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5.4 Lakh New Tax Payers Added Post Demonetisation: CEA Arvind Subramanian - India.com

Fri, 11/08/2017 - 4:57pm

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5.4 Lakh New Tax Payers Added Post Demonetisation: CEA Arvind Subramanian
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Examining if India is undergoing a structural shift in the inflationary process toward low inflation, the Survey notes that the oil market is very different today than a few years ago in a way that imparts a downward bias to oil prices, or at least has ...
Inflation to be below RBI's 4% target by March 2018: Economic SurveyHindustan Times
Economic Survey says meeting economic growth target of 6.75-7.5% difficultLivemint
Economic Survey Volume II key highlights: Economy relatively resilient to demonetisationZee Business
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Indian Government Aiming All-Electric Car Fleet in Country by 2030: Union Power Minister - News18

Fri, 11/08/2017 - 1:12pm

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Indian Government Aiming All-Electric Car Fleet in Country by 2030: Union Power Minister
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Union Power Minister Piyush Goyal said that the world is moving towards electric vehicles and the government is working on a road map to ensure all-electric car fleet in the country. The minister further said that although hybrid cars have cut down the ...

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The Experience of Trying to Reform India's Banking Sector - The Wire

Fri, 11/08/2017 - 1:02pm

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The Experience of Trying to Reform India's Banking Sector
The Wire
The official nominee of the government on the board represented both the sovereign and the shareholder and thus exercised disproportionate power. The chances of privatisation of public ... The newly licensed private sector banks started off well ...

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BHEL, the Indian government's heavy engineering jewel, is in ... - Quartz

Fri, 11/08/2017 - 11:36am

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BHEL, the Indian government's heavy engineering jewel, is in ...
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In 2012, as India was battling an economic slowdown, its government-owned power-equipment maker, Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL), was busy raking in ...

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Govt planning to set up PFC-like finance arm for highways: Nitin Gadkari - Livemint

Fri, 11/08/2017 - 12:44am

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Govt planning to set up PFC-like finance arm for highways: Nitin Gadkari
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Mumbai: The government is considering setting up an independent financial institution to cater exclusively to the roads and highways sector along the lines of Power Finance Corp. Ltd (PFC), minister for road transport, highways and shipping Nitin ...

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Harvesting The Sun: India's Push For Renewable Energy - NDTV

Fri, 11/08/2017 - 12:31am

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Harvesting The Sun: India's Push For Renewable Energy
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New Delhi: Last month Indian Railways' first solar-power augmented diesel-electric train chugged into Haryana from a neighbourhood in Delhi. ... But India remains set on ambitious targets for the renewable energy sector's development. Solar and wind ...

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Sushma Swaraj calls on Nepal's President Bidya Devi Bhandari, PM Sher Bahadur Deuba - The Indian Express

Thu, 10/08/2017 - 10:17pm

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Sushma Swaraj calls on Nepal's President Bidya Devi Bhandari, PM Sher Bahadur Deuba
The Indian Express
Cooperation in hydro power sector also came up for discussion. Both sides agreed that there are immense possibilities for cooperation in the sectors of infrastructure, connectivity and energy, the statement added. Swaraj's visit to Nepal comes as India ...
Sushma in Nepal, meets Deuba amid China's looming presence, DoklamThe New Indian Express
PM to ask India to amend power trade guidelinesThe Kathmandu Post
Sushma Swaraj attends BIMSTEC Ministerial MeetingHiTechFacts

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Declare village electrified if all families get power: Panel - Times of ... - Times of India

Thu, 10/08/2017 - 8:53pm

Declare village electrified if all families get power: Panel - Times of ...
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New Delhi, Aug 10 () A parliamentary panel has recommended that a village should be declared electrified only after providing power connections to all ...

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Power Price Renegotiation May Put Rs 1.5 Lakh Crore In Bank Loans At Risk - BloombergQuint

Thu, 10/08/2017 - 3:05pm

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Power Price Renegotiation May Put Rs 1.5 Lakh Crore In Bank Loans At Risk
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The fear surrounding loans to power producers comes at a time when the Indian banking sector has seen stressed assets rise to over Rs 10 lakh crore. The hope was that stressed assets will peak close to these levels. However, bankers now fear that the ...

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Power Price Renegotiation May Put Rs 1.5 Lakh Crore In Bank ... - BloombergQuint

Thu, 10/08/2017 - 2:22pm

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Power Price Renegotiation May Put Rs 1.5 Lakh Crore In Bank ...
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Nearly Rs 1.5 lakh crore in bank loans to power producers could be at risk if more states decide to renegotiate pacts after UP, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh.

