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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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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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LPG connections move will have a huge impact: Government 15.3.2016 ET: Oil & Gas
"This would have huge co-benefit impacts by reducing biomass burning in inefficient cookstoves and associated health hazards," Environment Secretary said.
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'Hitmen tried to drive me off the road in Guatemala. Luckily, I’m a good driver' 12.3.2016 The Guardian -- Front Page

Following the murder of Berta Cáceres, campaigners share their stories of environmental activism in Latin America

Paulo Adario, Greenpeace senior forest strategist and UN Forest Hero, Brazil

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Tata headquarters gets rare rating for green practices 8.3.2016 TOI: Mumbai
Bombay House, the Tata Group's headquarters in Mumbai, is the first heritage building in India to be awarded platinum rating by the Indian Green Building Council (IGBC). The company issued a press release to this effect ...
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Germany to help India develop Kochi, Bhubaneswar and Coimbatore as smart cities 8.3.2016 DNA: India
Germany will partner with India to develop Kochi, Bhubaneswar and Coimbatore as smart cities. "Germany would contribute to India's smart city programme and will help develop the cities of Kochi(Kerala), Bhubaneswar (Odisha) and Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu) as smart cities," State Secretary in Germany's Ministry for Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety, Gunther Adler, told reporters here. The three cities are among the 20 cities which are to be developed as smart cities, announced by Urban Development Ministry in January this year. Germany had earlier set up a six-member joint committee with India to identify the cities which it could develop as smart cities. The committee had two representatives of Urban Development Ministry, one from the Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation, and three from Germany. German Ambassador to India Martin Ney, addressing the press conference, said Germany is an ideal partner in India's mission to create smarter cities as the country is "very ...
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Germany to develop Kochi, Coimbatore, Bhubaneswar as smart cities 7.3.2016 ET: Infrastructure
The three cities are among the 20 cities which are to be developed as smart cities, announced by Urban Development Ministry in January this year.
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Why green groups have a right to be heard on the EU referendum | John Sauven 7.3.2016 The Guardian -- Front Page
New charities guidance does not exclude us from the debate - we have an obligation to explain the environmental repercussions of Brexit In a front-page story in Monday’s Telegraph, Eurosceptic MPs and “charity transparency” campaigners have joined forces to fulminate against environmental groups for daring to express their view on the EU referendum. This move, their argument runs, will “infuriate” the organisations’ supporters and may even be in breach of Charity Commission rules. A Telegraph editorial goes as far as accusing “many charities” of wanting Britain to stay in the EU because they receive money from ...
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Solar farms to create natural habitats for threatened British species 7.3.2016 The Guardian -- Front Page

Project by RSPB and clean tech firm Anesco to boost wildlife at solar farms in England and Wales will help species including turtle doves and skylarks

Threatened wildlife including turtle doves and skylarks could benefit from a scheme which has been launched to create natural habitats at solar farm sites.

The project by wildlife charity RSPB and clean tech company Anesco aims to boost wildlife at the firm’s solar farms across England and Wales.

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Sectorwise Beneficiaries of Railway Budget 2016-17 5.3.2016 Govt of india: PIB
Sectorwise Beneficiaries of Railway Budget 2016-17
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India Looks to LEDs in Massive Energy Conservation Bid - Voice of America 4.3.2016 google news
India Looks to LEDs in Massive Energy Conservation Bid Voice of America In India, a program to equip millions of homes with energy efficient bulbs and undertake a street light retrofit is expected to lead to a significant conservation of energy in the power-starved country and reduce its carbon footprint. A year ago, Harsh ...
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Shri Piyush Goyal urged people to monitor ministry’s work to provide valuable feedback 2.3.2016 Govt of india: PIB
Shri Piyush Goyal, Minister of State (IC) for Power, Coal and New & Renewable Energy, in a media briefing here today, urged people to monitor work of his ministries and to bring forth any deficiencies in working of system. The Minister said that the feedback from people help Government to work efficiently.
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Budget 2016: Coal cess to fire 80% fund hike for Project Tiger 2.3.2016 ET: Policy
Budget has approved an allocation of Rs 300 crore for Project Tiger for 201617, up from Rs 168 crore the project had received in the current year.
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Smart Cities: Action on Energy Saving Building Codes in India - Energy Collective 26.2.2016 google news
Smart Cities: Action on Energy Saving Building Codes in India Energy Collective Nationally, the Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) is motivating action by recognizing leadership in building efficiency in cities across India. Locally, the state of Telangana and capital city of Hyderabad are moving forward with a new compliance ...
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Full text of Suresh Prabhu's Rail Budget speech 2015-16 25.2.2016 TOI: India
Full text of Suresh Prabhu's Rail Budget speech 2015-16
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Call to reduce VAT on LED bulbs 25.2.2016 The Assam Tribune
Call to reduce VAT on LED bulbs
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Smart Cities: Action on Energy Saving Building Codes in India 25.2.2016 Switchboard, from NRDC
Anjali Jaiswal, Senior Attorney, San Francisco: Authored by Bhaskar Deol, Nehmat Kaur and Anjali Jaiswal The Indian government recently announced the first 20 cities for the smart cities program. As India's growth accelerates, cities are projected to create an INR 73 trillion ($1.1 trillion) investment opportunity...
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BHEL goes green to cut Energy Bills 24.2.2016 TOI: Cities
Public sector undertaking giant BHEL which is grappling with depleting order book and increasing overheads have decided to embark on green project to reduce energy dependence and cut energy bills. Company has chosen BHEL’s Bhopal and Haridwar units to take up the project ...
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