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Kerry's visit Rifts over snooping emerge even as India, US hope for closer ties

Jul 31, 2014

Kerry's visit Rifts over snooping emerge even as India, US hope for closer ties

The United States and India's new government voiced hope Thursday at working closely on the global stage, but fresh rifts over trade and spying cast a shadow. #India #US #Environment #sushma swaraj #NewsTracker #trade #John Kerry #Snooping
How much antibiotics do Indians consume with 240 cr chicken a year?

Jul 31, 2014

How much antibiotics do Indians consume with 240 cr chicken a year?

The growth of the poultry industry and increasing consumption of chicken also means possible ingestion of more and more antibiotics and drug-resistant bacteria. #Delhi #ConnectTheDots #Chicken #Gurgaon #Antibiotics #Centre for Science and Environment #Anti-biotics #Bacterial resistance #flouroquinolones
Chicken lovers beware Breeders in India use antibiotics to make birds fatter

Jul 31, 2014

Chicken lovers beware Breeders in India use antibiotics to make birds fatter

According to a report from the CSE, chicken breeders in India are relying on antibiotics to get the extra fat and it could affect bacterial resistance in humans. #Chicken #Antibiotics #HealthBuzz #Centre for Science and Environment #Anti-biotics #Bacterial resistance
Madhya Pradesh to get India's largest solar power plant

Jul 31, 2014

Madhya Pradesh to get India's largest solar power plant

Plans are afoot to set up the country's largest ultra mega solar power plant (UMSPP) in Madhya Pradesh's Rewa district, a senior official said today. #India #Environment #NewsTracker #Solar energy #Madhya Pradesh
World to experience water shortage by 2040, says study

Jul 30, 2014

World to experience water shortage by 2040, says study

There will be a global water supply shortage by 2040 if citizens do not improve the way energy and power is used, warns a new research that included a case study from India. #World #India #Energy #Environment #climate change #NewsTracker #Water shortage

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India's latest conservation fix: dehorn rhinos, deport leopards

Mar 10, 2014

India's latest conservation fix: dehorn rhinos, deport leopards

Assam minister mulls cutting off rhino horns to save them from poachers. Maharashtra lawmakers seek removal of all leopards from Mumbai's Aarey colony to resolve conflict. #India #Environment #NewsTracker #Assam #Conservation #ULFA #Wildlife #Aarey Colony
Green clearance: PMO can always step in but not to mess it up further

Mar 02, 2014

Green clearance: PMO can always step in but not to mess it up further

Our weak and complicated green clearance norms help neither development nor environment. But instead of making the process simple and robust, the UPA has been busy undercutting it. #Manmohan Singh #Environment #POSCO #Veerappa Moily #Wildlife Trust of India #Lok Sabha polls #Green clearance

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Green clearance: PMO can always step in but not to mess it up further

Jul 28, 2014

Hortonworks, Pivotal team to better manage Hadoop

In the hot market for big-data products and services, sometimes even competitors must work together for the common good. Prominent Hadoop software and service companies Hortonworks and Pivotal have partnered to further develop software called Ambari,...
Green clearance: PMO can always step in but not to mess it up further

Jul 31, 2014

Greenback Holds Steady Before U.S. Jobs Report

The U.S. dollar is treading water below a 10-month high against a number of currencies on Thursday after the Federal Reserve made clear it was in no rush to raise interest rates. The euro was flat against the buck at $1.3366. Forex market participant... #Forex #Federal Reserve
Green clearance: PMO can always step in but not to mess it up further

Jul 30, 2014

BREAKING: Senate Committee Report Details Environmentalists' Inner Workings

Over the past fifty years, America’s environmental movement has grown from college kids adorning flowers to a billion dollar industry. With huge budgets to employ lobbyists, lawyers, and public relations professionals, many of America’s leading envir... #Forex #Federal Reserve