In a major step towards Digital India, the petrol pump owners of Guwahati, the capital city of Assam and the gateway to the Northeast have decided to go cashless completely from Thursday until the on-going parliamentary elections are over.
Trying to expand energy diplomacy in its neighbourhood, India is planning to set up LPG storage and LNG import facilities in Myanmar. Unfortunately, India has no such plans for Bhutan.
ONGC has missed its oil production target for ASSAM in 2017-18. It had set a target to produce 5.9m barrels or 16,200 b/d over the fiscal but has produced only about 5.7m barrels or 15,700 b/d.
NF Railway is going strong in reducing the carbon footprint within its premises thereby contributing as well as promoting a greener environment.
After a much anticipated wait, the electric train service in N. F. Railway became a reality with running of 55704 Katihar – Malda Court Passenger train with Electric engines recently.
Assam Governor Banwarilal Purohit on Wednesday said that solar energy was considered to be the best option for meeting energy requirements of modern day life as it belongs to the renewable category.
The Union Minister of State for Railways Rajen Gohain on Wednesday said the Centre has fixed a target to connect all state capitals to Delhi by rail to help farmers sell their products.
The railway service of Agartala (India) and Akhaura (Bangladesh) is expected to begin from 2019.
The train services to the Northeast region from the rest of the country continue to be disrupted due to flood even as the Railway Board on Wednesday directed all Zonal railways to cancel trains travelling from various parts of the country beyond Malda town in West Bengal and Katihar in Bihar till August 20, 2017.
A biofuel refinery, the first of its kind in India, set up at the Numaligarh Refinery (NRL) in Assam, will soon process biofuel from bamboo, abundantly found in Arunachal Pradesh, Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said recently.