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CEA releases policy to promote power generation from paddy straw 24.11.2017 DNA: Recent Columns
Residents from Delhi and the National Capital Region can now expect relief next year from the pollution caused due to the burning of stubble by farmers in Punjab and Harayana. The Central Electricity Authority (CEA) on behalf of ministry of power has framed up a policy for biomass utilisation for power generation through co-firing in coal based power plants. CEA estimates that 30 to 40 million tonnes of paddy straw that remains unutilised and burnt in north west India has potential to generate about 6,000 to 8000 MW and 45,000 million units of electricity annually by co firing it along with coal in existing power plants. About 2.5 to 3 lakh tonnes of biomass pellets are required for 7% blending in a thermal power plant of 1,000 MW capacity. Biomass co-firing has a potential to create a market for large scale consumption of agro residue and convert into electricity in eco-friendly and cost effective manner while mitigation problem of air quality deterioration. The policy envisages that the appropriate ...
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IPP's thermal power projects in trouble with 60,000-Mw stressed assets 23.11.2017 Latest News
Absence of long-term PPAs, unavailability of domestic gas supplies deemed as reasons
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BRIEF-IMP Powers ‍commissions pilot hydro-kinetic project at Neyveli Lignite Corp 23.11.2017 Sify Finance
Nov 23 (Reuters) - IMP Powers Ltd
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DKS denies govt indulging in vindictive politics 23.11.2017 Deccan Herald - News
Energy Minister D K Shivakumar said on Thursday that the government was neither involved in vindictive politics nor was targeting any leader from the BJP or JD(S). He said this while reacting to the statements by former energy minister and BJP MP Shobha Karandlaje regarding the House committee report on power purchase. Speaking to media persons here, he said the House committee had submitted its report and it was immature to say that leaders of the Opposition parties were being nailed in the report. If there are any changes to be made to the report, the government is ready to do it. But the BJP is indulging in mudslinging and disrupting the House often. The session was held in Belagavi to discuss important issues pertaining to the north Karnataka region, but the BJP played spoilsport by staging protests, he said. The Centre is not supplying coal for power generation in the required quantity. But to ensure that uninterrupted power was supplied to the people, the government had invited tenders to purchase ...
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'MasterChef Australia' 2015 winner finds Indian chefs 'almost obsessive' 23.11.2017 Cinema-Showbiz
"MasterChef Australia" 2015 winner Billie McKay had a chance to work with some of her Indian counterparts, and she found them almost obsessive.
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Far from keeping the world safe 23.11.2017 Hindu: Opinion
Much more needs to be done by the international community to truly grapple with climate change
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Despite stiff neck, Warner determined to play first Ashes Test 22.11.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Determined to play the opening Ashes Test at the Gabba, Australia vice-captain David Warner, nursing a stiff neck, is considering adopting the unorthodox front-on stance of West Indian great Shivnarine Chanderpaul.
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NCC hits 52-week high as consortium bags coal mine project from NTPC 22.11.2017 Business Standard: News Now
The stock hit a 52-week high of Rs 115, up 6% on the BSE in early morning trade on back of heavy volumes
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Gasping for breath 21.11.2017 FrontLine: Home
The country’s air pollution problem is going from bad to worse owing to the high usage of coal for generating power and the rise in the number of vehicles. By RAMESH CHAKRAPANI
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The fiction of nonfiction 21.11.2017 FrontLine: Columns
The Film Southasia 2017 festival held in Kathmandu, a curation of 63 of the best documentaries made in South Asia over the last couple of years, tellingly demonstrated the conflation of the personal and the universal, of fiction and nonfiction.
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Statoil plants flag in Big Oil's race for 'cleaner' crude 21.11.2017 Sify Finance
By Nerijus Adomaitis and Ron Bousso
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You may face higher power bills as govt mulls passing on green costs 21.11.2017 Business Standard: Economy & Policy
Installing the new technology would necessitate an increase in tariffs in the range of about 0.50 rupees to 1.25 rupees per unit
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Stokes let down a lot of people, feels Warner 21.11.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Australia vice-captain David Warner has slammed suspended English all-rounder Ben Stokes for "letting a lot of people down" with his behaviour outside a nightclub in Bristol in September.
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Warner plays down injury scare ahead of Ashes opener 21.11.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Ahead of the Ashes opener on Thursday, Australia received an injury scare when vice-captain David Warner twinged his neck while taking a high catch on the Gabba outfield before leaving the playing area.
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India's North American coal imports highest since 2015 21.11.2017 Business Standard: Economy & Policy
A ban on use of petroleum coke is spurring expectations India will buy even more coal from the US in coming months
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Govt plans eco friendly coal transportation in covered trucks, rail wagons 21.11.2017 Business Standard: Economy & Policy
I have ordered that we will design a covering over every truck and railway wagon that transports coal: Piyush Goyal
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Chattisgarh power project still on: D.K. Shivakumar 21.11.2017 Hindu: Karnataka
Appeals to BJP in getting coal block sanctioned Terming the reported statement by Chattisgarh Chief Minister that Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah had annulled the agreement for setting up a powe...
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India needs over $200 bn of investment in renewable infrastructure 21.11.2017 All News-IANS Stories
India is on track to catalyse $200-300 billion of new investment in its renewable energy infrastructure in the next decade with global capital inflows playing an increasingly crucial role, a top financial analyst with a leading US-based institute foresees.
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Stray cattle claims another life: This time an Argentine tourist in Jaipur 21.11.2017 All Current Affairs Stories
He could have been saved if the ambulance had a working oxygen cylinder
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Coal tar put on 'Biswa Bangla' logo, Trinammol accuses BJP 20.11.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Amid controversy about the ownership of Biswa Bangla logo, some miscreants allegedly put coal tar on it and also on photographs of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, printed on banners along both sides of the VIP road in the northeastern outskirts of the city.
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