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Roads, power transmission big bullish bets: Kotak's Prasad - Moneycontrol.com

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Roads, power transmission big bullish bets: Kotak's Prasad
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I think it is better to stay away from the public sector undertaking (PSU) pack, where you still have a lot of problems. Of course, State Bank of India (SBI) maybe slightly different compared to the rest of the public sector banks. So, if you have to ...

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Rs 75K-Crore Thermal MoUs to Light Up GIM - The New Indian Express

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Rs 75K-Crore Thermal MoUs to Light Up GIM
The New Indian Express
While the cumulative investment in the energy sector locked in for GIM will be closer to Rs 1,18,000 crore, about Rs 75,000 crore of that investment will be signed for thermal power projects. The rest will be split between solar and wind, ... “This ...

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India Power Market Outlook to 2025, Update 2015 - Market Trends, Regulations ... - PR Newswire (press release)

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India Power Market Outlook to 2025, Update 2015 - Market Trends, Regulations ...
PR Newswire (press release)
This report elaborates India's power market structure and provides historical and forecast numbers for generation, capacity and consumption up to 2025. Detailed analysis of the Indian power market's regulatory structure, import and export trends ...

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Nationwide strike hits normal life, coal output; over 1000 arrested as ... - Firstpost

Indian Power Sector News - Wed, 02/09/2015 - 10:36pm

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Nationwide strike hits normal life, coal output; over 1000 arrested as ...
Firstpost
State-run Coal India saw nearly half of its 1.7 million tonne daily production getting hit by the strike, as a majority of around four lakh coal workers across the country joined the strike. Union leaders, however, said the impact could be 90 per cent ...
Strike hits normal life, coal output; Violent clashes in WBBusiness Standard
Bharat Bandh: Trade union strike partially impacts, violent clashes in West BengalIndia.com
Trade unions call strike a success, govt says key services were normalLivemint

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Central trade unions signed their own death warrants by calling for all-India ... - Firstpost

Indian Power Sector News - Wed, 02/09/2015 - 9:51pm

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Central trade unions signed their own death warrants by calling for all-India ...
Firstpost
Can public sector unionism help Air India survive without endless taxpayer handouts? Can a Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited be profitable with its bloated workforce? Can a loss-making public sector electricity sector ever ensure low-cost power that is the ...
Strike hits normal life, coal output; violent clashes in West BengalIBNLive
Bharat Bandh: Trade union strike partially impacts, violent clashes in West BengalIndia.com
Strike hits normal life, coal output; Violent clashes in WBBusiness Standard
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Bitter truths about our power sector - Hindu Business Line

Indian Power Sector News - Wed, 02/09/2015 - 9:17pm

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Bitter truths about our power sector
Hindu Business Line
High plant load factors that typified India's power sector masked some of these financial inefficiencies. The recent rapid rise in generation capacity without firm fuel linkages and without matching required investments in transmission and distribution ...

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Modi government's talent deficit may be the biggest roadblock to delivery on ... - Firstpost

Indian Power Sector News - Wed, 02/09/2015 - 8:06pm

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Modi government's talent deficit may be the biggest roadblock to delivery on ...
Firstpost
Solar power remains unreliable despite India's favourable insolation, and cannot be the bedrock of Indian power generation; yet little progress has been made on boosting nuclear power, the only clean source of plentiful and reliable energy. In fact ...

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Nationwide strike hits normal life, coal output; over 200 arrested as violence ... - Firstpost

Indian Power Sector News - Wed, 02/09/2015 - 7:49pm

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Nationwide strike hits normal life, coal output; over 200 arrested as violence ...
Firstpost
State-run Coal India saw nearly half of its 1.7 million tonne daily production getting hit by the strike, as a majority of around four lakh coal workers across the country joined the strike. Union leaders, however, said the impact could be 90 per cent ...
Bharat bandh call by ten unions today; govt expects minimal impactThe Indian Express

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Strike hits normal life, coal output; Violent clashes in West Bengal - Economic Times

Indian Power Sector News - Wed, 02/09/2015 - 6:39pm

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Strike hits normal life, coal output; Violent clashes in West Bengal
Economic Times
Banking services were among the worst hit as 23 public sector banks, 12 private sector banks, 52 regional rural banks and over 13,000 cooperative banks joined the stir. However, staff at SBI, Indian Overseas Bank, ICICI Bank, HDFC Bank and Axis Bank ...
Strike hits normal life, coal output; Violent clashes in WBBusiness Standard
Bharat bandh call by ten unions today; govt expects minimal impactThe Indian Express
Trade unions on strike: 10 points you need to knowTimes of India

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Global green energy firms eyeing India entry - Livemint

Indian Power Sector News - Wed, 02/09/2015 - 11:36am

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Global green energy firms eyeing India entry
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According to the government, the Indian clean energy market is largely driven by asset-based finance to the extent of 94% of the total investment in the sector. Speaking at Mint's fourth annual energy ... With affordable tariff holding the key to the ...
India - A Renewed and Resurgent National Solar MissionSolarplaza

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Trade unions on strike: 10 points you need to know - Times of India

