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India offers Burundi $40 million, sign pacts


September 18th, 2012 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) India Tuesday offered a $40 million soft loan to Burundi, a mineral-rich country in eastern Africa, and signed a clutch of pacts in areas of ... Read more...

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Kashmir’s economic growth depends on power: Omar


September 4th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 4 (IANS) Economic growth and holistic development of Jammu and Kashmir is largely dependent on the production of electricity, Chief Minister Omar Abdullah said Tuesday.During an inspection ... Read more...

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Consortium to build Colombia’s largest dam


August 30th, 2012 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, Aug 30 (IANS/EFE) A consortium made up of Brazil's Camargo Correa S.A. and Colombian firms Constructora Conconcreto S.A. and Coninsa Ramon H. S.A. has been awarded a contract to ... Read more...

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Hydropower firms owe Rs.264 crore to Himachal government


August 28th, 2012 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 28 (IANS) Hydropower projects in Himachal Pradesh owe more than Rs.250 crore to the state government, Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal said here Tuesday. He said the companies ... Read more...

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Himachal hydropower plants remain shut for third day


August 22nd, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 22 (IANS) The Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam Ltd's 1,500 MW Nathpa Jhakri Power Project and Jaypee Karcham Hydro Corp. Ltd's 1,000 MW Karcham Wangtoo Hydroelectric Project in Himachal ... Read more...

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Himachal’s hydropower plants shut, power shortage in north (Lead)


August 21st, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 21 (IANS) Five run-of-the-river mega hydropower plants in Himachal Pradesh remained shut Tuesday due to high silt level in rivers, triggering a power shortage in northern states.The country's ... Read more...

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Rising silt keeps Himachal hydropower plants shut


August 21st, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 21 (IANS) Three mega hydropower plants in Himachal Pradesh remained shut for the second day Tuesday due to high silt level in rivers, triggering a power shortage in ... Read more...

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Himachal hydro projects resume power generation


August 3rd, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 3 (IANS) The mega hydropower projects in Himachal Pradesh Friday resumed power generation after remaining closed for over 24 hours, an official said.The closure had hit the electricity ... Read more...

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Himachal hydropower projects shut, north India hit


August 2nd, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 2 (IANS) Hydropower plants in Himachal Pradesh remained shut Thursday due to high silt level in the Sutlej river, triggering a power crisis in northern states.The country's biggest ... Read more...

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Jaiprakash hydroelectric project gets UNFCCC registration


June 28th, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) Jaiprakash Power Venture Ltd. (JPVL) Thursday said its 1,000 MW hydroelectric project in Himachal Pradesh has been registered by the United Nations Framework Convention on ... Read more...

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Himachal raises objections to Renuka dam project


June 16th, 2012 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 16 (IANS) A proposed hydroelectric project in Himachal Pradesh's Sirmaur district which also aims to provide drinking water to Delhi received a setback Saturday, with the hill state ... Read more...

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Capacity of hydropower plants on Ganga to be reduced: Natarajan (Lead)


May 29th, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) To ensure free flow and clean water in the Ganga, the union environment ministry is formulating a plan to cut down the capacity of major ... Read more...

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Capacity of hydropower plants on Ganga to be reduced: Natarajan


May 29th, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) To ensure free flow and clean water in the Ganga, the union environment ministry is formulating a plan to cut down the capacity of major ... Read more...

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Himachal legislator seeks probe into Jaypee’s project


March 27th, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 27 (IANS) An opposition Congress legislator Tuesday sought an inquiry by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) into the commissioning and functioning of India's largest hydropower project in ... Read more...

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SJVNL aims to generate power worth Rs.1,557 crore


March 26th, 2012 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) The Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam Limited (SJVNL), which owns and operates India's largest hydropower project in Himachal Pradesh, Monday fixed a target to generate 7,000 ... Read more...

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India, Rwanda sign pacts; to ramp up business ties


February 17th, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) Building upon their growing business synergy, India and Rwanda, a rising economy located at the crossroads of central and east Africa, have signed three ... Read more...

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Hydropower major forays into wind power


February 9th, 2012 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 9 (IANS) After testing the waters, the Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam Ltd (SJVNL) which owns and operates India's largest hydropower project in Himachal Pradesh has now decided to ... Read more...

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Himachal hydropower generation hit by extreme cold


January 22nd, 2012 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 22 (IANS) Every winter, the cold climate almost freezes Himachal Pradesh's hydropower generation. But this time unusually harsh Arctic conditions in the higher reaches, where most of ... Read more...

