For $27M, A Mini Reactor Can Be Installed Underground To Provide Enough Energy For 20,000 People


New Delhi: Manufacturing outfits that add to pollution in the capital could soon close down, with the government planning to persuade them to upgrade themselves to knowledge-based industries.

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.

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