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Coal India records highest ever coal-offtake in July, ups output and OBR

The company also clocked a robust 30.7 percent growth in supplies to the power sector during April-July period With the country’s power consumption gradually inching towards pre-pandemic.......

Bullet Train: NHSRCL casts first full height pier on MAHSR corridor

Vapi/New Delhi: The National High-Speed Rail Corporation Limited took a significant step forward in its construction work by casting the first full-height pier near Vapi, Gujarat at Chainage 167 on.......

NTPC Q1 FY22 results: Net profit rises 17% to Rs 3,444 Crore

New Delhi: (NTPC Q1 FY22 result news) State-owned power utility NTPC on Saturday announced financial results for Q1'FY22. The company registered a rise of 16.77 percent in net profit to Rs.......

Pralhad Joshi calls for restructuring NMET as autonomous body to boost mineral exploration

‘Focus on extending more financial assistance to states’ ‘Mineral exploration is an integrated process that requires huge fund and NMET fund contribution was meant for.......

Railways to raise Rs 18,000 cr from land monetisation in 2021-22: Ashwini Vaishnaw

110 sites measuring 336.29 Hectare (approximately) have been entrusted to RLDA including land parcels in the state of Maharashtra Railways has identified assets, including trains, railway.......

‘India has retired 56 coal-based thermal power plants since 2016; 47 more to follow’

126 coal based thermal power plant units (of 56 thermal power plants) have been shut down during March 2016 to June 2021 Delhi has retired two coal-based thermal power plants — one in.......

OALP round 6 to be launched next month; tender for CBM to be out soon

After the DSF round-3, the tenders for OALP bid round-6 and CBM will be coming out soon, said Petroleum Secretary Tarun Kapoor Production from earlier rounds of DSF has started happening and.......

To raise India’s oil & gas production, govt looks to private sector for investment, competition

In spite of the rising share of renewables, oil and gas will continue to play a significant role in India for at least 20-30 years, said Additional Secretary (Exploration) Amar Nath We would be.......

Railways surpasses the target of route electrification in COVID year

New Delhi: All was definitely not bad during COVID times for Indian Railways. While passenger trains and other services were suspended, Railways embarked upon a major electrification program to.......

Odisha govt approves ethanol plants, RE projects & other projects worth Rs 2,084 cr

New Delhi: (Odisha state news) The state government of Odisha has approved seven industrial projects, including three grain-based ethanol plants of Indian Oil, HPCL and Newalt Energy.......

Success: Power Grid commissions transmission line in remote villages of Ladakh

New Delhi: Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL) has successfully commissioned a 40-kms of 11 kV transmission line from Lalung to Darchik under the rural electrification scheme namely.......

Indian Oil Petronas Pvt Ltd to venture into gas transportation, fuel retailing biz: SM Vaidya

Vaidya said that the diversification plan can be viewed as a monetisation of Indian Oil’s fuel marketing business Indian Oil Petronas Pvt Ltd will set up petrol pumps and get into city gas.......

Indian Oil Q1 results: Net profit falls 32% q-o-q due to dip in fuel demand, other income

Indian Oil achieved a refinery run of 88.5 percent compared to 69 percent of Q1 of FY21 During the first quarter of FY22, Indian Oil has incurred a provisional total capex of nearly Rs.......

IREDA expects five times growth in loan book by 2026: CMD PK Das

Hyderabad: "IREDA expects five times growth in its loan book from Rs 28,000 crores (approx.) to Rs 1,35,000 crores (approx.) by FY 2026, with financing to the entire value chain in the renewable.......

Lok Sabha passes AERA (Amendment) bill 2021 without debate

New Delhi/Vivek Shukla: Amid the continuous din created by members of parliament from opposition parties the Lok Sabha passed the Airports Economic Regulatory Authority of India (AERA Amendment).......