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LED bulbs to sell cheap in Delhi (Lead)


July 20th, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) With demand for power soaring in Delhi, Chief Minister Shiela Dikshit Friday announced that energy-saving LED bulbs will cost less in the capital.Appealing to people ... Read more...

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Delhi offers concession on LED bulbs


July 20th, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) With a record demand for power in Delhi, Chief Minister Shiela Dikshit Friday announced tax concessions on energy-saving light-emitting diode (LED) bulbs."I appeal to all ... Read more...

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Sheila to approach power ministry over grid overdraw


May 23rd, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Shiela Dikshit will seek the central government's intervention to ensure that neighbouring states comply with grid discipline and don't overdraw power ... Read more...

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Power demand reaches all time high in Delhi


May 23rd, 2012 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) The power demand in east and central Delhi Wedneday reached an all-time high of 1,243 mega watt (MW), surpassing the previous record of 1,237 MW ... Read more...

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Serbia to have world’s largest solar park


May 9th, 2012 - 10:29 am ICT by IANS
Belgrade, May 9 (IANS) The Serbian government has signed a memorandum to build the world's largest solar park in the southeast European nation at an estimated cost of two billion ... Read more...

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India enhancing domestic capacity for new gen power plants: Shinde


April 22nd, 2012 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
Istanbul, April 21 (IANS) India's Power Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde Saturday said that the government is augmenting domestic capacity for building critical and ultra-super critical technologies based power plants ... Read more...

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1922 built hydel project re-commissioned


December 16th, 2011 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Dec 16 (IANS) The Sonapani mini hydel project, set up in 1922, has been officially commissioned in Meghalaya.The 1.5 MW Sonapani Mega Watt hydel project will add to the ... Read more...

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World Bank to finance Uttarakhand hydro-power project


August 12th, 2011 - 1:01 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) The Indian government Thursday entered into a loan agreement with World Bank for $648 million to build 444 mega-watt Vishnugad Pipalkoti hydro electric project in ... Read more...

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Lanco bags project to mine, operate coal block in Chhattisgarh


August 3rd, 2011 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Infrastructure major Lanco Infratech Limited (LITL) Wednesday said it has bagged a project to mine and operate Gare Pelma II coal block in Raigarh district, ... Read more...

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Punjab approves canal solar power project


June 8th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 8 (IANS) In a first of its kind venture in the country, the Punjab government Wednesday approved the setting up of a project which will generate solar power ... Read more...

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Hold officials liable for Himachal project delay: CAG


April 14th, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 14 (IANS) The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) has asked the Himachal Pradesh government to fix financial liabilities on officers of state-run electricity board for heavy cost and ... Read more...

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No power cuts in Madhya Pradesh during India-Pakistan match


March 30th, 2011 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, March 30 (IANS) The Madhya Pradesh government has gone all out to ensure that people enjoy the India-Pakistan cricket semifinal clash in Mohali without a hitch - no ... Read more...

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Power plant equipment reaches Tripura via Bangladesh


March 30th, 2011 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
Agartala (Tripura), Mar.30 (ANI): Four trailers of equipment meant for the 726 mega watt gas-based Palatana thermal project being executed by the Oil and Natural Gas Commission (ONGC) have reached Agartala ... Read more...

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New breakthrough to revolutionize US navy’s weaponry


January 21st, 2011 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 21 (ANI): In what could be considered a major breakthrough, the US navy has passed a major milestone in its quest to build an extremely powerful anti-aircraft gun that will ... Read more...

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Sterling Agro buys wind energy equipment from Suzlon


January 15th, 2011 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) Sterling Agro Industries has placed an order with Suzlon to buy wind energy equipment that will raise its renewable energy production capacity to 18.55 mega watt (MW). ... Read more...

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Maharashtra CM Chavan ready to hold discussions over Jaitapur project


December 29th, 2010 - 10:35 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Dec 29 (ANI): Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan commenting on the ongoing controversy surrounding the 9,900 mega watt Jaitapur power plant, on Tuesday said he would never allow unsafe reactors to ... Read more...

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Sarkozy supports India’s bid for permanent UNSC seat


December 4th, 2010 - 3:55 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Dec.4 (ANI): French President Nicolas Sarkozy, who is on a four-day state visit to India, backed India's bid for a permanent seat in the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) on ... Read more...

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U.S.-India have signed several landmark trade deals worth 10 bn dollars: Obama


November 6th, 2010 - 8:59 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Nov.6 (ANI): The United States President Barack Obama said here on Saturday that "several landmark" trade deals, worth 10 billion dollars, have been reached between the U.S. and India to ... Read more...

