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How crossing the US-Mexico border became a crime 1.5.2017 News
Criminalisation of informal border crossings occurred amid an immigration boom from Mexico
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Trade body wants phase-II of mining corridor first 1.5.2017 TOI: Goa
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Govt sat on police report on Sonshi issue for a week 1.5.2017 TOI: Goa
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Illegal mining: Rohtas admn to blast roads 1.5.2017 TOI: Patna
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Two drown in Vellayani 1.5.2017 Hindu: Kerala
Two youths drowned in Vellayani Lake while swimming on Sunday evening. The dead have been identified as Shambhu, 15, and Vishnu, 24, both from Naruvamoodu, near Pravachambalam. The Nemom police said t...
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India's power struggle and the emergence of renewable energy 30.4.2017 Deccan Herald - Supplements
India consumes 309 GW of power and still 300 million people in the country live without access to electricity. By 2030, India's energy consumption is expected to rise to 700 GW. The escalated demand will be not only to due to the growth in the manufacturing industry but also due to electoral promises of providing full access electricity to all citizens by 2022. To achieve this unimaginable, India is placing its bets on both coal and solar energy. Coal dependency India, being a major importer of coal, has doubled its production targets from its local mines aiming to produce 1.5 billion tonnes of coal by 2020. The intensity is to reduce its import dependence and to help the under utilised thermal power plants in the country. India is also rapidly expanding its coal-fired electricity generation capacity, with around 113 GW of new capacity already under construction in addition to the 205 GW of existing capacity. Given the investments underway, and the abundance of the resource in the country, it seems that ...
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Officials to carry out survey of mining areas in Sandur, Hospet 30.4.2017 Hindu: Karnataka
This to identify land for creating infrastructure facilities under Comprehensive Environment Plan in Mining Impact Zone
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Piyush Goyal to open state power ministers' meet on May 3 30.4.2017 ET: Policy
For the coal sector, deliberations would focus on issues like utilisation of domestic coal for reducing cost of power generation and use of domestic coal.
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China, Europe planning to build ‘moon village’ 30.4.2017 Hindu: Home
Can be used for deep space missions
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BusinessLine Twenty Years Ago Today: Guilty won’t be spared, says Gujral 30.4.2017 HBL: Opinion
The Prime Minister, Mr. I.K. Gujral, asserted in the Lok Sabha that the guilty will not be spared as the Opposition BJP and its allies, and the Left constituents of the United Front demanded the resi...
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NLC drops power project in Sirkali, plans supercritical lignite-fired plants 30.4.2017 HBL: Companies
Project in TN ‘unviable’ due to distance in coal transportation
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Power Ministers' meet adds cyber security, digital payment in agenda 30.4.2017 Latest News
Move is in line with the BJP-led Centre government pushing for digitisation in several departments
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China, Europe plan to build the first-ever 'Moon Village' 30.4.2017 DNA: Popular News
China and Europe are planning to build the first-ever "Moon Village" that could serve as a launching pad for deep space missions such as one to Mars, or even as a spot for space tourism and lunar mining. Representatives of the Chinese and European space agencies have discussed collaborating on a moon-base and other possible joint endeavours. The plan was first revealed by Tian Yulong, the secretary general of China's space agency. Pal Hvistendahl, a spokesperson for the European Space Agency (ESA), confirmed the discussions. "Space has changed since the space race of the sixties. We recognize that to explore space for peaceful purposes, we do international cooperation," Hvistendahl was quoted as saying by the 'Independent'. "The Chinese have a very ambitious moon programme already in place," he said. Johann-Dietrich Worner, the director general of the 22- member ESA, has described its proposed "Moon Village" as a potential international launching pad for future missions to Mars and a chance to develop ...
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Two day conference of States Power Ministers to be held in New Delhi 30.4.2017 Govt of india: PIB
A two-day conference of Ministers for Power , New & Renewable Energy & Mines of States & Union Territories will be held on 3rd & 4th May in New Delhi
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Govt raids illegal sand mining in Naibag, 17 held 30.4.2017 TOI: Goa
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PWD shuts down seven quarries in Tiruchi region 29.4.2017 Hindu: Tamil Nadu
Move follows High Court order against use of excavators for sand mining
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Tackling joblessness is Manohar Parrikar's new job 29.4.2017 Latest News
He knows running a coalition govt & pursuing development agenda would be maintaining a fine balance
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Govt to ensure power price at Rs 3/unit: Piyush Goyal 29.4.2017 All Economy & Policy Stories
Target set irrespective of source in medium term; minister rules out tariff hike for farmers
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