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Moody's upgrades NHAI rating in October 18.11.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways on Saturday said global rating agency Moody's upgraded the issuer ratings of National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) to Baa2 from Baa3 in the beginning of October and revised outlook to stable from positive.
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New catalyst developed to recycle CO2, methane 18.11.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Researchers have developed a new and cost-effective catalyst to recycle two of the main causes behind climate change -- carbon dioxide (CO2) and methane (CH4).
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Economy is not out of woods despite Moody's rating upgrade, says Manmohan 18.11.2017 News
Singh also cautioned that the soaring prices of the crude oil could 'hurt the fiscal system' of the country
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International Conference and Exposition of Society of Petroleum Geophysicists 18.11.2017 New Kerala: Business India
International Conference and Exposition of Society of Petroleum Geophysicists
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Nearly 200 nations pledge to review plans to limit emissions 18.11.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Amidst the shadow of the US decision to pull out of the Paris Climate Change Agreement, nearly 200 nations on Saturday pledged to launch a process next year to start reviewing existing plans to limit greenhouse gas emissions.
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Oil giants may not share coal's fate despite Norwegian fund's exit 18.11.2017 Business Standard: Companies & Industry
Petroleum companies see natural gas as a cleaner alternative to coal for power generation
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Petroleum Minister pitches for introducing new energy sources 18.11.2017 New Kerala: India News
Petroleum Minister pitches for introducing new energy sources
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Suresh Prabhu in Russia to participate in Shanghai Cooperation Organization meeting 18.11.2017 New Kerala: India News
Suresh Prabhu in Russia to participate in Shanghai Cooperation Organization meeting
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200 nations keep global climate deal on track despite US pullout 18.11.2017 All International Stories
The rule book, covering aspects such as how to report and monitor each nation's greenhouse gas emissions, is due to be ready by December next year
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Russia again vetoes bid to renew Syria gas attacks probe 18.11.2017 Zee News : World
A draft resolution put forward by Japan would have extended the UN-led Joint Investigative Mechanism (JIM) for 30 days to allow time for negotiations on a wider compromise.
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Great leaders never waste a crisis, Mr Modi 18.11.2017 Rediff: Columns
'We aren't so unreasonable as to demand that he should have fully reversed Indira Gandhi's worst economic legacy, bank nationalisation.'
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U.N. climate envoys agree on way forward, despite Trump 18.11.2017 Hindu: Home
Closing two weeks of talks in Bonn, negotiators agreed to take stock in 2018 of national efforts to cut fossil fuel emissions.
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Keystone pipeline spill pushes oil higher, fuels TransCanada opponents 18.11.2017 Sify Finance
By Nia Williams and Kevin O'Hanlon
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Oil’s well: PM to lay Barmer refinery foundation in Dec 18.11.2017 DNA: Top News
Prime Minister Narendra Modi  will lay the foundation stone of Barmer Refinery-cum-Petrochemical complex in December, Union minister for petroleum and natural gas, and skill development and entrepreneurship Dharmendra Pradhan informed  the media while visiting Bharatiya Skill Development University (BSDU) on Friday. “The refinery project has got environment clearance. We have sought time from the Prime Minister and most likely its foundation will be laid by him next month,” Pradhan said, claiming that India is moving fast in the direction of skill development and Modi himself monitors the schemes under it. The Raje government is in war-footing mode to launch the project at the earliest. The reason is previous Gehlot government, which claims the refinery its brainchild, had signed an MoU with HPCL (Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited) before the Assembly elections in 2013 but failed to turn into reality. When Raje came into power, she said that state needed to renegotiate the project. After almost ...
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Minister pats Raj for skills initiative 18.11.2017 DNA: Top News
Union minister for petroleum and natural gas, and skill development and entrepreneurship, Dharmendra Pradhan, who was in the city on Friday, appreciated Rajasthan for a healthy eco-system of skill development. He also added that there is a huge demand of workers from the state, not only in India, but also worldwide. Hence, the focus should be laid on promoting skill training in the indigenous trades of Rajasthan. “I have taken an overview of all the initiatives being taken by the Rajasthan Government in skill sector. Rajasthan has developed a good eco-system. Rajasthan is the country’s first state to develop two universities - one private and one government, for skill development,” Pradhan said. “I believe the system can be developed further if everyone contributes to it. It is our duty to develop a network of employment by training the youth and skill-oriented workers of the state in the near future,” he added. The minister also suggested for manpower mapping, recognition of prior learning, drivers ...
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Why haven’t solar, battery cars caught on in India, asks SC 18.11.2017 Hindu: National
The Supreme Court on Friday wondered why big automobile companies are not investing in solar-powered and battery-operated cars in India as much as they do abroad.A Bench led by Justice Madan B. Lokur ...
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IS attack kills 26 displaced people in Syria: Monitor 18.11.2017 Zee News : World
A car bombing blamed on the Islamic State group killed at least 26 displaced people in eastern Syria on Friday, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitor said.
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South Dakota pipeline spill hits TransCanada shares, Canada crude price 18.11.2017 Sify Finance
By Nia Williams and Kevin O'Hanlon
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India Inc. hails ratings upgrade 17.11.2017 Hindu: Industry
‘Indian economy poised for big leap’
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Climate finance row persists for developing nations 17.11.2017 All News-IANS Stories
With the two-week-long UN Climate Change negotiations meandering through its scheduled closing day here on Friday, climate experts are still quarreling over the flow of climate finance from the developed to the developing world.
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