Power discom BSES has launched its WhatsApp service to cater to the needs of its consumers in south and west Delhi, said a company spokesperson Wednesday. Now apart from BSES’ mobile app and website, a consumer can get a duplicate bill on WhatsApp.
Petrol and diesel prices were revised upwards by major oil PSUs on Sunday (January 20) after a slight dip in the rupee’s value against US dollar and increasing global crude oil rates.
Despite many benefits and relative popularity as a renewable energy source, eventually, the sun does set on even the best solar panels. Over time, solar cells face damage from weather, temperature changes, soiling, and UV exposure.
Petrol and diesel prices on Monday (January 14) were hiked steeply by major oil PSUs as global crude oil prices continued to maintain positive momentum despite marginal losses.
The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to stay a green court order to reopen Vedanta’s copper smelting plant in Tuticorin. Several people were killed last year in police action against protests against the plant.
State-owned fuel retailers have stopped absorbing government-mandated cut of 1 rupee on a litre of fuel petrol or diesel in their marketing margins after a steep drop in global oil prices, reported Reuters.
Dense fog in Delhi severely affected railway operations as 12 trains were delayed due to low visibility. Some prominent trains including Puri-New Delhi Purushottam Express, Howrah-New Delhi Poorva Express, Bhagalpur-Anand Vihar
The Railway Convention Committee (RCC), in its latest report on December 31, has in particular sought a foolproof mechanism for the effective use and management of the bacteria meant to be used in the bio-toilets that are replacing earlier “hole-in-the-floor
India and Nepal are set to connect via railways with new shiny rails connecting the 34 kilometres (21 miles) between Janakpur in southeastern Nepal and Jay Nagar in the Indian state of Bihar.
76,000 premature deaths could’ve been prevented if India’s coal power plants behaved themselves: Greenpeace
New coal power plants in regions like Uttar Pradesh, in close proximity to ‘heavily polluted’ Delhi-NCR, are financially ‘risky, unnecessary and pose a health risk to millions,’ even as cheaper electricity is available from renewable energy, says Greenpeace India.