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Facing similar challenges in dealing with rising pollution levels in their top cities, India and China on Tuesday released for the first time a joint report to address the issues of climate change,

Amid intense poll-time discourse over claims of development in Gujarat, the latest report on the economic freedom of Indian states has revealed that the western coastal state retained in 2013 the N

We will find solution within law to objections raised by foreign firms: Montek

India has ruled out diluting the Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage Act and hoped a solution to the stalemate caused by foreign companies not agreeing to two of its clauses will be found within the framework of the legislation.

A study sponsored by the Planning Commission shows that Haryana, Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh are the top three industry-friendly states in the country. Orissa is at the fourth position, and Andhra Pradesh the fifth.

Of the states in the top five positions, two were ruled by the Congress — Haryana and Andhra Pradesh — and two by the BJP, Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh. Orissa has a BJD government.

The Centre has released an additional assistance of Rs 37.5 crore for the Buddha Nullah cleaning project.

India’s import dependence on the energy front can be lowered to 21% in 2047 at its most optimal level from the current level of 31%, provided India takes the corrective steps towards pricing that supports energy efficiency and establishes the appropriate regulatory mechanism. This has been projected in the study made under different Scenarios as part of IESS 2047. Read more in this PIB press release

The India Energy Scenarios (IES) 2047 is an energy scenario building tool released by Planning Commission on 28 Feb 2014 which generates the energy demand and supply scenarios for India leading up to the year 2047.

Ahead of the polls, the cabinet is expected to consider several measures, including a proposal to raise the workdays under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS) to

With Lok Sabha elections barely two months away, Planning Commission deputy chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia has suggested hiking the overall tariff of gas-based power by 50-85 paise per unit to hel

The Planning Commission has started rating all the States based on six parameters to enable the States to improve the regulatory ecosystem for manufacturing, said Planning Commission Member Arun Ma

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