User: sivakumar Topic: Energy
Category: Non-Conventional :: Wind
Last updated: May 23 2017 05:43 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Ice on fire: Hailstorm lashes city 23.5.2017 TOI: Ahmedabad Times
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In troubled waters 22.5.2017 Deccan Herald - Supplements
For centuries, people in India have known the stories of the 12 incarnations of Lord Vishnu including the Kurma (turtle) avatar. It is believed that this avatar helped the devas and the asuras churn out the amrut or life giving nectar from the ocean. In the scientific world, while there is little place for such mythological fiction, it is not wrong to assume that the turtles of our natural world are an important agent of life that are helping pass on crucial nutrients from the oceans to the lands. Because of their unusual life cycles, turtles spend their life in the seas but come on the shores for nesting and breeding thus enriching the energy-poor habitats on land such as the sandy beaches with marine nutrients. This simple ecological service by the turtles has been crucial in shaping the coastline of the country including that of Karnataka. And yet, the winds of change bring with themselves destruction, fragmentation and threats of poaching to the turtles, making it more and more difficult for them to ...
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GE to face probe related to LM Wind Power deal - Bloomberg 22.5.2017 Sify Finance
(Reuters) - General Electric Co is being investigated by the European Union for providing misleading information during a merger review, Bloomberg reported on Monday, citing two people familiar
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Tata Power's generation crosses 52,000 million unit mark in FY17 22.5.2017 News
The company also reported capacity increase by 16 per cent in FY17 as compared to FY16.
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Suzlon Energy hits 52-week high on heavy volumes post Q4 results 22.5.2017 Business Standard: News Now
Thus far in the calendar year 2017, the stock nearly 60% as compared to 15% rise in Sensex.
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Thunderstorm in Delhi, one dies of electrocution 22.5.2017 DNA: Top News
Unseasonal hail and thunder showers in the national Capital led to the death of a youth and left many people injured on Sunday. The city witnessed heavy rains in the evening, which uprooted trees and led to widespread traffic jams. Power and telephone lines were snapped at several places, as the blinding rain accompanied by strong winds forced people to scurry indoors. An 18-year-old Dilshad Garden resident, Robin, got electrocuted while walking through a water logged area that had a broken electric wire. The wire broke during the thunderstorm. Besides, six people were injured after a wall of a building collapsed amid strong wind and hailstorm in Fatehpur Beri. The Police Control Room vans and fire brigade vans were rushed in to rescue people and take the injured to hospital. Locals told the police that they heard a loud noise and rushed to the spot to see some people stuck under the wall debris. They were rescued and their condition was stated to be ...
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Saturday squall brings Bengaluru to its knees 22.5.2017 TOI: Bangalore Times
A construction site supervisor was washed away in a storm water drain, while 117 trees were uprooted in heavy rain accompanied by gusty winds that lashed most parts of Bengaluru on Saturday night.
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Search on for civic supervisor drowned in Bengaluru drain 21.5.2017 All News-IANS Stories
A day-long search for a civic supervisor who fell into a storm water drain in the city amid heavy rain failed to find any trace of him, said a top corporation official on Sunday.
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Swiss vote for gradual nuclear phaseout, energy makeover 21.5.2017 DNA: Evolutions
The Swiss voted today in favour of a massive overhaul of the country's energy system by gradually replacing the power from its ageing nuclear reactors with renewable sources.
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Swiss vote to withdraw country from use of nuclear power 21.5.2017 Hindu: International
Swiss voters are supporting a referendum to withdraw the country from nuclear power in favor of renewable energy. A projection from Sunday’s referendum shows a majority of cantons (states) voted for ...
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Swiss vote to withdraw country from use of nuclear power 21.5.2017 DNA: Evolutions
Swiss voters are supporting a referendum to withdraw the country from nuclear power in favour of renewable energy.
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Tree pruning: No coordination with BBMP 21.5.2017 Hindu: Bangalore
This is affecting clearance of pavements after branches are cut
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Sri Lanka betting big on renewable energy through competitive bidding route 21.5.2017 All News-IANS Stories
With abundant wind and solar power potential, Sri Lanka is betting big on these electricity sources through competitive bidding for projects, a top government official in the power ministry said.
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Man washed away as rain lashes city 21.5.2017 Deccan Herald - TOP STORIES RSS FEEDS
A man was washed away in a flash flood as heavy rain brought Bengaluru to a halt late on Saturday.Rajkumar (24), a JCB operator, fell into a stormwater drain in Kurubarahalli, near Basaveshwaranagar. He remained untraced till midnight as rescue operations were delayed by the persistent downpour. Mayor G Padmavathi, who visited the spot, said that the rescue operations had been suspended and would resume in the morning.Several parts of the city plunged into darkness, and trees were uprooted in many places. Blustery winds blew away a part of the metal roof at the MG Road Metro station.The pre-mo
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Heavy rain pounds Chikkaballapur, Mandya 20.5.2017 Deccan Herald - State
Heavy rain coupled with gusty wins lashed Chikkaballapur on Saturday evening. Power supply was affected as several trees were uprooted due to strong winds.

Three tractors, tippers and a goods vehicle were damaged after a huge tree fell on them on the premises of the city municipal office. Another tree was uprooted on the road near CSI hospital, affecting movement of vehicles. Rainwater gushed into low-lying areas. Parts of Mandya district received rain on Saturday.

While the rainfall was heavy in KR Pet, it was average in parts of Malavalli and Nagamangala taluks.
The weather in the rest of the district was cloudy throughout the day.
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Heavy rains, hailstorm lash Bengaluru 20.5.2017 TOI: Bangalore Times
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Indian equities fail to sustain record highs on global political turmoil (Market Review) 20.5.2017 All News-IANS Stories
After witnessing yet another record week with the key indices zooming higher to new peaks, the Indian equity markets came under the impact of global political turmoil and pared gains during the week ended Friday.
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The art of Ajrakh 20.5.2017 Hindu: Arts
A remote Kutch village is keeping alive a textile tradition
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'India should actively get involved in Sri Lankan power sector growth' 20.5.2017 All News-IANS Stories
India should actively participate in Sri Lanka's growing power sector, both traditional and renewable, a top government official has said.
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Suzlon Energy Ltd posts December quarter profit 20.5.2017 ET: Power
In the December 2016 quarter too, it had achieved a PAT of Rs 274.34 crore against a loss of Rs 121.84 crore in the same quarter the previous year.
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