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Tata Sampann launches ready-to-cook multi-grain khichdi mix - Times of India

Sun, 14/01/2018 - 9:07pm

Tata Sampann launches ready-to-cook multi-grain khichdi mix
Times of India
The khichdi mix has been formulated with food connoisseur and Tata Sampann's brand ambassador Chef Sanjeev Kapoor and is inspired from the Guinness World Record winning khichdi made with the company's products at World Food India in November 2017, the ...

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Enabling investments is key to growth - The Hindu

Sun, 14/01/2018 - 5:57pm

The Hindu

Enabling investments is key to growth
The Hindu
Given the continuing decline in the investment rate in India, there are hopes that the Budget would reignite the animal spirits required to revive the investment momentum. The corporate sector is looking for a reduction in the corporate tax rate, as ...

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Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation: Udangudi power project on track - The New Indian Express

Sun, 14/01/2018 - 7:12am

Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation: Udangudi power project on track
The New Indian Express
The 2x660 MW coal-based supercritical thermal power project is set to come up in Thoothukudi district and has been in the news for sometime now. The multi-crore deal was inked in the presence of Electricity Minister P Thangamani, Energy Secretary ...

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Udangudi power project on track - The New Indian Express

Sun, 14/01/2018 - 7:12am

Udangudi power project on track
The New Indian Express
The 2x660 MW coal-based supercritical thermal power project is set to come up in Thoothukudi district and has been in the news for sometime now. The multi-crore deal was inked in the presence of Electricity Minister P Thangamani, Energy Secretary ...

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Paris Climate Deal: ambitions and actions on the ground - Down To Earth Magazine (press release) (blog)

Sat, 13/01/2018 - 8:26pm

Down To Earth Magazine (press release) (blog)

Paris Climate Deal: ambitions and actions on the ground
Down To Earth Magazine (press release) (blog)
The nationwide market would initially cover China's state-dominated power sector, which produced almost half of the country's emissions in 2017. The announcement would give global efforts to combat climate change a boost despite the US announcement to ...

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Enabling investments is key to growth - The Hindu

Sat, 13/01/2018 - 7:19pm

The Hindu

Enabling investments is key to growth
The Hindu
Given the continuing decline in the investment rate in India, there are hopes that the Budget would reignite the animal spirits required to revive the investment momentum. The corporate sector is looking for a reduction in the corporate tax rate, as ...

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Budget 2018: Here's what these 12 sectors are expecting from FM Arun Jaitley - Moneycontrol.com

Sat, 13/01/2018 - 2:01pm

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Budget 2018: Here's what these 12 sectors are expecting from FM Arun Jaitley
Moneycontrol.com
Metal Sector: Push for use of indigenous products, encouraging Make-in-India. Increase spending on infra project including housing for all and roads. Power Sector: Increase allocation towards 'Power for All' and scheme like IPDS, DDUGJY. Policies to ...

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Safeguard duty may not hit ongoing solar projects - Economic Times

Sat, 13/01/2018 - 7:08am

Economic Times

Safeguard duty may not hit ongoing solar projects
Economic Times
Ultimately, tariffs may go up by 40-50% of the present levels," said Manoj Gupta, vice president, solar business (India & Asia), Fortum India. Solar modules account for about 60% of the total project cost. Gupta said discoms will be further dissuaded ...

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Mining Operations Offered to India After Mixed Signals from Beijing - Bitcoin News (press release)

Sat, 13/01/2018 - 5:30am

Bitcoin News (press release)

Mining Operations Offered to India After Mixed Signals from Beijing
Bitcoin News (press release)
India is in a good position to use Beijing's reluctance to support the booming Chinese mining sector. The centralized decisions of the most populous People's Republic may present the most populous democracy with some unexpected opportunities. Besides ...

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'Negative' media coverage of Kashmir affected tourism: Congress - The New Indian Express

Fri, 12/01/2018 - 10:34pm

The New Indian Express

'Negative' media coverage of Kashmir affected tourism: Congress
The New Indian Express
JAMMU: The Congress today expressed concern over the "negative" portrayal of Kashmir in prime-time television debates, saying it has hurt the state's tourism sector. "There is a concern over the negative portrayal of Kashmir in prime-time (TV) debates ...

