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Coal India ready to sign modified FSA with power firms


September 18th, 2012 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 18 (IANS) Public sector Coal India Limited (CIL), the world's largest coal miner, Tuesday said it is now ready to sign the modified Fuel Supply Agreement (FSA) with ... Read more...

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Coal India board okays new fuel supply agreement model


September 1st, 2012 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 31 (IANS) The board of state-run Coal India Ltd (CIL) has cleared the cost plus model for fuel supply agreements (FSAs) with power firms but asked the coal ... Read more...

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Coal India achieves 95 percent of targetted supply to power sector


August 27th, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Coal India Ltd (CIL) has achieved 95 percent of its supply target to the power sector, Pratik Prakashbapu Patil, minister of state for coal said ... Read more...

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Atomic power station reactors to generate 340 MW


August 22nd, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 22 (IANS) One of the two atomic reactors at the Madras Atomic Power Station (MAPS) at Kalpakkam, belonging to the Nuclear Power Corp of India Ltd, will start ... Read more...

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Lower EMIs for consumer durables, Chidambaram tells PSBs (Lead)


August 18th, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Finance Minister P. Chidambaram Saturday called for increased consumer spending as a booster shot to the sagging economy and asked bankers to lower EMIs ... Read more...

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Problems will be resolved once investment is revived: FM


August 18th, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Finance Minister P. Chidambaram Saturday said most of the country's economic problems will be solved once investment is revived."Reviving investments is a key challenge ... Read more...

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No final decision on fuel supply agreement: Coal India


August 14th, 2012 - 1:00 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 13 (IANS) State-run Coal India Limited, the country's largest coal miner, said its board Monday reviewed the changes in the model fuel supply agreement (FSA) to be signed ... Read more...

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Coal may have to be imported to meet power demand


August 12th, 2012 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) State miner Coal India Ltd (CIL) believes 50 per cent of the demand for power-grade fuel by electricity producers may have to be ... Read more...

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Coal India approves supply penalty clause


August 7th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, August 7 (IANS) In a decision crucial to India's power generation capacity, Coal India Tuesday agreed to a revised penalty regime in case of shortfall in supplies to ... Read more...

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Coal India approves 80 percent trigger point for supplies


July 31st, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 31 (IANS) The board of Coal India Ltd (CIL), the world's largest coal miner, Tuesday approved supplying coal to a minimum 80 percent of contracted fuel to power ... Read more...

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Riots in Pakistan over power cuts


June 18th, 2012 - 7:37 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 18 (IANS) Riots broke out in Pakistan Sunday over long hours of power cuts.Police fired tear gas shells and baton charged to disperse protesters in several cities of ... Read more...

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Gas distribution networks to be set up in Uttar Pradesh


May 22nd, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 22 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government Tuesday announced an ambitious plan to set up gas distribution networks across the state in order to ensure cheap and uninterrupted fuel ... Read more...

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‘More private participation needed in power distribution’


April 24th, 2012 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 23 (IANS) Pitching for more private sector participation in power distribution, the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has said it would help improve efficiency and bring down aggregate ... Read more...

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Government will bring economy back on growth path: Ahluwalia


April 20th, 2012 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) The Deputy Chairman of the Planning Commission, Montek Singh Ahluwalia, Friday played down the row over Chief Economic Adviser Kaushik Basu's comment on the slow ... Read more...

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Coal India to ink fuel supply pact before April 20 (Lead)


April 16th, 2012 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 16 (IANS) Bringing relief to the country's power sector, Public sector Coal India Limited (CIL) Monday said it would sign a Fuel Supply Agreement (FSA) with power companies ... Read more...

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Coal India to ink fuel supply pact April 20


April 16th, 2012 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 16 (IANS) Public sector Coal India Limited (CIL) will sign a fuel supply agreement (FSA) with power companies by April 20, a top official said Monday.The government on ... Read more...

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Coal India ordered to sign fuel supply pact with power firms


April 3rd, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) The government Tuesday ordered Coal India to sign fuel supply agreements (FSAs) with power producers committing at least 80 percent assured supply.A presidential directive issued ... Read more...

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Brazilian oil firm says refining shortfall to last until 2013


March 15th, 2012 - 11:21 am ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo, March 15 (IANS/EFE) Brazilian state-controlled energy giant Petrobras said it will experience fuel deficits until new domestic refineries come online in 2013 and therefore expects to import 80,000 ... Read more...

