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November 20, 2018, Tuesday

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Coal India to save Rs 800-1000 cr by closing 37 unviable underground mines

Coal India to save Rs 800-1000 cr by closing 37 unviable underground mines

Muted coal demand and eroding profitability have forced Coal India to 'production closure' of 37 loss making underground mines in the current fiscal to save between Rs 800 crore to Rs 1000 crore annually.

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Mahanandi Coalfields records all time high growth in 2016-17

Mahanandi Coalfields records all time high growth in 2016-17

Mahanadi Coalfields Limited(MCL), a subsidiary of Coal India Ltd, today said it has posted about nine per cent growth in profit before tax (PBT)at a record Rs 6,853.32 crore in 2016-17 as against Rs6,283.44 crore profit in previous fiscal.

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Modi govt considering new approach for stressed assets in power sector

Modi govt considering new approach for stressed assets in power sector

The National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government is considering an asset reconstruction company of sorts to address the problem of stressed assets in the power sector, according to three people familiar with the thinking.

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RIL becomes second largest global producer of paraxylene

RIL becomes second largest global producer of paraxylene

With the commissioning of the last crystallisation train of para-xylene (PX) complex at its Jamnagar facility, Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) became the second largest global producer of the key raw material used in manufacturing of terephthalic acid (TPA), and purified terephthalic acid (PTA), among others.

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NHPC, SJVN rally on reports of bailout package to hydropower sector

NHPC, SJVN rally on reports of bailout package to hydropower sector

Shares of state-owned electric utilities companies such as NHPC and SJVN rallied more than 5% each in early morning trade on reports that the government has decided to provide a Rs 16,000-crore bailout package to the hydropower sector, drowning under a spate of stalled and stressed projects.

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Why India can be a world leader in clean energy

Why India can be a world leader in clean energy

India is the third largest emitter of greenhouse gases in the world. Indian cities dominate the list of the most polluted on the planet. Renewable energy can not only transform thousands of villages and towns across this vast country, it can put also India on an accelerator into the future.

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Australian energy review calls for fuel-neutral clean energy target

Australian energy review calls for fuel-neutral clean energy target

Australia needs a clean energy target to cut carbon emissions, cap soaring power prices and keep the lights on, the nation's chief scientist said in a report on Friday, aiming to end a decade of political warfare over climate policy.

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Ujaas Energy bags order of 1Mwp solar power plant from Numaligarh Refinery

Ujaas Energy bags order of 1Mwp solar power plant from Numaligarh Refinery

Ujaas Energy has received a letter of award from Numaligarh Refinery Limited (NRL) for supply, installation, testing and commissioning of a 1Mwp solar power plant at NRL, the company informed the bourses on Thursday.

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India’s answer to Donald Trump on climate is nuclear power

India’s answer to Donald Trump on climate is nuclear power

Business has been slow at a Larsen & Toubro Ltd. factory in India that makes parts for nuclear power plants. The Mumbai-based construction company opened the plant in 2012

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India announces mission on clean coal utilisation

India announces mission on clean coal utilisation

Aiming to cut down emissions, India on Thursday announced a national mission on cleaner coal utilisation and setting up of two centres of excellence on clean coal technologies entailing an expenditure of $248 million.

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India hails Kazakhstan's role as 'number one' supplier of Uranium

India hails Kazakhstan's role as 'number one' supplier of Uranium

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev on Thursday held discussions on a number of issues and reviewed the progress of the agreements signed between two nations including supply of Uranium to India.

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Revealed: Gautam Adani's coal play in the state facing global-warming hell

Revealed: Gautam Adani's coal play in the state facing global-warming hell

The day I arrived in Townsville, late last year, a group of 30 people gathered on the wall of the Ross River Dam and prayed for rain.

