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Reliance Power starts production at Sasan mines


September 3rd, 2012 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 3 (IANS) Reliance Power has begun mining coal from Sasan blocks in Madhya Pradesh six months ahead of schedule, the company said Monday. It targets raising the output ... Read more...

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Two held for murdering NTPC engineer


August 12th, 2012 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Aug 11 (IANS) Two autorickshaw drivers were Saturday arrested for murdering an NTPC engineer here July 27 after robbing his car and valuables, police said.Akhilesh and Deepak, residents of ... Read more...

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BHEL upbeat about overseas market


August 11th, 2012 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Tiruchirapalli, Aug 11 (IANS) Power equipment major Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) continues to be upbeat about its overseas business and does not see any slump due to the economic ... Read more...

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Bengal may set up gas-based power plant


August 8th, 2012 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 8 (IANS) The West Bengal government is exploring the possibility of setting up a gas-based power plant in Durgapur, an official said Wednesday."We have not yet decided about ... Read more...

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Syrian troops kill 25 insurgents in Aleppo


August 7th, 2012 - 10:09 am ICT by IANS
Damascus, Aug 7 (IANS) The Syrian troops killed 25 insurgents who attacked a power plant in Aleppo province, Xinhua reported.According to the state TV, the assailants attacked the station with ... Read more...

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Transfer Punjab power plant to Himachal, demands Dhumal


July 13th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 13 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal Friday demanded that a power house, located in his state but currently under the control of Punjab, should ... Read more...

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First unit of ONGC’s Tripura project to generate power in September


July 9th, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, July 9 (IANS) The first unit of ONGC-Tripura Power Coorporation's 726 MW gas-based power plant at Palatana in southern Tripura will start generation by September, officials said here Monday.ONGC ... Read more...

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Belarus to help build space facility in Venezuela


July 5th, 2012 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 5 (IANS/EFE) Belarus will participate in the construction of a space base in Venezuela to be used for launching satellites, Venezuelan Ambassador to Belarus Americo Diaz Nunez said."Belarus ... Read more...

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Six wagons of coal-laden goods train derail in UP


June 20th, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 20 (IANS) Six wagons of a coal-laden goods train were derailed Wednesday near Hardoi railway station in Uttar Pradesh, railway officials said. No one was injured in the ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka inks largest FDI deal with Indian firm


June 15th, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, June 15 (IANS) Sri Lanka has signed its largest foreign direct investment (FDI) deal valued at $4 billion with an Indian company.Gateway Industries, an Indian venture, will oversee operation ... Read more...

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Essar commissions 2nd unit of Salaya power project in Gujarat


June 15th, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, June 15 (IANS) Essar Energy Friday said the second unit of the 2X600 MW Salaya-I power plant in Gujarat has begun commercial operations.The Mumbai-based firm had launched commercial operations ... Read more...

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GAIL to set up 1,000 MW power plant in Punjab


June 12th, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 12 (IANS) The Punjab government Tuesday approved a 1,000-MW power plant to be set up in the state's Ropar district, a spokesman of the chief minister's office said ... Read more...

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Seven abducted from power plant in Assam


June 10th, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 10 (IANS) Seven people were abducted Sunday by suspected Karbi Peoples' Liberation Tigers (KPLT) militants from an under-construction power project in Assam's Karbi Anglong district, police said.The incident ... Read more...

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Three held in Gurgaon for college girl’s gangrape


June 8th, 2012 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, June 8 (IANS) Three young men, including an engineer, were arrested here Friday for gangraping a college girl, while a fourth accused is on the run, Haryana ... Read more...

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Anti-Posco leader released on bail in Odisha


May 18th, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 18 (IANS) A former Odisha legislator who was arrested in connection with clashes near the Posco steel plant site in Jagatsinghpur district last year was released on bail ... Read more...

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South Korea starts building two n-reactors


May 4th, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) South Korea started construction work on two nuclear reactors Friday in what President Lee Myung-bak described as a "big milestone" in the country's atomic industry, ... Read more...

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Alstom Bharat Forge bags Rs.1,570-crore NTPC contract


April 24th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) Alstom Bharat Forge Power Limited has won a Rs.1,570-crore contract to supply turbine islands to the government-run National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC), the company said ... Read more...

