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Billionaire’s Mega-Mine Misses Coal Deadline On Funding Headache

Billionaire’s Mega-Mine Misses Coal Deadline On Funding Headache

Indian conglomerate Adani Enterprises Ltd. will miss its original deadline to start shipping thermal coal from one of the world’s biggest planned mines due to funding difficulties, even as it eyes export deals with Asian companies.

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Mahanadi Coalfields Breaks Record By Producing 7.84 Lakh Tonne A Day

Mahanadi Coalfields Breaks Record By Producing 7.84 Lakh Tonne A Day

The Mahanadi Coalfields Ltd (MCL), a subsidiary of Coal India Ltd, broke its own record by producing 7.84 lakh tonne of coal in a single day, said an official on Wednesday.

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Coal Block Case: ED Attaches Rs 603 Crore Power Plant Of Vandana Vidyut

Coal Block Case: ED Attaches Rs 603 Crore Power Plant Of Vandana Vidyut

Enforcement Directorate (ED) attached a thermal power plant, worth about Rs 603 crores, of M/s Vandana Vidyut Limited at Katghora in connection with a coal block case and also initiated an investigation under Prevention of Money Laundering Act against the company and its directors after an FIR was registered by the CBI in New Delhi.

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A Solar Gear Shift

A Solar Gear Shift

The Indian government is switching gears on solar energy. The 2018 Economic Survey identifies renewable energy as a champion sector under the Make in India 2.0 programme.

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Large Consumers To Gain As DERC Revises Power Tariff Structure

Large Consumers To Gain As DERC Revises Power Tariff Structure

The Delhi electricity Regulatory Commission (DERC) on Wednesday came up with the tariff schedule for FY19, where it reduced the cost of electricity units and increased the fixed monthly rental.

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NTPC School Of Business (NSB) Honors Meritorious Students At Its Second Convocation

NTPC School Of Business (NSB) Honors Meritorious Students At Its Second Convocation

NSB promotes excellence amongst its graduate students to become catalysts of innovations in the power sector with both social and business acumen creating prospects for sustainable and smart power management.

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European Spot Power Prices Diverge, Demand Lifts French Contract

European Spot Power Prices Diverge, Demand Lifts French Contract

European spot electricity prices for day-ahead delivery diverged on Wednesday as a forecast for increased wind power generation weighed on the German contract, while the French spot power price rose on an expected rise in demand due to cold weather.

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DERC Says New Tariff Plan Will Have Overall Lowering Effect On Power Bills

DERC Says New Tariff Plan Will Have Overall Lowering Effect On Power Bills

Delhis power regulator DERC today announced a new tariff schedule for 2018-19 and said it will have an overall lowering effect on electricity bills for various categories of consumers in the national capital.

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'Pak's Objections To Indian Projects May Be Discussed At Permanent Indus Commission Meet'

Pakistan's objections over the designs of some of India's hydropower projects along with other issues related to the Indus Waters Treaty are likely to be discussed during the two-day meeting of the Permanent Indus Commission here starting tomorrow, sources said.

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India Will Seek Reasonable Energy Pricing: Dharmendra Pradhan

India Will Seek Reasonable Energy Pricing: Dharmendra Pradhan

Petroleum minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Wednesday said that India is a price-sensitive customer and will seek reasonable rates as its energy demand grows.

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Governor Abbott Meets Indian Minister Of Petroleum And Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan

Governor Abbott Meets Indian Minister Of Petroleum And Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan

Governor Greg Abbott today met with India's Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas, Dharmendra Pradhan, in New Delhi, India.

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Cabinet Okays India-SACEP MoU To Tackle Oil, Chemical Pollution

Cabinet Okays India-SACEP MoU To Tackle Oil, Chemical Pollution

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday approved a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and South Asian Cooperative Environment Programme (SACEP) to cooperate on the issue of oil and chemical pollution in the South Asian Seas region.

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‘LNG From U.S. To Arrive On March 30’

‘LNG From U.S. To Arrive On March 30’

India will get delivery of the first ever shipment of LNG from the U.S. on March 30, Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said on Wednesday. This comes about six months after India received the first ever shipment of crude oil from the U.S. in October.

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India To Consider Non-OPEC Suppliers To Bargain For Cheaper Prices

India To Consider Non-OPEC Suppliers To Bargain For Cheaper Prices

India will consider buying more oil from countries outside the OPEC bloc, its biggest supplier, at cheaper prices as the cartel’s production cuts have pushed crude higher.

