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IBM earns record patents in 2018, India 2nd highest contributor 8.1.2019 Sify Finance
IBM investors from India earned over 800 patents -- the second highest contributor to the company's global record of 9,100 patents in the US in 2018 -- with nearly half in the fields of Artificial Intelligence (AI), Cloud computing, cyber security, Blockchain and Quantum Computing.
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Tackling Bengaluru’s air quality crisis is an opportunity to lead with example 7.1.2019 Citizen Matters
Vehicular pollution is the top contributor to air pollution in the congested city of Bengaluru. Attempts to curb air pollution need to be stepped up now, to avoid a future crisis.
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Legal tangles kept IT firms busy in 2018 3.1.2019 Financial Chronicle
New Delhi Cases included class-action suits, employment discrimination and deficiency in services In a major setback to the information technology sector, the year that just ended few days back witnessed a large number of lawsuits against infotech services giants, both nationally and globally. The court cases against such companies included employment discrimination, deficiency in services and class-action suits. While some of them were settled out of court, a few went into arbitration. For instance, Bangalore-based IT major Wipro effected a $75-million settlement with its decade-old customer National Grid for release of all claims under a lawsuit the latter filed in a New York district court in 2017. The electricity, natural gas and clean energy delivery company had filed a lawsuit against Wipro seeking damages of $140 million and additional costs related to an enterprise resource planning (ERP) implementation project. National Grid supplies energy to more than 20 million people through in New York, ...
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In Bengaluru, pay in coins to access clean, safe drinking water 2.1.2019 Citizen Matters
Water vending machines are helping people in Bengaluru by providing clean drinking water. Located generally next to parks or playgrounds and open government lands, these draw water from bore wells, filter it and sell it to people.
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BHEL not working to promote solar energy 31.12.2018 Central Chronicle » Bhopal
Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal, No work is being done to promote solar energy by the state-run Bhel unit.It is worth mentioning that a 10 MW solar plant has not been set up so far, on the other hand, the construction of the proposed solar panel in block-4 of BHEL factory could not be started in the last […]
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GE Renewable Energy bags ReNew Power order for 300 MW wind turbines 20.12.2018 Sify Finance
US major GE Renewable Energy has been selected by Indian clean energy firm ReNew Power to provide 120 GE 2.5-132 turbines for the Gadhsisa Wind Farm in Gujarat, according to a GE statement.
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Solar rooftop connections: Why are city homes lagging? 19.12.2018 Citizen Matters
A recent study conducted in Bengaluru, Chandigarh, Chennai, Jaipur and Nagpur reveals various challenges that the residential rooftop solar sector is facing in India, posing a risk to its target of achieving 175 GW of renewable energy capacity by 2022. Some key findings here.
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Evictions: The harsh reality of migrants in Bengaluru’s slums 18.12.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Close to 5,000 migrant workers living in slums are in the threat of getting evicted, while the court is not yet convinced that they should be. What is it all about? A series on migration begins with this article.
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Britain's Aggreko wins $200 mln Tokyo Olympics power contract 14.12.2018 Reuters: Money News
Aggreko Plc has won a roughly $200 million contract to supply temporary electricity systems for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic games, the world's largest temporary power provider said on Friday.
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No Stay As Of Now: Supreme Court On Tamil Nadu Petition On Mekedatu Dam 12.12.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
Tamil Nadu's petition seeking an immediate stay on Centre's permission to Karnataka government for preparing a detailed project report or DPR for a proposed dam across the Cauvery at Mekedatu about...
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Loopholes that can render Bengaluru’s Ward Committees useless 6.12.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Ward committees looks good in theory. Bengaluru has started witnessing monthly meetings in wards slowly. But is the existing system good enough to allow ward committees to work for public?
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Karnataka, Tamil Nadu Face Off Yet Again Over Cauvery Reservoir Project 5.12.2018 NDTV News - Latest
Mekedatu, meaning 'goat crossing' or 'goat leap' in Kannada, refers to a rocky, narrow area of the Cauvery river in southern Karnataka. It is here that the state government wants to build a reservoir...
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Everything you must know, as Bengaluru marks a milestone in local governance 1.12.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Wondering what on earth is the ward committee and how does it matter to you? It's your gateway to understanding how BBMP works, and participate in the process. Here's an explainer for you.
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In Midst Of Bengaluru Farmer Protest, Firemen's Rescue Mission 20.11.2018 NDTV News - Latest
The location - Bengaluru's Freedom Park. The occasion - an angry protest by Karnataka farmers who had gathered from around the state, demanding Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy's presence.
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Mahindra rolls out electric autorickshaw in Bengaluru 16.11.2018 Sify Finance
Automobile major Mahindra & Mahindra's arm on Thursday rolled out two variant of electric 3-wheeler autorickshaw here.
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“We have no choice but to move to e-autos” 6.11.2018 Citizen Matters
As the transport department struggles to phase out two-stroke autos, here is what an official has to say about the challenges of introducing e-autos on Bangalore roads.
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E-rickshaws as antidote to air pollution: Hope for Bengaluru or pipe-dream? 2.11.2018 Citizen Matters
A recent study report says that by switching to electric autos, carbon emissions can be reduced by 0.11 million tonne per year, PM10 by 114.5 million tonne per year, and NOx by 37.6 million tonne per year. So when will Namma Bengaluru make that switch and what's been stopping it?
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Research on India’s lion-tailed macaques shows why humans need to rethink habitat fragmentation 24.10.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
Recent findings highlight the role of natural and anthropogenic habitats for the existence of three charismatic species.
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Amid Power Crisis, HD Kumaraswamy Says Centre Not Allocating Coal 23.10.2018 NDTV News - Latest
As a power crisis looms large in Karnataka in the wake of acute coal shortage, chief minister HDKumaraswamy Tuesday said the centre was not allocating the state's share of coal despite repeated...
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BHP Billiton says it has seen no material impact from trade tensions 17.10.2018 Reuters: Money News
BHP Billiton has not seen a material impact from current global trade tensions on its business but remains cautious in the near term, the world's biggest miner said on Wednesday.
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