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November 14, 2018, Wednesday

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MSEDCL detects 58,000 power thefts, mops up Rs 123 crore in 6 years

MSEDCL detects 58,000 power thefts, mops up Rs 123 crore in 6 years

The Right to Information has revealed that Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Co Ltd (MSEDCL) has witnessed a spurt in power theft cases as it detected 58,000 cases across the state in the past six years.

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Sajjan Jindal keen to buy out stressed hydroelectric plants

Sajjan Jindal keen to buy out stressed hydroelectric plants

Sajjan Jindal’s JSW Energy plans to expand its portfolio in the hydroelectric power space by buying projects that are stymied by the lack of quality and large-scale projects of this kind that are up for sale.

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Goyal for adequate coal supplies to power plants

Goyal for adequate coal supplies to power plants

Coal Minister Piyush Goyal Monday pitched for long-term planning for mining operations and concrete steps to ensure adequate supply of dry fuel to power plants. The minister made the suggestion while inspecting coal mining and dispatch operations at Mahanad

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India coal import forecast raised by 6MT in 2018 on local supply crunch

India coal import forecast raised by 6MT in 2018 on local supply crunch

Coal imports by India are set to reach 164 million tonnes (MT) against the earlier forecast of 158 MT due to historic low levels of stocks at Coal India and power plants amid surging industrial demand, says a report.

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What The Fourth Industrial Revolution Demands From India

What The Fourth Industrial Revolution Demands From India

The epochal changes that came about in the working environment of humans since the 1780s determined the flow and ebb of jobs as it is understood today. The First Industrial Revolution as it made its mark in Britain and then in rest of Europe,

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India to achieve 76% of renewable energy target by 2022: Wood Mackenzie

India to achieve 76% of renewable energy target by 2022: Wood Mackenzie

India may achieve about 76 per cent of the target of having 175 gigawatts of renewable power generation capacity by the scheduled date of 2022 as it faces myriad challenges, Wood Mackenzie said Monday. India is targeting 100 GW

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Sterlite Power commissions Rs 3,000 crore Kashmir transmission project

Sterlite Power commissions Rs 3,000 crore Kashmir transmission project

Power transmission infrastructure developer Sterlite Power today announced it has commissioned a Rs 3,000 crore project for evacuation of electricity in Jammu & Kashmir two months ahead of schedule.

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Maharashtra CM to inaugurate three schemes of state power utility

Maharashtra CM to inaugurate three schemes of state power utility

Chief minister Devendra Fadnavis will be inaugurating three innovative schemes projects on Tuesday, October 16. These are Chief minister solar agriculture scheme, HDVS scheme and charging stations for electric vehicles.

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Naveen Jindal, others get bail in Jharkhand coal scam case

Naveen Jindal, others get bail in Jharkhand coal scam case

A Delhi court on Monday granted bail to Congress leader and industrialist Naveen Jindal who has been accused of money laundering in a case pertaining to irregularities in the allocation of a Jharkhand coal block. Special Judge Bharat Parashar granted

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L&T arm bags orders worth Rs 1,000 cr in Q2

L&T arm bags orders worth Rs 1,000 cr in Q2

Infrastructure major Larsen and Toubro (L&T) Monday said that its heavy engineering arm has bagged additional orders worth over Rs 1,000 crore during the September quarter.

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To ensure clean air, here is what power companies want from govt

To ensure clean air, here is what power companies want from govt

Power producers have asked the government to rope in Power Finance Corporation (PFC) and Rural Electrification Corporation (REC) to provide funds for implementing emission control systems (ECS) in thermal power plants.

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Gujarat moves SC to ensure power plans not disrupted

Gujarat moves SC to ensure power plans not disrupted

The Gujarat government has approached the Supreme Court to prevent consumer groups such as Energy Watchdog and Prayas Energy from influencing decision on resolution proposal of Rs 50,000-crore imported coal-based plants of Tata Power, Adani Power and Essar Power.

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High crude prices hurting global growth: PM Narendra Modi to oil producers

High crude prices hurting global growth: PM Narendra Modi to oil producers

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Monday warned oil producers like Saudi Arabia that high crude prices are hurting the global economy and sought a review of payment terms to provide a temporary relief to the local currency.

