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The Planning Commission's taskforce on waste to energy (W2E) has recently recommended a public-private partnership(PPP) model for a combination of waste management technologies, including W2E plant

An expert group of Planning Commission has pitched for major investments to reduce country's carbon footprint, saying India needs to invest $834 billion in nearly two decades to be firmly on low ca

The Punjab and Haryana High Court has upheld the Punjab Government’s right of land use for laying a pipeline to transport natural gas.

India could be overstating poverty levels as the private final consumption estimates captured by the National Income Accounts (NIA) is nearly twice as much as the National Sample Survey Organisatio

The government plans to impose an additional 30% environment compensation charge on diesel vehicles and is considering tightening the emission norms by mandating fuels compliant with Euro-IV norms

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India may upgrade nationwide fuel standards to eliminate cancer-causing particle emissions from vehicular exhaust by 2021, nine years behind other developing countries such as Turkey and Brazil.

Arbitrary functioning of ICFRE - Abundance of mismanagement and maladministration - Audit Memo No. 21.

To be on the lines of Cabinet Committee on Investments for speedy decision making

The Planning Commission is firming up a proposal for setting up a Cabinet committee on transport, a move that could lead to speedy decision making in the sector. The proposed committee will be on the lines of Cabinet Committee on Investments (CCI) that was established last year. A decision, however, will be taken only by the new Planning Commission, which will be constituted after the April-May general elections.

According to a CDP-KPMG report, the demand for water is set to exceed supply by about 50% in 2030

In 2007, Chandrapur Super Thermal Power Station in Maharashtra was shut down due to scarcity of water. In almost an action replay, 1,130 mega watt Parli thermal plant met with the same fate of Chandrapur in 2013. Now, ahead of the World Water Day on Saturday, Indian corporates have raised an alarm over the likelihood of India turning into a water scarce nation by 2020.

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