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Pune firm develops solar-powered irrigation system 18.6.2019 Business – The Navhind Times
IANS Pune To solve water crisis for farmers throughout the varied climate conditions in India, Pune-based company Khethworks has developed solar-powered irrigation system. The irrigation system is intended to make farmers independent of seasonal rains or expensive fuel along with reducing carbon dioxide emissions and improving food security by developing solar pumps. “We enable year-round …
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Budget: new power projects may get investment-linked deductions 18.6.2019 Business – The Navhind Times
IANS New Delhi To boost power sector investments, the government is considering a proposal to include power generating units in the list of infrastructure projects that qualify for getting investment-linked deductions, official sources said on Monday. The move is expected to bring investments into a sector considered crucial for economic growth. Money flows into greenfield …
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Telangana, AP discuss division issues 18.6.2019
Vijayawada: Telangana Chief Mini-ster K. Chandrasekhar Rao and his Andhra Pradesh counterpart Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy met over lunch on Monday and discussed post-bifurcation issues, sources said. The luncheon meeting was held at Mr Reddy"s residence at Tadepalli on Monday. Mr Rao went to Vijayawada to invite Mr Reddy to the inaugural of the Kaleshwaram project on June 21. They later went to the ceremony to anoint Kiran Kumar Sharma as the uttaradhikari (heir) of the Sri Sarada Peetham that is headed by the pontiff, Swaroop-anandendra Saraswati. Sources said Mr Rao and Mr Reddy discussed the stalemate over Schedule 9 and 10 of the AP Reorganis-ation Act, division of assets, power sector employees and electricity dues during the two-hour long meeting. The CMs also discussed the issues that need to be raised at the all party meeting that will be held in Delhi on June 19. After reaching Vijaya-wada from Hyderabad, Mr Rao and his team headed to a star hotel in the city to rest and freshen up. From there, ...
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Goa to take entire power feed from Western grid, no power shortage: Cabral 17.6.2019 Video News – The Navhind Times
Goa government has decided to stop taking power supply from Sothern grid via Karnataka and draw its entire allocated power from the Western grid. Power Minister Nilesh Cabral has also said once again that Goa is not short of power, but it could stabilise only after expanding and strengthening its transmission network. He wants Goans …
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Sensex drops over 150 points; Nifty below 11,800 17.6.2019 The Assam Tribune
Sensex drops over 150 points; Nifty below 11,800
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BHEL wins Rs 800 cr EPC orders for 200 MW Solar Power Plants 17.6.2019 Central Chronicle
Agencies, Mumbai Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited’s (BHEL) Solar Photovoltaic (SPV) portfolio has surpassed 1 GW with the company winning two EPC orders for setting up SPV plants with a cumulative capacity of 200 MW. Valued at over Rs 800 crore, the orders have been secured from NTPC Ltd. and Gujarat State Electricity Corporation Ltd (GSECL), reinforcing […]
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BHEL bags 200 MW solar energy orders worth Rs 800 cr, touches 1 GW mark in segment 17.6.2019 PTI: All news
BHEL bags 200 MW solar energy orders worth Rs 800 cr, touches 1 GW mark in segment
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Massive power outage hits Argentina, Uruguay: Power companies 17.6.2019 PTI: All news
Massive power outage hits Argentina, Uruguay: Power companies
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Terrorism ‘gravest threat’ people face in Asia: Jaishankar 16.6.2019 World News – The Navhind Times
Jaishankar holds bilateral talks with Iranian counterpart, Vietnam’s VP PTI Dushanbe Terrorism poses the “gravest threat” to the people in Asia and terrorists and their victims must never be equated, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said here on Saturday. Addressing the fifth Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia (CICA) Summit in the …
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Move over Batman, Bajrangi takes on supervillains 16.6.2019 Panorama – The Navhind Times
India’s new comic-book avengers are rooted in the present. They’re taking on the system, fighting rapists, corruption, terror, and even the caste hierarchy Lavina Mulchandani They’re not from Planet Krypton or here to save Gotham City. Indian superheroes have their origins in real places, like Mizoram, Delhi and Gujarat; their battles are familiar — they …
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R. Block residents call for urgent dewatering 15.6.2019
Alappuzha: Fear of yet another flood has gripped remotest R. Block of 24 families in Kuttanad as authorities have failed to begin pumping out water. The residents, still grappling with the scars of last year"s floods, demand urgent pumping work to save their lives and properties. Their woes began during the 2013 floods that inundated the entire 1450–acre Kayal land when the dewatering system failed.   R. Block is the first place in Kuttanad that witnessed the concept of the double-crop system under landmark Holland Project in 1961. As part of the project, they built outer bunds and 21 pump sets for dewatering, and it continued to protect the land with periodical maintenance till 2013. Since then, 25 families, including 19 residents in the colony built under the Integrated Human Resource Development (IHRDP), left the place as their life became miserable. K.P. Achuthanandan, 48, says water level has gone up following the latest rain. "As of now, there is no dewatering system in ...
