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October 23, 2018, Tuesday

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Time for India to shed fixation with cheap energy: US energy secretary

Time for India to shed fixation with cheap energy: US energy secretary

US is upgrading it energy partnership with India to a strategic level at a time when both countries are witnessing rapid changes in their energy markets as the balance of power shifts in Asia’s favour and new-age energy solutions disrupt traditional policy parameters. Emergence of new exporters such as Russia has weakened Opec’s grip on the global oil market where …

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Delhiites may soon get money for unscheduled power cuts by discoms

Delhiites may soon get money for unscheduled power cuts by discoms

Citizens would be compensated for unscheduled power cuts lasting longer than one hour, if a policy approved by the Delhi government on Tuesday gets a green signal from Lt. Governor Anil Baijal.

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Westinghouse Emerging From Bankruptcy, Capable Of Delivering India Nuclear Reactors: Rick Perry

Westinghouse Emerging From Bankruptcy, Capable Of Delivering India Nuclear Reactors: Rick Perry

US Energy Secretary Rick Perry said today that Westinghouse Electric Co is emerging out of bankruptcy and is now capable of delivering the planned six nuclear reactors to India on time.

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India to auction 19 coal mines this quarter - Coal Secretary

India to auction 19 coal mines this quarter - Coal Secretary

Asian Age quoted a top official as saying that after the cancellation of coal mines auction twice, the government is exploring certain relaxations for bidders and plans to put on sale 19 blocks in the current quarter. The government had last year annulled the fifth round of auction on account of poor response from bidders.

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British PE firm Actis close to buying solar assets of India's Shapoorji Pallonji: Reports

British PE firm Actis close to buying solar assets of India's Shapoorji Pallonji: Reports

British private equity firm Actis is close to signing a deal to buy the solar power portfolio of Indian conglomerate Shapoorji Pallonji, three people aware of the development said on Tuesday.

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Bharat-22 ETF follow-on offer could be worth Rs 10,000 cr

Bharat-22 ETF follow-on offer could be worth Rs 10,000 cr

The Finance Ministry may come out with a Rs 10,000-crore follow-on fund offer of the Bharat-22 exchange traded fund (ETF) as it looks to dilute stake in Coal India to meet the minimum public holding norm.

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NTPC Ltd rose for a fifth straight session today

NTPC Ltd rose for a fifth straight session today

The stock is quoting at Rs 177.4, up 1.9% on the day as on 12:54 IST on the NSE. NTPC Ltd is up 9.71% in last one year as compared to a 15.37% gain in NIFTY and a 13.85% gain in the Nifty Energy.

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Jindal Steel is in a good position to capitalise on infra growth: Naushad A Ansari

Jindal Steel is in a good position to capitalise on infra growth: Naushad A Ansari

Domestic steel production is closely linked to GDP growth, infrastructure and construction spending. Given that India’s GDP is already pegged to grow at least 7 per cent over FY19-20, what is it that you are expecting it to translate into for the steel industry in particular?

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India probes dumping of EVA sheets for solar modules by 5 nations

India probes dumping of EVA sheets for solar modules by 5 nations

India has initiated a probe into the alleged dumping of EVA sheets used in solar cell industry, imported from China, Malaysia, Saudi Arabia, South Korea and Thailand.

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UK joins International Solar Alliance to mark PM Modi's visit

UK joins International Solar Alliance to mark PM Modi's visit

The UK today joined the India-led International Solar Alliance (ISA) ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's four-day visit to Britain.

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CIL operations unaffected as CITU goes on one-day strike on commercial coal mining

CIL operations unaffected as CITU goes on one-day strike on commercial coal mining

The Central Trade Unions of Coal India Limited (CIL) went on a one-day strike on Monday against the government move of allowing commercial coal mining

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German minister to carmakers: Invest in electric cars or lose out

German minister to carmakers: Invest in electric cars or lose out

The German automotive industry must invest heavily in electric car technology and develop battery production facilities in Europe to keep up with global competitors, Economy Minister Peter Altmaier said in a newspaper interview published on Monday.

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S.African utility Eskom asks to recover $5.5 bln via higher tariffs

S.African utility Eskom asks to recover $5.5 bln via higher tariffs

South African state utility Eskom is seeking to recover 66.6 billion rand ($5.5 billion) of costs incurred over the past three years through higher tariffs, saying it sold less electricity than forecast because of an economic downturn.

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Unbundling gas supply will level playing field: Shell

Unbundling gas supply will level playing field: Shell

Energy giant Shell has told the government that separating gas marketing and transportation business will provide level playing field to other suppliers and boost demand.

