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November 20, 2018, Tuesday

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Solar Sector Sees $4.6 Billion Funding

Solar Sector Sees $4.6 Billion Funding

Solar energy sector witnessed corporate funding of USD 4.6 billion globally in the first six months this year, marginally higher than the year-ago period, says a report.

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Narendra Modi Government Investment Target In Railways Is Rs 8,56,000 Cr, Double Thereafter: Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu

Narendra Modi Government Investment Target In Railways Is Rs 8,56,000 Cr, Double Thereafter: Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu

The government is working to transform the railways into a “real engine of growth”, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu said today, stressing that managing the transporter was complex.

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HPCL Will Invest Rs 61,000 Crore By 2021 On Expansion Projects

HPCL Will Invest Rs 61,000 Crore By 2021 On Expansion Projects

State-owned HPCL will invest Rs 61,000 crore over the next four years in expanding and upgrading its existing refining capacity to meet higher quality fuel norms, the company said in an investor presentation.

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Powergrid To Revamp Power Infrastructure In Ne

Powergrid To Revamp Power Infrastructure In Ne

The Power Grid Corporation of India Limited is implementing a Rs 8,300-crore project jointly funded by the World Bank and Central Government to revamp the transmission and distribution network in the northeastern region.

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India Launches State Of The Art Solar Project In Egypt To Power Up Remote Village

India Launches State Of The Art Solar Project In Egypt To Power Up Remote Village

India has launched a solar project with state-of-the-art technology to electrify a remote village in Egypt.

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Inox Wind Asks NCLT To Quash Insolvency Case Over Rs 57 Lakh Dues

Inox Wind Asks NCLT To Quash Insolvency Case Over Rs 57 Lakh Dues

Inox Wind Limited (IWL), which is facing insolvency proceedings over unpaid dues of Rs 57 lakh to its Customs agent, has asked the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) to quash the case.

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NDMC’s Smart City Projects To Be Completed By 2020

NDMC’s Smart City Projects To Be Completed By 2020

The NDMC’s smart city projects will be completed before the 2020 deadline with most of the work getting into implementation mode by this October, the civic body’s chairman Naresh Kumar has said.

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Punjab Aims To Make Farmers Power Producers

Punjab Aims To Make Farmers Power Producers

Punjab government is planning to exhort farmers to install solar power run tubewell and supplement their income by sale of power.

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French Firm's Fresh Proposal To NPCIL For Jaitapur Plant

French Firm's Fresh Proposal To NPCIL For Jaitapur Plant

A French firm, which is to build six atomic reactors at Jaitapur, has submitted a fresh plan to the NPCIL proposing to share a larger role in the engineering aspect of the project, a top executive of the company said.

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JSPL's Plant Buy On Track: JSW Energy

JSPL's Plant Buy On Track: JSW Energy

The deal with regard to buying JSPL's 1,000 MW power plant in Chhattisgarh is on track and is likely to close by June next year, JSW Energy has said.

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Suzlon Energy Says Subsidiary SEOB Has Exited Brazilian Market

Suzlon Energy Says Subsidiary SEOB Has Exited Brazilian Market

Suzlon Energy has said its arm Suzlon Energia Eolica do Brasil Ltda (SEOB) has exited the Brazilian market.

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Goa's Draft Solar Power Policy Receives Suggestions From Public

Goa's Draft Solar Power Policy Receives Suggestions From Public

The Goa energy development agency (GEDA) has received around 10 suggestions on the draft solar policy during the 10 days to receive public comments.

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Misunderstandings About GST Are Being Spread: FM Arun Jaitley

Misunderstandings About GST Are Being Spread: FM Arun Jaitley

The Goods and Services Tax (GST) is a very simple tax and several misunderstandings are being spread about this new taxation system, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said today.

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Despite GST, Chinese Power Gear Makers Still Strong In Power Play

Despite GST, Chinese Power Gear Makers Still Strong In Power Play

Power equipment makers said introduction of the Goods and Services Tax ( GST) will bring them close to a "level playing field" with the Chinese, but the fundamental problems in the sector persists and lack of orders is bleeding these units.

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Delhi Set To Undergo Major Power Reform To 'empower' Tenants

Delhi Set To Undergo Major Power Reform To 'empower' Tenants

Tenants across Delhi will be the biggest beneficiaries when the new supply code and performance standards regulations issued by Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission come into effect from September 1.

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New Policy To Boost Purchase From Power Plants

New Policy To Boost Purchase From Power Plants

To bring respite to 26,000-MW gas and hydro power plants that are stranded, the government is planning to introduce what is called “peaking power policy”, which would allow electricity distribution companies (discoms) to step up purchases from these plants.

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Reliance May Set Up LNG Retail Outlets, Charging Points For Electric Vehicles

Reliance May Set Up LNG Retail Outlets, Charging Points For Electric Vehicles

Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) is considering a plan to enter retailing of liquefied natural gas and setting up of charging stations for electric vehicles at its petrol pumps, two people aware of the plan said.

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About 60 Blocks To Be Auctioned In Second Round Of Petro Bids

About 60 Blocks To Be Auctioned In Second Round Of Petro Bids

The second round of bidding for discovered small and marginal fields (DSF) in the petroleum sector is set to take place in October.

