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India’s Green Energy Generation Grew 22 Per Cent In April-December Current Fiscal

India’s Green Energy Generation Grew 22 Per Cent In April-December Current Fiscal

India registered a 22 per cent growth in power generation from renewable energy sources in the first ten months (April-December 2017) of the current financial year, thanks largely to the recent massive ramp up in solar capacity addition, according to fresh data released by Central Electricity Authority (CEA).

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Bureau Of Energy Efficiency Signs Pact With Andhra For Energy Efficient Buildings

Bureau Of Energy Efficiency Signs Pact With Andhra For Energy Efficient Buildings

The Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) on Monday signed a tripartite Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Andhra Pradesh Capital Region Development Authority (APCRDA) and the Andhra Pradesh State Energy Conservation Mission (APSECM).

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India One Of The Most Open Economies, Says Modi At India-Korea Business Summit

India One Of The Most Open Economies, Says Modi At India-Korea Business Summit

Pitching for foreign investments, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said India is one of the most open economies in the world and is ready to do business with the world.

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3.5 Gw Of Solar Tenders In Limbo, Thanks To Tax And Regulatory Niggles

3.5 Gw Of Solar Tenders In Limbo, Thanks To Tax And Regulatory Niggles

Lack of clarity over tax and regulations in the solar sector has pushed close to 3.5 Gigawatt of tenders to cancellation or delay for more than a year now.

 

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ACC, Ambuja Cements Put Merger On Hold Over Mines Hurdle

ACC, Ambuja Cements Put Merger On Hold Over Mines Hurdle

ACC Ltd and Ambuja Cements Ltd, both controlled by Lafarge Holcim Ltd, said they were putting on hold their proposed merger, citing constraints related to transfer of mines under current laws.

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Leading Solar Companies Address National Solar Conclave In Lucknow

Leading Solar Companies Address National Solar Conclave In Lucknow

Along with the All India Solar Summit-2018 (AISS-2018) one day National Solar Conclave was organized by Indian Industries Association at IIA Bhawan, VIbhuti Khand, Gomti Nagar Lucknow on February 24.

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Creditors Approve Aion-JSW Consortium Offer For Monnet Ispat

Creditors Approve Aion-JSW Consortium Offer For Monnet Ispat

The first of the 12 big nonperforming loans referred by the Reserve Bank of India for resolution under the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC) last year has reached closure with the committee of creditors approving the offer made by a consortium of Aion Capital and JSW Steel for Monnet Ispat.

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Mahindra Ties Up With Koran LG Chem To Develop Li-ion Battery Exclusively For India

Mahindra Ties Up With Koran LG Chem To Develop Li-ion Battery Exclusively For India

Automaker Mahindra and Mahindra today said it has tied up with Korea-based battery manufacturer LG Chem for development of a unique cell exclusively for India.

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IITKGP Team Taps Microwave Radiation To Create Clean Energy

IITKGP Team Taps Microwave Radiation To Create Clean Energy

Researchers at the IIT Kharagpur have tapped microwave radiation to create clean energy for large-scale use from nitrogen-rich non-food Sunn Hemp plants.

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Global Utility, Power Deals At Eight-Year High In 2017 - Report

Global Utility, Power Deals At Eight-Year High In 2017 - Report

The value of global power and utilitiestransactions hit an eight-year high of $200.2 billion last year, as energy firms sought new growth opportunities amid low energy prices, a report by consultancy firm Ernst & Young said on Tuesday.

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British Power Producer Drax Beats Earnings Expectations, Shares Jump

British Power Producer Drax Beats Earnings Expectations, Shares Jump

British powerproducer Drax Group Plcbeat full-year core earnings expectations on Tuesday, sending its shares up by as much as 9 percent.

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U.S. To Overtake Russia As Top Oil Producer By 2019 At The Latest - IEA

U.S. To Overtake Russia As Top Oil Producer By 2019 At The Latest - IEA

The United Stateswill overtake Russia as the world's biggest oil producer by 2019 at the latest, the International Energy Agency(IEA) said on Tuesday, as the country's shale oil boom continues to upend global markets.

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NIO Scientists Discover Cold Seeps In K-G Basin

NIO Scientists Discover Cold Seeps In K-G Basin

Scientists of National Institute of Oceanography (NIO) have discovered cold seeps in K-G basin which has placed India in the global cold seep map and opened up new avenues in the field of hydrate research and development, unique biodiversity/ecology and bioactive molecules that may have application in therapeutics and bio technology.

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CPCLs Rs 3,110 Cr Residue Upgradation Project Goes On Stream

CPCLs Rs 3,110 Cr Residue Upgradation Project Goes On Stream

Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan today formally launched the Rs 3,110 crore residue upgradation project of Indian Oil Group company, Chennai Petroleum Corporation Ltd, here.

