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How India is helping create a 'miniature Sun' on Earth

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.

Government to use 'leftover cooking oil' to reduce energy imports

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.

Kolkata: TERI bats for dual-use of trams' overhead power lines

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.

External factors cause 64% air-pollution in Delhi during winters: Study

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.

Maha govt to spend Rs. 7,300cr to repair electrical systems

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.

Here's how you can reduce your electricity bill by 20%

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.

Stringent guidelines, AMR needed to treat pharma waste: Experts

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.

Bengaluru to have app-based cycle services soon

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.

Railways to introduce bio-toilets on all trains by 2018

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.

Hyderabad gets its first water ATM

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.

Water ATMs and lack of clean water

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.