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ONGC makes massive new discovery at Mumbai High; find may pep up production for years

Though the zones at the well WO 24-3 are still under assessment, the new find is believed to be big enough to pep up the firm’s production in coming years. Mumbai High in the Arabian sea annually produces about 10 mtoe. The

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Soon, get petrol-diesel delivered at your home; IOC finalises container design

In April 2017, petroleum minister Dharmendra Pradhan had through a tweet said the ministry was exploring ways for home delivery of petroleum products such as diesel and petrol.

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Indian Railways’ move to reconsider diesel loco is not good; here’s why

The transporter plans electrification of 24,400 km of routes by 2020-21 in a phased manner of which 4,000 km are to be electrified in 2017-18.

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Passenger safety in Railways paramount, Piyush Goyal orders LHB coaches manufacturing to be doubled

LHB coaches are safer compared with ICF coaches as the former does not pile up in case of a derailment. Coach pile-up increases the chances of casualties in case of accidents.

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Modi-Abe meet: India takes bullet train to the future with Japan’s support

India on Thursday catapulted itself to veritable exclusive club of the Asian countries with economy-boosting, high-speed rail networks, as Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe laid the ceremoni

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Domestic LNG business set to take off after being given up for dead; here is what is fueling hope

The domestic LNG business, which has not been able to take off due to unaffordable price of imported gas, seems set for a revival as suppliers have begun to agree to renegotiate long-term contract prices, and smaller producti

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Shankkar Aiyar’s Aadhaar is definitive story of unique identity project; here is book review

The definitive story of unique identity project Aadhaar, from when it was a mere idea to a day when it has 1.5 billion enrollments

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Indian Railways to keep tabs on wagon wheels to ensure safety gets back on track

Under a cloud with the recent spate of accidents — there were three derailments, though casualty-free even on Thursday — Indian Railways is set to install wayside equipment that will keep an eye on all wheels of coaches r

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Railways, coal production dependent infrastructure projects set to get big boost; see what was on Piyush Goyal agenda

Infrastructure projects related to coal production and its transportation through the railways are set to get a push.

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Indian Railways freight revenue may rise; here is what is powering the move

In what could boost the freight earnings of Indian Railways, the net tonne km of the railways — which has been falling for the past two years — has improved, albeit marginally, this financial year.

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After spate of accidents, Indian Railways speeds up safety plan; check out the massive task and big numbers involved

The recent increase in derailments has prompted Indian Railways to expedite its plan to upgrade its older Integral Coach Factory (ICF)-type passenger coaches with safer centre-buffer couplers.

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NTPC blamed as coal stocks fall to critical levels, particularly at private companies

Coal stocks at thermal power plants across the country have dropped to alarmingly low levels.

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GST setback for consumers: IGL to hike gas prices in Uttar Pradesh; here is how much more they must pay

Compressed natural gas (CNG) and piped natural gas (PNG) consumers of Indraprastha Gas (IGL) in Uttar Pradesh should brace to pay an extra Rs 3 per unit or 7% for the clean source of energy.

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PNG set to flow like power, water in homes? Narendra Modi government looks to tweak building rules

In what may give a fillip to the use of piped natural gas (PNG) by households, the ministry of urban development may include gas pipeline infrastructure in builders’ construction plans, much the same way as electricity and

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Railways freight set to be hit as Coal India loading fails to meet target

Despite Indian Railways (IR) putting in place enough wagons to transport coal, its freight from the commodity is likely to be hit as subsidiaries of Coal India (CIL) are not being able to load the targeted quantities.

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Railways safety thrown off track; all you need to know about reason why

While railway mishaps are turning alarmingly frequent — yet another derailment of coaches was reported near Mumbai on Tuesday morning — one reason for the poor state of affairs is paucity of manpower at the transporter’

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Railways may scrap cash based system; here are the potential windfall gains

Come financial year 2018-19, the Indian Railways (IR) may shift to accrual-based accounting from the current cash-based system, a move that will help it identify its lakhs of unknown assets, assess long-term liabilities and

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Around 84 pct of Railways revenue comes via digital modes: Mohd Jamshed, member-traffic, Railway Board

The carrier has introduced various initiatives, especially after demonetisation, to offer customers ways to make payments through digital modes.

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HPCL gets ministry’s nod to pilot composite LPG cylinders in three cities

Time Technoplast, one of the manufacturers of this category of cylinders, exports almost all cylinders it makes to countries in south Asia, Africa and West Asia, among others.

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Kalinga Utkal Express derailment: Audio clip reveals how tragedy could have been averted; check it out

Recordings of purported conversations between railway officials suggest Friday’s derailment of the Puri-Haridwar Kalinga Utkal Express near Khatauli in Uttar Pradesh, in which 20 people died, could have been averted.

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Urja Ganga Gas Pipeline Project: Energy for eastern states may be ready for delivery by 2020

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Urja Ganga gas pipeline project seems on course to achieve the target of meeting the energy requirements of 40 districts and 2,600 villages across five eastern states by December 2020.

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Big boost for Railways, cement makers signing long term freight contracts in droves

Cement markers are signing long-term freight contracts with Indian Railways in droves, a development that would help the transporter reverse the recent trend of a decline in cement loading and allow manufacturers of the binde

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Coal stock at private power plants dips after critical railway line shuts

Coal stocks at some private thermal power plants, which receive the fuel from Central Coalfield Ltd, have reached precarious levels as CCL is said to be supplying more fuel to NTPC power plants.

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Indian Railways capex jumps 36 pct to Rs 32,000 cr, retains status as key driver of public capital expenditure

The Indian Railways has achieved a robust 36% year-on-year growth in capital expenditure to Rs 32,000 crore during April-July 2017, entrenching its status of the last couple of years as a key driver of public capex.

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First bullet train of India between Ahmedabad and Mumbai closer to reality now; know details

Taking India's first bullet train closer to reality, work on the Mumbai-Ahmedabad project will commence soon, with the first tranche of $1 billion from a total loan of about $14 billion to be released during the visit of Japa

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Tracks cleared for dwarf container movement between Gujarat and Maharashtra

The Indian Railways is set to start double-stacked dwarf container movement within three months, as all hurdles in the western belt between Gujarat and Maharashtra have been identified and the process of their elimination is

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Dell EMC eyes Jan Dhan, Aadhaar and mobile to increase market share

We have both on-premise as well as cloud solutions to offer our clients. Our solutions have embedded artificial intelligence which helps the software in learning from user behaviour and adapt to evolving requirements, says Ra

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