Alternate fuels: India & their growing importance

Alternate fuels: India & their growing importance

Dec 4, 2014

The importance of using renewable energy sources and biofuels has long been common, international knowledge. Governments around the world are pledging to reduce their carbon emissions and implement greener, more environmentally-friendly policies and enforce tighter restrictions on the excessive use of non-renewable energy sources, such as fossil fuels. India is...

Cutting carbon emissions at a cost

Cutting carbon emissions at a cost

Oct 16, 2014

India has often been accused of stonewalling and thwarting climate talks at various international summits. Though India’s new government seems more proactive than many of its predecessors, it has reiterated its stance saying that in a country where millions live in poverty, the focus is on growth and not the carbon footprint as of now. World leaders will meet...

CII urges the auto industry to think green

CII urges the auto industry to think green

Oct 3, 2014

The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) held a conference on August 8 in Chennai to bring together key stakeholders of the automobile industry to discuss ‘green’ strategies and solutions to achieve sustainable mobility. An important pillar of the Indian economy — the automotive industry is going through a metamorphosis of sorts. In the face of increasing...

Indian auto majors going green

Indian auto majors going green

Sep 30, 2014

Nearly twenty-five years post liberalisation, the Indian auto industry has emerged as a rapidly growing market that promises immense potential to global giants who are making a beeline for India with region-specific strategies. The improved competitiveness in the auto market has brought a plethora of attractive choices, both in terms of design and price, to the...

Diu gets a dedicated cycle track

Diu gets a dedicated cycle track

Sep 18, 2014

India’s second smallest union territory, Diu, has created dedicated cycling tracks to promote ecotourism and preserve its fragile ecosystem. Protected bicycle lanes will reduce pollution and commuting time and up the quality of life. India will need to depend on cleaner alternatives such a better bicycle infrastructure, especially in bustling urban areas, to...

NHAI to expedite construction of flyovers

NHAI to expedite construction of flyovers

Aug 7, 2014

BHUBANESWAR: Wary of frequent accidents on NH-5 in the city, the commissionerate of police on Wednesday asked the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) to expedite the construction of flyovers at Rasulgarh, CRP Square and Fire Station. via NHAI to expedite construction of flyovers – The Times of...