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Shinde admits writing to PM for coal block allocation


September 17th, 2012 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde Monday admitted writing a letter to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in 2007 recommending allocation of a coal block to a ... Read more...

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No-trust motion against Dhumal defeated in Himachal (Lead)


August 29th, 2012 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 28 (IANS) The Congress sponsored no-confidence motion against the 56-month-old Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in Himachal Pradesh was defeated in the state assembly Tuesday night.After over ... Read more...

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Drought-hit Karnataka waives interest on farm loans


August 23rd, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 23 (IANS) The Karnataka government Thursday waived interest on farm loans availed from state cooperatives by around 1.5 million farmers reeling under severe drought across the state."The ... Read more...

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No electricity, no vote: Nitish Kumar


August 15th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 15 (IANS) In a piece of good news for the millions of power-starved in Bihar, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Wednesday announced that he will not ask for votes ... Read more...

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Five killed in Chhattisgarh power plant accident


July 21st, 2012 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, July 21 (IANS) Five labourers were killed on the spot and many others injured Saturday in Chhattisgarh's Raigarh district as a platform of an under-construction cooling tower of the ... Read more...

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Jaiprakash Power quarterly net profit rises 163 percent


July 21st, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) Jaiprakash Power Ventures (JPVL) Saturday posted a 163 percent increase in net profit at Rs.182.96 for the quarter ended June 30 against Rs.69.56 during the ... Read more...

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New thermal station in UP starts generation


July 7th, 2012 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 6, (IANS) Power-starved Uttar Pradesh got a breather Friday as the 250 MW unit-5 Parichha extension thermal power started commercial generation.Dheeraj Sahu, Managing Director, Uttar Pradesh Rajya Vidyut ... Read more...

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Himachal court dismisses cement firm’s petitions


July 6th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 6 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh High Court Friday dismissed a cement company's review petitions, which was fined Rs.100 crore for environmental damage and told to dismantle a captive ... Read more...

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Five killed in Pakistan clash


June 22nd, 2012 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 22 (IANS) At least five people were killed and nine others injured Friday in a clash over the ongoing power crisis in Pakistan's Sindh province, police said.The clash ... Read more...

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SC notice on green nod for Maharashtra power project (Lead)


June 18th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday issued notice to the environment and forests ministry on a plea challenging the Bombay High Court order declining to stay the ... Read more...

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Jharkhand to get second 4,000 MW power plant


June 17th, 2012 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 17 (IANS) Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda has given his consent for setting up a 4,000 MW ultra mega thermal power plant in Deoghar district, the second in ... Read more...

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Farmer dies during agitation outside BJP office


June 15th, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) A 75-year-old farmer died Friday when he was holding an agitation along with hundreds of other farmers outside the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) office ... Read more...

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Dimple collects victory certificate, thanks voters


June 12th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 12 (IANS) Dimple Yadav, wife of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, Tuesday collected her electoral victory certificate from Kannauj District Magistrate Selva Kumari J.Accompanied by her ... Read more...

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Akhilesh lays foundation of 1,980 MW power plant


June 12th, 2012 - 1:26 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 11 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Monday laid the foundation stone of 1,980 MW capacity thermal power plant in the state's Kanpur district.The project, at Ghatampur ... Read more...

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NTPC begins work on power project in Karnataka


June 2nd, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 2 (IANS) State-run National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) Ltd Saturday commenced work on the first phase of the 4,000 megawatt super thermal power plant in Karnataka's Bijapur district.Union ... Read more...

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Firm fined Rs.100 crore in Himachal, files review petition


June 1st, 2012 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 1 (IANS) Just about a month after the Himachal Pradesh High Court directed a private firm to dismantle a thermal power plant in Solan district over green concerns, ... Read more...

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Blame game over Himachal power plant ordered to be razed


May 20th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 20 (IANS) A Himachal Pradesh High Court direction to dismantle a private firm's thermal power plant in Solan district over green concerns appears to have given political ... Read more...

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Assam harried by power woes, CM defends state board


May 11th, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 11 (IANS) As Assam has been facing electricity outages of over 16 hours a day, Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi Friday came to the rescue of the state ... Read more...

