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January 19, 2019, Saturday

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NABARD signs pact with GCF to infuse $100 mn for boosting solar power

NABARD signs pact with GCF to infuse $100 mn for boosting solar power

The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) on Saturday said it has signed an agreement with Green Climate Fund (GCF) to infuse $100 million into an ambitious project designed to unlock private sector

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Delhi's air quality remains 'very poor'

Delhi's air quality remains 'very poor'

Delhi's air quality remained 'very poor' on Saturday even as authorities warned of a spike in pollution level from the next week when dense fog is expected to engulf the national capital. The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB)

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Swaraj holds talks with counterpart from Iceland on energy, trade

Swaraj holds talks with counterpart from Iceland on energy, trade

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj Saturday held wide-ranging talks with her counterpart from Iceland Guolaugur or on ways to deepen bilateral ties in areas of trade, investment and energy.

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Thyssenkrupp, Tata Steel near decision on steel JV board: Sources

Thyssenkrupp, Tata Steel near decision on steel JV board: Sources

Germany's Thyssenkrupp and India's Tata Steel are close to deciding who will lead their planned European steel joint venture, four people familiar with the matter said on December 7.

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Coal Minister Piyush Goyal orders probe into land subsidence

Coal Minister Piyush Goyal orders probe into land subsidence

Union Coal Minister Piyush Goyal on Friday ordered a probe into the incidents of land subsidence reported from two houses in Talcher. Goyal ordered a fact-finding inquiry by a team of experts following a request from Union Minister

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MERC to probe ‘unduly high’ Adani power bills in Mumbai

MERC to probe ‘unduly high’ Adani power bills in Mumbai

The power regulator in Maharashtra has set up a two member fact-finding panel to probe the “unduly high” utility charges by Adani Electricity even as explanations offered by the private-sector distributor failed to convince the state agency.

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Golden jubilee gift: Alumni power up Dadar school with solar panels

Golden jubilee gift: Alumni power up Dadar school with solar panels

To mark the 50th year of their school, the alumni of Shardashram Vidya Mandir English Medium School, Dadar, have gifted it solar power panels. The school joins several other city schools which are switching to solar power.

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Petrol, diesel prices slashed again. Check today’s rates

Petrol, diesel prices slashed again. Check today’s rates

Petrol and diesel prices were reduced across states today. In Delhi, Kolkata and Bengaluru, petrol became cheaper by 22 paise and diesel by 25 paise, respectively. In Mumbai, petrol price was reduced by 22 paise, while diesel became a tad more cheaper by 27 paise.

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ONGC misses oil target in Assam, but boosts gas output

ONGC misses oil target in Assam, but boosts gas output

ONGC has missed its oil production target for ASSAM in 2017-18. It had set a target to produce 5.9m barrels or 16,200 b/d over the fiscal but has produced only about 5.7m barrels or 15,700 b/d.

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PM Modi played a big role in convincing OPEC on oil prices; here’s how

PM Modi played a big role in convincing OPEC on oil prices; here’s how

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has played a big role in convincing Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) for responsible oil pricing, alongside US President Donald Trump. And none other than Saudi oil minister Khalid Al Falih is vouching for it.

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No crude shock: US shale industry healthy enough to ignore OPEC moves

No crude shock: US shale industry healthy enough to ignore OPEC moves

U.S. shale’s response to OPEC’s decision to cut supply and boost prices: We’ll take it, but we don’t need it. In 2014, the U.S. oil industry’s fate seemed to rest in the hands of OPEC

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India, Iran Say No To Petro-Dollars: Sign Agreement To Pay For Oil Imports In Rupees

India, Iran Say No To Petro-Dollars: Sign Agreement To Pay For Oil Imports In Rupees

India has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Iran to pay for crude oil imports in rupees, said, officials. The MoU follows the decision of US to let India and seven other nation to continue oil trade with Iran despite

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Centre seeks Odisha's cooperation to set up strategic oil reserve

Centre seeks Odisha's cooperation to set up strategic oil reserve

Union minister Dharmendra Pradhan sought cooperation of the Odisha government for implementation of the Rs 6,500 crore Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR) project at Chandikhole in Jajpur district.

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Green fuel for barges passing through Kolkata

Green fuel for barges passing through Kolkata

Barges sailing up National Waterway 1, between Haldia and Varanasi, will soon be using a clean-burning fuel instead of diesel. Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) has asked Cochin Shipyard to retrofit the engines

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Maha-Metro to alter route near Agha Khan Palace in Pune, project cost to increase by ₹50 crore

Maha-Metro to alter route near Agha Khan Palace in Pune, project cost to increase by ₹50 crore

The Pune municipal corporation (PMC) and Maharashtra metro rail corporation (Maha-Metro) has decided to change the alignment of the metro project on the Ahmednagar road to protect the Aga Khan Palace as per National

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Central Railway To Expand CSTM Museum

Central Railway To Expand CSTM Museum

The Central Railway (CR) is planning to expand the size of its museum situated at its headquarters at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSTM) by incorporating modern technology.

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'Centre spurns Fadnavis' plea to include Nashik in bullet train corridor'

'Centre spurns Fadnavis' plea to include Nashik in bullet train corridor'

The Centre has outrightly rejected Maharashtra's plea to extend the upcoming Ahmedabad-Mumbai Bullet Train corridor via Nashik, according to recent RTI replies received by a Mumbai activist Jeetendra Ghadge here on Saturday.

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Indian Railways To Provide Jerk-Free Journeys As Shatabdi, Rajdhani See An Overhaul Of Couplers

Indian Railways To Provide Jerk-Free Journeys As Shatabdi, Rajdhani See An Overhaul Of Couplers

All the Shatabdi and Rajdhani Express trains under Northern Railways have undergone an upgrade of replacing the couplers in order to ensure smoother journeys without causing any jerks. By the end of this year, all the trains across

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Ahmedabad Metro likely to get a test run in January next year; South Korean firm ships first coach to India

Ahmedabad Metro likely to get a test run in January next year; South Korean firm ships first coach to India

After much speculation and delay, Gujarat capital Ahmedabad is all set to get its first ever metro rail next year. According to reports, the first three rake coaches, meant for a test run of the Ahmedabad-Gandhinagar Metro Rail

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Materan toy train to get AC coach from Saturday

Materan toy train to get AC coach from Saturday

The iconic Matheran toy train, a major tourist attraction, will have one air-conditioned coach from Saturday, Central Railway (CR) officials said.

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