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India Needs To Build Solar-Electricity Storage System: Researcher

India Needs To Build Solar-Electricity Storage System: Researcher

India needs to build a storage system for electricity from its fast-expanding solar network in a bid to balance cost-effective energy mix, according to a senior researcher.

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Coal India To Raise Executive Salaries At A Cost Of Rs 800 Crore

Coal India To Raise Executive Salaries At A Cost Of Rs 800 Crore

Coal India Ltd, the world's largest coal miner, will pay its executives about Rs 800 crore ($124.08 million) in salary rises retroactive from January this year, interim chairman Gopal Singh told Reuters.

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India, UK To Ink Pact In Urban Transport Sector

India, UK To Ink Pact In Urban Transport Sector

India and the UK will sign a pact soon for cooperation in policy planning, technology transfer and institutional organisation in the urban transport sector, the government said today.

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Saubhagaya Scheme Launchef In Manipur

Saubhagaya Scheme Launchef In Manipur

The Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana (SAUBHGAYA) was launched in Manipur today, by Union Minister of State (IC) for Power and New & Renewable Energy, R.K. Singh and N. Biren Singh, Chief Minister of Manipur.

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PM Modi Says India’s Comprehensive National Energy Policy To Be Out Soon

PM Modi Says India’s Comprehensive National Energy Policy To Be Out Soon

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said India will soon have a comprehensive national energy policy and lauded the country’s clean energy programme under which renewables energy generation capacity has doubled in the last three years.

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Durgapur Projects To Become Subsidiary Of WBPDC: Education Minister

Durgapur Projects To Become Subsidiary Of WBPDC: Education Minister

The Mamata Banerjee government has decided to merge the ailing Durgapur Projects Ltd (DPL) with the West Bengal Power Development Corporation Limited as its subsidiary unit.

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Burkina Faso Launches Sahel Region's Largest Solar Power Plant

Burkina Faso Launches Sahel Region's Largest Solar Power Plant

West Africa’s biggest solar power plant goes on stream on Wednesday as Burkina Faso, one of the world’s poorest countries, inaugurates a novel scheme to boost renewables and cut energy dependence on its neighbours. 

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EU Must Not Slow Down On Wind Power Ambitions -Windeurope

EU Must Not Slow Down On Wind Power Ambitions -Windeurope

The European Union should raise wind power targets for 2030 in order to maintain its technology leadership and secure jobs in the sector, industry lobby WindEurope said on Tuesday.

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Rajasthan Saves Energy Worth Rs 144 Crore Through LED Lights

Rajasthan Saves Energy Worth Rs 144 Crore Through LED Lights

Rajasthan, which has retrofitted 8 lakh smart LED street lights under the Ujala scheme, has saved energy worth Rs 144 crore, said Energy Efficiency Services Ltd (EESL) managing director Saurabh Kumar here on Monday.

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South Korea Tells Its Firms To Stop PoK Investments

South Korea Tells Its Firms To Stop PoK Investments

South Korean vice minister for foreign affairs Cho Hyun said here on Monday that the South's government has given "enough warning" to companies that have shown interest in investing in Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (PoK) to refrain from doing so.

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India Needs To Build Solar-Electricity Storage System: Senior Researcher

India Needs To Build Solar-Electricity Storage System: Senior Researcher

India needs to build a storage system for electricity from its fast-expanding solar network in a bid to balance cost-effective energy mix, according to a senior researcher.

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$23bn In Rooftop Solar Potential For India

$23bn In Rooftop Solar Potential For India

Bloomberg New Energy Finance has produced a new report which indicates the Indian government will need to invest around $23bn over the next five years if it is to achieve its target of 40 GW in rooftop solar photovoltaics.

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Why It’s Immoral To Expect Certificates Of Approval From International NGOs

Why It’s Immoral To Expect Certificates Of Approval From International NGOs

Hats off to the Government of India for showing Greenpeace the door! We now need to look hard at the more than 20 lakh non-government organisations (NGOs) operating in India, most of which are simply tax-evasion entities.

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Environment Secretary Urges MSMEs To Become Energy Efficient

Environment Secretary Urges MSMEs To Become Energy Efficient

Environment Secretary C.K. Mishra on Monday said that the Delhi like smog situation will not occur again at an event hosted by WWF India, He also launched a report on “Clean Energy Innovation Ecosystem in the Small and Medium Enterprises sector in India”.

