Articles about National Thermal Power Corporation

Amit Shah meets Coal, Power Ministers amid coal shortage concerns

11 Oct 2021

Amit Shah meets Coal, Power Ministers amid coal shortage concerns

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday met his colleagues handling the Coal and Power Ministries amid concerns of coal shortage and power outage in several parts of India.

Indian government to set up 69,000 EV charging stations

25 Nov 2020

Indian government to set up 69,000 EV charging stations

Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari has announced to set up one e-charging kiosk at around 69,000 petrol stations across India, furthering the government's plan to make India an electric vehicle nation by 2030.

#CareerBytes: What career opportunities do you have after clearing UGC-NET?

11 May 2020

#CareerBytes: What career opportunities do you have after clearing UGC-NET?

The UGC National Eligibility Test (NET), conducted by the National Testing Agency, is one of the toughest exams in India.

#CareerBytes: What career opportunities do you have after clearing UGC-NET?

02 Jan 2020

#CareerBytes: What career opportunities do you have after clearing UGC-NET?

The UGC National Eligibility Test (NET), conducted by the National Testing Agency, is one of the toughest exams in India.

#CareerBytes: Didn't clear UPSC CSE Interview? Here are other options

23 Dec 2019

#CareerBytes: Didn't clear UPSC CSE Interview? Here are other options

The UPSC Civil Services Examination (CSE) is one of the most popular and challenging competitive exams. It consists of three stages: Prelims, Mains, and Personality Test/Interview.

#CareerBytes: Top PSUs accepting #GATE2020 score and other important details

16 Aug 2019

#CareerBytes: Top PSUs accepting #GATE2020 score and other important details

After completing engineering, a number of candidates who want to secure a job in Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) opt for the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE).

#CareerBytes: Top PSUs you can apply for with good GATE-score

17 Jul 2019

#CareerBytes: Top PSUs you can apply for with good GATE-score

The Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) is one of the most competitive exams for engineering graduates.

Sensex plunges over 900 points, Nifty slips below 11,600 points

08 Jul 2019

Sensex plunges over 900 points, Nifty slips below 11,600 points

Benchmark equity indexes S&P BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty 50 continued to decline for a second consecutive session on Monday. Sensex lost over 900 points in late afternoon trade, while the broader Nifty tanked by over 245 points.

UPSC civil services prelims result to be declared in mid-July

01 Jul 2019

UPSC civil services prelims result to be declared in mid-July

Media reports suggest that the results of this year's civil services preliminary exam is expected to come out in July second-week.

GATE 2019 counselling begins: Here is how you can register

11 Apr 2019

GATE 2019 counselling begins: Here is how you can register

The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras released the results of Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE 2019) for all 24 papers on March 15.

GATE 2019 results announced: Here's how you can check yours

15 Mar 2019

GATE 2019 results announced: Here's how you can check yours

A few minutes back, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras released the results of Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE 2019). The results of all 24 papers have been declared.

Assam: Power crisis to be resolved, NTPC to hike power-production

30 Dec 2018

Assam: Power crisis to be resolved, NTPC to hike power-production

NTPC Ltd will add 250 MW to the existing 500 MW capacity in Assam's Kokrajhar district after its third unit is commissioned in February, a senior company official said yesterday.

Iconic scooter Lambretta set to make comeback in electric avatar

17 Dec 2018

Iconic scooter Lambretta set to make comeback in electric avatar

Lambretta, the popular scooter of the late 80s, is set to make a comeback in the Indian market.

Assembly poll results, Urjit Patel's sudden resignation upset market

11 Dec 2018

Assembly poll results, Urjit Patel's sudden resignation upset market

Benchmark equity indices opened with heavy losses today, as investors were on edge ahead of the final assembly election results from five states, amid plummeting rupee after RBI Governor Urjit Patel's unexpected resignation.

