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Last updated: Dec 18 2017 24:51 IST RSS 2.0
 
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MNRE keen to give big push to solar manufacturing 17.12.2017 HBL: Industry & Economy
Proposes 30% financial assistance, duty exemption, low interest rates to create domestic demand
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PGTI lifts cap on foreign golfers' participation 17.12.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The Professional Golf Tour of India (PGTI) has decided not to restrict the number of foreigners on the tour once they earn their cards through its Qualifying School, it was announced on Sunday.
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India shines at Asian wushu event 17.12.2017 All News-IANS Stories
India claimed five silver and as many bronze medals at the 1st Wushu Sanda Asian Cup which concluded here on Sunday.
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Total paucity of plays for kids, say theatre veterans 17.12.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Bubbles Sabharwal and Lushin Dubey, who have been pushing a culture of youth theatre for years through their Kids World initiative, rue the "paucity of plays" for children across India.
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India women blank Bhutan in SAFF U15 opener 17.12.2017 All News-IANS Stories
India outclassed Bhutan 3-0 in the football match opener of the inaugural edition of the SAFF U-15 Championship being held at the Mohammad Mostofa Kamal Stadium here on Sunday.
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India, I love you: DJ Armin van Buuren 17.12.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Grammy-nominated DJ and producer Armin van Buuren, who waved the Indian flag during his performance here, hailed his fans and said he loves India.
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British envoy draws attention to plastic pollution in oceans 16.12.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Juxtaposing the naturalness of silk with the artificiality of plastic, British High Commissioner to India Dominic Asquith on Saturday drew attention to the health of rivers and plastic pollution in the oceans.
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5-day fencing training camp ends 16.12.2017 All News-IANS Stories
A five-day fencing training camp, sponsored as part of Bonjour India by the Embassy of France in association with the Fencing Association of India (FAI), ended on Saturday.
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Refex to buy out four entities of Sun Edison in a month 16.12.2017 Hindu: Business
Firm had already acquired two entities to expand business
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All 438 Central Railway stations to have LED lights by March 16.12.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The Central Railway is on way to install energy-saving LED lights at all its 438 stations by March 2018, and exploit solar and wind power in a big way to cut on electricity bills, an official said here on Saturday.
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Positive Effects of Exposure to Sunlight on Various Diseases 16.12.2017 Business Standard: News Now
The benefits of spending time in morning sun are many, the primary one being stimulation of Vitamin D in the body. Other benefits being improved energy levels, better body functions and many more.
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Renewable Energy Ministry proposes to provide big push for solar manufacturing 16.12.2017 BusinessLine - News
Subsidy proposals include 30 per cent financial assistance, duty exemption and low interest rates
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Toll booths on Bandra-Worli Sea Link to go solar 16.12.2017 DNA: Popular News
In the next six months, the toll booths on Bandra-Worli Sea Link (BWSL) will get electricity supply from the solar panels to be installed on the Sea Link. The Maharashtra State Road Development Corporation (MSRDC) had announced the installation of solar panels earlier this year. However, now it seems electricity generated from solar panels will only be used for toll booths and not the street lights on the Sea Link. The toll operator of the sea link has said that they would be able to have panels installed in the next 3-6 months. Jayant Mhaiskar, managing director at MEP Infrastructure Developers, toll operator, said, "Our concession period has started from October 07, 2017 and as per the concession agreement we will be in a position to install solar panels in the next three to six months." Mhaiskar, added, "As per the concession agreement, the electricity generated from the solar panels will be used for toll booths in the day and for the night hours we will have to use normal electricity connection as we ...
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Govt proposes Rs 11k-cr plan to boost domestic solar panel manufacturing 15.12.2017 Business Standard: News Now
To promote manufacturing in India of solar photovoltaic cells and modules, the ministry of new and renewable energy (MNRE) has drafted a set of proposals for financial and other support. Direct financial support of Rs 11,000 crore is proposed."The objective is to eventually have the entire spectrum of manufacturing, from poly-silicon to modules," goes the draft, reviewed by Business Standard. Comment has been invited from the industry, after which the final scheme would follow.Domestic solar manufacturing had been hit by cheaper import in earlier years. So, MNRE initiated a Domestic Content Requirement (DCR) under the National Solar Mission. A portion of projects offered for bidding were to be built through domestic content. This was challenged by the American government at the World Trade Organization, as breaching global rules. In the new policy, the ministry will revise the DCR. Government procurement is proposed at 12,000 Mw, from the existing 1,000 Mw. A new quality order is ...
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World Energy day observed 15.12.2017 Manipur: E-Pao
World Energy day observed
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17 Henglep villages set to see light 15.12.2017 Manipur: E-Pao
17 Henglep villages set to see light
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Twitter makes 'Moments' feature available to all in India 15.12.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Taking on Instagram and Snapchat "Stories" feature, micro-blogging website Twitter on Friday made its "Moments" feature available to everyone in India.
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Motorola introduces 3 new 'Moto Mods' in India 15.12.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Chinese smartphone player Motorola on Friday launched three new "Moto Mods" in India which are modular backplates that can be magnetically attached to Moto Z series smartphones and turn the device into a movie projector, boombox or a battery powerhouse.
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BP to invest $200 mn in Lightsource for picking up 43% stake 15.12.2017 HBL: Companies
Lightsource will be rebranded as Lightsource BP and BP will have two seats on the board
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OnePlus 5T 'Star Wars' edition phone in India for Rs 38,999 15.12.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Celebrating its third anniversary in India, Chinese smartphone player OnePlus has now introduced OnePlus 5T "Star Wars" special edition smartphone in collaboration with science-fiction film "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" for Rs 38,999.
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