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August 21, 2018, Tuesday

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Modi Government Clarifies On Village Electrification Definition

Modi Government Clarifies On Village Electrification Definition

The government today sought to clarify on the debate over village electrification saying the definition mandates electrification of at least 10 per cent households in a village but does not imply restricting household electrification only to 10 per cent.

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Chidambaram Calls Modi Govt Claim Of 100% Electrification "Complete Jumla"

Chidambaram Calls Modi Govt Claim Of 100% Electrification "Complete Jumla"

Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram today said Prime Minister Narendra Modi's claim of achieving 100 per cent village electrification is a "complete jumla" and accused him of taking credit for work done by the previous regimes.

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Larsen & Toubro To Sell Its Electrical Unit To Schneider For $2.1 Billion

Larsen & Toubro To Sell Its Electrical Unit To Schneider For $2.1 Billion

Larsen & Toubro, India’s largest engineering and construction company, has agreed to sell its electrical unit to a consortium led by Schneider Electric SE, people with knowledge of the matter said.

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Comment: Why Electricity In Every Village Means Little

Comment: Why Electricity In Every Village Means Little

It is no mean task that every village in India now has access to electricity.

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India Asks Nepal To Probe Blast At Hydroelectricity Project

India Asks Nepal To Probe Blast At Hydroelectricity Project

India has asked Nepal to investigate the bomb blast at the office of a hydroelectricity project developed with the Indian assistance in the eastern part of the Himalayan nation.

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Using NASA, Nat Geo Links, Piyush Goyal Defends Govt’s Rural Electrification Claim

Using NASA, Nat Geo Links, Piyush Goyal Defends Govt’s Rural Electrification Claim

A day after he was accused of tweeting "fake" satellite images of India to highlight the success of government's electrification program, railway minister Piyush Goyal today tweeted two links to prove the authenticity of his claim.

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Monopoly Over Transport Of Coal To TN Power Plants Boosts Southern Railway’s Inward Traffic

Monopoly Over Transport Of Coal To TN Power Plants Boosts Southern Railway’s Inward Traffic

Shift in transportation of coal to all-rail mode from various mines in Eastern India to power plants in Tamil Nadu helped Southern Railway (SR) get more inward traffic in 2017-18.

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After 100% Electrification, Focus On Generation, Distribution, Pricing

After 100% Electrification, Focus On Generation, Distribution, Pricing

The fact that all of India’s nearly 600,000 villages are electrified is an achievement worth celebrating. That this milestone was achieved 12 days ahead of a 1,000-day target set by the prime minister in 2015 is commendable, and shows that it’s possible for ambitious government programmes to meet their deadlines.

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Now, BSF Posts At Indo-pak Border Powered By Solar Energy

Now, BSF Posts At Indo-pak Border Powered By Solar Energy

The front posts of Border Security Force (BSF) in Sri Ganganagar district along the Indo-Pak border in Rajasthan have now been fitted with solar power equipment to help the jawans recharge their communication and safety gear.

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Telecom Regulatory Authority of India

Govt May Ask Firms To Set-up Servers Locally By 2022 Under NTP

The government, under new National Telecom Policy, may come up with provisions on data sovereignty and ask all companies hosting data of Indians to set-up servers in the country by 2022, according to official sources aware of the development.

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India Must Revamp Energy Taxation: Montek Singh Ahluwalia

India Must Revamp Energy Taxation: Montek Singh Ahluwalia

Advocating a complete revamp of the country's energy taxation system, economist Montek Singh Ahluwalia today said the world should not get the impression India was emerging as the second largest emitter of pollutants but was doing little to tackle emission levels.

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UK Energy Supplier Centrica To Trial Blockchain Technology

UK Energy Supplier Centrica To Trial Blockchain Technology

British energy supplier Centrica will launch a local energy market trial later this year using blockchain technology, it said on Monday.

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In A First, Gujarat To Offer PNG Subsidy

In A First, Gujarat To Offer PNG Subsidy

Gujarat is set to emerge as the first state to offer subsidized piped natural gas (PNG) to poor households.

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Why India’s Fuel Prices Are Sky-high When Oil Isn’t

Why India’s Fuel Prices Are Sky-high When Oil Isn’t

With rising crude prices still at half their record high, drivers in much of the world are still enjoying pain-free visits to the pump.

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RIL's High Cash Outflow On Capital Spending A Rating Constraint: Moody's

RIL's High Cash Outflow On Capital Spending A Rating Constraint: Moody's

High capital spending might prove to be a rating constraint for Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL), rating agency Moody’s said in its report on Monday.

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‘Gobardhan’ Scheme Launched From Haryana; Know All About It

‘Gobardhan’ Scheme Launched From Haryana; Know All About It

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Monday said that the state government is making arrangements for generating bio-gas from cattle dung and would also assist those gram panchayats seeking to set up a gas plant in their villages.

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No Excise Duty Cut On Petrol, Diesel For Now: DEA Secretary

No Excise Duty Cut On Petrol, Diesel For Now: DEA Secretary

The government is not considering cutting excise duty on petrol and diesel yet as rates have not touched levels that could trigger such an action, said Economic Affairs Secretary Subhash Chandra Garg.

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Get Ready For The Most Expensive Driving Season In Years

Get Ready For The Most Expensive Driving Season In Years

Get ready for a little bit more pain at the pump this summer.

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Indian Railways To Add 100 More See-through Vistadome Coaches In 3 Years: Officials

Indian Railways To Add 100 More See-through Vistadome Coaches In 3 Years: Officials

The Indian Railways will add 100 super-luxury glass-roofed Vistadome coaches in trains on several routes throughout the country in the next three years to attract more passengers and promote tourism, officials have said.

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Steel Industry Stares At A Speed Bump With Inadequate Rail And Road Infra

Steel Industry Stares At A Speed Bump With Inadequate Rail And Road Infra

With 12 years to go, even the incorrigible optimists will find it difficult to believe that the country’s steel capacity could be raised to 300 million tonnes (mt) from the present around 130 mt.

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L&T IDPL's Indinfravit To List Via $487 Mn Private Placement

L&T IDPL's Indinfravit To List Via $487 Mn Private Placement

India's IndInfravit Trust will launch a Rs 3,200 crore ($487 million) private placement of new units on Thursday, IFR reported, citing a deal term sheet.

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CPWD Backs DTTDCs Revised Cost For Signature Bridge Construction

CPWD Backs DTTDCs Revised Cost For Signature Bridge Construction

The construction of the much-awaited Signature Bridge on the Yamuna will pick up pace as the CPWD has endorsed an additional estimate of around Rs 231 crore of the DTTDC to complete the project, an official has said.

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