A robust municipal bond market is only part of the answer, cities most importantly require empowered administrators
A commitment to constitutional values and aims demanded education to help do away with caste
The Global Positioning System (GPS) isn’t just for navigation. Most modern technologies depend on it for having a single precise system of telling time
With only 66 frequencies provisionally sold, the auctions were a letdown
As much as Manipur must be calmed and developed for its own sake, it must also be calmed and developed for the sake of India
Isro’s satellite launch record affords it bragging rights, but competition is set to get stiffer with Elon Musk’s SpaceX coming in with reusable rockets
Elon Musk has already started burrowing near the offices of SpaceX in Los Angeles—a counter-intuitive direction at a time when other companies are taking to the skies
Source: Reuters - Investors and insurers with more than $2.8 trillion in assets under management on Wednesday called on the Group of 20 economies to phase out fossil fuel subsidies by 2020 despite U.S. doubts about climate change.
Source: Climate Home - A group of investors and insurers who manage $2.8trn have called on the G20 to end public funding for coal, oil and gas by 2020
Source: Cleantechnica - The shipping giant UPS will be investing around $18 million in new onsite solar photovoltaic (PV) projects expected to be completed by the end of the year in the US
Source: Bloomberg - Britain should consider linking with China or California on climate policy and emissions trading after leaving the European Union, according to a panel of lawmakers.
Source: Nature - A group of senior US Republicans has proposed an entirely sensible climate policy: put a substantial and steadily rising tax on carbon, and then send the proceeds back to citizens to offset the economic pain of higher energy prices.
Source: NY Times - The St. Francis Dam was a proud symbol of Californias engineering might and elaborate water system until just before midnight on March 12, 1928, when it collapsed, killing more than 400 people in a devastating wall of water.
Source: mongabay - Reservoirs emit significant greenhouse gases planet-wide, study finds; researchers urge that new hydropower projects not be christened with green energy label.
Source: Voice of America - A group of Republican and Democratic governors focused on these and other economic points in a letter to President Donald Trump on Monday, urging the Republican climate skeptic to support wind and solar power.
What asset classes other than listed equities are promising for the Indian HNIs?
The peace initiative is likely to be a non-starter amid the shrinking roles of India and Afghanistan
To date, SoftBank’s plans for humongous pile of cash have been less vision and more fund