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'Saubhagya' targets to cover 1.75 lakh households in Manipur - The New Indian Express

Tue, 28/11/2017 - 6:32pm

'Saubhagya' targets to cover 1.75 lakh households in Manipur
The New Indian Express
Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana (Saubhagya) was launched in Manipur today by Minister of State (IC) for Power and New and Renewable Energy R K Singh and Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh, a power ministry statement said. A total of ...

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PM Modi hails India's women power at GES 2017 - The Hans India

Tue, 28/11/2017 - 6:27pm

The Hans India

PM Modi hails India's women power at GES 2017
The Hans India
Mentioning some of the major contributions of Indian women, PM Modi said, “More than 60 percent of workers in the agricultural and allied sector are women. Three of India's oldest High Courts headed by women. India's Mars Mission had immense ...

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PM Modi hails India's women power at GES 2017 - The Hans India

Tue, 28/11/2017 - 6:27pm

The Hans India

PM Modi hails India's women power at GES 2017
The Hans India
Mentioning some of the major contributions of Indian women, PM Modi said, “More than 60 percent of workers in the agricultural and allied sector are women. Three of India's oldest High Courts headed by women. India's Mars Mission had immense ...
GES 2017: PM Modi highlights measures taken to ease investment in IndiaOneindia
Ivanka Trump to promote women in India amid questions about workers who make her clothes thereChicago Tribune
Ivanka Trump Trip To India: GES 2017 Talk Will Focus On WomenInternational Business Times

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PM Modi hails India's women power at GES 2017 - The Hans India

Tue, 28/11/2017 - 6:27pm

The Hans India

PM Modi hails India's women power at GES 2017
The Hans India
Mentioning some of the major contributions of Indian women, PM Modi said, “More than 60 percent of workers in the agricultural and allied sector are women. Three of India's oldest High Courts headed by women. India's Mars Mission had immense ...
Ivanka Trump to promote women in India amid questions about workers who make her clothes thereChicago Tribune

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Sensex trading 48 points lower to 33675, Nifty at 10389; ONGC, PowerGrid, NTPC top Sensex losers - Business Today

Tue, 28/11/2017 - 12:09pm

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Sensex trading 48 points lower to 33675, Nifty at 10389; ONGC, PowerGrid, NTPC top Sensex losers
Business Today
PC Jeweller, Rajesh Exports, Titan Company, Vaibhav Global are the stocks to watch out for in this sector. RCom: Reliance Communications has inked a binding Share Purchase Agreement with Pantel Technologies Pvt Limited and Veecon Media & Television ...
Nifty, Sensex Headed Higher – Monday closing reportMoneylife

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Bharat 22 ETF lists with over 3% gains on BSE, NSE - Business Today

Tue, 28/11/2017 - 10:34am

Bharat 22 ETF lists with over 3% gains on BSE, NSE
Business Today
The ETF comprises leading companies from the private sector having an exposure of 39 per cent to the fund while the rest are public sector firms. The fund ... Bank of Baroda, Bharat Electronics, Bharat Petroleum Corp, Coal India, Engineers India, Gail ...

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Tata Power's arm commissions India's first rooftop solar carport - Myiris.com

Tue, 28/11/2017 - 10:32am

Tata Power's arm commissions India's first rooftop solar carport
Myiris.com
Tata Power's wholly owned subsidiary Tata Power Solar Systems has commissioned an unprecedented rooftop project in India - a solar carport on the rooftop of the sprawling 70,000 sq. mtr. Unity One mall, a Unity Group endeavor in Rohini. The unique ...

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Sensex, Nifty open lower; Bharat 22 ETF lists with over 3% gains - Business Today

Tue, 28/11/2017 - 9:29am

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Sensex, Nifty open lower; Bharat 22 ETF lists with over 3% gains
Business Today
PC Jeweller, Rajesh Exports, Titan Company, Vaibhav Global are the stocks to watch out for in this sector. RCom: Reliance ... Tata Power: The firm has commissioned India's first solar carport on the rooftop of mall in the national capital. The company ...
Nifty, Sensex Headed Higher – Monday closing reportMoneylife

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NK Singh appointed chairman of 15th Finance Commission - The Indian Express

Mon, 27/11/2017 - 10:09pm

The Indian Express

NK Singh appointed chairman of 15th Finance Commission
The Indian Express
The government has further tasked the Commission to suggest a fiscal consolidation roadmap for the Centre and the states. The Commission may consider proposing measurable performance-based incentives for States, at the appropriate level of government ...
Former Planning Commission member NK Singh to head 15th Finance CommissionBusiness Standard

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Rural Electrification well positioned to be a wholesale bank, says lender's head - Moneycontrol.com

Mon, 27/11/2017 - 11:30am

Rural Electrification well positioned to be a wholesale bank, says lender's head
Moneycontrol.com
As per RBI, due to asset quality impacts on the banks' balance sheets, there is an overall declining trend in bank credit, primarily towards services sector, industrial segment and small and medium enterprises. This is also reflected in the decline in ...

