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High power rate to make railway 'disconnect' TANGEDCO ties - The New Indian Express

Thu, 03/08/2017 - 7:20am

The New Indian Express

High power rate to make railway 'disconnect' TANGEDCO ties
The New Indian Express
COIMBATORE: The exorbitant tariff rates quoted by the Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation (TANGEDCO) has forced the Southern Railway to look for a better deal with a public sector company to cater to its electricity needs. Tangedco's Rs ...

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High power rate to make rly 'disconnect' TANGEDCO ties - The New Indian Express

Thu, 03/08/2017 - 7:20am

High power rate to make rly 'disconnect' TANGEDCO ties
The New Indian Express
COIMBATORE: The exorbitant tariff rates quoted by the Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation (TANGEDCO) has forced the Southern Railway to look for a better deal with a public sector company to cater to its electricity needs. Tangedco's Rs ...

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Draft Energy Policy raises many doubts - The Hans India

Thu, 03/08/2017 - 4:38am

The Hans India

Draft Energy Policy raises many doubts
The Hans India
The 2017 National Energy Policy (NEP), drafted by the NITI Aayog, takes the baton forward from the 2006 Integrated Energy Policy (IEP) in setting the trajectory of growth for the energy sector. The value proposition of the NEP is to present a broad ...

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Foreign companies actively investing in Indian Nuclear sector - ABP LIVE

Wed, 02/08/2017 - 11:16pm

ABP LIVE

Foreign companies actively investing in Indian Nuclear sector
ABP LIVE
New Delhi [India], Aug 02 (ANI): Several foreign companies from various countries have shown interest in participating in the country's nuclear power projects in various capacities as technology partners, suppliers, contractors, service providers, and ...

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Foreign companies actively investing in Indian Nuclear sector - ABP LIVE

Wed, 02/08/2017 - 10:35pm

ABP LIVE

Foreign companies actively investing in Indian Nuclear sector
ABP LIVE
New Delhi [India], Aug 02 (ANI): Several foreign companies from various countries have shown interest in participating in the country's nuclear power projects in various capacities as technology partners, suppliers, contractors, service providers, and ...

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Foreign companies actively investing in Indian Nuclear sector - Outlook India

Wed, 02/08/2017 - 10:32pm

Foreign companies actively investing in Indian Nuclear sector
Outlook India
New Delhi [India], Aug 02 : Several foreign companies from various countries have shown interest in participating in the country's nuclear power projects in various capacities as technology partners, suppliers, contractors, service providers, and ...

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Towards a less polluting power sector - Hindu Business Line

Wed, 02/08/2017 - 10:01pm

Hindu Business Line

Towards a less polluting power sector
Hindu Business Line
While these are noteworthy efforts, the per-capita consumption of electricity in the country is still much less than the world average. While India has rightly increased its efforts to reduce emissions, there is a need to increase its efforts to ...

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Involvement of Foreign Companies in Indian Nuclear Sector - New Kerala

Wed, 02/08/2017 - 8:38pm

Involvement of Foreign Companies in Indian Nuclear Sector
New Kerala
As per the Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) Policy of the Government, FDI is not permitted in nuclear power sector. Thus, foreign companies cannot invest in nuclear power. Nuclear power projects to be set up with foreign technical cooperation are ...

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Participation of Foreign Companies in Indian Nuclear Sector - Odisha Diary

Wed, 02/08/2017 - 5:19pm

Participation of Foreign Companies in Indian Nuclear Sector
Odisha Diary
As per the Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) Policy of the Government, FDI is not permitted in nuclear power sector. Thus, foreign companies cannot invest in nuclear power. Nuclear power projects to be set up with foreign technical cooperation are ...

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India's wind energy sector is a complete mess right now—thanks to the Modi government - Quartz

Wed, 02/08/2017 - 11:13am

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India's wind energy sector is a complete mess right now—thanks to the Modi government
Quartz
Meanwhile, no state government has held auctions as India's power sector regulator, the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission, is yet to issue guidelines, said IWTMA secretary general D V Giri. Tamil Nadu, Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh, and Rajasthan ...

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India Needs To Take A Crucial Decision About The Energy It ... - Youth Ki Awaaz

Wed, 02/08/2017 - 10:05am

Youth Ki Awaaz

India Needs To Take A Crucial Decision About The Energy It ...
Youth Ki Awaaz
India needs to rethink its clean energy plan and find a balanced way to meet the requirements of its populace and cause no harm to the environment.

