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Builders can seek tax rebates: Urban department notifies ‘green building’ policy

By : editor_2, Nov 8, 2018

The state urban development department on Tuesday notified its ‘green building’ policy, under which, builders and housing societies obtaining the green building certificate can seek rebates on...

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China-based company to supply, run 25 electric buses for Pune Mahanagar Parivahan Mahamandal Limited

By : editor_2, Nov 8, 2018

BYD, a China-based company that has an Indian presence, will supply and maintain 25 electric buses for the Pune Mahanagar Parivahan Mahamandal Limited (PMPML). As many as 125 electric buses are...

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Shutters down, polluter Badarpur power plant to return in green avatar

By : editor_2, Oct 25, 2018

After years of being labelled with the polluting tag, the newly-closed Badarpur thermal power station is now looking at greener pastures. After generating electricity for over 40 years, the...

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BHEL Trichy adds e-mobility to its business portfolio

By : editor_2, Aug 17, 2018

Bhel Trichy has added e-mobility (electric mobility) to its business portfolio as part of diversification measures. The process of prototype development and obtaining necessary certifications to...

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Plastic Bottle Crushers Installed at Four Railway Stations to Protect Environment

By : editor_2, Jun 29, 2018

South Central Railways has installed huge machines capable of crushing and recycling plastic bottles at four stations in Kachiguda, Secunderabad, Nizamabad, and Vijayawada. The initiative has...

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Centre determined to clean Ganga, Yamuna before 2019 Lok Sabha polls: Nitin Gadkari

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 14, 2018

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Wednesday said the government was determined to clean the Ganga and Yamuna before the 2019 Lok Sabha elections and claimed that 80 ...

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Government declaring all protected areas 'plastic free zones' symbolic initiative: Greenpeace

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 30, 2018

Greenpeace India has termed the recent move by the environment ministry declaring all protected areas in the country 'plastic-free zones' as a "symbolic initiative" and said production of...

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India ranks 78th on WEF energy transition index; lower than Brazil, China

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 16, 2018

India has been ranked at 78th, lower than its emerging market peers like Brazil and China, among 114 countries on the World Economic Forum’s (WEF) energy transition index that was topped by...

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IIT Kharagpur research scholar develops battery using sewage water

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 27, 2018

A research scholar of IIT Kharagpur has developed a disposable and flexible battery powered by bacteria from sewage water, the institute said in a statement. ...

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Delhi Metro first to become 100 percent 'green'

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 31, 2017

Delhi Metro has become the only completely 'green' Metro system in the world for adhering to green building norms for its residential colonies, officials said on Friday.

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