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PMO ensures Coal India supplies adequate to power plants


February 15th, 2012 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) With power producers clamouring for its intervention in ensuring coal supplies, the Prime Minister's Office Wednesday said it has asked state miner Coal India ... Read more...

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Qatar Airways to use synthetic fuel blend


November 23rd, 2011 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 23 (IANS) With the world's largest gas-to-liquid (GTL) plant in Qatar set to commence commercial production of the synthetic fuel by 2012, Qatar Airways Wednesday said it aims ... Read more...

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Debt should be seen in comparison to size: Mallya


October 31st, 2011 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) Kingfisher Airlines' debt should be seen in comparison to the company's size, chairman Vijay Mallya said Monday, adding that the carrier has nine years to ... Read more...

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Government assures availability of coal to power plants


October 13th, 2011 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) The government said Thursday it would take appropriate measures to ensure greater availability of coal to power plants as electricity shortage worsened across the country."To ... Read more...

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Pipeline sealed to quell naphtha leak in Goa


August 23rd, 2011 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 22 (IANS) Long queues stretched before several petrol pumps here Monday following reports of petroleum shortage after a pipeline was sealed to quell a fire caused by a ... Read more...

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AI looking for new routes, says Ravi


August 20th, 2011 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) National carrier Air India will operate flights on new routes as and when an opportunity arrives, the government said Saturday."We will take a decision ... Read more...

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Air India’s fuel credit limit extended: Ravi


August 18th, 2011 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) The group of ministers (GoM) looking into the troubled financial condition of national carrier Air India Thursday said that the airline's credit limit by ... Read more...

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US to invest $510 mn in advanced biofuels


August 17th, 2011 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 17 (IANS/EFE) US will invest up to $510 million over three years to promote the production of biofuels for marine and aerial transportation."Biofuels are an important part ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu demands full quota of coal for power units


July 9th, 2011 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 9 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Saturday demanded from the central government the full allotted quota of coal for the state's power stations.Tamil Nadu Minister for Electricity Natham R. Viswanathan ... Read more...

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Neyveli Lignite denies fraud charges


July 5th, 2011 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 5 (IANS) Integrated mining cum power generation company Neyveli Lignite Corporation Ltd (NLC) Tuesday said the complaint filed by its workers' union about alleged fudging of its accounts ... Read more...

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Air India assured of full fuel supply for three months


June 13th, 2011 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 13 (IANS) In a major relief for national carrier Air India, the oil companies were Monday told to meet all its fuel requirements for the next three months ... Read more...

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Cheap diabetes drug could help fight breast cancer


April 15th, 2011 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 15 (IANS) A low cost diabetes drug could benefit breast cancer sufferers. Anthony Howell, director of the breakthrough breast cancer research unit at the University of Manchester, said: ... Read more...

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Kaiga n-plant was shut over false alarm: Official


April 10th, 2011 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 10 (IANS) The fire alarm which shut the third reactor of the Kaiga atomic power station Friday was erranous, an official said Sunday, ruling out any fire mishap."Preliminary ... Read more...

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Zimbabwe to sell uranium to Iran in exchange for fuel


March 7th, 2011 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
Harare, Mar 7 (ANI): Zimbabwe's Foreign Minister, Simbarashe Mumbengegwi, has said it was unfair to put sanctions on Iran, prohibiting member states from providing raw material to that country to make nuclear ... Read more...

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10 NATO tankers torched in Pakistan, 4 killed


February 25th, 2011 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 25 (IANS) At least four people were killed as militants in Pakistan's restive tribal region torched 10 NATO tankers meant for fuel supply to troops in neighbouring Afghanistan, a media ... Read more...

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Afghan official blames Iran’s blockade for fuel shortage


January 17th, 2011 - 6:51 pm ICT by BNO News
KABUL (BNO NEWS) - Afghanistan's commerce minister has blamed Iran for the country's fuel shortage, the DPA news agency reported on Monday."Afghanistan is suffering. The stoppage of fuel tankers has created great ... Read more...

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20 NATO tankers torched in Pak’s Balochistan province


January 15th, 2011 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
Dera Murad Jamali, Jan 15(ANI): At least 20 fuel supply tankers for NATO forces in Afghanistan were torched by unidentified miscreants, who opened fire on them near Dear Murad Jamali in Balochistan.According ... Read more...

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