After the creation of Ladakh as Union Territory, here comes another boost for the region. This is being seen as the major boost for the union territory (UT) of Ladakh. Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday launched winter-grade diesel for the entire Ladakh region.
Exasperated with the status of air pollution in the region, the Supreme Court recently directed the Union government to explore the feasibsility of using hydrogen technologies as a permanent solution to the air pollution in Delhi-NCR and other parts of North India.
With petrol and diesel prices across the country having skyrocketed to historic highs, M K Surana, Chairman of the third-largest fuel retailer Hindustan Petroleum (HPCL) told media that he does not expect oil prices to come down to $70 levels in the coming 2-3 months. Surana also defends the price freeze initiated by OMCs and denied any links between Karnataka elections and fuel prices, in a recent media interaction. Edited excerpts..
Haryana Power and New and Renewable Energy Minister, Ranjit Singh said that agreement has been signed with Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCLNSE 0.34 %) for setting up a Compressed Biogas (CBG) plant in the state for disposal of Stubble.
A few months before the union government sells its stake in Bharat Petroleum (BPCL), executives at the company told analysts that there is no sun-set clause around excise duty benefits enjoyed by Numaligarh Refinery (NRL) and the company does not believe excise duty benefits enjoyed by NRL will be withdrawn.
The report that auction of coal blocks for commercial mining would soon take place, albeit after years of delay and dither, is welcome news. Despite our large proven reserves, India’s rising coal imports add up to over $20 billion annually due to warped policy and long years of a public monopoly
India’s Finance Commission has told the power ministry that its proposal to award utilities 835 billion rupees ($11.6 billion) in incentives to install equipment to curb emissions is “unviable,” a senior official at the ministry told Reuters on Tuesday.
India’s hydroelectricity generation soared 16 per cent this financial year so far, the highest in five years, as the share of power generated from non-fossil fuels jumped to a record high, feeding the rising energy demand of the world’s fastest-growing major economy.