Less than a month after coming back to power with an absolute majority, the Narendra Modi government has approved a ‘100 Days Action Plan’ of the Ministry of Railways. Approved by railway minister Piyush Goyal, the items in the action plan are to be implemented by August 31.
Indian foreign minister, S. Jaishankar is on a visit to Bhutan from June 7-8. According to the Ministry of external affairs, Jaishankar is likely to meet the king Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck, Lyonchhen Dr Lotay Tshering,
India has offered USD 100 million credit to Bolivia after President Ram Nath Kovind held productive and extensive talks with his Bolivian counterpart Evo Morales here.
Where there is oil and natural gas there is the potential for conflict. From West Asia to the South China Sea, from Latin America to Central Asia and in places across Africa, the control of the sources of energy—the fuel of economic growth—has been a key factor in defining conflict through most of the past century.
With oil prices on the boil just as general elections are announced, Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has asked world’s largest oil exporter Saudi Arabia to play an active role in keeping rates at a reasonable level.
To prevent catastrophic climate change, scientists say, we have to dramatically reduce the use of fossil fuels. The latest report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change warned that more extreme droughts, floods
The Punjab government Wednesday decided to waive a part of the outstanding electricity bills of people from the weaker sections, a move which will benefit over 1.50 lakh consumers and cost Rs 350 crore to the state.
To raise domestic output and cut imports, the government will give ONGC and Reliance industries pricing and marketing freedom for yet to be developed discoveries and will levy a lesser royalty in case of state-owned firms raising production from existing fields.
“Even though coal will be the mainstay of India’s power for many years to come, there will come a time when we have to reach a non-coal system, and in that scenario, I cannot see anything except nuclear energy,” said Anil Kakodkar, former chairperson of the Atomic Energy Commission.
The biggest victim of India’s solar revolution has been land – especially hundreds of acres in arid and semi-arid regions. When a large solar park is set up, a vast patch of land goes under the solar panels.