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September 20, 2018, Thursday

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Will Do Our Best To Ensure Oil Supply To India: Iran

Will Do Our Best To Ensure Oil Supply To India: Iran

Iran on Wednesday said it will do its best to ensure the security of oil supply to India, asserting that it has been a reliable energy partner for New Delhi.

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View: India's Economy Is Poised For Revival In Investment Cycle

View: India's Economy Is Poised For Revival In Investment Cycle

An amazing aspect of the recent re-acceleration in India’s economic growth is that it has occurred despite several significant headwinds — a monumental transition to the goods and services tax (GST)

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Enter Modi's Name For Highest Number Of Foreign Visits: Cong Writes To Guinness World Records

Enter Modi's Name For Highest Number Of Foreign Visits: Cong Writes To Guinness World Records

The Goa unit of the Congress today wrote to Guinness World Records demanding that a record for the "highest number of foreign trips" be registered in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's name.

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Donald Trump Escalates China Trade War With Tariffs On $200-bn Imports

Donald Trump Escalates China Trade War With Tariffs On $200-bn Imports

The Trump Administration is readying tariffs on another $200 billion of Chinese imports, ranging from burglar alarms to mackerel, escalating a trade war between the world’s two biggest economies.

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Aadhaar-enabled DBT Savings Estimated At Over Rs 90,000 Crore

Aadhaar-enabled DBT Savings Estimated At Over Rs 90,000 Crore

The estimated savings and gains since the inception of Aadhaar-based Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) stood at over Rs 90,000 crore as on March 31 this year, a top official of UIDAI said here today.

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Soon Pay Your Power Bill In Pre-paid Mode

Soon Pay Your Power Bill In Pre-paid Mode

The Union Power Ministry has mooted a pre-paid metering system to substitute the power billing and payment system in vogue.

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North Delhi To Get Green Waste Compost Plant

North Delhi To Get Green Waste Compost Plant

To deal with green waste coming from RWAs, parks and sabzi mandis, the North Municipal Corporation of Delhi (NMCD) is going to set up four 'bio-methanation plants' and six 'aerobic drum compost plants' in its jurisdiction soon.

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Govt Looks At Energy-efficient Ways To Tackle Climate Change

Govt Looks At Energy-efficient Ways To Tackle Climate Change

The National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government has embarked on a multi-pronged strategy for achieving its climate change commitments, with measures ranging from combating air and water pollution to global engagement along with managing energy demand.

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Solar Power Tariffs Rise By More Than A Rupee In Latest Auction

Solar Power Tariffs Rise By More Than A Rupee In Latest Auction

Solar power tariffs in the latest auction have risen by more than one rupee above the record low of Rs 2.44 per unit, which industry insiders say reflected the bidders’ concern about land acquisition in Uttar Pradesh, which offered the projects, and doubts about getting timely payments from utilities in the state.

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EESL Signs Pact To Install 1 Million Smart Electricity Meters In Haryana

EESL Signs Pact To Install 1 Million Smart Electricity Meters In Haryana

Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), an arm of the power ministry, today announced it has signed two pacts with Haryana power discoms to install 1 million smart electricity meters in the state.

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Caught In The Middle: In The Iran-US Rift, India Needs To Pick A Side

Caught In The Middle: In The Iran-US Rift, India Needs To Pick A Side

When the United States pulled out of the Iran deal, economies across the world braced themselves for the consequences.

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India Cuts Iranian Oil Importsin June Ahead Of U.S. Sanctions

India Cuts Iranian Oil Importsin June Ahead Of U.S. Sanctions

Indian refiners cut imports of Iranian oil last month as they started weaning their plants off crude from the country to avoid sanctions by the United States that are set to take effect in November.

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ONGC Shed Burnt

ONGC Shed Burnt

Miscreants set afire a thatched shed put up by the Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Ltd at Idumbavanam village in Tiruvarur district in the early hours of Wednesday.

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Iran Says Remark On Chabahar Port Misquoted, Tells India It Is Flexible On Oil Supply

Iran Says Remark On Chabahar Port Misquoted, Tells India It Is Flexible On Oil Supply

Iran on Wednesday said it will continue to be a reliable energy partner for India and adopt a flexible approach to ensuring secure oil supplies.

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OPEC Data Show Venezuela Oil Output In Free Fall

OPEC Data Show Venezuela Oil Output In Free Fall

Venezuelan oil production crashed to a new 30-year low of 1.5 million barrels a day in June, the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) said today.

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Start Reducing Oil Prices Or Expect Demand To Sink, India Warns OPEC

Start Reducing Oil Prices Or Expect Demand To Sink, India Warns OPEC

The world’s fastest growing crude consumer has a warning for OPEC: Start reducing prices, or waning demand will mean a curb in purchases from the crude cartel.

