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April 20, 2019, Saturday

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Stable policy, varied financing options on solar industry’s budget wishlist

Stable policy, varied financing options on solar industry’s budget wishlist

The Indian solar PV industry expects the upcoming Union Budget 2019, which is just a week away, to provide stability in policies, taxes and duties, varied financing options for consumers and reduction in corporate tax.

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IIT-Kharagpur, IGCAR join hands for India’s indigenous nuclear programme

IIT-Kharagpur, IGCAR join hands for India’s indigenous nuclear programme

IIT-Kharagpur (IIT-KGP) on Friday said it has entered into a collaboration with the Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research (IGCAR), Kalpakkam to carry out research related to the design and development of fast-breeder reactors (FBRs).

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HAL aims for Self-reliance in Power, Inaugurates Wind Energy Power Plant

HAL aims for Self-reliance in Power, Inaugurates Wind Energy Power Plant

Aviation major Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) CMD R Mahadhavan, contributing towards green energy production and to achieve self-reliance in electricity power requirement, inaugurated a 8.4MW wind energy

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Nepal, India to set up Energy Banking to utilise surplus electricity

Nepal, India to set up Energy Banking to utilise surplus electricity

Nepal and India have agreed to set up an 'Energy Banking' mechanism that would help the Himalayan country export its surplus electricity to neighbour India during the monsoon season and import power during its lean season in winter.

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ABB to install microgrid at IIT-Roorkee campus

ABB to install microgrid at IIT-Roorkee campus

ABB, Switzerland-headquartered technology and automation company, is planning to install microgrid with battery energy storage at the campus of Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee (IITR) as part of the smart campus development project.

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Ather Energy calls for cut in import tariff on lithium ion Cells

Ather Energy calls for cut in import tariff on lithium ion Cells

To promote manufacturing of electric vehicles in India, import duties on fully built batteries need to be increased while the same should be reduced on lithium ion cells, motors and motor controllers, according to electric-two wheeler maker Ather Energy.

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Delhi govt proposes to augment green cover, expand CNG bus fleet to combat climate change

Delhi govt proposes to augment green cover, expand CNG bus fleet to combat climate change

In a bid to combat climate change, the Delhi government has proposed to increase the capital's green cover from 20 to 33 per cent by planting over 10 lakh trees. The AAP government, in its State Action Plan on Climate Change (SAPCC)

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Three tech missions on solar, water treatment to be launched at IIT Madras

Three tech missions on solar, water treatment to be launched at IIT Madras

Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister for Science and Technology, Earth Sciences and Environment, Forests and Climate Change will launch three technology mission centres at IIT Madras on Friday to address various issues around solar

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India continues its trading with Venezuela, its 4th largest oil supplier, despite ongoing turmoil

India continues its trading with Venezuela, its 4th largest oil supplier, despite ongoing turmoil

Amidst the political crisis in South American nation Venezuela, India has said that it is closely following the emerging situation there. Responding to media queries, the official spokesperson of Ministry of External Affairs Raveesh Kumar

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Acute Shortage Of Domestic Natural Gas Has Left India Struggling

Acute Shortage Of Domestic Natural Gas Has Left India Struggling

Tucked away in a recently-tab­led parliamentary panel report is a rather telling submission by Rajn­ish Kumar, chairman of the State Bank of India (SBI). “…In the current scenario, when the gas price is so high and when there are

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Shri Dharmendra Pradhan launches new reforms, guidelines to strengthen JSS

Shri Dharmendra Pradhan launches new reforms, guidelines to strengthen JSS

In a bid to boost skill training and entrepreneurship in the remotest corners of the country, Shri Dharmendra Pradhan, Hon. Minister of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Petroleum and Natural Gas (MSDE)

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Rift among ONGC ranks behind isotope theft?

Rift among ONGC ranks behind isotope theft?

After accusing ONGC officials of negligence, Rajahmundry police are investigating if internal fights and differences between senior and lower-rung staff in the oil exploration giant led to the missing of radioactive isotope Caesium 137.

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Fuel prices on 25 January 2019: Diesel costs shoot up, Petrol remains steady

Fuel prices on 25 January 2019: Diesel costs shoot up, Petrol remains steady

Since June 16, 2017, petrol prices in India get revised everyday 6 am in the morning. Before this, petrol prices used to change on a fortnightly basis. Then, a change in petrol rates could occur on the first and 16th day of the month.

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Fluctuating fuel prices send transporters into a tizzy in Bengaluru

Fluctuating fuel prices send transporters into a tizzy in Bengaluru

Travel operators and those in the logistics business are feeling the pinch of fluctuating diesel price which has gone up by 7.43 per cent in the last 20 days in Bengaluru. While a litre of diesel cost Rs 63.01 on January 1, it has now touched Rs 68.07 per litre.

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Noida-Gr Noida Metro inaugurated, opens for public Saturday

Noida-Gr Noida Metro inaugurated, opens for public Saturday

The much-awaited metro rail linking the twin-cities of Noida and Greater Noida in Gautam Buddh Nagar was inaugurated on Friday by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.

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Delhi to Meerut in 60 minutes! Dream of rapid rail corridor moves a step closer with this decision

Delhi to Meerut in 60 minutes! Dream of rapid rail corridor moves a step closer with this decision

Delhi-Meerut Regional Rapid Transit System: The Delhi-Meerut Rapid Rail project is on fast-track! The Delhi government has given the in-principle approval to build an elevated station at Sarai Kale Khan for the upcoming high-speed

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After a gap of 3 years, railways to have R-Day tableau, to howcase Train 18, bullet train

After a gap of 3 years, railways to have R-Day tableau, to howcase Train 18, bullet train

After a gap of three years, the railways is all set to showcase its tableau in the Republic Day parade depicting the "transformation of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi to Mahatma Gandhi"

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Noida Metro Aqua Line: The wait is over! New corridor connecting Noida-Greater Noida opens; 10 must-know facts

Noida Metro Aqua Line: The wait is over! New corridor connecting Noida-Greater Noida opens; 10 must-know facts

Noida Metro Aqua Line: Finally, the long wait is over! The much-awaited Noida Metro’s Aqua Line is all set to kick-start its operations from today onwards. The inauguration of the new metro corridor, connecting Noida

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Mysuru railway station to get much-needed facelift! Know what's going to change

Mysuru railway station to get much-needed facelift! Know what's going to change

South Western Railway division is all set to give Mysuru railway station a much-needed facelift. Waiting rooms, platforms, foot-over-bridges will be upgraded and other modern facilities will be provided to the passengers.

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Mumbai Local Train Services on Slow Line Affected Due to Track Fracture at Matunga Railway Station

Mumbai Local Train Services on Slow Line Affected Due to Track Fracture at Matunga Railway Station

The services of down side slow local trains were affected on Friday following a track fracture at Matunga railway station. The technical snag was detected on the Central Line at peak hour. It left the commuters in a lurch as they had

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Boost for East-West Metro as rakes get speed certificate

Boost for East-West Metro as rakes get speed certificate

The East-West Metro’s Sector V-Salt Lake stadium section has received the Research Design and Standards Organisation’s (RDSO) clearance.

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Lack Of Connectivity Between Aqua Line And Delhi Metro’s Blue Line Might Keep Commuters Away

Lack Of Connectivity Between Aqua Line And Delhi Metro’s Blue Line Might Keep Commuters Away

The unavailability of connectivity between the soon-to-be-inaugurated Noida Metro’s Aqua line with Delhi metro’s Blue Line is expected to keep away a majority of daily commuters who travel to national capital from Noida,

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