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Panama Canal expansion exposes US infrastructure, shipper woes 5.5.2016 TOI: Intl Business
Delayed port fixes, a freighter glut and a wobbly global economy mean that, in the short term, the benefits of the expanded waterway along the US East Coast will be marginal at best, say shipping executives and analysts.
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Australia's most wanted IS recruiter 'killed in airstrike' 5.5.2016 All News-IANS Stories
Australia's most wanted Islamic State (IS) recruiter who called on his countrymen to "start attacking before they attack you", has died in a US airstrike.
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Global Crude oil price of Indian Basket was US$ 42.26 per bbl on 04.05.2016 5.5.2016 Govt of india: PIB
Global Crude oil price of Indian Basket was US$ 42.26 per bbl on 04.05.2016
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Fifth-graders find fun in water-wise lessons 5.5.2016 Durango Herald
The 21st annual Children’s Water Festival attracted more than 750 fifth-graders from 15 schools across Southwest Colorado to Fort Lewis College on Wednesday.Sponsored by the Southwestern Water Conservation District, the event aims to educate the students about water issues, the importance of the natural resource and how they can...
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Hopeful that the year 2016-17 will see a complete turnaround of JSPL: Ravi Uppal, JSPL 5.5.2016 ET: Opinion
"Company is not going to do any new investments, we will remain in consolidation phase."
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Govt relaxes norms for domestic coal utilisation by power plants 5.5.2016 DNA: Mumbai
The government on Wednesday relaxed norms for utilisation of domestic coal that will help bring down the cost of power generation by 40 to 50 paise per unit and eventually lead to yearly savings of up to Rs 30,000 crore in the next four-five years. "The Union Cabinet has given its approval for allowing flexibility in utilisation of domestic coal for reducing the cost of power generation," a press release said. Later after the Cabinet meeting, Power Minister Piyush Goyal told reporters, "Our own estimate is that this could result in bringing down the cost of power (generation) by 40 to 50 paise per unit. In the next four to five years, it could lead to savings of Rs 25,000 to Rs 30,000 crore per year." He further said, "We have now allowed all coal linkages which are given to plants of state utilities, central utilities like NTPC, to be combined... the state and the central utilities will be given freedom to utilise that coal in most efficient and effective manner to reduce the cost of power." Elaborating ...
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CBI denies letter written on extraneous considerations in coal cases 5.5.2016 New Kerala: India News
New Delhi, May 4 : The CBI on Wednesday denied a news report that a CBI official probing one of the coal scam cases wrote a letter to its director that the probe in some cases was botched by certain investigating officers for extraneous considerations.
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Diesel taxi ban could cost BPO sector $1 billion 5.5.2016 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
Approximately 15,000 diesel taxis provide transport services to about one million direct and indirect BPO employees in 300 companies in the Delhi-national capital region
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Cabinet nod to flexibility in domestic coal use 5.5.2016 New Kerala: Business India
New Delhi, May 4 : The union cabinet on Wednesday gave its approval to allow flexibility in use of domestic coal for reducing the cost of power generation.
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Cabinet nod for flexible domestic coal use to cut costs 5.5.2016 New Kerala: Business India
New Delhi, May 4 : The union cabinet on Wednesday approved a proposal to permit flexibility in usage of domestic coal towards bringing down the cost of power generation.
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Factbox – Canada wildfire disrupts operations in oil sands region | Reuters 5.5.2016 FirstPost: World

The wildfire that raged unchecked on Wednesday in the city of Fort McMurray in the heart of the Canadian oil sands region has disrupted oil company operations nearby. While oil sands facilities are not in the fire's path, a number of companies have curbed activities to allow workers and others to get to safety

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TTDP seeks compensation for drought-hit farmers 5.5.2016 Hindu: Cities
The Telangana Telugu Desam Party (TTDP) has demanded that the State government pay compensation of Rs. 15,000 per acre to farmers who suffered crop loss owing to severe drought conditions prevailing i...
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Apartment complexes, gated societies boosting demand 5.5.2016 Hindu: Cities
Diviners have been seeing a steady flow of clients over the last decade. Ravi, who runs a borewell company in Bengaluru, attributes this to the rise in apartment complexes and gated communities. Every...
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A 12-foot-long ‘Prodigy’ 5.5.2016 Hindu: Cities
These students are passionate about motorbikes and their claim to fame is a 12-feet-long ‘Prodigy’. Ten third-year mechanical engineering students of Bengaluru-based Sapthagiri College of Engineering,...
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Cost estimate of Los Angeles gas leak: $665M 5.5.2016 Salt Lake Tribune
Los Angeles • The estimated cost of a massive gas well blowout that spewed methane uncontrollably for nearly four months and uprooted 8,000 Los Angeles families has more than doubled to $665 million, Sempra Energy announced Wednesday. San Diego-based Sempra had estimated costs of $330 million in its annual report in February, but that was before courts forced its Southern California Gas Co. to continue paying to house thousands of relocated residents. The gas leak at the Aliso Canyon storage fac...
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Seek people’s consent before taking up works around tanks and lakes, expert tells govt. 5.5.2016 Hindu: Karnataka
Water conservationist Rajendra Singh has said that development projects taken up by private companies and industries in the last six decades have exploited groundwater resources to the maximum.Interac...
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SunEdison bankruptcy: Is India’s sunrise sector staring at another Enron? 5.5.2016 ET: Power
Both SunEdison and Enron came into India with mega promises; both were crushed by their own ambitions as their financial practices unravelled.
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New Coal use Policy to Cut Power Bill 5.5.2016 newindianexpress.com
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System to Ensure Contract Staff get their Due Share 5.5.2016 newindianexpress.com
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20 wickets on Day One 5.5.2016 The Telegraph : Jharkhand
Bowlers shared 20 wickets on the opening day of the Junior Challenger Trophy (Under-19) matches in Dhanbad and Bokaro on Wednesday.
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