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Saudi Arabia joins Modi-initiated ISA, ink five pacts including on tourism & housing 20.2.2019 Central Chronicle
Agencies, New Delhi Saudi Arabia on Wednesday exchanged papers to join the International Solar Alliance, essentially a brainchild of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. India and Saudi Arabia also signed important pacts and MoUs including on tourism, housing, broadcasting and one on investing in the National Investment and Infrastructure Fund. In his remarks at a joint […]
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7 Islands In Andamans, Lakshadweep Identified For Seaplane Operations 19.2.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
Seven islands in the Andamans and Lakshadweep have been identified for seaplane operations while private sector participation has been invited for tourism-based projects in the two archipelagos, the...
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Shri Rajnath Singh chairs fifth meeting of Island Development Agency 19.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Union Home Minister, Shri Rajnath Singh, chaired the fifth meeting of the Island Development Agency (IDA) held here today. The Island Development Agency reviewed the progress made towards the program “Holistic development of islands”.
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Advanced construction methods can help India reduce its carbon footprint: UNSW Researcher 19.2.2019 Sify Finance
Using advanced construction methods can help India plan energy efficient homes as well as reduce its carbon footprint, an Indian-origin researcher has suggested.
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3.82 lakh units distributed in State’s rural areas 15.2.2019 The Assam Tribune
3.82 lakh units distributed in State’s rural areas
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Eleven EU states already met 2020 renewable energy target: Eurostat 13.2.2019 Reuters: World News
The European Union produced 17.5 percent of its power needs from renewable sources in 2017, while 11 of the bloc's 28 members had already achieved a 2020 goal of 20 percent or more, the latest data released by Eurostat showed.
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Republican leader says U.S. Senate will vote on Green New Deal 13.2.2019 Reuters: World News
Republican Senate Leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday that the U.S. Senate will vote on a "Green New Deal" introduced by Democrats that seeks to eliminate U.S. greenhouse gas emissions within a decade.
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Government releases comprehensive publication on various initiatives taken towards combating and adapting to climate change 12.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Union Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change released a publication today in New Delhi on climate actions in India titled “India – Spearheading Climate Solutions”. This publication “India – Spearheading Climate Solutions” mentions the key actions India has taken under various sectors towards combating and adapting to climate change.
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Kusum Scheme to Promote Use of Solar Energy Among Farmers Under Considration: Shri R. K. Singh 12.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Government is formulating a Scheme ‘Kisan Urja Suraksha evamUtthaanMahabhiyan (KUSUM)’ which inter-alia aims to promote use of solar energy among the farmers. The proposed scheme provides for: setting up of grid-connected renewable power plants each of 500KW to 2 MW in the ruralarea; installation of standalone off-grid solar water pumps to fulfil irrigation needs of farmers not connected to grid;and solarization of existing grid-connected agriculture pumps to make farmers independent of grid supply and also sell surplus solar power generated to Discom and get extraincome.
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A number of measures taken to popularise Roof Top Solar Power System 12.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Under the present rooftop solar programme, which was approved by the Government in December 2015, an aggregated capacity of 2100 MW is targeted to be achieved in residential, institutional, social and Government sector through central financial assistance by the year 2019-20.
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Installed Capacity of Various Renewable Modes of Energy 12.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
A total of 74.79 GW of renewable energy capacity has been installed in the country as on 31/12/2018 which includes 25.21 GW from Solar, 35.14 GW from Wind, 9.92 GW from Bio power and4.52 GW from Small Hydro Power.
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Unparalleled collaboration needed from all nations to ensure sustainable development: Vice President 11.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Expressing his concern over the unprecedented scale of environmental degradation and its drastic consequences, the Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu called upon all nations to collaborate and cooperate in an equally unparalleled manner to ensure sustainable development.
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Benefits of Economic Growth 8.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
       The Growth Rates of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) at constant prices and Sector-wise Growth Rates of Gross Value Added (GVA) at constant prices during last four years are given in the table below.
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Q3 FY19 results: IRB Infrastructure posts net profit Rs. 219 crs.; total income Rs. 1,835 cr 8.2.2019 Sify Finance
IRB Infrastructure Developers Ltd. (IRB Infra) has posted Net Profit of Rs. 219 Crs. for the 3rd Quarter ended 31st December 2018; thus registering growth of 6% as against the
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U.S. Democrats float 'Green New Deal' to end fossil fuel era 8.2.2019 Reuters: World News
Democrats on Thursday laid out a "Green New Deal" that would eliminate U.S. greenhouse gas emissions within a decade, an effort to make climate change a central issue in the 2020 presidential race.
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Government approves setting up of 12,000 MW solar power projects 7.2.2019 Sify Finance
The government on Wednesday approved a proposal for setting up of 12,000 MW of solar power projects by state-run producers.
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A month after the launch of national pollution control plan, Patiala is the only city with safe air 6.2.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
With a budget of Rs 300 crore for financial years 2018-’19 and 2019-’20 – about Rs 2.9 crore per city – the programme will focus on 102 polluted Indian cities.
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Namami Gange Prog: 136 sewerage infra projects sanctioned, 36 completed so far 6.2.2019 Central Chronicle
New Delhi, Under Namami Gange Programme, a total of 136 sewerage infrastructure projects have been sanctioned and 36 projects have been completed so far; remaining projects are under various stages of implementation. The Government has launched Namami Gange Programme covering short term, medium term and long term activities. Under short term activities, certain entry level activities […]
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Spurt in Economic Growth 2.2.2019 Financial Chronicle
P Balendran The 2019 Budget primarily focuses on the rural economy, small farmers, salaried class, infrastructure development and lower/unorganised income segments; all of these factors combined should have positive impact on customer sentiments and spur consumption in the short to medium term.  The series of fiscal consolidation measures including income tax relief given to the salaried class, middle income families and the focus given on rural sector in the form of tax and tax-related exemptions like capital gains on property are all welcome steps to increase disposable income in the hands of the common man. Addressing the distressed farm communities, the agricultural income support schemes and other measures announced to boost rural employment and infrastructure including roads & highways will augur very well for the Indian economy in the long-term. Overall, the interim budget announced ahead of the upcoming elections gives a perfect balance by doling out concessions for the common man, without ...
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Power Minister calls the Budget as historic, people friendly and forward looking 1.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
“Interim Budget 2019-20 is historic, it’s people friendly and forward looking. It provides assistance to all sectors which need assistance at the same time maintaining fiscal prudence”, said Shri RK Singh, Union Minister of State (IC) for Power and New & Renewable Energy here today.
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