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Two years of Modi govt: Slew of big-ticket projects for Maharashtra - The Indian Express

Mon, 23/05/2016 - 2:33am

The Indian Express

Two years of Modi govt: Slew of big-ticket projects for Maharashtra
The Indian Express
Industries minister Subash Desai said, “Of the total 15 lakh crore investment at the Make In India Week, Maharashtra got the maximum Rs 8 lakh crore.” For the power sector, the Centre has assured coal linkages from neighbourhood states like Chhatisgarh ...

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Writing a new script for centre-state relations - Livemint

Mon, 23/05/2016 - 1:31am

Livemint

Writing a new script for centre-state relations
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The sharp increase in share of untied funds to states from the pool of central taxes to 42% as well as giving states more say and flexibility in centrally sponsored schemes can be counted as a big push to cooperative federalism and Modi's call for Team ...

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Modi govt is pro poor, pro business - Livemint

Mon, 23/05/2016 - 1:12am

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Modi govt is pro poor, pro business
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It is a proud moment for all of us. We were elected to power on a pro-poor mandate. Unfortunately ... Besides stepping up spending for this sector, our government has also undertaken a structural overhaul of Indian agriculture—bringing in a crop ...

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Increased focus on infra in two years of NDA - Livemint

Mon, 23/05/2016 - 12:28am

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Increased focus on infra in two years of NDA
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Be it structural reforms or switching to different accounting systems, railway minister Suresh Prabhu didn't deviate, despite criticism, and continued with moves such as the introduction of an online tendering process, decentralization of power and ...

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Investors who turned their back are coming back: Nitin Gadkari - The Hindu

Sun, 22/05/2016 - 1:15pm

The Hindu

Investors who turned their back are coming back: Nitin Gadkari
The Hindu
Two years after taking charge, do you feel India's economy is out of the woods yet? Look, when we came to ... There was a shortage of coal – we have a surplus coal after two years and similar is the case with the power generation. We can't also say ...

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Edutech startups: Why the opportunity as well as the challenge is huge - Economic Times

Sun, 22/05/2016 - 3:24am

Economic Times

Edutech startups: Why the opportunity as well as the challenge is huge
Economic Times
"We want to create a habit of autonomous learning for Indian students," he says. Despite these claims, Byjus has not made a huge dent in the market — it plans to have at least 3,00,000 paid users on the app in a year, in a country with over 250 ...

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Pinarayi government to face grave 'power crisis' - The New Indian Express

Sat, 21/05/2016 - 6:41am

Pinarayi government to face grave 'power crisis'
The New Indian Express
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Chief Minister-designate Pinarayi Vijayan is an old hand when it comes to the state's power sector, having steered it as electricity minister in the late-nineties, so it's a coincidence of sorts that some of the immediate challenges ...

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Centre to give Rs 41K crore for developing Telangana power sector - The New Indian Express

Sat, 21/05/2016 - 5:33am

The New Indian Express

Centre to give Rs 41K crore for developing Telangana power sector
The New Indian Express
HYDERABAD: Refuting the charge that the Union government is neglecting Telangana, Union minister of state for labour and employment Bandaru Dattatreya has said that the Centre is committed to providing Rs 41,000 crore for development of the power ...

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2 years of NDA: How Goyal is transforming Indian power sector - Moneycontrol.com

Fri, 20/05/2016 - 6:23pm

Wall Street Journal (blog)

2 years of NDA: How Goyal is transforming Indian power sector
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2 years of NDA: How Goyal is transforming Indian power sector. Coal & Power Minister Piyush Goyal says the ministry has been been able to kick-start a lot of stalled power projects over the last 2 years resulting in nearly 46,000 megawatt of additional ...
Lights Go Out as Indian Power Minister Highlights Achievements in Reducing Power CutsWall Street Journal (blog)
Simplified power tariff plan is need of the hourThe New Indian Express
India turns power surplus with record capacity addition: GoyalNetIndian

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Expand role in social sector projects: Jaitley to World Bank - The Indian Express

Fri, 20/05/2016 - 5:44pm

The Indian Express

Expand role in social sector projects: Jaitley to World Bank
The Indian Express
On the focus of the present government, the Finance Minister said that areas like non-conventional power generation, the Nation-wide sanitation campaign, electrification of villages in India, major and minor irrigation projects and rural housing for ...
India has become an outpost of opportunity for global investors: JaitleyThe New Indian Express
Bring in private players in sectors dominated by state: JaitleyThe Hindu
Jaitley asks World Bank to expand role in social sectorSME Times

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Expand role in social sector projects: Arun Jaitley to World Bank - Deccan Chronicle

Fri, 20/05/2016 - 4:44pm

Deccan Chronicle

Expand role in social sector projects: Arun Jaitley to World Bank
Deccan Chronicle
On the focus of the present government, the Finance Minister said that areas like non-conventional power generation, the Nation-wide sanitation campaign, electrification of villages in India, major and minor irrigation projects and rural housing for ...

