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November 15, 2018, Thursday

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Bharat Forge Opens Electric Vehicle R&D Center In The UK

Bharat Forge Opens Electric Vehicle R&D Center In The UK

Bharat Forge, India’s largest exporter of auto components, said it opened a research and development facility at MIRA Technology Park in the UK to design powertrain solutions for Electric Vehicles.

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Solar Import Duty – Who Benefits?

Solar Import Duty – Who Benefits?

Order by Dir Genl of Safeguards of 70% duty on import of solar cells creating consternation in Renewable circles. 1st – itfs for 200 days. Then what?

 

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To Generate Solar Power & Save Rs 91 Lakh A Year, PMC Identifies 14 Civic Buildings

To Generate Solar Power & Save Rs 91 Lakh A Year, PMC Identifies 14 Civic Buildings

The Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) is going to sign an agreement with the Solar Energy Corporation of India to generate 824 KWP (Kilowatt hours at peak capacity) of solar energy on rooftops of civic buildings.

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Ashok Leyland Bets On Israel-Based Company’s Aluminum Air Battery For Electric Commercial Vehicles

Ashok Leyland Bets On Israel-Based Company’s Aluminum Air Battery For Electric Commercial Vehicles

Ashok Leyland, the auto arm of the Hinduja Group said it signed a Letter of Intent (LoI) with Phinergy, an Israel-based company that is developing Aluminium Air batteries for long-range vehicles.

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South32 Q2 Coking Coal Output Falls 43 Pct As Mine Outage Weighs

South32 Q2 Coking Coal Output Falls 43 Pct As Mine Outage Weighs

Mining group South32 Ltd said on Wednesday its second-quarter metallurgical coal output dropped 43 percent due to an outage at its Appin mine in Australia, while raising its full-year output forecast for South African manganese operations.

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SWPL Asks Goa Pollution Board For Fresh Consent Letter

SWPL Asks Goa Pollution Board For Fresh Consent Letter

Days after the GoaState Pollution Control Board (GSPCB) revoked South West Port Limited’s (SWPL) consent to operate coal handling at Mormugao Port Trust (MPT) for excess handling of coal, the SWPL has approached the board for fresh consent.

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Chinese Imports Edge Out Domestic Solar Players

Chinese Imports Edge Out Domestic Solar Players

The National Solar Mission may have set a target of 20 million m2 (metre square) solar thermal capacity with ‘Make in India’ panels, but the government’s proposed incentives package has left this segment of the domestic solar industry out in the cold even though it is getting swamped by cheaper Chinese imports.

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Cloud Peak To Export U.S. Coal To New Power Plants In Japan

Cloud Peak To Export U.S. Coal To New Power Plants In Japan

U.S. miner Cloud Peak Energy said on Tuesday it will export coalfrom a Montana mine for 30 to 40 months to two new power plants in Japan with shipments that could start late next year.

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Solar Power To Help Save Gujarat University Rs 1.4 Crore In Energy Bill

Solar Power To Help Save Gujarat University Rs 1.4 Crore In Energy Bill

M S University's Faculty of Technology and Engineering (FTE) has become the first campus in the university where solar rooftop project has been implemented.

 

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Govt To Auction 55 Oil, Gas Exploration Blocks On Thursday

Govt To Auction 55 Oil, Gas Exploration Blocks On Thursday

The Government will on Thursday put on auction 55 exploration blocks in the first bid round in eight years that will offer a record area for prospecting of oil and gas.

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Drop GST On Bio-diesel From 18 To 5 Percent, Demands Biodiesel Association Of India

Drop GST On Bio-diesel From 18 To 5 Percent, Demands Biodiesel Association Of India

Struggling to survive despite the government 's clean energy dream, biodiesel industies have demanded the Goods and Service Tax (GST) rate on them be slashed from the current 18 to 5 per cent.

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Huge Opportunity To Export LNG To India, China: IEA Chief

Huge Opportunity To Export LNG To India, China: IEA Chief

There is a huge opportunity for the US to export LNG to India and China in the next five years as they push to replace coal, the head of the International Energy Agency has said as he highlighted the growing importance of the two nations in the energy market.

