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Jharkhand poised for higher industrial growth: Munda


January 9th, 2012 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 9 (IANS) Jharkhand, which has huge mineral resources and hosts some of India's big companies like Tata Motors, is poised for higher level of industrial growth on the ... Read more...

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World’s oldest bed found in South Africa


December 24th, 2011 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Cape Town, Dec 24 (IANS) The world's oldest bed, dating back 77,000 years, has been discovered in a cave in South Africa.The bed, made of bundles of sedge and wild ... Read more...

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Hindalco to invest $5 billion more, double aluminium capacity


December 6th, 2011 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 6 (IANS) Hindalco Industries Limited, the metals flagship company of the Aditya Birla Group, is looking to more than double its aluminium production capacity by 2016 with an ... Read more...

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Nalco’s Q2 profit down by 38 percent


November 12th, 2011 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Nov 12 (IANS) The state-run National Aluminium Company Limited (NALCO) Saturday reported a 38 percent dip in net profit, to Rs.139 crore, for the second quarter ended Sep 30, ... Read more...

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Soon, jet engines to have volcano-proof coatings!


April 14th, 2011 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 14 (ANI): A new research led by an Indian-origin scientist has discovered that a new class of ceramic coatings could offer jet engines special protection against volcanic ash damage in ... Read more...

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NALCO pays Rs.476 crore advance tax


March 17th, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 17 (IANS) The state-run National Aluminium Company Limited (NALCO) has paid Rs.476 crore as advance income tax for the financial year 2010-11, as against Rs.295 crore paid for ... Read more...

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NALCO signs agreement with mines ministry


March 16th, 2011 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 15 (IANS) State-run National Aluminium Company Ltd (NALCO) Tuesday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the union mines ministry for the financial year 2011-12, the company said. ... Read more...

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ITC to export soybean meal to China


March 9th, 2011 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 9 (IANS) ITC Ltd has signed a Rs.300 million agreement with a Chinese business delegation to export soyabean meal to Yunnan province.The agreement was signed after an interactive ... Read more...

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Nalco Q3 profit up 65 percent


January 31st, 2011 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Jan 31 (IANS) State-run National Aluminium Company Limited (NALCO) Monday said its Q3 net profit registered 65 percent rise over the corresponding period in the previous fiscal due to lower operating ... Read more...

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India, Australia to start talks on FTA soon


January 24th, 2011 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 24 (IANS) India and Australia will soon start negotiations on a free trade agreement (FTA) aimed to strengthen bilateral economic relations, Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma said Monday. "An ... Read more...

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Need for Australian investments in infrastructure sector: Anand Sharma


January 24th, 2011 - 6:29 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Jan 24 (ANI): Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma on Monday said there is a need for more investments from Australia, especially in the infrastructure sector.In a bilateral meeting with Australian ... Read more...

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NALCO pays Rs.187 crore advance income tax


December 17th, 2010 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
hubaneswar, Dec 17 (IANS) State-owned National Aluminium Company Limited (NALCO) has paid advance income tax of Rs.187 crore for the third quarter of 2010-11 as against Rs.65 crore in the corresponding quarter ... Read more...

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NALCO profit up at Rs.224 crore in Q2


October 30th, 2010 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Oct 30 (IANS) The state-run National Aluminium Company Limited (NALCO)'s net profit for the second quarter soared 40 percent at Rs.224 crore, the company said Saturday.According to the reviewed financial ... Read more...

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At least four dead in toxic chemical flood in Hungary


October 5th, 2010 - 7:36 pm ICT by BNO News
BUDAPEST, HUNGARY (BNO NEWS) -- At least four people have died, including a three-month child, after a dam burst in the western region of Hungary, flooding the area with a toxic red ... Read more...

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NALCO issues tender to export 270,000 tonnes alumina


August 31st, 2010 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 31 (IANS) State-owned National Aluminium Company (NALCO) has issued a long-term alumina export tender for 270,000 tonnes, a company official said Tuesday. The last date for submission of bids is September ... Read more...

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NALCO Q4 profit up 371 percent at Rs.391 crore


May 15th, 2010 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 15 (IANS) State-owned National Aluminium Company Limited (NALCO) Saturday announced a 371 percent rise in net profit at Rs.391.48 crore for the fourth quarter of 2009-10 ended March 31. In the ... Read more...

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NALCO to produce 1,000 MW as independent producer


April 19th, 2010 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 19 (IANS) State-owned National Aluminium Co Ltd (NALCO) said Monday it will produce at least 1,000 megawatts power by 2016 as an independent power producer. The company expects to generate ... Read more...

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Nalco targets to produce 4.6 lakh tonnes of aluminium


March 12th, 2010 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 12 (IANS) State-owned National Aluminium Co Ltd (NALCO) has set a target of producing 4.6 lakh tonnes of aluminium and 16.58 lakh tonnes of alumina in the 2010-11 financial year. NALCO, ... Read more...

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Maoist attack makes NALCO miss bauxite target


June 20th, 2009 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Jatindra Dash Bhubaneswar, June 20 (IANS) Bauxite production by the state-owned National Aluminium Co (NALCO) has fallen short of its target by 20 percent because of a Maoist attack on its mines ... Read more...

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Russell Crowe campaigns for Late Steve Irwin


April 22nd, 2009 - 4:02 pm ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
The famed Australia actor Russell Crowe is currently fighting to save one of late wildlife personality Steve Irwin's wildlife reserves, according to the reports.The actor took his campaign to the American public ... Read more...

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Vedanta terminates Maytas contract in Orissa


January 19th, 2009 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Jan 19 (IANS) Maytas Infra, the infrastructure company linked to scam-tainted Satyam Computer Services, has lost a contract from Vedanta Alumina to develop an integrated township in Orissa, Vedanta said here ... Read more...

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Aditya Birla Group contributes Rs. 5 crores towards flood relief measures in Orissa


October 7th, 2008 - 10:35 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Oct 07 (ANI/Business Wire India ): As a measure of solidarity with the people of Orissa and to help alleviate the hardships caused by the unprecedented floods, the Aditya Birla ... Read more...

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Irwins rift deepens over Australian zoo


September 30th, 2008 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sept 30 (ANI): Terri Irwin and her father-in-law, Bob Irwin are at odds over whether mining should be carried out at the Steve Irwin Wildlife Reserve by Cape Alumina, which ... Read more...

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National Aluminium reduces prices again


September 12th, 2008 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 12 (IANS) National Aluminium Co Ltd (Nalco), India's second largest aluminium manufacturer, has slashed its basic metal prices for the second time within a month to match international prices, a ... Read more...

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JP Associates to invest Rs.130 bn in Madhya Pradesh


August 13th, 2008 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Aug 13 (IANS) The Madhya Pradesh government and JP Associates have signed four memorandums of understanding (MoUs) for investments totalling Rs.130 billion in the state, an official release said here Wednesday. ... Read more...

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No interstellar dust found in samples from NASAs Stardust mission


August 7th, 2008 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 7 (ANI): Scientists studying material collected by NASAs Stardust mission during its seven years in space have been unable to find any sample of interstellar dust till date.The Stardust ... Read more...

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New aluminum-rich alloy can produce hydrogen for large-scale usage


February 20th, 2008 - 3:48 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 20 (ANI): Engineers from Purdue University in US, have developed a new aluminum-rich alloy that produces hydrogen by splitting water and is economically competitive with conventional fuels for transportation and ... Read more...

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