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Tens of thousands evacuated as cyclone targets southeast India

25 Nov 2020

CHENNAI Tens of thousands of people were evacuated from low-lying areas of the southeast Indian state of Tamil Nadu ahead of a cyclone expected to make landfall in the early hours of Thursday.

Hundreds evacuated in Indian city of Chennai as cyclone nears

25 Nov 2020

CHENNAI, Nov 25 Hundreds of people in low lying areas in India's southern city of Chennai were evacuated and more than 150 relief centres were on standby ahead of a "very severe cyclonic storm", government officials said on Wednesday.

Singapore, Saudi companies push Indian solar tariffs to record low

23 Nov 2020

CHENNAI The Indian units of Singapore-based Sembcorp Industries Ltd and Saudi Arabia-based Aljomaih Holding Co won government auctions to sell solar power for a record low of 2 rupees ($0.0270) per kilo watt hour (kWh), sources said.

CORRECTED-Singapore, Saudi companies push Indian solar tariffs to record low

23 Nov 2020

CHENNAI, Nov 23 The Indian units of Singapore-based Sembcorp Industries Ltd and Saudi Arabia-based Aljomaih Holding Co won government auctions to sell solar power for a record low of 2 rupees ($0.0270) per kilo watt hour (kWh), sources said.

Exclusive: Adani has no guaranteed customer for $6 bln Indian solar project - document

19 Nov 2020

NEW DELHI/CHENNAI Adani Green Energy's record $6 billion solar power project announced in June has no guaranteed customer, its deal with India's main solar-adoption agency shows, and may expose the company to higher financial risk.

EXCLUSIVE-Adani has no guaranteed buyer for $6 bln Indian solar project - document

19 Nov 2020

* State-run firm's tender in June 2019 assured power purchase

Northern India chokes on toxic smog day after Diwali festival

15 Nov 2020

CHENNAI/NEW DELHI Hundreds of millions of Indians in north India woke up on Sunday to toxic air following Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights, after many revellers defied bans on using firecrackers to celebrate. | Video

Northern India chokes on toxic smog day after Diwali festival

15 Nov 2020

CHENNAI, Nov 15 Hundreds of millions of Indians in north India woke up on Sunday to toxic air following Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights, after many revellers defied bans on using firecrackers to celebrate.

Prayers of gratitude for election of 'daughter of India' Harris as U.S. vice president

08 Nov 2020

CHENNAI, India Indians burst firecrackers on Sunday and offered prayers of gratitude over the election of Kamala Harris as the next U.S. vice president, declaring it a proud moment for Indian-Americans. | Video

CORRECTED-Prayers of gratitude for election of 'daughter of India' Harris as U.S. VP

08 Nov 2020

CHENNAI, India, Nov 8 Indians burst firecrackers on Sunday and offered prayers of gratitude over the election of Kamala Harris as the next U.S. vice president, declaring it a proud moment for Indian-Americans.

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