PM Modi to deliver inaugural address; ISA likely to vet WSB DPR in October

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Narendra Modi wearing glasses: World Solar Technology Summit: PM Modi to deliver inaugural address; ISA likely to vet WSB DPR in October


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World Solar Technology Summit: PM Modi to deliver inaugural address; ISA likely to vet WSB DPR in October



Narendra Modi looking at the camera


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International Solar Alliance (ISA) is preparing a detailed project report (DPR) on the creation of World Solar Bank with authorised capital of USD 15 billion to fund projects, a senior official said.

The DPR for the World Solar Bank is likely to be placed at annual ISA Assembly in October this year, Director General ISA Upendra Tripathy told PTI.

This assumes significance in view of India’s ambitious target of having 100GW of solar energy by 2022. India’s installed solar power generation capacity stood at over 35 GW by July this year, according to the Central Electricity Authority data.

Besides there is need for huge funding for solar projects across the world for increasing share of renewable sources in the overall

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Parenting Kids in the Age of Screens, Social Media and Digital Devices

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Pew Research Center has long studied the changing nature of parenting and family dynamics as well as the adoption of digital technologies. This report focuses on how children engage with digital technologies, screens and social media, as well as parents’ attitudes about these behaviors, their concerns about their child’s use of technology, and their own assessment of their parenting and experiences with digital tech. These findings are based on a survey conducted March 2-15, among 3,640 U.S. parents who have at least one child or children ages 17 and under. This includes those who took part as members of Pew Research Center’s American Trends Panel (ATP), an online survey panel that is recruited through national, random sampling of residential addresses, as well as respondents from the Ipsos KnowledgePanel. The margin of sampling error for the full sample is plus or minus 2.2 percentage points.

Recruiting ATP panelists by phone or

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How to trade in, recycle, or donate your Galaxy Note 10

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If you plan to upgrade to the Samsung Galaxy Note 20, learn ways to trade in, recycle, or donate your Galaxy Note 10 in person using one of these services.

Samsung’s Unpacked 2020 event featured announcements unveiling the Galaxy Note 20, Galaxy Tab S7, and three other devices. With so many new top-tier devices on the way from the leading Android device maker, you might decide it’s time to upgrade from last year’s Samsung flagship, the Galaxy Note 10.

If you are leasing a phone, you can simply turn it in for a new device; but if you own your Galaxy Note 10, you have a lot more options–most of which come with a cash reward. 

Smartphones from leading manufacturers–Apple and Samsung in particular–can be worth quite a bit when given to the right organization. As TechRepublic found when trying to recycle an iPhone, prices can vary a lot between

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