Linden Town Council in talks with Indian Gov’t to establish solar energy project

first_imgThe office of the Linden Mayor and Town Council (LM&TC) is in discussion with First Secretary of the High Commission of India, Vijayakumar K. for installation of a solar energy project in the mining town.Mayor Waneka Arindell and First Secretary of the High Commission of India, Vijayakumar KThe First Secretary of the High Commission visited Linden Mayor Waneka Arindell at the LM&TC on Monday to have talks on the proposed initiative.Mayor Arindell has said that while it was that official’s first visit to Linden, it came on the heels of correspondence to identify possible projects which can be initiated in the community.“They would have sent us a letter to identify projects. So, we’re in the introduction stage of it…and they’re going to return once we provide some information…” the mayor noted.Additionally, at the launch of the Linden Town Week of activities back in May, Minister of State Joseph Harmon had told residents that the presence of several ‘mined-out’ areas across the Linden community makes Linden perfect to benefit from projects under the International Solar Alliance agreement (ISA). He posited that those areas allow for a greater level of access to solar power.Minister Harmon had said there was an indication that the bauxite mining community would benefit from projects under the international agreement signed by His Excellency President David Granger in India.He also noted that the solar footprints of Linden are among its greatest assets, and ought to be explored. He further related that, based on conversations taking place, he had some indication as well, that these ‘mined-out’ areas can be converted to green tourism and conservation facilities.last_img read more


first_imgCongratulations to the LYIT ladies who beat UUC today by 4 points. Final score LYIT 4-7 UUC 3-6.Well done also to Kate Keaney (Four Masters) who helped the University of Limerick squad to a comprehensive win over IT Sligo and now book a place in the O’ Connor Cup semi-final. Final score UL 4-13 IT Sligo 0-6.  LADIES GAA: LYIT BEAT UUC was last modified: February 29th, 2012 by BrendaShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:LADIES GAA: LYIT BEAT UUClast_img read more

Tata Communications and SASTRA launch cyber security lab in Tamil Nadu

first_imgTata Motors logos are seen at their flagship showroomREUTERS/Vivek PrakashTata Communications on Monday said that it has set up a specialised cybersecurity lab at the Sastra Deemed University in Tamil Nadu.The cybersecurity lab was inaugurated at the Shanmugha Arts, Science, Technology and Research Academy (SASTRA) on September 15, a Tata Communications statement said.”Tata Communications and SASTRA have built a curriculum in cybersecurity with a focus on training, developing and strengthening the practical application of cybersecurity, encompassing the process and technology elements of cyber threat detection and mitigation,” it said.The course curriculum is being developed in partnership with Tata Communications’ senior cybersecurity engineering team, it added.last_img read more