India needs stringent steps to maximise efficiency of coal plants: Report

India requires stringent steps to ensure maximising the efficiency of its existing coal-fired power plants to achieve nationally determined contributions under the landmark 2015 Paris Climate Change Agreement, a report said on Thursday. The report by the Indian Institute of Management-Ahmedabad, favours retiring old coal plants, scaling up new and alternative fuels, reducing end-use energy […]

U.S., India in ‘very detailed’ talks about halting Iran oil imports: U.S. State Department official

The United States and India are engaged in “very detailed conversations” over Washington’s request to completely stop India’s oil imports from Iran, a senior U.S. State Department official said on Thursday. U.S. President Donald Trump this year ordered the reimposition of economic curbs on Iran after withdrawing his country from a 2015 nuclear deal between […]

Road extension: Assistant Commissioner of Police’s office & Balanagar police station to be demolished

HYDERABAD: The Hyderabad Metropolitan Development Authority (HMDA) officials, who finished the process of identification of structures to be removed on the Mumbai-Hyderabad national highway in Balanagar, are likely to demolish the office buildings of Balanagar Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP), Law and Order and Balanagar police station as part of road extension and construction of […]