india

  • INDIA CANCELS PLANS FOR HUGE COAL POWER STATIONS AS SOLAR ENERGY PRICES HIT RECORD LOW

    by - Jan 8, 2019
    India has cancelled plans to build nearly 14 gigawatts of coal-fired power stations – about the same as the total amount in the UK – with the price for solar electricity “free falling” to levels once...
  • INDIA NEARLY HALVES POVERTY

    by - Jan 8, 2019
    A new report released by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative reveals good news where global poverty alleviation is concerned. According to the 2018 global Multidimensional Poverty Index...
  • Indian land give-away

    by - May 29, 2018
    BHUBANESWAR, India  – One of India’s poorest states is handing out land rights to slum-dwellers in an innovative scheme to redevelop urban settlements that officials say will benefit a million people. Eastern Odisha state began distributing...