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OPINION: Power sector NPAs are not a banking problem - EnergyInfraPost

Mon, 14/05/2018 - 10:44am

EnergyInfraPost

OPINION: Power sector NPAs are not a banking problem
EnergyInfraPost
Around 22% of India's installed power-generation capacity burdens Indian banks as non-performing assets (NPA). There is little scope of restructuring them through the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code route, because the problem lies in bankrupt politics ...

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KERC likely to announce power tariff hike today - The New Indian Express

Mon, 14/05/2018 - 2:58am

The New Indian Express

KERC likely to announce power tariff hike today
The New Indian Express
The commission, which oversees the power sector in the state, regularly announces new tariffs every year in the month of April. But this time, they could not do so because of the election Model Code of Conduct (MCC) in force. However, the commission ...

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Power sector NPAs are not a banking problem - Economic Times (blog)

Sun, 13/05/2018 - 10:34pm

Economic Times (blog)

Power sector NPAs are not a banking problem
Economic Times (blog)
Around 22% of India's installed power-generation capacity burdens Indian banks as non-performing assets (NPA). There is little scope of restructuring them through the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code route, because the problem lies in bankrupt politics ...

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Middle East, Africa seek India's help to light up their villages - Livemint

Sun, 13/05/2018 - 8:57pm

Livemint

Middle East, Africa seek India's help to light up their villages
Livemint
This comes in the backdrop of electricity finally reaching all of India's 597,464 census villages on 28 April, setting the stage for universal household electrification. REC, India's largest power sector lender, is the nodal agency that executed the ...

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What I read this week: Emerging investment trends and the big changes in power sector that no one is talking about - Economic Times

Sun, 13/05/2018 - 1:25pm

Economic Times

What I read this week: Emerging investment trends and the big changes in power sector that no one is talking about
Economic Times
India is in the process of undertaking massive reforms in its natural gas and power sectors that have the potential to dramatically impact their economy (and future economic growth) going forward. India has announced plans to implement a physical ...

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KSEB engineers' assn meeting - The New Indian Express

Sun, 13/05/2018 - 5:02am

KSEB engineers' assn meeting
The New Indian Express
The seminar will be held on the topic “proposed amendments in the Electricity Act and its impact on the Indian power sector”. Union Minister of State for Tourism and Information Technology Alphons Kannanthanam will speak at the seminar. Kerala Dam ...

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Seminar on power hazards on Tuesday - The New Indian Express

Sun, 13/05/2018 - 5:02am

Seminar on power hazards on Tuesday
The New Indian Express
KOCHI: A seminar on electricity hazards, organised by KSEB worker's association(KSEBWA) will be held at Ernakulam Town Hall on May 15. Electricity Minister M M Mani will inaugurate the event. Discussions will be held in the light of life threats faced ...

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India, Nepal to increase people-to-people contact - The Hindu

Sat, 12/05/2018 - 10:04pm

The Hindu

India, Nepal to increase people-to-people contact
The Hindu
In this context, both leaders welcomed the meeting of the Joint Steering Committee on cooperation in the power sector held on April 17. Senior officials earlier had informed the media that Nepal had been negotiating with India the terms of energy trade ...
Nepal, India agree to take bilateral ties to new highXinhua
PM Narendra ​Modi describes Nepal visit as 'historic'The New Indian Express
Narendra Modi, KP Sharma Oli join hands for faith and connectivityDaily News & Analysis
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Nepal, India agree to take bilateral ties to new high - Xinhua

Sat, 12/05/2018 - 8:00pm

The Hindu

Nepal, India agree to take bilateral ties to new high
Xinhua
... including early technical discussion on additional air entry routes to Nepal by respective technical teams." Nepal and India also agreed to enhance bilateral cooperation in power sector in line with the bilateral Power Trade Agreement signed in ...
India, Nepal to increase people-to-people contactThe Hindu
PM Narendra ​Modi describes Nepal visit as 'historic'The New Indian Express
Narendra Modi, KP Sharma Oli join hands for faith and connectivityDaily News & Analysis
The Indian Express
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The blurring line between corporate and national interests - National Herald

Sat, 12/05/2018 - 7:56pm

National Herald

The blurring line between corporate and national interests
National Herald
India's largest corporate houses are also bankrupting its public-sector banks by saddling them with billions of rupees of “non-performing assets”. The largest of them all, Reliance (headed by Dhirubhai Ambani's sons, Mukesh and Anil), has so much power ...

