User: subbu Topic: narmada
Category: dam-funding :: ADB
Last updated: Nov 16 2017 22:40 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Tiff between 'all weather friends'? Confusion over Pakistan’s move to exclude PoK dam from CPEC 16.11.2017 DNA: Top News
Amid reports of Pakistan’s move to withdraw its bid to include Diamer-Bhasha Dam in PoK from the CPEC framework, China said on Thursday it was not aware of Islamabad’s decision but the project to connect Xinjiang and Gwadar port is “progressing smoothly for the time being”. Pakistan’s water and power development authority (Wapda) chairman Muzammil Hussain was on Wednesday quoted by the Pakistan media as saying that “Chinese conditions for financing the Diamer-Bhasha Dam were not doable and against our interests.” “I am not aware of the information mentioned by you,” foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang told media in Beijing when asked about Pakistan’s decision to take the dam project off the table contending that the conditions proposed by Beijing is “not doable” and goes against its interest. “I can tell you that China and Pakistan cooperation is extensive and profound,” Geng said. “As far as I know CPEC is progressing smoothly for the time being.” Briefing the Public Accounts Committee on the status ...
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Not aware of Pak's move to exclude PoK dam from CPEC: China 16.11.2017 Deccan Herald - TOP STORIES RSS FEEDS
Amid reports of Pakistan's move to withdraw its bid to include Diamer-Bhasha Dam in PoK from the CPEC framework, China today said it was not aware of Islamabad's decision but the project to connect Xinjiang and Gwadar port is "progressing smoothly for the time being." Pakistan's Water and Power Development Authority (Wapda) Chairman Muzammil Hussain was yesterday quoted by the Pakistan media as saying that "Chinese conditions for financing the Diamer-Bhasha Dam were not doable and against our interests." "I am not aware of the information mentioned by you," Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shua
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First cracks appear in China-Pak ties, Islamabad refuses to include dam in CPEC framework 16.11.2017 Zee News : South Asia
The Pakistani reaction comes after Beijing reportedly placed strict conditions including taking ownership of the project.
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Rethinking Japan’s Investment in Manipur 11.11.2017 Kangla Online
Rethinking Japan’s Investment in Manipur
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Half of $1.3 billion external funding for Karnataka projects remains unused 5.7.2017 Hindu: Karnataka
Chief Secretary says delay in completion of projects is a ‘matter of concern’
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China funding Pakistan's mega dam in Pak-occupied Kashmir? 22.6.2017 Zee News : World
The Asian Development Bank, World Bank have already refused to commit funds for Pakistan’s project.
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Pune raises Rs 200 cr in first municipal bond issue in 14 years 19.6.2017 Business Standard: News Now
The proceeds, raised at a coupon of 7.59%, will be used for a Rs 2,300-cr water project
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AIIB approves $150 mn equity investment in India 15.6.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) on Thursday approved its first-ever equity investment, worth $150 million, to catalyze private capital for infrastructure projects in India.
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China's Silk Road: Environmental blunder or global resource stewardship? 30.5.2017 News
The initiative will further China's foreign development push, funnelling $4 trn to over 60 countries
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Chinese funded North Indus river cascade a Himalayan blunder for Pakistan 22.5.2017 News
Dams will also stop the flow of silt which is the lifeline of agriculture downstream in Pakistan
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Indus cascade a Himalayan blunder - for Pakistan 22.5.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The five dams forming the North Indus River Cascade that China has just promised to finance and build in Pakistan -- including Pakistan-administered Kashmir -- has the potential to generate over 22,000 MW in an energy-starved country. But the dams will also stop the flow of silt which is the lifeline of agriculture downstream. In non-monsoon months from October to June, they may also reduce the flow of water down the Indus to Pakistan's Punjab and Sindh provinces.
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Jaitley welcomes Myanmar as new member of SASEC 3.4.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Welcoming Myanmar as a new member of the South Asia Subregional Economic Cooperation (SASEC) programme, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday said the nation will play a key role in linking South Asia with Southeast and East Asia.
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IFAD and Indonesia sign historic financial agreement to improve food security for smallholder farmers 14.2.2017 New Kerala: World News
IFAD and Indonesia sign historic financial agreement to improve food security for smallholder farmers
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Pakistan, ADB sign deal to improve health, education 8.2.2017 Education
Pakistan and Asian Development Bank (ADB) have signed a $325 million loan agreement to improve facilities in education and health sectors of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Punjab by providing clean energy, media reported on Wednesday.
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Mizoram has assisted 131,940 families in settled farming: Governor 26.1.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Mizoram has financially assisted 131,940 families in doing settled farming instead of the traditional 'jhum' cultivation, Mizoram Governor Lt. Gen. Nirbhay Sharma (retd.) said here on Thursday.
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Corporation directed to go for LED streetlights 8.1.2017 Hindu: Cities
Stating that installing LED (light-emitting diode) streetlights would reduce the electricity bill of the Mangaluru City Corporation, Minister for Urban Development and Haj R. Roshan Baig here on Satu...
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Mamata Banerjee directs state minister to stage dharna in Delhi against Modi govt 20.12.2016 FirstPost: Politics

Hitting out at the Narendra Modi government for its non-cooperation, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday said she has asked state minister Subarata Mukherjee to stage a dharna in Delhi against the Centre for not giving funds under the MGNREGA scheme.

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A new dawn in Renewable Energy- India attains 4th position in global wind power installed capacity; 18.12.2016 Govt of india: PIB
The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has taken several steps to fructify Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi’s dream of clean energy.
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18 farmers to get Rs. 3 crore compensation for 18.12 acres 8.12.2016 Hindu: News
The private land of 18 farmers will be partially submerged if water at a new vented dam at Thumbe is to be stored at up to 5 m. Mangaluru City Corporation will pay about Rs. 3 crore as compensation t...
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Sharif signs financial plan for Pak's big dam project in PoK 5.12.2016 deccanherald.com
Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif today approved in principle the financing plan of the much-delayed 4500 megawatt Diamer-Basha Dam project on the Indus river in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) and asked officials to expediate its construction. Secretary Ministry of Water and Power Mohammad Younus Dagha presented the dams financial proposal to the prime minister.The dam will be constructed in Gilgit-Baltistans Diamer district. Sharif instructed Dagha and the secretary of planning and finance to expedite the completion of the financial process and begin the physical process before the end of next year, Radio Pakistan reported. The financial plan, made on a self-reliance basis, proposes that construction of the dam will receive a portion of the required funding from allocations made by the Public Sector Development Programme and from resources generated by Water and Power Development Authority (Wapda). The rest of the financing for the dam will be arranged on a commercial basis by the Ministry of Water ...
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