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Facing Coal Shortage, NTPC Worried Even As Its Third Bongaigaon Unit Is Ready

Facing Coal Shortage, NTPC Worried Even As Its Third Bongaigaon Unit Is Ready

A severe shortage of coal, caused primarily due to non-availability of railway rakes, has emerged as a major hurdle for the newly-established Bongaigaon Thermal Power Station (BTPS) of the public sector giant National Thermal Power Corporation’s (NTPC), especially with its third unit ready for commissioning.

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DVC Wins 300 Megawatt Power Export Contract To Bangladesh

DVC Wins 300 Megawatt Power Export Contract To Bangladesh

Damodar Valley Corporation (DVC) today said it has won bids for sale of 300 MW power to Bangladesh for a period of up to 15 years.

 

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Coal To Remain Prominent As India’s Power Demand Grows: Coaltrans Speakers

Coal To Remain Prominent As India’s Power Demand Grows: Coaltrans Speakers

India’s coal demand is expected to stay high with electricity generation capacity forecast to grow, speakers at the Coaltrans India Conference in Goa said Tuesday.

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Adani Looking For Foreign Coal Mines Amid Challenges In Australia

Adani Looking For Foreign Coal Mines Amid Challenges In Australia

Indian resources conglomerate Adani Enterprises Ltd is looking to buy mines in countries such as Indonesia, a company executive told Reuters on Wednesday, despite its struggles to develop a controversial coal project in Australia.

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Coal Scam: ED Attaches Properties Of Gaurav Rathi Worth Rs 3.5 Crore

Coal Scam: ED Attaches Properties Of Gaurav Rathi Worth Rs 3.5 Crore

The Enforcement Directorate has provisionally attached properties worth about Rs 3.5 crore of Gaurav Rathi of Rathi Super Steel Ltd in a Coal block allocation scam.

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LED Streetlights In All Local Self-Governing Bodies In Maha

LED Streetlights In All Local Self-Governing Bodies In Maha

Power-saving LED streetlights will be installed in areas under all local self-governing bodies in the state soon, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said at a function here today.

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For Recovering An Extra 20 Million Barrels Of Crude Oil: ONGC Plans To Use Unconventional Tech

For Recovering An Extra 20 Million Barrels Of Crude Oil: ONGC Plans To Use Unconventional Tech

Moving beyond conventional techniques, Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) plans to introduce carbon dioxide injection in its Gandhar field to recover an extra 20 million barrels of crude oil under the enhanced oil recovery (EOR) programme which is being undertaken to improve India’s energy security.

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Hassan Rouhani Arrives In India Today, Visit To Bolster India-iran Ties

Hassan Rouhani Arrives In India Today, Visit To Bolster India-iran Ties

Days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi completed a four-nation tour of West Asia and the Gulf region, India will play host to Iranian President Hassan Rouhani from Thursday.

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GAIL To Buy Coal-bed Methane Gas From Essar In West Bengal At $8 Per Unit

GAIL To Buy Coal-bed Methane Gas From Essar In West Bengal At $8 Per Unit

State-run GAIL (India) has won a contract for buying coal-bed methane (CBM) gas produced from Essar Oil’s Raniganj block in West Bengal.

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Oxy-Fuel Gas Leak Suspected Cause Of ONGC Explosion

Oxy-Fuel Gas Leak Suspected Cause Of ONGC Explosion

Two separate enquiry teams have been formed to identify the exact cause of the blast in an oil rig at the Cochin Shipyard Limited (CSL) in which five persons were killed.

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India's $230 Million Plan To Stop Crop Burning That Pollutes Delhi Falls Short Of Estimates

India's $230 Million Plan To Stop Crop Burning That Pollutes Delhi Falls Short Of Estimates

The Indian government's plan to spend $230 million over two years to prevent crop residue burning is below the spending estimates of its policy advisors for the task and may do little to cut the air pollution that envelops the capital region of Delhi.

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Asia's Soaring Gas Demand Opens Window For New LNG Projects

Asia's Soaring Gas Demand Opens Window For New LNG Projects

Soaring gas demand from China, India and Southeast Asia is sucking up an LNGsupply glut previously expected to last for years, opening opportunity for new production from East Africa to North America that had been deemed part of the overhang.

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SAM Advises ONGC In Acquisition Of 51.11% Shares Of HPCL From President Of India

SAM Advises ONGC In Acquisition Of 51.11% Shares Of HPCL From President Of India

Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas advised Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited (ONGC) in relation to the acquisition of 51.11% shares of Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL) from the President of India.

