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UP allows Delhi to set up power towers in Noida


September 3rd, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government allowed has Delhi to install six power transmission towers in Noida to provide the capital's densely populated eastern part an alternate ... Read more...

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End bias against Tamil Nadu: AIADMK


August 27th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 27 (IANS) The ruling AIADMK Monday urged the central government to end its "step-motherly attitude" towards Tamil Nadu.In a resolution at a meeting here, the party passed resolutions ... Read more...

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Centre and states agree to avert grid failure


August 6th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) The Power Ministry at a meeting with eight northern states Monday resolved to put in place necessary defence plans and protection systems to ensure integrated ... Read more...

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Assam power crisis to continue


May 8th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 8 (IANS) Assam is reeling under a severe power crisis since May 2 after a storm damaged a transmission line in West Bengal's Jalpaiguri district.The state's power department ... Read more...

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PGCIL to develop UP towns as ’smart-grid’ cities


April 5th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 5 (IANS) The Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL) Thursday proposed developing Firozabad, a town near Agra, as a model of the ambitious 'smart grid-smart city' project ... Read more...

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Himachal taps 7,923 MW of hydropower


March 29th, 2012 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 29 (IANS) More than 7,000 MW of power has been tapped by hydro projects in Himachal Pradesh, Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal said here Thursday.Till date 7,923 MW ... Read more...

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Jaypee’s transmission line synchronized with Powergrid


March 6th, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) The 217-km-long transmission line in Himachal pradesh built by Jaypee Powergrid Limited (JPL) was Tuesday synchronized with the northern regional grid of Powergrid.This transmission line ... Read more...

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Fog disrupts power transmission in Haryana


December 22nd, 2011 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 22 (IANS) Power transmission in certain parts of Haryana was affected Thursday morning after transmission lines tripped due to dense fog, an official said here."Some transmission lines of ... Read more...

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L&T; quarterly net profit rises 15 percent


October 21st, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) Engineering and construction major Larsen and Toubro (L&T;) Friday reported a 15 percent increase in net profit at Rs.798 crore for the quarter ended Sep 30, ... Read more...

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Jaypee’s hydropower corridor to be set up this month


July 3rd, 2011 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Karcham (Himachal Pradesh), July 3 (IANS) A mega power transmission corridor being constructed by the Jaypee Group in this Himachal Pradesh town will be commissioned by the end of this ... Read more...

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RInfra commissions Gujarat transmission line


May 3rd, 2011 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 3 (IANS) Reliance Infrastructure Limited has commissioned another 400KV double circuit transmission line, part of the country's first 100 percent privately owned transmission project on the build, own ... Read more...

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KEC International bags Rs.550 crore orders


April 13th, 2011 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 13 (IANS) Power transmission major KEC International Ltd. Wednesday said that it has bagged orders worth Rs.550 crore ($123 million) in India and Brazil for constructing transmission lines."The ... Read more...

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KEC International bags Rs.31 crore order in water business


April 8th, 2011 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) Power transmission major KEC International Friday said it has forayed into the water business and secured a Rs.31 crore order from the Madhya Pradesh water ... Read more...

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Power firm KEC International bags Rs.801 crore orders


March 31st, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) Power transmission major KEC International Thursday said that it has bagged orders worth Rs.801 crore for power transmission and cable works from national and international ... Read more...

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India plans power lines via Bangladesh


January 2nd, 2011 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Jan 2 (IANS) India is exploring the possibility of building transmission lines via Bangladesh to supply power to that country and to transmit electricity between the northeast and the rest ... Read more...

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KEC International bags orders worth Rs.1,018 crore


December 27th, 2010 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 27 (IANS) Power transmission major KEC International Ltd Monday said it has bagged orders worth Rs.1,018 crore for the construction of transmission lines and other civil projects. In the transmission ... Read more...

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India, Syria committed to economic reforms: Patil


November 24th, 2010 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.24 (ANI): Indian President Pratibha Devisingh Patil has said that her country and the Syrian Arab Republic are both committed to economic reforms and to achieving higher growth rates.Speaking in ... Read more...

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Public power transmission companies face losses: Shinde


November 22nd, 2010 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Power Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde Monday said the aggregate losses of state-run transmission and distribution (T&D) companies for 2010-11 is expected to be Rs.68,643 crore."As per ... Read more...

