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10 Raghuram Rajan Comments That Made Modi Government Squirm - Huffington Post India

Sun, 19/06/2016 - 11:52am

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10 Raghuram Rajan Comments That Made Modi Government Squirm
Huffington Post India
The headline read, “The man who predicted world's future set out to correct India's present.” It wasn't all sunny after the Narendra Modi government came to power. Differences over rate cuts that soured the Raghuram Rajan-Modi relationship, and his ...
After Raghuram Rajan, who?Livemint

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'India to equal world per capita steel consumption in 10 yrs' - The Indian Express

Sun, 19/06/2016 - 11:48am

The Indian Express

'India to equal world per capita steel consumption in 10 yrs'
The Indian Express
“Look at the road sector, more highways are being built, which means more steel will be used. Similarly, in Railways more tracks are to be laid and we expect a huge jump in spending there. Power sector is also expanding, which again will boost demand ...

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Here's how Raghuram Rajan became René Higuita of central banking - Firstpost

Sun, 19/06/2016 - 10:45am

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Here's how Raghuram Rajan became René Higuita of central banking
Firstpost
As an example, he pointed out how the RBI decided to give payments bank licences to a few corporate which did not have financial sector experience. Rajan is indeed a risk-taker and it is clear from his many actions and words, ... Coming at a time when ...
10 Raghuram Rajan Comments That Made Modi Government SquirmHuffington Post India
Raghuram Rajan did not just do what he did at RBI – he also dared to speak outScroll.in
Raghuram Rajan Never Stood A Chance With Modi SarkarNDTV
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Raghuram Rajan did not just do what he did at RBI – he also dared to speak out - Scroll.in

Sun, 19/06/2016 - 8:05am

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Raghuram Rajan did not just do what he did at RBI – he also dared to speak out
Scroll.in
At a time when the freedom of expression is under threat, he spoke truth to power and reached out to a young audience, much beyond mere banking circles. Raghuram Rajan did not just do what he did at ... When the world is witnessing an economic slowdown ...
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Is becoming less import-dependent the answer for Indian Defence? - Economic Times

Sun, 19/06/2016 - 2:42am

Economic Times

Is becoming less import-dependent the answer for Indian Defence?
Economic Times
... India imports roughly 60% of its defence equipment. Only six major defence contracts have been awarded in the last 24 months since the new government assumed power, all of them to foreign companies. ... Adds Anil Ambani, chairman, Reliance ADA ...

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How a seventh grader of Indian origin from Texas is taking LED bulbs to poor people - Economic Times

Sun, 19/06/2016 - 1:36am

Economic Times

How a seventh grader of Indian origin from Texas is taking LED bulbs to poor people
Economic Times
The 13-year-old got down to drafting a letter which she sent out to "random people that I could find in our family phone book", explaining the government's objective of reducing greenhouse gases as well as taking electricity to the poorest villages in ...

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Positive about India's entry into NSG: Vladimir Putin to India Today - India Today

Sat, 18/06/2016 - 10:33pm

India Today

Positive about India's entry into NSG: Vladimir Putin to India Today
India Today
India applied for full membership of the 48-member NSG this May in order to trade freely with member countries for vital nuclear technology, equipment, material and fuel for its nuclear power sector. In an exclusive interaction with India Today's Group ...
India sure of China's support for nuclear group's membershipLivemint

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Congress a 'sinking' ship, says Rajnath Singh - The Indian Express

Sat, 18/06/2016 - 6:29pm

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Congress a 'sinking' ship, says Rajnath Singh
The Indian Express
Rajnath Singh, Maritime terrorism, Home minister, BJP, Union home minister, india Addressing a 'Vikas Parv' rally organised to celebrate ... When there is a hole in a ship, no power in the world can save it. So, Congress is now a sinking ship, it has ...

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Fighter Jets to be part of Make in India programme: Parrikar - Business Standard

Sat, 18/06/2016 - 6:00pm

Business Standard

Fighter Jets to be part of Make in India programme: Parrikar
Business Standard
Parrikar said the Tata-Boeing joint venture was not just a big as well as a good FDI but would also generate substantial number of well trained skilled manpower jobs in the aerospace sector. The Defence Minister also complimented Boeing for ... Tata ...
Boeing, Tata to establish aerospace facility near HyderabadHindu Business Line

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No 2nd term: Will go back to academia, Raghuram Rajan in farewell letter - Firstpost

Sat, 18/06/2016 - 5:34pm

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No 2nd term: Will go back to academia, Raghuram Rajan in farewell letter
Firstpost
Swamy in the letter to Modi said the BJP came to power under his inspiring leadership. "I cannot see why someone appointed by the UPA Government who is apparently working against Indian economic interests should be kept in this post when we have so ...

