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Shapoorji Pallonji to build port, power plant in West Bengal


August 1st, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 1 (IANS) The Shapoorji Pallonji Group, one of the biggest construction and realty firms in the country and largest stakeholder in Tata Sons, Wednesday said it is ... Read more...

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Expedite Chinese power projects: Pakistan president


July 5th, 2012 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 5 (IANS) President Asif Ali Zardari has called for expediting the projects of electricity generation being undertaken in cooperation with China's Three Gorges Corporation, which operates the world's ... Read more...

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CESC acquires two hydroelectric projects


May 16th, 2012 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 16 (IANS) Power utility CESC Ltd, an RP-Sanjiv Goenka Group company, Wednesday said it had entered into an agreement to take over two hydroelectric power projects with an ... Read more...

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Ganga activists threaten to re-launch campaign


May 14th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) Activists working for the Ganga river conservation Monday threatened to launch a massive campaign from Varanasi May 21 if the government failed to ... Read more...

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Protect Chenab river from onslaught, say Himachal villagers


January 30th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 30 (IANS) Residents of Himachal Pradesh's Lahaul Valley Monday knocked on the doors of the union environment and forests ministry, protesting against an upcoming hydropower projects on the ... Read more...

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SAARC can bring real cooperation in South Asia (Comment)


January 6th, 2012 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
At last India and Pakistan, it seems, have woken up to the need for genuine cooperation in South Asia where countries of the region start depending on each other for those ... Read more...

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India seeks $2.5 bn World Bank aid for power projects


June 20th, 2011 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 20 (IANS) India's power ministry has sought a financial aid of $2.5 billion or over Rs.113 billion from the World Bank for an ambitious project of transmission and ... Read more...

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Idamalayar dam case: SC dismisses former Kerala Minister’s review petition


March 9th, 2011 - 10:09 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 9 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Wednesday turned down the petitions of former Kerala Power Minister R Balakrishnan Pillai and another official P.K. Sajeev seeking bail and review of ... Read more...

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CESC to set up its first hydropower unit


December 7th, 2010 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 7 (IANS) Power utility CESC, an RPG Group company, Tuesday said it was diversifying into hydro-electric generation and would set up a 90 MW unit in Arunachal Pradesh.CESC vice chairman ... Read more...

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Costa Rica eyes tie-up with India in green tech, aerospace


October 19th, 2010 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) The Central American nation of Costa Rica is looking to spark India's interest in a joint venture in carbon-neutral agriculture as well as adaptation of Costa Rican ... Read more...

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300,000 more people living near Three Gorges Dam to be relocated


January 21st, 2010 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 21 (IANS) About 300,000 more people living near the Three Gorges Dam in China will have to be relocated. This will be in addition to 1.13 million people who have ... Read more...

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India-Bhutan ink 12 agreements, four in hydropower (Second Lead)


December 22nd, 2009 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) India and Bhutan Tuesday inked a dozen agreements, including four on hydropower generation, after Bhutanese King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck held extensive talks with Prime Minister ... Read more...

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Power Failure In Itaipu Dam Plunges Brazil Into Darkness


November 11th, 2009 - 7:55 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Rio De Janeiro, Nov. 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Itaipu Dam in Brazil suddenly went off on Tuesday, plunging most of Brazil and parts of Paraguay in absolute darkness. The dam ... Read more...

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Report on Baglihar II hydel project by November


October 24th, 2009 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Oct 24 (IANS) The Central Water Commission (CWC) is expected to submit a survey report on the Baglihar II hydroelectric project by November-end, an official said Saturday. The project aims to ... Read more...

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Poor monsoon lowered hydro electricity generation in HP


August 29th, 2009 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
Kullu (HP), Aug. 29 (ANI): Scanty rains have resulted in low hydro electricity generation in Himachal Pradesh this year.Lack of snowfall is being attributed as another big reason that affected the flow ... Read more...

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Weak monsoon will affect corporate sector, say captains of industry


August 14th, 2009 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
Pune, Aug 14 (ANI): A delayed monsoon and deficient rain will have an adverse impact on Indian corporates, which directly or indirectly depend on rural produce, the food grains and power ... Read more...