Indian Power Sector News - Wed, 02/09/2015 - 10:39am

Times of India

Trade unions on strike: 10 points you need to know
Times of India
Employees of Reserve Bank of India, nationalised banks, old private sector banks, cooperative banks, regional rural banks are participating in the strike," AIEBA general secretary said. 8. Govt-trade unions talks to continue. The government has ...
Bharat bandh call by ten unions today; govt expects minimal impactThe Indian Express
Shutters of shops down, banks closed, public vehicles off roads as 15 crore ...IBNLive
TU Strike may Hit Essential ServicesThe New Indian Express
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UK leads G20 nations in FDI flow to India - Times of India

Indian Power Sector News - Wed, 02/09/2015 - 6:05am

UK leads G20 nations in FDI flow to India
Times of India
The chemicals sector attracts the lion's share of British investment in India, at $5.78 billion (26 per cent of UK FDI), followed by the pharmaceutical sector at $3.76 billion (17 per cent of UK FDI) and the food processing sector at $3.05 billion (14 ...

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UK leads G20 nations in FDI flow to India - Times of India

Indian Power Sector News - Wed, 02/09/2015 - 6:05am

UK leads G20 nations in FDI flow to India
Times of India
The chemicals sector attracts the lion's share of British investment in India, at $5.78 billion (26 per cent of UK FDI), followed by the pharmaceutical sector at $3.76 billion (17 per cent of UK FDI) and the food processing sector at $3.05 billion (14 ...

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100 per cent divestment: Unlocking the private potential - The Indian Express

Indian Power Sector News - Wed, 02/09/2015 - 3:19am

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100 per cent divestment: Unlocking the private potential
The Indian Express
As per estimates of India Ratings there are 86 projects equivalent to 5,200 km that have been completed (source: National Highways Authority of India) under PPP. Around Rs 4,000 crore of additional residual equity ... The approval would allow ...

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Unorganised Sector Labourers Extend Their Support to Strike - The New Indian Express

Indian Power Sector News - Tue, 01/09/2015 - 8:09pm

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Unorganised Sector Labourers Extend Their Support to Strike
The New Indian Express
The organisations also launched a scathing attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the Centre's 'Make in India' initiative, claiming the programme insults the country's working force as its shows them as "cheap labour" in the eyes of the world ...

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Trade unions to observe nationwide strike tomorrow, essential services may be hit - Times of India

Indian Power Sector News - Tue, 01/09/2015 - 6:35pm

Times of India

Trade unions to observe nationwide strike tomorrow, essential services may be hit
Times of India
Union leaders said the strike will affect the functioning of essential services like transport and supply of power, gas and oil, even as BMS claimed that power, oil and gas supplies will not be affected as a large number of public sector workers in ...
Ten central trade unions to go on strike tomorrow; Govt expects minimal impactFirstpost
Bharat Bandh: Trade Unions Call for Nation-Wide Strike on 2 SeptemberInternational Business Times, India Edition
Ten unions protest against changes in labour laws, to strike on Wednesday ...IBNLive
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India's economy is growing at 7%—but it's not good enough - Quartz

Indian Power Sector News - Tue, 01/09/2015 - 12:41pm

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India's economy is growing at 7%—but it's not good enough
Quartz
... targets—India's finance ministry expects GDP growth of at least 8.1% for the entire year—are perhaps looking somewhat untenable. The all-important monsoon rains haven't entirely delivered, key reforms are hanging fire and India's power sector ...
India's slower-than-expected April-June growth boosts rate cut callsEconomic Times
Economic growth slows to 7%, sets stage for RBI rate cutLivemint
RPT-UPDATE 2-India's slower-than-expected April-June growth boosts rate cut callsReuters
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Game of thrones at NTPC - Livemint

Indian Power Sector News - Tue, 01/09/2015 - 10:13am

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Game of thrones at NTPC
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A.K. Jha, director, technical, assumed interim charge of chairman and managing director (CMD) at India's largest power generation utility as the incumbent CMD Arup Roy Choudhury's term ended on 31 August after he wasn't given an extension. Jha's term ...

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Punjab bags 5 awards in renewable energy sector - The Indian Express

Indian Power Sector News - Tue, 01/09/2015 - 9:08am

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Punjab bags 5 awards in renewable energy sector
The Indian Express
Punjab New and Renewable Energy Department has been conferred five awards for outstanding performance in the various fields of renewable energy power generation including first award for highest capacity addition in grid connected solar rooftop power ...
US$250bn investment opportunity in renewable energy: Piyush GoyalIndiainfoline

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India's slower-than-expected April-June growth boosts rate cut calls - Economic Times

Indian Power Sector News - Tue, 01/09/2015 - 8:32am

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India's slower-than-expected April-June growth boosts rate cut calls
Economic Times
The slowdown in the last quarter was primarily on account of a weak showing from the services sector that accounts for more than half of the $2 trillion economy. The sector grew an annual 8.3 percent compared with a 10.2 percent rise in the March quarter.
Indian economy's slower-than-expected April-June growth boosts rate cut callsIBNLive
Economic growth slows to 7%, sets stage for RBI rate cutLivemint
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