Job Prospects After an MS in USA

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A master’s course in the US can be very difficult to get in. However, the amount of hard work you do to actually get into a good university, will certainly pay off later. There are several lucrative master’s courses that offer great job opportunities on their completion. Of course, there will definitely be various factors […]

5 Things You Need to Know About Life Insurance

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Human life is one of the most crucial assets, and life insurance is an important key that gives financial protection to a person and his family at the time of uncertain circumstances. The concept of life insurance is very old and deep-rooted. As time changed, so the idea has revolutionized and modified in terms of […]

Solar Energy Trends Around the World

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The installation of new solar power has been increasing around the world every year. The global solar PV capacity was a staggering 593.9 GW by the end of 2019 and estimated to increase to more than 1500 GW by 2030. Some 15 countries, led by Bulgaria, Germany, Italy, Belgium and the Czech Republic, have been […]

Winter Smog – Causes, Impacts and Management

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In many developing countries, the air quality during the winter months plummet due to winter smog which not only causes massive disruption in daily activities but also create a mass public health crisis with spike in patient population with asthma and lung and respiratory diseases during the period of its occurrence. Let us explore the […]

Trash Talk from India

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An American produce 2.1 kg of garbage per day against 0.6 kg for an Indian, according to a 2009 study by the National Sanitary and access to water-governmental organization, the CPHEEO (Central Public Health and Environmental Engineering Organization ). Yet the country with a total of 1.2 billion people takes the cake in terms of […]

Making Sense of Sustainability

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Sustainability is a buzzword that people associate to in many ways. For some it is a state of self-actualisation, a fashion statement for few, some do it for regulatory purposes; whereas very few understand that it is key to survival. The capitalist world has been running a race to doomsday, and the day is not […]

Everything You Need to Know About Grains Storage

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Farming is a practice that may seem extremely satisfying and therapeutic even, but from a distance. Come closer and see the toils involved, you’d understand. A farmer puts a lot of arduous effort into ensuring his produce reaps him the reward he puts in. That said, the task doesn’t merely end in collecting the produce. […]

Role of Waste-to-Energy in Waste Management

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The rapid increase in population coupled with changing lifestyle and consumption patterns is leading to an exponential increase in global waste generation. Ironically, most of the wastes are dumped in open fields, along highways or burnt wantonly. Waste-to-energy is increasingly getting acceptance as an integral component of solid waste management hierarchy. What is Waste-to-Energy Waste-to-Energy […]

Renewable Energy Potential in India

Renewable energy is growing rapidly in India. The Indian Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) estimates that there is a potential of around 90,000 MW for power generation from different renewable energy sources in the country, including 48,561 MW of wind power, 14,294 MW of small hydro power and 26,367 MW of biomass. In […]

India’s Carbon Emissions Fall for the First Time in 40 Years

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India’s carbon emission data analysis undertaken by Carbon Brief and re-released by the BBC (May 12, 2020) date from 1967 to the first quarter of the year 2020, show a tend trend of a steady rising increase in carbon emissions (MtCO2). The figures start out very low, (less than 10MtCO2) reaching 30 million tonnes by […]

Wastes from Leather Tanning

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Tanning refers to the process by which collagen fibers in a hide react with a chemical agent (tannin, alum or other chemicals). However, the term leather tanning also commonly refers to the entire leather-making process. Hides and skins have the ability to absorb tannic acid and other chemical substances that prevent them from decaying, make […]

How To Trade Binary Options in India

Many shrewd financial traders have been making millions through binary options. These short term investment tools allow people to reap big benefits by putting money in to options at the most opportune time. Also known as all or nothing, digital and fixed returns, binary options have become pretty popular globally as a means of investment. […]

Significance of Solid Waste Management

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Some countries have achieved considerable success in solid waste management. But the rest of the world is grappling to deal with its wastes. In these places, improper solid waste management continues to impact public health of entire communities and cities; pollute local water, air and land resources; contribute to climate change and ocean plastic pollution; […]

Energy Partnership in South Asia

South Asia has an interesting mix of countries displaying diversity in terms of natural resources, landscape, per capita income, culture, happiness index, etc. On the energy front all these countries today are facing a multitude of challenges in meeting their rapidly growing requirements in a sustainable manner. While governments of each of these countries have […]

4 Reasons Why People Change Their Names in India

Often people believe in the proverb that, “What is in a Name?” On the other hand, there are many people who get very offended when someone addresses them by a wrong name or even a wrong pronunciation of their names. Especially, when one has undergone a name change and a person calls them by their […]

Chasing Green in India

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A consumer survey on people’s perceptions of green brands and corporate social responsibility shows that 64% of Indian consumers plan to spend more on green products. More importantly, nearly 48 % of Indian consumers said they were willing to spend over 10% more on a product simply because it is green. By defying what the consumer […]

Flora and Fauna in the Indian State of Bihar

India is a vast and diverse nation. Each state boasts of its unique features. As soon as you cross over to one state from another, you will notice a distinct change in all possible aspects. An experienced eye will be able to spot the differences between the facial features as well. Apart from this, the […]

Biodiesel Industry in India

The biodiesel industry in India is still in infancy despite the fact that demand for diesel is five times higher than that for petrol. The government’s ambitious plan of producing sufficient biodiesel by 2011-2012 to meet its mandate of 20 percent diesel blending is unrealized due to a lack of sufficient Jatropha seeds to produce biodiesel. Currently,Jatropha occupies […]

Everything to Know About Issues in Biomass Energy Projects

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Biomass resources can be transformed into clean energy and/or fuels by thermal and biochemical technologies. Besides recovery of substantial energy, biomass energy technologies can lead to a substantial reduction in the overall waste quantities requiring final disposal. However, biomass energy projects worldwide are often hampered by a variety of techno-commercial and socio-economic issues. This article […]

How Fashion is Bridging the Cultural Differences?

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Fashion trends are never lost in the darkness of oblivion. An old style only gets replaced by a new trend. With time, the style that was once replaced comes back to the forefront and rules the charts again. With the advent of technology and increased globalization, several cultures and practices have fused to create something […]

Management of Electronic Wastes

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Electronic waste (or e-waste) is the fastest growing waste stream, and its disposal is a major environmental concern in all parts of the world, especially developing countries. More than 50 million tons of e-waste is generated every year with major fraction finding its way to landfills and dumpsites. In rich countries, e-waste comprises as much […]

New Delhi’s Tryst with Rubbish

Have you seen the several storeys high landfill in Delhi at its border with Uttar Pradesh – Gazipur, a prime land! It’s a mountain of garbage now. How does the garbage reach the landfill and what will happen when this place is all filled up? Does our food waste also contribute to our garbage mountains? May be we all […]

Global Trends in Cogeneration of Bagasse

Cogeneration of Bagasse is one of the most attractive and successful energy projects that have already been demonstrated in many Sugarcane producing countries such as Mauritius, Reunion Island, India and Brazil. Combined heat and power from Sugarcane in the form of power generation offers renewable energy options that promote sustainable development, take advantage of domestic […]