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As iron ore economy crumbles, ports, shippers seek alternatives

Monday 6 January '14

Collateral damage keeps mounting: Steel, sponge iron, automobiles, Railways.
Short-circuiting the free market

Saturday 4 January '14

Fundamentally, a power plant considered at par with any other factory producing goods.
Lower November power demand tells economic slowdown story

Friday 3 January '14

Trend is prominent in northern and southern regions, western too showing lower demand.
All regions linked, yet miles to go for better power flow

Thursday 2 January '14

South hooks up with national grid but will be unable to wheel extra power until systems are in place.
2013: The year private equity investors earned $600 mn

Monday 30 December '13

For the private equity industry in India, the year opened up a much-needed window of opportunity.
Headline hunters

Sunday 29 December '13

Eye magazine pick of the year 2013
Govt lifeline for bleeding PSUs

Thursday 26 December '13

For most public sector firms, periodic lifelines from the government form the very basis of survival.
Power, water promises not easy to keep

Tuesday 24 December '13

The AAP has also promised free water for families that use up to 700 litres of water per day.
Not just Snowden, many foreigners line up for IT crash courses in India

Monday 23 December '13

Snowden reportedly zeroed in on Delhi for seven-day super fast-track module.
Two faces of India's growth story

Saturday 21 December '13

In July, the Anglo-Dutch consumer goods major Unilever plc. shelled out $3.2 billion to hike its stake in Hindustan Unilever from 52.5 to 67.3 per cent.
Dust, fog pushed northern grid close to collapse on Wednesday

Friday 20 December '13

Greater levels of pollutants depositing on insulators a lingering danger.
Dust, fog pushed northern grid close to collapse on Wednesday night

Thursday 19 December '13

Transient faults caused under dense fog conditions lead to outages in 18 transmission lines.
Solar power costs trend down, wind blows away tariff advantage

Sunday 15 December '13

For instance, in 2011, when the government invited bids to build 500 MW of solar power capacity.
Most states grew faster than national rate in 2012-13

Thursday 12 December '13

Consolidated state government debt-GDP ratio, has been declining since end-March 2004.
Switch-off for power PSUs

Thursday 12 December '13

Thermal plant through relaxed operating norms, even when they operate at lower plant load factor.
India-EU trade pact headed for cold storage

Friday 6 December '13

Insurance bill unlikely to assuage EU concerns.
How the 5 states handled power

Friday 6 December '13

The smaller states generally seem to have done better on key measurable parameters.
Nokia may shut Chennai plant if tax feud not resolved soon: Finnish minister

Wednesday 4 December '13

The Chennai facility was set up in 2006 and is among Nokia’s largest.
UP sugar mills run 'ponzi scheme' to pay farmers' dues

Monday 25 November '13

Bajaj Hindustan, the largest sugar company, refused to comment and Balrampur Chini denied it.
Take a leaf from VAT to get GST going

Saturday 23 November '13

The experience of VAT shows that foolproof, end-to-end GST is unlikely to undermine the revenue raising capability of states.


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