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Google Doodle Celebrates 229 Years of Mont Blanc Peak First Ascent

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Mont Blanc or Monte Bianco, which literally means “White Mountain”, is the European equivalent of Mt Everest in the Alps, with 4,807 metres (15,771 ft) above sea level, that was ascended on 8 August 1786 by Jacques Balmat along with Doctor Michel Paccard giving fodder for a doodle today on Google. “Today we celebrate Europe‚Äôs pioneering spirit, stunning landscapes, and ...

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Households vital for India’s energy independence, says scientist

India will achieve energy independence by 2050 if most households go for rooftop solar power generation under a new official policy, a leading expert has said. According to solar scientist Shantipada Gon Chaudhuri, the ministry of new and renewable energy (MNRE) is in the process of framing an ambitious policy to generate adequate electricity from non-conventional energy sources. “The proposed ...

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Rare for Indian PM, President to visit Bhutan Within 4 Months: Bhutan Daily

Indian President Pranab Mukherjee’s two-day visit to Bhutan just five months after Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s sojourn is "rare" and shows the importance the two countries attach to each other, a Bhutanese daily said Friday. "It’s not often that a country gets to host a president and the prime minister of the same country in the same year. Rare is ...

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