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Experts advocate shift to alternative energy sources - The Hindu

Mon, 27/11/2017 - 8:13am

Experts advocate shift to alternative energy sources
The Hindu
A national seminar on 'Hybrid AC/DC Power Systems for Effective Utilisation of Renewable Energy', being conducted as part of the convention organised by the Institution of Engineers (India), Tiruchi Local Centre, in association with BHEL, Tiruchi and ...

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No to VIP data: Net neutrality enables competition and innovation, India must not change its posture - Times of India (blog)

Mon, 27/11/2017 - 2:18am

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No to VIP data: Net neutrality enables competition and innovation, India must not change its posture
Times of India (blog)
Borrowing an analogy from power sector where customers pay for each unit of electricity consumed irrespective of appliance, the same principle should apply to internet data. Prioritising big company data at the expense of startups kills competition ...
More than a Million Pro-Repeal Net Neutrality Comments were Likely Faked - Hacker NoonHacker Noon

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Many Obstacles before the Indian Trade Union Movement - Mainstream

Sun, 26/11/2017 - 11:41pm

Many Obstacles before the Indian Trade Union Movement
Mainstream
The first Prime Minister of the country, Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, wanted India to emerge as a strong industrial nation on the basis of a strong public sector. Nehru preferred to call ... In the Indian context, power and corruption are synonymous. And ...

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NTPC eyes coal-based power plants built only with local equipment - Economic Times

Sun, 26/11/2017 - 11:15pm

Economic Times

NTPC eyes coal-based power plants built only with local equipment
Economic Times
... and 13 renewable energy and hydro power projects while another 20,000 MW projects are under construction. It is also contemplating increasing its generation assets by means of possible acquisition of "coal-based power assets in India. Through this ...

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FPIs Invest $2.6 Billion In Indian Capital Markets In November So Far - BloombergQuint

Sun, 26/11/2017 - 2:22pm

BloombergQuint

FPIs Invest $2.6 Billion In Indian Capital Markets In November So Far
BloombergQuint
In November, what triggered inflow was the news about India faring well in the World Bank's ease of doing business index and a jump in core sector growth, he added. India gained 30 places in the World Bank's ease of doing business index to ... The ...

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India's Coal-Fired Power Units Will Spew Toxic Fumes For Longer - BloombergQuint

Sun, 26/11/2017 - 12:05pm

India's Coal-Fired Power Units Will Spew Toxic Fumes For Longer
BloombergQuint
The Ministry of Environment and Forests' 2015 standards gave thermal power units— that meet nearly three-quarters of India's electricity demand—time until December this year to curb emissions. “We expect that deadline to be extended,” Ajay Kumar ...

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'Entrepreneurs here think technology can solve everything' - Times of India

Sun, 26/11/2017 - 7:10am

Times of India

'Entrepreneurs here think technology can solve everything'
Times of India
So the private sector can have its own power, or schools or even security, but they are not substitutes for the state. ... What happened afterwards was that it became impossible for other Indian companies to say you had to be corrupt to do business in ...

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Cost overrun, lack of long-term PPAs hurt credit profile of IPPs - Business Standard

Sat, 25/11/2017 - 5:03pm

Business Standard

Cost overrun, lack of long-term PPAs hurt credit profile of IPPs
Business Standard
A report on the Indian power sector by Icra says concerns on tariff viability for IPPs with competitively bid PPAs are due to inability to pass on increase in fuel cost and the risk of under-recovery in fixed charges in case of any significant ...

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Biofuels: Narendra Modi government working on Rs 1 lakh cr business opportunity to power India - Financial Express

Sat, 25/11/2017 - 4:57am

Financial Express

Biofuels: Narendra Modi government working on Rs 1 lakh cr business opportunity to power India
Financial Express
The new bio fuel policy that the government is working on will enable the growth of the bio-fuel sector and will be taken to the cabinet soon, Pradhan said at a conference on 'Ethanol as a Transport Fuel' organised by the Indian Federation of Green ...
`Bio-fuel would boost agriculture, create jobs, cut pollution'The New Indian Express

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Locking promoters out - Daily Pioneer

Sat, 25/11/2017 - 12:01am

Daily Pioneer

Locking promoters out
Daily Pioneer
There is therefore an obvious fear in the banking sector, elucidated by the State Bank of India Chairman Rajnish Kumar that if the old promoters don't bid, new buyers will bid much less than even that 40 per cent. Instead of a haircut on the loan, as ...

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