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Rajasthan Saves Energy Worth Rs 144 Crore

Rajasthan Saves Energy Worth Rs 144 Crore

Rajasthan, which has retrofitted 8 lakh smart LED street lights under the Ujala scheme, has saved energy worth Rs 144 crore, said Energy Efficiency Services Ltd (EESL) managing director Saurabh Kumar here on Monday.

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Hindustan Zinc Mining Academy Brings Jobs For 126 Passing-Out Rural Youths

Hindustan Zinc Mining Academy Brings Jobs For 126 Passing-Out Rural Youths

Hindustan Zinc Mining Academy’, set up by Hindustan Zinc, in collaboration with ‘Skill Council for Mining Sector’ and training partner ‘Indian Institute of Skill Development Pvt. Ltd’, is expected to spend Rs.30 Crore in the next five years to train about 500 ITI pass-outs in Jumbo Drill Operations and Winding Engine operations.

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Thai Police Arrest 16 Protesting Against Coal-Fired Power Plant

Thai Police Arrest 16 Protesting Against Coal-Fired Power Plant

Thai authorities have arrested 16 people who were protesting against the construction of a coal-fired power plant, drawing criticism of the military government from rights activists and environmentalists.

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More Than 20,000 Tamil Nadu Electricity Board Field Staff Await Promotions

More Than 20,000 Tamil Nadu Electricity Board Field Staff Await Promotions

The Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation (TANGEDCO) and the Tamil Nadu Transmission Corporation (TANTRANSCO) have not been giving promotions to a group of workers in the field wing, though there are many capable people with more than a decade’s experience.

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Seven Arrested For Duping People With Fake Rail, NTPC Jobs

Seven Arrested For Duping People With Fake Rail, NTPC Jobs

Seven persons, including two women, were arrested on Monday for allegedly duping 100 job aspirants by promising them non-existent jobs in the Railways and the state-run National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC).

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NTPC Power Plants Face Bhel Equipment Woes

NTPC Power Plants Face Bhel Equipment Woes

State-run NTPC Ltd has been facing problems at several of its power projects due to issues related to equipment supplied by Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (Bhel), said several people aware of the developments.

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Experts Advocate Shift To Alternative Energy Sources

Experts Advocate Shift To Alternative Energy Sources

Citing the ambitious target of achieving an installed capacity of 1,75,000 MW of renewable energy by 2022 set by Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), energy experts called for a robust shift to alternative energy sources while speaking at the inaugural session of 33rd National Convention of Electrical Engineers (NCEE) at the National Institute of Technology - Tiruchi (NITT), on Friday.

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India Allows Inter-State Solar Power Sale To Cut Developers’ Risk

India Allows Inter-State Solar Power Sale To Cut Developers’ Risk

In an attempt to mitigate any risks that prospective solar power project developers may face with the sale of generated electricity, India’s Ministry of New & Renewable Energy has announced a crucial modification in rules.

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Work On Hydel Project Begins Tomorrow

Work On Hydel Project Begins Tomorrow

KSEB officials said the excess water from the Peruvannamoozhi reservoir would be used for the 6MW power project, which would be linked to the Chakkittappara 110 kV substation.

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Tata Power Solar Commissions India’s First Rooftop Solar Carport

Tata Power Solar Commissions India’s First Rooftop Solar Carport

Tata Power Solar, India’s largest integrated solar company, sets another landmark by commissioning an unprecedented rooftop project in India – a solar carport on the rooftop of the sprawling 70,000 sq.mtr Unity One mall, a Unity Group endeavor in Rohini.

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Coal Shortage In India Leads To Energy Crisis

Coal Shortage In India Leads To Energy Crisis

In fact, both industrial and retail consumers in many parts of the country are reeling from electricity cuts, due to a shortage in supply of coal to thermal plants.

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As India’s Coal Shortage Continues, Private Players Are Irked At NTPC’s Bigger Share

As India’s Coal Shortage Continues, Private Players Are Irked At NTPC’s Bigger Share

As Coal India (CIL) struggles to step up coal supply to private power plants, it has been left puzzling over one particular aspect of the prevailing shortage of the dry fuel.

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Engie Finally Gets A Buyer For Its 250 Megawatt India Solar Project

Engie Finally Gets A Buyer For Its 250 Megawatt India Solar Project

After months of uncertainty, Solairedirect has finally found a buyer for its 250 megawatt solar power project in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh.

