India Inc is in hot pursuit of coal. Twenty-eight Companies have lined up for developing and running the two coal blocks of MahaGuj Collieries Ltd (MGCL) in Orissa.
With the government all set to expand programmes under the National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (NREGA) across the country from Tuesday, an independent assessment study released on Monday has said
I am writing this article by the light of a gas lamp in my home in the forest sanctuary of Binsar in the hills of Kumaon.
The structure, water use, fertiliser intake, sucrose content, and the very nature of sugar production in sugarcane are likely to undergo major changes with the modern tools of biotechnology and geneti
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India was probably the first country in the world to have a non-conventional energy ministry.
Scientists and officials from across the world meet in Thailand this week for the first formal talks in the long process of drawing up a replacement for the Kyoto climate change pact by the end of 200
Puffing kills. But a new study, led by a researcher of Indian-origin, claims that mobiles phones are more dangerous than fags.
Irked over the provisions of the new National Mineral Policy, Orissa CM Naveen Patnaik on Friday charged the Centre of violating federal spirit by not taking state's views and said five mineral-rich
The Supreme Court on Friday asked South Korean steel major Posco to approach the Orissa government for allotting demarcated mining area for its proposed Rs 51,000 crore mega steel plant.
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