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Activist demands shutdown of Vedanta refinery in Odisha


September 18th, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 18 (IANS) Social activist Prafulla Samantara Tuesday demanded scrapping of the Vedanta Aluminium Limited (VAL) refinery in Odisha, accusing the company of pushing it illegally."The refinery should be ... Read more...

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Vedanta plans to shut down Odisha refinery from December


September 6th, 2012 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 6 (IANS) Vedanta Aluminium Limited (VAL) Thursday informed the Odisha government its intention to shut down temporarily its alumina refinery from Dec 5 due to lack of ... Read more...

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Italians occupy mine 400 metres underground


August 28th, 2012 - 7:59 am ICT by IANS
Rome, Aug 28 (IANS/AKI) Around 40 mine workers have occupied a coal mine on the Italian island of Sardinia, demanding investment in a 200 million euro project.The workers at the ... Read more...

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Vedanta refinery cuts output on bauxite shortage


August 25th, 2012 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 25 (IANS) Vedanta Aluminium Limited (VAL) has cut down production by about 50 percent at its refinery in Odisha due to scarcity of bauxite, a top official said ... Read more...

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Congress moves court against Chhattisgarh CM


July 20th, 2012 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, July 20 (IANS) Congress leaders Friday filed a complaint in the district court against Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh, seeking a probe into allotment of land by the state ... Read more...

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High security number plates for Haryana vehicles


July 12th, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, July 12 (IANS) Authorities in Haryana Thursday began work on affixing 'tamper proof' high security number plates on vehicles, which has been declared mandatory in the state. On the ... Read more...

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Emerson Climate eyes 1.5-tonne split-AC compressor segment


May 23rd, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 23 (IANS) After starting supplies of scroll compressors for two-tonne split air-conditioners, Emerson Climate Technologies (India) Ltd is now looking at the 1.5-tonne segment, an official said Wednesday."We ... Read more...

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Finnair focuses on Asian routes to cut emissions


April 6th, 2012 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
Helsinki, April 6 (IANS) Nordic carrier Finnair has said it will focus on growing traffic between Europe and Asia, where it offers the shortest routes, to limit global warming pollution ... Read more...

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Vedanta merges units to create India’s largest resources firm (Lead)


February 26th, 2012 - 1:09 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 25 (IANS) Anil Agarwal-promoted Vedanta Resources Saturday said it will merge its Indian subsidiaries into a single unit this year to create India's largest natural resources firm with ... Read more...

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Vedanta looking to acquire coal assets in India and overseas


February 26th, 2012 - 1:09 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 25 (IANS) Vedanta Resources, which announced a major restructuring of its businesses Saturday, said it is looking to acquire coal assets in India and abroad, especially in Latin ... Read more...

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Railways to get new coach manufacturing plant


February 16th, 2012 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) In order to meet the increasing demand for railway coaches, the union cabinet Thursday approved setting up of a new unit for manufacturing the state-of-the-art ... Read more...

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Hindalco Industries quarterly net profit drops 2 percent


February 9th, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) Hindalco Industries Ltd Thursday posted a decline of 2 percent in net profit at Rs.450.7 crore for the quarter ended Dec 31 against Rs.460.34 crore ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi court to give verdict on pirates


February 8th, 2012 - 1:08 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Feb 7 (IANS/WAM) A court in Abu Dhabi will deliver its verdict March 6 on 10 pirates charged with hijacking MV Arrilah-I ship last April.The bulk carrier was ... Read more...

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NALCO’s Q3 net profit down 80 percent


February 7th, 2012 - 12:50 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 6 (IANS) The state-run National Aluminium Company Limited (NALCO) has registered a net profit of Rs.51.22 crore for 3rd quarter of 2011-12 fiscal, down 80 per cent against ... Read more...

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Scientists developing portable super batteries


January 10th, 2012 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 10 (IANS) Scientists are developing portable super batteries that far exceed the capacity of the best batteries currently available. The advances made by Savannah River National Lab (SRNL) ... Read more...

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Slowdown temporary: Montek


January 6th, 2012 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Jan 6 (IANS) Holding that the current economic slowdown would be in the "short term", Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia Friday said India could be the world's ... Read more...

