Solar products maker D.Light gets $10.5 million from Norwegian fund, others

D.Light Design Inc., a San Francisco-based solar lighting and power products maker that also operates in India, has raised $10.5 million (around Rs.71.4 crore) in a funding round led by Norwegian state-owned investment fund Norfund […]


Biomass energy since Independence: The growth of a green driver of economy

Most of the global energy today is produced from the combustion of organic matter, whether fossilised (coal, oil and petroleum gas) or, relatively recent, biomass (wood, agro residue, etc.), releasing carbon dioxide at an unprecedented rate and threatening the stability of the climate […]


Vedanta’s Zambia mine to pay first instalment of $100 million fine by month-end

Konkola Copper Mines, owned by global conglomerate Vedanta Resources Plc, will pay the first tranche of a $100 million fine to the Zambian government by the end of month […]


India to consider Apple request for investment incentives with ‘open mind’

India will consider Apple’s request for incentives to invest in the country with an “open mind”, Union information technology minister Ravi Shankar Prasad told reporters on Wednesday […]

Urban Development

Smart citizens make smart cities: GK Pillai

With India’s ambitious smart cities project in progress, the country is now one of the leading nations in demand for smart city technologies in the rapidly-expanding Asia- Pacific market, a report released by Smart Cities Council India on Wednesday said […]

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RBI pumped in Rs.9.2 trillion worth of new notes so far: Sources

The Reserve Bank of India has injected Rs.9.2 trillion worth of new currency notes into the banking system to help replace the notes banned in November […]