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China still on track to hit growth target despite winter smog war - state planner 21.10.2017 Sify Finance
By Kevin Yao and Meng Meng
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China economy on track to hit 2017 growth target: state planner 21.10.2017 Hindu: Business
China was also on track to meet its target to find 13 million new urban jobs over the course of this year, Mr. He Lifeng said.
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Colorado health officials mull tougher rule for oil and gas facilities to cut smog 21.10.2017 Denver Post: News: Local
Colorado officials under pressure to cut Front Range air pollution weigh tougher rules for oil and gas industry.
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Senators press Pruitt for concessions on biofuels mandate 21.10.2017 AP Business
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The head of the Environmental Protection Agency is looking to make peace on biofuels standards with a group of senators from corn-growing states who could upend President Donald Trump's nominees for key regulatory posts....
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News digest: Norms for valuers, Kuroda's facial expression, and more 21.10.2017 Business Standard: Front Page Headlines
From IndiGo's regional connectivity plan to skip unserved routes to rake diversion hitting non-power sector, BS brings you up to date with latest news
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She began fighting climate change as a child. Now she sits on the DWP's board 21.10.2017 LA Times: Business
From the love for community instilled in her native Colombia, Aura Vasquez grew her passion into the focus of her life's work as an entrepreneur and DWP commissioner.
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4 states keen on Karnataka model of skill development 20.10.2017 deccanherald.com
Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal and Andhra Pradesh governments are keen on replicating the Karnataka model of skill development training for youth. Each of these states has sought specific information on curating courses specific to their region. In Karnataka, there has been an overwhelming response to the "Kaushalya" the skill development project with 6.94 lakh youth registering themselves online ever since the project was launched this year. The Rajasthan government has evinced interest in starting skill development programmes for youth in renewable energy such as solar power and wind energy, Muralidhar Halappa, chairman, Skill Development Corporation said. Andhra Pradesh has sought information in personality development, while West Bengal is keen on industrial training. Uttar Pradesh is interested in giving thrust to home appliances and automobiles and wants its youth back home to be trained in these sectors, Halappa said. The Karnataka model basically works like this: Those interested (age 18 ...
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GHIAL raises $350 mn via overseas bond issue 20.10.2017 All News-IANS Stories
GMR Hyderabad International Airport Ltd (GHIAL) on Friday said it has raised $350 million through bond issue in the international market.
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India stiffens restrictions on trade with North Korea 20.10.2017 DNA: Urban Tales
India has put in place a stricter regime for trade with North Korea in line with the restrictions imposed by the United Nations. The Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) has come out with a notification to widen the prohibition on direct or indirect import and export from/to North Korea. "The direct or on direct or indirect supply, sale, transfer or export of specified items to North Korea is prohibited," it said. The items include condensates and natural gas liquids, refined petroleum products and crude oil. Similarly, direct or indirect procurement or imports of products including seafood, lead ore and textiles are facing restrictions. The "notification seeks to update the para 2.17 of the foreign trade policy (2015-20, on imports and exports to North Korea, to account for UNSC (United Nations Security Council) Resolutions...," it added. The bilateral trade between India and North Korea declined to USD 133.43 million in 2016-17 from USD 198.78 million in the previous ...
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EPA abandons changes to U.S. biofuel program after lawmaker pressure 20.10.2017 Sify Finance
By Jarrett Renshaw
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Shri Dharmendra Pradhan launches Piped Natural Gas (PNG) supply in Bhubaneswar 20.10.2017 Govt of india: PIB


Minister for Petroleum & Natural Gas and Skill Development & Entrepreneurship Shri Dharmendra Pradhan today launched supply of Piped Natural Gas (PNG) for the residents of Bhubaneswar. With this, GAIL started supply of environment-friendly PNG to 255 houses in Nalco Nagar located at Chandrasekharpur area here.
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Mandalay Homes and sonnen Partner to Build Clean Energy Communities in Arizona, Establishing the Blueprint for the Electricity Grid of the Future 20.10.2017 New Kerala: World News
PRESCOTT VALLEY, Ariz: At the Energy & Environmental Building Alliance (EEBA) Conference in Atlanta, Georgia, Mandalay Homes and sonnen introduced a transformative innovation in home building and electricity grid design.
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Power exports from India to meet 25% of Bangladesh demand 20.10.2017 HBL: Industry & Economy
Capacity of Bheramara transmission line being augmented; new line from Assam under consideration
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Putting new tools in the hands of leading Canadian scientists 20.10.2017 New Kerala: World News
WOLFVILLE, NS: With the right kind of investment, scientists will be able to develop ground-breaking projects that lead to astounding results-for example, reusing composite materials to build and repair equipment in the aerospace industry, detecting and studying dark matter, and working toward the next breakthrough in non-invasive brain surgery to treat diseases such as Parkinson's and multiple sclerosis.
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Have lodged 7 more cases in coal scam: ED to Apex court 20.10.2017 BusinessLine - Policy
Enforcement Directorate (ED) has told the Supreme Court that it has lodged seven more cases in the coal block allocation scam and was in process of filing prosecution complaints against two firms, in...
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Non-power sectors cry foul over rake diversion to power units 20.10.2017 Latest News
Preferential allotment by the Railways has badly affected sectors like cement, steel, and iron ore
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Energo Labs Uses Blockchain to Decentralize Energy in the Philippines 20.10.2017 New Kerala: World News
SHANGHAI: Shanghai-based start-up Energo Labs (www.energolabs.com) is combining blockchain technology with microgrids to decentralize energy production and consumption, which can help rural electrification as well as grid resilience. Decentralized ecosystems also minimize the problems caused by large infrastructure, while allowing users to choose where their energy comes from.
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India stiffens restrictions on trade with North Korea 20.10.2017 deccanherald.com
India has put in place a stricter regime for trade with North Korea in line with the restrictions imposed by the United Nations. The Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) has come out with a notification to widen the prohibition on direct or indirect import and export from/to North Korea. "The direct or on direct or indirect supply, sale, transfer or export of specified items to North Korea is prohibited," it said. The items include condensates and natural gas liquids, refined petroleum products and crude oil. Similarly, direct or indirect procurement or imports of products including seafood, lead ore and textiles are facing restrictions. The "notification seeks to update the para 2.17 of the foreign trade policy (2015-20, on imports and exports to North Korea, to account for UNSC (United Nations Security Council) Resolutions...," it added. The bilateral trade between India and North Korea declined to USD 133.43 million in 2016-17 from USD 198.78 million in the previous ...
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Odisha gets piped natural gas supply 20.10.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Friday launched the Piped Natural Gas (PNG) supply system in Odisha by rolling out the first phase of the project here -- almost six months before the deadline.
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Pollution killed 25 lakh people in India in 2015, highest in world: Lancet study 20.10.2017 DNA: Opinion
India had the world's highest number of deaths due to air, water and other forms of pollution in 2015, according to a study published in the Lancet journal today which showed that pollution killed as many as 2.5 million people in the country. Most of these deaths are due to non-communicable diseases caused by pollution such as heart disease, stroke, lung cancer and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), researchers said. According to the study, air pollution is the biggest contributor, linked to 6.5 million deaths in 2015 in the world while water pollution (1.8 million deaths) and workplace- related pollution (0.8 million deaths) pose the next largest risks. Researchers, including those from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) in New Delhi and Icahn School of Medicine in the US, pointed out that almost 92 per cent pollution-related deaths occur in low- and middle-income countries. In rapidly industrialising countries such as India, Pakistan, China, Bangladesh, Madagascar and Kenya while deaths ...
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