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To reduce energy cost, PM pitches for partnership between producers and consumers in oil market

To reduce energy cost, PM pitches for partnership between producers and consumers in oil market

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Monday made a strong pitch for a partnership between oil producers and consumers to help stabilise the global economy. He also appealed to the oil producing countries to channel their investible surplus

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PM says there is enough production but unique marketing features in oil sector pushing prices up

PM says there is enough production but unique marketing features in oil sector pushing prices up

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed his opinion in the meeting with CEOs and experts from oil and gas sector from India and abroad that oil market is producer driven and both the quantity and prices are determined

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The king of oil nations Saudi Arabia wants to invest in India’s oil industry, in these 2 areas

The king of oil nations Saudi Arabia wants to invest in India’s oil industry, in these 2 areas

The global oil powerhouse Saudi Arabia plans to invest in India in the fuel retail and crude storage segments, country’s oil minister told Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday at an event. The Saudi Minister also assured

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Diesel price hiked again; wipes out Rs 2.5/litre cut

Diesel price hiked again; wipes out Rs 2.5/litre cut

Diesel price rose for the 10th consecutive day Monday to wipe out all of the Rs 2.50 per litre cut in rates announced earlier this month through excise duty cut and oil company subsidy.

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India’s Wholesale Inflation Rises In September On Fuel Prices

India’s Wholesale Inflation Rises In September On Fuel Prices

India’s wholesale price-based inflation rose in September after two months of easing, driven by an increase in cost of fuel. Wholesale inflation in September, measured by the Wholesale Price Index, rose 5.13 percent compared with the same month last year

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India hopes to finalise partners for strategic oil reserves within a year

India hopes to finalise partners for strategic oil reserves within a year

India hopes to forge partnerships with private players to build out its strategic petroleum reserves within the coming year, the head of Indian Strategic Petroleum Reserves Ltd (ISPRL) said on Monday.

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India has optional volumes of crude oil from Saudi, others to make up for shortfall from Iran: Officials

India has optional volumes of crude oil from Saudi, others to make up for shortfall from Iran: Officials

Indian oil companies like IOC have optional volumes built in their annual crude oil purchase contracts with suppliers like Saudi Arabia and Iraq that will be more than enough to make up for any shortfall in supplies from sanctions-hit Iran, senior officials said Monday.

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India, Iran aim to roll out part of Chabahar before US curbs

India, Iran aim to roll out part of Chabahar before US curbs

India and Iran have renewed efforts to operationalise one berth at the Chabahar port amid growing fears of US sanctions on Iran kicking in early next month. An Iranian delegation was in Delhi

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Crude oil the catch for India's bonds after inflation offers relief

Crude oil the catch for India's bonds after inflation offers relief

Is it too early still to call time on the almost year-long slump in India’s bond market? Consumer prices grew slower-than-expected in September, according to data late Friday, supporting a surprise decision by the central bank to hold rates

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Railways To Use Same Device Installed In Planes To Probe Accidents

Railways To Use Same Device Installed In Planes To Probe Accidents

Indian trains will soon have voice recorders or black boxes to facilitate investigators trying to identify the cause of accidents and assess crew performances, an official said today. The Indian Railways has decided to install the Loco Cab Voice Recording

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Indian Railways to replace Shatabdi Express with this new train, details inside

Indian Railways to replace Shatabdi Express with this new train, details inside

Indian railways is all set to replace its high speed premium trains Shatabdi Express with its first semi-high speed train. Named on the year it's being manufactured, Train 18 has been completely made in India.

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Hyderabad Metro Roars Ahead: Sees Ridership Of Two Lakh Per Day, 233 Per Cent Higher Than Expected

Hyderabad Metro Roars Ahead: Sees Ridership Of Two Lakh Per Day, 233 Per Cent Higher Than Expected

The Hyderabad Metro has seen an overwhelming response in the form of two lakh passengers per day, 140,000 more than the estimate of 60,000, Financial Express has reported.

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You can soon file FIR through a mobile app for complaints during train journeys

You can soon file FIR through a mobile app for complaints during train journeys

For complaints against any kind of crime during train journeys, you will soon be able to register FIRs easily using a mobile app. Railway Protection Force (RPF) officials will immediately investigate such complaints.

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India’s IL&FS Built a Road to Riches for Some

India’s IL&FS Built a Road to Riches for Some

It was buried in plain sight, in footnote No. 8 on page 28 of an IPO prospectus. But nobody in September 2009 was paying attention to that particular disclosure. And certainly not with any misgivings: Six months later, IL&FS Transportation Networks Ltd

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Japanese Experts to Assist Indian Architects Develop Bullet Train Stations

Japanese Experts to Assist Indian Architects Develop Bullet Train Stations

Japanese consultants will join hands with Indian architects to develop the 12 proposed bullet train stations and its adjoining areas in an integrated way. In a meeting with senior officials of Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority

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Indian Railways Luggage Rules: Free Allowance Limits And Other Details

Indian Railways Luggage Rules: Free Allowance Limits And Other Details

The Indian Railways has certain luggage carrying rules under which each passenger is allowed a free allowance up to which he/she can carry luggage in the compartment. The free allowance varies for different classes of travel, noted Indian Railways on its portal- indianrail.gov.in.

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