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Dharmendra Pradhan reviews oil and gas projects in Russian far-east

New Delhi, Oct 22 (UNI) Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Tuesday reviewed oil and gas projects being undertaken in the Russian far-east, including India Russia joint collaborations.
Far-east in Russia has vast mineral opportunities, with Russian government keen to partner with India. The proposed joint projects are expected to further add strength to time-tested bilateral friendship, according to a statement here.
The Minister also visited the shipbuilding Complex, Zvezda. The Zvezda shipyard is poised to make a huge contribution in the development of Arctic shipping and developing shipping routes between Russia and India.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi had visited the Zvezda ship building complex back in September 2019 during his historic visit to Vladivostok, Russia. During Mr Pradhan’s visit to Zvezda, he was accompanied by Rosneft CEO Igor Sechin who demonstrated the cutting edge technologies there.
As a follow-up to the visit of Prime Minister to Vladivostok for the Eastern Economic Forum in September 2019, the Petroleum Minister is currently on a four-day visit to Vladivostok.
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Goa based start-up, among global top five waste management technology firms

08 Aug 2020 | 11:18 AM

By Anil Mishra
Panaji, Aug 8 (UNI) An Indian firm, Flycatcher Technologies, has been ranked among the world's five top waste management start-ups, which are making a difference in today's smart cities, by a global start-up scouting outfit StartUs Insights.

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First hospitals in U S implant next-generation cardiac device to reduce risk of stroke

08 Aug 2020 | 11:15 AM

AUSTIN, Texas, Aug 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ - On Aug. 5, 2020, physicians at the Texas Cardiac Arrhythmia Institute (TCAI) at St. David's Medical Center in Austin, Texas, and Los Robles Health System in Thousand Oaks, California, became the first in the nation to implant the only FDA-approved device for the reduction of stroke risk in patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation (A Fib). The physicians at these hospitals, both HCA Healthcare facilities, performed near simultaneous implantation of the WATCHMAN FLXTM Left Atrial Appendage Closure (LAAC).

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Sensex rallied by 433 68 pts during week

Sensex rallied by 433 68 pts during week

08 Aug 2020 | 11:01 AM

Mumbai, Aug 8 (UNI) The benchmark index of Bombay Stock Exchange advanced by 433.68 points or 1.15 pc at 38,040.57 in the week under review after the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) left key interest rates unchanged and allowed banks to restructure certain loan as part of efforts to revive the economy.

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Bullion Market opening Rates

08 Aug 2020 | 10:59 AM

Chennai,Aug 8(UNI) Following is the bullion markets
opening rate here today.

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Power generation in four units of NTPC Kahalgaon remained paralysed for second day

08 Aug 2020 | 12:06 AM

Bhagalpur, Aug 7 (UNI) Electricity supply may get affected as power generation in four units of 210 megawatt each remained paralyzed for the second consecutive day on Friday following collapse of two embankment of Ash dike Lagoon of NTPC in Kahalgaon of Bhagalpur.

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