News updates on Coal, Energy, IFIs, Land, Water and Forest: 15 June, 2015

A.Coal & Energy

  1. Divorce growth from greenhouse gases to aid climate goals, says energy chief: http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/jun/15/economic-growth-greenhouse-gases-climate-goals-fatih-birol
  2. Industrial policy a shot in the arm for Karimnagar: http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/telangana/industrial-policy-a-shot-in-the-arm-for-karimnagar/article7314799.ece
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  3. India committed to improve trade relation with China: VK Singh: http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/economy/policy/india-committed-to-improve-trade-relation-with-china-vk-singh/article7312994.ece
  4. China reaffirms 2030 climate commitments: http://www.business-standard.com/article/international/china-reaffirms-2030-climate-commitments-115061300711_1.html
  5. Cutting carbon emissions could escalate hunger: Study: http://meghalayatimes.info/index.php/front-page/30281-cutting-carbon-emissions-could-escalate-hunger-study
  6. Climate Change – The Real Deal: http://latestsolarnews.com/climate-change-the-real-deal/
  7. Preview: Storm on climate change awaits pope’s environment letter | Reuters: http://www.firstpost.com/world/preview-storm-on-climate-change-awaits-popes-environment-letter-reuters-2295286.html
  8. Competitions on renewable energy: http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-features/tp-downtown/competitions-on-renewable-energy/article7313458.ece
  9. Coal India now sixth-largest mining company in world: PwC: http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/coal-india-now-sixth-largest-mining-company-in-world-pwc-115061400375_1.html
  10. Climate change conference in Paris later this year is of global importance: http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/jun/14/paris-climate-meeting-vital

B.IFIs
  1. Myanmar okays $264.5-mn investment in new Asian bank: http://www.business-standard.com/article/news-ians/myanmar-okays-264-5-mn-investment-in-new-asian-bank-115061200878_1.html
  2. ‘NITI Aayog reduced to National Confusion Commission’: http://www.dnaindia.com/money/report-niti-aayog-reduced-to-national-confusion-commission-2094745
  3. World Bank Team Inspects Water Works: http://www.newindianexpress.com/states/tamil_nadu/World-Bank-Team-Inspects-Water-Works/2015/06/15/article2866927.ece
  4. Complaints raise concern about Vizhinjam project: http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/kerala/complaints-raise-concern-about-vizhinjam-project/article7317384.ece
  5. Quake pushed 1 million Nepalis below poverty line: Report: http://www.sify.com/news/quake-pushed-1-million-nepalis-below-poverty-line-report-news-international-pgosEnfjdhfbb.html
  6. JICA drawing up plan for Chennai-Bengaluru corridor: Govt: http://zeenews.india.com/news/karnataka/jica-drawing-up-plan-for-chennai-bengaluru-corridor-govt_1594821.html
  7. Finance Minister Jaitley’s 10-day visit to the US: http://www.business-standard.com/article/politics/finance-minister-jaitley-s-10-day-visit-to-the-us-115061500017_1.html

C.Land, Water and Forest

  1. Raising Narmada dam height could lead to calamity bigger than Nepal temblor: Committee: http://www.business-standard.com/article/current-affairs/raising-narmada-dam-height-could-lead-to-calamity-bigger-than-nepal-temblor-committee-115061400740_1.html
  2. Govt will consider joint panel’s views on land bill, Sadananda Gowda says: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Govt-will-consider-joint-panels-views-on-land-bill-Sadananda-Gowda-says/articleshow/47670612.cms?
  3. India’s economy in bad shape under Modi government, alleges Anand Sharma: http://www.dnaindia.com/money/report-india-s-economy-in-bad-shape-under-modi-government-alleges-anand-sharma-2095617
  4. Tribals’ livelihood hit as their habitat declared reserved forest: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/chennai/Tribals-livelihood-hit-as-their-habitat-declared-reserved-forest/articleshow/47660499.cms?
  5. Rahul to raise water, land, forest issues in Chhattisgarh: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Rahul-to-raise-water-land-forest-issues-in-Chhattisgarh/articleshow/47669936.cms?
  6. Bhushan and Yadav led Swaraj Abhiyaan launches farmers’ movement: http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report-bhushan-and-yadav-led-swaraj-abhiyaan-launches-farmers-movement-2095331
  7. Over 500,000 postcards sent to PMO to tackle basic issues: http://meghalayatimes.info/index.php/front-page/30278-over-500-000-postcards-sent-to-pmo-to-tackle-basic-issues
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