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Adani Power drives 21% jump in Indian utilities' coal imports in 2019

22 Jan 2020

NEW DELHI Indian utilities' coal imports jumped 21% last year, rebounding after a three-year slide mainly due to increased purchases by an Adani Power plant in western India, government data showed on Wednesday.

UPDATE 2-Adani Power drives 21% jump in Indian utilities' coal imports in 2019

22 Jan 2020

NEW DELHI, Jan 22 Indian utilities' coal imports jumped 21% last year, rebounding after a three-year slide mainly due to increased purchases by an Adani Power plant in western India, government data showed on Wednesday.

India's thermal coal imports extend fall as economy slows

20 Jan 2020

NEW DELHI India's thermal coal imports have dropped for three months running, their longest sustained fall in over two years, as an economic slowdown stifles demand from key industrial consumers.

UPDATE 1-India's thermal coal imports extend fall as economy slows

20 Jan 2020

NEW DELHI, Jan 20 India's thermal coal imports have dropped for three months running, their longest sustained fall in over two years, as an economic slowdown stifles demand from key industrial consumers.

RPT-UPDATE 2-India's annual electricity demand grows at slowest pace in 6 years

15 Jan 2020

CHENNAI/NEW DELHI, Jan 14 India's annual electricity demand in 2019 grew at its slowest pace in six years with December marking a fifth straight month of decline, government data showed, amid a broader economic slowdown that led to a drop in sales of everything from cars to cookies and also to factories cutting jobs.

India's annual electricity demand grows at slowest pace in six years

14 Jan 2020

CHENNAI/NEW DELHI India's annual electricity demand in 2019 grew at its slowest pace in six years with December marking a fifth straight month of decline, government data showed, amid a broader economic slowdown that led to a drop in sales of everything from cars to cookies and also to factories cutting jobs.

UPDATE 2-India's annual electricity demand grows at slowest pace in 6 years

14 Jan 2020

* Economists say power demand shows slow economic recovery (Adds background, quotes)

As Delhi chokes, ministry says coal-fired plants need extra time to meet emission norms

10 Jan 2020

NEW DELHI India's power ministry has asked for coal-fired power plants around New Delhi, the capital city with the worst air quality in the world, to be given more time to install equipment to reduce emissions, after the year-end deadline for action passed.

Ample supplies, weak global demand growth to cap oil prices in 2020: IEA

10 Jan 2020

NEW DELHI The global oil market is expected to be well-supplied in 2020 and demand growth could stay weak, keeping a lid on prices, the head of the International Energy Agency told Reuters on Friday.

One woman reports a rape every 15 minutes in India

09 Jan 2020

NEW DELHI One woman reported a rape every 15 minutes on average in India in 2018, according to government data released on Thursday, underlining its dismal reputation as one of the worst places in the world to be female.

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