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Australia recall Faulkner, Coulter-Nile for India tour; Starc rested 18.8.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Cricket Australia (CA) on Friday recalled the pace duo of James Faulkner and Nathan Coulter-Nile while resting injured Mitchell Starc for the upcoming limited overs tour to India from September 17 to October 13.
14 civilians, five terrorists die in Spain's twin attacks (Roundup) 18.8.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Spain was in a state of shock on Friday after 14 Spaniards and foreigners were killed in twin terror attacks in as many days by terrorists, five of whom were gunned down.
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Barcelona will rise again, Manchester City coach Guardiola 18.8.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Manchester City's Spanish coach Pep Guardiola on Friday sent his condolences to the relatives of the victims of the attack in Barcelona and assured that the city would rise again and Spain would show its beauty.
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US borders tougher than ever, authorities on alert, says Trump 18.8.2017 All News-IANS Stories
United States President Donald Trump on Friday said the country's borders were stronger than ever and that authorities were on alert following terror attacks in Spain that left at least 14 people dead and more than 100 injured.
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The real revolution in North Korea is rise of consumer culture 18.8.2017 Seattle Times: Business & Technology

Three generations into the Kim family's ruling dynasty, markets have blossomed and a consumer culture is taking root. It's a change visibly and irreversibly transforming North Korea.
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U.S. natgas futures fall 1 percent on lower cooling demand outlook 18.8.2017 TOI: Intl Business
USA-NATGAS/NYMEX:U.S. natgas futures fall 1 percent on lower cooling demand outlook
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Colombia July crude output up 1.58 pct vs year ago 18.8.2017 TOI: Intl Business
COLOMBIA-OIL/OUTPUT (TABLE):TABLE-Colombia July crude output up 1.58 pct vs year ago
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What should you say to a climate change skeptic? 18.8.2017 LA Times: Commentary
There are plenty of folks out there who deny the existence of climate change or refuse to accept that humans are responsible. Here's what you should say to them to convince them otherwise.
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Students to be energy ambassadors 18.8.2017 Hindu: Home
About 1,000 college students in Coimbatore, Tiruppur, and the Nilgiri districts will be trained as energy ambassadors. The student ambassador programme was launched here at a function held at the PSG...
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Hyderabad Ocean Research Institute installs rooftop solar to meet energy demands 18.8.2017 HBL: Home
India’s Ocean Research Institute in Hyderabad will now be powered by solar energy to meet some of its energy demands. A 396.8 kWp rooftop solar power plant has be installed by CleanMax Solar at the In...
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IOCL, Odisha govt should moderate stand to settle incentive row: Pradhan 18.8.2017 All Economy & Policy Stories
Oil minister Dharmendra Pradhan has suggested that both Indian Oil Corporation Ltd (IOCL) and the Odisha government need to soften their demands to break the deadlock over award of fiscal incentives to the oil company's Paradip crude oil refinery.At a meeting with chief minister Naveen Patnaik in New Delhi, Pradhan, the Union minister for petroleum & natural gas, emphasized on the need for finding a middle path, wherein both IOCL and the state government can work out a mutual acceptable solution by climbing down from their stated positions. Pradhan felt that though the state had extended the tax concession in 2004, there was a necessity of finding an amicable solution to the present impasse keeping in view the fiscal health of the state and commercial interest of IOCL. The minister said it was important for the state government to incentivize the expansion plans of IOCL to create petrochemical and downstream industries in the state. "Over a period of time, it will enable the ...
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Saudi Arabia Moving Towards a Sustainable Future 18.8.2017 New Kerala: World News
New Delhi, Aug 18: Climate change: It's real, scary and deadly if ignored.
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Climate funds-financed Chinese plant to release 1.9 mn tonne CO2 18.8.2017 All News-IANS Stories
A new coal-to-chemical plant in Shanxu province of China will release about 1.9 million tonnes of carbon dioxide every year, estimates Greenpeace East Asia.
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Group led by Energy Capital to buy Calpine Corp for $5.6 billion 18.8.2017 Sify Finance
REUTERS - U.S. power producer Calpine Corp said it would be bought by a group of investors led by Energy Capital Partners for $5.6 billion, as the debt-laden company struggles to keep up with
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Norway arrests 35 Greenpeace activists 18.8.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Norway's Coast Guard have seized a Greenpeace vessel and arrested 35 activists after they violated the safety zone around a drilling rig in the Barents Sea, a media report said on Friday.
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Emerging climate bonds boom, but are they really green? 18.8.2017 Sify Finance
By Claire Milhench
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Congress seeks CBI probe into Adanis' 'power tariff scam' 18.8.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The Congress on Friday demanded a CBI investigation monitored by a Supreme Court judge into an alleged nearly Rs 50,000-crore scam engineered by a subsidiary of the Adani Enterprises and some shell companies by artificially inflating electricity tariffs.
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Consumer interest top priority in Tata, Adani's stake sale: Gujarat govt 18.8.2017 All Companies Stories
Upholding consumer interests will be the top priority while evaluating stake purchase of independent power producers (IPPs) Tata and Adani's power plants in the state, a senior Gujarat government official said on Friday.Speaking on the sidelines of the Servo Oil, Gas and Fertilizer Meet here, Sujit Gulati, additional chief secretary - energy and petrochemicals, Government of Gujarat said that top lender State Bank of India (SBI) was spearheading the deal talks where both the players have offered 51 per cent stake sale to state utility Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited (GUVNL)."The valuations are done by expert agencies. SBI itself is an expert lender and it will make the valuation estimation. Our primary focus is that consumer interests need to be protected," Gulati told mediapersons. "Simultaneously, the asset shouldn't be wasted and should be put to use. Whoever uses the asset, at the end of the day consumer interest is paramount. We are in the process of ensuring the same," Gulati ..
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Group led by Energy Capital to buy Calpine Corp for $5.6 billion 18.8.2017 TOI: Intl Business
CALPINE-M-A-ENERGYCAPITAL:Group led by Energy Capital to buy Calpine Corp for $5.6 billion
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Baltic index rises on stronger rates for larger vessels 18.8.2017 TOI: Intl Business
BALTIC-INDEX/:Baltic index rises on stronger rates for larger vessels
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