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Bright Future Of Renewables In India, Says CEEW CEO Dr Arunabha Ghosh

Bright Future Of Renewables In India, Says CEEW CEO Dr Arunabha Ghosh

In India, there exists a dilemma concerning development and environmental protection. While there is an urgent need to reduce emissions and shift to clean energy

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India's first solar satellite television service brings "magic" to villages

India's first solar satellite television service brings "magic" to villages

An Indian social business has launched the country's first solar satellite television service, bringing clean energy powered entertainment to households and businesses through a pay-as-you-go payment scheme.

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Now U.S. to invest in hydrogen, fuel cell energy

Now U.S. to invest in hydrogen, fuel cell energy

The Trump administration has taken several initiatives to advance the U.S. Energy Department's goals of enabling economic and efficient transportation via fuel cell electric vehicles that use hydrogen fuel produced from diverse domestic resources.

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India, UNOSSC launch partnership fund to promote sustainable development

India, UNOSSC launch partnership fund to promote sustainable development

India and the UN Office for South- South Cooperation have launched a partnership fund that will support sustainable development projects across the developing world. The India-UN Development Partnership Fund will implement country-level projects that are catalytic towards achieving the 17 sustainable development goals of the 2030 Agenda. Read More...     Credit By: The Economic Times

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Cairn approaches international panel for injunction against I-T department

Cairn approaches international panel for injunction against I-T department

UK-based Cairn Energy plc has approached an international arbitration panel seeking an injunction against Indian income tax department initiating proceedings to recover Rs 10,247 crore in retrospective tax.

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Renewables power ahead

Renewables power ahead

The world is now adding more green energy capacity each year than it adds in new capacity from all fossil fuels combined, according to REN21, a United Nations-backed report.

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Global Crude oil price of Indian Basket was US$ 47.00 per bbl on 08.06.2017

Global Crude oil price of Indian Basket was US$ 47.00 per bbl on 08.06.2017

The international crude oil price of Indian Basket as computed/published today by Petroleum Planning and Analysis Cell (PPAC) under the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas was US$ 47.00 per barrel (bbl) on 08.06.2017.

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Reliance Industries Expands Paraxylene Capacity, Becomes Global No.1

Reliance Industries Expands Paraxylene Capacity, Becomes Global No.1

Reliance Industries said it commissioned its third and last crystallization train at its paraxylene complex at Jamnagar, making the company the biggest manufacturer of the key ingredient used in plastic production.

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Indian oil terminal to be dedicated to people of HP in 2018: Dharmendra Pradhan

Indian oil terminal to be dedicated to people of HP in 2018: Dharmendra Pradhan

Union Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan in presence of chief minister Virbhadra Singh today laid the foundation stone of Rs 507 crore Indian Oil Terminal at Pekhubella in Una assembly constituency in Himachal Pradesh.

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Hindustan Petroleum gets green nod for Rs 230-crore RBPL expansion project

Hindustan Petroleum gets green nod for Rs 230-crore RBPL expansion project

State-owned fuel retailer Hindustan Petroleum has received environment clearance for expansion of Ramanmandi Bahadurgarh Petroleum Products Pipeline (RBPL), whose project cost is Rs 230 crore.

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GST: Core sector to face challenges

GST: Core sector to face challenges

The Goods and Services Act on core sectors may be challenging to implement, say experts. The worry is not about filing the returns, but the complexity of managing it and maintaining the records, say industry experts across the sectors.

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Minister Dharmendra Pradhan steps in to solve Mahanadi water dispute

Minister Dharmendra Pradhan steps in to solve Mahanadi water dispute

As the Chhattisgarh government refuses to budge from its stand on release of Mahanadi water, Union Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan on Thursday sought intervention of Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharati to resolve the dispute between two States.

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Chhattisgarh to build gas godowns in Naxal zone for Ujjwala scheme

Chhattisgarh to build gas godowns in Naxal zone for Ujjwala scheme

The Chhattisgarh government will be building gas godowns, majority of which will come up in the interior areas affected by Left Wing Extremism (LWE), to successfully implement the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana.

