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Solar sector unfazed by India-China tensions - Business Standard

Mon, 07/08/2017 - 3:30pm

Economic Times

Solar sector unfazed by India-China tensions
Business Standard
The last two years have witnessed an impressive growth of the solar sector. While India added 4 GW of solar power capacity in 2016, the generation capacity of solar rose from 2,650 MW on May 26, 2014, to 10,000 MW on March 10, 2017. However, in order ...
Amid border row, China reminds India how fragile its economy isEconomic Times
China is wrong on Sikkim-Tibet boundaryLivemint
Doklam Stand-Off Means the Current Process of Settling the China Border Has Run Its CourseThe Wire
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Electric Vehicles to Increase Power Sector's Viability: Feedback Consulting - ETAuto.com

Mon, 07/08/2017 - 2:33pm

ETAuto.com

Electric Vehicles to Increase Power Sector's Viability: Feedback Consulting
ETAuto.com
New Delhi: The government's focus on transforming mobility through a shift to electric vehicle will increase the viability of India's power sector which is witnessing a flat rise in demand, according to a research paper issued by Feedback Consulting, a ...

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Amid border row, China reminds India how fragile its economy is - Economic Times

Mon, 07/08/2017 - 12:21pm

Economic Times

Amid border row, China reminds India how fragile its economy is
Economic Times
"Due to the large amount of bad loans in sectors such as power, infrastructure and steel, India's banking sector is reluctant to extend new loans these days. That situation directly led to the slump in investment growth by domestic companies, which hit ...
India's Growth Story is Unraveling, Yet the Government is in DenialNewsClick

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The power of Bharat-22 bluechip stocks could outperform Nifty; stay invested - Moneycontrol.com

Mon, 07/08/2017 - 7:40am

The power of Bharat-22 bluechip stocks could outperform Nifty; stay invested
Moneycontrol.com
The analyst community has already given a thumbs up to the Bharat-22 exchange traded fund (ETF) as it reflects the confidence of the government in its state-run public sector companies which offers value for money to investors. ... Top PSUs stocks ...

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Hinduja National Power looks to acquire Kiran Energy assets - Livemint

Mon, 07/08/2017 - 1:38am

Livemint

Hinduja National Power looks to acquire Kiran Energy assets
Livemint
... slowing down of bids, and disconnect between return expectations of seller vis-a-vis buyer has not helped the cause of the solar power sector,” said Manish Aggarwal, partner, head - corporate finance, infrastructure - equity and debt, KPMG in India ...

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Anger grows over banking charges - The Telegraph

Mon, 07/08/2017 - 1:27am

The Telegraph

Anger grows over banking charges
The Telegraph
The Indian banking system is beset by a surge in bad loan provisioning. Decades of following a policy of easy lending and easy re-writing of loans to big-ticket projects in the steel, infrastructure and power sectors have suddenly resulted in a surge ...

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IBA may seek Centre's help as states move to rework PPAs with power firms - Economic Times

Mon, 07/08/2017 - 1:10am

Economic Times

IBA may seek Centre's help as states move to rework PPAs with power firms
Economic Times
With power sector stress already contributing to nearly 17% of the overall debt of banks, the fear is that the bulk of the next round of slippages will emanate from this sector. That's at a time when the government and the Reserve Bank of India are ...

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Regulations in auto sector still evolving in India, says McKinsey - Hindu Business Line

Sun, 06/08/2017 - 9:29pm

Regulations in auto sector still evolving in India, says McKinsey
Hindu Business Line
By then, 25-40 per cent of the vehicles will probably be running on electricity. Whereas “China has worked religiously in this area for over 20 years and is a world leader. In India, the regulations are still evolving and infrastructure is physically ...

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NTPC seeks licence to set up charging stations for electric vehicles - Livemint

Sun, 06/08/2017 - 9:07pm

Livemint

NTPC seeks licence to set up charging stations for electric vehicles
Livemint
Currently under The Electricity Act, 2003, a distribution licence is required to distribute power from the respective state electricity regulatory commissions (SERCs). India's largest power generation utility is seeking a pan-India licence as it will ...

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Iraq secures $195 million Japanese loan for electricity sector | The ... - The Indian Express

Sat, 05/08/2017 - 6:16pm

The Indian Express

Iraq secures $195 million Japanese loan for electricity sector | The ...
The Indian Express
Though Iraq is a major OPEC oil producer, the country faces chronic electricity shortages, with its fragile grid struggling to meet demand after years of war, ...

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Modi's hard line, Doklam recklessness pushing India to war: Chinese daily - Business Standard

Sat, 05/08/2017 - 2:08pm

Business Standard

Modi's hard line, Doklam recklessness pushing India to war: Chinese daily
Business Standard
A standoff between Indian and Chinese troops is continuing along the border in Doklam in Sikkim sector close to the tri-junction of India, China and Bhutan, since June 16. The standoff started after China attempted to build a road in Bhutanese ...
Sikkim standoff: China could launch military operation against Indian troops in Doka La, says expertFirstpost
Bhutan Stands By India, But Modi Is Weakening ItNDTV
Sikkim standoff may derail business progress achieved in recent yearsThe Indian Express
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Narendra Modi is pushing his country to war with hard-line stand, says Chinese daily - Economic Times

