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November 14, 2018, Wednesday

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With 65.65 Percent Of Votes, NDA Candidate Ram Nath Kovind Sweeps Presidential Poll

With 65.65 Percent Of Votes, NDA Candidate Ram Nath Kovind Sweeps Presidential Poll

The NDA's candidate for President, Ram Nath Kovind, will become India's 14th President, having obtained 65.65 percent of votes from the electoral college.

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India-Japan Nuclear Energy Pact Comes Into Effect Today

India-Japan Nuclear Energy Pact Comes Into Effect Today

The agreement between India and Japan for the cooperation in the peaceful uses of nuclear energy came into force on Thursday. This agreement between the two nations was inked on November 11, 2016, during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Tokyo.

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Now Power Connections At Easy Monthly Instalments: UP Govt

Now Power Connections At Easy Monthly Instalments: UP Govt

To make it easier for people in the state to get electric supply, the Uttar Pradesh government has come up with the option of giving power connections at an easy monthly instalment of Rs 75 each.

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India’s First Major Solar-Plus-Storage Tenders Cancelled

India’s First Major Solar-Plus-Storage Tenders Cancelled

India’s first major large-scale solar-plus-storage tenders, tied with solar parks, have been cancelled by the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI).

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JSW Prefers Bhushan Over Other Steel Assets

JSW Prefers Bhushan Over Other Steel Assets

JSW Group is more keen on buying ailing Bhushan Steel than other stressed steel entities in the country.This was disclosed here by Parth Jindal, the MD of JSW Cement, and son of JSW Group chairman Sajjan Jindal.

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Global Centre For Nuclear Energy Partnership

Global Centre For Nuclear Energy Partnership

Project for setting up of the Global Centre for Nuclear Energy Partnership (GCNEP) in India was sanctioned during September, 2010 with a proposal for construction in phases.

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Inox Wind Reiterates Commitment To 250 MW Gujrat project

Inox Wind Reiterates Commitment To 250 MW Gujrat project

Inox Wind Limited is very much sure of executing of its 250 MW wind energy project in Gujarat which it has achieved in the auctions in spite of the ongoing litigation at the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT), reported by a national business daily.

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Hindustan Zinc Q1 Net Profit Zooms 81% To Rs 1,876 Cr

Hindustan Zinc Q1 Net Profit Zooms 81% To Rs 1,876 Cr

Vedanta Group firm Hindustan Zinc Ltd (HZL) today posted 81 per cent jump in net profit to Rs 1,876 crore for quarter ended June 30, 2017 helped by better pricing and higher volume.

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India Imported Coal Worth Over Rs 1 Lakh Crore Last Financial Year

India Imported Coal Worth Over Rs 1 Lakh Crore Last Financial Year

India, the third largest coal producer in the world, imported 190 million tonnes of the fuel worth over Rs one lakh crore in 2016-17 fiscal, Parliament was informed today.

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Champa-Kurukshetra HVDC Power Transmission System Outage

Champa-Kurukshetra HVDC Power Transmission System Outage

A forced outage at the crucial Champa-Kurukshetra HVDC transmission system has led to a sharp drop of about 1,500 MW in the power wheeling capacity between the western region and the northern region.

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SAIL, Arcelormittal Steel Unit's Site To Be Sealed In 3 Months

SAIL, Arcelormittal Steel Unit's Site To Be Sealed In 3 Months

The Rs 5,000-crore autograde steel plant in a joint venture between SAIL and ArcelorMittal would be set up close to an automobile hub and the final decision on the site is likely in three months, a top official today said.

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Kyocera To Participate In Virtual Power Plant Project To Improve Energy Management

Kyocera To Participate In Virtual Power Plant Project To Improve Energy Management

Kyocera Corporation has announced that it has been registered with the Sustainable Open Innovation Initiative (SII) as a resource aggregator for a new program to help control energy resources among Japanese consumers.

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Finland’s Taaleri Looks At India Solar Power Play

Finland’s Taaleri Looks At India Solar Power Play

Taaleri’s India playbook follows the investment thesis adopted by other overseas investors such as France’s Engie and Rosatom State Atomic Energy Corp. It is the lower cost of foreign capital and the size of the Indian solar power generation market that has helped script India’s solar story.

