News Updates on Coal, Energy, IFIs, Land, Water, Forest, Dalit issues: 27 March 2015

27 March, 2015

A.Coal & Energy

  1. Rs 10k cr NTPC bonus debenture issue adds depth to debt market: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/business/india-business/Rs-10k-cr-NTPC-bonus-debenture-issue-adds-depth-to-debt-market/articleshow/46710089.cms?
  2. Cancelling of JPL bid, giving mines to Coal India wrong: Delhi HC: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/cancelling-of-jpl-bid-giving-mines-to-coal-india-wrong-delhi-hc/articleshow/46710157.cms
  3. State hails allotment of Chhattisgarh mine: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/ahmedabad/State-hails-allotment-of-Chhattisgarh-mine/articleshow/46709966.cms?
  4. WBMTDC to handle coal mining in Bengal: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/kolkata/wbmtdc-to-handle-coal-mining-in-bengal/articleshow/46708107.cms
  5. ‘Expedite Pirpainti, Kajra power projects’: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/patna/expedite-pirpainti-kajra-power-projects/articleshow/46708066.cms
  6. Cancelling Jindal Power bid and allotment of mines to CIL “wrong”: High Court:http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/articleshow/46706343.cms?utm_source=contentofinterest&utm_medium=text&utm_campaign=cppst
  7. Large fall in UK greenhouse gas emissions of over 8% last year: http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/mar/26/large-fall-in-uk-greenhouse-gas-emissions-of-over-8-last-year
  8. Costa Rica uses only renewable energy for first 75 days of 2015 – video report: http://www.theguardian.com/world/video/2015/mar/26/costa-rica-only-renewable-energy-first-75-days-of-2015-video
  9. Coal ministry eyeing 15-20 blocks for next auction round: http://www.moneylife.in/article/coal-ministry-eyeing-15-20-blocks-for-next-auction-round/40980.html
  10. Govt identifying 15-20 coal blocks for next round of auction: Goyal: http://www.firstpost.com/business/economy/govt-identifying-15-20-coal-blocks-for-next-round-of-auction-goyal-2175003.html
  11. Coal Minister Launches Projects Monitoring Portal to Enhance Efficiency, Transparency & Improve Communication Between B2G, G2G & G2B : http://pib.nic.in/newsite/PrintRelease.aspx?relid=117725
  12. No timeline to complete coal mines auction: Centre: http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/no-timeline-to-complete-coal-mines-auction-centre/article7035657.ece
  13. Green energy push: PSBs agree to lend Rs 1.71 lakh crore to finance projects over the next 5 years: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/articleshow/46702286.cms
  14. Coal India may surpass 1 bn tonne output target by 2020: Goyal: http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/cil-may-surpass-1-bn-tonne-production-target-by-2020-goyal-115032600388_1.html
  15. Locals reject Adani group’s land agreement in Australia: http://www.business-standard.com/article/companies/locals-reject-adani-group-s-land-agreement-in-australia-115032700044_1.html
  16. High Court notices to govt, Director Jai Prakash Power Ventures:http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/articleshow/46706053.cms?utm_source=contentofinterest&utm_medium=text&utm_campaign=cppst

B.IFIs

  1. South Korea decides to join China-proposed Asian bank http://www.newkerala.com/news/2015/fullnews-36696.html
  2. ADB’s $300 mn loan to improve road connectivity: http://www.business-standard.com/article/news-ians/adb-s-300-mn-loan-to-improve-road-connectivity-115032601163_1.html
  3. New fund devolution mode from April 1: http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Thiruvananthapuram/new-fund-devolution-mode-from-april-1/article7038320.ece
  4. ‘Green’ dam linked to killings of six indigenous people in Guatemala: http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/mar/26/santa-rita-green-dam-killings-indigenous-people-guatemala
  5. Japan Uses Climate Cash for Coal Plants in India, Bangladesh: http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/Japan-Uses-Climate-Cash-for-Coal-Plants-in-India-Bangladesh/2015/03/26/article2731222.ece
  6. SBI to make room for foreign partner: http://www.business-standard.com/article/finance/sbi-to-cut-stake-in-general-insurance-venture-to-51-115032600323_1.html
  7. Foreign ally to raise stake in SBI General: http://www.telegraphindia.com/1150327/jsp/business/story_11039.jsp#.VRTlzvmUd1E

C.Land, Water & Forest

  1. PM running a disinformation campaign on land bill: CPM: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/PM-running-a-disinformation-campaign-on-land-bill-CPM/articleshow/46709992.cms?
  2. NGT directs Haryana to not give tree felling work in forest areas to private parties: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/NGT-directs-Haryana-to-not-give-tree-felling-work-in-forest-areas-to-private-parties/articleshow/46709632.cms?
  3. NITI Aayog to mediate inter-governmental differences: http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/economy/policy/niti-aayog-to-mediate-intergovernmental-differences/article7036438.ece
  4. How Karnataka’s mega port project is bending the rules: http://indiatogether.org/articles/violations-in-eia-of-tadadi-port-project-karnataka-environment
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D. Dalit Issues

Farmer suicide in Parseoni village- The Times Of India

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/nagpur/Farmer-suicide-in-Parseoni-village/articleshow/46708531.cms

Madurai Police to Protect Dalits’ Right to Worship- The New Indian Express

http://www.newindianexpress.com/states/tamil_nadu/Madurai-Police-to-Protect-Dalits-Right-to-Worship/2015/03/27/article2732110.ece

Opposition questions budget outlay- The Hindu

http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Hyderabad/opposition-questions-budget-outlay/article7038237.ece

Case Against Renuka’s Husband- The New Indian Express

http://www.newindianexpress.com/states/telangana/Case-Against-Renuka%E2%80%99s-Husband/2015/03/27/article2732610.ece

Dalit Vachanakara Jayanti to be celebrated in Bidar- The Hindu

http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/karnataka/dalit-vachanakara-jayanti-to-be-celebrated-in-bidar/article7036196.ece?homepage=true

The Times Of India

Farmer suicide in Parseoni village

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/nagpur/Farmer-suicide-in-Parseoni-village/articleshow/46708531.cms

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