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Exclusive: UAE state oil firm considers trading unit in reform push - sources 11.7.2017 Sify Finance
By Rania El Gamal and Dmitry Zhdannikov
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Exclusive: UAE state oil firm considers trading unit in reform push - sources 11.7.2017 TOI: Intl Business
ADNOC-TRADING:Exclusive: UAE state oil firm considers trading unit in reform push - sources
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UAE state oil firm considers trading unit in reform push - sources 11.7.2017 TOI: Intl Business
ADNOC-TRADING/ (EXCLUSIVE):EXCLUSIVE-UAE state oil firm considers trading unit in reform push - sources
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Prices of energy efficient appliances revised after GST 9.7.2017 Sify Finance
Following the roll-out of Goods and Services Tax (GST), the prices of energy efficient appliances distributed under the central government's Unnat Jeevan by Affordable LEDs and Appliances for All (UJALA) scheme have been revised, an official statement said on Saturday.
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Slump in oil may weigh on Gulf, surprise rate hike may hurt Egypt 9.7.2017 TOI: Intl Business
MIDEAST-STOCKS/:MIDEAST STOCKS-Slump in oil may weigh on Gulf, surprise rate hike may hurt Egypt
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5 tips to increase your car's fuel economy 9.7.2017 Rediff: GetAhead
These alone can drive down your fuel costs by 20 per cent
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Discoms save Rs 12,000 crore interest outgo after states take over debt 5.7.2017 ET: Power
Governments of 16 states have taken around Rs.2.08 lakh crore debt of the distribution companies as per terms of UDAY agreements.
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GST is a win-win for all: Consumers, businesses and government: Venkaiah Naidu 30.6.2017 ET: Policy
The game-changing ‘one nation, one market, one tax’ is the biggest taxation reform since Independence and is expected to benefit both the traders and consumers.
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Firms pledge to cut back on guzzling 30.6.2017 ET: Food
As India's demand for electricity, consumer goods and food increases, it will mirror a similar situation forcing businesses to rethink water-efficiency strategies.
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New robotic drones can travel by land and air 28.6.2017 DNA: Top News
MIT scientists have developed a system of eight robotic drones that can fly through the air as well as drive on ground, efficiently navigating cityscapes with parking spots, no-fly zones and landing pads. Robots that are good at one mode of transportation are usually bad at another. Airborne drones are fast and agile, but generally have too limited of a battery life to travel for long distances. Ground vehicles, on the other hand, are more energy efficient, but slower and less mobile. Researchers from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) are aiming to develop robots that can both manoeuvre around on land and take to the skies. "The ability to both fly and drive is useful in environments with a lot of barriers, since you can fly over ground obstacles and drive under overhead obstacles," said Brandon Araki, PhD student at MIT. "Normal drones can't manoeuvre on the ground at all. A drone with wheels is much more mobile while having only ...
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India should revisit lofty coal output targets as demand weak- policy panel 28.6.2017 Sify Finance
NEW DELHI, June 28 (Reuters) - India should rein in its lofty coal output target as power demand is growing at a slower pace than expected, a government policy think-tank said, even as state
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India should revisit lofty coal output targets as demand weak - Niti Aayog 28.6.2017 Sify Finance
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India should rein in its lofty coal output target as power demand is growing at a slower pace than expected, a government policy think-tank said, even as state monopoly Coal
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Wind power's big bet: turbines taller than skyscrapers 27.6.2017 Sify Finance
By Stine Jacobsen and Vera Eckert
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These two policies will help achieve PM Modi’s target to reduce oil imports by 10 percent 27.6.2017 ET: Oil & Gas
Directorate General of Hydrocarbons is working on two key policies -- Performance Enhancement Contracts and a framework to incentivize Enhanced Oil Recovery.
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Two-month health campaign for drivers to be launched soon 27.6.2017 DNA: Top News
A two-month health camp, titled 'Swasth Saarthi Abhiyan', will soon be launched to help taxi, auto, and bus drivers in and around Delhi and the National Capital region (NCR). The Abhiyan will be launched on June 28, 2017, and will focus on major issues related to drivers, such as sleep apnea, addiction, and vision defects. The campaign has been jointly launched by the Petroleum Conservation Research Association (PCRA), a national government agency engaged in promoting energy efficiency in various sectors, and the Indraprastha Gas Limited (IGL). The Delhi Police will support the campaign through its Road Safety Cell and Women Safety Cell, while all medical assistance will be provided by St Stephen's Hospital. IGL's Vice-President (Marketing) PK Pandey and Chief General Manager (Corporate Communications) announced the launch of the Abhiyan on Monday. The campaign aims at providing basic preventive healthcare needs, vision and eye checkup, blood group testing, counselling, health education, first-aid tips, ...
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Basic income could empower millions of Indians, but India may find cost too high 26.6.2017 Sify Finance
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IBBI does a quality check on insolvency professionals to ensure quality 26.6.2017 ET: Banking
Inspection and investigation are important regulatory responsibilities, said MS Sahoo, chairperson of the newly-established IBBI.
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New flexible devices can be powered by body heat 26.6.2017 DNA: Mumbai
Scientists have designed a flexible energy harvester that may pave the way for wearable devices which are powered using only body heat. Wearable devices used to monitor a variety of health and environmental measures are becoming increasingly popular.  The performance and efficiency of flexible devices, however, pale in comparison to rigid devices, which have been superior in their ability to convert body heat into usable energy. "We wanted to design a flexible thermoelectric harvester that does not compromise on the material quality of rigid devices yet provides similar or better efficiency," said Mehmet Ozturk, professor at North Carolina State University in the US. Using rigid devices is not the best option when you consider a number of different factors. Superior contact resistance - or skin contact - with flexible devices, as well as the ergonomic and comfort considerations to the device wearer, researchers said. One of the key challenges of a flexible harvester is to connect thermoelectric elements ...
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World Bank, AIIB to grant $380 million to Andhra Pradesh power project 23.6.2017 ET: Economy/Finance
In a statement, World Bank said it has signed an agreement with the government of India and Andhra Pradesh government to extend $240 million of loan.
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EESL scouts international partners to implement clean energy programmes 22.6.2017 ET: Power
The evaluation of responses will be done through a two-stage process. Interested parties are advised to study the EoI document carefully before submitting their response.
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