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Wastes Generated At Nuclear Power Plants

Wastes Generated At Nuclear Power Plants

The wastes generated at the nuclear power stations during the operation of Nuclear Power Plants (NPPs) are of low and intermediate radioactivity level.

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Solar, Wind And Battery Technologies Fast Squeezing Dominance Of Fossil Fuels: BNEF

Solar, Wind And Battery Technologies Fast Squeezing Dominance Of Fossil Fuels: BNEF

With a remarkable reduction in the cost for wind, solar and battery technologies, coal and gas are facing a huge threat to their position in the world’s electricity generation mix, Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) said today.

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Big Indian Railways Train Set Tender Scrapped! Wasn’t Aligned To Make In India, Says Railway Ministry

Big Indian Railways Train Set Tender Scrapped! Wasn’t Aligned To Make In India, Says Railway Ministry

After receiving a rap on its knuckles for setting conditions that go against domestic manufacturers — as also receiving just a single bid — the Railways has scrapped the global tender for its ambitious Rs 2,700-crore project to manufacture aluminium-bodied trainsets.

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Extension Of Harbour Line Services From Andheri To Goregaon To Be Inaugurated On Thursday

Extension Of Harbour Line Services From Andheri To Goregaon To Be Inaugurated On Thursday

In what could prove to be a boon for lakhs of Mumbai commuters, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal and Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis will inaugurate on Thursday the extension of Harbour Line services from Andheri to Goregaon.

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Tata Steel To Invest Rs 15 Bn On Gopalpur SEZ Infrastructure

Tata Steel To Invest Rs 15 Bn On Gopalpur SEZ Infrastructure

Tata Steel plans to invest about Rs 15 billion in phased manner for development of infrastructure at Gopalpur Special Economic Zone and industrial park in Odisha.

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Railway Crimes Dip In 2016, But Offences Against Women Rise

Railway Crimes Dip In 2016, But Offences Against Women Rise

Railway crimes has seen a diminishing trend in criminal cases in 2016 as compared to the previous year.

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N Railway Seeks LG’s Help To Free Up Stns

N Railway Seeks LG’s Help To Free Up Stns

Northern Railway officials on Wednesday held a meeting with the lieutenant governor Anil Baijal to facilitate decongestion outside three railway stations — Old Delhi, New Delhi and Hazrat Nizamuddin.

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Secunderabad Rail Station Dropped From Makeover List

Secunderabad Rail Station Dropped From Makeover List

It is official now. The Secunderabad railway station is not going to be developed in the near future.

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RRB Recruitment 2018: Nearly 90,000 Jobs, 2 Cr Applications Are Already There; Deadline Is Near, Only 3 Days Left

RRB Recruitment 2018: Nearly 90,000 Jobs, 2 Cr Applications Are Already There; Deadline Is Near, Only 3 Days Left

The railways on Wednesday said that it has received over two crore applications for about one lakh vacancies, with only three days to go for the deadline of online registration (March 31, 2018).

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Par Panel Raps Railways For Not Maintaining Data On Its Own Land

Par Panel Raps Railways For Not Maintaining Data On Its Own Land

A parliamentary panel today rapped the Railways for not maintaining basic data on its land holdings and exhorted the public transporter to set up land management cells in all zones and divisions.

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42 Special Trains Between Jabalpur – Secunderabad; Kochuveli – Kamakhya

42 Special Trains Between Jabalpur – Secunderabad; Kochuveli – Kamakhya

In order to clear extra rush of passengers, 42 Special trains will run between Jabalpur–Secunderabad and Kochuveli - Kamakhya from April 2 to June 26.

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Railways To Enhance Facilities For Kumbh 2019

Railways To Enhance Facilities For Kumbh 2019

In view of the upcoming Kumbh 2019, authority of Allahabad division of North Central Railway (NCR) have taken up several developmental work at Allahabad Junction and its surrounding areas. While some of the work have already started, others are in the pipeline.

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Railways Likely To Announce 20,000 More Jobs

Railways Likely To Announce 20,000 More Jobs

Railways is expected to announce around 20,000 more jobs which will be in addition to 90,000 already advertised by the transporter, taking the total to around 1.10 lakh jobs.

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Indian Railways To Bring Big Relief For Mumbai Commuters On Harbour Line Services

Indian Railways To Bring Big Relief For Mumbai Commuters On Harbour Line Services

The Indian Railways is set to roll out services that will improve the rail system in Mumbai.

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