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Renewable energy investment in India beats Covid-19 lull

India will need a further $500 billion in investment in wind and solar infrastructure, energy storage and grid expansion to reach 450GW capacity target by 2030.
Investment in Indian renewable energy was US$6.6 billion between April and July 2021, beating the total for the previous financial year. (AP)
Investment in Indian renewable energy was US$6.6 billion between April and July 2021, beating the total for the previous financial year. (AP)
Published on Aug 20, 2021 12:03 AM IST
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By Avik Roy, New Delhi, Hindustan Times

India most favourable market for solar energy: ISA report

  • India has set an ambitious target of 450 GW of renewable energy by 2030 with 175 GW deployment by 2022. This is the world’s largest expansion policy according to the report
Uttar Pradesh has a solar energy potential of 22300 MW which the Yogi government has decided to harness to meet the target of 10700 MW by 2022.(HT Photo)
Uttar Pradesh has a solar energy potential of 22300 MW which the Yogi government has decided to harness to meet the target of 10700 MW by 2022.(HT Photo)
Updated on Mar 10, 2021 07:15 AM IST
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By Jayashree Nandi

Modi gives students mantra of 'Self-3' at IIT Kharagpur's 66th convocation

Modi warns against dangers of climate change, says disaster resilient infra need of hour
PM Modi in his address also asked students to practice three mantras. He said that students should follow the goals set by them in their lives by following the mantras of self-confidence, self-awareness and selflessness.(PTI Copy)
PM Modi in his address also asked students to practice three mantras. He said that students should follow the goals set by them in their lives by following the mantras of self-confidence, self-awareness and selflessness.(PTI Copy)
Published on Feb 23, 2021 04:58 PM IST
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PM Modi announces stimulus package of Rs 20 lakh crore for Covid-hit economy. Read full speech text here

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the coronavirus pandemic has presented India with an opportunity to become self-reliant and to emerge as the best across the world.
Indians watch a televised address to the nation by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Hyderabad, India.(AP)
Indians watch a televised address to the nation by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Hyderabad, India.(AP)
Published on May 12, 2020 11:57 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Arpan Rai

RS panel calls for mandatory monitoring apps on all devices to curb child pornography

The report was presented to Rajya Sabha chairman M Venkaiah Naidu by the panel chief and Congress parliamentarian Jairam Ramesh.
ITo prevent sexual abuse of children and contain access to and transmission of child pornographic content on social media, a Rajya Sabha panel has made 40 recommendations(HT File Photo (Representative Image))
ITo prevent sexual abuse of children and contain access to and transmission of child pornographic content on social media, a Rajya Sabha panel has made 40 recommendations(HT File Photo (Representative Image))
Updated on Jan 25, 2020 03:49 PM IST
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IFFCO’s ‘birthday gift’ to PM Narendra Modi: Campaign to plant seven lakh trees across India launched

Close to 7 lakh trees—a record—was planted by IFFCO staffers from the state, on the first day of the campaign, being carried out in partnership with Kisan Vikas Kendras across India.
IFFCO launched nationwide tree plantation campaign with an aim to plant seven lakh trees(Courtesy: iffco.in)
IFFCO launched nationwide tree plantation campaign with an aim to plant seven lakh trees(Courtesy: iffco.in)
Updated on Sep 17, 2019 06:26 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

NDA house divided on electric mobility plan

The latest case in point being transport minister Nitin Gadkari who is of the view that the government will not set a specific deadline for automakers to switch to EVs and nor will it ban production of petrol and diesel vehicles but instead let market forces decide on the preferred technology.
India wants its automobile industry to progressively shift to electric vehicles as part of its strategy to fulfil its climate change commitments.(Mint file)
India wants its automobile industry to progressively shift to electric vehicles as part of its strategy to fulfil its climate change commitments.(Mint file)
Updated on Aug 24, 2019 08:27 AM IST
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Livemint, New Delhi | By Shreya Nandi

