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Schneider-Temasek Leads Race To Buy L&T’s Electrical Biz For Rs 17,000 Crore

Schneider-Temasek Leads Race To Buy L&T’s Electrical Biz For Rs 17,000 Crore

Schneider Electric SE, the French industrial multinational along with it’s consortium partner Temasek, has entered final rounds of negotiations with Larsen and Toubro to acquire its electric and automation division for Rs 15,000 – Rs 17,000 crore as India’s largest engineering group looks to prune its portfolio and exit non-core areas, said multiple people aware of the ongoing developments.

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Saubhagya Scheme To Be In Spotlight At Power Ministers' Meet

Saubhagya Scheme To Be In Spotlight At Power Ministers' Meet

The Centre is expected to ask states to submit their plans and funding requirements for providing electricity to four crore families under the Saubhagya scheme by December next year, as per the agenda for a conference of power ministers.

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BEE To Help MSMEs In Andhra Pradesh To Adopt Energy-Efficient Measures

BEE To Help MSMEs In Andhra Pradesh To Adopt Energy-Efficient Measures

Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) Director-General Abhay Bhakre assured the Andhra Pradesh Government that the necessary support would be extended to the government for implementing various ‘energy-efficiency programmes’ in MSME (Micro,Small and Medium Enterprises) sector.

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The 48 Volt DC Power Disruption To Bring About Innovation In Power Consumption

The 48 Volt DC Power Disruption To Bring About Innovation In Power Consumption

The falling prices of solar panels and of batteries as well are likely propel the industry into experimentation with new techniques.

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Is Global Nuclear Imbalance The Reason Why Kim Jong-UN Has Gone 'Rogue'?

Is Global Nuclear Imbalance The Reason Why Kim Jong-UN Has Gone 'Rogue'?

North Korea's 'Supreme Leader' has kept the world on tenterhooks with a series of daring - and risky - nuclear tests, including one that killed 200 citizens this September.

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Bonn Talks Test Global Resolve To Fix Climate, Without Donald Trump

Bonn Talks Test Global Resolve To Fix Climate, Without Donald Trump

Governments will try to bolster a 2015 pact to combat climate change at annual talks in Germany from Monday strained by President Donald Trump's plan to pull out and instead promote the U.S. coal and oil industries.

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Long Power Cuts May Disrupt Mobile Telephony Services In Delhi: TAIPA

Long Power Cuts May Disrupt Mobile Telephony Services In Delhi: TAIPA

Long powercuts due to grid failure or a natural calamity can cause disruption in mobile telephony services in Delhi NCR any time as use of generator sets for powering towers has been banned till March 15, telecom infrastructure players said.

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Renewable Portfolio

Tata Power's Renewable Portfolio Profit Up At Rs 173 Crore In Q2

Tata Power today said its renewable portfolio in the country saw 101 per cent increase in profit to Rs 173 crore in the second quarter of the current fiscal.

 

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PowerGrid Corporation

Powergrid Strives To Be Corruption-Free

The PowerGrid Corporation of India observed Vigilance Awareness Week in its all offices falling under the Northern Region, Transmission System-II.

 

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Energy Agency, carbon dioxide

India’s Carbon Emission Jumped 1,041% Since 1971, Says Study

India was ranked the third-highest carbon dioxide (CO2) emitter in the world in 2015 after China and USA, according to the International Energy Agency, a Paris-based energy policy advisor to 29 countries globally rallying for clean energy.

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Unchahar thermal power plant

Unchahar Tragedy Is One Of The “rarest Incidents” In The Company’s History: NTPC CMD Gurdeep Singh

Considered as one of the worst industrial accidents in the country in the past many years, the sudden malfunctioning of the boiler of the 500MW unit at Unchahar thermal power plant has left the top management of India’s largest power generator, NTPC Limited, completely startled.

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ONGC Seeks Higher Gas Price To Develop KG Basin Block

ONGC Seeks Higher Gas Price To Develop KG Basin Block

Oil & Natural Gas Corp has sought higher gas prices from the government for a block it plans to develop in the KG Basin, warning that it will otherwise have to mothball the $600 million-project, company executives said.

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Crude Oil Price

Global Crude Oil Price Of Indian Basket Was US$ 59.61 Per Bbl On 03.11.2017

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$ 59.61 per barrel (bbl) on 03.11.2017.

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AG&P To Develop Major LNG Import Terminal In India

AG&P To Develop Major LNG Import Terminal In India

The Karaikal Port is a deep-water facility located on the east coast of India. Since commencing operations in 2009, the Port has handled over 46 million t of multi-cargo and received over 1400 commercial vessels.

