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March 21, 2019, Thursday

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SoftBank grabs a chunk in India's wind power pie

SoftBank grabs a chunk in India's wind power pie

Softbank has bagged the largest chunk of a 1,200 MW wind power tender concluded Friday, which has marked the company’s foray into the wind sector at a time when constraints around availability of land and transmission infrastructure are pressing.

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Kerala looks up at solar energy for its power needs

Kerala looks up at solar energy for its power needs

After recovering from an unexpected natural calamity, the State is now on a renovation mode, building a ‘New Kerala’ that focuses on sustainable development.

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Odisha: State secretariat will soon be fully solar-powered

Odisha: State secretariat will soon be fully solar-powered

The state government is planning to run the secretariat on solar power, replacing the conventional system, to make one of Odisha's biggest public buildings energy efficient.

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Fifth International Dam Safety Meet Held In Bhubaneswar, Discusses Infrastructural Strengthening

Fifth International Dam Safety Meet Held In Bhubaneswar, Discusses Infrastructural Strengthening

Odisha Water Resources Minister Niranjan Pujari along with Union Water Resources and Ganga Rejuvenation Secretary U P Singh, on Wednesday (13 February 2019) launched the fifth edition of the International Dam Safety Conference 2019 in Bhubaneswar, reports ANI.

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Most of Delhi’s garbage unfit for waste-to-energy plants: CSE Report

Most of Delhi’s garbage unfit for waste-to-energy plants: CSE Report

Delhi’s waste collection points and overflowing landfills give an impression of massive quantities of mismanaged waste, which is best incinerated at waste-to-energy (WTE) plants.

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Secretariat will soon be fully solar-powered

Secretariat will soon be fully solar-powered

The state government is planning to run the secretariat on solar power, replacing the conventional system, to make one of Odisha's biggest public buildings energy efficient.

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Anadarko closes in on final Mozambique LNG decision with another supply deal

Anadarko closes in on final Mozambique LNG decision with another supply deal

U.S. independent energy producer Anadarko has notched up another long-term commitment to buy liquefied natural gas (LNG) from its proposed Mozambique terminal, moving closer to approving the multi-billion dollar project.

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India's Modi set to ask visiting Saudi prince for cheaper oil

India's Modi set to ask visiting Saudi prince for cheaper oil

India is likely to seek cooperation in obtaining cheaper energy when Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman visits the nation on Feb. 19-20. This will be the crown prince's first visit to the region since the murder of Saudi journalist

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Petrol, Diesel Prices Soars For Third Consecutive Day; Check Fuel Rates In Your City on February 16

Petrol, Diesel Prices Soars For Third Consecutive Day; Check Fuel Rates In Your City on February 16

Petrol and diesel prices on Saturday surged for the third consecutive day. The fuel prices in India including metro cities New Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai has seen constant growth. Petrol prices in Mumbai on February 16, 2019

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India advises refiner to avoid U.S. system for Venezuela oil buying

India advises refiner to avoid U.S. system for Venezuela oil buying

India has asked one buyer of Venezuelan oil to consider paying the South American nation's national oil company PDVSA in a way that avoids the U.S. financial system, an Indian government source said, after Washington imposed fresh sanctions on Venezuela last month.

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Def & security, investments, energy likely to be discussed during S Arabia's crown prince's visit

Def & security, investments, energy likely to be discussed during S Arabia's crown prince's visit

Investments, defence and security including counter-terrorism and renewable energy are the key issues likely to come up for discussions during Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman's visit to India next week, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said on Thursday.

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Railways appeal for AAI disqualification alleging

Railways appeal for AAI disqualification alleging

Railways, who finished as runners-up at the Senior National Badminton Championship, wants champions Airport Authority of India (AAI) to be disqualified, alleging that they have fielded "ineligible" players.

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Commuters stop trains in Mumbai to protest Pulwama attack, pelt stones

Commuters stop trains in Mumbai to protest Pulwama attack, pelt stones

Rail traffic between Virar, Vasai and Nalasopara were affected on Saturday morning, as commuters staged a rail roko to protest the Pulwama terror attack in which 40 jawans of the CRPF were martyred in Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday

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Dabhol helped railways save Rs 1,000 crore in power costs a year

Dabhol helped railways save Rs 1,000 crore in power costs a year

Dabhol power plant, which is once again mired in controversy, was instrumental in providing cheaper power to the railways, which resulted in annual savings of Rs 1,000 crore, say sources.

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Day After PM Modi Flagged It Off, Vande Bharat Express Breaks Down

Day After PM Modi Flagged It Off, Vande Bharat Express Breaks Down

A day after its inauguration, India’s first semi-high speed train, Vande Bharat Express (also known as Train 18) broke down on Saturday, 16 February, The Indian Express reported. According to the newspaper report

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ECTS service introduced for Nepal-bound cargo from Kolkata port on pilot basis

ECTS service introduced for Nepal-bound cargo from Kolkata port on pilot basis

Pursuant to a proposal received from the government of Nepal to move towards a modality whereby Nepal-bound cargo can be allowed movement to Nepal without the need for Nepali traders to seek permission and file transit declaration

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