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December 17, 2018, Monday

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India Prepared To Impose 'safeguards' If Steel Imports Rise: Govt Source

India Prepared To Impose 'safeguards' If Steel Imports Rise: Govt Source

India is planning to impose "safeguards" on steel imports if the volumes coming into the country increase beyond a certain level, a government source said in New Delhi on Tuesday.

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Mytrah Energy Bags 100-mw Wind Power Project In Maharashtra

Mytrah Energy Bags 100-mw Wind Power Project In Maharashtra

Independent power producer Mytrah Energy (India) (MEIPL) on Tuesday announced it has bagged a contract for setting up a 100-Megawatt (Mw) wind power project from Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Ltd (MSEDCL) through competitive bidding.

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Adani Group Has Never Defaulted On Any Loan: Karan Adani, CEO, APSEZ

Adani Group Has Never Defaulted On Any Loan: Karan Adani, CEO, APSEZ

We like to be in confidence of the government when making any investments. If the government does not want it, whether it is BJP or Congress, then we do not pursue that, Karan Adani, CEO, APSEZ.

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NGOs Planned Closure Of Tuticorin Copper Smelter: CEO

NGOs Planned Closure Of Tuticorin Copper Smelter: CEO

Mining baron Anil Agarwal's Sterlite Copper has blamed NGOs for spreading "myths and wrong information" about its Tuticorin plant in Tamil Nadu and "inciting" local protests, leading to its shutdown after 13 (rpt) 13 people died in police firing.

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NCLT Okays Liberty House's Resolution Plan For Adhunik Metaliks, Zion Steel

NCLT Okays Liberty House's Resolution Plan For Adhunik Metaliks, Zion Steel

National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT), Kolkata, has approved Liberty House Group's resolution plan for Adhunik Metaliks and Zion Steel, the company said.

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Renewables Investment In India Topped Fossil Fuels For First Time In 2017

Renewables Investment In India Topped Fossil Fuels For First Time In 2017

This is one of the most striking insights contained within the IEA’s annual update of global energy investment, which was published today. It gives an overview of the global, regional and sectoral shifts in financing.

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25 Per Cent Solar Duty Would Raise Solar Projects' Bid Tariffs To Rs 3.2 Per Unit

25 Per Cent Solar Duty Would Raise Solar Projects' Bid Tariffs To Rs 3.2 Per Unit

The 5 per cent safeguard duty on solar cells recommended by the commerce ministry is likely to raise tariffs in bidding for solar projects based on imported modules in range between Rs 2.9 and Rs 3.2 per unit as against the low of Rs 2.44 per unit discovered in recent bidding.

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Tata Steel To Invest Rs 60,000 Crore For Expansion Of Kalinganagar And Bhusan Steel Plants:chandrasekharan

Tata Steel To Invest Rs 60,000 Crore For Expansion Of Kalinganagar And Bhusan Steel Plants:chandrasekharan

Tata Steel is planning to invest Rs 60,000 crore in Odisha for expansion of its Kalinga Nagar plant and the Bhushan Steel plant which the company has taken over recently.

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Indian Officials Visit US For Talks Over Import Tariff On Steel

Indian Officials Visit US For Talks Over Import Tariff On Steel

A team of officials from India has gone to America for talks with the US administration over 25 percent tariff it has imposed on steel imports, an official said today.

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China To Promote State-owned Enterprise Mergers In Coal, Telecom, Power This Year: Report

China To Promote State-owned Enterprise Mergers In Coal, Telecom, Power This Year: Report

China will promote asset restructuring in sectors like coal, telecommunications, electric power, manufacturing and chemicals this year, state media reported on Tuesday, as it begins the latest round of its ambitious state firms' reform programme.

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India Asks Oman To Cut Customs Duties On Chemical Products

India Asks Oman To Cut Customs Duties On Chemical Products

India has asked Oman to cut customs duties on chemical products like dyes to provide greater market access for its goods in that country, the commerce ministry said today.

