Norway blazes trail by pulling huge sovereign fund out of coal

Norway`s parliament voted Friday to pull its sovereign wealth fund -- the world`s biggest -- out of coal, in what is seen as a major victory for environmentalists.

DNA: Govt claims no power shortage, but India looms in darkness

Union minister of state for power Piyush Goyal said there is sufficient power available across the country and it is for the state’s to purchase and ensure that every village gets electricity.

No power shortage across the country: Piyush Goyal

Union minister of state for power Piyush Goyal said there is sufficient power available across the country, it is for the state’s to purchase and ensure that every village gets electricity.

No power shortage across the country: Piyush Goyal- Part II

Union minister of state for power Piyush Goyal said there is sufficient power available across the country, it is for the state’s to purchase and ensure that every village gets electricity.

Odisha to help West Africa's coal-fired power plants

 The pollution control board of the Odisha has promised to share its experiences with West African countries that are planning to turn to coal-fired plants to increase electricity generation, Nihar Ranjan Sahoo, a senior environmental engineer with the board, said here.

Church of England to sell dirty fuel over climate change

One of the world`s wealthiest religious institutions, the Church of England is to sell off investments in coal and tar sands to try and help curb climate change, it announced on Thursday.

Boat carrying 900 tonnes of coal sinks in Bangladesh

All 12 crew members of a boat had a lucky escape when a vessel carrying 900 tonnes of coal sank in Bangladesh on Friday after hitting a buoy.

NGT directs Meghalaya to submit coal mining plan in 6 weeks

The National Green Tribunal has come down heavily on Meghalaya government for not framing the coal mining plan for safety of workers and directed it submit the guidelines within six weeks.

Five killed, one missing in coal mine accident in China

Five miners were killed while one worker was missing due to a flood in a shale mine in central China's Hunan Province, official media reported on Saturday.

Govt rejects bids of recently-auctioned coal blocks

The government has rejected the bids of Jindal Steel and Power Ltd (JSPL) and Balco, amid speculation of cartelisation during the auction of coal blocks held recently.