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December 11, 2018, Tuesday

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Opinion: The Urgent Need For States To Get Fiscally Fit

Opinion: The Urgent Need For States To Get Fiscally Fit

The recent report, “State Finances: A Study of State Budgets 2018” by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) confirms what has been observed for a while; that the state of state finances is in “deep trouble” territory.

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Record! Reliance Industries Surpasses IT Major TCS To Clinch Status Of Most-valued Company By Market Capitalisation

Record! Reliance Industries Surpasses IT Major TCS To Clinch Status Of Most-valued Company By Market Capitalisation

Reliance Industries today surpassed IT major TCS to clinch the status of the most valued company by market capitalisation.

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SEZ Solar Units Hit By Blind Spot In Safeguard Duty

SEZ Solar Units Hit By Blind Spot In Safeguard Duty

Lack of clarity on whether the 25 per cent safeguard duty (SGD) on imported cells and modules will apply to solar manufacturing plants in special economic zones (SEZs), which account for 70 per cent of domestic capacity, have got major domestic players worried over the future of their investments in such units.

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Mahagenco Misses Target, Consumers Pay

Mahagenco Misses Target, Consumers Pay

State-owned power generation utility Maharashtra State Power Generation Company Ltd. (Mahagenco) has missed its power generation target by at least 30 per cent, and consumers are bearing the brunt by having to pay 30 paise more per unit.

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India's Energy Deficit Down To 1% In Four Years: NITI Aayog

India's Energy Deficit Down To 1% In Four Years: NITI Aayog

The installed power generation capacity in India has risen to 344 GigaWatts (GW) and its energy deficit, which stood at over 4 per cent in 2014, has shrunk to less than one per cent in 2018, an official release said on Wednesday.

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With 4 Years To Go, Just 6% Of Solar Rooftop Target Installed

With 4 Years To Go, Just 6% Of Solar Rooftop Target Installed

With less than four years left to meet its target of installing 40,000 megawatt (MW) of rooftop solar power capacity by 2022, India has installed just about 2,538 MW as of March 2018, a full 94 per cent short of target.

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Govt To Set Up 25,000 MW Solar Project In Ladakh

Govt To Set Up 25,000 MW Solar Project In Ladakh

India will soon call bids to set up a 25,000 mega watt (MW) solar power project in the Ladakh region as part of efforts to make the economy greener, Union power minister R.K. Singh said.

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India To Raise Indigenous Content In Upcoming Nuclear Power Projects

India To Raise Indigenous Content In Upcoming Nuclear Power Projects

The Narendra Modi-led government has announced that domestic private firms will be given a major share in all upcoming nuclear power plant projects in the country, thereby increasing the share of nationally made content in the nuclear reactors.

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NITI Aayog, CII To Partner On Sustainable Development Goals

NITI Aayog, CII To Partner On Sustainable Development Goals

The NITI Aayog on Wednesday entered into a three-year partnership with the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) to develop vision and action agenda for the industry to contribute towards sustainable development goals (SDGs).

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Adani Green Energy gets shareholders' nod to raise Rs 5K cr

Adani Green Energy gets shareholders' nod to raise Rs 5K cr

Adani Green Energy has got shareholders approval to raise funds up to Rs 5,000 crore by issuance of equity shares, GDR, ADR or debentures in its annual general meeting held yesterday.

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Auctions And Interest Rates In The Times Of Renewable Energy

Auctions And Interest Rates In The Times Of Renewable Energy

News about the cancellation of renewable energy auctions demands urgent attention.

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Power Sector May Account For Over 90% Additional Water Use Between 2010-2035

Power Sector May Account For Over 90% Additional Water Use Between 2010-2035

With India’s power sector expected to account for 98 per cent of additional water withdrawals and 95 per cent of additional consumption between 2010 and 2035

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Low Capacity Utilisation, Hurdles In Coal Procurement Add To Power Sector NPAs

Low Capacity Utilisation, Hurdles In Coal Procurement Add To Power Sector NPAs

Despite the government's claims that it has succeeded in electrifying all of India's villages, many rural households are languishing in the dark

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CEA Charts Transmission Infrastructure Plan For 4,950 MW Of Wind Projects

CEA Charts Transmission Infrastructure Plan For 4,950 MW Of Wind Projects

The Central Electricity Authority (CEA) has formulated a plan for developing transmission system to accommodate wind energy aggregating 4,950 MW.

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CCI Gives Nod To Tata Steel-Bhushan Power & Steel Deal

CCI Gives Nod To Tata Steel-Bhushan Power & Steel Deal

Fair trade regulator CCI has approved Tata Steel's proposed acquisition of debt-ridden Bhushan Power and Steel.

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Power Generation Disrupted As Continuous Rain Lash Himachal Pradesh

Power Generation Disrupted As Continuous Rain Lash Himachal Pradesh

Continuous rain have disrupted power generation in three major hydroelectricity power projects — 1,500-megawatt Nathpa-Jhakri, 1,091-megawatt Karcham-Wangtoo and 412 megawatt Rampur hydro power plants.

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Lessons From Soggy Oil & Gas Auctions

Lessons From Soggy Oil & Gas Auctions

The response to India’s first open acreage auction for hydrocarbon exploration and development has not quite set the Yamuna on fire.

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Will Meet India’s Oil Needs If US Sanctions Hit Iran Imports: Saudi Envoy

Will Meet India’s Oil Needs If US Sanctions Hit Iran Imports: Saudi Envoy

Saudi Arabia is ready to meet India’s need for additional oil supplies should the US sanctions on Iran hit energy imports, the Saudi ambassador said on Wednesday.

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Sudan Settles Dispute With Indian Oil Company Over Unpaid Dues: Minister

Sudan Settles Dispute With Indian Oil Company Over Unpaid Dues: Minister

Sudan’s Minister of Oil and Gas Azhari Abdel-Gadir Tuesday said his ministry has settled debt issues with India’s Oil and Natural Gas Corp’s (ONGC) saying the latter withdrew a claim it has filed against Sudan in this regard.

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India's Iranian Conundrum: Keeping Scales Balanced

India's Iranian Conundrum: Keeping Scales Balanced

India seems to be caught in the crossfire between its biggest trading partner and one of its largest oil exporters.

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India To Launch Second Discovered Oil, Gas Fields Auction On Thursday

India To Launch Second Discovered Oil, Gas Fields Auction On Thursday

India to offer 26 areas under its second licensing round for discovered oil and gas fields - government statement

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BPCL Shuts Fire-hit Hydrocracker Unit At Mumbai Refinery, Over 40 Injured

BPCL Shuts Fire-hit Hydrocracker Unit At Mumbai Refinery, Over 40 Injured

State-run Bharat Petroleum Corp Ltd (BPCL) shut a hydrocracker unit at its Mumbai refinery on Wednesday evening following a fire that left more than 40 people injured, said a top company official.

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Overcrowding On Indian Railways

Overcrowding On Indian Railways

RECENT railway statistics in India indicate that the enhancement of passenger fares in order to discourage travelling has not had the intended effect.

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Indian Railways' 5 'unique' Projects That Are Civil Engineers' Delight, Not Just Challenge

Indian Railways' 5 'unique' Projects That Are Civil Engineers' Delight, Not Just Challenge

Indian Railways' quest to reach each and every part of the country is not yet over.

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