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June 18, 2018, Monday

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Deadline Extended Again In 1-GW Maharashtra Solar Auction

Deadline Extended Again In 1-GW Maharashtra Solar Auction

The Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Co Ltd (MSEDCL) has again extended the deadline for bids in a 1-GW solar tender, with the new bid submission date being March 9, the public sector undertaking (PSU) announced.

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Mytrah Energy Plans To Add 1 GW Renewable Capacity By September 2019

Mytrah Energy Plans To Add 1 GW Renewable Capacity By September 2019

Mytrah Energy, the winner in India’s first wind power auction last year, plans to add 1-gigawatt of wind and solar capacity by September next year as India increases the pace of tendering.

 

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EESL To Invest Over Rs 10,000 Crore In AP For 1 Lakh Electric Vehicles

EESL To Invest Over Rs 10,000 Crore In AP For 1 Lakh Electric Vehicles

Energy Efficiency Services Ltd (EESL) has agreed in principle to invest a capital cost of Rs 10,250 crore in Andhra Pradesh with operational investment of Rs 2,000 crore per year for 1 lakh electric vehicles.

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Higher Generation At Hydel Plants Saves Punjab Utility Rs 300 Crore

Higher Generation At Hydel Plants Saves Punjab Utility Rs 300 Crore

Better generation at the hydel plants owned by the Punjab State PowerCorporation Limited (PSPCL) has helped the power utility save around Rs 300 crore during the 11 months of the current fiscal.

 

 

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NGO Protests Against Tangedco Coal Scam, Demands Special Probe

NGO Protests Against Tangedco Coal Scam, Demands Special Probe

A month after alleging a Rs 3,000 crore scam by Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation (Tangedco), citizen group Arappor Iyakkam held a protest on Sunday to demand the formation of a special investigative team (SIT) to probe the irregularities. `

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Adani Group Looks For Image Makeover; Hires Suhel Seth As Brand Consultant

Adani Group Looks For Image Makeover; Hires Suhel Seth As Brand Consultant

The Gautam Adani-led entity is redesigning its communication strategy and planning a redo of its brand image. Part of this is the recent hiring of Suhel Seth, a known name in this segment, to be brand consultant.

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Rent On Electricity Meter Comes Under GST, Move May Draw Criticism

Rent On Electricity Meter Comes Under GST, Move May Draw Criticism

Indirect tax department has clarified that rent on electricity meter draws goods and service tax (GST), a development which is likely to draw criticism from the industry.

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Solar Power Back On Gujarat's Radar

Solar Power Back On Gujarat's Radar

It seems that solar power, which had been put on the backburner in Gujarat in the past few years, is back on the government's radar.

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Here Comes The Sun

Here Comes The Sun

The shifting trends in geopolitics signify the increasing importance of the European Union, especially for the Asian region.

 

 

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Wast To Energy Plants: Will Energy Put In These Projects Go To Waste?

Wast To Energy Plants: Will Energy Put In These Projects Go To Waste?

For a decade, the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) has mulled over switching from conventional waste processing plants to wasteto-energy (WtE ) plants.

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Petrol Price On The Boil Again, Climbs Back To Rs 80 Per Litre In Just 14 Days; Diesel Price Rising Too

Petrol Price On The Boil Again, Climbs Back To Rs 80 Per Litre In Just 14 Days; Diesel Price Rising Too

Petrol price in Mumbai climbed back at Rs 80 a litre on Saturday in just weeks on the back of rising crude oil price. Petrol and diesel prices have been a rising streak since the beginning of this month.

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Iraq Pips Saudi Arabia To Become India's Top Oil Supplier

Iraq Pips Saudi Arabia To Become India's Top Oil Supplier

Iraq has overtaken Saudi Arabia by a wide margin to become India's top crude oil supplier, meeting more than a fifth of the country's oil needs in the current financial year.

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OVL, OIL Win Mozambique Nod For Gas Field Development

OVL, OIL Win Mozambique Nod For Gas Field Development

ONGC Videsh Ltd, Oil India Ltd and their partners have received the Mozambique governments nod for bringing to production a giant gas field in the prolific Rovuma Area-1, off the coast of the African nation.

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The United States Will Dominate The Oil Industry For The Next 5 Years, International Energy Agency Forecasts

The United States Will Dominate The Oil Industry For The Next 5 Years, International Energy Agency Forecasts

Oil demand will keep expanding over the next five years, and the United States will fulfill most of the world's growing appetite, the International Energy Agency said on Monday.

