24 Aug 2019
How India is helping create a 'miniature Sun' on Earth
While the Indian Space Research Organization is planning to launch a satellite to study the Sun by 2020 (the Aditya-L1 mission), India and some other nations are planning to bring the Sun to Earth.
11 Aug 2019
Government to use 'leftover cooking oil' to reduce energy imports
In a bid to achieve PM Narendra Modi's goal of reducing India's dependence on energy imports and encourage the biofuel sector, the Center has come up with a new plan.
05 Oct 2018
Kolkata: TERI bats for dual-use of trams' overhead power lines
A policy research organization has advocated bolstering Kolkata's tram infrastructure, including exploring the possibility of electric buses making use of the same overhead power supply network.
16 Aug 2018
External factors cause 64% air-pollution in Delhi during winters: Study
Almost 64% of the air pollution in Delhi during winters is caused by external factors, a new report said, suggesting that emissions are growing despite the steps taken by the government.
14 Jul 2018
Maha govt to spend Rs. 7,300cr to repair electrical systems
The Maharashtra government has prepared a plan to repair the electrical poles, wires, and other systems at a cost of Rs. 7,300 crore, Energy Minister Chandrashekhar Bawankule has said.
30 Jun 2018
Here's how you can reduce your electricity bill by 20%
The Power Ministry had recently held a meeting with major air-conditioner manufacturers and recommended them to maintain the default temperature setting in the appliance at 24°C.
20 May 2018
Stringent guidelines, AMR needed to treat pharma waste: Experts
Experts have said that there is a need for stringent guidelines for the treatment and monitoring of waste discharge from pharmaceutical industries.
08 Feb 2018
Bengaluru to have app-based cycle services soon
As app-based taxi services have became hugely popular amongst people, many start-ups are now turning to provide dockless bicycle rental services for commuters in Bengaluru for last-mile connectivity.
16 Nov 2017
Railways to introduce bio-toilets on all trains by 2018
Lack of cleanliness on Indian trains, particularly in the toilets, has always been a huge issue. Passengers often complain about the extremely dirty and unhygienic toilets.
28 Aug 2017
Hyderabad gets its first water ATM
Yesterday, Hyderabad got its first water ATM. The facility located at NTR Garden was inaugurated by Mayor B. Rammohan.
05 Jun 2017
Water ATMs and lack of clean water
It's summer, you are thirsty and someone passes you a glass of muddied water when you ask them for a drink.