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October 16, 2018, Tuesday

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NTPC asks bidders for additional tariffs for tender floated earlier

NTPC asks bidders for additional tariffs for tender floated earlier

State-run NTPC has asked solar power developers pre-qualified for a 2,000 MW tender it floated earlier this year to submit additional tariffs reflecting the impact of safeguard duty.

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Azure Roof Power to Electrify Government Buildings in Andhra Pradesh

Azure Roof Power to Electrify Government Buildings in Andhra Pradesh

Azure Power one of India’s leading independent solar power producers, announced it has won a 5 MW rooftop solar power project in a bid conducted by New & Renewable Energy Development Corporation of Andhra Pradesh Ltd.

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Steel ministry mulls safeguard duty on steel imports

Steel ministry mulls safeguard duty on steel imports

Amid reports of sudden surge in steel imports in India from China and other Asian countries, the Central government is considering a proposal to impose safeguard duties on steel imports to prevent large-scale dumping of steel in India.

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Government might sell at least 5pct stake in CIL this fiscal year - Report

Government might sell at least 5pct stake in CIL this fiscal year - Report

Money Control reported that the government could divest at least 5 % of their stake in Coal India this fiscal year, which could generate about INR 88 billion, Business Standard reports.

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CIL to sell 4.65 million tonne coal a year to cement cos via e-auctions

CIL to sell 4.65 million tonne coal a year to cement cos via e-auctions

Economic Times cited a senior Coal India executive as saying that Coal India will supply 4.65 million tonnes of coal a year for the cement industry for five years through e-auctions starting Tuesday.

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L&T’s power business bags orders worth Rs 1,080 cr

L&T’s power business bags orders worth Rs 1,080 cr

Larsen and Toubro (L&T) today said its power business has won orders worth Rs 1,080 crore in the domestic market. “The business has received two orders from NTPC for setting up flue gas desulphurisation (FGD) systems at its supercritical thermal power plants at Khargone, Madhya Pradesh and Lara, Chhattisgarh,” L&T said in a BSE filing.

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Four years from deadline, India met only 6% of solar rooftop installation target; domestic users unimpressed by subsidy

Four years from deadline, India met only 6% of solar rooftop installation target; domestic users unimpressed by subsidy

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 percent short of the target.

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GE’s Baker Hughes wins contract for oilfield development at Cairn’s Rajasthan fields

GE’s Baker Hughes wins contract for oilfield development at Cairn’s Rajasthan fields

Baker Hughes (BH), the oilfield service subsidiary of General Electric (GE), today announced that it has won an integrated oilfield service and equipment contract for development of the Mangala, Bhagyam and Aishwarya (MBA) fields in Rajasthan, operated by Vedanta’s upstream subsidiary, Cairn Oil & Gas.

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HPCL digs in heels, says acting as per statute in not recognising ONGC as promoter

HPCL digs in heels, says acting as per statute in not recognising ONGC as promoter

Virtually rejecting ONGC’s demand, Hindustan Petroleum Corp Ltd (HPCL) has said it is acting as per its understanding of the statute in not recognising the new majority shareholder as its promoter.

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Burning Mumbai refinery unit has 72 tons of fuel

Burning Mumbai refinery unit has 72 tons of fuel

There was a blast and fire in a hydrocarbon plant containing 72 tons of fuel used for diesel generation," said chi ef fire officer Prabhat Rahangdale on Wednesday evening, commenting on firefighting operations at the Mahul BPCL refinery. "The explosion at the hydrocracker plant caused damage to nearby plants.

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Oil prices hit by trade war fears; RBI to pay Rs 50,000 cr to govt & more

Oil prices hit by trade war fears; RBI to pay Rs 50,000 cr to govt & more

A new round of tit-for-tat tariffs in the US-China trade conflict has torpedoed oil prices, while the Russian rouble tumbled to its lowest since late 2016, as the US slapped fresh sanctions on the country.

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HPCL winds down Iran oil supply as US-led sanctions inch closer

HPCL winds down Iran oil supply as US-led sanctions inch closer

Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd (HPCL) does not have any more oil purchases from Iran at least till November as the trigger date for the US-led sanctions inches closer.

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Crude oil rebounds slightly after heavy declines over trade dispute

Crude oil rebounds slightly after heavy declines over trade dispute

Oil prices rebounded on Thursday after heavy losses in the previous session that came as the China-US trade dispute escalated, with official Chinese data indicating energy demand in the world's top importer has yet to recover its strength.

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How US-China trade war may bring cheaper oil to Indian shore

How US-China trade war may bring cheaper oil to Indian shore

The trade war between China and the US has shown enough signs of escalation, with the two economic powerhouses employing tit-for-tat tactics for imposing tariffs in the last few months.

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TAPI pipeline project: China considering building line from inside Pakistan's territory once operations begin, says Pakistani official

TAPI pipeline project: China considering building line from inside Pakistan's territory once operations begin, says Pakistani official

China is exploring building a spur from Pakistan’s territory once the multi-country TAPI natural gas pipeline project begins operating, a Pakistani official said, with the financial close of the project’s first phase expected next month.

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Soon, you can buy low-cost medicines at railways' multipurpose stalls

Soon, you can buy low-cost medicines at railways' multipurpose stalls

In what seems to be a move to offer low-cost medicines at railways stations, the government has informed the Parliament on Thursday that Railways’ multipurpose stalls will soon stock generic low-cost medicines.

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CAG finds out why trains get delayed across the country

CAG finds out why trains get delayed across the country

In 2017-18, Indian Railways had the worst punctuality performance in three years. 30 per cent trains ran late in 2017-18, according to official data. From April 2017-March 2018, the punctuality of mail and express trains was 71.39 per cent, down from 76.69 per cent in 2016-17, which is a deterioration of 5.30 per cent.

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Indian Railways’ special trains for Onam and Velankanni Church Annual Feast 2018: Check details here

Indian Railways’ special trains for Onam and Velankanni Church Annual Feast 2018: Check details here

Onam is considered one of the biggest and most awaited festivals in Kerala. Known as the harvest festival, people of all communities come together to celebrate the day with enthusiasm and joy.

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Hyderabad Metro Sees Daily Ridership Cross 1.5 Lakh, Passengers Now Shifting From Tokens To Smart Cards

Hyderabad Metro Sees Daily Ridership Cross 1.5 Lakh, Passengers Now Shifting From Tokens To Smart Cards

The Hyderabad Metro has reported a surge in its daily ridership which had set its earlier record at 92,000 passengers per day. Larsen and Toubro Hyderabad Metro Rail Limited (L&T HMRL)

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NHAI bonds, a better bet for parking money than banks: Gadkari

NHAI bonds, a better bet for parking money than banks: Gadkari

Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari on Wednesday made a case for channelising more retail money into infrastructure sector, stating that the NHAI was even willing to offer higher returns that those provided by banks.

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Dedicated Freight Corridor to have first Trial Run from 15-Aug 2018

Dedicated Freight Corridor to have first Trial Run from 15-Aug 2018

Indian Railways’ Dedicated Freight Corridor (DFC) project is ready for the first trial on a limited section of its western arm from August 15. A freight train with containers will run on the 192 km Ateli (Haryana)-Phulera (Rajasthan) section of the Western DFC on I-Day.

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