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January 19, 2019, Saturday

Your Morning Newsletter In Energy And Infrastructure From Across The Media Space  

Govt sets up GoM on stressed power assets

Govt sets up GoM on stressed power assets

The government has constituted a Group of Ministers headed by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley to vet the recommendations of a high-level panel on stressed power projects, as per an official order.

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Ensure power staff safety, says union

Ensure power staff safety, says union

The Bijli Mazdoor Ekta Union has lodged a protest against the alleged lackadaisical attitude of Himachal Pradesh State Electricity Board Limited (HPSEBL) towards the treatment of an outsourced employee who fell from an electricity pole in Dharamsala on Monday.

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358 projects worth Rs 3.53 lakh crore report cost overruns: MOSPI

358 projects worth Rs 3.53 lakh crore report cost overruns: MOSPI

As many as 358 infrastructure projects worth Rs 150 or above, entailing a total investment of Rs 3.53 lakh crore, reported cost overruns as on August 1, 2018, Parliament was informed Wednesday.

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Coal India: Volume increase key for earnings upside amid falling prices

Coal India: Volume increase key for earnings upside amid falling prices

Since its highs a month-and-a-half ago, Coal India has been trending weak, hitting its 52-week lows recently. The current infirmity in the stock follows the government’s decision to offload 2.21 per cent stake in the company.

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9 States achieve 100% household electrification under Saubhagya

9 States achieve 100% household electrification under Saubhagya

Nine States have achieved complete household electrification under the Saubhagya scheme, according to the Ministry of Power. They are Madhya Pradesh, Tripura, Bihar, Jammu and Kashmir, Uttarakhand, Mizoram, Sikkim, Telangana and West Bengal, a Power Ministry statement said.

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No cut in renewable capacity additions

No cut in renewable capacity additions

Policy support from central and state governments coupled with improved tariff competitiveness is leading capacity additions in non-conventional energy space, said an Icra report

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With RE power target well in sight, India on a song at COP24

With RE power target well in sight, India on a song at COP24

At the 24th Conference of the Parties (COP24) climate talks here, India is walking with its chin held high. The reason: India will easily achieve more than the energy commitments it made at the 2015 Paris conference.

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IL&FS contractors move PMO for Rs 2,000 cr dues

IL&FS contractors move PMO for Rs 2,000 cr dues

The IL&FS crisis has reached the door of Prime Minister Office as five flagships road projects' contractors have written a letter to IL&FS Chairman Uday Kotak and marked it to the PMO for recovery of more than Rs 2,000

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India’s LPG consumption drops for the first time in 5 years

India’s LPG consumption drops for the first time in 5 years

India’s monthly petroleum products consumption dropped 1.7 per cent to 17,273 in November primarily due to a decline in usage of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG), Diesel, Kerosene and Petcoke, fresh data released by the oil ministry’s statistical arm showed.

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OMCs to issue more ads for setting up petrol pumps soon

OMCs to issue more ads for setting up petrol pumps soon

Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs) have issued advertisements for setting up 55652 petrol pumps in across 30 States in November this year. More advertisements for the same can be expected according to the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas.

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India did not let Russian-owned refinery buy Iranian oil - Iran minister

India did not let Russian-owned refinery buy Iranian oil - Iran minister

Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh said on Wednesday that, because of U.S. sanctions, India had refused to allow a Russian-owned Indian refinery to use Iranian crude oil that India had obtained under waivers.

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‘Despite rising oil imports, energy security plan on track’

‘Despite rising oil imports, energy security plan on track’

Oil minister Dharmendra Pradhan Wednesday said the increasing dependency on imported fuel should not be seen as a challenge to the energy security programme that the country is building on. Pradhan said government has taken many

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Oil producers to review cuts impact in April: UAE

Oil producers to review cuts impact in April: UAE

Oil producers who agreed last week to trim production to boost prices will meet in April to review the impact and sign a long-term pact, the UAE minister said Wednesday.

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How Qatar's exit from Opec may help India end its petroleum import pangs

How Qatar's exit from Opec may help India end its petroleum import pangs

As Qatar walks out of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (Opec) in New Year 2019, the challenge for India is how to reset its gas purchases and more, given that the kingdom is one of its largest economic partners.

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Railways readies 41 projects at Rs 700 crore cost for Kumbh Mela

Railways readies 41 projects at Rs 700 crore cost for Kumbh Mela

Railways has commissioned 41 projects at a cost of Rs 700 crore for the Kumbh Mela that will begin in Allahabad from January next year, a senior official of the national transporter said Wednesday.

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Indian Railways prepares for Kumbh Mela 2019: From Skywalk, CCTV to extra ticket counter, check out the plan

Indian Railways prepares for Kumbh Mela 2019: From Skywalk, CCTV to extra ticket counter, check out the plan

Kumbh Mela 2019 will be held early next year and the Indian Railways has already prepared itself to handle the mela rush. To ensure the comfort, safety and security of the pilgrims and tourists coming to Prayagraj

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Your Indian Railways train set to get aircraft-like black box systems

Your Indian Railways train set to get aircraft-like black box systems

The government on Wednesday said Rs 100 crore has been allocated by the Indian Railways for installing in the locomotives over 3,500 systems similar to an aircraft's black box.

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Nitin Gadkari flags off first container mainline vessel in Tuticorin

Nitin Gadkari flags off first container mainline vessel in Tuticorin

Union Minister for road transport and highways and shipping, Nitin Gadkari, on December 12 flagged off first container mainline vessel from Tuticorin, opening direct shipping route to eastern countries.

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President to lay foundation stone for rail link to Statue of Unity

President to lay foundation stone for rail link to Statue of Unity

President Ram Nath Kovind will lay the foundation stone for the upcoming Kevadiya railway station, providing easy access to the Statue of Unity in Gujarat that was inaugurated in October, an official said on Tuesday.

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Bengaluru Metro pillar develops cracks, trains slowed down at damaged portion

Bengaluru Metro pillar develops cracks, trains slowed down at damaged portion

A metro rail pillar in the busy Trinity Station here has developed cracks, compelling the Bengaluru Metro Rail authorities to slow down the speed of the trains at the damaged portion. Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy

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Rs 5,108-cr highway from K’shetra to Mahendragarh on the anvil

Rs 5,108-cr highway from K’shetra to Mahendragarh on the anvil

A new national highway will be constructed from Kurukshetra district to Mahendragarh district at a cost of Rs 5,108 crore. This NH, named NH-152D, would be 230-km-long.

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