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November 20, 2018, Tuesday

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NCLAT adjourns hearing over JSW’s bid for Bhushan Power and Steel

NCLAT adjourns hearing over JSW’s bid for Bhushan Power and Steel

The National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT) on Monday adjourned hearing of Tata Steel’s plea against the revised JSW Steel bid for Bhushan Power and Steel to 1 November.

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ReNew Power bags 3 Mw floating solar PV project at Visakhapatnam

ReNew Power bags 3 Mw floating solar PV project at Visakhapatnam

Renewable energy company ReNew Power on Monday announced it has won a tender for developing a 3-Megawatt (Mw) floating solar photovoltaic (PV) project to be set up in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh.

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Solar sector faces growing water risk

Solar sector faces growing water risk

India’s total installed capacity in the solar sector has risen from 1 GW in 2012 to over 25 GW at present, and is expected to go up by over 10 GW every year.

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India Will Miss Its Target of 175 Gigawatts Solar and Wind by 2022

India Will Miss Its Target of 175 Gigawatts Solar and Wind by 2022

India is going to fall short of its ambitious 2022 renewable energy target. But even getting three quarters of the way there would be a noteworthy achievement, say analysts at Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables.

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We are targeting 20 per cent growth in our order book: Manish Mohnot, Kalpataru Power

We are targeting 20 per cent growth in our order book: Manish Mohnot, Kalpataru Power

"Kalpataru Power has an order book of Rs 15,000 crore. We are targeting 15-20 per cent growth in the current year," says Manish Mohnot, Managing Director & CEO, Kalpataru Power Transmission Ltd; a Mumbai-based Engineering, Procurement and Construction

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Chandigarh: Work starts on Smart Grid

Chandigarh: Work starts on Smart Grid

At last, the UT electricity department has starting working on the Smart Grid project. In the first phase, it has allotted the work for installing 30,000 smart meters in four sectors (29, 31, 47, and 48), six villages

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UN grants India $43 mn to boost climate resilience for coastal communities

UN grants India $43 mn to boost climate resilience for coastal communities

A UN-backed fund has approved $43.4 million for enhancing climate resilience for millions of people living in India's coastal communities as part of its efforts to combat extreme impacts of climate change.

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Tariff Ceiling of ₹3.10/kWh Set for Maharashtra’s Solar Agricultural Feeder Program

Tariff Ceiling of ₹3.10/kWh Set for Maharashtra’s Solar Agricultural Feeder Program

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has approved the initiation of a district (circle) wise competitive bidding process for the procurement of solar power under Mukhyamantri Saur Krishi Vahini Yojana.

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TSERC Provides Relief to Solar Developer Awaiting Grid Synchronization

TSERC Provides Relief to Solar Developer Awaiting Grid Synchronization

The Telangana State Electricity Regulatory Commission (TSERC) has passed an order asking the state’s distribution licensee to allow the grid synchronization of the project, thereby providing relief to Clean Solar Power

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Rs 52,000 crore deal! Debt-laden Essar Steel set to be sold to ArcelorMittal

Rs 52,000 crore deal! Debt-laden Essar Steel set to be sold to ArcelorMittal

Luxembourg-based ArcelorMittal and its consortium will cough up Rs 52,000 crore to take over Ruia-promoted Essar Steel and Odisha Slurry Pipeline Infrastructure, two sources close to the development said.

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Andhra government to implement Energy Conservation Building Code

Andhra government to implement Energy Conservation Building Code

In a first in the country, the State government is going to launch Energy Conservation Building Code (ECBC) for saving energy and reducing air pollution and power outages.

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Hindustan Oil Exploration Company standalone net profit rises 667.92% in the September 2018 quarter

Hindustan Oil Exploration Company standalone net profit rises 667.92% in the September 2018 quarter

Net profit of Hindustan Oil Exploration Company rose 667.92% to Rs 42.85 crore in the quarter ended September 2018 as against Rs 5.58 crore during the previous quarter ended September 2017.

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Delhi feels the pinch as petrol pump, cab and auto strikes deal triple whammy

Delhi feels the pinch as petrol pump, cab and auto strikes deal triple whammy

People in Delhi just can't seem to catch a break today. Not only are Ola, Uber and autorickshaw drivers on strike, but many petrol pumps are shut across the national capital.

