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May 21, 2019, Tuesday

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Set realistic transmission and distribution losses target: Chandigarh power dept tells JERC

Set realistic transmission and distribution losses target: Chandigarh power dept tells JERC

The UT electricity department has urged the Joint Electricity Regulatory Commission (JERC) to approve target for transmission and distribution (T&D) losses which are at least achievable and are realistic.

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JSW Energy: Harnessing hydropower

JSW Energy: Harnessing hydropower

Amid meticulously pruned maple trees on one side and rows of red and yellow roses on the other, the constant clanking of turbines shatters the silence of the hills. The turbines on the basin of the Sutlej flowing from China

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J&K State Quietly Okayed Cutting 60,000 Trees in 2015 for Power Lines

J&K State Quietly Okayed Cutting 60,000 Trees in 2015 for Power Lines

In 2015, the Jammu and Kashmir government quietly approved two proposals to chop down thousands of trees in the state. For months, towering pines from Jammu to Kashmir were axed to pave the way for transmission lines,

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CERC's draft tariff rules positive for power generation, transmission firms; energy production cost may decline: Report

CERC's draft tariff rules positive for power generation, transmission firms; energy production cost may decline: Report

Continuation of norms on the return on equity (RoE) and capital structure in the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission's (CERC) draft tariff regulations for 2020-24, is likely to be positive for power generation and transmission companies, ICRA said in a report.

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How The Thoothukudi Sterlite Plant Closure Has Affected Local Economy

How The Thoothukudi Sterlite Plant Closure Has Affected Local Economy

For S Rajendran, Diwali this year was a difficult one. He owns 60 tanker lorries in Thoothukudi that were contracted to carry acids from Sterlite copper plant, owned by UK-based Vedanta Group, in the city.

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What is Green New Deal, a weapon to fight both climate change and economic stagnation?

What is Green New Deal, a weapon to fight both climate change and economic stagnation?

With the threat of climate change becoming all the more catastrophic with each passing day but the president of the world's largest economy - the United States - refusing to acknowledge that it's a reality, the frustration is only rising with each passing day.

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Nepal-India energy talks tomorrow

Nepal-India energy talks tomorrow

As per an earlier agreement, the meeting of the Power Exchange Committee of Nepal and India will be held in New Delhi on Wednesday. Nepali government officials will be travelling to India for the purpose on Tuesday

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J&K Advisor reviews commissioning of Srinagar-Leh power transmission line

J&K Advisor reviews commissioning of Srinagar-Leh power transmission line

The adviser to the Jammu and Kashmir Governor reviewed preparedness for commissioning of Srinagar-Leh transmission line and discussed the proposed mode for execution of 850 MW Ratle hydroelectric project on the Chenab

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In a first, Coal India Ltd tries out ‘Made in India’ electric dumper

In a first, Coal India Ltd tries out ‘Made in India’ electric dumper

In an effort to support Make in India, Coal India (CIL), for the first time, has started using an indigenously-made, 205-tonne electric dumper, a critical piece of equipment in mining. The dumper has been developed by state-owned BEML

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Nanar Refinery Project: Only 13 of 95 villagers turn up for study tour to ‘quell fears’

Nanar Refinery Project: Only 13 of 95 villagers turn up for study tour to ‘quell fears’

To allay the fear of having a refinery in their backyard, a few villagers from the project-affected areas of the suspended Nanar oil refinery project were taken to Panipat Refinery and Petrochemical Complex (PRPC) in Haryana.

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Petronet LNG to invest ₹2,100 crore at Dahej terminal

Petronet LNG to invest ₹2,100 crore at Dahej terminal

Petronet LNG Ltd, India’s top gas importer, plans to invest ₹2,100 crore to expand its terminal capacity in Dahej, Gujarat, from 15 million tonnes per annum (MTPA) to 20MTPA in the next two or three years, said two officials close to the development.

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Rs 3,400 crore Bokaro-Angul pipeline to help expand gas supply for 11 districts: Oil Min

Rs 3,400 crore Bokaro-Angul pipeline to help expand gas supply for 11 districts: Oil Min

The Rs 3,400 crore Bokaro-Angul gas pipeline, just inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, will help pave the way for supply of natural gas for households, vehicles and industries across 11 districts of Odisha and Jharkhand, oil ministry said.

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What 2019 augurs for listed oil companies in India

What 2019 augurs for listed oil companies in India

Barring shares of Reliance Industries Ltd, stocks of other listed oil companies in India have lagged the markets so far in 2018. State-run oil companies were bogged down by regulatory risks.

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Petrol prices fall today, diesel rates unchanged. Check rates in top cities

Petrol prices fall today, diesel rates unchanged. Check rates in top cities

Petrol prices were slashed for the fifth straight day on Tuesday. Petrol price in Delhi fell below the Rs 70 per litre mark to Rs 69.79 after today’s price revision. Meanwhile, diesel rates in Delhi remained unchanged at 63.83. In Mumbai,

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Bogibeel Bridge a Tribute to Atal ji's Vision of Development, Says PM Modi; Blames Congress For Delay

Bogibeel Bridge a Tribute to Atal ji's Vision of Development, Says PM Modi; Blames Congress For Delay

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday launched a scathing attack on the Congress, blaming the erstwhile UPA government at the Centre for the delay in the completion of the construction of the Bogibeel Bridge,

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How India’s Longest Rail-Road Bridge Will Help The Army

How India’s Longest Rail-Road Bridge Will Help The Army

Much has changed for soldiers of the Indian Army deployed around Taksing, Mechuka, and Tuting – areas in Arunachal Pradesh that have witnessed frequent incursions by China’s People’s Liberation Army in recent years

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Mumbai Metro-3 work sees light at end of second tunnel

Mumbai Metro-3 work sees light at end of second tunnel

Three months after the first tunnel of the 33.5km Metro-3 (Colaba-Bandra-Seepz) was completed, the second tunnel is due to completed on Wednesday. With this, the Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation (MMRC) will complete approximately 15km of tunneling in the city.

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Ad Ban In Bengaluru To Cost BMRCL Rs 9 Crore In Non-Fare Revenue; Body Now Seeks Right To Regulated Advertising

Ad Ban In Bengaluru To Cost BMRCL Rs 9 Crore In Non-Fare Revenue; Body Now Seeks Right To Regulated Advertising

Due to the ban imposed on advertisements and hoardings in Bengaluru, Namma Metro has been affected since its non-fare revenue that it collects through advertisements on pillars are no longer allowed. The loss is estimated at Rs 9 crore until March 2018.

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Cube Highways emerges top bidder in NHAI TOT auction

Cube Highways emerges top bidder in NHAI TOT auction

Road developer Cube Highways and Infrastructure, which is backed by global infrastructure fund I Squared Capital, on Monday emerged as the highest bidder for the National Highways Authority of India’s (NHAI)

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Mumbai: Second AC Local Train With Train-18 Like Features To Be Inducted By January 2019; Dozen More By 2020

Mumbai: Second AC Local Train With Train-18 Like Features To Be Inducted By January 2019; Dozen More By 2020

Buoyed by the excellent patronage that the solitary Air-Conditioned (AC) local train in Mumbai has received, at least a dozen more AC local trains will be inducted to the Mumbai suburban network by April 2020.

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Fog disrupts air, rail traffic in Delhi; air quality 'severe'

Fog disrupts air, rail traffic in Delhi; air quality 'severe'

It was a cold foggy Tuesday morning in the national capital with visibility dropping to 50 metres affecting flight schedule and causing cancellation of over 300 trains.

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