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Two weeks after military coup, Sudanese general tightens grip on power
World

Two weeks after military coup, Sudanese general tightens grip on power

Since the coup, more than 100 government officials and political leaders have been detained, along with a large number of protesters and activists

India stares at energy crisis with coal stocks down to days
India

India stares at energy crisis with coal stocks down to days

The shortages have stoked fears of potential black-outs in parts of India, where 70 percent of power is generated from coal

Thailand pro-democracy activists protest in Bangkok as PM survives no-confidence vote
World

Thailand pro-democracy activists protest in Bangkok as PM survives no-confidence vote

Ahead of the rally, police used shipping containers to block major routes to the advertised protest site at the central Lumphini Park where more than 300 protesters had planned to march

Michael Kasprowicz interview: 'My dream is to get the Smart Ball into gully cricket in India one day'
First Cricket News

Michael Kasprowicz interview: 'My dream is to get the Smart Ball into gully cricket in India one day'

With the Smart Ball set to make its debut in CPL 2021, Firstpost.com caught up with former Australia pacer Michael Kasprowicz, the chairman and co-owner of Sportcor, to understand the ball in detail.

Firstpost Explains: What is a Smart Ball – the ‘ball with a microchip’ – set to be used for first time in professional league?
First Cricket News

Firstpost Explains: What is a Smart Ball – the ‘ball with a microchip’ – set to be used for first time in professional league?

This year's Caribbean Premier League (CPL 2021) will be using a Smart Ball — a ball with a micro-chip — in the tournament instead of the traditional ball. So what exactly is a smart ball? Firstpost Explains

China to wean itself off coal power while financing plants in developing countries
World

China to wean itself off coal power while financing plants in developing countries

Head of the climate change said, "Combating climate change is also about letting people in developing countries live good lives."

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
Business

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
Business

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
Business

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
Business

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"