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PM Modi Launches Catch the Rain Campaign

Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has said that India's development and self-reliance is dependent on water security and water connectivity..... read more

Rejuvenation Project to Save Water at Cubbon Park

Making Cubbon Park self-reliant for water, the Horticulture Department has recently inaugurated its ambitious Cubbon Park Rejuvenation (CPR) programme. .... read more

Get Masks in Exchange for Plastic at CSMT, Dadar Railway Stations

To increase the recycling of plastic waste materials on the suburban railway stations, the Central Railway (CR) has initiated the ‘Plastic Lao, Mask Pao’ campaign.

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Delhi is the Most Polluted Capital City Globally, Says Report

Delhi remained the most polluted capital city in the world but India, on the whole, had improved its average annual PM2.5 (particulate matter) levels higher in 2020 than in 2019, according to a report from IQ Air, a Swiss air quality technology company, specializing in protection against airborne pollutants, and developing air quality monitoring and air cleaning products.

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Count of Water Birds in Thiruvananthapuram Goes Up

A 36 per cent hike was observed in the total count of birds compared to the previous year during the Asian Waterbird Census (AWC) carried out in the district recently in connection with PAN Asia AWC..... read more

Exotic Aquarium Fish Species Threatening Lake Biodiversity

Discovery of a fish species called Alligator gar in Neknampur Lake in Telangana has set the alarm bells ringing for the biodiversity of city lakes..... read more

El Salvador Certified as Malaria-Free by WHO

El Salvador has recently become the first country in Central America to be awarded a certification of malaria elimination by the World Health Organization (WHO)..... read more

Hawaii’s Rains, Floods Cited as Examples of Climate Change

Heavy rains are part of the winter wet season in Hawaiian Islands. But the downpours triggering flooding that destroyed homes and bridges and set off mass evacuations on multiple islands recently are also an example of the more intense rainstorms, officials and climate scientists say are occurring more frequently as the planet warms.

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Melting Glaciers Contribute to Alaska Earthquakes

Glaciers in Southeast Alaska have been melting since the end of the Little Ice Age, many of which are in close proximity to strike-slip faults. When these glaciers melt, the land begins to rise, and the faults they’d previously sutured become unclamped. .... read more

Well-preserved Fossil of Bird-like Dinosaur Discovered in Spain

In a new revelation, scientists have discovered a fossil of an oviraptorosaur which is a type of bird-like theropod dinosaur usually found sitting on the top of nests that contain eggs.

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Climate Change to Put UK’s Farming, Dairy Sector under Massive Stress

The UK’s two important farming sectors, dairy and potato growing, will be badly hit by climate change over the next 30 to 50 years, the country’s national weather service the Met Office has warned in a study.

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Poland’s Solar PV Capacity Grows Threefold

According to leading data and analytics company GlobalData, Poland’s incentive measures— such as the ‘My Electricity’ programme—have already triggered massive improvement and are setting the country in good stead to see around 14.5 GW of solar PV installations by the end of 2030.

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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

Matt Carr
+44 (0) 20 7375 7248