The most anticipated Bollywood wedding of "Fukrey" fame actors Ali Fazal and Richa Chadha is likely to be held on October 4, reported inside Bollywood sources. The wedding of the couple will be unique, as per their eco-friendly nature. Ali & Richa has roped in a wedding planner, who will be focusing on environmental aspects, including decor with recycled items, no food wastage, and a natural wedding.
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David Gogoi and his two pals, Mausam Taluqdaar and Rupam Chowdhary, founded Zerund Manufacturing Private Limited after being denied 30 times. They began with a mere Rs 20 lakh four years ago and have now risen to a valuation of Rs 40 crore. They planned to create an eco-friendly brick out of waste materials. It is 15% less expensive than normal brick and keeps the house cool.
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Hyundai Motor Group's ambitious plan to roll out the Hydrogen fuel cell version in all its commercial vehicles by 2028. The price of fuel cells to be converted into electric battery levels by 2030. Besides, Hydrogen is considered to be cleaner than petrol and diesel, as the former emits only water & heat. However, the budding industry of Hydrogen based fuel led by Hyundai suffers from logistical issues.
Using corn powder and stitching techniques, Dhananjay Hegde from Karwar in Karnataka has created newspaper bags that can carry up to 10 kg of weight, does not leak, and can readily retain meat and other wet goods without clogging. He also constructed a machine to commercialize the product. Dhananjay said that he intended to create a sturdy and long-lasting bag. The material is eco-friendly and available locally.
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Tripura CM Biplab Kumar Deb on February 22 inaugurated the state’s first-ever road made of non-recyclable plastic waste made in Agartala. Built under the Agartala Smart city program, the 680-metre-long road was laid at Women's college near BK Road on a trial basis. Counting the positive aspects of the eco-friendly move, CM Deb also assured of more such projects coming underway. Besides, He inaugurated four other projects, including 40 smart… read-more
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In a unique initiative, Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on January 9 announced the country is planning to launch an eco-friendly city. Titled "The Line", the 170-kilometre project will be part of the $500 billion mega-project called 'Neom'. Prince Mohammed said, the city will be a “revolution for mankind with zero cars, zero streets, zero emissions." Besides, the Crown Prince promised that the city would generate 380,000 jobs… read-more
Malaysian researchers at Putra University have developed a material from pineapple leaves fibre that can be used to build drones or unmanned aircraft. Porject head Prof. Thariq said these drones have higher strength-to-weight-ratio and are cheaper, eco-friendly and easy to dispose. Reportedly, the prototypes of these eco-friendly drones stayed in air for 20 minutes and could fly up to a height of about 1,000 metres.
To modify the inland waterway infrastructure in West Bengal, the Union and the state government has signed a $105 million project with the World Bank. Reforming the old jetties, the project will provide new ferries and manage traffic at busy routes. The FinMin secretary stated that the cost-effective and eco-friendly transport system will help hinterland connectivity with Kolkata and usher development. Reportedly, the loan has a maturity of… read-more
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ISRO chief K Sivan has said that upcoming satellites and rockets of the space research organisation will be powered by "non-hazardous" and environment-friendly fuel. Indian Space Research Organization is chalking out plans to use hydrogen peroxide as a fuel for its future space endeavours including 'Gaganyaan'. Besides, it is also eyeing to use electric propulsion and green fuel - LOX/Methane - to minimise the environment degradation.
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As per reports, the newly proposed four-storey triangular Parliament building can withstand up to 150 years. Besides, it has 150% increased seating capacity than the existing parliament. While the Lok Sabha will have a Peacock theme, the Rajya Sabha will be conceptualised with Lotus. Crowned with the National Emblem, the building will have a Constitution Hall showcasing the original copy of the Constitution. Moreover, it has offices for MPs… read-more
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