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Day After Envoy Cautions India, Iran Assures Oil Supply To New Delhi

Day After Envoy Cautions India, Iran Assures Oil Supply To New Delhi

Iran on Wednesday said it will do its best to ensure security of oil supply to India, asserting that it has been a reliable energy partner for New Delhi.

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US Says Import Of Iranian Oil Sanctionable From Nov 4; India May Get Relief

US Says Import Of Iranian Oil Sanctionable From Nov 4; India May Get Relief

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Tuesday that the import of oil from Iran beginning November 4 will be a sanctionable activity but the US would consider the request for relief from a handful of countries, in an apparent reference to India which is the second largest buyer of Iranian crude.

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​As Polls Near, PMO Seeks Details Of Projects Ready For Inauguration Over Next 6 Months

​As Polls Near, PMO Seeks Details Of Projects Ready For Inauguration Over Next 6 Months

Less than a year to go for the 2019 parliamentary polls, the Modi government has hit election mode, with the Prime Minister’s Office asking all ministries to furnish state-wise details of projects that would be ready for foundation stone laying or inauguration over the next six months till December 31.

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Piyush Goyal Wants Indian Train Collision Avoidance Systems To Be At Par With Global Standards

Piyush Goyal Wants Indian Train Collision Avoidance Systems To Be At Par With Global Standards

Railway Minister Piyush Goyal today sought to encourage the Indian manufacturers of Train Collision Avoidance System to attain global standards, while meeting the yardsticks of safety and security for their products, said an official.

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Lending To Infrastructure Sector Sees Negative Growth In Last Two Fiscals

Despite efforts by the government to revive private investments, bank credit growth for infrastructure projects has been in the negative for two consecutive years, according to data compiled by Crisil for BusinessLine.

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IRCTC Orders Inquiry Into Complaint On Food Of Duronto Express

IRCTC Orders Inquiry Into Complaint On Food Of Duronto Express

The Railway’s catering arm IRCTC has ordered an inquiry into a complaint by a passenger of the 12246 Yeswantpur-Howrah Duronto Express about the quality of food served to him in the train, an IRCTC official said here today.

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Mumbai Trans Harbour Link To Be Ready By 2022: Japanese Diplomat

Mumbai Trans Harbour Link To Be Ready By 2022: Japanese Diplomat

The ambitious Mumbai Trans Harbour Link (MTHL) work on which started in April, will be completed by 2022, said Japanese Consul-General in Mumbai Ryoji Noda on Wednesday.

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Draw Inspiration From London Tube To Make Delhi Metro Stations Disabled Friendly: HC To DMRC

Draw Inspiration From London Tube To Make Delhi Metro Stations Disabled Friendly: HC To DMRC

The Delhi High Court today asked Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) to draw inspiration from London Tube to make its stations disabled friendly and "step free".

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Madhya Pradesh | Indore Metro Work May Kick Off In August

Madhya Pradesh | Indore Metro Work May Kick Off In August

Madhya Pradesh Metro Rail Corporation Limited (MPMRCL) is ready to start out for the Phase 1 Indore Metro Rail Project in two months.

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CRPF Inks MoU With IRCTC For Easy Rail E-ticket Booking For Personnel

CRPF Inks MoU With IRCTC For Easy Rail E-ticket Booking For Personnel

The nearly three-lakh personnel strong country's largest paramilitary CRPF today inked a deal with the IRCTC to usher in the easy and fast e-booking of railway tickets system for its jawans and officers by replacing the age-old warrant system.

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Railyatri To Predict Availability Of Confirmed Rail Tickets

Railyatri To Predict Availability Of Confirmed Rail Tickets

Passengers planning to travel by train will greatly benefit from Railyatri, a travel start-up which has added a new feature of rush-o-meter that predicts how fast confirmed tickets for every train get sold out.

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Railways To Export Six DMU Train Sets To Sri Lanka

Railways To Export Six DMU Train Sets To Sri Lanka

Indian Railways is all set to establish its footprint in Sri Lanka with the export of six DMU (diesel multiple units) train sets consisting of 78 modern coaches worth Rs 600 crore.

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Gatimaan Express, Indian Railways Fastest Train, Set For Swanky Upgrade! Travel Delhi-Agra @160 Kmph In Luxury

Gatimaan Express, Indian Railways Fastest Train, Set For Swanky Upgrade! Travel Delhi-Agra @160 Kmph In Luxury

Gatimaan Express, Indian Railways’ fastest train, is all set to get ‘swankier’ under the national transporter’s ‘Operation Swarn’.

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IRCTC Tatkal Train Ticket Booking Rules: Things You Must Know

IRCTC Tatkal Train Ticket Booking Rules: Things You Must Know

Indian Railway Catering and Toursim Corporation (IRCTC) offers ‘tatkal’ quota for passengers having last minute journey plans.

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