Anushka Sharma and husband Virat Kohli are spending all their time together, enjoying the small pleasures of life at home. The two also seem to be cooking together but a glimpse shared by Anushka hints that their life is different from any other household. … [Read more...] about Anushka Sharma shows how Virat Kohli ensures ‘measured eating’ in their house
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopia on Saturday said it is set to begin filling a $4.6 billion hydroelectric dam on the Blue Nile within the next two weeks and that construction will continue, hours after the leaders of Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia agreed late Friday to return to talks aimed at reaching an accord over its operation. … [Read more...] about Ethiopia says set to begin filling disputed dam in 2 weeks
The river's first flood this year arrived at the Three Gorges dam on July 2 with a peak flow rate of 53,000 cubic meters per second, raising the reservoir's water level to 149 meters after the passage of the flood. Bao said, however, the reservoir can handle a water level as high as 175 meters. … [Read more...] about Three Gorges Dam yet to hit full flood storage capacity: operator
However, in almost all dams, including Idukki, maintained by the Kerala State Electricity Board, the water level was below the rule curve level on Friday. A KSEB official said the rule curve level helped in reducing chances of a flood-like situation in case of opening of the shutters following heavy rainfall. … [Read more...] about Water released from 7 irrigation dams
It’s also a goal India can no longer put off. Electricity consumption has skyrocketed in the last two decades — we now use twice as much energy as we did in 2000, and eight times as much as in the 1970s. “The estimated fuel costs to power India are enormous, and it’s devastating for the environment,” says Divya Charen, a senior analyst specialising in power companies at the credit-rating agency India Ratings and Research. More than half our power currently comes from burning coal and natural gas – they heat up the planet, they pollute, they’ll eventually run out. … [Read more...] about Ray of hope: India’s solar dreams are big and bright. Are they realistic?