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November 17, 2018, Saturday

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Punjab govt confers awards on 10 industrialists for energy conservation

Punjab govt confers awards on 10 industrialists for energy conservation

Punjab government on Friday conferred state-level awards for excellence in energy conservation on 10 industrialists. The award has been given to units that made efforts for efficient utilisation of energy in the last two years.

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Green Roads To Clean Villages: Rural Ministry Constructs Over 20,000 Km Using Environment-Friendly Technologies

The Ministry for Rural Development has built over 20,000 km of roads adopting environment-friendly measures in the past four years as part of government’s rural road development scheme, reports Hindustan Times.

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India promises to cut pollution in ‘definite percentage terms’ at global meet

India promises to cut pollution in ‘definite percentage terms’ at global meet

As the nation’s capital continues to be shrouded in haze and pollution and its air quality worsening, India said at the first Global Air Pollution and Health Conference by the World Health Organisation in Geneva that it would bring down pollution levels,

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Power cost to rise post-Supreme Court order on compensatory tariff

Power cost to rise post-Supreme Court order on compensatory tariff

Following a recent verdict by the apex court allowing the Adani and Tata groups to get ‘compensatory tariff ’ due to increase in the prices of imported coal, the cost of power is all set to escalate in all partner states, including Punjab and Haryana.

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India to be among 3 largest economies in coming years: Arun Jaitley

India to be among 3 largest economies in coming years: Arun Jaitley

Union finance minister Arun Jaitley said India would become the world's fifth largest economy in 2019 and among the top three in the coming years.

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Air pollution: the dirty legacy of China’s and India’s growth

Air pollution: the dirty legacy of China’s and India’s growth

The sixth-biggest cause of death globally is small-particle pollution, chemical specks that enter the lungs and can contribute to cardiovascular diseases, lung cancer, and infections. It led to more than 4 million deaths in 2016. Ninety-nine per cent of children 5 years old and younger in South and East Asia breathe unhealthy air.

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US has granted waiver to India from Iran sanctions: Pradhan

US has granted waiver to India from Iran sanctions: Pradhan

The US has granted waivers to eight nations including India to continue to import limited quantities of Iranian crude post 5 November and the details of the waiver will emerge eventually, oil minister Dharmendra Pradhan said.

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Here’s how many people under Ujjwala Yojna asked for LPG refill

Here’s how many people under Ujjwala Yojna asked for LPG refill

Amid criticism of the Pradhan Mantri Ujjawala Yojna that the beneficiaries are switching back to traditional cooking stoves, Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said that the 80% beneficiaries have asked for an average of four refills. He was speaking at an event.

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OMCs to help customers in gas booking, re-filling via CSCs

OMCs to help customers in gas booking, re-filling via CSCs

In an effort to make it easier for new gas connection, re-filling and delivery of household cylinders, the Government has appointed common service centres to provide such facilities through Digital Seva Portal.

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Russia resorts to stop-gap measures to tackle high petrol prices

Russia resorts to stop-gap measures to tackle high petrol prices

The Russian government and oil companies have agreed to cut wholesale domestic fuel prices as a temporary measure aimed at stemming an unwanted increase in the cost of petrol and diesel, a politically sensitive issue for voters.

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Oil caps worst week since February as Iran supply fears subside

Oil caps worst week since February as Iran supply fears subside

Oil extended its slide to six-month lows as the US softened its crackdown on Iranian exports and American supplies surged, easing concerns of an impending shortage.

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Petrol prices down by 19 paise in Delhi, diesel drops 11 paise

Petrol prices down by 19 paise in Delhi, diesel drops 11 paise

Fuel prices continue to witness a downfall on Saturday, with petrol and diesel now being sold at Rs 78.99 and Rs 73.53 per litre respectively in the national capital.

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Indian Railways Pune-CSMT Pragati Express gets swanky new look under Project Utkrisht; New features and pics

Indian Railways Pune-CSMT Pragati Express gets swanky new look under Project Utkrisht; New features and pics

Indian Railways Project Utkrisht: In line with its aim to upgrade ICF-design coaches of Mail/Express trains, Indian Railways has completely revamped the 12125/12126 Pragati Express that runs from Pune to Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus railway station

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Indian Railways Launches UTS Railway Mobile App For Unreserved Ticketing

Indian Railways Launches UTS Railway Mobile App For Unreserved Ticketing

India Railway launched UTS application throgh which unreserved tickets, platform tickets can be booked online without waiting or standing in queue at the Railway Ticket Counters.

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Railway launches anti-tout drive for Diwali rush

Railway launches anti-tout drive for Diwali rush

New Delhi (India), Nov 3 (ANI): In a drive against touts selling Tatkal e-tickets during the ongoing Diwali festive season, the Indian Railway Protection Force (RPF) team arrested one person on Friday and also recovered 50 live Railway e-tickets, valued at a nearly two lakh rupees.

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Railways eliminates 3,402 unmanned crossings in 7 months

Railways eliminates 3,402 unmanned crossings in 7 months

The railways have eliminated a large number of unmanned level crossings over broad gauge lines as it stepped up its drive to enhance safety across the network.

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Namma Metro Moves Again: Phase II To Start Construction Shortly, As Land Disputes Almost Stand Solved

Namma Metro Moves Again: Phase II To Start Construction Shortly, As Land Disputes Almost Stand Solved

Work relating to two depots of Namma Metro’s Phase II will soon be starting. Though civil works on all Metro routes had been completed ages ago, land acquisition issues, which were stalling the work in all six depots till now, now stand resolved.

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Southern Railway again mulls trains to north India from Tambaram

Southern Railway again mulls trains to north India from Tambaram

Southern Railway has dusted off plans to run express trains to the north, west and east of India from Tambaram, the city's third terminus, to reduce the load on Chennai Central.

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