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Mumbai, Maharashtra face grave water crisis


June 25th, 2012 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 25 (IANS) As the monsoon continues to play truant, Maharashtra stands on the threshold of a grave water crisis, a top official indicated here Monday.Ringing alarm bells, Deputy ... Read more...

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Maharashtra government will be under pressure in budget session


March 14th, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 14 (IANS) Spurred by its win in the recent civic elections, an aggressive opposition plans to take on the ruling Democratic Front (DF) on a wide range ... Read more...

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Maharashtra begins ‘no power days’ for agro-sector


October 12th, 2011 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 12 (IANS) Even as Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan Wednesday described the ongoing power crisis in the state due to non-availability of coal as a "national issue", ... Read more...

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Bihar legislator under attack in Chhattisgarh


August 1st, 2011 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 1 (IANS) Chhattisgarh's main opposition Congress Monday sought a probe into the tenure of Rajib Ranjan as chairman of Chhattisgarh State Electricity Board (CSEB). Ranjan is currently ... Read more...

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CII proposes bio-diesel price hike


January 2nd, 2011 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 2 (IANS) The government should raise the price of bio-diesel obtained from the jatropha plant to support the bio-diesel industry's sustainability efforts, the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) says.In ... Read more...

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Reliance Industries to supply natural gas to ADAG plants: Mukesh Ambani


June 18th, 2010 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, June 18 (ANI): Reliance Industries Chairman and Managing Director Mukesh Ambani on Friday said his firm will supply natural gas to the Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group's power plants as and when ... Read more...

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NTPC, NPCIL ink JV deal to set up nuclear power plants


April 27th, 2010 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, April 27 (IANS) State-owned power utilities NTPC and Nuclear Power Corporation Tuesday inked a deal here to set up a joint venture to construct two nuclear power projects with the ... Read more...

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‘L&T keen on setting up power plant in Jharkhand’


April 17th, 2010 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, April 17 (IANS) Jharkhand Deputy Chief Minister Raghubar Das Saturday said that engineering giant Larsen & Toubro has shown interest in setting up a 4,000 MW thermal power plant in the ... Read more...

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Shimla, Hamirpur to go solar


March 22nd, 2010 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 22 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government has decided to make Shimla and Hamirpur solar-powered cities as part of a drive to save electricity. "We are developing Shimla and Hamirpur as solar ... Read more...

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Natural gas supplies could be augmented with methane hydrate


January 30th, 2010 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 30 (ANI): A new report has said that naturally occurring methane hydrate may represent an enormous source of methane, the main component of natural gas, and could ultimately augment conventional ... Read more...

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New European Commission portfolios unveiled


November 27th, 2009 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, Nov 27 (DPA) European Union veterans from Finland and Spain obtained two of the most prestigious seats in the new European Commission, which was announced Friday. Olli Rehn of Finland, an economist ... Read more...

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Jaitely to check growing feud in Karnataka BJP


June 11th, 2009 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 11 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday sent senior leader Arun Jaitely here to sort out a bitter feud between the party's first chief minister in southern India, ... Read more...

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Karnataka Congress demands Yeddyurappa’s resignation


June 3rd, 2009 - 12:57 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 2 (IANS) The Karnataka unit of the Congress Tuesday demanded Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa's resignation over electoral malpractices the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) allegedly committed in the general ... Read more...

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Renewable energy portfolio bigger than me: Farooq Abdullah


May 29th, 2009 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) New and Renewable Energy Minister Farooq Abdullah Friday said his portfolio had a larger profile than his own and promised to create awareness about the potential that ... Read more...

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29 debutants - who gets what (Lead, superseding earlier)


May 29th, 2009 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) Among the 29 MPs who made their debut as central ministers, former Maharashtra chief minister Vilasrao Deshmukh of the Congress was made heavy industries and public enterprises ... Read more...

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30 debutants - who gets what


May 29th, 2009 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) Among the 30 MPs who made their debut as central ministers, former Maharashtra chief minister Vilasrao Deshmukh of the Congress was made heavy industries and public enterprises ... Read more...

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Tata Power to acquire stake in Australian geothermal firm


September 4th, 2008 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) India's largest integrated power company, Tata Power Co, will acquire 29.4 million ordinary shares representing 11.4 percent equity in Geodynamics Ltd, an Australian geothermal energy company, it ... Read more...

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Indian origin scientist paves way for cleaner coal for future generations


February 16th, 2008 - 1:52 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 16 (ANI): A scientist of Indian origin, along with his colleagues at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PLNN), has determined that coal gasification is one of the most versatile and clean ... Read more...

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