Sat, 05/08/2017 - 12:51pm

Firstpost

Narendra Modi is pushing his country to war with hard-line stand, says Chinese daily
Economic Times
"Its move is irresponsible to regional security and is gambling against India's destiny and its people's well-being. If the Modi government refuses to stop, it will push its country into a war that India has no power to control," it went on. ... A ...
Sikkim standoff: China could launch military operation against Indian troops in Doka La, says expertFirstpost
Bhutan Stands By India, But Modi Is Weakening ItNDTV
Sikkim standoff may derail business progress achieved in recent yearsThe Indian Express
India TV -Free Press Journal
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Govt to sell stake in 22 companies, new exchange-traded fund launched - Hindustan Times

Sat, 05/08/2017 - 7:37am

Hindustan Times

Govt to sell stake in 22 companies, new exchange-traded fund launched
Hindustan Times
It consisted of stocks of 10 public sector entities — Oil and Natural Gas Corp Ltd (ONGC), Coal India Ltd, Indian Oil Corp Ltd (IOC), GAIL, Oil India Ltd, Power Finance Corp Ltd (PFC), Bharat Electronics Ltd (BEL), Rural Electrification Corp Ltd (REC ...
Government offers slice of blue chips via new exchange-traded fund Bharat-22Economic Times
Govt forms Bharat-22 ETF for asset sales in 22 firms; to cover six sectorsBusiness Standard
Government announces new PSU ETF called Bharat-22 with diversified portfolioZee News
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Sikkim standoff may derail business progress achieved in recent years - The Indian Express

Sat, 05/08/2017 - 2:30am

The Indian Express

Sikkim standoff may derail business progress achieved in recent years
The Indian Express
Chinese business interests in India have seen sharp vacillations over the last five years, with FDI inflows from China continuing to be tepid even as investment into sector such as telecom hardware witnessed an uptick, alongside the rising trend of ...
Road to Doklam: When will China and India start talking about the 1962 war honestly?South China Morning Post

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Fuelling change from within - Fortune India

Sat, 05/08/2017 - 12:34am

Fortune India

Fuelling change from within
Fortune India
Gujarat State Electricity Corporation alone accounts for around 30% of power generation in the state. Then there are private players such as Adani Power and Torrent Power. Besides, as a public sector company, GMDC also has special responsibilities.

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Government offers slice of blue chips via new exchange-traded fund Bharat-22 - Economic Times

Sat, 05/08/2017 - 12:25am

Economic Times

Government offers slice of blue chips via new exchange-traded fund Bharat-22
Economic Times
Of the 22 companies, ONGC, IOC, BPCL and Coal India are from the energy sector. SBI, Indian Bank, Bank of Baroda, Axis Bank, PFC and REC belong to the financial sector; Nalco to minerals; ITC to FMCG; and BEL, EIL and NBCC to industrials. Power Grid ...
Govt to sell stake in 22 companies, new exchange-traded fund launchedHindustan Times
Govt forms Bharat-22 ETF for asset sales in 22 firms; to cover six sectorsBusiness Standard
Government announces new PSU ETF called Bharat-22 with diversified portfolioZee News
The Tribune
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Govt to launch new ETF Bharat 22 to sell stakes in 22 firms: Arun Jaitley - Livemint

Fri, 04/08/2017 - 3:47pm

Livemint

Govt to launch new ETF Bharat 22 to sell stakes in 22 firms: Arun Jaitley
Livemint
Ltd, Indian Oil Corp. Ltd, Bharat Petroleum Corp. Ltd, and Coal India Ltd from the energy sector; State Bank of India, Axis Bank, Bank of Baroda, Rural Electrification Corp Ltd, Power Finance Corp. Ltd and Indian Bank from the finance sector; Larsen ...
New exchange-traded fund launched to sell govt stakes in 22 firms: Arun JaitleyHindustan Times
Probe fear affecting banks' ability to tackle NPAs: Arun JaitleyTimes of India
FM Arun Jaitley announces Bharat-22 ETF; sectoral cap set at 20%Economic Times
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Probe fear affecting banks' ability to tackle NPAs: Arun Jaitley - Times of India

Fri, 04/08/2017 - 11:45am

Ultra News

Probe fear affecting banks' ability to tackle NPAs: Arun Jaitley
Times of India
He said steel sector globally faced difficulty due to surplus steel production by China and it impacted Indian industry as well. In case of power sector, he referred to NPAs generated by state electricity distribution firms. Jaitley indicated that RBI ...
Government announces new PSU ETF called Bharat-22 with diversified portfolioZee News
Govt launches new exchange-traded fund 'Bharat 22' to divest stake in 22 firmsBusiness Today
Centre Will Sell Stakes In 22 Firms Through New Exchange Traded FundBloombergQuint
Ultra News
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There Could Be 3 Lakh Jobs in Solar, Wind Sectors by 2022 in India - The Quint

Fri, 04/08/2017 - 11:29am

The Quint

There Could Be 3 Lakh Jobs in Solar, Wind Sectors by 2022 in India
The Quint
Over 3,00,000 Indians could find jobs in the wind and solar industry over the next five years if the country works towards its 2022 target of 160 GW. Currently, wind and solar together account for almost 14 percent of India's installed power capacity ...

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Court order on outsourced power employees gives jitters to Osmania University staff - The New Indian Express

Fri, 04/08/2017 - 11:23am

The New Indian Express

Court order on outsourced power employees gives jitters to Osmania University staff
The New Indian Express
HYDERABAD: The Hyderabad High Court's statement that no outsourced employee working in the state's power sector can be absorbed, has become a cause of concern for others employed on a similar basis across the state. Associate and assistant ...

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