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Oil And Gas Major Shell Forecasts Global LNG Supply Shortage In Mid-2020s

Oil And Gas Major Shell Forecasts Global LNG Supply Shortage In Mid-2020s

US oil and gas major Shell on Monday forecast a potential supply shortage developing in the mid-2020s in the global liquefied natural gas (LNG) market unless new LNG production project commitments are made soon.

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Petrol, Diesel Tumble Today; Global Crude Gains Near 3-Week High

Petrol, Diesel Tumble Today; Global Crude Gains Near 3-Week High

After witnessing a gradual hike yesterday, petrol and diesel prices in India were cut on Tuesday at 2 paisa per litre each in metro cities despite global crude extending gains.

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A Shot In The Arm For Efforts To Promote Newer Bio-Fuels

A Shot In The Arm For Efforts To Promote Newer Bio-Fuels

Mission Innovation (MI) is a global initiative of 22 countries and the European Union to accelerate innovation in the area of clean energy across the world.

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Gulf Co-op Council Can Help India Achieve Its Economic Goals

Gulf Co-op Council Can Help India Achieve Its Economic Goals

Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) consisting of Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Qatar, Oman, Bahrain, and Kuwait remains central to India’s foreign policy.

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Eastern Railway Testing Bihar’s 12000 HP Electric Locomotive

Eastern Railway Testing Bihar’s 12000 HP Electric Locomotive

East Central Railways has started testing the first 12000 horse power freight locomotive at the Ministry of Railway-Alstom joint venture factory ‘Madhepura Electric Locomotive Pvt. Ltd.’ in Madhepura, Bihar.

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Holi Special Trains 2018: Train Numbers, Schedule, Other Details Here

Holi Special Trains 2018: Train Numbers, Schedule, Other Details Here

In light of the festive rush during the long weekend due to Holi, the Indian Railways has released a special list of trains for West Bengal, Jharkhand, and Bihar. Eastern Railways issued a statement saying that in order to clear the rush of passengers, 54 pairs of special trains will run during Holi Festival 2018.

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Stations For Video Surveillance Identified

Stations For Video Surveillance Identified

Identification of stations in the South Centralrailway (SCR) zone for the installation of video surveillance system has been completed.

 

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How To Check PNR Status Online And Offline

How To Check PNR Status Online And Offline

PNR (passenger name record) number of a ticket holder contains various information such as booking status, confirmation of ticket or if it is in waiting list (WL), under reservation against cancellation list (RAC list), arrival and departure time etc.

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Razorpay Enables UPI Payments On IRCTC

Razorpay Enables UPI Payments On IRCTC

Payment solutions firm Razorpay has partnered Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) to help customers book train and flight tickets through UPI, in addition to other payment modes like net banking, wallets and credit/debit cards.

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Tiruchi Workshop To Make Locos For NMR

Tiruchi Workshop To Make Locos For NMR

The Tiruchi-based Golden Rock Railway Workshop, a premier establishment in the railway network, has received sanction for the manufacture of two steam locomotives for the NMR section.

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Southern Railway To Set Up First Dedicated LHB Overhauling Workshop In Perambur Of Chennai

Southern Railway To Set Up First Dedicated LHB Overhauling Workshop In Perambur Of Chennai

With the railways replacing the conventional ICF coaches of trains with Linke Hofman Busch (LHB) coaches, the Southern Railway has decided to set up dedicated shed for periodical overhauling (POH) of LHB coaches at the Perambur carriage workshop in Chennai.

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Revival Of Tripura-Feni Railway Line On Cards

Revival Of Tripura-Feni Railway Line On Cards

The snapped railway line between northeast Indian state of Tripura and Bangladesh’s Feni district, which was functional between 1929 and 1997, is being contemplated to be resumed by the Indian government and the country’s Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR).

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First 2 Intermodal Stations To Come Up In Nagpur, Varanasi

First 2 Intermodal Stations To Come Up In Nagpur, Varanasi

Intermodal stations (IMS) are terminal infrastructure which integrate various transportation modes such as rail, road, mass rapid transit system, bus rapid transit, inland waterways, autorickshaws, taxis and private vehicles so that people can move from one mode to another seamlessly, with minimum use of automobiles.

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Railway Board Gives Go-Ahead For Station Expansion Project

Railway Board Gives Go-Ahead For Station Expansion Project

Lifting the fog of uncertainty looming over its expansion project, the Railway Board has given the go-ahead to the Southern Railway Zone to proceed with the expansion of the Kozhikode railway station.

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