TERI in the News

25 record(s) found in 'July 2007'

  • Achievement and Excellence Special Libraries Association honors distinguished information professionals with 2007 Awards for

    3 July 2007| PRNewswire

    The Special Libraries Association (SLA) recognized nine outstanding information professionals and one SLA division with awards for achievement and excellence at its 2007 Annual Conference and INFO-EXPO held in June 2007. The 2007 recipients of the Diversity Leadership Development Program award sponsored by Ebsco are: Blanca Chou (Senior Manager, Information Resource Center Otsuka America Pharmaceutical, Inc., Rockville, Maryland, USA; Cheryl Jacocks-Terrell (Biomedical Research Librarian, Philip Morris USA Richmond, Virginia, USA; Debal C. Kar (Fellow, Library and Information Centre, TERI, New Delhi, India); Lina Ortega (Chemistry and Mathematics Librarian, Assistant Professor of Bibliography, University of Oklahoma Library, Norman, Oklahoma, USA); and Janet Todwong (Library Assistant, Washburn University School of Law Topeka, Kansas, USA)

  • India, Japan to firm up plans for energy ties

    3 July 2007| The Hindu Business Line

    India and Japan have agreed to set specific goals and firm up voluntary action plans to improve energy efficiency and increase cooperation in the development of renewable sources. The Energy Research Institute (TERI) and the Institute of Energy Economics of Japan signed an MoU to undertake research and study on energy challenges in the world in general, and India and Japan in particular.

  • India, Japan sign pact on energy conservation

    2 July 2007| Domain-b

    India and Japan have signed an agreement to cooperate in energy conservation at the second round of an energy dialogue between the two countries in New Delhi. The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) of India and the Institute of Energy Economics of Japan (IEEJ) signed the memorandum of understanding (MoU) in the presence of Japanese economy, trade and industry minister Mr Akira Amari and Mr Montek Singh Ahluwalia, deputy chairman of the planning commission. The agreement provides for Japanese industrial aid to India in return for the latter implementing energy conservation policies in fifteen identified sectors, the two sides said in a joint statement.

  • Commercial fuel farming still unfeasible

    2 July 2007| Hindustan Times

    Most of India's ethanol is made from molasses, a byproduct of the sugar industry. This is a less profitable process as compared to Brazil's, which produces ethanol directly from sugarcane feedstocks. Though Indian sugar mills have shown interest in producing ethanol from sugarcane, Dr P P Bhojvaid, TERI, says like Brazil, the government should provide financial assistance to these mills.

  • Next generation ethanol will come from agri-waste

    2 July 2007| Hindustan Times

    India has had its share of victory through successful trial runs of biodiesel. A report by TERI illustrates an example of the Karnataka Government where a 10 per cent blend of Karanja oil was used to run two new buses. The trial run found an overall increase of 12.5 per cent in mileage and a saving of Rs 3 per litre by using the blend over diesel.