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Cuba upgrades power plant with Chinese technology


April 16th, 2012 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, April 16 (IANS) Cuba was renovating its oldest hydroelectric plant with Chinese parts and technology, media reports said.The Salto Piloto Plant would be upgraded with two 270 kilowatts (KW) ... Read more...

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Polar bears losing fur from mystery illness


April 11th, 2012 - 9:49 am ICT by IANS
London, April 11 (IANS) Polar bears in Alaska have been seen with missing patches of fur, and reports say it may be due to a "mystery illness" related to the ... Read more...

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Toshiba JSW to export power turbines, generators


February 12th, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 12 (IANS) Japanese-Indian power equipment joint venture Toshiba JSW Turbine and Generator Pvt Ltd will export its products from its plant here apart from catering to the domestic ... Read more...

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Reliance Power’s Samalkot plant ready for commissioning


February 7th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Samalkot (Andhra Pradesh), Feb 7 (IANS) Reliance Power, promoted by Anil Ambani, Tuesday said its 2,400 MW gas-based Samalkot power plant in Andhra Pradesh would start generating electricity by the ... Read more...

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India, Bangladesh sign power plant deal


January 29th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Jan 29 (IANS) India and Bangladesh Sunday signed an agreement here for constructing a 1,320 MW power plant in Bangladesh.Bangladesh's Power Development Board (PDB) signed the deal with India's ... Read more...

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IPS Rajiv is new CISF chief (Lead)


January 18th, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Indian Police Service (IPS) officer Rajiv, who goes by his first name, was Wednesday named the new chief of the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) ... Read more...

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Rajiv appointed new CISF chief


January 18th, 2012 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Indian Police Service (IPS) officer Rajiv was Wednesday appointed the new chief of paramilitary Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) that guards India's vital installations, including ... 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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No need to reveal design of Metro pillar: Apex court (Lead)


January 9th, 2012 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday stayed a Delhi High Court order directing the Delhi Metro to disclose the design of an elevated corridor's pillar that collapsed ... 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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Odisha ex-lawmaker held for Posco violence


December 24th, 2011 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Dec 24 (IANS) A former Odisha legislator was arrested Saturday for his role in the Dec 14 clashes near the Posco steel plant site in Jagatsinghpur district in which ... Read more...

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Contractor held for Odisha violence over Posco


December 23rd, 2011 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Dec 23 (IANS) A building contractor was arrested by police Friday for his role in the December 14 clashes near the Posco steel plant site in Odisha's Jagatsinghpur district ... Read more...

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Power plants should import coal, says minister


December 19th, 2011 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) Agreeing that there was a shortage of coal in the country, Coal Minister Sriprakash Jaiswal Monday said power plants should look towards importing coal."The energy ... Read more...

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Police hunt for contractor in Posco violence


December 19th, 2011 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Dec 19 (IANS) Odisha Police are looking for a contractor to investigate his role in the Dec 14 clashes near the Posco steel plant site in which one person ... Read more...

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Fukushima site finally stabilised: Japan PM


December 16th, 2011 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Dec 16 (IANS) The crippled nuclear reactors at Japan's Fukushima power plant have finally been stabilised, Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda announced Friday.An earthquake and tsunami in March knocked out ... Read more...

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Kudankulam to be operational in two weeks: PM (Lead)


December 16th, 2011 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 16 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday said India will make operational the Russian-built Kudankulam power plant in Tamil Nadu "in a couple of weeks", much ahead ... Read more...

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Hindalco to invest $5 billion more, double aluminium capacity


December 6th, 2011 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 6 (IANS) Hindalco Industries Limited, the metals flagship company of the Aditya Birla Group, is looking to more than double its aluminium production capacity by 2016 with an ... Read more...

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Vedanta Aluminium to raise capacity to 2.5 million tonnes


December 6th, 2011 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 6 (IANS) Vedanta Aluminium Ltd, a subsidiary of the globally-diversified mining group Vedanta Resources PLC, will be expanding its smelting capacity to 2.5 million tonnes in less than ... Read more...

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