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India, Kenya to strengthen partnership


November 17th, 2010 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) India has extended a $60 million Line of Credit to Kenya through its Export Import (Exim) bank to support the development of the power transmission sector, ... Read more...

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Sterlite Technologies plans Chinese JV to produce optical fibre


November 17th, 2010 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) Global telecom and power transmission solution provider Sterlite Technologies and optical cable solutions provider Jiangsu Tongguang Communication Wednesday said they will form a joint venture company -- ... Read more...

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Meghalaya for a new body to boost power output


September 30th, 2010 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Sep 30 (IANS) The Meghalaya government has suggested a North Eastern Council (NEC), a regional planning body for the region, to invest in hydel projects and power transmission. Meghalaya Chief ... Read more...

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Now, wireless recharging for mobile phones


September 16th, 2010 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 16 (IANS) You will soon be able to recharge your mobile wirelessly. Japanese technology company Fujitsu has developed a system that is capable of charging multiple portable electronic devices like ... Read more...

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10 killed, thousands homeless as Phet hits Pakistan


June 7th, 2010 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 7 (DPA) Ten people died and thousands were left homeless as tropical cyclone Phet brought heavy rain and flooding to Pakistan's coast, officials said Monday. The chief port of Karachi was ... Read more...

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Rs.700,000 fine for power theft


June 4th, 2010 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 4 (IANS) Four stone polishing units in Karnataka have been and fined over Rs.700,000 for stealing electricity. The units in the north Karnataka district of Gulbarga had tampered the electricity metres ... Read more...

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Fire destroys wheat crop on 500 kanals in border areas of Jammu


April 24th, 2010 - 11:25 pm ICT by ANI
(R.S.Pura) Jammu, April 24 (ANI): Wheat crop spread over at least 500 kanals have been destroyed here in a fire incident, suspected to have occurred due a short-circuit in power transmission wires ... Read more...

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Maharashtra plans self-sufficiency in energy by 2012


March 26th, 2010 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 25 (IANS) Chasing its ambition to make the state free of load-shedding by 2012, the Maharashtra government Thursday said it will take up two major thermal power projects, extend the ... Read more...

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Power-starved Gurgaon residents wait for a miracle


February 26th, 2010 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Feb 26 (IANS) The Haryana government says power cuts in this satellite city of the capital will be a thing of the past in a year's time. But residents, who have ... Read more...

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Sterlite wins $160 mn power project for northeast


February 22nd, 2010 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Feb 22 (IANS) Fibre-optic cable manufacturer Sterlite Technologies has won a project worth $160 million (Rs.800 crore) for developing a power transmission network in northeastern India, the company said in a ... Read more...

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Facebook Down Due To Power Outage


February 18th, 2010 - 8:42 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Palo Alto, Feb 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Social networking sites have become immensely popular in the last few years and when any of these services develops a snag, the news ... Read more...

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IGNOU to train power sector employees


January 10th, 2010 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) Aiming to enhance the quality and productivity of power sector workforce in the country, the Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) Sunday signed an agreement with the ... Read more...

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No privatisation of power utilities in Tamil Nadu


December 14th, 2009 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 14 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi Monday declared that the Tamil Nadu Electricity Board (TNEB) and its two newly formed subsidiaries will not be privatised. Launching the Tamil ... Read more...

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Court issues notice to Himachal government on felling of trees


December 9th, 2009 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Dec 9 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh High Court Wednesday took suo-motu notice of media reports regarding thousands of trees facing the axe in Himachal Pradesh over the construction of a power ... Read more...

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Over 20,000 trees face the axe in Himachal


December 4th, 2009 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
By Vishal Gulati Shimla, Dec 4 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh could lose as many as 20,000 trees, thanks to apparent lapses on the part of the state forest department, which has given the green ... Read more...

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Sterlite bags contracts worth Rs.600 crore


December 1st, 2009 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Optical fibre cable maker Sterlite Technologies Tuesday said it has bagged contracts worth Rs.600 crore ($130 million) in India and Africa. In a regulatory statement, the company said ... Read more...

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Harrisons Malayalam opens new tea factory in Kerala


September 12th, 2009 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Wayanad (Kerala), Sep 12 (IANS) Tea producer Harrisons Malayalam Ltd (HML) Saturday opened a new tea processing facility at its existing unit in Chundale here. With the new plant, set ... Read more...

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