Updates on Coal, Energy, IFIs, Land, Water and Forest: 26 June, 2015

A.Coal & Energy

  1. Adani MoU for big-ticket project: http://www.telegraphindia.com/1150626/jsp/frontpage/story_27892.jsp#.VYzwJvmqqko
  2. Royalty: Minister non-committal: http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/royalty-minister-noncommittal/article7356845.ece
  3. Coal mining rules for states on way: http://www.telegraphindia.com/1150626/jsp/business/story_27851.jsp#.VYzwNPmqqko
  4. Andhra power purchase sees toned down rates: http://www.business-standard.com/article/economy-policy/andhra-power-purchase-sees-toned-down-rates-115062600040_1.html
  5. Taking China for granted: http://archivev.asianage.com/editorial/taking-china-granted-115
  6. Coming, future coal linkages for the power sector: http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/economy/coming-future-coal-linkages-for-the-power-sector/article7354640.ece
  7. Cabinet note on CBM moved: Coal Secretary Anil Swarup:http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/articleshow/47818575.cms?utm_source=contentofinterest&utm_medium=text&utm_campaign=cppst
  8. Google to convert Alabama coal plant into renewable-powered data centre: http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/jun/25/google-to-convert-alabama-coal-plant-into-renewable-powered-data-centre
  9. Adani walking away, or upping ante on Australian coal project?: http://www.rediff.com/business/report/column-adani-walking-away-or-upping-ante-on-australian-coal-project/20150625.htm
  10. Coal India must keep fuel price low for cheaper power: Secretary: http://www.business-standard.com/article/news-ians/coal-india-must-keep-fuel-price-low-for-cheaper-power-secretary-115062500944_1.html
  11. Two units of NTPC Ramagundam power plant trip: http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/telangana/two-units-of-ntpc-ramagundam-power-plant-trip/article7354274.ece
  12. French banks say no to Bangladesh coal plant: http://www.theguardian.com/environment/blog/2015/jun/25/french-banks-say-no-to-bangladesh-coal-plant
  13. South Asia Fastest Growing Region in World: Report: http://www.newindianexpress.com/business/news/South-Asia-Fastest-Growing-Region-in-World-Report/2015/06/26/article2887270.ece
  14.  Barack Obama interviews David Attenborough on climate change – video: http://www.theguardian.com/us-news/video/2015/jun/26/barack-obama-interviews-david-attenborough-on-climate-change-video
  15. Leading health experts call on Wellcome to divest from fossil fuels: http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/jun/25/leading-health-experts-call-on-wellcome-to-divest-from-fossil-fuels
  16. Netherlands ordered to cut greenhouse gas emissions: http://www.centralchronicle.com/netherlands-ordered-to-cut-greenhouse-gas-emissions.html
  17. Biggest Coal Shipper’s Power Plan Offers Relief From Bear Market: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-06-26/biggest-coal-shipper-s-power-plan-offers-relief-from-bear-market

B.IFIs

  1. Donors pledge billions: http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-in-school/donors-pledge-billions/article7355261.ece
  2. BRICS bank to start by April: http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-business/brics-bank-to-start-by-april/article7355711.ece
  3. NDB to take up projects by April: Kamath: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/business/india-business/NDB-to-take-up-projects-by-April-Kamath/articleshow/47823391.cms?
  4. International donors pledge US $4.4 bn to rebuild quake-hit Nepal: http://www.dnaindia.com/world/report-international-donors-pledge-us-44-bn-to-rebuild-quake-hit-nepal-2098879
  5. ADB promises USD 600 mn to help Nepal ‘build back better’ : http://www.oneindia.com/india/adb-promises-usd-600-mn-help-nepal-build-back-better-1788295.htmlNew Development Bank keen to fund Indian projects: Kamath: http://www.newkerala.com/news/2015/fullnews-78786.html
  6. Pump Life into R and D: http://www.newindianexpress.com/education/edex/Pump-Life-into-R-and-D/2015/06/29/article2886047.ece
  7. World Bank to study transport: http://www.telegraphindia.com/1150626/jsp/calcutta/story_27865.jsp#.VYzvMvmqqko
  8. US, China bridge some economic differences in Washington talks: http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/us-china-bridge-some-economic-differences-in-washington-talks-115062500338_1.html

C.Land, Water & Forest

  1. High-level committee to look at more changes in Companies Act:http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/articleshow/47823036.cms?utm_source=contentofinterest&utm_medium=text&utm_campaign=cppst
  2. Govt asks Ford Foundation to register under FEMA: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Govt-asks-Ford-Foundation-to-register-under-FEMA/articleshow/47822863.cms
  3. Repromulgation of land ordinance challenged in SC: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Repromulgation-of-land-ordinance-challenged-in-SC/articleshow/47808817.cms?
  4. Reforms absolutely necessary in land, labour and taxation: FM Arun Jaitley:http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/articleshow/47797748.cms?utm_source=contentofinterest&utm_medium=text&utm_campaign=cppst
  5. The writer who did not know fear: http://dc.asianage.com/india/writer-who-did-not-know-fear-347
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