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GFP compromises on nationalization of rivers after Gadkari’s ‘assurance’ 1.5.2017 TOI: Goa
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If you’re looking to do something different this summer, try outdoor cooking 1.5.2017 TOI: Bangalore Times
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T.N. pitches for mechanism to compensate discoms 1.5.2017 Hindu: Home
‘Backing down to accommodate green energy causing financial strain’
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GNLA defends firing at trucks 30.4.2017 Meghalaya Times

Staff Reporter
TURA, April 30: After a lull in communication from the Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA), the outfit on Sunday clarified on the firing incident on trucks and defended its actions.
In a press statemnet, new publicity secretary of the outfit, Kurongdik Sangma, clarified that the allegations of the outfit firing at coal trucks to clear the way for their commander - in - chief, Sohan D Shira was not true but part of a routine check by the outfit!

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A step towards sustainability 30.4.2017 Deccan Herald - Supplements
Pollution is nothing but the resources we are not harvesting. We allow them to disperse because we've been ignorant of their value.' This quote by R Buckminster Fuller was the motivating force behind the genesis of 'Graviky Labs', a sustainability startup that captures air pollution and recycles it into inks. "We fuse disciplines, technologies and design thinking to build high-impact deployable systems, products and visions. 'Graviky' is a spinoff from MIT Media Lab. Our present focus is to reinterpret the environment conversation through the fusion of science and art and develop technologies which have a net-positive impact on our environment," says Nikhil, one of the team members in Bengaluru. He is accompanied by Nitesh, Anirudh and Nisheeth. Explaining the idea of the venture, he says, "Air pollution includes the fine black particles, chiefly composed of carbon, produced by incomplete combustion of fossil fuels. The common trait of soot particles is that they are extremely tiny, about 1/30 the ...
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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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MCX-Natural Gas (₹212.1) 30.4.2017 HBL: Home
Since taking support from the long-term base level of ₹170 per mmBtu in late February 2017, the MCX-Natural Gas contract has been on a medium-term uptrend. After retracing 50 per cent Fibonacci retrac...
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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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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IIT scientists create low-cost solar cells using Jamun 30.4.2017 BusinessLine - Science
Scientists at IIT Roorkee have used the juicy, delectable Indian summer fruit Jamun to create inexpensive and more efficient solar cells. Researchers used naturally occurring pigment found in jamun...
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Centre plans to cut coal imports for power PSUs 30.4.2017 Hindu: Home
The government on Sunday said it was aiming to bring down to “zero” thermal coal imports of power PSUs like NTPC in the current fiscal, a move that would reduce the country’s import bill by around ₹17...
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SEBI finalises norms for listing of green bonds 30.4.2017 Hindu: Markets
 Securities and Exchange Board of India has finalised norms for issuance and listing of green bonds, which will help in raising funds from capital markets for investment in the renewable energy space.
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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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IIT Roorkee scientists create inexpensive low-cost solar cells using jamun 30.4.2017 Latest News
Researchers extracted dyes from jamun using ethanol
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Trade, terror to be focus of Narendra Modi-Recep Tayyip talks 30.4.2017 Zee News : India National
Economic ties and cooperation in the fight against terrorism are expected to dominate the bilateral talks Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will have here on Monday.  
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Australia does not rule out govt loan for Adani mine project 30.4.2017 All Companies Stories
The project would help create 16,000 jobs, a minister said
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Public energy programs save customers money — at least in the beginning 30.4.2017 LA Times: Business

Southern California Edison customers looking to cure their power-bill pain might find some relief in Los Angeles County’s new government-run energy program — but the track records of similar public energy efforts show that the initial cost advantage doesn’t last.

From California to Massachusetts,...

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Global pension funds scouting for deals in India's solar power sector 30.4.2017 BusinessLine - National
Prime Minister Narendra Modi wants $100 bn solar power investment by 2022
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Global pension funds buy into PM Modi's $100 bn solar push, scout for deals 30.4.2017 News
Investors' focus is primarily on solar power generation, funding large-scale solar parks
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PM Modi to focus on trade, terrorism talk with Turkey's President Erdogan 30.4.2017 News
India-Turkey trade stands at $6.4 billion, which is much below potential, said officials
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