Russia launches two nuclear power units in a week

Moscow, Dec 12 : Russian state atomic energy corporation Rosatom on Tuesday announced a historic first in its record of building nuclear power plants with the launch of two reactors at home in the span of a week earlier this month. While fuel loading began at Unit 4 of the Rostov Nuclear Power Plant on […]

Delhi buses lost 17 lakh daily commuters in last four years: CSE

New Delhi, Dec 12 : Warning that the Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) may not have any working buses left in 2025 if no new vehicles are added to its fleet, a CSE report said that the state transport agency has lost about 17 lakh daily passengers in the last four years. The report by Centre […]

Hunger strike, work boycott mark agitation by Rajasthan state government employees

Jaipur, Dec 12 : Representatives of the Akhil Rajasthan Rajya Karamchari Sanyukt Sangarsh Samiti continued with their 48-hour hunger strike on Tuesday at district headquarters across Rajasthan, while many state government employees boycotted work, to press their demands which include implementing the Seventh Pay Commission recommendations from January 1, 2016. Those who supported the Samiti […]

BSE initiates IBC proceedings against seven companies

Mumbai, Dec 12 : Stock exchange major BSE on Tuesday filed proceedings under the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC) 2016 against seven listed companies for failing to pay the “Annual Listing Fees” (ALF) in spite of “advance intimation, reminders and grant of sufficient time in the past few years”. According to the BSE, there are […]

EU commits to 9 bn euro climate finance

Paris, Dec 12 : The European Union on Tuesday announced 9 billion climate finance contribution — the first major announcement made on the historic Paris Climate Change Agreement’s second anniversary — to achieve climate goals. The Paris climate-relevant investments are in three targeted areas — sustainable cities, sustainable energy and connectivity and sustainable agriculture, rural […]