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.
In 2015, the Jammu and Kashmir government quietly approved two proposals to chop down thousands of trees in the state. For months, towering pines from Jammu to Kashmir were axed to pave the way for transmission lines,
Power discom BRPL has signed an agreement with India Post to promote financial inclusion and digital payments among slum dwellers in Delhi. As part of the agreement, residents of over 200 slum clusters in south and west Delhi
Bengaluru might soon emulate the French to get rid of its solid waste. The city which generates around 6,000 metric tonnes of waste every day has a notorious reputation of dumping it in the land fills in its outskirts and nearby villages.
Union minister Dharmendra Pradhan sought cooperation of the Odisha government for implementation of the Rs 6,500 crore Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR) project at Chandikhole in Jajpur district.