Researchers this month sounded alarm over koalas in Australia becoming “functionally extinct”. Closer home, a critically endangered bird that lost out to the peacock to become India’s national bird may be next in line.
The ever-increasing power subsidy bill seems to have turn into a quagmire for the state government, which ended up paying an interest of Rs 593 crore only on delayed payment of subsidies to the Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL) during the last fiscal.
South Western Railway’s Bengaluru division’s efforts to save environmenthas also saved them money. Speaking to reporters on the occasion of World Environment Day on Wednesday, Ashok Kuma
Oil India Ltd has successfully commissioned the cyclic steam stimulation (CSS) technology in the well BGW–8 in Baghewala PML near Jaisalmer for extraction of heavy crude oil for the first time in India.
The Joint Electricity Regulatory Commission (JERC) has directed the UT electricity department to submit details of category wise cost of power supply. There are total eight categories of consumers in Chandigarh including domestic, commercial, industrial and electric vehicle charging station.
The manufacturers in Morbi, India’s largest ceramics cluster, have come together to ensure they receive a continuous supply of cheap natural gas. A consortium formed by tile makers has chalked out plans to build a floating storage and regassification unit (FSRU)
The country’s bigggst ceramics cluster at Morbi-Wankaner is emerging as India’s largest hub for the consumption of natural gas, the cleaner fuel that has replaced coal in less than a month, thanks to the intervention of the National Green Tribunal (NGT).
After increase in power tariff by the state government from June 1, the micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs), already struggling for survival, will have to face more losses, according to members of industrialist unions in Mandi Gobindgarhtown of Fatehgarh Sahib.
At least 20,000 beneficiaries of MP government’s subsidized power bills, ‘labourers of unorganized sectors’ in Madhya Pradesh have been paying just Rs 200 per month despite consuming power upwards of 500 units per month— equivalent to use of two ACs, couple of fans, LED TV and bulbs.
The government is set to bring in a new mass transport system — LRT-Metrolite — for Tier-II and Tier-III cities. Metrolite will be dedicated rail corridors in cities and towns with tracks on surface (like railways) instead of elevated or underground stretches as is the case with Metro rail corridors across the country.