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Severe coal shortage at Indian power plants hits industries - Reuters UK

Fri, 10/10/2014 - 4:30pm

Business Today

Severe coal shortage at Indian power plants hits industries
Reuters UK
State-owned Coal India, the world's largest miner of the fuel, accounts for more than 80 percent of the country's total production but has failed to raise its output fast enough to cater to the increasing needs of the power sector. Its April-September ...
Indian Coal Sector - The Way ForwardBusiness Today

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Indian Coal Sector - The Way Forward - Business Today

Fri, 10/10/2014 - 1:58pm

Business Today

Indian Coal Sector - The Way Forward
Business Today
By doing so, the monopoly regime of Coal India in mining and selling coal would come to an end and the sector would get opened for commercial purposes, as was done in the case of aviation, power, oil/gas, telecom, and steel sectors. This would bring in ...
Severe coal shortage at Indian power plants hits industries By Krishna N DasFinancial Express

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Power Ministry to sell LED Bulbs – Are we going Maximum Government? - Niticentral

Fri, 10/10/2014 - 11:03am

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Power Ministry to sell LED Bulbs – Are we going Maximum Government?
Niticentral
“The Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) together with the Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), which is a joint venture of four central public sector undertakings in the power sector, have worked with electricity distribution companies (discoms ...

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Gujarat may get India's first offshore wind power project - Business Standard

Thu, 09/10/2014 - 10:20pm

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Gujarat may get India's first offshore wind power project
Business Standard
The country's first ever offshore wind power project is set to come up in Gujarat. While on one hand, the Central government is roping in public sector undertakings, on the other hand, Suzlon is conducting a techno-commercial feasibility study for ...

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India's Nuclear Energy Imperative - The Diplomat

Thu, 09/10/2014 - 6:58pm

The Diplomat

India's Nuclear Energy Imperative
The Diplomat
India currently has 21 operational nuclear power reactors across six states that contribute under three percent of the country's total energy generation. The government is keen to boost this to 25 percent by 2050. To realize this goal, Modi has reached ...
Prime Minister Narendra Modi calls for revolution to take country forwardEconomic Times
Narendra Modi cutting red tape set to spur dollar bond issuancesLivemint
Beyond 100 Days Of PM Modi In India, Why Is He Good For Asia?Forbes
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$100 bn foreign investments knocking at India's doors: PM Narendra Modi - Indian Express

Thu, 09/10/2014 - 3:06pm

Indian Express

$100 bn foreign investments knocking at India's doors: PM Narendra Modi
Indian Express
If India's purchasing power do not increase, then the dream to see India as a market will remain a distant dream,” Modi said. The focus of the government, he said, is to generate employment by encouraging agriculture, manufacturing and services sector.
Foreign investments worth $100 bn knocking at India's doors, says PM Narendra ...Business Today
Foreign investments worth $100 bn knocking at India's doors: ModiFirstpost
Foreign Investment Worth $100 Bn Keen To Enter India: ModiBusinessworld
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Tripura CM Manik Sarkar welcomes Bangladeshi investment in garment sector - Economic Times

Thu, 09/10/2014 - 2:52pm

Times of India

Tripura CM Manik Sarkar welcomes Bangladeshi investment in garment sector
Economic Times
"Bilateral relations between India and Bangladesh have improved a lot. The neighbouring country has announced to create Special Economic Zone for the Indian investors," he told reporters on Monday after a meeting with the state power and transport ...
Indo-Bangla JSC meeting on power begins todayThe Daily Star
'All for Bangladesh investors'Bangladesh News 24 hours
BD-India JSC meeting on power ThursdayFinancial Express Bangladesh

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Foreign investments worth $100 bn knocking at India's doors, says PM Narendra ... - Business Today

Thu, 09/10/2014 - 2:32pm

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Foreign investments worth $100 bn knocking at India's doors, says PM Narendra ...
Business Today
Describing his 'Make In India' initiative as a "win-win" proposition, Modi said foreign investors should not treat the country as a mere market, but should focus on turning it into a manufacturing hub with a view to increase the purchasing power of the ...
Foreign investments worth $100 bn knocking at India's doors: ModiFirstpost
Foreign Investment Worth $100 Bn Keen To Enter India: ModiBusinessworld
MODI'S VISION OF “MAKE IN INDIAStar of Mysore

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Foreign investments worth $100 bn knocking at India's doors: Modi - Firstpost

Thu, 09/10/2014 - 1:31pm

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Foreign investments worth $100 bn knocking at India's doors: Modi
Firstpost
Describing his 'Make In India' initiative a "win-win" proposition, Modi said the foreign investors should not treat India merely as a market, but should focus on turning it to a manufacturing hub with a view to increase the purchasing power of Indians ...
Foreign Investment Worth $100 Bn Keen To Enter India: ModiBusinessworld
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TANGEDCO awards 2x660 MW rating Supercritical Power Project contract to ... - Equity Bulls

