Updates on Coal, Energy, IFIs, Land, Water and Forest: 22 Jan. 2016

A.Coal & Energy

Is coal-ash pollution a civil rights issue? http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/local/2016/01/20/u-s–civil-rights-commission-to-study-coal-ash-minority-communities.html
Coal India unions call for a day’s strike to protest against disinvestment :http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/articleshow/50658509.cms?utm_source=contentofinterest&utm_medium=text&utm_campaign=cppst
Watch Leonardo DiCaprio speak his mind on the ‘destructive’ coal, oil and gas industry http://www.breakingnews.ie/showbiz/watch-leonardo-dicaprio-speak-his-mind-on-the-destructive-coal-oil-and-gas-industry-716629.html
Cyan wins second Tata Power order in India: http://www.businessweekly.co.uk/export/asia/cyan-wins-second-tata-power-order-india
Coal supplies fire up power producers: http://www.business-standard.com/article/markets/coal-supplies-fire-up-power-producers-116012100499_1.html
Adani may buy L&T’s Punjab power plant​:​
http://www.business-standard.com/article/companies/adani-may-buy-l-t-s-punjab-power-plant-116012200067_1.html
Letters: Not questionable, says Sasan Power: http://www.business-standard.com/article/opinion/letters-not-questionable-says-sasan-power-116012101102_1.html
Kalpataru Power bags four orders for power transmission-related projects: http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/markets/stock-markets/kalpataru-power-bags-four-orders-for-power-transmissionrelated-projects/article8135664.ece

B.IFIs

Xi Jinping launches AIIB, to rival World Bank, Asian Development Bank​:​
http://nanonews.org/xi-jinping-launches-aiib-to-rival-world-bank-asian/
New AIIB official trumpets role in Asian development​:​
http://nanonews.org/new-aiib-official-trumpets-role-in-asian-development/
Japanese agency to lend Rs 4,000 crore for two northeast highway projects http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Japanese-agency-to-lend-Rs-4000-crore-for-two-northeast-highway-projects/articleshow/50662211.cms
ADB, 18 Banks Sign $200 Million to Improve Water Access in PRC Through Urban-Rural Integration​:​
http://finchannel.com/index.php/business/item/54213-adb-18-banks-sign-200-m​​
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India signs Financing Agreement with World Bank for US$ 250 million for Bihar Kosi Basin Development Project: http://www.business-standard.com/article/government-press-release/india-signs-financing-agreement-with-world-bank-for-us-250-million-116012001088_1.html
If Asian Infra Bank means death of World Bank and IMF, so be it http://www.firstpost.com/business/if-asian-infra-bank-means-death-of-world-bank-and-imf-so-be-it-2592818.html
World Bank Group’s Compliance Audit slams IFC, Activists demand action against GMR http://www.odishanewsinsight.com/odisha/world-bank-groups-compliance-audit-slams-ifc-activists-demand-action-against-gmr/
ACWA and Silk Road Fund to develop power projects together http://www.technicalreviewmiddleeast.com/power-a-water/power-generation/acwa-and-silk-road-fund-to-develop-power-projects-together
Chennai Metro Rail Phase-2 fast tracked for JICA funding: Rosaiah: http://news.webindia123.com/news/Articles/India/20160120/2774330.html
India Signs Financing Agreement with World Bank for US$ 250 Million for Jhelum and Tawi Flood Recovery Project http://www.business-standard.com/article/government-press-release/india-signs-financing-agreement-with-world-bank-for-us-250-million-116012100840_1.html

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C.Land, Water and Forest

​​ Adani-Hazira Port moves SC against NGT order http://www.financialexpress.com/article/economy/adani-hazira-port-moves-sc-against-ngt-order/199363/
L&T wins Rs. 1213 crore order from Western Dedicated Freight Corridor Project http://netindian.in/news/2016/01/22/00036563/lt-wins-rs-1213-crore-order-western-dedicated-freight-corridor-project

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