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December 11, 2018, Tuesday

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Use of agricultural residues in power plants can cut Delhi pollution by 8 pc by 2025: Study

Use of agricultural residues in power plants can cut Delhi pollution by 8 pc by 2025: Study

The use of agricultural residues in power plants can help reduce pollution in the Delhi-NCR region by 8 per cent by 2025, a new study has suggested. The study, conducted jointly by The Energy and Resources Institute and Automotive Research Association of India

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Adani Green sets up wind energy subsidiary

Adani Green sets up wind energy subsidiary

Adani Green Energy has set up a wholly-owned subsidiary to generate wind energy. Adani Wind Energy (GJ) Ltd (AWEGL) has been incorporated as Adani Green’s 100 per cent subsidiary on August 21

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NTPC underpass in Noida to be opened to public on October 2

NTPC underpass in Noida to be opened to public on October 2

The underpass at the busy traffic intersection near the National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) in Sector 24-32 , which had been delayed by nearly two years, will be opened to public on October 2, on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti.

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Ban on petcoke import beneficial for city gas distributers: ICRA

Ban on petcoke import beneficial for city gas distributers: ICRA

The latest ban on import of petcoke as a fuel, except for use by a few industries, would turn out to be beneficial for city gas distribution (CGD) players, credit rating agency ICRA said.

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India likely to miss its renewable capacity targets: Fitch

India likely to miss its renewable capacity targets: Fitch

Small to mid-sized renewable energy companies in India are starting to look like attractive takeover targets as lenders and investors withhold funds, worried by the stiff competition, weak bond markets, low tariffs and high debt besetting the sector.

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Stainless steel firms oppose sops to China

Stainless steel firms oppose sops to China

Domestic stainless steel players have urged the government against giving any tariff concessions to China as a part of Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) negotiations.

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MSEDCL rewards power theft informers with Rs 41 lakh

MSEDCL rewards power theft informers with Rs 41 lakh

The Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) has given cash rewards worth Rs 41 lakh to people who informed it about power thefts in the last three years.

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Allahabad High Court reserves order on stressed power assets

Allahabad High Court reserves order on stressed power assets

The Allahabad High Court on Tuesday reserved its judgement on the case where private power producers wanted the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to allow special dispensation to the power sector regarding its February 12 circular.

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Bring back feed-in tariff to fully tap potential of wind power

Bring back feed-in tariff to fully tap potential of wind power

With a potential to add about 8,000 MW to 10,000 MW annually, India managed to add about 1,750 MW last year, due to implementation challenges and regulatory issues, according to a senior executive engaged in the wind energy sector.

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EESL’s big challenge: Make cheaper, evolved electric vehicles

EESL’s big challenge: Make cheaper, evolved electric vehicles

State-owned Energy Efficiency Services Ltd, which leads the country’s energy efficiency and conservation drive, has thrown open a challenge for entrepreneurs and startups to develop electric cars that are more efficient in terms of performance and cheaper than what it had sought in its ecars tender last year.

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Govt imposes restrictions on import of bio-fuels

Govt imposes restrictions on import of bio-fuels

The government has imposed restriction on import of bio-fuels including ethyl alcohol and other denatured spirits, bio-diesel, petroleum oils and oils obtained from bituminous minerals other than crude, through an amendment in import policy.

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Why petrol and diesel prices can touch an all-time high again

Why petrol and diesel prices can touch an all-time high again

Fuel prices in India are once again inching up. After touching an-all time high of Rs 86.24 on May 29, petrol in Mumbai had come down to Rs 82.94 in the first week of July - Rs 3.30 down. However, gasoline price has once again shot up in the financial capital to Rs 85.

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Kerala floods: Oil companies donate Rs 25 crore

Kerala floods: Oil companies donate Rs 25 crore

The central petroleum public sector companies have come together to donate `25 crore to the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund as a helping hand to the state.

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Indian Oil Corporation to invest over Rs 37,000 cr in Tamil Nadu

Indian Oil Corporation to invest over Rs 37,000 cr in Tamil Nadu

Energy major Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) will be investing about Rs 7,112 crore in infrastructure facilities in Tamil Nadu over the next three years, said a senior official. At the IOC group level -- IOC and group company Chennai Petroleum Corporation Ltd -- will be investing about Rs 37,112 crore in Tamil Nadu.

