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POWER/RE/COAL/MINES

Affordability is key, not country of origin: Goyal

Affordability is key, not country of origin: Goyal

Dispelling doubts on the quality of Chinese solar equipment, Power Minister Piyush Goyal on Monday said that India is looking at affordable power and not the country of its origin.

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Piyush Goyal dedicates World’s Largest LED Street Lighting Programme to the Nation

Piyush Goyal dedicates World’s Largest LED Street Lighting Programme to the Nation

Union Minister of Power, Coal, New & Renewable Energy and Mines, Shri Piyush Goyal dedicated the LED based Street Lighting National Programme (SLNP), currently running in the South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC) area, to the Nation here today. It is the World’sLargestStreet Light Replacement Programme, which is being implemented by the Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), a joint venture under …

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Tenders For 2300 mw of Solar Projects Shortly, SECI, MD, Ashvini Kumar

Tenders For 2300 mw of Solar Projects Shortly, SECI, MD, Ashvini Kumar

Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) said on Monday that it will shortly float tenders for putting up 2300 mw of solar power projects. Alongside, SECI said it has also signed Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) with various stakeholders for 3,200 MW of solar power.

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India’s power demand to expand four fold in the next 15 years and Japan Can Become An Important Business Partner : Goyal

India’s power demand to expand four fold in the next 15 years and Japan Can Become An Important Business Partner : Goyal

India’s partnership with Japan in Energy Sector critical for a Sustainable Energy Future for both Nations

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Power Ministry to give major thrust to hydro power, says Piyush Goyal

Power Ministry to give major thrust to hydro power, says Piyush Goyal

There will be a major thrust on hydro sector by different ways to bring down cost of electricity from this renewable source, Power Minister Piyush Goyal said today.

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OIL AND GAS

USL Diageo and Essar Oil Collaborate for Road Safety in India

USL Diageo and Essar Oil Collaborate for Road Safety in India

Recent government statistics reveal the appalling state of road safety in the country, bringing to light the astonishing data of 1 road accident occurring every four minutes in India. 

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ONGC, Cairn face Rs 1,922 cr service tax on royalty payments

ONGC gets price guarantee from GSPC in KG deal

Gujarat State Petroleum Corp (GSPC) will buy entire output at a predetermined price from the KG Basin gas field that it has agreed to sell to Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC) for $1billion

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No additional levy on use of cards at petrol stations says Petroleum Minister

No additional levy on use of cards at petrol stations says Petroleum Minister

In what came as a big relief for consumers of petrol and diesel and petrol pump owners, union minister of state (I/C) for Petroleum and Natural Gas, Dharmendra Pradhan said Monday. The All India Petroleum Dealers Association (AIPDA) on Sunday announced that it would not accept payments through credit and debit cards from Monday in protest the banks' decision to levy additional charge of up to one per cent on such transactions

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INFRASTRUCTURE 

Govt working on 4 Es to reduce road accidents: Gadkari

Govt working on 4 Es to reduce road accidents: Gadkari

The Government is working on four Es of road safety Engineering, Enforcement, Education and Emergency Care to reduce the number of road accidents and associated fatalities by 50 percent in the next few years, Minister for Road Transport & Highways and Shipping Nitin Gadkari said here today.Mr Gadkari today flagged off the Road Safety Walk from India Gate here in …

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Get ready for branding of trains; names like Rajdhani, Shatabdi, Garib Rath may become passe

Get ready for branding of trains; names like Rajdhani, Shatabdi, Garib Rath may become passe

Famous train names like Rajdhani, Shatabdi, Gatiman and Garib Rath may become a thing of past. In a major step,

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Tamil Nadu becomes 21st State to join UDAY

Tamil Nadu becomes 21st State to join UDAY

In a significant move and following months of persuasion by the Centre, Tamil Nadu came on board the power ministry's flagship scheme UDAY. By signing the MOU under UDAY, the State Government is taking over 75% of debt of Rs. 30,420 crores of TANGEDCO. 

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PM Modi lays foundation stone of Gandhinagar station redevelopment project

PM Modi lays foundation stone of Gandhinagar station redevelopment project

Prime minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation of the new Gandhinagar railway station project worth Rs 254 crore on Monday.

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