New Delhi: Bhutan king Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck

New Delhi: The second edition of the LED EXPO 2009 was declared open to the public by the secretary, new and renewable energy ministry, Deepak Gupta, on Friday. The three-day event will showcase innovations in the light emitting diode (LED) sector, with over 40 participants, including a few from South Korea, exhibiting their energy-saving products.

New Delhi: In a quiet move for greening its rapid industrialisation plan, the government is making it mandatory for all SEZs (special economic zones) to power at least a quarter of their lighting needs with solar energy. The government also wants at least half of the lighting requirements for billboards to be solar-powered. TNN

Washington: A bottle of spoiled wine could help cut your power bills, as American and Indian scientists have come up with a new technology that generates electricity by using the waste from improper fermentation.

According to the scientists, the technology could provide a new and cost effective way to clean wastewater from wineries and get some value out of a

New Delhi: In the 25th year of the world

Washington: Ordinary paper could one day be used as a lightweight battery to power the devices that are now enabling the printed word to be eclipsed by email, ebooks and online news.

After Debut, Solar Plane Set For Round-The-World Trip

Geneva: The prototype of Solar Impulse, a pioneering Swiss bid to fly around the world on solar power, briefly took off for the first time on Thursday but under battery power, the organisers said.

Melbourne: Moms-to-be who are exposed to insect repellent in the earliest phase of pregnancy are likely to give birth to boys with hypospadias in penises, a condition where the opening of the penis is in the wrong place

Indian-Origin Scientist Reduces Its Toxins, Making It Edible; Has Potential To Sustain 500M People

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Disgruntled Nuclear Scientist May Have Poisoned Water Cooler

The Atomic Energy Commission on Sunday confirmed a TOI report that drinking water was contaminated with radioactive material at the Kaiga atomic plant in Karnataka, calling it an