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December 14, 2018, Friday

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India needs to invest $76 bn to meet balance renewable energy target of 103.67 Gw: RK Singh

India needs to invest $76 bn to meet balance renewable energy target of 103.67 Gw: RK Singh

India needs an investment of around $76 bn to achieve the balance 103.67 Gigawatt (Gw) of the target of 175 Gw renewable energy capacity by 2020, power and renewable energy minister R K Singh said.

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IEA: Renewables investment in India topped fossil fuels for first time in 2017

IEA: Renewables investment in India topped fossil fuels for first time in 2017

Supportive policies and tendering of larger renewable energy lots in India is helping investors take advantage of economies of scale the International Energy Agency (IEA) said in its latest report.

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Jangi project likely to get cabinet nod

Jangi project likely to get cabinet nod

But, the cabinet later decided to re-bid the Jangi-Thopan and Thopan-Powari projects as a single Jangi-Thopan-Powari project of 960 MW capacity as per the new hydel policy. Residents of areas likely to be affected are already opposed to this project.

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Book traces journey of CIL, its turnaround

Book traces journey of CIL, its turnaround

The story of Coal India Ltd's (CIL) transformation from a hugely loss-making enterprise since its formation in the 70s into a profitable Maharatna PSU is told by its former chairman Partha Sarathi Bhattacharyya, who was among those who engineered the success.

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India Asks Private Power Plants To Import Coal To Tackle Crunch

India Asks Private Power Plants To Import Coal To Tackle Crunch

India asked private power producers that don’t have long-term fuel supply pacts to import coal as its shortage could worsen in August-end, a senior government official told BloombergQuint requesting anonymity.

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Gujarat’s Largest Solar Park Likely to Issue its First Tender of 1 GW in August

Gujarat’s Largest Solar Park Likely to Issue its First Tender of 1 GW in August

The Dholera Special Investment Region (DSIR) in Gujarat is expected to issue its first 1,000 MW tender next month, a senior official told PTI.

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MNRE Concerned Over Land Approval Delays for Solar Projects in Karnataka

MNRE Concerned Over Land Approval Delays for Solar Projects in Karnataka

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has written to the Karnataka government expressing its concern over delays in granting land approval for various solar projects, affecting the country’s renewable growth trajectory.

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Govt moves Delhi HC to recover $3.8 bn from Reliance, Shell, ONGC

Govt moves Delhi HC to recover $3.8 bn from Reliance, Shell, ONGC

The government has moved Delhi High Court to enforce a USD 3.8 billion recovery from Reliance Industries, Shell and ONGC following an English court ruling over its share from the Panna-Mukta and Tapti fields in western offshore, Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said today.

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Indian Oil Corporation Ltd board to announce Q1 results on Aug 11, 2018

Indian Oil Corporation Ltd board to announce Q1 results on Aug 11, 2018

A meeting of the Board of Directors of Indian Oil Corporation Ltd is scheduled on Saturday, the 11th August 2018, to consider and approve the Unaudited Financial Results of the Company for the first quarter ended 30th June 2018.

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India has taken note of US sanctions on Iran: Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan

India has taken note of US sanctions on Iran: Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan

India has taken note of US reimposing economic sanctions on Iran, the nation's second-biggest supplier of crude oil, Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said today.

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Natural gas, aviation fuel not under GST in 2018?

Natural gas, aviation fuel not under GST in 2018?

ET Now learns from sources that both natural gas and jet fuel are unlikely to be brought under the GST ambit this year and that's despite the demand for it from the industry and the petroleum and civil aviation ministeries. Rituparna Nath brings you more details.

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Petrol, diesel price on 25th July 2018: Check out rates in metro cities

Petrol, diesel price on 25th July 2018: Check out rates in metro cities

On Tuesday, petrol prices reduced by 7 paise and diesel prices by 10 paise in Delhi. Petrol prices were cut in Kolkata, Mumbai and Chennai by 5,7 and 7 paise respectively while diesel prices were reduced by 8, 10 and 11 paise in these cities.

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India To Remain Fastest-Growing Major Economy But Oil Prices Pose Risk: Poll

India To Remain Fastest-Growing Major Economy But Oil Prices Pose Risk: Poll

India will remain the fastest-growing major economy this year supported by increased government spending ahead of next year's general election, but rising oil prices pose the biggest downside risk, a Reuters poll of economists showed.

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Oil India gains after signing JV agreement for North-East gas grid pipeline

Oil India gains after signing JV agreement for North-East gas grid pipeline

Oil India rose 1.31% to Rs 209 at 9:21 IST on BSE after the company said it signed a joint venture pact for construction of grid pipelines in eight North-East states.

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Indian Railways’ to carry out massive Archival journey to chug along 2.5 billion Pages of History

Indian Railways’ to carry out massive Archival journey to chug along 2.5 billion Pages of History

The Indian Railways is not just the country’s largest transporter of people and goods but also a window to India’s history. But even little of this history is not archived.

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IRCTC Offers Opportunity to Start Business; Make Money From Day One

IRCTC Offers Opportunity to Start Business; Make Money From Day One

You mostly book tickets from IRCTC website for business or leisure purposes, but now Indian Railways give you an opportunity to earn money through its website.

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IRCTC Tourism offers 9-day trip to Melbourne, Sydney, Gold Coast; Check details here

IRCTC Tourism offers 9-day trip to Melbourne, Sydney, Gold Coast; Check details here

IRCTC Tourism is offering a package tour to Melbourne, Sydney and Gold Coast via Mumbai called ‘Astonishing Australia’. The eight-night, nine days package offers a city tour in Melbourne

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Maharashtra Bandh LIVE updates: Traffic back to normal on Mumbai-Pune highway, protestors appeal for ‘peaceful’ bandh

Maharashtra Bandh LIVE updates: Traffic back to normal on Mumbai-Pune highway, protestors appeal for ‘peaceful’ bandh

As the Maratha community’s agitation for reservation in jobs and education intensifies, the Maratha Kranti Morcha has called for a bandh in Mumbai and adjoining areas on Wednesday.

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KMP eway to be completed by August-end – Mr Narbir Singh

KMP eway to be completed by August-end – Mr Narbir Singh

Tribune India reported that more than 9 years after it was supposed to be completed, the Kundli-Manesar-Palwal (KMP) Expressway, the 136-km green and smart expressway intended to bypass Delhi on its western border, is set to be completed by August-end.

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Global Tender worth of Rs.2,500 Crore for supply of Long Rails opens today

Global Tender worth of Rs.2,500 Crore for supply of Long Rails opens today

The Indian Railways’ global tender worth Rs 2,500 crore for the supply of long rails will open today, sources in the ministry said. The railways had to invite the global tender for procuring around 4.87 lakh metric tonnes of rails to meet the shortfall of supply from the Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL).

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Government’s plan to scrap old, polluting vehicles runs into roadblock

Government’s plan to scrap old, polluting vehicles runs into roadblock

The Union road transport and highways ministry’s ambitious vehicle scrapping policy, which proposed a mandatory cap of 20 years on the life of all commercial vehicles starting in 2020, has hit a roadblock.

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