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December 11, 2018, Tuesday

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Need EV Policy For India-Specific Transportation Model: Niti Aayog VC

Need EV Policy For India-Specific Transportation Model: Niti Aayog VC

Niti Aayog Vice Chairman Rajiv Kumar today said there is need for a policy to promote electric vehicles (EVs) in Indiaand the think tank is well-placed to develop it.

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Speed Of India's Shift To Green Energy At Par With China, Europe: Report

Speed Of India's Shift To Green Energy At Par With China, Europe: Report

A report by US-based Institute for Energy Economics & Financial Analysis (IEEFA) says the country’s electricity generation market is changing rapidly.

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REC Raises $300 Million Through Dollar Bond

REC Raises $300 Million Through Dollar Bond

State-owned infrastructure financecompany in the power sector - Rural ElectrificationCorporation (REC) – today announced it has raised $300 million through Dollar bonds that are bought and sold outside of the United States.

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Policy Measures For Promotion Of New & Renewable Energy

Policy Measures For Promotion Of New & Renewable Energy

The Government of India has undertaken a number of policy measures for increasing share of renewable energy in India's energy mix. These, inter-alia, include.

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Asian Governments Must Respond To Energy Revolution

Asian Governments Must Respond To Energy Revolution

China is making a monumental change in how it governs its energy sector: by giving itself an energy ministry. Beijing announced earlier this month that the country's vast oil, gas, coal and power sectors will be overseen by an energy ministry, which would replace an existing regulator.

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Yes Bank Lends Rs 750 Cr To Mahindra Group For Rewa Solar Plant

Yes Bank Lends Rs 750 Cr To Mahindra Group For Rewa Solar Plant

Yes Bank said it will lend Rs 750 cr to Mahindra Renewables Pvt. Ltd., part of the Mahindra Group, for constructing a 250 megawatt solar farm in the solar park at Rewa in Madhya Pradesh. The project has raised another Rs 200 cr from other financial institutions and achieved financial closure, the bank added. The 250 MW project of Mahindra …

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BSES Delhi Discoms Announce New 5-digit Helpline Numbers

BSES Delhi Discoms Announce New 5-digit Helpline Numbers

Delhi powerdistribution company (discom) BSES on Thursday announced new round-the-clock helpline numbers for its sister discoms in the capital -- BSES Rajdhani Power Ltd(BRPL) and BSES Yamuna Power Ltd (BYPL).

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US Says Russia Hacked Energy Grid, Punishes 19 For Meddling

US Says Russia Hacked Energy Grid, Punishes 19 For Meddling

Pushing back harder on Russia, the Trump administration accused Moscow on Thursday of a concerted hacking operation targeting the U.S. energy grid, aviation systems and other infrastructure, and also imposed sanctions on Russians for alleged interference in the 2016 election.

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WTO Ruling Continues To Haunt Solar Industry

WTO Ruling Continues To Haunt Solar Industry

The removal of domestic content requirement (DCR) after a World Trade Organization (WTO) ruling, triggered by a petition filed by the US, continues to hound the Indian solar industry.

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Power Producers Ask RBI To Relax Default Clause

Power Producers Ask RBI To Relax Default Clause

Power producers have sought special consideration from the Reserve Bank of India regarding the new norms announced for stressed assets, citing that the sector faces problems which are “beyond developers’ control” and this norm can potentially affect projects totalling 75,000 megawatts (mw).

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Gail India Proposes 7 U.S. LNG Cargo Swaps From Cove Point Facility

Gail India Proposes 7 U.S. LNG Cargo Swaps From Cove Point Facility

Gail India proposes swapping seven LNG cargoes across May-October 2018, according to the tender document and traders.

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HPCL, GSPC Deals To Hit Oil PSU Dividends In FY18 By At Least 17%

HPCL, GSPC Deals To Hit Oil PSU Dividends In FY18 By At Least 17%

India’s largest hydrocarbon producer, Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC), has told the government it will not raise the dividend payout for 2017-18.

