Insects Found A Mile Underground Posess Ability To Break Down Coal, Releasing Methane

Craig Venter, the controversial American scientist who helped decode the human genome, has announced the discovery of ancient bacteria that can turn coal into methane, suggesting they may help to solve the world

New Delhi: The plan of MMTC Ltd, a trading firm under the commerce ministry, to import coal worth Rs 6,000 crore has come under cloud, with the Central Vigilance Commission seeking to know whether government norms were violated or tender conditions changed to tailor the deal to suit two private firms, top government sources said.

New Delhi: Congress may have been voted to office thrice in a row but Delhi government

New Delhi: The black diamond industry is in for a bigticket reform, with the government gearing up to usher in an open-bidding regime and set up a regulator in six months or so to open up coal mining to private players without the restriction of captive use.

New Delhi: CNG (compressed natural gas) will become costlier by Rs 2.10 a kg, or about 10%, in Delhi from Monday midnight as Indraprastha Gas Ltd

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New Delhi: Looking at various alternatives for the mounting waste lying at Ghazipur landfill site, a delegation from Sweden headed by the Swedish ambassador visited the area on Thursday to see whether this waste could be converted into compressed natural gas (CNG).

New Delhi: The government has finally decided to implement auto fuel economy standards. After a year of wrangling between the heavy industries, surface transport and power ministries, the PMO has decided that the Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) will formulate the norms and notify them under the Energy Conservation Act while the surface transport ministry will ensure its implementation.

New Delhi: The environment ministry will not remain a regulatory hurdle in the process of economic growth, environment minister Jairam Ramesh said on Friday while outlining his agenda on the day he took over office.

Govt Decision On Deregulation Proposal In 6-8 Weeks, Says Deora