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  • February core sector growth sputters to over a 1-year low of 1% Mar 31, 2017 07:04 PM IST

    February core sector growth sputters to over a 1-year low of 1%

    The growth rate of eight infrastructure sectors of coal, crude oil, natural gas, refinery products, fertilisers, steel, cement and electricity was 9.4 per cent in February 2016.

  • Bihar power tariff to be raised by 55% Mar 24, 2017 08:40 PM IST

    Bihar power tariff to be raised by 55%

  • Power Grid: The Technology Frontier! Mar 23, 2017 04:09 PM IST

    Power Grid: The Technology Frontier!

    India's power woes are seemingly un-ending with erratic supply in the cities and gloomy scenario in rural areas. However, things are gradually improving now. The Ministry of Power is fighting this darkness with a renewed vigour and has implemented strategies to provide electricity to remotest parts of India by 2022.

  • India's economy lags China due to lack of basic infra: GE Oct 06, 2016 02:33 PM IST

    India's economy lags China due to lack of basic infra: GE

    The Goods and Services Tax will help India progress and increase productivity, says John Rice Vice Chairman, GE Global. He is optimistic about General Electric's business in India. He forecasts a growth of high single to double digits in the India business.

  • August core sector output at 3.2%; steel shines, coal lags Sep 30, 2016 05:27 PM IST

    August core sector output at 3.2%; steel shines, coal lags

    Growth in the eight core sectors of the economy during August came in at 3.2 percent, unchanged from July. Steel sector posted stellar growth of 17 percent, while cement lagged with a 9 percent contraction.

  • What's ailing rural India: Some light in the dark reality? Aug 23, 2016 04:36 PM IST

    What's ailing rural India: Some light in the dark reality?

    The Akhilesh Yadav government has promised 22 to 24 hours of electricity supplies to all urban areas and 16-18 hours to rural areas by October this year.

  • Sustainable Energy: Here's how energy and education are related Aug 19, 2016 07:23 PM IST

    Sustainable Energy: Here's how energy and education are related

    On Sustainable Energy today we are looking at the relationship between energy and education and finds out how education sector is equipping the management and workforce for the challenges of the world's sustainable energy for today and the future.

  • Food inflation may harden Jul CPI to 6.03%, Jun IIP seen at 2% Aug 12, 2016 08:53 AM IST

    Food inflation may harden Jul CPI to 6.03%, Jun IIP seen at 2%

    Data on wholesale prices suggests inflation in vegetables and fruits had risen in July, along with sugar uptrend. On IIP, there are estimates of broad-based growth and particularly strength in manufacturing taking the index to 7-8-month highs.

  • May core sector growth slows to 2.8% vs 8.5% in April Jun 30, 2016 05:21 PM IST

    May core sector growth slows to 2.8% vs 8.5% in April

    The eight 'core' sectors of the Indian economy grew 2.8 percent year-on-year in May, government data released today showed, having slowed from 8.5 percent in April.

  • The Aam Aadmi Budget: VAT on snacks, footwear trimmed to 5% Mar 28, 2016 05:39 PM IST

    The Aam Aadmi Budget: VAT on snacks, footwear trimmed to 5%

    The major announcements made by Delhi Finance Minister Manish Sisodia includes allotment of Rs 10,690 crore for the education sector. With this, approximately one fourth of the Budget outlay has been reserved for the education sector.

  • CERC approves Sasan UMPP's petition on electricity prices, cess Jan 11, 2016 10:16 AM IST

    CERC approves Sasan UMPP's petition on electricity prices, cess

    CNBC-TV18‘s Anshu Sharma reports that CERC has provided a mechanism to enable future pass-through on monthly basis, which provides annual compensation of over Rs 300 crore for 25 years PPA term.

  • Govt's UDAY scheme most comprehensive one so far: Apar Ind Dec 08, 2015 10:45 AM IST

    Govt's UDAY scheme most comprehensive one so far: Apar Ind

    Kushal Desai, MD of Apar Industries says that demand is picking-up in the power sector slowly.

