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December 14, 2018, Friday

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11 Mines Allotted To Coal India To Add 225 Mt In Annual Output

11 Mines Allotted To Coal India To Add 225 Mt In Annual Output

Allocation of 11 mines to Coal India (CIL) arms - ECL, WCL and BCCL - will enhance its annual output by 225 million tonnes (MT), Parliament was informed today.

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BERC Announces Five PC Power Tariff Hike In Bihar

BERC Announces Five PC Power Tariff Hike In Bihar

The Bihar Electricity Regulatory Commission (BERC) today announced an average five per cent power tariff hike for 2018-19 fiscal.

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At 63 Metres, Suzlon Builds India’s Longest Wind Turbine Blade

At 63 Metres, Suzlon Builds India’s Longest Wind Turbine Blade

Renewable energy solutions provider Suzlon Group, has designed and manufactured the country’s longest wind turbine blade at its Padubidri Rotor Blade Unit.

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UNIDO To Work Together With The International Solar Alliance

UNIDO To Work Together With The International Solar Alliance

The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) has signed an agreement to work together with the International Solar Alliance (ISA).

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U.S. Power Output From Fossil Fuels Down In 2017; Renewables Gain: EIA

U.S. Power Output From Fossil Fuels Down In 2017; Renewables Gain: EIA

Total net U.S. electricity generation from natural gas and coal fell by 7.7 percent and 2.5 percent respectively in 2017 from the previous year, amid a corresponding increase in output from renewable sources, the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) said on Tuesday.

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Govt Preparing Law Amendment To Clarify Illegal Mining Definition

Govt Preparing Law Amendment To Clarify Illegal Mining Definition

The Centre is preparing a legislative amendment to clarify the definition of illegal mining which has a direct impact on companies such as Tata Steel, Coal India Ltd and Steel Authority of India that are facing hefty penalties because of a Supreme Court order on a contentious section of the statute.

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Tata, Vedanta Unlikely To Join Fresh Round Of Bidding For Essar Steel

Tata, Vedanta Unlikely To Join Fresh Round Of Bidding For Essar Steel

Essar Steel’s insolvency resolutionprocess is poised at a crucial juncture with fresh bids likely to be invited for the steel company, but the Tata and Vedanta groups are unlikely to join the bidding fray.

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General Electric Announces 225 Orders For Refurbished Locomotives

General Electric Announces 225 Orders For Refurbished Locomotives

General Electric Co's transportation unit said on Tuesday several North American railroads have placed orders this year for 225 refurbished locomotives, although it declined to say which railroads ordered the equipment.

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How Karnataka Is Becoming The Centrepiece Of India’s Electric Vehicle Revolution

How Karnataka Is Becoming The Centrepiece Of India’s Electric Vehicle Revolution

Last September, the Karnataka government outlined its plan to make the state the number one destination in India for manufacturing electric vehicles, releasing the landmark Karnataka Electric Vehicles and Energy Storage Policy.

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BHEL Signs Technology Collaboration Agreement With HLB Power, Republic Of Korea

BHEL Signs Technology Collaboration Agreement With HLB Power, Republic Of Korea

Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) as entered into a Technology Collaboration Agreement (TCA) with HLB Power, Republic of Korea for in-house design and manufacture of Large size Gates and Dampers for use in Coal fired power plants

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Coal India Hampered By Logistics But FY19 Will Be Good, Says CMD Gopal Singh

Coal India Hampered By Logistics But FY19 Will Be Good, Says CMD Gopal Singh

Coal India is producing about 2.3 million tons per day whereas the offtake on best effort basis is about 1.9 million tons because of logistics, says Gopal Singh, CMD, in an interview with ET Now,

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Tata Motors Planning To Bring New Products To Expand Market Presence

Tata Motors Planning To Bring New Products To Expand Market Presence

Tata Motors plans to bring in new products in order to have presence in around 95 percent of Indian passenger vehicles market by 2020, besides working on offering "electric solution" on most of its portfolio going forward.

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Suzlon Energy Designs, Manufactures India's Longest Wind Turbine Blade

Suzlon Energy Designs, Manufactures India's Longest Wind Turbine Blade

Wind energy solutions provider Suzlon Energy has said that the company has designed and manufactured India's longest wind turbine blade at its Padubidri Rotor Blade Unit.

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No Bidders In Solar Auctions Due To Duty Fears

No Bidders In Solar Auctions Due To Duty Fears

In a reversal of the upbeat sentiment prevailing in solar energy last year, two recent solar auctions – one in Maharashtra and the other in Karnataka – have failed to attract enough bidders, leading to their repeated postponement.

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GE Power Awarded Contract By NTPC To Install First FGD System

GE Power Awarded Contract By NTPC To Install First FGD System

GE Power India on Tuesday said that it has been awarded a contract worth Rs 309 crore ($47.50 million) by NTPC to install its "Flue Gas Desulphurization" (FGD) system at the phase-I of Super Thermal Power Project (STPP) in Telangana.

