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Landmark Initiatives for Energy Efficiency Launched 2.9.2014 Govt of india: PIB
Shri Dharmendra Pradhan, Minister of State (I/C) for Petroleum & Natural Gas has called for adopting energy efficient techniques for ensuring energy security of the nation.
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Petroleum Minister emphasizes on adopting energy efficient techniques for better development of the nation 2.9.2014 Govt of india: PIB
The Minister of state (independent charge) for Petroleum and Natural gas, Shri Dharmendra Pradhan has called for adopting energy efficient techniques for ensuring energy security of the nation.
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Shivraj Patil airbrushes 26/11 from his autobiography 1.9.2014 TOI: India
Close on the heels of former Congress leader Natwar Singh’s much talked about book, former Union home minister Shivraj Patil has come out with his ...
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Shivraj Patil makes no mention of 26/11 in his memoirs 31.8.2014 India News, Latest News in India, Live News India, India Breaking News - Times of India
Former Union home minister Shivraj Patil has come out with his autobiography skirting contentious subjects like the 26/11 Mumbai attacks, one of the worst terror strikes India has faced which took place under his ...
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Steps Taken by the Government Starts Showing Results: GDP Shows A Growth Rate Of 5.7 Per Cent in Q1 Of 2014-15 Over the Corresponding Quarter of the Previous Year; Headline WPI Inflation Comes Down to 5.1 Per Cent in July 2014 Among Others 30.8.2014 Govt of india: PIB
When the new Government came to power around three months ago, it faced various challenges on economic front. The economic growth was showing a downward trend, the inflation was alarmingly high, unemployment rate was worrisome and corruption was touching new heights.
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NEEPCO to build 4 hydro projects in Manipur 29.8.2014 The Assam Tribune
NEEPCO to build 4 hydro projects in Manipur
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City homes aim for better energy, water, waste efficiency - Deccan Chronicle 27.8.2014 google news
City homes aim for better energy, water, waste efficiency Deccan Chronicle A study that was carried out by the Indian Green Buildings Council found that immediate benefits of green homes as compared to conventional homes include energy conservation to the tune of 30 to 40 per cent and water savings up to 20 to 30 per ...
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The Yorkshire Dales family who are designing entire cities in Iraq 26.8.2014 The Guardian -- Front Page
War has so ravaged Iraq that the country is turning to a family firm in the rolling hills of Cumbria to create masterplans for cities 3,000 miles away. Stuart Jeffries learns how Something improbable is happening in the Yorkshire Dales. In a converted barn, nestling in the hills high above the market town of Sedbergh, with the fresh smell of cut hay in the air, a small family firm of architects is rebuilding Iraq. Cities ravaged by war and diminished by years of neglect under Saddam Hussein, such as Nasariyah, Kut and Kufa, are being reimagined virtually using state of the art 3D modeling software by specialists in masterplanning nearly 3,000 miles away. The cities were working on were neglected by Saddam Hussein, so they have little basic infrastructure, says Elliot Hartley, 36, a director of Garsdale Design . But why cant Iraqis redesign their own cities? There has been a massive brain drain of professionals from Iraq over the years, and a lack of investment in local government planning departments, ...
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Shripad Naik launches Comprehensive Sustainable Tourism Criteria for India 26.8.2014 Govt of india: PIB
The Union Minister for Tourism Shri Shripad Naik here today launched the Comprehensive Sustainable Tourism Criteria for India (STCI) for Accommodation, Tour Operators and Beaches, Backwaters, Lakes & Rivers Sectors.
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All streetlights in India to change to LED lights 25.8.2014 Pune News, Pune City News | Cities News - Times of India
ELCOMA India has said that the Union ministry of urban development has mandated all state government to change the street lighting in India to LED ...
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Report: Tesla building I-80 supercharger station 24.8.2014 Sify Finance
Tesla Motors Inc. is building a supercharger station in the Sierra Nevada north of Lake Tahoe where drivers of the company's electric cars can recharge along Interstate 80, a newspaper says.
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Building Smart Cities in India - Energy Collective 23.8.2014 google news
Building Smart Cities in India Energy Collective An increase in the demand for energy has driven policymakers to stress on the Energy Conservation Building Code for commercial buildings in India. The importance of this is going to go up as the government rolls out its plan for smart cities. What does ...
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'Grand bargain' may secure enough support for Direct Action to pass Senate 22.8.2014 The Guardian -- World Latest

Negotiations are taking place in Canberra for a compromise in which companies could be credited for beating emissions baselines and risk financial penalties for exceeding them

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How Well Have China’s Recent Five-Year Plans Been Implemented for Energy Conservation and Air Pollution Control? 22.8.2014 Environmental Science & Technology: Latest Articles (ACS Publications)

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Ecologists team up to buy Texas bayside ranch 21.8.2014 Sify News
A sprawling private ranch in southeast Texas will be converted into a state park with the assistance of a fund created in the wake of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill, the Texas Parks and
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Building Smart Cities in India 21.8.2014 Switchboard, from NRDC
Anjali Jaiswal, Senior Attorney, San Francisco: In his Independence Day speech from Old Delhi’s famed Red Fort, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced plans to replace India’s 64-year-old Planning Commission with a new central government think-tank led by mix of experts. The new eight-member institute would focus...
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Tony Abbott's push to ditch renewables could hand coal and gas industry $10bn 17.8.2014 Guardian: Environment

Research shows bills would not fall, but the coal industry would reap a massive windfall if renewable energy target was scrapped

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How DNA barcodes can beat the wildlife traffickers 16.8.2014 Guardian: Science
Researchers in Wales are using cutting-edge techniques to catalogue species from tiny sections of genetic material. And these DNA 'barcodes' are now being used to catch plant and animal smugglers worldwide Continue reading...
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Railways to harness green power to reduce hefty energy bill 10.8.2014 Sify Finance
Railways have firmed up plans to harness solar and wind power as part of its move to tap renewable energy in a big way to reduce the fuel bill substantially.
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India signs MoU with Japan for telecom towers - Voice & Data Online 7.8.2014 google news
India signs MoU with Japan for telecom towers Voice & Data Online The project will be implemented at 62 sites across India to achieve energy conservation. It is expected that once replicated across the 400,000 towers in the country, this model will result in 50 per cent energy conservation and reduction of 1,000,000 ...
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