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Realising energy sector targets

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s style is to set ambitious targets with impossible-looking deadlines. Perhaps he is inspired by a Gujarati poet who said, “Nishaan chuk maaf, nahi neechu nishaan” (missing the target can be forgiven,…



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India to develop coal fields and mines in Russia

In a race to catch up to China, India plans to further enlarge the scope of investment in the Russian commodity market to fuel its industries for coming decades. As part of this strategy and…




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No coal imports for NTPC again

NTPC BSE -1.86 %, India’s largest power generator and coal consumer, will not import any coal this year for the second year running. It plans to source its entire requirement of 155 million tonne from…


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Sweden backs Vattenfall exit from German coal unit

Sweden gave the green light Saturday for state-owned energy giant Vattenfall to sell its German coal operations, as the company moves away from activities blamed for climate change. The coal operations, employing 8,000 people, represent…