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October 15, 2018, Monday

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India's CBI Probing Videocon, Husband Of ICICI Bank CEO, In Loan Case: Sources

India's CBI Probing Videocon, Husband Of ICICI Bank CEO, In Loan Case: Sources

Indian police have launched a preliminary investigation into the husband of ICICI Bank’s (ICBK.NS) chief executive, as well as officials at the lender and at Videocon Group (VEDI.NS), two sources said on Saturday, to assess whether there was any wrongdoing in lending practices.

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PM Modi Says Innovation Is The Key To Realising Dream Of 'New India'

PM Modi Says Innovation Is The Key To Realising Dream Of 'New India'

Innovation and out of the box thinking are the key to realising the dream of 'New India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said here while addressing the grand finale of the Smart India Hackathon via video conferencing.

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Ghaziabad Becomes First District In UP To Have 100% Electrification

Ghaziabad Becomes First District In UP To Have 100% Electrification

Ghaziabad has become the first district in the state to have electricityin all its households. Chief minister Yogi Adityanathpraised the Centre’s Saubhagya scheme and said his government’s efforts to augment the powerinfrastructure through it would cover the entire state in the future.

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Here's A Way To Boost Agriculture Growth In India With The Help Of Solar Energy

Here's A Way To Boost Agriculture Growth In India With The Help Of Solar Energy

The World Economic Forum annual meeting last month revealed some startling facts about India and the world's economy. The Oxfam survey highlighted that the richest one per cent in India accounted for 73 per cent of the wealth generated in the country, showcasing the worrying trend of income inequality.

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Madhya Pradesh Set To Use Solar Thermal-Based Technologies In Industries

Madhya Pradesh Set To Use Solar Thermal-Based Technologies In Industries

After solar power, Madhya Pradesh is actively considering to push use of concentrated solar thermal technology (CST) in industrial clusters in the state because of inherent advantages.

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2,600 LEDs Slash Pune Airport’s Daily Power Usage From 192 KW To 80 KW

2,600 LEDs Slash Pune Airport’s Daily Power Usage From 192 KW To 80 KW

The airport authorities here on Thursday said around 2,600 LEDs (light emitting diodes) have been installed in the facility, which has reduced the daily power consumption from 192KW to 80KW.

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Coal India Recorded Highest Daily Offtake Of 2 Million Tonne On 28 March

Coal India Recorded Highest Daily Offtake Of 2 Million Tonne On 28 March

Coal India Ltd has recorded the highest offtake of 2 million tonnes (MT) in a single day on March 28, with railways helping movement of highest number of 289.5 rakes from CIL's own sidings.

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Who Is Deepak Kochhar, The Man At The Centre Of ICICI-Videocon Controversy?

Who Is Deepak Kochhar, The Man At The Centre Of ICICI-Videocon Controversy?

While the ICICI Bank board has reposed its trust in current MD and CEO Chanda Kochhar after denying any quid-pro-quo in the Videocon loan saga, the carefully-worded clarification has left people with more questions than answers.

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Schneider Electric Says Electrified 700,000 Households In 10 Years

Schneider Electric Says Electrified 700,000 Households In 10 Years

Schneider Electric India has said it has electrified 7 lakh households in the last 10 years in the country, as part of its corporate social responsibility (CSR).

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Pakistan Raises Objection To Indian Hydro Projects

Pakistan Raises Objection To Indian Hydro Projects

India, Pakistan concluded the two-day Indus Waters Commission meeting on Friday. The meeting which was held in New Delhi was led by Syed Muhammad Mehar Ali Shah, Pakistans Commissioner for Indus Waters (PCIW) and Mr. P.K. Saxena, Indias Indus Waters Commissioner.

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GAIL India To Get 90 LNG Cargos From The U.S. In 2018

GAIL India To Get 90 LNG Cargos From The U.S. In 2018

India’s state-owned GAIL (India) Ltd on Friday said it would be annually receiving about 90 cargoes of liquefied natural gas (LNG) from Sabine Pass and Cove Point LNG terminals in the U.S.