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Boeing, Tata to establish aerospace facility near Hyderabad - Hindu Business Line

Sat, 18/06/2016 - 3:10pm

Hindu Business Line

Boeing, Tata to establish aerospace facility near Hyderabad
Hindu Business Line
S. Ramadorai, Chairman of Tata Advanced Systems Ltd (TASL), said, “Today's ground-breaking ceremony is a significant milestone in furthering our commitment to the Indian aerospace sector. With the advent of the Industrial Revolution 4.0 this ... Tata ...

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Microsoft enters the marijuana business - Times of India

Sat, 18/06/2016 - 11:55am

Times of India

Microsoft enters the marijuana business
Times of India
Microsoft acquires messaging startup founded by Indian. Technology giant Microsoft has acquired a messaging-app developer founded by an Indian as the US-based software firm aims to strengthen its position in the emerging era of combining the power of ...

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Why inflation numbers do not make sense for India's poor - Firstpost

Sat, 18/06/2016 - 10:48am

Firstpost

Why inflation numbers do not make sense for India's poor
Firstpost
It considers an expenditure cutoff of $1.9 a person a day in purchasing power parity (PPP) terms. ... So it is obvious that the number of poor also keeps shifting, especially in the case of people in the informal sectors and also seasonal change in income.

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Policy issued 3 weeks ago, Nuclear plants in India get insurance cover for first time - The Indian Express

Sat, 18/06/2016 - 2:03am

The Indian Express

Policy issued 3 weeks ago, Nuclear plants in India get insurance cover for first time
The Indian Express
After tortuous negotiations, New India Assurance has issued the much-awaited nuclear insurance policy to the Nuclear Power Corporation of India (NPCIL). The public sector insurer issued the cover for a premium of Rs 100 crore to 21 nuclear plants under ...

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Delhi-Dhaka power project headed for financial mess: Think tank - Business Standard

Sat, 18/06/2016 - 12:51am

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Delhi-Dhaka power project headed for financial mess: Think tank
Business Standard
Ujjawal Bhattacharya, managing director, Bangladesh-India Friendship Power Company (BIFPCL), did not comment on the issue of rates for the power generated. He said coal-based generation was needed for the energy security of Bangladesh, which was ...
Rampal power cost to rise significantlyThe Daily Star

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Delhi Power Minister: Electricity made expensive deliberately - The Indian Express

Fri, 17/06/2016 - 8:53pm

The Indian Express

Delhi Power Minister: Electricity made expensive deliberately
The Indian Express
Power has been made costly deliberately. It is the most opaque sector. If you want to increase consumption of electricity then you have to reduce the tariff,” the minister said on the sidelines of Power Ministers' conference. India has a total ...

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NTPC's Bangladesh project puts Exim Bank's global credibility at risk: IEEFA - Business Standard

Fri, 17/06/2016 - 7:16pm

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NTPC's Bangladesh project puts Exim Bank's global credibility at risk: IEEFA
Business Standard
A US-based think tank today said the Bangladesh-India Maitree project could effectively end up in a financial mess. The coal-based power plant proposed to be built near the city of Khulna, close to the Sundarbans mangrove forest, is a joint venture ...
Rampal power cost to rise significantlyThe Daily Star

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Proactive policy being designed to revive hydro power sector: Goyal - The Indian Express

Fri, 17/06/2016 - 7:15pm

The Indian Express

Proactive policy being designed to revive hydro power sector: Goyal
The Indian Express
Piyush Goyal, hydro power, hyrdro power policy india, india hydro power policy, Goyal said states have also resolved to achieve 24X7 power for all in their respective states by March 2019. (Source: File photo). Government will soon come up with a ...

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David Cameron assures PM Modi of UK's 'firm support' for India's NSG membership bid - Times of India

Fri, 17/06/2016 - 7:08pm

Times of India

David Cameron assures PM Modi of UK's 'firm support' for India's NSG membership bid
Times of India
The NSG looks after critical issues relating to nuclear sector and its members are allowed to trade in and export nuclear technology. Membership of the grouping will help India significantly expand its atomic energy sector. India has been reaching out ...
NSG membership won't give India tangible gains: ExpertEconomic Times
US urges NSG members to support India's membershipThe Indian Express
India's Entry into NSG: Why is South Africa holding out?Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses
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NSG membership won't give India tangible gains: Expert - Economic Times

Fri, 17/06/2016 - 6:31pm

Economic Times

NSG membership won't give India tangible gains: Expert
Economic Times
... 'India and NSG Membership' organised by the Indian Pugwash Society and the Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (IDSA), Balachandran said that the membership would be helpful in strengthening investment for the nuclear power sector but there ...
David Cameron assures PM Modi of UK's 'firm support' for India's NSG membership bidTimes of India
US urges NSG members to support India's membershipThe Indian Express
India's Entry into NSG: Why is South Africa holding out?Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses
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