Sunday, 26 June, 2022
TopicEnergy crisis

Topic: Energy crisis

For decades, Putin made Europe dependent on Russia; now he is exploiting those weaknesses

Russia has skirted sanctions due to new buyers like China and soaring energy prices which make up for reduced supply to Europe.

India’s energy crisis has power giant rushing back to coal

State-run NTPC will this month award a contract to construct a 1,320-megawatt plant in Odisha as several states across India are suffering prolonged blackouts amid scorching heat waves.

How Biden could impact effect of potential war in Ukraine on Europe’s energy crisis

As Biden has warned of severe economic restrictions, one big risk to the flow of gas to Europe would be sanctions cutting Russia off from the ability to trade in foreign currency.

The energy crisis in India, China that helped revive coal is easing, for now

Global coal prices that had surged to records on the supply squeeze have cratered in recent weeks following government intervention. But challenges remain.

On Camera

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Gayathri and Pushkar — Duo behind Suzhal-The Vortex, the Indian thriller going global

As South Indian cinema breaks language and OTT barriers, Asia’s ‘only husband-wife filmmaker couple’ is creating waves.
Illustration: Ramandeep Kaur | ThePrint

Does breaking up big states boost economy? Data doesn’t back up hype, says Indian study

The study by researchers at Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research looked at economic impact of reorganising Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, and Bihar in the year 2000.

Defence

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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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