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Shell Expects $9-12 Billion Organic Cash Flow By 2025 From Its Downstream Business

Shell Expects $9-12 Billion Organic Cash Flow By 2025 From Its Downstream Business

Shell, British- Dutch fully integrated multinational oil and gas Company expects its annual organic free cash flow to grow to $9-12 billion by 2025, the company said as part of its investor update information. It added that the company plans to invest $7-9 billion a year in downstream annually.

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OALP Bid Round-1 Receives Good Response, Says DGH

OALP Bid Round-1 Receives Good Response, Says DGH

The response to international competitive bidding for 55 oil and gas blocks under the Open Acreage Licensing Policy has been tremendous, according to the Director-General of Hydrocrabons.

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Shell Bets On Petrol Stations As Electric Revolution Looms

Shell Bets On Petrol Stations As Electric Revolution Looms

Royal Dutch Shell is placing a big bet on petrol stations and convenience stores in China, India and Mexico as it looks to shore up profits during the electric car revolution.

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McDermott Eyes Petronas Projects

McDermott Eyes Petronas Projects

McDermott, a US-based company providing integrated engineering, procurement, construction and installation services for offshore and subsea field developments, expects to win some of Petroliam Nasional Bhd's (Petronas) projects.

 

 

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Diesel Loco Shed Gets Fourth ISO Certification

Diesel Loco Shed Gets Fourth ISO Certification

The diesel loco shed in the city has achieved yet another milestone by getting certificate ISO50001:2011 for its energy management system in addition to its ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015 and OHSAS 18001:2017.

 

 

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Oil Ministry Advisory Asks Its Officials To Guard Against Info Leakage

Oil Ministry Advisory Asks Its Officials To Guard Against Info Leakage

The oil ministryhas issued fresh instructions to its officers aimed at ensuring secrecy of documents and preventing any leak, refreshing memory of a three-year-old episode when some mid-level corporate executives were arrested on charges of stealing sensitive papers from the ministry.

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DMRC Fare Discount: Delhi Metro May Provide Relief To Students And Senior Citizens

DMRC Fare Discount: Delhi Metro May Provide Relief To Students And Senior Citizens

Students, senior citizens and physically challenged persons may get some relief from the increased Delhi Metro fare. Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri had suggested Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) to come up with a mechanism to provide discounted fares for students and senior citizens to balance the burden of last year's hike in metro fare as per the PTI report.

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Reduction In Recruitment By UPSC, RRB: Govt

Reduction In Recruitment By UPSC, RRB: Govt

There is an overall reduction in the number of candidates recommended for government jobs by various recruitment bodies, according to a written reply given by Minister of State for Personnel Jitendra Singh in the Lok Sabha today.

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Indian Infrastructure: Does The Coastline Matter?

Indian Infrastructure: Does The Coastline Matter?

India has a coastline of approximately 7,500 km and as we look to build infrastructure to boost economic growth and jobs, the one question that we must address is: Does having a long coastline matter? Or to put it another way: What advantages could its coastline provide India?

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Report On Flexi-Fare Scheme Under Examination: Govt

Report On Flexi-Fare Scheme Under Examination: Govt

The government today said that a committee set up to review the flexi-fare scheme in premium trains has submitted its report and it is being examined. In a written reply in the Lok Sabha, Minister of State for Railways Rajen Gohain said the terms of reference of the committee was to examine all options keeping in mind the interest of …

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Railway Recruitment 2018: Want To Work For Indian Railways? 9500 Railway Jobs Soon; Check Indianrailways.gov.in

Railway Recruitment 2018: Want To Work For Indian Railways? 9500 Railway Jobs Soon; Check Indianrailways.gov.in

Railway recruitment 2018: Working for Indian Railways is an option that is very high on the list of priorities of candidates. Railway jobs are bot prestigious and go a long way in serving society.

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Indian Infrastructure: Does The Coastline Matter?

Indian Infrastructure: Does The Coastline Matter?

India has a coastline of approximately 7,500 km and as we look to build infrastructure to boost economic growth and jobs, the one question that we must address is: Does having a long coastline matter? Or to put it another way: What advantages could its coastline provide India?

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600 Railway Stations May Bear The Stamp Of India's Top Architects Soon

600 Railway Stations May Bear The Stamp Of India's Top Architects Soon

Soon your nearest railway station may bear the stamp of India’s top architects as the government is set to come up with an empanelled group to design 600-odd stations announced in the Budget.

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India's Infrastructure Woes: Every Third Rajdhani Delayed, Every Second Flight From Mumbai Delayed

India's Infrastructure Woes: Every Third Rajdhani Delayed, Every Second Flight From Mumbai Delayed

An Indian airline has reported that only 34% of its flights were on time in February from one crowded airport. That means two out of every three flights were delayed.

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