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Expand role in social sector projects: Jaitley to World Bank - Business Standard

Fri, 20/05/2016 - 4:31pm

Expand role in social sector projects: Jaitley to World Bank
Business Standard
On the focus of the present government, the Finance Minister said that areas like non-conventional power generation, the Nation-wide sanitation campaign, electrification of villages in India, major and minor irrigation projects and rural housing for ...

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The phenomena of Jayalalithaa and Mamata - Livemint

Fri, 20/05/2016 - 2:16pm

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The phenomena of Jayalalithaa and Mamata
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While All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) chief J. Jayalalithaa won Tamil Nadu, Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee retained West Bengal. On the face of it, Jayalalithaa and Mamata Banerjee are as different ... Jayalalithaa's ...

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Why global banks are opting out of India or streamlining their businesses - Economic Times

Fri, 20/05/2016 - 2:16pm

Why global banks are opting out of India or streamlining their businesses
Economic Times
NEW DELHI: Hong Kong & Shanghai Banking Corp ( HSBC ) is shutting 24 of its 50 branches in India in its push for more digital transactions. The decision, the lender says, follows a "strategic review" of the bank's retail and wealth management business ...

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In outreach to Myanmar, India offers aid in agriculture, public healthcare sectors - Firstpost

Fri, 20/05/2016 - 1:17pm

Firstpost

In outreach to Myanmar, India offers aid in agriculture, public healthcare sectors
Firstpost
The offer was made by Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman at the India Myanmar Business Conclave held at Myanmarese capital Yangon, according to an Indian commerce ministry statement in New Delhi. ... for landslide victory by the National League for ...

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Indian economy is likely to grow at 7.6% in FY16: Arun Jaitley - ETAuto.com

Fri, 20/05/2016 - 12:42pm

Firstpost

Indian economy is likely to grow at 7.6% in FY16: Arun Jaitley
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Speaking further on the occasion, Jaitley said that the focus of the present Government is on areas like non-conventional power generation, the Nation-wide sanitation campaign, electrification of villages in India, major and minor irrigation projects ...
Expand role in social sector projects: Jaitley to World BankTimes of India

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Indian firms may have to abide by strict global standards: EY - The Hindu

Thu, 19/05/2016 - 11:10pm

The Hindu

Indian firms may have to abide by strict global standards: EY
The Hindu
“The Retail and Consumer Products (RCP) sector has seen a significant uptick in India with increasing consumer purchasing power as well as varied choices… with cost reduction high on the agenda, many companies have resorted to cost reduction ...

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BHEL commissions 250 mw thermal unit in Maharashtra - Financial Express

Thu, 19/05/2016 - 3:49pm

Financial Express

BHEL commissions 250 mw thermal unit in Maharashtra
Financial Express
The unit has been commissioned at Parli Thermal Power Station (TPS), located in Beed district in the Marathwada region of Maharashtra, Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) said in a BSE filing. The project is owned by Maharashtra State Power ...

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Torrent Power tumbles after weak Q4 earnings - Business Standard

Thu, 19/05/2016 - 2:30pm

NDTV

Torrent Power tumbles after weak Q4 earnings
Business Standard
Hence, the figures for the corresponding periods are not comparable with the figures of the current periods. Torrent Power is a well-known brand in the Indian power sector with an all-round experience in generation, transmission and distribution of power.
PTC India Q4 Net Profit Dips 30% To Rs. 40 CroreNDTV

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BHEL commissions 250 MW thermal unit in Maharashtra - Economic Times

Thu, 19/05/2016 - 1:54pm

Economic Times

BHEL commissions 250 MW thermal unit in Maharashtra
Economic Times
The 200-270 MW rating class sets supplied by BHEL today form the backbone of the Indian power sector and have been performing much above the national as well as international benchmarks. Stay on top of business news with The Economic Times App.

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