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March 21, 2019, Thursday

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Hartek Power bags order from PowerGrid

Hartek Power bags order from PowerGrid

Chandigarh-based Hartek Group's engineering arm Hartek Power said Wednesday it has bagged an order from Power Grid Corporation (PGCIL) for augmenting high-voltage 400-KV substations in the three states of Uttar Pradesh,

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Actis plans to buy Essel Infra’s solar power projects: Report

Actis plans to buy Essel Infra’s solar power projects: Report

UK-based private equity firm Actis LLP has reportedly agreed to buy solar power projects of Essel Infraprojects for Rs 5,500-6,000 crore, Mint reported. The deal may be formally announced by December-end, the report said.

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Adani Electricity caught amid political crossfire, social media uproar

Adani Electricity caught amid political crossfire, social media uproar

Barely three months into operations in Mumbai city, Adani Electricity is now caught amid a political crossfire and barrage of social media complaints over alleged higher bills.

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Charging points every 3 km with 100% subsidy: Delhi’s massive plan to boost Electric Vehicles!

Charging points every 3 km with 100% subsidy: Delhi’s massive plan to boost Electric Vehicles!

Jumping onto the electric vehicle bandwagon, Arvind Kejriwal led AAP government has released a draft EV policy for Delhi. The new draft EV policy aims at having 25% of total vehicles in Delhi converted to electric vehicles

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Govt considers REC-PFC merger to bridge budget gap ahead of polls

Govt considers REC-PFC merger to bridge budget gap ahead of polls

India is considering a proposal to combine two state-run lenders to utilities, REC and Power Finance Corp, according to people familiar with the discussions, as it seeks to raise funds to bridge a budget gap.

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India will have to depend on imported coking coal for targeted steel output by 2030-31, say

India will have to depend on imported coking coal for targeted steel output by 2030-31, say

Despite efforts to cut down imports of coking coal, India will have to "heavily depend" on imported coking coal for its plan to produce 300 million tonnes of crude steel by 2030-31, experts said on Tuesday.

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Mumbai fumes over 50% spike in electricity bills since Adani Power took over; discom cites tariff revision in September as cause

Mumbai fumes over 50% spike in electricity bills since Adani Power took over; discom cites tariff revision in September as cause

The residents of Mumbai are agitated over inflated electricity bills ever since the Adani Electricity Mumbai Ltd. (AEML) took over the city's power circle in August from the Anil Ambani-led Reliance Infrastructure (RInfra).

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Maharashtra’s Renewable Energy Policy 2008 Does Not Include Solar: MERC

Maharashtra’s Renewable Energy Policy 2008 Does Not Include Solar: MERC

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has directed Adani Electricity Mumbai Ltd (AEML) not to pay any benefits to open access solar projects aggregating 6 MW.

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SFIO finds irregularities at IL&FS, will submit report to govt soon: Report

SFIO finds irregularities at IL&FS, will submit report to govt soon: Report

The Serious Fraud Investigation Office (SFIO) has found irregularities across corporate governance and financial parameters that triggered defaults at Infrastructure Leasing & Financial Services (IL&FS), The Financial Express reported.

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Huge response! UP’s 550 MW solar tender oversubscribed

Huge response! UP’s 550 MW solar tender oversubscribed

Uttar Pradesh government’s tender calling for bids for 550 MW grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) power received a huge response with as many as eight developers submitting bids for 795 MW.

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NTPC invites 1,000 MW renewable energy tenders

NTPC invites 1,000 MW renewable energy tenders

To avail the benefits of the Central government’s flexible-generation scheme, NTPC has called for tenders from 1,000 MW of existing solar and wind generation plants to supply power to the company for one year.

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Delhi High Court Rejects Vedanta’s Plea To Export Crude From Barmer Oilfield

Delhi High Court Rejects Vedanta’s Plea To Export Crude From Barmer Oilfield

The Delhi High Court rejected Vedanta Ltd.’s plea to allow it to export crude oil from its Barmer field in Rajasthan, saying “there was no merit in the appeal”.

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Petrol price dips below Rs 74 mark, diesel wipes off all hike

Petrol price dips below Rs 74 mark, diesel wipes off all hike

Petrol price Wednesday fell below Rs 74 per litre mark for the first time since April as the six-week long price reduction spree wiped off all of the massive price hikes witnessed in petrol and diesel rates earlier this year.

