News Updates on Coal, Energy, IFIs, Land, Water and Forest: 11 March, 2015

11, March, 2015

A.Coal & Energy

  1. Coal block auction: Government likely to cap costs of power plants:
  2. Mining bill goes to panel:
  3. Former CAG vindicated:
  4. Singareni plants to be oil-fired in May-June:
  5. Delhi govt eyeing coal block to set up own power plant:
  6. Aggressive bidding for coal blocks is likely to cost power companies dear:
  7. Court asks CBI to file final report on coalgate:
  8. More public sector projects face the land hurdle:
  9. Adani in talks to buy Adhunik Power:
  10. Norway may pull investment from Bangladesh’s coal plant:
  11. Keep fossil fuels in the ground to stop climate change:
  12. Industry sceptical about proposed 5 ultra mega power plants:
  13. Effects of global warming, firsthand:
  14. Mark Carney defends Bank of England over climate change study:
  15.  ‘By separating nature from economics, we have walked blindly into tragedy’:
  16. Experts mull over combating climate change at FRI:
  17. U.S. Solar Jumps 30% as Residential Installs Exceed 1 Gigawatt:


  1. EU Investment Bank to step up project funding in India:
  2. Land acquisition hurdle for Berhampur’s Ganjam road construction:
  3. Ebola crisis could force Sierra Leone to diversify away from mining:
  4. Shourie, Sinha in fray to head BRICS Bank:

C.Land, Water & Forest

  1. AIADMK supports BJP on land bill:
  2. Shiv Sena abstained from voting on Land Bill:
  3. BJP whip to MPs over key bills:
  4. India Inc cheers Land Bill, sees boost to infrastructure projects:
  5. Land acquisition Bill gets Lok Sabha nod:

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