The Tribunal has banned petrol vehicles older than 15 years and diesel vehicles older than 10 years from plying in Delhi-NCR.

Additional Solicitor General Pinky Anand, appearing for Ministry of Heavy Industries, told the NGT that other fuels also cause pollution but an impression has been created that diesel is more pollu

SHIMLA: To ensure the plying of echo-friendly electric buses, especially between Manali and Rohtang pass, state government has floated the tenders to buy 25 electric buses.

The foundation stone for the new unit was laid at Bhandara on Tuesday by Prithviraj Chavan

State-run BHEL on Tuesday said it will invest Rs 500 crore for setting up a manufacturing facility at Bhandara in Maharashtra. "BHEL is setting up a new Power Equipment Fabrication Plant at Bhandara in Maharashtra. The greenfield unit is being set up by the company at an initial investment of Rs 500 Crore and will provide direct employment to about 700 persons," BHEL said in a statement.

Exactly two years later, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has set up yet another Group of Ministers (GoM) after key ministries disagreed on the basic tenets of a 2007 Cabinet decision to blend ethanol

The Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) has directed the Power Ministry to float a new Cabinet note on hiking the duty on the import of power equipment into the country.

Amid widening price difference between petrol and diesel, the Finance Ministry is looking at the possibility of raising excise duty on diesel cars, a suggestion which was mooted long back by the Oil Ministry.

"Hiking excise duty on diesel cars is still on the agenda. It was not taken up during the Budget. It will take some time. It will happen," a Finance Ministry official said.

State-run BHEL is eligible to seek the Maharatna status, which would provide the power equipment maker with more financial autonomy, according to the Department of Public Enterprises.

NEW DELHI: The Prime Minister's Office will decide whether the country will have fuel efficiency standards for cars or not.

A Rs 67-crore, 5 megawatt solar photovoltaic power plant has been installed at village Rawara, Taluka Phalodi, in Rajasthan.