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India Green News: India considers talks with US on HFC phase out but resists

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 27, 2013

Perceiving that the developed countries have through the year been pushing at a piecemeal approach to the global deal, India has put in a submission to the UNFCCC, advocating that all elements of the deal — mitigation, adaptation, technology and finance...

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Subject Tags: United States

US-Iran thaw fuels hope in energy-hungry India

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 25, 2013

 The United States and Iran are renewing direct diplomatic contact after nearly 35 years. Responding to Iranian overtures, President Barack Obama on Tuesday asked his Secretary of State John Kerry to hold talks with his Iranian counterpart on the sidelines of the UN General...

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Before PM's U.S. trip, India rushes to ready nuclear deal

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 24, 2013

  India is making a last-minute push to close a nuclear deal in time for a meeting between U.S. President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, who has made atomic energy cooperation with Washington a hallmark of his tenure.

Under the proposed deal, India...

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`India's liability law poses tough challenge to US n-deal'

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 16, 2013

 Nisha Desai Biswal, President Barack Obama's Indian-American nominee to be US pointperson for South Asia, believes India's nuclear liability law poses a tough challenge to the implementation of India-US nuclear deal.

There is a very strong desire to move forward on...

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Solar issue at WTO: India, US complete consultations

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 4, 2013

India and the US have completed consultations under WTO on American charges of discrimination against its products by New Delhi's national solar mission.

"Both the sides have completed the consultations. Now the ball is in the court of the US," a senior official in the...

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5 yrs on, India-US set to firm up nuclear commerce

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 1, 2013

 Almost five years after signing of the India-US nuclear deal, the two countries are set to take a definite step in nuclear commerce during Manmohan Singh’s visit to the US in September.

US-based firm Westinghouse and Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL)...

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U.S. and India Build Climate, Clean Energy Cooperation

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 25, 2013

India and the United States will combat global climate change, collaborate on energy security and support the development of low-carbon economies to fuel job growth in both countries, government officials said today in New Delhi.

At the annual U.S.-India Strategic...

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India, US & Australia join hands to develop climate-resilient crops

By : Sustainability ..., May 24, 2013

India, the United States and Australia have joined hands to develop new climate-resilient varieties of rice and wheat, two of the “big three” primary crops required to feed the world.

As part of this endeavour, the United States Agency for International...

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Subject Tags: India , United States

US clears shale gas export to India

By : Sustainability ..., May 18, 2013

Opening up the prospects of export of shale gas to energy-starved India, the U.S. has granted conditional authorisation to export domestically-produced liquefied natural gas (LNG) to countries that do not have a free trade agreement (FTA) with it.

In a decision...

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World's first solar plane to fly across US

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 3, 2013

A first of its kind ultra-lightweight plane powered completely by the sun is set to fly coast-to-coast this spring.

The Solar Impulse plane will stop in Dallas city in Texas during its historic cross-country journey that begins on May 1, its creators announced...

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Subject Tags: Business , United States