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India's clean air action programme yet to see the light of day: Greenpeace - ETEnergyworld.com

Sat, 07/07/2018 - 7:47am

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India's clean air action programme yet to see the light of day: Greenpeace
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It said emissions from thermal power plants were a major contributor to surging primary and secondary particulate matter levels in India, especially coal power sector being the key contributor to air pollution. Greenpeace India along with other civil ...

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Maldives jabs India again, signs power deal with Pakistan - Times of India

Sat, 07/07/2018 - 4:20am

Times of India

Maldives jabs India again, signs power deal with Pakistan
Times of India
... a bitter political stand-off with India, Maldives continues to pose fresh security challenges for India almost on a monthly basis. After the helicopter + and work permit snub, Male has now signed a capacity-building agreement in the power sector ...
Amid strained ties with India, Maldives signs power deal with PakistanTimes Now

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India, Bhutan resolve to take ties to new heights - The New Indian Express

Fri, 06/07/2018 - 11:49pm

The New Indian Express

India, Bhutan resolve to take ties to new heights
The New Indian Express
"They reaffirmed their commitment to further strengthen collaboration in the hydro-power sector in the spirit of close friendship and co-operation that characterize relations between India and Bhutan," it said. In a tweet, Tobgay, who arrived here ...
PM Modi meets Bhutan PM, talks development cooperationThe Indian Express
PM Modi holds talks with Bhutanese counterpartDeccan Herald

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After China, Maldives ropes in Pakistan for power - Times of India

Fri, 06/07/2018 - 11:21pm

Times of India

After China, Maldives ropes in Pakistan for power
Times of India
... standoff with India, Maldives continues to pose fresh security challenges for India almost on a monthly basis. After the helicopter and work permit snub, Male has now gone ahead and signed a capacity building agreement in the power sector with ...

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What India Can Learn From China To Improve Its Air Quality - NDTV

Fri, 06/07/2018 - 10:58pm

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What India Can Learn From China To Improve Its Air Quality
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In a statement issued on Friday, the Indian branch of global environmental group Greenpeace underlined how China has already released its second clean air action plan to fight air pollution, but India is yet to include time-bound targets and enforce ...

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India's clean air action programme yet to see the light of day: Greenpeace - Devdiscourse

Fri, 06/07/2018 - 10:17pm

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India's clean air action programme yet to see the light of day: Greenpeace
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It said emissions from thermal power plants were a major contributor to surging primary and secondary particulate matter levels in India, especially coal power sector being the key contributor to air pollution. Greenpeace India along with other civil ...
What India Can Learn From China To Improve Its Air QualityNDTV

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India's clean air action programme yet to see the light of day ... - Business Standard

Fri, 06/07/2018 - 10:05pm

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India's clean air action programme yet to see the light of day ...
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Greenpeace India today lamented that while China has taken an important step by releasing its second clean air action plan to fight air pollution, India's clean air ...
What India Can Learn From China To Improve Its Air QualityNDTV

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India can't afford to have 14 worst polluted cities; Amitabh Kant demands 'ruthless' actions - Financial Express

Fri, 06/07/2018 - 8:36pm

Financial Express

India can't afford to have 14 worst polluted cities; Amitabh Kant demands 'ruthless' actions
Financial Express
Making a connection between dirty fuels and stress in India's power sector, Amitabh Kant said, “Once you clampdown on these and companies that don't meet your environmental standards and close them down, you will create the demand for power.

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Unaware people, unavailable options help carbon emitting light bulbs sell - Down To Earth Magazine (press release) (blog)

Fri, 06/07/2018 - 4:47pm

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Unaware people, unavailable options help carbon emitting light bulbs sell
Down To Earth Magazine (press release) (blog)
This is despite the fact that in the last eight years, the Indian government has launched two large-scale programmes— Bachat Lamp Yojana (BLY) launched in 2009 and the Unnat Jyoti by Affordable LEDs for ALL (UJALA) in 2015—to push people from old, ...

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As States Push up Consolidated Fiscal Deficit, Is India on Track to Reduce General Government Debt? - The Wire

Fri, 06/07/2018 - 1:03pm

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As States Push up Consolidated Fiscal Deficit, Is India on Track to Reduce General Government Debt?
The Wire
... discipline in states and state-owned power utilities (Discoms) continue to lose money on electricity supply. Meanwhile, Indian banking sector's bad loan problem continues to worsen despite prodding lenders to expedite loan recovery and clean up books.