Government may consider Rs. 6Kcr greenshoe option in CPSE-ETF

27 Nov 2018

Government may consider Rs. 6Kcr greenshoe option in CPSE-ETF

The government is considering exercising greenshoe option worth Rs. 4,000-6,000 crore in the Central Public Sector Enterprises- Exchange Traded Fund (CPSE ETF FF03) over the base issue size of Rs. 8,000 crore.

Sensex falls over 200 points on weak global cues

21 Nov 2018

Sensex falls over 200 points on weak global cues

The BSE benchmark Sensex fell over 200 points in early trade today following weak global cues amid fresh foreign fund outflows.

Sensex rises 115.89 points on fresh fund inflow, strong rupee

15 Nov 2018

Sensex rises 115.89 points on fresh fund inflow, strong rupee

The 30-share BSE benchmark Sensex rose 115.89 points, or 0.33%, to 35,257.88 and the NSE Nifty regained 10,600-mark today backed by gains in auto, pharma, energy, and financial stocks, amid fresh foreign fund inflows and easing global crude prices.

Several records missing from Income Tax Department: CIC informed

19 Oct 2018

Several records missing from Income Tax Department: CIC informed

The Central Information Commission (CIC) has been informed that several records have gone missing from the Income Tax Department because of a restructuring drive in 2001 and 2013.

Chhattisgarh: Blast in Bhilai Steel Plant kills 6, injures 14

09 Oct 2018

Chhattisgarh: Blast in Bhilai Steel Plant kills 6, injures 14

On Tuesday, 6 workers died and 14 were injured after a gas pipeline blast at the steel plant in Bhilai, Chhattisgarh's Durg district.

Court delivers order via WhatsApp, gets blasted by Supreme Court

09 Sep 2018

Court delivers order via WhatsApp, gets blasted by Supreme Court

In an extremely bizarre incident, the Supreme Court has pulled up a Jharkhand court for holding a trial in a criminal case involving two politicians through instant messaging app, WhatsApp.

Delhi coal-stocks can supply power for 1.5 days only: Jain

28 Jun 2018

Delhi coal-stocks can supply power for 1.5 days only: Jain

The capital is staring at a debilitating crisis, Delhi Power Minister Satyendar Jain has warned.

Delhi's coal-stocks depleting alarmingly. Dark days ahead for the capital?

29 May 2018

Delhi's coal-stocks depleting alarmingly. Dark days ahead for the capital?

Delhi is staring at a severe power crisis, as stocks are getting depleted from all three coal-based thermal power plants in the city.

NCR stations facing coal shortage, CIL, Railways rush to rescue

27 May 2018

NCR stations facing coal shortage, CIL, Railways rush to rescue

As some power stations in the NCR are facing coal shortage, Coal India and Railways are rushing coal supplies to Dadri and Badarpur power plants of the National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC).

Sensex gains 200 points in afternoon trade, Nifty over 10,500

13 Apr 2018

Sensex gains 200 points in afternoon trade, Nifty over 10,500

BSE benchmark Sensex surged over 200 points in afternoon trade today amid buying in most sectors, reflecting positive investor sentiment on strong macroeconomic numbers released yesterday.

Government scholarships for Engineering students: Here's all about them

09 Apr 2018

Government scholarships for Engineering students: Here's all about them

To promote quality education in the field of engineering, the government awards various scholarships to students who want to pursue engineering based on various criteria, including their merit, community, and family's annual income.

Sensex cautious on weak global cues; TCS cracks 5%

13 Mar 2018

Sensex cautious on weak global cues; TCS cracks 5%

Despite positive macroeconomic data and the appreciating rupee, the BSE Sensex turned choppy on tepid cues from overseas market.

At least four killed in sugar mill blast in Bihar

21 Dec 2017

At least four killed in sugar mill blast in Bihar

Four laborers died yesterday night when a boiler exploded at the Sasa Musa sugar mill in Bihar's Gopalganj.

What caused the explosion at NTPC Unchahar power plant?

