Haryana will be the second state in the country after Orissa to bring in power sector reforms. The state is all set to enforce the Haryana Electricity Reform Act (HERA) from June 1, 1998. Haryana

The power ministry has mooted a proposal to hawk non-urban distribution networks of state electricity boards to rural cooperatives. These cooperatives will also be provided the freedom to generate

Intel Corporation, unveiled its new low cost Celeron chip worldwide. The chip, a scaled down version of the Pentium II processor, is targeted for use in the basic PC market

A major step is being taken to broad base the usage of the geographic information technology (GIS) and global positioning systems (GPS). The GIS has wide-ranging potential and uses and also provides

A plantation crop weather modelling project has been taken up by the Coffee Board to study the weather pattern influencing crop production during the ninth plan, commerce ministry sources said. "The

The Vajpayee government will shortly release a draft of the proposed comprehensive " technology -oriented" environment policy. The draft will cover environment-related issues such as reduction in

The government of Gujarat has identified 10 green field sites for development as direct berthing deep water ports. Out of the 10 identified sites for the ports, four will be developed by the state

Cochin Refineries Ltd (CRL) expects to get the final clearance for its proposed 522-mw power project by the end of the current year in which case the Rs 2,990-crore project will start generating

Red spider mites have posed a serious threat to the apple crop in Himachal Pradesh, the state where apple forms the backbone of its economy in terms of revenue.

Study : Several fertiliser projects, both in public and private sectors, involving an estimated cost of Rs 4,179.61 crore under implementation are expected to produce an additional 13.0 lakh tonne