Operating Costs Of Buses To Also Go Up, DTC

NEW DELHI: As part of its initiatives for a

Association says hike bleeding their business as customers fill up in neighbouring UP, Haryana where diesel is almost Rs 4 cheaper

The petrol dealers across the Capital have threatened to go on strike to protest the increase in the value added tax (VAT) on diesel.

The Delhi Pollution Control Committee has issued notices to Guru Tegh Bahadur Hospital, Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Hospital and Lok Nayak Jaya Prakash Hospital after it found several deficiencies in their waste management system.

The company is also looking at private solar projects in Delhi and Mumbai; and water desalination project in Gujarat.

The Israel-based Safesky Software, which claims to be the cheapest solar power solution provider in the world, is scouting for projects in India.

Around two decades ago, Lawrence Summers, then World Bank chief economist, outraged many when he argued in an internal memo that the economic logic behind dumping toxic waste in low-wage countries was

Stricter disposal guidelines planned for infectious wastes, penalties to be imposed for violations

The Delhi government will announce new, stricter guidelines for disposal of bio-medical waste by hospitals.

On April 10, 2007, a uranium pipeline burst in Jaduguda, causing a spill of the fuel that keeps our nuclear energy schemes running. Further, adds Half Life, a report on radioactivity in India by environmental group Toxic Links, on August 16, 2008, another uranium pipe burst, spewing houses near the village of Dungridih in Jaduguda with uranium waste.

The national Capital, which has been witnessing frequent power cuts for the last few days, will receive an additional 100 MW of electricity from Central power generating stations. Union Power Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde on Thursday directed to immediately release the additional power to Delhi.

Work On Four Plants To End Only By July-End

New Delhi: Several areas of Delhi continued to face major outages on Monday even as the government claimed that it had sufficient power to meet the summer demand.