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India Records Huge Solar and Wind Energy Growth

Based upon ambitious targets in renewables, India is increasing its total installed capacity in solar and wind energy via higher investments and research collaborations. India’s Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has set itself...
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India wants to become a solar superpower – but its plans don’t add up

One of the world’s largest solar power projects has just been completed in southern India. At 648 megawatts (MW), the Kamuthi solar plant can generate as much electricity as most coal or nuclear power...
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India Plans to Have Only Electric Vehicles on Its Roads by 2030

Lately, many countries around the globe have been setting various medium- or long-term goals when it comes to the number of electric vehicles they want to see on their roads. But in most cases,...
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World’s Most Massive Animal Sacrifice Claims 200,000 Lives

Despite online petitions and pleas from international celebrities, the ritual killing of 200,000 animals in what is deemed the most massive ceremonial animal slaughter to take place in one location kicked off in Nepal without...
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Alternative Energy: A Miracle for Billions in Developing Nations

Most of us refer to alternative energies as those that are different from electricity. However, across the developing world, alternative energies to electricity are the only choice. Unfortunately, these usually take the forms of wood,...
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This Inspiring Man Planted a Forest Larger Than Central Park, One Tree At A...

For anyone who says that one person can’t make a difference, “The Forest Man of India” is here to prove you wrong. Jadav Payeng started planting trees in 1979 in India’s Majuli island area in an effort...
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Organic India Tulsi Tea Review

Before I get into describing the actual teas, I want to mention that Organic India was founded on the idea that they could create thousands of jobs in Northern India for low income workers...
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Update: Sunder the Elephant Finally Free?

As we reported last week, a recent PETA India investigation revealed that Sunder, an abused Indian temple elephant Paul McCartney hoped to free in 2012, was never really freed as promised, but instead moved...
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Sunder the Elephant Still in Chains

Remember Sunder, the abused Indian elephant who Paul McCartney and Pamela Anderson rallied to save back in 2012? Sunder's story seemed to be a success – after much media attention and viral petitioning, India's...
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Mahindra & Mahindra announces new hybrid manual transmission

They’re not the M&M we’re used to hearing about in North America, but Mahindra & Mahindra, the largest utility vehicle maker in India, is developing hybrid technology that could be a global game-changer. The company...

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