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Lok Sabha Elections 2019: SP, BSP to contest 38 seats each, no pact with Congress

Rivals put past behind, vow a ‘long-term’ alliance

India News

Power sector employees go on two-day strike from Tuesday

Public sector power utility employees across the country, including engineers, will start a two-day nationwide strike on January 8 to voice their demands and highlight alleged privatisation attempts.

Economy News

Uttar Pradesh asks Centre to raise state’s sugar sale quota

In a letter to food minister Ram Vilas Paswan, UP sugarcane and sugar development minister Suresh Rana states that the mills in the state produced 120.50 lakh tonnes of sugar and is still left with an unsold inventory of 9.61

sugar, sugar industry, sugar import, sugar import duty, Indian production, India's sugar production News

UP govt cracks the whip on nine negligent sugar mills

The Uttar Pradesh Cane and Sugar Commissioner has cracked the whip on negligent nine mills. The authority has issued instructions to take legal action and register FIRs under the Essential Commodities Act against the mills an

Markets News

NTPC close to buying out UP government’s 50 per cent equity in Meja power project

The Meja Urja Nigam (MUNPL) is a 50:50 joint venture between NTPC and Uttar Pradesh Rajya Vidyut Utpadan Nigam in Allahabad

Industry News

Adani, PowerGrid selected for transmission projects in Uttar Pradesh

Both these projects, which have been awarded through the tariff-based competitive bidding process, will bring an investment of Rs 1,401 crore in the state.

Industry News

UP solar tender oversubscribed

In what can be seen as a validation of Uttar Pradesh government's optimism regarding setting a competitive upper tariff of Rs 3.10/kWh for its 550 MW solar tender.

Industry News

National Waterways 1: Rs 5369 cr project aims to smoother navigation over river Ganges

To overcome the unique navigation challenges the Ganga throws up, the IWAI has signed a contract with DST, Germany to design vessels specially suited to the waterway.

Infrastructure News

After much dilly-dallying, Uttar Pradesh may retain cane price of last year

Coming under the glare of the Allahabad high court over the cane price issue, the Uttar Pradesh government has desisted from increasing the State Advised Price (SAP) for cane and decided to go with the last year’s rates.

Markets News

Huge response! UP’s 550 MW solar tender oversubscribed

Uttar Pradesh government’s tender calling for bids for 550 MW grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) power received a huge response with as many as eight developers submitting bids for 795 MW.

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Lucknow’s Chaudhary Charan Singh airport set for Rs 1383 crore makeover; it will be thrice as large by 2021!

AAI’s Rs 1,383-cr project to build new terminal is scheduled for completion in 3 years’ time.

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Sweet & Sour: UP offers Rs 4000 crore loan, subsidy to clear cane dues

Soft loans will be provided through banks and other financial institutions on an interest rate of 5% for five years.

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UP sugar mills welcome government’s move on ethanol

With the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs giving its approval to fix the ex-mill price of ethanol derived out of B heavy molasses to Rs 52.43 per litre from prevailing price of Rs 47.13 per litre, millers in Uttar Prades

Commodities News

Jewar International Airport: 75% land acquired, project a certainity now

Jewar international airport, due to come up in Gautam Buddha Nagar district, is finally inching closer to reality as farmers from the region are steadily agreeing to give up their land for the project.

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UP sugar mills on war path with state government

The state sugar commissioner has fixed the dates for meetings to reserve the sugarcane area for mills in the upcoming crushing season. But the Uttar Pradesh Sugar Millers Association has written to him expressing its inabilit

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Ayushman Bharat scheme: Adityanath government kicks off trial run in Uttar Pradesh

The pilot run of the ambitious national health insurance scheme, Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojna scheme, popularly known as the Ayushman Bharat Scheme was kicked off in Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday.

Economy News

UP allocates funds for cane arrears, Jewar airport

The Uttar Pradesh government on Monday tabled its first supplementary budget for 2018-19 to the tune of Rs 34,833.24 crore in the state Assembly.

India News

UP allows production of ethanol directly from B-heavy molasses

Generally, cane-based ethanol can be produced in three different ways — either directly from cane juice, from B-grade molasses as well as from C-grade molasses.

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Smart meter project rolled out in Uttar Pradesh

The rollout of the much-awaited smart meter project in Uttar Pradesh has begun from Prime Minister Narendra Modi's parliamentary constituency Varanasi.

Economy News

UP in pact with Amazon, BSE, NSE for cottage industries

Inaugurating the ODOP summit here on Friday, President Ram Nath Kovind said the scheme is expected to give employment to 25 lakh people in the next five years.

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As banks put sugar on ‘caution list’, UP mills ask govt to rise above tokenism

With banks showing reluctance in lending to sugar mills amid fears of burgeoning NPAs and placing them on the caution list, the Uttar Pradesh sugar industry shot off another missive to chief minister Yogi Adityanath.

Commodities News

Former chief secretary becomes RERA chairman in Uttar Pradesh

Uttar Pradesh government has finally appointed former chief secretary Rajive Kumar as the full-time chairman of the UP Real Estate Regulatory Authority (UPRERA).

India News

UP govt, sugar mills in talks over Rs 11k-crore cane dues

In a series of meetings with chief minister Yogi Adityanath, chief secretary Anoop Chandra Pandey, cane commissioner Sanjay Bhoosreddy and excise commissioner Kalpana Awasthi, spread over the last two days, both the parties t

Commodities News

UP re-invites online bids for 500 MW solar power

Close on the heels of annulling a bidding for the procurement of 1,000-MW power from grid connected solar PV projects, the UPNEDA has re-invited online bids for 500 MW solar power through tariff-based competitive bidding.

Industry News

Mills still owe Rs 11,231-cr cane dues; UP govt orders early start of next season

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has issued instructions to sugar mills for the early start of the next crushing season in 2018-19 “to safeguard the interest of cane farmers of the state”.

Economy News

Investments worth Rs 60,000 cr in 5 months: PM Narendra Modi says Yogi’s UP to soon become $1 trillion economy

PM Narendra Modi on Sunday said Uttar Pradesh is all set to become a $1-trillion economy, as he launched 81 projects with an investment of Rs 60,000 crore.

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Uttar Pradesh cancels July 10 solar auction on high tariff

Stung by the high solar tariff of Rs 3.48 per unit at an auction for 1,000 MW, conducted by the Uttar Pradesh New and Renewable Energy Development Agency (UPNEDA) a fortnight back, the state government has cancelled the aucti

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