New Delhi: Soon, one might see cultivation of plants like Jatropha and Karanja for biofuel production in the Ridge area and along all major drains in the city. Chief minister Sheila Dikshit on Monday said that the government would study the viability of the proposal to ensure that no agricultural land is given up for growing these crops.
New Delhi: Delhi Technological University (DTU) will don a fresh green look soon. After being upragded to a university in the middle of last year, DTU revisited its master plan and came up with innovative ways to improve the institute.
New Delhi: State-run oilmarketing companies led the government up the garden path on the issue of green fuels by telling the oil ministry till the very end 2009 that they were ready to meet the April 1, 2010, deadline for introducing Euro-III petrol and diesel throughout the country
New Delhi: In another twist to the tale of the infamous toxic-laden Platinum II ship, the Gujarat government has claimed that the ship anchored near Alang for months now is a wreck and would need to be disposed of before monsoon sets in.
New Delhi: An Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Ahmedabad, study on the oil sector has suggested radical reforms, including complete deregulation, where private and public sector firms are free to price fuel as they deem fit.
New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh may deliberate on freeing auto fuel prices when he reviews the financial health of state-run oil firms with finance minister Pranab Mukherjee and oil minister Murli Deora on January 13.