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Oil Ministry Intensifies Monitoring Of ONGC Fields

Oil Ministry Intensifies Monitoring Of ONGC Fields

The Oil Ministry has intensified monitoring of oil and gas fields of state-owned firms like ONGC to avoid slippages in domestic output derailing the target of cutting import reliance by 10 per cent by 2022.

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India Bids On Israeli Gas Exploration License

India Bids On Israeli Gas Exploration License

Following a meeting between India’s Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Gas, Dharmendra Pradhan, and his Israeli counterpart, Yuval Steinitz, the anticipated bidding of Indian companies for natural gas and oil licenses in Israel appears to be underway, as reported by Ynet.

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Oil Industry Must Confront Some After-party Home Truths Following Its Triennial Jamboree

Oil Industry Must Confront Some After-party Home Truths Following Its Triennial Jamboree

Every three years since 1933, barring a brief hiatus during hostilities of World War II, the great and good of the oil and gas business have been holding their triennial jamboree – the World Petroleum Congress (WPC) - often dubbed the 'Olympics of the Oil and Gas business' by analysts.

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Bharat Petroleum Makes Its First Us Oil Purchase, Buys Mars, Poseidon

Bharat Petroleum Makes Its First Us Oil Purchase, Buys Mars, Poseidon

Bharat Petroleum Corp has made its first purchase of U.S. oil, buying high sulphur crudes Mars and Poseidon in a tender, its head of refineries Ramachandran said.

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West, Russia Battle For Control Over Balkans Natural Gas Corridors

West, Russia Battle For Control Over Balkans Natural Gas Corridors

The West and Russia are battling for control of the transport of natural gas through the Balkans, as both sides pursue their geopolitical agenda in the volatile region.

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Big Oil Just Woke Up To The Threat Of Rising Electric Car Demand

Big Oil Just Woke Up To The Threat Of Rising Electric Car Demand

OPEC quintupled its forecast for sales of plug-in EVs, and oil producers from Exxon Mobil to BP also revised up their outlooks in the past year, according to a study by Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF).

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Security Agencies Raise Concerns Over Rs 82k-cr Essar-rosneft Deal

Security Agencies Raise Concerns Over Rs 82k-cr Essar-rosneft Deal

Central security agencies have raised concerns over the mega Rs 82,000 crore takeover of Essar Oil by a Russian consortium citing the proximity of its port to Pakistan and nearby defence assets, according to a government official.

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Govt. Clears Three Export Infra Plans

Govt. Clears Three Export Infra Plans

With deficient infrastructure severely hurting the competitiveness of India’s exports, the Centre – for the first time under a new scheme launched in March to address the problem — has given its approval for three proposals including one to establish an Integrated Cargo Terminal (ICT) at the Imphal International Airport.

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Railways Biggest Government Litigant With Over 66,000 Cases: Law Ministry

Railways Biggest Government Litigant With Over 66,000 Cases: Law Ministry

The railway ministry is the biggest litigant among the government departments as it is a party to over 66,000 cases pending in courts across the country, the law ministry says.

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Rail Network Will Be Transformed In Five Years: Suresh Prabhu

Rail Network Will Be Transformed In Five Years: Suresh Prabhu

Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu today said the Railways is in an overhauling phase and its network will be transformed completely in next five years.

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Top Chinese Firm Signs Mou With Adani Group To Invest $300 Million

Top Chinese Firm Signs Mou With Adani Group To Invest $300 Million

East Hope Group, one of China's largest private companies, will invest $300 million in setting up manufacturing units at the Mundra SEZ in partnership with Indian infrastructure giant Adani Group.

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SPML Infra Bags Orders Worth Rs 642 Crore

SPML Infra Bags Orders Worth Rs 642 Crore

SPML Infra has received new orders of Rs 642 crore for irrigation projects, water supply scheme and power infrastructure development in various states.

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L&T Construction Bags Orders Worth Rs 2,552 Crore

L&T Construction Bags Orders Worth Rs 2,552 Crore

A subsidiary of engineering conglomerate Larsen and Toubro (L&T) has secured orders worth Rs 2,552 crore across business segments.

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Adventz Group Signs $2 Billion Pact With Israeli Firm Lesico

Adventz Group Signs $2 Billion Pact With Israeli Firm Lesico

Adventz Group today said it has signed a USD 2-billion-plus agreement with Israel's Lesico group to collaborate in light rail transit (LRT) projects in Tel Aviv and Jerusalem.

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IL&FS Engineering Services Bags Jobs Worth Rs 236.76 Crore In Jharkhand

IL&FS Engineering Services Bags Jobs Worth Rs 236.76 Crore In Jharkhand

IL&FS Engineering and Construction Company has bagged jobs worth Rs 236.76 crore from state-run Jharkhand Bijli Vitran Nigam under the Integrated Power Development Scheme, the company said in a statement Wednesday.

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BHEL Signs Pact With Japanese Firm For Manufacturing Coaches For Metro Trains

BHEL Signs Pact With Japanese Firm For Manufacturing Coaches For Metro Trains

Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) has entered into a technology collaboration agreement with Kawasaki Heavy Industries Ltd (KHI) of Japan for manufacturing of stainless steel coaches and bogies for metros.

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