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Power for all by Dec 2018, all villages to be electrified this year: RK Singh - The New Indian Express

Mon, 25/09/2017 - 8:33pm

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Power for all by Dec 2018, all villages to be electrified this year: RK Singh
The New Indian Express
He called upon the industry to invest in the power sector saying that in the coming year, the demand for electricity is going to increase in view of the high growth economy. "I appeal to the industry to come and invest. India's energy requirement is ...
PM Modi launches Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli har Ghar YojnaThe Indian Awaaz

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Power minister: Electricity for all by December 2018, all villages to ... - Economic Times

Mon, 25/09/2017 - 8:20pm

Economic Times

Power minister: Electricity for all by December 2018, all villages to ...
Economic Times
NEW DELHI: Power Minister R K Singh today said India will achieve the target of power for all by December next year, while all villages will be electrified by the ...

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Power stocks likely to benefit from PM's 'Saubhagya' scheme - Economic Times

Mon, 25/09/2017 - 8:17pm

Economic Times

Power stocks likely to benefit from PM's 'Saubhagya' scheme
Economic Times
Shares of power firms ended higher on Monday ahead of the launch of Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana or 'Saubhagya', meant to supply electricity to poor households. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday evening launched the scheme to provide 27x7 ...

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Closing bell: Sensex falls 296 pts, Nifty ends below 9900; ITC, HDFC twins drag - Moneycontrol.com

Mon, 25/09/2017 - 2:53pm

Moneycontrol.com

Closing bell: Sensex falls 296 pts, Nifty ends below 9900; ITC, HDFC twins drag
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Subramanian said there was a "big" appreciation of the rupee between January and April which had adversely impacted Indian exports and the country's import-competing sectors. 2:01 pm ... Tata Power, Power Grid and Torrent Power gained 0.7-1.8 percent.

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What changed for the market while you were sleeping? 15 things you should know - Moneycontrol.com

Mon, 25/09/2017 - 7:54am

What changed for the market while you were sleeping? 15 things you should know
Moneycontrol.com
In his first interview since taking charge of the Power Ministry, Singh promised to further open up the sector for private players but separating "content" and "carriage". He also assured of legislative changes to ensure power purchase agreements (PPAs ...

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Bullet trains can help in regenerating economy, building new townships: Jaitley - Times of India

Sun, 24/09/2017 - 4:41pm

Times of India

Bullet trains can help in regenerating economy, building new townships: Jaitley
Times of India
Addressing a national seminar on Integral Humanism-Indian Way of Attaining Sustainable Development, Jaitley, while referring to 'ill-informed debates' in the recent past on the benefits of bullet trains, stated that a common misconception has to be ...

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Rainy days ahead, traffic police fret over dysfunctional traffic lights, power cuts - Times of India

Sat, 23/09/2017 - 11:09pm

Times of India

Rainy days ahead, traffic police fret over dysfunctional traffic lights, power cuts
Times of India
However, the traffic lights were not functioning due to power cuts by the Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Limited (UPPCL). We got power restored for the Rajnigandha, Sector 71, Indian Oil roundabout signals on Saturday evening on the request of the ...

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Faster, Fitter & French: 7 Things to Know About India's New High-Power Locomotives - The Better India

Sat, 23/09/2017 - 10:43am

Faster, Fitter & French: 7 Things to Know About India's New High-Power Locomotives
The Better India
With the arrival of a high horsepower locomotive from Alstom France, the Indian Railways is all set to make the freight train system in the country far more productive. The high-power electric engine, which can haul goods trains at double the current ...

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US trade body recommendation may impact India's solar power sector - Livemint

Sat, 23/09/2017 - 9:55am

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US trade body recommendation may impact India's solar power sector
Livemint
New Delhi: Indian solar power tariffs' sharp decline will get arrested in the short term with Chinese solar module prices set to increase post the US International Trade Commission' (USITC) recommendation on Friday. With the USITC in an unanimous vote ...
Crystalline Silicon Photovoltaic Cells (Whether or Not Partially or Fully Assembled into Other Products) | USITCUSITC
In Solar Trade Dispute, Will Proposed Tariffs Cost Industry Jobs?NPR

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Bhel picks areas to diversify - The Telegraph

Sat, 23/09/2017 - 1:34am

Bhel picks areas to diversify
The Telegraph
22: Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (Bhel) is looking to diversify into areas such as solar power, transportation, defence, aerospace and water business. "The company wants to increase its share of business in non-coal areas," said ... the company has ...

