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November 16, 2018, Friday

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EESL May Get Permission To Enter Nepal

EESL May Get Permission To Enter Nepal

Energy Efficiency Services Ltd (EESL), the Indian agency which has built its reputation as an efficient aggregator of LED bulbs in India and the UK, may soon get permission to set up shop in Nepal.

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India To Save Rs 40K Crore Per Year By Completely Shifting To LED Bulbs: Piyush Goyal

India To Save Rs 40K Crore Per Year By Completely Shifting To LED Bulbs: Piyush Goyal

India is most likely to be the first country to completely shift to LED bulbs by 2019, which would help it save as much as Rs 40,000 crore a year, Union power minister Piyush Goyal said on Wednesday.

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‘Uday’ Gets Discoms Back In Shape, Boosts Power Supply

UDAY Yields Rs 15K Crore Windfall For Discoms

Power distribution companies (discoms) have saved as much as Rs 15,000 crore till March this year from implementation of the UDAY scheme, which will help restore their viability that has eroded due to unbearable debt burden.

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Centre Rejigs PPA, Takes The Wind Out Of State Discom Bullies

Centre Rejigs PPA, Takes The Wind Out Of State Discom Bullies

The Centre has taken a stern view of state distribution companies violating contracts by bullying solar and wind power developers to cut prices, which bankers say will discourage lenders and investors.

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Lenders put 55 per cent stake in GMR Rajahmundry Energy on the block

GMR Finds Buyer For Fuel Crisis-Hit Power Plant

The GMR Group has finally found a buyer for its mounted 220 MW gas-based power plant in Andhra Pradesh’s Kakinada.

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CIL invites global cos for consultancy on coal gasification

CIL Steps Up by 10.3% To Rs 8,500 Crore In FY18

State owned Coal India Ltd (CIL) has stepped up its capital expenditure by 10.3 % to Rs 8,500 crore in 2017-18, compared to the last fiscal.

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Govt Sets Up High-powered Panel For Strategic Disinvestment

Govt Sets Up High-powered Panel For Strategic Disinvestment

The Union Cabinet today decided to set up a high-powered committee of Union ministers, including Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, to expedite strategic disinvestment of state-owned companies.

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Jharkhand And Bihar Get More Funds To Complete Various Projects

Jharkhand And Bihar Get More Funds To Complete Various Projects

The Union Cabinet has given its approval to the proposal to complete the balance works of the North Koel Reservoir Project in Jharkhand and Bihar at an estimated expenditure of Rs 1622.27 crore to be incurred during three financial years from the start of the project.

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Addressing Debt Under UDAY : ACS-ARR Gaps Come Down By Almost 14 Paise Per Unit And AT&C Losses Reduce By Almost 1% in FY 17

Addressing Debt Under UDAY : ACS-ARR Gaps Come Down By Almost 14 Paise Per Unit And AT&C Losses Reduce By Almost 1% in FY 17

Power ministry’s flagship scheme, Ujwal DISCOM Assurance Yojana (UDAY) was launched in November, 2015 and has completed more than one year of operation . Participating States of UDAY have taken over the targeted debt of Rs. 2.09

 

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EESL Moves To Replicate LED Bulb Success In Electric Cars

EESL Moves To Replicate LED Bulb Success In Electric Cars

Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) plans to replicate LED bulb success in electric cars. The company has floated a tender to procure 10,000 electric sedan cars along with 4,000 electric vehicle chargers for replacing government vehicles, according to EESL managing directo​r Saurabh Kumar.

 

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55,000 Petrol Pumps Of IOC, BPCL And HPCL To Sell LED Tubelights, Fans Across India

55,000 Petrol Pumps Of IOC, BPCL And HPCL To Sell LED Tubelights, Fans Across India

Oil marketing companies’ (OMCs) 55,000 petrol pumps across the country will sell LED tube-lights and energy efficient fans in addition to LED lamps following the signing of pacts with Energy Efficiency Services Ltd (EESL) on Wednesday.

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Clp Plans To Add Scale To India Arm Through Renewable Energy, Transmission Projects

EESL And OMCs Sign MOUs For Distribution Of Energy Efficient Appliances

UJALA scheme to be rolled out at petroleum retail outlets of IOCL, BPCL & HPCL in a phased manner

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Global Crude Oil Price Of Indian Basket Was US$ 49.41 Per Bbl On 15.08.2017

Global Crude Oil Price Of Indian Basket Was US$ 49.41 Per Bbl On 15.08.2017

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$ 49.41 per barrel (bbl) on 15.08.2017.

