New Delhi: Jindal Power Ltd (JPL) could be in for more trouble with the Chhattisgarh government filing legal proceedings against it for illegally starting work on its 2,400 MW thermal power project in the state.

New Delhi: Giving in to the demand of petrol and diesel dealers in the capital, Delhi government on Friday decided to roll back the Value Added Tax (VAT) on diesel from 20% to 12.50% per litre. This was decided at a cabinet meeting held at chief minister Sheila Dikshit

New Delhi: State-run firms will change pump price of petrol after a 30-day period, in line with global trend of crude and products, even as the oil ministry is informally pressing them for a token reduction of 20 paise or so around the Zero Date of July 25-26 when the price review begins under the decontrolled regime, sources said.

New Delhi: The parliamentary committee studying the civil liability for nuclear damage bill will conduct a marathon four-day examination of the legislation from Tuesday with the panel expected to grill health and environment ministries on long-term liability in the event of a nuclear accident.

Next Step: Around The World Powered Only By Sunlight

Payerne (Switzerland): An experimental solar-powered plane landed safely on Thursday after completing its first 24-hour test flight, proving that the aircraft can collect enough energy from the sun during the day to stay aloft all night.

Payrne (Switzerland): An experimental solar-powered aircraft took off from a Swiss airbase in the early hours of Wednesday in a bid to make history by flying round the clock and through the night.


An electric battery based on boiled potatoes could provide a cheap source of electricity in the developing world, according to the technology transfer company of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

Hydrogen Fuel Cells Power Hybrid Cars, Homes In A Trial Project In Japan

For Yosuke Ito, having a Toyota Prius on the driveway is not green enough. His house, as well as his car, is a hybrid.

New Delhi: Indicating a new-found determination to stay the course on politically sensitive reforms, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh not only defended the recent decontrol of petrol prices but said diesel rates would also be freed of government control.