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.
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.
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.
19 Nov 2014
Dehradun: Chief Minister Harish Rawat on Wednesday said Uttarakhand should have been given representation in the Union Cabinet but expressed confidence that Narendra Modi government will continue UPA's "policy of sympathy" towards Himalayan states especially Uttarakhand which was ravaged by unprecedented floods last year.
20 Nov 2014
Dehradun: In a scathing attack on Congress government in Uttarakhand, former chief minister B C Khanduri on Thursday alleged that it was trying to make Lokayukta "toothless and ineffective" with the new legislation and lacked the will to fight corruption.
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.
13 Nov 2014
Dehradun: BJP MP from Pauri and former Chief Minister Bhuvan Chandra Khanduri has adopted Devli Bhanigram which lost 54 residents in last year's catastrophic deluge to develop it as a model village under Centre's ambitious Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojana.
03 Nov 2014
Washington: To enable missions into space, deeper than ever before, NASA is investing in technologies for In-Situ Resource Utilization (ISRU) the ability to find and use natural resources beyond the Earth.