News updates on Land, water, forest, IFIs, coal and Energy: 15 May, 2015

A.Coal & Energy

  1. Prevented coal pilferage worth thousands of crores: CVC: http://www.business-standard.com/article/news-ians/prevented-coal-pilferage-worth-thousands-of-crores-cvc-115051401388_1.html
  2. Goyal calls for more efforts to meet renewable energy generation target: http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/economy/goyal-calls-for-more-efforts-to-meet-renewable-energy-generation-target/article7205529.ece
  3. Shri Piyush Goyal inaugurates New Solar Passive Building of the National Institute of Solar Energy: http://pib.nic.in/newsite/PrintRelease.aspx?relid=121733
  4. DVC, CIL get 3 months to stop river pollution: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/ranchi/DVC-CIL-get-3-months-to-stop-river-pollution/articleshow/47281512.cms
  5. Former CBI chief Ranjit Sinha must be investigated: Supreme Court : http://www.oneindia.com/new-delhi/former-cbi-chief-ranjit-sinha-must-be-investigated-supreme-court-1746532.html
  6. Essar lobbied with state governments, exhorted MPs to write to Manmohan Singh, says affidavit: http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report-essar-lobbied-with-state-governments-exhorted-mps-to-write-to-manmohan-singh-says-affidavit-2085732
  7. Australia lobbies Unesco to stop it from listing Great Barrier Reef as ‘in danger’: http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/may/14/australia-lobbies-unesco-stop-listing-great-barrier-reef-as-in-danger
  8. New climate deal seen aiding GDP, lacking sanctions – U.N. chief | Reuters: http://www.firstpost.com/world/new-climate-deal-seen-aiding-gdp-lacking-sanctions-u-n-chief-reuters-2243170.html
  9. ‘Not just 6, all 24 hydro projects would be detrimental’: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/dehradun/Not-just-6-all-24-hydro-projects-would-be-detrimental/articleshow/47271874.cms?
  10. The new coal frontier:  http://www.theguardian.com/environment/ng-interactive/2015/may/15/carbon-bomb-australia-the-new-coal-frontier

B.IFIs

  1. Investors pin high hopes on industrial corridor: http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/andhra-pradesh/investors-pin-high-hopes-on-industrial-corridor/article7207755.ece
  2. African Development Bank presidential candidates outline their aims: http://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2015/may/14/african-development-bank-eight-presidential-candidates-outline-aims
  3. Bridging the housing deficit in the country: http://www.deccanherald.com/content/477574/realty-bytes.html
  4. India must move to a new equitable green energy system: http://www.dnaindia.com/analysis/column-india-must-move-to-a-new-equitable-green-energy-system-2085576
  5. India to grow at 8.1% in 2015-16: UN survey: http://www.business-standard.com/article/economy-policy/india-to-grow-at-8-1-in-2015-16-115051500040_1.html

C.Land, Water & Forest

  1. For ‘Make in India’ to happen, Modi government must move from cheap rhetoric to difficult action:http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/articleshow/47281579.cms?utm_source=contentofinterest&utm_medium=text&utm_campaign=cppst
  2. 83% FRA claims disposed: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/business/india-business/83-FRA-claims-disposed/articleshow/47287252.cms?
  3. Government to re-promulgate land ordinance for the third time: http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report-government-to-re-promulgate-land-ordinance-for-the-third-time-2085909
  4. VS Flays Handing Over of Vizhinjam to Adani: http://www.newindianexpress.com/states/kerala/VS-Flays-Handing-Over-of-Vizhinjam-to-Adani/2015/05/15/article2814693.ece
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