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Subramanian Swamy says, I have formula to cut the Petrol price

Subramanian Swamy says, I have formula to cut the Petrol price

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy, on Monday, addressed the issue of rising fuel prices and the day-long shutdown being observed in Delhi by petrol pumps. Swamy said that according to him, “Petrol should be retailed at Rs 40 and I can show the way.

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Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal refuses to cut VAT on fuel

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal refuses to cut VAT on fuel

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal has tweeted on Petrol pump strike today. He continues to blame the Modi government saying that Centre levied several taxes in the last four years burdening the consumer and on his part he his refusing to make any cut in the VAT

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CNG kit: Motor vehicles department finds malpractice

CNG kit: Motor vehicles department finds malpractice

At a time when the government is promoting vehicles running on compressed natural gas (CNG), motor vehicles department(MVD) has noticed malpractice in the supply of CNG kits by a centre in Kochi.

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Asia petrol buckles under supplies; crack at over two-year low

Asia petrol buckles under supplies; crack at over two-year low

Asia's petrol margin fell to more than a two-year low late last week due to ample supplies, and the October average is now expected to be the worst for the month since 2013, based on Thomson Reuters data.

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400 Fuel pumps shut in Delhi today

400 Fuel pumps shut in Delhi today

400 petrol pumps in Delhi will remain shut, The protest will start from 6 am today against the Delhi government's refusal to reduce Value Added Tax on diesel and petrol.

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Price You Pay For Delay: MMRDA Loses Rs 3 Crore Per Day After HC Orders Stay On Metro-2B Construction

Price You Pay For Delay: MMRDA Loses Rs 3 Crore Per Day After HC Orders Stay On Metro-2B Construction

The slow pace of the civil construction on DN Nagar-Mandale Metro-2B is costing them a loss of Rs 3 crore per day, The Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) has reportedly said.

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Delhi HC rejects plea challenging purchase of new buses for DTC

Delhi HC rejects plea challenging purchase of new buses for DTC

The Delhi High Court on Monday (October 22) rejected a plea which challenged the state government's decision to procure 500 standard floor buses (SFBs) for the Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC).

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Namma Metro, BMTC Have Brought Down Bengalureans’ Office Commute Time By 11 Minutes, Says Study

Namma Metro, BMTC Have Brought Down Bengalureans’ Office Commute Time By 11 Minutes, Says Study

A study conducted by Bengaluru’s Institute for Social and Economic Change (ISEC) has come to the conclusion that the commuting time has reduced from 40 minutes in 2001 to 29 minutes in 2017.

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Infra Projects Worth ₹7.5 Lakh Crore In Maharashtra; State Government To Focus On Integrated Ticketing System

Infra Projects Worth ₹7.5 Lakh Crore In Maharashtra; State Government To Focus On Integrated Ticketing System

After inaugurating Domestic Cruise Terminal and Mumbai-Goa luxury cruise, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Saturday while addressing the gathering at Mumbai’s Princess Dock informed that the central government will invest nearly ₹7.5 lakh crore

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Railways To Increase Halts At Banaswadi Even As Station’s Last Mile Connectivity Remains Poor

Bengaluru: Railways To Increase Halts At Banaswadi Even As Station’s Last Mile Connectivity Remains Poor

Passengers using Bengaluru’s Banaswadi Railway Station have expressed their ire at the lack of connectivity to and from the station, Times of India has reported. As per the report, South Western Railways (SWR)

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Western Railway will install LED indicators at all stations by March 2019

Western Railway will install LED indicators at all stations by March 2019

At least 500 old indicators on the Western Railway between Churchgate and Virar will be replaced coming March next year. The Western Railway will shell out a whopping Rs 4 crore to acquire new Light Emitting Diode

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Fund crunch stalls road projects as new model faces old problems

Fund crunch stalls road projects as new model faces old problems

More than half of the highway projects awarded under the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government’s new model have been stuck for lack of funding, according to data reviewed by Hindustan Times

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Mumbai: Railways to build concrete walls to prevent trespassing

Mumbai: Railways to build concrete walls to prevent trespassing

From stone walls and iron fence to concrete walls — everything is being tried to prevent people from crossing tracks instead of taking FOB. In the melee, lives are lost, yet no lesson is learnt.

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