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Thermal Sources Account For 67% Of India’s Installed Power Capacity, 0.5 Percentage-Points Higher Than 5 yrs ago

Thermal Sources Account For 67% Of India’s Installed Power Capacity, 0.5 Percentage-Points Higher Than 5 yrs ago

As of July 2017, thermal energy installations to produce electricity accounted for 67% of India’s installed energy capacity–0.5 percentage-points higher than five years ago–while non-fossil fuel based capacity was 33%,…

Urea Imports Budget For 2017-18 Could Match Govt’s Loan From Japan For Infra Projects in 2016-17

Urea Imports Budget For 2017-18 Could Match Govt’s Loan From Japan For Infra Projects in 2016-17

The government allocation for urea imports in 2017-18 could match the funds it borrowed (Rs 14,251 crore or $2.2 billion) from Japan in 2016-17 for infrastructure projects.   Nitrogen-based urea…

One Out of Two Women Anaemic, One in Four Underweight In Rural India

One Out of Two Women Anaemic, One in Four Underweight In Rural India

As many as 54% women between 15-49 years in rural India are anaemic and 27% are underweight, latest health data show.   The good news: There has been a 13.9…

7 Indian Companies In Global #Clean200 List

7 Indian Companies In Global #Clean200 List

Seven Indian companies – Suzlon Energy, Bharat Heavy Electricals, Tata Chemicals, Exide Industries, IDFC, Thermax and Havells India – were included in the August 2017 Clean200 report, which ranks the…

In 2015, Delhi Had Highest Reported Crime Rate Against Children

In 2015, Delhi Had Highest Reported Crime Rate Against Children

There were over 94,000 crimes reported against children in India in 2015, with the highest proportion from Maharashtra (14.8%), followed by MP (13.7%) and UP (12.1%), according to data from…

Almost One Cow-Related Attack Every Week In 2017 Thus Far

In the 33rd week of 2017, India reported its 29th incident of cow-related violence in the country–the most in eight years–in the West Chamaparan district of Bihar where seven Muslims…

Gorakhpur Deaths Reveal UP Healthcare Mess But It Is Not The Worst

Gorakhpur Deaths Reveal UP Healthcare Mess But It Is Not The Worst

Gorakhpur in eastern Uttar Pradesh, in the news for the death of nearly 70 children in n Baba Raghav Das Medical College Hospital, was ranked 15 among 75 districts based…