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December 14, 2018, Friday

Your Morning Newsletter In Energy And Infrastructure From Across The Media Space  

Coal Imports By Power Plants Fall 22 PC In April

Coal Imports By Power Plants Fall 22 PC In April

Coal imports by power utilities fell by 22.23 per cent to 3.73 million tonnes in April mainly due to decline in shipments by imported coal based power projects in the country.

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JITPL Stares At Coal Crisis

JITPL Stares At Coal Crisis

The 1,200 MW Jindal India Thermal Power Plant Limited (JITPL) at Kaniha is facing a severe crisis due to low supply of coal.With the coal stock plummeting to an all-time low, the plant will soon have to shut shop if such deficit situation continues for some more days.

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Pakistan Takes Up Kishanganga Project Issue With World Bank

Pakistan Takes Up Kishanganga Project Issue With World Bank

Pakistan on Sunday said that it has sent a four-member delegation to Washington to raise India’s alleged violation of the 1960 Indus Waters Treaty (IWT) with the World Bank, state-run Radio Pakistan reported.

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Transition To Green Economy Will Create More Jobs

Transition To Green Economy Will Create More Jobs

More than three lakh workers will be employed in the solar and wind energy sectors to meet the country’s target of generating 175 gigawatts of electricity from renewable sources by 2022, an International Labour Organisation (ILO) report said.

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India Mulls Tariff Hike On 20 US Products To Hit Back In Steel, Aluminium Duties Row

India Mulls Tariff Hike On 20 US Products To Hit Back In Steel, Aluminium Duties Row

In a retaliatory move, India has told the WTO that it proposes to raise duties by up to 100 per cent on 20 products such as almonds, apple and specific motorcycles imported from the US from next month, if Washington does not roll back high tariffs on certain steel and aluminium items.

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Russia Committed To Build More Nuclear Power Units In India: Indian Envoy To Russia

Russia Committed To Build More Nuclear Power Units In India: Indian Envoy To Russia

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to meet Russian President Vladimir Putin on May 21 for an informal summit in Sochi. It is being seen as an important meeting between the two leaders.

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Solar Microgrids Light Up Remote Jharkhand Villages

Solar Microgrids Light Up Remote Jharkhand Villages

When the lights went on in Birgaon for the first time on a chilly winter evening late last December, it allowed the government to announce in April this year that every village in India now had electricity.

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PM Modi Inaugurates Hydro Project In Kashmir, Pakistan Protests

PM Modi Inaugurates Hydro Project In Kashmir, Pakistan Protests

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated on Saturday a hydroelectric power plant in the state of Jammu and Kashmir, amid protests from neighbour Pakistan which says the project on a river flowing into Pakistan will disrupt water supplies.

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Centre Promises Subsidy, Electric Buses To Roll Out Soon In Bengaluru

Centre Promises Subsidy, Electric Buses To Roll Out Soon In Bengaluru

Induction of electric buses into the Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) fleet is set to be expedited with the Centre agreeing in-principle to offer subsidy.

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Increase In Fuel Prices Due To Reduced Production Of Oil In OPEC, Solution Soon: Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan

Increase In Fuel Prices Due To Reduced Production Of Oil In OPEC, Solution Soon: Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan

Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Sunday said the increase in fuel prices was due to reduced production of oil in Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and hike in crude oil price in the international market.

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Solution To Combat Surging Fuel Prices Soon: Dharmendra Pradhan

Solution To Combat Surging Fuel Prices Soon: Dharmendra Pradhan

Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan today said the increase in fuel prices was due to reduced production of oil in Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and hike in crude oil price in the international market.

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IEA ‘Ready To Act’ To Keep Oil Markets Well Supplied

IEA ‘Ready To Act’ To Keep Oil Markets Well Supplied

The International Energy Agency (IEA) is ready to act if “necessary to ensure that markets remain well supplied,” the IEA’s Director for Energy Markets and Security, Keisuke Sadamori, told S&P Global Platts on Friday.