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Petrol, diesel price on 22nd August 2018: Check out rates in metro cities

Petrol, diesel price on 22nd August 2018: Check out rates in metro cities

Petrol and Diesel prices were unchanged in four metro cities, applicable from 6:00 a.m. on 22nd August 2018. On Tuesday, petrol prices were hiked by 9 paise in Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai and Chennai. Diesel prices were hiked by 6 paise in Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai and Chennai.

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India seeks revision in gas price from $10 bn TAPI pipeline citing slump in energy markets

India seeks revision in gas price from $10 bn TAPI pipeline citing slump in energy markets

India has sought re-negotiation of the natural gas price it is to source through a proposed $10 billion Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) pipeline in view of the slump in global energy markets, a top source said.

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India seeks to keep bilateral ties with Iran intact, says report

India seeks to keep bilateral ties with Iran intact, says report

India is looking to ensure that its bilateral ties with Iran do not suffer structural damage, The Hindu BusinessLine reported. “India cannot afford to end its trade ties with Iran under any kind of pressure.

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Container Corporation of India inks pact with Kandla Terminal for rail access

Container Corporation of India inks pact with Kandla Terminal for rail access

Container Corporation of India (CONCOR) has inked a pact with KICTPL for providing rail access to container services. The commencement of rail service shall facilitate the shipping lines and customers to utilise Kandla Port as a gateway port for container business.

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To boost passenger safety, railways to induct 4410 LHB coaches in 2018-19

To boost passenger safety, railways to induct 4410 LHB coaches in 2018-19

In an effort to increase safety of its passengers, Indian Railways is set to induct 4410 Linke hoffman Busch (LHB) coaches with anti-collision technology -- which cause less fatalities -- instead of the current Integral Coach Factory (ICF) coaches during the current financial year.

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Will Indian Railways first bullet train run only in Gujarat, to begin with?

Will Indian Railways first bullet train run only in Gujarat, to begin with?

That Indian Railways first bullet train project between Mumbai and Ahmedabad has been facing several land acquisition related hurdles is a fact known to most. However, in a worrying sign, a report suggests that due to the ongoing land acquisition troubles in Maharashtra

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6 things you should know about Noida’s Aqua Metro Line

6 things you should know about Noida’s Aqua Metro Line

Those who reside in Noida’s Sector 78, Sector 137 and 143, located along Noida Expressway or Greater Noida’s Pari Chowk have a reason to smile. The 29.8km elevated Noida-Greater Noida Metro link line, popularly known as the Aqua Line, is expected to begin operations from October 2018.

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Metro rail project in Pune going on at fast pace, 21 % completion rate

Metro rail project in Pune going on at fast pace, 21 % completion rate

Metro rail development in Pune and Pimpri Chinchwad is moving on a jet-set speed. As per early estimates

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Haryana CM okays elevated track on Kurukshetra-Narwana Railway line at a cost of Rs.224.58 crore

Haryana CM okays elevated track on Kurukshetra-Narwana Railway line at a cost of Rs.224.58 crore

To decongest the traffic in Kurukhshetra, an elevated track will be constructed on Kurukshetra-Narwana railway line at a cost of Rs 224.58 crore. Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Tuesday gave in-principle approval to the project to be undertaken by the Haryana Rail Infrastructure Development Corporation (HRIDC).

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Indian Railways train services on Banihal-Baramulla section suspended till Friday

Indian Railways train services on Banihal-Baramulla section suspended till Friday

The Indian Railways on Tuesday said the train services in Jammu and Kashmir`s Banihal-Baramulla section will remain suspended from Wednesday till Friday for security reasons.

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MMRDA gets 7 bids for supply of rail coaches

MMRDA gets 7 bids for supply of rail coaches

The Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) has received seven bids from companies interested in supplying rail coaches for the Metro 2A, 2B and 7 corridors. The contractor will provide 378 coaches for the three corridors.

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