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Croatia hydro power plant fire: Body of second victim found

Croatian state TV says police have found the body of a second victim of a fire at a hydro power plant in the south of the country. The report on Friday says the body was found late Thursday. Another worker was confirmed dead earlier on Thursday and one more person remains unaccounted-for. An investigation is […]

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Great scope for bilateral ties with India: Norwegian PM

Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg on Monday said that there was a “great scope” to develop bilateral partnerships with India in areas such as business, trade and investments. “As India continues to be the fastest growing economy in the G20, we see a great scope for the Norwegian-Indian partnerships in business, trade and investments,” Solberg […]

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China only undertaking run-of the-river hydropower projects on Brahmaputra: Govt

India has consistently conveyed its concerns over the Brahmaputra river to China and urged the country to ensure that interests of downstream states are not harmed by any activities in the upstream areas, the government informed the Lok Sabha on Thursday. Minister of State for Water Resources and River Development Arjun Ram Meghwal was replying […]

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NHPC board okays share buyback at Rs 28 apiece for Rs 600 crore

State-run hydro power giant NHPC’s board has approved buyback of 21.42-crore equity shares at Rs 28 apiece, aggregating Rs 600 crore. The board approves the buyback by the company of its fully paid-up equity shares of Rs 10 each not exceeding 21,42,85,714 equity shares (representing 2.09 per cent of the total number of equity shares […]

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Kumaraswamy asks officials to ensure there is no power interruption

Amid reports of a looming power crisis, Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy Wednesday directed concerned officials to ensure there was no interruption in power supply in the state. Holding the central government responsible for the power crisis, Kumaraswamy asked officials to utilise hydro and solar power facilities to avoid load-shedding. “As the supply of […]

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Nepal to award 1,200 MW hydroelectric project to Chinese company

Nepal has revived a deal with a Chinese state-owned firm to construct a USD 2.5 billion hydroelectric plant, that had been scrapped by the previous government, officials said. Prime Minister K P Oli’s governemnt last week decided to hand over the Budhi Gandaki Hydropower Project, to the China Gezhouba Group Corporation (CGGC), reversing the former […]

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Green group favors impact assessment of each hydropower project in HP

Environment group Himdhara Collective on Sunday sent a letter to the expert committee of the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, demanding cumulative impact assessment of each hydropower project on the Satluj river basin. The committee, at its meeting on Tuesday, will consider the grant of environment clearance to public sector Satluj Jal Vidyut […]

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Bengal govt promoting renewable energy sources: Mamata Banerjee

The West Bengal government is drawing up several schemes for the promotion of solar power and other sources of renewable energy, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said. On the National Renewable Energy Day, Banerjee made a reference to ‘Aloshree’, a scheme taken up by her government to fit solar panels in all government offices and educational […]

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