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GMR plans to export power from its Nepal plant to Bangladesh 30.8.2015 ET: Power
GMR Group, which is setting up two hydel power projects in Nepal, is in discussions with Bangladesh government among others to export power from the Himalayan country.
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GMR plans to export power from its Nepal plants to Bangladesh 30.8.2015 Latest News
Infra major GMR Group, which is setting up two hydel power projects in Nepal, is in discussions with Bangladesh government among others to export power from the Himalayan country.
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TN to Take up Irrigation Schemes Worth Rs 3,207 Crore This Year 28.8.2015 newindianexpress.com
107 dams would be desilted at a cost of Rs745.49 crore through World Bank aid and 11 projects had been taken up in the first phase.
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Policing centre to come up on 24-acre site, says Sorake 15.8.2015 deccanherald.com
District In-charge Minister Vinay Kumar Sorake said that 24 acres of land at Irodi and Kodi villages in the district are earmarked to set up the National Institute of Coastal Policing Centre. Addressing the Independence Day programme after unfurling the tri-colour and receiving the guard of honour at the Mahatma Gandhi Memorial College grounds on Saturday, the minister said that setting up of the National Cyclone Risk Mitigation Centre is also being planned in the district at a cost of Rs 40 crore, with the Central and State governments sharing the cost at a 75:25 proportion. "The funds will be facilitated by the World Bank. The industrial zone will be set up at Belapu and a tender is called for the project of Rs 761 lakh. As many as 68 acres of land have been earmarked for the purpose," he added. Sorake, stating that 25 acres of land have been allotted for the police training centre at Uppur, said that measures have been taken to develop the centre into a full-fledged police public school and training ...
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Higher education in state to get Rs 2,728 crore fillip 15.8.2015 TOI: All Headlines
Higher education in state to get Rs 2,728 crore fillip
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India’s carbon emissions dilemma 9.8.2015 HBL: Opinion
Carbon capture technology appears to be the only option, given the country’s inescapable dependence on fossil fuels
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World Bank to adopt reservoir at Gogababa Tekdi 4.8.2015 TOI: All Headlines
World Bank to adopt reservoir at Gogababa Tekdi
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Chinese shares are falling, but the real fear is that the economy itself is slowing 1.8.2015 The Guardian -- World Latest

Disastrous losses on the Shanghai exchange are leading to concern that the era of runaway Chinese growth is faltering at a critical time in the world economy

Recent events in Shanghai’s stock markets have been all too reminiscent of the tales that have entered American folk memory from the days of the Wall Street crash in 1929: of stock-tipping shoeshine boys, exhausted traders, and ticker-tape machines spooling late into the night.

In China, the Shanghai Composite Index lost more than 8% of its value last Monday, and shares have suffered their worst month for six years, falling by 29% since they peaked in June.

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Cabinet okays anti-cyclone project, scheme 16.7.2015 New Kerala: Business India
New Delhi, July 16 : The union cabinet on Thursday approved the revised cost estimates for phase-I of the national cyclone risk mitigation project (NCRMP) for Andhra Pradesh and Odisha as well as phase-II of a scheme to address vulnerability of coastal communities to cyclones.
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Cabinet okays anti-cyclone project, scheme 16.7.2015 All News-IANS Stories
The union cabinet on Thursday approved the revised cost estimates for phase-I of the national cyclone risk mitigation project (NCRMP) for Andhra Pradesh and Odisha as well as phase-II of a scheme to address vulnerability of coastal communities to ...
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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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