Wed, 08/10/2014 - 11:14pm

Moneycontrol.com

TANGEDCO awards 2x660 MW rating Supercritical Power Project contract to ...
Equity Bulls
Reinforcing its commitment to the Indian power sector, BHEL has developed fuel flexible supercritical boilers capable of handling a wide variety of fuel blends of imported and indigenous coal. These boilers designed by BHEL are capable of operating the ...
BHEL bags Rs 7800 crore contract for supercritical power project in TNNetIndian

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IMF projects India's GDP to pick up in 2015 to 6.4 per cent - Economic Times

Wed, 08/10/2014 - 8:20pm

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IMF projects India's GDP to pick up in 2015 to 6.4 per cent
Economic Times
... bolstering medium-term growth, the IMF said, adding that fiscal reforms and an improvement in investment climate should top India's agenda, besides removing infrastructure bottlenecks in the power sector and reforms in the education and labour sectors.
IMF revises 2014 growth forecast upwards to 5.6%Indian Express
Opening Bell 8 October | Global equities fall on economic growth concernsLivemint
IMF projects FY15 growth at 5.6%, same as World Bankmydigitalfc.com

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BD-India JSC meeting on power Thursday - Financial Express Bangladesh

Wed, 08/10/2014 - 4:31pm

BD-India JSC meeting on power Thursday
Financial Express Bangladesh
A meeting of Bangladesh-India Joint Steering Committee (JSC) on power sector development begins in New Delhi on Thursday. At the 2-day meeting, Bangladesh will place a joint survey report on its proposed import of 100 MW power from Palatana Power ...

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Power ministry to sell LEDs at Rs.10 - SME Times

Wed, 08/10/2014 - 2:51pm

SME Times

Power ministry to sell LEDs at Rs.10
SME Times
"The Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) together with the Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), which is a joint venture of four central public sector undertakings in the power sector, have worked with electricity distribution companies (discoms ...

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TSSPDCL Declares Two-day Power Holiday for Industries - The New Indian Express

Wed, 08/10/2014 - 6:04am

TSSPDCL Declares Two-day Power Holiday for Industries
The New Indian Express
HYDERABAD: The Southern Power Distribution Company of Telangana Limited (TSSPDCL) has declared a two-day power holiday for industries with effect from October 8. TSSPDCL officials cited increased demand for power from agriculture sector since the ...

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IMF raises India's growth forecast to 5.6% for 2014 on policy changes - Economic Times

Wed, 08/10/2014 - 12:42am

IMF raises India's growth forecast to 5.6% for 2014 on policy changes
Economic Times
... bolstering medium-term growth, the IMF said, adding that fiscal reforms and an improvement in investment climate should top India's agenda, besides removing infrastructure bottlenecks in the power sector and reforms in the education and labour sectors.

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Small rooftop solar power plants to create 3.25 lakh jobs in 10 years: Report - Economic Times

Tue, 07/10/2014 - 2:57pm

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Small rooftop solar power plants to create 3.25 lakh jobs in 10 years: Report
Economic Times
"The small rooftop scenario (sector) would contribute the most to job creation, with around 3,25,000 cumulative new jobs in next ten years," a report by Bridge to India, a company engaged in businesses like Strategic Consulting, Market Intelligence and ...
Small rooftop solar plants to create 3.25 lakh jobsThe Hindu
Rooftop solar plants to create 3.25 lakh jobs in 10 yearsBusiness Today

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Cancel projects given to Chinese companies, demand local power firms - Economic Times

Tue, 07/10/2014 - 10:47am

Business Standard

Cancel projects given to Chinese companies, demand local power firms
Economic Times
The association, which was founded in 1948 and has 800 gear makers for power sector as its members, has been opposing imports of Chinese equipment that have been making increasing inroads into the Indian market with their cost competitiveness.
On technology front, India, China are on the same page: Claudio FacchinBusiness Standard

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On technology front, India, China are on the same page: Claudio Facchin - Business Standard

Tue, 07/10/2014 - 9:13am

Business Standard

On technology front, India, China are on the same page: Claudio Facchin
Business Standard
The fragility of India's power systems became evident in 2012 when power grids collapsed for two consecutive days. Since then, the country has not only been trying to strengthen its transmission systems, but is also witnessing new technology make its ...
Cancel projects given to Chinese companies, demand local power firmsEconomic Times

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Parekh committee proposes power-packed reforms - Indian Express

Mon, 06/10/2014 - 12:55pm

Indian Express

Parekh committee proposes power-packed reforms
Indian Express
The committee believes that “unless the market structure is changed by moving from monopoly supplies to competitive supplies of electricity, which is consistent with the prevailing industry structure in developed countries, the power sector may ...

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Chinese lenders like ICBC, CDB gradually increasing India exposure - Economic Times

Sun, 05/10/2014 - 12:03am

Chinese lenders like ICBC, CDB gradually increasing India exposure
Economic Times
They identify sectors which can assists the China story, for instance power," said Parekh. "Apart from debt exposure, in future I can see them taking equity exposures in the country." India's power sector is a big buyer of Chinese equipment, and so is ...

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