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September 26, 2018, Wednesday

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NTPC Invites Bids For Agro Residue Based Fuel As Part Of Environment Friendly Drive In NCR

NTPC Invites Bids For Agro Residue Based Fuel As Part Of Environment Friendly Drive In NCR

NTPC ,India’s biggest power producer has invited bid for procuring 1,000 metric tonnes per day of agro residue based fuel for its 2,650 MW Dadri power plant in the National Capital Region as part of initiatives to help clean air and provide farmers with an alternate to burning crop residues, a major contributor to pollution.

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Fresh Licences Needed, Says SC, Stops Iron-ore Mining In Goa From March 15

Fresh Licences Needed, Says SC, Stops Iron-ore Mining In Goa From March 15

The Supreme Court Wednesday quashed the Goa government’s second renewal of iron ore mining licences to 88 companies during 2014-15, saying the “unduly hasty” decision was “not in the interests of mineral development”.

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Shapoorji Pallonji Group Puts Entire 400MW Solar Portfolio On The Block

Shapoorji Pallonji Group Puts Entire 400MW Solar Portfolio On The Block

The Shapoorji Pallonji (SP) group has put its entire solar portfolio of more 400 megawatts (MW) on the block, two people directly aware of the development said on condition of anonymity.

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Decide Sasan Power Plea For More Coal By Feb 21: HC To Centre

Decide Sasan Power Plea For More Coal By Feb 21: HC To Centre

The Delhi High Court has asked the Centre to decide in two weeks the plea by Sasan Power Ltd, a Reliance Power subsidiary, for permission to mine coalfrom its two mines in excess of the 17 MTPA cap to enable it to run the 3,960 megawatt power project in Madhya Pradesh.

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‘Consider Doubling Wind Energy Capacity’

‘Consider Doubling Wind Energy Capacity’

The State should explore the option of doubling its wind energy capacity and increase use of solar power against the expensive coal-fired power plants. A report titled ‘Electricity Transformation in India: A Case Study of Tamil Nadu’ was released at a press conference held in the city on Wednesday.

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Tamil Nadu Has Potential To Double Wind, Solar Energy, Says Us-based IEEFA

Tamil Nadu Has Potential To Double Wind, Solar Energy, Says Us-based IEEFA

The US-based Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA), which conducts research and analyses on financial and economic issues related to energy and environment, on Wednesday.

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Venezuela President To Attend ISA Summit In India Next Month

Venezuela President To Attend ISA Summit In India Next Month

India will be hosting Venezuela’s president for the International Solar Alliance (ISA) summit next month, in a sign of the attention that New Delhi is paying to South America to build economic relations.

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India's State-owned Oil Refiners, RIL And Rosneft Plan Expansion

India's State-owned Oil Refiners, RIL And Rosneft Plan Expansion

India's oil refining capacity is set to jump 80%, or by 194 mt (mt), by 2030 as state refiners, Reliance Industries and Rosneft line up expansion plans, undeterred by the renewables explosion, hoping to meet future demand.

 

 

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Crude Oil Prices Will Float Between $60-70 Per Barrel In 2018: BS Poll

Crude Oil Prices Will Float Between $60-70 Per Barrel In 2018: BS Poll

Crude oil on Wednesday held mostly steady as concerns about volatility in global markets offset an unexpected drop in US inventories. Brent crude futures edged down 11 cents to $66.75 a barrel by 0951 GMT, while US West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures eased 12 cents to $63.27 a barrel.

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Oil Prices Fall As U.S. Output Soars Above 10 Million Barrel Per Day

Oil Prices Fall As U.S. Output Soars Above 10 Million Barrel Per Day

Oil prices on Thursday were close to their lowest levels this year, with soaring U.S. output undermining OPEC's efforts to tighten markets and prop up prices.

 

 

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Numaligarh Refinery Ramps Up Capacity Of LPG Bottling Plant To 42TMTPA

Numaligarh Refinery Ramps Up Capacity Of LPG Bottling Plant To 42TMTPA

Assam-based Numaligarh Refinery Limited (NRL) has ramped up the capacity of its LPG bottling plant from 10 to 42 TMTPA (thousand metric tonnes per annum).

