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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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World Bank admits botched resettlement policy 5.3.2015 FirstPost: World

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The World Bank admitted on Wednesday that it had no idea how many people may have been forced off their land and lost their jobs due to its projects in developing countries, and whether these people were compensated fairly and on time.

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YES Bank floats first green infra bond for Rs 500cr 17.2.2015 TOI: India Business
YES Bank has succeeded in floating the country’s maiden green infrastructure bond issue for Rs 500 crore, against which it has received commitments of over Rs 450 crore at sub-9% interest rates.
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Pursuing development: The perils of the beaten track 27.1.2015 India Together - Economy

The report of the Kelkar Committee on balanced development in Maharashtra has important recommendations. But will it all come to nought because of its failure to avoid some conventional pitfalls? Shripad Dharmadhikary explores.

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Crime and empire 21.1.2015 FrontLine: Economy
BOOK buyers in the United States have obviously been lapping up the hardback authored by John Perkins titled Confessions of an Economic Hit Man. The book, which was published in November 20...
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Experts inspect stability of dam 10.1.2015 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Experts inspect stability of dam
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Experts inspect stability of dam - The Hindu 10.1.2015 dam - Google News
Experts inspect stability of dam The Hindu As part of the World Bank-funded Dam Rehabilitation and Improvement Project (DRIP), an official from the Central Water Commission and a consultant inspected the Stanley Reservoir in Mettur here on Friday. Accompanied by dam engineers, the ...
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