We’ve been so reliant on coal for so long that it’s really hard for us to kick the habit now. Despite advances in renewable energy, and the awareness of carbon emissions generated, our shift to cleaner sources of energy that isn’t self-damaging remains agonizingly slow.
‘Mission Raftaar’ had been announced in the Railway Budget of 2016-17, and it envisages a target of doubling the average speed of freight trains, and increasing the average speed of all non-suburban passenger trains by 25 km/h over a course of five years.
After Tamil Nadu battling the water crisis, the neighbouring Kerala may plunge into darkness if it doesn’t rain in ten days. As the water level in major reservoirs is inching closer to dead storage, the Kerala State Electricity Board (KSEB) is facing an unprecedented electricity crisis.
The heightened tension between the US and Iran around the Strait of Hormuz has revived the spectre of high oil prices squeezing the headroom for big-ticket federal spending just when the government is gearing up to energise economic activity.
Indian Railways has been on a mission to give railway stations across the country an attractive makeover. Railway Stations are being beautified with wall painting and beautiful murals.
Special court in Panchuka, hearing the 2007 Samjhauta train bombing case, will give its ruling on the plea filed by a Pakistani woman for examining eyewitnesses from her country on Wednesday (March 20). The hearing was postponed after the court the arguments on the application concluded.
California just decided to sharply scale back its plans for a high-speed rail artery meant to transform travel up and down the state.
Light Years Ahead! Karnataka Now Leads India’s Renewable Energy Revolution With A Capacity Of 12.64 GW
Karnataka is showing the rest of the country, how to gradually transform the energy sources from non renewable to sustainable. With a total production capacity of of 12.64 gigawatts, Karnataka has emerged as the leader in producing renewable energy in India.
Soon, India may be able to end its on-going power shortage as a total of 200 potential sites have been identified for setting up large thermal power plants of total 428.9 GW capacity. According to the Central Electricity Authority
Indian Railways’ first air-conditioned train is ready for its maiden run in north India. The train is set to hit tracks next year in February. The train will have state-of-the art facilities for passengers travelling short distances from Delhi.