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Cyclone Nivar slams into southern India causing five deaths

Nov 26 2020

CHENNAI, India A severe cyclone slammed into India's southern coast early on Thursday, killing at least five people and uprooting trees and power lines.

Cyclone Nivar tears down power lines, trees in India

Nov 26 2020

CHENNAI, India, Nov 26 A severe cyclone slammed into India's southern coast early on Thursday, uprooting trees and power lines, but there was little loss of life or extensive damage to property.

GRAPHIC-Cyclone Nivar tears down power lines, trees in India; no casualties

Nov 25 2020

CHENNAI, India, Nov 26 A severe cyclone slammed into India's southern coast early on Thursday, uprooting trees and power lines but there were no immediate reports of loss of life or extensive damage to property.

Tens of thousands evacuated as cyclone targets southeast India

Nov 25 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

Nov 25 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

Nov 23 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

Nov 23 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

Nov 19 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

Nov 19 2020

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

Northern India chokes on toxic smog day after Diwali festival

Nov 15 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

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