The Ministry of Railways is planning to announce 10,000 kilometres of new high-speed corridors in April 2018 for trains to run at speed of 200-250 kilometres per hour, the Times of India has reported.
As our economic activities have come to be concentrated in our cities, so has our energy consumption. According to a World Urbanisation Prospects study by the United Nations, even though cities constitute only 2 per cent of land surface, they are home to over 54 per cent of the population.
To limit Mongolia’s dependence on China for its energy needs, India will help the land-locked country build its first oil refinery in 2018, Sputnik has reported.
Electric vehicles (EVs) are making inroads into unknown territories with its wider adoption across the world.
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.