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Amid Palm Oil Boycott, India Wants To Produce More Of It

For generations, R. Elamparithi’s family farmed rice paddies in a lush corner of southeast India that’s also dotted with coconut palms and banana groves. But 10 years ago, a representative from a near…

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Teenager eyes conquest off tallest mountain in Antarctica – The Hans India

Teenager eyes conquest off tallest mountain in Antarctica
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New Delhi: Thirteen-year-old Aaryan Balaji one of the youngest mountaineers to hold many records including crossing three passes and scaling three peaks in Nepal last year is all set to scale Antarctica's tallest Mt. Vinson and Mt Aconcagua, the

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Fracking or food: A water-heavy way to extract shale could threaten crop growth in parts of India

Beside its water demand, fracking produces enormous volumes of wastewater, which are either injected back into the ground or processed by wastewater treatment plants. “The key water related risks asso…

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India Plans 2 Gigawatt Solar-Wind Hybrid Tender To Cut Costs

In an attempt to sustain low tariff bids and optimal use of transmission infrastructure, India is looking to introduce tenders for development of hybrid wind and solar power projects.

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Extreme weather in India has killed over 70 people in a day – Quartz


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Extreme weather in India has killed over 70 people in a day
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Extreme weather is once again wreaking havoc across India. On May 13, over 70 people were reportedly killed as heavy thunderstorms and dust storms struck Uttar Pradesh (UP), West Bengal, and Andhra Pradesh, besides the capital city of New Delhi.
Powerful Storms Pound India, Killing at Least 80The Weather Channel
Powerful storms kill at least 43 across northern IndiaWDIV ClickOnDetroit
Stormy situationDaily Pioneer
Sky News –Economic Times –Business Standard
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India Plans National Standards For EV Charging Stations

India’s Ministry of Heavy Industries has adopted recommendations for the implementation of national standards for electric vehicle charging stations — Bharat EV Charger AC-001 and Bharat EV Charger DC-001.
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Uber & Mahindra Partnering For Electric Taxis In India

The India-based auto manufacturer Mahindra and Mahindra will be partnering with the on-demand taxi service provider Uber on a new pilot that see electric vehicles deployed across the platform in Delhi and Hyderabad by March 2018, according to recent reports
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How India Can Export Sunshine Around The World

India’s next big export industry could be its sunshine, as game-changing technology makes it easier to generate, store, transport and deliver its energy as “Solar Fuels.”

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South Asia’s Worst Monsoon Flooding In Years — 1,200 Dead Across India, Bangladesh, & Nepal

More than 1,200 people have died across India, Bangladesh, and Nepal in recent days as a result of the flooding accompanying the worst monsoon season in years, according to recent reports.

So, while the disaster unfolding in Texas and Louisiana is of course worth keeping an eye on, it should be realized that there are disasters occurring elsewhere as well

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Indian Government Advisor: Build Electric Cars In India Or Import Them Like Oil

The electric vehicle revolution presents a once-in-a-century opportunity. Countries around the world import an insane amount of oil. They send their hard-earned cash abroad — billions of dollars of it every day — to oil-rich countries like Saudi Arabia, the USA, Russia, Canada, Iraq, Kuwait, the UAE, and Venezuela because of a deadly and economically debilitating addiction

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