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India Ka DNA 2019: PM Modi's personality is about taking tough and quick decisions, says Amit Shah

BJP president Amit Shah: Narendra Modi's personality is about taking tough and quick decisions. India is the third country after USA and Israel to avenge the attacks on its soldiers. Watch full video to know more.

Apr 01, 2019, 22:14 PM IST

All you need to know about Earth Hour Day

All you need to know about Earth Hour Day. To know more watch the video

Mar 30, 2019, 23:22 PM IST

National capital's power consumers to be paid enhanced compensation

Power consumers in the national capital will now be paid enhanced compensation from their discoms in case of outages as the Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission has issued the revised Supply Code 2017.

Dec 21, 2018, 09:38 AM IST

Energy-intensive Bitcoin transactions pose environmental threat

Bitcoin and similar blockchain technologies consume more electricity than entire nations may prevent the world from achieving the climate change mitigation targets under the Paris Agreement, a study has warned.

Aug 01, 2018, 16:33 PM IST

Power goes out in several Pakistan cities, millions left to sweat it out

Pakistan has been grappling with power shortage and the unusually long hours of power outages has been haunting its people for about a decade.

May 16, 2018, 20:38 PM IST

Every single village of India now has access to electricity: PM Modi

As per official data, there were 18,452 villages without electricity in the country at the time of PM Modi`s taking office in May 2014. 

Apr 30, 2018, 00:46 AM IST

Electricity can remove drug residues from wastewater: Study

Harmful organic substances, such as pharmaceutical residues, can be efficiently removed from wastewater using only electricity, say scientists who tested a process called pulsed corona discharge (PCD).

Apr 16, 2018, 16:04 PM IST

Gen-next smart solar windows could produce electricity

The scientists made the discovery while investigating the phase transition of the material, an inorganic perovskite.

Jan 24, 2018, 18:57 PM IST

Least populated village in Tibet gets electricity

The is connected to remote Yulmed Township in Luntse County, Shannan City, through 108 electric poles over a 5,000-metre-high mountain.

Jan 03, 2018, 17:54 PM IST

IIT scientists use onion skin to generate electricity

Piezoelectric materials have the ability to convert energy from everyday mechanical motions into electricity.

Dec 18, 2017, 14:52 PM IST

PM Modi gets 'emotional' over Chhattisgarh village getting electricity for first time since Independence

In September 2017, PM Modi had launched a Rs 16,320-crore scheme - Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana 'Saubhagya'.

Dec 17, 2017, 18:29 PM IST

Will coal be replaced by chicken, turkey poop to generate electricity?

The researchers from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) in Israel noted that environmentally safe disposal of poultry excrement has become a significant problem.

Nov 20, 2017, 17:01 PM IST

Thin, flexible material generates electricity when stretched

The specially designed rubber, developed by researchers at Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology (Empa) is able to convert mechanical movements into electrical charges.

Nov 12, 2017, 15:42 PM IST

Now, crying can help generate electricity

Researchers have found that applying pressure to a protein present in tears could actually generate electricity.

Oct 03, 2017, 13:26 PM IST

Maharashtra village gets electricity, bus services 70 yrs after Independence

The residents of Amdeli village in Maharashtra had a long wait of 70 years before they could see their homes lit up with electricity and commute in public buses.

Sep 29, 2017, 14:09 PM IST

Energy from evaporation could power much of US: Study

Though still limited to experiments in the lab, evaporation-harvested power could be made on demand, day or night, overcoming the intermittency problems plaguing solar and wind energy.

Sep 27, 2017, 13:53 PM IST

Renewable electricity from waste toilet paper? Scientists say it's possible! - Read

Unlike solar and wind energy, which fluctuate with the time of the day and the weather, waste toilet paper is a continually available resource.

Sep 17, 2017, 13:59 PM IST

Generating electricity from flowing blood? Scientists develop new power generator

The construction principle of the fibre is quite simple.

Sep 11, 2017, 17:37 PM IST

Over 1.6 million in Florida lose power from Irma, utility says

Large utilities that serve other parts of the state, including units of Duke Energy Corp, Southern Co and Emera Inc have had scattered outages.

Sep 11, 2017, 00:27 AM IST

High-tech yarns generate electricity when stretched

To generate electricity, the yarns must first be either submerged in or coated with an ionically conducting material or electrolyte.

Aug 27, 2017, 13:06 PM IST