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Sell IndusInd Bank, Adani Power; buy Indian Oil Corporation: Ashwani Gujral - Moneycontrol.com

Thu, 10/08/2017 - 1:57pm

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Sell IndusInd Bank, Adani Power; buy Indian Oil Corporation: Ashwani Gujral
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Adani Power is a sell with a stop loss of Rs 31.50 and target of Rs 26." "Commodities, the way you trade them is you buy them when they are kind of going bankrupt. At Rs 45-50 sugar was not the preferred sector, but here on Balrampur Chini, what one ...

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Early green shoots for Thermax. Should investors pay attention to the stock? - Moneycontrol.com

Thu, 10/08/2017 - 12:33pm

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Early green shoots for Thermax. Should investors pay attention to the stock?
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In India, the biggest emitter of greenhouse gases is the thermal power sector. The ministry of environment, forest and climate change (MoEFCC) has decided to impose strict norms for emissions of particulate matter (PM), sulphur dioxide, nitrogen oxides ...

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UK, Indian varsities to build 5 solar power stations in India - Economic Times

Wed, 09/08/2017 - 7:31pm

UK, Indian varsities to build 5 solar power stations in India
Economic Times
"The energy-positive classroom we built shows that this technology works, successfully turning buildings into power stations. This funding will enable us to export this model to support India's plans to boost solar energy," said Professor Dave Worsley ...

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UK, Indian varsities to build 5 solar power stations in India - Financial Express

Wed, 09/08/2017 - 4:29pm

Financial Express

UK, Indian varsities to build 5 solar power stations in India
Financial Express
Swansea University says the project is in line with Indian government's plans to turn the country into a solar energy leader, leap-frogging fossil fuels and to boost the Indian manufacturing sector. The team's concept of a building as a power station ...

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India's wild energy trends raise doubts over coal's future - Livemint

Wed, 09/08/2017 - 1:27pm

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India's wild energy trends raise doubts over coal's future
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The company's former chairman, Partha Bhattacharyya, told an energy workshop last month in Singapore that Coal India should be working on finding alternative uses for its coal as demand from the power sector wanes. He noted China is coal to make ...
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HDFC Bank corporate head reveals his secret to low corporate NPAs - Moneycontrol.com

Wed, 09/08/2017 - 11:02am

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HDFC Bank corporate head reveals his secret to low corporate NPAs
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Explaining HDFC Bank's stance on most banks' lending to the much-glorified infrastructure space, he said in the case of the power sector, basics like fuel linkages and power purchase agreements were not in place. “We took a conscious decision to limit ...

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Governor opens TRANSCO, GENCO headquarters - The New Indian Express

Wed, 09/08/2017 - 8:59am

The New Indian Express

Governor opens TRANSCO, GENCO headquarters
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Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu said that his government is brining the second phase of power sector reforms. As part of it, the government is focused on renewable energy such as solar power and wind power, he said. “If we generate the electricity ...

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The Need for Practical Solutions to India's Coal Energy Paradox ... - The Quint

Tue, 08/08/2017 - 7:02pm

The Quint

The Need for Practical Solutions to India's Coal Energy Paradox ...
The Quint
The Indian economy is heavily dependent on coal. Infamous as the world's fourth largest polluter, close to 60 percent of India's power supply is derived from coal ...

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Tata Power Skill Development Institute plans to train over 54000 people by 2020 - India Education Diary

Tue, 08/08/2017 - 5:31pm

India Education Diary

Tata Power Skill Development Institute plans to train over 54000 people by 2020
India Education Diary
The institute provides modular training courses that are purposefully designed to be market driven and employment oriented across a wide range of skills especially in the power and allied sectors, to address the skill gap challenge faced by Indian ...
TPSDI targets to impart skills to over 54000 people by 2020India Today

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India-China standoff: Dragon's psychological warfare on India's economy is laughable - Firstpost

Tue, 08/08/2017 - 12:04pm

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India-China standoff: Dragon's psychological warfare on India's economy is laughable
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The Chinese must remember that despite these hiccups India is poised to emerge an economic power house in Asia. The world is already betting on India as ... The point here is, India's economic problems are mostly on account of its bad loan ridden ...
Amid border row, China reminds India how fragile its economy isEconomic Times

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