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'Spent fuel in AFR at KKNPP to be reprocessed outside' 15.6.2019
TIRUNELVELI: The Away From Reactor (AFR) facility proposed at the Kudankulam nuclear power project (KKNPP) will be a long-term storage facility from where the spent fuel will be sent for reprocessing units. Clarifying that the proposed AFR facility at the KKNPP premises was to store only the spent nuclear fuel from the first and second units of the KKNPP and not to dump nuclear wastes from other reactors elsewhere in India, as has been wrongly perceived by some anti-nuke activists, KKNPP site director Sanjay Kumar said that the AFR facility proposed at KKNPP is meant for the storage of spent fuel and not for storage of nuclear wastes. Allaying public fears stemming from the misinformation spread by the activists and some politicians that the storage at the proposed AFR facility is more dangerous than the power generation process itself, the KKNPP site director explained that spent fuel management is different from that of nuclear waste management.  The storage facility is a two-fold process, a ...
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S Goa to temporarily get power supply from western region 14.6.2019 The Navhind Times
Panaji: Stating that the non-upgradation of power infrastructure as and when required in the past is to be blamed for the present power woes of the state, Power Minister Nilesh Cabral on Thursday said that in order give immediate relief to the people of South Goa, he has come out with a temporary solution wherein he ...
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Electricity dept warns against illegal use of power generators 14.6.2019 The Navhind Times
Panaji: Stating that the use of power generators without permission is illegal, the state electricity department has warned to initiate criminal action against the defaulters. The department has said that as per the Indian Electricity (IE) Rules, 1956, no consumer or occupier can commission his power generator of a capacity exceeding 10KW without the approval in ...
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Rationalisation of taxes on dairy items urged 14.6.2019 Business – The Navhind Times
Anand: The National Dairy Development Board (NDDB) has called upon the Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman to rationalize direct and indirect taxes on dairy items and reduce the Goods and Services Tax (GST) on ‘ghee’ and flavoured milk, among other things. Making his submissions at a meeting convened by the Union Finance Minister for pre-budget ...
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Public ire over power outage in Dalu 13.6.2019 The Shillong Times
TURA: Hundreds of agitated citizens from Dalu surrounded the MeECL sub-station office in the border town on Wednesday night resulting in a minor standoff with authorities over lack of electricity for close to two days. Citizens of the area had been suffering without electricity at the peak of a hot and humid summer and MeECL officials […]
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Markets end flat; Yes Bank tanks 13 per cent 13.6.2019
Mumbai: Domestic equity benchmark BSE Sensex ended marginally lower while the NSE Nifty closed a tad higher on Thursday amid mixed cues from domestic and global markets. After plunging over 300 points during the day, the BSE gauge pared most losses to settle 15.45 points, or 0.04 per cent, lower at 39,741.36. The index hit an intra-day low of 39,461.27 and a high of 39,800.81. The broader NSE Nifty inched up 7.85 points, or 0.07 per cent, to close at 11,914.05. During the day, the index touched a low of 11,817.05 and a high of 11,931.35. Yes Bank was the biggest loser in the Sensex pack for the second consecutive session, plummeting 12.96 per cent, after Moody's placed the private sector lender's ratings under review for a possible downgrade. IndusInd Bank, Infosys, Maruti, Vedanta, Hero MotoCorp, Tata Motors, ONGC and RIL too fell up to 4.96 per cent. Top gainers included PowerGrid, M&M, Kotak Bank, Bajaj Finance, Bharti Airtel and HDFC twins, rising up to 1.54 per cent. According to ...
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Amid climate change concern, Australia approves coal mine near Great Barrier Reef 13.6.2019 The Asian Age | Home
The project's approval comes when investors and energy companies are moving away from fossil fuels amid concern about climate.
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Industrial growth at 6-month high of 3.4% 13.6.2019 Business – The Navhind Times
New Delhi: India’s industrial output grew to a six-month high of 3.4 per cent in April mainly on account of improvement in mining and power generation, according to government data released Wednesday. The Index of Industrial Production (IIP) had expanded by 4.5 per cent in April 2018. The previous high in IIP growth was recorded ...
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Irksome Power Outages 13.6.2019 Editorial – The Navhind Times
State government must invest in power distribution network EVEN though the monsoon is expected to arrive in Goa in two days, the electricity department has not completed its pre-monsoon maintenance works in several parts of the state. Several areas including Panaji have been facing power disruptions due to the department’s failure to complete pre-monsoon works. ...
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