31 Jul 2015
Bhubaneswar: Indian scientists claim to have discovered two new Cycads species of plants in Odisha which were dominant some 201 million to 145 million years ago, popularly known as the Jurassic period.
29 Jul 2015
New Delhi: US auto major General Motors today said it will investment USD 1 billion (Rs 6,400 crore) to turnaround its fortune in the country, but said it will close its manufacturing plant at Halol, Gujarat to consolidate operations.
29 Jul 2015
Washington: Secretary of State John Kerry warned members of Congress that if they vote to disapprove the nuclear deal negotiated with Iran, Tehran will move forward toward an atomic bomb, international sanctions will crumble and the US will be left without with any of the access and inspections that are part of the deal.
29 Jul 2015
New Delhi: Power projects with around 46,000 MW capacity are facing viability issues due to lack of long-term purchase agreements, inadequate fuel supply and aggressive bidding to win projects, says a Crisil report.
21 Jul 2015
Beijing: China is expected to become the world's third largest nuclear generating country by 2017 surpassing South Korea and Japan, said US energy information administration (EIA).
27 Jul 2015
London: A huge carnivorous plant has become the first plant species to be "discovered on Facebook" after a photo posted by an amateur researcher in Brazil was spotted by scientists on the social networking site.
20 Jul 2015
United Nations: The United Nations Security Council on Monday endorsed a deal to curb Iran's nuclear program in return for sanctions relief, but it will be able to re-impose UN penalties during the next decade if Tehran breaches the historic agreement.
22 Jul 2015
Washington: A risk of war in the Middle East loomed large in the absence of an Iranian nuclear deal which was achieved last week, US President Barack Obama has said as he exhorted the Republican-controlled Congress to approve it.
24 Jul 2015
New Delhi: In a move that may dilute powers of RBI chief, the government today proposed taking away his authority to veto the interest rate decision of the central bank's monetary policy committee.
18 Jul 2015
Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government today expressed optimism on the execution of the Rs 52,000 crore mega steel project by Posco near Paradip and said it had not received any communication from the South Korean firm about its reported plan of putting the project on hold.