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ONGC Videsh Ltd Offers To Invest $6.2 Billion In Iranian Gas Field

ONGC Videsh Ltd Offers To Invest $6.2 Billion In Iranian Gas Field

With negotiations stuck over pricing of natural gas, ONGC Videsh Ltd has offered to invest $6.2 billion in development of Iran's giant Farzad-B gas field in the Persian Gulf while leaving the marketing of gas to Tehran.

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Amid US Pressure, Iran President Rouhani To Seek Investment During India Visit

Amid US Pressure, Iran President Rouhani To Seek Investment During India Visit

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani will be seeking billions of dollars of Indian investment during a visit to New Delhi, diplomats said, a trip that comes amid US pressure to review a 2015 international nuclear deal and re-impose sanctions on Iran.

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PM Panel Chief Bibek Debroy Red-Flags Indian Railways Electrification Plan: Rethink

PM Panel Chief Bibek Debroy Red-Flags Indian Railways Electrification Plan: Rethink

Economist Bibek Debroy, chairman of the Prime Minister’s Economic Advisory Council, has struck a note of caution on government plans for electrification of the entire network of Indian Railways and replacement of its diesel fleet.

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India’s Fastest Gatimaan Express Extends Its Route To Gwalior-Jhansi

India’s Fastest Gatimaan Express Extends Its Route To Gwalior-Jhansi

India’s fastest train Gatimaan Express route has been extended to Gwalior and Jhansi which will affect its speed. The train which runs at a speed of 160 Kmph will slow down to 130 kmph.

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Install Emergency Buttons In Trains For Women’s Safety, Railways Told

Install Emergency Buttons In Trains For Women’s Safety, Railways Told

The Ministry of Women and Child Development (WCD) has asked the Ministry of Railways to ensure installation of emergency button in trains and in the washrooms to provide better safety to women passengers during travelling.

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Goyal Exhorts Job Aspirants To Apply For 1 Lakh Railways Jobs

Goyal Exhorts Job Aspirants To Apply For 1 Lakh Railways Jobs

Union Railways Minister Piyush Goyal on Wednesday exhorted job aspirants to apply for more than one lakh vacancies in the railways.

 

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RInfra Receive Loa From Government Of India For Road Projects

RInfra Receive Loa From Government Of India For Road Projects

Reliance Infrastructure Ltd. (RInfra) EPC has received Letters of Award (LOA) from Government of India undertakings for two road projects.

 

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Bharat Road Network Limited Q3 Net Profit Jumps To Rs 10.89 Cr

Bharat Road Network Limited Q3 Net Profit Jumps To Rs 10.89 Cr

Road infra company Bharat Road Network Limited (BRNL) today reported a nearly 13 fold increase in its standalone net profit to Rs 10.89 crore in the quarter ended December 31, 2017 as compared to Rs 84 lakh in the corresponding quarter of the previous fiscal.

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India-Iran To Discuss Farzad-B Gas Field, Chabahar During Rouhani's Visit

India-Iran To Discuss Farzad-B Gas Field, Chabahar During Rouhani's Visit

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani will be on a three-day visit to India from Thursday. Bilateral talks are likely to focus on the progress on the Chabahar port of Iran that New Delhi is helping to develop, bilateral trade — particularly the issue of Indian investment in Iran's Farzad-B gas field and oil imports, and mutual regional security concerns.

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Railways To Slow Down India’s Fastest Train Gatimaan Express On Extended Run

Railways To Slow Down India’s Fastest Train Gatimaan Express On Extended Run

India’s fastest train, Gatimaan Express, which runs at a speed of 160 kmph, will slow down to 130 kmph after it is extended to Gwalior and Jhansi, according to senior railways officials.

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Road And Infra Cess On Petrol, Diesel To Add Over Rs 1 Lakh Cr In Central Government’s Coffers

Road And Infra Cess On Petrol, Diesel To Add Over Rs 1 Lakh Cr In Central Government’s Coffers

In the Budget 2018, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley cut excised duty on petrol and diesel by Rs 2 per litre and additional excise duty by Rs 6 per litre, but it still did not bring down the fuel prices in the country as it was balanced by the levy of a road and infrastructure cess of Rs 8 per litre.

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“People Using Mobile App To Book Tickets Crosses 1 Million”

“People Using Mobile App To Book Tickets Crosses 1 Million”

Southern Railway today said the total number of passengers using the dedicated UTS mobile application facility for booking tickets in the city division crossed the one million mark as of January.

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