 

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Relief For State-Run Oil Companies In FY18: Oil PSUs To Pay 16% Less Dividend To Government

Relief For State-Run Oil Companies In FY18: Oil PSUs To Pay 16% Less Dividend To Government

State-run oil firms will pay 16% less dividend to the government in 2017-18 than they did last year, following easing of pressure after the Centre gained Rs 37,000 crore from sale of its stake in Hindustan Petroleum Corporation to Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC), said officials.

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Libya's NOC To Stage Oil And Gas Conference In Benghazi

Libya's NOC To Stage Oil And Gas Conference In Benghazi

Libya's state oil company National Oil Corp(NOC) will hold a conference in the eastern city of Benghazi in October to discuss the country's oil and gas sector, it said on Thursday.

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NAFED To Develop Bio-CNG Plant Near Azad Mandi In Delhi

NAFED To Develop Bio-CNG Plant Near Azad Mandi In Delhi

National Agricultural Cooperative Marketing Federation of India (NAFED) will develop a Bio-Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) facility near Azad Mandi, using agriculture waste produced in the area.

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Railways To Use Mathematical Formula To Maximise Loco Usage, Increase Revenue

Railways To Use Mathematical Formula To Maximise Loco Usage, Increase Revenue

Now, a mathematical formula will be used to optimise the productivity of passenger trains by determining the number of locomotives required for each train, the railways said today.

 

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Big Cheer For Commuters! Mumbai May Get Semi-AC Local Trains This Year

Big Cheer For Commuters! Mumbai May Get Semi-AC Local Trains This Year

Semi-AC local trains in Mumbai soon! Yes you read it right! Local trains, which are the lifeline of Mumbai, may soon get this big boost!

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Rs 400 Crore For Rayadurgam-Shamshabad Metro Rail

Rs 400 Crore For Rayadurgam-Shamshabad Metro Rail

The Government is planning to ensure that the LB-Nagar Ameerpet and Hightech City-Ameerpet routes of the Metro railway would be inaugurated by June this year.

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PM To Scientists: Extend Research From Labs To Land

PM To Scientists: Extend Research From Labs To Land

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday exhorted scientists to extend their research from "labs to the land" for the greater benefit of the people and said time was ripe to redefine 'R&D' as research for development of the nation.

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Here's How Many Mobiles Mumbaikars Lose Everyday On Local Trains

Here's How Many Mobiles Mumbaikars Lose Everyday On Local Trains

Government Railway Police (GRP) in Mumbai register at least 100 cases of mobile theft on local trains across its 16 divisions on a daily basis.

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Railways To Remove LCD Screens From Tejas Express & Shatabdi & The Reason Should Put Us To Shame

Railways To Remove LCD Screens From Tejas Express & Shatabdi & The Reason Should Put Us To Shame

The vandalism of India's first high-speed train not only left us all shocked but also proved a point that we seriously don't deserve good things.

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RRB Recruitment 2018: 26,502 Vacancies In Indian Railways, Last Date March 31, 2018; Check Indianrailways.gov.in

RRB Recruitment 2018: 26,502 Vacancies In Indian Railways, Last Date March 31, 2018; Check Indianrailways.gov.in

Good news has arrived for candidates who are looking for jobs in Indian Railways, as the Railway Recruitment Board 2018 is offering as many as 26,502 vacancies.

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L&T Arm Bags Rs 2,864 Cr Order For Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor

L&T Arm Bags Rs 2,864 Cr Order For Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor

Engineering major Larsen & Toubro (L&T) today said its construction has bagged an order of Rs 2,864 crore from the Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation of India Ltd. (DFCCIL) for Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor.

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This Innovative Indian Railways' Scheme Gets Great Response; Here Is Why

This Innovative Indian Railways' Scheme Gets Great Response; Here Is Why

The 'Rail Good Work' portal launched by the Indian Railways last month to record the innovations and good work done by its employees has received a warm welcome with 600 such ideas being shared on the platform from across zones, an official statement said today.

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