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Truckers' Strike Costs India Rs10,000 Crore In 3 Days

The losses due to the all-India transporters’ strike crossed Rs 2,000 crore in Maharashtra as lakhs of trucks stayed off the road for the third consecutive day on Sunday.

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India’s Coal Shortage is U.S. Miners’ Gain

India’s Coal Shortage is U.S. Miners’ Gain

Need buying strategies for steel? Try two free months of MetalMiner’s Outlook The proverb seems to be true for India’s coal supply woes.

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Union Coal Secretary visits CCL mines in Jharkhand

Union Coal Secretary visits CCL mines in Jharkhand

Union Coal Secretary Inder Jit Singh, today visited mines owned by the Central Coalfields Limited (CCL) in Jharkhand's Ramgarh district today, CCL officials said.

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Godawari Power gets 1.15 lakh tonnes of long-term coal supply

Godawari Power gets 1.15 lakh tonnes of long-term coal supply

Money Control reported that Godawari Power & Ispat said it has been awarded 1,15,900 metric tonne of long-term coal linkage to be used in its sponge iron unit in the recent auction of Coal India. With this, the aggregate quantity of coal supply for the company's sponge iron division shall be 4,95,000 MT, it said in a BSE filing.

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Coal India arm and Railways to jointly invest INR 15,000 crore in MP

Coal India arm and Railways to jointly invest INR 15,000 crore in MP

Economic Times reported that Coal India subsidiary Northern Coalfields and Indian Railways are jointly investing around INR 6,000 crore in Madhya Pradesh to lay new tracks and turn the existing ones into dual gauge,

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Soon, desi solar cells to power satellites in space

Soon, desi solar cells to power satellites in space

Giving a big push to the Modi government’s Make-in-India programme, Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) has bought the technology for space solar cells from the US and will mass-produce them in the country with the help of the industry. Solar cells are needed to power a satellite in space and keep it functional till its lifespan.

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APTEL Upholds DERC’s Order in Favor of DISCOMs to Conduct Reverse Auction

APTEL Upholds DERC’s Order in Favor of DISCOMs to Conduct Reverse Auction

The Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (APTEL) in New Delhi has dismissed an instant appeal filed by SunE Solar B.V (a part of Sun Edison group) and upheld an earlier order by the Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) which allowed BSES and BPRL

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Utilities Need to Enable Prosumers for Rooftop Solar to Flourish

Utilities Need to Enable Prosumers for Rooftop Solar to Flourish

Rooftop installations in India are well behind utility-scale installations. Only 2 GW of rooftop solar has been installed as of Q1 2018 out of the 40 GW by 2022 target set by the government. To meet the target and the deadline, approximately 9 GW must be installed every year.

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Coal, iron ore bump up port numbers in June

Coal, iron ore bump up port numbers in June

Led by a rise in thermal coal (16% share) and coking coal (7% share) volumes and a rebound in iron ore (6% share) shipments, cargo traffic across major ports grew ~8% YoY in June. Container (21% share) traffic too maintained its momentum. However, petroleum, oil and lubricants (36% share) registered negative growth.

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Bhupinder Singh Hooda promises 50% cut in power tariffs

Bhupinder Singh Hooda promises 50% cut in power tariffs

Congress leader Bhupinder Singh Hooda launched the fourth phase of his ‘Jankranti Yatra’ in Fatehabad district’s Tohana area with the promise of 50% cut in electricity tariffs if voted to power.

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Govt likely to expand use of LNG for transport purpose: Dharmendra Pradhan

Govt likely to expand use of LNG for transport purpose: Dharmendra Pradhan

The government is likely to expand the use of LNG as fuel for transport purpose, Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said in Lok Sabha and also announced that his ministry is working on a programme to convert cow dung and farm waste to energy.

