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Germany to phase out coal by 2038 in move away from fossil fuels

The commission`s plans are at the centre of Germany`s strategy to shift to renewables, which made up more than 40 percent of the energy mix last year, beating coal for the first time.

Jan 26, 2019, 16:23 PM IST

Morning Breaking: Labourers trapped Inside Meghalaya Mine

The rescue workers have not managed to establish any contact with the miners since the night of December 12.

Dec 27, 2018, 09:34 AM IST

Cooking with solid fuels increases risk of respiratory illness

Solid fuels emit very high levels of pollutants, especially very small particles that can penetrate deep into the lungs. 

Sep 21, 2018, 12:57 PM IST

NTPC Dadri power plant generates 11,410 mn units in FY18

Dadri gas power station generated 1,613.15 MU of electricity and its declared capacity is 94.80 percent.

Mar 30, 2018, 06:48 AM IST

Govt clears opening coal mining to pvt firms

While coal mines were till now auctioned for captive power generation, they will now be sold in an e-auction to private domestic and global miners.

Feb 20, 2018, 14:49 PM IST

Delhi smog: Ban on use of coal till March 15, 2018

The air quality in Delhi and NCR got more toxic on Tuesday. Due to smog the visibility early in the morning remained low causing problem in movement of traffic.

Nov 07, 2017, 13:16 PM IST

Trai chief snubs telcos on allegation over network test paper

Sharma said that there were exchanges with the Department of Telecom after telecom operators had given representation in the matter.

Aug 18, 2017, 23:52 PM IST

Adani's coal mine project in Australia granted water licence

Indian energy giant Adani's controversial Carmichael coal and mine project in Australia has received approval for a water licence from Queensland state government.

Apr 05, 2017, 17:11 PM IST

No FDI in defence, ports, coal in Apr-Dec period: Govt

As many as five sectors including defence, ports and coal have failed to attract any foreign direct investments during the April-December period of the current fiscal, Parliament was informed on Monday.

Mar 20, 2017, 15:53 PM IST

States free to supply coal to power plants

The power ministry has finally framed new rules to get electricity supply from independent power producers in lieu of dry fuel, which is aimed at offering more freedom to states to use their allocated coal.

Feb 26, 2017, 17:22 PM IST

India's core infrastructure sector growth rises to 4.9% in November

Infrastructure sector recorded a growth rate of 4.9 percent in November on the back of impressive performance by steel, electricity and coal products.

Jan 02, 2017, 18:04 PM IST

July core sector growth at 3.2% vs 5.2% in June

Infrastructure sector grew at 3.2 percent in July mainly because of improvement in performance of energy sector, especially refinery output.

Aug 31, 2016, 18:42 PM IST

Coal freight tariff rationalisation: Minimal impact on power

Rationalisation of the coal freight tariff by railways will have minimal impact on power tariff and the move would gradually lead to domestic fuel replacing imported coal, Power Minister Piyush Goyal said on Monday.

 

Aug 29, 2016, 17:10 PM IST

Coal India Limited's 66 coal mine projects facing delays

State-owned CIL's 66 projects are facing delays due to reasons including land acquisition problem as well as rehabilitation and resettlement issues.

Aug 25, 2016, 17:26 PM IST

No shortage of coal; 23 days stock available for power plants

There is no shortage of coal in the country and coal stock for 23 days is available with thermal power stations, Lok Sabha was informed Thursday.

Aug 11, 2016, 19:39 PM IST

Coal imports likely to decline to 160 MT in FY'17

Country's coal imports have declined 5 percent in the first two months of 2016-17 and the number is expected to reach 160.16 million tonnes in the ongoing fiscal, Parliament was informed on Monday.

Jul 18, 2016, 15:10 PM IST

SC panel indicts ex-CBI chief Ranjit Sinha in coal scam

30 AM for getting detailed updates!

Jul 13, 2016, 16:22 PM IST

Coal India board approves buy back of 10.89 cr shares worth Rs 3,650 crore

The Finance Ministry is pushing for buyback of shares by Central Public Sector Enterprises (CPSEs). This is being done for two purposes to generate cash for the government and help push the valuation for any divestment.

Jul 12, 2016, 17:29 PM IST

Mongolia appoints former finance minister as new PM

Mongolia`s parliament on Friday appointed a former finance minister as the new prime minister, amid near-flat growth and spiralling debt.

Jul 08, 2016, 16:07 PM IST

State power ministers' conference in Goa from today

Power ministers from states across the country will meet for a two-day conference in Goa starting on Thursday to review, plan and monitor the sector.
 

Jun 16, 2016, 10:11 AM IST