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Chinas ban on dirty coal could cost Australian mining almost $1.5bn 17.9.2014 The Guardian -- World Latest

Australia exports about 50m tonnes of thermal coal each year to China and the ban is expected to reduce exports by 40%

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NTPC signs MoU with Andhra Government for 1000 MW solar power projects 17.9.2014 New Kerala: India News
Hyderabad, Sept. 16 : National Thermal Power Corporation Limited (NTPC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Government of Andhra Pradesh (GoAP) here today for developing 1000 MW solar power project(s) in Andhra Pradesh. The MoU was signed by Dr. Arup Roy Choudhury, Chairman and Managing Director, NTPC and Ajay Jain, Secretary to Andhra Pradesh Government, Department of Energy in the presence of Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu. Union Minister of State for Power (Independent Charge) Coal and New and Renewable Energy Piyush Goyal, Union Minister of Civil Aviation, Ashok Gajapati Raju, and other esteemed dignitaries. R. Venkateswaran, Regional Executive Director, NTPC and Janardan Kar, Executive Director (Business Development), NTPC were also present during the occasion. As per the MoU, NTPC shall develop 1000 MW solar power Project(s) at sites identified by GoAP on Build-Own-Operate (BOO) basis, in a phased manner. The documents for transfer of land for 4000 MW Pudipadaka ...
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Gupta group’s closed washery business gets debt recast 17.9.2014 Nagpur News, Nagpur City News | Cities News - Times of India
A consortium of lenders, led by State Bank of India (SBI), have agreed to a corporate debt restructuring (CDR) package for the controversial coal washery firm, Gupta Global Resources Private Limited ...
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CMPDI opposes de-link plan 17.9.2014 The Telegraph : Jharkhand
Ranchi, Sept. 16: A high-level delegation of Central Mine Planning and Design Institute Limited (CMPDI), Ranchi 'the think tank of Coal India Limited (CIL) and a mini Ratna company ' today left for New Delhi to oppose any move by the Centre to de-link the subsidiary from its parent company.
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AP gets a power boost from Centre 17.9.2014 Hindu: Andhra Pradesh
Piyush Goyal announces setting up of world’s largest solar park in the State. He also handed over provisional allotment letter to DRDO for 1,103 acres in Chinnatayyur and Kokkiralakonda villages in Chittoor district for setting up its facility.
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'Diverting carbon fund to Ganga clean-up illegal' 16.9.2014 Kolkata News, Kolkata City News | Cities News - Times of India
Joyashree Roy, a key member of the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize-winning Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), has flayed the Narendra Modi government's attempt to divert funds meant for cleaning the energy sector into the Ganga rejuvenation ...
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Unions oppose hiving off CIL unit 16.9.2014 HBL: Home

An expert committee recommendation to hive off Coal India’s exploration and consultancy arm into a separate firm under the Coal Ministry has triggered a controversy with unions opposing the mov...

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Sri Lanka cuts fuel prices to mark friendship with China 16.9.2014 DNA: Popular News
Sri Lanka on Tuesday slashed fuel and electricity prices in "appreciation" of the China-Sri Lanka friendship, hours after Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived here on a maiden visit to the country. The decision was announced following president Mahinda Rajapaksa's bilateral talks with Xi. "In appreciation of China-Sri Lanka friendship, the President announces reduction of fuel and electricity tariff effective tonight," President said in a Twitter message. Rajapaksa said the per litre price of petrol would be reduced by 5 rupees while diesel would be reduced by rupees 3. The biggest cut came in electricity tariff which would be reduced by 25 per cent, the President said. The President said that as a result of the commissioning of the Norochcholai coal power plant, electricity fares can be reduced by 25 per cent. The Norochcholai coal power plant, built with Chinese funding, would see adding of 600 mega watts of power to the national grid. Slashing petroleum products prices and cutting electricity tariffs ...
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Chinese President Xi Jinping arrives in Sri Lanka 16.9.2014 New Kerala: World News
Katunayake (Sri Lanka), Sept.16 : Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in Sri Lanka Tuesday on a 23-hour-long state visit on the second leg of his three-nation South Asia tour.
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NTPC, Andhra Pradesh sign initial pact for developing 1,000 MW solar power projects 16.9.2014 ET: Power
State-owned NTPC has signed an initial agreement with Andhra Pradesh government for developing 1,000 MW solar power projects in Andhra Pradesh.
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Costlier fossil fuel making solar power attractive for State utilities: ACME Group 16.9.2014 HBL: Home

Escalating conventional fuel prices is making electricity from solar plants more attractive for State distribution utilities. “States such as Andhra Pradesh and Telangana are increas...

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Makes sense for Hindalco to postpone share sale plan: analysts 16.9.2014 News
Jharkhand mines' issue should be resolved within 3-4 months at the most, says govt
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Chinese President Xi Jinping arrives in Sri Lanka 16.9.2014 Sify News
Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in Sri Lanka Tuesday on a 23-hour-long state visit on the second leg of his three-nation South Asia tour.
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NTPC MoU with Govt. of Andhra Pradesh for 1000 MW Solar Power Projects 16.9.2014 Latest News
National Thermal Power Corporation Limited (NTPC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Government of Andhra Pradesh (GoAP) today in Hyderabad for developing 1000 MW solar power project(s) in Andhra Pradesh. The MoU was signed by Dr. Arup ...
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NTPC inks MoU with Andhra Pradesh for 1,000 MW solar park 16.9.2014 All News-IANS Stories
State-run National Thermal Power Corp (NTPC) Tuesday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) here with the Andhra Pradesh government for developing a 1,000 MW solar park in the state.
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Disinvestment takes off 16.9.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Disinvestment takes off
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Chinese president to launch port city in Sri Lanka 16.9.2014 Sify News
Chinese President Xi Jinping is visiting Sri Lanka, where he will help launch a new port city project funded by his government.
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NTPC signs MoU with AP Govt for setting up 4,000-MW project near Vizag 16.9.2014 HBL: Companies
To set up 1,000-MW solar park in Anantapur district
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Mining union in £4m loan to Hatfield Colliery 16.9.2014 The Guardian -- Front Page
South Yorkshire pit had faced closure without urgent funds from NUM to start mining a new coalface in the next few weeks

The National Union of Mineworkers has stepped in to save the UK's last viable deep pit coal mine by investing £4m in the employee-owned Hatfield Colliery, near Doncaster.

The South Yorkshire mine, which played a prominent role in the 1984 miners' strike and the 1996 film Brassed Off, faced closure unless it could secure funds to start mining a new coalface in the next few weeks.

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Texas proposes rewriting school text books to deny manmade climate change 16.9.2014 The Guardian -- Front Page

Analysis of proposed 6th grade texts show they falsely claim scientific disagreement about global warming

Texas has proposed re-writing school text books to incorporate passages denying the existence of climate change and promoting the discredited views of an ultra-conservative think tank.

The proposed text books which come up for public hearing at the Texas state board of education on Tuesday were already attracting criticism when it emerged that the science section had been altered to reflect the doctrine of the Heartland Institute, which has been funded by the Koch oil billionaires.

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