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India's Fuel Demand Grows 1 Per Cent In July

India's Fuel Demand Grows 1 Per Cent In July

The country's fuel demand grew by over 1 per cent in July as consumption of diesel and petrol rose, government data showed.

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IGL Expects Rs 150 Crore Annual Revenue From Gurgaon City Gas Services

IGL Expects Rs 150 Crore Annual Revenue From Gurgaon City Gas Services

Indraprastha Gas Ltd (IGL) is expecting a revenue of Rs 150 crore annually from its planned city gas services in Gurgaon for which it has just received license from the Haryana government, its managing director has said.

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Government Slaps $264 Million Penalty On RIL, BP

Government Slaps $264 Million Penalty On RIL, BP

The government has imposed a new penalty of USD 264 million (about Rs 1,700 crore) on Reliance Industries Ltd and its partners for producing less than the targeted natural gas from eastern offshore KG-D6 fields in 2015-16.

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'ONGC Committed To Reduce Nation's Oil And Gas Import Bill'

'ONGC Committed To Reduce Nation's Oil And Gas Import Bill'

The Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) is committed to reduce the import burden of oil and gas by 10 per cent, as exhorted by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, said a senior ONGC official.

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Indian Refiners To Benefit If US Puts Embargo On Venezuelan Oil

Indian Refiners To Benefit If US Puts Embargo On Venezuelan Oil

Indian refineries, especially those with high complexity, will benefit significantly if the US carries out its threat to impose sanctions on Venezuela’s oil sector, potentially forcing diversion of 740, 000 barrels per day of heavy oil exports to Asia.

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Pvt Participation Now Necessary Under The Metro-rail Policy

Pvt Participation Now Necessary Under The Metro-rail Policy

The government on Wednesday approved Metro Rail Policy 2017 focusing on compact urban development, cost reduction and multi-modal integration.

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Railways Ministry To Observe “Rail Swachhta Pakhwada” From 16th To 31st August –Details Here

Railways Ministry To Observe “Rail Swachhta Pakhwada” From 16th To 31st August –Details Here

Ministry of Railways is observing ‘Swachhta Pakhwada’ across its entire network starting Wednesday. The Swachhta Pakhwada will go on till 31st August 2017.

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Govt Undertakes Review Of Highways To Improve Connectivity To Coastal Areas

Govt Undertakes Review Of Highways To Improve Connectivity To Coastal Areas

India plans to develop its coastal areas into an engine of growth. Accordingly, it is readying highway and road projects to better connect these areas including ports with hinterland.

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Infrastructure Boost: From Nitin Gadkari Saving Rs 3 Lakh Cr Of Bad Loans, Power Rates In Up To Era Of Black Gold Being Over, What You Must Know

Infrastructure Boost: From Nitin Gadkari Saving Rs 3 Lakh Cr Of Bad Loans, Power Rates In Up To Era Of Black Gold Being Over, What You Must Know

The Indian aviation industry is set to become the third-largest in the world by 2020. National Civil Aviation Policy has set a target of 1.4bn annual passenger capacity by 2017—meaning building five times more airport capacity in the next 10 years.

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Now, Railway Food Stalls To Accept Plastic Money

Now, Railway Food Stalls To Accept Plastic Money

One can now buy eatables and cold drinks using debit or credit cards at suburban railway stations. Commuters can opt to use e-transaction instead of cash at the food stalls.

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Mumbai: Railway Clerk Swipes Card For Rs 1.3 Lakh Instead Of Rs 1,333

Mumbai: Railway Clerk Swipes Card For Rs 1.3 Lakh Instead Of Rs 1,333

While e-payment at railway booking counters has brought relief to commuters, a serious error, on the part of a Western Railway clerk, has left a Dahisar resident in the lurch.

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Indian Railways To Observe ‘Rail Swachhta Pakhwada’ Cleanliness Drive From August 16 To 31

Indian Railways To Observe ‘Rail Swachhta Pakhwada’ Cleanliness Drive From August 16 To 31

In a bid to give special focus on cleanliness at Railway Stations and in Trains, the Ministry of Railways is observing ‘Swachhta Pakhwada’ across its entire network from August 16 to August 31 2017.

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Bharatmala Road And Highways Development

Bharatmala Road And Highways Development

The Road Transport and Highways ministry has taken up detailed review of national highways along coastline. Informing this in a written reply in the Lok Sabha on August 3, Minister of State for Road Transport and Highways Radhakrishnan said the review is being done with a view to developing road connectivity to border areas, development of coastal roads including road connectivity for non-major ports, improvement in the efficiency of national corridors

 

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