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

A.Coal & Energy

  1. India’s poor paying the price for economic progress: http://www.abqjournal.com/665050/news/indias-poor-paying-the-price-for-economic-progress.html
  2. Captive coal mines production rises 34% to 53 million tonnes in FY15:http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/articleshow/49524696.cms?utm_source=contentofinterest&utm_medium=text&utm_campaign=cppst
  3. Going Green is Good for Dell and the Environment: http://www.siliconhillsnews.com/2015/10/24/going-green-is-good-for-dell-and-the-environment/
  4. Climate negotiators end Bonn mission with expanded draft text, issue of finance remains unresolved: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/home/environment/developmental-issues/Climate-negotiators-end-Bonn-mission-with-expanded-draft-text-issue-of-finance-remains-unresolved/articleshow/49510610.cms
  5. Two dozen states sue Obama over coal plant emissions rule: http://thehill.com/policy/energy-environment/257856-24-states-coal-company-sue-obama-over-climate-rule
  6. How the Minerals Council of Australia has govt’s ear on coal: https://www.thesaturdaypaper.com.au/news/politics/2015/10/24/how-the-minerals-council-australia-has-govts-ear-coal/14456052002539
  7. Germany to start shift to coal power reserve in winter 2016: http://uk.reuters.com/article/2015/10/24/uk-germany-energy-coal-idUKKCN0SI0LB20151024
  8. Coal company plans to sell shuttered mines: http://www.richmondregister.com/news/coal-company-plans-to-sell-shuttered-mines/article_48e2e1d6-7a06-11e5-ba93-5760bdc71efe.html
  9. Navy’s Last Coal-Fired Power Plant Decommissioned: http://www.navy.mil/submit/display.asp?story_id=91703
  10. Prior to Africa forum meet, India polishes its UNSC pitch: http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/prior-to-africa-forum-meet-india-polishes-its-unsc-pitch/article7803709.ece
  11. India Eyeing S African Coal Mines: http://inserbia.info/today/2015/10/india-eyeing-s-african-coal-mines/
  12. The True Cost Of Coal: The First Installment: http://scenariojournal.com/article/true-cost-of-coal/

 B.IFIs

  1. China’s AIIB still open to US: president-designate: http://www.wantchinatimes.com/news/content?id=20151024000104&cid=1101
  2. Currency slide hits Myanmar’s import businesses: http://www.straitstimes.com/asia/se-asia/currency-slide-hits-myanmars-import-businesses
  3. Zim pins hopes on arrears plan: http://www.theindependent.co.zw/2015/10/23/zim-pins-hopes-on-arrears-plan/
  4. Suresh Prabhu Addresses as Key Speaker at World Bank – Singapore Infrastructure Finance Summit 2015: http://www.orissadiary.com/ShowBussinessNews.asp?id=62354#sthash.ESPw7Jx1.dpuf
  5. Payments banks to expand reach of banking in rural areas: World Bank:
  6. http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/articleshow/49502775.cms?utm_source=contentofinterest&utm_medium=text&utm_campaign=cppst
  7. Trade procedures must be simplified to improve regional integration, Asia-Pacific forum concludes: http://www.businessghana.com/portal/news/index.php?op=getNews&news_cat_id=&id=207321
  8. Survey Work on Shiradi Ghat Bypass in 2 Days: http://www.newindianexpress.com/states/karnataka/Survey-Work-on-Shiradi-Ghat-Bypass-in-2-Days/2015/10/25/article3096126.ece
  9. Konkan Railway track doubling to start from November 8: http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/karnataka/konkan-railway-track-doubling-to-start-from-november-8/article7802220.ece
  10. EBRD, PPP Unit negotiate engagement of private sector in infrastructure projects: EBRD Director: http://www.dailynewsegypt.com/2015/10/24/ebrd-ppp-unit-negotiate-engagement-of-private-sector-in-infrastructure-projects-ebrd-director/
  11. AIIB Says Japan and US Participation not Needed: http://www.marketpulse.com/20151023/aiib-says-japan-and-us-participation-not-needed/
  12. Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi UFJ gets ready for Myanmar’s new RTGS system: https://ibsintelligence.com/bank-of-tokyo-mitsubishi-ufj-gets-ready-for-myanmars-new-rtgs-system/
  13. Japan, Andhra sign MoU to promote investments: http://www.aninews.in/videogallery9/44553-japan-andhra-sign-mou-to-promote-investments.html
  14. Japan offers India soft loan of $15 billion: http://www.thehindu.com/business/japan-offers-india-soft-loan-of-15-billion/article7793024.ece

C.Land, Water & Forest

  1. GFDO irked by Javadekar’s statement on Mopa EC: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/goa/GFDO-irked-by-Javadekars-statement-on-Mopa-EC/articleshow/49511499.cms
  2. NITI Aayog panel raps business environment: http://www.business-standard.com/article/economy-policy/niti-aayog-panel-raps-business-environment-115102500695_1.html
  3. Reliance Group to further invest Rs 46,000 cr in Madhya Pradesh: http://www.firstpost.com/business/reliance-group-to-further-invest-rs-46000-cr-in-madhya-pradesh-2480428.html
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