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Congress extended favours to Jaiprakash Associates: Dhumal


May 7th, 2012 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 7 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal Monday charged the previous Congress government in the state with extending favours to Jaiprakash Associates Ltd. (JAL), which has ... Read more...

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Himachal greens upbeat over ‘environmental justice’


May 6th, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 6 (IANS) Greens are upbeat after the Himachal Pradesh High Court handed out what they term "environmental justice" by fining a corporate house Rs.100 crore for violating the ... Read more...

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Action only after studying court judgment: Jaiprakash Associates


May 5th, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Infrastructure major Jaiprakash Associates Saturday said that it is studying the Himachal Pradesh High Court judgement penalising the company for setting up a thermal power ... Read more...

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IVRCL Group bags orders worth Rs.4,081 crore


April 2nd, 2012 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 2 (IANS) IVRCL Group Monday said it had bagged orders worth Rs.4,081 crore in buildings, transportation and thermal power plant segments.IVRCL Assets and Holdings Ltd, a subsidiary of ... Read more...

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Iran to build power plant in Syria


March 11th, 2012 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, March 11 (IANS) Iran has inked an agreement with Syria to construct a 470-MW thermal power plant, IRNA news agency reported Sunday.The plant will be built in Swaida city ... Read more...

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Andhra villagers continue protest against power plant


February 29th, 2012 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 29 (IANS) A year after three villagers died in police firing on a group opposing an upcoming thermal power project, the struggle by people of Kakrapalli in Andhra ... Read more...

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Coastal Energen looking to buy out Al Rostamani stakes


January 19th, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 19 (IANS) Promoters of city-based Coastal Energen, which is setting up a 1,200 MW thermal power plant in Tuticorin, are in talks with investors to buy out the ... Read more...

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Andhra bags Rs.5.57 lakh crore investment projects


January 12th, 2012 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 12 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh has bagged projects involving investment of Rs.5.57 lakh crore, and the MoUs for about Rs.1 lakh crore were signed Thursday on the first day ... Read more...

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West Bengal has got Rs.56,000 crore investment: Mamata


December 15th, 2011 - 2:03 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 15 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Wednesday said her government has received Rs.56,000 crore worth of investment proposals since coming to power in May."We have ... Read more...

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Green power plants may not be far away


November 4th, 2011 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, Nov 4 (IANS) Inspired by green hybrid cars driven by a mixture of gas and electricity, researchers have turned their attention to the greening of power plants too.Most ... Read more...

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Punjab won’t acquire Zirakpur land without farmers’ consent


November 3rd, 2011 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 3 (IANS) The Punjab government will not acquire any land in Zirakpur town, on the outskirts of state capital Chandigarh, without the consent of farmers of the ... Read more...

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Activists demand fresh study on Orissa thermal plants


September 21st, 2011 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 21 (IANS) The Orissa government should conduct a fresh study on thermal power plants in the state, civil society groups said Wednesday, a day after the National Green ... Read more...

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Visa Power faces court case for illegal construction


September 8th, 2011 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Sep 8 (IANS) A court case was slapped against Visa Power Ltd for illegal construction in Chhattisgarh's Raigarh district where it has planned to set up a 1,200 MW ... Read more...

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Apex court reserves order on Sterlite plant (Lead)


September 6th, 2011 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday reserved its order on a plea of Sterlite Industries Ltd. (SIL), which has sought permission to continue operating its Tamil Nadu-based ... Read more...

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Himachal developing solar-powered cities


August 20th, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 20 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh has developed a master plan to promote non-conventional energy and is developing solar-powered cities, Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal said here Saturday."Shimla and Hamirpur ... Read more...

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Large tracts of Jharkhand flooded after rains


August 12th, 2011 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Aug 12 (IANS) Incessant rains since Saturday have seriously hit economic activity and life in parts of Jharkhand. Of the season's rainfall of 730 mm, 300 mm have fallen ... Read more...

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Anil Ambani to set up solar power plants in Rajasthan


August 10th, 2011 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 10 (IANS) Industrialist Anil Ambani of the Reliance Group is keen on setting up more solar power plants in Rajasthan.Ambani met Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot Wednesday at his ... Read more...

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