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January 23, 2019, Wednesday

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WCL to augment coal despatches from mines

WCL to augment coal despatches from mines

In order to give a boost to coal despatches for its consumers, Western Coalfields Limited will be augmenting and maximising coal despatches from WCL mines through rail, road and other modes.

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How upcoming budget, general elections may decide for India’s renewable energy sufficiency dream

How upcoming budget, general elections may decide for India’s renewable energy sufficiency dream

In the budget for the FY 2018-19, the Finance Minister had proposed an investment of upto $85.2 billion in creating and upgrading infrastructure in one of the fastest growing economies in the world, India.

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In Last-Minute Talks, India, Bhutan Finalise Export Tariff for Hydropower Project

In Last-Minute Talks, India, Bhutan Finalise Export Tariff for Hydropower Project

Till just a few hours before the prime ministers of Bhutan and India were to meet for the first time on Friday, officials from both countries were still parleying to finalise the tariff for the Mangdechhu power project.

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No land for wind projects as Solar Corporation of India demands financial closure

No land for wind projects as Solar Corporation of India demands financial closure

Wind energy developers who won projects in Gujarat are in a bind because they have been asked to achieve financial closure by January 3 but the state is not leasing them any land.

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Connecticut taps nuclear plants to generate clean energy

Connecticut taps nuclear plants to generate clean energy

Nuclear power plants in Connecticut and New Hampshire made the list of electricity producers selected Friday to generate the clean energy needed to help meet Connecticut's goals for reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

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Making UDAY 2.0 deliver: State electricity boards and states must face large penalties to learn lesson

Making UDAY 2.0 deliver: State electricity boards and states must face large penalties to learn lesson

Even when it first began, the UDAY scheme to turnaround stressed state electricity boards (SEBs) looked too ambitious; while the plan envisaged tariff hikes, these were to be kept to a minimum since the fulcrum around which

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With launch of Ujjwala scheme, 97% households in Karnataka have LPG connections

With launch of Ujjwala scheme, 97% households in Karnataka have LPG connections

Subsequent to the launch of the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY) scheme, LPG penetration in Karnataka has increased from 68.49 per cent in June 2014 to 96.75 per cent in December 2018.

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Crude Oil Prices Rise Every Year. So Why Did You Pay More for Petrol, Diesel in 2018

Crude Oil Prices Rise Every Year. So Why Did You Pay More for Petrol, Diesel in 2018

Petrol prices this year breached the Rs 80-mark for the first time, touching an all-time high of Rs 84 per litre on October 4 in the national capital. In Mumbai, too, petrol was sold at a lifetime high of Rs 91.34 the same day, crossing the Rs 90-mark

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Fuel prices down 30 paise, petrol at new 2018 low

Fuel prices down 30 paise, petrol at new 2018 low

Domestic fuel prices fell around 30 paise on Saturday as the cost of petrol touched fresh low levels for 2018 across the four metros. In the national capital, petrol price was at Rs 69.26 per litre,

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Dharmendra Writes To Odisha CM Over Land Allotment For Proposed LPG Bottling Plant In Khurda

Dharmendra Writes To Odisha CM Over Land Allotment For Proposed LPG Bottling Plant In Khurda

Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan wrote a letter to Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik requesting him to provide land for proposed LPG bottling plant of Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL)

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Petrol, diesel becomes cheaper on Saturday. Check rates in major cities here

Petrol, diesel becomes cheaper on Saturday. Check rates in major cities here

Petrol and diesel prices were slashed by 30-32 paise on Saturday. After today's price revision, while petrol became cheaper by up to 30 paise, diesel price went down by up to 32 paise across major cities in the country.

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Modi Govt’s Flagship Scheme Ujjwala To Touch 60-million Mark On Monday

Modi Govt’s Flagship Scheme Ujjwala To Touch 60-million Mark On Monday

At a time when the Union Cabinet has expanded the ambit of Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY) to all ‘poor people’, the flagship scheme of the BJP government is set to complete 60 million-consumer mark on Monday.

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Train 18 reaches Prayagraj on it’s trial run

Train 18 reaches Prayagraj on it’s trial run

On its trial run, Train 18 reached Prayagraj on Saturday. The train started its journey from New Delhi at 12:55 am and reached Kanpur at 05:50 am. It took approximately 2 hours to reach Kanpur from Prayagraj.

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Railways to conduct Heavy-haul train trial in freight corridor on Sunday

Railways to conduct Heavy-haul train trial in freight corridor on Sunday

Expediting the much-delayed Dedicated Freight Corridor (DFC) project, the railways will conduct a trial run of a goods train on the newly-completed 306 km section between Madar (Ajmer) in Rajasthan and Kishangarh (Rewari) in

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GPS tracking, panic button mandatory on public transport vehicles starting 1 January: All you need to know

GPS tracking, panic button mandatory on public transport vehicles starting 1 January: All you need to know

According to a mandate approved by the Ministry of Road, Transport and Highways, all public transport vehicles will have to be fitted with VLTs (vehicle location tracking) and panic buttons starting 1 January 2019.

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Railways to spend Rs 12,134 crore over three years to achieve 100% electrification

Railways to spend Rs 12,134 crore over three years to achieve 100% electrification

Indian Railways has drawn up plans to spend Rs 12,134 crore by the end of the financial year 2021-22 in order to electrify the remaining 13,675 kilometer of broad gauge route under its fold, the rail ministry said.

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2018 Was a Year of 'Many Firsts' for Indian Railways, Says Piyush Goyal

2018 Was a Year of 'Many Firsts' for Indian Railways, Says Piyush Goyal

If Indian Railways were to attempt a tagline for its achievements over this year, it would probably be - '2018, a year of many firsts', says Railway Minister Piyush Goyal.

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Indian Railways: Avail Emergency Quota For Medical Trips & Get Deduction in Train Fare!

Indian Railways: Avail Emergency Quota For Medical Trips & Get Deduction in Train Fare!

A tragic incident which resulted in the death of a one-year-old girl due to the lack of a reserved seat in the train has brought into the light the lack of awareness around emergency quota seats in the Indian Railways.

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Flyover at Iffco chowk to open on January 1: NHAI

Flyover at Iffco chowk to open on January 1: NHAI

The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) on Friday said the unidirectional flyover at Iffco Chowk from Jaipur side towards MG road and Rajiv Chowk will be opened on January 1, as a number of bottlenecks delaying the project have been removed.

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Railways’ Huge Announcement! Now Avail Up To 75% Discount On Train Tickets

Railways’ Huge Announcement! Now Avail Up To 75% Discount On Train Tickets

The Indian Railways offers concessions on ticket prices to 53 different categories, ranging from 10-100 per cent. While students going to their hometown or educational tours can avail a concession of 50 per cent in second and sleeper class,

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2018: With an eye on assertive China, India begins its big Infra push in North East

2018: With an eye on assertive China, India begins its big Infra push in North East

On 26 December PM Modi inaugurated the 4.94km-long Bogibeel Bridge India’s longest rail-cum-road bridge, connecting Dibrugarh in Assam with Dhemaji in Arunachal Pradesh.

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