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Viom Networks, GTL sign MoU with Japan's NEDO for green tower project

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 7, 2014

 Telecom tower firms Viom Networks and GTL on Wednesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Japan's New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO) for a demonstration project, which is aimed at reducing the diesel consumption and introducing...

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Mandvi hospital to be carbon-free by 2016

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 5, 2014

A hospital located in remote tribal area of Surat district is aiming to be the country's first such medical facility to have zero-carbon emissions.

Tejas Eye Hospital in Mandvi, which is managed by Divyajyoti Trust, has already started going green with various...

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Subject Tags: Environment

Green court refuses to lift ban - NGT puts life over economic interest in coal mining, disbands panel and forms new one

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 4, 2014

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) today refused to lift the ban on rat-hole coal mining in Meghalaya, saying it could not permit economic interests to gain preference over the right to life.

The tribunal stuck to its April 17, 2014 interim order banning coal mining in...

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Indo-US group to work very closely on climate change: Javadekar

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 31, 2014

Terming the Indo-US Joint Working Group as an "important platform" for addressing environment and sustainable development concerns, Environment minister Prakash Javadekar Wednesday said the group needs to work "very closely" and develop common understanding and balanced...

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Indian Techie Will Drive Solar-Powered Auto to Britain

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 30, 2014

An Indian techie will soon embark on a trans-national expedition riding on a self-built solar-powered autorickshaw to Britain to promote a sustainable low-cost alternative transport solution and check air pollution in towns and cities across the country.

"The objective...

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India supports Dearman Engine

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 24, 2014

 Support for the Dearman Engine liquid air technology as a solution to the challenges of postharvest food losses and air pollution gained prominence recently, following events in both the UK and India.


This began with a call for urgent attention to cold chain...

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Green dreams: judging the BRICS bank climate ambitions

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 23, 2014

Does the new development bank launched by Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa last week herald a new age in low carbon financing? It is a question leading economists and civil society observers have been asking for some time, with few answers...

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ENERGY SHOT- India's Nuclear Power Future

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 22, 2014

The International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor is an experimental fusion reactor being constructed at Cadarache in the south of France. It is the most challenging of all the research and development taking place in science and technology in the world today, and promises...

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Polaris Bags 'Best Implementation of Green IT' Award at National IT Leadership and Excellence Award Ceremony

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 17, 2014

Polaris Financial Technology Limited, a leader in financial technology products, solutions and services that enable unprecedented operational productivity for the global Financial Services, was awarded the 'Best implementation of Green IT' award at the National IT Leadership...

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Solar plant to power Chennai airport

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 16, 2014

Solar power could soon drive Chennai airport. Airports Authority of India is planning a solar plant that will meet the airport's requirements and the surplus power supplied to the grid.

The move is part of a plan to install solar power plants at 30 airports across the...

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Subject Tags: Environment