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Generate energy in greener ways, World Bank urges India
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Over 400 million people in India have no access to electricity and providing this is an obvious priority for planners. But producing electricity from coal -- the main source now -- adds to global warming, leading the World Bank to urge India to move to greener ways to generate power.

Wednesday, September 16, 2009 11:24:32 AM

Climate change may reduce South Asia GDP 4-5 percent: World Bank
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) A global warming of two degrees Celsius -- the minimum the world is likely to experience -- could result in permanent GDP reductions of four-five percent for South Asia, warns a new World Bank report.

Wednesday, September 16, 2009 11:22:31 AM

China interested in IPI, India can rejoin: Iranian envoy
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) With India going slow on the tri-nation gas pipeline, Iranian ambassador to India Seyed Mehdi Nabizadeh Tuesday said China is interested in the proposed multi-billion project but left the door open for New Delhi to rejoin the peace pipeline.

Tuesday, September 15, 2009 11:10:17 PM

Centre to finalise IFRS roadmap by Nov: Khurshid
Kolkata, Sep 15 (IANS) The centre will finalise a comprehensive roadmap for Indian corporates by November to adopt the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) set to be operational from 2011, Corporate Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid said Tuesday.

Tuesday, September 15, 2009 9:58:46 PM

Enforcement Directorate yet to give final report on Satyam
Kolkata, Sep 15 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) is yet to give its final report on the multi-crore accounting fraud in Satyam Computers, Corporate Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid said here Tuesday.

Tuesday, September 15, 2009 8:47:49 PM

Posco to set up social foundation in Orissa
Bhubaneswar, Sep 15 (IANS) South Korean steel major Posco will establish a social responsibility foundation to promote understanding on its Orissa project which is the largest foreign direct investment in India, a senior company official here said Tuesday.

Tuesday, September 15, 2009 8:47:38 PM

UCO Bank inks deal with Mahindra for car financing
Kolkata, Sep 15 (IANS) UCO Bank has signed an agreement with auto major Mahindra and Mahindra for car financing, a top official of the bank said here Tuesday.

Tuesday, September 15, 2009 8:34:30 PM

Khurshid asks IT sector to give inputs on new Companies Bill
Kolkata, Sep 15 (IANS) Corporate Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid Tuesday urged the Information Technology (IT) sector to spell out its standpoint and suggestions on the Companies Bill which is slated to come up before a standing committee of parliament soon.

Tuesday, September 15, 2009 7:53:10 PM

Plantation labour law amendment bill in Parliament: official
Coonoor (Tamil Nadu), Sep 15 (IANS) A bill to amend the Plantation Labour Act, 1951 has been introduced in Parliament, a senior official said Tuesday.

Tuesday, September 15, 2009 7:35:28 PM

Wipro partners with Schneider Electric
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Indian IT major Wipro Technologies has partnered with global energy management firm Schneider Electric to market its industrial automation solutions in India.

Tuesday, September 15, 2009 7:26:24 PM

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