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Rockefeller Brothers Fund: it is our moral duty to divest from fossil fuels 27.3.2015 Guardian: Environment
In an exclusive interview, Rockefeller Brothers Fund chair, Valerie Rockefeller Wayne and president, Stephen Heintz, talk about the decision to cut ties to fossil fuels, what it meant for the divestment movement and the challenges involved On a perfect summer day in June 2014, on the grounds of a stately home overlooking the Hudson river, a handful of the descendants of America’s most enduring business dynasty made a fateful decision: they would cut their ties to fossil fuels in order to fight climate change. The ironies were inescapable. About half of those gathered for the board meeting were direct descendants of John D Rockefeller – founder of the oil empire that eventually became ExxonMobil – and here they were, gathered in the estate he built at Pocantico Hills, New York, surrounded by a collection of antique gas guzzlers and limousines, preparing to take a highly symbolic stand against fossil ...
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Court says no evidence of cartel in low bids for coal blocks 27.3.2015 News
A court on Friday said there was "absolutely no evidence" of collusion in the low winning bids for three of the 33 coal mines put up for auction by the government over the past two months.
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Need to cut oil imports, says Jaitley 27.3.2015 All News-IANS Stories
Pointing out how decreasing oil prices helped control inflation, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday said the government required to pay attention to oil exploration to reduce the country's energy imports.
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Court appoints Coal India as custodian of two mines 27.3.2015 All News-IANS Stories
The Delhi High Court on Friday made Coal India Ltd (CIL) custodian of Gare Palma IV/2 and IV/3 coal mines in Chhattisgarh as an interim measures from April 1, while also holding that it would be entitled to sell coal produced from there.
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India can save $7bn per annum by use of LED bulbs 27.3.2015 TOI: Home
India can save up to $7 billion (about Rs 43,750 crore) annually by replacing incandescent lamps with energy efficient LED bulbs, power minister Piyush Goyal said on Friday.
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India can save $7 billion per annum by use of LED bulbs: Piyush Goyal 27.3.2015 ET: Power
PM Narendra Modi had launched a scheme for light-emitting diode (LED) bulb distribution under the Domestic Efficient Lighting Programme.
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Kindling the biomass flame 27.3.2015 HBL: Features
New-age companies across the country are investing in scientifically designed stoves that reduce smoke, save fuel and cut cooking time
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India can save $7 billion per annum by use of LED bulbs: Piyush Goyal 27.3.2015 Asian Age: Business
LED bulbs will reduce peak power demand of the country by 10,000 MW per day New Delhi: India can save up to USD 7 billion (about Rs 43,750 crore) annually by replacing incandescent lamps with energy efficient LED bulbs, said Power Minister Piyush Goyal on March 27. "We have set challenging targets to save energy as energy conservation has an equally important role to play with generation. We are looking at savings of nearly 100 billion units of power, by the use of LED lights, translating into USD 7 billion annually," said Goyal at 'Urja Sangam' on March 27. Goyal, who also holds the charge of Coal and New and Renewable Energy departments, said that use of LED bulbs will reduce peak power demand of the country by 10,000 MW per day. Prime Minister Narendra Modi had launched a scheme for light-emitting diode (LED) bulb distribution under the Domestic Efficient Lighting Programme. Under the Domestic Efficient Lighting Programme (DELP), consumers in Delhi can register requests for procuring LED bulbs. ...
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India can save $7 billion per annum by use of LED bulbs: Goyal 27.3.2015 Hindu: Business
India can save up to USD 7 billion (about Rs 43,750 crore) annually by replacing incandescent lamps with energy efficient LED bulbs, Power Minister Piyush Goyal said on Friday. “We have set...
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Power Sector: Light at the end of the tunnel 27.3.2015 Latest News
The Street is gradually turning positive on the power sector after a long time. Several factors have come together to make the environment conducive for power companies. Lower coal prices, revival in power demand, easing transmission hurdles and ...
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Booming business of corporate espionage 27.3.2015 HBL: Home
A quick look at the ministries from which information and documents were pilfered tells you much of the story: Finance, Defence, Petroleum and Natural Gas, Coal and Power
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Govt may exempt ONGC, Oil India from paying subsidy in March-quarter 27.3.2015 HBL: Companies
India's state-backed oil producers Oil and Natural Gas Corp Ltd and Oil India Ltd may be exempt from paying subsidies to fuel retailers in the March quarter, a source familiar with the plan said o...
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NSW election 2015: on frantic final day of campaign, Baird ahead of Foley in polls - live! 27.3.2015 The Guardian -- World Latest

In the last full day of campaigning ahead of the NSW election, Mike Baird’s Coalition government leads Labor on a primary vote of 45% to Labor’s 34% with Greens steady on 11%. Follow it live...

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NSW election: Gladys Berejiklian eyes treasurer job, but says vote comes first 27.3.2015 The Guardian -- World Latest

Mike Baird’s main competitor for the New South Wales premiership could win the treasury portfolio after the election, if the Coalition wins as expected

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Rs 10k cr NTPC bonus debenture issue adds depth to debt market 27.3.2015 TOI: India Business
State-run generation utility NTPC on Thursday launched its Rs 10,306 crore issue of bonus debentures, the largest by any Indian corporate and the first by a public sector entity.
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Cancelling of JPL bid, giving mines to Coal India wrong: Delhi HC 27.3.2015 India News, Latest News in India, Live News India, India Breaking News - Times of India
The Centre's decision to cancel the bid of Jindal Power Ltd (JPL) for two Chhattisgarh coal mines by annulling the tender process and alloting them to Coal India Ltd (CIL) is “prima facie wrong“, the Delhi HC said on ...
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State hails allotment of Chhattisgarh mine 27.3.2015 TOI: Cities
The ruling BJP in Gujarat, which had included allocation of coal in its campaign of injustice to the state, on Thursday lauded Prime Minister Narendra Modi's efforts and announced in the state assembly that Gujarat was allocated Gare Palma, one of the biggest coal mine in ...
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WBMTDC to handle coal mining in Bengal 27.3.2015 TOI: Calcutta Times
WBMTDC to handle coal mining in Bengal
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NITI Aayog to mediate inter-governmental differences 26.3.2015 HBL: Home
Business rules for new body finalised
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‘Expedite Pirpainti, Kajra power projects’ 26.3.2015 Patna News, News from Patna, Bihar| Latest Patna News - Times of India Patna and Bihar News
The state government on Thursday urged the Centre to clear the pending power projects in Bihar at the ...
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