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India-Russia meet on space cooperation

New Delhi, July 12 (IBNS): Director-general of Russia’s ROSCOSMOS and former Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin held detailed high level talks with National Security Adviser Ajit Doval at Hyderabad House, New Delhi on Thursday on all aspects of India-Russia space cooperation.

India and Israel join hands to develop solutions to desertification and living in the desert

New Delhi, June 15 (IBNS): Israel is keen to work together with India to fight against against desertification, said Dr. Ron Malka, Ambassador of Israel to India, ahead of World Day to Combat Desertification, which is observed every June 17th.

Air pollution kills an average of 8.5 out of every 10,000 children in India before they turn five, says study

New Delhi, June 5 (IBNS): The figures released by environment think tank CSE in its State of India's Environment (SoE) report on Wednesday said that air pollution kills an average of 8.5 out of every 10,000 children in India before they turn five.

Rajasthan sizzles at 48.9 degrees Celsius; severe heat wave across north and west India

Pune, June 3 (UNI): In view of the deepening of cross equatorial winds up to the parts of south Arabian sea and further to the north over Bay of Bengal along with persistent cloudiness, the southwest monsoon has further advanced into southernmost parts of Arabian sea, some more parts of Maldives-Comorin area, as well as southwest, southeast, and east coast of Bay of Bengal.

CSE releases new analysis on ‘State of the Renewable Energy Sector in India’

New Delhi, Jan 21 (IBNS): India is surging ahead in the area of renewable energy. Renewable capacity has reached 73 gigawatt (GW), which is 20 per cent of the country’s total energy capacity. Generation has increased, and solar energy has made tremendous strides. But does this mean the country is well on its way to meet its ambitious 175-GW renewable capacity target by 2022?

University of Birmingham leads discussions on boosting ‘clean cold’ in India

New Delhi, Dec 18 (IBNS): Experts from the University of Birmingham led discussions on broadening the use of sustainable cooling technology in India and supporting the Indian Government’s drive to meet key development targets.

India conducts successful test of Ballistic Missile Interceptor AAD

New Delhi, Aug 2 (IBNS): India on Thursday conducted the successful test of the Ballistic Missile Interceptor Advanced Area Defence (AAD) at 11:30 am from Abdul Kalam Island in Odisha. 

Hyperloop gains traction worldwide

Transportation pioneers in the United States and India have converged on a sustainable, futuristic solution -- the hyperloop, a high-speed pod in a vacuum tube travelling at airplane speed. Yanqi Xu and Brooke Vaughan from USA and Souryaprokas Bhaduri and Maiyankini Bose from India report

Centre for Science and Environment urges global intervention to stop unregulated dumping of used vehicles in Africa and South Asia

New Delhi, July 23 (IBNS): Delhi-based think tank Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), in a new global study -‘Clunkered: Combating Dumping of Used Vehicles - A roadmap for Africa and South Asia’, has lifted the lid on the dark underbelly of a large-scale global trade in old and used vehicles from high income to low and middle income countries of Africa and South Asia.

Birmingham and Haryana sign agreement on clean cold for India

Birmingham, May 17 (IBNS): The University of Birmingham and the State Government of Haryana have signed an agreement to advance the use of ‘clean cold’ technology in India and help meet rising demand for cooling sustainably.

14 of world's 15 most polluted cities belong to India: WHO report

New Delhi, May 2 (IBNS): India has 14 out of 15 most polluted cities in the world in terms of PM 2.5 concentrations, the WHO global air pollution database released in Geneva for 2016 early on Wednesday revealed.

UK and India research partnership reaches £400 million: UK Science Minister

London, Apr 18 (IBNS): Science Minister Sam Gyimah on Wednesday announced that as part of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the UK, the latter country will continue to grow its already strong research partnership with India with tech-focused investments that focus on issues of global importance including agriculture, clean energy, global health and the environment.

Earthquake jolts parts of Jammu and Kashmir

Srinagar, Jan 31 (IBNS): An earthquake of magnitude 6.1 struck Kashmir on Wednesday afternoon, however, no loss of life was reported.

BrahMos missile tested successfully, first in world

New Delhi, Nov 22 (IBNS): BrahMos missle, which was fired from IAF's Sukhoi 30-MKI, has been tested successfully, media reports said.

UK-India science ministers announce joint research projects to address shared challenges

London, Nov 2 (IBNS): UK Minister of State for Universities, Science, Research and Innovation Jo Johnson and Indian Minister of State for Science & Technology and Earth Sciences Y S Chowdary together announced new UK-India joint research projects and saw high-impact current Research Councils-India collaborations succeed at the first ever Newton Prize award ceremony at the National Science Centre in New Delhi.