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Wind Power Tariffs Remain Low In SECI Auctions

Wind Power Tariffs Remain Low In SECI Auctions

Power tariffs remained low in one of India’s largest wind capacity auctions conducted by the state-run Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI), which ended on Thursday evening, a person aware of the development said.

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Vedanta May Pay High Logistic Cost To Haul Bauxite From Odisha Refinery

Vedanta May Pay High Logistic Cost To Haul Bauxite From Odisha Refinery

Even as mining entity Vedanta looks at entering into a long-term contract with Odisha Mining Corporation (OMC) to secure bauxite for its Lanjigarh (Kalahandi district) alumina refinery from the latter’s newly opened Kodingamali mines, the company is worried about escalation in the cost of procuring the raw material.

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CBI Grills Avista Advisory's Rajiv Kochhar In ICICI-Videocon Loan Case

CBI Grills Avista Advisory's Rajiv Kochhar In ICICI-Videocon Loan Case

Rajiv Kochhar, founder of Avista Advisory, was on Thursday detained at Mumbai airport before he could board a flight for Singapore.

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Tata Power

Tata Power Launches IoT-based Consumer Substation In Mumbai

Tata Power today announced the launch of IoT (Internet of Things) based, Smart Consumer Sub Station(CSS) in Mumbai, which is enabled by Tata Communications.

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Yamaha Commissions 1,100KW Solar Power Plant In Chennai

Yamaha Commissions 1,100KW Solar Power Plant In Chennai

Yamaha Motor India Group, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Japan's Yamaha Motor Co, plans to increase its total rooftop solar capacity to 3,500KW by the end of this year, even as it installed a 1,100KW rooftop solar power plant at its manufacturing facility in Chennai.

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Newsmaker: Meet ReNew Power's Sumant Sinha, the green power player

Newsmaker: Meet ReNew Power's Sumant Sinha, the green power player

On the website of ReNew Power where introductions to the company’s directors are listed, there is a Read More link to sumantsinha.com. “I'm the founder, chairman and CEO of ReNew Power, India's leading clean energy company.

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SCCL Aims To Achieve 68 Million Tonne Coal Production In FY 2019

SCCL Aims To Achieve 68 Million Tonne Coal Production In FY 2019

CMD of SCCL N Sridhar today held a review meeting with senior officials of the company and discussed mine-wise targets, a release said.
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Six Miners Killed In Georgia In Coal Mine Accident - Officials

Six Miners Killed In Georgia In Coal Mine Accident - Officials

The ministry said in a statement that the accident had occurred at the Mindeli mine in Tkibuli, 200 km (124.27 miles) west of the capital Tbilisi.
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RBI Holds Repo Rate At 6 Per Cent For Fourth Straight Policy Review

RBI Holds Repo Rate At 6 Per Cent For Fourth Straight Policy Review

The RBI on Thursday maintained the status quo on its key short-term lending rate at 6 per cent, along with its 'neutral' stance, at the first bi-monthly monetary policy review of the new fiscal, in line with what was being widely expected.
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Trade Unions To Go On Strike Against Commercial Coal Mining On 16 April

Trade Unions To Go On Strike Against Commercial Coal Mining On 16 April

In a letter to the government, INMF informed that it will join four other unions - CITU, BMS, HMS and AITUC - for the strike against Centre's decision to permit private companies to mine coal for commercial use.
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IOC Acquires Shell's 17 Pc Oman Oilfield

IOC Acquires Shell's 17 Pc Oman Oilfield

Indian Oil Corp (IOC), the country's largest oil firm, today said it has acquired Royal Dutch Shell's 17 per cent stake in the Makhaizna oilfield in Oman for USD 329 million.

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PESB Recommends Gurmeet Singh For Director-marketing At Indian Oil Corp

PESB Recommends Gurmeet Singh For Director-marketing At Indian Oil Corp

The government's head-hunter Public Enterprise Selection Board (PESB) has recommended Gurmeet Singh for the post of Director (Marketing) at Indian Oil Corporation (IOC), the nation's largest fuel retailer.
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BP Plans To Invest $2 Billion In India Upstream Ventures Over Next Few Years

BP Plans To Invest $2 Billion In India Upstream Ventures Over Next Few Years

BP India plans to invest more than $2 billion in its upstream ventures in the Indian market over the next few years, said Sashi Mukundan, BP Group’s regional president and head of India.

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Indonesia Blames Coal Ship For Oil Spill, Not State Energy Firm

Indonesia Blames Coal Ship For Oil Spill, Not State Energy Firm

Indonesia declared a state of emergency this week after the spill and fire killed five fishermen.
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ONGC To Get Rs 800 Crore Boost From Gas Price Hike; Oil To Gain Rs 100 Cr

ONGC To Get Rs 800 Crore Boost From Gas Price Hike; Oil To Gain Rs 100 Cr

The latest 6 per cent hike in natural gas prices announced by the government would lead to a Rs 800 crore bonanza for state-run petroleum explorer Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) and Rs 100 crore for Oil India Ltd (OIL) annually by way of higher revenue.

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Railway Ministry Poised To Improve Coal Transportation, Says Piyush Goyal

Railway Ministry Poised To Improve Coal Transportation, Says Piyush Goyal

In order to make coal transportation through railways more robust, the government is working on a number of plans such as advance rake-booking, wagon owning and doubling of railway lines.

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Rly Board Chairman Asks GMs To Focus On Improving Safety Standards

Rly Board Chairman Asks GMs To Focus On Improving Safety Standards

Railway Board Chairman Ashwani Lohani on Thursday advised the General Managers to focus on improving Safety standards on par with the advanced systems.

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Darjeeling Railways All Set To Introduce Ac Rakes, Trial Run Held From NJP To Tindharia

Darjeeling Railways All Set To Introduce Ac Rakes, Trial Run Held From NJP To Tindharia

The Darjeeling Himalayan Railway (DHR) is all set to become the first Indian Mountain Railway to introduce air-conditioned rakes.

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First Freight Train From India Ends Trial Run

First Freight Train From India Ends Trial Run

A trial run of the first freight train on the Bangladesh-India route ended at the west end of Bangabandhu Multipurpose Bridge in Sirajganj yesterday around 1:30am.

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Rail Museum To Keep Doors Open Till 9 To Promote Night Tourism

Rail Museum To Keep Doors Open Till 9 To Promote Night Tourism

The National Rail Museum has decided to keep its doors open till 9 PM from next month in a bid to increase footfalls at the country's premier custodian of railway heritage, senior officials of the museum said on Thursday.

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Indian Railways To Restart Special Service Between Panipat-Delhi For Women Soon

Indian Railways To Restart Special Service Between Panipat-Delhi For Women Soon

Haryana Women and Child Development Minister Kavita Jain today assured that the services of a special Indian Railways train for women would soon be restarted between Panipat and Delhi for convenience of the female passengers.

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Cochin Port Trust Posts Profit After 10 Years

Cochin Port Trust Posts Profit After 10 Years

Cochin Port Trust (CPT) is in the black after a gap of ten years with significant increase in the cargo throughput.

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