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September 26, 2018, Wednesday

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EESL, UK Firm Collaborate On New Renewable Energy Pact

EESL, UK Firm Collaborate On New Renewable Energy Pact

A joint venture of Indian PSU Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) and UK-based EnergyPro Limited (EP) will invest USD 12 million in a new partnership with leading battery storage solutions provider Leclanché.

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Jaitapur Nuclear Proj Issues Being ‘Well Negotiated’: France

Jaitapur Nuclear Proj Issues Being ‘Well Negotiated’: France

French Ambassador to India Alexandre Ziegler today said that financial and technological issues as well as differences over fixing responsibility for the construction of the proposed 10,000 MW nuclear power plant at Jaitapur in Maharashtra are “being well negotiated”.

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Power Ministers Rajgir Meet Tomorrow Called Off

Power Ministers Rajgir Meet Tomorrow Called Off

The two-day meet of power and renewable energy ministers which was scheduled to start at Rajgir in Bihar tomorrow has been called off at the eleventh hour.

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Kundankulam Nuclear Power Project: Reliance Communications Is Lowest EPC Contract Bidder, Beats Tata Projects, L&T

Kundankulam Nuclear Power Project: Reliance Communications Is Lowest EPC Contract Bidder, Beats Tata Projects, L&T

Reliance Infrastructure (RInfra) has emerged as the lowest bidder (L1) with a Rs 1,000-crore bid for an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract at the Kudankulam nuclear power project in Tamil Nadu, which is being set up by the Nuclear Power Corporation of India (NPCIL) with Russian assistance.

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India Inks Energy Work Programme With IEA, Key Members

India has signed joint work programmes with the International Energy Agency (IEA) and some key members at IEA's latest ministerial meeting in Paris

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RInfra Surges Nearly 4% On Rs. 1,000-Cr EPC Contract

RInfra Surges Nearly 4% On Rs. 1,000-Cr EPC Contract

Shares of Reliance Infrastructure gained nearly 4 per cent on Thursday as the company has won a Rs. 1,000-crore order from Nuclear Power Corporation of India (NPCI) after it emerged as the lowest bidder for an engineering and construction contract for the Kudankulam plant.

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Arcelormittal

SAIL, Arcelormittal Asked To Expedite Steel JV: Official

The government today said it has asked state-owned SAIL and the world's largest steelmaker ArcelorMittal to expedite setting up of their proposed joint venture for a Rs 5,000-crore auto-grade steel plant.

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Emmanuel Macron’s

Why President Of France Emmanuel Macron’s Visit To India Was Postponed Until 2018; Here Is Big Setback

The 39-year-old President of France, Emmanuel Macron’s first visit to India has been postponed until early next year.

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French Ambassador Optimistic That Work On The Jaitapur Nuclear Plant Will Begin Soon

French Ambassador Optimistic That Work On The Jaitapur Nuclear Plant Will Begin Soon

Even as the proposed Jaitapur Nuclear Power Project (JNPP) is back on the negotiating table between the Indian and French governments, talks on liability and costs are yet to see a breakthrough in this 9,900 MW plant — the world's largest in terms of capacity.

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Chris Prengels

Tiger Power CEO Chris Prengels: Developing Power Solutions For Off Grid, Poor Grid Applications In India

If solar energy is a big leap for renewable power, Tiger Power has taken the plunge and is ready to raise the energy bar with innovative solar power generation and storage solutions, that can be set up in remote locations and reduce carbon emissions.

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More Work Needed To Widen Renewables, Solar: UNIDO Official

More Work Needed To Widen Renewables, Solar: UNIDO Official

Lauding India's renewables and solar photovoltaic (PV) programmes, UNIDO's India representative Renevan Berkel on Wednesday said more work is needed to bring everybody under the ambit of these iniatives.

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Govt Urges Mining Industry To Become More Responsible Towards Safety

Govt Urges Mining Industry To Become More Responsible Towards Safety

The government today urged Coal India and other mining companies to be more responsible towards environment and safety to safeguard the future of the sector.

