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The Essar group has crossed the last hurdle to complete the sale of its Gujarat refinery to Russia’s Rosneft, with the lenders, including LIC, giving the go-ahead to the deal, people familiar with the matter said. Essar Oil is an India-based company engaged in the exploration and production of oil and natural gas, refining of crude oil,and marketing of petroleum...
PM Narendra Modi on Saturday inaugurated Kochi's metro rail service. It is scheduled to start commercial operations on Monday. The 13 km long Phase-1 of Kochi Metro has 11 stations with an end to end travel time of 25 minutes. On Monday trains will begin operations simultaneously from two end stations: Aluva and Palarivattom at 6 AM. PM Modi cut the inaugural...
In a major decision to fast-track India’s domestic nuclear power programme, the union cabinet on Wednesday approved construction of 10 units of indigenous Pressurized Heavy Water Reactors (PHWR), with which, a fresh nuclear capacity of 7,000 Megawatt (MW) will be added. The Union Cabinet on Wednesday cleared a proposal to build ten indigenous Pressurised Heavy Water Reactors, the largest ever...
China and India are two neighbouring countries with the largest populations in the world, an unusual geographical phenomenon. With a population of 1.38 billion, China's GDP grew 6.7 percent to more than $10 trillion in 2016, while the Indian Central Statistics Office estimated India's GDP growth for the full fiscal 2016-17 at 7.1 per cent. China may become "an unfortunate...
The rural electrification programme is proceeding swiftly, with over 13,000 villages electrified out of a total of 18,452 and is on track for completion within the targeted 1000 days, a meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi here was told yesterday. The total inter-regional transmission capacity has been significantly enhanced, with 41 GigaWatts transmission capacity being added from May 2014...
When experts from Netherlands studied close to 13 lakh participants, the result of their analysis was astounding. The team was able draw a pattern between the blood group of participants and their susceptibility to coronary events. It was found that people other than O as their blood group were more susceptible to suffering a heart attack. The participants were sourced...
The success for electric cars in India has been largely elusive due to the lack of infrastructure and the high cost of acquisition, which has made these cars a rare sight on our roads. However, you might soon be able to get an electric car without burning a hole in your pocket. In a recent statement, Minister of Power, Coal,...
Earth Day is an annual event marked across the world to show support for environmental protection.The event takes place around the world and it is described as the biggest secular holiday on the planet. More than a billion people are expected to celebrate the day including environmental campaigners Leonardo di Caprio and Emma Watson. Forty-seven years ago, on 22 April 1970,...
Petrol dealers have threatened a 'weekly off' every Sunday after May 10 if their demand for an increase in dealer's commission is not fulfilled by the government till that date. The decision was taken in the meeting of Consortium of Indian Petroleum Dealers (CPID), which was attended by representatives from various states. The dealers also announced that the petrol pumps will remain...
President Donald Trump on Tuesday signed an order to undo Obama-era regulations to curb climate change, keeping a campaign promise to support the coal industry while calling into question US support for an international deal to fight global warming. A move meant to bolster domestic energy production and create jobs, but environmentalists say the order is dangerous and vow...
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