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India's Modi gives Obama warm welcome 26.1.2015 Star Tribune: World
The U.S. president announced a “breakthrough” on nuclear power plants.
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President’s Medal for police officer 26.1.2015 Hindu: National
In appreciation of his meritorious service
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Obama shares Harvard link with Modi’s ministers 26.1.2015 India News, Latest News in India, Live News India, India Breaking News - Times of India
Harvard University has emerged as a common thread between President Barack Obama and two members of Narendra Modi’s Council of Ministers. While the US president went there to study law in 1988, his minister-in-waiting Piyush Goyal’s son — Dhruv Goyal — is studying business at the esteemed ...
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Shiv Sena still not on board with BJP on Nuclear power project 26.1.2015 Asian Age: Mumbai
As India and the United States on Sunday reached a breakthrough over nuclear energy that will boost nuclear projects across the nation, Shiv Sena, the BJP’s ally, reiterated its stand against the Jaitapur nuclear power project in Maharashtra and suggested that the government opt for tidal energy instead. Reacting to the pact, Shiv Sena MP and a strong opponent of Jaitapur project Vinayak Raut said that Sena would continue its opposition to the project. “Let India and US sign a pact over nuclear power; we are firm on our stand and will not change it in the future,” said Mr Raut. “There is no need for nuclear energy as we have alternate sources of power. We can focus on wind and solar power as we have not utilised natural resources to generate power,” he added. Mr Raut had recently met the parliamentary committee on energy and made a pitch for tidal energy. “The committee is headed by BJP MP Kirit Somaiya and I have submitted my proposal to use tidal waves for power generation,” Mr Raut said. He added that ...
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India doubles down on coal 26.1.2015 Star Tribune: World
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After slow progress, PMO gets projects’ status online 26.1.2015 Asian Age: Business
Amid concerns from the PMO over time and cost overrun in completion of big-ticket investment projects, the infrastructure ministries, including coal, have been asked to upload details of every project costing over Rs 150 crore on the Online Computerised Monitoring System (OCMS). The decision on the same was taken recently during the meeting of the Committee of Secretaries under the Chairmanship of cabinet secretary Ajit Seth to review the projects of seven infrastructure ministries costing Rs 1,000 crore and above, according to the minutes of the meeting. “The meeting was held in the background of concern expressed by Prime Minis-ters’ Office (PMO) on time and cost overrun in the completion of projects... After detailed discussions, it was decided that all ministries/departments should upload details of every project costing more than Rs 150 crore at the Online Computerised Monitoring System,” the minutes of the meeting said. The progress would be updated by the ministries once every month without ...
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Unlike China, no emission target for India 26.1.2015 TOI: Home
India and the US on Sunday stressed enhancing bilateral cooperation to deal with climate change but did not have a China-like bilateral deal where both Washington and Beijing last November set their respective emission cut goals.
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The carbon that's killing India, and how California can help 26.1.2015 LA Times: Top News
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State ready to tackle any power crisis this summer: Shivakumar 26.1.2015 Hindu: Karnataka
All efforts being made to meet the demand, says Minister
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Centre plans to set up petro park in Mangaluru 26.1.2015 deccanherald.com
Union Minister for Chemicals and Fertilisers Ananth Kumar said on Saturday that the Centre planned to set up a Petroleum, Chemicals and Petrochemicals Investment Region (PCPIR) in Mangaluru. Kumar was speaking at the 'Krishi Yantra Mela 2015' here. He said that he had asked Mangaluru MP Nalin Kumar Kateel to hold talks with Union Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas in this regard. The minister said that the PCPIR would also come up at Paradeep, Vishakapatnam, Nagapattinam and Dahej at an estimated cost of Rs 10.5 lakh crore. This will provide employment to 37 lakh people, he said. Import duty on arecanut He said that he would impress upon Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley to increase import duty on arecanut from 115 per cent to 175 per cent. Import of arecanut in large quantities was responsible for the fall in prices of the commodity in the domestic market, the minister said. The minister said that the Centre was planning to revive rubber cultivation on the lines of coffee. The price of rubber has ...
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Malpe health centre switches to solar energy 26.1.2015 Hindu: Karnataka
The Urban Health Centre in Malpe, about 10 km from here, became a solar powered clinic. The solar facility, provided by Philips, was inaugurated at a simple function by Pramod Madhwaraj, MLA.
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Make in India isn’t just about import substitution: Anand Mahindra 26.1.2015 TOI: India Business
Anand Mahindra is keeping close tabs on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and American President Barack Obama’s dialogue on defence and renewable energy, where his companies have interests.
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Climate change: India reiterates commitment to green energy 26.1.2015 ET: Power
Though sections had hoped that there would be a high voltage climate deal, on the lines of the US-China agreement in November, Sunday's joint statement made it clear that Washington was mindful of India's development priorities.
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LEDs to play key role in solar energy scheme 26.1.2015 Hindu: Kochi
The incandescent lamp has given way to the compact fluorescent lamp (CFLs) which is more energy-efficient. The CFL is likely to be phased out gradually by the Light Emitting Diode. The arrival of L...
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US offers clean energy assistance 26.1.2015 Telegraph: Nation
The US today pledged financial and technical assistance to help India expand its renewable energy programme, monitor air quality over its cities and improve India-specific climate forecasts among new initiatives on energy and climate.
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End of N-logjam. Namaste 26.1.2015 Telegraph: Nation
India and America today claimed to have resolved their differences over India's nuclear liability law, which were holding US companies back from building nuclear reactors in India.
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Padma honours for Carnatic maestro, ex-CEC, N-scientist 26.1.2015 Chennai News, Tamil News, Chennai City News, Tamil Nadu News | TOI City News
Nuclear scientist M R Srinivasan is the sole candidate from the state to bag Padma Vibhushan, the second highest civilian honor, next to Bharat ...
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Obama, India’s Modi claim breakthrough on nuclear issues 26.1.2015 Washington Post: World
NEW DELHI — At the start of a three-day U.S. presidential visit rich with pageantry and symbolism, President Obama and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Sunday that the two countries have made progress toward resolving a long-standing impasse on civilian nuclear cooperation.Read full article ...
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VSP Women Staff Perform Mime on Water Conservation 26.1.2015 newindianexpress.com
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Stage set for coal auction thrills 26.1.2015 Telegraph: Business
The forthcoming auction of coal blocks for the power sector by the Indian government could very well see all the theatrics of an action-packed soccer match with extra time and tie-breakers thrown in for good measure before the winner is actually decided.
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