The standoff at the Bharatiya Rail Bijlee Company Limited (BRBCL) thermal power plant at Nabinagar in Aurangabad district was resolved for the moment on Wednesday afternoon, but the protesting villagers maintained that they had not been given jobs in the plant as promised.
One of the sluice gates of Durgapur Barrage on the Damodar got twisted and fell into the river, causing water to gush out to the lower catchment area and leaving the left upper catchment area dry.
Power ministers of Meghalaya, Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Tripura, Mizoram and Manipur underlined the need to approach the Centre for a change in the funding pattern for states in the region, which still need development in the power sector.
State-owned explorer ONGC has sought marketing and pricing freedom to make natural gas viable as it plans to put one trillion cubic feet discovered in the Gulf of Kutch to commercial use.
When Sri Lanka was hit by floods late in May and Bangladesh was struck by a cyclone days later, India rushed ships with relief material
The government has decided to go ahead with its 11-megawatt waste-to energy plant project at Bhuasuni on the city outskirts. A public hearing on the project will be held on June 6.
Opec’s worst fears are coming true. Twenty months after Saudi Arabia took the fateful decision to flood world markets