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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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Norwegian hydropower firms express interest in India


April 21st, 2012 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Norwegian hydroelectricity technology providers showed considerable interest in the Indian hydropower sector with around 80 experts from 35 Norwegian companies participating in the Hydropower India ... Read more...

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Himachal plea to environment ministry on river study


January 10th, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 10 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh has asked the central government to waive its condition of cumulative impact assessment (CIA) study of the Chenab river as it is delaying execution ... Read more...

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Hydroelectric projects harming rivers: Experts


October 30th, 2011 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 30 (IANS) A two-day national conference on the impact of climate change on India's rivers that ended here Sunday has called for discouraging the setting up of hydro-electric ... Read more...

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Omar government telling lies, claims Mehbooba


October 29th, 2011 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Oct 29 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir's Peoples Democratic Party Saturday accused the Omar Abdullah government of lying about collection of water tax revenue from the National Hydroelectric Projects ... Read more...

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Kashmir focuses on smaller hydroelectric projects


October 19th, 2011 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Oct 19 (IANS) Shifting its focus from mega ventures, the Jammu and Kashmir government will soon be constructing 10 small hydroelectric projects to generate and supply power faster to ... Read more...

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‘Floods maroon Pakistani villages as India releases Sutlej water’


August 21st, 2011 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 21 (IANS) Dozens of Pakistani villages have been submerged after India released the water from the Sutlej river, a media report said Sunday.The Federal Flood Commission said 57,000 ... 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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Focus shifts to smaller hydel power projects: Omar


July 7th, 2011 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 7 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Thursday unveiled a new hydroelectric projects development policy."The power policy from the generation point of view has traditionally focused ... Read more...

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Dams in Arunachal easy target for China: Bahuguna


December 8th, 2010 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Dec 8 (IANS) Noted environmentalist Sunderlal Bahuguna Wednesday said that construction of dams in the border state of Arunachal Pradesh is a serious security threat to India as it is an ... Read more...

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India-Pakistan water dispute escalates power project costs


November 18th, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Nov 18 (IANS) The water disputes between India and Pakistan are making the costs of hydroelectric projects escalate, say power department officials pointing to the 330 MW Kishenganga project in Jammu ... Read more...

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Brazil to build 10 hydro power plants in 2010


September 19th, 2010 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo, Sep 19 (IANS/EFE) The Brazilian government plans to set up 10 hydroelectric power plants this year with an aim to generate 4,000 MW of electricity, an official said. The government has ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh calls efforts to enhance productivity


September 15th, 2010 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 15 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Wednesday said that efforts should be made to remove deficiencies to enhance productivity across all sectors of the economy.Presenting ... Read more...

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Assam protests ‘reckless’ construction of dams in Arunachal


August 12th, 2010 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 12 (IANS) Voicing its concern over the "reckless" construction of mega dams in Arunachal Pradesh, the Assam government Thursday demanded that the inter-ministerial group studying the water resources of the ... Read more...

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Centre orders feasibility study of hydro projects on Bhagirathi, Alaknanda


July 20th, 2010 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) The environment ministry Tuesday ordered a feasibility study of proposed hydroelectric projects on the Bhagirathi and Alaknanda rivers in Uttarakhand. "In view of the fact that a ... Read more...

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Arunachal students group demands Ramesh’s resignation


May 11th, 2010 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
Itanagar, May 10 (IANS) The All Arunachal Pradesh Student Union (AAPSU) Monday demanded the resignation of Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh for advocating Chinese expertise to implement hydrological projects in Arunachal Pradesh. ... Read more...

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Himachal to invite bids for 54 mini hydropower projects


May 10th, 2010 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 10 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Monday decided to allot 54 small and mini hydroelectric projects to various companies to tap additional sources of energy, an official said here. "The cabinet today (Monday) ... Read more...

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‘Pakistan’s objections over construction of dams on rivers by India uncalled for’


April 25th, 2010 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Apr.25 (ANI): Pakistan's objection over the hydroelectric or water storage projects being built by India on rivers inside its border before they cross the border is totally uncalled for, as the ... Read more...

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Receding Bhakra waters no cause for worry?


