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October 16, 2018, Tuesday

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Odisha's power trader Gridco to buy 300 Mw from ensuing SECI auctions

Odisha's power trader Gridco to buy 300 Mw from ensuing SECI auctions

Odisha’s bulk power buyer and trader Gridco has shown enhanced appetite for solar power. Close on the heels of its maiden auctions for 200 Mw capacities, the power trader is eyeing procurement of 300 Mw more from the ensuing auctions to be conducted

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12 more power assets may face bankruptcy in India's bad loan problem

12 more power assets may face bankruptcy in India's bad loan problem

Indian lenders haven’t yet been able to restructure 12 stressed loan accounts in the power sector, people with knowledge of the discussions said, underscoring the risk that these may be referred to bankruptcy courts after Rs 3.75 lakh crore

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India's first solar bicycle track corridor to open by next March

India's first solar bicycle track corridor to open by next March

Both sides of a 12km stretch on Outer Ring Road — from Mukarba Chowk to Wazirabad — will become the first solar bicycle track corridor in the country by next March.

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Despite subsidy, power bills shock industrialists

Despite subsidy, power bills shock industrialists

The latest power bills sent to the industrial units across Punjab have come as a shock for the owners of the small and medium scale industries with the cost of power escalating up to Rs 10.5 a unit, causing a financial dent to them.

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Power companies move HC to get more time to settle with lenders

Power companies move HC to get more time to settle with lenders

Essar Power, GMR Energy and RattanIndia Power have approached Allahabad HC seeking directions to RBI for extension of deadline to refer their plants to insolvency court by 60-90 days for completing the ongoing resolution process, sources said.

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Power shock: Generation by private players dips 17% in Gujarat

Power shock: Generation by private players dips 17% in Gujarat

Symptomatic of the turbulent times private power producers are facing in the country, electricity generation in the state by private companies declined by one-sixth in financial year 2017-18, the second straight year in was lower, official data shows.

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Oppn to take on Modi Govt over fuel price hike on Sept 10 Bharat Bandh

Oppn to take on Modi Govt over fuel price hike on Sept 10 Bharat Bandh

Besides the UPA constituents, the Left Parties and the Trinamool Congress declared they will protest against rising fuel prices; the September 10 ‘Bharat Bandh’ called by the Congress will become another platform of opposition parties to show their strength

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Centre blames US dollar, OPEC countries as fuel prices rise to fresh record high

Centre blames US dollar, OPEC countries as fuel prices rise to fresh record high

The Centre on Saturday blamed external factors for the rise in fuel prices. Union Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan said strengthening of the dollar and the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries were responsible for the surge, ANI reported.

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First time in history, petrol price crosses Rs 80 mark in Delhi

First time in history, petrol price crosses Rs 80 mark in Delhi

Saturday was a historic day for people in Delhi because for the first time the price of petrol crossed the Rs 80 mark. With an increase of 39 paise this morning, petrol was being sold at Rs 80.38 per litre in the national capital. On Friday, the price was Rs 79.99.

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Exorbitant price of oil not today’s problem: Suresh Prabhu

Exorbitant price of oil not today’s problem: Suresh Prabhu

Union Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu said that the problem of extortionate prices of fuel have been raging since decades. “The first oil shock came 45 years ago.

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India, France ink MoU to cut greenhouse gas emissions

India, France ink MoU to cut greenhouse gas emissions

India and France have signed an agreement under which three cities – Nagpur, Kochi and Ahmedabad – will be provided support to reduce their greenhIndia and France have signed an agreement under which three cities – Nagpur, Kochi and Ahmedabad – will be provided support

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Bombay High Court directs Western Railway to address medical emergencies swiftly

Bombay High Court directs Western Railway to address medical emergencies swiftly

A division bench of the Bombay High Court on Thursday directed the Western Railway to check facts and take appropriate action on the merits of cases of medical emergency. Earlier, the High Court vide order dated October 27

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Indian Railways 'hi-tech' leap: Four ways public transporter has made people's lives easier

Indian Railways 'hi-tech' leap: Four ways public transporter has made people's lives easier

Indian Railways has taken several initiatives in the last few years to make commuters' lives easy. Though several complaints about food and cleanliness onboard the trains and difficulty in booking Tatkal tickets remain,

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IRCTC to get a short and catchy 'name'

IRCTC to get a short and catchy 'name'

IRCTC (Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation) will not get a new name as Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on Thursday asked his department to come up with a new 'catchy' name.

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IRCTC changes train travel insurance rules. Here’s how to insure your train journey at 68 paise

IRCTC changes train travel insurance rules. Here’s how to insure your train journey at 68 paise

Who cares about buying travel insurance for train journeys? You should, especially when you can get insurance coverage of up to Rs 10 lakh for financial protection against train accidents and other untoward incidents, including robbery

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NTPC underpass to open in a month

NTPC underpass to open in a month

The National Thermal Power Corporation underpasswill open to vehicular traffic in a month’s time, Noida Authority CEO Alok Tandon said on Friday. Work on the underpass, located at the crossing of Sectors 25A, 24,

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