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As States Push up Consolidated Fiscal Deficit, Is India on Track to Reduce General Government Debt? - The Wire

Fri, 06/07/2018 - 1:01pm

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As States Push up Consolidated Fiscal Deficit, Is India on Track to Reduce General Government Debt?
The Wire
However, in the last two years it has come under pressure after the Centre announced the Ujwal Discom Assurance Yojana (UDAY), a debt relief package for state-owned power distribution utilities and implemented recommendations of the Seventh Central Pay ...

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India should take new bold reforms in agri-food sector: OECD-ICRIER report - Moneycontrol.com

Thu, 05/07/2018 - 7:52pm

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India should take new bold reforms in agri-food sector: OECD-ICRIER report
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The report 'Agriculture Policies in India' pointed out that the gross farm revenue declined 6 per cent annually between 2014 and 2016 period because of low market prices even as farmers got large subsidies for various inputs like fertilisers, power and ...
India should take new bold reforms in agri-food sector to ensure ...Firstpost
India's agro-food sector made strong progress; new policy approach ...Times of India

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India should take new bold reforms in agri-food sector: OECD-ICRIER report - Economic Times

Thu, 05/07/2018 - 4:35pm

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India should take new bold reforms in agri-food sector: OECD-ICRIER report
Economic Times
The report 'Agriculture Policies in India' pointed out that the gross farm revenue declined 6 per cent annually between 2014 and 2016 period because of low market prices even as farmers got large subsidies for various inputs like fertilisers, power and ...

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Renewable energy sector employed 4.3 lakh people in 2017: Report - Moneycontrol.com

Thu, 05/07/2018 - 4:33pm

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Renewable energy sector employed 4.3 lakh people in 2017: Report
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Around 4.32 lakh people were employed in the renewable energy sector in India in 2017, according to India Spend report that cited a recent analysis by the inter-governmental International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). The renewable energy sector ...

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Economy Is Showing No Momentum, Says CMIE's Mahesh Vyas - BloombergQuint

Thu, 05/07/2018 - 4:26pm

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Economy Is Showing No Momentum, Says CMIE's Mahesh Vyas
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The Indian economy is not doing well as capital expenditure and investments are not picking up, said Mahesh Vyas, managing director and chief executive officer at the Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy Pvt. Ltd. “The government is not enthusiastic in ...

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India should take new bold reforms in agri-food sector to ensure ... - Firstpost

Thu, 05/07/2018 - 4:10pm

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India should take new bold reforms in agri-food sector to ensure ...
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New Delhi: Stating that India's agro-food sector is at a critical juncture, facing multiple challenges, a new OECD-ICRIER report suggested to the government to ...
India's agro-food sector made strong progress; new policy approach ...Times of India

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Coal India asks thermal plants not to limit intake to avert future crisis - Moneycontrol.com

Thu, 05/07/2018 - 8:55am

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Coal India asks thermal plants not to limit intake to avert future crisis
Moneycontrol.com
Growth in despatch of coal to power sector has helped coal based generation to achieve positive growth of 5.6 per cent during the first quarter of 2018-19 thereby offsetting the negative growth in generation from other sources. CIL despatched 122.84 ...

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Coal imports by power sector in April-May reduced 15%: Goyal - SME Times

Thu, 05/07/2018 - 12:09am

SME Times

Coal imports by power sector in April-May reduced 15%: Goyal
SME Times
SME Times News Bureau | 05 Jul, 2018. Coal imports by the country's power industry reduced by nearly 15 per cent during April-May this year in view of increased supplies from state miner Coal India Ltd (CIL), Coal Minister Piyush Goyal said on Wednesday.
Don't restrict coal intake during monsoon: CIL to power plantsBusiness Standard

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Coal India asks thermal plants not to limit intake to avert future crisis - Business Standard

Wed, 04/07/2018 - 9:10pm

Business Standard

Coal India asks thermal plants not to limit intake to avert future crisis
Business Standard
"Outcome of the coordinated efforts of CIL and Railways gets reflected in CEA report which indicates reduction in the number of critical power stations from 30 as on April 1, 2018 to 13 on July 2, 2018," it said. Growth in despatch of coal to power ...
Coal imports by power sector in April-May reduced 15%: GoyalSME Times
CIL to power plants: Don't restrict coal intake during monsoonETEnergyworld.com

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Don't restrict coal intake during monsoon, says Coal India to power plants - CNBCTV18

Wed, 04/07/2018 - 6:27pm

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Don't restrict coal intake during monsoon, says Coal India to power plants
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Growth in despatch of coal to power sector has helped coal-based generation achieve positive growth of 5.6% during the first quarter of 2018-19, thereby offsetting the negative growth in generation from other sources. Also, coal-based thermal ...
Coal imports by power sector in April-May reduced 15%: GoyalSME Times
Don't restrict coal intake during monsoon: CIL to power plantsBusiness Standard

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