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How climate change actually fuels terrorism

How climate change actually fuels terrorism

A report commissioned by the German government warned on Thursday that terrorist groups are increasingly using natural resources such as water as a weapon of war, controlling access to it, further compounding and exacerbating resource scarcities.

World at war over money, not religious faith, says Pope

The conflicts afflicting the world are about wealth, power and control of natural resources, not religion, Pope Francis said on Wednesday.

Need new approaches to manage climate change risks: Pranab Mukherjee

President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday stressed the need to preserve natural resources and advocated new approaches to manage the risks of climate change and loss of bio-diversity.

Coal auctions to kickstart investment cycle: Goyal

Elated over the passage of crucial coal bill in Parliament yesterday, Union Minister Piyush Goyal has said auction of natural resources will kickstart economy and create millions of jobs.

Boost iron ore output to propel India's growth: Anil Agarwal

ndia needs to boost iron ore output and invest in developing natural resources to propel its economic growth and eradicate poverty, Vedanta Resources Chief Anil Agarwal said.

Vedanta eyes 25% women representation on Board by 2015

NRI billionaire Anil Agarwal-led Vedanta Resources aims to have 25 percent representation by women in its Board by next year and all appointments will be made purely on merit.

Auction not the only way for natural resources allocation: CCI

A panel headed by Chawla, a former finance secretary, had submitted its report on natural resources to the government last year.

Genuine policy can become 'illegitimate' if acted unfairly: SC

Giving a hypothetical example of coal block allocation, the court said natural resources could be allocated "free of cost" if it subserves the "common good" like providing electricity at low tariff through use of coal.

'SC judgement to help in more predictable policy environment'

Industry body Ficci said prima facie its stand on allocation of natural resources is Thursday vindicated by the Supreme Court.

Govt hasn't accepted Chawla committee report on natural resources: Centre to SC

Filing its reply in response to the apex court query, the Centre said "even when the committee has recommended adoption of market-related processes, the same cannot be seen as a recommendation for allocation only by auction."

SC reserves opinion on Prez Ref on natural resources allocation

The Supreme Court Thursday reserved its opinion on the Reference sent to it by the President whether it was mandatory to allocate scarce natural resources in all sectors through the auction route.

Panel favoured auction of resources, Swamy tells SC

Janata Party president Subramanian Swamy Tuesday told the Supreme Court that auction was the only method of transparent allocation of natural resources for private commercial exploitation and a government panel also favoured it.

‘Auction of natural resources will curb corruption’

The Supreme Court was Wednesday told that the route of "auction" has been found to be the best method for alienation of scarce natural resources which will help in curbing largescale corruption in all sectors including mining and coal.

Natural resources can't be exclusive domain of govt: Ruia

Noting that recent controversies over natural resources have put stakeholders at risk, Essar group Saturday said such wealth cannot be the exclusive domain of the government if it wanted industry with the private sector.

'Auction can't be only disposal method of natural resources'

The Centre also asserted that the allocation of natural resources is a policy matter and beyond the purview of judicial review.