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Surya Roshni Bags Orders Worth Rs 73 Cr From EESL

Surya Roshni Bags Orders Worth Rs 73 Cr From EESL

Lighting firm Surya Roshni has bagged orders worth Rs. 73 crore for supply of LED street lights and fans from Energy Efficiency Services Ltd (EESL).

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Clean Energy Taps Limited CSR Funding, Report Says

Clean Energy Taps Limited CSR Funding, Report Says

Companies are quick to pledge efforts to push renewable energy but found wanting when it comes to making investments in clean energy initiatives under their corporate social responsibility (CSR) heads.

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Rohini Mall Gets India’s 1st Solar Carport Plant

Rohini Mall Gets India’s 1st Solar Carport Plant

The country's first rooftop solar carport was inaugurated at a mall in Rohini on Monday. The solar plant, which has come up on the rooftop of a parking space at Unity One, can generate 300kW of electricity daily and will meet 80% of the mall's daily needs, significantly reducing its carbon footprint.

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BHP Targets Costs Cuts; Sees Upside In Copper, Steel Prices

BHP Targets Costs Cuts; Sees Upside In Copper, Steel Prices

Top global miner BHP Billiton Ltd said on Tuesday it will drive further cost cuts across its Australian business, and forecast strong price support from China for steelmaking raw materials.

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How To Accomplish India’s Energy Goals And Drive The Economy Further; All You Need To Know

How To Accomplish India’s Energy Goals And Drive The Economy Further; All You Need To Know

Over the last few years, India has emerged as a leader, at the forefront of issues pertaining to climate change. While this has had significant impact on the international community, it has also changed the course of development within the country.  

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Green Ministry Vows ‘Harsh Measures’ To Prevent Smog In Delhi

Green Ministry Vows ‘Harsh Measures’ To Prevent Smog In Delhi

The country’s top environment ministry bureaucrat said that “harsh measures” could be on the anvil to prevent a repeat of the smog that engulfed Delhi earlier this month.

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‘Bhoomi Pujan’ Held By BHEL To Set Up Solar Power Plant

‘Bhoomi Pujan’ Held By BHEL To Set Up Solar Power Plant

To encourage the use of sustainable energy through non-conventional resources, BHEL Haridwar is setting up a 5 MW grid interactive Solar PV power plant near its 132 KV sub-station.

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Why The Pain  In Thermal Power May Be Enduring

Why The Pain  In Thermal Power May Be Enduring

Despite the steady growth in coal-based electricity generation, the fortunes of the producers haven’t seen a noticeable improvement.

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We're Looking To Buy Out Partners Or Having ESSL Issue Shares To Us: Rec's Pv Ramesh

We're Looking To Buy Out Partners Or Having ESSL Issue Shares To Us: Rec's Pv Ramesh

Rural Electrification Corporation has been in the business of funding generation, transmission and distribution projects as well as spearheading government’s power sector initiatives in the rural areas for almost five decades.

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Petcoke Ban: Shifting Back To Coal Is Easier Said Than Done For Cement Companies

Petcoke Ban: Shifting Back To Coal Is Easier Said Than Done For Cement Companies

Some cement producers are shifting back to coal from petroleum coke (petcoke) to meet their fuel requirements following the Supreme Court’s recent ban on petcoke use.

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KERC Okays Wind PPA At Old Tariff, To Assess Other Projects

KERC Okays Wind PPA At Old Tariff, To Assess Other Projects

Karnataka’s power regulator has finally started approving old power purchase agreements (PPAs) with wind energy developers

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Oil Minister Pradhan Calls For Umbrella Policy To Synergise Energy Ministries

Oil Minister Pradhan Calls For Umbrella Policy To Synergise Energy Ministries

Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan today said there is a need for an umbrella energy policy which will bring about synergy in the work being done by the five energy ministries in the country.

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Gas Distribution Stocks In Focus; Indraprastha Gas Hits New High

Gas Distribution Stocks In Focus; Indraprastha Gas Hits New High

Shares of city gas distribution companies (CGD) such as Indraprastha Gas (IGL), Mahanagar Gas (MGL) and Gujarat Gas have rallied by up to 6% on the BSE in intra-day trade in an otherwise subdued market.