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Madras High Court Dismisses Plea Against 70% Solar Imports Safeguard

Madras High Court Dismisses Plea Against 70% Solar Imports Safeguard

The Madras High Court has dismissed the petition challenging the Directorate General of Safeguards’ recommendation of 70% safeguard duty on import of solar panels and modules, according to three sources close to the development.

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ONGC files arbitration claim against Sudan over unpaid oil dues

ONGC files arbitration claim against Sudan over unpaid oil dues

The foreign acquisition unit of India's Oil and Natural Gas Corp's (ONGC) has filed an arbitration claim against the government of Sudan in a London court, a company official said, seeking to recover dues pending for years from a project hit by the breakaway of South Sudan in 2011.

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Switch to LNG for shipping fuel not enough to meet strict carbon regulations - analyst

Switch to LNG for shipping fuel not enough to meet strict carbon regulations - analyst

Switching to liquefied natural gas (LNG) to fuel ocean-going vessels may not be enough for shippers to comply with long-term emissions regulations and they will have to find additional ways of reducing emissions, JBC Energy said on Tuesday.

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Adani inks pact with IOC to offer LNG re-gasification services at Dhamra

Adani inks pact with IOC to offer LNG re-gasification services at Dhamra

Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone Ltd (APSEZ) has signed a long-term agreement with Indian Oil Corporation Ltd (IOC) to provide liquefied natural gas (LNG) re-gasification services on a use-or-pay basis to the state-run refiner, at its upcoming LNG import terminal at Dhamra in Odisha.

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U.S. Outlines Its Vision For Strategy Energy Partnership With India

U.S. Outlines Its Vision For Strategy Energy Partnership With India

U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry and Indian Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan on Tuesday co-chaired the inaugural meeting of the U.S.-India Strategic Energy Partnership, which President Donald J. Trump and Prime Minister Narendra Modi had announced during their June 26, 2017 Summit in Washington, D.C. Through the Partnership, the United States and India collectively seek to …

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Govt invites EoI for strategic sale of Bharat Pumps

Govt invites EoI for strategic sale of Bharat Pumps

Government has invited expression of interest (EoI) for selling its entire stake in Bharat Pumps, a loss-making firm under the Heavy Industry Ministry.

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ONGC files arbitration claim against Sudan over unpaid oil dues

ONGC files arbitration claim against Sudan over unpaid oil dues

The foreign acquisition unit of Oil and Natural Gas Corp's (ONGC) has filed an arbitration claim against the government of Sudan in a London court, a company official said, seeking to recover dues pending for years from a roject hit by the breakaway of South Sudan in 2011.

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No change in diesel prices today: Chennai stays near Rs 69 per litre, check rates in other cities

No change in diesel prices today: Chennai stays near Rs 69 per litre, check rates in other cities

Diesel price in India today: Like petrol prices, the state-owned Oil Companies also decided to keep price of diesel unchanged in various state capitals of India, maintaining an-all time high mark. The no change decision in Indian diesel product was despite global crude oil prices surging on Tuesday amid worries there could be a high risk of disruptions to supply, especially in the Middle East.

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Petrol price in India today; New Delhi rates rise over Rs 74-mark; Mumbai stays at 4-yr high

Petrol price in India today; New Delhi rates rise over Rs 74-mark; Mumbai stays at 4-yr high

Petrol price in India today: On Tuesday, where international oil market rose, the Indian state-owned oil companies kept the price of petrol unchanged in various state capitals of India.

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Saudi Aramco To Hold Equal Stake In Ratnagiri Refinery, IOC Says

Saudi Aramco To Hold Equal Stake In Ratnagiri Refinery, IOC Says

Saudi Aramco, the world's largest oil producer, will hold an equal stake in the planned $44-billion refinery-cum-petrochemical project in Maharashtra, Ram Gopal, director of refineries at Indian Oil said.

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Here’s Why the Railways Is Going to Build a 500-Km Wall Along the Delhi-Mumbai Route

Here’s Why the Railways Is Going to Build a 500-Km Wall Along the Delhi-Mumbai Route

Human and cattle interference on railway tracks is a problem the Indian Railways has to contend with regularly. Whether it is people deliberately crossing over them or cattle aimlessly wandering around them, the railway tracks are constantly trespassed. One can also blame popular culture, where singing and dancing around railway tracks is oddly popular.

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Indian Railways will pay you Rs10 lakh if you can show it how to make money

Indian Railways will pay you Rs10 lakh if you can show it how to make money

Indian Railways is facing a problem. The revenue growth has plateaued over the past four years, but the expenditure is swelling. Result? There is very little surplus revenue to improve services. To fix this, the Railways is asking for ideas. And they’re offering up to Rs10 lakh as prize money for the best solution to the problem.

