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Leaving Electricity Out of GST Regime Costs Indians Nearly Rs 30000 Crore a Year - The Wire

Mon, 29/01/2018 - 1:00pm

The Wire

Leaving Electricity Out of GST Regime Costs Indians Nearly Rs 30000 Crore a Year
The Wire
Power producers cannot claim credit for taxes and cess paid on coal and coal transportation due to exclusion of electricity from the new indirect tax regime. The applicable GST rate on coal is 5%. Furthermore, the dry fuel attracts clean cess of Rs 400 ...

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Modi on right track to make India world power - Daily Pioneer

Sun, 28/01/2018 - 12:18am

U.S. News & World Report

Modi on right track to make India world power
Daily Pioneer
Likewise, by reaching out to Africa and establishing India's connect with that continent, the Modi Government has achieved three things. First, he has done the groundwork for Indian companies to go out and find new markets for their goods and services ...
India, ASEAN Leaders Agree to Boost Maritime CooperationU.S. News & World Report
India will help build the world's largest trade bloc with AseanThe National
India marks Republic DayYeni Şafak English

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Government to consolidate large subsidiaries of PSUs into single unit - Economic Times

Sat, 27/01/2018 - 8:04am

Economic Times

Government to consolidate large subsidiaries of PSUs into single unit
Economic Times
Emails sent to PFC, REC and NTPC remained unanswered until the publication of this report. Other companies could not be contacted immediately for comments.

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Telangana IT minister KT Rama Rao throws light on T-Fibre project at Davos - The New Indian Express

Sat, 27/01/2018 - 7:54am

The New Indian Express

Telangana IT minister KT Rama Rao throws light on T-Fibre project at Davos
The New Indian Express
... and talked about Telangana leading in the solar power sector and highlighted the Telangana government's power policy. Tulsi Tanti, Chairman of Suzlon Group communicated his interest in setting up of a power plant in Telangana. The Minister also met ...
KTR becomes only State Minister on elite WEF panelTelangana Today

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Raghuram Rajan Talks To Prannoy Roy On His 2018 Forecast For India: Full Transcript - NDTV

Fri, 26/01/2018 - 8:50pm

NDTV

Raghuram Rajan Talks To Prannoy Roy On His 2018 Forecast For India: Full Transcript
NDTV
The other place where we know what to do but are not able to do, it is power. We are the point where we can give 24x7 power to anybody in the country and benefit from that, because the people getting the power would earn better incomes, but the people ...

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Power Finance Corporation: Government to consolidate large ... - Economic Times

Fri, 26/01/2018 - 8:08pm

Economic Times

Power Finance Corporation: Government to consolidate large ...
Economic Times
The move will result in cost optimization, and bring the cost base at state firms on a par with those at private-sector establish.

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UP solar sector cheers as Adani, Essel, Azure propose Rs 50-bn investment - Business Standard

Fri, 26/01/2018 - 5:48pm

Business Standard

UP solar sector cheers as Adani, Essel, Azure propose Rs 50-bn investment
Business Standard
Top Indian energy companies, including Adani Power, Essel Infraprojects Limited, and Azure Power are bullish about the Uttar Pradesh solar power sector and have shown interest in setting up projects. The three companies have proposed investment to the ...
Renewables sector wants Budget to pack more energyThe Hindu

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Republic Day updates: BSF women steal show with daredevil bike stunts, IAF fly past concludes parade - Hindustan Times

Fri, 26/01/2018 - 7:52am

Economic Times

Republic Day updates: BSF women steal show with daredevil bike stunts, IAF fly past concludes parade
Hindustan Times
India showcased its military prowess, culture and diversity on the 69th Republic Day celebrations on Friday, drawing cheers from leaders of 10 ASEAN nations who were the chief guests at the parade. The presence of the ASEAN leaders was unprecedented ...
India, ASEAN leaders agree to boost maritime cooperationEconomic Times
Commentary: In the pursuit of growth, India and ASEAN are natural partnersChannel NewsAsia
India to “act East” on 69th Republic DayDaily Excelsior

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Energy cooperation stabilising region - Daily Pioneer

Fri, 26/01/2018 - 12:02am

Energy cooperation stabilising region
Daily Pioneer
To that end, we are happy that Bangladesh and India are experiencing substantive cooperation in the energy sector also. Cooperation in the energy sector is the hallmark of our renewed engagements. There is a positive momentum in cooperation between the ...

