GOOD EVENING INDIA

March 25, 2019, Monday

Your Evening News Updates From Across The Media Space

Govt says all geared up for '24X7 Power for All'; Industry wants coal & pricing pains plugged

Govt says all geared up for '24X7 Power for All'; Industry wants coal & pricing pains plugged

Confident of meeting '24X7 Power for All' target by March, the government wants to take forward its reform agenda for the power sector in 2019 including by providing consumers options to change their service provider even as the industry

Read more

Gujarat government waives off Rs 650 crore rural electricity bills

Gujarat government waives off Rs 650 crore rural electricity bills

The BJP-led government in Gujarat announced on Tuesday it will waive off electricity bills of connection holders in rural areas to the tune of Rs 650 crore, a day after the Congress dispensation in Madhya Prades

Read more

IL&FS group companies climb up to 10 per cent on divestment initiative to raise funds

IL&FS group companies climb up to 10 per cent on divestment initiative to raise funds

Shares of IL&FS group companies surged up to 10 per cent Tuesday as it announced its plan to sell equity stakes in its road assets to raise funds. IL&FS Investment Managers was trading 9.86 per cent higher at Rs 7.02

Read more

Get cash for using electricity: LPG-like direct benefit scheme in works; check what World Bank plans

Get cash for using electricity: LPG-like direct benefit scheme in works; check what World Bank plans

Indians may soon get cash for using electricity, if a new model along the lines of LPG Direct Benefit Transfer works out. In order to provide affordable electricity to the poor households in India, the World Bank

Read more

IL&FS Transportation hits upper circuit as parent firm initiates divestment

IL&FS Transportation hits upper circuit as parent firm initiates divestment

Shares of IL&FS Transportation Networks (ITNL) hit upper circuit limit of 5 per cent to Rs 11.55 on Tuesday after the Infrastructure Leasing and Financial Services (IL&FS) board said it has initiated the process to explore divestment

Read more

Rakesh Jhunjhunwala's Rare Enterprises, HDFC Bank, ICICI Bank interested in IL&FS Securities: Report

Rakesh Jhunjhunwala's Rare Enterprises, HDFC Bank, ICICI Bank interested in IL&FS Securities: Report

A dozen bidders have shown interest for the securities business of Infrastructure Leasing & Financial Services (IL&FS), including lenders HDFC Bank, ICICI Bank, Axis Bank and Rakesh Jhunjhunwala's private equity firm Rare

Read more

Hyderabad-based firm to operate Yaramaras power plant

Hyderabad-based firm to operate Yaramaras power plant

Despite opposition from locals, the government has decided to allow a private company to operate and maintain the newly built Yaramaras Thermal Power Station (YTPS) in Raichur district.

Read more

Quick Take | Betting on the government’s scheme to provide free cooking gas

Quick Take | Betting on the government’s scheme to provide free cooking gas

Ujjwala Yojana, the government scheme of providing free cooking gas (LPG), has now been extended to all poor households. The scheme, originally targeted at rural women members of BPL (below poverty line) households

Read more

Moderation in R-LNG prices will improve profitability for urea players, ICRA says

Moderation in R-LNG prices will improve profitability for urea players, ICRA says

With moderation in the R-LNG (Re-gasified liquefied natural gas) prices, profitability for urea players will improve along with lowering of the working capital requirements, ratings agency ICRA has said.

Read more

Reliance, Saudi Arabia in talks for oil refinery, petrochemical project: Saudi oil minister

Reliance, Saudi Arabia in talks for oil refinery, petrochemical project: Saudi oil minister

World’s largest oil exporter Saudi Arabia and richest Indian Mukesh Ambani-run Reliance Industries Ltd are discussing joint investment in petrochemicals and oil refinery projects, Saudi oil minister Khalid al-Falih said.

Read more

Oil prices fall 2% on forecast of record US, Russia production, supply glut

Oil prices fall 2% on forecast of record US, Russia production, supply glut

Oil prices fell more than 2% on Tuesday, dropping for a third consecutive session on reports of swelling inventories and forecasts of record US and Russian crude oil production amid a sharp sell-off in global stock markets.

