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November 17, 2018, Saturday

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REC Plans To Disburse Rs 3 Lakh Crore By 2022: P V Ramesh

REC Plans To Disburse Rs 3 Lakh Crore By 2022: P V Ramesh

With the Centre’s push for electricity for all, power financing firm Rural Electrification Corporation (REC) sees major growth coming from renewable energy, transmission, distribution, smart grid and turnkey projects overseas through subsidiaries.

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Engie In Talks With AST To Provide Off-Grid Power To Telcos, Banks

Engie In Talks With AST To Provide Off-Grid Power To Telcos, Banks

French energy company Engie SA is in talks with Delhi-based Applied Solar Technologies (AST) for a partnership to provide off-grid power to the telecom and banking sectors.

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Britain Admires India's Stretching Renewable Target Of 175 Gw By 2022: Envoy

Britain Admires India's Stretching Renewable Target Of 175 Gw By 2022: Envoy

Britain "admires" the stretching targets that India has set to bring its renewable energy capacity up to 175 GW by 2022, Britain's High Commissioner to India Sir Dominic Asquithsaid here on Thursday.

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Australia Court Dismisses Appeals Against Adani Coal Mine Project

Australia Court Dismisses Appeals Against Adani Coal Mine Project

Indian mining giant Adani Group’s 16.5 billion dollar controversy-hit coal mine project in Australia cleared two more legal hurdles today with a Brisbane court dismissing appeals filed by environmentalists and a traditional landowner against the venture.

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NITI Aayog Pitches For Round-The-Clock Power For All Electric Vehicles

NITI Aayog Pitches For Round-The-Clock Power For All Electric Vehicles

Government think tank NITI Aayog has pitched for 24x7 electricity for all, bringing reforms in diesel and petrol pricing, and city gas distribution in 100 smart cities in its Three-Year Action Agenda released today.

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China’s Solar Appetite Eats Into India’s Clean Energy Effort

China’s Solar Appetite Eats Into India’s Clean Energy Effort

Indian solar projects banking on a continuous supply of ever-cheaper panels are now under threat as China’s appetite props up prices.

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FICCI Leading 25 Companies Strong Indian Trade And Technology

FICCI Leading 25 Companies Strong Indian Trade And Technology

The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) is leading a 25 companies strong Indian trade and technology led business delegation to Kigali, Rwanda from 22nd ? 25th August 2017, which also includes the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR).

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DGH Offers Help To Incentivise Production Under Existing Contracts

DGH Offers Help To Incentivise Production Under Existing Contracts

The Directorate General of Hydrocarbons (DGH) has recommended a raft of policy measures to incentivise production under existing contracts.

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Global Crude Oil Price Of Indian Basket Was US$ 50.94 Per Bbl On 24.08.2017

Global Crude Oil Price Of Indian Basket Was US$ 50.94 Per Bbl On 24.08.2017

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$ 50.94 per barrel (bbl) on 24.08.2017.

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Coast Guard Eastern Region Gets New Offshore Patrol Vessel

Coast Guard Eastern Region Gets New Offshore Patrol Vessel

Offshore patrol Vessel 'Shaurya' of has been formally inducted in the Coast Guard, Eastern region.

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Tax Rates For Subsidised Kerosene & Cooking Gas Rose Up To 5%: Oil Ministry

Tax Rates For Subsidised Kerosene & Cooking Gas Rose Up To 5%: Oil Ministry

The effective tax rates for subsidised kerosene and cooking gas rose up to 5% but fell on average 10-12% for most other oil products such as fuel oil, naphtha and lubricants under the freshly rolled out Goods and Services Tax (GST), an analysis by the Oil Ministry showed.

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Production Performance Of Oil & Natural Gas Sector For July 2017

Production Performance Of Oil & Natural Gas Sector For July 2017

The crude oil production during July 2017 was 3,061.08 TMT, which is 3.71% lower than the target and 0.53% lower when compared with July 2016.

