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  • IFC Investment to Help Small-scale Farmers in India Improve Productivity

    Mumbai: IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, is helping Jain Irrigation Systems Limited in India set up Sustainable Agro-Commercial Finance Limited, a non-banking finance company, that will provide loans to Indian small-scale farmers to help them install micro-irrigation systems and improve productivity. The project is expected to benefit more than 600,000 farmers with […]

    Greenpeace and CyberMedia urge the ICT sector to take green pledge

    New Delhi : Greenpeace and CyberMedia have appealed to the Indian ICT (Information and Communication Technology) sector to take a ‘Green Pledge’ to promote Green IT and Renewable Energy in the country. The Green Pledge is a small tangible way in which responsible corporations make a public promise to bring about a change in their […]

    12th Plan water reforms to be pro-farmer, tech-savvy: Plan Comm

    Pro-farmer, tech-savvy reforms will made for the development of water resources in the 12th Five-Year plan, which begins next year, a member of the Planning Commission said in Singapore on Thursday. The focus would be on technology to manage water resources, promote the use of recycled water among industries and pay per use, said Planning […]

    Shemaroo Entertainment Releses Alice and Martin on DVDs

    Alice and Martin – French Film Please find below the details of the film. Alice and Martin (1998) Also known as: Alice et Martin Director: Andre Techine Country: France DVD Features: Language: French Subtitles: English Aspect Ratio – 4:3 Format: PAL Duration: 129min Region code: 5 MRP – Rs.349/- Synopsis: Alice and Martin When Martin […]

    Ramesh asks Orissa to step up security at Simlipal Reserve

    With the Simlipal Tiger Reserve facing threat of mass hunting from villagers living on its periphery, Environment Min Jairam Ramesh has asked the Orissa govt to deploy a contingent of state armed force in areas adjoining the park. In a letter to Orissa Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, Ramesh has sought his “personal intervention” in strengthening […]

    Govt to decide on wheat, rice exports soon

    Government will soon decide on export of two million tonnes of wheat and one million tonnes of rice as the stocks hit a record 65.6 million tonnes, well above the target for this year. Talking to reporters in New Delhi, Food Minister K V Thomas said the food security bill has to be kept in […]

    Peekay Farm Equipments now to sell Garden equipments online

    New Delhi:  Peekay Farm Equipment (India) Pvt. Ltd. has launched its online store named “Farm and Garden Tool shop”selling premium Garden Tools and Farm Equipments especially for Indian market. The e-store will be selling:- Cultivators,Mini garden tillers, Mosquito fogging machines, Outdoor cooling system, Pet care equipment, Sprinkler soaker hose, Garden hose, Brush cutters, Sprinkler soaker […]

    OZONE: An Emerging Pollutant of Concern for India, a collaborative study by The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) & Toyota Motor Corporation

    New Delhi:  — In the past few decades, world has witnessed an increase in energy consumption which has led to rise in CO2 emissions and air pollutants such as SO2, NOx, PM, VOCs. With this have also risen the levels of secondary air pollutants like Ozone which are formed by reactions between primary pollutants in […]

    Husk Power Systems Win The Ashden Awards For Sustainable Energy

    New Delhi :Husk Power Systems have won this year’s International Ashden Award for Sustainable Energy. The prestigious award was made at an official ceremony in London, England last night. Husk Power Systems (HPS) is a rural electrification company in Bihar which generates electricity through the gasification of rice husk, an abundant agricultural waste product found […]

    Green Consumers want the Government to do more for the Environment

    Gurgaon:  The results of the recently released 2011 edition of the global ImagePower® Green Brands Survey undertaken by Penn Schoen Berland, a research based strategic communication advisory show that the majority of Indians think the state of the environment is heading in the wrong direction and want the government to support more green innovation and […]