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Moody's cuts outlook for Indian power sector due to coronavirus-induced stress
Business

Moody's cuts outlook for Indian power sector due to coronavirus-induced stress

Moody's Investors Service on Friday cut its outlook for the Indian power sector to negative as it expects power demand to drop at least four to five percent in fiscal 2021 due to slowing activity and policy actions amid coronavirus-induced pressure

Coronavirus Lockdown: PFC, REC to infuse Rs 90,000 cr liquidity into cash-strapped discoms
Business

Coronavirus Lockdown: PFC, REC to infuse Rs 90,000 cr liquidity into cash-strapped discoms

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday announced Rs 90,000 crore liquidity infusion into cash-strapped discoms, facing demand slump due to the lockdown to contain COVID-19

Industrial production falls record 16.7% in March on poor show by mining, manufacturing, electricity
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Industrial production falls record 16.7% in March on poor show by mining, manufacturing, electricity

India's industrial production contracted by a record 16.7 percent in March, on account of the poor show by mining, manufacturing and electricity sectors mainly due to the nationwide lockdown, government data showed on Tuesday

Asian Development Bank gives over Rs 2,600 cr loan for power sector in rural Maharashtra
Business

Asian Development Bank gives over Rs 2,600 cr loan for power sector in rural Maharashtra

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) on Wednesday said it has approved a $346 million (around Rs 2,616 crore) loan to the Indian government to provide reliable power connection in rural areas of Maharashtra

IIP grows 4.5% in February, highest in 7 months on higher output in mining, manufacturing and electricity
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IIP grows 4.5% in February, highest in 7 months on higher output in mining, manufacturing and electricity

The country's industrial output grew by 4.5 percent in February, mainly on account of higher output in mining, manufacturing and electricity sector, government data showed on Thursday

CIL arm WCL slashes coal auction floor price for specific mines by 10%; move will help consumers
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CIL arm WCL slashes coal auction floor price for specific mines by 10%; move will help consumers

Western Coalfields Ltd (WCL), a subsidiary of Coal India, has slashed the coal auction floor price of specific mines by 10 percent, a statement said

Industrial output grows 2% in January, highest in six months on uptick in mining, power sector
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Industrial output grows 2% in January, highest in six months on uptick in mining, power sector

India's industrial production grew at the fastest pace in six months at 2 percent in January, mainly on account of uptick in mining activity and power generation, official data showed on Thursday

Power Ministry seeks Brazilian investment in fastest-growing Indian energy market; expects consumption to treble
Business

Power Ministry seeks Brazilian investment in fastest-growing Indian energy market; expects consumption to treble

Power Minister RK Singh on Thursday urged Brazilian investors to invest in the Indian energy sector, saying it is the fastest-growing energy market and its consumption will treble in coming days

Narendra Modi's office proposes carbon tax waiver; move to make coal more competitive with solar, wind energy
Business

Narendra Modi's office proposes carbon tax waiver; move to make coal more competitive with solar, wind energy

The PMO has proposed waiving the carbon tax of Rs 400 ($5.61) per tonne that was levied on the production and import of coal

Slowdown has no bearing on power sector, growing at almost 7%: Union Minister RK Singh
Business

Slowdown has no bearing on power sector, growing at almost 7%: Union Minister RK Singh

Amid a deepening slowdown in the economy, power demand has stood out, growing almost 7 percent on the back of the world's largest new consumer addition programme that has taken electricity to almost every doorstep

Jindal Steel and Power denies payment defaults, says business as usual; company to announce Q1 results on 14 August
Business

Jindal Steel and Power denies payment defaults, says business as usual; company to announce Q1 results on 14 August

Jindal Steel and Power Ltd (JSPL) on Thursday said that it has not defaulted on any payments

Tenders worth over Rs 25,000 cr cancelled or modified to promote Make in India products
Business

Tenders worth over Rs 25,000 cr cancelled or modified to promote Make in India products

The Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) stepped in to change the conditions of tenders in order to promote 'Made in India' goods, a top official said.

50 Cent says Power being overlooked by Emmys is racial: People running these are not necessarily cool
Entertainment

50 Cent says Power being overlooked by Emmys is racial: People running these are not necessarily cool

After 50 Cent’s comments, Power creator Courtney Kemp — who accompanied him on stage — sarcastically said, “So now, we’ll never get one"

Iran seizes 1,000 bitcoin mining machines using subsidised power
News & Analysis

Iran seizes 1,000 bitcoin mining machines using subsidised power

The bitcoin mining machines in two factories were spotted after a spike in the consumption of government-subsidised electricity.

Union Budget may address issues in strategic sectors to support growth: Dun & Bradstreet report
Business

Union Budget may address issues in strategic sectors to support growth: Dun & Bradstreet report

The government is expected to initiate measures like uplifting domestic demand, addressing issues in strategic sectors like aviation and power in the upcoming budget to support domestic growth momentum, says a report

Wonder material created by accident could wean the world off fossil fuels
science

Wonder material created by accident could wean the world off fossil fuels

Phosphorene nanoribbons are multifaceted & can be used in t-shirts, batteries & a lot more.

Darbar: Prateik Babbar to play antagonist in Rajinikanth, Nayanthara's trilingual cop drama
Entertainment

Darbar: Prateik Babbar to play antagonist in Rajinikanth, Nayanthara's trilingual cop drama

The first look of Rajinikanth in Darbar was released on 9 April by director AR Murugadoss.

Naidu vs KCR: If BJP does not return to power in LS polls, it'll be because one of these Telugu leaders kept party out
Politics

Naidu vs KCR: If BJP does not return to power in LS polls, it'll be because one of these Telugu leaders kept party out

Who will rise out of the confused mandate, a knight in shining armour, to put together a story, the numbers, and a leader, to stake claim and form the government keeping Modi and the BJP at bay?

KEC International bags orders worth Rs 1,323 cr across various businesses
Business

KEC International bags orders worth Rs 1,323 cr across various businesses

Engineering, procurement and construction major KEC International on Tuesday said it has bagged orders worth Rs 1,323 crore across various businesses in both domestic as well as international markets