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  • govt to come out with sustainable sand mining policy

    Govt to come out with sustainable sand mining policy: Prakash Javadekar

    India | Jun 28, 2015, 02:41 PM IST

    New Delhi:  The Centre will soon come out with a national policy on "sustainable" sand mining to ensure that the ecology of rivers was maintained and they remain alive, and to curb the instances of flooding.Union

  • why india must submit to king coal for now

    Why India must submit to King Coal” For Now

    India | May 29, 2015, 01:04 PM IST

    Mumbai: Coal generates over 75% of India's electricity and is among the cheapest energy sources available. But its main advantage over other feasible alternatives is that it is largely immune to interference from nature—quakes, floods,

  • himachal cm launches energy saving programme

    Himachal CM launches energy saving programme

    India | Apr 15, 2015, 05:54 PM IST

    Chamba (Himachal Pradesh): Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on Wednesday launched a state-wide LED promotional programme for conserving energy.Speaking at the state-level function to mark Himachal Day here, he said three LED bulbs would

  • essar energy investors hire law firm skadden arps to stop

    Essar Energy investors hire law firm, Skadden Arps to stop delisting of company from LSE

    Apr 13, 2014, 06:13 PM IST

    London: Investors in Essar Energy, controlled by Indian billionaires Ruia brothers, have reportedly hired law firm Skadden Arps in an attempt to prevent taking the LSE-listed oil company private "on the cheap"."Investors in Essar Energy

  • kudankulam defence energy top manmohan putin talks

    Kudankulam, defence, energy top Manmohan-Putin talks

    World | Oct 22, 2013, 07:45 AM IST

    Moscow: India and Russia Monday marked a very special phase in their close ties as the first Russian-built reactor in Tamil Nadu's Kudankulam was connected to the electricity grid in south India and poised to

  • assam to give concessions for green energy generation gogoi

    Assam to give concessions for green energy generation: Gogoi

    India | Sep 12, 2013, 04:08 PM IST

    Guwahati: Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi today said the state government will promote generation of clean energy by offering concessions to the companies coming to invest in areas like solar and wind power.“We will consider

  • mps to meet on wind energy growth in bangalore

    MPs to meet on wind energy growth in Bangalore

    Jul 09, 2013, 07:03 AM IST

    Bangalore, July 9: MPs from coastal states will meet here July 13 to chalk out an action plan on the development of wind energy and challenges facing the industry, an official said Monday."It is the

  • formidable challenges on energy front says pm

    Formidable challenges on energy front, says PM

    Apr 28, 2012, 12:54 PM IST

    Bhatinda, Apr 28: Stating that India faces “formidable” challenges on the energy front, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today said spiralling international oil prices have put a strain on the country's import bill and domestic prices

  • india kazakhstan sign nuclear oil pacts

    India, Kazakhstan Sign Nuclear, Oil Pacts

    World | Apr 16, 2011, 03:24 PM IST

    Astana, Apr 16: Embarking on an ambitious roadmap to consolidate their strategic partnership, India and Kazakhstan today signed seven pacts, including a framework agreement in civil nuclear field and a stake-sharing accord in oil sector,

  • japan quake unleashed 336 megatons of energy

    Japan Quake Unleashed 336 Megatons Of Energy

    World | Mar 13, 2011, 12:22 PM IST

    Ahmedabad, March 13 : The 8.9 magnitude earthquake that shook Japan on Friday released energy equivalent to 336 megatons of TNT explosive, says a media report.This earthquake is also the seventh largest in the known