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December 11, 2018, Tuesday

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India to test gas-fired plants as ‘peakers’ to smooth power grid

India to test gas-fired plants as ‘peakers’ to smooth power grid

India will test a plan to operate its underutilized natural gas-fired power generators as “peaker” plants that can switch on quickly when there’s high demand, according to the country’s power planning body.

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Japan, South Korea steel exports to India surge on tariffs, high-end demand

Japan, South Korea steel exports to India surge on tariffs, high-end demand

India is being hit by a wave of steel from producers in Japan and South Korea, a government document showed, as mills there redirect supply after U.S. President Donald Trump slapped an import duty on the alloy earlier this year.

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India-backed Afghan dam to put Pakistan under pressure

India-backed Afghan dam to put Pakistan under pressure

India and Pakistan’s discord over water will now spill over to Afghanistan as well with Delhi ready to help the Afghan government build a dam on the Kabul river basin.

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JSPL dispatches 1st consignment of rails from Raigarh plant

JSPL dispatches 1st consignment of rails from Raigarh plant

Jindal Steel and Power Ltd (JSPL) today flagged off the first consignment of rails for Indian Railways from its Raigarh plant in Chhattisgarh, according to a company official.

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NTPC to set up a subsidiary for coal mining soon

NTPC to set up a subsidiary for coal mining soon

State-run power giant NTPC will soon set up a subsidiary to handle its coal mining operations and also plans to enter commercial coal mining after meeting its requirement, an official said. The power sector behemoth also has a plan to list the coal subsidiary subsequently on stock exchanges.

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CIL arm BCCL incurs Rs 95cr loss on blending steel grade coal with inferior type: CAG

CIL arm BCCL incurs Rs 95cr loss on blending steel grade coal with inferior type: CAG

Coal India arm BCCL suffered Rs 95 crore loss due to blending inferior grade coal with superior steel quality dry-fuel, the government auditor CAG has said.

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PM Modi promises housing, power, water, connectivity for all

PM Modi promises housing, power, water, connectivity for all

Ensuring the basic necessities like connectivity, insurance, PM Modi talked of development for all. PM said " Housing for All, Power for All, Clean Cooking for All, Connectivity for All, Sanitation for All, Skill for All,

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Aluminium makers face coal shortage: FIMI

Aluminium makers face coal shortage: FIMI

Aluminium makers are facing shortage of coal to run their captive power plants which has hit their refinery and smelting operations adversely, the Federation of Indian Mineral Industries (FIMI) said.

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Power min to hold SOS meeting to save stressed plants

Power min to hold SOS meeting to save stressed plants

Union power secretary Ajay Kumar Bhalla has convened a meeting with banks, state undertakings, including Power Finance Corporation and Rural Electrification Corporation, and oganisations representing power generating companies on August 17 to discuss options to address issues faced by stressed power projects.

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India commissions more thermal power plants despite pollution concerns

India commissions more thermal power plants despite pollution concerns

Despite having the largest number of critically polluted cities in India, Maharashtra added almost 2.5 GW of coal-fuelled power capacity in 2017, while overall, India commissioned 13 GW of thermal power plants from January 1, 2017 till August 9 this year.

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Banks finalising power firms' debt resolution plans

Banks finalising power firms' debt resolution plans

Banks, led by State Bank of India, are close to finalising resolution plans for at least half a dozen stressed power companies involving total loans of ₹50,000 crore, which could result in banks taking more than 50% haircut, bank officials said.

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Arunachal CM Khandu stresses on hydropower potential to transform state

Arunachal CM Khandu stresses on hydropower potential to transform state

Recalling years of economic struggle post-statehood in 1987, with lingering memories of war with China in 1962, Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu on Wednesday stressed the state's hydropower potential to transform it into a progressive state of the country.

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RBI puts 200 stressed accounts under scanner to curb rising NPAs

RBI puts 200 stressed accounts under scanner to curb rising NPAs

As part of its effort to contain rising non-performing assets (NPAs), the RBI has started scrutiny of 200 large accounts to assess level of stress and provisioning done against them by respective banks.

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Falling rupee to inflate India’s oil import bill by $26 billion

Falling rupee to inflate India’s oil import bill by $26 billion

India’s crude oil import bill is likely to surge by about $26 billion in 2018-19 as rupee falling to a record low has made buying of oil from overseas costlier, government officials said on Thursday.

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Iran’s oil market realities: How India, others are preparing for US sanctions

Iran’s oil market realities: How India, others are preparing for US sanctions

In November, US sanctions on Iran are due to enter into force that could drive down the Persian Gulf nation’s exports and upend the global oil market. There are already signs that it will be harder for the country to export, as some international insurers stop covering shipments.