India’s energy transition is now the world’s energy transition

This unfolding revolution is, however, hemmed in by legacy issues and overconfidence with short-term policy successes.
Residents of Dheeraj Dreams complex installed solar panel at Bhandup, Mumbai, April 14(Pratik Chorge/HT Photo)
Residents of Dheeraj Dreams complex installed solar panel at Bhandup, Mumbai, April 14(Pratik Chorge/HT Photo)
Published on Jul 16, 2019 06:46 PM IST
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India, UK discuss maritime security, counter-terrorism

The issues figured in foreign office consultations here between foreign secretary Vijay Gokhale and Simon McDonald, permanent under secretary at the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office.
India and the UK on Friday discussed enhanced cooperation in a wide range of areas, including maritime security, counter-terrorism and the Indo-Pacific, against the backdrop of Britain’s efforts to exit the European Union by October.(PTI)
India and the UK on Friday discussed enhanced cooperation in a wide range of areas, including maritime security, counter-terrorism and the Indo-Pacific, against the backdrop of Britain’s efforts to exit the European Union by October.(PTI)
Published on May 10, 2019 11:57 PM IST
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PM Modi dedicates UN’s Champions of Earth award to ‘invisible’ conservation heroes

PM Modi has been recognised for his work in championing the International Solar Alliance, a global coalition of countries committed to harnessing solar energy.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi with United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres after receiving UN's highest environmental honour 'Champions of The Earth Award' at a special ceremony, in New Delhi, Oct 3, 2018.(PTI/PIB)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi with United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres after receiving UN's highest environmental honour 'Champions of The Earth Award' at a special ceremony, in New Delhi, Oct 3, 2018.(PTI/PIB)
Updated on Oct 03, 2018 11:13 PM IST
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Sushma Swaraj says India ready to take lead on climate action

India looks forward to welcoming Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to the first General Assembly of the ISA next week in New Delhi.
New York: Union Minister for External Affairs Sushma Swaraj during a meeting on climate change at the 73rd UN General Assembly in New York, Wednesday, September 26, 2018.(PTI)
New York: Union Minister for External Affairs Sushma Swaraj during a meeting on climate change at the 73rd UN General Assembly in New York, Wednesday, September 26, 2018.(PTI)
Updated on Sep 27, 2018 01:44 PM IST
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After SCO summit, PM Modi invites Kazakhstan to join International Solar Alliance

International Solar Alliance is an initiative announced in 2015 whose primary objective is to work for efficient exploitation of solar energy to reduce dependence on fossil fuels.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev on the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) in Qingdao in the eastern Chinese port city on Sunday.(@MEAIndia Photo/Twitter)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev on the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) in Qingdao in the eastern Chinese port city on Sunday.(@MEAIndia Photo/Twitter)
Updated on Jun 10, 2018 02:30 PM IST
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India, Netherlands discuss cooperation across various sectors

India and The Netherlands on Thursday explored cooperation across multiple sectors at a CEOs Round Table attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Dutch counterpart Mark Rutte
Prime Minister Narendra Modi with his Dutch counterpart Mark Rutte while signing documents on the International Solar Alliance in New Delhi on Thursday.(AP photo)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi with his Dutch counterpart Mark Rutte while signing documents on the International Solar Alliance in New Delhi on Thursday.(AP photo)
Updated on May 24, 2018 05:15 PM IST
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India to invest more than £1 billion in UK

The British government on Wednesday announced a new India-UK trade partnership after Prime Minister Modi held talks with his British counterpart Theresa May.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi with British Prime Minister Theresa May visits the Francis Crick Institute in London on Wednesday.(PTI Photo)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi with British Prime Minister Theresa May visits the Francis Crick Institute in London on Wednesday.(PTI Photo)
Published on Apr 19, 2018 02:36 PM IST
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Press Trust of India, London | By Press Trust of India

Extend research from labs to land, PM Modi tells scientists

PM Modi said India has to be “future-ready” in implementing technology vital for the growth and prosperity of the nation.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivers the inaugural address at the 105th session of Indian Science Congress at Manipur University in Imphal on Friday.(PTI)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivers the inaugural address at the 105th session of Indian Science Congress at Manipur University in Imphal on Friday.(PTI)
Updated on Mar 16, 2018 10:59 PM IST
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