User: Ganeshperumal Topic: Energy
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Storm Gloria leaves eight dead, ruins rice paddies in Spain 22.1.2020 Reuters: World News
At least eight people have been killed as Storm Gloria has rampaged across eastern Spain, unleashing winds of up to 144 kmh (90 mph) and waves up to 13.5 metres (44 feet) high, officials said on Wednesday.
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Snowstorms leave 220,000 without power in northern Spain 21.1.2020 Reuters: World News
Heavy snow and rain cut off electricity supplies on Tuesday to hundreds of thousands of people in northeast Spain already battered by Storm Gloria.
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Australian bushfires hit coal output, conditions to worsen 21.1.2020 Reuters: World News
Mining giant BHP Group said on Tuesday that poor air quality caused by smoke from Australia's bushfires is hurting coal production, as authorities cautioned a reprieve from hazardous fire conditions could end within days.
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Canada's government to help Newfoundland dig out after massive blizzard 19.1.2020 Reuters: World News
Canada's federal government will help Newfoundland on the Atlantic coast dig out in the wake of a massive winter blizzard that buried cars and left thousands without power, a Cabinet minister said on Saturday.
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Airport, businesses still closed after blizzard hits Canada's Newfoundland 18.1.2020 Reuters: Top News
The airport and businesses remained closed in the capital of Newfoundland in Atlantic Canada on Saturday in the wake of a massive winter blizzard that buried cars in snow drifts and caused an avalanche in one neighborhood.
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Severe Storm Sweeps Southern US, 11 Dead 12.1.2020 NDTV News - Top-stories
Severe storms sweeping the southern US killed at least 11 people, authorities said, as tornadoes and high winds upturned cars, destroyed homes and left tens of thousands without power.
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Over 1,000 Flights Cancelled In Chicago Due To Bad Weather: Reports 12.1.2020 NDTV News - Latest
More than 1,000 flights were cancelled as a winter storm hit the Chicago area with heavy winds and rain.
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Coal Sector Denationalized 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
In the year 1973 Prime Minister Mrs.Indira Gandhi in a well guarded secret move nationalized all the coal mines and now the Prime Minister Mr.Narendra Modi Government after a gap of 44 years denationalized the coal mining to private sector companies with the move monopoly of Central Government undertaking Coal India Limited has ended. So far it had been producing 80 per cent of total coal production of India and rest 20 per cent by private firms on getting allotment of coal block. Recently there had been 2 big scams the Spectrum in Communication sector and another in the allotment of coal blocks to private firm. In Spectrum case the Court has ruled that there is no scandal in it and entire deal was clean and right. It is estimated that the country has coal reserves of 300 billion tonnes. The coal energy is also source of our power energy. India generates 70 per cent of its power production from thermal plants. Presently the country besides its own coal production also importing coal from the Indonesia ...
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Cyclone 'Fani' wreaks havoc in coastal districts of Odisha 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Bhubaneswar, Packing gusts of 195 kmph, cyclone 'Fani' swept into the east coast at 0800 hrs, wreaking havoc in many parts of Odisha where 11 lakh people had been evacuated as a precaution. Heavy rain and high velocity winds uprooted trees, swept away thatched huts and snapped power supply in the state. 'Fani' was the strongest storm to hit India since 2014, India Meteorological Department said. The extremely severe cyclonic storm, which weakened to a severe storm, left a trail of destruction in Ganjam, Puri, Khurda and Gajapati districts.The roof of Bhubaneswar Railway station was blown away. The top of recently renovated Kalinga cricket stadium was also damaged. Though the wind speed is slowly decreasing in Khurda area, rains are likely to continue. Devastation Waterlogging was witnessed in Bhubaneswar and Cuttack, while communication in Puri had totally broken down. Bhubaneswar Railway Station and Biju Patnaik International Airport have been also damaged. The area along Puri is witnessing strong ...
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South West Monsoon arrives in Kerala 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
New Delhi, The Southwest monsoon has set in over Kerala on Tuesday, three days ahead of its normal date, Indian Meterological Department (IMD) said on tuesday. ‘The Southwest Monsoon has further advanced into remaining parts of southeast Arabian Sea, Comorin – Maldives area, entire Lakshadweep, most parts of Kerala, some parts of Tamil Nadu and some more parts of southwest, central and northeast Bay of Bengal,’ IMD said. The IMD said,’Conditions are favorable for further advance of Southwest Monsoon into some parts of central Arabian Sea, remaining parts of Kerala, some parts of coastal and south interior Karnataka, some more parts of eastcentral and northeast Bay of Bengal, and some parts of northeastern states during next 48 hours.’ ‘There is a widespread rainfall occurred over Kerala, during the past three-four days. The 14 rainfall monitoring stations for Monsoon onset over Kerala have reported more than 60 per cent rainfall from May 25,’ the IMD said. In its forecast , the IMD saidf,’an ...