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TCS To Create Indian Digital Innovation Centre For Energy Company Total

TCS To Create Indian Digital Innovation Centre For Energy Company Total

Tata Consultancy Services said it had signed a partnership with French energy company Total to create a digital innovation centre in India.

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Mytrah Energy Bags 100-mw Wind Power Project In Maharashtra

Mytrah Energy Bags 100-mw Wind Power Project In Maharashtra

Independent power producer Mytrah Energy (India) (MEIPL) on Tuesday announced it has bagged a contract for setting up a 100-Megawatt (Mw) wind power project from Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Ltd (MSEDCL) through competitive bidding.

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Will India’s Electric Vehicle Boom Be Powered By Bolivia’s Lithium Reserves? Bolivian Ambassador EXCLUSIVE

Will India’s Electric Vehicle Boom Be Powered By Bolivia’s Lithium Reserves? Bolivian Ambassador EXCLUSIVE

As India’s electric vehicle (EV) market expands, its energy needs are also bound to grow.

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Trust And Leadership: The Art Of The US-India Nuclear Deal

Trust And Leadership: The Art Of The US-India Nuclear Deal

Amid growing fears of a trade war between the United States and India, and potential Congressional sanctions on India for deciding to purchase Russian missiles, policymakers in New Delhi and Washington may very well overlook an important occasion this month.

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India Wind Power Market Analysis With Inputs From Industry Experts 2018 And Forecasts

India Wind Power Market Analysis With Inputs From Industry Experts 2018 And Forecasts

Wind Power Market in India 2018 report provides a unique tool for evaluating the market, highlighting opportunities, and supporting strategic and tactical decision-making.

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Great Eastern Energy Corp Plans To Invest Rs 2,000 Crore On Raniganj Asset In West Bengal

Great Eastern Energy Corp Plans To Invest Rs 2,000 Crore On Raniganj Asset In West Bengal

Great Eastern Energy Corporation Limited (GEECL), a London Stock Exchange (LSE)-listed Indian coal-bed methane producer, plans to invest Rs 2,000 crore to complete drilling of the remaining 144 wells at its flagship Raniganj (South) license area located in West Bengal, managing director and chief executive officer Prashant Modi told ETEnergyWorld.

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Goa Top Fuel Guzzler, Per Capita Petrol Sales 6 Times National Average Of 19 Kg

Goa Top Fuel Guzzler, Per Capita Petrol Sales 6 Times National Average Of 19 Kg

Goa consumes more petrol and diesel on a per capita basis than any other state in the country, while Bihar uses the least.

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Petrol-diesel Mix To Be Equal At Ford India In Newer Products; Freestyle Likely To Get AT

Petrol-diesel Mix To Be Equal At Ford India In Newer Products; Freestyle Likely To Get AT

Ford India has kick-started an aggressive plan of bringing the right new products to India with the centre of gravity being utility vehicles (UVs).

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Oil India Q1 PAT Seen Up 40.2% Yoy To Rs. 631.2 Cr: Kotak

Oil India Q1 PAT Seen Up 40.2% Yoy To Rs. 631.2 Cr: Kotak

Kotak has come out with its first quarter (April-June’ 18) earnings estimates for the Energy sector.

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Will GST Council Bite The Bullet And Bring Jet Fuel, Natural Gas Under New Tax Regime?

Will GST Council Bite The Bullet And Bring Jet Fuel, Natural Gas Under New Tax Regime?

The GST Council is scheduled to hold its next meeting in New Delhi on July 21.

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Oil Import From Iran: India, US Hold Crucial Talks

Oil Import From Iran: India, US Hold Crucial Talks

A high-level delegation from the US today held crucial talks with Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale over the US sanctions on import of Iranian oil amid indications that Washington may offer exemption to some countries from the restrictions.

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UK's Cuadrilla Completes Second Shale Well, Waits For Fracking Permit

UK's Cuadrilla Completes Second Shale Well, Waits For Fracking Permit

Cuadrilla said it has completed drilling Britain's second horizontal shale gas well at its Lancashire shale gas licence and will apply for consent to hydraulically fracture it "in due course".