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Oil prices fall on demand concerns as G20 warns of risks to growth

Oil prices fall on demand concerns as G20 warns of risks to growth

Oil prices fell on Monday amid increasing concerns about fuel demand after finance ministers and central bank governors from the G20 warned that global economic growth risks have increased amid rising trade and geopolitical tensions. Brent crude dropped 9 cents

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Commodity Outlook: Natural gas heads to a narrow range

Commodity Outlook: Natural gas heads to a narrow range

Bullion counter is seen to buzz big on Monday and natural gas may move with sideways bias, said SMC Global Securities in its daily commodity report.

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Crude oil futures fall to Rs 4,692 per barrel

Crude oil futures fall to Rs 4,692 per barrel

Crude oil futures fell Rs 15 to Rs 4,692 per barrel today as speculators cut down their bets owing to weak cues from Asian markets.

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Petrol, diesel price on 23rd July 2018: Check out rates in metro cities

Petrol, diesel price on 23rd July 2018: Check out rates in metro cities

Petrol prices were reduced by 7 paise and diesel prices by 9 paise in Delhi applicable from 6:00 a.m. on 23rd July 2018. Petrol prices were changed in Kolkata, Mumbai and Chennai by 5,7 and 8 paise respectively while diesel prices were reduced by 7, 10 and 9 paise in these cities.

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Indian Navy Helps ONGC In Stopping Offshore Gas Leak At Bombay High

Indian Navy Helps ONGC In Stopping Offshore Gas Leak At Bombay High

Around noon Indian Navy helicopter was deployed to fly with ONGC technician to fix the gas leakage on an unmanned ONGC platform at Bombay High on Sunday. The operation lasted almost 4-5 hours and the leakage was fixed and averted a major disaster.

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RIL-ONGC dispute: Krishna-Godavari basin order likely in next 10 days

RIL-ONGC dispute: Krishna-Godavari basin order likely in next 10 days

An international arbitration tribunal is likely to come out with its final award in the next 10 days on the dispute relating to production of migrated gas by Reliance Industries (RIL). RIL is in an arbitration dispute with the government over a penalty for allegedly drawing gas from ONGC's block in the Krishna-Godavari (K-G) basin.

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Major ports see 19% surge in thermal coal imports in April-June

Major ports see 19% surge in thermal coal imports in April-June

India's top 12 major ports reported a 19.32 per cent surge in imports of thermal coal to 28.28 million tonnes during April-June this year, latest report from Indian Ports Association (IPA) has said.

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Thanks to Modi government, pace of road construction now twice; companies to see whopping 20% growth

Thanks to Modi government, pace of road construction now twice; companies to see whopping 20% growth

The Narendra Modi government has been aggressively pushing for the infrastructural development in the country, which had led to the doubling of the pace of road construction in the last four years.

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NHAI to execute highway projects worth Rs 2.25 lakh crore, says report

NHAI to execute highway projects worth Rs 2.25 lakh crore, says report

The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) is gearing up to execute highway projects worth Rs 2.25 lakh crore and of 15,000 km in length, reported Business Standard.

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Cochin Port to get cruise terminal

Cochin Port to get cruise terminal

A ₹25.72-crore cruise terminal having facilities to handle 5,000 tourists will come up at the Ernakulam Wharf of Cochin Port by February 2020.

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Bullet train project: Another hurdle? Finance Ministry asks Indian Railways to borrow funds from market

Bullet train project: Another hurdle? Finance Ministry asks Indian Railways to borrow funds from market

Bullet train project hurdles continue? For PM Narendra Modi’s ambitious Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train project

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NHAI gearing up to execute highway projects worth Rs 2.25 trillion

NHAI gearing up to execute highway projects worth Rs 2.25 trillion

With the Lok Sabha elections due in less than a year, the Ministry of Road Transport & Highways and the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) are gearing up to execute highway projects worth Rs 2.25 trillion and of 15,000 km in length.

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Indian Railways’ testing borrowing limits, cost to double in 5 years

Indian Railways’ testing borrowing limits, cost to double in 5 years

The Indian Railways’ (IR) debt servicing costs are set to rise at a much faster clip starting FY21 and might more than double in five years from now as repayment obligations concerning Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation of India (DFCCIL) and the proposed high-speed train network will kick in (see chart).

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