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IGI May Hike Rates By Rs 1/kg As Domestic Natural Gas Price Up 6% To USD 3.06

IGI May Hike Rates By Rs 1/kg As Domestic Natural Gas Price Up 6% To USD 3.06

A 6 per cent hike in domestic natural gas price is likely to make compressed natural gas for vehicles and piped cooking gas for households dearer by about Rs 1 per kg from April, a senior executive at Indraprastha Gas Ltd (IGL) told the Economic Times.

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Indian Oil Corp To Invest Rs 1.4 Lakh Crore To Double Refining Capacity

Indian Oil Corp To Invest Rs 1.4 Lakh Crore To Double Refining Capacity

India's biggest oil firm IOC today said it plans to invest about Rs 1.43 lakh crore to nearly double its oil refining capacity to 150 million tonnes and boost petrochemical production by 2030.

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Ultra-Clean Petrol, Diesel In Delhi From Tomorrow

Ultra-Clean Petrol, Diesel In Delhi From Tomorrow

Ultra-clean Euro-VI grade petrol and diesel, at no additional price, will be supplied in the national capital from tomorrow in a bid to combat alarming levels of air pollution.

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Rising US Output, OPEC Cuts To Keep Crude Price Rangebound

Rising US Output, OPEC Cuts To Keep Crude Price Rangebound

WTI crude oil prices posted a biggest weekly gain in eight months, as they hit a 2-month high on surging geopolitical risk in the Middle East and prospects of an extension of Opec-led production cut into 2019.

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IOC To Invest Over Rs 1.5 Lakh Crore In Project Expansion, Quality Upgradation

IOC To Invest Over Rs 1.5 Lakh Crore In Project Expansion, Quality Upgradation

Indian Oil Corporation (IOC), the nation’s largest fuel retailer, today announced it has drawn up plans for investing over Rs 1,06,000 crore in mega projects for refinery capacity expansion and fuel quality upgrade to be implemented through 2030.

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Steam Locomotive Back On NMR After Five Years

Steam Locomotive Back On NMR After Five Years

After five years, a train hauled by a steam locomotive today began its run from Mettupalayam to Coonoor in the Nilgiris Mountain Railway (NMR) section, official sources said.

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BEML Delivers Metro Cars To KMRCL

BEML Delivers Metro Cars To KMRCL

Defence PSU BEML, a premier manufacturer of Metro cars delivered Delivered the first set of six car metro train units to Kolkata Metro Rail Corporation (KMRCL).

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Infrastructure Woes Worry Bengaluru Citizens But Hope Floats

Infrastructure Woes Worry Bengaluru Citizens But Hope Floats

In a high-powered discussion on the future of Bengaluru, India's information technology (IT) hub, there was agreement that the city was struggling to meet infrastructure demands.

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From April 1, Pay More Toll For Driving On National Highways

From April 1, Pay More Toll For Driving On National Highways

Your travel on tolled national highways is set to become costlier from April 1. National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has revised its toll rates by 5 to 7%.

 

 

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Free Wi-Fi For Commuters, Residents Too

Free Wi-Fi For Commuters, Residents Too

The recently launched free Wi-Fi service at the Nashik Road railway station has come as a boon not only for commuters but also some residents of the city.

 

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Vehicle Surveillance At Cuttack Railway Station

Vehicle Surveillance At Cuttack Railway Station

The Cuttack railway station will have an under vehicle surveillance system (UVSS), the first of its kind in the state, by the third week of April.

 

 

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Chartering Your Own Steam Engine Train To Ooty Just Got Cheaper

Chartering Your Own Steam Engine Train To Ooty Just Got Cheaper

Hiring the steam loco-hauled heritage train of the Nilgiri Mountain Railways (NMR) has been made affordable, thanks to the Ministry of Railways that has de-centralised decision-making on tariff structure to promote tourism in Hill Railways.

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Conversion From Waste To Wealth Is Future Of India: Gadkari

Conversion From Waste To Wealth Is Future Of India: Gadkari

“Conversion of knowledge to wealth and conversion from waste to wealth is the future of India. Economic viability should be the basis for innovation. Application of technology, research, knowledge, and entrepreneurship is paramount for sustainable innovations.

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