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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 mulls aluminium plant in Surguja


February 5th, 2011 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Feb 5 (IANS) Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh Saturday said his government would examine options to set up an aluminium plant in the state's poverty-hit northern region that has large ... 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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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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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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Chhattisgarh suspends official for Balco accident


November 19th, 2009 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Nov 19 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh government Thursday suspended a labour department official in connection with the Sep 23 collapse of an under-construction chimney at a Bharat Aluminium Company Ltd (Balco) power ... Read more...

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Balco officials sent to judicial custody (Lead)


November 17th, 2009 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Nov 17 (IANS) Bharat Aluminium Company Ltd (Balco) vice-president Viral Mehta and two others, arrested for the Sep 23 collapse of an under-construction power plant chimney at Korba town which killed ... 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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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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Chhattisgarh police summons Balco CEO for chimney crash


September 30th, 2009 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Sep 30 (IANS) Chhattisgarh police have summoned the CEO of aluminium major Bharat Aluminium Company Ltd (Balco) for the Sep 23 collapse of an under-construction chimney at a power plant ... 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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Balco chimney toll rises to 45, Chinese employees flee (Lead)


September 26th, 2009 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Sep 26 (IANS) Dozens of Chinese nationals, mostly engineers, working at Bharat Aluminium Company Ltd (Balco) in Chhattisgarh's Korba town are reported to have fled fearing attacks by locals after a ... Read more...

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Chinese employed at Balco flee after chimney crash


September 26th, 2009 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Sep 26 (IANS) Dozens of Chinese nationals, mostly engineers, working at Bharat Aluminium Company Ltd (Balco) in Chhattisgarh's Korba town are reported to have fled fearing attacks by locals after a ... Read more...

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Balco chimney crash toll rises to 40, several workers trapped (Second Lead)


September 25th, 2009 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Sep 25 (IANS) The bodies of 40 workers, all badly disfigured, were recovered till evening from under the debris of a collapsed chimney at the Bharat Aluminium Company Ltd (Balco) plant ... Read more...

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Balco chimney crash toll rises to 38, several trapped (Lead)


September 25th, 2009 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Sep 25 (IANS) Rescuers had retrieved the bodies of 38 workers till Friday afternoon from the Bharat Aluminium Company Ltd (Balco) plant in Chhattisgarh and were struggling to remove the debris ... Read more...

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34 bodies retrieved, dozens still trapped under crashed Balco chimney


September 25th, 2009 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Sep 25 (IANS) Rescuers had retrieved the bodies of 34 workers till Friday noon from the Bharat Aluminium Company Ltd (Balco) plant in Chhattisgarh and were struggling to remove the debris ... Read more...

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Balco chimney crash deaths climb to 26, dozens still trapped (Fourth Lead)


September 24th, 2009 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
By Sujeet KumarBalco Nagar (Chhattisgarh), Sep 24 (IANS) Over 100 rescuers struggled throughout Thursday to save dozens of people suspected to be still trapped under the debris of a 100-metre ... Read more...

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Battle on to rescue workers from Chhattisgarh chimney debris (Third Lead)


September 24th, 2009 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
By Sujeet Kumar Balco Nagar (Chhattisgarh), Sep 24 (IANS) Over 100 rescuers struggled throughout Thursday to save dozens of people suspected to be still trapped under the debris of a 100-metre ... 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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Rescuers struggle to reach dozens under chimney debris (Second Lead)


September 24th, 2009 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
By Sujeet Kumar Balco Nagar (Chhattisgarh), Sep 24 (IANS) Over a hundred rescuers struggled here Thursday to reach an estimated 50 people still trapped under the debris of a 100-metre chimney ... Read more...

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Dozens still trapped as rescuers struggle in Balco Nagar (Lead)


September 24th, 2009 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
By Sujeet Kumar Balco Nagar (Chhattisgarh), Sep 24 (IANS) As night stretched into day, rescuers Thursday continued their struggle to find survivors amongst the 50 workers suspected to be trapped under ... Read more...

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Search for survivors continue after Chhattisgarh chimney crash


September 24th, 2009 - 4:53 am ICT by IANS
Balco Nagar (Chhattisgarh), Sep 24 (IANS) The rescuers early Thursday continued their search for survivors under the debris of an under-construction power plant chimney of the Bharat Aluminium Company Ltd (Balco) that ... 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 has encroached government land in Chhattisgarh’


February 10th, 2009 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Feb 10 (IANS) The Bharat Aluminium Company Ltd (BALCO) has encroached 1,036.52 acres of government land in Korba, the Chhattisgarh assembly was told Tuesday."The state government had registered 10 cases against ... Read more...

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Balco, power plant get notices for high pollution emissions


April 7th, 2008 - 9:45 pm ICT by admin
Raipur, April 7 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh Pollution Control Board (PCB) Monday issued a notice to Bharat Aluminium Company Ltd (Balco), part of the Sterlite group, to check pollution or its coal and ... Read more...

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