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Petrol, diesel price on 16th August 2018: Check out rates in metro cities

Petrol, diesel price on 16th August 2018: Check out rates in metro cities

Petrol and Diesel prices were hiked in four metro cities after three days of pause, applicable from 6:00 a.m. on 16th August 2018. On Thursday, Petrol prices were hiked by 6 paise in Delhi, 5 paise in Chennai and Mumbai. In Kolkata petrol prices were hiked by 4 paise.

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Indian oil tanker suffers explosion off Oman coast; shipping company says three crewmen missing

Indian oil tanker suffers explosion off Oman coast; shipping company says three crewmen missing

An Indian shipping company says one of its crude oil tankers suffered an explosion off the coast of Oman and three of its sailors are missing.

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UK firm pays Rs 168 crore for Chennai oil spill

UK firm pays Rs 168 crore for Chennai oil spill

The Directorate General of Shipping’s inquiry into last year’s ship collision off Chennai has found the Captain of BW Maple guilty apart from the non-functional light of a buoy. This has resulted in a compensation of Rs 168 crore paid by the vessel owner through the insurance company.

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Investor roadshow in US to draw interest in ONGC, Coal India

Investor roadshow in US to draw interest in ONGC, Coal India

Finance ministry officials and top executives of Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) and Coal India (CIL) will hold an investor roadshow in the United States next week to prepare the ground for probable sale of minor stakes in the two firms by the government, people aware of the matter said.

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Govt notifies incentives to oil PSUs in pre-NELP blocks

Govt notifies incentives to oil PSUs in pre-NELP blocks

The government has notified a new policy requiring state-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corp Ltd (ONGC) and Oil India Ltd (OIL) to pay royalty and cess tax only to the extent of their equity holding in certain pre-1999 oil and gas fields.

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Saudi Aramco, ADNOC can't export Ratnagiri refinery fuel without PSU's consent

Saudi Aramco, ADNOC can't export Ratnagiri refinery fuel without PSU's consent

Saudi Aramco, the world's biggest oil company, and its partner Abu Dabhi National Oil Co (ADNOC) will have marketing rights for half of the fuel produced by the planned USD 44-billion refinery in Maharashtra but cannot export them without first offering to local companies.

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Slowdowns in China and India eat away at Asian crude oil demand

Slowdowns in China and India eat away at Asian crude oil demand

Oil demand from Asia's biggest importers, China and India, is growing more slowly than expected, exposing weakness in two of the world's largest economies and eroding a key pillar of global petroleum prices amid trade tension

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Indian Railways launches “Digital Screens” to spread Awareness about Indian Railways Heritage

Indian Railways launches “Digital Screens” to spread Awareness about Indian Railways Heritage

In the wake of Hon’ble Prime Minister’s vision for creating digital museums at stations using QR code, Ministry of Railway has made “digital screens” operational at 22 stations on this Independence Day (15.08.2018) as an innovative low cost solution to spread awareness among public about the opulent heritage of Indian Railways.

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950 kms of roads to comes up under Bharatmala project in Chhattisgarh - Report

950 kms of roads to comes up under Bharatmala project in Chhattisgarh - Report

Daily Pioneer reported that roads and highways measuring a total of 950 kms would be developed under Bharatmala project in Chhattisgarh. The Central Government has already declared 290.08 kms of roads in Chhattisgarh as new national highways during 2017-18, officials informed.

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Kerala floods: Trains partially cancelled

Kerala floods: Trains partially cancelled

The Southern Railway has partially cancelled Thiruvananthapuram- Chennai Superfast Express and Ernakulam-Karaikal Express trains due to floods in Kerala. The partial cancellation is mainly due to rise in water level at a bridge located between Angamali and Aluva.

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Derailments on the rise despite Railways’ massive repairs and maintenance exercise

Derailments on the rise despite Railways’ massive repairs and maintenance exercise

Despite the massive track repair and maintenance work being undertaken by the Indian Railways, the instances of train derailment have gone up as compared to the past.

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Anand Vihar coming up as NCR’s best connected hub

Anand Vihar coming up as NCR’s best connected hub

Anand Vihar is all set to emerge as a major transport hub and one of the busiest interchange stations of the Delhi Metro network. It has now added a new station for the Pink Line to the existing Blue Line halt.

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Alternatives to aid bullet train work chalked out

Alternatives to aid bullet train work chalked out

With the bullet train project likely to hit the ground between October and December, Indian Railways has drawn up a plan to meet the mega blockages that will arise because of construction work.

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