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Petroleum Products Inclusion In GST Only Way For Rational Fuel Prices Says Minister For Petroleum And Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan

Petroleum Products Inclusion In GST Only Way For Rational Fuel Prices Says Minister For Petroleum And Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan

The Centre and the states need to bring petroleum products into the goods and services tax (GST) framework sooner rather than later

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Pradhan Defends Mega Oil Refinery Amid Electric-Vehicle Push

Pradhan Defends Mega Oil Refinery Amid Electric-Vehicle Push

Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan today strongly defended plans to build the Rs 2.7 lakh crore oil refinery on the west coast by 2022 despite the push for electric vehicles, saying that India needs multi-source fuels to meet its fast-growing energy needs.

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Pressured For Profit, Oil Majors Bet Big On Shale Technology

Pressured For Profit, Oil Majors Bet Big On Shale Technology

Shale oil engineer Oscar Portillo spends his days drilling as many as five wells at once - without ever setting foot on a rig.

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Goa's First Bio-Gas Bus Trial Runs To Start In A Fortnights

Goa's First Bio-Gas Bus Trial Runs To Start In A Fortnights

The government will run the bio-gas bus on a pilot basis within a fortnight for three to six months, officials in the chief minister’s office (CMO) said here on Monday.

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Oil Minister Pradhan To Inaugurate IOC Jharsuguda Terminal On 29 Nov

Oil Minister Pradhan To Inaugurate IOC Jharsuguda Terminal On 29 Nov

Union Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan will inaugurate a terminal of Indian Oil Corporation, state’s biggest, on November 29.

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India Needs Overall Energy Policy, Gas Must In GST: Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan

India Needs Overall Energy Policy, Gas Must In GST: Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan

Renewing the call for bringing natural gas under the GST regime, Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Tuesday said the country needs an overarching policy covering various energy verticals in order to achieve self sufficiency and security in this critical sector.

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Energy Is Weapon Of Socio-Economic Transformation: Pradhan

Energy Is Weapon Of Socio-Economic Transformation: Pradhan

Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Tuesday said energy is the weapon of socio economic transformation.

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Oil Prices Fall On Pipeline Restart, Uncertainty Over OPEC Output Cuts

Oil Prices Fall On Pipeline Restart, Uncertainty Over OPEC Output Cuts

Oil prices slipped in Asian trade on Tuesday amid uncertainty over a possible extension of output cuts by major crude producers and expectations of higher supply as the Keystone pipeline restarts.

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Refinery News Roundup: Little Maintenance In Asia-Pacific

Refinery News Roundup: Little Maintenance In Asia-Pacific

Japan's Idemitsu Kosan has restarted the sole 160,000 b/d crude distillation unit at its Aichi refinery in central Japan.

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GAIL Delivered Setback In Bid To Renegotiate Gazprom LNG Deal

GAIL Delivered Setback In Bid To Renegotiate Gazprom LNG Deal

GAIL India Ltd. received notification from Russia’s Gazprom PJSC that it plans to start deliveries of liquefied natural gas through a contract the Indian buyer is trying to renegotiate, according to people with knowledge of the matter.

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Exclusive: Rising Russian Sakhalin-1 Oil Output May Threaten OPEC Deal Compliance

Exclusive: Rising Russian Sakhalin-1 Oil Output May Threaten OPEC Deal Compliance

Oil output from Russia’s Sakhalin-1 project is set to rise by about a quarter to 250,000-260,000 barrels per day (bpd) from January, sources with knowledge of the plan said, signalling Moscow may find it hard to comply with an extended OPEC output cut.

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Noida: Garbage Burning Near Gas Pipeline Poses Huge Risk

Noida: Garbage Burning Near Gas Pipeline Poses Huge Risk

The Gas Authority of India Limited (GAIL) on Monday complained to the Noida authority that garbage is burning above a gas pipeline near Kanhan Park is putting the facility at risk.

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India's New Oil-supply Strategy

India's New Oil-supply Strategy

The arrival of the New Prosperity tanker into Paradip Port, in Odisha on India's east coast, at the beginning of October was a landmark moment for US-Indian bilateral relations.

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Check-Spill Notice Slapped On Indian Oil

Check-Spill Notice Slapped On Indian Oil

The Odisha State Pollution Control Board has issued notices to Indian Oil Corporation Limited, asking it to take corrective measures to check frequent oil spills.