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Commercial Coal Mine Auction May Be Completed This Year: Coal Secretary

Commercial Coal Mine Auction May Be Completed This Year: Coal Secretary

Auction of reserves selected for commercial mining is likely to be completed by the end of March, and this is likely to end state-owned Coal India's near monopoly in the domestic market.

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7-8 Per Cent Contribution Of Mining Sector In GDP Can Create 25 Million Jobs In India

7-8 Per Cent Contribution Of Mining Sector In GDP Can Create 25 Million Jobs In India

The development of natural resources dates back to about 50,000 years - in the Middle Paleolithic Chert mines of Nazlet Sabaha (or Safaha), a site on the western banks of the Nile River in Egypt.

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ISB, Shakti Foundation Launch Clean Energy Lab

ISB, Shakti Foundation Launch Clean Energy Lab

The Indian School of Business (ISB) and Shakti Sustainable Energy Foundation have jointly launched the Clean Energy Lab, an incubation programme to support early stage non-profits working on creating policy impacts in clean energy.

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Global Crude Oil Price Of Indian Basket Was US$ 62.42 Per Bbl On 08.11.2017

Global Crude Oil Price Of Indian Basket Was US$ 62.42 Per Bbl On 08.11.2017

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$ 62.42 per barrel (bbl) on 08.11.2017.

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India To Save Rs 4,000 Cr Post Exxon LNG Price Revision

India To Save Rs 4,000 Cr Post Exxon LNG Price Revision

India will save about Rs 4,000 crore after it got US energy major Exxon Mobil Corp to lower the price of liquefied natural gas (LNG) after the new rates kick-in from January next year.

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Indraprastha Gas Q2 Net Up 17% At Rs 169 Cr On Higher Sales

Indraprastha Gas Q2 Net Up 17% At Rs 169 Cr On Higher Sales

State-run Indraprastha Gas Limited (IGL), supplying natural gas in the NCR, on Thursday posted a 17 per cent jump in net profit for the second quarter ending September at Rs 168.61 crore on the back of increased sales.

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HPCL Net Profit More Than Doubles To Rs. 1,735 Cr

HPCL Net Profit More Than Doubles To Rs. 1,735 Cr

State-owned oil refiner Hindustan Petroleum Corp Ltd's second-quarter net profit more than doubled, but fell short of analysts' estimates.

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Petronet LNG Turns Focus To Poorly Supplied East Coast

Petronet LNG Turns Focus To Poorly Supplied East Coast

India's biggest gas importer Petronet LNG Ltd wants to build up its liquefied natural gas (LNG) regasification capacity in the east of the country where supply is limited, after focussing till now on the west, the CEO said on Thursday.

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Petronet Posts 28% Jump In Net At Rs 589 Cr In September Quarter

Petronet Posts 28% Jump In Net At Rs 589 Cr In September Quarter

Petronet LNG Ltd, India's biggest gas importer, today reported its highest ever quarterly net profit on the back of processing record volumes of gas.

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India Set To Buy 49% In Russia Oilfield By Feb

India Set To Buy 49% In Russia Oilfield By Feb

A consortium of Indian companies led by ONGC Videsh (OVL) is likely to acquire a 49 per cent stake in Russia’s Vankor cluster oilfields owned by Rosneft by February 2018.

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Right Time For ONGC To Opt For New Rigs: Experts

Right Time For ONGC To Opt For New Rigs: Experts

With the rental differential between old and new rigs disappearing, Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) has an opportunity to improve efficiency and make the most of rising crude oil prices by modernising its rigs.

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Indian Oil Corp Starts Crude Oil Trading Through Singapore Subsidiary

Indian Oil Corp Starts Crude Oil Trading Through Singapore Subsidiary

India's top refiner Indian Oil Corp on Wednesday began trading crude oil through its Singapore unit, buying a million barrels of Nigerian oil Akpo, the state-run company's head of finance AK Sharma said.