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PM Modi describes Nepal visit as 'historic' - Deccan Herald

Sat, 12/05/2018 - 6:24pm

THE WEEK

PM Modi describes Nepal visit as 'historic'
Deccan Herald
Describing his two-day Nepal visit as "historic", Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said the talks with Nepalese counterpart K P Sharma Oli were "productive" and his trip has added new vigour to India-Nepal ties. "My Nepal visit was historic. It gave ...
Modi in Nepal: India banks on cultural ties to rebuild trustTHE WEEK
Nepal, India issue joint statement during Modi's visitE Kantipur

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PM Modi describes Nepal visit as historic - India Today

Sat, 12/05/2018 - 6:11pm

THE WEEK

PM Modi describes Nepal visit as historic
India Today
Kathmandu, May 12 (PTI) Describing his two-day Nepal visit as "historic", Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said the talks with Nepalese counterpart K P Sharma Oli were "productive" and his trip has added new vigour to India-Nepal ties. "My Nepal ...
Nepal, India issue joint statement during Modi's visitE Kantipur
Modi in Nepal: India banks on cultural ties to rebuild trustTHE WEEK

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India building mega database of unique IDs of power plants - ETEnergyworld.com

Sat, 12/05/2018 - 8:34am

ETEnergyworld.com

India building mega database of unique IDs of power plants
ETEnergyworld.com
The idea is to create a National Level Data Registry System under which all the existing and upcoming electricity generating units of the country with capacity of 0.5 Megawatt (Mw) and above would have to get registered with Central Electricity ...

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India's superrich cut down on the use of personal jets & chartered aircraft - Economic Times

Sat, 12/05/2018 - 7:50am

Economic Times

India's superrich cut down on the use of personal jets & chartered aircraft
Economic Times
For the first time in three financial years, India Inc and the superrich in the country cut down on the use of personal jets and chartered aircraft, underscoring the broader corporate emphasis on cost control and bottom line enhancement. Competing ...

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USIBC bemoans low renewables tariffs in India - Financial Express

Sat, 12/05/2018 - 5:40am

Financial Express

USIBC bemoans low renewables tariffs in India
Financial Express
US-based investors want slackening of the regulatory regime in India's power sector and see lowering of tariffs in the renewable energy segment as a threat. The sentiments of the US-India Business Council (USIBC) echo the belief of many experts that ...

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Pokhran-II anniversary: All you need to know about how India became a nuclear power; in pics - Financial Express

Fri, 11/05/2018 - 5:32pm

Financial Express

Pokhran-II anniversary: All you need to know about how India became a nuclear power; in pics
Financial Express
Apart from the initiatives in the defence sector, National Technological Day also honours India's other technological and scientific development. Here are all things you need to know about Pokhran-II. 1. On 11th May, 1998, the Atomic Energy Commission ...
Pokhran tests: 20 years on, here's how India became a legitimate nuclear powerHindustan Times

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NV Balachandar on Ashok Leyland's talent retention strategies - People Matters

Fri, 11/05/2018 - 1:31pm

People Matters

NV Balachandar on Ashok Leyland's talent retention strategies
People Matters
Tata Power has made a presence in the renewable energy sector, which is India's focus to offload its traditional energy usage onto the renewable energy sector. In order to prepare the young engineers for their roles in sustainability energy sector ...

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India's power sector, one of the most diversified in the world - ESI Africa

Fri, 11/05/2018 - 8:31am

ESI Africa

India's power sector, one of the most diversified in the world
ESI Africa
Indian utility vendors and services will find a huge market and scope in Africa, especially in South Africa's energy sector” says Dr. Rajeev Singh, the Director General and CEO of the Indian Chamber of Commerce (ICC). The ICC represents India at the ...

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Flipkart's acquisition a blow to 'Make in India' campaign: CPI(M) slams Walmart deal - The News Minute

Fri, 11/05/2018 - 7:38am

The News Minute

Flipkart's acquisition a blow to 'Make in India' campaign: CPI(M) slams Walmart deal
The News Minute
"The $16 billion acquisition by international e-commerce retail giant Walmart of Indian e-retail Flipkart facilitates the backdoor entry of foreign capital to take over India's huge multi-crore retail trade sector," said the CPI(M) Politburo in a ...

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New school of thought: Repair LED bulbs - The New Indian Express

Fri, 11/05/2018 - 4:52am

New school of thought: Repair LED bulbs
The New Indian Express
Agencies in the power sector, including the Kerala State Electricity Board (KSEB) have been encouraging the public to 'shift' to LEDs as they are miles ahead of other lamps in the matter of energy efficiency. The KSEB has already distributed 1.5 crore ...

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