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Oil Sector Needs 2020 Investment Vision To Meet Demand

Oil Sector Needs 2020 Investment Vision To Meet Demand

The oil industry needs to quickly step up investment to meet rising demand as the booming US shale sector will only be able to quench the global thirst for crude for the next two years, the International Energy Agency said today.

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New Development Plan Okayed For Mozambique Gas Field Where Indian Firms Hold Stake

New Development Plan Okayed For Mozambique Gas Field Where Indian Firms Hold Stake

The government of Mozambique has approved the development plan for a natural gas field in that country where Indian state firms hold minority stake, Oil India said in a statement.

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India Needs To Be In Top 5 In Our Oil Products Business: Ben Van Beurden, CEO, Royal Dutch Shell

India Needs To Be In Top 5 In Our Oil Products Business: Ben Van Beurden, CEO, Royal Dutch Shell

In his maiden trip to India,Royal Dutch Shell CEO Ben van Beurden says the world’s largest non-state-owned oil company by sales is as much focused on clean energy and renewable power as is it on oil retail and liquefied natural gas (LNG).

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Indian Railways’ ICF Creates ‘Make In India’ Record; Eyes Manufacturing 2,500 Coaches In 2017-2018

Indian Railways’ ICF Creates ‘Make In India’ Record; Eyes Manufacturing 2,500 Coaches In 2017-2018

Indian Railways creates manufacturing record, gives boost to ‘Make in India’! It’s a big leap for the national transporter, as a new record has been set by the Integral Coach Factory of Indian Railways of manufacturing 2,239 coaches by February-end.

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Railway Contract Management Goes End-To-End Digital

Railway Contract Management Goes End-To-End Digital

Indian Railways will now digitise the submission of bills by vendors for payment and issue of inspection certificates by inspecting agencies with the aim of achieving complete digitisation of its contract management.

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Indian Railways Introduces Arunachal Express AC From North East To New Delhi

Indian Railways Introduces Arunachal Express AC From North East To New Delhi

Indian Railways have come up with a pleasant news for travellers from north India who always wanted to explore the gorgeous state of Arunachal Pradesh and other North East Indian regions.

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Measures To Ease Traffic: How Centre, State Govt Can Ease Freight Movement

Measures To Ease Traffic: How Centre, State Govt Can Ease Freight Movement

Earlier during this fiscal year, the government accorded infrastructure status to the logistics sector. The objective of this move is to provide easy financing to the sector to promote its development.

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High Cost Forces BMRCL To Cancel Underground Tenders

High Cost Forces BMRCL To Cancel Underground Tenders

The 14-km underground section in phase II of Namma Metro is in a limbo. The Bengaluru Metro Rail (BMRCL) has cancelled the tenders due to exorbitant prices quoted by construction firms. The utility is yet to decide on the next course of action.

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Railways Plans Rs 10 Lakh-Crore High-Speed Train Corridors

Railways Plans Rs 10 Lakh-Crore High-Speed Train Corridors

Indian Railways would soon announce a Rs 10 lakh-crore high-speed train corridors construction plan to connect all major cities in the country, covering almost 10,000 kilometres, along the lines of the government’s Bharatmala highways development programme.

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RailSuraksha By Pune Division Set To Put Safety On Track

RailSuraksha By Pune Division Set To Put Safety On Track

RailSuraksha, a mobile application designed for the safety of train passengers, which has been developed by the Pune rail division, will soon be endorsed and launched across the country by the railway ministry.


 

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CCTV Camera, Free Wi-Fi, Wall Painting: 16 Rajdhani, Shatabdi Trains To Get 'Gold' Standard Upgrade

CCTV Camera, Free Wi-Fi, Wall Painting: 16 Rajdhani, Shatabdi Trains To Get 'Gold' Standard Upgrade

Soon, you are going to see a visible difference when you board a Rajdhani or Shatabdi train next time. Northern Railway is all set to upgrade 16 of these trains to “gold” standard, with improved exteriors and interiors, complete with vinyl wrappings, LED lights and wall paintings, according to a report in the Times of India.

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Palace On Wheels For Common Man? Indian Railways May Cut Luxury Trains Tariff By 50%

Palace On Wheels For Common Man? Indian Railways May Cut Luxury Trains Tariff By 50%

The Indian Railways has decided to make luxury trains like Palace on Wheels, Golden Chariot and Maharaja Express more affordable by reducing the tariff by as much as 50 per cent.

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Seven Railway Stations In Mumbai To Be Revamped

Seven Railway Stations In Mumbai To Be Revamped

Seven railway stations across the city will soon receive infrastructural upgrades, which will include redeveloped entry and exit points, decongested booking offices, and construction of elevated decks.

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