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NTPC Himachal hydro plant to be commissioned next year


February 27th, 2012 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 27 (IANS) State-owned National Thermal Power Corp's mega hydropower project in Himachal Pradesh is likely to be commissioned next year. The plant would generate 3,054 million units annually ... Read more...

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NGO picks holes in upcoming hydro project in Himachal


December 13th, 2011 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Dec 13 (IANS) An NGO fighting for the cause of people affected by hydropower projects Tuesday said the upcoming World Bank-funded mega project in Himachal Pradesh has several flaws.In ... Read more...

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Himachal panchayats to again go unrepresented over hydro project


November 20th, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Rekong Peo (Himachal Pradesh), Nov 20 (IANS) A private mega hydropower project near this town in Kinnaur district has again evoked sharp response from the tribals, who have decided to ... Read more...

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Dam water to recede, Kullu deities coming


October 4th, 2011 - 10:18 am ICT by IANS
Kullu (Himachal Pradesh), Oct 4 (IANS) The water level in a reservoir near here will be brought down this week for the "safe passage" of over 250 deities in a ... Read more...

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Himachal dam meant for parched Delhi in troubled waters


August 4th, 2011 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 4 (IANS) The much-delayed construction of a multi-billion rupee hydroelectric project in Himachal Pradesh, which was supposed to provide drinking water to Delhi, has received another setback -- ... Read more...

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Green tribunal stops Himachal hydropower project


July 29th, 2011 - 1:28 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 28 (IANS) In a major setback to the construction of a hydroelectric project in Himachal Pradesh that will provide drinking water to Delhi, the National Green Tribunal (NGT), ... Read more...

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Villagers oppose Himachal hydro project


May 8th, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 8 (IANS) Hundreds of people in three districts of Himachal Pradesh have been protesting for the past three days against an upcoming hydropower project of Satluj Jal Vidyut ... Read more...

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Himachal favouring business group, says Congress


April 4th, 2011 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 4 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government Monday came under fire when an opposition legislator accused the state of being run by industrial houses.The allegation was first made ... Read more...

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India, ADB ink loan pact for clean energy project in Himachal Pradesh


January 18th, 2011 - 12:14 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan.18 (ANI): The Government of India has signed a loan agreement with the Asian Development Bank (ADB) for 208 million dollars for Tranche 3 of this Investment programme titled 'Himachal ... Read more...

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Construction of cricket stadium in Goa halted


December 28th, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 28 (IANS) The construction of an international cricket stadium, allegedly in violation of environment norms by the Goa Cricket Association (GCA), has been halted following a public interest litigation filed ... Read more...

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Himachal villagers to boycott panchayat polls


December 20th, 2010 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Rekong Peo (Himachal Pradesh), Dec 20 (IANS) People in four villages of Himachal Pradesh's Kinnaur district have decided to boycott the panchayat elections to protest an upcoming hydropower project. They are opposing ... Read more...

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Green team visits Himachal hydro plant


October 2nd, 2010 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Oct 2 (IANS) A team of the National Environment Appellate Authority (NEAA) Saturday visited Kinnaur district where the Kashang hydro-power project is coming up and heard grievances of the local people ... Read more...

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Court notice for failure to replace cut trees in Kutch


September 29th, 2010 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Sep 29 (IANS) Gujarat High Court has issued notice to the forest head of Kutch district after a writ petition alleged that thousands of trees cut by Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd ... Read more...

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SJVNL resumes power generation


August 18th, 2010 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 18 (IANS) The country's largest hydropower plant in Himachal Pradesh resumed generation Wednesday after remaining closed for more than 10 days due to increased silt in Sutlej river. Power generation in ... Read more...

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Himachal power plant resumes generation


August 3rd, 2010 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 3 (IANS) Power supply to north Indian states, including Delhi, was restored Tuesday as the country's largest hydropower plant in Himachal Pradesh resumed generation after remaining closed for more than ... Read more...

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Deadline for financial bids for Hyderabad Metro extended again


June 6th, 2010 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 5 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh government Saturday extended for the second time the last date for submitting financial bids for the Rs.12,132 crore Hyderabad Metro Rail (HMR) project to June ... Read more...

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Increase in coal, crude and power: Economic Survey


February 25th, 2010 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) There is good news on India's energy front, with the Economic Survey recording an increase in the coal and crude production, coming down of power peak deficit, ... Read more...

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‘Probe 3 mysterious explosion-like sounds in Goa’


February 14th, 2010 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 14 (IANS) Goa Rajya Sabha MP Shantaram Naik Sunday officially requested the Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram to dispatch a team of experts to "solve the mystery of three ... Read more...

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Nathpa plant resumes power generation in Himachal Pradesh


August 11th, 2008 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 11 (IANS) The 1,500-megawatt (MW) Nathpa Jhakri Hydropower project in Kinnaur district of Himachal Pradesh Monday resumed power generation after remaining closed for more than 36 hours, a senior official ... Read more...

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Power company accused of illegal axing of trees in Himachal


July 1st, 2008 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 1 (IANS) The forest department of Himachal Pradesh has booked Trident Power System Ltd for axing trees in violation of the Forest Conservation Act, official sources said Tuesday. The company, ... Read more...

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Nathpa Jhakri project remains closed for seventh day


June 17th, 2008 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 17 (IANS) The 1,500 MW Nathpa Jhakri Hydropower Project in Kinnaur district of Himachal Pradesh remained closed for the seventh day Tuesday because of the high silt level. The silt ... Read more...

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Probe ordered into Himachal bridge collapse


June 17th, 2008 - 8:47 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 16 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Public Works Minister Gulab Singh Monday inspected the damaged Bailey bridge across the Beas river and ordered an inquiry to ascertain what led to its collapse. ... Read more...

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Some 900 projects in India hit by delays; nearly $10 bn lost


June 13th, 2008 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
By Rajeev Ranjan Roy New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) Spiralling prices, funds crunch, poor equipment and slow environmental clearances have delayed some 900 major infrastructure and other projects in India, burdening the exchequer ... Read more...

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Some 900 projects in India hit by delays; extra cost Rs.368 bn


June 13th, 2008 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Rajeev Ranjan Roy New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) Spiralling prices, funds crunch, poor equipment and slow environment clearances have delayed some 900 major projects in India, burdening the exchequer with extra cost ... Read more...

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Rampur labourers, residents demand protection of their rights


April 7th, 2008 - 3:45 pm ICT by admin
Rampur, Apr 7 (ANI): Over a thousand labourers and residents staged a protest against the state-run hydropower company, Satluj Jal Vidhut Nigam Ltd. (SJVN), in Rampur, Himachal Pradesh, demanding protection of ... Read more...

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