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Narendra Modi is pushing his country to war with hard-line stand, says Chinese daily - Economic Times

Sat, 05/08/2017 - 12:51pm

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Narendra Modi is pushing his country to war with hard-line stand, says Chinese daily
Economic Times
"Its move is irresponsible to regional security and is gambling against India's destiny and its people's well-being. If the Modi government refuses to stop, it will push its country into a war that India has no power to control," it went on. ... A ...
Sikkim standoff: China could launch military operation against Indian troops in Doka La, says expertFirstpost
Bhutan Stands By India, But Modi Is Weakening ItNDTV
Sikkim standoff may derail business progress achieved in recent yearsThe Indian Express
India TV -Free Press Journal
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Govt to sell stake in 22 companies, new exchange-traded fund launched - Hindustan Times

Sat, 05/08/2017 - 7:37am

Hindustan Times

Govt to sell stake in 22 companies, new exchange-traded fund launched
Hindustan Times
It consisted of stocks of 10 public sector entities — Oil and Natural Gas Corp Ltd (ONGC), Coal India Ltd, Indian Oil Corp Ltd (IOC), GAIL, Oil India Ltd, Power Finance Corp Ltd (PFC), Bharat Electronics Ltd (BEL), Rural Electrification Corp Ltd (REC ...
Government offers slice of blue chips via new exchange-traded fund Bharat-22Economic Times
Govt forms Bharat-22 ETF for asset sales in 22 firms; to cover six sectorsBusiness Standard
Government announces new PSU ETF called Bharat-22 with diversified portfolioZee News
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Sikkim standoff may derail business progress achieved in recent years - The Indian Express

Sat, 05/08/2017 - 2:30am

The Indian Express

Sikkim standoff may derail business progress achieved in recent years
The Indian Express
Chinese business interests in India have seen sharp vacillations over the last five years, with FDI inflows from China continuing to be tepid even as investment into sector such as telecom hardware witnessed an uptick, alongside the rising trend of ...
Road to Doklam: When will China and India start talking about the 1962 war honestly?South China Morning Post

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Fuelling change from within - Fortune India

Sat, 05/08/2017 - 12:34am

Fortune India

Fuelling change from within
Fortune India
Gujarat State Electricity Corporation alone accounts for around 30% of power generation in the state. Then there are private players such as Adani Power and Torrent Power. Besides, as a public sector company, GMDC also has special responsibilities.

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Government offers slice of blue chips via new exchange-traded fund Bharat-22 - Economic Times

Sat, 05/08/2017 - 12:25am

Economic Times

Government offers slice of blue chips via new exchange-traded fund Bharat-22
Economic Times
Of the 22 companies, ONGC, IOC, BPCL and Coal India are from the energy sector. SBI, Indian Bank, Bank of Baroda, Axis Bank, PFC and REC belong to the financial sector; Nalco to minerals; ITC to FMCG; and BEL, EIL and NBCC to industrials. Power Grid ...
Govt to sell stake in 22 companies, new exchange-traded fund launchedHindustan Times
Govt forms Bharat-22 ETF for asset sales in 22 firms; to cover six sectorsBusiness Standard
Government announces new PSU ETF called Bharat-22 with diversified portfolioZee News
The Tribune
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Govt to launch new ETF Bharat 22 to sell stakes in 22 firms: Arun Jaitley - Livemint

Fri, 04/08/2017 - 3:47pm

Livemint

Govt to launch new ETF Bharat 22 to sell stakes in 22 firms: Arun Jaitley
Livemint
Ltd, Indian Oil Corp. Ltd, Bharat Petroleum Corp. Ltd, and Coal India Ltd from the energy sector; State Bank of India, Axis Bank, Bank of Baroda, Rural Electrification Corp Ltd, Power Finance Corp. Ltd and Indian Bank from the finance sector; Larsen ...
New exchange-traded fund launched to sell govt stakes in 22 firms: Arun JaitleyHindustan Times
Probe fear affecting banks' ability to tackle NPAs: Arun JaitleyTimes of India
FM Arun Jaitley announces Bharat-22 ETF; sectoral cap set at 20%Economic Times
Business Today
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Probe fear affecting banks' ability to tackle NPAs: Arun Jaitley - Times of India

Fri, 04/08/2017 - 11:45am

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Probe fear affecting banks' ability to tackle NPAs: Arun Jaitley
Times of India
He said steel sector globally faced difficulty due to surplus steel production by China and it impacted Indian industry as well. In case of power sector, he referred to NPAs generated by state electricity distribution firms. Jaitley indicated that RBI ...
Government announces new PSU ETF called Bharat-22 with diversified portfolioZee News
Govt launches new exchange-traded fund 'Bharat 22' to divest stake in 22 firmsBusiness Today
Centre Will Sell Stakes In 22 Firms Through New Exchange Traded FundBloombergQuint
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There Could Be 3 Lakh Jobs in Solar, Wind Sectors by 2022 in India - The Quint

Fri, 04/08/2017 - 11:29am

The Quint

There Could Be 3 Lakh Jobs in Solar, Wind Sectors by 2022 in India
The Quint
Over 3,00,000 Indians could find jobs in the wind and solar industry over the next five years if the country works towards its 2022 target of 160 GW. Currently, wind and solar together account for almost 14 percent of India's installed power capacity ...

