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IGNOU to start course on power distribution


July 15th, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has started its admission process for a course in power distribution meant for professionals seeking to upgrade their ... Read more...

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‘Mining ban hits iron ore supply to foundries’


February 29th, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 29 (IANS) The ban on mining iron ore in Karnataka and Goa has impacted supply of the key raw material to foundries while power shortage across states has ... Read more...

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BSES Delhi says dues to NTPC will be cleared Monday


September 4th, 2011 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) BSES Delhi, the utility that distributes electricity to certain parts of the national capital, Sunday said dues to state-run NTPC would be cleared by Sep ... Read more...

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Reforms will top government’s agenda, says President (Lead)


February 21st, 2011 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Drawing comfort from the high growth of the Indian economy despite the global meltdown, President Pratibha Patil Monday promised to hasten the reforms process with specific ... Read more...

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Infrastructure development to get top priority: Patil


February 21st, 2011 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) India's economic and social development depends on how fast infrastructure is ramped up, President Pratibha Patil said here Monday.The government has accorded infrastructure development the highest ... Read more...

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India poised for record capacity addition of 15000 MW in 2011: Shinde


February 13th, 2011 - 9:58 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 13(ANI): Union Power Minister Sushilkumar Shinde has said that the power sector in the country is poised for record capacity addition of 15000MW during the present financial year.Inaugurating ... Read more...

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Karnataka ties up for 1,000 MW power from NTPC, Neyveli


January 4th, 2011 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 4 (IANS) Energy deficit Karnataka Tuesday signed three power purchase agreements (PPAs) with state-run National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) and Tamil Nadu-based Neyveli Lignite Corporation (NLC) for 1,000 MW to ... Read more...

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Campaign for an energy revolution in Bihar


October 2nd, 2010 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Oct 2 (IANS) Greenpeace India along with a coalition of civil society groups Saturday launched a campaign to demand an energy revolution in Bihar."The aim is to sensitise people to ... Read more...

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Centre, States must work together for providing affordable and quality power: Shinde


April 28th, 2010 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 28 (ANI): Union Minister for Power Sushil Kumar Shinde on Wednesday said both the Central and State governments must work together for providing adequate, affordable and quality power ... Read more...

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BJP wins Bangalore civic polls, promises slum-free city (Second Lead)


April 5th, 2010 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 5 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party Monday captured power in the Bangalore civic agency for the first time and pledged not to allow new slums in the growing and ... Read more...

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BJP wins Bangalore civic polls (Lead)


April 5th, 2010 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 5 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party Monday captured power in the Bangalore civic agency for the first time and pledged not to allow new slums in the city and ... Read more...

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Farooq favours smart grids for optimal use of renewable energy


December 22nd, 2009 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 22 (IANS) Union Minister for New and Renewable Energy Farooq Abdullah Tuesday called for building smart grids to supply quality power and make optimal use of renewable energy such as ... Read more...

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Chandigarh to spend Rs.14 cr for upgrading power sector


October 12th, 2009 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Oct 12 (IANS) The Chandigarh Administration plans to spend Rs.14 crore this fiscal for upgrading its power infrastructure, a senior official said here Monday. "Last year we had spent Rs.35 crore ... Read more...

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Consider nuclear energy to overcome power shortage: Pranab


September 29th, 2009 - 6:47 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 29(ANI): Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday said that India should consider nuclear energy as a source to overcome power shortage and fuel economic growth.Mukherjee said ... Read more...

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Financial closure for Anil Ambani’s Butibori power project


July 27th, 2009 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) The Reliance Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group has tied up finances for its 300 MW power plant at Butibori in Mahrashtra and expects the project to be operational ... Read more...

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Greenpeace urges young MPs to lead renewable energy revolution


May 21st, 2009 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) India's young MPs have been urged by NGO Greenpeace to lead a "renewable energy revolution and save the planet from the gravest danger it faces - ... Read more...

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Greenpeace urges young MPs to lead a renewable energy revolution


May 21st, 2009 - 7:18 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 21 (ANI): A day before the announcement of the cabinet, Greenpeace has urged the young Members of Parliament to stand up to the 21st century challenge of making ... Read more...

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Old warhorse battles BJP to retain fort in Karnataka


May 19th, 2008 - 3:00 pm ICT by admin
By Fakir Balaji Jewargi (Karnataka), May 19 (IANS) Former chief minister N. Dharam Singh is in the electoral battle for the ninth time from this constituency in north Karnataka for the assembly election ... Read more...

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Buddha reaches out to industrialists


April 1st, 2008 - 8:54 pm ICT by admin
Coimbatore, April 1 (IANS) Living up to his image as the poster boy of Left's reform agenda, West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee Tuesday urged industrialists in Tamil Nadu to invest in ... Read more...

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Two government agencies to fund renewable energy projects


March 25th, 2008 - 10:26 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS)) Two state-run financiers have joined hands to facilitate funding of renewable energy projects, said an official statement here Tuesday. "The Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency (IREDA) and ... Read more...

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