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Boosted Board

“Boosted Board” is the name of World’s Lightest Electric Vehicle which is being developed by a team at the Stanford University. As per the team, the skateboard could: · Travel a distance up to 9 kilometres.  · Reach speeds of ..

Political economy of petroleum prices in India – Sailaja Akkem

Pricing of Petroleum in India: The history of pricing of petroleum in India dates back to 1920’s. During the colonial period, the pricing of petroleum was free from Government intervention and was determined mainly by the market forces. After the ..



Sekhar Basu assumes charge as Director of BARC

Renowned scientist Sekhar Basu took the position of director of Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC). He played pivotal role in the development of atomic reactor for India’s indigenous nuclear submarine “INS Arihant”. He has also served as the Project Director ..


India to export electricity to Pakistan

India will supply 500 MW electricity to energy deficient Pakistan. The power will be supplied through Punjab at International rates


R N Choubey: New head of DGH

Government appoints Rajiv Nayan Choubey, a senior bureaucrat,1981batch IAS officer of Tamil Nadu cadre, as Director General, Directorate General of Hydrocarbons (DGH). He will be the first bureaucrat to head the highly technical arm of the Oil Ministry, which has ..


Russia & Bangladesh ink MOU’s for Bangladesh’s first nuclear power plant

Bangladesh and Russia inked two MoU’s as a measure to step up co-operation to build Bangladesh’s first nuclear power plant. According to the MOUs: Russia will assist Bangladesh in developing the human resource required in nuclear power sector which include ..