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Mighty Storms 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Mighty high speed dust storms hit across the North-India covering 12 states with core hit in the Uttar Pradesh. It were blowing upto the speed 120 to 130 kilometer per hour. The mango crop in Uttar Pradesh suffered very heavy losses in dropping of fruits, which where about to be picked out. According to the weather office the western disturbances are the main cause and it was combined with three rare weather systems. The western disturbances was created over Rajasthan, Punjab and Haryana generating thunder clouds and reached upto Uttar Pradesh and in the Bihar. Here it was combined with moisture coming over from the Bay of Bengal and created high temperature. It created strong force and hitting power in the high speed winds. The western disturbances always occurred at the height of 1500 meter above the ground and when combines with moisture from upcoming water in steam form from the ground water resources the clouds are formed and summer rains occur. The North India is reeling under the heat above 40 ...
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Investors meet CM Chouhan 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan was called on by the representatives of 5 Industrial Groups at CM House and gave proposals for investment in the state were given to him. Chouhan met the representatives of Trident Group, M/s Suzlon Energy, M/s Vacmet India Ltd., M/s Ultratech Cement Ltd. and M/s Sunpharma Ltd. Minister for Finance Jayant Malaiya and Chief Secretary B.P. Singh were present on the occasion. Chouhan said that industry friendly policy has been implemented in the state. While deliberating with the investors, he directed to prepare a policy to encourage textile industry in the state. Solar and Wind Energy must be encouraged and action should be taken on issues related to the industries within time limit. During the discussion, Chairman of Trident Group Rajendra Gupta informed that a mega industrial textile hub with the capital investment of Rs. 6250 crore at Budhni will be made by his group, which will facilitate employment to 16 thousand 500 persons. ...
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Smoke stalls rescues as Australia plans for next fiery onslaught 6.1.2020 Reuters: World News
Australian officials took advantage of better weather on Monday to reopen roads blocked by wildfires and move some people to safety although thick smoke stalled rescue efforts and hundreds of people remained stranded.
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Australia uses bushfires breather to plan for the next onslaught 6.1.2020 Reuters: World News
Australian officials used a respite on Monday from fierce wildfires that have killed 24 people across the country's southeast to race to reopen blocked roads and evacuate people who have been trapped for days.
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Croatia's former PM Milanovic wins presidential vote 6.1.2020 Reuters: World News
Former Prime Minister Zoran Milanovic, candidate of the top opposition party the Social Democrats, will be Croatia's next president, the results of the presidential election showed on Sunday.
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Australian firefighters get brief reprieve as death toll rises 5.1.2020 Reuters: World News
Fire threats eased in parts of southeastern Australia on Sunday after a horror day of blazes that killed one man and injured four firefighters, but authorities warned several fires were still burning at emergency levels and hot weather was set to ...
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Australian navy begins mass evacuations as new fire threat looms 3.1.2020 Reuters: World News
The Australian navy on Friday began evacuating around 1,000 people stranded on the east coast of the fire-ravaged country as a searing weather front was set to whip up more blazes across the states of Victoria and New South Wales (NSW).
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Oil firm as trade optimism, Mideast tensions support 2.1.2020 Reuters: Money News
Oil rose on Thursday as signs of improving trade relations between Washington and Beijing which eased demand concerns and rising tensions in the Middle East provided support.
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Australian authorities steer mass evacuation as wildfires raze holiday towns 2.1.2020 Reuters: Top News
Tens of thousands of holiday makers raced to evacuate popular seaside towns on Australia's east coast on Wednesday, fleeing ahead of advancing bushfires, as military ships and helicopters began rescuing thousands more trapped by the blazes.
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Thousands swarm to Australian beaches to escape bushfires 1.1.2020 Reuters: World News
Thousands swarmed to beaches on Australia's east coast on Tuesday to escape fierce wildfires bearing down on several seaside towns, as the government readied naval vessels and military helicopters to aid firefighting and evacuations.
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