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Vedanta Group's fresh showdown with govt: Oil ministry sets rider to extend Cairn contract 30.7.2014 ET: Oil & Gas
State-run behemoth ONGC, which prevailed over Cairn India in a dispute over royalty payments, is also demanding its pound of flesh.
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Plans to end Dhanbad waste woes 30.7.2014 The Telegraph : Jharkhand
Dhanbad Municipal Corporation has decided to decentralise solid waste management work in the coal capital by appointing multiple agencies for the job.
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Denver protests over proposed EPA power-plant rules stoked by politics 30.7.2014 Headlines: All Headlines
Hundreds of people, many of them coal miners and power company employees, rallied near the Colorado Capitol Tuesday against proposed rules to cut power-plant emissions, saying the regulations
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Bid to hasten Coal India selloff 30.7.2014 Telegraph: Business
New Delhi, July 29: The government is looking to deliberate next month on a possible selloff in Coal India.
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Editorial: Power of cooperation helps end Navajo Generating Station 30.7.2014 Salt Lake Tribune
There was a lot of outside pressure to make a deal. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency was breathing down the neck of the Navajo Generating Station, which sits on the Arizona side of Lake Powell, threatening to effectively shut down what’s known as the largest coal-fired power plant in the American West. Meanwhile, some of the facility’s biggest customers — particularly the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power — had announced that it was getting out of the market for what it consider...
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Tripoli fire rages as Libya warplane crashes in Benghazi battle 30.7.2014 Zee News : World
A huge blaze raged for a third day at a fuel depot near Tripoli`s airport Tuesday, while a warplane crashed in Libya`s second city Benghazi during fighting with Islamists.
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CBI wants RTI exemption 30.7.2014 Asian Age: India
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), the country’s premier investigative agency, wants to stop disclosing details of allegations of corruption against its own officials under the Right to Information (RTI) Act, something which was being provided by it at present under the transparency law. The CBI will challenge before the Delhi high court an order of the Central Information Commission directing the agency to disclose information about its officials Vivek Dutt and Rajesh Karnatak who are facing allegations of corruption. RTI activist Subhash Agrawal had sought to know to details of allegations against these officers who were part of the CBI’s probe in coal scam and were arrested by the agency while allegedly taking bribe to favour a businessman using their influence. “This is to inform you that CBI is going to file an appeal before the Delhi high court against the order of CIC,” DIG Arun Bothra said in a communication to Mr Agrawal. The CBI, being a Central probe agency, was exempted from ...
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EU aims at Russian banks, tech in widest sanctions yet 30.7.2014 Latest News
New contracts to sell arms to Russia and the export of machinery, electronics and other civilian products with military uses will also be banned
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Audit firms vying for advisory mandate for R-Power's Jaypee deal 30.7.2014 Latest News
The advisory deal, which is to the tune of Rs 10 crore, is expected to be one of the largest in this sector
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Essar revamps foreign biz 30.7.2014 Latest News
The infusion comes within months of the group investing $150 million in Trinity Coal, which helped the company emerge from bankruptcy
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Top earners, high-growth sectors under tax scanner 30.7.2014 Top Stories
Tax department monitoring payments to professionals, high-value personal expenses
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White House: Ignoring Climate Change Will Cost America Billions 30.7.2014 Mother Jones
This story was originally published at the Guardian . The White House has warned that delaying action on climate change would carry a heavy price, racking up an additional 40% in economic losses from climate impacts and other costs over the course of 10 years. White House officials said the stark finding from the president's council of economic advisers underlined the urgency of Barack Obama's efforts to cut carbon pollution. In addition to a new report on the economic cost of delay, the White House is poised to launch two new initiatives on Tuesday dealing with fast-rising methane emissions from the natural gas industry, and buffering food security against future climate ...
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Clean-air rules assailed as too much, too little 30.7.2014 AP National
DENVER (AP) -- Hundreds of people across the country lined up Tuesday to tell the Environmental Protection Agency that its new rules for power-plant pollution either go too far or not far enough....
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Operator: Stranded boat was in restricted area 30.7.2014 Seattle Times: Nation & World
A group of whale watchers expecting only an afternoon tour were forced instead to spend a long night at sea after their boat was snagged by a mooring cable off Massachusetts, officials and passengers said Tuesday.
Coalgate CBI may file two more cases 30.7.2014 Hindustan Times: India
The CBI may soon file two fresh cases against private firms for their alleged misrepresentation of facts related to allocation of coalblocks to them in ...
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In real life Gang wars continue in Wasseypur 30.7.2014 Hindustan Times: India
Gangs of Wasseypur I and II the two movies that catapulted this small town to stardom are being followed up by reallife sequels with continuing gang ...
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Across US, opponents and supporters call power-plant pollution rules too much or too little 30.7.2014 Star Tribune: Nation
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CBI to seek shield against RTI for its graft-tainted 30.7.2014 India News, Latest News in India, Live News India, India Breaking News - Times of India
The CBI wants to stop disclosing details of allegations of corruption against its own officials under the RTI Act, something the agency currently provides under the transparency ...
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CBI wants to block info about graft against its officials 30.7.2014 Zee News : India National
In a bid to shut out information about inhouse corruption, CBI wants to stop disclosing details of allegations of graft against its own officials under the RTI Act.
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India and Russia hold major consultation to set up 22 nuclear power projects in India 30.7.2014 ET: Power
Nuclear energy was a key element at Modi-Putin talks. Both countries are discussing to set up Russian assisted 22 nuclear power projects in India.
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