NHPC

  • SC stay on hydro projects to continue till UoI complies order October 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Ticking off the Environment ministry for sleeping like 'Kumbhakarna', the Supreme Court on Thursday made it clear that it is not going to lift the stay for setting up of new hydroelectric power projects on Alaknanda and Bhagirath river basins in Uttarakhand unless the Centre comes out with...
  • Centre clears stake sale in bluechip companies, may get Rs 45,700 cr September 11, 2014

    The government's divestment drive is off to a flying start. The Cabinet has given the green signal to sell stake in Coal India, ONGC and NHPC. The government is set to garner over 45,700 crores through the stake sale. ...
  • Government clears stake sale in CIL, ONGC, NHPC; may get Rs 43000 crore September 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Clearing the decks for mega disinvestment drive, the government on Wednesday approved diluting its equity stake in bluechip companies Coal India, ONGC and NHPC, which is likely to fetch Rs 43,000 crore to exchequer. The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA), chaired by Prime...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories September 10, 2014

    Bullet News is CNNIBN's nonstop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey September 10, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: 200 dead, 90000 rescued, lakhs still stranded in J&K floods September 10, 2014

    The Army, Indian Air Force, National Disaster Response Force and Indian Navy the heroes of rescue operations are battling the raging flood waters round the clock to save the life of people in the floodravaged Jammu and Kashmir. Not caring about their lives and families, these personnel are trying...
  • Process for appointment of Coal India CMD on: Piyush Goyal September 7, 2014

    New Delhi: The government has initiated the process for appointment of Coal India Chairman and Managing Director. "We have initiated the process for search and selection of Coal India Chairman after getting nod from Cabinet Secretary and we are implementing the process to overcome frivolous and anonymous complaints against the...
  • Nitish Kumar inaugurates power projects worth Rs 12,000 crore February 22, 2014

    Inaugurating various power projects valued at Rs 12,000 crore, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Saturday vowed not to seek vote in 2015 Assembly elections if he failed to improve power condition in the state. Work was going on at warfooting to improve power distribution and transmission system, Kumar said and...
  • Cyclone Phailin: Work to restore damaged infrastructure starts October 13, 2013

    With the subsiding of Cyclone Phailin, steps to restore snapped communication lines, power transmission and rebuild damaged infrastructure in coastal belt of Odisha and Andhra Pradesh started on Sunday. Official sources said that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is personally monitoring the situation and has directed central agencies to extend "full support"...
  • Omkareshwar Dam protest: Moily meets NHPC officials September 7, 2012

    Khandwa: Power minister Veerappa Moily on Friday met NHPC officials to discuss the Omkareshwar project in Khandwa. CNNIBN had highlighted the protests by locals against the 520 MW plant which is a joint venture between NHPC and the Madhya Pradesh government. The villagers are against raising the height of the...
  • CAG nails power mess, loss up to Rs 14,000 crore September 6, 2012

    New Delhi: In yet another trouble for the government, a new report by the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) has exposed the rot in the power sector. According to the CAG, the inefficiency of the National Hydroelectric Power Corporation (NHPC) has meant only two of 16 planned projects have been...
  • NHPC kicks off disinvestment process April 5, 2007

    New Delhi: Stateowned National Hydroelectric Power Corporation (NHPC) on Thursday kicked off the disinvestments process in power sector PSUs by filling a draft prospectus with market regulator SEBI for its public offer. The Company proposes a Public Issue of up to 1,676,049,945 Equity Shares (Issue). While the Government would divest 5 per...
  • Govt to disinvest 3 power sector PSUs February 8, 2007

    New Delhi: A day after Sonia Gandhi said no to FDI in the retail sector, the Government decided to disinvest in three public sector power companies, signalling that reforms remain on track. While the Left isn't too happy with the move, Finance Minister P Chidambaram justifyied it by saying that...