN Monday issued a fresh appeal to its donors for funds to meet the pressing humanitarian needs of Palestinians refugees in the Gaza Strip, WAM news agency ... Read more...

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Cassini probe might find life on Saturn moon


November 4th, 2008 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 4 (ANI): A new study has indicated that the Cassini probe may have already collected data that could reveal the presence of life on Saturns moon Enceladus, in the ... Read more...

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Congress attacked for Delhi’s water, energy woes


September 12th, 2008 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11(IANS) The ruling Congress was once again under severe attack from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on the capital's water and energy problems on the second day of the ... Read more...

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Patil inaugurates project to make President Estate environmental friendly


July 25th, 2008 - 7:50 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 25 (ANI): President Pratibha Devisingh Patil today inaugurated the Roshini Project, to make Rashtrapati Bhavan green and environment friendly, on the occasion of completing one year in office. ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Australia assures it will ensure safety of Indian students


June 23rd, 2008 - 10:34 am ICT by IANS
By Neena Bhandari Canberra, June 23 (IANS) Australia Monday assured visiting Indian External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee that it takes the safety and well-being of Indian overseas students seriously. In a joint statement ... Read more...

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Japanese company creates eco-friendly car that uses water as fuel!


June 17th, 2008 - 4:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington , June 17 (ANI): Japanese company, Genepax has claimed that it has created a new eco-friendly car that can run on nothing but water.The company said that a proprietary unit, ... Read more...

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Using the internet as a knowledge tool


March 30th, 2008 - 9:33 am ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) India's National Knowledge Commission is laying special emphasis on the internet to act as a "powerful and democratic source of information and knowledge" and is planning to ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Now, a shape-shifting dishwasher


March 4th, 2008 - 4:05 pm ICT by admin
London, March 4 (ANI): A Coventry University researcher has invented a dishwasher with a movable partition, the size of whose washing compartment can be changed to accommodate small or large loads.Paul ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Live Earth concerts to be honoured with green awards


January 4th, 2008 - 2:03 pm ICT by admin
London, Jan 4 (ANI): The Live Earth concerts and Denmark's Roskilde Festival will both pick up environmental awards at the Midern Music conference later this month.The two events will be honoured ... Read more...

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Spain heading for its own Sin City


December 16th, 2007 - 5:33 pm ICT by admin
London , Dec 16 (ANI): Las Vegas will now have competition when it comes to gambling, for Spain has decided to build a gambling den of its own in the Spanish desert. ... Read more...

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