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Gulf crisis threatens India on three fronts — oil, trade and defence

Gulf crisis threatens India on three fronts — oil, trade and defence

With the ongoing Gulf diplomacy crisis, India is likely to be affected due to its strong relations with Qatar.

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Diesel generator sets' capacities witnessing an upward trend in India

Diesel generator sets' capacities witnessing an upward trend in India

Even as the power ministry looks to focus on providing power supply to all, besides ensuring generation of surplus power, the number of diesel power generator sets in the country may be on a rise.

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Sagarmala scheme: Ports can act as catalyst for India to grow at 10%, says NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant

Sagarmala scheme: Ports can act as catalyst for India to grow at 10%, says NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant

Ports can act as a catalyst for India to achieve a consistent growth rate of 10 per cent, NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant today said.

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India's plan to develop key Iranian port faces US headwinds

India's plan to develop key Iranian port faces US headwinds

Western manufacturers are shying away from supplying equipment for an Iranian port that India is developing for fear the United States may reimpose sanctions on Tehran, Indian officials say, dealing a blow to New Delhi's strategic ambitions in the region.

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Centre's plan to develop key Iranian port faces US headwinds

Centre's plan to develop key Iranian port faces US headwinds

Western manufacturers are shying away from supplying equipment for an Iranian port that India is developing for fear the United States (US) may reimpose sanctions on Tehran, Indian officials say, dealing a blow to New Delhi's strategic ambitions in the region.

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Delhi help for neighbours to counter China

Delhi help for neighbours to counter China

When Sri Lanka was hit by floods late in May and Bangladesh was struck by a cyclone days later, India rushed ships with relief material

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Infrastructure in India: ICICI Bank-backed fund sees jump in space, set to raise Rs 3000 cr

Infrastructure in India: ICICI Bank-backed fund sees jump in space, set to raise Rs 3000 cr

ICICI Bank-backed infrastructure debt fund (IDF) India Infradebt plans to raise Rs 3,000 crore via bonds in FY18 in anticipation of growth picking up in the infrastructure space, MD & CEO Suvek Nambiar told FE.

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Habibganj railway station first to be redeveloped in Public Private partnership model: All you need to know

Habibganj railway station first to be redeveloped in Public Private partnership model: All you need to know

Habibganj railway station in Bhopal is the first station of the country to be build in a Public-Private partnership. Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu is scheduled to launch the station redevelopment work today.

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Ticketing issues, over-pricing of meals in trains top complaint list for Central and Western Railways

Ticketing issues, over-pricing of meals in trains top complaint list for Central and Western Railways

COMPLAINTS against ticketing issues and over-pricing of meals served in trains topped the list of tweets directed to Mumbai divisions of the Central and Western Railways in the past one year

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Kochi Metro on a par with those in advanced countries: E Sreedharan

Kochi Metro on a par with those in advanced countries: E Sreedharan

E Sreedharan has given wings to Malayalees’ dreams for better infrastructure, playing a pivotal role in making Kochi Metro a reality.

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Navsari MP meets Suresh Prabhu, seeks more trains for Surat

Navsari MP meets Suresh Prabhu, seeks more trains for Surat

BJP MP from Navsari C R Patil met Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Wednesday and requested him to increase the number of trains between Surat and Uttar Pradesh and Bihar. Patil also met Minister of State for Railways Manoj Sinha.

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Tejas Express offers cheap items for cheap behaviour

Tejas Express offers cheap items for cheap behaviour

Tejas Express, India's first premium express train continues to be plagued with thefts of items like earphones and culinary pieces.

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Operation Swarn: Rs 50 lakh towards Rajdhani, Shatabdi Express train upgradation

Operation Swarn: Rs 50 lakh towards Rajdhani, Shatabdi Express train upgradation

Good news for commuters on the Rajdhani and Shatabdi Express trains! The two premier class trains are set to undergo a makeover under project 'Operation Swarn' and the Railway Board plans to completely revamp the trains with better amenities.

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