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U S based company to set up solar thermal plants in India


October 8th, 2010 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 8 (ANI): U S based multinational energy company, Bergamo Acquisition Corp, today announced ambitious plans to set up mega solar thermal power plants in India.Hillard Herzog President and C ... Read more...

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Subansiri Hydro Power Project to come up only after environmental considerations: Jairam


September 11th, 2010 - 10:24 pm ICT by ANI
Guwahati (Assam), Sep. 11 (ANI): Union Minister for Environment and Forests Jairam Ramesh on Saturday assured the people of Assam that they would not be affected by a proposed dam project in ... Read more...

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US Navy tests laser to shoot down drones


July 20th, 2010 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 20 (IANS) Laser beams have been used for the first time in naval warfare to shoot down aircraft. The weapon, mounted on a warship's missile, shot down four unmanned aerial ... Read more...

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NPCIL uploads dummy fuel into Kudankulam nuclear power reactor


April 24th, 2010 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
Kudankulam (Tamil Nadu), Apr 24 (ANI): The first unit of the 2,000 Mega Watt Kudankulam atomic power project achieved a milestone as dummy fuel assemblies were uploaded into the first VVER-1000 Russian ... Read more...

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General Budget lacks vision, direction and sensitivity: Sushma Swaraj


February 28th, 2010 - 12:12 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 27(ANI): Leader of the opposition in Lok Sabha, Sushma Swaraj, on Saturday criticized the General Budget presented by Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee for the 2010-11, saying that ... Read more...

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Success of climate negotiations vital for India, says Manmohan Singh


December 19th, 2009 - 2:27 am ICT by ANI
By Ashok DixitCopenhagen, Dec.18 (ANI): Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday said for a developing country like India the success of negotiations related to climate change was of high significance, as ... Read more...

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India’s first 2-mega watt solar power plant inaugurated in Amritsar


December 15th, 2009 - 8:29 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinAmritsar, Dec.14 (ANI): Union Minister for New and Renewable Energy Dr. Farooq Abdullah on Tuesday inaugurated country's first commercial 2 mega watt Solar Power Plant in Punjab's Amritsar District. ... Read more...

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Farooq not in favour of carving out Telangana State, says it will open Pandora box


December 15th, 2009 - 8:27 pm ICT by ANI
Amritsar, Dec.15 (ANI): Union Minister for New and Renewable Energy Farooq Abdullah on Tuesday disagreed with the Centre's move to create a separate State of Telangana, an issue which has also ... Read more...

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George Bush to become motivational speaker


October 24th, 2009 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 24 (ANI): Former U.S. President George W. Bush is embarking on a new career as a motivational speaker.On Monday, Bush - whose policies inspired millions of Americans to vote Democrat ... Read more...

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Treaty will lead to more investment in India: US envoy


October 8th, 2009 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 8 (IANS) The completion of the bilateral investment treaty by India and the US will lead to increased investment by American companies in infrastructure sectors, US Ambassador Timothy ... Read more...

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Bhaskar Silicon’s Haldia plant to start production by 2011


September 9th, 2009 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 9 (IANS) City-based Environ Energy Tech Services promoted Bhaskar Silicon Private Ltd will start operation of its polysilicon and wafer-processing facility in West Bengal's industrial township Haldia in 2011, a ... Read more...

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No FDI in N-power sector: Dr. Kakodkar


August 19th, 2009 - 6:42 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 19 (ANI): The Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) Chairman Dr. Anil Kakodkar has ruled out allowing foreign direct investment (FDI) for establishing nuclear power stations in the country.In an interview ... Read more...

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More power capacity planned, accent on rural electrification


June 4th, 2009 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) The government plans to add at least 13,000 mega watt of electricity generating capacity each year that will include more village and rural electrification, President Pratibha ... Read more...

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IDFC signs deal to build thermal, solar plants in Gujarat


January 13th, 2009 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) The infrastructure development arm of a leading finance company in the infrastructure space Tuesday announced that it had signed two memorandums of understanding (MoUs) with Gujarat state ... Read more...

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India’’s second largest fast breeder reactor to be commissioned by 2011


December 4th, 2008 - 8:22 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 4 (ANI): Chairman of India''s Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) Anil Kakodkar today said that India''s second largest fast breeder reactor will be commissioned by year 2011. Addressing the ... Read more...

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Powergrid forms JV for Teesta power project


August 6th, 2008 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) The state-owned Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL) has set up a joint venture for evacuation of electricity from the power plant being constructed in Teesta ... Read more...

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Cabinet clears 444 mw hydel power plant for Uttarakhand


July 24th, 2008 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) The government Thursday approved the Rs.249.15 billion Vishnugad Pipalkoti hydroelectric project (HEP) on the Alaknanda river in Uttarakhand. The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA), chaired by ... Read more...

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