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FPIs In Exit Mode, Pull Out USD 2.65-bn In May On High Oil Price

FPIs In Exit Mode, Pull Out USD 2.65-bn In May On High Oil Price

Foreign investors pulled out nearly Rs 18,000 crore (USD 2.65 billion) from capital markets so far this month primarily due to surge in global crude prices and heightened US-Iran tensions.

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Petrol, Diesel Hit New Lifetime Highs On The 7th Straight Day Of Fuel Price Hikes

Petrol, Diesel Hit New Lifetime Highs On The 7th Straight Day Of Fuel Price Hikes

Petrol price today touched a record high of Rs 76.24 per litre and diesel climbed to its highest ever level of Rs 67.57 as the oil PSUs passed on four weeks of relentless rise in international oil prices to consumers.

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IOC Teams Up With MCPI To Set Up Rs 1,000 cr Polyester Unit In Odisha

IOC Teams Up With MCPI To Set Up Rs 1,000 cr Polyester Unit In Odisha

Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) is teaming up with Chatterjee group arm, MCPI to set up a Rs 1,000 crore polyester staple fibre (PSF) unit in Odisha.

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Reliance Industries Gets Green Nod For Rs 2,338 Crore Expansion Project In Maharashtra

Reliance Industries Gets Green Nod For Rs 2,338 Crore Expansion Project In Maharashtra

Reliance Industries (RIL) has received environment clearance for the expansion and optimisation of its petrochemical complex at Nagothane in Raigad district of Maharashtra at an estimated cost of Rs 2,338 crore.

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Railways Plans To Go Veg On Gandhi Jayanti

Railways Plans To Go Veg On Gandhi Jayanti

The railways plans to serve only vegetarian food on its premises, stations and on trains on October 2 to celebrate 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.

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Indian Railways Ends Manual Booking; Now Reserve Full Train, Coach Online Through IRCTC App

Indian Railways Ends Manual Booking; Now Reserve Full Train, Coach Online Through IRCTC App

In a digital push, the Railway Board has decided that private booking of entire passenger rakes and coaches can only be done digitally using a link in Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation’s (IRCTC) Web site.

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In Citizen-friendly Move, Railways Will Upgrade 8,738 Stations In 3 Months

In Citizen-friendly Move, Railways Will Upgrade 8,738 Stations In 3 Months

Railway stations across the country will provide a set of essential amenities, depending on size, traffic and other factors, by August 31 to make them citizen-friendly, the Indian Railways has decided.

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​ Coaches Of Goods Train Derail During Shunting

​ Coaches Of Goods Train Derail During Shunting

A major accident was averted at Bijnor station on Sunday at around 4:30 am when four coaches of a goods train derailed form track during shunting. As a result, the Gajraula-Bijnor-Najibabad track remained blocked for five hours.

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DNA Rain Check: Central Railway, BMC Unable To Start Culvert Widening This Year

DNA Rain Check: Central Railway, BMC Unable To Start Culvert Widening This Year

The commuters of the Central Railway (CR) will continue to suffer this monsoon as the work of storm water drains (culverts) widening at 15 crucial water logging locations will not start before the heavy downpours begin.

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Modi Govt’s Infrastructure Push : 200 Road Projects Worth 1.5 Lakh Crores To Be Completed In 2019

Modi Govt’s Infrastructure Push : 200 Road Projects Worth 1.5 Lakh Crores To Be Completed In 2019

In a report by Hindustan Times, it stated that the Modi Government is planning to dedicate Rs 1.5 lakh crore to infrastructure projects in the country by next year.

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IIFCL Operational Control May Move To Economic Affairs Dept

IIFCL Operational Control May Move To Economic Affairs Dept

The finance ministry has mooted a proposal to transfer operational control of India Infrastructure Finance Corporation Limited (IIFCL) to Department of Economic Affairs as its nature of funding has changed.

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