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India Steel Ministry Says Increased Canadian Coking Coal Import Likely

India Steel Ministry Says Increased Canadian Coking Coal Import Likely

India plans to increase its import of coking coal from Canada in a bid to diversify its import basket, the steel ministry said in a statement on Wednesday.

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India Leads G20 Pack In Greening Its Economy

India Leads G20 Pack In Greening Its Economy

India is committed to preserving the climate, Modi told the St Petersburg International Economic Forum on June 2 during his visit to Russia, hours after Trump said the US was pulling out of the Paris climate deal.

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Global Crude Oil Price of Indian Basket Was US$ 47.74 Per bbl On 19.07.2017

Global Crude Oil Price of Indian Basket Was US$ 47.74 Per bbl On 19.07.2017

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$ 47.74 per barrel (bbl) on 19.07.2017.

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Ril Q1 Profit Up 13% On Petchem, Refining; GRM At $11.90/bbl; Buys Stake In Balaji Telefilms

Ril Q1 Profit Up 13% On Petchem, Refining; GRM At $11.90/bbl; Buys Stake In Balaji Telefilms

Oil-to-telecom major Reliance Industries' earnings surpassed analysts' expectations on Thursday as consolidated profit grew by 12.7 percent sequentially (up 28.3 percent YoY) to Rs 9,079 crore in Q1 FY18, driven by one-time gain and robust growth in petchem & refining businesses.

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Petroleum Minister Chairs Meet Of Apex Body On “Roadmap To Achieve 10% Reduction In Import Dependency In O&G By 2021-22”

Petroleum Minister Chairs Meet Of Apex Body On “Roadmap To Achieve 10% Reduction In Import Dependency In O&G By 2021-22”

Union Minister of State (I/C) for Petroleum and Natural Gas, Dharmendra Pradhan chaired the first meeting of apex body for policy formulation and implementation of ‘Roadmap to achieve target of 10 % reduction in import dependency in oil and gas by 2021-22

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Oil India Submits Report On New Gas Pipeline From Bihar To Assam

Oil India Submits Report On New Gas Pipeline From Bihar To Assam

Indian state-owned company Oil India has submitted a feasibility report to the government in connection with the construction of a pipeline from Bihar to Assam to address the energy needs of the state.

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ONGC, HPCL Remaining Independent Listed Cos Makes Sense; MRPL Merger Good: HPCL CMD

ONGC, HPCL Remaining Independent Listed Cos Makes Sense; MRPL Merger Good: HPCL CMD

In line with government's intention to create an integrated energy company with interests in exploration, production, refining and marketing of the fuel in both India and abroad, the he Union Cabinet on Wednesday gave an in-principle approval to the proposed acquisition of government's 51.1% stake in Hindustan Petroleum Corporation (HPCL) by Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC), paving the way for an Indian oil and gas giant.

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India’s First Bio-methane Bus Launched By Tata Motors; Know About The Vehicle That Runs On Food Waste!

India’s First Bio-methane Bus Launched By Tata Motors; Know About The Vehicle That Runs On Food Waste!

Tata Motors has developed India's first bio-methane bus - imagine a bus that runs on food waste! Bio-methane is produced out of bio-degradable materials like kitchen waste.

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ONGC's HPCL Acquisition: Narendra Modi Govt’s Aggressive Divestment Drive Is A Winner For Economy

ONGC's HPCL Acquisition: Narendra Modi Govt’s Aggressive Divestment Drive Is A Winner For Economy

The Narendra Modi government’s aggressive disinvestment drive augurs well for the economy to stay on the path of fiscal prudence and recovery.

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India’s State Refiners To Import Less Iranian Oil In 2017/18

India’s State Refiners To Import Less Iranian Oil In 2017/18

India’s government-run refiners plan to import less Iranian crude oil in the 2017/2018 fiscal year ending March 2018, than the crude from Iran they bought in the previous fiscal year, according to India’s Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan.

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The Delhi Metro: How Do You Build A Transport System For 26m People?

The Delhi Metro: How Do You Build A Transport System For 26m People?

