Anil Sasi

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UDAY may not work as bailouts galore in power sector: Where’s the plug

For the power sector, bailouts have turned into a somewhat recurrent feature even as the fundamental problems are clearly enduring.

Economy News

Centre’s bill on hold, states move on land acquisition

With the Centre putting its land acquisition Bill in cold storage, states are now taking the lead to seek an exemption from the 2013 Act passed by the previous UPA government to get around provisions such as land owners’ co

Land ordinance News

Andhra Pradesh: Today, birth of Amaravati city, and a land model

The more-or-less smooth acquisition of 32,000 acres of land from farmers by the N Chandrababu Naidu government to build Amaravati, the new capital of Andhra Pradesh will be inaugurated today.

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After telecom, banking on government’s radar for poor service quality

There have been mounting complaints from customers on bank infrastructure such as ATMs either not working or being out-of-cash for extended periods of time, especially over the weekends.

forex scam News

IFC’s rising Indian rupee offerings add spice to ‘masala bonds’

World Bank arm’s rupee-denominated borrowing surges to top 5 in FY15.

rupee News

NPAs: Why RBI’s flexibility may not be an optimal solution

The Reserve Bank of India has accorded flexibility to banks to deal with the stressed asset problem in the absence of a functioning bankruptcy code. This, however, is far from an optimal solution.

npa News

After Nuclear plants, Rosatom State targets irradiation network

Broad basing its atomic sector cooperation with India, Rosatom State Corp has picked up a 51 per cent stake in Gamma Tech India Private Ltd.

rosatom state News

Green plan for highways: 1% project cost to be set aside to plant trees

The road ministry has finalised a “green highways” policy to “tree-line” 140,000 kilometres of national highways.

Highway News

Russia energy ties: India hits the gas

At least three Indian companies, including state-owned Indian Oil Corporation and ONGC Videsh, are in discussions for significant hydrocarbon deals to Russia.

india russia ties News

Permanent status by next year: 10 years on, Shanghai Cooperation Organisation decides to induct India as full member

The Beijing-based Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) on Friday took the decision to induct India as a full member of the strategically-important bloc.

sco News

PM Narendra Modi: Unilateral sanctions hurting global economy

Narendra Modi seeks closer cooperation within BRICS and proposes a 10-pt initiative to further engagement

narendra modi News

BRICS 2015: Ufa declaration pledges cooperation in counter terrorism, core industries

The declaration stated that the nations will strengthen their cooperation to counter international terrorism, giving the central role in this action to the United Nations.

BRICS Summit News

UFA BRICS Summit 2015: Trade in local currencies, $100 bn contingency reserve to top agenda

Focus is likely to be on renewing efforts to reduce over-dependence on Bretton Woods institutions.

Economy News

Digital India Week: Centre, states disagree over laying fibre network

National Optical Fibre Network project is way behind schedule and unlikely to be completed by its deadline of December 2016.

Narendra Modi on Digital India Week News

Why power tariffs are still going up despite fall in demand

Since January this year, over half a dozen states have kicked-off the process of hiking their power tariff.

power tariff hike News

Andhra Pradesh steps up nuclear power push with 2nd site offer

Andhra Pradesh is likely to host twin Russian reactors originally slated to come up in West Bengal.

nuclear power programme News

Are India’s hydro projects turning into a dud investment?

At least 21 hydro projects are facing time overruns of 5 or more years, with those hanging fire for over 10 years.

Hydro Power Project News

Maggi noodles row: Uttar Pradesh at forefront of fight for quality against food cos

Uttar Pradesh, which had raised the initial red flag over the quality of Maggi, has been the most active state against processed food firms in last four years.

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Curbing distress sales: Step up lending against warehouse receipts, instructs FinMin

Warehouse receipts were made negotiable under the Warehouse (Development and Regulation) Act, 2007 and are regulated by the Warehousing Development and Regulatory Authority (WDRA).

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Telangana powers BHEL with Rs 17,950-cr thermal plant deal

BHEL on Tuesday announced that it had bagged a Rs 17,950 crore order from the new state for setting up a new thermal power project in the state.

bhel News

Indian billionaires: Gautam Adani, Dilip Shangvhi see highest growth

Gautam Adani, 52, has added nearly $3 billion (Rs 19,000 crore) to his wealth on soaring shares of his companies.

gautam adani News

To quell labour unrest, smart cards ‘U-WIN’ for unorganised sector in the works

Under the new scheme, unorganised sector workers are expected to get multiple facilities through new smart cards called U-WIN.

labour reforms News

L&T deal key to viability of Areva’s Jaitapur nuclear plant

The pact with L&T comes at a time when Areva is under fresh fire over weak spots in the steel of the EPR nuclear reactor it is building for utility EDF in Flamanville...

nuclear power programme News

Govt clears projects but where are the orders?

Over the last one year, Narendra Modi-led NDA government is reported to have cleared stuck infrastructure projects worth Rs 6 lakh crore across 10 sectors.

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Banks may soon assess you on your phone, power bill records

The move would be a major boost to credit eligibility of low-ticket borrowers.

Call drop News

Just 5 states account for 91 pct of all foreign firms in India

The presence of foreign companies operating out of India is overwhelmingly skewed in favour of five states, which account for over 90 per cent ...

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Narendra Modi led NDA govt bypasses bid route, PGCIL to develop 20K MW green corridor

NDA government’s emphasis on the auction route for awarding core sector contracts notwithstanding, state-owned Power Grid Corp (PGCIL) has been nominated...

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