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China offers $50 bn for hydroelectric projects in Pakistan 3.7.2015 News
CTG expressed interest in financing projects in Pakistan in conjunction with the International Finance Corporation
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China offers $50 bn for hydroelectric projects in Pakistan 3.7.2015 Zee News : South Asia
China's state-run power company, Three Gorges Corporation (CTG), is keen to participate in a financing consortium to fund up to USD 50 billion of hydroelectric power projects in Pakistan, a media report said.
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World Bank critics threatened, jailed: rights group 23.6.2015 All News-IANS Stories
The World Bank Group has done little to prevent or dissuade governments from intimidating critics of the projects it funds in some countries including India, Human Rights Watch has said.
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Critics of World Bank projects intimidated: report 23.6.2015 Hindu: News
Human Rights Watch mentioned the Indian government’s 2015 crackdown on foreign-funded NGOs, particularly Greenpeace.
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IFC turns focus on renewable energy funding 9.6.2015 News
To focus on corporate debt finance after having made made equity and debt investment in the past
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IFC to focus on renewable energy funding in India 8.6.2015 Latest News
International Finance Corporation, part of the World Bank group, has refocused its investment strategy for the power sector and will be investing in renewable energy and hydropower projects in India. To begin with, it has already made equity and ...
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Modi visit India and China have many rivalries some areas of cooperation 14.5.2015 Hindustan Times: Top Stories
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is visiting China this week to build friendship between the two Asian giants despite a long history of disputes and rivalries along with some areas of cooperation especially in the economic ...
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Brazil struggles with drought and pollution as Olympics loom large 4.5.2015 The Guardian -- Front Page
Pollution in Guanabara Bay, where Olympic sailing and windsurfing contests are scheduled to be held, is so bad that competitors have described it as an ‘open sewer’ China makes strides with environmental reform, but has a long way to go on labor Amid what is normally considered the rainy season , Brazil, the home of the Amazon River, is suffering from a historic, punishing drought. In a country accustomed to ample water supplies, neighbors are turning against neighbors and hoarding water as taps run dry while businesses close and protesters take to the streets . Some have even speculated that São Paulo, one of the world’s largest cities, is failing ...
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World Bank may fund govt. projects 16.4.2015 Hindu: Hyderabad
The World Bank might come forward to fund some of the flagship programmes initiated by the Telangana government. A high level meeting held by the Chief Secretary Rajiv Sharma here on Wednesday pres...
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Fossil fuel subsidies tempt us to burn more carbon, says World Bank chief 13.4.2015 The Guardian -- World Latest

Jim Yong Kim calls for five-point plan to deliver low-carbon growth, including carbon tax and removal of incentives to exploit oil, gas and coal

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Kenneth Rogoff: Will China's infra bank work? 10.4.2015 All Economy & Policy Stories
It is far from clear that the Chinese model of infrastructure development can be exported universally
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IMF spring summit: the same meetings, but different times 10.4.2015 The Guardian -- World Latest

The International Monetary Fund’s annual get-together comes as the new China-led infrastructure bank AIIB underlines the global shift in the balance of power

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Will China's infrastructure bank work? 7.4.2015 The Guardian -- World Latest

Success will come if the new Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank acts more as a knowledge bank rather than a funding vehicle

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‘Green’ dam linked to killings of six indigenous people in Guatemala 26.3.2015 Guardian: Environment

Indigenous people are being ‘terrorised’ after protests against a mega-dam backed by European development banks, whose carbon allowances will be tradable on the EU’s emissions trading system

A planned mega-dam in Guatemala, whose carbon credits will be tradable under the EU’s emissions trading system, has been linked to grave human rights abuses, including the killing of six indigenous people, two of them children.

Several European development banks and the World Bank’s International Finance Corporation (IFC) have provided funds for the $250m (£170m) Santa Rita dam.

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Tata Power's global collaboration for power project in Georgia 25.3.2015 Sify Finance
/Kolkata, March 24 (IANS) Indian electric utility company Tata Power on Tuesday said it has completed the financial closure to develop a hydel-power project in the Adjaristsqali river in the southwestern European nation of Georgia alongwith two other companies.
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Tata Power's global collaboration for power project in Georgia 24.3.2015 TOI: India Business
Indian electric utility company Tata Power on Tuesday said it has completed the financial closure to develop a hydel-power project in the Adjaristsqali river in the southwestern European nation of Georgia alongwith two other companies.
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Tata Power's global collaboration for power project in Georgia 24.3.2015 New Kerala: Business India
Read Full story of 'Tata Power's global collaboration for power project in Georgia' at newkerala.com.
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Tata Power's global collaboration for power project in Georgia 24.3.2015 All News-IANS Stories
Indian electric utility company Tata Power on Tuesday said it has completed the financial closure to develop a hydel-power project in the Adjaristsqali river in the southwestern European nation of Georgia alongwith two other companies.
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Ministry of New and Renewable Energy requests all states to come out with a solar policy 19.3.2015 ET: Power
In a separate question, Goyal informed that World Bank had shown interest to finance solar park in Andhra Pradesh.
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China: With friends like these 18.3.2015 Financial Times: Analysis
Beijing has lent billions to spread its influence, but as defaults loom its approach is shifting
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