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October 17, 2018, Wednesday

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India Needs To Attract More "Clean Coal" Investment: Global Coal Body

India Needs To Attract More "Clean Coal" Investment: Global Coal Body

India needs to do more to attract foreign investment in technologies that can cut emissions from burning coal, a global coaltrade association said on Friday, given that the fuel will be a main source of electricity in the country for decades.

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Arcelormittal Mulling Setting Up 600 Mw Solar Farm In Karnataka

Arcelormittal Mulling Setting Up 600 Mw Solar Farm In Karnataka

ArcelorMIttal, which earlier this week submitted a bid to acquire Essar Steel, has said it exploring the possibility of establishing a 600 MW solar farm by utilizing the land in Karnataka originally allotted to it for a proposed $6.5 billion project to set up a 6 million tonne greenfield steel plant. The company said its decision was prompted by "excess capacity of steel …

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Nuclear-Powered Rockets Make A Return As NASA Signs $18m Deal To Reach Mars

Nuclear-Powered Rockets Make A Return As NASA Signs $18m Deal To Reach Mars

Nuclear-powered rockets, a concept that was tested and last used in the 1970s, are making a return as global superpowers are making a race to Mars, and looking for ways to overtake others attempting to reach the red planet.

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Lithion Power To Invest $1 Billion To Create Battery Swap Ecosystem

Lithion Power To Invest $1 Billion To Create Battery Swap Ecosystem

Lithion Power, a Delhi-based company that offers battery as a service for electric vehicles, plans to invest around $1billion along with its partners to create an ecosystem for e-vehicle drivers to swap batteries on daily lease or rental.

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BHEL Commissions 18 MW Hydro-Electric Project In Punjab

BHEL Commissions 18 MW Hydro-Electric Project In Punjab

With the commissioning of the second 9 MW hydro generating unit, Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has successfully commissioned the 18 MW Mukerian Hydro-Electric Project (HEP) Stage-II in Punjab.

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Coal India Chairman Gets Leadership Award

Coal India Chairman Gets Leadership Award

Daily Pioneer reported that Coal India Chairman cum CMD, CCL, Mr Gopal Singh, was honoured with ‘Leadership Award’ during the ‘National Power Summit -2018’ held in Hyderabad on February 09.

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Iranian President Rouhani's Visit To India To Focus On Connectivity, Culture And Energy Trade

Iranian President Rouhani's Visit To India To Focus On Connectivity, Culture And Energy Trade

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Thursday landed in Hyderabad beginning his three-day visit to India. He was received at the Begumpet airport by Governor of Telangana ESL Narasimhan and Union Minister RK Singh.

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World Bank Approves $486 Mln Credit To Nigerian Power Grid Work

World Bank Approves $486 Mln Credit To Nigerian Power Grid Work

The World Bank has approved a $486 million credit facility to Nigeria for electricity gridimprovements, the lender said on Friday.

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Eskom Executive Koko Resigns From South African Power Utility

Eskom Executive Koko Resigns From South African Power Utility

Matshela Koko, a former acting chief executive of South Africa's sole powerprovider who has been at the heart of corruption allegations at the state utility, has resigned, a spokesman for Eskom said on Friday.

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European Union Approves Belgian Renewable Energy Certificate Schemes

European Union Approves Belgian Renewable Energy Certificate Schemes

The European Commission on Friday said it had approved a Belgian scheme of certificates for renewable energy and high-efficiency cogeneration plant as in line with the bloc's climate goals.

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India Inc Sees M&A Deals Worth $15 Billion In January: Grant Thornton

India Inc Sees M&A Deals Worth $15 Billion In January: Grant Thornton

Corporate India's merger and acquisition (M&A) activity witnessed over six-fold increase in year-on-year deal value to approximately USD 15 billion in January, primarily on account of revived domestic deal activity, says a report.

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Diesel Price Cut By Over Rupee 1 In 10 Days; Petrol By 89 Paise, Yet Above Rs 80 In Mumbai

Diesel Price Cut By Over Rupee 1 In 10 Days; Petrol By 89 Paise, Yet Above Rs 80 In Mumbai

The petrol and diesel prices have been cut almost daily in last ten days on the back of falling crude oil price after it topped $71 a barrel last month.

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Gujarat Key To Success Of New Oil And Gas Exploration Policy

Gujarat Key To Success Of New Oil And Gas Exploration Policy

With as many as 15 oil & gas blocks out of 55 on offer under the Hydrocarbon Exploration & Licensing Policy (HELP) located in Gujarat, the state holds the key to the success of the policy, a senior official said.

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Abandoned ONGC Pipeline Cracks, Oil Spills Into Pandavaiyaru River

Abandoned ONGC Pipeline Cracks, Oil Spills Into Pandavaiyaru River

An abandoned pipeline, belonging to the Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) at Erukattur, reportedly cracked causing oil sludge spill in Pandavaiyaru river in Tiruvarur district.

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Cyprus Says Turkish Warships Continue To Block Oil Drilling Rig

Cyprus Says Turkish Warships Continue To Block Oil Drilling Rig

Turkish warships continue to impede a rig from reaching a location off Cyprus where Italian energy company Eni is scheduled to drill for gas, the Cypriot government said Monday.

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Interior Department To Replace Obama-Era Rule On Methane Emissions

Interior Department To Replace Obama-Era Rule On Methane Emissions

The Interior Department says it is replacing an Obama-era regulation aimed at restricting harmful methane emissions from oil and gas production on federal lands.

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Congo Defends Right To Explore For Crude Oil In National Parks

Congo Defends Right To Explore For Crude Oil In National Parks

Democratic Republic of Congo's oil minister on Thursday defended the country's right to explore for oil anywhere on its territory after media reports that President Joseph Kabila approved drilling in Africa's largest tropical rainforest reserve.

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Feku Federalism Or Formality Of Feeble, Facetious Faultfinding?

Feku Federalism Or Formality Of Feeble, Facetious Faultfinding?

Just as Indian Railways closes in on a year which saw record laying of new tracks, record electrification of the existing tracks, new investments for overcrowded cities, and a gradual but sure improvement in safety standards, the opposition has trained guns on the public sector giant.

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Rail Connectivity To Open Up Tourism Avenues In Andaman’s Jarawa Reserve Areas

Rail Connectivity To Open Up Tourism Avenues In Andaman’s Jarawa Reserve Areas

As the overland connectivity in Andaman and Nicobar islands is poised to get a boost, with the Ministry of Railways green-signalling plans for construction of a railway line linking Port Blair.

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Delhi Metro Yellow Line Halted Again Due To Technical Snag, Angry Commuters Take To Twitter

Delhi Metro Yellow Line Halted Again Due To Technical Snag, Angry Commuters Take To Twitter

The yellow line of the Delhi Metro is facing trouble yet again. The train was stuck for over 20 minutes due to signalling issues at three major stations on the busy Yellow Line that connects Samaypur Badli and Huda City Centre.

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HG Infra Sets IPO Price Band At Rs 263-270 Per Share

HG Infra Sets IPO Price Band At Rs 263-270 Per Share

HG Infra Engineering today fixed a price band of Rs 263-270 per share for its initial public offering (IPO), through which the company is expected to raise Rs 462 crore.

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News In Numbers: India Aims To Have All-Electric Fleet Of Cars By 2030

News In Numbers: India Aims To Have All-Electric Fleet Of Cars By 2030

The amount the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has reportedly asked Punjab National Bank (PNB) to pay to counterparty lenders in the alleged fraud involving billionaire jewellery designer Nirav Modi.

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