AUG 2020
Kashmir's Saffron Gets GI Tag

Kashmir Valley"s Saffron has got the much-awaited geographical indication (GI) certification from the central government in a fillip to the homegrown spice, which is likely to fetch higher prices in the international markets

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Celebrating International Tiger Day 2020

Global Tiger Day is observed every year on July 29 to raise awareness about tiger conservation

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Delhiites Will Add 9 Years to Life if Air Pollution is Checked

Indians on average lose 5.2 years of their life due to increased air pollution, and Delhi and Kolkata stand to gain the most if air pollution, particularly concentration of PM2.5, meets WHO standards, according to the annual Air Quality Life Index (AQLI) brought out by the Energy Policy Institute at the University of Chicago (EPIC).

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Gurugram Records Huge Increase in COVID-Related Waste

The quantity of biomedical waste related to coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Gurugram district in Haryana has increased by 585 per cent over the past three months, showed data compiled by Biotic-the concessionaire for biomedical waste management for Municipal Corporation of Gurugram (MCG)

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Delhi"s Old Drainage System Unable to Cope With Heavy Concretization

The Capital’s decades-old drainage system is unable to keep pace with unplanned construction, and much of its stormwater management features are either blocked or have disappeared, leading to a few hours of heavy rain triggering widespread chaos, according to several urban experts

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Lepidopterists Discover the Striped Hairstreak and Elusive Prince in Arunachal Pradesh

Lepidopterists in Arunachal Pradesh have helped add two species to India"s expanding list of butterflies. One of them, the Striped Hairstreak, was first recorded by Japanese entomologists in Hainan province of China

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New Fabric Could Help Keep You Cool in the Summer

Air conditioning and other space cooling methods account for about 10 per cent of all electricity consumption in the US, according to the US Energy Information Administration

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Polar Bears Could Disappear by 2100

Polar bears have long been the poster child of the consequences of climate change

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Artificial Intelligence to Identify Individual Birds of Same Species

Humans have a hard time identifying individual birds just by looking at the patterns on their plumage .... read more

Soil Animals are Getting Smaller with Climate Change

The biomass of small animals that decompose plants in the soil and thus maintain its fertility is declining both as a result of climate change and over-intensive cultivation

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Masks Made From Banana-Tree Species Could Help Cut COVID Plastic Waste

Fibre from a relative of the banana tree could replace plastic in millions amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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Thawing Permafrost Reveals Woolly Mammoth Skeleton in Russia"s Arctic Lake

Russian scientists are poring over the stunningly well-preserved bones of an adult woolly mammoth that roamed the earth at least 10,000 years ago, after local inhabitants discovered its remains in the shallows of a north Siberian lake

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Nominations open for CSP Today India awards 2013

The inaugural CSP Today India awards ceremony takes place on March 12, and CSP developers, EPCs, suppliers and technology providers can now be nominated.

CSP has made tremendous progress since the announcement of the Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission in 2010. With Phase I projects now drawing closer to completion, the first milestone in India’s CSP learning curve is drawing closer. CSP Today has chosen the next CSP Today India conference (12-13 March, New Delhi) as the time for the industry to reflect upon its progress and celebrate its first achievements.

At the awards ceremony, industry leaders will be recognized for their achievements in one of 4 categories: CSP India Developer Award, CSP India Engineering Performance Award, CSP India Technology and Supplier Award, and the prestigious CSP India Personality of the Year.

Matt Carr, Global Events Director at CSP Today, said at the opening of nominations that “CSP Today are excited to launch these esteemed awards, which will enhance the reputation of their recipients. I am particularly excited to launch the CSP India Personality of the Year award, a distinguished honor for the industry figure deemed worthy by their peers.”

All eyes will be on the CSP Today India 2013 Awards when nomination entry closes on February 4 and the finalists are announced on February 11. The awards are open to all industry stakeholders to nominate until February 4 at or by e-mail to [email protected]

Matt Carr
+44 (0) 20 7375 7248
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