Updates on Coal, Energy, IFIs, Land, Water and Forest: 18 May, 2015

A.Coal & Energy

  1. ‘The govt has done a lot to set the investment climate right’: http://www.rediff.com/money/interview/interview-the-govt-has-done-a-lot-to-set-the-investment-climate-right/20150518.htm\
  2. ‘West will have to pay for damage to planet’: http://www.asianage.com/india/west-will-have-pay-damage-planet-914
  3. IPPs Are Objecting to Power Supply at Variable Cost: http://www.newindianexpress.com/states/odisha/IPPs-Are-Objecting-to-Power-Supply-at-Variable-Cost/2015/05/18/article2820332.ece
  4. Govt may bar multiple bids by one company in coal auctions: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/business/india-business/Govt-may-bar-multiple-bids-by-one-company-in-coal-auctions/articleshow/47322768.cms?
  5. We got honest value of coal through auctions, says Piyush Goyal: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/business/india-business/We-got-honest-value-of-coal-through-auctions-says-Piyush-Goyal/articleshow/47322786.cms?
  6. Piyush Goyal confident of 24×7 power supply to all: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/business/india-business/Piyush-Goyal-confident-of-24×7-power-supply-to-all/articleshow/47322838.cms?
  7. Solar power to shield energy tariff fluctuations: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/kolkata/Solar-power-to-shield-energy-tariff-fluctuations/articleshow/47322698.cms
  8. ‘Our focus is to provide power at affordable prices’: http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/news/our-focus-is-to-provide-power-at-affordable-prices/article7216694.ece
  9. ‘NTPC, DVC owe Rs 9,000 crores to Coal India’: http://www.dnaindia.com/money/report-ntpc-dvc-owe-rs-9000-cr-to-coal-india-2086615
  10. Shell accused of strategy risking catastrophic climate change: http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/may/17/shell-accused-of-strategy-risking-catastrophic-climate-change
  11. Caution and optimism: http://www.thehindu.com/opinion/editorial/caution-and-optimism/article7216727.ece
  12. Don’t ape China: Jairam Ramesh: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/patna/Dont-ape-China-Jairam/articleshow/47321514.cms
  13. Activists urge govt to include civil society in waste management programme: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/pune/Activists-urge-govt-to-include-civil-society-in-waste-management-programme/articleshow/47313120.cms?
  14. Activists call on EU to shut down £100m ‘slush fund’ for coal: http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/may/15/activists-call-on-eu-to-shut-down-100m-slush-fund-for-coal
  15. Reopening of controversial Spanish mine halted over corruption allegations: http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/may/15/reopening-of-controversial-spanish-mine-halted-over-corruption-allegations

B.IFIs

  1. Central Nod to AP Government’s Mega Industrial Clusters: http://www.newindianexpress.com/states/andhra_pradesh/Central-Nod-to-AP-Governments-Mega-Industrial-Clusters/2015/05/18/article2820544.ece
  2. Revised plan for Metro rail ready for CM: http://www.telegraphindia.com/1150518/jsp/bihar/story_20622.jsp#.VVl0sPmqqko
  3. Border Infrastructure: Modi government driving strategic projects with radical changes:http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/articleshow/47303236.cms?utm_source=contentofinterest&utm_medium=text&utm_campaign=cppst
  4. BJP urges Bihar govt to hand over bridge project to Centre: http://zeenews.india.com/news/bihar/bjp-urges-bihar-govt-to-hand-over-bridge-project-to-centre_1595991.html
  5. Kochi’s Rs 200 crore Mundamveli sewage plant may lose ADB funding: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/kochi/Kochis-Rs-200-crore-Mundamveli-sewage-plant-may-lose-ADB-funding/articleshow/47290714.cms?
  6. World Bank Team Unhappy Over Delay in DPR on Dams: http://www.newindianexpress.com/states/karnataka/World-Bank-Team-Unhappy-Over-Delay-in-DPR-on-Dams/2015/05/18/article2820457.ece
  7. The building of the BRICS bank: http://www.thehindu.com/business/the-building-of-the-brics-bank/article7214558.ece
  8. Global seminar on business opportunities: http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Vijayawada/global-seminar-on-business-opportunities/article7216149.ece
  9. DFCC optimistic of $650-mn funding for freight corridor: http://www.business-standard.com/article/economy-policy/dfcc-optimistic-of-650-mn-funding-for-freight-corridor-115051600956_1.html
  10. World Bank-aided Govt project envisaged: http://www.assamtribune.com/scripts/detailsnew.asp?id=may1515/city052
  11. IL&FS bags $1-billion funding from Industrial & Commercial Bank of China:http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/articleshow/47322957.cms?utm_source=contentofinterest&utm_medium=text&utm_campaign=cppst
  12. ndia Inc saves Modi’s day in China- 27 entities seal deals: http://www.telegraphindia.com/1150517/jsp/frontpage/story_20546.jsp#.VVl_Xvmqqko
  13. Deals worth $22 billion signed with China firms: http://www.deccanherald.com/content/478045/deals-worth-22-billion-signed.html
  14. IL&FS inks MoU with ICBC for infrastructure finance: http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/news/ilfs-inks-mou-with-icbc-for-infrastructure-finance/article7213940.ece
  15. Indian, Chinese firms sign 26 pacts worth USD 22 bn: http://www.sify.com/finance/fullstory.php?a=pfqnagighdjjh&title=Indian%2C_Chinese_firms_sign_26_pacts_worth_USD_22_bn

C.Land, Water & Forest

  1. Government to set up expert panel on Companies Act next week: Jaitley: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/business/india-business/Government-to-set-up-expert-panel-on-Companies-Act-next-week-Jaitley/articleshow/47309658.cms?
  2. Campbell canal bridge gets administrative sanction: http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Vijayawada/campbell-canal-bridge-gets-administrative-sanction/article7216145.ece
  3. Flood of new dam projects threatens world’s last wild rivers: http://www.theguardian.com/travel/2015/may/16/hydropower-dams-projects-wild-rivers-worldwide
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