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March 21, 2019, Thursday

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

India Achieves 20% reduction in emissions intensity: Power minister

India Achieves 20% reduction in emissions intensity: Power minister

India has achieved a 20% reduction in its emissions intensity against the 33% level it has committed to attain by 2030 at the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, power minister RK Singh said.

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Environmentalists oppose expansion of Kaiga nuclear plant in K’taka citing ecology

Environmentalists in Karnataka’s Karwar are alarmed over the proposed expansion of the Kaiga Atomic Power Station by the National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC). The power plant which has currently four units, was recently in the news after Unit-

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No shortage of coal at power plants supplied by NCL: CMD

No shortage of coal at power plants supplied by NCL: CMD

There is no shortage of coal at any of the major consumers of Northern Coalfields Ltd, according to company Chairman and Managing Director, PK Sinha. But, the north-bound evacuation of coal is a challenge, he said.

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Household electrification under Saubhagya to be completed be completed before March deadline: R K Singh

Household electrification under Saubhagya to be completed be completed before March deadline: R K Singh

Complete household electrification in the country under the Rs 16,320 crore Saubhagya scheme would be completed latest by February, ahead of the March deadline, Power Minister R K Singh said Friday.

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NCL to invest Rs 1,150cr, join 100 MT production club in FY19

NCL to invest Rs 1,150cr, join 100 MT production club in FY19

Coal India subsidiary Northern Coalfields Ltd would invest Rs 1,150 crore this year which is expected to take it to the 100 million tonne (MT) production club in 2018-19, a top official said Friday. As of now, only two Coal India

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Delhi's air quality slips to poor category as impact of rainfall subsides: authorities

Delhi's air quality slips to poor category as impact of rainfall subsides: authorities

Delhi's air quality slipped into poor category as the impact of rainfall in cleansing the air subsided, with authorities predicting further deterioration in the next two days. The city's air quality index (AQI) dropped to 247, which falls in the 'poor' category.

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IL&FS crisis: Lenders ask RBI, Centre for waiver on asset classification

IL&FS crisis: Lenders ask RBI, Centre for waiver on asset classification

The Indian Banks' Association (IBA) has asked Reserve Bank of India (RBI) and the government for a six-month exemption on asset classification of loan exposure to the debt-laden IL&FS group, Business Lin

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Odisha govt blames high LPG refill cost for choking Ujjwala scheme

Odisha govt blames high LPG refill cost for choking Ujjwala scheme

The Odisha government has blamed high cost of cooking gas behind the tepid response of Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY) in the state, a charge refuted by the Centre.

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Vedanta may bag 40 oil and gas blocks in India‘s first open acreage auction

Vedanta may bag 40 oil and gas blocks in India‘s first open acreage auction

Anil Agarwal-led Ltd is likely to bag as many as 40 oil and gas exploration blocks in India's maiden open acreage auction, official sources said on Tuesday.

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Compressed bio gas plants to come up in Odisha

Compressed bio gas plants to come up in Odisha

In order to turn waste into energy, plants will be set up in the state to produce compressed bio gas (CBG) for commercial and household use. The plants will come under sustainable alternative towards affordable transportation

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After Telangana polls, petrol price hiked by 10 paise

After Telangana polls, petrol price hiked by 10 paise

Petrol prices across India jumped by 10 paise while diesel deceased by the same amount. The per litre diesel cost in Telangana stands at Rs 70 which was Rs 70.10, a day before, while petrol per litre is Rs 74.36.

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WPI inflation falls to 4.64% in November on easing food, petro prices

WPI inflation falls to 4.64% in November on easing food, petro prices

India's wholesale inflation fell to a three-month low of 4.64 per cent in November, driven down by decline in prices of food articles, especially vegetables, and some easing in rates of petro products.

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Oil Companies Fined 1 Crore For Not Complying With Anti-Pollution Norms

Oil Companies Fined 1 Crore For Not Complying With Anti-Pollution Norms

The Central Pollution Control Board has fined Rs. 1 crore each on three oil companies for their failure to install anti-pollution "vapour recovery" systems at fuel stations.

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MMRDA to operate monorail now, terminates contract with L&T

MMRDA to operate monorail now, terminates contract with L&T

In a first, the town planning authority MMRDA on Friday terminated the contract with Larsen & Toubro-Scomi Engineering, the operator of the nation's first monorail network in the megapolis

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Waitlisted and RAC ticket holders cheer! This new device by Indian Railways to give you confirmed berths

Waitlisted and RAC ticket holders cheer! This new device by Indian Railways to give you confirmed berths

Indian Railways passengers, especially waitlisted and RAC ticket holders, have reason to be happy – thanks to a new tablet device that is being given to TTEs across the national transporter’s network.

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After New Delhi-Bhopal, Train 18, India’s First Engineless Train To Soon Begin Plying On These 10 Routes

After New Delhi-Bhopal, Train 18, India’s First Engineless Train To Soon Begin Plying On These 10 Routes

After issuing a circular to Integral coach factory (ICF) for manufacturing 10 more train of train 18 series, Indian Railways is identifying routes for starting the operation of India’s first engine-less, Train-

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MEA keen on having more Railway connectivity with Bangladesh

MEA keen on having more Railway connectivity with Bangladesh

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has written to Cooch Behar MP Partha Pratim Ray on re-establishing railway connectivity with Bangladesh. In a letter to Mr. Ray, Ms. Swaraj said that Government is fully committed

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Big relief to small and medium businesses: Indian Railways offers 25% discount on container haulage

Big relief to small and medium businesses: Indian Railways offers 25% discount on container haulage

The Indian Railways came out with a big relief for small and medium businesses today. The railways has decided to slash the haulage rate of containers by 25 per cent which will benefit the small and medium businesses most.

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Railways to equip TTEs with devices to check realtime seat availability

Railways to equip TTEs with devices to check realtime seat availability

The Indian Railways will soon give hand-held terminals (HHTs) to its staff for computerised on-board ticket checking and allotment of vacant berths, the Railway Board has said in a circular.

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MahaMetro to begin underground metro work soon

MahaMetro to begin underground metro work soon

The Maharashtra Metro Rail Corporation (MahaMetro) has said that work of the underground section will begin soon after completion of ongoing work of preparation of shaft to insert tunnel boring machines.

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