April 9th, 2010 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Alkesh Sharma Chandigarh, April 9 (IANS) The water level in the reservoir of the Bhakra dam is receding. But the Bhakra Beas Management Board (BBMB) officials are not losing sleep over it ... Read more...

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Centre gives environment clearance to 19 power projects


January 7th, 2010 - 4:15 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 7 (ANI): Union Environment and Forest Ministry on Thursday said it has given clearance to 19 power projects during the last five years in North-Eastern Region.The highest number ... Read more...

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India a steadfast partner and friend: Bhutan King


December 24th, 2009 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 24 (ANI): Bhutan King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck has said that India has always been their steadfast partner and friend.Delivering the Madhavrao Scindia memorial lecture here, he ... Read more...

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Bhutan’s King meets with Indian leadership


December 23rd, 2009 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 23 (ANI): Bhutan King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck met with the Indian leadership here on Tuesday.Wangchuck, who is on a weeklong visit to India, held talks with ... Read more...

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India-Bhutan ink 12 agreements (Lead)


December 22nd, 2009 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) India and Bhutan Tuesday inked a dozen agreements on hydropower, civil aviation, health and IT after Bhutanese King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck held extensive talks with ... Read more...

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Bhutan King, Manmohan hold talks


December 22nd, 2009 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) Bhutan's King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck Tuesday held extensive talks with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh as they wrapped up agreements in several sectors, from water resources ... Read more...

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Bhutan King arrives in India on state visit


December 21st, 2009 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) India and Bhutan will sign agreements on hydroelectric power and civil aviation during the Bhutanese King's five-day state visit to India, where an exhibition of photographs he ... Read more...

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Himachal demands new power plant to meet shortages


November 15th, 2009 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Shimla, Nov 15 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal Sunday requested the central government to set up a 500 MW gas-based power plant in the state to help it ... Read more...

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Himachal invites bids for 54 micro hydel projects


September 9th, 2009 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 9 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh, which has a potential to generate 20,416 MW of hydroelectric power, decided Wednesday to invite bids to develop 54 small hydro projects, according to an official ... Read more...

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Central government to develop solar cities in Himachal


August 24th, 2009 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 24 (IANS) The central government has decided to develop two Himachal Pradesh towns as solar cities and two educational institutes as energy parks, an official said Monday. Union Minister for Renewable ... Read more...

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India, Nepal to discuss peace process, new friendship treaty


August 18th, 2009 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Amid the drifting peace process in Nepal, Prime Minister Madhav Kumar Nepal Tuesday began a five-day visit to India - his first to the country since ... Read more...

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Himachal Pradesh to develop 50 micro hydel projects


July 25th, 2009 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 25 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh, which has a potential to generate 20,416 MW hydroelectric power, has decided to set up 50 new micro hydel projects with the help of small players. "The ... Read more...

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ABG Shipyard gets three hydel projects in Himachal


July 23rd, 2009 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 23 (IANS) Mumbai-based ship building major ABG Shipyard Ltd has been allotted three hydroelectric projects in Himachal Pradesh after global bidding, an official said Thursday. "The government has allotted three out ... Read more...

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CPI (M) central committee finds Achuthanandan guilty of indiscipline


July 12th, 2009 - 10:29 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 12 (ANI): The Central Committee of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) after its two-day meet to discuss the Kerala Party matters found the Kerala CM Achuthanandan guilty of ... Read more...

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CPI-M removes Achuthanandan from politburo, backs Vijayan (Lead)


July 12th, 2009 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Aiming to put an end to the squabbling in its Kerala unit, the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Sunday removed Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan from the party ... Read more...

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‘Interested’ official in project appraisal meetings: NGO


July 10th, 2009 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) An official who was forced to quit an expert appraisal committee of the ministry of environment and forests due to conflict of interest had been present in ... Read more...

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Bhutan, India to develop 10 hydel projects by 2020


June 30th, 2009 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 30 (IANS) India and Bhutan will jointly develop 10 hydroelectric projects by 2020, according to Bhutanese Prime Minister Jigmi Y. Thinley. "By 2020, the two countries have agreed to develop a ... Read more...

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