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‘Remove bottlenecks stalling infrastructure projects’


August 31st, 2012 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Investor confidence in India can be boosted if bottlenecks such as lack of forward-looking project preparations and a sound land-acquisition process that stall key infrastructure ... Read more...

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Chiness wind turbine firm ties up with Reliance


July 2nd, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Zhongshan (China), July 2 (IANS) Chiness wind turbine manufacturer Ming Yang Wind Power Group Monday said it has entered into agreements with Reliance Capital and Reliance Power to co-develop a ... Read more...

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Russia open to foreign investment in energy


June 22nd, 2012 - 8:04 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia remains open to foreign investment in the energy sector, President Vladimir Putin has said."We will continue to pursue a policy of openness to foreign ... Read more...

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Obama using drone strikes for political gains: Gilani


June 11th, 2012 - 9:23 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 11 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said that US President Barack Obama is using drone strikes in Pakistan's tribal regions for political motives, Xinhua reported.Gilani's ... Read more...

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US to help India develop clean energy projects


March 26th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) The United States Trade Development Agency Monday signed two deals with Indian firms to help develop clean energy projects. The deals will generate Indian demand ... Read more...

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South Korea to invest $1 bn on energy sector


March 20th, 2012 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, March 20 (IANS) South Korea will invest 1.08 trillion won (around $1 billion) on research and development on the energy sector this year to explore fresh resources, the government ... Read more...

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South Korea to invest nearly $12 bn in oil in 2012


December 21st, 2011 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Dec 21 (IANS) South Korea plans to invest nearly $12 billion in oil and natural gas developments next year in a bid to secure stable energy supply, the economy ... Read more...

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Anti-Kudankulam group expects Jayalalithaa’s continued support


December 8th, 2011 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 8 (IANS) The civil society group protesting against the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) in Tamil Nadu Thursday said it saw no danger to its struggle in ... Read more...

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Over two lakh poor women workers to get stoves, lanterns


November 19th, 2011 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) The International Finance Corp (IFC) will provide energy-efficient cooking stoves and solar lanterns to over two lakh women in Rajasthan and Gujarat. A member of ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh chief minister bats for tourism in tiger reserves


November 17th, 2011 - 1:02 am ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Nov 16 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan Wednesday met union Minister for Environment and Forests Jayanthi Natarajan in New Delhi and urged her not to ban ... Read more...

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Reliance Power’s second quarter operating revenue up 189 percent


November 8th, 2011 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 8 (IANS) Reliance Power, part of the Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group (ADAG), Tuesday said its operating revenue for the second quarter ended Sep 30 had increased by a ... Read more...

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India, Iran cooperation can help regional peace: Ahmadinejad


November 7th, 2011 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Nov 6 (IANS) Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has said that cooperation between India and Iran on regional issues can help peace and stability in the region, Mehr news ... Read more...

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Pakistan wants to import electricity from India


November 2nd, 2011 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 2 (IANS) Power-starved Pakistan is looking to import electricity from India, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said.Talks are on for import of 500 to 1,000 megawatt ... Read more...

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India seeks Qatari investment in oil and gas sector


October 28th, 2011 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) Petroleum Minister S. Jaipal Reddy Friday urged Qatar to increase supply of crude oil and liquefied natural gas (LNG) and invest in Indian public sector ... Read more...

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Italy to invest 2 bn euros in Serbian energy projects


October 27th, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Belgrade, Oct 27 (IANS/AKI) Italy was about to invest up to two billion euros in energy projects in Serbia in one of biggest investment deals in the past ten years, ... Read more...

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No gas deal during Putin’s China visit: Moscow


October 11th, 2011 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Oct 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin will start Tuesday a two-day visit to China to discuss bilateral economic cooperation, but he is not expected to sign ... Read more...

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Expedite energy projects: Gilani


September 30th, 2011 - 5:08 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 30 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Thursday called for expediting energy projects with Iran to help meet the country's increasing energy demand.He made the remarks ... Read more...

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Russia invites Libyan rebels to discuss projects


September 4th, 2011 - 3:33 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia has invited officials of Libya's rebel-led National Transitional Council, the country's new authorities, to discuss the future of energy projects signed under former leader ... Read more...