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Richards urges fans to give up plastic bottles


December 27th, 2011 - 8:41 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 27 (IANS) Actress Denise Richards is urging fans to "go green". She has asked her fans to give up plastic bottles in 2012."It's a great time to start ... Read more...

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Technique can tell beer’s country of origin


December 2nd, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 2 (IANS) A new technology can tell you about the precise location where your favourite brand of beer has originated.Researchers at the University of Seville (Spain) have developed ... 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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NPCIL, NALCO ink deal for nuclear plants


November 9th, 2011 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 9 (IANS) State-run firms Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) and National Aluminium Company Limited (NALCO) Wednesday signed an agreement for setting up nuclear power plants in ... Read more...

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NALCO to import two lakh tonnes coal


October 21st, 2011 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Oct 21 (IANS) The state-run National Aluminium Company Ltd (NALCO) Friday placed an order with a government agency to import two lakh tonnes of coal to meet shortfall, an ... Read more...

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NALCO continues output cut as coal supply stays thin


October 20th, 2011 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Oct 20 (IANS) The state-run National Aluminium Company Ltd continued to cut its daily aluminium output by ten percent because of the prevailing coal crisis, a senior company official ... Read more...

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Sand artist creates image on earth quake


September 20th, 2011 - 12:51 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 19 (IANS) Sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik Monday created an image on the beach of his home town Puri in Orissa as a tribute to the victims of the ... Read more...

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NALCO to sponsor tribal kids’ education


September 7th, 2011 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 7 (IANS) State-run National Aluminium Company Ltd (NALCO) Wednesday said it will sponsor the education of about 250 tribal children living in the vicinity of its project in ... Read more...

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Hero Cycles to launch premium bikes in November


September 2nd, 2011 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) Promoters of Hero Cycles Friday said they plan to launch premium segment bicycles in India to meet the growing demand for high-end bicycles."We plan ... Read more...

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Morocco launches institution for social protection


August 13th, 2011 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
Rabat, Aug 12 (IANS/WAM) Morocco has launched an institution at a whopping cost of $12 million that will provide vulnerable people adequate accommodation, training and education. King Mohammed VI inaugurated ... Read more...

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NALCO gets green nod for bauxite mining


July 25th, 2011 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 25 (IANS) State-run National Aluminium Company Ltd. (NALCO) has received the final forest clearance to renew its bauxite mining operation in Orissa's Koraput district, the company said Monday.NALCO ... Read more...

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Three dead, seven rescued in Goa accident (Lead)


June 18th, 2011 - 10:59 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 18 (IANS) Three people were feared killed while seven others were rescued in a major mining accident in Goa's Sanvordem town, officials said Saturday.The 10 people got trapped ... Read more...

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Three trapped in Goa mining accident


June 18th, 2011 - 2:03 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 18 (IANS) Three people are feared trapped under debris in a major mining accident in Sanvordem town, 50 km from here late Friday.A spokesperson for the Goa-based Sociedade ... Read more...

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NALCO to set up wind power project in Andhra


June 2nd, 2011 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 2 (IANS) State-run National Aluminium Company Limited (NALCO) Thursday announced to set up a 50.4 MW wind power project in Andhra Pradesh with an investment of Rs.274 crore.The ... Read more...

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13 killed in Mizoram, Tripura accidents


March 27th, 2011 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl/Agartala, March 27 (IANS) At least 13 people, including two couples, were killed in separate incidents in Mizoram and Tripura, police said Sunday.A Mizoram Police spokesman said at least nine ... 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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Bagra given charge of NALCO chairman


February 27th, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) National Aluminium Company Ltd (NALCO) Finance Director B.L. Bagra has been given additional charge of chairman-cum-managing director (CMD), following suspension of A.K. Srivastava on graft charges, an ... Read more...

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NALCO chief suspended for graft


February 26th, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneshwar, Feb 26 (IANS) A.K. Srivastava, chairman-cum-managing director (CMD) of the National Aluminium Company Ltd (NALCO), was suspended Saturday, a day after he was arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) ... Read more...

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NALCO CMD arrested by CBI for taking bribe


February 25th, 2011 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar/New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Friday arrested the chairman-cum-managing director of the National Aluminium Company Ltd (NALCO) A.K. Srivastava and his wife for allegedly accepting bribe. ... Read more...

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