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November 17, 2018, Saturday

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GOI’s Street Lighting National Programme Illuminates 50,000 Km Of Indian Roads

GOI’s Street Lighting National Programme Illuminates 50,000 Km Of Indian Roads

With this milestone Energy Efficiency Services Limited, a government of India company under the administration of Ministry of Power, has become the world’s largest street light management company.

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Coal India Seeks To Limit Wage Outgo

Coal India Seeks To Limit Wage Outgo

The Coal India is targeting to limit its financial outgo in the latest wage negotiations -- National Coal Wage Agreement X -- which led to inconclusive outcome at the three-day-long intense marathon meeting.

 

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India Could Be Solar Energy's Next Oasis

India Could Be Solar Energy's Next Oasis

Two years ago, India's solar market was basically non-existent. According to the World Resources Institute, the country had 2.9 Gigawatts (GW) of solar installed at the end of 2015, about as much as the U.S. installs each quarter.

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India's Coal Imports Declined 6.3 Per Cent To 192 Million Tonne Last Financial Year

India's Coal Imports Declined 6.3 Per Cent To 192 Million Tonne Last Financial Year

Import of coal saw a decline of 6.37 per cent to 191.95 million tonnes (MT) in 2016-17 on higher production by CIL that saw the country move to a regime of surplus coal.

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Buoyed By Resolution of Tax Dispute, IOC Plans Additional Investment of Rs 52K crore In Paradip Refinery

Buoyed By Resolution of Tax Dispute, IOC Plans Additional Investment of Rs 52K crore In Paradip Refinery

With formal resolution of tax dispute relating to its Paradip refinery now being just a matter of time , the oil PSU plans to invest additional Rs 52,000 crore in expanding capacity of the project and setting up petrochemical complex.

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Diesel Still Needed To Meet Climate Goals, Says Angela Merkel

Diesel Still Needed To Meet Climate Goals, Says Angela Merkel

German Chancellor Angela Merkel warned on Sunday against a swift abandonment of diesel cars after a series of emissions scandals, saying the fuel is still needed if climate change targets are to be met.

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Mediterranean Region On Verge Of Becoming Gas Producing Hub

Mediterranean Region On Verge Of Becoming Gas Producing Hub

The Mediterranean region could soon turn into a major gas producing hub if Royal Dutch Shell Plc’s plan to pool gas from Israel, Cyprus and Egypt succeeds.

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Shell Loads Its First Cargo Of Libyan Crude In 5 Years

Shell Loads Its First Cargo Of Libyan Crude In 5 Years

Libya’s oil sector seems to be back in action as law and order situation improves in the militancy-hit country.

 

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PM Narendra Modi To Launch Rs 15k-cr Road Projects In Rajasthan

PM Narendra Modi To Launch Rs 15k-cr Road Projects In Rajasthan

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate and lay foundation stone for Rs 15,000-crore National Highway projects in Rajasthan on August 29.

 

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Railways In Process Of Using Modern Technology To Plug Accidents: Official

Railways In Process Of Using Modern Technology To Plug Accidents: Official

The railway ministry has already initiated measures like inducting modern coaches, creating a safety fund as well as incorporating new technology to not only plug accidents due to derailments, but also to reduce casualties, a senior ministry official said on Sunday.

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Track Maintenance Work May Have Caused Derailment: Railways

Track Maintenance Work May Have Caused Derailment: Railways

A senior railway official today said a preliminary probe has found that maintenance work was being carried out on the tracks where multiple coaches of the Utkal Express derailed yesterday.

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Need Five Year Plan For Railways, Says BJP Leader Subramanian Swamy

Need Five Year Plan For Railways, Says BJP Leader Subramanian Swamy

Following the derailment of 14 coaches of the Puri-Haridwar-Kalinga Utkal Express which killed 23 people, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday suggested a five-year plan for the Indian Railways, adding that all the money earned by the Railways should remain with it.

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India's Five Tragic Train Accidents In Last Five Years

India's Five Tragic Train Accidents In Last Five Years

Nearly 53 per cent of the 586 train accidents in the last five years were due to derailments with the Utkal Express derailment being the latest.

 

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322 Infra Projects See Cost Overrun Of Rs 1.71 Lakh Crore: Report

322 Infra Projects See Cost Overrun Of Rs 1.71 Lakh Crore: Report

As many as 322 infrastructure projects worth Rs 150 crore or above each have seen cost overrun of Rs 1.71 lakh crore due to delays and other reasons by March 2017, according to a report.

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75, Not Out: L&T Chairman AM Naik Talks About Life Beyond This September

75, Not Out: L&T Chairman AM Naik Talks About Life Beyond This September

Anil Manibhai Naik, chairman of Larsen & Toubro, walks in for lunch and looks at his watch. It is 1.33 pm, and his next meeting is at 1.38 pm.

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Adani Ports Refines Strategy As Coal Imports Dip

Adani Ports Refines Strategy As Coal Imports Dip

Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone (APSEZ), part of the $12 billion Adani Group and the leading private ports operator in the country that handles about 15 per cent of India’s export-import cargo is working on diversifying its cargo mix to reduce dependence on individual commodities.

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Railway Safety: 53% Of 586 Train Accidents In Last 5 Yrs Due To Derailments

Railway Safety: 53% Of 586 Train Accidents In Last 5 Yrs Due To Derailments

Nearly 53 per cent of the 586 train accidents in the last five years were due to derailments with the Utkal Express derailment being the latest.

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APSEZ Shifting Focus On Long Term Contracts To Maintain Traffic Growth

APSEZ Shifting Focus On Long Term Contracts To Maintain Traffic Growth

Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone (APSEZ) is shifting focus on long-term cargo contracts to maintain growth in traffic volumes.

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HZL Peddling Galvanization To Prevent Rail Accidents

HZL Peddling Galvanization To Prevent Rail Accidents

Can rail accidents be prevented by galvanizing rail tracks? Hindustan Zinc CEO Suni Duggal is trying to sell this idea to the Indian railway which is looking for a credible solution.

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Subramanian Swamy Outlines Radical Plan To Boost Railway Safety

Subramanian Swamy Outlines Radical Plan To Boost Railway Safety

As the country tries to get over the shock of the death of 23 passengers after the derailment of 14 coaches of the Puri-Haridwar-Kalinga Utkal Express near Muzaffarnagar, UP, BJP leader Subramanian Swamy on Sunday suggested a radical five-year plan to upgrade railway’s operational safety.

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