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Shell Looks Beyond Road Fuels To Secure Future Of Refining

Shell Looks Beyond Road Fuels To Secure Future Of Refining

While the world braces for the electric-vehicle revolution, Royal Dutch Shell is betting on growing appetite for asphalt and plastics to sustain its century-old oil refining business for the coming decades.

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Delhi HC Not To Interfere With Sambit Patra's Appointment As ONGC Director

Delhi HC Not To Interfere With Sambit Patra's Appointment As ONGC Director

The Delhi High Court on Monday refused to interfere with the appointment of BJP national spokesperson Sambit Patra as an independent director on the board of the Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC).

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Government To Give 60 Per Cent Stake In ONGC’s Prime Oil Fields To Private Companies

Government To Give 60 Per Cent Stake In ONGC’s Prime Oil Fields To Private Companies

Nearly 25 years after Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC’s) prime oil fields were privatized, the oil ministry has identified 11 more functional oil and gas fields of the state-run firm for handing over to private firms to raise output.

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Oil Hits Highest Levels Since 2015 Amid Tightening Markets, Saudi Purge

Oil Hits Highest Levels Since 2015 Amid Tightening Markets, Saudi Purge

Oil prices hit their highest levels since July 2015 early on Monday as markets tightened, while Saudi Arabia's crown prince cemented his power over the weekend through an anti-corruption crackdown that included high profile arrests.

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McDermott, KG-D6block

Reliance Industries Awards R-Series Gas Field Contract To McDermott

Reliance Industries has awarded a major contract for bringing to production the R-Series gas field in the flagging KG-D6block to US engineering and construction company McDermott.

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Govt Will Look At Taxes On Fuel Whenever There Is A Pinch: Dharmendra Pradhan

Govt Will Look At Taxes On Fuel Whenever There Is A Pinch: Dharmendra Pradhan

Interfering in the pricing of the commodity is the most anti-consumer step a government can take. Let the competition decide the price as in the open market.

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Atlantic Gulf & Pacific Company

Atlantic Gulf & Pacific Company To Set Up LNG Terminal At Karaikal

The Philippines-based Atlantic Gulf & Pacific Company (AG&P) has signed a pact with Karaikal Port Private Limited to develop a liquefied natural gas import terminal at the port located in Puducherry.

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Delhi Smog: NHAI Tells Staff To Take Pollution Control Measures

Delhi Smog: NHAI Tells Staff To Take Pollution Control Measures

The national highways authority of India (NHAI) has issued instructions to the field officials to take all possible steps to reduce contribution of the highways sector towards air pollution in Delhi NCR.

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Great News! Chennai Included In UNESCO Creative Cities Index; PM Modi Says Proud Moment For India

Great News! Chennai Included In UNESCO Creative Cities Index; PM Modi Says Proud Moment For India

Greetings are being showered on the city of Chennai after its inclusion in the list of UNESCO Creative Cities. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Wednesday, congratulated the city on its feat.

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Day After, German National Assaults Railway Police Officer in UP, Complaint Lodged

Day After, German National Assaults Railway Police Officer in UP, Complaint Lodged

A day after Holger Erik, German national, alleged to have been attacked at Roberstganj Station in Sonbhadra district of Uttar Pradesh, the case took a new turn on Saturday when he allegedly punched Robertsganj GRP in-charge Harivansh Ram and injured him.

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Travelling In 48 More Trains Gets Costlier, Thanks To 'Superfast' Levy

Travelling In 48 More Trains Gets Costlier, Thanks To 'Superfast' Levy

Cash-starved Indian Railways has increased the fare of 48 mail and express trains by upgrading them to "superfast" and raising their designated average speed by mere five kilometres per hour from 50 kmph, according to the new timetable released November 1.

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Railways Launch Main Arch On World's Highest Bridge On Chenab

Railways Launch Main Arch On World's Highest Bridge On Chenab

The Indian Railways has launched the main arch of the world's highest bridge on the River Chenab in Jammu and Kashmir's Reasi district which will provide direct connectivity to the Kashmir Valley.

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Kathgodam Shatabdi Express

Railways To Unveil Its 'Gold' Standard Today

The railways will showcase its first (gold standard) on Monday. The New Delhi-Kathgodam Shatabdi Express will be the first to be launched as part of the railways' 'Swarn' project which aims to renovate India's premium trains, including Rajdhanis and Shatabdis.

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NLC India, solar power

NLC to set up solar plants on railway land

NLC India has been tasked with covering vacant land of the Railways with solar power generation set-ups.

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