increasing energy

‘With power losses of $40 bn, India needs periodic tariff hikes’ (Lead)


August 30th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) India's power distribution firms have accumulated losses worth a whopping $40 billion, which requires staggered hikes in tariff to ensure their sustainability, a top expert ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India urgently needs power tariff increase, says ex-secretary


August 30th, 2012 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, August 30 (IANS) India needs graded doses of power tariff increase to ensure the sustainability of distribution companies, a senior power expert said here Thursday.Addressing the conference "Ensuring ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

US energy production to soar


January 24th, 2012 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 24 (IANS) US oil and natural gas production is expected to increase substantially, according to estimates reported Monday.The US Energy Information Administration (EIA) issued the Annual Energy Outlook ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Expedite energy projects: Gilani


September 30th, 2011 - 5:08 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 30 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Thursday called for expediting energy projects with Iran to help meet the country's increasing energy demand.He made the remarks ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Photovoltaic cells built with nanotechnology ‘better than existing cells’


September 29th, 2010 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 29 (ANI): Stanford engineers have calculated that photovoltaic cells built with nanotechnology have the potential to generate far more electricity than existing cells.Graduate student Aaswath Raman, Associate Professor Shanhui Fan, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Tripartite pact signed for financing energy efficiency project


September 13th, 2010 - 7:50 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sept.13 (ANI): A tripartite agreement was signed today between Ministry of Finance, World Bank and Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI) for financing Energy Efficiency Project for micro, small ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Deal signed to help energy efficient projects


September 13th, 2010 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) The finance ministry Monday signed a tripartite agreement with the World Bank and the Small Industries Development Bank of India to help finance energy efficient projects of ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Stretching prior to running may lower endurance


September 8th, 2010 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 8 (ANI): A new study has suggested that distance runners who stretch before running may not to be able run as far-and yet spend more energy doing it.The study was ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Exercise sensitises nerve cells into feeling full


August 25th, 2010 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 25 (IANS) Scientists have come up with another good reason why we must exercise. It helps us feel full too. Besides burning calories, exercise also sensitises nerve cells (neurons) into a ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Month of binge eating keeps fitness at bay


August 25th, 2010 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 25 (IANS) A month of binge eating can keep fitness at bay - for years. Wolfing on junk food alters body size and the way it stores fat - even ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Exercise ‘makes you feel full’


August 25th, 2010 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 25 (ANI): Brazilian researchers have discovered that exercise not only helps you shed kilos by burning calories but also makes you feel full by triggering neurons in the brain.Researchers at ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Climate Change: Government preparing NATCOM II


February 25th, 2010 - 6:17 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 25 (ANI): The Economic Survey for 2009-10 presented by Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee in Parliament on Thursday has revealed that the Government is engaged in preparing the National ... Read more...

Posted in National |

‘India’s per capita carbon emissions to rise threefold by 2030′


February 25th, 2010 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) India's per capita emissions of greenhouse gases (GHG) will increase from the present 1-1.2 tonnes to 3-3.5 tonnes of carbon per year by 2030, predicts the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Concerned US asks Pak for immediate resolution of explosive Baloch issue


September 2nd, 2009 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep.2 (ANI): Expressing concerns over the Baloch insurgency, the United States has asked the Pakistan Government to settle all outstanding issues with the Baloch people as soon as possible.According to sources, ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

US to ensure ‘highest standards of accountability’ for Pak aid : US official


August 29th, 2009 - 6:17 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug.29 (ANI): The United States would like to ensure the 'highest standards of accountability' in utilization of aid being provided to Pakistan by the Obama administration in order to make sure ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Biofuels to have greatest impact on land use and habitat


August 26th, 2009 - 4:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 26 (ANI): A new study has determined that biomass production for fuel or electricity generation will have the biggest impact on landscape and habitats.According to a report in Nature News, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

China has backed Pakistan’s ‘right’ to nuclear energy: Babar


August 26th, 2009 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug.26 (ANI): China has backed Pakistan's right to nuclear energy to overcome the huge energy crisis facing the country currently, Presidential spokesperson Farhatullah Babar has said.Babar said during his meeting President ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

India, US talks on atomic fuel re-processing begins


July 25th, 2009 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
Vienna, July 25 (ANI): The first round of talks between India and the United States regarding re-processing of used US atomic fuel on Indian soil has begin here.Top diplomats from both sides ... Read more...

Posted in World |

G8 non-committal on emission targets in L’Aquila declaration (Lead)


July 10th, 2009 - 1:37 am ICT by IANS
By Jaideep Sarin L'Aquila (Italy), July 9 (IANS) The G8 or the world's most wealthy and developed countries have remained non-committal on setting targets for reduction of greenhouse gas emissions, a demand ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Australian Energy Minister calls on Dinsha Patel


November 6th, 2008 - 10:31 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 6 (ANI): A delegation led by Australian Minister for Resources, Energy and Tourism Martin Ferguson called on Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Gas Dinsha Patel here ... Read more...

Posted in National |

No quantitative restrictions on Indias GHG emissions: Manmohan Singh


July 9th, 2008 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
Sapporo, July 9 (ANI): Prime Minister Manmohan Singh during his intervention at the Major Economies Meeting (MEM) here today said that sustained and accelerated economic growth is critical for all developing ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Hunger hormone’ fights anxiety, depression


June 16th, 2008 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 16 (IANS) Ghrelin, the "hunger hormone", might help ward off stress-induced depression and anxiety but it will cause you to put on weight. A new study on mice has found ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Al Gore meets Manmohan Singh, discusses climate change


March 14th, 2008 - 5:56 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Mar 14 (ANI): Former US Vice President and winner of the Nobel Peace Prize Al Gore today met Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh here. Gore, a campaigner for action to ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Scientists identify mitochondrial uncoupling as effective treatment for obesity


March 12th, 2008 - 5:33 pm ICT by admin
Washington, March 12 (ANI): Researchers at Maastricht University have provided a new insight into the fight against obesity, by finding a way to increase cells' energy consumption: mitochondrial uncoupling. The rising numbers of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Technological change in US might add to global warming


November 20th, 2007 - 1:29 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Nov 20 (ANI): A new study by economists has indicated that greenhouse gas emissions in the US could grow more quickly in the next 50 years than in the previous half-century, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Subscribe