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China's Dalian Exchange aims to curb coke, coking coal, iron ore rallies 18.8.2017 TOI: Intl Business
CHINA-COMMODITIES/ (UPDATE 1):UPDATE 1-China's Dalian Exchange aims to curb coke, coking coal, iron ore rallies
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Jaitley asks states to reduce VAT on certain petro products 18.8.2017 deccanherald.com
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has written to states asking them to reduce Value Added Tax (VAT) on petroleum products that are out of Goods and Services Tax (GST) but are used in manufacturing goods that attract GST. In the letter to chief ministers of states, the finance minister highlighted concerns being raised by the manufacturing sector on the rise in input costs of petroleum products on account of transition to GST regime. "In the pre-GST regime, because the petroleum products as well as the final goods produced both attracted VAT, input tax credit of petroleum products being used as inputs by manufacturers was allowed to varying extent by different states," the letter said. However, in the post-GST scenario, the manufactured goods attract GST while the inputs of petroleum products used in the manufacturing attract VAT and, therefore, it would lead to cascading of taxes. Certain states had lowered rate of VAT to 5% on compressed natural gas used for manufacturing of goods. Some states also had ...
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California Prepares For An Eclipse Of Its Solar Power 18.8.2017 NPR: Morning Edition
On a sunny day, California gets up to 40 percent of its energy from solar power, so Monday's total eclipse isn't just a scientific spectacle, it's a major concern for the state's power grid.
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India to sell only electric vehicles by 2030: Piyush Goyal 18.8.2017 Hindu: National
Minister of State for Power and Renewable Energy Piyush Goyal said the centre is preparing a road map to ensure that only electric vehicles will be produced and sold in the country by 2030. Mr. Goyal,...
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Finance Minister Arun Jaitley asks states to cut VAT on natural gas, other fuel 18.8.2017 ET: Policy
Inputs like natural gas are used for power generation as well as in manufacturing fertiliser, petrochemicals and a variety of products like glass.
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Minister of Railways Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu Inaugurates/ Dedicates Various Initiatives pertaining to State of Karnataka 18.8.2017 Govt of india: PIB
In order to make the rail journey more comfortable and remarkable, Indian Railways has been launching various services and projects.
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Jaitley asks states to cut VAT on natural gas, other fuels kept out of GST 18.8.2017 All Economy & Policy Stories
Crude oil, petrol, diesel, natural gas and jet fuel (ATF) have been kept out of GST
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Global Crude oil price of Indian Basket was US$ 49.06 per bbl on 17.08.2017 18.8.2017 Govt of india: PIB
The international crude oil price of Indian Basket as computed/published today by Petroleum Planning and Analysis Cell (PPAC) under the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas was US$ 49.06 per barrel (bbl) on 17.08.2017
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Why Georgia Sticks With Nuclear Power 18.8.2017 Wall St. Journal: Opinion
It’s a hedge against a low-carbon future—and much more.
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'Australia's foreign minister keen on fashion diplomacy with India' 18.8.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Australian High Commissioner to India Harinder Sidhu feels that when two nations are forging a relationship they usually talk about political, diplomatic or economical tie-ups but what matters most is the link between people.
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The real revolution in NKorea is rise of consumer culture 18.8.2017 AP Business
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) -- Like all North Korean adults, Song Un Pyol wears the faces of leader Kim Jong Un's father and grandfather pinned neatly to her left lapel, above her heart. But on her right glitters a diamond-and-gold brooch....
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Sensex plunges 208 points; Infosys tanks 18.8.2017 Rediff: Business
Beside Infosys, other laggards that dragged down the key indices were Sun Pharma, HDFC Ltd, Tata Motors, SBI, Kotak Bank, HDFC Bank, Lupin, Adani Ports, Axis Bank, Dr Reddy's, Coal India and Tata Steel.
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The potential conflict between nuclear powers that Trump barely acknowledges 18.8.2017 Washington Post
The potential conflict between nuclear powers that Trump barely acknowledges
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Why tourists go to sites associated with death and suffering 18.8.2017 All International Stories
A US college student was arrested in NKorea for allegedly stealing a political propaganda poster
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Power grid operator offers alternatives to natural gas plant but at higher cost 18.8.2017 LA Times: Business

The manager of California’s electric grid told state regulators that clean energy could be substituted for a proposed natural gas plant in Ventura County but at a higher cost.

A 46-page report issued late Wednesday by the California Independent System Operator offered three alternatives to building...

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Today's picks: 18 August 2017 18.8.2017 Latest News
Nifty, Bank Nifty, Coal India, Cipla, Tata Steel
13 killed, 100 injured in Spain attack, IS claims responsibility 18.8.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The Islamic State terrorist group claimed responsibility for an attack in which a van ran over pedestrians here in Las Ramblas boulevard. At least 13 persons were killed and more than 100 injured.
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Chile’s energy transformation is powered by wind, sun and volcanoes 18.8.2017 Seattle Times: Nation & World

The nation’s rapidly expanding clean energy grid is one of the most ambitious in a region that is decisively moving beyond fossil fuels. Chile, Mexico and Brazil are now among the top-10 renewable energy markets in the world.
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Trump condemns Barcelona attack, says US ready to help 18.8.2017 All News-IANS Stories
US President Donald Trump condemned Thursday's terrorist attack in Barcelona and said that the US stood ready to assist Spain, the media reported.
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Don't get dewy-eyed on renewables: CEA 18.8.2017 Business Standard: Today
Under any plausible scenario, coal will provide about 60% of India's power needs until 2030: CEA
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