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Bandhan Express Flagged By PM Modi Brings India, Bangladesh Closer

Bandhan Express Flagged By PM Modi Brings India, Bangladesh Closer

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Bangladesh counterpart Sheikh Hasina today launched a new passenger train service between Kolkata and Khulna, an industrial town in southwestern Bangladesh.

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Railways Target Completing Bullet Train Project By August 2022

Railways Target Completing Bullet Train Project By August 2022

Unfazed by opposition criticism, Indian Railways is working overtime to push ahead with the much-talked about the “Bullet Train” project, aiming to complete it ahead of the August 2022 deadline set by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

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India, Bangladesh Launch Multiple Connectivity Projects

India, Bangladesh Launch Multiple Connectivity Projects

A number of connectivity projects, including a new passenger train service between Kolkata and Bangladesh's southwestern industrial city of Khulna, were today launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Bangladeshi counterpart Sheikh Hasina that will help reduce the travel time by three hours.

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10 Trains Cancelled Due To Fog: Northern Railway

10 Trains Cancelled Due To Fog: Northern Railway

Ten long distance trains arriving in the national capital were cancelled due to fog on Thursday while 41 others were running late, the Northern Railway said.

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Mumbai: Western Railway To Spend Crores On Cleaning Garbage!

Mumbai: Western Railway To Spend Crores On Cleaning Garbage!

Next time you see someone throw a sachet of pan masala, or plastic bottle on rail tracks, remember that public money is getting wasted on cleaning and removing them.

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Safety Audit: NGO To Identify Issues At Local Railway Stations

Safety Audit: NGO To Identify Issues At Local Railway Stations

Commuters travelling in local trains and crowded railway stations have been facing harassment issues every day. Recently there have been instances where women commuters had come forward to report about the harassment they faced while commuting at the railway stations.

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Railways Owes Rs 366 Crore To BMC In Water Supply Bills, Reveals RTI Query

Railways Owes Rs 366 Crore To BMC In Water Supply Bills, Reveals RTI Query

The Railways owes over Rs 366 crore to the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) towards water supply bills, reply to an RTI query has revealed.

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Bailey Bridges To Be Installed At Stations

Bailey Bridges To Be Installed At Stations

Bailey bridges, which are pre-fabricated and easy-to-assemble, will be installed at the Elphinstone, Currey Road and Ambivili railway stations.

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Titagarh To Drive In Automated Rail Track Checking Vehicles

Titagarh To Drive In Automated Rail Track Checking Vehicles

At a time when Indian Railways is besieged by accidents, Titagarh Wagons is set to introduce technology-driven track diagnostic vehicles, which would be manufactured by its joint venture (JV) with Mermec SpA of Italy.

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HC Warns MMRCL Against Carrying Out Metro-iii Work At Night

HC Warns MMRCL Against Carrying Out Metro-iii Work At Night

The Bombay High Court today cautioned the Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation Limited (MMRCL) against breaching the restrictions imposed by it on construction activity for the Metro III line.

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ABB Technology For Pollution-Free E-Rickshaw Transportation In Jabalpur

ABB India is providing critical technology through its solar inverters for solar powered charging stations for e-rickshaws at four locations in Jabalpur.

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UAE's Sharaf Group To Invest More In Indian Logistics, Infrastructure

UAE's Sharaf Group To Invest More In Indian Logistics, Infrastructure

The Sharaf Group is increasing its investments in India's logistics parks, infrastructure and food sectors as the country becomes more business-friendly for foreign investors, said a senior executive.

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Reliance Infrastructure Set To Bag Rs 1,000 Crore NPCL Order

Reliance Infrastructure Set To Bag Rs 1,000 Crore NPCL Order

Anil Ambani-led Reliance Infrastructure is slated to win a Rs 1,000-crore order from Nuclear Power Corporation of India (NPCI) after emerging as the lowest bidder for an engineering and construction contract for the Kudankulam plant, people familiar with the development told ET.

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