Delhi's draft climate action plan aims to reduce dependence on hydropower from other states
As Delhi prepares for the impact of climate change, the city government's draft action plan proposes a reduction in the national capital's reliance on hydropower from other states, taking into account potential future challenges to generation capacity due to changes in temperature and precipitation. According to the Delhi Economic Survey 2022-23, the total electricity procured by Delhi in 2021-22 stood at 37,460 million units.
How Vande Bharat sleeper trains will be different from Rajdhanis
The Vande Bharat sleeper train will provide Railways an alternative to the current Rajdhanis. The Vande Bharat sleeper train will be designed to hit speeds of 160km/hour and provide less jerk, vibration and noise thanks to its distributed power system. The RVNL consortium hope to sign an agreement with Railways for supply of the trains this month.
Hyderabad-based ATL supplied key components to ISRO PSLV
"This accomplishment stands as a testament to our team's expertise and dedication in contributing to the success of India's space missions," Subba Rao Pavuluri, founder and chairman-cum-managing director of ATL said.
Intel sees an opening in India’s fast rise as manufacturing hub: India sales head Santhosh Viswanathan
The California, US-based company is looking at India as a top manufacturing base for supplying to three buckets of hardware products–laptops, data centres and servers - and electronics connected to internet of things (IoT).
Universal access to energy is a big challenge for the world: Union minister R K Singh
"As we gather here today, we face a multitude of pressing issues, ranging from climate change and sustainability to ensuring affordable access to energy and achieving energy security. One of the most significant challenges we face is the imperative to guarantee universal access to energy," R K Singh said.
Solar farms out at sea are clean energy’s next breakthrough
Most initial trials of solar-at-sea have involved small-scale systems, and there are numerous challenges still to overcome — including higher costs and the impacts of corrosive salts or destructive winds. Yet developers are increasingly confident that offshore solar can become a significant new segment in renewable energy.
Ahead of Market: 10 things that will decide stock action on Monday
Indian equities closed on a strong note, with the Nifty gaining 1% and IT, auto, and PSU banks leading the market. Analysts attribute the positive momentum to strong inflows from foreign institutional investors, positive developments in the HDFC merger, and a narrowing current account deficit. Globally, investor confidence was boosted by positive economic data from the US and successful bank stress tests. Key support zones for the market are at 19,050 and 19,000, while resistance areas are at 19,300-19,400. The Bank Nifty is likely to continue its breakout trend as long as it stays above 44,300.