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Stoel Rives Welcomes Experienced Environmental Attorney J. Nathanael Watson to Seattle 11.10.2017 New Kerala: World News
SEATTLE: Stoel Rives LLP is pleased to announce that J. Nathanael Watson has joined the firm as an Of Counsel attorney in the Environment, Land Use and Natural Resources (ELUNR) Group in Seattle.
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Draft Energy Policy: Several unanswered questions 1.8.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The 2017 National Energy Policy (NEP), drafted by the NITI Aayog, takes the baton forward from the 2006 Integrated Energy Policy (IEP) in setting the trajectory of growth for the energy sector.
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India's ambitious new energy policy draft tries to bridge dreams, reality 14.7.2017 Latest News
Greater efficiency and technology can cut energy demand in 2040 by 16.6%
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‘It is terrorism of a different nature’ 5.7.2017 FrontLine: Cover Story
Interview with Professor K.M. Shrimali. By T.K. RAJALAKSHMI
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Rooftop solar to become norm by 2040: Niti Aayog 28.6.2017 ET: Power
However, the draft NEP has maintained that in an increased electricity share and in the immediate run-up towards universal coverage of electricity, it may not be viable to tap rooftop solar for homes.
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Draft electricity plan paints rosy picture of power scenario 27.1.2017 Deccan Herald - Analysis
The Electricity Act, 2003 mandates that every five years, the Central Electricity Authority (CEA) should prepare a National Electricity Plan (NEP). Last December, the CEA released draft of third NEP for 2017-2022 seeking comments from stakeholders. Some conclusions of NEP like close to zero energy demand deficit would be music to power starved India while raising questions about its authenticity. Brownouts and blackouts are every day events all over India. Though 98% of villages are electrified today, 35% of households do not have access to electricity. But draft NEP shows that we have surplus power. Not only it gives a rosy picture of current power scenario, it gives even a rosier picture for the next 10 years with continuing surplus power. The most outstanding recommendation of the draft NEP is that India need not construct any new coal power plant once under-construction plants are complete. Peak load deficit which used to be above 9% before 2013 has come down to around 3.2% and is likely to disappear ...
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Achievements & Initiatives of Heavy Industry and Public Enterprises Ministry During 2016 28.12.2016 Govt of india: PIB
During the calendar year 2016 the Union Heavy Industry & Public Enterprises Ministry took following initiatives for improving its performance:
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CEA’s electricity plan for 2027: Four key hurdles will prove achieving targets is a huge task 28.12.2016 FirstPost: India

Solar and wind does not generate electricity round the clock, and hence are intermittent in nature.

The post CEA’s electricity plan for 2027: Four key hurdles will prove achieving targets is a huge task appeared first on Firstpost.

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Craft an innovative education policy 21.10.2016 Deccan Herald - Opinion
Mahatma Gandhi's concern about the way education is defined and pursued - that it is only to enable the student to earn more and hardly giving any thought to the improvement of the character - remains a central focus of all global reformist agendas. Pressures of bludgeoning population, technological revolution, globalisation and an increasing demand for access to quality education have forced the Higher Educational Institutions (HEIs) to redefine their conventional goals. Reputed journal Nature (special issue, The University Experiment, December 2015) identifies the emerging demand for a transformation from education for knowledge mode to education for employment mode as the game changer. Given this global trend, the National Education Policy (NEP) 2016 has to craft an innovative policy with employability and personality development components strategically positioned around a core matrix of knowledge-related activities. The success of NEP depends on two fundamental issues: First, empowerment of both ...
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Dumbing down a pliable workforce 10.8.2016 Hindu: Opinion
Democracies are not sustained by obedient productive units in so-called knowledge-based economies. But that is precisely what the new National Education Policy envisages
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US Navy sued over live-fire training plan in Pacific 27.7.2016 TOI: All Headlines
US Navy sued over live-fire training plan in Pacific
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Giant comets may threaten Earth 26.12.2015 Asian Age: Newsmaker
The discovery of hundreds of giant comets in the outer planetary system over the last two decades means that these objects pose a much gre-ater hazard to life on Earth than asteroids, scientists say. The giant comets, termed centaurs, move on unstable orbits crossing the paths of the massive outer planets Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Nep-tune. The planetary gravitational fields can occasionally deflect these obje-cts in towards Earth, according to a team of astronomers from Arma-gh Observatory and the University of Bucking-ham in UK. Centaurs are typically 50 to 100 kilometres across, or larger, and a single such body contains more mass than the entire population of Earth-crossing asteroids found to date. Calculations of the rate at which centaurs enter the inner Solar System indicate that one will be deflected onto a path crossing Earth’s orbit about once every 40,000 to 100,000 years, researchers said. Whilst in near-Earth space they are expected to disintegrate into dust and larger fragments, flooding ...
Giant comets may threaten Earth 26.12.2015 Asian Age: Newsmaker
The discovery of hundreds of giant comets in the outer planetary system over the last two decades means that these objects pose a much gre-ater hazard to life on Earth than asteroids, scientists say. The giant comets, termed centaurs, move on unstable orbits crossing the paths of the massive outer planets Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Nep-tune. The planetary gravitational fields can occasionally deflect these obje-cts in towards Earth, according to a team of astronomers from Arma-gh Observatory and the University of Bucking-ham in UK. Centaurs are typically 50 to 100 kilometres across, or larger, and a single such body contains more mass than the entire population of Earth-crossing asteroids found to date. Calculations of the rate at which centaurs enter the inner Solar System indicate that one will be deflected onto a path crossing Earth’s orbit about once every 40,000 to 100,000 years, researchers said. Whilst in near-Earth space they are expected to disintegrate into dust and larger fragments, flooding ...
Current Affairs 2nd November 2015 18.11.2015 Sify Finance
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Delhi talks something, acts differently; a long road to Naga solution 19.9.2015 Kangla Online
Delhi talks something, acts differently; a long road to Naga solution
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The signing ceremony of “Framework Agreement” & Modi misses many 6.8.2015 Kangla Online
The signing ceremony of “Framework Agreement” & Modi misses many
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Government should enforce guidelines in coal mining 2.8.2015 Kangla Online
Government should enforce guidelines in coal mining
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Unpredictable political future looming in Nagaland 30.5.2015 Kangla Online
Unpredictable political future looming in Nagaland
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Nagaland: Big hearts for big political concessions, time for pragmatism and not for losing our marbles! 18.5.2015 Kangla Online
Nagaland: Big hearts for big political concessions, time for pragmatism and not for losing our marbles!
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Parliamentary panel slams government agencies tasked with environment protection 14.5.2015 India News, Latest News in India, Live News India, India Breaking News - Times of India
A parliamentary panel has expressed concern over the performance of the government agencies responsible for environment ...
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