News updates on Coal, Energy, IFIs, Land, Water and Forest: 9 March, 2015

9 March, 2015

A.Coal & Energy

  1. VayuGrid to develop bioenergy zones in AP:
  2. Revenue from coal auction hits Rs 1.57 lakh cr; Ambuja Cement gets Gare-Palma:
  3. Power prices slide to Rs 1 per unit as Coal India steps up supply:
  4. Coal Auction Rains Revenue Bonanza; Touches Rs 1.5 L cr:
  5. Power projects: Two of the five UMPPs proposed in Budget 2015 likely to be awarded this year:
  6. Coal output: billion-tonne target within sight:
  7. Goyal optimistic on green energy targets:
  8. Coal-mining states to be richer by Rs 71,000 cr:
  9. Jaypee, Ambuja bag coal mines:
  10. Nuclear power way cheaper than others, says govt:
  11.  ‘Renewable energy targets not unrealistic’:
  12. Panel suggestions on fresh bidding norms for UMPP by March-end:
  13. Jaypee Cement Corporation wins Mandla South coal block:
  14. How will everything change under climate change?:
  15. The Guardian view on climate change and social disruption: how one form of chaos breeds another:
  16. Florida banned state workers from using term ‘climate change’ – report:
  17. Mission for Green India, MGNREGA will converge to facilitate afforestation on 10 million hectares of land:
  18. Climate summit’s pledges on carbon cuts ‘won’t avert global disaster’:
  19. Government decides to speed up Rs 90,000 crore power projects:
  20. Government proposes an omnibus law to regulate the environment:


  1. TN road project: final round of talks soon for ₹5,115-crore World Bank aid:
  2. State told to speed up road works:
  3. Start an Olympic-style competition for state governments:
  4. Bring time frame to introduce industry related services, DIPP tells states:
  5. Ethiopian farmer drops case alleging UK aid helped fund evictions:
  6. ‘Imphal-Mandalay bus service being discussed’:
  7. For a Career in Mining Engineering:
  8. Administrative Hiccups Delay Dam Safety Project:
  1. Land, Water & Forest
  1. Land acquisition bill puts Dhankar on back foot:
  2. Opposition readies to corner government over farmer issues:
  3. Govt trains math gun at UPA land law:
  4. Land Bill row: Government may move amendment on ‘private entity’:
  5. Govt to table land bill in LS tomorrow:
  6. Land Acquisition Bill anti-farmer, pro-corporate: Jamaat-e-Islami-Hind:
  7. PM ‘pro-poor’ tag on land bill:

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