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IIT Kharagpur researchers awarded for generating power from wet clothes

By : Chetanya Mehra, Aug 4, 2020

A group of researchers from IIT Kharagpur has conferred the ‘Gandhian Young Technological Innovation Awards 2020’ for developing a mechanism for generating electricity from wet clothes left...

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Hero MotoCorp to invest Rs 10,000 crore in 7 years; aims to go carbon neutral by 2030

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 19, 2020

India's largest two-wheeler manufacturer Hero MotoCorp on Tuesday said it plans to invest up to Rs 10,000 crore in the next 5-7 years towards new products, alternate mobility solutions, manufacturing facilities, network expansion and brand building as it aims to hold on to...

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IIT Madras & German researchers develop a new cathode materials for longer-lasting lithium ion batteries

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 24, 2020

Indian Institute of Technology Madras and Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Germany, researchers have developed a new class of high entropy materials for use as cathodes in long-lasting and better performing lithium ion batteries. While lithium ion batteries are...

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India to come up with S&T Innovation Policy soon

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 17, 2020

India in next six months will draft a National Science and Technology Innovation Policy to devise country’s strategy to tackle emerging challenges, said Dr K VijayRaghavan, Principal Scientific Advisor to the Prime Minister on Thursday. “The last time, we had a policy on...

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EVs Represent Large And Growing Global Opportunity: Bharat Forge

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 19, 2019

Electric mobility represents a large global opportunity with the segment gathering pace over the next few years, according to auto component major Bharat Forge. Addressing shareholders in the...

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Honda 2Wheelers India To Reconsider Investment Plans, No EVs Till 2020

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 14, 2019

India's second largest two-wheeler manufacturer, Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India (HMSI) had recently announced its plan of action for the launch of electric vehicles (EVs) in India. Recently...

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IIT Hyderabad-Incubated Startup PURE EV Launches Long-Range High-Performance Electric Two-Wheelers

By : Sustainability ..., May 1, 2019

An Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad-incubated startup has developed long-range, high-performance electric two-wheelers specifically designed for Indian Conditions and is commercially...

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India, Argentina ink MoU for cooperation in nuclear energy

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 19, 2019

 India and Argentina Monday inked a Memorandum of Understanding to boost cooperation in the sector of nuclear energy. Minister for Foreign Affairs, Argentina, Jorge Faurie said his country has...

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Solar-powered system can harvest fresh water from air

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 11, 2018

Scientists have developed a system that can harvest water out of the air using just solar power, an advance ideal for people living in arid areas of the world. The prototype, developed by...

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IIT team's solar powered system can convert plastic into fuel

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 8, 2018

Scientists from IIT Madras have developed a solar powered system to convert non-recyclable plastic into fuel that can substitute diesel used in generators, furnaces and engines. ...

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