Sanjay Dutta | TNN

New Delhi: The coal ministry wants to take back the mines that were offered to the oil ministry for tapping gas trapped in layers of coal

New Delhi: There will be no rollback of the recent increase in fuel prices. With Congress holding firm on the decision announced in the budget, and with allies coming around, the new rates of petrol and diesel will remain in force.

Washington: Some beach sand minted into floppy-sized ceramic tiles, a coating of secret ink, and just about any fuel

Shanghai: Authorities in eastern China have said they will release 20 million algae-eating fish into one of the nation

British scientists have drawn up plans to build the world

Cabinet Split On Fertilizer Price Fears

In a first step towards reining in a spiralling fertilizer subsidy bill that crossed Rs 100,000 crore in 2008-09, the cabinet bit the bullet on Thursday and decided to de-control prices of all fertilizers other than urea while fixing subsidy on these based on their nutrient content from April 1, 2010.

The impact of the recommendations of the expert group on pricing of petrol, diesel, kerosene and LPG on the poor and on the price level should be no more than that of present policy and most likely smaller over time. The group has recommended freeing petrol and diesel prices and some increases in prices of kerosene and LPG.

New Delhi: Chances of an immediate increase in fuel prices receded with oil minister Murli Deora and FM Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday failing to work out a way to skirt opposition from within the UPA and agree on a solution to prevent state-run oilmarketing companies from going bankrupt if pump prices are to be kept artificially low.

Jairam Ramesh, the Union minister for environment and forests, has agreed to put Bt brinjal on hold. I believe this is the right and only decision that he could have taken.

Gurgaon Discom Officials