A village in India that western environmental groups hoped would provide a model for green energy in the third world is now powered by coal-fired electricity after the total failure of its solar-powered “microgrid,” E&E News reports.
New York City’s Commission on Human Rights issued a $5,000 fine to an Indian Restaurant for hiring an Indian waiter, the New York Post reports.
Narendra Modi, prime minister of India, will become the first leader of that country to visit Israel when he travels there later this year, Tablet Magazine reports.
SOCHI, Russia (Reuters) – Russian land forces will join troops from China, India, Mongolia and Belarus in a series of joint military training exercises during the second half of this year, President Vladimir Putin’s office said on Wednesday.
Kiev—Sanctions imposed on Russia after its invasion and occupation of both the Crimea and eastern Ukraine have had a negative impact on Russia’s defense industry, cutting off the supply of many important manufacturing components and leaving Moscow’s arms makers ready to consider fulfilling contracts for Iran.
A tree planted by President Barack Obama last month in India has lost all of its leaves and is about to die due to neglect, according to an India Today report.
During his recent trip to India President Obama committed to helping the country fight obesity. Despite a UNICEF survey that found over 30 percent of Indian children under the age of 5 were underweight the president said he would partner with India to fight obesity there.
As a controversial federal agency prepares extensive taxpayer support for green energy companies in India, one such company has hired a former top official at the agency who has helped it secure millions in taxpayer-backed financing.
President Barack Obama’s visit to Riyadh, Saudi Arabia is costing taxpayers $267,787 in hotel and SUV rentals, according to contracts issued by the State Department.
An upshot in Asian military spending comes as a result of tense relations with China.