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December 17, 2018, Monday

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Coal supply to power sector up by 21 MT during April-August period: Govt

Coal supply to power sector up by 21 MT during April-August period: Govt

The coal ministry dismissed reports of a coal shortage in the thermal power sector and said that supply to the power sector was up by 21 million tonnes during the April-August period this year.

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Forest dept plans solar plant for butterfly conservatory to make it self-sufficient

Forest dept plans solar plant for butterfly conservatory to make it self-sufficient

The butterfly conservatory in Srirangam may soon be operated with clean energy as the forest department plans to generate solar power within the park’s premises to meet its electricity needs.

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City in Gujarat gets country’s first certified green police station building

City in Gujarat gets country’s first certified green police station building

Police stations usually evoke an image of a shabby building with rickety fans and pathetic interiors. But a visit to Harni police station in the city will change the way you look at police stations forever.

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Centre plans 25 gigawatt solar power park in Ladakh

Centre plans 25 gigawatt solar power park in Ladakh

The government of India has once again floated the idea of setting up a large solar power project in the Ladakh region.
The region receives the highest solar radiation per unit area in India.

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PMC aims at 1 MW solar power, to start with panels on 4 civic buildings

PMC aims at 1 MW solar power, to start with panels on 4 civic buildings

Setting up a target of 1 MW solar power generation, the Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) administration sought permission from its standing committee to sign an agreement with the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) to install solar panels on four civic-owned buildings.

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BIMSTEC summit: Four-nation meet will focus on issues of energy, trade; India, Nepal will sign MoUs over railways, bulk cargo

BIMSTEC summit: Four-nation meet will focus on issues of energy, trade; India, Nepal will sign MoUs over railways, bulk cargo

Ahead of the regional summit of Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC), Nepal has prepared Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) over the construction of railway and bulk cargo with India, Nepal's Foreign Minister Pradeep Gyawali said on Friday.

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Govt may offer Rs1.4 lakh sop for each electric vehicle

Govt may offer Rs1.4 lakh sop for each electric vehicle

In a U-turn, the government has decided to offer a direct subsidy of around Rs 1.4 lakh for each electric car, while extending benefits to those purchasing other electric vehicles (EVs) too, such as two- and three-wheelers.

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Is Mahanagar Gas Stock Rout Justified?

Is Mahanagar Gas Stock Rout Justified?

Shares of Mumbai’s only city gas distributor Mahanagar Gas Ltd. have declined by more than a third since its last peak in November despite the government’s push to increase the consumption of cleaner fuels in India.

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Delhi fares worst on emission levels, fuel use – or does it?

Delhi fares worst on emission levels, fuel use – or does it?

Bhopal emits least pollutants and guzzles lowest amount of fuel for urban commute while Delhi is the worst on both these parameters among 14 cities across the country, assessed and ranked by the Delhi-based think tank Centre for Science and Environment (CSE).

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Petrol, Diesel Prices: Here's Everything You Need To Know About Fuel Rates

Petrol, Diesel Prices: Here's Everything You Need To Know About Fuel Rates

Petrol and diesel prices were kept unchanged on Saturday by the Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs). Petrol is retailing at a price of Rs. 77.67 per litre in Delhi today. Petrol can be bought at Rs. 85.09 per litre in Mumbai,

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Delhi Metro’s fourth foray in Haryana

Delhi Metro’s fourth foray in Haryana

Delhi Metro is all set to reach Haryana’s Ballabhgarh by the end of September or early October. Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) on Friday started trial runs on the 3.2km-long section of Violet Line from Escorts Mujesar to Ballabhgarh.

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Gurugram industrialists urge NHAI to shelve U-turn plan on expressway

Gurugram industrialists urge NHAI to shelve U-turn plan on expressway

Industrialists of the city have appealed to the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) to review its plan for an elevated U-turn at Shankar Chowk, and requested the agency to build an underpass instead to separate the Delhi-bound traffic from the traffic heading towards Udyog Vihar.

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Shift signal room, NHAI tells railways

Shift signal room, NHAI tells railways

The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has written to the railways to relocate a signal room near the Chipiyana Bujurg level crossing adjoining NH-24 for expanding the highway to 14 lanes.

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Piyush Goyal shares plan to improve services offered by Indian Railways

Piyush Goyal shares plan to improve services offered by Indian Railways

The Indian Railways is burning the candle at both ends to improve its services and offerings. One of the prime challenges for the railways at present is eliminating train delay. On Friday, Minister of Railways and Coal

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Indian Railways set to come up with new flexi-fare scheme; may offer 'special discounts'

Indian Railways set to come up with new flexi-fare scheme; may offer 'special discounts'

Indian Railways has recently launched its new timetable - Trains At a Glance - which came into effect from August 15. Now, railways is all set to launch its revised Flexi-fare scheme next month. The move may bring relief for passengers who in some sectors pay as much as airfares for the premium trains, reported PTI.

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AC travel in Railways to soon become more comfortable

AC travel in Railways to soon become more comfortable

Your travel in the AC coaches of Indian Railways is likely to be more comfortable soon. The national transporter has decided to refurbish all the AC coaches every six years to give a premium and comfortable feel for the passengers.

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Railways denies hiring third-party sources for recruitment

Railways denies hiring third-party sources for recruitment

The Indian Railways clarified that it has not nominated any agent, coaching centers, intermediary or any other persons/institutes for recruitment of personnel, and said that any persons/institutes found to be giving false promises must be reported immediately.

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Relief in flexi-fares for premium trains on the cards

Relief in flexi-fares for premium trains on the cards

Two years after introducing airline-like “flexi fares” for premium trains, the Railways Ministry is now discussing ways to introduce some “relief” ahead of the election year. Talks are on in the ministry to introduce an experimental one-month suspension of flexi-fare system in some trains during the lean season, around September

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