Much has been discussed about the merits and demerits of the Mumbai-Ahmedabad Bullet Train project. The Talgo train was also tried between Delhi and Mumbai to see how it may reduce travel time.
Ujjwala Yojana Seems To Have Clicked, Nearly Two Crore Poor Households Have Shifted To LPG Based Fuel
As many as four liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) cylinders are bought by about 60 per cent of the 3.2 crore poor women who were given a free cooking gas connection, Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said today (5 December).
Hats off to the Government of India for showing Greenpeace the door! We now need to look hard at the more than 20 lakh non-government organisations (NGOs) operating in India, most of which are simply tax-evasion entities.
Pakistan’s Federal Minister for Maritime Affairs Mir Hasil Bizenjo on Friday (24 November) informed the Senate that 91 per cent of the Gwadar Port’s income would go to China while the Gwadar Port Authority would get 9 per cent of the income for the next 40 years, reports Dawn.
Tuesday, the 21st of November was a special day for the people of Naxal-hit Kirandul (in Dantewada district of Chhattisgarh), as they will no longer have to travel miles to Jagdalpur to board an ‘Express’ train.
Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar today said those who oppose coal should stop using electricity as there was no alternative to the “environmentally bad” fossil fuel at present.
Global crude oil prices (Brent Crude Oil) scaled new heights on Monday (6 November) and hit their highest levels of $64.23 per barrel since July 2015.
In line with the government’s push for a digital India, the railway ministry has sought to make travel convenient one step at a time for it’s passengers.
The Ministry of Power on Monday (6 November) announced constitution of another independent committee of experts to investigate the causes of the accident —on 1 November at the Unchahar Thermal Power Plant of the National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) In Uttar Pradesh, that killed 36 out of 80 people working at the plant at that time.
Nearly 25 years after Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC’s) prime oil fields were privatized, the oil ministry has identified 11 more functional oil and gas fields of the state-run firm for handing over to private firms to raise output.