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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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Strike hits mining in Chhattisgarh


February 28th, 2012 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Feb 28 (IANS) The nationwide strike called by the country's trade unions has hit bauxite, coal and iron ore mining in mineral-rich Chhattisgarh, officials said Tuesday.Reports coming in from ... 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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Balco’s bauxite mining displaces Chhattisgarh tribals


December 22nd, 2011 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Dec 22 (IANS) Several families belonging to the poverty-hit Baiga tribe in Chhattisgarh were hit by bauxite mining operations of aluminium major Bharat Aluminium Company Ltd (Balco), Chief Minister ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh opposition walks out over ‘favours to BALCO’


September 8th, 2011 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Sep 8 (IANS) Chhattisgarh's opposition Congress staged a walkout from the state assembly Thursday, accusing the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government of overlooking alleged illegal construction activities being ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh villagers tell Vedanta to give up project


January 31st, 2011 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
By Sujeet Kumar Taraimar (Chhattisgarh), Jan 31 (IANS) Villagers broke down at a public hearing held here Monday while urging the Vedanta Resources officials to "kill us now rather than trying to acquire ... Read more...

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Amit Jogi arrested for violating ban on gathering


January 31st, 2011 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, Jan 30 (IANS) Amit Jogi, son of Congress leader and Chhattisgarh's former chief minister Ajit Jogi, was arrested Sunday in the state's Raigarh district for violating ban on assembly of five ... Read more...

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Protesters halt BALCO’s bauxite shipment


January 23rd, 2011 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, Jan 22 (IANS) Hundreds of youths led by a Congress legislator halted shipment of bauxite Saturday to aluminium major Bharat Aluminium Company Ltd (BALCO) in Chhattisgarh's Surguja district, demanding jobs for ... Read more...

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L&T bags projects worth Rs.1,103 crore


January 3rd, 2011 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 3 (IANS) Engineering and construction major Larsen and Toubro (L&T) Monday said its railway business unit had bagged orders worth Rs.1,103 crore from power plant developers to construct 'merry-go-round systems' ... Read more...

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Sterlite Industries accused of unlawful deforestation in Chhattisgarh


December 18th, 2010 - 12:14 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 18 (ANI): A subsidiary of the Vedanta mining group in India has been accused of clearing forest land allegedly in violation of Supreme Court orders.According to the BBC, Sterlite ... Read more...

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Jairam not to block BALCO’s Chhattisgarh project


November 24th, 2010 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh Wednesday said there was no proposal to ban public sector firm Bharat Aluminium Company Ltd's (BALCO) bauxite mining projects in Chhattisgarh."The environment ministry ... Read more...

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L&T bags orders worth Rs.1,749 crore from state-run firms


August 5th, 2010 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 5 (IANS) Engineering major Larsen and Toubro (L&T) Thursday said it has bagged three orders worth Rs.1,749 crore from state-run SAIL and Bharat Aluminium Company (BALCO). L&T in a joint venture ... Read more...

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Pakistan Water Commissioner denies allegations of India stealing Pak’s water


June 2nd, 2010 - 12:13 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 1 (ANI): Pakistan's Commissioner of Indus Waters Sayed Jamait Ali Shah, presently visiting India for Indus water commissioner level talks, on Tuesday denied any accusation levelled against India of ... Read more...

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BALCO has encroached 650 acres of land: Minister


March 10th, 2010 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, March 10 (IANS) Bharat Aluminium Company Ltd (BALCO) has encroached about 650 acres of government land at Korba town in Chhattisgarh, the state assembly was informed Wednesday. "BALCO has illegally encroached about ... Read more...

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Chinese engineers bail plea hearing on March 8


February 24th, 2010 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Feb 24 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh High Court has set March 8 to hear the bail pleas of the three Chinese engineers, arrested for their alleged role in the Korba Bharat Aluminium ... Read more...

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Kin pray for release of Indian diamond traders in China


January 17th, 2010 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
Surat, Jan 17 (ANI): Kin of Indian diamond traders detained in China on charges of smuggling diamonds are praying for their early release.Kin, accompanied by the local diamond fraternity, queued up ... Read more...

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‘Balco mishap Chhattisgarh’s biggest industrial tragedy’


January 15th, 2010 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Jan 15 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh government Friday termed the Sep 23 Bharat Aluminium Company Limited (Balco) power plant chimney crash, at Korba town, the biggest-ever industrial tragedy in the state's history. "Balco ... Read more...

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China confirms detaining Indians


January 14th, 2010 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 14 (IANS) China confirmed Thursday that a group of Indian nationals has been detained on smuggling charges. "Chinese police detained some Indians suspected of smuggling," foreign ministry spokesperson Jiang Yu told ... Read more...

