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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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What Railway board member Mohd Jamshed thinks about improving services

The Indian Railways is fighting on several fronts to tackle issues such as quality of service, freight loss and passenger amenities, among others, and the size of the institution makes it even harder to resolve all issues.

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Know why you have to pay more for buying petrol and diesel from August 1

Consumers will have to pay more for petrol and diesel starting August 1 as the oil marketing companies have decided to increase the dealer commission they pay fuel pump owners.

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Indian Railways working on technology to achieve Mission 41 K; know what it is

Indian Railways is working on technologies that will enable 40% substitution of diesel by compressed natural gas (CNG) in locomotives and nine-zoned solar panels on diesel electric multiple units (DEMUs).

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Good news for Railways passengers, carrier makeover plan for stations well on way; know all about it

Indian Railways is looking to put the 23 short-listed stations on the block by September, with most contracts being awarded by year-end

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On Railways train network, get set to surf the Net, access Facebook, Whatsapp; carrier scouting for Wi Fi tech

After installing Wi-Fi systems in over 125 stations across the country, the carrier is now scouting for technologies that will enable it to provide internet access to all on-board passengers through Wi-Fi.

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ONGC first-quarter net slips 8.2 pct

While ONGC's profit fell from Rs 4,233 crore to Rs 3,885 crore, revenue increased from Rs 17,784 crore to Rs 19,073 crore. The company has a planned capex of Rs 30,000 crore for the year. However, it will require to shell out

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Railways looks to cut Delhi, Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata journey duration to just 12 hours to battle threat from airlines

With low-cost airlines steadily eating into the railways’ share of long-distance travel for the upper segments, the transporter’s strategy to retain traffic centres around much faster travel times coupled with more amenit

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Indian Railways station redevelopment scheme to offer over 144 acres of land to developers

The Indian Railways, under its massive station redevelopment programme, is set to offer more than 144 acres of land with its 23 stations for commercial development.

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HPCL merger with ONGC may not happen before 51.1 pct stake is not bought, says CMD MK Surana

The actual deal value would depend on whether an independent valuation of HPCL is done and whether ONGC’s 71.62% in MRPL is transferred to HPCL.

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Not just 1, India set to get 3 mega oil giants soon

While ONGC is on the verge of acquiring the government’s 51.11% stake in oil retailer HPCL, the government has lined up two more such big mergers under a grand plan to create three oil PSUs with integrated operations.

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Railways may see creeping fare hikes as PSU embarks on plan to boost revenues

Keen to stand on its own feet and produce decent investible surpluses, Indian Railways has embarked on a multi-pronged plan to boost revenues.

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Railways gets stiff target from PMO: 20 MT of cargo to be diverted from road to rail

The Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) has given stiff targets to Indian Railways to augment the freight business of the carrier, including redirecting 20 million tonne (MT) of additional cargo from road to rail by the end of fi

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Railways told to hike non fare revenue; PMO sets ambitious target

The Prime Minister's Office (PMO) has given Indian Railways an ambitious target to increase the transporter’s non-fare revenue (NFR) to 15% of the total receipts in the financial year 2017-18.

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LPG gas connection: Oil marketing companies plan to raise bottling capacity as Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana raises demand

State-run oil marketing companies are expected to have an additional capacity of 1,242 metric tonnes per annum in their LPG bottling plants by the start of FY22 through six brownfield and 10 greenfield projects, according to

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Free LPG gas cylinder scheme: Narendra Modi government may launch Ujjwala Plus on Independence Day

The NDA government is likely to announce the launch of Ujjwala Plus, which is meant to increase the coverage of its scheme for free LPG connection to the poor on the upcoming Independence Day.

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ONGC, GSPC deal: Oil ministry raises flag over danger in government nudging PSUs to make sub optimal investments

Recognises the danger of the government nudging PSUs to make ‘sub-optimal investments’.

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Indraprastha Gas looks to piggyback on GAIL to expand beyond Delhi-NCR

Indraprastha Gas (IGL) is looking to piggyback on its parent GAIL (India) to expand its business beyond the National Capital Region (NCR).

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Now Reliance Industries set to deliver fuel at your doorstep

At a time when the ministry of petroleum and natural g4as is exploring ways to start home delivery of petroleum products such as diesel and petrol, Reliance Industries (RIL) is looking to enter the segment as well.

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