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Oil prices rise above $60 as OPEC, North Sea outage support

Oil prices rise above $60 as OPEC, North Sea outage support

Oil rose further above $60 a barrel on Wednesday, supported by expectations that OPEC and its partners will next week decide to curb supply and helped by a drop in North Sea output.

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Maharashtra stays land acquisition for Nanar refinery after talks with Shiv Sena

Maharashtra stays land acquisition for Nanar refinery after talks with Shiv Sena

The Maharashtra government has stayed the land acquisition process for the controversial Nanar refinery project after consulting the Shiv Sena, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis told the Legislative Assembly Wednesday.

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BS 6 fuel rollout to shut Indian refineries, push up India’s oil imports in 2019

BS 6 fuel rollout to shut Indian refineries, push up India’s oil imports in 2019

A wave of shutdowns will hit Indian state-owned refineries next year as the country prepares for Bharat Stage 6 (BS 6) from April 2020, company officials said, in moves that could temporarily dent oil demand and push up imports

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Petrol pump dealers to challenge Modi govt’s decision to open 56,000 new fuel outlets; here is why

Petrol pump dealers to challenge Modi govt’s decision to open 56,000 new fuel outlets; here is why

The All India Petrol Dealers Association (AIPDA) has decided to move to court against the Narendra Modi-led government’s decision to allow oil marketing companies to double the fuel retail outlets over the next five years.

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Petrol pumps bonanza: Dealers to move court

Petrol pumps bonanza: Dealers to move court

Barely 72 hours after the Centre announced a pre-election bonanza of distributing a staggering 55,649 new petrol pumps in the country, the apex body of their dealers plans to challenge the move in court, a top office-bearer said here on Wednesday.

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Brace yourself! Oil is below $60 but petrol, diesel prices may still not fall; here’s what govt’s planning

Brace yourself! Oil is below $60 but petrol, diesel prices may still not fall; here’s what govt’s planning

Crude oil price fell below $60 a barrel — unexpectedly and in less than two months from $86.74. At the beginning of October, when oil prices were hovering around $85 a barrel, little did anyone, let alone the Indian government, know that oil will take a sudden u-turn.

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No train delays during winters? Indian Railways to take these steps to combat foggy weather

No train delays during winters? Indian Railways to take these steps to combat foggy weather

Winter is here and so is the fog and Indian railways passengers would already be dreading train cancellations and delays. In a bid to ensure safety and punctuality, the Northern zone of Indian Railways

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Indian Railways launches ‘Plan Bee’ to keep elephants away from railway tracks between Haridwar and Dehradun

Indian Railways launches ‘Plan Bee’ to keep elephants away from railway tracks between Haridwar and Dehradun

Minister of Railways in the Indian government, Piyush Goyal, has announced that the loudspeakers along railway tracks between Haridwar and Dehradun will play the buzzing sound of bees to dissuade elephants from venturing into the tracks thus endangering their safety.

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Bullet train on track! India set to float “highest valued tender” for first high-speed train project

Bullet train on track! India set to float “highest valued tender” for first high-speed train project

India’s ambitious bullet train project between Mumbai and Ahmadabad, is going to issue the first major tender related to the construction of the 508-kilometre corridor.

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IRCTC introduces 800 Kumbha Special trains

IRCTC introduces 800 Kumbha Special trains

Kumbha is one of the biggest affairs in the country and to meet the demands of travellers, IRCTC (Indian Railways) has come up with 800 trains that will feature Kumbha logo and other mela-themed slogans and images

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Modi government takes firm step for highway construction! Contractors failing to execute projects to be barred

Modi government takes firm step for highway construction! Contractors failing to execute projects to be barred

In an attempt to bring transparency and to improve pace of implementation of road projects, Modi government has come up with a new plan! From now, road contractors who fail to complete any work costing more than Rs 300 crore

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Capacite Infraprojects rises 2% on Rs 300-cr order from BSNL

Capacite Infraprojects rises 2% on Rs 300-cr order from BSNL

Capacit'e Infraprojects shares gained 2.4 percent in morning on Wednesday after the company won order worth Rs 335 crore from BSNL. The order is for the construction of buildings of unified network management sy

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