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Zardari to visit China


August 26th, 2011 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 26 (IANS) President Asif Ali Zardari will visit China from Aug 30 to Sep 1 to take part in an exposition and meet the Chinese vice premier.Zardari's visit ... Read more...

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Cooperation needed for sustainable development: US


July 18th, 2011 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) Ahead of Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's visit to India, the US Monday said it planned to spend $100 million on clean energy projects ... Read more...

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Indians give environment edge over economy


June 4th, 2011 - 10:38 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 4 (IANS) One of the world's fastest growing economies, India is also trying to become a green economy, according to a new poll showing Indians narrowly prioritise environmental ... Read more...

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US multi-million dollar aid to Pak floundering: NYT


May 2nd, 2011 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
Khajuri Kach (Pakistan), May 2 (ANI): A multi-billion-dollar aid plan that the Obama administration hoped would win over Pakistanis and buttress the weak civilian government is foundering because Washington's fears of Pakistani ... Read more...

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US consulting firm appoints two Indian partners


April 12th, 2011 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) US-based management consulting firm Strategic Decisions Group has appointed two Indians as global partners.Aashish Mehra, who was in Strategic Decisions Group's life sciences practice division, ... Read more...

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China can guarantee nuclear power plants safety: official


March 27th, 2011 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Mar 27 (ANI): An official overseeing nuclear safety in China has said that the safety of the country's nuclear power facilities is guaranteed and that Beijing would not abandon its nuclear ... Read more...

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Zardari omits critical US drone attack issue from presidential address


March 23rd, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 23(ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari touched all issues relating to governance, economic and foreign policies during his address to the joint sitting of parliament, but did not mention drone ... Read more...

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China will not change plans for developing nuke power projects: Government


March 12th, 2011 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Mar.12 (ANI): China's Vice Minister of Environmental Protection, Zhang Lijun, has said Beijing will continue developing nuclear power projects but will learn a lesson after the massive earthquake in Japan, which ... Read more...

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Karzai backs regional energy projects


February 3rd, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) Afghan President Hamid Karzai Thursday said the time has come for regional energy projects to become realities and countries should collaborate more effectively to tap renewable sources ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Anil Ambani commits $11 bn investment in Gujarat


January 12th, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Jan 12 (IANS) Industrialist Anil Ambani Wednesday committed Rs.50,000 crore ($11 billion) investment in energy and cement industries in Gujarat on the inaugural day of the state's biennial global conclave ... Read more...

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India must help us fight piracy, terror: Ethiopian Dy PM (Interview)


December 3rd, 2010 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
By Lakshmi Krishnakumar New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) Ethiopian Deputy Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn has sought India's help and a more pro-active role in addressing the twin problem of terrorism and piracy in ... Read more...

Posted in World |

US-India CEO forum suggest $1 bn clean energy fund


November 8th, 2010 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) The US-India CEO Forum has recommended the setting up of a $1 billion venture capital fund for clean energy projects focusing on bio-fuels, solar and bio-mass ... Read more...

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Where are the Commonwealth Games’ ‘green calculators’?


October 8th, 2010 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 8 (IANS) The Commonwealth Games are nearly half way through but the 'green calculators' - to calculate the carbon footprint during the mega sporting event - are yet to ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

US losing competitive edge to India, China, Germany: Obama


October 2nd, 2010 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Oct 2 (IANS) Accusing "special interests" of stymying his efforts to rebuild the US economy, President Barack Obama says they have created new energy technologies and high-skilled jobs ... Read more...

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Zardari claims fool-proof system evolved for Pak flood aid utilization


September 10th, 2010 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Sept 10 (ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has said that a fool-proof system has been evolved for ensuring transparency and accountability in distribution of aid, in wake of the devastation ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Dikshit stresses on need for harnessing renewable energy


August 21st, 2010 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Friday stressed the need for harnessing renewable energy, saying it will sensitise citizens towards their duty to make the city cleaner and ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Wind Power Deal By Google Now Official


July 21st, 2010 - 8:00 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
July 21, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Google Energy, a subsidiary of Google has now officially signed its first ever power deal. The company has an agreement with NextEra Energy Resources ... Read more...

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