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Pavilion Gas Inks Deal For Access Rights To Singapore LNG Terminal

Pavilion Gas Inks Deal For Access Rights To Singapore LNG Terminal

A unit of Temasek-backed Pavilion Energy has inked an agreement with Singapore LNG Corporation (SLNG) for access rights to the SLNG Terminal on Jurong Island.

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AGL Sells North Australia Natural Gas Assets To Chinese Consortium

AGL Sells North Australia Natural Gas Assets To Chinese Consortium

Australia's AGL Energy Ltd said on Friday it has agreed to sell its north Queensland gas assets to a consortium of buyers including privately held Shandong Order Gas Co and Orient Energy Ltd.

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New Railway Board Chairman Lohani Issues Circulars To All Drms

New Railway Board Chairman Lohani Issues Circulars To All Drms

A day after assuming office as the Railways Board chairman, Ashwani Lohani on Friday issued circular orders to all the Divisional Railway Managers (DRM).

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India’s Irony: Rlys Shows Improved Safety Record But Scores High In Fatalities

India’s Irony: Rlys Shows Improved Safety Record But Scores High In Fatalities

Why do so many Indians die in train accidents if the Railways’ safety record is only getting better?

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For Faster Decision Making, Modi Govt Replaces GoM With Alternative Mechanism

For Faster Decision Making, Modi Govt Replaces GoM With Alternative Mechanism

The central government’s Alternative Mechanism (AM) is aiming at being better than UPA’s GoM (Group of Ministers) model in achieving quick decisions involving strategic disinvestments and amalgamations.

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Gurgaon To Get 50 New Green-Fuel Stations In Three Years To Cut Pollution

Gurgaon To Get 50 New Green-Fuel Stations In Three Years To Cut Pollution

The Gurugram district administration has decided to sanction 50 new green-fuel stations in Millennium City here in the next three years to control rising air pollution, a pollution control department official said.

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Alternative Checkpoint To Ease Nepal-India Trade

Alternative Checkpoint To Ease Nepal-India Trade

Nepal and India has agreed to use the Bhimnagar-Bhantabari small customs checkpoint in the eastern region as an alternative to the Biratnagar-Jogbani customs to keep trade movement between two countries operating smoothly.

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Rlys Planned Additional, Safer LHB Coaches In July

Rlys Planned Additional, Safer LHB Coaches In July

While an overhaul is expected in the Ministry of Railways, earlier last month the Indian Railways came up with a revised detailed roll-out plan for the next three years, a copy of which is with DNA.

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Indian Railways Needs To Focus More On Safety, Prabhu’s Resignation Will Not Help

Indian Railways Needs To Focus More On Safety, Prabhu’s Resignation Will Not Help

India’s state-owned transporter is witnessing an unprecedented change. Railways minister Suresh Prabhu has put in his papers; the railway board is in the process of being restructured following the decision to replace the chairman of the board.

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Four Coaches Of Mumbai Local Train Derail Near Mahim Station, Traffic Affected Between Wadala-andheri

Four Coaches Of Mumbai Local Train Derail Near Mahim Station, Traffic Affected Between Wadala-andheri

At least four coaches of a Mumbai local train derailed on Friday morning near Mahim railway station. The train was running on Harbour line.

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Free Wifi At All Blue Line Metro Stations

Free Wifi At All Blue Line Metro Stations

Delhi Metro on Friday launched free high-speed WiFi service at all 50 stations of its Blue Line service.Passengers can now use the service between Dwarka Sector 21 and Vaishali/Noida City Centre stations by searching for WiFi options and selecting 'Oui DMRC Free Wifi' for one-time registration, a DMRC statement said.

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State Not Willing To Part With Bkc Land For Bullet Train Project

State Not Willing To Part With Bkc Land For Bullet Train Project

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s dream project of a bullet train between Mumbai and Ahmedabad received a jolt when the state government refused to provide a piece of land sought by the railways at Bandra Kurla Complex (BKC).

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After India, Google Expands Public Wi-Fi To Indonesia

After India, Google Expands Public Wi-Fi To Indonesia

After a successful run in India, Google has brought its public Wi-Fi programme 'Google Station' to Indonesia that will help improve access to Internet at railway stations and other locations.

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