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View: World looking to learn from India's digital leap - Economic Times

Sat, 23/09/2017 - 12:26am

Economic Times

View: World looking to learn from India's digital leap
Economic Times
This world-class infrastructure will power innovation in financial services and financial inclusion for decades to come. This point of India having built what is arguably the most powerful framework globally to enable innovation in delivering services ...

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PM Modi to launch 'power for all' scheme on September 25: R K Singh - The Indian Express

Fri, 22/09/2017 - 11:45pm

The Indian Express

PM Modi to launch 'power for all' scheme on September 25: R K Singh
The Indian Express
“Another challenge is coming on September 25…when the Prime Minister will announce a big scheme for providing power for all 24X7,” Singh said at The India Power Conclave organised by Network18. Though Singh did not divulge further details about the ...

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Network18's first ever 'India Power Conclave' on September 22 - Best Media Info

Fri, 22/09/2017 - 9:58am

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Network18's first ever 'India Power Conclave' on September 22
Best Media Info
Network18's 'India Power Conclave', an idea leadership forum on the energy sector, will be held on September 22 at Hyatt Regency in New Delhi. The day-long conclave will be attended by key stakeholders from the Central and State Governments and some ...

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BD-India JSC meeting on power sector dev Sept 27-28 - Energy Bangla

Fri, 22/09/2017 - 6:33am

Energy Bangla

BD-India JSC meeting on power sector dev Sept 27-28
Energy Bangla
The 13th Joint Steering Committee (JSC) meeting in power sector cooperation between Bangladesh and India is scheduled to be held on September 27-28 to explore new areas and opportunities in developing the power sectors in both the countries.

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BD-India JSC meeting on power sector dev Sept 27-28 - Energy Bangla

Fri, 22/09/2017 - 6:33am

Energy Bangla

BD-India JSC meeting on power sector dev Sept 27-28
Energy Bangla
The 13th Joint Steering Committee (JSC) meeting in power sector cooperation between Bangladesh and India is scheduled to be held on September 27-28 to explore new areas and opportunities in developing the power sectors in both the countries.

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Focus on green energy generation: Minister - The New Indian Express

Thu, 21/09/2017 - 7:52am

Focus on green energy generation: Minister
The New Indian Express
Chairman of FICCI (Odisha chapter) Subhrakanta Panda said, though Odisha immensely benefited for the reforms, now it is high time that the power sector focuses on alternative energy resources which can be a viable option to meet the requirement.Among ...

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India Gets Its First High Horse Power Locomotive From France - NDTV

Thu, 21/09/2017 - 4:50am

NDTV

India Gets Its First High Horse Power Locomotive From France
NDTV
New Delhi: India's dream for high horse power locomotive moved closer to reality with the arrival of the first bodyshell of 12000 HP loco from Alstom France at Kolkata port on Wednesday. This first-of-its-kind high-power electric locomotive will be ...

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Bhel eyes rail track electrification orders - Livemint

Thu, 21/09/2017 - 12:02am

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Bhel eyes rail track electrification orders
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New Delhi: State-run Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (Bhel), India's largest power equipment maker, is eyeing a major role in the Indian Railways' track electrification programme to tide over the uncertainties of the Indian power sector. As part of this ...

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British-Indian tycoon Sanjeev Gupta's GFG Alliance acquires Australian energy firm - Hindustan Times

Wed, 20/09/2017 - 11:09pm

Hindustan Times

British-Indian tycoon Sanjeev Gupta's GFG Alliance acquires Australian energy firm
Hindustan Times
ZEN Energy is proudly Australian and brings unparalleled market and technological knowledge to address the challenges faced by the Australian power sector. We are delighted to partner with them on projects and look to invest for further growth. Our ...

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