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OPEC Battle With US For Oil Supremacy Nears Day Of Reckoning

OPEC Battle With US For Oil Supremacy Nears Day Of Reckoning

The clash between the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (Opec) and America’s oil industry is reaching a day of reckoning.

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Oilfield Privatisation Plan Runs Into ONGC Wall

Oilfield Privatisation Plan Runs Into ONGC Wall

An association of officers of state-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) has sought the intervention of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to stave off the government's plans to privatise 15 identified oil and gas fields.

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OPEC Will Extend The Cut

OPEC Will Extend The Cut

There will be an OPEC deal extension—no matter the public tussling between opposing forces in the industry cartel—if the world's largest oil producers are really determined to end the supply glut.

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54 Things You Didn’t Know About Natural Gas

54 Things You Didn’t Know About Natural Gas

Every once in a while, I will realize that I have spent way too much time talking about oil, complaining about pipelines, Permania, free money and the impending “End of Big Oil because of Electric Vehicles”. 

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Set Floor Price For Domestic Gas: Experts

Set Floor Price For Domestic Gas: Experts

Despite the recent fall in prices of imported LNG, the fuel still costs $6-7 per mmbtu to domestic consumers, clearly signalling the demand for gas at prices higher than $2.89 per mmbtu fetched by domestic explorers for shallow-water gas.

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PM Modi Launches Hyderabad Metro, Takes First Ride: 10 Points

PM Modi Launches Hyderabad Metro, Takes First Ride: 10 Points

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today launched the metro rail that Hyderabad has been waiting months for, joining Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao on its inaugural journey, covering four stations, where there is tight security.

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India, Denmark Vow To Boost Trade And Investment Ties In Energy

India, Denmark Vow To Boost Trade And Investment Ties In Energy

India and Denmark have decided to ramp up cooperation in key sectors such as trade and investment, energy and shipping, during talks between External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and her Danish counterpart Anders Samuelsen.

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Delhi Hit By Railways Train Cancellations, Bengaluru Sees Flight Disruptions As Fog Affects Operations

Delhi Hit By Railways Train Cancellations, Bengaluru Sees Flight Disruptions As Fog Affects Operations

The fog and smog conditions continue to prevail in north India due to which 24 Indian Railways trains got delayed, 3 were rescheduled and 4 others cancelled in Delhi on Tuesday. The reason affecting the operations of trains was low visibility. 

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Delhi: Local Train Derails Near Okhla Railway Station, No Casualties Reported

Delhi: Local Train Derails Near Okhla Railway Station, No Casualties Reported

A coach of a Palwal-New Delhi-Ghaziabad (64055) passenger train derailed on Tuesday, after one of its wheels went off the track at 9:45 AM near Okhla Railway Station.

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Hyderabad Metro Live Updates: PM Narendra Modi Flags Off Rail Service, Takes Ride With CM K Chandrashekhar Rao

Hyderabad Metro Live Updates: PM Narendra Modi Flags Off Rail Service, Takes Ride With CM K Chandrashekhar Rao

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the much-awaited Hyderabad Metro Rail today. The 30 km-long first phase of the metro rail project between Miyapur and Nagole, having 24 stations, would be launched by PM Modi at 2:15 pm at Miyapur station.

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Palwal-New Delhi-Ghaziabad Local Train Derails Near Okhla; Wheel Of Railway Coach Comes Off

Palwal-New Delhi-Ghaziabad Local Train Derails Near Okhla; Wheel Of Railway Coach Comes Off

A Ghaziabad-bound local passenger train derailed near Okhla today when a wheel of a coach came off, officials said.

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Air Pollution In Cities Across Asia Has Reached A Dangerous Tipping Point

Air Pollution In Cities Across Asia Has Reached A Dangerous Tipping Point

A staggering 70 percent of the 6.5 million deaths linked to air pollution a year occur in the Asia Pacific alone, according to the UN Environment Programme.

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Nitin Gadkari Talks About Plans To Solve Water Scarcity In The South

Nitin Gadkari Talks About Plans To Solve Water Scarcity In The South

Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways, Shipping, Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Nitin Gadkari said the ministry had decided to transfer surplus water from the Godavari River to Krishna

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Railway Minister Piyush Goyal Takes Stock Of Elphinstone Foot-Over Bridge Construction

Railway Minister Piyush Goyal Takes Stock Of Elphinstone Foot-Over Bridge Construction

Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on Monday visited Elphinstone station to take stock of construction of foot-over bridges in Elphistone and Currey Road station.

