User: servelots Topic: Energy
Category: energy-conservation
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Safe drinking water for all still a challenge: President 8.4.2016 TOI: Delhi Times
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) Emphasising the need to ensure safe drinking water for all in India, President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday said conservation and optimal utilisation of water will remain a "foremost priority" for the world for many years to ...
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Haryana issues directions for energy conservation code - Times of India 8.4.2016 google news
Haryana issues directions for energy conservation code Times of India Chandigarh, Apr 8 () Haryana government today said it has issued directions for enforcement of energy conservation building code, which will be applicable to all buildings of certain categories having connected load of 100 kilowatts (kW) or above or a ...
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Uma Bharti inaugurates Water Films Festival 6.4.2016 Govt of india: PIB
Union Minister for Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Sushri Uma Bharti inaugurated Water Film Festival at Water Expo-2016 in New Delhi today. Speaking on the occasion the Minister said that Water Resources are the prime input to the growth and prosperity of a nation and Films
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All Sections of the Society will have to Work Together for Water Conservation Says Uma Bharti 4.4.2016 Govt of india: PIB
Union Minister for Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Sushri Uma Bharti has said that all sections of the society will have to work together for water conservation.
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White tiger safari: Wildlife experts not impressed 4.4.2016 TOI: Cities
Hype over white tiger safari in Satna district has left wildlife experts wondering. Union environment minister Prakash Javdekar and chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan inaugurated the safari with three white tigers, which wildlife experts call “nothing, but an ...
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Energy Experts to Share Ideas at International Meeting 3.4.2016 newindianexpress.com
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AP houses to be energy efficient - The Hans India 3.4.2016 google news
AP houses to be energy efficient The Hans India Vijayawada: Energy-efficient home appliances will be distributed in Vijayawada and Narsapur in a bid to make State energy efficient, said Principal Secretary of Energy Department, Ajay Jain, and added that street lighting in 30 municipalities would ...
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Indian Oil pulls off record crude processing at 56 million tonnes in FY16 1.4.2016 ET: Oil & Gas
IOC's nine refineries operated at 103.5 per cent of the installed capacity in the fiscal, IOC Director (Refineries) Sanjiv Singh said.
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CAG pulls up Chhattisgarh environment board for anomalies 1.4.2016 TOI: All Headlines
CAG pulls up Chhattisgarh environment board for anomalies
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Indonesian government threatens to deport Leonardo DiCaprio for palm oil criticism 1.4.2016 The Guardian -- Front Page
Immigration chief Ronny Sompie says Oscar-winner’s visa could be revoked after comments made on environmental campaign visit – but DiCaprio appears to have left the country already The Indonesian government has threatened to deport Leonardo DiCaprio after the Oscar-winning actor and film-maker made critical statements about the country’s palm oil industry during a visit. DiCaprio, an environmental campaigner, landed in Indonesia on 26 March from Japan. On Tuesday he posted a photograph to his Instagram highlighting the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation’s plans with local partners to establish a “mega-fauna sanctuary” in the Leuser rainforest ecosystem, a lowland Sumatran national park where palm oil plantations, mining, logging and other developments are endangering local populations of Sumatran elephants, orangutans, rhinos and ...
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LED bulb prices crash to Rs 55 a piece 31.3.2016 ET: Power
The price of LED bulbs being distributed under a government programme by Energy Efficiency Services Ltd has fallen to Rs 55 a piece.
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Energy conservation is the key to sustainability, say experts 30.3.2016 Hindu: National
A seminar on ‘Energy conservation in industries’ was organised by the Institution of Engineers (India), Tuticorin Local Centre, in association with NLC Tamil Nadu Power Limited (NTPL), on NTPL premise...
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Leonardo DiCaprio travels to Sumatra to support rainforest conservation efforts 29.3.2016 Guardian: Environment

The actor worked with local groups to at Mount Leuser National Park, where the ecosystem that helps regulate Earth’s climate faces developmental threats

Fresh off a best actor win at the 2016 Oscars during which he made a speech that touched on the consequences of climate change, Leonardo DiCaprio paid a visit to Mount Leuser national park in Sumatra, Indonesia, to lend support to local groups working to preserve the area’s ecosystem.

DiCaprio posted a photo from his journey on Instagram, writing that the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation is “supporting local partners to establish a mega-fauna sanctuary” in the Leuser ecosystem, a landscape endangered by palm oil plantations, mining, logging and other development threats.

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Global meet on energy-efficient lighting on April 7, 8 28.3.2016 Hindu: Vijayawada
The city will host an international workshop on ‘Energy efficient lighting: Urban experiences and implementation practices’ on April 7 and 8.Delegates from 35 countries including China, Canada, Japan,...
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AP to distribute five more LED bulbs to each SC/ST/BC family - The Siasat Daily 27.3.2016 google news
AP to distribute five more LED bulbs to each SC/ST/BC family The Siasat Daily During the meeting with Govt. of India team which has visited AP to study the success story of energy efficiency in the context of Centre having set a target of reducing 21,500 MW electricity demand worth Rs.40,000 Crores by using LED bulbs and ...
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Centre emulates AP; Launches LED lighting program - The Siasat Daily 25.3.2016 google news
Centre emulates AP; Launches LED lighting program The Siasat Daily Impressed with the success story of Andhra Pradesh in implementing LED scheme and other energy efficiency programmes, Govt of India has decided to show case the “AP's LED Implementation Model” to other states so that they can emulate it in ...
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Herbal colours may be toxic: report 22.3.2016 TOI: Cities
In a shocking find, a report from the Society of Pollution and Environment Conservation Scientists (SPECS) has revealed that a whopping 79% of so-called herbal or natural colours in the market contain highly toxic elements, which could pose threat to ...
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Forestry Intervention on Ganga to be Carried out in a Time Bound Manner says Uma Bharti 22.3.2016 Govt of india: PIB
Union Minister for Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Sushri Uma Bharti has said that Forestry intervention on Ganga will be carried out in a time bound manner.
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Household efficiency installations plummet 80% after cuts – report 21.3.2016 The Guardian -- Front Page

Number of UK households being helped by government to improve their energy use fell 75% since 2012, according to research

Massive cuts to programmes aimed at making homes warmer and cheaper to heat have led to a 75% fall in the number of households helped by government to become more efficient since 2012, according to new research.

Improving the UK’s leaky homes, such as with loft and wall insulation and more efficient boilers, is widely acknowledged as the cheapest and fastest way to cut energy bills and also reduce the carbon emissions that drive climate change.

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‘Krishi Unnati Mela: Seminars and conferences highlights on day 2’ 20.3.2016 Govt of india: PIB
Krishi Unnati Mela’ a National Level Agriculture Fair-cum-Exhibition, is organised jointly by the Department of Agriculture, Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Government of India and Indian Agriculture Research Institute (IARI), Pusa, New Delhi at Indian Agriculture Research Institute from March 19-21, 2016. In continuum to technical seminar on ‘PM Fasal Bima Yojana’
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