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ONGC Prepares To Offload $5 Billion In Assets To Pay Debts

ONGC Prepares To Offload $5 Billion In Assets To Pay Debts

India’s Oil and Natural Gas Corp. will sell two state-run energy companies to raise capital for debt repayment within the next year, according to a new report by Bloomberg.

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60 Small Oil, Gas Fields To Be Auctioned

60 Small Oil, Gas Fields To Be Auctioned

India will auction 60 discovered small oil and gas fields with the potential to produce 194.65 million tonnes of oil and oil equivalent gas, the government said in a tweet after a cabinet meeting.

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Delhi-Mumbai Corridor To See Pilot Run Of First GPS-Based Tolling Project

Delhi-Mumbai Corridor To See Pilot Run Of First GPS-Based Tolling Project

The road transport and highways ministry is set to launch the pilot for a global positioning system (GPS)-based tolling project on the Delhi-Mumbai corridor, a move seen as a game changer for road passengers as well as infrastructure companies.

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Don't Want To Shut Manufacturing Of Petrol, Diesel Vehicles: Nitin Gadkari

Don't Want To Shut Manufacturing Of Petrol, Diesel Vehicles: Nitin Gadkari

Road Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari, known for promoting innovative ideas in transportation, created a stir some time back when he pitched for 100 per cent electric mobility by 2030. In an interview with Megha Manchanda & Jyoti Mukul, he talks about the Central Road and Infrastructure Fund (CRIF) and electric vehicles. Excerpts:

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JSW, Adani Among 20 Bidders For Jaypee Infratech

JSW, Adani Among 20 Bidders For Jaypee Infratech

The bidding process for Jaypee InfratechBSE 2.38 % has received bids from nearly 20 big names including JSW Group, Adani Group, Sudhir Valia-owned Suraksha Realty, Deutsche Bank and a Chinese company, according to two sources involved in the proceedings.

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Entire Monorail Line In Mumbai Likely To Remain Shut Till End Of February

Entire Monorail Line In Mumbai Likely To Remain Shut Till End Of February

The entire 20-km monorail corridor between Chembur and Jacob Circle (Saat Rasta) is unlikely to open to the public by the end of this month, as speculated earlier.

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Suburban Railway Proposal Ready; Network To Have 9 Routes, All Stations At Grade Level

Suburban Railway Proposal Ready; Network To Have 9 Routes, All Stations At Grade Level

The 161-km route for the suburban rail network for the city approved in the budget will have 72km running on an elevated route, while 89 km would be on grade level, say top railway sources.

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Central Railway Pushes Mobile Ticketing Process

Central Railway Pushes Mobile Ticketing Process

In a bid to attract more commuters into buying tickets using mobile phones, the Centre for Railway Information Systems (CRIS) has begun sticking QR codes at stations, starting from CSMT.

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Mumbai-Ahmedabad Bullet Train Allocated Funds Worth Rs 7,000 Crore

Mumbai-Ahmedabad Bullet Train Allocated Funds Worth Rs 7,000 Crore

For the Mumbai-Ahmedabad high-speed bullet train corridor, a provision of Rs 7,000 crore has been allocated in the Union budget 2018.

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Karimnagar Railway Junction In For Major Revamp

Karimnagar Railway Junction In For Major Revamp

The massive allocations made in the Union Budget to expedite ongoing and new railway lines could see Karimnagar town emerging as the biggest railway junction of the State.

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Dense Fog Cancels 15 Trains In Delhi

Dense Fog Cancels 15 Trains In Delhi

As the national capital reels under cold waves, as many as 15 trains were cancelled and 11 others were delayed due to low visibility on Thursday.

 

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Sanitary Pad Dispensers At Railway Stations Soon

Sanitary Pad Dispensers At Railway Stations Soon

Focusing on convenience and need of women commuters, railwayshas plans to install sanitary pad dispensing machines at all stations.

 

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Shatabdi, Rajdhani, Duronto Trains To Have CCTV Cameras In Every Coach

Shatabdi, Rajdhani, Duronto Trains To Have CCTV Cameras In Every Coach

All coaches of the Shatabdi, Rajdhani and Duronto trains will soon have four CCTV cameras each to ensure passenger safety, a railways official said.

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