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November 14, 2018, Wednesday

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Three Consortia Led By Alstom, Siemens And Stadler Bussnang Eye Rs 2,000 Crore Coach Factory Project

Three Consortia Led By Alstom, Siemens And Stadler Bussnang Eye Rs 2,000 Crore Coach Factory Project

Three consortia led by multinational transportation giants Alstom, Siemens and Stadler Bussnang AG are in the race to set up an electric rail coach factory in West Bengal.

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FM Arun Jaitley To Head Panel For 'quick Decisions' On ONGC-HPCL Merger

FM Arun Jaitley To Head Panel For 'quick Decisions' On ONGC-HPCL Merger

Union finance minister Arun Jaitley will head a panel that will oversee and speed up Oil and Natural Gas Corporation’s acquisition of Hindustan Petroleum Corporation.

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Higher GRM Lifts RIL Bottomline: 10 Takeaways From Q1 Earnings

Higher GRM Lifts RIL Bottomline: 10 Takeaways From Q1 Earnings

Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Industries (RIL) on Thursday reported better-than-expected earnings for June quarter, thanks to a rise in gross refining margin (GRM). However, net profit came in line with market expectations.

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India Needs To Invest In Energy Mix & Power Networks: IEA Analyst

India Needs To Invest In Energy Mix & Power Networks: IEA Analyst

The Paris-based inter-governmental International Energy Agency (IEA) has in its latest report indicated a decline in investment in the oil and gas sector for a second year and increase in energy efficiency and energy networks.

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India’s Tata Power To Invest $90 Million In Renewable Energy Subsidiary

One of India’s leading private sector power companies is planning to infuse large sums of equity into its renewable energy subsidiary to enable the latter to execute large-scale solar power projects.

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Power Plants Without Unique Registration Number Can Not Sell To Grid: CEA Proposal

Power Plants Without Unique Registration Number Can Not Sell To Grid: CEA Proposal

Power generating plants of over 1-mw capacity will have to obtain unique registration numbers without which they will not be able to inject their electricity in the grid, according to a proposal by the Central Electricity Authority.

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Standards For Emissions By Industries: SC Gives Govt 3 Months

Standards For Emissions By Industries: SC Gives Govt 3 Months

The Supreme Court today granted three more months to the Centre to come out with standards for emissions by industries in the National Capital Region (NCR) to bring down the level of air pollutants.

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Centre To Notify Guideline For Renewable Power Procurement

The Union Ministry of New and Renewable Energy has clarified that a guideline for procurement of renewable power through competitive bidding would be notified shortly by the Centre, the Haryana government said today.

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Coal India To Invite Applications From Independent Power Producers

Coal India To Invite Applications From Independent Power Producers

Coal India will conduct auctions under government’s Shakti scheme for entering into long term coal supply contract with some 12,000 mw of independent power producers that have long term power purchase agreements with state distribution companies but does not have coal supply contract.

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India, Japan Civil Nuclear Coop Deal Comes Into Force

India, Japan Civil Nuclear Coop Deal Comes Into Force

A landmark civil nuclear cooperation deal between India and Japan that provides for collaboration between their industries in the field came into force on Thursday, eight months after it was sealed.

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Dubai Sets Sights On India To Achieve Its Green Energy Goals

Dubai Sets Sights On India To Achieve Its Green Energy Goals

With a roadmap to harness 75% of its energy needs from renewable sources by 2050, Dubai is reaching out to investors, consultants, equipment suppliers and developers in India, which has emerged as one of the top leading solar markets in the world.

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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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India Will Decide Site Of Second Nuclear Plant Soon: Russian Official

India Will Decide Site Of Second Nuclear Plant Soon: Russian Official

India is soon expected to inform Russia of its choice for a second nuclear power plant site, a senior official involved in the project said today.

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Centre, Haryana Govt. Ink Pact To Revive River Saraswati, Provide Water In Drought-prone Areas

Centre, Haryana Govt. Ink Pact To Revive River Saraswati, Provide Water In Drought-prone Areas

The Centre and the Government of Haryana joined hands on Thursday to revive the long lost River Saraswati and provide water to the drought-prone areas of India.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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New Ministerial Panel Mulls Multiple Ways To Cut Oil Imports

New Ministerial Panel Mulls Multiple Ways To Cut Oil Imports

Set with a steep target to cut India's oil imports by 10 per cent by 2022, the Oil Ministry has formed an inter-ministry monitoring and advisory body to achieve the mark through a combination of raising domestic output and relying on alternate fuel sources.

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India Approves Takeover In Quest To Create An Oil Giant

India Approves Takeover In Quest To Create An Oil Giant

India has approved the sale of a stake in state-run refiner Hindustan Petroleum Corp Ltd (HPCL) to the country’s biggest oil and gas explorer, according to a person with knowledge of the decision.

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Reliance Profit Jumps 28% On 9-year High Refining Margins

Reliance Profit Jumps 28% On 9-year High Refining Margins

Reliance Industries Ltd. (RIL) reported a 28% jump in first-quarter net profit to ₹9,108 crore, helped by higher margins at its refining and petrochemicals businesses and a one-time gain from an asset sale.

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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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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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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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Reliance Industries To Declare Q1 Results Today: Key Focus On Reliance Jio, Petrochemicals Business

Reliance Industries To Declare Q1 Results Today: Key Focus On Reliance Jio, Petrochemicals Business

Reliance Industries to declare Q1 results today: Key focus on Reliance Jio, petrochemicals businessTelecom-to-oil conglomerate Reliance Industries (RIL) will announce its earnings for the quarter ended June post market hours today.

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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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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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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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Punjab CM Meets Gadkari, Discusses Pending Infra Projects

Punjab CM Meets Gadkari, Discusses Pending Infra Projects

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh today met Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari and discussed the proposed Delhi-Amritsar-Katra Expressway and other pending road and highway projects in the state.

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BRPL & IRCON Ink MOU For Laying Railway Line In C'garh

BRPL & IRCON Ink MOU For Laying Railway Line In C'garh

State-owned NMDC Ltd today said that Bastar Railway Private Ltd (BRPL) and IRCON have signed a project execution agreement, under which the latter will construct a 140-km long railway line between Jagdalpur to Rawghat in Chattisgarh.

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Railways To Introduce Ultrasonic Track Testing

Railways To Introduce Ultrasonic Track Testing

The Railways will soon roll out self-propelled coaches that can detect rail fractures through ultrasonic technology, the government has told the Parliament.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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.

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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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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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