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Indian Railways Flexi Fare scheme: Rates on Rajdhani Express, Shatabdi Express, Duronto Express may be revised

Indian Railways Flexi Fare scheme: Rates on Rajdhani Express, Shatabdi Express, Duronto Express may be revised

Indian Railways Flexi Fare scheme may see 3 major changes soon. These changes will be introduced in the scheme over the next two months by the Railway Ministry. The Indian Railways Flexi Fare scheme, launched on September 9, 2016, is applicable to Rajdhani Express, Shatabdi

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Country proud of Indian Railways: Piyush Goyal

Country proud of Indian Railways: Piyush Goyal

The whole country is proud of the Indian Railways, said Union Railways Minister Piyush Goyal on Monday.

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Fares on premium trains come down after GST fixed at 5 per cent

Fares on premium trains come down after GST fixed at 5 per cent

Fares on premium trains like Rajdhnani, Duronto and Shatabdi Express have been slashed, courtesy a reduction in GST charged on food items.

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Indian Railways launches special pilgrimage train for senior citizens to travel Shirdi, Nasik and Trimbakeshwar

Indian Railways launches special pilgrimage train for senior citizens to travel Shirdi, Nasik and Trimbakeshwar

A special pilgrimage train for senior citizens, under the Baristha Nagarika Tirtha Yatra Yojana, has been flagged off from Sambalpur station by Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik.

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Indian Railways a world class entity? Check what Railway minister wants employees to deliver

Indian Railways a world class entity? Check what Railway minister wants employees to deliver

Railway Minister Piyush Goyal today called upon railwaymen to work hard to make the Indian Railways a world class entity in terms of technology, service and safety. "I call upon railwaymen to work hard to make Indian Railways world class in terms of technology, services and safety.

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Indian Railways to put up LED lights at CST subway after installing glass roof

Indian Railways to put up LED lights at CST subway after installing glass roof

The subway right outside the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CST) will now get LED lightings on all its four entrances. The new lighting arrangements are to complement the glass roofs which have recently been fitted to the subway entrances.

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Railways' plan to generate Rs 390 bn from non-fare tenders derail

Railways' plan to generate Rs 390 bn from non-fare tenders derail

The Indian Railways’ plans to generate Rs 390 billion from non-fare sources over 10 years have become doubtful, with the national transporter withdrawing tenders for out-of-home (OOH) advertisements and advertisements on trains owing to a “low industry response” and “technical reasons”.

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Mumbai Metro maze formed, but not solved yet

Mumbai Metro maze formed, but not solved yet

In a presentation on infrastructure developments in Maharashtra: Vision 2025, UPS Madan, metropolitan commissioner of the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA)

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Mumbai monorail goes green, all 18 stations set to get sun power

Mumbai monorail goes green, all 18 stations set to get sun power

The Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) is planning to install solar panels on all the 18 monorail stations and the monorail depot at Wadala in order to bring down the expenditure on electricity consumption and pave way for greener sources energy. T

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Nagpur to get rapid transit system, says Gadkari

Nagpur to get rapid transit system, says Gadkari

Nagpur will get Regional Rapid Transit System that will replace the existing passenger trains with modern Electric Multiple Unit (EMU) trains, Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari said on Monday.

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'Don't Risk Your Lives:' IRCTC Warns Train Passengers Against Unauthorised Food Delivery Services

'Don't Risk Your Lives:' IRCTC Warns Train Passengers Against Unauthorised Food Delivery Services

IRCTC or Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation - the ticketing arm of Indian Railways - has named unauthorised food suppliers aboard trains. Warning railway passengers against unauthorised providers of food delivery service, IRCTC named 11 such entities.

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Indian Railways to go plastic bag free? See what is being demanded in Mumbai

Indian Railways to go plastic bag free? See what is being demanded in Mumbai

The Rail Passenger’s Association has welcomed the Maharashtra government’s plastic ban as it has now demanded that the suburban railways should implement the same.

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The Long Road Ahead For India’s Rs 45,000 Crore 'singapore City'

The Long Road Ahead For India’s Rs 45,000 Crore 'singapore City'

Mauryas, Satavahanas, Pallavas, Vijayanagara empire and many more have previously laid their claims to the ancient city of Amaravati in Andhra Pradesh.

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Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari at the launch of Insurance Requirement of Indian Logistics/Warehousing Industry (1100Hrs)
Delhi-Mumbai expressway to be completed by 2021, says Nitin Gadkari

Delhi-Mumbai expressway to be completed by 2021, says Nitin Gadkari

Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari on Monday said that the government would start building a new expressway connecting Gurgaon and Mumbai. The project will cost approximately Rs 1 trillion.

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