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Court order on outsourced power employees gives jitters to Osmania University staff - The New Indian Express

Fri, 04/08/2017 - 11:23am

The New Indian Express

Court order on outsourced power employees gives jitters to Osmania University staff
The New Indian Express
HYDERABAD: The Hyderabad High Court's statement that no outsourced employee working in the state's power sector can be absorbed, has become a cause of concern for others employed on a similar basis across the state. Associate and assistant ...

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More than 3 lakh Indians could get jobs in solar, wind projects by 2022 - Hindustan Times

Fri, 04/08/2017 - 10:20am

Hindustan Times

More than 3 lakh Indians could get jobs in solar, wind projects by 2022
Hindustan Times
Currently, wind and solar together account for almost 14% of India's installed power capacity. Over the next three years alone, the sector can generate jobs for about 80,000 Indians. The industry employed over 21,000 people in India in 2016-2017 and is ...

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India's renewable energy sector can create 300000 new jobs by 2020 - Business Standard

Fri, 04/08/2017 - 9:10am

Business Standard

India's renewable energy sector can create 300000 new jobs by 2020
Business Standard
Over 300,000 Indians could find jobs in the wind and solar industry over the next five years if the country works towards its 2022 target of 160 GW. Currently ...

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CM's remarks spark political war between Congress and TRS - The New Indian Express

Fri, 04/08/2017 - 9:01am

The New Indian Express

CM's remarks spark political war between Congress and TRS
The New Indian Express
“None of our party workers have filed any cases in High Court objecting to absorption of contract employees in power sector in the government. CM is casting aspersions on us only to divert people's attention from his inefficiency. In fact even petition ...

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NITI Aayog's Draft Energy Policy Fuels Doubts About India's Commitment to Renewables - The Wire

Fri, 04/08/2017 - 8:31am

The Wire

NITI Aayog's Draft Energy Policy Fuels Doubts About India's Commitment to Renewables
The Wire
However, despite this market reality, the NEP's reliance on thermal power fuels scepticism about India's commitment to clean energy, and could distort investor confidence in the renewables sector. From both an air quality and a climate leadership ...

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Anti-dumping authority recommends import duty on solar and wind energy equipment from China - Economic Times

Fri, 04/08/2017 - 1:55am

Economic Times

Anti-dumping authority recommends import duty on solar and wind energy equipment from China
Economic Times
Indian authorities have been increasingly acting against cheap Chinese imports, which Indian manufacturers say are routinely priced below cost of production and have contributed to India's trade deficit of $51 billion with China. ... The DGAD report ...

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Lok Sabha passes Banking Regulation (Amendment) Bill for non-performing assets - The Indian Awaaz

Fri, 04/08/2017 - 12:09am

Lok Sabha passes Banking Regulation (Amendment) Bill for non-performing assets
The Indian Awaaz
Mr Jaitley said, for power sector, the government is implementing UDAY Scheme for State power distribution companies. He said, during 2001-2002, the total NPAs were over 13 per cent and it came down to 2.1 per cent in 2007-2008 because during the ...

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Prevention of Corruption Act deterring certain banks from taking honest decisions: FM - Moneycontrol.com

Thu, 03/08/2017 - 7:01pm

Moneycontrol.com

Prevention of Corruption Act deterring certain banks from taking honest decisions: FM
Moneycontrol.com
He said steel sector globally faced difficulty due to surplus steel production by China and it impacted Indian industry as well. In case of power sector, he referred to NPAs generated by state electricity distribution firms. Jaitley indicated that RBI ...
GST Council official booked by CBI for briberyMoneylife

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Prevention of Corruption Act deterring some banks from taking honest decisions: Arun Jaitley - Livemint

Thu, 03/08/2017 - 5:56pm

Livemint

Prevention of Corruption Act deterring some banks from taking honest decisions: Arun Jaitley
Livemint
He said steel sector globally faced difficulty due to surplus steel production by China and it impacted Indian industry as well. In case of the power sector, he referred to NPAs generated by state electricity distribution firms. Jaitley indicated that ...

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India struggles to rebalance water-energy nexus - Moneylife - Moneylife

Thu, 03/08/2017 - 5:52pm

Moneylife

India struggles to rebalance water-energy nexus - Moneylife
Moneylife
Acute shortage of water in India, particularly following the years there is low rainfall during the monsoon season, has started hurting its energy production badly.

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Prevention of Corruption Act deterring certain banks from - India Today

Thu, 03/08/2017 - 5:51pm

Prevention of Corruption Act deterring certain banks from
India Today
He said steel sector globally faced difficulty due to surplus steel production by China and it impacted Indian industry as well. In case of power sector, he referred to NPAs generated by state electricity distribution firms. Jaitley indicated that RBI ...

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Outsourced power staff cannot be absorbed: HC - The New Indian Express

Thu, 03/08/2017 - 8:21am

The New Indian Express

Outsourced power staff cannot be absorbed: HC
The New Indian Express
HYDERABAD: In a setback to the Telangana government, a division bench of the High Court on Wednesday suspended the proceedings issued for absorption of outsourced persons working under private contractors of state's power sector companies _ ...

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