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September 24, 2018, Monday

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Govt Takes Steps To Boost Coal Supplies To Power Plants

Govt Takes Steps To Boost Coal Supplies To Power Plants

In order to boost coal supplies to power plants, the government has decided on various steps including the use of dedicated rail transportation and setting up of power projects only within 500 km from coal mines, sources said.

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IDFC Unit Buys 40 MW Of Solar Assets In India - Report

IDFC Unit Buys 40 MW Of Solar Assets In India - Report

Indian firm Vector Green Energy Pvt Ltd has purchased a 40-MW portfolio of grid-connected solar parks in the state of Madhya Pradesh, Mercom Capital reports.

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Shortage Of Coal Caused Power Generation Loss In 2017-18, Acknowledges Govt

Shortage Of Coal Caused Power Generation Loss In 2017-18, Acknowledges Govt

Acknowledging that coal shortage hit power generation in the current year, and that coal supply still was a sore point, the power ministry has said that the sector would need 615 million tonnes of coal supply in the coming financial year.

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Maharashtra Gets Rs 1.30 Lakh Cr Investment In Power Sector

Maharashtra Gets Rs 1.30 Lakh Cr Investment In Power Sector

Maharashtra, with an installed generation capacity of 13,602 MW, is set to become power surplus. Industry majors including Tata Power, Adani Power, Torrent Power, SoftBank Group, ReNew Power and Waaree Energies will invest a whopping Rs 1.30 lakh crore in generation (thermal, gas, solar and wind), transmission and distribution.

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Solar Dispute: US Hardens Stand Against India At WTO

Solar Dispute: US Hardens Stand Against India At WTO

The US on Friday ratcheted up pressure on India, blocking a request from New Delhi that calls for allowing a World Trade Organization (WTO) compliance panel to determine whether India has removed the mandatory domestic content requirements.

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Solar Power To Light Up Bhopal Stadium

Solar Power To Light Up Bhopal Stadium

Adding yet another feather to its cap, the Tatya Tope Multipurpose Stadium in the state capital has become the first non-cricket stadium in the country which is completely powered by solar energy.

 

 

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Tata Trusts Invites Start-Ups To Create New Tech Solutions In Energy Sector

Tata Trusts Invites Start-Ups To Create New Tech Solutions In Energy Sector

A nationwide hunt is on for innovators and entrepreneurs to participate in an energy challenge organised by Tata Trusts, a philanthropy organisation.

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GAIL Q3 Profit Falls, But Meets Estimates

GAIL Q3 Profit Falls, But Meets Estimates

State-owned gas utility GAIL India Ltd.’s quarterly profit fell but was largely in line with estimates.

 

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Iran President Rouhani To Visit India This Week: Iran Media Report

Iran President Rouhani To Visit India This Week: Iran Media Report

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani will visit India this week for three days, local media reported on Monday.
Rouhani is due to leave for India on Thursday to discuss “the latest regional and global developments”, the semi-official ISNA news agency said.

 

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L&T Hydrocarbon Engineering Bags Rs 2,200 Cr Order

L&T Hydrocarbon Engineering Bags Rs 2,200 Cr Order

L&T Hydrocarbon Engineering, a wholly-owned subsidiary of engineering giant Larsen & Toubro, has secured a Rs 2,200-crore contract from Abu Dhabis Al Dhafra Petroleum Operations Company.

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Petrol, Diesel Price On 12th February 2018: Check Out The Rates Here City-Wise

Petrol, Diesel Price On 12th February 2018: Check Out The Rates Here City-Wise

Petrol prices were reduced by 21 paise and diesel prices were slashed by 28 paise , applicable from 6:00 a.m. on 12th February 2018.

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Railways ‘pay And Use’ Toilets To Get Cheaper

Railways ‘Pay And Use’ Toilets To Get Cheaper

Using toilets at railway stations could soon be cheaper or even free at smaller railway stations, according to a new proposal by the Railway Board.

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Crucial Metro Link On Corridor 1 Completed

Crucial Metro Link On Corridor 1 Completed

Hyderabad Metro Rail, announced the successful completion of the 392 feet-long Lakdikapul Rail Over Bridge (ROB) project on Sunday. Thus bridging the only gap in Corridor 1 that runs between Ameerpet and L B Nagar.

 

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Railways To Run Special Train For Pilgrims Between Sirsa, Nokha

Railways To Run Special Train For Pilgrims Between Sirsa, Nokha

To facilitate pilgrims planning to visit Guru Jambheshwar Mela at Nokha in Rajasthan, the North-Western Railways will run a special train between Sirsa and Nokha via Hisar on February 14.

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CCI Approves RInfra Rs 18,800cr Deal With Adani Transmission

CCI Approves RInfra Rs 18,800cr Deal With Adani Transmission

Reliance Infrastructure (RInfra) on Monday said the Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved sale of its integrated Mumbai power business to Adani Transmission in a ₹18,800 crore deal.

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Delhi Ring Railway To Soon See Steam-Hauled Service To Attract Tourists

Delhi Ring Railway To Soon See Steam-Hauled Service To Attract Tourists

Steam locomotives will be chugging along on all hill railways across the country — besides charting out a new course on the Delhi Ring Railway — as the Railways pushes the idea of reviving the glory of its steam heritage.

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Construction Of NH-28B Gets Nod

Construction Of NH-28B Gets Nod

The hurdles in construction of NH-28B between Bagaha in West Champaran and Paniyahawa under Kushinagar district in Uttar Pradesh via Valmiki Tiger Reserve (VTR), which connects Bagaha-Chhitauni Gandak rail- cum- road bridge have been cleared.

 

 

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South Coast Railway Could Be The New Railway Zone For AP

South Coast Railway Could Be The New Railway Zone For AP

South Coast Railway (SCoR) is likely to become a reality soon with the Central Government and the Railway Ministry bowing to the pressure exerted by Andhra Pradesh Government and public representatives to form the new railway zone.

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Rail Officials Introduce One Ramp For Differently-Abled, Elderly At Station

Rail Officials Introduce One Ramp For Differently-Abled, Elderly At Station

The Pune railway station finally got a ramp for passengers with special needs and the elderly to enter and alight from train coaches. The service is free of cost for passengers.

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Nepal-India Passenger Railway To Resume In Oct

Nepal-India Passenger Railway To Resume In Oct

In the first phase, trains will be operated on 34-km stretch from Kurtha of Dhanusha district in Nepal to Jaynagar of India.

 

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Belt And Road Initiative: Ominously, Chinese Investment In South Asia Target Control Of Natural Resources

Belt And Road Initiative: Ominously, Chinese Investment In South Asia Target Control Of Natural Resources

Economic corridors have hardly been as controversial as China’s Belt and Road initiative (BRI). It could have avoided controversies if it had proceeded in a consultative fashion like multi-country cross-border corridors.

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