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New Oil And Gas Licensing Regime Faces Maiden Test Tomorrow

New Oil And Gas Licensing Regime Faces Maiden Test Tomorrow

India’s first auction of oil and gas blocks under a new liberal licensing regime on Thursday is set to test investor appetite at a time when renewable sources of energy are threatening the dominance of fossil fuels.

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In Madhya Pradesh, 1 Per Cent Cess Set To Push Up Fuel Prices This Week

In Madhya Pradesh, 1 Per Cent Cess Set To Push Up Fuel Prices This Week

Three months after the MP government slashed VAT on fuel, prices of petrol and diesel are all set to rise again sometime this week as the government has levied 1% cess to generate funds for 'building infrastructure'.

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Hiranandani To Pump In Rs 7,000 Crore For Green Energy In Bengal

Hiranandani To Pump In Rs 7,000 Crore For Green Energy In Bengal

After limited success in coal bed methane(CBM) exploration, Bengalmay finally get access to sufficient green energy. Courtesy, Hiranandani group.

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Tata Group Hires EY To Explore Sale Of Oil And Gas Business

Tata Group Hires EY To Explore Sale Of Oil And Gas Business

The Tata group has hired EY to explore the sale of Tata Petrodyne Ltd (TPL), its oil and gas exploration and production business, two people aware of the development said.

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Indian Oil & Gas Firms Likely To Report Strong Third Quarter; Petronet LNG May See Decline In Net Income

Indian Oil & Gas Firms Likely To Report Strong Third Quarter; Petronet LNG May See Decline In Net Income

Indian Oil & Gas companies are expected to report healthy operating profits for the third quarter ended December 2017 on the back of inventory gains, increased refinery throughput, higher crude realization and higher gas transmission volumes.

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China Will Curb 'excessive' Coal-To-Gas Switch For Heating - CNPC

China Will Curb 'excessive' Coal-To-Gas Switch For Heating - CNPC

China will not allow "excessive" conversion of coal-to-gas heating this year, Sun Wenyu, gas researcher at CNPC Research Institute, said on Tuesday at a briefing

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ONGC To Probe Chopper Crash, Announces Support For Package For Bereaved Families

ONGC To Probe Chopper Crash, Announces Support For Package For Bereaved Families

The Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) is set to institute a high-level independent investigation into the ill-fated Chopper crash on Saturday, which led to the demise of six passengers on-board and one still missing.

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Indian Railway To Announce 50,000 Assistant Station Master Jobs At www.indianrailways.gov.in

Indian Railway To Announce 50,000 Assistant Station Master Jobs At www.indianrailways.gov.in

Nearly 50 thousand Assistant Station Master jobs will be announced soon by the Indian Railways, claimed a media report. According to the report, Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) will soon be announcing it via notification on its official website - indianrailways.gov.in.

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4 Trains Cancelled To Clear Rail Traffic

4 Trains Cancelled To Clear Rail Traffic

Four trains headed for Kolkata and Uttar Pradesh towns were cancelled by the Northern Railways authorities on Tuesday to clear rail traffic.

 

 

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Cold Wave Hampers Train Services In Delhi

Cold Wave Hampers Train Services In Delhi

As the cold wave continues to intensify across Northern India, train services on Wednesday have been hampered due to operational reasons, thus disrupting normal routine.

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Be Ready To Pay More For Choosing Lower Rail Berths, Travels During Festive Season

Be Ready To Pay More For Choosing Lower Rail Berths, Travels During Festive Season

Railway passengers could be shelling out more for choosing lower berths and travels during festive seasons, if the recommendations of a fare review committee are approved by the Railway Board.

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Railway Workshop Signs Away Zero-Value Non-Hazardous Waste

Railway Workshop Signs Away Zero-Value Non-Hazardous Waste

At long last the Golden Rock Railway Workshop here has found a way for safe disposal of hundreds of tonnes of non-hazardous zero-value waste that had got piled up within the sprawling establishment over the years.

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Texmaco Rail To Set Up Logistics Hub And Food Park In West Bengal

Texmaco Rail To Set Up Logistics Hub And Food Park In West Bengal

Texmaco Rail & Engineering Ltd, engaged in the business of rail freight cars and EPC, is exploring an opportunity for setting up a mega logistics hub cum food part with a manufacturing facility at Sankrail in Howrah, West Bengal.

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