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DMRC explores to build Mauritius’ light Metro rail project

Delhi Metro Rail Corp. Ltd is in talks with the Mauritius government to build a light Metro rail from the capital Port Louis to Curepipe in the centre of the island nation […]


India to expand renewable energy definition to promote hydropower

In an attempt to promote India’s hydropower generation capacity, the National Democratic Alliance government plans to club hydro power with the clean energy fuel sources […]


Of oil and slippery ground

Senior journalist Rajeev Jayaswal’s engaging book, The Lobbyists: Untold Story of Oil Gas and Energy Sector, is a fascinating account of the machinations of the corridors of power, India’s quest for energy security and internecine warfare between different interest groups […]


IT ministry preparing cloud-based services framework to help govt departments for Digital India push

To modernise the information technology infrastructure of government departments, the ministry of electronics and IT is preparing a model framework to enable them to access cloud-based services from empanelled service providers […]


Spectrum auction adds to debt woes of telecom operators

Rating agency Icra Ltd estimates telecom industry debt level at Rs.4.1 trillion as on 31 March 2016 compared with Rs.2.9 trillion as on 31 March 2014, which can be attributed to increasing deferred spectrum liabilities […]

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National Green Tribunal directs surprise checks of polluting industries

The National Green Tribunal has directed surprise checks of polluting industries in Ghaziabad and adjoining areas after a plea alleged that toxic discharge from these units was causing air and water pollution there […]

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Multiple-rate goods and services tax will be disastrous: Chidambaram

The proposed multiple-rate GST structure will be “disastrous” and nothing more than the same old value-added tax (VAT) rates in a “new shape”, former finance minister P. Chidambaram said on Monday […]