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NVVN: Power companies oppose NTPC's supply pact with ... - Economic Times

Fri, 30/03/2018 - 11:45am

Economic Times

NVVN: Power companies oppose NTPC's supply pact with ...
Economic Times
KOLKATA: The Association of Power Producers, a lobby of Indian power companies, has raised objections to an NTPC subsidiary signing a power supply agreement with Bangladesh Power Development Board (BPDB), arguing that the proposed cross-border sale ...

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We don't need another hero! India on track to be a $8 tn economy in ... - Moneycontrol.com

Fri, 30/03/2018 - 10:46am

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We don't need another hero! India on track to be a $8 tn economy in ...
Moneycontrol.com
"There is every reason to believe that over the next decade we can register real GDP growth of 8 percent per annum and, assuming 4 percent CPI inflation (in line with the RBI's target), 12 percent nominal GDP growth per annum," says Saurabh Mukherjea ...

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Gujarat Energy Minister Saurabh Patel rules out future of coal or gas-based power plants - The Indian Express

Fri, 30/03/2018 - 5:23am

The Indian Express

Gujarat Energy Minister Saurabh Patel rules out future of coal or gas-based power plants
The Indian Express
Energy Minister Saurabh Patel on Thursday ruled out the possibilities of gas-based power plants succeeding in Gujarat in the long run due to the pricing formula in the power sector. Patel said that the pricing of renewable energy sources, like solar ...

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TSSPDCL lost Rs 6 crore in buying power excess of Electricity Regulatory Commission limits - The New Indian Express

Fri, 30/03/2018 - 4:47am

The New Indian Express

TSSPDCL lost Rs 6 crore in buying power excess of Electricity Regulatory Commission limits
The New Indian Express
HYDERABAD: Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) observed that the Southern Power Distribution Company of Telangana Limited had to bear extra cost of Rs 5,820.9 crore during 2012-17 as it had purchased short term power in excess of State ...

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India should open up solar PV market: Chinese manufacturer - ETEnergyworld.com

Thu, 29/03/2018 - 5:52pm

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India should open up solar PV market: Chinese manufacturer
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It mandates that a solar power producer compulsorily source a certain percentage of solar cells and modules from local manufacturers in order to be able to benefit from the government guarantee to purchase the energy produced. In this connection, a ...

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COMMENT - How politics has bred NPAs and hobbled our banking system - Moneycontrol.com

Thu, 29/03/2018 - 4:09pm

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COMMENT - How politics has bred NPAs and hobbled our banking system
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Hence, in the power sector, where the role of the government has always been considerable, many of the power projects went to players who did not even have a track record in the energy sector. Consider for instance how Tata Power managed to wrest ...

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Helpless power sector to make India's summer stressful - The New Indian Express

Thu, 29/03/2018 - 3:53pm

Helpless power sector to make India's summer stressful
The New Indian Express
While power project developers are already struggling for timely payments from the distribution companies, severe coal shortage is going to make this summer worse for the consumers. Government controlled distribution utilities, which are denying power ...

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Elecrama 2018 - ESI Africa

Thu, 29/03/2018 - 3:38pm

ESI Africa

Elecrama 2018
ESI Africa
Presence of global majors to small scale manufacturers – the entire value chain to strengthen supply chain, logistics & vendor capability assessment. Deeper & direct trade engagement with buyers and sellers through purpose built events. Preview new and ...

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India should open up solar PV market: Chinese manufacturer - Economic Times

Thu, 29/03/2018 - 3:13pm

Economic Times

India should open up solar PV market: Chinese manufacturer
Economic Times
It mandates that a solar power producer compulsorily source a certain percentage of solar cells and modules from local manufacturers in order to be able to benefit from the government guarantee to purchase the energy produced. In this connection, a ...

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How to regulate tech sector: For India to create more technology unicorns, break up monopolies of global internet giants - Times of India (blog)

Thu, 29/03/2018 - 2:19am

Times of India (blog)

How to regulate tech sector: For India to create more technology unicorns, break up monopolies of global internet giants
Times of India (blog)
Stakes for the Indian technology sector are high. Last year, $13.5 billion was invested in Indian tech startups. Flipkart, Paytm and Ola raised $4 billion, $1.4 billion and $1.1 billion, respectively. The remaining went to 882 startups, all hoping to ...

