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‘Umiam reservoir faces no threat from siltation in 100 years’ 21.4.2018 The Assam Tribune
‘Umiam reservoir faces no threat from siltation in 100 years’
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Solar power capacity at Charanka Solar Park to touch 790 MW 21.4.2018 DNA: India
Solar power generation capacity at Charanka Solar Park in Patan district, the first such project in the country, is soon expected to touch 790 MW. The generation capacity is at about 600 MW at present. The Charanka Solar Park was inaugurated in 2012 by then Chief Minister Narendra Modi. It was home to about 250 MW capacity at the time, which has gone up by nearly 2.5 times since then. "Installed capacity of 600 MW solar power has been commissioned by 31 developers in the Solar Park. GACL (Gujarat Alkalies and Chemicals Limited) is setting up 30 MW Solar PV plant, and GSFC (Gujarat State Fertilizers and Chemicals) is in the process of setting up 10 MW project. Looking at the availability of land in the Park, we can go for further capacity addition of 150 MW. Thus total capacity of Gujarat Solar Park will be about 790 MW," Gujarat Power Corporation Limited (GPCL), the project's developer, said in its latest annual report. It said that state government owned entities Gujarat State Electricity Corporation ...
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SJVN signs MoU with Ministry of Power; will strive to achieve 9200 Million Units in FY 2018-19 20.4.2018 Govt of india: PIB
SJVN Limited, the operator of one of the largest Hydro Power Plants in the country i.e. 1500 MW Nathpa Jhakri Hydro Power Station, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Ministry of Power, Govt.
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UK-India Joint Statement during the visit of Prime Minister to UK (April 18, 2018) 18.4.2018 Govt of india: PIB
At the invitation of Prime Minister Theresa May, the Prime Minister of India, Mr Narendra Modi visited the United Kingdom (UK) as a Guest of Government on 18 April 2018. The two leaders held wide-ranging and constructive discussions and underlined our strategic partnership and growing convergence on regional and international issues.
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Sweden India Joint Action Plan (April 17, 2018) 17.4.2018 Govt of india: PIB
  At the invitation of Prime Minister Löfven, Prime Minister Modi paid an official visit to Stockholm on 16-17 April 2018. Prime Minister Modi and Prime Minister Löfven met on 17 April and recalled their Joint Statement issued in Mumbai in 2016, welcomed progress so far on its implementation and reconfirmed their commitment to the Joint Statement as the overall political framework for cooperation.
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Shri RK Singh inaugurates Solar Lamp Assembly & Distribution Center; distributes Solar Study Lamp to students 14.4.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Shri R K Singh, Minister of State (IC) for Power and New & Renewable Energy, Government of India, on the occasion of 127th Birth Anniversary of Bharat Ratna Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar launched a number of initiatives for the welfare of the underprivileged, today.
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I-T probe into NuPower hints at round-tripping 14.4.2018 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
The I-T department said NuPower's balance sheet did not substantiate the high premium paid by Singapore-based DH Renewables for its shares, and suspects it could be a case of round-tripping of unaccounted income by NuPower.
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Bipolar disorder: The disease that changed Mariah Carey's life 13.4.2018 Rediff: GetAhead
Mariah Carey has revealed that she suffers from a bipolar disorder.
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Rajasthan to sell excess solar power to Uttar Pradesh 13.4.2018 DNA: Recent Columns
Rajasthan is in the process to add the capacity of solar power in coming months and plans to sell the excess solar power that the plants will generate to distribution companies in Uttar Pradesh. Sources inform that 1500 MW power generation is expected in coming months from Bhadla solar park. Such is the demand of solar power across the country that power purchase agreement (PPA) was done in March even though the plants will be able to give power a few months later. “The PPAs of power which is being produced from various solar projects have been done a few days ago in the month of March,” said a senior official of Rajasthan Renewable Energy Corporation ( RREC). 750 MW from Bhadla solar park which will be available by this September will be bought by Rajasthan Discom. The rest of the 750 MW from the same solar park will be available by April 2019. This will be taken by UP discoms, said a senior official of RREC. The rate per unit at which the electricity is provided through solar parks will decided by ...
