India's 36 per cent thermal power stations are facing acute fuel problem and are operating on coal stocks of less than a week, coinciding with approaching summer.

Speakers at a discussion meeting yesterday said that the people were facing severe electricity and gas crisis due to government's lack of commitment.

Police said on Tuesday they had released all 114 people arrested on suspicion of planning to cause criminal damage to a coal-fired power station in Nottinghamshire.

The group were arrested in a large scale raid on a nearby private school just after midnight on Monday.

THE Delhi High Court on Monday dismissed a petition filed by Tata Power, challenging the government

The firm had challenged diversion of coal from captive mines.

The Delhi High Court today dismissed a petition by Tata Power Company challenging the use of surplus coal from the captive coal mines of Sasan ultra mega power project (UMPP) for other projects of Anil Ambani-controlled Reliance Power. Tata Power said the company would appeal the decision in the Supreme Court.

Participants of a multi-topic international symposium have overwhelmingly demanded reversal of the Karachi Electric Supply Company (KESC) privatisation, observing that the private management has failed to enhance the utility

Steps President Barack Obama has taken on climate and clean energy have shown that the United States is getting ready to lead the world in fighting global warming, a White House official said on Tuesday.

The power and energy ministry has taken a move to formulate a policy for the public-private joint venture to develop gas and coal fields on a

State Minister for Power and Energy Shamsul Hoq Tuku yesterday said that there is no other alternative but to approve the coal policy for electricity production.

For progressive improvement in the economic growth of a developing country like India, sustainable energy supply is of paramount significance. Coal, being a relatively cheap and abundant energy resource in contrast to a very low hydrocarbon resource potential in India, remains the focus of attention of the energy planners ever since the oil crunch of the early