Tag: Power

Odisha banks on power banking for loadshedding-free summer

Bhubaneswar: With water levels in major reservoirs in Odisha falling drastically due to scanty rainfall, the Energy department has chalked out plans to ensure uninterrupted power supply to consumers during the ensuing summer. Department officials said besides urging independent power producers (IPP) to supply power, the department hopes to get power through the power banking […]

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
4,130 rapes, over 15,000 dowry cases in Assam last 2 years

Guwahati: Assam has witnessed 4,130 cases of rape and over 15,000 dowry-related cases ever since the BJP-led government came to power in the state two years ago, according to an official data. The figures could prove to be an embarrassment to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led state government since it came to power in 2016 […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Modi promises housing, power, water for all

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said he wanted to provide quality life for all Indians, which includes housing, electricity, water and other amenities. “Housing for all, power for all, water for all, LPG for all, toilet for all, skill for all, health for all, insurance for all, connectivity for all,” Modi said […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Biobatteries efficient to combat power wastage

New York: US scientists have developed easy to produce, low-cost, flexible and biodegradable paper-based batteries that are more efficient to combat power wastage, as well as provide an eco-friendly alternative. The biobattery uses a hybrid of paper and engineered polymers. The polymers — poly (amic) acid and poly (pyromellitic dianhydride-p-phenylenediamine) — were the key to […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Op-Ed: Which Way Will Naveen Go After May 23?

The wooing of Naveen Patnaik has begun in right earnest. With the results of the general elections set to come on May 23, every contender for power at the Centre is understandably keen to have the Odisha Chief Minister on its side to bolster its numbers in the bid for power. As expected, the BJP […]

  • Saturday, 01 May 2021
Power-Grid jobs
Centre approves draft of Electricity Amendment Bill, mulls DBT in power sector

New Delhi: The Centre has approved draft of Electricity (Amendment) Bill, 2020 with an aim to effect major reforms in the power sector. Besides, it plans to extend DBT to the power sector so as to make subsidy benefits more targeted towards the poorer sections of society. The Power Ministry proposes introduction of Direct Benefit […]

  • Saturday, 17 April 2021