“Thou hath not played rugby until thou hath tried to get onto a Delhi Metro in rush hour,” a wise Yogi once said.

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Science Express Train To Remain At Mumbai’s CSMT Station Till July 22; View Stunning Pics And All You Need To Know About The Exhibition

Science Express Train To Remain At Mumbai’s CSMT Station Till July 22; View Stunning Pics And All You Need To Know About The Exhibition

Much to the excitement of school-going kids, taking a tour of the Science Express Exhibition Train was nothing less than a fanfare. Thousands of kids gathered to witness the wonders of Science & Technology starting from Roha for a day and then it will be on the display at the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT) from July 19-22.

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PM Calls For Focus On Agriculture And Clean Energy Research

PM Calls For Focus On Agriculture And Clean Energy Research

Prime Minister Narendra Modi met with top officials in the ministry of science and technology on Thursday and called for greater focus on technologies that will help in solving the country’s problems, particularly emphasising on agriculture and clean energy.

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Twipraland Demand: IPFT Withdraws Highway, Railway Blockage Following Centre's Ultimatum

Twipraland Demand: IPFT Withdraws Highway, Railway Blockage Following Centre's Ultimatum

The Indigenous People's Front of Tripura (IPFT) on Thursday withdrew its 11-day old blockade of railway lines and NH 8 to press for the creation of a separate tribal state following an ultimatum by the administration.

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India Presents National Review Report On SDG Implementation In UN

India Presents National Review Report On SDG Implementation In UN

India has presented its national review report on the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to the UN, underscoring that as the fastest growing major economy it is "uniquely placed" to deliver on its commitments.

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Man Arrested In Railways Crackdown For Damaging LCD Screen On Mumbai-Goa Tejas Express Train

Man Arrested In Railways Crackdown For Damaging LCD Screen On Mumbai-Goa Tejas Express Train

A man was arrested on Tuesday for allegedly damaging an LCD screen on the Railways new train Mumbai-Goa Tejas Express last month. Nandadeep Sandeep Keer, a resident of Dadar, was arrested by railway police after they scanned passenger reservation chart from the IRCTC and checking mobile phone call records, according to Hindustan Times.

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Hyperloop Tech To Begin Talks With Govt

Hyperloop Tech To Begin Talks With Govt

Hyperloop Transportation Technologies is in the process of starting discussions with the government of India which will work around regulations and certifications required to build levitating pods in India.

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Transport Ministry In India Offers Highways To Lay Optic Fibres, Oil And Gas Pipes.

Transport Ministry In India Offers Highways To Lay Optic Fibres, Oil And Gas Pipes.

The Indian Highway, stretching 2 lakh kilometers in length, have been offered for the laying of optic fibers, oil and gas pipelines by the Transport Ministry.

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In A National First, This Delhi Train Gets A Big Makeover

In A National First, This Delhi Train Gets A Big Makeover

Indian railways has added solar panels to the roof of a train in a national first as India tries to reduce its massive carbon footprint and modernise its vast colonial-era rail network.

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Help Desk For Children At Railway Station

Help Desk For Children At Railway Station

A Child Help Desk to assist the abandoned / missed / ran away children, was set up at the Salem Railway Junction here on Wednesday.

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Grievances Of Railway Pensioners Resolved

Grievances Of Railway Pensioners Resolved

For expeditious redressal of grievances of railway pensioners/family pensioners, Mysuru division of the South Western Railway (SWR), on Wednesday held a midterm pension adalat.

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Science Express Special Train At CSTM Gets 19k Visitors On First Day

Science Express Special Train At CSTM Gets 19k Visitors On First Day

The Science Express Climate Action Special (SECAS) which is a mobile science exhibition mounted on an air-conditioned train, on its inaugural day in Mumbai on Wednesday saw 19,000 visitors walking through its 16 coaches.

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CPEC: The Growing Resentment And Resistance Among Poor Pakistanis Can Cost China Dearly

CPEC: The Growing Resentment And Resistance Among Poor Pakistanis Can Cost China Dearly

In Pakistan, there’s no topic hotter than the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), a multi-billion dollar bilateral development project that will officials promised in 2015, “usher in an era of unprecedented progress and prosperity.”

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