energy security

India committed to nuclear safety, says AEC chief


September 20th, 2012 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) India is committed to nuclear safety and will implement the International Atomic Energy Agency's (IAEA) "Action Plan on Nuclear Safety", a top nuclear expert has said.Addressing ... Read more...

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Big India plans for next-gen Finnish power company


September 13th, 2012 - 11:42 am ICT by IANS
Helsinki, Sep 13 (IANS) Finnish power generation company Fortum, which focusses on low emissions, resource-efficiency and energy security, sees energy-hungry India as a market with huge potential."India is important for ... Read more...

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Canada to fast-track nuclear deal with India (Lead)


September 12th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Underlining that it did not have any proliferation concerns from India, Canada Wednesday said it hoped to complete the remaining procedures to implement the bilateral ... Read more...

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Project on for developing catalyst to liquefy coal: Coal India


September 11th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 11 (IANS) State-run Coal India, which is emphasising on Coal to Liquid (CTL) conversion technology, said a project for development of indigenous catalyst for the process is under ... Read more...

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Global energy panel calls for investment in clean energy


September 4th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) The International Energy Agency (IEA) Tuesday urged all countries to invest in clean energy for a low-carbon future.IEA Executive Director Maria van der Hoeven said ... Read more...

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Lack of consensus affecting economic growth: PM


August 15th, 2012 - 9:11 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Lack of political consensus on many issues is affecting India's rapid economic growth, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Wednesday.Addressing the nation on India's independence ... Read more...

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Manmohan set for high-wire diplomacy in Iran: Oil, trade, Syria on agenda


August 12th, 2012 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) In a visit laden with immense symbolic significance, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh heads to Iran Aug 28 to attend the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) summit, ... Read more...

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Amid China’s forays, India wakes up to Latin America


August 5th, 2012 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) As China spreads its growing tentacles across Latin America, India is moving to forge a multi-layered partnership with the resource-rich region that is projected to ... Read more...

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After India’s blackout, US experts suggest energy sector reforms


August 2nd, 2012 - 11:06 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 2 (IANS) As power was getting restored in India after one of its worst blackouts in history, US energy experts called for reforms in India's energy sector ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Decision needed on India’s global role: Tharoor


July 24th, 2012 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The Indian government needs to decide on the role the country should play in the global multilateral environment, said former union minister Shashi Tharoor ... Read more...

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India, US closer than ever: Indian envoy


July 3rd, 2012 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 3 (IANS) Indian Ambassador Nirupama Rao has said shared economic, diplomatic and security goals have brought the two nations and their peoples closer than ever.The recently concluded ... Read more...

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With China on mind, India, Japan, South Korea hold trilateral


June 29th, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) With China's growing assertiveness in the South China Sea, India, Japan and South Korea - Asia's three leading democracies - Friday held their first trilateral ... Read more...

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Hydro-power key to India’s energy security: Study


June 21st, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 21 (IANS) With coal supply remaining erratic and controversies dogging nuclear energy, hydro-power could hold the key to India's energy security and put an end to power cuts, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Don’t become US ally, CPI-M tells government


June 11th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) The CPI-M Monday asked the government not to get into any strategic relationship with the US, "and firmly turn down any such role in the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Cuba seeks to boost alternative energy production


June 11th, 2012 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, June 11 (IANS/EFE) Cuba is intending to increase its renewable energy production by 12 percent over the next eight years in a push for "energy security and sovereignty", an ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

(HOLD) Krishna leaves for SCO summit in China


June 5th, 2012 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) With India increasingly looking to Central Asia for its energy security needs, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna left Tuesday for Beijing, where he will pitch ... Read more...

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Myanmar’s territory shouldn’t be used by NE insurgents: India


May 31st, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) Barely two days after Prime Minister Manmohan Singh returned from a three-day visit to Myanmar, India Thursday said its territory should not be allowed ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

PM returns from Myanmar visit


May 29th, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh returned here Tuesday night after a three-day visit to Myanmar during which the two countries agreed to expand trade, improve ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Gas distribution networks to be set up in Uttar Pradesh


May 22nd, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 22 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government Tuesday announced an ambitious plan to set up gas distribution networks across the state in order to ensure cheap and uninterrupted fuel ... Read more...

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India-UAE joint task force to explore investments (Lead)


May 18th, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) In a bid to boost their $57-billion bilateral trade, India and United Arab Emirates (UAE) Friday decided to set up a high-level joint task force ... Read more...

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India-UAE joint task force to explore investments


May 18th, 2012 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) To boost their $57-billion bilateral trade, India and United Arab Emirates (UAE) Friday decided to set up a high-level joint task force to further explore ... Read more...

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India seeks shale gas supplies from US


May 16th, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) India is looking at the possibility of importing liquefied shale gas from the US, as part of efforts to look at alternative sources to meet ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

UAE foreign minister to visit India


May 16th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) United Arab Emirates (UAE) Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan will be on a two-day official visit to India from ... Read more...

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India, US on same page on Iran’s n-programme (Lead)


May 8th, 2012 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) India and the US affirmed Tuesday that they were on the same page on preventing Iran from acquiring nuclear weapons, though Tehran remains a key ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Iran, Pakistan on anvil as Clinton and Krishna meet (Afternoon Lead)


May 8th, 2012 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) India Tuesday asked Pakistan to dismantle its terror network and explained to the US its continued reliance on Iranian oil when External Affairs Minister ... Read more...

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US, India think alike on Iran: Clinton


May 8th, 2012 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) The US and India share the goal of preventing Iran from becoming a nuclear weapons state, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Tuesday.Addressing the media ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

As China dumps in India’s solar market, domestic industry shrivels (Business Feature)


May 6th, 2012 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) India's National Solar Mission may be offering huge opportunities to global players but the domestic solar industry is bleeding owing to poor policy and stiff ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Clinton visit: India to juggle ties with US, Iran


May 5th, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) India will be juggling its ties with Iran and the US as it gears up to hold talks with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton ... Read more...

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India plans sovereign fund to buy coal assets abroad


May 4th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) Realising that India needs to be more aggressive in acquiring coal assets overseas to boost energy security, the government is considering setting up a sovereign ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

PM hints at fuel price hike, stresses energy security


April 28th, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Bathinda (Punjab), April 28 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday hinted at an impending hike in fuel prices saying that there is need for such an exercise to balance ... Read more...

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Power generation firms need to improve efficiency: Shinde


April 26th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) Power generation firms need to improve efficiency to meet growing demands and reduce dependence on coal and gas supply, Power Minister Sushilkumar Shinde said Thursday.Addressing ... Read more...

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US has not threatened sanctions: India


April 26th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) The US has not threatened to impose sanctions on India for having economic relations with Iran, parliament was told Thursday.In a written reply to the ... Read more...

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Uranium ore mine commissioned in Andhra Pradesh (Lead)


April 20th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad/Mumbai, April 20 (IANS) India commissioned a uranium ore mine and processing plant in Andhra Pradesh Friday which is estimated to have one of the most significant uranium reserves in ... Read more...

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Uranium ore mine in commissioned in Andhra Pradesh


April 20th, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 20 (IANS) A uranium ore mine and processing plant in Andhra Pradesh was commissioned Friday which officials say could become one of the most significant uranium reserves in ... Read more...

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US urges India to press Iran over nuclear issue (Lead)


April 2nd, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) Downplaying divergences on the Iranian issue after imposing fresh sanctions, the US Monday sought India's cooperation in pressing Tehran to come clean on its nuclear ... Read more...

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