India needs massive investment in clean energy to kick start economy, says economic advisor

New Delhi, Feb 15 (ANI): Chief Economic Advisor Arvind Subramanian on Sunday said that the country needed massive investment in clean energy to kick start economy. Subramanian made the remarks at the first Renewable Energy Global Investors Meet and Expo, Re-invest 2015 in New Delhi. Subramanian said that focus of renewable energy should be on major investment in greening coal. India is the world's third-largest greenhouse gas emitter and often acts as the voice of the world's developing countries in United Nations talks on everything from climate change to economic cooperation. Feb 15, 2015

Gold's lustre lures Turkish savers

From the outside, it looks like any other automatic bank machine on the streets of Istanbul. But rather than notes, this one distributes gold. Gold is hugely prized in Turkey as a secure way for individuals to hold their savings. Duration: 01:19 Feb 15, 2015

AAP reacts to PM s remark on free power supply in Delhi

New Delhi, Feb 15 (ANI): AAP leaders on Sunday reacted to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s sarcastic remark over ‘free electricity supply’ to the people of Delhi. Ashish Khetan said that Delhi has potential to produce more electricity than he key demand. Ashutosh said that the party looks forward for co-operation from the Central government. Feb 15, 2015

Anna Hazare to protest against govt's ordinance on land acquisition

Ralegan Sidhi, Feb 15 (ANI): Social activist Anna Hazare said on Sunday that he will protest against the Central government's ordinance on land acquisition. Hazare said that the BJP government has done injustice to poor farmers by allowing their land to be acquired for industrial purposes without their permission. He added that he along with farmers from northern India will hold a protest against the ordinance and request the government to remove it. Feb 15, 2015

Fourteen-year old teenager makes wind energy-based unique cooler

Jamshedpur, Feb 15 (ANI): A 14-year-old girl, Nishu, from Jharkhand built a unique wind-energy based local cooler. A student of Class X, Nishu has won several district and state level awards for her unique model. She said that the cooler is affordable at rupees 2500 and can be easily availed by poor, especially children, who have to bear the brunt of power outages. In May, she will also visit Japan to participate in Sakura Exchange Programme. Vice-President Hamid Ansari awarded Nishu for her unique contribution in the field of technology. Feb 15, 2015

UP CM Akhilesh Yadav participates in CM team vs IAS officers cricket match

Lucknow, Feb 15 (ANI): Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav participated in the CM team vs IAS officers team cricket match on Sunday in Lucknow. Yadav after winning the match said that IAS team doesn't want the CM team to lose, so the CM team end up winning every time. He added that winning and losing is a part of life, and people with a political background know this best. Feb 15, 2015