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Private sector's profits in healthcare soar as Indian government investment stagnates - Scroll.in

Wed, 02/08/2017 - 9:04am

Scroll.in

Private sector's profits in healthcare soar as Indian government investment stagnates
Scroll.in
While several governments and researchers have talked about the need to spend at least 2.5% of the gross domestic product on health, the Indian government only spends about 1.4% of the GDP on the sector (in 2014). ... The Bharatiya Janata Party-led ...

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Power sector will continue to trouble private banks - Economic Times

Wed, 02/08/2017 - 8:44am

Economic Times

Power sector will continue to trouble private banks
Economic Times
Axis Bank also guided for lumpy slippages from the power sector watch list exposure going ahead. Power sector accounts for close to 70 per cent of its outstanding watch list of Rs 9,485 crore. As such, power generation and distribution account for Rs ...

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Dollar-denominated tariffs attract Indian solar power firms to South-East Asia - Livemint

Wed, 02/08/2017 - 1:17am

Livemint

Dollar-denominated tariffs attract Indian solar power firms to South-East Asia
Livemint
Given the record-low tariffs and offtake uncertainties in India's solar energy sector, domestic developers are scouting for opportunities in the immediate neighbourhood and South-East Asia. One attraction: The dollar-denominated electricity tariffs ...

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ISIS, cyber attacks, China major threat for India: Study - Economic Times

Tue, 01/08/2017 - 8:13pm

Economic Times

ISIS, cyber attacks, China major threat for India: Study
Economic Times
Chinese and Indian troops are locked in a face-off in the Sikkim sector's Doklam area, also claimed by India's ally Bhutan, for over a month after Indian troops stopped the Chinese army from building a road in the disputed area. While China tops the ...
Majority Indians perceive Islamic State, cyber attacks, China to be major threats, says Pew surveyFirstpost

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Draft Energy Policy: Several unanswered questions - ETEnergyworld.com

Tue, 01/08/2017 - 5:46pm

ETEnergyworld.com

Draft Energy Policy: Several unanswered questions
ETEnergyworld.com
The NEP prescribes grid-based supply to all households to be India's primary endeavour, with renewable energy implemented to address the access issue only in cases where grid power is unavailable. The NITI Aayog in this instance has used the term ...

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Whether Bara Hoti or Doklam, India must resist China's advances on ground, learn from history - Firstpost

Tue, 01/08/2017 - 5:13pm

Firstpost

Whether Bara Hoti or Doklam, India must resist China's advances on ground, learn from history
Firstpost
Though reported, the incident was played down on the ground that the boundary in the sector has not been demarcated, and it was thus a 'transgression' of the perceived boundary line and not an 'intrusion'. .... While it's fruitless attempting to gauge ...
PLA intruded into Chamoli 3 days ahead of Doval's China visitTimes of India
Why Bhutan Is the Wildcard in the Ongoing India-China Standoff at DoklamThe Diplomat

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India's GDP to remain in range of 6.5-7.5% over next 12-18 months: Moody's - Myiris.com

Tue, 01/08/2017 - 2:53pm

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India's GDP to remain in range of 6.5-7.5% over next 12-18 months: Moody's
Myiris.com
Moody's maintains a stable outlook on India's conventional power sector, reflecting improvements in domestic coal production, which moderate risks to fuel supply. Moreover, the government debt restructuring for financially weak distribution utilities ...
Investors, intermediaries confident of India's 6.5-7.5% GDP growth: Moody'sHellenic Shipping News Worldwide
Moody's & ICRA Poll: 'India likely to grow 6.5-7.5% in 12-18 months'The Indian Express

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Sensex, Nifty go flat; capital goods, financials lag - The New Indian Express

Tue, 01/08/2017 - 1:18pm

Sensex, Nifty go flat; capital goods, financials lag
The New Indian Express
A spell of profit-booking kicked in for realty and power sectors as well despite positive Asian shares. Investors are looking forward to the announcement of the Reserve Bank of India's monetary policy meeting, which begins today, along with a slew of ...

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NITI Aayog National Energy Policy 2017: Here are key points of draft policy - Financial Express

Tue, 01/08/2017 - 12:44pm

Financial Express

NITI Aayog National Energy Policy 2017: Here are key points of draft policy
Financial Express
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 perspective, it would not be ideal for ...

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