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Shell Hopes To Ship LNG For Sale In Indonesia, Says Energy Ministry Official

Shell Hopes To Ship LNG For Sale In Indonesia, Says Energy Ministry Official

Oil major Shell and its partner are seeking to import liquefied natural gas (LNG) into Indonesia, an energy ministry official said on Tuesday.

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Investments In Electricity Exceeds 'oil And Gas' For Straight Second Year: IEA

Investments In Electricity Exceeds 'Oil And Gas' For Straight Second Year: IEA

The electricity sector attracted the largest share of energy investments in 2017, surpassing the oil and gas industry for the second year in row, International Energy Agency (IEA) said today.

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EVs Have The Potential To Fuel India’s Growth

EVs Have The Potential To Fuel India’s Growth

A recent report by the World Health Organization revealed that 14 of the 20 most polluted cities in the world are in India.

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Railways To Submit Report On Andheri Bridge Collapse Today

Railways To Submit Report On Andheri Bridge Collapse Today

Deadline for the Commissioner of Railway Safety to submit his report on Andheri bridge collapse ends tomorrow.

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Dedicated Freight Corridor Could Be Announced By PM Modi On Independence Day

Dedicated Freight Corridor Could Be Announced By PM Modi On Independence Day

The Chairman of Railway Board, Ashwani Lohani, took the wraps off the dedicated freight corridor (DFC) project that will run from Dadri in Uttar Pradesh to Mumbai.

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Railways To Bring Milk From Gujarat To Mumbai As Dairy Stir Escalates

Railways To Bring Milk From Gujarat To Mumbai As Dairy Stir Escalates

The railways has chipped in to transport milk from Gujarat to Mumbai as the protests by dairy farmers spilled over on the second day and threatened to affect the milk supply to major cities in Maharashtra.

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Lawyer Spots Rat On Train, Gets Rs 19,000 Payout

Lawyer Spots Rat On Train, Gets Rs 19,000 Payout

A lawyer who encountered rats and filth in the compartment of a Mumbai Ernakulam Duranto train in 2015 has been awarded Rs 19,000 compensation by the consumer forum.

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Gujarat Rains: Three Trains Short-terminated After Downpour Washes Away Railway Tracks In Rajkot

Gujarat Rains: Three Trains Short-terminated After Downpour Washes Away Railway Tracks In Rajkot

The passengers of three long-distance trains were stranded in Khambhalia and Modpur stations in Rajkot division of Western Railways on Tuesday after heavy rains in Saurashtra area washed away the railway tracks.

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CCI Dismisses Complaint Against 37 Railway Signalling Cable Suppliers

CCI Dismisses Complaint Against 37 Railway Signalling Cable Suppliers

Competition Commission has rejected allegations of unfair business practices made against 37 railway signalling cable suppliers even as it suggested that procurement policy of the Indian Railways should be re-assessed to ensure accountability of entities participating in the tendering process.

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Western Railways Renames Elphinstone Station As Prabhadevi

Western Railways Renames Elphinstone Station As Prabhadevi

In another case of changing the British era names, the Western Railway on Tuesday renamed Elphinstone Road Station to Prabhadevi on Mumbai’s suburban section.

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Indian Railways Group D Employees Treated Like Bonded Labourers? Check This Out

Indian Railways Group D Employees Treated Like Bonded Labourers? Check This Out

He and his colleagues will not build a house and will only work for the railways, trackman Dharmendra Kumar from the Northern Railway's Lucknow division has said in an impassioned appeal to the minister while speaking out against the colonial tradition of working as "bonded labourers" for senior officials.

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Narrow Escape For Shatabdi Passengers

Narrow Escape For Shatabdi Passengers

Passengers on board Delhi-bound Swarn Shatabdi Express had a narrow escape when the train ran over track maintenance equipment in top speed near Piparsand railway station on Monday.

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