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Modi can breathe! Lack of jobs rarely dethrones government in India - Economic Times

Fri, 12/01/2018 - 11:25am

Economic Times

Modi can breathe! Lack of jobs rarely dethrones government in India
Economic Times
... in the previous election cycle, the ruling party was thrown out of power in the 11th Lok Sabha election in 1996. Also, between 1999-2000 and 2003-04, while employment growth in the non-farm sector averaged 4.2 per cent per annum, the ruling ...

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Implement power schemes - Daily Excelsior

Fri, 12/01/2018 - 10:48am

Implement power schemes
Daily Excelsior
PDD is the much talked about agency in the State not for appreciation but for resentment of the general public. The reason is that the department has not been able to bring about meaningful changes in its functioning, particularly in power generation ...

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India turns Tesla model on its head to target mass market - Livemint

Fri, 12/01/2018 - 10:47am

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India turns Tesla model on its head to target mass market
Livemint
India's nascent transition to EVs is heading in the opposite direction. Many consumers will get their first taste of electric vehicles from public-transit systems and corporate fleets in India, where car ownership per 1,000 citizens is just 20 ...

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India turns Tesla's electric vehicle formula on its head to target mass market - Economic Times

Fri, 12/01/2018 - 10:18am

Economic Times

India turns Tesla's electric vehicle formula on its head to target mass market
Economic Times
Predictions about India's path to wider EV acceptance mirror some of the ways in which China's market developed. Consumers there were introduced to electric vehicles after heavy public investment in infrastructure including buses, taxi fleets and ...

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CIAL to boost solar power capacity to 40 Mw by May - The New Indian Express

Fri, 12/01/2018 - 7:31am

CIAL to boost solar power capacity to 40 Mw by May
The New Indian Express
CHENNAI: The Cochin International Airport Limited (CIAL), the world's first fully solar-powered airport, plans to step up power generation capacity to 40 Mw by May 2018 from 27.7 Mw at present. CIAL currently has eight plants at various locations ...

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Power politics: Fissures within Cong surface - The New Indian Express

Fri, 12/01/2018 - 7:19am

Power politics: Fissures within Cong surface
The New Indian Express
HYDERABAD: Principal opposition Congress' enthusiasm over cornering the ruling party by levelling allegations that power is being purchased for the supply of free 24X7 electricity to agriculture sector seems to have exposed the “fissures” within the ...

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India Turns Tesla Model on Its Head to Target Mass Market - BloombergQuint

Fri, 12/01/2018 - 4:21am

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India Turns Tesla Model on Its Head to Target Mass Market
BloombergQuint
Predictions about India's path to wider EV acceptance mirror some of the ways in which China's market developed. Consumers there were introduced to electric vehicles after heavy public investment in infrastructure including buses, taxi fleets and ...

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India: Liberalization Of FDI Caps - Mondaq News Alerts

Thu, 11/01/2018 - 10:21pm

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India: Liberalization Of FDI Caps
Mondaq News Alerts
FDI in an Indian company that is engaged solely in the activity of investing in the capital of other Indian companies or LLPs and in the Core Investing Companies regulated by a financial sector regulator, would now be allowed for foreign investment up ...
'FDI relaxation to help attract foreign investors'Moneycontrol.com
Indian FDI norms eased in constructionConstruction Global - Construction News, Magazine and Website

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Thermal power PLF remains subdued despite high demand: Icra - Outlook India

Thu, 11/01/2018 - 3:57pm

Thermal power PLF remains subdued despite high demand: Icra
Outlook India
However, it said that despite the recent rise in the electricity demand growth, there is only a marginal improvement in the all India thermal plant load factor (PLF) -- an indicator of capacity utilisation -- to 59.7 per cent for the first nine months ...

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Thermal power PLF remains subdued despite high demand: Icra ... - Times of India

Thu, 11/01/2018 - 3:43pm

Thermal power PLF remains subdued despite high demand: Icra ...
Times of India
New Delhi, Jan 11 () Capacity utilisation of thermal power plants remained subdued in April-December period this fiscal at 59.7 per cent even as the electricity demand grew at 5.8 per cent, rating agency Icra said. The domestic electricity demand has ...

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