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India Needs 1.3 to 1.5 Billion Tonnes of Coal by 2030

  Due consultations were held for finalizing India's approach for negotiations at COP 21 and prior to signing the Paris Agreement.   As per Economic Survey, the demand for coal is expected to remain in the range of 1.3-1.5 billion tonnes by 2030. Coal is the most important and abundant fossil fuel in India and accounts for 55% of the country's energy need. Commercial primary energy consumption in India has grown by about 700% in the last four decades. The current per capita commercial primary energy consumption in India is about 350 kgoe/year. Coal is not only the primary source of energy in the country but is also used as an intermediary by many industries such as steel, sponge iron, cement, paper, brick-kilns etc. Similarly, with increase in growth of industries using coal, their demand for coal has also been increasing; hence, there has been an overall increase in the demand of coal over the years. Being an affordable source of energy with substantial reserve, coal is going

Tokyo Olympics 2021 Updates: India men to play Germany in hockey bronze play-off

Tokyo Olympics 2021 Updates: India men to play Germany in hockey bronze play-off

India lost to Belgium 2-5 in the men's hockey semifinal and will now play Germany in the bronze-medal playoff. Tajinderpal Singh Toor failed to qualify for the men's shot put final after finishing 13th in Group A qualification. Also, the country's wrestling campaign began on a losing note as Sonam Malik lost her 62kg freestyle pre-quarterfinal. Stay with Times of India to get all the live updates on Olympics 2021, India Events at Tokyo Olympics, Results, Medal Table and more on Times of India.

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