The SDMC today claimed that it has become the “first” civic body in the country to generate solar energy by installing panels over rooftops of its over 55 buildings and earn a huge income in three months by selling surplus power to a power distribution company.
India is rapidly working towards realising its vision of affordable and accessible 24×7 power.
Oil benchmarks fell on Wednesday after an unexpected build in US crude and gasoline inventories despite strong demand, and as traders weighed a possible increase in OPEC crude output to cover any shortfalls in supply from Iran and Venezuela.
Police have stepped up security at prominent railway stations in the city after an anonymous caller threatened to blow up “Bombay” railway station, an official said today.
Though taxes are around 100% of the ‘base price’ of petrol or half the retail price (the case of diesel is comparable) and both the Centre and state governments treat the two auto fuels as a milch cow, it is only the states that benefit from a spike in their prices.
Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan today said the increase in fuel prices was due to reduced production of oil in Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and hike in crude oil price in the international market.
State run Energy Efficiency Services Ltd (EESL) today said it has distributed over 30 crore light emitting diode (LED) bulbs across the country under the Unnat Jyoti by Affordable LEDs for All (UJALA) scheme.
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has recently recommended stricter norms for non-performing assets (NPAs) recognition by banks.
Petrol price is on the boil, and may very well soon climb to highest ever in India’s history, if it rises by just 18 paise more. It may be noted that the diesel price had hit the highest ever ceiling long back, and has been making a new high almost every day since then. But petrol price is yet to be there.
In a first, the railways has started producing bricks out of waste soil in a manufacturing unit in Manipur as part of its ambitious project to provide Imphal rail connectivity.