28 Nov 2014
Dehradun: Amid an uproar over the rape and murder of a minor girl, Chief Minister Harish Rawat on Thursday held a meeting with senior police officials to review law and order situation of the state and asked them to leave no stone unturned in nabbing criminals.
28 Nov 2014
Bhopal: The toxic waste after the Bhopal Gas tragedy lying at the Union Carbide plant here is still awaiting disposal, even after 29 years of the world's worst industrial disaster, amid concerns of air and water pollution.
27 Nov 2014
Rome: ArcelorMittal has teamed up with Italy's Marcegaglia to bid for Ilva, a loss-making Italian steel plant at the centre of a major environmental scandal, the target company confirmed on Wednesday. The Ilva site at Taranto in the Puglia region of southern Italy employs 16,000 workers and has the biggest output capacity of any plant in Europe.
26 Nov 2014
New Delhi: State-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC) has finalised sale of gas from its marginal fields at a price of USD 10.10-11.20 a unit, Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said on Wednesday.
25 Nov 2014
New Delhi: Reliance Industries has sought interest on USD 1.41 a unit that buyers of its KG-D6 gas are paying into a gas pool account operated by GAIL India, saying the state-run firm ought to invest the amount due to RIL in good interest-bearing instruments.
24 Nov 2014
Jamshedpur: The government does not have any immediate plan to remove subsidy on LPG, Union Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan said.
19 Nov 2014
New Delhi: Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday announced a "disaster response medal" for the forces involved in disaster management in India.
28 Oct 2014
Washington: Researchers have developed a new algorithm that allows robots to differentiate between humans and debris while carrying out search and rescue operations following a natural disaster.
06 Oct 2014
Shillong: One person was killed when his car was buried in the debris following a heavy landslide in Ri-Bhoi district of Meghalaya which left several thousand people stranded for long hours, police said on Monday.
20 Oct 2014
Koraput (Odisha): Congress Vice-president Rahul Gandhi is scheduled to visit Maoist-affected Koraput district of Odisha today to take stock of areas affected by Cyclone Hudhud.