24 Sep 2014
New Delhi: The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) is likely to consider raising natural gas prices amidst sharp difference between the oil ministry and power ministry over the quantum of increase.
10 Nov 2014
Dehradun: Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat on Monday launched a scheme to provide mid-day meal to women in the state aged above 60.
30 Oct 2014
Ahmedabad: In a huge relief for people living near Gujarat's coastal areas, the MeT department said that 'Nilofar', earlier dubbed as a Very Severe Cyclonic Storm (VSCS) over west-central Arabian sea, is likely to make a landfall near Naliya in Kutch tomorrow as a 'depression'.
17 Nov 2014
New Delhi: After allowing Coal India Ltd to produce natural gas from coal seams (CBM), the Oil Ministry is proposing to give licence to other public and private sector firms to produce CBM from their existing coal mines.
20 Sep 2014
New Delhi: State-owned ONGC's significant oil discovery in Bay of Bengal will begin production in 2019, with a peak output of 4.5 million tonnes a year, 20 percent more than previous estimates.
27 Aug 2014
United Nations: Adopting a critical tone, India has told the UN Security Council that ‘imposing solutions’ from outside on nations for conflict prevention is a ‘recipe for instant disaster’ and an ‘interventionist trend’ can exacerbate conflict between and within countries.
18 Sep 2014
United Nations: About 2.14 million people were displaced in India last year due to natural disasters, according to a United Nations-backed report which said the country was third after the Philippines and China to record the highest levels of displacement in 2013. The report 'Global Estimates 2014: people displaced by disasters' said 22 million people worldwide were displaced in 2013 by disasters sparked largely by earthquakes or climate, almost three times more than by conflict in the same year.
05 Dec 2014
New Delhi: Cutting across party lines, members in Lok Sabha on Friday urged the government to provide more funds to the states besides developing a permanent mechanism to deal with the recurring problem of drought and floods.
21 Aug 2014
London: It's not just humans that are to blame for global warming, natural activity from the Sun may also have an impact on climate change, a new study suggests.
20 Aug 2014
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