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Detained Indians in China are fine, getting veg food (Lead)


January 13th, 2010 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) Indian diplomats Wednesday got consular access to 21 Indians detained by Chinese authorities in Shenzhen for allegedly smuggling diamonds. They are being looked after well and have ... Read more...

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India will assist diamond merchants detained by China, says Krishna


January 13th, 2010 - 7:37 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 13 (ANI): External Affairs Minister SM Krishna said on Wednesday that the Centre would provide assistance to the 21 diamond merchants detained by China, within the existing legal frameworkChinese ... Read more...

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Three Chinese engineers arrested in Balco chimney crash case


January 12th, 2010 - 1:29 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, Jan 11 (IANS) Chhattisgarh police Monday arrested three Chinese engineers in the case of the under-construction chimney crash at Vedanta Resources Plc-controlled Bharat Aluminium Company Limited (Balco) that killed 41 workers ... Read more...

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300,000 tonnes of bauxite deposits found in Chhattisgarh


December 9th, 2009 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Dec 9 (IANS) A new reserve of about 300,000 tonnes of bauxite ore has been found in Chhattisgarh's Maoist stronghold of Bastar, mining officials said Wednesday. "We found about 300,000 tonnes of ... Read more...

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All industrial chimneys’ quality to be tested: Chhattisgarh


October 24th, 2009 - 1:57 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, Oct 24 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh government Friday said it favoured a probe into the quality of all chimneys constructed or under-construction at factories to prevent any industrial tragedy. The move comes ... Read more...

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Police question Chinese engineers in Balco mishap


October 7th, 2009 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Oct 7 (IANS) Chhattisgarh police have interrogated several Chinese engineers employed by Shandong Electric Power Construction Corporation (SEPCO) at Korba town to probe the Sep 23 collapse of an under-construction power ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh official suspended for Balco accident


October 5th, 2009 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Oct 5 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh government Monday suspended a senior labour official after an under-construction chimney collapsed at a Bharat Aluminium Company Ltd (Balco) power plant Sep 23, and left 45 ... Read more...

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Alert for fleeing Chinese nationals, no one held: Officials (Lead)


September 27th, 2009 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Raipur, Sep 27 (IANS) Indian airport authorities are on the lookout for Chinese nationals who have fled from a Bharat Aluminium Company Ltd (Balco) plant in Chhattisgarh, after an under-construction chimney ... Read more...

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Airport authorities on look out for fleeing Chinese nationals


September 27th, 2009 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Sep 27 (IANS) Authorities at the Mana Airport in this Chhattisgarh capital are on an alert to stop Chinese nationals, employed at a Bharat Aluminium Company Ltd (Balco) plant, from fleeing ... Read more...

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Rs.1 lakh for kin of Jharkhand labourers killed at Balco


September 27th, 2009 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Sep 27 (IANS) Jharkhand Governor K. Sankaranarayanan Sunday announced compensation of Rs.1 lakh for the kin of each of those labourers from the state who were killed in a Balco power ... Read more...

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Rescue work on to recover bodies trapped under collapsed chimney in Chattisgarh


September 24th, 2009 - 9:08 pm ICT by ANI
Korba (Chattisgarh), Sep 24(ANI): Salvage and rescue operations were being conducted to recover bodies, save any surviving person and also to clear the rubble caused by the collapse of a chimney at ... Read more...

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Advani sympathises with victims of Balco chimney collapse


September 24th, 2009 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani Thursday expressed his sympathy with the families of those killed and injured in a chimney collapse at a ... Read more...

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20 killed in Chhattisgarh power plant accident (Third Lead)


September 23rd, 2009 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Sep 23 (IANS) At least 20 workers were killed and some 50 were trapped under debris when a chimney of an under-construction power plant of Bharat Aluminium Company Ltd (Balco) collapsed ... Read more...

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15 workers killed, 50 trapped in Chhattisgarh plant, probe ordered (Second Lead)


September 23rd, 2009 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Sep 23 (IANS) At least 15 workers were killed and some 50 were trapped under debris when a chimney of an under-construction power plant of Bharat Aluminium Company Ltd (Balco) collapsed ... Read more...

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15 killed at Balco’s under-construction plant (Lead)


September 23rd, 2009 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Sep 23 (IANS) At least 15 workers were killed and some 50 were trapped under debris when a chimney of the 1,200 MW under-construction power plant of Bharat Aluminium Company Ltd ... Read more...

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Balco chimney falls, casualties feared


September 23rd, 2009 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Sep 23 (IANS) Several workers were feared killed Wednesday in Chhattisgarh's Korba town when a 1,200 MW under construction power plant's chimney at the Bharat Aluminium Co (Balco) collapsed. Read more...

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Chinese power equipment firm to set base in India


February 25th, 2009 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai Feb 25 (IANS) With its Indian client base increasing, Chinese power equipment manufacturer Harbin Power Engineering is considering setting up a service centre in Tamil Nadu, said a top company official. ... Read more...

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