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Comment: India's NTP 2018 gets digital makeover but needs complimentary policies - Indiantelevision.com

Tue, 08/05/2018 - 8:49am

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Comment: India's NTP 2018 gets digital makeover but needs complimentary policies
Indiantelevision.com
With a view to reducing burden of laying down fresh wireline fibre infrastructure, there's clear mention of recommendation for “leveraging existing assets of the broadcasting and power sector to improve connectivity, affordability and sustainability ...

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Banks Come Up With Plan-B To Rescue Stressed Power Projects - BloombergQuint

Tue, 08/05/2018 - 8:13am

BloombergQuint

Banks Come Up With Plan-B To Rescue Stressed Power Projects
BloombergQuint
At risk are nearly Rs 1.8 lakh crore in loans held by stressed power projects. Bankers fear that unless some collective resolution plan is worked out, the recovery on these loans would be low. Already laden with bad loans and provisioning requirements ...

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Hard negotiation on to secure release of Indians kidnapped by Taliban in Afghanistan - Economic Times

Tue, 08/05/2018 - 7:29am

Economic Times

Hard negotiation on to secure release of Indians kidnapped by Taliban in Afghanistan
Economic Times
Baghlan governor Abdulhai Nemati, claimed that the Taliban group has abducted seven employees of KEC, adding that they are trying to release the abductees through tribe elders and mediation. Persons speaking on the condition of anonymity indicated that ...

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Government to examine proposal to merge CPSEs in key sectors - Financial Express

Tue, 08/05/2018 - 5:05am

Financial Express

Government to examine proposal to merge CPSEs in key sectors
Financial Express
In what could push consolidation of central public sector enterprises (CPSEs), the government will examine a proposal to merge NHPC with NTPC and combine Power Finance Corporation (PFC), Rural Electrification Corporation (REC) and Indian Renewable ...

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The rot in the system - Millennium Post

Mon, 07/05/2018 - 9:33pm

Millennium Post

The rot in the system
Millennium Post
The Indian banking crisis is triggered by sub-prime lending to infrastructure, particularly to the power sector and highways. In a discussion paper as early as 2015 titled 'Sub-prime infrastructure: Crony capitalism in public sector banks', Haldea had ...

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India only major economy with talent surplus by 2030: Study - Economic Times

Mon, 07/05/2018 - 6:19pm

Economic Times

India only major economy with talent surplus by 2030: Study
Economic Times
The imminent skilled labour shortage could ultimately shift the global balance of economic power by 2030, if left unaddressed, the study said, and added that technological advancement could be hindered by an acute global labour shortage of 4.3 million ...

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Nuclear will account for 6% of India's energy mix by 2030: Saraswat - Business Line

Mon, 07/05/2018 - 5:41pm

Business Line

Nuclear will account for 6% of India's energy mix by 2030: Saraswat
Business Line
India is far ahead in terms of potential nuclear power generation facilities, according to NITI Aayog member VK Saraswat. “Today, nuclear power is about 3 per cent of the overall energy mix. I think we will be close to 5-6 per cent by 2030. India has ...

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Modi Announces '100% Village Electrification', But 31 Million Indian ... - Forbes

Mon, 07/05/2018 - 1:00pm

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Modi Announces '100% Village Electrification', But 31 Million Indian ...
Forbes
A customer gets a shave at a barber shop illuminated by the torch function of a mobile phone at night in a village on the outskirts of Alwar, Rajasthan, India, on ...

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Coal India boosts supplies to power plants by 14 per cent in April ... - ETEnergyworld.com

Mon, 07/05/2018 - 7:33am

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Coal India boosts supplies to power plants by 14 per cent in April ...
ETEnergyworld.com
The power, coal and railway ministries have taken a series of measures to improve coal supplies to power plants after electricity prices crossed Rs 11..

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Power outage in Mohali after rain - The Indian Express

Mon, 07/05/2018 - 5:46am

The Indian Express

Power outage in Mohali after rain
The Indian Express
MANY AREAS in the city faced power outage on Saturday night after rains lashed Tricity. In many areas, power supply could only be restored on Sunday afternoon after around 12 hours. Residents blamed “poor arrangements” of Punjab State Power Corporation ...