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Karnataka CM Yeddyurappa calls for all party meeting on Thiruvallar statue status


August 3rd, 2009 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Aug 3(ANI): Karnataka Chief Minister B. S.Yeddyurappa will preside over all party meeting on Monday in the hope of arriving at a consensus on the unveiling of a statue of Tamil ... Read more...

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Dam Busters Sabotage Plan Foiled


May 26th, 2009 - 12:43 am ICT by GD
Four foreigners, trying to sabotage one of the largest hydro-electricity dams on Africa were arrested in Mozambique on Wednesday. They were caught putting an identified corrosive substance in the turbines of the ... Read more...

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Zardari offers China access to its ports


February 22nd, 2009 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
Wuhan (China), Feb.22 (ANI): In a bid to strengthen ties with its long time ally, Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has said that the ports of the country were open to ... Read more...

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‘Pakistan’s oil reserves will last only 6 days’


January 26th, 2009 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 26 (IANS) Pakistan's petroleum reserves will last only six days and its furnace oil stock will run out in nine days, a media report said Monday.Confirming this, Petroleum Ministry Additional ... Read more...

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Survey begins for Himachal dam to supply water to Delhi (Lead, Superseding earlier story)


September 4th, 2008 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 4 (IANS) Survey work has begun for setting up a multi-billion hydro-electricity project in Himachal Pradesh that will provide much-needed water to Delhi and also generate power for the hill ... Read more...

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Nepal seeks donor support for economic growth


August 28th, 2008 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 28 (DPA) The new government in Nepal led by the former Maoist rebels Thursday sought help from the country's key international donors for continued financial assistance.The meeting between the government ... Read more...

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Rising energy, critical food shortages are major threats to wetlands


July 26th, 2008 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 26 (ANI): Scientists have said that the major threats to the preservation of wetlands are critical food shortages and growing demand for bio-fuels and hydro-electricity due to high fossil ... Read more...

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Andhra Pradesh announces weekly electricity holiday for industry


July 13th, 2008 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 12 (IANS) Faced with an acute electricity shortage, Andhra Pradesh Saturday announced one-day electricity holiday in a week for industry and two to six hours of power cut for residences. ... Read more...

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He uses hunger, silence to save Ganga from dams


June 14th, 2008 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 14 (IANS) G.D. Agarwal, an environmentalist who has taken a vow of silence and is on a hunger strike in Uttarakhand to object to dams being built on the Ganga, ... Read more...

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India to develop Bhutan’s hydro potential, import 10,000 MW (Roundup)


May 16th, 2008 - 10:40 pm ICT by admin
By Murali Krishnan Thimpu, May 16 (IANS) In this celebratory year of monarchic Bhutan's transition to the world's youngest democracy, India Friday made a significant move to broaden its energy basket by pledging ... Read more...

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Kashmir to have three power projects in four years


May 1st, 2008 - 2:44 pm ICT by admin
Jammu, May 1 (IANS) The National Hydel Power Corporation (NHPC) and Jammu and Kashmir's Power Development Corporation (PDC) have drawn up an ambitious plan to build three projects by 2012 in the ... Read more...

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‘India-Nepal cooperation in water resources to strengthen ties’


April 26th, 2008 - 8:48 pm ICT by admin
Patna, April 26 (IANS) India and Nepal should join hands to improve management of shared water resources for strengthening people-to-people relations, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said here Saturday. The two countries ... Read more...

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South Africa to reduce emissions level


April 16th, 2008 - 8:15 pm ICT by admin
Cape Town, April 16 (IANS) South Africa has said it would find ways to reduce its emissions level while addressing growing energy needs, BuaNews agency reported Wednesday. While South Africa is dependent ... Read more...

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Manmohan to go to a democratic Bhutan in May


March 26th, 2008 - 12:55 pm ICT by admin
By Manish ChandNew Delhi, March 26 (IANS) As Bhutan becomes the newest democracy in India's neighbourhood after over 100 years of absolute monarchy, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is readying to go to ... Read more...

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Nuclear energy essential for India: Manmohan Singh


March 24th, 2008 - 4:14 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Mar 24 (ANI): Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today said nuclear energy is essential for the country's needs and the Government is committed to the development of nuclear energy as ... Read more...

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Chidambaram to begin three-day visit to Norway from Oct 23


November 14th, 2007 - 2:37 am ICT by admin
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