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A solar gear shift - The Hindu

Thu, 29/03/2018 - 12:02am

The Hindu

A solar gear shift
The Hindu
Third, India's solar sector is currently caught in inter-ministerial cross-fire. The severity of the issue is evident in the power given to both the Ministry of Finance (MoF) and the Ministry of Commerce and Industry (MoCI) to implement trade remedies ...

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First LNG shipment from US to reach India on Mar 30: Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan - The New Indian Express

Wed, 28/03/2018 - 7:33pm

The New Indian Express

First LNG shipment from US to reach India on Mar 30: Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan
The New Indian Express
The minister said India's bilateral relation with Texas has always been strong and oil and gas engagement is further augmenting it. Texas being the hydrocarbon hub of the US is a very special state, Pradhan said. "There is much more we have to gain ...

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First LNG shipment from US to reach India on Mar 30: Pradhan - India Today

Wed, 28/03/2018 - 7:14pm

First LNG shipment from US to reach India on Mar 30: Pradhan
India Today
Texas being the hydrocarbon hub of the US is a very special state, Pradhan said. "There is much more we have to gain, through further investments, technological tie-ups and cooperation between universities," Pradhan said. "Today, fertiliser is the ...

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First LNG shipment from US to reach India on Mar 30: Pradhan - Business Standard

Wed, 28/03/2018 - 6:55pm

First LNG shipment from US to reach India on Mar 30: Pradhan
Business Standard
"Today, fertiliser is the primary consumer, power sector is second consumer, I can visualise a big new consumer base in the steel sector," he added. Abbot, who also addressed the media, said India is the most prolific economy in the world and it will ...

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Domestic Natural Gas price hiked marginally - Business Line

Wed, 28/03/2018 - 6:35pm

Business Line

Domestic Natural Gas price hiked marginally
Business Line
The marginally higher prices will aid domestic gas producers, namely public sector undertaking, Oil and Natural Gas Corporation and Oil India. Private players such as Reliance Industries Limited also stand to benefit. Industry watchers however maintain ...

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R Chidambaram demits office at 81, K VijayaRaghavan to succeed him as scientific adviser to govt - Business Line

Wed, 28/03/2018 - 4:04pm

Business Line

R Chidambaram demits office at 81, K VijayaRaghavan to succeed him as scientific adviser to govt
Business Line
'The Smiling Buddha', the code for Pokhran 1's success in 1974, and 'Operation Shakthi', the mission that catapulted India into nuclear power through Pokhran 2 in 1998, had one 'bright spark' in common — Rajagopala Chidambaram, a well-known nuclear ...

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In India alone, we expect to make over 7 million tonnes of steel in FY19: Naushad A Ansari, JSPL - Economic Times

Wed, 28/03/2018 - 2:14pm

Economic Times

In India alone, we expect to make over 7 million tonnes of steel in FY19: Naushad A Ansari, JSPL
Economic Times
There is a lot of confusion going around in the world because of sanction 232 imposed by the US government that has brought a lot of reactions in different part of the world. As far as India is concerned, our exports with United States is only about 2 ...

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A turnaround in telecom sector is still far away - The New Indian Express

Wed, 28/03/2018 - 6:55am

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A turnaround in telecom sector is still far away
The New Indian Express
CHENNAI:While a rapid consolidation is seen as a welcome sign for India's hyper-competitive telecom industry, financial recovery with pricing power is still a few quarters away, stated ICRA. The intense price war, especially propelled by Reliance Jio's ...
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Telecom Industry Revival Likely To Be Prolonged: ICRA - NDTV

Tue, 27/03/2018 - 7:12pm

NDTV

Telecom Industry Revival Likely To Be Prolonged: ICRA
NDTV
High competition among telecom companies amid aggressive pricing of fast data has been widespread in the Indian telecom industry for a while now. Credit rating agency ICRA said on Tuesday that a revival in the telecom sector in India is likely to be ...

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