TERI in the News
Heart-friendly mustard variety developed27 February 2005| The Hindustan Times
A new mustard variety that is far more heart-healthy and resistant to plant diseases has been developed by TERI.
India gains carbon dollars27 February 2005| The Hindustan Times
Currently, a tonne of CO2 emission saved can fetch between three to seven US dollars. "The price could have been as much as 25 dollars if the US had ratified the protocol," says Mr Yuvraj Dinesh Babu of TERI.
E-auction: brick-makers seek reservation, CIL sees no logic23 February 2005| The Financial Express
According to TERI estimate of 1999, brick-making sector consumed around 22 MT of coal in 1998. Considering a 10% growth in coal consumption by this sector, the current consumption could be around 30 MT a year.
India, China set for big-rig oil partnership23 February 2005| Business Standard
The Petroleum ministry is chalking out a blueprint for an alliance between India and China in the hydrocarbon sector. The tying up, however, will not be easy. "They would need to map strategies to which both the parties agree," Director-General of TERI, Dr R K Pachauri, said.
The Power List 200521 February 2005| India Today
Dr R K Pachauri, Chairman of the IPCC and Director-General of TERI, features among the top 50 Indians in the Power List 2005. The individuals "have been chosen for their ability to wield influence on the national stage in a wide area of activitites".
Investments to flow in for energy efficient projects: Kyoto Protocol comes into force17 February 2005| The Hindu Business Line
With the Kyoto Protocol coming into force, many sectors including small hydropower generation, biomass, municipal solid waste management and sugar mill-cogeneration projects are likely to receive investments from countries aiming to meet their emission targets by 2012. "35 industrialized countries and the European Community are now legally bound to reduce their combined emissions of six major GHGs during 2008-2012, which is the first commitment period, to below 1990 levels," explained Mr Y D Babu of TERI.
TRAI releases paper on tariff comparison11 February 2005| The Hindu
TERI has developed a web-enabled application software that can facilitate consumers in identifying the most competitive tariffs given a particular usage profile.
Pharma to rule in the 21st century10 February 2005| The Asian Age
Having inaugurated the DSDS 2005 in New Delhi, the President of the Republic of Iceland, Mr Olafur Ragnar Grimsson also held talks with the Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh; President Dr A P J Abdul Kalam; and UPA chairperson Ms Sonia Gandhi.
TERI bags PCRA award10 February 2005| Deccan Herald
TERI has won the Petroleum Conservation Research Association's Award for Excellence and Best Performance Improvement for the year 2004, for the second consecutive time.
Focus on sustainable development6 February 2005| The Hindu
Showcasing environment-friendly technologies, the TERI Technology Exhibition for Sustainable Development was inaugurated by the President of Iceland Mr Olafur Ragnar Grimsson, at Dilli Haat. The exhibition will be open from 6 to 9 February 2005.