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Government of India and ADB Sign $375 Million Loan to Improve Irrigation Efficiency in Madhya Pradesh 30.8.2018 Govt of india: PIB
 Government of India and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) signed a $375 million loan agreement to contribute to double farming incomes in Madhya Pradesh by expanding irrigation networks and system efficiency.
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Administrative sanction received for water project 29.5.2018 Hindu: News
₹1,200-crore scheme to bring water from Lower Camp to Madurai
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Power sourcing cost for industries in Odisha to rise in future: Study 9.4.2018 Latest News
Industries in Odisha will have to pay higher for sourcing power in Odisha due to the shift in the state's hydro-thermal power mix.Listing the key challenges in the state's power sector, a report by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) foresees increase in power sourcing cost especially for the industries because of the ageing thermal and hydro power stations. Higher power sourcing cost for industries is slated to erode Odisha's competitive edge for investments. The state with an average rate of Rs 4.20 per unit boasts of the cheapest industrial power tariff when compared with other competing states such as Gujarat, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, West Bengal, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.The ageing thermal and hydro power stations in the state are currently the most competitive source of power. The ADB report warns that unless these ageing power stations are renovated or replaced, the dependence on costlier power from central generating stations would escalate. The challenge can be addressed by ..
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China leads global solar energy investment as US, Europe lag 5.4.2018 General News
More money was invested in new solar energy plants last year than in any other power source, with China responsible for much of the boom, according to a report published today by the UN Environment Program. Globally, a record 98 gigawatts of new solar capacity were installed in 2017, with investments topping USD 160 billion, an increase of 18 per cent compared to the previous year. China alone spent USD 86.5 billion on solar installations, adding 53 gigawatts of capacity. Total new investments in renewable energy reached almost USD 280 billion last year, an increase of 2 per cent from 2016 but still far below the 2015 record of over 323 billion. Coal and gas accounted for investments totaling USD 103 billion, while spending on large hydropower dams and nuclear plants stood at USD 45 billion and USD 42 billion respectively. The report , based on data from Bloomberg New Energy Finance, found renewable energy investments in the United States by six per cent, while in Germany they fell ..
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Mekong countries' leaders call for $66 billion investment 31.3.2018 General News
The leaders of six countries along the Mekong River today adopted an ambitious investment plan worth USD 66 billion over the next five years. At least USD 7 billion will come from the Asian Development Bank and the rest from governments and the private sector. The plan was adopted at a summit in Vietnam that included the prime ministers of Cambodia, Laos, Thailand and Vietnam, as well as a vice president of Myanmar and the Chinese foreign minister. The Greater Mekong Sub-regional (GMS) economic cooperation program was initiated by the ADB in 1992 and has since mobilised USD 21 billion, with the bulk going to infrastructure projects. "GMS is starting a new era of development with unprecedented opportunities and challenges which require us to have a creative approach with long term and comprehensive vision in order to tap into the internal power of each country while effectively promoting connectivity to create strength resonance across the GMS for rapid economic growth and harmonising .
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Discharge of untreated sewage polluting water around Mangaluru 21.1.2018 Hindu: Mangalore
The unabated discharge of untreated domestic and industrial sewage has not only severely polluted the Phalguni (Gurupura) and the Netravathi, which surround Mangaluru, but also affected groundwater qu...
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Interconnected power market is India's chance to use cleaner hydropower:ADB 10.12.2017 Latest News
A single interconnected power market is a clear win for the South Asia Subregional Economic Cooperation (SASEC) countries, said ADB Director
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CPEC in dock after Pakistan, Nepal withdraw from dam projects in China 29.11.2017 All International Stories
Islamabad and Kathmandu announced their withdrawals last week in separate statements
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Firms should resist investing in PoK: Seoul 27.11.2017 Hindu: Home
The South Korean government will warn companies planning to invest in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK), South Korea’s Vice Minister for Foreign Affairs, Cho Hyun, said on Monday.“We have sent out a cle...
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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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