Daily Archive: February 8, 2016

Born with the solar syestem

At about the size of an automobile, it was travelling towards the Earth at a speed of more than 10 miles per second. And then when it was over 11 miles above the surface...

Farmers get ready to fight SC’s GAIL ruling

Farmers’ associations in Coimbatore and adjoining districts held a meeting on Thursday evening to decide on the next course of action regarding Supreme Court ruling on the Gas Authority of India Ltd (GAIL) pipeline...

L&T sees huge potential in defence under ‘Make in India’

Eyeing big-ticket investment opportunities in defence sector under ‘Make in India’ drive, engineering and construction giant Larsen & Toubro sees huge scope in areas like submarines, nuclear power equipment and artillery guns. The infrastructure...

Naveen Patnaik to PM: Speed up new energy institute

Chief minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to make an early announcement of the Centre’s plan to set up of the National Institute of New and Renewable Energy in Odisha....

Obama proposes to double US clean energy funding

The US President Barack Obama said he will ask Congress to double the country’s funding for clean energy research and development by 2020, as part of his efforts to combat climate change. “Rather than...

Bhel launches Kosti thermal power plant in Sudan

Power equipment maker Bhel today announced the inauguration of 500 MW Kosti thermal power plant in Sudan, the largest in that country. Significantly, this is Bhel’s largest oil-fired thermal power plant in the overseas...

Revised PPAC due, but DERC unlikely to hike it immediately

Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) is due to revise power purchase adjustment charges (PPAC) for the city’s three power companies, BYPL, BRPL and Tata Power Delhi from April 1. However, sources reported that according...