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Stalemate Continues Over PPAs Between Maharashtra Government, Sugar Mills

Stalemate Continues Over PPAs Between Maharashtra Government, Sugar Mills

A meeting between Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar, also the chairman of Vasantdada Sugar Institute (VSI) to find a solution to the power woes of the state’s sugar sector, ended in a stalemate.

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Railway Minister, Piyush Goyal Announces AC Locals To Start Running By December 25

Railway Minister, Piyush Goyal Announces AC Locals To Start Running By December 25

If all goes well, the much-awaited air-conditioned local train will start running as early as December 25. Won't that be a very Merry Christmas then!

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What Wage Negotiations? New Wage Policy For Public Sector Workers Leaves Little Room

What Wage Negotiations? New Wage Policy For Public Sector Workers Leaves Little Room

The Union Cabinet on 22 November 2017 approved the Wage Policy for the 8th Round of Wage Negotiations for workmen in Central Public Sector Enterprises (CPSEs). But the trade unions are not happy with the conditions.

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UP Banks On Finance Institutions To Fund Development Projects

UP Banks On Finance Institutions To Fund Development Projects

When chief minister Yogi Adityanath demanded Rs 10,000 crore from NABARD for development projects last week, he probably had resource crunch on top of his mind.

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Waves And Waste-To- Energy Can Be Critical In Energy Production Of Future: Former Official

Waves And Waste-To- Energy Can Be Critical In Energy Production Of Future: Former Official

India as a country has not yet explored wave energy and waste-to- energy, even though India has a vast coastline and huge solid waste management issue, said former chairperson of Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) Chandra Iyengar.

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Railways Records 6.5% More Passengers

Railways Records 6.5% More Passengers

Dwindling punctuality figures and a spate of mishaps earlier this year notwithstanding, business seems to be looking up for Indian Railways.

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Three Railway Officials Suspended Over Vasco Da Gama-Patna Express Derailment

Three Railway Officials Suspended Over Vasco Da Gama-Patna Express Derailment

Four days after the derailment of Vasco Da Gama-Patna Express train, the Ministry of Railways has suspended three officials over the accident. The three suspended railway officials include an engineer, a supervisor and a track man.

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Modi To Flag Off Hyderabad Metro, Protests In Old City

Modi To Flag Off Hyderabad Metro, Protests In Old City

The Hyderabad Metro Rail is ready to chug over the pillars that stand in wait, changing the landscape of this tech hub and promising to take the city's public transport to a different level.

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Encroachers Evicted From Station Flyover

Encroachers Evicted From Station Flyover

After successfully removing hawkers and preventing their returning to footpaths at Rani Jhansi Square, the Chamber II of Nagpur Traffic Police on Monday acted against the encroachments in front of Nagpur railway station.

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RPF Hero Saves Senior Citizen's Life

RPF Hero Saves Senior Citizen's Life

A Railway Protection Force (RPF) constable saved the life of a 62-year-old man after the senior citizen accidentally slipped in the gap between the train and the platform at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT) while boarding the wrong train on Sunday.

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Govt Puts Rites, Ircon Disinvestment On Track

Govt Puts Rites, Ircon Disinvestment On Track

The government has decided to disinvest RITES Ltd in 2017-18, after temporarily shelving the listings of Indian Railway Finance Corporation (IRFC) and Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC).

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India, Denmark Vow To Boost Trade And Investment Ties

India, Denmark Vow To Boost Trade And Investment Ties

India and Denmark decided to ramp up cooperation in key sectors such as trade and investment, energy and shipping, during talks between External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and her Danish counterpart Anders Samuelsen.

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Shipping, Airline Companies Add To GST Woes: Exporters

Shipping, Airline Companies Add To GST Woes: Exporters

Exporters have informed the finance ministry that goods and services tax refunds are getting delayed due to airline and shipping companies not submitting proof of export to customs and mismatches of invoice numbers in shipping bills and GST return forms.

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Rly Min Piyush Goyal Proposes Global Transport Museum At CSMT

Rly Min Piyush Goyal Proposes Global Transport Museum At CSMT

As Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal visited Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT) on Monday, he took the opportunity to propose yet another plan for the maintenance and restoration of the UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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