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MNRE Extends Commissioning Date of Solar Projects Affected by GST

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has issued an order extending the commissioning date (COD) of solar photovoltaic (PV) projects that were affected after the imposition of Goods and Services tax (GST) and other related issues. MNRE has decided to give extension of up

A Modern Santa Monica House That’s Seriously Eco-Friendly

This hyper-modern and environmentally conscious Santa Monica home, designed by Fellow of the American Institute of Architects (FAIA)-award winning architect Kevin Daly has all the elements necessary for eco-conscious buyers—from a drought-resistant landscape design and electric car garage, to a solar-thermal heating and passive cooling

The ‘Baby’ that ushered in modern computer age

Seventy years ago was arguably the start of the modern computer age. A machine that took up an entire room at a laboratory in Manchester University ran its first programme at 11am on 21 June 1948. The prototype completed the task in 52 minutes,

A Modern NBA Champion Can’t Be Led by Any One Player Anymore

Steph Curry and Kevin Durant took turns in the NBA Finals. Curry controlled Game 2, setting the record for most 3s made in a Finals game (nine) with 33 points, seven rebounds, and eight assists. Durant returned the favor in Game 3, closing out the Cavs

Cryptocurrency a ‘Modern Miracle,” Not Going Away: CFTC Commissioner

One of the top market regulators in the US said this week that cryptocurrency is a “technological revolution” that will one day be a part of every national economy. Speaking on Monday before the BFI Summit at the United Nations, Commodity Futures Trading Commission

US Open returns to traditional course with modern touch

Such is the stature of century-old Shinnecock Hills that it seems everyone can’t wait for the U.S. Open. ”Shinnecock looks epic,” Russell Knox said after he qualified. Phil Mickelson has been critical at times for how the USGA prepares a golf course for what it calls the

Modern dance steps on stage in June

Contemporary dance fans are in for a real treat as of next week when the 21st Cyprus Dance Festival will begin in Limassol During the festival, running until the end of the month, we will have the chance to see contemporary dance performances from

A Woman Captured review – brave and up-close story of modern slavery

It seems scarcely possible to make a documentary in the open about someone being worked as a slave, rather than having to work undercover to expose it. However, in one of the boldest investigative stories of recent years, Hungarian film-maker Bernadett Tuza-Ritter’s shocking film

Universal access to modern energy is ‘catalyst of inclusivity’ – deputy UN chief

“To be strong partners of countries as they deliver the 2030 Agenda – across all SDGs [Sustainable Development Goals] – the United Nations too must change,” Amina Mohammed, Deputy Secretary-General, said Wednesday at the High-level Panel on Transformational Energy Access in LDCs in Geneva. “But together, the United Nations development system

Final Months of Thoroughly Modern Millie U.K. Tour Canceled

The final two months of the U.K. tour of the Tony-winning musical Thoroughly Modern Millie, which opened at the Richmond Theatre March 27 and was scheduled to run through August 5, has been canceled. The production played its final performance June 2 at the Theatre Royal Bath. “We