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Fitting tributes paid to Maharaja Narsingh on his 168th death anniv 12.4.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
Fitting tributes paid to Maharaja Narsingh on his 168th death anniv
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Must we choose between democracy and <em>vikas</em>? 12.4.2018 Rediff: Columns
'A dangerous and false binary is now surfacing in Indian political discourse, which must be firmly rejected.'
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Carlton London to boost e-commerce ops in India 11.4.2018 Sify Finance
[India], Apr. 11 (ANI): Premium British lifestyle brand Carlton London partnered with Ace Turtle, an omnichannel platform company to ramp up its e-commerce business in India.
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Decks cleared for 5,000-MW solar plant at Dholera 11.4.2018 DNA: Money
In what will be the world's largest solar plant, a 5,000-megawatt solar power plant will be set up at Dholera in Ahmedabad district. The state government on Tuesday gave its in-principle clearance for the generation unit. The solar park will come up at an estimated cost of Rs 25,000 crore and will be spread across 11,000 hectares in a special investment region, said a release from the chief minister's office. The greenfield project is expected to generate more than 20,000 jobs. "Prime Minister Narendra Modi has set the target of generation of 175 gigawatts through non-conventional sources by 2022 in India. The mega solar park of Gujarat will be contributing its bit to this goal," said the release. The mega solar park will also open avenues for manufacturing units in form of supply chains in the areas nearby Dholera special investment region, the government said. The Gujarat government has signed agreements of partnership with Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor for the development of a giant township at ...
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Apple is now globally powered by 100% renewable energy 10.4.2018 DNA: Top News
Apple said it had achieved a goal of "100 percent clean energy" for its facilities around the world. The California tech giant said its retail stores, offices, data centers and co-located facilities in 43 countries were operating with nonpolluting or renewable energy. Nine additional manufacturing partners have committed to power all of their Apple production with clean energy, bringing the total number of supplier commitments to 23. "We're committed to leaving the world better than we found it," Apple chief executive Tim Cook said in a statement. "After years of hard work, we're proud to have reached this significant milestone. "We're going to keep pushing the boundaries of what is possible with the materials in our products, the way we recycle them, our facilities and our work with suppliers to establish new creative and forward-looking sources of renewable energy because we know the future depends on it." The news follows a similar announcement from Google, which claimed in December it had attained a ...
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How Aamir discovered Hindi cinema's biggest market 10.4.2018 Rediff: Movies
Shuai Jiao Baba (Let's Wrestle, Dad) in China seems to have made twice its combined earnings in India and the rest of the world.
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Coal shortage set to unplug power plants in Rajasthan 10.4.2018 DNA: India
The state’s daily demand of electricity has surged to about 15,000 MW as the summer days are progressing,  while the coal stock in 4 power plants in the state is for less than 10 days. The position in Kota thermal power plant for coal is said to be very critical and officials inform that power plant has stock of about 50,000 tonnes which would barely suffice for merely 4-5 days. As per the latest report of central electricity authority, Chhabra Thermal power project has coal stock of 9 days, while Suratgarh has stock of 7 days and Kawai also has 3 days left. The condition of coal stock in the plants is almost same since last 8-10 months, however that time it was being managed easily as the power demand was less. Sources informed that this is because of the technical problems related to coal India Limited. It has a major role in the shortage of coal across the country. Secondly, the state also needs regular movement of rakes of coal which is also many times not happening. To streamline the system, meeting ...
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Address by the President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind to the members of the National Assembly of Equatorial Guinea ( April 8, 2018) 9.4.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Good morning Buenos dias I am extremely privileged to have the opportunity to address this House. This is myfirst visit to Equatorial Guinea. All three of my state visits since taking over as President of India in July 2017 have been to Africa.
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Why you should never charge your phone 100 per cent 9.4.2018 Rediff: GetAhead
Don't let your phone hit the red zone. Keep it at 65 to 70 per cent.
SBI to invest Rs 80 bn in hydropower project of Nepal 9.4.2018 Sify Finance
[Nepal], Apr 9 (ANI): The State Bank of India (SBI) will be investing a total of Rs 80 billion in the Arun III hydropower project of Nepal, which has 900 megawatts (MW) electricity production
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LIVE! Village where Naxals killed 76 CRPF men gets electricity after 15 years 9.4.2018 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
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