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SJVNL’s Q3 profit up 20 percent


January 21st, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 21 (IANS) The Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam Ltd (SJVNL), the company that owns and operates India's largest hydropower project in Himachal Pradesh, Saturday announced a 20 percent increase ... Read more...

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Bhilwara Energy ties up Rs.663 crore for Nepal power plant


January 11th, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) Bhilwara Energy, flagship entity of LNJ Bhilwara, Wednesday said it had tied up Rs.663 crore in bank loans for its 120 MW hydro-electric project in ... Read more...

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HPPCL hydro projects quake resistant, says minister


December 20th, 2011 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) State-run Himachal Pradesh Power Corporation Limited (HPPCL) has said its ongoing hydropower projects are quake resistant, not affecting the fragile hill ecology, according to Minister ... Read more...

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India allays Bangladesh’s Tipaimukh concerns


December 2nd, 2011 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) Amid fresh concerns in Bangladesh over the Tipaimukh dam in Manipur, India Friday assured Dhaka that it will not take any steps on this ... Read more...

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Bangladeshi envoy to visit India over dam project issue (Lead)


November 24th, 2011 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Nov 23 (IANS) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said Wednesday that a special envoy would be sent to India soon to discuss the Tipaimukh Dam to be built ... Read more...

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India assures Bangladesh on Tipaimukh project


November 22nd, 2011 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) India Tuesday assured Bangladesh that the Tipaimukh hydro-electric project in Manipur will not have an "adverse" impact on it as there will be no ... Read more...

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Himachal panchayats to again go unrepresented over hydro project


November 20th, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Rekong Peo (Himachal Pradesh), Nov 20 (IANS) A private mega hydropower project near this town in Kinnaur district has again evoked sharp response from the tribals, who have decided to ... Read more...

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Chill freezes Himachal’s hydropower generation


October 14th, 2011 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Oct 14 (IANS) The setting in of chill and freezing of glaciers and water bodies in the higher reaches have dipped Himachal Pradesh's hydropower generation, affecting electricity supplies ... Read more...

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SJVNL achieves record power generation


October 9th, 2011 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Oct 9 (IANS) Sutlej Jal Vidyut Nigam Ltd (SJVNL) Sunday said the country's biggest hydropower plant, located in Kinnaur district of Himachal Pradesh, has achieved a record power generation ... Read more...

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Renuka dam construction yet to begin: Dhumal


August 26th, 2011 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 26 (IANS) The construction of the multi-billion rupee Renuka dam hydroelectric project in Himachal Pradesh which will provide drinking water to Delhi is yet to begin, Chief ... Read more...

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US gives aid for hydroelectric dams in Pakistan


August 20th, 2011 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 20 (IANS) The US has provided funds to Pakistan to complete construction of two hydroelectric dam projects in the country, a media report said Saturday.The US assistance is ... Read more...

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World Bank signs $648 mn loan agreement with Tehri


August 10th, 2011 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) The World Bank has signed a $648 million loan agreement with state-run hydro power producer Tehri Hydro Development Corporation India to build the 444 megawatt ... Read more...

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Himachal dam meant for parched Delhi in troubled waters


August 4th, 2011 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 4 (IANS) The much-delayed construction of a multi-billion rupee hydroelectric project in Himachal Pradesh, which was supposed to provide drinking water to Delhi, has received another setback -- ... Read more...

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Green tribunal stops Himachal hydropower project


July 29th, 2011 - 1:28 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 28 (IANS) In a major setback to the construction of a hydroelectric project in Himachal Pradesh that will provide drinking water to Delhi, the National Green Tribunal (NGT), ... Read more...

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Himachal rivers in spate, alert sounded


July 26th, 2011 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 26 (IANS) Rivers in Himachal Pradesh are in spate following continuous moderate to heavy rainfall across the state and people living near the banks have been warned, officials ... Read more...

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Hydropower projects remain shut, north India hit


July 26th, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 26 (IANS) Major hydropower plants in Himachal Pradesh remained shut for a second day Tuesday due to high silt in the Sutlej, causing power shortages in the country's ... Read more...

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Himachal in political spat with Delhi over dam project


July 21st, 2011 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 21 (IANS) Construction of a hydroelectric project in Himachal Pradesh to provide drinking water to Delhi has led to another political spat between the hill state and the ... Read more...

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