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April 21, 2015
Indian village gets 'world's cheapest bottled water'
Madhusudankati, India (AFP) April 16, 2015
Charity workers have teamed with an impoverished village in eastern India to develop what they say is the world's cheapest bottle of drinking water - costing less than one US cent. After years of suffering illnesses from drinking polluted ground water, residents of Madusudankati are now receiving clean bottled supplies thanks to a new purification plant. "I saw a ray of hope when I heard that a water purifying plant would be installed in our village," local farmer Pralay Mallick said. "I ... read more
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Injuries reported at natural gas well fire in India
Indian energy company ONGC said it called on U.S. well control leaders Boots & Coots to help contain a fire that left 12 people injured during the weekend. ... more

Tibetan man self-immolates in China: reports
A Tibetan man has burned himself to death in China, rights groups and media said, the second such protest reported against Beijing's policies in the region in two weeks. ... more

Third Generation Solar Home System introduced to East Africa
Rex Solar, a Dar es Salaam, Tanzania based solar contracting company along with its Partner, Solaric, a US-Bangladesh joint Solar innovations company has introduced a new generation of Solar Home Sy ... more
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RenXSol installs roof top power plant at KSCA's M Chinnaswamy Stadium
RenXSol Ecotech has announced that the 400 kW roof top power plant at KSCA's M Chinnaswamy Stadium was successfully installed, with successful testing, integration and evacuation to BESCOM grid post ... more


India, France jet deal may fuel trade partnership
India's multi-billion-dollar deal to buy 36 fighter jets from France will cement strategic political ties between the two countries at a time when both are looking to kickstart their economies, experts say. ... more
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More Tibetan autonomy 'not up for discussion': China
Beijing threw cold water Wednesday on the possibility of re-launching talks with the Dalai Lama, saying greater autonomy for Tibet was "not up for discussion" and accusing the spiritual leader of backing "ethnic cleansing". ... more

IMF: India, Japan to drive Asia as China slows
Faster growth under the reformist governments of India and Japan will help cushion the blow to the world economy from a marked slowdown in China, the International Monetary Fund predicted Tuesday. ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
Beijing shocks US with progress of airstrip in South China Sea

$2B Patriot order for Raytheon

Philippines voices China alarm as US war games begin

France, Russia negotiating solution to frozen warship deal

China's Xi in Pakistan to unveil $46 bn investment plan

New Zealand PM happy to talk to China about spy claims

Iran leader urges military to increase 'preparedness'


Canada sells uranium to India in breakthrough deal
Canada's prime minister announced a breakthrough deal Wednesday to supply uranium to India for electricity generation, putting behind decades of discord over India's surreptitious use of Canadian technologies to build atomic bombs. ... more

Chinese hackers targeted SE Asia, India for last decade: report
A cyber espionage group most likely sponsored by China has been snooping on governments and businesses in Southeast Asia and India undetected for the last 10 years, Internet security company FireEye said Monday. ... more

India government trying to shut us down: Greenpeace
Greenpeace India accused the government Tuesday of preventing local donors from funding its activities, saying the move was aimed at shutting down its operations in the country. ... more
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France, India to Boost Space Cooperation, Other Joint Projects
In June 2014, an Indian rocket put into orbit five foreign satellites, including one built by France. "We will further our cooperation in the field of space. We will sign more joint cooperatio ... more

India court suspends ban on diesel vehicles in smoggy Delhi
An Indian court Monday suspended its ban on diesel vehicles more than 10 years old after New Delhi authorities complained they were struggling to comply with the order in the world's most polluted capital. ... more
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China's struggle for water security

Scientists develop mesh that captures oil - but lets water through

Niger says 2.5 million suffering food insecurity

US says most humpback whales no longer endangered

Mayor in standoff with chemical firms in Israel's Haifa

Mountain of electrical waste reaches new peak: report

Dispersant used to clean gulf spill more toxic to corals than the oil


India's Modi visits French aviation hub Toulouse
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday paid a lightning visit to Toulouse, the hub of the French aerospace industry in the southwest of the country. ... more

India bans Greenpeace from receiving foreign funds
India on Thursday suspended Greenpeace India's foreign funding licence, the latest move against the environmental watchdog after the government accused it of hurting the country's economic interests. ... more

Dynamic dead zones alter fish catches in Lake Erie
New research shows that Lake Erie's dead zones are actually quite active, greatly affecting fish distributions, catch rates and the effectiveness of fishing gear. Scientists with the U.S. Geol ... more

Tibetan nun burns herself to death in China: reports
A Tibetan nun is believed to have died after setting herself on fire to protest China's rule over the Himalayan region and to voice support for the Dalai Lama, rights groups and media said. ... more

China eyeing Tibet-Nepal railway: report
A railway between China and Nepal that could include a tunnel under Mount Everest is under consideration, Chinese state media said Thursday, as Beijing builds links with a country India regards as firmly within its sphere of influence. ... more
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India's Adani dismisses banks' Australia coal project snub
India's Adani Group on Thursday brushed aside a decision by three leading French banks not to fund huge coal industry projects in Australia's Galilee Basin near the Great Barrier Reef, saying it had "no bearing" on the company. ... more

Let the red flag fly over Tibet monasteries: Communist chief
China's top official in Tibet vowed on Wednesday to evaluate Buddhist monks and nuns for their "patriotism" and install national flags in monasteries to strengthen ideological control in the region. ... more
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Japan's maglev train notches up new world speed record

EU gives green light for Hungarian nuclear deal with Russia

Solar plane starts next round-the-world leg in China

Tesla struggling to electrify China car market

Chemists create tiny gold nanoparticles that reflect nature's patterns

Graphene looking promising for future spintronic devices

Molycorp to supply rare earths for use in Siemens wind turbines


India measures air quality in world's most polluted capital


Sri Lanka, Pakistan sign nuclear agreement


Local organization announces second solar installation project in India


Saab producing protection systems for Indian helos


37 killed in Bangladesh storms


Avalanche kills four soldiers in Indian Kashmir


India study suggests meritocracy hampered by classist ideas


Hard money, soft standards? Tough questions for China's new bank


India Launches Fourth Satellite in Effort to Develop Own Navigation System


Governor backs down, seeks 'fix' to Indiana religion law

Baby among 15 killed by landslide in Indian Kashmir

Sri Lanka says no deal to restart Chinese port project

Rescuers pull six bodies from landslides in flood-hit Indian Kashmir

Countdown Begins for ISRO's Navigation Satellite Launch

India's frugal Mars mission extended by six months

Uber ramps up safety efforts after criticism

Robot finds bodily posture may affect memory and learning

India, China agree to foster peace on disputed border

Sri Lankan leader to renegotiate China deals on visit

India test fires Astra missile

Indian-built submarine in advanced construction phase

India receiving upgraded Mirage fighters

Sri Lanka's new leader heads to China after winding back ties

Sri Lanka probes ex-envoy over alleged Ukraine arms deals

India, China to hold first talks on border row since Modi victory

Tibetan survivors of self-immolations face brutal fate: rights group

Solar plane lands in Myanmar on epic round-the-world journey

Queen bee microbiomes are starkly distinct from worker bees

Trina Solar to Supply 48 MW of Solar Modules to ACME India

Modi in landmark visit to steer Sri Lanka away from China

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