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From Infrastructure to education, India's $2-billion role in Afghanistan - The Indian Express

Mon, 07/05/2018 - 5:12am

The Indian Express

From Infrastructure to education, India's $2-billion role in Afghanistan
The Indian Express
Among the Indian companies doing business in Afghanistan, mostly in the power sector, are KEC (electrical transmission lines), Phoenix (consultancy in electrical transmission), AIPL (establishment of hydropower project in Helmand province), Gammon ...

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Coal India Boosts Supplies To Power Plants By 14 Percent In April - Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

Mon, 07/05/2018 - 2:35am

Coal India Boosts Supplies To Power Plants By 14 Percent In April
Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide
State-run Coal India Ltd. revved up fuel supplies to power plants by 14.4 per cent to 40.30 million tonnes in April compared to the same month last year ahead of the monsoon season, according to an official. Coal supplies to the power sector from Coal ...

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FinMin wants RBI to relax 1-day NPA norm for power cos - Financial Chronicle (press release) (blog)

Mon, 07/05/2018 - 1:15am

Financial Chronicle (press release) (blog)

FinMin wants RBI to relax 1-day NPA norm for power cos
Financial Chronicle (press release) (blog)
The finance ministry will write to RBI on the plea of power companies to relax a norm that can convert a one-day delay in loan repayment into a non performing asset (NPA) triggering banks to work out a resolution plan for the stressed entity. Ministry ...

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Rana Basu promoted as ED of BHEL Power Sector-HQ - Millennium Post

Sun, 06/05/2018 - 11:19pm

Millennium Post

Rana Basu promoted as ED of BHEL Power Sector-HQ
Millennium Post
New Delhi: Rana Basu has been promoted as the Executive Director of Power Sector -HQ of New Delhi based PSU Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL). He is a Mechanical Engineer from Indian Institute of Engineering Science & Technology (formerly Bengal ...

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140 Indian Firms Invested $4 Billion in South Africa: CII-PwC - News18

Sun, 06/05/2018 - 7:22pm

News18

140 Indian Firms Invested $4 Billion in South Africa: CII-PwC
News18
"Indian companies operating in South Africa are not just investing funds and creating jobs, but are actively contributing to the upliftment of the communities in which they operate," a CII release said here. According to the report, leading Indian ...
India Inc invests over $4 billion in South AfricaEconomic Times

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India Inc invests over $4 billion in South Africa - Economic Times

Sun, 06/05/2018 - 1:45pm

Economic Times

India Inc invests over $4 billion in South Africa
Economic Times
It projected that Indian business footprint in South Africa is likely to grow further, adding the South African business footprint in India is also expanding with the prospect of great returns for the African companies investing in this market ...
140 Indian Firms Invested $4 Billion in South Africa: CII-PwCNews18

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Coal India boosts supplies to power plants by 14% in April - Economic Times

Sun, 06/05/2018 - 12:39pm

Economic Times

Coal India boosts supplies to power plants by 14% in April
Economic Times
State-run Coal India (CIL) revved up fuel supplies to power plants by 14.4 per cent to 40.30 million tonnes in April compared to the same month last year ahead of the monsoon season, according to an official. Coal supplies to the power sector from CIL ...

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Coal India Boosts Supplies To Power Plants By 14 Percent In April - BloombergQuint

Sun, 06/05/2018 - 12:19pm

BloombergQuint

Coal India Boosts Supplies To Power Plants By 14 Percent In April
BloombergQuint
State-run Coal India Ltd. revved up fuel supplies to power plants by 14.4 per cent to 40.30 million tonnes in April compared to the same month last year ahead of the monsoon season, according to an official. Coal supplies to the power sector from Coal ...
Coal India boosts supplies to power plants by 14 pc in AprilDeccan Chronicle

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Coal India boosts supplies to power plants by 14% in April - Business Standard

Sun, 06/05/2018 - 11:07am

Coal India boosts supplies to power plants by 14% in April
Business Standard
The government earlier had ruled out any possibility of coal shortage in the upcoming monsoon season and asserted that it had sufficient stocks to meet the demand of power plants. "The constant synergistic efforts between CIL and railways to improve ...

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Debate on jobs data has no easy answers - The New Indian Express

Sun, 06/05/2018 - 2:16am

Debate on jobs data has no easy answers
The New Indian Express
MUMBAI:Job creation has once again emerged as the hottest debate featuring prominently on comment pages and studio sofas. So, is India coursing through a jobless growth phase? Unhelpfully, there are no easy answers.So far, we have little reliable data ...

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