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CAG unravels Rs.14,000 crore cost overruns in hydro projects


August 31st, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Delays in implementing 16 hydro power projects by four state-run generators, including NHPC, resulted in cost overruns of more than Rs.14,700 crore, India's official auditor said ... Read more...

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Citizens’ group opposes sub-panel on Tipaimukh dam


August 30th, 2012 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Aug 30 (IANS) A citizens' group Thursday opposed the formation of an India-Bangladesh joint sub-group on Manipur's Tipaimukh power project.The mega-power project, one of the largest in northeastern India, ... 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’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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Gogoi assures adequate security for power project


June 9th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 9 (IANS) Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi has assured the National Hydroelectric Power Corporation (NHPC) of proper security to carry out the construction work of the 2,000 MW ... Read more...

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Assam’s anti-dam activist threatens indefinite fast


May 18th, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 18 (IANS) Assam's farmer leader and anti-dam activist Akhil Gogoi has decided to start an indefinite hunger-strike here from Sunday to pressurize the state government to stop what ... Read more...

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Anti-dam activists slam Assam government


May 15th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 15 (IANS) The Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti (KMSS), a powerful farmers' body in Assam, Tuesday accused the Congress government in the state of taking away "space" for democratic ... Read more...

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S&P; lowers outlook on SBI, ICICI and HDFC Bank


April 25th, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 25 (IANS) Global ratings agency Standard & Poor's Wednesday cut its outlook to negative from stable on 11 financial institutions, including the top three banks State Bank ... Read more...

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Omar for financially self-reliant Jammu and Kashmir


April 24th, 2012 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, April 24 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Tuesday declared that the state's "financial self-reliance" was the main aim of his government.Abdullah, who is also working president ... Read more...

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Himachal keen to expand airports


April 6th, 2012 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 6 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh is keen to expand its existing airports in Kullu and Kangra districts to strengthen air connectivity, Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal said here Friday.For ... Read more...

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High court permits usage of water cess levied on NHPC


March 31st, 2012 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 31 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir High Court, in an "important order" Saturday, permitted the state government to utilise for welfare schemes the money collected from National Hydro-electric ... Read more...

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DMRC signs MoU with Haryana for Badarpur-Faridabad link


March 26th, 2012 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) Faridabad, Delhi's satellite town in southern Haryana, will be on the Delhi Metro network soon, as a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed Monday between ... Read more...

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NHPC to study Lower Subansiri power project in totality


February 16th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Feb 16 (IANS) The National Hydroelectric Power Corporation (NHPC) will study the concerns raised by an expert committee over the construction of the 2,000 MW Lower Subansiri hydro-electric project ... Read more...

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NHPC never had ownership rights over power projects: Kashmir


January 10th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 10 (IANS) Kicking off another controversy, a Jammu and Kashmir minister Tuesday asserted that NHPC was never given the ownership rights to the power projects in the state.Speaking ... Read more...

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Shutdown call by traders affects life in Srinagar (With Image)


January 6th, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 6 (IANS) A complete shutdown called by traders and transporters Friday affected normal life in this Jammu and Kashmir summer capital and other parts of the valley.Shops ... Read more...

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Omar chairs high-level meeting to review power status


January 4th, 2012 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 4 (IANS) In an effort to tackle the massive electricity shortage in the Valley, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Wednesday asked the power development department (PDD) ... Read more...

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Kashmir reviews terms of NHPC-run power projects


January 3rd, 2012 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 3 (IANS) A day after a youth was killed in firing allegedly by paramilitary forces outside a National Hydro-Electric Projects Corporation project, the Jammu and Kashmir government began ... Read more...

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One killed in CISF firing, five troopers arrested (Third Lead)


January 2nd, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar/Jammu, Jan 2 (IANS) One person was killed and two others were injured Monday when Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) troopers opened fire at people protesting power shortage at a ... Read more...

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Indefinite blockade in Assam over Arunachal dam


January 2nd, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Jan 2 (IANS) Over two dozen organisations in Assam Monday launched an indefinite blockade of a national highway as part of their campaign to prevent ... 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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Khaleda Zia writes to Manmohan over Tipaimukh Dam project


November 23rd, 2011 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Nov 23 (IANS) Bangladesh's leader of opposition Khaleda Zia has urged Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to allow a survey by experts before proceeding with the Tipaimukh Dam ... 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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My son is innocent: Delhi blast accused’s father


October 8th, 2011 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Oct 8 (IANS) Father of Wasim Akram, a Jammu and Kashmir resident under National Investigation Agency (NIA) remand in connection with the Sep 7 Delhi High Court blast, Saturday ... Read more...

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Bihar allowed to construct rural roads under central scheme


September 16th, 2011 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh has allowed road projects worth Rs.935 crore to be undertaken by state government agencies in Bihar, which has been ... Read more...

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Arunachal goes ahead with hydro project, despite Assam protests


September 16th, 2011 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Gerukamukh (Arunachal Pradesh), Sep 16 (IANS) The 2,000 MW Lower Subansiri Hydro Power Project in Arunachal Pradesh will be commissioned by 2014 despite strident protests in Assam over environmental concerns, ... Read more...

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Protests against Orissa hydropower projects intensify


August 25th, 2011 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 24 (IANS) Protests against three hydro power plants Orissa plans across river Mahanadi intensified with thousands of people Wednesday staging a massive demonstration at district headquarters town of ... Read more...

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Court comes down hard on Himachal government


August 15th, 2011 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 15 (IANS) Corruption, environmental degradation, vacancies in hospitals, lack of help for the physically challenged... the Himachal Pradesh government has been pulled up by the state high ... Read more...

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NHPC’s Q1 net profit up 47.19 percent


August 10th, 2011 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) State-run hydropower company NHPC Wednesday reported a 47.19 percent increase in net profit in the first quarter of the current fiscal at Rs.791.05 crore as against ... Read more...

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NHPC to set up three power plants in Orissa


July 21st, 2011 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 21 (IANS) India's state-run NHPC Ltd Thursday signed a pact to set up three power plants in Orissa with a combined investment of Rs.2,600 crore.NHPC Chairman cum Managing ... Read more...

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India firm on Tipaimukh project - amid concerns across border


July 10th, 2011 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, July 10 (IANS) The Indian government is going ahead with the proposed 1,500-MW Tipaimukh hydel power project in Manipur despite objections from NGOs in India and opposition parties ... Read more...

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Kashmir minister lambasts NHPC for ‘resource drainage’


June 6th, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 6 (IANS) A minister in Jammu and Kashmir cabinet has been fuming at the National Hydro Electric Power Development Corporation (NHPC) for "draining the state's power resources".For nearly ... Read more...

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Sreedharan inspects proposed Faridabad Metro corridor


April 29th, 2011 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) managing director E. Sreedharan Friday inspected the proposed alignment of the Metro line to connect the national capital with ... Read more...

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Assam dam project may continue: Jairam Ramesh


August 12th, 2010 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) With concerns being raised over the adverse effects of the Lower Subansiri hydroelectric project in Assam, Environment and Forests Minsiter Jairam Ramesh Thursday indicated that it may ... Read more...

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Revised norm on public holding will prevent stampede of issues (Comment)


August 10th, 2010 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
By Jagannadham Thunuguntla The government's decision to amend the minimum public holding norms for listed companies has been a sensible and practical decision, taking into account the absorbing capability of the markets ... Read more...

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