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To fight air pollution, Delhi cabinet approves hiring consultant to run 1,000 electric buses

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 12, 2018


Delhi government on Wednesday approved the hiring of a consultant to run 1,000 electric buses to fight air pollution in the national capital. Announcing the decision, Chief Minister...

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India sees slower shift to electric vehicles

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 11, 2018

India’s shift to electric vehicles (EV) has to be “gradual,” a government adviser said, signaling that the country may have further watered down its ambitions of having green vehicles comprise...

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Vadodara airport to switch to solar power soon

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 11, 2018

The Vadodara airport will soon switch over to solar energy for its everyday operations to cut down its electricity cost, said a senior airport official. 


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Himachal Pradesh imposes complete ban on plastic polythene

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 10, 2018


The local traders have welcomed the Himachal Pradesh government's recent notification of banning the use and sale of thermocol...

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Himachal Pradesh gives subsidy on rooftop solar power installations

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 9, 2018

The Himachal Pradesh government on Saturday announced a subsidy of 10 percent...

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Maharashtra government eyes plastic route for sturdy roads

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 6, 2018

In a significant move, the Union Ministry of Roads and Highways has proposed to make it mandatory to mix 8 ...

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Fillip for Bengal rural projects

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 3, 2018

The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (Nabard) on Monday said it has sanctioned Rs 735.53 crore during the first quarter of 2018-19 for the Bengal government under the Rural...

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Plastic packaging norms eased for retailers, tightened for industries

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 2, 2018

A state government-appointed committee has accepted the proposal recommending that plastic packaging by retailers be allowed with certain riders, norms for industrial-level packaging have been...

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Brookfield to sharpen focus on renewable energy sector in India

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 29, 2018

Canada-based Brookfield Asset Management Inc. is looking to increase its focus on renewable energy in India, said two people aware of the firm’s plans, on the condition of anonymity. The asset...

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Union cabinet approves renewable energy pact with Peru

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 14, 2018

The Union cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi today approved an agreement between India and South American nation Peru for ...

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