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BRPL to commission smart grid sub-station in Delhi locality

Sun, 03/05/2017 - 19:06

New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) Delhi Power Minister Satyendar Jain on Sunday dedicated to the residents of a locality in the national capital a 66/11 kV grid sub-station to be commissioned soon, according to BSES Rajdhani Power Ltd (BRPL), one of the three electricity distribution companies (discoms) in the city.

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Industry data, US interest rate to guide equities markets

Sun, 03/05/2017 - 14:04

Mumbai, March 5 (IANS) Upcoming macro-economic industrial production data and cues on a likely US interest rate hike will determine the movement of the equities indices in the week beginning on Monday.

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Template for TN green protest laid by anti-Kudankulam N-plant stir

Sun, 03/05/2017 - 13:54

Chennai, March 5 (IANS) Parallels can be drawn between the ongoing protest by the people of Pudukottai district against a hydrocarbon project and the three-year-long agitation by the People's Movement Against Nuclear Energy (PMANE) targeting the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP), activists said.

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'Note ban will lead to even lower solar tariffs'

Sun, 03/05/2017 - 13:32

New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) With solar power tariffs falling below Rs 3 per unit in auctions last month, a major player in the solar rooftop space says they are on course to fall further given that the recent demonetisation measure has come as a boost to industry because of the availability of cheaper finance.

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Mobile app lets you drape clothes before buying

Sun, 03/05/2017 - 12:36

Hyderabad, March 5 (IANS) Want to check how the clothes would look on you before you decide to buy them, all from the comfort of your home? Then try this unique mobile app.

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'Imports like electronics, machinery go against Make in India'

Sun, 03/05/2017 - 11:04

New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) The government's "Make in India" programme to boost manufacturing should target on priority basis high import-intensive items like electronics, machinery, steel and transport equipment, industry chamber Assocham said on Sunday.

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'Hong Kong's entrepreneurs are agile, have looked beyond borders'

Sun, 03/05/2017 - 11:02

Hong Kong, March 5 (IANS) This bustling city is smaller than New Delhi and has less than half its population, but it is the world's eighth-largest trading economy, seventh-largest exporter in merchandise trade, Asia's largest FDI recipient in 2016, and has the continent's fourth-largest stock market. Its cargo airport is the world's busiest.

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Election results, rupee to guide equities markets (Market Outlook)

Sun, 03/05/2017 - 09:44

Mumbai, March 5 (IANS) Crucial state election results, combined with upcoming macro-economic industrial production data and cues on a likely US interest rate hike will determine the movement of the equities indices in the week beginning on Monday.

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China sets 2017 growth target at around 6.5%

Sun, 03/05/2017 - 09:26

Beijing, March 5 (IANS) China has set its GDP growth target at around 6.5 per cent for 2017, compared with a target range of 6.5-7 per cent last year, a government report revealed on Sunday.

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China sets 2017 GDP growth target at around 6.5%

Sun, 03/05/2017 - 06:40

Beijing, March 5 (IANS) China has set its GDP growth target at around 6.5 per cent for 2017, compared with a target range of 6.5-7 per cent for 2016, according to a government work report available to the media on Sunday.

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Odisha proposes to set up CSR Council

Sat, 03/04/2017 - 21:14

Bhubaneswar, March 4 (IANS) The Odisha government has proposed to set up a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Council to bridge the gaps in allocation of CSR funds to priority sectors, an official said on Saturday.

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GST on track, to be implemented from July 1: Jaitley (Roundup)

Sat, 03/04/2017 - 19:10

New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Giving a clear roadmap for its implementation, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday said that the Goods and Services Tax (GST) was on track and July 1 was going to be the likely rollout date of the new indirect tax regime.

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India in talks with top global companies for high-speed trains

Sat, 03/04/2017 - 19:00

Chennai, March 4 (IANS) Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu on Saturday said that talks between India and top companies in the world to introduce trains that can speed over 350 km per hour have reached an advanced stage.

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