Read more

Demand for diesel, cooking gas shrinks in November

Demand for diesel, cooking gas shrinks in November

The demand for diesel fell 5 per cent and that for cooking gas shrank 8 per cent, contracting India’s total oil demand in November. A combination of higher prices, drop in vehicle sales and decreasing use of polluting industrial fuels

Read more

Fuel tax disparity could lead to Rs 700-cr revenue loss to Punjab: Dealers

Fuel tax disparity could lead to Rs 700-cr revenue loss to Punjab: Dealers

Petroleum dealers of Punjab Monday urged Finance Minister Manpreet Singh Badal to bring uniformity in taxation on fuel, saying that high tax rates in the state was leading to rampant smuggling of petrol and diesel

Read more

OMC stocks rise as crude prices dip on supply concerns

OMC stocks rise as crude prices dip on supply concerns

Shares of oil marketing companies (OMCs) were trading higher on the back of a fall in crude oil prices.
The likes of Indian Oil, HPCL and BPCL, as a result, are trading higher.

Read more

106 Km Long With 11 Stations: First Phase Of Delhi-Alwar Rapid Rail Transit Approved, Will Pass Through Gurugram

106 Km Long With 11 Stations: First Phase Of Delhi-Alwar Rapid Rail Transit Approved, Will Pass Through Gurugram

The proposal for the first phase of Delhi-Alwar rapid rail transit system (RRTS) has been approved by the National Capital Region Transport Corporation (NCRTC) board, reports Financial Express.

Read more

Maharashtra plans business district along Mumbai-Pune expressway

Maharashtra plans business district along Mumbai-Pune expressway

Maharashtra is planning to develop a business district with IT parks, recreational zones and affordable housing along the Mumbai-Pune Expressway. The state said the revenue from the business district will be ploughed back to develop

Read more

Navi Mumbai and Pune metro corridors will bring much-needed relief to commuters; lines to connect suburbs with city centres

Navi Mumbai and Pune metro corridors will bring much-needed relief to commuters; lines to connect suburbs with city centres

Mumbai and Pune residents will soon get the much-needed connectivity boost, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi slated to launch two metro projects in both cities on Tuesday.

Read more

Passengers have reason to be happy! Indian Railways takes these 8 steps for clean toilets in trains, stations

Passengers have reason to be happy! Indian Railways takes these 8 steps for clean toilets in trains, stations

Indian Railways looks to ensure cleanliness in toilets: Whether it is on railway stations or in trains, toilets on the Indian Railways network are a common compliant point for passengers. Choking, stink, water problems etc – the list of issues is endless.

Read more

Safety First: Tamil Nadu Government To Monitor Structural Health Of Bridges In Real Time Through Sensors

Safety First: Tamil Nadu Government To Monitor Structural Health Of Bridges In Real Time Through Sensors

Tamil Nadu’s public works department will be installing sensors on river-bridges to monitor their health in real time, The New Indian Express has reported. The first sensor based monitoring system will be fitted on a bridge

Read more

PM Modi to launch infra, housing projects worth Rs 41,000 crore in Maharashtra

PM Modi to launch infra, housing projects worth Rs 41,000 crore in Maharashtra

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is reaching here Tuesday on a day's visit to Maharashtra in which he will launch infrastructure and housing projects worth about Rs 41,000 crore in the state, officials said.

Read more

Maharashtra’s Samruddhi Corridor expected to herald prosperity along route

Maharashtra’s Samruddhi Corridor expected to herald prosperity along route

The ambitious Nagpur-Mumbai Super Communication Express Way (NMSCEW) has been nicknamed the “Samruddhi Corridor” by the Maharashtra government, expected as it is to bring ‘prosperity’ to the state.

Read more

Afghanistan welcomes US exempting India from Iran sanctions over Chabahar

Afghanistan welcomes US exempting India from Iran sanctions over Chabahar

Afghanistan has welcomed the exemption from the Iran sanctions given by the US for the India-developed Chabahar Port project. "We appreciate the collaboration and flexibility of our strategic partner, the US to work with Afghanistan,

Read more

YESTERDAY'S HEADLINES

https://goo.gl/YTPeJ7

 

 

Warm Regards
Team EnergyInfraPost.com
Twitter handle:@energyinfrapos1
For Feedback pl Write at:
Energyinfrapost@gmail.com

2016 EnergyInfraPost.com | Contact Us 
B 306, First Floor, Saraswati Vihar, Pitampura, New Delhi