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India, ASEAN leaders agree to boost maritime cooperation - Economic Times

Thu, 25/01/2018 - 10:06pm

Economic Times

India, ASEAN leaders agree to boost maritime cooperation
Economic Times
India is hosting the leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Regional Cooperation (ASEAN) and the summit comes at a time when Prime Minister Narendra Modi is pursuing an "Act East" policy of developing ties with these countries. The Indian and ...
PM Narendra Modi pitches for a 'balanced' trade pact among Asean nationsHindustan Times
ASEAN: New game for India, ChinaDaily Pioneer
India to “act East” on 69th Republic DayDaily Excelsior
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Harnessing the sun: startups who are lighting the way ahead for India's renewable energy sector - YourStory.com

Thu, 25/01/2018 - 7:41pm

YourStory.com

Harnessing the sun: startups who are lighting the way ahead for India's renewable energy sector
YourStory.com
The discourse over climate change is finally getting its much-deserved time under the limelight and as the media focuses on the ills of using fossil fuels, renewable energy is finding a stronger foothold. And it's not just a fad some developed ...

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One budget, nine elections, 1.3 billion people: India's big year - Times of India

Thu, 25/01/2018 - 3:56pm

Times of India

One budget, nine elections, 1.3 billion people: India's big year
Times of India
Time is running out for PM Modi to shore up the support of rural voters who underpinned his rise to power in 2014, when he won India's biggest mandate in three decades. Modi has promised to increase the living standards of villagers and double farmers ...

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NSIC inks pact with Malaysia's SME Corporation - Economic Times

Thu, 25/01/2018 - 1:16pm

Economic Times

NSIC inks pact with Malaysia's SME Corporation
Economic Times
... in India and Malaysia. The two entities will also work together for improving competitiveness of Indian and Malaysian MSMEs in global markets and other forms of technical collaboration. The MoU between Malamega (Malaysia) and Pupathy Enclave will ...

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Entire Power Grid Of India Is Under Threat – CEA Warns Of Massive Cyber Attacks! - Trak.in (blog)

Thu, 25/01/2018 - 9:59am

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Entire Power Grid Of India Is Under Threat – CEA Warns Of Massive Cyber Attacks!
Trak.in (blog)
In May 2017, a ransomware name WannaCry paralysed 2 lakh computers across 150 countries, and such was the intensity of the incident, that Computer Emergency Response Team of India (CERT-In) had to issue a 'red alert warning', something which is only ...

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Torrent, Greenko, Adani, Tata eye CESU Odisha acquisition - Livemint

Thu, 25/01/2018 - 1:42am

Livemint

Torrent, Greenko, Adani, Tata eye CESU Odisha acquisition
Livemint
“The sale of CESU currently under process in Odisha is the first opportunity to participate in the Indian power distribution sector as an owner since the privatization of the discoms in Delhi in 2003,” said Chandan Mishra, director, power and utilities ...

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Government urges manufacturing sector to have more behavioural safety codes - Economic Times

Wed, 24/01/2018 - 9:29pm

Economic Times

Government urges manufacturing sector to have more behavioural safety codes
Economic Times
The Indian corporates should adopt BBS and aim for zero unsafe behaviour," he said. The BESAFE has also given 12 BBS corporate recognition awards and 29 certificates to its BBS ambassadors. The awardees from the Indian corporates include GAIL, Adani ...

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Diversify agriculture into energy sector: Gadkari - India Today

Wed, 24/01/2018 - 9:02pm

Diversify agriculture into energy sector: Gadkari
India Today
"There is a need for diversification of agriculture into energy and power sector. This will not only empower the farmers but would reduce the huge crude import bills of Rs 7 lakh crore," the Road Transport, Highways, Shipping, Water Resources and Ganga ...

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Diversify agriculture into energy sector: Nitin Gadkari - Economic Times

Wed, 24/01/2018 - 8:26pm

Economic Times

Diversify agriculture into energy sector: Nitin Gadkari
Economic Times
"There is a need for diversification of agriculture into energy and power sector. This will not only empower the farmers but would reduce the huge crude import bills of Rs 7 lakh crore," the Road Transport, Highways, Shipping, Water Resources and Ganga ...

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Is Indian economy being run by a very small set of people, worries ... - Economic Times

Wed, 24/01/2018 - 5:48pm

Is Indian economy being run by a very small set of people, worries ...
Economic Times
Budget should not blow the fiscal deficit, maintain fiscal course: Raghuram Rajan.

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Budget 2018 should focus on reviving stalled projects, says Raghuram Rajan at Davos - Sify News

Wed, 24/01/2018 - 2:31pm

Sify News

Budget 2018 should focus on reviving stalled projects, says Raghuram Rajan at Davos
Sify News
Rajan additionally shared that there were few sectors where the economy could have contributed well. He shared the example of Power sector, suggesting that India for the first time, had sufficient power, but distribution companies were not able to tap ...
Is Indian economy being run by a very small set of people, worries Raghuram RajanEconomic Times

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