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Scientists create artificial photosynthesis to turn carbon dioxide into clean air and fuel

Scientists create artificial photosynthesis to turn carbon dioxide into clean air and fuel

Researchers have found a way to trigger a chemical reaction in a synthetic material called metal-organic frameworks (MOF) that breaks down carbon dioxide into harmless organic materials.

Carbon dioxide converts into fuel using ultraviolet light

Carbon dioxide converts into fuel using ultraviolet light

Scientists have developed tiny nano particles that turned carbon dioxide into fuel using light.

Colombia confirms crashed plane was out of fuel

 Preliminary investigations have confirmed that a plane that crashed in the Colombian mountains last month killing 71 people including most of a Brazilian football team was out of fuel, officials said Monday.

'Traffic jams resulting in Rs 200 crore fuel loss in cities'

'Traffic jams resulting in Rs 200 crore fuel loss in cities'

Traffic congestion on eve of Diwali costs a bomb in terms of both time and money thereby leading to loss of fuel worth up to Rs 200 crore as vehicular movement comes to a near standstill on roads across major cities in India, noted a quick ASSOCHAM analysis.

Petrol price hike: Know how much it costs in your city now

Petrol price hike: Know how much it costs in your city now

Know how much petrol costs in your city now

India will soon be zero petroleum import country: Nitin Gadkari

India will soon be zero petroleum import country: Nitin Gadkari

With the Centre focusing more on developing alternative fuel economy, India will soon stop importing petroleum products, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said Tuesday.

Petrol price cut: Know the new rates in major Indian cities

Petrol price cut: Know the new rates in major Indian cities

Petrol price was on Sunday cut by Rs 1.42 a litre, the third reduction in rates this month on global cues.

Petrol price cut by 32 paise per litre; diesel gets costlier by 28 paise

Petrol price cut by 32 paise per litre; diesel gets costlier by 28 paise

Petrol in Delhi will cost Rs 59.63 per litre from tomorrow as against Rs 59.95 a litre currently. 

CO2 from thin air converted directly into clean-burning fuel

CO2 from thin air converted directly into clean-burning fuel

 In a first, researchers including one of Indian origin have directly converted carbon dioxide from thin air into methanol fuel - a discovery that can create a sustainable fuel source from greenhouse gas emissions in the near future.

Coal to remain dominant fuel for India's power sector: Report

Coal to remain dominant fuel for India's power sector: Report

Coal will remain the dominant fuel for India's power sector over 10-year forecast period to 2025 despite growth in alternative sources, including renewables, BMI Research, Fitch Group company, has said.

IOC to invest Rs 21,000 crore to upgrade fuel quality

IOC to invest Rs 21,000 crore to upgrade fuel quality

State-owned Indian Oil Corp (IOC) will invest Rs 21,000 crore in upgrading six refineries to produce Euro-VI grade petrol and diesel by April 2020, its Director (Refineries) Sanjiv Singh said Wednesday.

New method developed to produce cleaner diesel

 A team of researchers from two European universities have discovered a new approach to the production of much cleaner diesel.

Police shoot dead four Madhesis as violence returns to Nepal

Police shoot dead four Madhesis as violence returns to Nepal

Nepal has also accused India of siding with the protesters, a charge New Delhi denies. 

After fuel, China offers to supply LPG to Nepal

As Nepalese government started distributing subsidised firewood to the people of Kathmandu, China has offered to supply LPG to Nepal after gifting fuel to ease the crisis in the country, hit by acute fuel shortage due to a blockade at key border trade points with India.

Indian envoy calls on Nepal President, discusses bilateral ties

There has been strain in India-Nepal relations in recent weeks in the wake of protests by Indian-origin Madhesis against the new Constitution.

China mulling 1,000 MT of fuel supply to Nepal

Amid a blockade of trade points between India and Nepal by agitating Madhesi parties, China is mulling providing 1,000 metric tonnes of fuel to help the landlocked country tide over an acute shortage of petroleum products during the festival season.

Blockade at Indo-Nepal border to continue, says agitating Madhesi Morcha

Blockade at Indo-Nepal border to continue, says agitating Madhesi Morcha

Despite mounting pressure from the general public, the agitating Samyukta Loktantrik Madhesi Morcha (SLMM) decided in a meting here on Tuesday that blockade at Indo-Nepal border will continue.

Getting closer to hydrogen-powered cars

Getting closer to hydrogen-powered cars

Hydrogen fuel is desirable because, unlike gasoline, it doesn't release carbon into the atmosphere when burned. 

Fuel, liquor, cigarettes to cost more in Maharashtra

In its efforts to raise more funds for tackling drought in the state, Maharashtra government has decided to levy a surcharge of Rs 2 on petrol and diesel while VAT on liquor, cigarettes and beverages have also been raised by 5 per cent.

No fuel for international airlines from Tuesday: Nepal

Nepal`s aviation body on Monday conveyed its inability to provide fuel to international airlines from Tuesday following a severe fuel shortage at home.