  • FY16 Q2 GDP, GVA expected at 7.5%; agri may see slowdown Nov 30, 2015 08:37 AM IST

    FY16 Q2 GDP, GVA expected at 7.5%; agri may see slowdown

    In terms of sectors, agriculture is expected to see a slowdown on a QoQ basis possibly because of the lesser or deficit monsoon. It is hence expected to come in at around 1.1% and the range is anywhere between 0.5% and 2% this time.

  • Discoms' interest cost to fall by 4% per year: Power Secy Nov 06, 2015 11:42 AM IST

    Discoms' interest cost to fall by 4% per year: Power Secy

    The government's bailout plan includes the clause that banks will not be allowed to lend any more money to finance the discoms' losses. This, Power Secretary Pradeep Kumar Pujari, says is a big positive.

  • Haryana discom debt to lower by Rs 700cr: Addl Secy Power Nov 06, 2015 09:11 AM IST

    Haryana discom debt to lower by Rs 700cr: Addl Secy Power

    Under the power bailout plan, or Ujwal Discom Assurance Yojna (UDAY) as the government has named the package, the state governments will have to take over 75 percent of the discoms' debt.

  • Industrial growth need of hour, says Bihar's biz community Nov 04, 2015 03:50 PM IST

    Industrial growth need of hour, says Bihar's biz community

    While roads and electricity availability have improved, the lack of industrial growth remains a sore spot. Investment flow into Bihar has been a meager Rs 10,000 crore over the last decade.

  • September core sector up 3.2% YoY vs 2.6% in August Nov 02, 2015 05:19 PM IST

    September core sector up 3.2% YoY vs 2.6% in August

    Growth in output of the country's eight "core" sectors grew 3.2 percent year-on-year in September, compared to 2.6 percent in August, as high growth in electricity and fertilizers was offset by slow growth in every other sector.

  • Sept CPI comes in at 4.41%; Aug factory output at 6.4% Oct 12, 2015 05:39 PM IST

    Sept CPI comes in at 4.41%; Aug factory output at 6.4%

    A CNBC-TV18 poll had shown the index of industrial production (IIP) for the month of August rising to 5 percent and September Consumer Price Index (CPI) to come in at 4.49 percent

  • See July IIP marginally lower MoM; Aug CPI at 3.5%: ICRA Sep 11, 2015 11:46 AM IST

    See July IIP marginally lower MoM; Aug CPI at 3.5%: ICRA

    Aditi Nayar, senior economist at ICRA, says, high frequency indicators such as auto sales numbers have been mixed. She says coal and electricity, which contribute 15% to IIP, will show a muted trend

  • July IIP expected at 3.4%: Poll Sep 11, 2015 09:00 AM IST

    July IIP expected at 3.4%: Poll

    Consensus is working with 3.41 percent versus 3.8 percent month-on-month. The range again is rather wide — from 3 to 4.2 percent.

  • The Winning Leap: Energy security in India Jul 21, 2015 02:30 PM IST

    The Winning Leap: Energy security in India

    Energy security is a major issue in India and hence CNBC-TV18's Davina Lason spoke to various leaders to find out their outlook on the country‘s electricity grid, the various schemes for power generation and what the future holds for those who are still light years away from the reach of electricity.

  • IIP number to be announced today; expected at 4.4% Jul 10, 2015 09:19 AM IST

    IIP number to be announced today; expected at 4.4%

    An IIP number of 4.4 percent would mean and reflect a positive for the coming days against the 0.1 percent throughout last year.

  • Core sector growth rises to 4.4% in May Jun 30, 2015 05:26 PM IST

    Core sector growth rises to 4.4% in May

    For the April-May period, output rose 2.1 percent against 4.7 percent year-on-year (YoY).

  • Govt policy soon on power plants swapping coal supplies Apr 22, 2015 10:27 PM IST

    Govt policy soon on power plants swapping coal supplies

    Aiming to clear bottlenecks in the domestic coal supply, Power and Coal Minister Piyush Goyal today said the government is working on a policy that will allow electricity generating firms to swap fuel linkages.

  • Here is how to pursue smart use of electricity Mar 31, 2015 09:00 PM IST

    Here is how to pursue smart use of electricity

    If you have electricity life is sorted. Without light our, life is full of hardship. It is Toshiba‘s commitment that they will bring light to the lives of the Indian people.

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