Billed as wonder crop, the establishment of jatropha plantations on the ground in Tanzania has been far from successful, or, in some cases, ethical: a report.

THE finance ministry is unwilling to pay the entire Rs 31,700 crore demanded as compensation by the petroleum ministry on behalf of the state-owned oil companies

The Supreme Court today issued notices to Reliance Gas Transportation and Infrastructure Ltd, and the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas on the appeals moved by more than 50 land owners of Surat, alleging that the Mukesh Ambani-led company had not paid them adequate compensation for acquisition.

New Delhi: In the 25th year of the world

energy Nigerians want to own their oil Thousands of workers in Nigeria protested in mid-May the proposed deregulation of the oil sector. The government in February said it would deregulate the downstream oil sector, which deals with refining of crude oil for domestic consumption. It is managed by the state-owned Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation. The government had also

Jammu: Mature wheat crop on at least 139 kanals was damaged in fire caused due to an alleged short-circuit in power transmission wires in the border area of Badyal Brahmna, around 4 km from RS Pura, this evening.

Three incidents of devastating fire in different villages of RS Pura and Vijaypur have already damaged mature wheat crop on nearly 233 kanals this week.

land compensation Tikait arrested Bhartiya Kisan Union leader Mahendra Singh Tikait was arrested in Ghaziabad on August 18. He was on his way to lend support to a farmers

Social activists Medha Patkar and Bhai Vaidya have submitted a letter to Divisional Commissioner Nitin Kareer demanding a CBI inquiry into the land acquired for the Lavasa resort township, 60 kms from

Contrary to the preliminary estimates which indicated that the crops worth Rs 100 crore were damaged in the district due to the recent rains, the official estimates are only showing a loss of around R

The State government has decided to give Rs.7,500 as compensation for loss of each hectare of paddy crop, Local Administration Minister M.K. Stalin informed the Assembly on Wednesday.