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Samar Lahiry

Samar Lahiry

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Biodiesel in India: The Jatropha fiasco

2 Sep 2018 3:38 PM GMT
Several factors have led to slow progress in the country’s biodiesel development programme, notably, the Jatropha plant

India's ethanol equation

18 July 2018 3:48 PM GMT
Ethanol blended in petrol provides an effective way of increasing domestic petrol availability and helps in combating air pollution

India's National Bamboo Mission

6 July 2018 3:31 PM GMT
Bamboo has immense potential for Indian farming due to its varied uses and massive demand overseas

Why fire accidents are unabated

28 Feb 2018 3:37 PM GMT
India has a fire safety audit to assess the safety of an organisation but it lacks certain crucial legislative provisions

Managing water resources

21 July 2017 4:24 PM GMT
India has only about 4 per cent of the world's renewable water resources but is home to nearly 18 per cent of the world's population. It receives an...

What ails India's solar energy drive?

23 Jun 2017 1:57 PM GMT
India is the third largest emitter of greenhouse gases in the world. As a signatory to the Paris Agreement, India is committed to investing in...

Can mining be sustainable?

25 April 2017 3:53 PM GMT
Two main pre-conditions for achieving sustainability are good governance and self-regulating mining enterprises

Tapping unused government land

14 April 2017 5:01 PM GMT
Assessment of land acquisition and allotment for infrastructure projects are needed to eliminate the possibility of creating surplus, unproductive land.

India’s challenges in waste management

11 Jan 2017 8:33 PM GMT
Waste management rules in India are based on the principles of 'sustainable development', 'precaution', and 'polluter pays'. These principles mandate...

Containing air pollution in the national capital

10 Dec 2016 10:03 PM GMT
According to WHO Study Report, 2014, Delhi is the most polluted city in the world when it comes to air quality. Needless to say, the air pollution...
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