04 Nov 2017

What caused the explosion at NTPC Unchahar power plant?

Preliminary probe on the boiler explosion at NTPC's Unchahar power plant suggested its 500MW Unit-6 was operating on a less-than-sanctioned load for over an hour.

NTPC blast: Death toll rises to 30, many still critical

03 Nov 2017

NTPC blast: Death toll rises to 30, many still critical

The death toll in the NTPC's Unchahar power plant explosion has risen to 30 even as about 100 injured workers continue undergoing treatment in various hospitals.

Dadri lynching: Two years on, jobs, compensation for Akhlaq's killers

14 Oct 2017

Dadri lynching: Two years on, jobs, compensation for Akhlaq's killers

Two years ago, 50-year-old Mohammad Ahklaq of Dadri, UP, was beaten to death by a mob after rumors surfaced that his family had consumed beef.

Another Akhlaq? Police book cow vigilantism victims, assaulters let go

14 Oct 2017

Another Akhlaq? Police book cow vigilantism victims, assaulters let go

In yet another incident of cow vigilantism, a group of men assaulted five people in Faridabad after suspecting them of carrying beef.

Govt may get Rs. 15,000cr from NIA, GIC Re IPOs

18 Sep 2017

Govt may get Rs. 15,000cr from NIA, GIC Re IPOs

The NDA government intends to rake around Rs. 11,000 crore by selling shares of four state-owned non-life insurers and the national reinsurer, according to its disinvestment plans for the current fiscal.

NTPC share-sale is expected to fetch govt Rs. 13,800 crore

30 Aug 2017

NTPC share-sale is expected to fetch govt Rs. 13,800 crore

Following Rs. 22,500 crore OFS in Coal India in 2014-15 and Rs. 15,200 crore IPO in 2010, the government will now conduct its third-biggest disinvestment deal.

Karnataka Honour Killing: Pregnant-woman set on fire by her family

05 Jun 2017

Karnataka Honour Killing: Pregnant-woman set on fire by her family

In yet another case of honour killing, a pregnant Muslim woman was burnt alive by her own family for marrying a Dalit man in Bijapur, Karnataka.

Power giant NTPC forays into electric vehicle charging stations

05 Jun 2017

Power giant NTPC forays into electric vehicle charging stations

With the intention of promoting clean energy, power giant National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) forayed into the new business of setting up electric vehicle charging stations in Delhi and Noida. It will eventually raise the demand for such vehicles as well as the demand of power generated by NTPC's plants.

Why is Mamata Banerjee against the Teesta Water Agreement?

27 May 2017

Why is Mamata Banerjee against the Teesta Water Agreement?

As both the centre and Bangladeshi government hope to sort out Teesta river water sharing soon issue, Mamata Banerjee indicated that the West Bengal government is not on board.

Indian LED bulbs to illuminate UK by 2019: Piyush Goyal

14 May 2017

Indian LED bulbs to illuminate UK by 2019: Piyush Goyal

Having recently become a net exporter of power, India announced its plans to replace over 100 million incandescent and CFL lamps in the UK, with LED bulbs produced by India's Energy Efficiency Services Limited by 2019.

Jharkhand BJP workers forge Jayant Sinha's signature to scam youths

01 May 2017

Jharkhand BJP workers forge Jayant Sinha's signature to scam youths

Some BJP workers in MoS Civil Aviation Jayant Sinha's constituency Hazaribagh have been forging his signature to extort money from unemployed youths.

Government aims to raise Rs.72,500cr from disinvestment plan for 2017-18

19 Apr 2017

Government aims to raise Rs.72,500cr from disinvestment plan for 2017-18

The government kick-started the process of selling minority stake in seven PSUs, including blue-chips like Indian Oil Corporation and Steel Authority of India.

Solar power cost drops to new low

02 Dec 2016

Solar power cost drops to new low

Solar power tariffs have been consistently dropping and have now touched a new low of Rs.3 per unit.