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Steel ministry to give formal view on RCEP after meeting with stakeholders; industry concerned over China presence in group
Business

Steel ministry to give formal view on RCEP after meeting with stakeholders; industry concerned over China presence in group

Steelmakers are in fact demanding that steel products should be kept out of the purview of the RCEP as the mega trade pact could lead to flooding of products from nations like Japan, South Korea and China.

Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes terms the new Libra cryptocurrency as 'frightening'
News & Analysis

Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes terms the new Libra cryptocurrency as 'frightening'

In a series of tweets, Hughes has mentioned that Libra has a hard and long path being successful.

NASA's Cassini mission data is still helping scientists understand the rings of  Saturn
science

NASA's Cassini mission data is still helping scientists understand the rings of Saturn

Cassini was in space for 20 years and has provided information that scientists are still studying and understanding.

Narendra Modi says India aiming to generate 40 percent electricity from non-fossil fuels by 2030
India

Narendra Modi says India aiming to generate 40 percent electricity from non-fossil fuels by 2030

Modi said he saw the 121-country International Solar Alliance (ISA) as the future OPEC (Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries) for meeting energy needs of the world.

India's solar industry wins global funding, gets support to tackle climate change
News & Analysis

India's solar industry wins global funding, gets support to tackle climate change

The goal of International Solar Alliance is to raise $1 trillion by 2030 from public, private investors.

Sushma Swaraj says India ready to take lead on climate change citing country's leadership in International Solar Alliance
India

Sushma Swaraj says India ready to take lead on climate change citing country's leadership in International Solar Alliance

For its part to fight climate change, she said India has set a target of generating 175 gigawatts of solar and wind energy by 2022 and has installed over 300 million LED bulbs saving $2 billion and 4 GW of electricity. India is planning to reduce emission intensity of our GDP by 25 percent over the 2005 levels by 2020 and by 33-35 per cent by 2030, she added.

World leaders pledge to use more solar power, create jobs at founding conference of International Solar Alliance
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World leaders pledge to use more solar power, create jobs at founding conference of International Solar Alliance

Speaking alongside Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the founding conference of the International Solar Alliance (ISA), French President Emmanuel Macron said there are financing and regulation hurdles for achieving the solar power capacity target

International Solar Alliance: Narendra Modi holds bilateral talks with eleven world leaders on sidelines of summit
India

International Solar Alliance: Narendra Modi holds bilateral talks with eleven world leaders on sidelines of summit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi held bilateral talks with the presidents of Sri Lanka and Bangladesh on key issues, including developmental cooperation, besides holding parleys with leaders from nine other countries on the sidelines of the solar alliance meet

ISA summit: Narendra Modi suggests turning to Vedas to combat climate change, calls for less-risky finances to promote solar energy
India

ISA summit: Narendra Modi suggests turning to Vedas to combat climate change, calls for less-risky finances to promote solar energy

Prime Minister Narendra Modi called for concessional and less-risky finances for raising the share of solar electricity in the energy mix and pledged to generate 175 GW of electricity in India from renewable energy sources by 2022

International Solar Alliance to become a treaty-based intergovernmental organisation from 6 December 2017
News & Analysis

International Solar Alliance to become a treaty-based intergovernmental organisation from 6 December 2017

The ISA is a treaty-based alliance of 121 prospective solar-rich member nations situated between the tropics and aims at accelerating development.

The Indian government extends contract to explore seabed for minerals
News & Analysis

The Indian government extends contract to explore seabed for minerals

The government on Monday extended its 15-year contract with International Seabed Authority (ISA) to continue exploring Polymetallic nodules in the deep sea.

India Semiconductor Association Announces PVG Menon As President
Biztech

India Semiconductor Association Announces PVG Menon As President

Aims to accelerate the momentum in the Electronic Systems Design and Manufacturing space