Emission controlling systems: Don’t bundle coal and renewable power

Renewable power has been steadily posing a David-like (of David and Goliath) challenge to polluting coal-fired projects ever since PM Narendra Modi declared the building of 175-gigawatt green capacity by 2022 as the centrepiece of India’s climate pledge. In 2015, the government had come up with a plan to ‘bundle’ solar energy […]

Rupee rise 22 paise against US dollar in early trade

The Indian rupee advanced 22 paise to 71.48 per US dollar in opening trade on Thursday as global markets stabilised after the US and Iran toned down their war rhetoric. At the interbank foreign exchange market, the rupee opened strong at 71.44 against the greenback. The domestic unit had settled at 71.70 […]

THE WORLD BANK DRASTICALLY CUT INDIA’S GROWTH RATE ESTIMATES

The World Bank has lowered India’s GDP growth forecast. In 2019-2020, India’s GDP growth rate may be just five percent. The World Bank has projected a 5.8 percent increase in India’s GDP in the next financial year. The World Bank has lowered India’s GDP growth forecast. In this context, the World Bank […]