“The pole was damaged in a storm in 2016, and since then nobody has repaired it, and we have had no electricity,” Chandrabahan, a resident of the village of Pachaunda in Mehrauni, Lalitpur said, while summing up the biggest problem in his village that has now lasted almost three years straight.
Tatkal train ticket charges: Check rates, rules here; for bookings visit IRCTC website irctc.co.in or any Indian Railways counter
The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) offers the facility of booking a tatkal ticket, which is meant for passengers who do not have reserved accommodation and are looking to travel on short notice.
Oil prices edged higher on Thursday, supported by OPEC-led supply cuts and U.S. sanctions against exporters Venezuela and Iran, but gains were capped by falling stock markets and renewed concerns over demand growth.
Viability, implementation risks constrain outlook for wind energy sector; capacity addition to rise to 16 GW by 2023: Crisil
The country’s wind energy sector is likely to see a slow growth with regard to capacity addition over the next five years, CRISIL Research said on Wednesday.
India will soon have the capacity to store crude oil in underground caverns that it can dip into to meet 90 days of requirements in case of an emergency. “We currently have built capacity that can store about 9-9.5 days of crude oil requirements.
Psychologists describe hoarding as an emotional syndrome when people find it difficult to part with things. A sense of eternal fear of running out of things is overwhelming as also the need to pile up goods, irrespective of value or utility, resulting in a disorderly existence.
100% rural electrification no measure of power connectivity; ailing discoms, unreliable supply larger problem, says survey
The Narendra Modi government claims that it has nearly completed its goal to electrify 100 percent rural households, under its flagship programme Saubhagya Yojna. However, a survey on rural electrification in India found that merely having an electric connection doesn’t solve the problems of rural consumers.
Indian Railways demands Rs 16.43 crore from Lok Sabha for operating canteens in Parliament; amount claimed as ‘establishment cost’
Northern Railway has demanded Rs 16.43 crore from the Lok Sabha secretariat for running four canteens in Parliament — where food prices are significantly low — during 2017-18, an RTI query has revealed. This amount was claimed as “subsidy claim and establishment cost”.
In the fast-changing, warming world we live in, one of the most important areas of research and policy is clean energy. India is among the leading economies — second only to Chile — that people have their eyes on to lead the switch to sustainable sources of energy.
Fuel prices decline for second time in three days; crude oil rises as Saudi Arabia cuts supply to US, Venezuela exports fall
Fuel prices declined in major cities across the country for the second time in three days on Thursday even as crude oil rates rose for a third day, pushed up by lower imports into the United States amid Organisation of the Petroleum